Saxton Newsletter 29.4.22

Sports Day

Please note that our sports day will be held on the afternoon of 26th May and will be open to parents to spectate.

Key Stage 2 Tests

Key Stage 2 tests will take place during the week of 9th May. It is extremely important that all children are in school every day that week.

Staff Email Policy

We have just published a new Staff Email Policy which can be found on our website. This identifies our expectations of staff using email as a form of communication. Please be aware that staff are only expected to respond to emails during working time, and in the interests of preserving a work-life balance they should not be expected to respond to emails on evenings or weekends.

Staff Appointment

Following a recent recruitment process, governors are delighted to have appointed Mrs Susan Lee to replace Mrs Pedley when she goes on maternity leave next month. Mrs Lee is an experienced teaching assistant and we are sure that she will be an asset to Willow class.

Free Parenting Programmes

Solihull Parenting Programme is online and free of charge for our families: and add the access code NYFAMILIES

Courses include: Understanding your baby, Understanding your Child, Understanding your child with additional needs, Understanding your teenager and understanding your child’s mental health. A new course has been uploaded entitled - Understanding Relationships

Fire Safety Outdoors

The police have requested that you please speak with your child about remembering the importance of fire safety outdoors, particularly following a period of dry weather. During the Easter holiday, a campfire in Hambleton spread and got out of hand causing £20,000 damage.

Ulleskelf JFC

Ulleskelf JFC under 8 (Sept 2022) are looking for new players to join our friendly club, whether you have kicked a ball before or not.

If your daughter will be in year 3 in September 2022, please get in touch.

Ulleskelf JFC play in the Selby Junior Football League with matches being played on a Saturday morning. The Girls will play in the mixed league, due to limited availability for girls only leagues.

Training will be arranged, best to suit all.


Ulleskelf Junior Football club was founded in 1998. The club continues to grow with teams from Under 7s, through to under 18’s. For more information visit please contact Karla 07887647726

Parent Volunteers

We are delighted to be able to have volunteers into schools again, and would welcome parents to help us. If you are able to give any time to us, either on an ad-hoc or regular basis, you will need to complete a DBS application. Please contact the office for more information.

School Lunches

Please see the new Summer 2022 Lunch menu below. Next week we will be on Week 2 of lunches.

Children can decide daily whether they are having a school dinner or packed lunch.

Please ensure you discuss the menu each day with your child so they can decide what they would like to order. Once they know their choices, they will choose this each morning with their teacher during registration.

Each day there are 4 choices, either the hot dinner, hot vegetarian option, jacket potato with a choice of toppings or a sandwich. The sandwich and jacket potato always come with a selection of vegetables/salad on the side and have the full pudding choice for that day.

Packed Lunches - if you are sending grapes in your child's packed lunch, can you please ensure that these are cut in half.

Summer 2022 Lunch Menu

From w/c 25th April - w/c 18th July 2022. This is our new menu for the Summer Term

Application for Pupil Absence Form

This form should be completed by the parent/carer and returned to the school as far in advance as possible and preferably preferably with sufficient notice before the first intended day of absence.

Diary Dates

Saxton Parents Calendar

Details of events and school activities. This is also accessible through the school website.

Amazon Smile

Don’t forget that if you use Amazon Smile and have registered our school for donations, FOSS will receive a donation. This is a very quick and easy way to make money for our children, so please do remember to keep checking that your orders have been placed this way.
Amazon Smile

Shop with Amazon smile and raise money for FOSS


Help raise money for FOSS and label your children's school items. The soft plastic labels can be stuck on machine wash-care labels of clothes, but can also be used on shoes, dishwasher items and general school items.

Please order via the website and quote Saxton school number 17524

Vacancies within the STAR Multi Academy Trust

Please click on the button to see our latest vacancies

Car Parking reminder

Please be considerate when parking near the school crossing. If parked too close it can be very difficult to see if it is safe to cross, particularly at pick up time-thank you.


Please click here to be re-directed to ParentPay, where you can pay for lunches and other school related items.

The STAR Multi Academy Trust

The STAR MAT website links and twitter page.