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Non Uniform Day for Chocolate Bingo & Christmas Jumper Day 10th Dec

Friday 13th December 

Non Uniform Day for Chocolate Bingo- Please bring chocolate for the bingo on the 13th December.

Friday 20th December

The last day of school is Christmas Jumper Day! Please bring £1 for t... read more...

Flu Vaccinations!!! 09th Dec

Apologies for the delay in this, the immunisation team have just contacted me to book the vaccination day in for Wednesday 18th December.

 

As explained to many parents there has been a national shortage of the vaccine and consequently a backlog of schools wanting the jab... read more...

Reminder: Adventure Farm Visit 12/12/19 09th Dec

Quick reminder that the Adventure Farm Visit is on Thursday 12th December for Year 1, as per your letter.

Please remember:

Arrive at the Adventure Farm at 10am

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VERY IMPORTANT NEWS REGARDING THE NATIVITY!!! 09th Dec

Due to the atrocious weather that has been predicted for tomorrow we have made the difficult decision to postpone the nativity to NEXT MONDAY the 16th December! The time will be 6pm as usual and the children can come back fro 5:30pm please. 

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Open Door tomorrow at Hanbury Church!! 02nd Dec

Please remember to drop your children off for 9am at the church. Parents are welcome to come at 2:40pm to watch the presentation of the bibles & songs.

 

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Please remember there will be no Guitars tomorrow due to being at the Church!!! 02nd Dec

 

Please remember there will be no Guitar lesson for Year 3 & 4 tomorrow due to being at the Church!!!

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Christmas Craft Club 26th Nov

Our Christmas Craft club is being held over 6 dates in December this year to give everyone a little more flexibility!

 

Please book in as soon as you can to give us time to source the materials and come and ... read more...

Polar Express Film Night!! 26th Nov

Little Saints is holding a Christmas showing of The Polar Express on Thursday 19th December. 3:15pm- 6:00pm.

Please bring your pyjamas and dressing gown and snuggle up for a Christmas treat with hot chocolate, party food, the classic film and a unique and special gift to take home!

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PTA Raffle 26th Nov

The PTA will be selling raffle tickets this week for those who are unable to make the Christmas Fayre!! Just a small selection of the fabulous prizes are on display in our entrance hall!

 

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Bag 2 School tomorrow!!! 25th Nov

A reminder that its tomorrow that we are accepting the bag 2 school donations.

 

Any clothing will be gladly accepted.

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Christmas Lunch 21st Nov

Christmas Lunch will be served on Wednesday the 18th December this year.

Mrs Bean will have to know if your year 3 & 4 child would like a lunch on that day by Friday the 29th November ... read more...

Cake Donations 29th November 18th Nov

Please click here to see the document if it isn't displaying!

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Last day for the Santa Story forms!!! 18th Nov

Please be aware this Friday is the last day for submitting your Santa story forms and payment!

Please drop them in to the office by Friday so the PTA can sort the timings.

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Coffee Morning for Pancreatic Cancer UK 12th Nov

Just a quick reminder about our coffee morning for Pancreatic Cancer UK. Our fabulous headteacher Mrs Walker has already completed 1500 lengths, (18 miles), so far! Please share this with parents, family and friends to support this event.

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Christmas Trees 12th Nov

We are looking for some strong parents to possibly help with the Parish council moving the Christmas Trees this year. If anyone can possibly help please get in touch with the office.

 

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Roast Beef & dress as a super hero on Wednesday 13th November 07th Nov

On Wednesday the children can have roast beef or Quorn for lunch. Could you please let the office know if your child intends to have a hot lunch that day and wouldn't usually.

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Raffle for Pancreatic Cancer....Chance to win Bonfire Tickets 06th Nov

We are going to raffle two tickets to Klondyke Mill bonfire night on Saturday 9th November. Tickets are £1 per strip and the draw will take place on Friday morning. Half of the proceeds ... read more...

PTA Christmas Gifts 06th Nov

As the countdown to the Christmas Fayre begins, every day we will be posting a picture of some of the wonderful gifts the PTA have on offer for you to buy!

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Christmas Boxes for the PTA 05th Nov

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Spotlight Dance Academy 04th Nov

Dance is on tonight but please bring down your money BEFORE the class, or BACS online or your child won't be able to do the class.

