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Weekly Update 14th July 2023

Read our newsletter to find out what has been happening in school this week and upcoming events ...

Dear Parents and Carers,

‘Singin’ in the Rain’ JR

This week the Y6 production of ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ JR has been a real highlight! It was a fantastic production and every child played their part with such enthusiasm. Their enjoyment shone through so clearly on both nights! Congratulations to everyone involved in making the performance such a success and huge thanks to our wonderful team of parent volunteers for giving up their time and talents so generously.

Thank you to our staff team for all their hard work, our Y6 classteachers, Miss Thomas and Mr Askin, and Mrs FitzGerald, our musical director.

Thank you too for your kind donations at the end of the productions. We will share with you how much we raised in next week’s update.


We are looking forward to the PTA BBQ this evening from 6pm to 8pm. The rain won’t stop the fun!

When you arrive please enter through the main school entrance and come into the hall where the entertainment will take place. BBQ food will be available under cover at the back of the hall. We are not planning to use the KS1 playground in the rain.

This is a good time to thank our PTA committee, Liza Maxwell, our PTA chair and all the class reps and parent volunteers for all their hard work this year. The funds raised from the events held over the year are going towards our brand new Food and Technology room which is due for completion over the summer holiday. We have a rare opportunity to re-purpose a classroom which is no longer needed, now that we are returning to a fully single form school. This will give us a designated space to teach whole class cookery and Design and Technology lessons for children in all classes, and will also be used for before and after school clubs and events. The Food and Technology room will also be part funded by parent donations from our School Fund, so again thank you very much for your continued support.

Parent Survey

As we approach the end of the school year, we are inviting parents to complete the annual parent survey. The link to the survey is

If you have more than one child at the school, please do complete a form for each child.

We appreciate that this is a very busy time of year, but all responses to the survey are gratefully received and help us in our ongoing school development.

St Elizabeth’s Got Talent!

On the afternoon of Thursday 20th July, at the request of the children, we will be holding a whole school talent show. Children in all classes are invited to take part. This is a ‘children-only’ event.

Upcoming dates

On Tuesday 18th July at 9:30am we have the KS2 Sports Day and parents are invited to attend. Full details have been sent in a recent ParentMail.

Tuesday 18th July at 9:30am - KS2 Sports Day on Christ’s School field

Wednesday 19th July at 6pm – Governors’ Awards for Y6 children and parents.

Thursday 20th July at 9:30am – Leavers’ Mass – all parents and carers welcome to attend

Thursday 20th July at 11am – Sports Assembly – a review of the sporting year (for children only)

Thursday 20th July pm – St Elizabeth’s Got Talent!

Friday 21st July 2pm – End of term

Values Awards

Congratulations to the following children who have demonstrated our School Values this week.

Reception – Lucia and Raielle

Y1 - Rita and Harry

Y2 – Eddie

Y3 - Mateo

Y4 – Kate and Noah

Y5 - Oliver

Y6A - Elena

Y6T – Alex J and Elina

Million Word Readers

Congratulations to Katherine in Y6A who has read 5 million words and Madeleine in Y6T who has read an incredible 18 million words. We hope that this is a habit that continues with the children as they move onto secondary school!

Message from NSSport

Please find attached a flyer informing parents that NSSport will be running their After School Care provision on Friday 21st July from 2pm to 6pm.

Wishing you a lovely weekend,

Jane Hines