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20th February 20

Our key focus for this coming half-term will be

'EMPATHY'

(learning how to walk in someone else's shoes, understanding how they feel and seeing things from their point of view)

“The opposite of anger is not calmness.  It’s empathy.” – Mehmet Oz

Key dates coming up 

Monday 24th February - Children return to school

Monday 24th February - Fairtrade Assembly

Tuesday 25th February - Pancake Day (school kitchen)

Wednesday 26th February - Scouting Assembly (Roy Aldwin)

Friday 28th February - Homework / good start assembly

Friday 28th February - Homework grids going home 

Monday 2nd March - Leyland Baptist team assembly

Wednesday 4th March - 'READATHON' launch

Thursday 5th March - WORLD BOOK DAY

Friday 6th March - 'Grab a book' fair after school

Monday 9th March - International Women Day assembly (Y4,5,6)

Monday 9th March - South Ribble Neighbourhood talks (Y3 and Y6)

Friday 13th March - Red Nose Day

Monday 16th March - International Women Day assembly (Y1,2,3)

Monday 16th March - PARENTS AFTERNOON & EVENING

Wednesday 18th March - Paul Cookson visiting poet workshops & assembly

Thursday 19th March (2.30pm) - Criminal Damage Y4 Assembly (with PCSO Tony)

Friday 20th March (1.30pm) - 'Special People' coffee afternoon

Monday 23rd March - Leyland Baptist team assembly

Monday 30th March - 'Easter Eggsperience' Leyland Baptist church Years 3 to 6)

Monday 30th March - Easter Assembly(Y1 and Y2)

Wednesday 1st April 3.40pm - EASTER BINGO (in the school hall)

Friday 3rd April - Shining Stars assembly and party

Friday 3rd April - 1.15pm Easter empathy assembly

Friday 3rd April 2pm - early finish for Easter (After-school club until 4pm)

 

 

HOLIDAY LIST 2019/2020

                  AUTUMN TERM 2019

                  School Opens:                       Wednesday 4th September 2019

                 Half-Term closure:                  Monday 21st October 2019  -

                                                                Friday 25th October 2019 (inclusive)

                Re-opens:                               Monday 28th October 2019

                End of Term:                           Friday 20th December 2019

                 SPRING TERM 2020

                School Opens:                        Tuesday 7th January 2020

                Half-Term closure                    Monday 17th February 2020 -

                                                               Friday 21st February 2020

                Re-opens:                               Monday 24th February 2020

                End of Term:                          Friday 3rd April 2020

 

                 SUMMER TERM 2020

               School Opens:                           Monday 20th April 2020

               May Day Closure:                      Monday 4th May 2020

               Half-Term closure:                     Monday 25th May 2020

                                                                 Friday 29th May

               Re-opens:                                 Tuesday 2nd June 2020

               End of Term:                             Friday 17th July 2020

              

Click on the End of Year Report documents below to see some of the fantastic things we have done this year 2018/19. Thank you everyone for your hard work and making our school amazing for our wonderful children.

2020 to 2021 Term Dates

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HOLIDAY LIST 2020/21

               AUTUMN TERM 2020

               School INSET day:                    Tuesday 1st September 2020            

               School Opens (for children):    Wednesday 2nd September 2020                     

                Half-Term closure:                   Monday 26th October 2020  -

                                                                 Friday 30th October 2020 (inclusive)

                Re-opens:                                  Monday 2nd November 2020

                End of Term:                             Friday 18th December 2020

               SPRING TERM 2021

                  School INSET day:                  Monday 4th January 2021

                School Opens:                         Tuesday 5th January 2021

                Half-Term closure                  Monday 15th February 2021 -

                                                               Friday 19th February 2021

                Re-opens:                                Monday 22nd February 2021

                End of Term:                          Friday 26th March 2021

              SUMMER TERM 2020

               School Opens:                           Monday 12th April 2021

               May Day Closure:                      Monday 3rd May 2021

               Half-Term closure:                   Monday 31st May 2021

                                                                Friday 4th June 2021

               School INSET:                         Monday 7th June 2021

               Re-opens:                                 Tuesday 8th June 2021

               End of Term:                            Friday 17th July 2021

               School INSET:                         Monday 19th July 2021 (covered by twilights)