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Christmas Card orders 17th Oct

Last chance for Christmas card orders to be in is the 18th October. They have to be in by next week in order for them to be here for the beginning of December.  Any problems with this deadline please see Dee or Emma in the office and we can try and accommodate, but we don't want to miss ... read more...

Don't Forget our Family Reading Morning Tomorrow!!!! 17th Oct

 

Don't Forget our Family Reading Morning Tomorrow!!!!

 
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Spooktacular Disco LAST REMINDER 08th Oct

Quick reminder that the disco/ non uniform day money needs to be paid by Friday the 11th October please!!!

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ParentPay Balance 27th Sep

Please can parents check their balances for the end of the month please. Some balances are getting too high again and will have to be cleared before October. 

If balances can't be kept low we will have to have credit in your account each week before items can be purchased. We r... read more...

Quality Marks Award 27th Sep

We are very happy to announce we have retained our Quality Mark Award fro English and Maths in recognition for our improving provision, practice and performance!

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Mrs Walker's Swimathon to raise money for Pancreatic Cancer UK 26th Sep

Our very own Mrs Walker is taking on an amazing challenge and swimming 50 miles throughout the month of November. That's like swimming from school to Manchester!! This is all to raise money for Pancreatic Cancer UK. We will be holding a coffee morning on the 22nd November and a wear purple, n... read more...

Little Saints Job Vacancy 25th Sep

We are advertising for a Playworker at Little Saints.

Please see the link for the job. If anyone is interested please let me know in the office. https://www.wmjobs.co.uk/job/63506/playworker-st-augustin... read more...

Craft Club Payments... 23rd Sep

...are now live on ParentPay. If you havent been allocated a payment and wish to go please ask at the office.

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Reception Photograph 20th Sep

 

The Uttoxeter Newspaper are sending a photographer into school on the 1st October to take a photograph of the new reception children.

Please see Mrs Robey to sign a letter if your child would not like to ... read more...

Spooktacular Disco 19th Sep

Please click here for the poster.

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French Themed week 18th Sep

The week beginning the 23rd September will be a French themed week at Little Saints!

Come and join us for a pain au chocolat in the morning and French themed baking, supper, craft and games after school! Please read more...

Multi Skills Sports Autumn Term 17th Sep

Please note this will still run if we can increase numbers! This will be the only sports club we will be running this term and we need 10 pupils to run! If we don't have enough by tomorrow night we will be forced to cancel altogether. This multi skills club will provide a wide range of sports... read more...

Careers Talk 23rd September 17th Sep

Please could each child bring a teddy in for the 23rd September for a careers talk. 

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PARENTS EVENING (No appointments) 17th Sep

 

Parents Evening will be on Monday the 30th September. No appointments will be pre-booked but please feel free to pop in and have a chat. Any questions please see the office.

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Craft Club 16th Sep

UPDATED

 

PLEASE NOTE THE DATE CHANGE DUE TO ILLNESS!!

 

We are holding a craft club during the before and after school club Wednesday the 25th ... read more...

75th Anniversary of the Fauld Explosion 16th Sep

Please Click Here to hear more about the events to commemorate this event at St Werburghs Hanbury.

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Multi Skills Sports VERY IMPORTANT 12th Sep

We have only had two people sign up to the after school club today. Unfortunately with this number we will have to cancel if no one else signs up. 

If anyone else is intending on signing up please let me know in the office ASAP as we have a deadline of lunchtime to decide.

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PTA AGM 04th Sep

The PTA AGM is being held on Monday the 9th September at the Roebuck 7:30pm start. Please CLICK HERE to see the letter.

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Dance Lessons Begin Monday 9th September 04th Sep

Please see the letter HERE, or see me in the office for more information.

 

We will need to know numbers by Friday 6th September please!!

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School Uniform 25th Jul

School uniform can now be ordered from here. www.ipmteamwear.com/ The gentleman has the logo etc and just needs to add our school to the website! Fingers crossed this helps a few out! Any problems please let me know!

 

Many thanks,

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Summer Newsletter is now fixed!!! 20th Jul

The summer Newsletter issue is now fixed...enjoy!!

 

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The new summer newsletter....... 19th Jul

is available on the app to download and read!!!!

 

We hope you have a fabulous summer break!! See you al... read more...

