You can find copies of our school newsletters on this page, with the most recent displayed at the top.

2016/17 academic year:

Newsletter 20th July 2017 - An amazing end of term!  Wishing everybody a happy holiday!

Newsletter 7th July 2017 - Congratulations to Brabazon House, winners of the ‘Sports Day’ cup!

Newsletter 23rd June 2017 - The MUGA is complete!

Newsletter 9th June 2017 - Election week at St Helen’s!

Newsletter 26th May 2017 - It’s been quite a week!

Newsletter 12th May 2017 - Well done to Elm Class!

Newsletter 28th April 2017 - Bristol Zoo visit Cherry, Holly and Beech classes!

Newsletter 7th April 2017 - Happy Easter!

Newsletter 24th March 2017 - It’s been a busy few weeks!

Newsletter 10th March 2017 - We are coming to school on Monday dressed as ‘Explorers’!

Newsletter 24th February 2017 - World Book Day and our Book Fair next week.

Newsletter 10th February 2017 - Thank you for supporting our ‘Bake Off’ – we raised £209 for Macmillan.

Newsletter 3rd February 2017 - Our woodland and pond redevelopment is about to begin! 

Newsletter 20th January 2017 - Our Reception class have been having fun as Fairy Tale characters! 

Newsletter 6th January 2017 - We’re looking forward to our exciting new topics this term.

Newsletter 16th December 2016 - We wish everyone a happy and peaceful Christmas.

Newsletter 2nd December 2016 - We’re ‘Flying High’!

Newsletter 18th November 2016 - The Christmas season starts next Friday with our Fair at 3.30pm.

Newsletter 4th November 2016 - Look out for some dates for your diary!

Newsletter 21st October 2016 - A fantastic term at St Helen’s!

Newsletter 7th October 2016 - The year has started with some great learning at St Helen’s.

Newsletter 23rd September 2016 - Our Year 6 children enjoyed the challenges of the Dean Field camp!

Newsletter 9th September 2016 - Welcome back and welcome to our new children too.

2015/16 academic year:

Newsletter 22nd July 2016 - Happy summer break to all.

Newsletter 8th July 2016 - Sports week round up

Strike action letter 5.7.16

Newsletter 24th June 2016 - PTA Summer Fair tomorrow!

Newsletter 10th June 2016 - Hurray! Mrs Boffin is Thornbury Gazette’s Teacher of the Year!

Newsletter 27th May 2016 - An exciting end to term 5!

Mrs Boffin – Teacher of the Year Award - We are all busy voting for Mrs Boffin!

Newsletter 13th May 2016 - We’re proud of all our Year 6 children!

Newsletter 29th April 2016 - A wonderful week of music at St Helen’s!

Newsletter 15th April 2016 - Come along to our 50th anniversary exhibition on the 23rd April. 

Newsletter 24th March 2016 - Happy Easter!

Newsletter 18th March 2016 - Our Year 5 & Year 6 children had a great time at the Colston Hall Gala Concert! 

Newsletter 4th March 2016 - Don’t forget to sign up for the Quiz Night on the 18th.

Newsletter 19th February 2016 - It’s time to sign up for a Parents’ Evening slot.

Newsletter 5th February 2016 Newsletter 5th February 2016 extra - End of term bumper edition!

Newsletter 22nd January 2016 - We are looking forward to finding out more about Spain and Mexico next week.

Newsletter 8th January 2016 - Happy New Year! A short, but busy, term ahead!

Newsletter 18th December 2015 - Merry Christmas!

Newsletter 4th December 2015 - Reception class have a special visitor.

Newsletter 20th November 2015 - St Helen’s children get cooking!

Newsletter 6th November 2015 - Concorde House triumphant!

Newsletter 16th October 2015 - Football team’s winning streak continues …

Newsletter 2nd October 2015 - House captains, Playground friends and School councillors!!

Newsletter 18th September 2015 - St Helen’s is 50!

Newsletter 11th September 2015 - An exciting week at St Helen’s

Newsletter 4th September 2015 - A great start to the year!

2014/15 academic year:

Newsletter Friday 17th July 2015 - A busy end to the year – good luck to our leavers!

Newsletter – Friday 3rd July - Plays, sports day and the PTA Fair

Newsletter Friday 19th June 2015 - Summer Fair and Sports Day!

Newsletter Friday 5th June 2015 - A busy week to start Term 6

Newsletter Friday 22nd May 2015 - Staffing news for September

Newsletter Friday 15th May 2015 - Year 6 SATs are over …

Newsletter Friday 1st May 2015 - What talent!

Newsletter Friday 17th April 2015 - Beginning of Term 5.

Newsletter Friday 27th March 2015 - Happy Easter!! Term 5 starts on Monday 13th April.

Newsletter Friday 20th March 2015 - It’s been an exciting week at St Helen’s!

Newsletter Friday 6th March 2015 - We are looking to set up a Parent Council to contribute feedback, ideas and suggestions to some of our key development plans.

Newsletter Friday 13th February 2015 - St Helen’s children will be dressing as book characters on World Book Day!

Newsletter Thursday 29th January 2015 - Mr Spens reports on the OFSTED inspection.

Newsletter Friday 16th January 2015 - Mr Spens reports on a visit from Local Authority colleagues.

Newsletter Friday 19th December 2014 - Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas! Term 3 starts on Monday 5th January 2015.

Newsletter Friday 5th December 2014 - We are looking forward to our Nativity and a ‘Cracker Full of Delights’ performances next week.

Newsletter Friday 21st November 2014 - Coming up … Egyptian day for Y3/4 on Thursday and Christmas Fair on Friday.

Newsletter Friday 7th November 2014 - Book Fair next week!

Newsletter Friday 24th October 2014 - Report on our recent visit from HMI.

Newsletter Friday 17th October 2014 - We’ve set up a twitter account and our name is @sthelenspri.

Newsletter Friday 3rd October 2014 - Open classrooms and Rainforest Cafe coming soon!

Newsletter Friday 19th September 2014 - Harvest festival is approaching!

Newsletter Friday 5th September 2014 - Welcome back!

2013/14 academic year:

Newsletter 18th July 2014  - The last newsletter of the year!  Wishing everyone a happy and relaxing summer break.

2014 end of year update from Mr Spens and Anne Straw (Chair of Governors) on school improvement progress

Newsletter 11th July 2014 We are nearly at the end of term and there are lots of exciting things going on!

Newsletter 27th June 2014 - Information about next year and our new members of staff.

Newsletter 20th June 2014  - It’s our School Fete tomorrow! Information about Sports Day.

Newsletter 6th June 2014  - We have lots of exciting things planned for Term 6!

Newsletter 23rd May 2014  – Learn about our visitors and the trip to SS Great Britain.

Newsletter 9th May 2014 - Information about SATS, School Fete and the fantastic Music concert

Newsletter 2nd May 2014 - Information about our new website and Mrs McHugh’s retirement.

Newsletter 4th April 2014 - We have had a fantastic week in school and now wish everyone a restful and happy Easter break.

Newsletter 21st March 2014 - Don’t forget the Cake Sale on Monday!  Proceeds for Marie Curie Cancer Care.

Newsletter 14th March 2014Daffodil day at St Helen’s is Monday 24th March in support of Marie Curie Cancer Care charity.

Newsletter 28th February 2014 - We are looking forward to an exciting Book Week next week!  The children will be coming to school on Thursday dressed as their favourite book character.

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