St Peter's News 14.2.19

St Peter’s News 14th February 2019

Doing all the good we can through faith, love and excellence

Dear Parents

We have come to the end of term 3 which means that we are half way through the Spring term and also half way through the school year. As is always the case in schools, the year is flying by and we have managed to fit in a great deal of exciting opportunities for the children as well maintaining the high standard of core teaching. For instance, this week has been ‘Space Week’ and the children have participated in a range of different activities. We are all very appreciative of the support of parents during these events and I thank you for this.

I have been spoken to by Caterlink (our school dinner providers) who have a stance that unless dinners are paid for in advance they will not provide a meal for those children. I have pointed out that this is ridiculous, but they are a business so please help us by paying on time.

Finally, it is with sadness that our finance officer Margaret Wilmott will be retiring on Friday. Margaret has worked with us for a number of years and has played a key role in all that happens at St Peter’s. We are all incredibly grateful for her hard work and commitment to the school and I’m sure you would join me in wishing her the best of luck in the future. Thank you for your continued support with all that we do at St Peter’s and have an enjoyable half term break.

Mr S J Way


  • Our PTFA Film Night was a great success, attended by over 50 children and raising a fantastic £140 for the school.
  • Miss Mills has worked incredibly hard to organise a great Space themed STEM week, which the children have thoroughly enjoyed. Highlights have been workshops with Jo Fox, the Astrodome with Gaby Roch, our Moon Watch Observatory Evening and carousels of activities in their colour teams.
  • In the coming week we are planning on moving across to an online payment system. We think this will be a more effective way of making payments to school as it will be used through an App on your phone. Further details will be sent out when the system is set in next term.
  • We have taken part in a number of sporting events in the last week or so with varying degrees of success. However, the children have enjoyed each match or event and have represented the school admirably throughout.
  • For those parents who like to get organised in advance, we will be launching our Book Week with a dress up as your favourite book character day, on Monday 4th March.
  • Term 4 will be as busy as every other term so keep reading our weekly newsletters to find out what is happening.


Diary Dates


25th Start of Term 4

28th Japanese students visiting

March 4-8th Book Week

4th Dress up as your favourite book character

5th Bargain Book Fair – 3.15pm

7th EYFS/ KS1 Magic Man Show

7th KS2 Disco

9th Shakespeare Club rehearsal day

15th Comic Relief Fundraiser – more info to follow

19th Class 5 Philharmonic Orchestra visit

20th Shakespeare Club performing at the Marlowe Theatre

22nd Down Syndrome Awareness Day – more info to follow

26th -28th Parent Consultation Evenings


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