Diary 2023-24

November 2023

06 Welcome back to school for the second part of the autumn term

06 Year 3 to Gosforth Park

07 Year 3 Squash Taster Session (PE kits please)

08 Parents Evening – Classes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10 only 3.30- 6.00pm

08 Parents Evening – Nursery 3.30-5.30pm

09 Parents Evening – Nursery 9.00-11.00am

09 Year 1 to visit All Saints Church

10 #GSTRemembers for Remembrance Sunday

13 Odd Socks – children are invited to come into school wearing odd socks

13 Year 3 to visit Rising Sun – Stone Age

13 Year 1 to visit Newcastle Castle

13 Class 6 Parent Lunch

14 That History Bloke visiting Year 2 in school

14 Parents Evening – Classes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10 3.30-6.00pm

14 Parents Evening – Nursery 3.30-5.30pm

16 PTFA AGM 3.15 pm

17 Friday Phonics for Reception Parents 9-9.30 am

17 PTFA Bake Sale – class 9 3.15pm

21 Flu vaccinations for children in Reception to Year 4

24 Friday Phonics for Reception Parents 9-9.30 am

27 HSBC Workshops with Years 1-4

27 Prevent Training for Year 4

29 Year 4 visit to Beamish

29 Class 5 Parent Lunch

December 2023

01 Reception visit to the library for Christmas stories

04 Year 4 Christmas Concert 2.00 pm

05 Early Years Stay and Play session 2-3 pm (Nursery 1 and Class 1)

06 Year 3 Christmas Concert 2.00 pm

07 Early Years Stay and Play session 2-3 pm (Nursery 2 and Class 2)

11 Nursery 1 Christmas Songs 9.30am

11 Year 1 Christmas Concert 2.00 pm

12 Class 1 Christmas Nativity 9.30 am – 10.30 am

12 Year 2 Christmas Concert 2.00 pm

13 Class 2 Christmas Nativity 9.30 am – 10.30 am

13 Christmas Lunch

13 Nursery 2 Christmas Songs 2.00 pm

14 Reception and Year 1 visit to the Tyne Theatre Pantomime

15 Year 2, Year 3 and Year 4 visit to the Tyne Theatre Pantomime

15 PTFA Bake Sale – class 8 3.15pm

18 Year 3 and Year 4 Christmas Party

18 Nursery 1, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 Christmas Film Afternoon (wear your pjs)

19 Year 1 and Year 2 Christmas Party

19 Year 3 and Year 4 Christmas Film Afternoon (wear your pjs)

20 Nursery Christmas Party (Nursery 1 am, Nursery 2 pm)

20 Archibald Christmas Service at Trinity Church (tickets for 1 adult per family due to space) 1.30 pm

21 Nursery 2 Christmas Film Afternoon (wear your pjs)

21 Reception Christmas Party

22 School closes for the winter break at 3.15 pm

January 2024

08 Welcome back to school for the spring term

10 Reception Curriculum and Coffee 9 am

11 Year 2 Curriculum and Coffee 9 am

12 Year 1 Curriculum and Coffee 9 am

15 Year 3 Curriculum and Coffee 9 am

15 Nursery Curriculum and Coffee 2.30 pm

16 Year 4 Curriculum and Coffee 9 am

18 Nursery Curriculum and Coffee 9 am

19 PTFA Bake Sale – Class 7 3.15 pm

February 2024

05 Year 4 Structures Workshop

06 Year 3 Enterprise Workshop

06 Year 2 Structures Day

08 Year 4 Enterprise Workshop

09 PTFA Bake Sale – Class 6 3.15 pm

12 Class 10 Assembly 2.45 pm

13 Class 9 Assembly 2.45 pm

16 School closes at 3.15pm for the half term break

26 Welcome back to school for the second part of the spring term

26-28 Year 4 at Robinwood

27 Class 3 Parent Lunch

28 Year 1 visit to the Laing Art Gallery

29 Year 2 visit to the Laing Art Gallery

29 Class 4 Parent Lunch

March 2024

04 Understanding Bereavement Workshop with St Oswald’s 2-3pm

08 PTFA Bake Sale – Class 5 3.15 pm

11 Egyptian Workshop from Durham University for Year 3

18 Reception to visit All Saints Church to learn about Easter

25 Class 8 Assembly 2.45 pm

26 Class 7 Assembly 2.45 pm

28 School closes at 3.15pm for the Spring break

April 2024

15 Welcome back to school for the summer term

16 Year 4 visit to the Laing Art Gallery

16 Class 2 Parent Lunch

16 Year 1 Curriculum and Coffee 2.15 pm

