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Read our latest news and look back at our Archive. Newsletters for this year and an archive of the previous year's newsletters can be found on About Us\Newsletters.

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  • New Academic Year - Wednesday 4th September 2019

    Published 03/09/19

    Welcome to our new students and welcome back to our returning children.

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  • NHS Information regarding vaccinations

    Published 03/09/19

    Following the recent increase in cases of measles, we have been asked to provide the following information regarding immunisation to parents of school age children. Please read the attached letter below and take appropriate action to protect your family from childhood illnesses before they start school.

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  • Latest Newsletter - Friday 6th September 2019

    Published 09/09/19

    Welcome back! Please find information and diary dates for the new term in the newsletter below.

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  • Public Health Information regarding measles

    Published 04/07/19

    Measles is a very infectious viral illness that spreads by coughs and sneezes.  The symptoms include fever, sore red eyes and rash.  It can be a serious infection for some people.  Measles can spread easily between pupils if someone comes into school whilst they are infectious.  People with measles are infectious from four days before, until four full days after the rash so they can pass measles on BEFORE they get the rash. 

    We request parents seek advice from their family doctor should their child develop a rash illness; to telephone ahead before attending general practice, Urgent Care Centres or the Emergency Department and to report to reception on arrival. If measles is suspected you should keep your child off school for 4 full days after onset of rash and inform the school as soon as possible.

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  • Year 6: Starting Secondary School

    Published 22/05/19

    We have posted today a link to the new BBC resources for 10 - 12 year olds on what to expect when starting secondary school.

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  • Confirmed Measle Cases - What you need to know

    Published 10/05/19

    Following the information sent home last week from Public Health England regarding immunisation against measles, we now have a further update from PHE. This is because we have four confirmed and one probable case of measles at the school.

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  • Public Health Warning letter to parents - April 2019

    Published 30/04/19

    A letter will be coming home to all parents from Public Health England regarding the risk to health posed by measles. A member of the school community has been confirmed to have measles and the letter outlines the recommended course of action for anyone who has yet to  be immunised or who has suspected measles.

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  • Our SIAMS Inspection

    Published 03/04/19

    Following our recent inspection, a copy of a letter from our Chair of Governors, together with a copy of the report has been sent out to all parents, coming home today and tomorrow. We are very proud that 'St James' overall judgement  was excellent'.

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  • Online scares and how to deal with them

    Published 03/04/19

    Earlier this year, you'll have been aware of stories and warnings circulating online about online scares or challenges. Most have been found to be hoaxes, fake news or wildly exaggerated stories.
    Here is a link from ' Think U Know', the education programme from the National Crime Agency’s CEOP Command, to help you speak to your child about online scares, and how to respond if they've seen one.

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  • Pilot Ollie & Pilot Polly‚Äôs Amazing Adventures

    Published 07/03/19

    Following recent appearances on local television and radio, we have contacted the author of a range of books written for children, taking inspiration from his life as a pilot. The Plane Characters story series introduce a range of characters and locations, with a little bit of history and education thrown in, as Ollie and Polly carry out their day-to-day jobs as pilots.

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