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

Newsletter [15/09/17]                                                   15 September 2017


                   The calendar of events is now complete and is attached overleaf.


Please do join us for Mass on Monday next (18th) at 9am to celebrate the new school year. 


Important – I am sending out permission slips today for flu immunisation  for Reception class  and Years 1, 2, 3 and 4.  I have to get these formed signed urgently by next week so please could you sign and return as quickly as possible!  Many thanks, Geraldine.


                                                                       Proud To Be Me.  Kindness

R/Y1       Wilfred Horridge and                      showing kindness towards their friends

Ben Hanson

Y2           Marnie Hague and                           showing kindness and support towards their peers

Matilda Horridge

Y3           Neeve Maloney                                               for always thinking of others before herself

Y4           Asher Leigh                                        for showing kindness towards the Reception children

Y5           Penny Bowring                                 helping others to do their best

Y6           Eloise Buck                                          for being kind and polite to others


Birthdays This Week:   Maria Osborne, Ashleigh Bebb and Jack Howarth.

House of the Week:  St Teresa’s                               Homeworker of the Week: Matilda and Holly


Oliver!  The Musical.

Please come along and support our lovely youngsters (and a few not-so-young)! Sixty in all – who will be performing for this show only at Fox Valley on Friday 22 September, Saturday 23 September, Friday 29 September and Saturday 30 September.   Evenings 7.30pm plus matinees both Saturdays at 2.30pm.  Food Glorious Food ….   As Long As He Needs Me …..  Consider Yourself ……..And many more.   Tickets are adult £8, child £6 and family ticket £24.

Complete an order form online: or phone 2884391.


Has anyone taken home by mistake Jensen Winter’s uniform and shoes – all labelled.  It was taken after Ball Skills session on Thursday afternoon.  Please check your own uniforms thoroughly.


SAFFA.  St Ann’s Family and Friends Association.  The next meeting will be held in school on Wednesday 20 September at 1.30pm.  If you can spare a little time, we would love to meet you as we are always in need of new members.  Just come along and you will be warmly welcome.


Schools Fitness Week.  Yesterday, we joined Joe Wickes, the body coach, and today gave us a ‘shout out’ .  Watch the link below and at 16.53 you will hear St Ann’s shout out!




Monday 18 September 9am                              Mass to celebrate the new school year

Thurs 21 September 6 to 8pm                          Open Evening at Stocksbridge High School (Y 5 and 6)

Tues 26 September 5.30 to 7.30pm                 Open Evening at Notre Dame High School (Y 6)

Tuesday 3 October 4.30 to 5.30pm                  Meet and Greet (parents to meet all staff)

Friday 6 October                                                  Sponsored Walk

Thursday 26 October 9am                                 Y2 Liturgy: Baptism

Friday 27 October                                               School closed for Staff Training

                            Monday 30 October to Friday 3 November: Half Term Break

Tuesday 7 November   9am                               Liturgy for the Feast of All Saints

Tuesday 14 November                                        Family Photographs

Thursday 16 November 9am                             Y5 and 6 Assembly to celebrate Judaism

Friday 17 November   9am                                 Guitar Gig

Monday 4 December   9am                               Blessing of the Advent Wreaths

Friday 15 December                                           Christmas Visit to Kirk Edge Convent (Y6)

Tuesday 19 December  2pm                              Nativity Production

Weds 20 December   6pm                                 Nativity Production

Thursday 21 December                                      Christmas Lunch and Christmas Jumper Day

Thursday 21 December  2.30pm                      Blessing of the Crib

Friday 22 December                                            School closed for Staff Training

                            Monday 25 December to Friday 5 January:  Christmas Holiday

Monday 15 January                                             Mass to celebrate Feast of the Epiphany

Tuesday 23 January  3.30 to 5.30pm                Parents’ Evening (Progress Update)

Weds 24 January 4 to 6pm                                Parents’ Evening (Progress Update)

Thursday 1st February                                         Liturgy at St Ann’s Church

Friday 9 February 9am                                        Guitar Gig

Wednesday 14 February 9am                           Ash Wednesday Liturgy

                          Monday 19 Feb to Friday 23 Feb:  Half Term Break

Holy Week:

Monday 26 March 9am                                      Reception and Y1: Palm Sunday

Tuesday 27 March  9am                                     Y2: Passover

Weds 28 March 9am                                           Y3 and Y4: Garden of Gethsemane

Thursday 29 March 2pm                                    Y5 and Y6: Stations of the Cross

Friday 30 March                                                  Good Friday: School closed

                       Monday 2 April to Friday 13 April: Easter Holiday

Friday 20 April 2pm                                             Easter Bonnet Parade and Afternoon Tea

Thursday 26 April 9am                                        Assembly to celebrate Islam

Tuesday 1st May  3.30 to 5.30pm                      Parents’ Evening

Weds 2 May   4 to 6pm                                       Parents’  Evening

Monday 14 May                                                   SATS Week Y6

Tuesday 22 May  10am                                       Pentecost Parade

Weds 23 May to Friday 25 May                        Residential Visit Y5 and Y6

                     Monday 28 May to Friday 1st June: Spring Bank Break         

Friday 8 June                                                        No Uniform Day

Tuesday 12 June                                                  Class Group Photographs

Saturday 16 June                                                 Annual School Gala

Friday 22 June 9am                                             Guitar Gig

Thursday 28 June 9am                                        Liturgy: Reception and Y1: Reconciliation

Tuesday 10 July   2pm                                         KS2 summer Production

Weds 11 July 6pm                                               KS2 Summer Production

Monday 16 July  10am                                        Sports Day

Thursday 19 July  6pm                                        Leavers’ Liturgy

Friday 20 July 2.30pm                                         Leavers’ Assembly

Monday 23 July and Tuesday 24 July               School closed for Staff Training

             Wednesday 25 July: School closed for Summer Break