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St Martins, Runcorn 

St Martins, Runcorn St Martins, Runcorn

School Calendar

 

St Martins, RuncornWednesday 26th April

9.15 am Easter Mass

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Wednesday 26th April

Year 4 Jumble Sale

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Friday 28th April

Bring a bottle for Play

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Monday 1st May

Bank Holiday    

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Monday 8th May

Year 6 SAT's Week

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Tuesday 9th May

Yr 3 Parents' & Catechists' Meeting

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Sunday 14th May

9.00 am Children's Mass

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​Monday 15th May

Non Uniform Day for Cakes 

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Tuesday 16th May

Sports Day - Infants am

                     Juniors pm

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Wednesday 24th May

Year 4 Residential Trip to Ironbridge

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​Friday 26th May

Half Term Holiday

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Tuesday 6th June

Children Return

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Friday 16th June

Pyjama Night & Cash Bingo 7-10 pm

First Steps

Our Parent's and Toddler's Group, First Steps, meets every Wednesday morning from 10.00 a.m. until 12 noon and they welcome all new comers. Come and meet the rest of the gang and let your children meet some others of their own age.

Uniform and PE Kit

Thank you for all your efforts with ensuring we have the highest possible standards of uniform. Helping us to ensure this is maintained supports us all. This means no trainers for normal footwear and sensible accessories, please don't have headwear that stops other children being able to see the teacher! Could I ask you to also ensure that your child's name is on all their pieces of uniform, especially jumpers and coats?It is also very important that all children have the correct PE Kit. They are not allowed to wear football shirts. The PE Kit consists of a white t-shirt with logo, black shorts and a pair of pumps. It is advisable that the juniors have a pair of trainers for outdoor PE. It is best for all children to keep their kit in school and to take it home each half term to be cleaned. It needs to be kept in a named drawstring PE bag.

 

 

 

Sport's Day is CANCELLED

 due to bad weather!!

It will now take place on

 Monday 22nd May

During the month of May the children will be taking a series of tests. Year 6 pupils have been very busy preparing for their SATs, beginning on the 8th May. It is vitally important that all children are given every opportunity to do their very best and so full attendance is vital.

 Year 2 children will also be doing assessments and tests.

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Cycling Accident and wearing helmets

Last week one of our children had a serious cycling accident. Fortunately he is going to be alright but he did have to visit Alder Hey hospital and needed an operation. 

I have talked to the children about the importance of wearing a helmet at all times when riding a bike.

Next time a child has an accident without a helmet they may not be as fortunate and the injuries could be life changing.

ALL CHILDREN RIDING TO SCHOOL MUST WEAR A HELMET

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Halton Bake Off Poster

Great Halton Bake Off Competition Letter

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Start fund raising for our school.

​Contact Us​

 

St. Martin's Catholic Primary School

St Martin's Lane

Murdishaw

Runcorn

WA7 6HZ

Tel 01928 711 207

Headteacher Mr P Hallman

 

 

The Parish of the Divine Saviour
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Lunch

As you are all aware, we are now using the Schoolcomms system for school meals and tuck. Although a lot of parents are set up on the system, we know that a few parents are still experiencing problems.  We're having help from Halton to resolve these small issues and hopefully within the next week or so, everything will be up and running, without any problems.

Just a couple of points to remember. If you change your email address or your mobile number, could you please let us know immediately as the system will not work?  Also, there are two sections on the system: School Meals and Tuck.  As well as crediting the School Meals section, you will need to credit Tuck, if you want your child to have it.

With regard to Universal Free School Meals, if your child is in Year 3, please remember that you will now have to pay for their school dinners, if they are not eligible for Free School Meals. In a few weeks time, we will also put  another section on the system so that you can pay for School Trips etc.  We have had a really positive response from parents so far and the feeling is that it is an easy system to use.  Bear with us and hopefully by next week we will be up and running without any  problems.

