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  • MUNCH Free Recipe Kits

    Published 13/07/22

    Over the last 18 months Shoeburyness & Thorpe Bay Baptist Church have run a project called MUNCH.  During the school holidays we prepare free recipe kits which include ingredients to make a meal for four, they are available for any family to collect from us. The digital flyer below contains all the information.

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  • Essex Fire Museum (Grays) - Open Days

    Published 13/07/22

    Essex Fire Museum.  

    This is situated in Grays (behind the fire station).    We have got three open days coming up in the school holiday:

    • Sunday 31st July
    • Tuesday 9th August
    • Sunday 28th August

    On these days there will be opportunities for families to get involved in history trails around the museum, craft activities and a chance to sit on the fire engines (and squirt water😊).

    The museum is free entry (but visits are by appointment only……..as we are on the site of an operational fire station).

    If families are interested, could they please email us at:   museum@essex-fire.gov.uk  and tell us the number in their party and the time they would like to arrive (we are open from 10.00am to 4.00pm).   This is just because we have to keep the station informed of numbers throughout the day. 

    Our address and contact details are:

    Fire Station, Hogg Lane, Grays RM17 5QS

    Email: museum@essex-fire.gov.uk

    Website:  Fire Museum (essex-fire.gov.uk)

    The museum is free entry.

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  • Year 6 have lots of exciting dates in the diary!

    Published 17/06/22

    Year 6 production performance to parents - Tuesday 12th of July @ 2pm or 6pm

    Year 6 leavers festival on the field - Wednesday 20th July 2pm-4pm 

    Year 6 leavers assembly (parents are invited) - Thursday 21st July @ 9.30am 

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  • Southend RNLI Open Day 2nd May

    Published 25/04/22

    Please see attached a poster for the upcoming Southend RNLI open day on the 2nd May.  There will be activities ans sea safety will be promoted and there will be a chance to see the hovercraft and boat in action!

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  • Walk In COVID-19 Vaccinations In Half Term

    Published 09/02/22

    Southend Borough Council are holding a few pop-up vaccine clinics during half term, for children 12yrs +.

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  • Dress to Express Day to support Children's Mental Health Week.

    Published 03/02/22

    Thorpedene is hosting a fun-filled Dress to Express Day to support Children's Mental Health Week. 

    The idea is simple – students, staff and families use colourful clothing and unique accessories to express how they're feeling on Friday 11th February and make a suggested 50p donation for the mental health charity "Place2Be". 

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  • Poppy Appeal Update

    Published 02/02/22

    We are pleased to announce that we raised £349.39 for the Poppy Appeal.

    Thank you all for your generosity in supporting the Royal British Legion.

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  • November 19th Newsletter

    Published 22/11/21

    Please click the link below to read this week's newsletter

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  • November Newsletter

    Published 05/11/21

    Please click below to read this month's Newsletter. 

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  • This Weeks Newsletter

    Published 15/10/21

    Please use the link below to read this weeks Newsletter No 5, 15th October

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  • Bikability Sessions October 2021 Half Term

    Published 14/10/21

    Please see information below from South Essex Active Travel Programme for Bikeability Sessions for this October Half Term.

    We are now taking bookings for October half term Bikeability sessions.  The sessions will take place in Chalkwell Park and Southchurch Park.   Please note that your child MUST bring along a bike and helmet and a parent MUST attend each session.

     All sessions are FREE of charge.

     We will be offering the following sessions:

     Learn to Ride – suitable for any age from 4 years upwards.  These sessions are for 45 minutes on a 1:1 basis with an accredited instructor. Your child must bring along a bike and helmet for the session (stabilisers removed).  A parent/guardian must attend the entire session to satisfy our safeguarding and Covid-19 measures.

    Level 1 Bikeability – suitable for children aged 6 years upwards that can ride unaided.  These sessions are for 1 hour on a 1:1 basis with an accredited instructor. Your child must bring along a bike and helmet for the session (stabilisers removed).  A parent/guardian must attend the entire session to satisfy our safeguarding and Covid-19 measures.

     Level 2 Bikeability – suitable for children aged 10 years upwards that can ride with good control of their bike and wish to be able to make a simple journey on the road.  These sessions are for 2 hours on a 1:1 basis with an accredited instructor. Your child must bring along a bike and helmet for the session. A parent/guardian must attend the entire session preferably with a bike to satisfy our safeguarding and Covid-19 measures.

     Level 3 Bikeability – suitable for children aged 10 years upwards that have already completed Level 2 Bikeability and wish to be able to ride on busier roads including filter lanes, traffic lights and roundabouts.   These sessions are for 2 hours on a 1:1 basis with an accredited instructor. Your child must bring along a bike and helmet for the session. A parent/guardian must attend the entire session with a bike (essential) to satisfy our safeguarding and Covid-19 measures. The meeting point will be at The Old Vienna Roundabout for Chalkwell Park bookings and the roundabout at Thorpe Hall Avenue/Woodgrange Drive for the Southchurch Park bookings..

     To book a session please request a booking form by emailing elaineswallow@southend.gov.uk OR forwardmotion@southend.gov.uk

    We look forward to hearing from you.

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  • School Photos - 2020-2021

    Published 08/09/21

    Individual child photos were taken at the end of the summer term, these are available to purchase as a digital print at a cost of £2 per child.

    Parents/carers need to complete the order form on the school app to request the photos and make payment via ParentMail.

    Orders will close on 16th September and individual photos will be emailed out the week commencing 20th September.

    Only orders that have been paid for will be emailed.

    Unfortunately the only photos we are able to provide are individual photos for the last academic year.

    We are hoping to return to our normal schedule of class and individual photos this academic year.

    Thank you for your understanding.

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