St. Ann's Catholic Primary School – Stocksbridge, Deepcar & Penistone

Sponsored Sleepover, Guitar Concert & Sports Day [Newsletter 24/06/16]

Sponsored Sleepover.  Our children responded amazingly and the total amount raised for Shelter reached an incredible £665!   Thank you to everyone who took part and who made a donation.  Special mention goes to our highest fundraisers –  Isabelle Bebb (£75), Halle and Joey Crofts (£70) and Liam Graham (£51.50)  !!!  Wow!


Proud To Be Me. Showing Patience

R             Archie Jowitt      patiently maintains concentration and builds well-constructed models

R             Lilly Pickstone                    respectfully waits for person to finish and never interrupts

Y1           Alexa Haworth                  always listens to others

Y1           Valeria Siameli                   always waits her turn

Y2           Daniel Martinez                                have patience when waiting their turn to speak

and Phoebe Abel

Y4           Holly Bloomer                    waits patiently to take her turn at speaking

Y4           Lewis Hattersley               his patience shows through perseverance in learning

Y6           Kira Revitt                           always patiently apply themselves

and Molly Thorpe

Birthdays this week: Ava Lambert and Molly Thorpe



Guitar Concert next Tuesday 28 June at 2.15pm.  Do come along to hear the children proudly display the skills they have learnt this year.   Everyone welcome!


Changes to Menu during next three weeks.

There will be some minor alterations to the menu as we scale down towards the holiday:

Week One – for ‘Macaroni Cheese’, please read ‘Ravioli’

Week Two – for ‘Pizza’, please read ‘Ravioli’

Week Three – for ‘Chicken Curry’, please read ‘Ravioli’.  Swap Thursday to Friday, ie, Fish and Chips on Thursday, Ravioli on Friday!


Sports Day on Monday 11 July. 

Our Sports Day will again follow the usual format: Games from 10am, family picnic lunch, then more games from 1pm.  If you will not be bringing a picnic and your child usually has a school dinner, please order this by returning the reply slip below.  It is essential that you order by Friday 30 June.The


KS2 Summer Production.  We are proud to present our Summer production of Ali Baba and the Bongo Bandits on Monday 4 July at 2pm and Tuesday 5 July at 6pm.  Tickets are on sale at £1 each – please use the order form below.  And hurry – the evening show especially will sell out fast!



Stocksbridge Girls’ Brigade.

Do you have a heart for leading and working with girls of primary school age?  Would you be interested in being a leader for the newly-formed Stocksbridge Company of the Girls’ Brigade?  Please contact Phill Hall (Community Outreach Worker at Christian Centre) on 07896 243877 or Reverend James Grayson on 07780 701116.


Diary Dates to end of Term.

Saturday 25 June 12 noon to 4pm                Summer Gala

Tuesday 28 June 2.15pm                                  Guitar Concert

Friday 1st July                                                        Children’s Reports

Wednesday 6 July 3pm                                     Parents’ Evening Drop In

Monday 4 July 2pm                                            Ali Baba

Tuesday 5 July 6pm                                            Ali Baba

Sunday 10 July   Morning Mass                     First Holy Communion at St Ann’s Church

Monday 11 July 10am                                        Sports Day and Picnic Lunch

Thursday 14 July 6pm                                        Leavers’ Liturgy

Friday 15 July                                                        Leavers’ Assembly at 2pm and school will close

Monday 5 September                                       First day of Term (1st Sept and 2 Sept are staff training days)


The bad news – please check your children carefully for head lice.  The good news – medicines are available free from the pharmacy under the ‘Minor Ailments’ scheme.