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12 Jun 2018

Changes for Aug 2018

Dear Parents, Cashless Site Another step forward to continue with efficiencies is the removal of cash/cheque payments. Many schools now operate as a cashless site as online payments become the norm. The school now takes very little cash and therefore this is no longer an efficient way of working. Therefore, from August, the school ... (click to read more)

11 Jun 2018

Year 5 Battram Wood Trip - 26/6/18

Dear Parents Science Visit to Battram Woods Tuesday 26th June We are planning a science based educational visit to Battram Woods on Tuesday 26th ... (click to read more)

17 May 2018

Y6 Snowdome July 2018

May 2018 Year 6 Trip to the Snowdome, Tamworth – Wednesday 11th July 2018 Dear Parents, We would like to offer a fun day out to Year 6 before leaving us to go to Secondary School. We are pleased, therefore, to offer a day trip to the Snowdome in Tamworth and we hope ... (click to read more)

01 May 2018

Y5 Design & Technology Day May 2018

Dear Parents Year 5 Design & Technology Day - Friday 18th May 2018 On Friday 18th May, pupils will be making models that they have designed using CAM mechanisms. Parents or grandparents are invited to support children in their efforts between 9.30am and 11.30am (or any part of this). We appreciate that ... (click to read more)

27 Apr 2018

Y6 Parents Update April 2018

24th April 2018 Dear Parents/Guardian, We have a busy time ahead of us in Year 6 before they leave us, so thought an outline of key events would be useful for you. Mock SATS This week, we have had ‘Mock SATs’ with the children, to give them a feel for what it will ... (click to read more)

20 Apr 2018

Y2 Cattow Farm Trip 24/5/18

20th April 2018 Dear Parents, We would like to end our Down on the Farm topic with a trip to Cattows Farm in Heather on Thursday 24th May. Here the children will get to enjoy a tractor ride, a map reading tour and the opportunity to plant seeds and cut crops. We will ... (click to read more)

10 Apr 2018

Science Fair May 2018

Science Fair How does…? We are excited to announce there will be a science fair held in our school on Tuesday 22nd May. The best entrants will go forward to represent Willesley Primary School at the Ashby School science fair, along with other primary schools from the local area, on Tuesday 12th June. You must ... (click to read more)

07 Mar 2018

Sports Relief 2018

Sport Relief 2018 Dear Parents As Sports Relief 2018 is approaching, we wanted to share our plans with you. This year, our focus will be a series of physical activities within the school day during the week. Children will do extra ‘Runner or Skipping Beans’, Five-a day- Fitness and other ... (click to read more)

07 Mar 2018

1JM Progress Afternoons 17th & 22nd March 2018

7th March 2018 Dear Parents Class Update for 1JM We have now been informed that Miss Martindale will be absent until Easter. It is possible that she may return after this break. We have continued to provide consistency with staff working in the classroom and this has been the case now for ... (click to read more)

28 Feb 2018

Year 6 Residential October 2018

26th February 2018 Dear Parents, Many thanks for the prompt and positive responses that we received from you. We are now delighted to confirm that the Year 6 residential to Manor Adventure, Norfolk Lakes, will go ahead on 8th – 12th October 2018 at an approximate cost of £340 (£156 for Pupil ... (click to read more)

26 Feb 2018

Foundation Stage Sports Day 2018

23rd February 2018 Dear Parents, We would like to make you aware of a change of date for our Foundation Stage Children’s Sports morning. This will be taking place on Wednesday 4th July at 9:30 and will be a separate event to the planned Key Stage 1 Sports Morning. The event ... (click to read more)

09 Feb 2018

World Book Day March 2018

9th February 2018 Dear Parents This year we would like to celebrate World Book Day by hosting a week themed upon a book. Our Purple Parliament have been busy gathering ideas and the chosen theme will be ‘Alice in Wonderland’. Week commencing 26th February will feature activities, competitions and lessons based on ... (click to read more)

09 Feb 2018

Year 6 Residential October 2019

Dear Parent/Guardian, After over 20 years of visiting Red Ridge, we have decided that we would like to visit a new location and offer children an opportunity to participate in some different activities. We have also considered the timing of the residential and would like to use it as ... (click to read more)

05 Feb 2018

Progress Evenings - February 2018

Dear Parents,                Choose and book your own parents’ evening appointment times online We use an online booking system for Parents’ Evening and the next one is on Tuesday 27th February and Thursday 1st March for all classes from Year R to Year 6. Please go to the website: to book appointments. ... (click to read more)

26 Jan 2018

Year 5 Orienteering Competition March 18

Dear Parent/Carer We’d like to invite your child to represent the school in an Orienteering Competition. It is being held at Donisthorpe Woodlands (Jungle Madness) on Tues 20th March and our allocated time slot is from 12.15pm – approximately 2pm We’d appreciate it if you could let us know if ... (click to read more)