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News

Christmas Lunch 2020 25th Nov

On Wednesday 16th December it is Christmas Lunch Day!!

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Back by popular demand..... 19th Nov

Our wonderful PTA are proud to announce the return of Hot Chocolate Fridays!!

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Important Letter 19/11/2020 19th Nov

Please read the important letter now added to our website regarding COVID-19 testing in Staffordshire. It can be found by clicking on this link.

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Letters placed on the documents section 13th Nov

For ease of access I have put the documents relating to the 'news' items on the Letters Sent Home section. It seems we cannot put pictures/ flyers on the news section and have t... read more...

Parking 12th Nov

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Family Cookbook 12th Nov

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Milkshake Tuesday & Thursday 09th Nov

Chartwells are also offering a free milkshake for every child who orders a lunch on a Tuesday and Thursday! The choice is chocolate or strawberry! This will be starting the week beginning ... read more...

Add some chips to your packed lunch! 09th Nov

We are starting a Chip Friday incentive for KS2! KS2 can add a potion of chips to their packed lunches for 50p on a Friday!

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Added Today..... 06th Nov

I've added the new risk assessment to the website here https://www.st-augustines.staffs.sch.uk/academy-information/coronavirus please read it and ensure you understand it. We will be implementing all of these throughout our days.

There are also more photographs on the 'in t... read more...

Wear Odd Socks for Anti-Bullying Week 04th Nov

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Maths Monday 9th November 04th Nov

Next week we will be involved with ‘Maths Week England’. The children will be involved in lots of practical, hands-on Maths activities and some pretty tricky puzzle solving. We ask that the children come to s... read more...

Letter Regarding Sports Clubs & Wraparound Care 04th Nov

I have just added a letter regarding the further guidance given for wrap around care & sports clubs after school.

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Bonfire Night Lunch Thursday 5th November 02nd Nov

The menu for Thursday 5th November will be bonfire night themed:

 

Bonfire Burger or Veggie Sausage Hotd... read more...

Christmas Card Last Orders Monday 2nd November 30th Oct

Please don't forget the last day to return your Christmas Card orders to school is Monday 2nd November.

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COVID Letter October 2020 30th Oct

Please see the newsletter for the return to school on Monday, It's under the tab newsletters on the website.

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Harvest Videos are LIVE!! 23rd Oct

The harvest videos are live on the website under Christian Distinctiveness- Collective Worship- and can be accessed here.read more...

Christmas Card Competition 20th Oct

It’s that time of year again!

We’re looking for someone to design this year’s Christmas card. The winning design could become our official Christmas card for 2020.

Using any of the following mediums

Last Day for Christmas Card Orders!!! 20th Oct

Please remember that 2nd November, the first day back after half term, is the last day to hand in your completed Christmas Card order with payment.

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Admissions for Reception 19th Oct

Reception application process

The application process for a reception place for September 2021 will open on 01 November 2020.

The easiest way for parents to apply is online.  Further information can be found on theread more...

School Photographs Date Error 16th Oct

Apologies for the error school photo's are on the 20th October next week, a TUESDAY.

 

Apologies again for the confusion.

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Oldfields Virtual Tour 14th Oct

Just to let you know that the Oldfields Hall Middle School Virtual Open Evening is now available to view on our website.

https://oldfields.org.uk/open-evening/

Click on the link above to watch the tour.

 

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Sibling Photos 20th October 14th Oct

We have Camerasurus coming in on the 20th October to take school photos. We have agreed to have sibling photographs if the sibling is in school, even if they are in a separate bubble. We won't be having sibling photo... read more...

Lego Club 14th Oct

Please could you email the office or pop in if you would like to continue any of the clubs below after half term.

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Pumpkin/ Squash Carving Competition 14th Oct

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Film Club 13th Oct

We are thinking of running a film club on a Tuesday from 3:15-5:15 next term. Themes will be Christmas based nearer to the end of term with Frozen, Frozen 2, Toy Story & Peter Rabbit.

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Parents Evening Times Class 2 13th Oct

Parents evening times for the phone calls are now listed here on the website. Class 1 & 2 are to follow but will be on these days:read more...

Harry Potter Day 08th Oct

I've popped some photographs of today here on the website.

