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Monday 4th September
Inset Day (Children do not attend school)
Tuesday 5th September     Autumn Term starts 8.55am
Week of Tuesday 5th SeptemberReception until 12pm
Week of Monday 11th SeptemberReception until 1pm (including lunch)
Monday 11th SeptemberKS2 Workshop A place of Safety
Wednesday 13th SeptemberFull Governing Body Meeting 6.30-8pm
Wednesday 13th September8pm First Friends meeting in Year 2 classroom All welcome!
Friday 15th SeptemberTermly Curriculum Letters sent home for Years R-6
From Monday 18th SeptemberReception children start full-time until 3.20pm
Tuesday 19th September2.30-3.20pm Curriculum Meeting for parents Reception
From Thursday 21st September9.10am Reception attend their first weekly Abbey Service (parents welcome to sit at the back two pews in Lady Chapel)
Friday 22nd September    2.30-3.20pm Curriculum Meeting for parents Year 3
Monday 25th September2.30-3.20pm Curriculum Meeting for parents Year 5
Tuesday 26th September2.30-3.20pm Curriculum Meeting for parents Year 2
Wednesday 27th September2.30-3.20pm Curriculum Meeting for parents Year 4
Wednesday 27th SeptemberFull Governing Body Meeting 7pm
Thursday 28th September2.30-3.20pm Curriculum Meeting for parents Year 6
Friday 29th September2.30-3.20pm Curriculum Meeting for parents Year 1
Friday 29th September9.10am Welcome Assembly for new Reception parents
(1 hour approx.)
Saturday 30th SeptemberFriends Race Night fundraising event
Monday 2nd OctoberIndividual and family photos (8.15-8.55am for pre-school siblings)
Tuesday 3rd OctoberSign up online for 10-minute Parent Consultation slots
Tuesday 10th OctoberYear 6 Tony Lee, author talk at Marlborough School
Thursday 12th October9.15am School Harvest Festival (parents to sit by altar in the Crossing). Non-perishable donations only please for St Albans Food Bank
Tuesday 17th OctoberParent Consultations in the hall 3.40-7.30pm (Parents only-no child supervision)
Thursday 19th OctoberParent Consultations in the hall 3.40-6pm (Parents only-no child supervision)
Friday 20th October3.20pm End of first half of Autumn Term (Year 4 no swimming)
Monday 23rd – Friday 27th OctoberHALF TERM
Monday 30th OctoberInset Day (Children do not attend school)
Tuesday 31st OctoberSecond half of Autumn Term begins
Friday 17th NovemberChildren in Need Dress in spots, stripes or as a superhero for a £1 donation
Week of 27th NovemberYear 6 Cycling Proficiency (Bikes chained to pond fence at parents’ responsibility if you wish)
Monday 27th NovemberYear Reception, 1, 2, 3 and 4 Nasal Flu Vaccine (Optional-Details to follow)
Wednesday 29th NovemberFull Governing Body Meeting 7pm
Friday 1st DecemberNon-uniform Day Bring a Bottle/Sweets for Tombola at the Christmas Fair
Saturday 2nd DecemberFriends Christmas Fair 12-3pm
Monday 4th DecemberChristmas Post Box arrives for childrens cards until end of term
Monday 4th DecemberAfternoon dress rehearsal for Infants Christmas Nativity performance
Tuesday 5th DecemberSt Albans Schools Carol Service in the Cathedral 10.30am (Year 5 only)
Tuesday 5th DecemberInfants Christmas Nativity performance 6pm tickets required (doors open 5.30pm for all KS1 children to arrive)
Wednesday 6th DecemberInfants Christmas Nativity performance 1.30pm – tickets required (doors open at 1.10pm) All children to have a packed lunch provided by school or home – no orchestra
Thursday 7th December9.15am Abbey School Advent Eucharist Cathedral Crossing (parents welcome to sit by altar)
Friday 8th DecemberYear 4 last swimming
Sunday 10th DecemberCathedral Christingle Service 3pm
Monday 11th DecemberSantas Shoes theatre production to whole school
Wednesday 13th December  Carol Service in the Cathedral Nave- 1.30pm (parents welcome) normal pick up from school at 3.20pm
Thursday 14th December    Christmas Lunch 11.30am-1pm and Talent Show in pm (children only)
Friday 15th DecemberChristmas Jumper Day-Wear a Christmas jumper and bring in £1 donation in support of ‘Save the Children’
Friday 15th DecemberClass Christmas parties in the afternoon (children bring party clothes to school in a carrier bag, party food provided by the school)
Tuesday 19th December2pm End of Autumn Term (following a 1.10pm assembly)
Wednesday 3rd January 2018Inset Day (Children do not attend school)
Thursday 4th January 2018Spring Term starts 8.55am