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Important News and Events

Drawing of Owl

What's Happening This Term

Tuesday 25 June - Fledglings Trip  to Audley End Miniature Railway

Thursday 27 June - Little Owls Trip to Mill Green Museum

Tuesday 2 July - Y3-4 Trip to Nuclear Mud Challenge

Tuesday 2 July - 'Meet The Teacher' - Fledglings Nursery  Sept 2024) - 9.00 a.m. on the playground

Wednesday 3 July  - 'Meet The Teacher' - Y1 and Y2 September 2024 - 9.00 a.m on the playground

Wednesday 3 July - 'Meet The Teacher'  - Y3 and Y4 September 2024 - 9.30 a.m at Reception

Thursday 4 July - 'Meet The Teacher '- Fledglings Reception Sept 2024 - 9.00 a.m. on the playground

Wednesday 10 July - Y4 Leavers Trip to Stanborough Lakes - kayaking and orienteering course

Thursday 11 July - Transition Day (Y4 pupils at Edwinstree)

Friday 12 July - 2pm - 4pm Summer Musical Production in the Village Hall.  Parents warmly invited.

Friday 12 July - 5.30-7.30pm End of Year Disco in the Village Hall - ticket details to follow.

Friday 19 July - 1.30pm Whole School Assembly and Dimsdale Award in the village hall (parents are welcome) School closes 2pm 

Ofsted February 2022: "Anstey First School continues to be a GOOD school"

Sporting Events

 

 

 

Summer Term sport: athletics 

Monday Activities continues with Charlene

Wednesday Sports Club continues with Joe

Please remember Anstey sports kit for competitions (burgundy logo'd polo, black shorts, school sweatshirt)

Whole School Golf Day - rescheduled for 7 October

11 June Little Owls Athletics  Tournament

19 June - Sports Day

(parents please join us from 11.30am)

Cross Country t.b.c.

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Diary Dates Academic Year 2023-2024

Friday 19 July - 12.30pm Summer Performance in the Village Hall, followed immediatelyl by

Whole School Assembly and Dimsdale Award Could the previous encumbent remember to return the Dimsdale cup please  (parents are welcome to all)  School closes 2pm 

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24 July - 30 August  - Summer Holiday (Playscheme available 24 July to 6 August inclusive)

 

Diary Dates Academic Year 2024-2025

2  September 2024- Inset Day

 

Tuesday 3 September - Back to School

 

Monday 30 September - School Photos (parents may bring siblings not in school to the village hall at 8.15am and EY children not in school today at 8.45am)

Monday 7 October - Whole School Golf Day 

Wednesday  23 October - 11am Flu Immunisation for Reception to Y4 children

Friday 25 October- Dimsdale Award.  Children only assembly (remember to return Dimsdale cup please)

 

28 -October - 1 November Half Term (Playscheme available 28 and 29 October)

Monday 4 November - Inset Day

Tuesday 5 November- Back to School

Wednesday 5 November - Start of Online Applications  for Reception and Middle School for September 2025 admissions  

6,7, 8 November - Poppy items for sale for Remembrance Day - generally price 50p -£2

Tuesday 12 November - Parent Consultations 1.30- 5pm

Friday 15 November - Children in Need - Wear Spots and Dots to school £2 donation. Pudsey Bearpees with Joe Wicks

Tuesday 3 December - 9.30am Jack and the Beanstalk Pantomime in the Village Hall (all children are invited even if they would not be in school on that day.  Parents may accompany pre-school children)

Thursday 12 December - Christmas Jumper Day (£2 donation please) and Christmas lunch (all children can order including Nursery and Pre-school)

t.b.c.- Anstey Christmas Fayre in the Village Hall 

Thursday 19 December-  1.15pm Whole School Assembly and Dimsdale Award in the Village Hall.  School closes 2pm

 

Friday 20 December - Occasional Day


23 December 2024 - 3 January 2025 - Christmas Holiday

1 January 2025 - Start of paper applications for 2025 Nursery places

Monday 6 January 2025 - Term begins

Monday 13 January - closing date for online Reception and Middle school applications 

w/c 27 January - Reception parents invited to observe phonics teaching in action at 9.30am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday 

Wednesday 29 January -Chinese New Year - we will celebrate with snacks, chop sticks and a dragon!

Wednesday 5  February - 9-10am Years 1-4 Family Maths Morning in school - for parents of Little Owls and Wise Owls 

Tuesday 11 February- Safer Internet Day

Friday 14 February- Dimsdale Award.  Children only assembly (remember to return Dimsdale cup please)

17 -21 February - Half Term (Playscheme available 17 and 18 February)

Monday 24 February - Back to school

 

Thursday 27 February - closing date for paper Nursery applications

Tuesday 4 March- Pancake Day fun in school

Thursday 6 March - WORLD BOOK DAY, children to bring a favourite book, dress in PJs and (optional) bring a blanket.  No toys please.

w/c 10 March - Science Week

Friday 14 March - Red Nose Day - £2 donation. Children can wear crazy/red hair do's red noses, accessories, etc

Friday 28 March - 2.15pm Mothers and Others Tea

Served in the Village Hall - please join us for yummy refreshments made and served by your children (Owlets pre-school will bring home treats on Thursday 27th)

 

Friday 4 April - EASTER EGG HUNT (Thurs 3rd for Owlets)

1.15pm Whole School Assembly and Dimsdale Award in the village hall (parents are welcome) School closes 2pm 

7 - 21 April  -Easter Holiday (Playscheme available 7-11 April)

Tuesday 22 April - Summer Term begins

Wednesday 23 April - from 9am Bag2School collection (funds are raised by collecting clothes, towels, curtains, bets, , bags, etc.  Bring into school in bin bags on Tuesday 22 or Wednesday 23 April by 9am latest)

Monday 5 May- May Bank Holiday

t.b.a. - Reception checks (height, weight, sight, hearing), give permission online

Tuesday 13 May - 1.30 - 5.30pm Parent Consultations

Friday 23 May - Dimsdale Award.  Children only assembly (remember to return Dimsdale cup please)

 

26 - 30 May - Half Term

Sunday 8 June( t.b.c.) - 12pm-4pm Anstey Festival of Fairies and Fantastical Creatures!

Wednesday 18 June- Sports Day (spectators invited from

11.30 a.m. on the bottom field/park)

Friday 18 July1.15pm Whole School Assembly and Dimsdale Award in the village hall (parents are welcome) School closes 2pm

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24 July - 30 August - Summer Holiday (Playscheme available 24 July to 8 August inclusive)

2  September 2025- Inset Day

Tuesday 3 September - Back to School

 

 

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