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Please don't forget.... 07th Oct

Scruffy/ Outdoor Shoes (grass may be muddy)

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Spooky Stall 06th Oct

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Fish Fingers Thursday 05th Oct

Just a reminder that we have fish fingers or Quorn nuggets this Thursday due to the Harry Potter day, and Friday we have lasagne or cheese and potato pie.

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Oldfields Transition YEAR 4 30th Sep

Some parents have been asking recently about Oldfield's open days for prospective new pupils from Year 4.

I have just received the r... read more...

8th October Harry Potter Lunch & Quidditch!!! 28th Sep

On the 8th October we are having a special Hogwarts Muggle Lunch! Throughout this day the children will be having a day of sport with read more...

Vaccinations Thursday 1st October IMPORTANT MESSAGE 28th Sep

Please ensure EVERYONE who wants their child to be vaccinated for flu with the nasal spray on Thursday, has completed the form shown on the link of the previous letter. read more...

Considerate Parking 24th Sep

Just a quick reminder to park considerately at drop off and pick up times.

We have had a few concerns from some reside... read more...

Harry Potter Themed Muggle Lunch 24th Sep

We are holding a Harry Potter themed lunch on the 8th October. Please can children come in Wizard/ Witch/ Harry Potter Fancy Dress and enjoy the day! We hope to be able to share some photographs with you after the feast!... read more...

Holiday Course at All Saints Denstone 24th Sep

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Additional PE for Class 1 14th Sep

Please can Class 1, (Reception & Nursery), wear PE kit on a Wednesday from THIS WEEK.

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DOGS!!!! 11th Sep

Dear all,

This is a polite reminder that the school gate area and playground are a dog free zone. All actions that occur on school premises require us to complete robust risk assessments to ensure the safety of our pupils, staff and families and with animals we are not familiar with, th... read more...

PTA AGM 15th September 2020 09th Sep

The PTA will be holding their AGM this Tuesday at 7pm in the school hall. They are looking for some new faces so please come along if you can!! 

It will be following all social distancing rules. Please contact Dee if you have any questions.

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Important Information COVID Tests 09th Sep

More testing in Burton to help curb current outbreak

 

People in Covid-19 hit areas of Burton are being urged to step forward and get tested in a bid to help curb the current outbreak.

 

The move follows the announcement of new st... read more...

Useful Link 03rd Sep

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Back to School First Day 2!! 02nd Sep

The new school menus are also on the website here https://www.st-augustines.staffs.sch.uk/about-augustines/school-meal-menu Please note the children are asked for their meal choices at registration every day ie hot meal or a sandwich and also their choice. If you wish to make this choice for... read more...

Back to School First Day!! 02nd Sep

We hope you've all had a sucessful return to school this morning! 

Just to note that the curriculum booklets and term timetable will now be on the curriculum page here. https://www.st-augustines.staffs.sch.uk/curriculum-2

Any problems please let me know!

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End of Year Message July 2020 17th Jul

Just a quick note to wish everyone a happy and well deserved break over the summer!

What a year its been! Our brilliant SIAMs result in November seems like a lifetime ago! We've been so proud of how all of our children have coped but I'm aware it hasn't been an easy summer t... read more...

Useful Resources for Returning to School 14th Jul

Please click HERE for some really useful resources for returning to school.

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Corona Virus help links 27th Apr

Some helpful links below:

 

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/coronavirus-advice-suppport-children-families-parents/

 

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Helpful Websites 20th Mar

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PTA Easter Disco CANCELLED 17th Mar

Unfortunately we have made the decision to cancel the disco due to the large volume of helpers and parents needed to run it. Hopefully we will do a disco next term as I'm sure the children will be as upset as we are.

At the moment the film night will still go ahead as it will only r... read more...

Valentine's Craft Club 16th Mar

Please could everyone ensure they have paid for valentine's craft club please.

Some children did attend but haven't been paid for so please ensure payment is made. If you are unsure as to who these are please see m... read more...

CORONA VIRUS please read!! 16th Mar

Following consultations with SUAT we have made the unfortunate decision to cancel parents evening and all future events- for example the Mothers Day service, Easter bingo,etc. 

The drumming trip at Denstone will be going ahead as this only involves children, the Easter disco, Peter... read more...

