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Spring Term 2016 Important Dates

Spring Term 2016 Important Dates

 

Friday 8th January (and every Friday-St. Therese of Lisieux Class to swimming. Please remember to bring your towels, costumes and hat!

 

Wb 11th January- Clubs and Booster Groups begin

 

Monday 11th January -LKS2 to local library

-Year 6 Health Screening with School Nurse

 

Monday 11th January– Mobile School Uniform Shop-‘Sue’s Schoolwear’-2.30pm

 

Tuesday 12th January -8.45-9.30am– Parents’ Coffee Morning

3.45-4.20pm Twilight Trials open to all Year 3 pupils

 

Wednesday 13th January 10am- School Council to Mayor’s Chambers

 

Friday 15th January –Fire Safety Workshops for Year 3 -10.45am

– St. Peter’s Class –school to school project with Somers Heath: Music

 

Monday 18th January 10am- St. John the Baptist Class to local library

 

Tuesday 19th January – St Francis Class to local library

-10am- St. Clare’s Class to local library

-PTA meeting 6.30pm in school hall

 

Thursday 21st January 10am- St. Cecilia’s Class to local library

 

Wb 25th January –Class Maths Competitions

 

Monday 25th January-12-9pm Young Voices at O2 arena

 

Friday 29th January- all day-Roots to Food event in school-all classes

 

w/b Monday 1st  February Year 6 test week

 

Tuesday 2nd February 6.30pm – KS1 SATs meeting for parents of Year 2 pupils, in the school hall.

 

Wednesday 3rd February 3.15-4pm– Family Maths Problem Solving- all classes

 

Friday 5th February– St. Anthony’s Class- school to school project with Somers Heath: Performance Literacy

 

Wb 8th February –Phase Maths Competitions

 

Half Term 15th-19th February 2016

 

Friday 26th February-1.30pm-St Thomas Aquinas Class- school to school project with Somers Heath: Drama

 

w/b Monday 29th  February -Food week

-Travelling Book Fair Week

 

Monday 29th February- Mobile School Uniform Shop-‘Sue’s Schoolwear’-2.30pm

 

Wednesday 2nd March– Maths Competition Final-Whole school

 

Thursday 3rd March-Dress up for World Book Day

 

Friday 4th March-1.30pm-St Jude’s Class- school to school project with Somers Heath: Food-Design and Technology

 

w/b Monday 7th March     Assessment Week

 

Tuesday 8th March -8.45-9.30am– Parents’ Coffee Morning

 

Thursday 10th March 12.15-3pm –Year 5 to ‘Walk the Line Roadshow’

 

w/b Monday 14th March  –   Shakespeare Week

 

Tuesday 15th March & Wednesday 16th March    Parents’ evenings 4-7pm

 

Friday 18th March 9am-Shakespeare Sharing Assembly whole school

                               1.30pm-St Gabriel’s Class- school to school project with Somers Heath: Science

 

Thursday 24th March 2016– Break up for Easter at 1.30pm

 

Easter Break Friday 25th March-Friday 8th April 2016

 

Monday 11th April 2016 -Return to school for Summer Term

 

Spring Term Whole School Masses/Class Liturgies

As always parents are warmly invited to attend Class Masses/Liturgies and whole school Masses helping us to develop the school as a praying community. Please be prompt.

 

DATES Mass/Liturgy Person Responsible
Monday 18th January 2016 St. Cecilia’s Class Mass 2.15pm Mr Laws
Monday  1st February 2016 St. John the Baptist’s Class Mass 2.15pm Miss Johnston
Friday 8th February 2016 St. Gabriel’s Class Mass 2.15pm Mr Warner
Wednesday 10th February 2016 Ash Wednesday Mass at Holy Cross Church KS2 9.30am

 

Service of Ashes in School-KS1 11am

Mrs. Shepherd

 

 

Miss Lakin

Half Term 15th– 19th February 2016
Monday 29th February 2016 St Jude’s Class Liturgy 2:15pm Miss Kluit
Tuesday 1st March 2016 St. David’s House Mass in School Hall 11am .
Monday 7th March 2016 St. Anthony’s Class Liturgy 2.30pm Mrs Steele
Monday 14th March 2016 St. Clare’s Class Mass 2.15pm Mr Price
Thursday 17th March 2016 St. Patrick’s House Mass in School Hall 11am Miss Johnston
Thursday 24th March Stations of the Cross 9.30am .
Monday 21st March 2016 St. Thomas Aquinas Class Liturgy  2.30pm Miss Shead
Easter Holidays 25th March-8th April 2016

 

Spring Term Class Assemblies

As always parents are warmly invited to attend Class Assemblies but please arrive at school by 8.55am to be seated before assembly begins. There will be no late entry to assemblies. Also please remember that our assemblies are acts of worship and not shows.

