Monthly Newsletters

Latest Newsletters

  • 03 Apr 2020
    April 2020 - Newsletter 242

    This month's newsletter is filled with the numerous activities that the children participated in during March. We wish you safety and good health.

  • 09 Mar 2020
    March 2020 - Newsletter 241

    This month's newsletter is packed full with details of the the numerous activities the children have participated in including International Week, new caterers, Friends of Someries movie night, improving site security, sporting events, maths competitions, installation of new playground equipment and outdoor gym, bikeability cycle training for Year 5, Year 3's visit to St Francis' Church as well as winners of our our attendance and golden awards as well as value role models. There is also a calendar of events for the remainder of the academic year.

  • 04 Feb 2020
    February 2020 - Newsletter 240

    This month's newsletter has details of the number of awards we have received for our work with the children in different aspects of their education, new school caterers, reward trips, tree planting, sports, bridge building, Young Voices, RE week highlights and 3 Draco's class assembly. There is also information about the events taking place during international week w/c 10 February.

  • 09 Jan 2020
    January 2020 - Newsletter 239

    The newsletter for this month has lots of information about the numerous activities that took place before the Christmas holidays including the Year 3 nativity play, Year 5 pantomine, three music performances, Christmas jumper day, Year 6 craft sale, pizza making, baking sessions and a visit to the local pantomine. There is also information on Mr Finch's parent and carer learning information session due to take place on 23 January (9:00-10:30am) - all parents/carers invited.

  • 04 Dec 2019
    December 2019 - Newsletter 238

    This month's newsletter is again full of the many events that the children and parents/carers have participated in, together with details of the preparations for the Christmas season.

  • 12 Nov 2019
    November 2019 - Newsletter 237

    This month's newsletter has details on the numerous events and tournaments that the children have participated in together with an updated Calendar of Events for 2019-20

  • 09 Oct 2019
    October 2019 - Newsletter 236

    This month's newsletter is a celebration of the numerous events that have taken place at Someries including practising kindness at Someries with harvest celebrations and MacMillan cake and coffee events; summer activity days, new school council, Year 6 residential trip to Kingswood, Year 6 activity days, investigating during science and our award/values winners and the golden book of excellence.

  • 13 Sep 2019
    September 2019 - Newsletter 235

    This month's newsletter has a lot of information about how the new term has started, highlights from the end of the summer term and results of the pupil & parent/carer surveys. It also has a calendar of events for the 2019/20 academic year.

  • 16 Jul 2019
    July 2019 - Newsletter 234

    This month's newsletter is packed with news on the numerous activities the children have taken part in together with staffing news.

Letters Home

Latest Newsletters

  • 11 May 2020
    Weekly Update for parents and carers - 7 May 2020

    Attached is a letter with information on keeping children safe on Google Classrooms, instructions for Google Classrooms, government briefing taking place at the weekend, Year 6 transition and the teacher for 5Perseus as Mrs Prasad starts her maternity leave

  • 11 May 2020
    Phased Return for Year 6 Pupils

    Attached is a letter for parents of pupils in Year 6 for the phased return announced by the Prime Minister

  • 11 May 2020
    Kingswood Residential Trip - Change of Date

    Attached is a letter regarding a change of date for the Kingswood trip from September 2020 to Wednesday 26th May to Saturday 29th May 2021. (Please be aware that Saturday 29th May is the first day of the summer half term holiday.).

  • 04 May 2020
    Weekly Update for Parents/Carers - 4 May 2020

    This week's letter shows the ways we are looking to improve the Google Classrooms experience for children, a free information book from the illustrator of The Gruffalo, our Celebration slides from Friday's assembly, marking the 75th anniversary of VE day, support for families from a local charity and a message from our staff to you all. Stay safe and healthy

  • 27 Apr 2020
    Weekly update for parents and carers 27 April

    Latest news plus examples of pupils' work at home

  • 20 Apr 2020
    New Term

    Attached is a letter from Mr Hunt with information on Google Classroom, how to contact the school via email or the new mobile number, communication of school re-opening plus safeguarding and child protection concerns.

  • 20 Mar 2020
    Provision for the children of critical workers

    A reduced education provision will be made for the children of critical workers who can not be otherwise cared for at home.

  • 19 Mar 2020
    School Closure

    School will be closed from Monday 23 March. Please read this letter for more details.

  • 18 Mar 2020
    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updated Advice and Information

    Attached is updated advice and information regarding the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak including information on preparations for imminent partial school closures, reduced operating hours - or worst case scenario - a full school closure. 
    Any NHS front-line healthcare professional in any capacity or healthcare workers should identify themselves to Mrs Dudley in the school office on 01582 738810 or by emailing admin@someriesjuniorschool.co.uk as soon as possible

  • 17 Mar 2020
    Year 6 - How to Keep Learning at Home

    If your child is not in school, we want to reduce the interruption to your learning. Attached are details of daily and weekly tasks that should be carried out to maintain your child's progress. For each subject we have suggested some activities for you.

  • 17 Mar 2020
    Year 5 - How to Keep Learning at Home

    If your child is not in school, we want to reduce the interruption to your learning. Attached are details of daily and weekly tasks that should be carried out to maintain your child's progress. For each subject we have suggested some activities for you.

  • 17 Mar 2020
    Year 4 - How to Keep Learning at Home

    If your child is not in school, we want to reduce the interruption to your learning. Attached are details of daily and weekly tasks that should be carried out to maintain your child's progress. For each subject we have suggested some activities for you.

  • 17 Mar 2020
    Year 3 - How to Keep Learning at Home

    If your child is not in school, we want to reduce the interruption to your learning. Attached are details of daily and weekly tasks that should be carried out to maintain your child's progress. For each subject we have suggested some activities for you.

  • 17 Mar 2020
    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Preparedness: Letter for all Year Groups

    Detailed in this letter is information regarding the school's preparations to provide work in case your child is off sick (or has to self isolate) and preparations for a possible future school closure. It also has details of links to the additional key stage 2 online resources.

  • 13 Mar 2020
    Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Attached is advice and information for the school's prevention and management strategy

  • 05 Feb 2020
    Caterlink

    From half term onwards, we are pleased to announce the school will be working with a new catering partner, Caterlink. Pupil food-tasters helped us select this firm from the five caterers who sought our business. This new venture will provide better food and a better dining experience for pupils. Attached is some introductory information from Caterlink together with a special diet/allergy form that needs to be completed and returned before Friday 7 February 2020. Please complete and return the reply slip and completed special diet/allergy form even if your child does not have school meals at present. A copy of Caterlink’s privacy notice is attached to this letter

  • 09 Dec 2019
    RELAY Protocol - Domestic Abuse Notifications

    Attached is a letter informing you that that the school is part of a jointly run scheme between Luton Council, Bedfordshire Police and our School, called RELAY.  The school has been asked by the local authority to inform parents/carers that the school is part of this local scheme which is in response to the national scheme ‘Operation Encompass’ (www.operationencompass.org).

  • 26 Jun 2019
    School Uniform - Change of PE Kit & New Uniform Stockist

    Attached is a copy of a letter that will be sent home regarding school uniform. From September, the school will no longer sell uniform. The school does have limited stocks still available for purchase, however, Rickys Fashions in the Mall Market Hall will now be our uniform stockist.
    After listening to parental feedback, we will be changing our PE uniform - see attached letter for details.

  • 25 Jun 2019
    Evolve Insurance for School Trips

    Attached is a copy of the school's Insurance details for school visits