Shaping Learning For Life

Stockbridge - Primary and Pre-school


We publish a newsletter every fortnight on a Friday to keep our whole school community up to date with what’s been happening in school as well as future events.  Most weeks have a special section dedicated just to pre-school parents but the newsletter, as a whole, is for everyone.

Autumn term

Newsletter 1 – 7 Sept 2018 Welcome back!  INSET dates, Music lessons, drop off and pick up, PE kit, nut allergy, breakfast and after school clubhouse. Pre-school news:  bag of essentials, headcount, 30hr funding code, invoice, tapestry, childcare vouchers.

Newsletter 2 – 21 Sept 2018 NEW FORMAT!  What’s on for the next 2 weeks, Wales residential, GDPR, how to send monies and letters into school, FOSS events, Sporty Stockbridge, Grounds working party, school councillors, bronze ambassadors, volunteers.

Newsletter 3 – 5 Oct 2018 THRIVE in our school, Cross Country success, Parent forum, Volunteers required, Mrs Trott, Grounds working party on 13th October.

Newsletter 4 – 18 Oct 2018 Congratulations to Year R, Miss Broadhead’s news, data collection sheet, parent forum outcomes, secondary school, clubs after half term.

Newsletter 5 – 2 Nov 2018 Lest we forget – a week of WW1.  Making poppies at home, nature and outdoor learning kit, first aid for parents, #Thankyou, red box project, bonfire night safety. 

Newsletter 6 – 16 Nov 2018 Forest school, important Christmas dates, e-safety, new Year R places for 2019, photos and data collection request.

Newsletter 7 – 30 Nov 2018 Lots of information about the curriculum update, church performances, return of mathletics, our new signing in system, pre-school update and panto reminder. 

Newsletter 8 – 20 Dec 2018 Nativity and carol concert round up, diary dates, new faces in school, school uniform reminders, young voices. 

Spring term

Newsletter 9 – 11 Jan 2019 Antarctica, Parent Workshop with Lorraine Lee, music lessons, school uniform and dinners. 

Newsletter 10 – 25 Jan 2019 Antarctica, poorly people, diary dates, Elite Commando, Yr 5/6 writing and class dojo. 

Newsletter 11 – 8 Feb 2019 Real life experiences, parental engagement menu, singing supremo visit, new teachers, world book day, young voices write up, talent show warning, school bank and calpol.

Newsletter 12 – 1 Mar 2019 Amazing parent workshops, talent show, world book day, comic relief, new regular PE feature and sad goodbyes.

Newsletter 13 – 8 Mar 2019 Lots and lots going on in school next week – please make a note of the dates in the newsletter.

Newsletter 14 – 15 Mar 2019 Amazing talents on display, FOSS secret room, feedback from Super Spellers workshop, a polite reminder about holidays and time off during term time, clubs cancellations and outstanding pre-school fees.

Newsletter 15 – 29 Mar 2019 Lorraine Lee parent workshop Mon 1st April, Horsebridge sharing assembly, Thankyou for homework, Clubs, farewell to students.

Summer term

Newsletter 16 – 26 April 2019 Welcome back, TTRock Stars, lots of diary dates, what we’re working on in assemblies, lots of sports events coming up, clubs are resuming and information sessions for Wales and Calshot residentials.

Newsletter 17 – 10 May 2019 Welcome Miss Palk, an update on transport arrangements to Calshot, and parents and school in partnership news. 

Newsletter 18 – 24 May 2019 e-Safety workshop, update on parking around school and crossing patrol person, travel to Calshot for the Year 5 residential in September. 

Newsletter 19 – 19 June 2019 Short but sweet – including an update on dates, goodbye to Mr Butt, Gold Sportsmark award, and the introduction of the Year 4 times tables test. 

Newsletter 20 – 5 July 2019 Creeping ever closer to the end of term – dates for the last fortnight, recruitment news, summer sizzler, traffic safety update and confirmed INSET dates for 2019 / 2020.