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Spring Term 2019 Diary Dates

Monday 7th January
Inset Day (Children do not attend school)
Tuesday 8th January     Start of Spring Term – School starts at 8.55am
Wednesday 16th JanuaryFriends’ Association Meeting in Year 2 Classroom – 8pm
Friday 18th JanuaryCurriculum Letters and Vocabulary Lists sent home (R-Year 6)
Friday 25th JanuaryFriends’ Association Disco KS1 3.30-4.30pm and KS2 5-6pm (Purchase tickets in advance)
Monday 28th JanuaryInternet Safety sessions for Years 5 and 6 - pm
Monday 28th JanuaryInternet Safety session for parents 6-7.30pm (Email School Office if attending)
Tuesday 29th JanuarySign up online for 10-minute Parent Consultation slots (From 7am)
Thursday 31st JanuaryParent session ‘Understanding and supporting your child with anxiety’ if you wish to attend 7-9pm at St Peter’s School (Email Abbey School Office)
Tuesday 5th FebruaryNational Safer Internet Day
Wednesday 6th FebruaryFull Governing Body Meeting 7-9.30pm
Tuesday 12th FebruaryParent Consultations 3.40–7.30pm in the Hall (Parents only–No child supervision) SENCO appointments 3.40-5.30pm
Thursday 14th FebruaryParent Consultations 3.40-6pm in the Hall (Parents only – No child supervision)
Friday 15th FebruaryHouse Point winners non-uniform day
Friday 15th FebruaryEnd of First Half of Spring term – Finish at 3.20pm
Monday 18th– Friday 22nd FebruaryFebruary Half Term Holiday
Monday 25th FebruarySecond Half of Spring Term – School starts at 8.55am
Week of Monday 25th FebruaryE-Safety Week
Wednesday 27th FebruaryYear 5 visit ‘Jewish Living Experience’ at St Albans Cathedral
Wednesday 27th FebruaryYear 3 Greek Day-Children dress up as an Ancient Greek
Saturday 2nd MarchFriends’ Association Quiz Night 7.30–11.30pm (Tickets available from Friends’ Association)
Monday 4th MarchYear 1 visit Verulamium Museum-Toy Box Workshop
Monday 4th MarchYear 2 SATS Meeting for Parents 2.30-3.20pm (Year 2 classroom)
Wednesday 6th MarchKS2 Alban Arena Music Festival CHOIR rehearsal at Mandeville School (12.30-3pm)
Wednesday 6th MarchFriends’ Association ‘Sponsored Bounce’ fundraising event (School Hall)
Saturday 9th MarchAbbey School ‘Penalty Shoot Out’ at St Albans City Football Club (pm)
Week of Monday 11th MarchBook Week
Monday 11th MarchBook Week visiting theatre production of ‘Alice In Wonderland’ (pm)
Wednesday 13th MarchProfessor Pango Mango Book Week Workshops (Whole school)
Thursday 14th MarchBook Week Dressing Up Day (Children dress as favourite book character)
Thursday 14th MarchLent Eucharist at 9.15am in the Cathedral (Parents welcome to join us in the Crossing)
Thursday 14th MarchProfessor Pango Mango Book Week Workshops (Whole school)
Thursday 14th MarchParent/Governor Forum and Friends’ Association AGM 7.30-9pm (Parents encouraged to attend)
Friday 15th MarchRed Nose Day (Dress in red for £1 donation)
Saturday 16th MarchNetball Tournament at St Albans High School for Girls, Prep School, Wheathampstead 9am-12pm
Tuesday 19th MarchKS2 Alban Arena Music Festival CHOIR rehearsal at Mandeville School (1-3pm)
Wednesday 20th MarchYears 3 and 4 Faith Tour visit to Queens Park, Bedford
