Apr 24, 2015

Newsletter 7

This week our year 4 and year 6 pupils have been learning how to cycle safely.


This week our Year 6 and Year 4 pupils have been learning how to cycle safely on our local roads. Thank you to Mel for organising this for us.

We look forward to our annual bling Your Bike day on Wednesday 10th June (with Friday 12th as a backup date should it be wet on 10th)

May Revels.

Preparations for the May Revels are now in full swing. In order to collect prizes for the tombola we will be holding a non-uniform day on Friday8th May.

Pupils can come to school in non-uniform for the donation of a prize for the tombola stall.

Oakridge and Bisley Choir.

During terms 4 & 5 Class 2 have been taking part in weekly singing lessons from specialist music teacher Matt Richardson. They have been learning songs that will be performed with Class 3 from Bisley at the Cheltenham Festival. We will be competing against other small rural schools in this exciting event on Tuesday 5th May. More information will be sent out next week. 

Sainsbury’s Active Kids

We are currently collecting vouchers from Sainsbury’s. You can place these in the school post box. Vouchers can be collected up until 5th May.

Dates for your diaries.

On the back of this letter are a list of known dates for terms 5 and 6. As always we will update you of anychanges and additions. Information regarding dates is also available on the school website.


We are thrilled that Mr Wardle is staying with us as Class 2 teacher for terms 5 and 6.This term we will be interviewing for the permanent Class 2 teacher position.We will inform you of the outcome as soon as an appointment has been made.

Many thanks.

Thank you so much for your generous gift and messages of best wishes following my recent wedding. It was a really super day. I have spoken with the pupils to tell them that in my professional capacity I have decided to keep my name the same although my married name is Mrs Kay.  

Value of the Term.

This term our Christian value is friendship.


Kind regards

Miss L Austin



Monday 27th April

Class 2 to British Museum – coach leaves school at 7.00am!

Year 1 & 2 pupils to Eastcombe for 2nd Kick Off Stroud event. Collect from Eastcombe Park at 3pm

Thursday 30th April

Class 1 to Copsegrove – drop off at 9.15am, collect at 2.45pm

 Tuesday 5th May

Class 2 to Cheltenham Music Festival – more details to follow

 Friday 8th May

Non-uniform day

Bring something in for the tombola stall

 Monday 11th May

SATs week for Year 6 pupils

(no guitar/violin/keyboard lessons this week)

 Saturday 16th May

 May Revels

 Wednesday 20th May

School Photos

(Photos taken in family groups – tell Carolyn if you would like younger siblings included or individual photos)

 Friday 22nd May


Achievement Worship in Church at 9.15am

Possible Rounders at TK for KS2 (12.30 – 2.45pm) TO BE CONFIRMED

Monday 1st June


 Thursday 4th June

Class 2 to Cheltenham Science Festival with Class 3 from Bisley

More details to follow

 Wednesday 10th June

Bling your Bike Day

(Friday 12th June – back-up day if wet)

 Monday 15th June

Joint residential with Bisley for some Y5 & 6 pupils

 Friday 26th June

Last Kick Off Stroud sporting event for Year 1 & 2 pupils – details TBC

 Wednesday 1st July

Joint Sports Afternoon with Bisley – details TBC

(Thursday 2nd July Reserve Day)

 Tuesday 7th July

Whole School Performance at Cotswold Playhouse @ 6.30pm

 Friday 17th July


Leavers’ service in Church at 9.15am



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