Friday 26th March 2021
Please find below a letter for Key Stage 2 parents detailing a new reading programme which we have bough into school.
Friday 26th February 2021
Please find below a letter detailing the arrangements for the return to on-site, face-to-face education for all pupils from Monday March 8th.
Wednesday 13th January 2021
Please find below letter and registration form relating to Free School Meal applications
Wednesday 6th January 2021
Please find below a letter from Clare Kershaw, Director of Education for Essex.
Monday 4th January 2021
Please find attached a document which outlines our remote learning offer designed to meet the requirements set by the DfE. Remote learning will be uploaded to Google Classrooms by 9am daily.
Friday 18th December 2020
Please find below information regarding logging on to Google Classrooms.
Friday 18th December 2020
Please see attached a letter on behalf of Essex County Council regarding COVID19 contact tracing during the Christmas period.
Monday 19th October 2020
Please see attached a letter from Essex County Council for the parents and carers of school age children.
Tuesday 6th October 2020
Please find attached important letter from Mrs Newland regarding Parent/Teacher consultations. One copy of the letter per family will be sent home this evening. Should you require additional copies, please contact the school office. Thank you.
Thursday 24th September 2020
Please find attached a letter advising you of a confirmed case of COViD 19 within our school. The letter gives full guidance on next steps. Please rest assured that we have consulted with the Test and Trace Service and have fully adhered to all guidance.
If you would like to talk through any aspect of the letter and the guidance it contains we will be happy to speak with you if you ring the school office.
Friday 18th September 2020
Please see important letter regarding Parent Governor election.
Monday 31st August 2020
Please find below the finalised information for returning to school on Thursday 3rd September.
Friday 17th July
Below is a short child-friendly, St. Margaret's specific, booklet about returning to school in September.
Summer 2020 - Class Photographs
Good morning Parents/Carers.
I hope you are all keeping safe and well?
Peter Gammon, our school photographer, was due to come in just after Easter for Class photos. This was not possible due to school closure, however I am pleased to announce that he has very cleverly created a panoramic shot for each of our 4 classes.
To view these, please visit his website
Go to "School Galleries"
Select "St.Margaret's School 2020"
Select the class of your choice - you will need a password which I will add to each Class Dojo page.
All details of how to order are on his page but if you do have any difficulties please feel free to contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you :-)
Change to end of term date 24.06.20
Good afternoon Parents/Carers
St Margaret's Cof E Primary School are now registered witheasyfundraising, which means you can raise FREE donations for usevery time you shop online. Over 4,000 shops and sites willdonate to us when you use easyfundraising to shop with them – atno extra cost to yourself!
These donations really mount up and make a BIG difference to us,so we’d really appreciate it if you could take a moment to sign upand support us. It’s completely FREE and only takes a moment.
You can find our easyfundraising page athttps://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/stmrgpshalstd/?utm_campaign=raise-more&utm_content=gs-e1
This is really quick and easy to do - it means that everytime youshop you can raise funds for our school. This can also be used if you purchase items at work - please share with friends andrelatives and contact me on the email address below if you needany support.
Thank you :-)
If you think you may qualify for Free School Meals, please either apply online:-
OR contact me on the school email address for a confidential discussion.
If your child is currently in Year 2 and will be moving up to Year 3 in September, you will need to pay for School Meals from September unless you qualify for Free School Meals.
Please do not hesitate to contact me if I can be of any help with this
Free School Meals
If your child is returning next week, please send your menu choice to Mrs Newland as soon as possible. Thank you. 28.05.20
Partial reopening letter
Letter from Clare Kershaw 14.05.20
Parent intention letter 130520
COVID Free School Meals 310320
Key Workers Letter 200320
Covid Update 190320
Coronavirus Update 180320
Toppesfield Neighbourhood Plan - Meeting 21 March 2020
Class 2 Forest Schools Letter
"CAMBRIDGE SAUCONY HALF MARATHON
On Sunday 8th March 2020 Ellie-Ann Hughes’ Mummy and Daddywill be participating in the Cambridge Half Marathon.
We thought this would be a great way to show our support forhealthy living, well-being and the Blitz Fit Me programme, whilstraising all important funds for St Margaret’s C of E Primary School.
If you would like to sponsor us, the form is at the school office.
Our aim is to complete the course in 2.5hrs, so we have put anoptional column for an additional £1 donation should we reach our goal."
Class 1 Library Visit 19th March 2020
Coronavirus Letter for Parents from Clare Kershaw, Director of Education, Essex County Council
World Book Day
Class 4 Trip - The Tempest
Parenting Together - Support Programme
Parent/Teachers Consultation Evening
Lifestyle App Flyer
Class 3 Trip - Colchester Castle
KS2 PPG Letter
KS1 PPG Letter
Term Dates 2019/2020 incuding Non-Pupil Days
Class 3 Egyptian Museum Thursday 28th November 2019
FOSMs will be selling tickets for the school disco outside school atthe end of the day Monday 11th – Thursday 14th November.Tickets cost £5 each and include a hot dog and drink. Ticketsmust be purchased in advance of the disco on Friday 15thNovember. The disco will take place straight after school and willfinish at 5pm. Please ensure you make arrangements for yourchild to be collected.
After School Clubs Letter Autumn 2019
Dear Parents and Carers Your child’s annual flu vaccination is due to be carried out at school on Wed 20 November. We are introducing electronic consent forms this year to make it more convenient for parents to consent for their child’s vaccine. Please find attached a letter containing the secure link to complete your child’s form. The letter also includes the link to additional information about the vaccine. If you would prefer to complete a paper form please contact us on 01371 877417. Yours sincerely Essex Partnership University Trust- Immunisation Service
Flu Vaccination - Letter for parents regarding online consent
Baldwins of Halstead (Uniform Supplier) have relocated
Autumn Term Parent Teacher Consultation
Class 4 Trip - Duxford Imperial War Museum
Class 1 Baseline Assessments
School Milk - Registration document for children aged 5 and over
New Headteacher Announcement
School Meals Price Increase
Braintree BMX / Coaching
School Milk - info for parents who wish to purchase daily milk
Teachers 2 Parents - Update
Letter regarding emergency school closures
Citizens Advice Bureau - Financial Help
Please see message below from Citizens Advice Bureau:-
Did you know that Citizens Advice is a completely free service that gives independent, confidential and impartial advice and is available to everyone?
“80% of people we see tell us they feel less stressed, depressed or anxious as a result of the advice they received, with nearly half feeling their physical health had improved”
We also have an advice website citizensadvice.org.uk which is full of useful information on a wide range of issues and is a great starting point for those capable of self help.
PLEASE SEE ATTACHED POSTER FOR DETAILS
Check this page for any letters that we have sent home regarding trips, school clubs or other important notices.