Thursday 21st MarchYear 6 to RE Christianity EXPO (Holy Trinity Church, Frogmore)
Friday 22nd MarchKS2 Alban Arena Music Festival ORCHESTRA rehearsal (9am-12pm)
Friday 22nd MarchKS2 Alban Arena Music Festival RECORDERS rehearsal at Abbey School (1.15–2.15pm)
Friday 22nd MarchYear 6 SATS/School Journey Meeting for Parents 2.30-3.20pm (Year 6 also to attend)
Monday 25th – Wednesday 27th MarchPrimary Schools Alban Arena Music Festival Concerts 7pm: Abbey School Orchestra to perform all three nights. Recorders and Choir Wednesday only. Theme: Rainforest
Monday 25th MarchKS2 Alban Arena Music Festival ORCHESTRA rehearsal at Alban Arena (11am–12pm)
Tuesday 26th MarchYear 1 Phonics Screening Meeting for Parents 2.30-3.20pm (Year 1 classroom)
Wednesday 27th MarchKS2 Alban Arena Music Festival RECORDERS rehearsal at Alban Arena (12.30–1pm)
Wednesday 27th MarchKS2 Alban Arena Music Festival CHOIR rehearsal at Alban Arena (1-3pm)
Wednesday 27th MarchFull Governing Body Meeting 7-9.30pm
Friday 29th MarchYear 6 visit St Albans Fire Station for Crucial Crew safety sessions (am)
Friday 29th MarchLast Year 5 Swimming Lesson
Monday 1st AprilLast KS1 Football Club
Monday 1st April‘Book Look’ Years 1-6 3.30-4.30pm (Enter/exit via external classroom doors) -No teachers present
Tuesday 2nd AprilLast KS2 Football Club
Friday 5th AprilHouse Point winners non-uniform day
Friday 5th AprilEnd of Spring Term – School finishes at 2pm
Monday 8th – Monday 22nd AprilEaster Holiday
Tuesday 23rd AprilStart of Summer Term – School starts at 8.55am
Monday 22nd April
Inset Day (Children do not attend school)
Tuesday 23rd AprilStart of Summer Term – School starts at 8.55am
Friday 3rd MayYear 4 Class Assembly 9-9.30am (Year 4 Parents welcome – School Hall)
Friday 3rd MayCurriculum Letters and Key Vocabulary sent out (Years Reception – Year 6)
Monday 6th MayBank Holiday (Children do not attend school)
Week of 7th May and 13th MayKey Stage 1 SATS Weeks (Year 2) and whole school Assessment Weeks (Years 3-5)
Friday 10th MayReception Class Assembly 9-9.30am (Reception Parent’s welcome-School Hall)
Week of 13th MayKey Stage 2 SATS Week – Year 6
Week of 13th MayAbbey School Sustainable Week (Part of Sustainable St Albans)
Wednesday 15th MayYear 3 Class Assembly 2.30-3.00pm (Year 3 Parents welcome – School Hall)
Wednesday 15th MayFull Governing Board Meeting 7-9pm
Friday 17th MayYear 1 Class Assembly 9-9.30am (Year 1 Parents welcome – School Hall)
Monday 20th May-Friday 24th MayYear 6 School Journey to PGL Surrey
Week of 20th MayWalk to School Week (Reception-Year 5)
Monday 20th May‘Book Look’ Years 1-5 3.30-4.30pm (No teacher present, entrance via classroom door)
Wednesday 22nd MayK’Nex Challenge Year 4 am and Year 5 pm
Friday 24th MayKey Stage 2 Half Termly House Points Winners Non Uniform Day
Friday 24th MayEnd of First Half of Summer term- Finish at 3.20pm
Monday 27th May–Friday 31st MayHalf Term Holiday
Monday 3rd JuneInset Day (Children do not attend school)
Tuesday 4th JuneSecond Half of Summer Term begins 8.55am
Friday 7th JuneYear 6 Class Assembly 9-9.30am. (Year 6 Parents welcome – School Hall)
Week of 10th JuneYear 1 Phonics Screening Week (Plus selected Year 2 children)
