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Spring Term Art Week

Monday, 29 January 2018

Each class has an art week during the Spring Term when they focus on studying a particular artist and art technique. We would like to invite parents to come in and support their child during an art afternoon. The children thoroughly enjoy experimenting and learning about art and artists and would love to share this with their family. A letter will be sent home advising parents of the dates and times so please make a note on your calendar – we would love your support. Please let your child’s teacher know if you are able to attend so that we are able to accommodate numbers.

Nursery: Wed 28th  Feb    1.00 onwards

Reception: All week w.c. 12th Feb drop-in sessions  (please let Reception staff know when you can come along)

Year 1: Thur 1st  Mar   1.20 onwards

Year 2: Tues 13th Feb  1.20 onwards

Year 3: Wed 14th Feb  1.20 onwards

Year 4: Thur 15th Feb  1.20 onwards

Year 5: Wed 28th Feb  1.20 onwards

Year 6: Thur 25th Jan  1.20 onwards

Mothers Day Tea

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

County Caterers are providing a Mothers Day Tea on the 24th March, watch this space and our newsletters for more details nearer the date

The pleasure of walking to school!

Thursday, 11 February 2016

Textease At Home

Monday, 28 September 2015

From October 1st a new system needs implementing for those pupils who wish to use the Textease suite of software tools. This is a software package used in school.
If you are going to use Textease at home for the first time, simply follow the advice below. If you already have the current ‘Textease at home’ product installed and have been using it you will need to uninstall it from your computer before proceeding.
1. Download and install the standard version of Textease Studio CT 6.6 using the instructions provided by clicking here.
(Please note after downloading, right-click the zip file and extract the files. From the Textease6 folder, double-click the Textease6.exe file to install.)
2. Launch Textease Studio CT.
3. Click the Help menu and select Upgrade.
4. Type the serial number as 11900000.
5. Type the key as 21042483.
6. In the ‘Enter your name’ field, type Textease @Home.
7. Click OK. A message “A valid serial number and key has been entered for Textease Studio CT that includes” will be displayed.
8. Click OK.
9. Close and reopen Textease.
Textease Studio CT 6.6 should now be fully operational.

E-Cadets First Meeting

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Following on from Internet Safety Day a small group of children went to the first meeting of the E-Cadets at Stockingford Primary School. They were there to find out about what the project and being a cadet would involve and to start their basic training. They will be attending a club once a month and taking part in some challenges. The knowledge they gain will be fed back to their peers to help improve the safety of the pupils at our school when they are using online technology.

Cyber Bullying

Monday, 26 January 2015

Schools have been issued with new guidelines from the government regarding safe internet use. We will be holding a “Safer Internet day” in school on Tuesday 10th February to promote safeguarding when using I.T.

The following link contains guidance and advice for parents/carers on the use of social networking sites. It will support you at home
cyber bullying link


Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Congratulations to Mrs Haughey, she now has a little girl, Niamh to add to the family. Mother and baby are fine and we have sent her our best wishes from the school. Congratulations too – to Mrs Aviss who is expecting her first baby in a few months time.


Operation Christmas Child

Monday, 1 December 2014

We have had a terrific response from the children to fill a shoebox. There are around 50 boxes which will now be sent on to the organisers ready to be transported somewhere in the world where the children are less fortunate than ourselves. Thank you for all your very generous contributions, they will be gratefully received.

Skamps Pre-School

Friday, 23 May 2014

I felt it would be helpful for you to understand a little more about the issue and why our arrangement is coming to an end. Please click here to view letter.

Safeguarding Children

Thursday, 20 March 2014

The school takes e-safety very seriously and we regularly include this in our curriculum throughout the year. In school we monitor the children’s access to all sites and safeguard them while on site. We are aware that there may not be the same level of monitoring at home and wish to support you in keeping up to date with the latest e-safety guidance from well-informed professionals. I am therefore quite concerned that we have had very few parents reply to say that they are going to attend our e-safety parents awareness evening on Monday 24th March at 6pm. I would strongly urge parents to take the opportunity to work together with us to keep our children safe online. Only this week, we have become aware of one of our younger pupils using a site that allows un-moderated video chat with complete strangers one to one.
Please come.