 

Tuesday 5th January 2016 Epiphany Assembly 9:00am Mrs Shepherd
Friday 15th January 2016 St. Gabriel’s Assembly – 9.00am Mr Warner
Friday 22nd January 2016 St. Jude’s Assembly 9:00am Miss Kluit
Friday 29th January 2016 St. Peter’s Assembly 9:00am Mrs Meehan
Friday 5th  February 2016 St. Anthony’s Assembly 9:00am Mrs Steele
Friday 12th February 2016 St. Clare’s Assembly 9:00am Mr Price
15th – 19th February 2016 HALF TERM
Friday 26th February 2016 St. John the Baptist’s Assembly 9:00am Miss Johnston
Friday 4th March 2016 St. Therese of Lisieux Assembly 9:00am Mrs Westrop
Friday 11th March 2016 St. Cecilia’s Assembly 9:00am Mr Laws
Maunday Thursday 24th March Stations of the Cross 9.30am Mrs Shepherd
Easter Holidays 25th March-8th April 2016

 

Autumn Term 2015 Important Dates

Open Afternoons/Book Looks

There will be an open afternoon for parents and children Yrs 1-6 to view the children’s work in the school hall on Wednesday 7th October for surnames A-K and Thursday 8th October for surnames L-Z.   2.15-3.15 p.m. both days.

 

Parents’ Evening

There will be a Parents’ Evening to discuss how your children are settling into school and progressing on Wednesday 21st  October  4—7 p.m for all years. An appointment time will be sent to you.

 

Assessment Week

Year 6 -week beginning 12th October.

Half Term – Monday 26th October– Friday 30th October inclusive

Return Monday 2nd November 2015 in winter uniform with ties.

 

Individual /Family Photos Tuesday 3rd November

If you have any pre- school children who wish to be photographed with their siblings, please come along at 8.45a.m.

Maths across the curriculum Workshop for parents 6.30pm Tuesday 3rd November

Come and find out how Maths is taught and used across the curriculum in all age groups.

 

Flu Immunisations Friday 13th November- please ensure you have returned your forms.

Assessment/test Week

Years 1-6 – Tuesday 1st– Tuesday 8th December 2015

Collective Worship

Autumn Term 2015 Important Dates

Whole School Masses/Class Liturgies

As always parents are warmly invited to attend Class Masses/Liturgies and whole school Masses helping us to develop the school as a praying community.

 

The Masses below are the planned dates but occasionally the Priest may have to change them.

 

Autumn Term

DATES Mass/Liturgy
Monday 12th October St. John the Baptist Class (6)Mass 2.15pm
Monday 9th November 2015 St. Jude’s Class (3) Liturgy 2.30pm
Monday 16th November 2015 St. Therese of Lisieux Class( 4) Mass 2.15pm
Monday 23rd  November 2015 St. Clare’s Class 5/6 Mass 2.15pm
Monday 30th November 2015 St Andrew’s House Mass in School Hall 2pm
Friday 18th December 2015 Advent Mass at Holy Cross Church KS2 9.30am- KS2

 

Class Assemblies:

Assemblies form an important part of collective worship in the school.  Parents of the class leading the Assembly are warmly invited to attend class assemblies which take place at 9am on Fridays in the School Hall, however, you are respectfully requested to be prompt as late arrival is disruptive.

 

Friday 9th October 2015 Judaism Assembly– 9:00am Whole school
Friday 16th October St. Therese of Lisieux Class Assembly- 9.00am Mrs Edoja
Friday 23rd  October 2015 Black History Assembly – Presentation of work Whole School
26th -30th October 2015 HALF TERM

 

Summer Term 2015 Important Dates

 

  • Monday 13th April -Class 3 and Class 3/4 commence swimming lessons (please remember your towels and costumes!)
  • Tuesday 14th April-Reception Class Road Safety Walk
  • Wednesday 15th April-Year 6 Road Safety Walk
  • Monday 20th April– Stranger Danger Theatre Show for Reception and KS1 classes
  • Tuesday 21st April-8.45am- Look at school website with Mrs Westrop in Outbreak Room
  • Thursday 23rd April-3.15pm- Look at school website with Mrs Westrop in Outbreak Room
  • Wednesday 29th April-PTA Meeting 6.30pm
  • Friday 8th May –Somers Heath’s Yr 4 pupils to Holy Cross to work with Cls 4 on Science Problem Solving
  • w/b May 11thYear 6 KS2 SATS
  • w/b May 18th– Assessment week for years 1,3,4 & 5
  • Friday May 22nd– D.T exhibition in school hall for all parents 3.30-4.30pm

