Monthly Newsletters

Latest Newsletters

  • 11 Sep 2020
    September 2020 - Newsletter 243

    The September monthly newsletter is filled with news on the children's return to school, COVID safety, high school applications, our new healthy eating policy and last year's Year 6 celebrations on their last day. 

  • 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.

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Latest Newsletters

  • 25 Sep 2020
    Practice SATs arrangements for Year 6 2020-21

    Details of pratice SATs arrangements for Year 6 taking place in 2020-21

  • 23 Sep 2020
    Letter for parents about COVID-19 symptoms

    Attached is a letter from Public Health England which explains when a person requires a coronavirus test and what the symptoms of coronavirus are.

  • 21 Sep 2020
    Big Bake Off - in aid of Macmillan cancer support

    Children are invited to have fun baking at home, take a photo and bring it in to school or email to cakes@someriesjuniorschool.co.uk £1.00 entry fee. Brilliant prizes for top three entries. Closing date: Wednesday 30 September

  • 18 Sep 2020
    Attendance and Charity Events

    Guidance for illness and attendance together with information on two charity events due to take place are in the attached letter from Mr Hunt. A non uniform day in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support will take place on Friday 25 September and a request for donations for our Harvest Festival on Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th September 2020.

  • 10 Sep 2020
    Year 5 Swimming Lessons Starting Wednesday 16 September

    Full information for Year 5's swimming lessons together with a link to the permission form.

  • 09 Sep 2020
    Year 4 Swimming Lessons Starting Tuesday 15 September

    Full information for Year 4's swimming lessons together with a link to the permission form.

  • 01 Sep 2020
    Information for the New Term

    Attached is lots of information for children returning to school on Thursday 3 September

  • 17 Jul 2020
    Timings and Expectations for September

    Please find attached a letter from Mr Hunt regarding timings and expectations for September when the children return to school. Term starts on Thursday 3 September - for the first two days it will be mornings only.  Please see attached letter for your child's staggered start and end time.  To ensure the safety of the school community, please do adhere strictly to the drop off and collection times and we ask that you do not congregate on the school site.
    The attached letter also has a reminder for the school uniform and details of uniform supplier. Note you may place orders for uniform over the phone or email (orders can be delivered to your door with payment made via contactless card on delivery - £3.00 delivery fee).

  • 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.).

  • 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.