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Old Dalby Church of EnglandPrimary School

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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 8th March 24

Diary Dates:

11th March                      Rags 2 Riches – clothing collection

11th March                          Year 5 Bikeability

15th March                      Comic Relief – wear something red – voluntary donations  Fun activities during the day

18th March                          Whole School Cricket Day

21st March                           Easter Church Service  9.45 a.m.

22nd March                          Last day of term – Easter Holidays begin

9th April 2.50 p.m.             Phonics information session for Puffin and Kingfisher parents


Rags2Riches clothing collection  11th March

Your child will have brought home a bag for collection of unwanted clothing, shoes, jewellery, belts and handbags.   Collection day is Monday 11th March.  They can be dropped at school on when you bring your child to school.  Please help us to raise as much money as we can for the school.   Thank you.

PE Next week

Reminder for Year 5 to bring their bike all week   Bikes can be left in the locked under cover area for the week, if needed. 


Tuesday 12th Year 5 Orienteering Festival at Melton Country Park.  Spare trainers needed.  Please sign up and give consent for your child to take part on Arbor.


OSPREYYear 4  - Tuesday 12th will be joining Hummingbird PE; so, they will not have PE on Wednesday.


Book Week

Winners of our competitions are:

Puffin              Lillie and Joshua

Nightingale    Jack, Liberty and Bea

Kingfisher       Lucy, Emily,  Ava and Solomon

Penguin          Fin M and Isabelle

Osprey             Beth, Josh N

Hummingbird Josh, Holly and Jake


Summer Fair – Sunday 12th May

As the PTA starts preparing for the summer fair, please can we ask for support gathering donations of the following items:

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 of the above can be dropped off at school, ideally after the Easter holidays, but by Friday 3rd May.

We are also looking for donations of plants for our plant stall, so calling any budding gardeners who would be willing to start growing plants in readiness!  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.