Be all you can be.

Be yourself, be your best!


Why not come and join us at The Abbey Primary School?

Be all you can be.

Be yourself, be your best!


Why not come and join us at The Abbey Primary School?

Be all you can be.

Be yourself, be your best!


Why not come and join us at The Abbey Primary School?

Newsletter 17th May 2019


School Newsletter 17th May 2019


Class Attendance This Week

This week's winners are...

1st The Angles (Mrs Dean)  99.7% 
2nd The Danes (Miss Hollingworth) 99%
3rd The Lombards (Mrs Davis/Miss Ford) & The Celts (Miss Crawford) 98.3% 

Well done!


Housepoints Awards This Week

1st Birch  301
2nd Lime 269
3rd Maple 260
4th Ash 251

Well done!


Maths Trophy

This week's top 3 are...

1st - The Gaels (Mr Bartlett) 83.3%

2nd - The Huns (Miss Roberts) 63.3%

3rd - The Franks (Miss Benjamin) 57.1%

Well done!


Year 6 SATs

Well done to all our Year 6 children for 'Being their best' this week. They all enjoyed their treat today.


Abbey Got Talent - 22nd May 2019 6.00-7.30pm

This event takes place on Wednesday 22nd May 2019 6.00 - 7.30pm (no pre-school children allowed). Children must be accompanied by an adult to this event.


School closure - Thursday 23rd May 2019

A reminder that the school will be closed to pupils on Thursday 23rd May 2019. This is due to the school being used as a polling station for the upcoming elections. For safeguarding reasons the school will be closed to children. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause but this beyond the control of the school. 

School will be open as normal on Friday 24th May 2019.


Arts Week 20th May 2019

The theme for this year's Arts Week is 'Through The Door'. We have arranged for a local artist, Roger Griffiths to spend Monday with Years 4, 5, and 6. The children will explore his work and he will give them all some handy tips for their own paintings!

Each year group has a theme as follows;

EYFS – The magic of trees

Year 1 – Leaves and seeds (Dandelions)

Year 2 – Flowers

Year 3 – Bugs Galore!

Year 4 - The Secret Garden

Year 5 – Over The Hills – visit to Rockingham castle

Year 6 – In the Village visit to Hardingstone Village

All the children will create a painting for our displays in our school corridors and in their classrooms.


Shout Out For Shades - Mufti Day (Non uniform)

The school council have requested that on Friday 7th June 2019, our school take part in a charity mufti day to raise money for 'Shout Out For Shades'. All money raised will be donated to this charity for partially sighted children and adults across Northampton. 

Children can come to school wearing sunglasses and appropriate bright/summer clothes.


Brigade Uniform - Summer Ordering Deadlines

For delivery before the start of the new term (September 2019), please order by 7th August 2019.


Sports Day Dates For Your Diary

Year 3 and 4 - Monday 24th June 2019 9.15 - 10.30am (Monday 1st July if wet)

Year 5 and 6 - Monday 24th June 2019 10.30am - 11.45am (Monday 1st July if wet)

EYFS - Tuesday 25th June 2019 9.15am - 9.45am (Tuesday 2nd July if wet)

Year 1 and 2 - Tuesday 25th June 2019 10.00am - 11.00am (Tuesday 2nd July if wet)


Class Assemblies

Class assemblies this term take place as follows:

Thursday 20th June 2019 9.05am The Picts (Miss Shocklidge)
Thursday 27th June 2019 9.05am The Greeks (Miss Lambert)
Thursday 4th July 2019 9.05am The Saxons (Mrs Waller)

All parents/carers, family and friends welcome.

Thank you to all who attended The Normans class assembly on Thursday.


Inconsiderate Parking

If you have any concerns or complaints regarding parking issues, please report registration numbers/incidents to the school office, Northamptonshire County Council and Northampton South West Police via the following links:

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Please show consideration to our residents and parents/carers when parking outside school. We also ask that you drive slowly, 5MPH, on the school driveway. Thank you to the majority of parents/carers who do park and drive considerately.

Please note we will 'name and shame' cars parked irresponsibly. The safety of all children is paramount to us as a school.


Dates For Your Diary

20th May 2019 Arts Week
22nd May 2019 Year 5 Rockingham Castle Trip
22nd May 2019 Abbey's Got Talent 6.00-7.30pm
23rd May 2019 School closed due to being used as a polling station
24th May 2019 School closes for half term 3.00pm
4th June 2019 Year 2 Whipsnade Zoo Trip
5th June 2019 EYFS September 2019 Intake - Parent Meeting 6.00-7.30pm
7th June 2019 Shout Out For Shades - Mufti Day (Non-uniform)
18th June 2019 EYFS Trains Visit
20th June 2019 Year 1 Think Tank Trip
27th June 2019 EYFS West Lodge Farm Trip
3rd July - 5th July 2019 Year 6 Whitemoor Lakes Residential
8th July 2019 Transfer Day
9th July 2019 Transfer Day - Secondary School for some Year 6 children
10th July 2019 Year 6 Leavers Performance 1.45pm
11th July 2019 Year 6 Leavers Performance 6.00pm
15th July 2019 Informal TLCs 3.00-4.00pm
23rd July 2019 Year 6 Leavers Prom 6.00pm
24th July 2019 Year 6 Leavers Assembly 9.15am
24th July 2019 School breaks up for Summer 3.00pm





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