Smallwood Sports Trip CLASS 3 09th Mar

CLASS 3

Please be aware the Smallwood Trip is going ahead tomorrow so please remember to collect your child from Smallwood at 3:45pm. Please don't forget wellies, to wear your PE kit and bring a drink & a coat.

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Sports Relief Sponsored Walk 09th Mar

On Friday 13th March, we plan to take the whole school for a Spring walk at Eland Lodge.

Please can children go straight to Eland Lodge for 9am.  They will finish their walk at 10:15am and we are hoping that some very kind parents could help bring the children back down ... read more...

URGENT Please Read if your child does dance. 09th Mar

Unfortunately we have had to postpone dance tonight. We were hoping to do dance outside but i can't guarantee it won't rain.

This will be rescheduled for lunchtime on Wednesday this week. 

We will be looking at scheduling dance f... read more...

Reminder! Science Week! 06th Mar

Please try to bring a tube from a kitchen roll, plus an old lemonade/ cola bottle on Monday please!

The more the merrier for making basking sharks & bird watchers!

Please could children also bring in wellies, waterproofs if needed and coats.

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Parents Evening 04th Mar

Please be aware that your slips for parents evening need to be in by Friday 6th March please so the teachers can sort out the timings!

 

Many thanks,

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Science Week 03rd Mar

Science Week is approaching fast and we have a few small favours to ask our parents!

We have a fun filled few days of experiments relating to our diverse planet, we were asking for any old plastic bottles, tubes from kitchen rolls and any shells to help with our experiments!

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Corona Virus 03rd Mar

Dear Parent/Carer

We are continuing to keep you updated on the government’s response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

Today, the Department for Education launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people ... read more...

Consent for the Music Trip 02nd Mar

Please remember to give consent on ParentPay tonight. The trip is on Wednesday and if we don't have consent we cannot let your child attend.

 

Many thanks,

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Facebook Page 02nd Mar

You may have noticed that we have a new Facebook Page for the school here https://www.facebook.com/St-Augustines-Academy-101971958082... read more...

Reception Height & Weight 27th Feb

Please could all Reception parents remember to return their height & weight forms please.

The date for the nurses to come is the 16th March.

 

Many thanks,

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Easter Egg hunt 27th Feb

On the last day of term we will be holding an Easter Egg hunt for the children, the eggs are kindly provided by the PTA.

We will also be singing some Easter songs and would like to invite the parents to stay after drop off and hear the children sing and also join in with the Easter hunt... read more...

We raised £130.00 at the book sale!!! 14th Feb

Thank you so much to everyone who helped! We are now half way to our target and with the PTA's help we can hopefully order our books! 

Thank you so much I hope you have a lovely half term!

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There are still some books left if anyone wants any at drop off? 13th Feb

All we ask if for a small donation!

 

Please spread the word!

 

Many thanks,

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Please remember to clear Parent Pay balances by tomorrow!!! 13th Feb

Please remember to clear Parent Pay balances by tomorrow!!!

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Don't forget!!! 12th Feb

The book sale tomorrow ay 2:45pm.

Please feel free to send some money in with the children if you're not going to make it as the children will be looking round before 3:15pm!

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Today we have made the front page of the Uttoxeter Echo!!! 12th Feb

Please see Draycott shop for a copy and I will ensure it is on the website soon!

 

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Would anyone be interested in... 12th Feb

.....a Lego club on Tuesdays at Little Saints?

3:15-5:00pm £7 each to be booked as a block of 5. (25th February, 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th March.) 

To include a lig... read more...

Our Spring 1 newsletter is now available on the app!! 11th Feb

Our Spring 1 newsletter is now available on the app and website! 

Please note these will not be sent out as a paper copy format due to children loosing them and parents not receiving them! If you require a copy emaili... read more...

Craft Club for Valentine's 11th Feb

Please make sure all payments for craft club are received prior to your child attending.

 

Many thanks,

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Please be aware there will be NO DANCE TONIGHT!!! 10th Feb

PLEASE BE AWARE THERE WILL BE NO DANCE TONIGHT DUE TO THE SNOW>

 

Apologies and we will reschedule. 

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Class two's amazing projects! 04th Feb

Key stage 1 have recently handed in their projects on people who have changed our lives.