 

 

 

School News

 

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Year 3 First Holy Communion

The children from year 3 are now looking forward to making their First Holy Communions. The masses are on Saturday 10th June. We will also be having a special celebration day in school with Mass on Wednesday 21st June at 9.30 am. The children will have a party on that day too!

The following Sunday on 25th June we will also be having a Mass and a Procession at Our Lady Mother of Saviour's. Please keep the children in your thoughts and prayers at this special time.

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Ironbridge Year 4 residential Trip

Later this month year 4 will be visiting Ironbridge which is the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. Residential trips give children wonderful opprtunities and we really appreciate your help and support in allowing them to go forward.

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Sports Day and Summer Fair

Our Sports Day and Summer Fair will be on Tuesday 16th May. The Infants will be at 10 am and the Juniors at 1.45 pm.

We will be holding a Non Uniform Day for cakes on Monday 15th May.

We are also holding a Bottle for a Play Day on 28th April. All children who bring in a bottle will get an extra playtime.

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Book Fair

Many thanks for your support with our recent Book Fair, you spent £899.91. We get 60% of this as free books for our school.

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Worries or Concerns

If at anytime you have any worries, concerns or ideas for development,then please do not hesitate to come into school and discuss them with me.

TMany Thanks

 Mr Hallman

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Parking Outside School

Cheshire Constabulary are asking  everyone to park responsibly. They will be visiting schools to ensure that everyone is kept safe particularly the children. In particular they wish you to take note of the following:

· Do not park on yellow 'zig-zags'

· Do not park in designated bus stops

· Do not obstruct residential driveways or    access to property

· Do not park opposite or in close proximity to a junction, the Highway code recommends leaving a distance of 32 ft/10m, anything less than this can be seen as causing an       unnecessary obstruction

The best advice is to ask yourself, 'Am I risking a child?' not 'Am I risking a ticket?'

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St. Chad's

Visit St. Chad's Secondary School

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Learning Community

St Chad's Catholic & CE High school have arranged a number of open mornings for parents of children in Years 4, 5 and 6 over the coming few months. As you know we have very close links with St Chad’s. They undertake both French and Chinese lessons for our year 5 and 6 classes amongst many other activities. Some of our children are going to take part in a Candlemas Service later on this week.

The dates for going to visit are:

Wednesday 22nd February 9.15-10.30am

Wednesday 8th March 9.15-10.30am

Wednesday 15th March 9.15-10.30am

Wednesday 19th April 9.15-10.30am

Please make use of this opportunity.

St Martins, RuncornOur school uniform supplier is now

Boddells in Widnes

Boddell's 17 – 19 Victoria Road Widnes Cheshire WA8 0PU     Telephone 0151 424 3257

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Breakfast Club

Our Breakfast Club continues its great work. It is open from 7.30 am – 8.45 am and only costs £2 per child which is great value including their breakfast. Please note the children are not allowed into the school or onto the playground before 8.45am as there is no supervision. If your child arrives at school earlier than this, then they need to go to the Breakfast Club

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After School Club

Our after school club continues to go from strength to strength. If you want to use this facility please contact Karen Hughes directly on 07757840673 rather than via the school office. Infant children will be collected from class while junior children make their own way there.  It takes place immediately after school until 4.30 p.m. and costs £1.50 per child. For this they are supervised and get a drink and a biscuit. This is tremendous value for money. Please take note that due to this provision any child not collected at 3.15 pm will automatically be taken to the club and parents will have to pay the fees. All children must be collected and signed out by 4.30 p.m. A few children are unsure of their arrangements at the end of the day and this can cause some upset and distress. Please make sure that your child knows what is happening at the end of the day!

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Parent's Café

KC's Café and Bingo afternoon

The Parents Café is open every day from 8.50 am until 9.45 am and again in the afternoon from 2.30 pm until 3.15pm. Every Tuesday there is a Bingo afternoon from 1.30 pm and all are very welcome.