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Christmas School Disco


Don’t forget our Christmas disco!

We are having our Christmas disco on Friday 29th November, when school finishes until 4:30 pm.  If you would like your child to attend, please pay £5 to the office. Your child will get a party bag at the disco containing sweets, crisps, a drink and a glow stick.  Please collect your child from their classroom at 4:30 pm.

Thank you

The Sun Books for School Vouchers


The school has registered with The Sun Books for Schools Scheme.  Therefore, could you please collect the tokens that will be available in The Sun newspaper from 23rd November – 18th January. We need to collect a total of 3,500 tokens to enable us to claim 106 books for the school.  Please give the vouchers to your class teacher or put them in the box at the main reception.

Thank you in advance for helping us claim our free books for school.

Angelfish and Starfish – Stay, Play and Learn


Stay, Play and Learn- Welcome to our Classrooms


We would like to invite you to Stay, Play and Learn with us on

Friday 18th October

From 9.05-9.45am

Come and see our indoor and outdoor classrooms and Forest School – find out all about your child’s favourite things to do at school!

We look forward to seeing you

Angelfish and Starfish

Reception – Harvest Festival


We would like to invite parents/carers to our harvest festival celebration on Tuesday 1st October.

Angelfish class will begin their celebration at 9:15 and Starfish class will begin at 13:15 both being held in the Key Stage 1 hall.

We kindly ask for food donations for the local food bank, cans and dry foods preferred, such as, pasta, rice and cereals.

We look forward to seeing you!

Mrs Campkin, Mrs Burling and the Early Years team.

Receptions First Two Weeks


We have had a great first two weeks with the children and are really pleased with how they are settling in.

We would like to share the following information with you:

As from the week beginning Monday 16th September, school will start at 8:55 am and end at the usual time of 3:10 pm.


Please ensure that your child has a PE kit in school on Fridays.  You can leave it on their peg during the rest of the week and we suggest taking it home during the holidays to wash it.  Please make sure that every item of PE kit is labelled with your child’s name – when thirty children get changed at once there are always items that go astray and if they are named it is much more likely that they will be reunited with their owner!


On the same note, everything that your child brings into school should be clearly named, for example, uniform, including shoes, book bags, water bottles, hats and so on.  Again it is much easier to return lost items if they are clearly named.  If you use a pen to name items, please check that the name is still on there after washing, as often they can be washed out or become blurred.


Your child has been given a reading book and we encourage you to look at it with them everyday.  There is further information about helping your child to read at the front of their reading records.


Your child should bring their book bag into school every day because they will need to read and have their books changed whenever possible.


Now that your child is at school full-time, there are many things that they should be learning to do independently.  For example, getting dressed and undressed, toileting, putting on shoes and taking them off, therefore, could you please encourage your child to do these at home independently as much as possible.


We are always in need of parent helpers to read with the children and change books, if you have a few hours to spare one day at week to help please let your class teacher know.  We also need items for junk modelling, eg.  cardboard boxes, plastic pots, cardboard tubes etc.


At Wormley Primary School, we believe that every pupil should have the opportunity to achieve the best possible start in life.  We are committed to breaking down any barriers to outstanding achievement and attainment; one of the ways we do this is through our use of a Government grant called Pupil Premium.  Children of families who are in receipt of certain benefits may be eligible for this grant which is paid directly to schools to provide educational support to help pupils achieve to their full potential.  To find out if your child is eligible, details can be found by searching Free School Meals at or come into school and we will be happy to help you.

Finally, if you have any questions or worries at anytime, please do not hesitate to speak to one of us!

Mrs Campkin, Mrs Burling and the Early Years Team