Diary 2021-22

May 2022

27 Children’s Jubilee Picnic Party (school will provide a picnic lunch for ALL children)
Please wear red, white, and blue.

27 School closes at 3.15pm for the half-term break

June 2022

06 School is closed to children for a staff development day

07 School opens for summer term 2 at 8.45am – welcome back!

08 Class Photograph Day

13 Class 8 Swimming Lessons begin for two weeks

14 Reception Circus Skills

28 Year 2 to the Aquarium

29 Reception to Year 4 Beach Trip

July 2022

02 Summer Fair

04 Class 2 Assembly

05 Class 1 Assembly NEW DATE

06 Year 4 transition visit

06 In school transition and new starter visits

07 Year 4 transition visit

07 In school transition and new starter visits

12 Year 4 Leaver’s Assembly NEW DATE

13 Class 9 residential visit to Hawkhirst  NEW DATE

18 Class 10 residential visit to Hawkhirst NEW DATE

22 School closes at 3.15pm for the summer break

September 2021

06 School is closed to children for a staff development day

07 School opens at 8.45am – Welcome Back!

Coffee Mornings

14 Class 10 coffee morning 8.45-9.30am

14 Class 9 coffee afternoon 2.30-3.15pm

15 Class 7 coffee morning 8.45-9.30am

15 Class 8 coffee afternoon 2.30-3.15pm

16 Class 6 coffee morning 8.45-9.30am

16 Class 5 coffee afternoon 2.30-3.15pm

20 Class 3 coffee morning 8.45-9.30am

20 Class 4 coffee afternoon 2.30-3.15pm

21 Class 1 coffee morning 8.45-9.30am

21 Class 2 coffee afternoon 2.30-3.15pm

28 Nursery 1 coffee morning 8.45-9.30am

30 Nursery 2 coffee morning 8.45-9.30am

27-29 Parents’ Evening for Reception to Year 4

October 2021

06 Individual Photographs

07 American Diner Day – children can wear red, white and blue today

08 World Mental Health Day

11 Launch of AFS Pumpkin Carving Competition

11 Harvest Festival – donations for The People’s Kitchen would be gratefully received on this day only.

15 Just One Tree day – non uniform for a donation to plant new trees

18 Year 1 Reading and Phonics meeting (parents only) 5pm

19 Reception Reading and Phonics meeting (parents only) 5pm

21 Year 2 Titanic Day

22 Book Order closing date

Don’t forget that our latest Scholastic Book Club is now live at https://schools.scholastic.co.uk/archibald-first/digital-book-club. There are hundreds of books to choose from at great prices. Select School Group Order at checkout and enter code SEPTBOOKCLUB to get an extra 10% off for you (valid until 7th October) and free books for our school.

Please place your order online by October 22nd, 2021.

22 School closes at 3.15pm for the half-term break

November 2021

01 School is closed to children for a staff development day

02 School opens at 8.45am – Welcome Back!

02 Nursery 1 Parents’ Evening 3.30-5.30pm

03 Nursery 1 and Nursery 2 Parents’ Evening 3.30-5.30pm

04 Nursery 2 Parents’ Evening 3.30-5.30pm

04 School Disco (See letters page)

10 SEND Family Coffee Morning 9am

12 VIP Day for Team Grey

15-19 Antibullying Week – One Kind Word

15 Mindfulness Workshop for parents 9am POSTPONED

15 Odd Socks Day for everyone at Archibald

16 Antibullying Workshop for Parents 9.30-10.30am POSTPONED

18 Flu Immunisation – POSTPONED

19 Children in Need – colourful clothes or spots can be worn

December 2021

For further information on the events below, please read Christmas 2021 at Archibald 

Christmas 2021 at Archibald

01 PTFA website opens for orders for Emergency Elf Packs and raffle tickets. All orders via the PTFA website: www.pta-events.co.uk/archibaldfirstschool

01 Year 4 Outdoor Christmas Concert for Year 4 parents only 2.30pm

02 Year 3 Outdoor Christmas Concert for Year 3 parents only 2.30pm

03 Dick Whittington Panto Reception – Year 4

03 PTFA Fundraiser: Non school uniform for all children in return for bringing in a chocolate donation for our Christmas Tombola held on the children’s party afternoons.

