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Dates for Curriculum Parents' Meetings

posted 22 Jun 2019, 06:51 by St Martin of Porres   [ updated 22 Jun 2019, 06:52 ]




Curriculum meeting dates have been set for parents to have the opportunity to meet their child’s new teacher and hear about the new routines for that year group. The meeting for Year 6 will also discuss secondary school transfer.

Primary Science Fair 2019

posted 24 May 2019, 12:47 by St Martin of Porres   [ updated 24 May 2019, 12:50 ]

We are excited to be taking part in this year’s Primary Science Fair run by Alexandra Park School and The Ogden Trust. All KS2 children have  been invited to participate by doing out their own science project, either in small groups or with a friend.

Sports Day Friday 24th May

posted 19 May 2019, 05:31 by St Martin of Porres   [ updated 19 May 2019, 05:33 ]

Our Sports Day this year will take place on Friday 24th May at Albert Recreational Ground. Everyone is welcome to join us. The proposed format is below. Children who have school dinners will have a packed lunch provided for them and those who have packed lunch should bring their lunch as normal. Each child must have a water bottle with their name clearly marked on it. The children should wear a T- shirt of their house colour (no football shirts please)

Plan of the Day Key Stage 1
9.45 Leave the school to walk to the park
10.00 Arrive at the park
10.15 Sports Day starts (There will be 12 stations)
11.30 Sports Day finishes
11.45 Winning team announced and stickers given out.
12.00 Picnic
12.45 Children to walk back to school

Plan of the Day Key Stage 2
11.30 Children to leave the school to walk to the park
11.45 Arrive at the Park
12.00 Picnic
13.00 Sports Day starts (There will be 12 stations)
14.15 Relay and individual races.
14.45 Winning team announced.
14.55 Children to walk back to school

Information for when the children in Nursery and Reception will be having their Sports Day will be in next week’s newsletter.

Key Stage 2 Disco Friday 17th May

posted 7 May 2019, 04:12 by St Martin of Porres   [ updated 7 May 2019, 04:14 ]



Don't forget it our Key Stage 2 Disco evening on Friday 17th May from 6pm - 7.30pm. Look forward to seeing you there!

Year 2 SATs Meeting 1st May 2.50pm

posted 26 Apr 2019, 13:04 by St Martin of Porres   [ updated 26 Apr 2019, 13:05 ]

Don't forget our Year 2 SATs meeting for parents is at 2:50 p.m. on 1st May.

Return to School Tues 23rd April

posted 5 Apr 2019, 14:20 by St Martin of Porres   [ updated 5 Apr 2019, 14:20 ]


School opens again on Tuesday 23rd April at 8.55. It's also our Easter Bonnet Parade!

End of Term Friday 5th April SchoolCloses at 1.30pm

posted 2 Apr 2019, 13:10 by St Martin of Porres   [ updated 2 Apr 2019, 13:10 ]

A reminder that it is the end of the spring term this Friday 5th April and that the school will close at 1.30pm. The new term starts on Tuesday 23rdApril.

Parent PartnershipTeam Meeting 26th March

posted 22 Mar 2019, 14:18 by St Martin of Porres   [ updated 22 Mar 2019, 14:18 ]


Our next Parent Partnership Team Meeting will be on Tuesday 26th March at 9:10am. The topic for discussion will be, ‘How can parents and school staff work together to promote and develop the Catholic ethos of the school?’ If parents are unable to attend but have some ideas or points that they would like to be shared please could these be e-mailed to the school office by 5:00pm on Monday 25th March for the attention of Mrs Gilmour.

Online Safety

posted 18 Mar 2019, 13:49 by St Martin of Porres   [ updated 18 Mar 2019, 13:49 ]

Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) have developed a new set of online safety education resource for 4-7 year olds. They have just launched Jessie & Friends. Based on a series of three fun, age- appropriate animations, Jessie & Friends follows Jessie, Mo and Tia as they view, share and game their way towards a safer future online. The animations are accompanied by advice for parents and carers on using Jessie & Friends to start a positive, age-appropriate online safety conversation with their child. 

Red Nose Day Friday 15th March

posted 11 Mar 2019, 07:34 by St Martin of Porres   [ updated 11 Mar 2019, 07:35 ]

This year's Red Nose Day: children should come to school in their school uniform but can wear something Red and bring a donation for Comic Relief.

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