Tuesday 11th JuneClass Photographs plus Orchestra, Recorders, Football and Netball teams (am)
Friday 14th JuneYear 2 Class Assembly 9-9.45am – Including class recorder performance (Year 2 parents welcome – School Hall)
Tuesday 18th JuneDistrict Sports Field Events (Selected Key Stage 2 children) 11.30am-1.15pm at Westminster Lodge Athletics Track
Wednesday 19th JuneYear 5 Class Assembly 9-9.30am (Year 5 Parents welcome – School Hall)
Wednesday 19th JuneNew Reception Children First Visit to the School 1.30-2.30pm (2.30-3pm coffee/tea)
Wednesday 19th JuneFriends Association’ cake/non uniform sale from 3pm – School Hall
Thursday 20th JuneDistrict Sports Track Events (Selected Key Stage 2 children) 2.15-3.45pm at Westminster Lodge Athletics Track
Saturday 22nd JuneThe Alban Pilgrimage at St Albans Cathedral (Passio)
Tuesday 25th JuneReserve District Sports
Friday 28th JuneYear 6 Sex Education Parent Talk 9.05-9.45am (Year 6 Parents welcome – Year 6 Classroom)
Friday 28th JuneNon Uniform Day (Bring a bottle/sweets for the tombola) for the Summer Fair
Saturday 29th JuneFriends’ Association Summer Fair 12 – 3pm
Monday 1st JulyKey Stage 2 Summer Production Dress Rehearsal to Key Stage 1 and local residents 1.30pm
Tuesday 2nd JulyKey Stage 2 Summer Production 6.30pm – Filmed Night (6pm all Key Stage 2 children arrive/doors open)
Wednesday 3rd JulyKey Stage 2 Summer Production 6.30pm (6pm all Key Stage 2 children arrive/doors open)
Friday 5th JulySports Day Key Stage 1 12.30-1.45pm / Key Stage 2 1.45–3.20pm (Parents welcome – School Field)
Monday 8th JulyProfessor Pango Mango Workshop with Year 6 for Open Evening
Monday 8th JulyKey Stage 2 Summer Music Concert 7-8pm (Orchestra, choir, recorders, Year 6 soloists and all Year 3 Class recorder performance) (Parents welcome – School Hall)
Week of 8th JulyArt Week (Whole School)
Wednesday 10th JulyAnnual Reports sent home via pupil post (Including Year 6 SATS results)
Thursday 11th JulyNew Reception Children Second Visit to the School 11am-12.45pm
Thursday 11th JulyOpen Evening for All Parents and Children 6-7.30pm (Year 6 perform 6.15-6.45pm)
Friday 12th JulyYear 6 Secondary Transfer Day. Reception to Year 5 meet their new teachers 11-12pm
Friday 12th JulyReserve Sports Day Key Stage 1 12.30-1.45pm / Key Stage 2 1.45–3.20pm (Parents Welcome – School Field)
Week of 15th JulyYear 6 Sex Education Sessions
Monday 15th JulyYear 6 Leavers’ Disco 7-9pm (Year 6 Parents welcome/Non-Sibling event)
Wednesday 17th JulyFull Governing Board Meeting 7-9pm
Thursday 18th JulySummer Eucharist 9.15am (Parents welcome – Cathedral Crossing)
Thursday 18th JulyHelpers’ Tea in the School Hall 10.30-11.30am (Invitations to follow)
Monday 22nd JulyKey Stage 2 Half Termly House Points Winners Non Uniform Day
Wednesday 24th JulyYear 6 Leavers’ Assembly 12.30–2pm (Year 6 Parents welcome to attend – School Hall)
Wednesday 24th JulyEnd of Summer Term – Finish at 2pm
Monday 2nd SeptemberInset Day (Children do not attend school)
Tuesday 3rd SeptemberInset Day (Children do not attend school)
Wednesday 4th SeptemberStart of Autumn Term – School starts at 8.55am