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Please see attached important information regarding ParentPay and School Dinner payments.

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Download this file (Text alerts.pdf)Text alerts.pdf
Download this file (Debt notice.pdf)Debt notice.pdf

Reception & Nursery Phonics Workshop (4.10.18)

Please find attached the PowerPoint presentation from the Reception and Nursery phonics workshop.

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Download this file (St Nics Phonic Meeting - Sept 2018 .ppt)St Nics Phonic Meeting - Sept 2018 .ppt

Maths Workshop

Please see attachment with useful links to online Maths resources. 

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Download this file (Maths Workshop.pdf)Maths Workshop

Packed Lunch Yrs R - 2 (07/09/18)

Please find lunch form attached that has been sent home today for week commencing 17/09/18.  Please ensure forms are returned to the office by Wednesday 9am for orders to be processed for the following week.  Unfortunately, forms received after 9am on Wednesday cannot be processed.

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Download this file (Sept Packed Lunch Order Form  - Rec, Y1  Y2.pdf)Sept Packed Lunch Order Form - Rec, Y1 Y2.pdf

Lunchtime Vocal Group yr 2,3 & 4 (6/9/18)

Mrs Carey will be running a free lunchtime vocal group starting next Thursday 13th September.  Please see attached flyer.  Packed lunches would be preferable for year 3 & 4 on this day.

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Download this file (vocal group flyer.pdf)vocal group flyer.pdf

Clubs starting September 18 (6/9/18)

Please find attached the clubs list and booking form for the Autumn term.  Letters will be in childrens bag tonight.  Please return booking form tomorrow to secure your child's place for week commencing 10th September.

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Download this file (Booking Form Sept 18.pdf)Booking Form Sept 18.pdf

Year 4 Leavers' Videos Weblink (20.07.18)

Year 4 parents have been sent an email with a link to  download the following Videos which have been viewed by all the children at school and to parents who attended the viewing sessions in the hall provided by Mr Gough:-

'This is Me'

'Leaver's Video'

Thank you to Mrs Lowe and Mr Gough for the production of these videos which we hope will become treasured memories of St Nicholas in the coming years.  



Online safety guide for children 19/07/18

Please click here to find an online safety guide for parents and children sponsored by Vodafone.

Attendance Awards (19.07.18)

Attendance Certificates

Children are awarded Attendance Certificates for 100% attendance at the end of each term according to the following schedule:-

Autumn Term

Bronze – for children achieving 100 % attendance.

Spring Term

Bronze – for children achieving 100% attendance this term but not in the Autumn

Silver – for children achieving 2 terms 100% attendance i.e. Autumn & Spring

Summer Term
Bronze – for children achieving 100% attendance this term but not in the Autumn or Spring terms

Silver – for children with 2 terms 100% attendance i.e. Autumn & Summer or Spring & Summer

Gold – for children with 3 terms 100% attendance i.e. full attendance for whole year

Nb. Children are only awarded one of each certificate during each academic year as they are progressive awards.

Data is collated using the SIMS Attendance module and marks that have a statistical meaning of Present or Approved Educational Activity contribute towards these awards.

Please see Department for Education Absence Marks Description and Marks for further information.

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Download this file (Absence Codes Descriptions and Meanings.pdf)Absence Codes Descriptions and Meanings.pdf

Summer Safety Message For Families (03.07.18)

Summer Safety Message For Families 
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service would like to communicate to children and families how to stay safe during the warm weather we are currently experiencing. We have been talking to children in school about the following issues and would appreciate parents doing so also.
  • Deliberately setting grass fires is a crime.  It could result in a prison sentence or a £5000 fine.
  • Grass fires are very dangerous as they can quickly spread and get out of control.
  • Deliberate grass fires can also put both firefighters and members of the public at needless risk of injury.
  • When enjoying the outdoors put rubbish in a nearby bin or take it home.
  • Open water can be dangerous. There may be unseen dangers including the risk of waterborne disease. Cold water shock can kill within one minute of being in the water. Only swim at lifeguarded pools
More safety information can be found on the following website at and we are also on Facebook ‘Staffordshires Fire and Rescue’ and Twitter ‘@Staffsfire’.
Please help to keep your child safe by sharing this information with them. It is really important that we all enjoy the summer safely.

Holiday Clubs with Mr Mills and Mrs Carey (29.6.18)(

We are excited to promote our Summer Holiday clubs in Football and Theatre on the 28th, 29th and 30th August.  Please find attached the flyers and spare application forms are in the office.

Clubs for Autumn Term (25.06.18)

A high standard of behaviour is a pre-requisite for your child's attendance at after school activities.   
Mr Mills, the school and other providers reserve the right to withdraw provision if a child's behaviour compromises the enjoyment or progress of a club for other children.  We would hope that this is never needed.
Where days have changed with providers from this year’s days this has been outside of the school's control.
We hope that by providing you with information about our clubs in advance of September this aids parents in planning what their child might like to be involved in, as well as organising any arrangements for childcare.   Clubs will not be bookable until the first week of term and parents will receive a text by Friday 7th September confirming their child’s allocation of a place with a provider.   Due to the payment administration system we are unable to book children in this side of the holidays, unfortunately. 
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Download this file (NEWclubs for sept.pdf)NEWclubs for sept.pdf

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