Tomorrow is the last day to clear your Parent Pay balances...... 16th Jul

Please ensure thisis done !!!

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ICE CREAM VAN 16th Jul

The Ice Cream van will be back on the last day of term! All children and parents are welcome to come along before the duck race!!

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NON UNIFORM FOR DISCO!!!! 16th Jul

Non Uniform day for the disco after school!

 

PTA ask for a donation towards the tombola at Draycott Show or £1 donation please.

 

Feel free to wear your best disco clothes and have fun!!

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Donations for PTA stall 12th Jul

Please could anyone donate any items for the Draycott Show tombola by the end of next week.

 

The PTA would be very grateful for any items!

 

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**** VERY IMPORTANT**** please read 11th Jul

Snack & dinner money/ Little Saints balances MUST be cleared for the year by the 17th July. 

 

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A Big Thank You!! 10th Jul

A BIG thank you for all of your cake donations for the afternoon showing of the play! They were very much enjoyed by everyone, and raised lots of money for the school!

 

From the PTA.

 

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Tickets 2!!! 03rd Jul

IMPORTANT!!!

 

Tickets have been re allocated today. Theses have the days you will need them on!!! Please use these on the nights of the play and swap amongst yourselves if needed!

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Tickets!!! 02nd Jul

Tickets have been given out with the children today.There are four per child, (2 for Monday and 2 for Tuesday) for every child in the play! Please feel free to swap among yourselves if needed but be aware we have limited space in the hall so we will be strictly monito... read more...

Gardening 01st Jul

St Augustine's would like to say a MASSIVE thank you to all of the wonderful parents and the PTA who organised and helped this Saturday in the gardens at the school! It looks fabulous and so much tidier. Even the 30 degree heat didn't slow you down and we are so grateful for all of your h... read more...

No Parking on the ........ 26th Jun

There will be no parking on the village hall car park whatsoever on Thursday the 4th of July due to contractors needing access.

 

Many thanks,

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Cake Donations 26th Jun

Would it be possible for anyone to donate cakes for the second day of the play? The PTA are kindly sorting refreshments for the intervals and any donations would be gratefully received!

 

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Year 4 Meeting for Whitemoor Lakes 25th Jun

A quick reminder that the parents meeting is this Thursday (27th) at 3pm!!! It was on the medical letter but some may have missed it!!

 

Many thanks,

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Phone Lines 17th Jun

Unfortunately our phone lines are down today but we do have the school mobile should you need to contact us or email.

 

Miss Robey also has her phone for any emergencies!

 

Many thanks,

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Play Costumes 14th Jun

Hello,

 

We were wondering if anyone had the following:

A cow Onsie/ Costume age 7-8

Black Leggings age 5-8

Executioners Hood

 

Sorry for the random list but we would be very grateful for any items!!

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Sports Festival YEARS 3 & 4 11th Jun

Please can years 3 & 4 look out for the trip assigned to them on Parent Pay and give consent/ medical details as required. This is for the Sports Festival on the 21st June at the Pirelli Stadium, Burton Albion. read more...

Soccerstars 05th Jun

Soccerstars is running this Thursday (numbers permitting) until the end of term. This has been put on at a reduced price in order to try and increase numbers. If anyone wants to sign up please let me know or go online at https://soccerstarsuk.co.uk... read more...

Soccerstars begins after half term!!! 23rd May

Soccerstars are running a course again after half term, beginning on Thursday 6th June. These sessions are being run at a special reduced rate of £3.50 per session so if you want to join please go on the website and book in!!

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Reminder 23rd May

Just a quick reminder about the 'bring a toy to school day' tomorrow! Please bring your £1.

 

Also if you can bring your Eland Lodge form in, plus sign the consent form for Denstone trip on Parent Pay that would be great!

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Movie Night 21st May

Please can parents ensure that anyone booked in to the movie night tomorrow has signed a permissions form in the office. It is due to the film being rated PG.

 

Anyone that hasn't been signed for cannot watch the film!!!!

 

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Kindness Kits 17th May

Just a quick reminder about the request for soap, toothrushes etc for the kindness bags. In the newsletters section of the app you can find a list of the items. Class 1 is providing items for age 3-5 years, Class 2 is providing for age 6-9 years, and Class 3 for age 10-13, this is for b... read more...

