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Term 4

Dear Parents/Carers,


Welcome back to term 4.  I hope you all had a good holiday and the children are refreshed and ready to start the new term.


The topics for this term are:-


Class 1: Traditional tales

Classs2: The Iron Age

Class 3 The Battle of Britain and World War 2


The clubs available this term are:-

Mondays (after school) Football – Class 2 and Class 3


Thursdays (after school) Sports skills – Class 2 and Class 3


There are lots of exciting events coming up this term, these include:


Monday 24th February Swimming and PE at the Thornbury Leisure centre for 6 weeks


Tues 25th February – Pancake Races in the playground from 2.45pm, parents welcome


Friday 6th March – Swimarathon for some KS2 children, 6.15pm at Thornbury Leisure Centre


Friday 20th March – Class 1 Mother’s Day Assembly 9.15am, Class 1 parents and grandparents welcome.


Monday 23rd March – Governors’ meeting at school, 6pm.


Tuesday 31st March – Baptist Church assembly team visiting school.


Wednesday 1st April – Class 2 walking to Oldbury Village to visit ‘The Toot’ as part of their History topic on the ‘The Iron Age’


Friday 3rd April – Easter Egg hunt at school (with Busy Bees)

Easter service at Church 1.45-2.15pm


I am very pleased to inform you that Oldbury Shop has donated £500 to our school.  This money will be spent on replacing the roof on the outdoor area for our Reception children.  May I take this opportunity to thank the Friends of our school, especially Lee Griffiths who spent the half term holiday refurbishing the roof over the welly area for us.  It is very much appreciated.


Could I also thank Robyn Major, James Withers, Martyn Hopkins, Martin Greenwood and Becky Kingscott who have all been into school over the half term involved in tidying up our school – which all contributes to making a better learning environment for our children – thank you all very much for your help.


I also want to thank the Friends for paying for new chairs for our staffroom, they are much appreciated as the old ones were literally falling apart!


I also want to thank you all for your donations to Thornbury food bank, we had quite a collection of food items to donate (picture on school website) and thank you all for your generosity at the end of term cake sale.


Finally, I have some sad news – Mrs Ovens, who has worked at Oldbury School for many years, is leaving us at Easter.  Mrs Ovens currently works Monday and Tuesdays in Class 2 and she will be greatly missed by us all.  I am sure you’ll join me in wishing Mrs Ovens all the very best for the future. 

Yours sincerely



Debbie Dix

Head teacher