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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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  • Our new online payment system for all payments

    Published 23/06/21

    From 7th July 2021 our new online payment system for all payments will go live.  For full details on how to use please read the letter below.

    For FQAs please click below.

    This will be the new payment system for all payments from 1st September 2021 and therefore parents/carers will no longer be able to pay using cash or card at the School Office. 

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  • Student Travel 2021-22

    Published 22/06/21

    As Year 6 students will soon be moving onto secondary school and, their parents, carers and guardians will currently be considering how their child is going to travel to their new school. With this in mind, Arriva wants to make sure that they have the correct ticket information on the most cost effective way of getting their child to school, if they are using Arriva’s services.

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