St James the Great Catholic Primary School


Monday 1st June 2020

Dear Parent / Guardian,

We have been making detailed plans to begin the reopening of our school from next Monday 1st June for children in Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 classes as well as continuing to provide for Key Worker children.

Click Here for a letter to all parents regarding the opening.

Click on a year group link above for class messages from the classes that are due to begin to reopen.

There are slight change to the timings for the start and end of the day as follows:

  • Nursery            8:40 - 3:20
  • Reception        8:50 - 3:25
  • Year 1               8:40 – 3:30
  • Year 6               8:40 – 3:25
  • Key Workers    8:50 – 3:30

Each week’s work will be set for your child’s class on Monday morning.

Please look here: School website/Teaching and Learning/Classroom/

Then click on your child’s particular classroom. There you will find the plan for the week. Please download it as this will help to save extra traffic on the website itself. Please try your best to complete the schedule of work across the week. To celebrate the children’s effort, choose one piece of work, photograph it and email it to your child’s teacher by Wednesday of each week using the class emails which are:

Our aim is to publish some of the pictures on the website on Friday of each week. On Thursday we will publish on our website activities related to practising our faith together please look out for this also.


  • Monday – work for the week
  • Tuesday (alternate weeks) – phonecall from your class teacher
  • Wednesday – send your teacher one example of your child’s work
  • Thursday – focus for prayer
  • Friday – celebration of work

UPDATE: Here is a letter to all parents following the Government Announcement on Sunday.

Home Learning Resources:

Visit our home learning page for a plethora of fantastic links and downloads for parents and children to have some fun learning time at home. Don’t miss our fun Friday links packed with great ideas for indoor activities.

Keeping the Faith:

Weekly Gospel downloads will now be available every Thursday from our “Keeping the Faith” web page.

Coronovirus Updates:

Please click on the links below to download more information.


Click here to find out more





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