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Shirley Avenue




BD19 4NA


Dear Parents/carers,

Big Question:

What do you think is the most important part of our school vision?

Each week we focus on a Big Question in school. This forms the focus of worship and discussions. We thought we would share this each week on the newsletter so that you can chat about it at home.

Parents Evening:

Our next parents’ evenings are to be held on Tuesday 22nd March (4pm – 6.30pm) and Wednesday 23rd March (3.30pm – 6.00pm). As before, you need to book your appointments online and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. You will be able to book appointments from 7pm on Monday 14th March until midday on the day of the evening.

Please make every effort to attend so that we can share your child’s progress with you. If you can’t make these dates then please speak to your child’s class teacher to arrange an alternative date and time.

I have attached a guide on how to access the system.

Non-uniform for Eli:

We are more than happy to support the family with this and so we will be holding a non-uniform day on Monday 28th March. As Eli’s favourite colour is red we thought we would choose this as a theme. Please make a donation on this day towards the family’s travel costs to support Eli’s treatment.

Tea-Time Club:

Mother’s Day

Wednesday 23rd – Friday 25th March

Come along and make something special for Mum, Gran, Nan, Auntie or Sister, to say ‘Thank you’ this Mother’s Day.

Handmade Cards and Crafts are a wonderful way to show you care.

Places are limited, so please book early!

To book your child’s place, please call or email the school office.

Mrs Wharton and Miss Hacking 

Fire Safety Campaign Week – Shirley Estate – 21st March Afternoon

Kirklees Council – Homes & Neighbourhoods will be holding a Fire Safety event on your estate on the 21st March from 1:00pm, as part of our Fire Safety Campaign Week.

During our visit, we will be advising our residents how to stay safe with regards to fire safety. We will be holding interactive events at St Mary’s Primary School in collaboration with West Yorkshire Fire Service, which will be available for children at the school and our residents.

Please come and join us and bring any questions or issues you may have about fire safety. We will also be doing a door knocking exercise between 13:00 and 15:00, if your unable to come see us on the school grounds.

If you have any other questions regarding this, please call the Resident Fire Safety engagement team on 01484 414886 or email us on

Training Days 21/22 reminder:

Here are the training days for the next school year:

Thursday 5th May 2022  
Monday 25th July 2022  
Tuesday 26th July 2022  

Please don’t forget that school will be closed for Jubilee Day on Friday 27th May.

Yours sincerely, Miss J. Barker