Info. for Parents and Carers


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Monday 19th October – We will be visiting the National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. We are asking for a contribution of £10 per/child for this visit to cover transport and visit costs.

Friday 16th October – World Food Day and our Harvest Festival at 9:30am in the school hall, all parents/carers welcome to join us.

Thursday 22nd October – 9am – Coffee morning at ‘The Haven’ in Barrow Hill. We break up for the half term holiday and return to school on Monday 2nd November.

Tuesday 3rd November – Year 3/4 visit to the Harley Gallery for the Lego Exhibition.

Friday 6th November – Remembrance Service led by the children at St. Andrew’s Church at 2:30pm.

Monday 30th November – Scottish-themed day of learning for St. Andrew’s Day.

Wednesday 2nd December – Parent/carer evening.

Tuesday 8th December – Pantomime (Snow White) at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield).

Wednesday 16th December – Christmas Plays (Early Years 9:15am, Key Stage 1 and 2 1:30pm).

Thursday 17th December – Christmas Carol Concert at Barrow Hill Methodist Church (10am, all welcome).

Thursday 17th December – Christmas Dinner.

Friday 18th December – Last day of the term. Christmas Jumper Day! Christmas Disco at 1:30pm in the school hall.

We break up for the Christmas Holidays on Friday 18th December 2015 at 3:15pm and school re-opens on Monday 4th January 2016 at 8:30am.

Wednesday 27th January – Holocaust Memorial Day. Year 5/6 will be learning about this important event in history.

We break up for the February half term holiday on Friday 12th February 2016 at 3:15pm and school re-opens on Monday 22nd February at 8:30am.

Wednesday 23rd March – Year 5 at the Primary Music Festival at the Winding Wheel Theatre, Chesterfield (4:00pm).

We break up for the Easter Holidays on Thursday 24th March 2016 at 3:15pm and school re-opens on Monday 11th April 2016 at 8:30am.

Friday 29th April – Staff training day – school closed for children.

Monday 2nd May – School is closed for the Bank Holiday.

Friday 13th May – Family Lunch Day in school. Parents/carers welcome to join us for lunch.

We break up for the May half term holiday on Friday 27th May 2016 at 3:15pm and school re-opens on Tuesday 7th June 2016 at 8:30am.

Monday 6th June – Staff training day – school closed for children.

Thursday 9th June – Year 5/6 Mathletics Final at Springwell Community College (4-6pm).

Wednesday 15th, Thursday 16th and Friday 17th June – Y5/6 residential to Ilam Hall, Ashbourne.

Thursday 30th June – Euro 2016 Carnival

Wednesday 6th July – Year 6 visiting Chesterfield College.

Tuesday 19th July – Sports Day (9:30am at Barrow Hill Park).

Thursday 21st July – Mini World Cup for Years 3-6 at Barrow Hill Park (1:30pm – 3:15pm).

Friday 22nd July – Final day of the school year. Year 6 leaver’s assembly at 2pm in the school hall.

We break up for the Summer Holidays at 2:30pm on Friday 22nd July 2016.


If you have any questions about your child’s education you are always welcome to come into school to see me. The best time to catch me is between 8:30am and 8:55am or after we finish school at 3:15pm.

You can also e-mail me at or telephone 01246 472 494.

3 thoughts on “Info. for Parents and Carers

  1. Beau

    I think the info for parents and carers is amazing for the blog it’s a amazing thing


  2. Beau

    didn’t mean that but that was ages ego when there was a picture but the comment doesn’t matter any more.


  3. BW

    I like that picture of you Mr H As an Egyptian man it is so hilarious so that is one of the things that make it a good blog. 😉



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