               School INSET:                        Tuesday 20th July 2021 (covered by twilights)

See the documents below for an explanation about our Reception, Year 2 and Year 6 assessments and what they mean

END OF KEY STAGE 2 (Year 6)

2019

Expected Level

National at expected level

Higher attaining Pupil (SCALED SCORE OF 110+)

National higher attaining pupils (2018 data)

School average scaled score

National average scaled score

School Progress score

 

Reading

61%

73%

19%

27%

102.4

104

-1.5

Writing

65%

78%

10%

20%

NA

NA

-1.1

Grammar, Spelling and Punctuation

77%

78%

29%

36%

105.5

105

N/A

Maths

52%

79%

10%

27%

101.6

106

-3.9 (-1.7 with adjustments)

Reading, Writing and maths combined

45%

65%

3%

11%

NA

NA

N/A

We are very proud of our Year 6 children who have worked so hard this year and achieved great results: ABOVE NATIONAL AVERAGE IN MANY AREAS!

See our 'Results' page on the General Information section of our web-site for all our key school results.

Our amazing Year 6 children have achieved 83% in Reading (above national average) 83% in Maths (above national average) 70% Combined which are the children who have achieved expected in Reading, Writing and Maths (above national average)

Wow! Thank you to all the children for putting in such huge effort to achieve these results. The children have really impressed us this year, not just in their SATs results but also in their determination in all areas, their fantastic smiles and their participation in so many events in school. Well done to you all and thank you to the staff who have helped them to this success.

YEAR 1 PHONICS RESULTS

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Well done to our Year 1 children who achieved 65% in the Phonics Screening Check

See 'General Information' for the latest school newsletter

Our School Values

RESPONSIBLITY     HONESTY       KINDNESS

RESILIENCE      TOLERANCE     COURAGE

RESPECT           EMPATHY      DETERMINATION

Are you a 'VIP' (Values Inspired Person)?

 

COMMENTS FROM OUR PARENTS

‘excellent support from ALL staff'           

 'staff are understanding and genuinely care about the children'    

'great environment'    'good teaching'     'everyone is approachable' 

 'the children are so pleasant'               

 'my child is excited to come home and tell me about her day at school'

  'a family atmosphere in school' 

Ofsted 

‘good’ overall and ‘outstanding’ for personal development, behaviour and welfare.
 

‘striving for the best is the ambition of all.'

‘Parents are overwhelmingly satisfied with the school and what it does for their children.’

‘Pupils have very positive attitudes and they visibly enjoy learning.'

If you would like to look around our wonderful school to see for yourself please get in touch - if you are new to the area we have spaces in most year groups (including in our full-time Nursery). We look forward to meeting you.

We have an excellent Breakfast club from 8am and an After-school provision to 6pm.

See below for our Data Protection Policies

Nursery places

Please click on the link above to find out about the new 30 free hour child-care entitlement.

We have places available in Nursery if you are interested in high quality child-care led by a fully trained and very experienced Nursery teacher and EYFS team.

 

Stay Safe Online

1)      Don’t post any personal information online – like your address, email address or mobile number.

2)      Think carefully before posting pictures or videos of yourself.  Once you’ve put  a picture of yourself online most people can see it and may be able to download it, it’s not just yours anymore.

3)      Keep your privacy settings as high as possible

4)      Never give out your passwords

5)      Don’t befriend people you don’t know

6)      Don’t meet up with people you’ve met online.  Speak to your parent or carer about people suggesting you do

7)      Remember that not everyone online is who they say they are

8)      Think carefully about what you say before you post something online

9)      Respect other people’s views, even if you don’t agree with someone else’s views doesn’t mean you need to be rude

10)   If you see something online that makes you feel uncomfortable, unsafe or worried: leave the website, turn off your computer if you want to and tell a trusted adult immediately.

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