Chesterton CE Primary School
Chesterton CE Primary School
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Chesterton News July 2021
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Reading Nights Awards and Book Fair
As you may know, at the end of the academic year, we usually award prizes to children who have read consistently well over the year and have reached a certain number of Reading Nights in their Reading Diary. ...

Staffing Update - June 21
There are a few staff changes that we need to update you on, as a lot has happened since this time last year...

'Travelling Books' Book Fair, Wed 9th June to Tue 15st June.
The Book Fair is a wonderful reading event for everyone to enjoy. Scholastic Ltd supply us with the very best books to sell to our pupils to help them develop a life-long love of reading
A Scholastic Book Fair puts the very best books directly into the children’s hands. That means over 200 top children's titles from over fifty publishers, carefully chosen to reflect all tastes and abilities. With books starting from only £2.99 plus exclusive titles that you won’t see in the shops or at any other fairs, there's sure to be a book for everyone!

Walk to School Week - Tuesday 8th to Monday 14th June 2021
After missing our usual afternoon of festivities in 2020, Chesterton's May Day is making a return this year. Given the ongoing uncertainty in recent weeks, we have planned a slightly lower-key celebration for 2021...

May Day: Wednesday 26th May 2021
After missing our usual afternoon of festivities in 2020, Chesterton's May Day is making a return this year. Given the ongoing uncertainty in recent weeks, we have planned a slightly lower-key celebration for 2021...

Threadworm case in school
We have been made aware of a case of threadworm in the Upper School. Please see the attached letter for further information.

Comic Relief - Friday 19th March
Read all about what we have planned

World Book Day - Thursday 4th March
The annual 'World Book Day' is fast approaching and, whilst we can’t plan for some of the usual whole-school activities that we often enjoy, we hope that you will continue to share books and engage in reading activities at home...

New Class Names - 8th Jan
It seems like a long time ago now that we asked our pupils for their suggestions to name the new classrooms! However, I’m pleased to report that, after a thorough process involving our Upper School Council and the staff, we have arrived on our final choices...

Christmas Events
Please find above a list of Christmas events in school for the remainder of this term. If you have any queries please contact the school office.

Christmas lunch
Lower School - Tues 15th and Upper School - Wed 16th Dec.
We are delighted to inform that you that Christmas lunch will be served as normal for the children this year and cooked by The School Lunch Company. It will obviously not be the usual whole school event, but should still be a special part of our Christmas festivities.

Parentalk
You are warmly invited to Parentalk – the Primary Years: a six-week parenting course created by the national charity Care for the Family, running on zoom on Tuesday Evenings next term...

Virtual Christmas Celebration
Usually at this time of year, rehearsals would be well underway for a whole range of festive musical events! Whilst we know that things can sadly not be the same this year, we would still like to see music and singing taking place, although this obviously has to be in a different way!
So, how can you get involved? ....

School & Eco Council - Children in Need
This year, we are again really excited to be raising money for Children in Need! As one of the UK’s biggest fundraising events, Children in Need 2020 brings the entire nation together to do something amazing for children all around the UK. As always, Chesterton School & Eco Council has decided to get involved and help raise money for this incredible cause.

New Class Names Competition
As the building work for our new Upper School classroom block is nearing its conclusion, our thoughts are turning to the exciting task of moving into the new rooms. Now that the school will have two additional classrooms, we have started to think about their names...

Street Tag Competition
As opportunities to participate in inter-school sport are limited this term, we are delighted to announce that Chesterton will be participating in the Street Tag Oxfordshire Schools Games Season 1 from 5th Oct 2020 to 28th December...

Link to Hope: Family and Elderly Shoe Box Appeal
Please bring your box into the school office by Thursday 5th November...

Childhood Flu programme 2020
Deadline for submission: Thursday 12th November

Race For Life for Cancer Research UK
Wednesday 7th October
Sports Letters - also see under Clubs

Sports Day 2021

Lower School running club, starting on Tuesday 15th June

Lower School Tennis Club June 2021

Upper school Running Club
between 8.00am – 8.45am from Tuesday 20th April to Tuesday 25th May (6 weeks).

Lower school Running Club (Beech & Ash Class)
Tuesday mornings from 22nd September.


Chesterton CE Primary School
Alchester Road, Chesterton, Bicester
Oxon OX26 1UN
Tel: 01869 252498
office.3082@chesterton.oxon.sch.uk