Latest News Updates
Newsletter - 15th May 2018
REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL PART 1: Glamour and Good Times… What a fun-filled, fabulous Ball! Huge thanks to our sponsors and all who donated prizes, bought raffle tickets and of course all who came along to dance the night away. The PTA team worked tirelessly behind the scenes – well done Lisa and Jacq! Did you know...
The Great Fire of London
Our Great Fire of London topic is now fully up and running and the children are loving it. We have researched what life was like in London in 1666, including geographically and socially. We have learned the events of the fire and are now planning our own houses which we will make soon. Still to come! House building, bread...
Newsletter - 23rd April 2018
WELCOME… To the Summer here at Abbey Gates, check out the dates for the term to see what an action packed time we have planned! Welcome also to our new teachers in Y1 and 2 - Mrs Annie Slater and Mr Gavin Morris. They have already made their mark here! Ms Lucy Grace will be our full time F1 teacher...
Newsletter - 12th March 2018
WOW! The Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea was a wonderful event - huge thanks to all who attended and enjoyed this special occasion and of course to Theyvanai and her PTA team for their hard work, supported by Bunches! SPORTING SUCCESS Our teams continue to go from strength to strength – we had three runners in the County Championship...
Newsletter - 29th January 2018
JOLLY JANUARY It might be a grey day but here at Abbey Gates every day is a great day! We are loving our new C-Touch interactive screens - these are in place in every class, thanks to your support of PTA events. Without this we simply couldn’t afford to ensure our technology is as good as it...
Joint Media Statement
January 2018 Dear Parent / Carer The Joseph Whitaker Family of Schools As a group of schools, we always value both positive feedback and constructive criticism from all stakeholders. With the increased use of social media in society we are aware that some comments are made about our schools and in some cases individual staff that are beyond constructive...
Newsletter - 22nd December 2017
As Noddy Holder would say (shout!) …It’s Christmas!! What a fabulous way to start the festive season with our Wriggly Nativity and Carol Concert. Thank you to all who came along, there were lots of smiles at the many talents of our wonderful children and Community Orchestra. Of course it if wasn’t for the dedication...
Newsletter - 1st December 2017
BABY NEWS! We are thrilled to share the happy news that Mrs Bowell is expecting another baby! We are so happy for Keeley and her family, Baby B is due in the spring! SCHOOLS FOR PEACE Abbey Gates are honoured to be part of this international project. Schools for Peace (Skole Za Mir) is a growing partnership between schools in...
Newsletter - 31st October 2017
TOO BUSY? …LET’S MAKE TIME… It is vital that we all work together to ensure that the children are happy and successful while they progress through their schooling. Research has shown that: § At 7 a parent's influence on a child's learning is SIX TIMES that of their school § At 12 years...
Schools 4 Peace/Skole Za Mir
Abbey Gates is a Schools 4 Peace school! Schools for Peace (Skole Za Mir) is a relatively new and growing partnership between schools in the UK, Bosnia and Serbia. The purpose of the partnership is to help each partner school to make ‘peace making’ an important part of its educational and community life. By ‘peace-making’ we mean...
- Dec 18 - KS2 Carol Concert
- Dec 18 - KS2 Carol Concert
- Dec 20 - PTA Disco
- Dec 20 - Christmas Dinner/Party Day
- Dec 21 - Thank You Assembly
- Dec 21 - Last day of term!
- Dec 24 - Christmas Holidays
- Feb 14 - Valentines Day
- Feb 18 - February Half-Term
- Feb 25 - Back to school!