            Monday 25th MayFriday 29th May– Half Term Holiday

  • Tuesday 2nd June- Anti-Bullying Theatre/workshop for KS2
  • Thursday 4th June-Junior Music Festival rehearsal at St Thomas of Canterbury School for Year 5
  • Friday 5th June-‘Change for Life’-Year 5
  • 9th and 11th June –VR and NVR tests for Years 3 and 5
  • Wednesday 10th June-Reception Class Trip to Sea-life Aquarium
  • w/b 15th June– Phonic Check Screening for Year ones
  • Tuesday 16th June-Class photos
  • Friday 19th June-Class 2 to Somers Heath-drama activity
  • w/b 22nd June-Science Week
  • Monday 29th June-Thurrock Infant Music Festival at Blackshotts 9.45-11.30am (Tickets available from Box Office-£4)
  • Friday 3rd July –Somers Heath Year 6 to Holy Cross for Rounders Match
  • Monday 6th July-Year 6 Retreat Day to Aylesford
  • Monday 13th July-KS1 Sports Day 1.30pm
  • Tuesday 14th July-KS2 Sports Day 1.15pm
  • Wednesday 15th July –EYFS Sports Day 10am
  • Thursday 16th July-Thurrock Junior Music Festival- Year 5 (coach leaves Holy Cross at 6.30pm returns 9pm)
  • Friday 17th July- Year 6 Leavers’ Play 2pm
  • Tuesday 21st July –Year 6 Leavers’ Mass-3.30pm

                             –Year 6 Leavers Disco- 6.30-8.30pm

Wednesday 22nd July break up at 1.30pm

 

Summer Term 2015 Collective Worship Dates

 

Friday 24th April 2015 St. Gabriel’s  Class Assembly 9.00am Class 3/4
Friday 1st May 2015 St. Jude’s Class Assembly 9.00am  Class 3
Friday 8th May 2015 St. Thomas Aquinas’ Class Assembly 9.00am  Class 2
Friday 22nd May 2015 Science Sharing Assembly Whole School
Friday 12th June 2015 St. Peter’s Class Assembly 9.00am Class 1/2
Friday 19th June 2015 St. Anthony’s Class Assembly 9.00am Reception
Friday 26th June 2015 St Francis’ Class Assembly 9.00am Class 1                    

 

Whole School Masses/Class Liturgies

As always parents are warmly invited to attend Class Masses/Liturgies and whole school Masses but please arrive promptly.

 

DATES Mass/Liturgy Person Responsible
Thursday 23rd April 2015 St. George’s House Mass in School Hall 11am Mr Laws
Monday 27th April 2015 St. Therese of Lisieux Class 4 Mass 2.15pm Mrs Agyemang/Mrs Meehan
Wednesday 6th May 2015 May Procession in Honour of Our Lady 2.15pm Mrs Shepherd

 

Miss K Lakin (EYFS)

Monday 8th June 2015 St. John the Baptist Class 6 Mass 2.15pm Miss Johnston
Monday 22nd June 2015 St. Clare’s Class  5/6 Mass 2.15pm Mr Price
Monday 13th July 2015 St. Francis’ Reception Class Liturgy 2.30pm Miss K Lakin
Tuesday 21st July 2015 3.30pm Leavers Mass in school hall Miss Johnston/Mr Price

 

Spring Term 2015 Important Dates

 

Tuesday 27th January-8.45-9.30am- Parents’ Coffee Morning

Wednesday 28th  January –Fire Safety Workshops for Year 3 -11am

Thursday 29th January-Netball Match against Shaw Primary-3.30pm

Friday 30th January Quantum Theatre-‘Calculating Mr One’ Years R-6

Tuesday 3rd February   KS1 SATs meeting for parents of Year 2 pupils, 6.30pm in the school hall.

Wednesday 4th February– Quantum Theatre-‘The Writing on the Wall’ Years 1-6

  • Reception Class Trip to ‘Build a Bear’ Factory

Friday 6th February– Class 1- school to school project with Somers Heath: Art

w/b Monday 9th February– R.E. Week: Islam

-Class Maths Competitions

Monday 9th February-Netball Match against Harris Academy

Half Term 16th-20th February 2015

w/b Monday 23rd February Year 6 test week

w/b Monday 2nd March     Assessment Week

                                           Book Fair

Monday 2nd March- Mobile School Uniform Shop-‘Sue’s Schoolwear’-2.30pm

Tuesday 3rd  March -8.45-9.30am- Parents’ Coffee Morning and chance to browse Book Fair

