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  • School reopening dates for September 2020

    Published 26/07/20

    As a reminder of our email at the end of the summer term, here are the starting dates for each year group in September. The full timetable is attached below. 


    • No parents are allowed on either site;
    • No uniform will be sold at either site;
    • All payment for SJ’s/nursery etc. to be made online and FFS payments to continue online as before;
    • All children to eat lunch in their classrooms at both sites. Sandwiches and healthy snacks provided in school (lunches to be reviewed at half term);
    • Staggered return is to allow the children to familiarise themselves with the new environment without any other children present. There have been no transition sessions this year for the children moving from EYFS to Year 1 and Year 2 to year 3 which involves moving to a new building;
    • PE kit to be worn on PE days, the children will NOT change during the day;
    • No after school clubs except FFS and SJ’s which will be open for breakfast and after school club;
    • Children will all have their own pencil case and pencil, colouring pencils, pencil sharpener, and a rubber.  These will be named and left on their named desk. 
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  • Meet your new teacher

    Published 16/07/20

    As this extraordinary term draws to a close we are excited to introduce the children  to their new teachers who will be taking their class from September 2020.

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  • Celebrate our Mathletics Stars!

    Published 15/07/20

    During the summer holidays, Mathletics will reset the assignments within this subscribed service, as they do every year. As we haven't been in school, we've been unable to celebrate with certificates the achievements of the children at our morning assemblies. You have collectively achieved a whopping 1473 bronze, 239 silver and 35 gold certificates! We know you have all worked so hard and we thank you and your families for all the energy you have put into your work assignments. 

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  • Love Art for Schools

    Published 15/07/20

    Love Art For Schools specialise in creating inspiring environments to uplift primary schools, spaces in the home and local communities. 

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  • Summer Activities from ParentSkills2Go

    Published 14/07/20

    A series of activities run through Zoom invitations to registered participants.

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  • Summer of food and fun

    Published 14/07/20

    Lots of fun activities to get involved with over the summer.

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  • Southwark Holiday activities

    Published 13/07/20

    Southwark have posted details of summer holiday programmes for 11-19 year olds (up to 25 for those with SEND). Southwark Presents has a host of activities and events for all the family; the Local Offer, which has lists of holiday activities;  and a list of holiday playschemes open between 8.30 - 18.00 for 3-13 year olds on the Family Information Service, .  Do have a look and see what is on offer.

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  • Resources from WWF

    Published 06/07/20

    Eight million tonnes of plastic are dumped in our oceans every year. From our local beaches to the remote Arctic, it is choking our oceans and killing wildlife. And it’s getting worse. Without a global response, there could be more plastic in the sea than fish by 2050. Below you'll find a series of engaging resources and activities to help you connect with nature and learn how plastic is affecting our planet; from creative 'make-it' events, to educational worksheets and a live webinar with a WWF expert.

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  • Summer of Kindness

    Published 06/07/20

    The Red Cross are offering their free Summer of Kindness calendar of activities and ideas, details are below and the site can be accessed by going to

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  • Summer activities run by your local library

    Published 03/07/20

    As usual the local library network will be running activities for families during the summer holidays.

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