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Events and important Dates

There is always plenty going on at the school. This area offers you a Calendar of upcoming events and an overview of the term dates for this year and next.

You can read news on past events on the News page.

SUMMER TERM 2016 - Dates for your Diary

Further information will always come home prior to these events, but some parents find these dates useful in advance in planning time off work and childcare.

Please remember to also read your weekly, class newsletters for messages and other information from your child’s teacher.

Book Chatter for babies and toddlers takes place in our library every Wednesday afternoon – why not come along and encourage other mums with tiny tots!

Well Done assemblies are every Friday beginning at 9.05a.m.  Everyone is welcome to come along!

Clubs begin this week, beginning Monday, 18th April, 2016.


Friday, 29th April – many of you will have seen the front of the Scunthorpe Telegraph last week which featured the tragic death of Paul Blanchard – we will be holding a cake stall this morning to raise money for his widow, Caroline and their two children.  Anyone wishing to make a private donation, can do so at justgiving.com/theblanchards-hollymarie.

All donations of cakes much appreciated – please support our stall on Friday morning.


Monday, 2nd May – Bank holiday Monday – school reopens Tuesday, 3rd May.


Tuesday, 10th May – Superstars (P.E.) day!  Please ensure your child’s P.E. kit is in school for this exciting day!


Wednesday, 18th May – group photos and class photos this morning – doors open at 8:30a.m.


Wednesday, 25th May – a.m. – Infant Musical Festival – all reception, year 1 and year 2 children will be attending this competition – spare seats on coaches will be offered to parents on a ‘first come first served’ basis – please look out for the information letter with permission slip which will come home next week. 

                                         -p.m. – Year 2 annual visit to Scunthorpe Central Mosque – parents have been invited to come along for the last two years, and this has proved very popular – please look out for the information letter with permission slip which will come home next week.


Friday, 27th May – Queen’s Celebration dinner at 12.00 to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday.

  “           “      “      - school closes for half-term.


Half term – during half term, rewiring  of the whole school will begin with Phase 1.  There are 6 phases in all, and you will receive information about any changes to classrooms, entrances and exits.  This project has been phased to minimise disruption to the children’s education and will be completed by the end of August, and before the beginning of the next, academic year. 


Monday, 6th June – school reopens.

Wednesday, 8th June – Year 2 swimming begins at Riddings Pool – every week for 6 weeks on Wednesday mornings.


Sunday, 12th June – a.m. - provisional date for car boot sale on the school field – there will be a survey of parents to determine interest in this fundraiser.

Monday, 13th June – school is closed for this day only, and so is Leys Farm Junior School.

Tuesday, 14th June – school reopens.


Thursday, 23rd June – Rio Olympics day – with a special, themed dinner.  Please ensure your child’s P.E. kit is in school for this exciting day!


Monday, 27th June – last week of clubs led by school staff.

Tuesday, 28th June – Marvellous Maths Morning – a family day of maths activities in the classroom and a challenge in the afternoon!


Monday, July 4th – last week of professionally-led clubs.

Friday, 8th July – Our Garden Centre is open at the beginning and the end of the day – please support the children’s efforts which end a week with a gardening focus which we hope will lead to the children gaining the Royal Horticultural Society Level 4 award.


Monday, 11th – Friday, 15th  Our first Enderby Festival of performance, singing, dance, drums and fun!

Please be aware for your diary that Year 2 will be tackling a complete performance of Joseph on the afternoon of 14th July – and the Summer Fair is the afternoon of 15th July (from 2.00p.m.)!

Tuesday, 12th July – reports come home to parents, plus information about your child’s next class and teacher.


Tuesday, 19th July – Reception, year 1 and year 2 visit Honeysuckle Farm, Hornsea – last visited three years ago, and a tremendous day out!

Important note about the Nursery trip out of school this term – Miss Brunt will be sending home letters about this term’s visit in due course.

Wednesday, 20th July – 10.00 a.m. – Attendance assembly – parents welcome.

Thursday, 21st  July – the last day of this academic year.

9.00 a.m. - morning assembly (Summer birthdays, Well Dones, raffle and Summer singalong).

12.00 p.m. – Year 2’s favourites dinner, followed if it’s sunny and warm, by whole school ‘wet play’ – children will need scruffy, play clothes including underwear , and an old towel in a named, carrier bag to change into for water fun!  There will be a designated area on the playground for this end of year special so that the children pick and choose their own level of involvement.

1.20p.m. – doors open for Y2 Farewell – a last celebration of our current Y2 children ending with a balloon launch.

School closes at 2:15p.m. on this last day.


Thank you for your continuing support.

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