Thursday 5th March-Dress up for World Book Day

Friday 6th March-Classes: 3/3-4/4 Trip to Colchester Castle

Wednesday 11th March-Year 1 Scooter Training

Friday 13th March-Class 3 school to school project with Somers Heath: D.T.

w/b 16th MarchPerformance Poetry Week

-Phase Maths Competitions

Monday 16th March– KS1 trip to Kent Life

Tuesday 24th March– Class 5 Ukulele concert to parents

Tuesday 24th March & Wednesday 25th March    Parents’ evenings 4-7pm

Friday 27th March 2015– Break up for Easter

 

Whole School Masses/Class Liturgies

As always parents are warmly invited to attend Class Masses/Liturgies and whole school Masses but please arrive promptly.

 

DATES Mass/Liturgy Person Responsible
Monday  2nd February 2015 St. Jude’s Class 3 Mass 2.15pm Mr Charewha
Monday 9th February 2015 St. Cecilia’s Class Mass 2.15pm Mr Laws
Monday 2nd March 2015 St. David’s House Mass in School Hall 11am Mrs Agyemang/Mrs Carpenter
Monday 9th March 2015 St. Thomas Aquinas Class 2 Liturgy 2.30pm Miss Shead
Friday 20th March 2015 (note change of date) St. Peter’s Class 1/2 Liturgy 2.30pm Mrs Carpenter
Tuesday 17th March 2015 St. Patrick’s House Mass in School Hall 11am Miss Johnston/Mr. Price
Monday 23rd March 2015 St. Antony’s Class 1 Liturgy 2.30pm Miss C Lakin

 

Spring Term Class Assemblies

 

As always parents are warmly invited to attend Class Assemblies but please arrive at school by 8.55am to be seated before assembly begins. Also please remember that our assemblies are acts of worship and not shows.

 

Friday 30th January 2015 St Anthony’s Class Assembly 9:00am Miss C Lakin – Class 1
Friday 6th  February 2015 St. John the Baptist’s Class  Assembly 9:00am Miss Johnston – Class 6
Friday 13th February 2015 RE Sharing Assembly 9:00am Whole School
16th – 20th February 2015 HALF TERM  
Friday 6th March 2015 St. Clare’s Class Assembly 9:00am Mr Price – Class 5/6
Friday 13th March 2015 St. Cecilia’s Class Assembly 9:00am Mr Laws – Class 5
Friday 20th March 2015 Poetry Assembly 9:00am Whole School
Friday 27th March 2015 St. Therese of Lisieux ClassEaster Assembly Mrs Agyemang –Mrs Meehan – Class 4

 

Events

Please visit the PTA page for current PTA events and activities.

 

Welcome to the KHA Partnership
Christmas Holiday Activities Programme!
We have two events for local pupils to attend over the Christmas Holiday (to give mums and dads the chance to do their Christmas shopping!)

 

Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd December 2014  – download further details from our letters page.

 

Thurrock Local Safeguarding Children Board invite Parents and Carers to explore the virtual world of Thurrock’s Children Stranger Danger – What does this mean in 2014?

 

Monday 17th November 2014 18:30 – 20:30

Culver Centre, Daiglen Drive, South Ockendon, Essex  RM15 5RR

Download further information from our letters page.

 

Brentwood Catholic Children’s Society Music Concert

The Brentwood Catholic Children’s Society is hosting an evening of classical music in the  beautiful surroundings of Ingatestone Hall on Saturday 23rd May at 7.30pm.   Come and enjoy an exciting and varied programme with three professional  musicians all with local ties. Tickets are £22 and include wine and nibbles.
For tickets or further information, please call Amy Pether on 01268 784544 or  email apether@bccs.org.uk<mailto:apether@bccs.org.uk>

 

Is your child due to start Reception Class in September 2015?

Meet other parents

Discuss and share any concerns you may have about your child starting school

Be inspired with a variety of activities that can be recreated at home

 

This term we will be focusing on Communication and Language Development

Ockendon Children’s Centre Afton Drive

Thursday 13th November 2014 10.00am to 11.00am

Download further information from our letters page.

 

Welcome to the Kenningtons Holiday Activties Partnership

We have a full week of events for you this October half term. Events include Base Camp and Total Wipeout in a week-long set of activities which culminate in an all day party on Friday 31st October. Pupils are welcome to attend as many or as few sessions as they wish throughout the week.

Children attending KHA Partnership schools are eligible for a £1 discount on activities. The KHA Partnership is in the process of being confirmed for 2014/15. Please check with your school or phone Kenningtons Primary on 01708 865663 to check if your child qualifies for the lower rate prior to booking.

 

Download further information from our letters page.

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