Barley Croft Primary School

Coming up soon...!

Friday 17th December 2021

Last Day of Autumn Term 

Wednesday 15th December 2021

It's a busy day today as Reception and KS1 are off to Curve Theatre and the Winter Fair IS BACK!

Tuesday 14th December 2021

KS1 Nativity Play 

Monday 25th October 2021

Autumn 2 begins


Monday 18th October - Friday 22nd October

Wednesday 22nd September 2021

School photos: scrub up!

Tuesday 7th September 2021 smiley

Staff from KS1 (Y1&2), Lower KS2 (Y3&4) and Upper KS2 (Y5&6) will be holding Welcome Meetings where you can find out more about the expectations for your child in their new year group.  Sessions will be held from 3.25 - 3.55pm and 4.00 - 4.30pm with a creche in the school hall should you require it.  We look forward to seeing as many of you there as possible for this useful information session. 

Half Term - w/c 31.5.2021

Children have worked so hard since returning to school!  Have a good rest smiley

Friday 13th November - Children in Need

On Friday 13th November it's the 40th Anniversary of Children in Need and we will be celebrating in our class bubbles by doing 40 amazing things!  Your child can wear yellow, spots or a superhero costume to celebrate - please donate £1 if you can to this good cause. smiley

Wednesday 23rd September

Scrub up with your shiniest face, neatest hair and cleanest school uniform as it's School Photo Day!  This year we'll only be able to have individual photos and these will be managed during school time.

Say cheese! laugh

Tuesday 1st September

School will reopen to pupils.  We cannot WAIT to see you.  Please see the 'Reopening Arrangements' under the 'Covid 19' tab or check your ParentMail for more information.  smiley

Friday 10th July - last day of term

Have a wonderful summer break!  We look forward to seeing you back in the new academic year blush

Thursday 9th July

Join us for our AMAZING annual SUMMER FAIR!  The children will have the chance to enjoy the stalls and games during the afternoon; please join us after school to help finish the BBQ and of course have a go at the legendary raffle....!!! surprise

Monday 25th May - Friday 29th May

Half term

Friday 22nd May

Final day of half term

Monday 18th May - Wednesday 20th May

Y3/4 Residential to Walesby Forest

Monday 11th May - Thursday 14th May

Y6 SATS (inclusive)

Friday 8th May - Public Holiday

School closed

Thursday 6th May

Police and Crime Commissioner elections - Community Centre

Easter Holidays

Monday 6th April - Friday 17th April inclusive. 
Return to school on Monday 20th April

Friday 3rd April

Last day of term!

Thursday 2nd April

LKS2 present 'Jack and the Beanstalk'.  Look out on ParentMail for your chance to book tickets to the matinee or evening performance.

Wednesday 25th & Friday 26th March

Parents' Evening - sign up to an appointment using ParentMail now!

Friday 13th March

Sports Relief! £2 for non-uniform day and Race for Life Schools event.  We will be walking to Beaumont Leys school. 

Monday 9th March

The Department for Education coronavirus helpline is now available to answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and children’s social care. Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline as follows:

Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

Thursday 5th March

World Book Day...You Must Bring a Hat!  We'll be enjoying the book from Simon Philip and Kate Hindley throughout the week.  Make sure you sign up for the Parent Reading breakfast workshop and craft morning yes

Wednesday 29th January

Reception and Y6 Height and Weight check (see NHS guidance on ParentMail)

Wednesday 15th January

Young Voices Concert - Genting Arena, Birmingham

Tuesday 7th January 2020

Back to School!  See you bright and early :)

Last Day of Term - Friday 20th December 2019

Enjoy the holidays!  See you on Tuesday 7th January 2020 smiley

Christmas Jumper Day - Friday 13th December

In aid of Gifts4Kids; please bring a £1 donation.  Thank you blush

Christmas Dinner Day! Thursday 12th December

Looking forward to our fantastic feast cooked up by the fantastic Nicky and co in the kitchen! 

The Annual Winter Fair! - Wednesday 18th December 1.30 - 3.00pm (CHILDREN ONLY) 3.15 - 4.00pm (FAMILIES TO JOIN)

Come and enjoy our Winter Fair and help us raise funds for school projects throughout the year.  All the usual favourites plus lots of new games and stalls!

KS2 The Great Exhibition of Learning - Thursday 12th December 2.30-4pm

Pop in an see the fantastic learning your child has done this term with our first ever school exhibition.  Support your child and come along and enjoy some festive refreshments!

KS1 Nativity Show - Wednesday 11th December

At 10am and 2pm get ready for the holiday season and get into the festive spirit with the KS1 Nativity!  Book your tickets via ParentMail.

Decorate and Donate Day - Thursday 5th December

We will be Decking the (school) Hall with our beautiful winter hoops and making a decoration to take home and hang. Please bring in a donation for Winter Fair!  Many thanks :)

Parent Information Sessions - Y1-6

Tuesday 10th September from 3.15pm

Join the meeting to find out more about what to expect this year!  More information via ParentMail.

Are you looking for affordable childcare during the summer holidays? Would you like your child to have a fun-filled day of activities? Get Doing, the after school care provider, are running a summer holiday play scheme for just £7 per day. This is open to ALL CHILDREN FROM THE AGE OF 4.


Please see the attached flyer for more details, or contact the school office for further information. If you would like your child to attend, please pick up the consent form from the school office or download and complete the one attached.

Christmas Diary Dates