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Old Dalby Church of EnglandPrimary School

Kind hearts, open minds, courageous spirits

Together we will explore life in all its fullness

Let us be concerned for one another, to help one another to show love and to do good. Hebrews 10:24

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Weekly update 26th April 2024

Diary Dates:

29th April                           School photographs   - Kingfisher class please wear school uniform (NOT PE KIT)

                Parent meeting for Whitby 3.00 p.m.

3rd May                             Non uniform day – please bring in one (or more!) surprise jars (no nuts or naked food products please) for our surprise jar stand at the summer fair.

13th-16th May                  Year 6 SATs

5th July                              Whole school trip


PE changes next week

Kingfishers – Monday morning after school photos – no PE kit required  -  no PE on Tuesday


Forest School – Puffins

No Forest School for Puffins during the week starting 13th May.


Phonics – Parents of Puffin and Kingfisher classes

You are invited to a phonics taster morning for Puffin and Kingfisher classes; see the children doing their phonics lesson.  Please let us know by email if you are attending. 

Parents of children in Birch and Willow Houses – Thursday 2nd May at 9.20 a.m.

Parents of children in Oak and Elm Houses – Thursday 9th May at 9.20 a.m.


Cutest Pet Competition -Summer Fair

Send in a picture – no bigger than A5 of your pet to the school office by 8th May to be included in the Cutest Pet competition.  Please put your name on the back of the photo.  50pence per entry.  Winners will be voted for at the fair.  There will be a prize for the cutest pet.

Summer Fair – Sunday 12th May

If any parents, friends, older children e.g. Year 6s or relations are willing to help out at the fair for any period of time from (9am-4pm) on 12th May please can you email us:

 or speak to a PTA member to let us know. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you very much to those who have already sent in donations for the fair. We are still looking for donations of:

Tombola Prizes – e.g. bottles, biscuits, new/un-used good quality items for both adults and children

Water or wine stall – bottles of wine

Teddy tombola – Any good quality, clean, soft toys

All the above can be dropped off at school as soon as you can.

We are also looking for donations of plants for our plant stall   Plants to be dropped off on Friday 10th May.

Thank you.

Future Dates

Sports Day 14th June p.m.

Race for Life 28th June p.m.

Wednesday 10th July – Last day of Term