03 PTFA second hand uniform and pre-loved Christmas jumper sale from 3pm in the school yard.

06 £1.50 cash donation for Christmas party food by today please

06 Nursery 1 Outdoor Christmas Concert for parents 2.30pm

07 Reception Outdoor Christmas Concert for parents only 2.30pm

08 Christmas Lunch and Christmas Jumper day

08 Year 1 Outdoor Christmas Concert for Year 1 parents only 2.30pm

09 Nursery 2 Outdoor Christmas Concert for parents 2.30pm

09 Year 2 Outdoor Christmas Concert for Year 2 parents only 2.30pm

09 Reception visit to Seven Stories

10 Final day to order Emergency Elf Packs and raffle tickets. All orders via the PTFA website: www.pta-events.co.uk/archibaldfirstschool

13 Years 1 and 2 Christmas Fayre morning £3 donation per child

13 Years 1 and 2 Christmas Party afternoon

13 Years 3 and 4 Christmas film afternoon

14 Reception Christmas film morning

14 Years 3 and 4 Christmas Fayre morning £3 donation per child

14 Years 3 and 4 Christmas Party afternoon

14 Years 1 and 2 Christmas film afternoon

15 Nursery 1 Christmas Party morning

15 Reception and Nursery 2 Christmas Party afternoon

16 Rescheduled Flu Immunizations

17 School closes at 3.15pm for the Christmas break

January 2022

04 School opens at 8.45am – Welcome Back!

07 Parent/ Carer Guided Body Scan Meditation session with Mrs West 9am

11 Year 2 Structures Workshop

13 Antibullying Workshop for Parents 9-10am

14 GEM Education working with Year 2 for a computing workshop

17 Our School Community Week: Inter Faith Week and No Outsiders

17 GEM Education working with Year 4 for a computing workshop

19 Dog’s Trust Safeguarding Sessions for EYFS-Year 4 Postponed

19 ‘Come as you please’ day – Celebrate yourself!

24 Year 1 Wilderness Outdoor Workshop

28 School is closed to children for a staff development day

February 2022

03 EYFS and Key Stage 1  Road Safety Lessons

04 GEM Education working with Year 1 for a computing workshop

07 Safer Internet Week

09 Year 3 Smart-Scoot safety lesson

09 Staying Safe Online workshop for parents. Led by our IT Consultant, GEM Education 5pm

11 Year 4 Smart-Scoot safety lesson

14 Class 6 Assembly

15 Class 5 Assembly

16 Class 10 Assembly

17 Class 9 Assembly

18 School closes at 3.15pm for the half term break

28 School opens at 8.45am – Welcome Back!

March 2022

01 Archibald Sponsored Read begins – can you read 25 different things to celebrate 25 years of World Book Day?

03 World Book Day – bring in your favourite book

09 Nursery Open Evening for Prospective Parents of Nursery children in 2022 4.15-5.15pm. Please drop in and come our see our Nursery Provision.

15 Nursery 1 ARTventurers session (Non-uniform and spare clothes please)

16 SEND Coffee Morning at 9-10am with guest speaker from Newcastle Carers

17 Nursery 2 ARTventurers session (Non-uniform and spare clothes please)

28 That History Bloke to work with Year 3

29 That History Bloke to work with Year 2

April 2022

04 Closing date for Sponsored Read donations

04 Class 7 Parents’ Evening REARRANGED

05 Class 7 Parents’ Evening REARRANGED

08 School closes at 3.15pm for the Easter break

25 School opens at 8.45am – Welcome Back!

26 RNLI Water Safety talks

29 Archibald Toddlers reopens!

29 Free school hoodie prize draw!

29 Second Hand Uniform Sale after school

May 2022

03 Prevent Safeguarding Talks for Year 4

04 Newcastle University Science workshop for Key Stage 1

04 Nursery 1 and Class 2 Coffee Morning 9.00-9.45 am

04 Year 4 Coffee Afternoon 2.30-3.15 pm

05 Year 3 Coffee Morning 9.00-9.45 am

05 Year 2 Coffee Afternoon 2.30-3.15 pm

09 Learn to Ride – Year 3 & Year 4 children

09 Key Stage 1 Jubilee Writing Workshop with Lisa McNee

10 Parents’ Meeting for Hawkhirst 5 pm (Adults only)

11 Year 1 Coffee Morning 9.00-9.45 am

11 Nursery 2 and Class 1 Coffee Afternoon 2.30-3.15 pm

12 Class 10 Bikeability

13 Class 9 Bikeability

16 Key Stage 2 Jubilee Writing Workshop with Lisa McNee

20 Do something DAFT to make someone BEAM charity day (See letters page)

23 Year 4 to Beamish

23 Class 7 Assembly

24 Nursery 1 to the Park

24 Class 4 Assembly

25 Class 8 Assembly

26 Nursery 2 to the Park

26 Class 3 Assembly

Archived Diary 2020-21