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Weekly Update, 31st March



This week’s headlines:


Easter Service

Thank you to everyone who joined us in Church on Monday – it was lovely to see so many of you there!


Class 4 Rutland Water Trip – Tuesday, 18th April

This trip has been rescheduled for after the holiday, please see the separate email for full details and sign up on Arbor if you have not already done so.


Fosse Schools Concert, Wednesday, 26th April

Children from KS2 have been practising to take part in a singing concert with Asfordby Hill, Thrussington and Church Hill schools. We can have up to 25 children, with one parent/guardian ticket per child.

Children will need to arrive at Wreake Valley Academy, in Syston, at 5:30pm for a rehearsal with the other schools and then the concert will begin at 6:30pm. It should finish around 7:30pm.

There is a café where parents and adults can wait in between arriving and taking your seats.

Full details will be available on Arbor for you to sign up.


Congratulations to our Reading Raffle Winners:

Class 1: Amelia

Class 2: Daisy

Class 3: Oscar

Class 4: Stan B

Class 5: Summer

Overall winner: William J


Congratulations to our Values Award Winners. The winners of the Teamwork Awards are:

Class 1: Alfie

Class 2: Liam

Class 3: Oliver

Class 4: Toby

Class 5: Hugo


PE Days after Easter for the Summer Term

Monday – Class 3

Tuesday – Class 2

Wednesday – Class 1

Thursday – Class 4

Friday – Class 5


PE Changes due to bank holiday:

Wednesday 3rd May – Class 3 PE in the morning due to bank holiday on Monday

Wednesday, 10th May – Class 3 PE in the morning due to bank holiday on Monday


Please make sure children have drinks bottles and outdoor PE kit for all PE days.


After School Clubs from 17th April:

Monday – Cricket

Tuesday – Rounders

Wednesday – Outdoors team building

Thursday – Netball

Friday – Tennis


If you are collecting at 4:30pm, please collect from the hall door, not the front gate.


Sports Day 2023

As we have the building work due to start in late May, we have brought Sports Day forward to Friday, 19th May.

Just like last year, the children will compete in various team events in the morning and then we will run the athletics in the afternoon. Everyone is welcome to come and cheer them on from 2pm.


Dates for the diary

Monday, 17th April – First day of Summer Term

Tuesday, 18th Aril – Class trip to Rutland Water

Wednesday, 26th April – Fosse Schools Concert

Friday, 5th May – Red, White and Blue day – more info to follow

Tuesday 9th – Friday 12th May – KS2 SATs

Friday, 19th May – Sports Day

Sunday, 21st May – Summer Fair

Monday, 29th May – Friday, 2nd June – Half Term

Wednesday, 28th June – KS2 trip to Belvoir Cricket Activity Day

Wednesday, 5th July – KS1 trip to Belvoir Cricket Club Activity Day

Wednesday 5th July and Thursday, 6th July – KS2 Performance


From everyone at Old Dalby School, thank you for your support this term and have a lovely Easter break. We’ll see you all on Monday, 7th April to start our Summer Term.