Holy Trinity Newsletter 

Dear Parents and Carers,

I hope that you had a lovely break with your children. I’m sure that you enjoyed reading your copy of the Kingfisher Frenzy. I am thrilled with the quality of the children’s writing and the initiative they showed when organising themselves to produce the articles. I thought that the “Big Debate” articles were really helpful and thought provoking.

Over the holiday the school has had new Interactive Smartboards fitted in all the classrooms (with the exception of nursery). These boards are all back lit so they don’t use projectors; this means that the definition is much clearer. The boards have gone down extremely well with the children and will certainly support their learning. We have also had new PC’s fitted into all the classrooms for the teachers as the laptops they were using were beginning to reach the end of their lives.

We had a productive day on Monday updating our Safeguarding Training and familiarising ourselves with our new technology. Please note that we have a new area of our website that is devoted to safeguarding.I also wanted to share with you the success of a significant number of children in this year’s primary maths challenge (a total of 68000 children took part nationally). We are delighted that four children from Holy Trinity got through to the final, three of whom reached the bonus round. A very good number of children came very close to getting through including children in year 5. Well done one and all and special congratulations to Thomas, Frankie, Noah and Max. For further information please visit

Best wishes, Penny Cox

Important Information

Attendance. The local authority are keeping a close focus on attendance. As well being aware of general low attendance (90% and below), they are drawing particular attention to absences around holiday times. They have recommended that we write to all parents of children who had additional unauthorised holiday. These letters will be going out over the next few days. Please do not book holidays outside of the school holidays, do bear this in mind with the end of term and beginning of the next school year. We finish on Friday 20th July and return on Wednesday 5th September. All the term dates are on the website. 

Sun hats and sunscreen. Please ensure that your child has a sun hat and water bottle in school. Please also apply sunscreen before they come to school. Thank you. 

SEND consultation event for parents, carers and families, 1 May, 10am-noon, Twickenham Training Centre, Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY Consultation events are taking place with local schools and families to talk about the SEND transformation plans to reinvest in early intervention and understand better the barriers that prevent schools feeling confident and competent to support children and young people with SEND. Families will have the opportunity to share their views and experiences. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to confirm your attendance.Parenting groups summer term 2018 Parenting groups available for all parents/carers living in the boroughs of Richmond and Kingston: 

Development of the Stag Brewery Site The newspaper article below provides some information about the development and a 3D model is available to view in East Sheen library. Local residents are invited to express their views in public consultation in the next 30 days. and parents are able to make comments upon the planning application for a new six-form entry secondary school on the site at: 

H.T newspaper


Governor Meetings

Governor Meetings

The full governing body (FGB) meetings this academic year are being held as follows;

Monday 2nd October 2017 at 6.30pm

Monday 27th November 2017 at 6.30pm

Monday 5th February 2018 at 6.30pm

Monday 26th March 2018 at 6.30pm

Monday 14th May 2018 at 6.30pm

Monday 25th June 2018 at 6.30pm

If you would like to attend a FGB meeting as an observer, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. the Chair; Mrs Gerry Stride 
(This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) with your request at least 2 weeks in advance of the meeting, giving your reason for wanting to attend. We will let you know if it's appropriate to attend. All minutes are available on the website.

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