17 Year 2 Curriculum and Coffee 2.15 pm

18 Year 3 Curriculum and Coffee 2.15 pm

19 Nursery Curriculum and Coffee 2.30 pm

19 PTFA Bake Sale – Class 4 3.15 pm

22 Year 4 Curriculum and Coffee 2.15 pm

23 Nursery Curriculum and Coffee 9 am

24 Reception Curriculum and Coffee 2.15 pm

May 2024

13 – 24 Class 7 Swimming Sessions

17 PTFA Bake Sale – Class 3 3.15 pm

20 Class 6 Assembly 2.45 pm

21 Class 5 Assembly 2.45 pm

24 School closes at 3.15pm for the half term break

June 2024

03 School closed for the Gosforth School’s Trust Staff Development Day

04 Welcome back for the second part of the summer break

08 Saturday – PTFA Summer School Fair

17 – 28 Class 8 Swimming Sessions

24 Class 4 Assembly 2.45 pm

25 Class 3 Assembly 2.45 pm

July 2024

01 Class 2 Assembly 2.45 pm

02 Class 1 Assembly 2.45 pm

03 Reception to Year 4 Cullercoats Beach Visit

05 Year 2 Enterprise Workshop

08 Year 4 Leaver’s Celebration Day – children only

08 Nursery 1 Sports Day 9.30 am

08 Year 3 Sports Day 1.30 pm

09 Reception 1 Sports Day 9.30 am

08 Year 1 Sports Day 1.30 pm

10 Year 4 Leaver’s Assembly 9.30 am – parents / carers of Year 4 children

10 Year 4 Sports Day 1.30 pm

11 Nursery 2 Sports Day 9.30 am

11 Year 2 Sports Day 1.30 pm

19 School closes at 3.15pm for the summer break

September 2023

04 School is closed to children for a staff development day. The staff will be taking part in Maths training with Richard Brown from North Tyneside Local Authority

05 School opens at 8.45am – Welcome Back!

05 Reception New Starters Coffee Morning 1 at 10 am

06 Reception New Starters Coffee Morning 2 at 10 am

07 Reception New Starters Coffee Morning 3 at 10 am

11 Nursery New Starters Coffee Morning 1 at 9 am

12 Year 2 Come and meet the teachers for coffee 9 am

13 Nursery New Starters Coffee Morning at 12.30 pm

14 Class 4 and Class 8 to Shiremoor Adventure Playground

15 Year 4 Come and meet the teachers for coffee 9 am

15 Class 3 and Class 7 to Shiremoor Adventure Playground

15 Post Adoption Group Lunch

18 SEN Coffee morning 9 am

18 Year 3 to visit Friends of Gosforth Park

19 Year 3 Come and meet the teachers for coffee 9 am

20 Andrew Moffat delivering No Outsiders to each class

21 Year 1 Come and meet the teachers for coffee 9 am

25 Walk and Wheel to school week

25 Durham University Workshop for year 1

26 Year 4 Fire Safety Talk

27 Reception and Year 1 Reading Meeting for Parents/Carers 5-6pm

28 Harvest Collection

28 Harvest Assembly

29 Spanish Day in School – linked to the European Day of Languages

October 2023

02 Year 3 to visit the Great North Museum – Science

02 Class 10 Parent Lunch

02 Anxious or Anxiety – A Workshop for Parents with Chameleon Counselling 2 pm

03 Gosforth Central Middle School Open Evening for current Year 4 families 4.45pm-6.45pm

04 Individual School Photographs

04 Closing Date for Parent Governor Nominations 3.30pm

04 Gosforth East Middle School Open Evening for current Year 4 families 6pm-8pm

06 Creating Connections – (School) Community Coffee Morning – 9 am – 10.30 am Cake donations and loose change welcome for MacMillan Coffee Morning

09 Gosforth Junior High Academy Open Evening for current Year 4 families 4pm-6pm

10 Class 9 Parent Lunch **Please note date**

10 Year 2 visit to the Discovery Museum – Bridges

13 Just One Tree Day – suggested donation £1 as every pound raised plants one new tree

13 Friday Phonics for Reception Parents 9-9.30 am

16 Parent Evening – Class 7 and Class 9 only 3.30-6.00pm

23 Take One Book Week at Archibald

25 Halloween Disco

26 PTFA Bake Sale – class 10 3.15pm

26 School closes at 3.15pm for the half term break

27 Staff Development Day – Poverty Proof Training with Children’s North East for all staff and governors (am) and History Development with an external trainer (pm)