We had some lovely models of Florence Nightingale, Marie Curie, Charles Darwin and Thomas Edison.

Amazing work Class 2!

Please remember to bring in your project if you haven'... read more...

Cake Sale Money Raised! 04th Feb

Following our British Roast week back in Autumn term and our cake sale yesterday we have raised a fabulous £65 for Yess charity!

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Important Reminder!! 01st Feb

Just a quick reminder to everyone to please bring £1 in on Monday for the cake sale in the afternoon! The staff are all providing cakes for the children and if there are any left they will be available for a donation at pick up time!

All proceeds are going to Yess Childrens Mental... read more...

Food Tasting Y 1 & 3 31st Jan

Next week Years 1 & 3 will be food tasting.

Year 1 will be porridge tasting, (Goldilocks!), with fruit, syrup, berries etc.

Year 3 will be trying Roman food, with goats cheese and fruit etc.

I'm aware we have all of your food allergies but if you have any pro... read more...

Children's Mental Health Week 3rd - 7th February 29th Jan

Next week is children mental health week, a cause extremely close to St Augustine's heart.

We have a wonderful week of activities designed to improve our pupils overall wellbeing, and to give them a chance to focus our attention on our pupils mental and spiritual health and wel... read more...

Year 3 & 4 Reminder! 25th Jan

Just  quick reminder that in order to attend the Sports event at Uttoxeter this Friday, the consent must be given on Parent Pay by Wednesday.

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Massive Thank You! 24th Jan

A massive thank you to everyone who attended the reading morning this morning! 

We had a fabulous turn o... read more...

Reading Reminder! 23rd Jan

Just a quick reminder about tomorrows family reading morning and the sponsored read!

 

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Baptism 21st Jan

On Tuesday the 28th January we will be walking up to the Church in Draycott to learn about baptism. Rev Les Rees will be taking the service at approximately 9:00am and we will walk back at approximately 10:00am in t... read more...

Reminder: Sponsored Read 21st Jan

As we enter our final sponsored read week, just a little reminder about our sponsorship. We've had so many positive comments from parents and grandparents- it's wonderful to hear that you are enjoying the ex... read more...

Police Careers Talk!! 20th Jan

Please see the link here to our careers talk with the police today!

https://www.st-augustines.staffs.sch.uk/curriculum-2/careers-talks

Or go to our website, Curriculum- Careers Talks- Police.

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***IMPORTANT PLEASE READ*** 20th Jan

We have had a reported case of scarlet fever from one of our pupils over the weekend.
As per the NHS g... read more...

SIAMS Article in the Derbyshire press!! 16th Jan

Please find the article by clicking HERE.

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Craft Week is Back...!! 15th Jan

3:15- 5:30pm Tuesday 11th - Thursday 13th February.

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A Lovely Link... 13th Jan

from John Coupland at Eland Lodge!!

 

https://www.elandlodge.com/st-augustines-academy-seasonal-walks-at-eland-lodge/

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Happy Christmas!!!! 20th Dec

Happy Christmas from everyone at St Augustine's!!!

Thank you everyone for all of your hard work and support this term!

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PTA fundraising!!! 20th Dec

The PTA have been fundraising at many events over the past few weeks and have been so busy. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the PTA for all of their hard work over the past term, and also the parents for supporting them at the events. Everyone's hard work and generosity is ver... read more...

Class 1 changes for next term!!! 19th Dec

Dear Parents,

 

Just a few notices for the next half term:

PE days are Wednesday and Fridays

Messy Play is Friday

In January the children will need to bring a book that is special to them on ... read more...

Polar Express Film Night payment!! 19th Dec

Just a note to say the Polar Express Film night has been allocated to everyone who has booked so payment please by the end of term!

 

Thank you so much we hope they have a magical time!! 

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*****Parent Pay Balances***** 16th Dec

Please can all ParentPay balances be cleared by this Friday (20th December) please. 

Failure to do so will mean your child could be refused snack until the balance is settled.

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Vaccinations Wednesday 18th December IMPORTANT MESSAGE 13th Dec

****Important Message from the Immunisation Team***:

 

To all parents of children in Reception to Year 4 regarding the flu spray.

Children with asthma who are po... read more...

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!!!!

 

If the parents are ... read more...

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.
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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???

 

Please contact... read more...

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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