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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.
Newsletter 22nd July 2016 - Happy summer break to all.
Newsletter 8th July 2016 - Sports week round up
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 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!
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!
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 2014- Daffodil 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.