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The Saucy Sandwich

Have a look at the promotional video, with an all star cast! - on our Twitter account

First round of Saucy Sandwiches on Friday 15th November - 8.30 - 9.15 a.m. in the main hall

£2 for a bacon or sausage roll

Nativity & Christmas Shows and Performances

The children in the lower half of the school will be performing festive shows and concerts for you.  Below are the dates of the events.

Show Times

Nursery children will perform some festive songs for parents during the afternoon of Tuesday 10th December – more details to follow - but tickets will not be required and a chance to ‘stay and play’ will follow.

Tickets required for ( details to follow):

Reception classes Nativity

Monday 9th December - 2.00 p.m.

KS1 (Y1&Y2)

The Little Red Robin will be performed on:

Wed 11th December at 6.00 p.m., and

Thurs 12th December at 2.00 p.m.

The Saucy Sandwich

The first ‘Saucy Sandwich’ event will be next Friday, 15th November. 

This is a cooked breakfast, in a bun, served prior to the start of school from the main hall kitchen.

If you are hungry, come to the main hall door between 8.30 and 9.15 a.m. and help yourself to a sausage or bacon roll, priced £2.

Different dietary needs will be catered for. Tea and coffee will also be available.

The purpose, apart from providing you with a filling and nutritious start to your day, is to raise funds for additional IT equipment.


Mission Christmas

Once again we ask for your donations of new and unwrapped gifts which can be given to needy children in our local community.

In the past our donations have gone to the Key 103 scheme.  This time they will go to the Lighthouse Project, a Middleton organisation, and the gifts will go to Middleton children.

Gifts for children from birth to aged 18 years are welcome.


Be Healthy - Stay Safe Week

Begins Monday 4th November 

Lots of activites for the children plannned for the week, including:

Tree planting, visit from the fire service, nutritionist and the police.  Talks for parents about safeguarding, for children about mental health awareness and e-safety. Yoga activities too!



Parents' and Carers' Questionnaire

Click on the link below to look at a summary of the results from the survey conducted during Parents' Evening on 9th October.  Thank you to the 257 respondents who took the time to respond and to our School Councillors who carried out the survey.

Parents' Questionnaire Results Oct 2019

Times Table Rock Stars

After the October holiday, we will be launching TT Rockstars across school for children from Y1 upwards.  It is an online ‘game’ used by many schools across the country which encourages and rewards the learning of times tables. Your child should have their login details in the front of their planners. Please check that they can log in at home  and if there are any issues, please let your child’s teacher know.


Non-Uniform Days

Non-Uniform Days coming soon, in the lead up to the Christmas Fair on Friday 6th December, please donate items as listed below:

Friday 15th November – Bottles

Friday 6th December – Cakes

Your donations will be gratefully received.


Phonics and Welcome event in Reception

Thank you to all those parents/carers who attended our phonics/welcome event. As requested, the PowerPoint is available below.

Breakfast and After School Club ( BC and ASC )

To make sure that we have all of the correct information and can accomodate as many children as possible, please complete, where needed, and return to the school office the following forms:

  • If you want to apply for a place at the BC and/or the ASC: Click here
  • Information about how the BC+ASC works, costs, hours, location etc: Click here
  • If your child is already registered but you need to change hours/days:  Click here
  • If you no longer need a place at the BC and/or ASC for your child:  Click here


Holiday Pattern for 2019 - 2020

The holiday schedule for the current school year and next is available by clicking: Here

Our apologies for any inconvenience caused by two changed from the schedule previously published.  The changes are:

  • The February holiday will be from Monday 24th to Friday 28th 2020, in line with other local schools, though different from other Local Authorities ( and perhaps a cheaper holiday option ).
  • The May Day Bank Holiday closure has been moved to Friday 8th May 2020 ( to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of VE Day )




Latest Alkrington Primary Events

Nasal Flu Inoculations R to Y518Nov2019

Nasal Flu Inoculations for ages Reception to Y5 Parental permission to be sought

Autumn Term Governing Board meeting20Nov2019

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Robinwood Trip Y502Dec2019

First day of the Y5 residential visit to Robinwood Outdoor Centre, Todmorden

Robinwood Trip Y503Dec2019

Second day of the Y5 residential visit to Robinwood Outdoor Centre, Todmorden

Robinwood Trip Y504Dec2019

Final day of the Y5 residential visit to Robinwood Outdoor Centre, Todmorden

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