Fantastic News!!!! 17th May

We have raised a fantastic £90.00 today at our bring and buy sale! This has got us much closer to our target of £260.00

 

Thank you so much to the parents for helping us raise such a fantastic total. I'm sure with one last little push we can raise the tota... read more...

!!!!!!!!IMPORTANT !!!!!!!!!!! 15th May

Please can EVERYONE update their Parent Pay accounts and clear their balances. This is showing as a debt to the school and we cant leave it mounting up past £20.00.

I'd really appreciate your help with this as I can not keep services going if they show a lot of debt.

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Y1 Football Friday 10th May 02nd May

Please note the coach will be leaving at 9am from school not 8:15am as previously stated. The children will need a packed lunch with no glass bottles or fizzy drinks please. PE kit must be worn.

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Soccerstars is going ahead tomorrow (9th April) as planned as an extra session. 08th Apr

Soccerstars WILL go ahead tomorrow (9th April) as an additional session.

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IMPORTANT NEWS 05th Apr

PLEASE NOTE THE DRAMA SHOW HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO BEFORE MAY HALF TERM DUE TO THE SCHOOL PLAY AUDITIONS!!!

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Important Letter 01st Apr

There is an important letter coming home with your child/ children tonight so please look in their bag if you don't see it.

 

We need this returning to the office by Wednesday if possible please.... read more...

Easter Dance Workshop Day 01st Apr

 

Please come in and watch the children perform their Easter themed dances they have been perfecting in workshops throughout the day! From 2:45pm in the school hall.
Please can all children come in PE kit and trainers, although they will dance ba... read more...

Please can anyone help?!!! 01st Apr

Did anyone manage to take any photos of our mothers day service at all? I didn't manage to get any and we could do with some for our display!

If anyone has any and would be willing to share with me could they possibly email them in to the office at read more...

Polite Reminder About ParentPay Balances 28th Mar

Please can all parents check their balances? Some are nearing the £10 and £20 and they MUST be cleared by Easter. We will have to stop this service if balances are not kept ... read more...

Scootability Tomorrow (26th March) for YEAR 2 25th Mar

Please could all year 2s remember to bring in their scooters and helmets if needed for tomorrow!!!!

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Quick Reminder 11th Mar

Please could everyone remember to bring in their parents evening slips and sponsored read money asap please!!!

 

Also please check Parent Pay balances again!!!!!!!!!

 

Thank you. x

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Scootability Course 26th March 08th Mar

Please can all Y 1 & 2 parents ensure that their Scootability forms are signed and returned by Wednesday the 13th March at the latest.

 

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*******NEWS FLASH******** 08th Mar

Important!!!!

 

The Mother’s Day service has been altered. Instead of 9:15 am, this will be rearranged to 2:30pm due to a change in circumstances. However, it will remain on Friday the 29th ... read more...

Sponsored Read & Red Nose Day 04th Mar

I hope the sponsored read is all going well! Don't forget that this is the last week and sponsorship money should be brought in to school by next Monday 11th March.

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Non Uniform Day 13th February 11th Feb

Non Uniform day for Valentines day this Wednesday!!!

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Y 3 & 4 11th Feb

Please do not forget to be in school by 8:15am at the latest tomorrow in order to catch the bus!!!!

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SNOW!!! 28th Jan

Hi,

Snow has been forecast for the majority of the week.

Should the snow be bad enough that the school might be closed I will message the parents off the school phone as usual, as early as I can. I will pop up to school at 7:30 and asses the situation and report back... read more...

Polite Reminder & Snow!!! 23rd Jan

Another polite reminder to please check and clear your snack and lunch balances!! A few are getting to the over £5 and £10 limit! Anything over that amount automatically generates a snotty email/ letter ... read more...

SoccerstarsUK to reschedule 08th Jan

SoccerstarsUK will not be running this term but will instead be continuing in the late spring/ summer term. Anyone who has paid will receive a refund, but we hope that with the weather improving and the lighter nights this will be well supported in the new term!

 

Many th... read more...

Progressive Sports 07th Jan

Progressive Sports is ON tomorrow for those who want to join in!

 

It will either be:                 Tag Rugby

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Polite Reminder & Happy Christmas 20th Dec

Please can parents check their Parent Pay balances tonight. We do need these balances clearing before tomorrow if possible.

