We are pleased to introduce you to our school
At King Edward Primary School we work together to provide a safe, caring community and an exciting and creative learning environment where children are encouraged to think independently, where their views are valued and they are challenged to achieve their full potential. 

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Our children make outstanding progress
National performance data for all schools was published in Autumn 2016.  We are delighted to learn that data for our school shows that at King Edward Primary, our children make outstanding progress.
   


Frequently asked questions
Answers to all of your start of
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School Term & Holiday Dates
Please find school term/holiday dates and details below:


Term Dates 2017 - 2018 with Inset Days

Paper copies of all documentation available online on our website are available on request via the school office. If you have any suggestions / ideas for our website, please contact us: 
     




New Club - Rock-it-ball Club for Years 4, 5 & 6 on Wednesdays

posted 19 Jan 2018, 06:07 by Linn Hoggins

Rock-it-ball Club on Wednesdays has now been opened to children in Year 4, if your child would like to attend this new exciting club, please complete the online permission form below.

New Choir After School Club - Years 3 to 6 - Wednesdays starting Wednesday 24th January 2018

posted 18 Jan 2018, 05:59 by Linn Hoggins

We are starting a new after school Choir Club for Key Stage 2 Years 3 to 6 children, starting Wednesday 24th January 2018 3.20pm - 4.15pm with Mr Henderson.

Among other activities the Choir will prepare and perform songs at a variety of events both in school and out of school.

If your child would like to attend Choir Club (even if they were in choir before Christmas), please complete the online booking form below.  Children will be dismissed from the main entrance.

Thank you

Mr Henderson and Mrs Armstrong

Year 5 Maths Visit to New York Primary School (selected children)

posted 18 Jan 2018, 05:48 by Linn Hoggins

Dear parent/carers

Your child has been chosen (parents have been informed by text message) to take part in a Maths Day at New York Primary School. During this visit they will have the opportunity to work with one of the UK's leading maths consultants, Ian Botwright, developing their maths skills and knowledge.

The visit will take place on Monday 22nd January. The children are to arrive at school at the usual time. They will then travel to and from the venue by mini bus with Miss Forbes and return to school for approximately 3.00pm.

Children are to wear full school uniform and bring a packed lunch and non-fizzy drink. If your child is entitled to free school meals a packed lunch will be provided from school on request. 

Please complete the online permission form below for this visit.

Thank you

Bad Weather Update

posted 18 Jan 2018, 00:53 by Linn Hoggins

Our school is open today, as the weather is very cold and icy we have had to close the Key Stage 2 yard.  All children who access the Key Stage 2 yard can enter the school via the school office or the double sliding doors at the bottom of the Key Stage 1 yard.

We will keep you updated for pick up.  

Please take extra care when walking/driving today as the roads are very icy and very dangerous.

Thank you.

Parents Evenings - Thursday 1st February & Monday 5th February 2018

posted 16 Jan 2018, 02:53 by Linn Hoggins

Advance Notice - parents evenings will be held on Thursday 1st February and Monday 5th February 2018.  Booking times and more information will follow soon.

Thank you.

Important letter regarding trip/visit contributions

posted 15 Jan 2018, 04:58 by Linn Hoggins

Please click on the link below to view an important letter regarding trip and visit contributions from the Governors Communication Committee.

Years 3 - 6 Football Club - Mondays - Starting Monday 15th January 2018

posted 12 Jan 2018, 07:41 by Linn Hoggins

Football Club for Year 3 to 6 children (girls and boys) will begin on Monday 15th January 2018 running for (10 weeks) until Monday 26th March 2018. The session will be provided by Gary Steadman.

Please note: The children will be taken to the club by a member of staff, when they will then be in the care of Gary Steadman or his team. Children can then be collected from the end of his sessions from the gym by the automatic doors at end of the Key stage one yard.

Your child will need the following: trainers PE Kit or football strip/sportswear, non fizzy drink.

The cost of this club is £3 per session, the total cost of £30.00 will be paid directly to club tutor on first session, (money in named  envelope) Payment can be made by cash or cheque made payable to ( Mr Gary Steadman)

As places are limited we will have to pick names out of a hat if the club is oversubscribed. Deadline for this club is  Sunday 14th January 2018 We will inform parents if your child has secured a place first thing Monday morning.  Anyone who has signed up for this club, please bring their kit on Monday.  

Apologies for short notice.

Thank you

Years 4, 5 & 6 - Forest School - Thursday's starting Thursday 18th January 2018

posted 12 Jan 2018, 03:06 by Linn Hoggins   [ updated 12 Jan 2018, 03:10 ]

We are offering an exciting club for children in Years 4,5 & 6.  Forest school is run by Mr Mark Stutt.  The sessions will take place outside and will include:

Environmental art
Story telling
Shelter building
Model making
Fire making
Toasting marshmallows and making hot chocolate!!!
(Please ensure appropriate outdoor clothing is worn)

The sessions will take place on Thursday 18th January 2018 from 3.30pm to 4.30pm until Thursday 22nd February 2018 and will last for 5 weeks.

The cost of this club is £3 per session, the total cost of £15 will be paid directly to club tutor on first session. Payment can be made by cash or cheque made payable to ( Mr Sam Jackson).

As places are limited we will have to pick names out of a hat if the club is oversubscribed. Deadline for this club is Monday 15th January 2018. We will inform parents if your child has secured a place by Tuesday 16th January 2018.

If your child would like to attend the Forest School please complete the online permission form below.

Thank you.

Football Club Years 1 & 2 - Thursday's - Starting Thursday 18th January 2018

posted 12 Jan 2018, 02:33 by Linn Hoggins

Football after school club for Years 1 & 2 (girls and boys) with Gary Steadman will begin on Thursday 18th January 2018 for 10 weeks until Thursday 29th March 2018. The club will start at 3.30pm and finish at 4.30pm. It will be held in Gym.

The children will be taken to the club by a member of staff, where they will then be in the care and responsibility of Gary or a member of his staff. The children can then be collected at the end of the session from the community room doors in the KS1 yard.  Your child will need training shoes, PE kit or sportswear and a non-fizzy drink.

The cost of this club is £3 per session.  Please pay the total cost of £30.00 directly to the club tutor on first session (money in named envelope). Payment can be made by cash or cheque made payable to Mr Gary Steadman.

If you would like your child to attend the club, please complete the booking form below by Monday 15th January 2018 at 1.00pm. As places are limited we will pick names out of a hat if the club is oversubscribed. APOLOGIES FOR THE SHORT NOTICE BUT WE ARE OBVIOUSLY KEEN TO GET THE CLUBS UP AND RUNNING FOR NEXT WEEK FOR OUR CHILDREN AS THIS IS A VERY SHORT TERM. 

We will inform parents if your child has secured a place on Tuesday 16th January 2018. 

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