 

I hope you all have an amazing Christmas, and a happy New Year!!!

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Last day of term!!!!!!!!!! 18th Dec

On the last day of term, it will be a non-uniform/ party clothes/ Christmas jumper kinda day!!! No donation required just a requirement to have fun and enjoy yourselves!!read more...

Soccer Stars After School Club 13th Dec

Soccer Stars is ON and INDOORS tonight!!

 

Next Thursday (the last day of term) however, is CANCELLED.

 

This session can be refunded or knoc... read more...

Guitar Lesson for YEAR 3 & 4 13th Dec

Hello,

 

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Soccer Stars 13th Dec

On Monday the 17th December Soccer Stars will be doing a day’s football for the whole school so please come in your PE kit!

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Christmas lunch in school. 04th Dec

This year we are having a Christmas Lunch, cooked in school by Mrs Bean, on Wednesday the 19th December. Could you please let the office know by Monday the 10th December, if your child normally has sandwiches and you wish... read more...

Polite Reminder Re parent Pay!!!! 04th Dec

Please can everyone check their Parent Pay balances and clear the balances if possible!!

 

Many thanks,

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Uniform 15th Nov

You can now buy your uniform from Schoolwear for Less. Please see the link here or on our website!!

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Vaccinations 13th Nov

We need your vaccination letters returned by this Friday please if possible. If they haven't been returned by then we will assume you don't wish to have the vaccine in December.

 

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Remembrance Day 12th Nov

I thought we would share with you a fabulous piece of artwork, done by the years 3 & 4, to commemorate the centenary of the end of World War I this weekend. It was on display at both Draycott and Hanbury Church this Sunday, and I think you will all agree it looks ... read more...

Non- Uniform Day 9th November 2018 08th Nov

Tomorrow will be non-uniform day. If your child would like to participate please bring a donation. The donation will be going towards a family of the school who are having a tough time at th... read more...

Any willing helpers..........................??!! 06th Nov

 

Are any parents willing to help with the collection and delivery of the trees, like last year???

 

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Progressive Sports is ON tonight after school!!!!! 06th Nov

Please could you let the office know if you usually attend and dont want to!!!

Any problems please let the office know!!

 

Apologies for the late notice.

xx

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Polite Reminder!!!! 24th Oct

 

Just a gentle reminder for parents to check their balances on Parent Pay tonight please. We need all money owed, clearing before half term please. read more...

50 Things To Do Before Youre 9!!! 15th Oct

Please find our letter about the 50 things to do before you're 9 initiative here.

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Guitar Lessons Year 3 & 4 12th Oct

As of the week beginning the 22nd October Guitar lessons will be moving to a TUESDAY morning due to Mr. Parkes other commitments. Could you please ensure that guitars are brought in to school on this day.

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School Photographs 08th Oct

School Photographs

 

School photographs will take place on Wednesday the 17th October.

 

We wi... read more...

Hanbury Open Doors Tomorrow 04th Oct

Due to the Hanbury Open Doors Event tomorrow, Years 3 & 4 will not be doing PE and should come to the church in their uniform.

 

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Fish and chip THURSDAY & snack 01st Oct

 

 

Just another gentle reminder for parents to check their balances on Parent Pay tonight please.

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Gentle Reminder 28th Sep

Just a gentle reminder for parents to check their balances on Parent Pay tonight please.

 

Your child may have ordered snack without you knowing so please keep an eye on your balances every week!!... read more...

Harvest Messsage 27th Sep

Harvest Festival 9th October 9am at school.

 

Just to let everyone know that we will be donating our harvest collection to the soup kitchen in Burton again this year! While some fresh produce is welcome, can we kindly request that the majority ... read more...

Job Vacancy 27th Sep

JOB VACANCY AT ST AUGUSTINE’S ACADEMY,

DRAYCOTT IN THE CLAY

 

St Augustine’s Academy are looking to recruit a lunchtime super... read more...

Sports Day Cancelled , Rerranged to Friday 15th June 1:30pm 08th Jun

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We are now part of Staffordshire University Academies Trust! 22nd May

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Our new website is here! 14th May

Our new academy website is here.  We are really pleased with it and hope you like it too.  Please take a look around and let us know what you think. We also have a fabulous new app!

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