Latest News From Great Wakering Primary School - June/July 2014

  • Welcome to our NEW website - this is still a work in progress with items being added in the next month or so, please bear with us...


  • Just a reminder if you wish to book any sessions for the new After School Club this term booking forms are available in the School office every Tuesday and Thursday up until 28th August or when the School office is open on 3rd September.  Sessions will not be booked without forms and payment.  If paying online please make sure you clearly note this on the booking form.  Remember one session is £3 or £5 for both.  Sessions start at the end of the school day until 5.10pm.  Please bear in mind that, if you don't use it you may lose it!
  • The new school run After School Club will be starting on Monday 8th September 2014, It will cost £3 per hour or £5 for both starting at the end of the school day until 5.10pm. There is a copy of the booking form and more details in the Clubs tab under Our School.  If you wish to book please hand a booking form into the office with payment on 27th August or 3rd September. Please note all bookings and payments need to be paid fortnightly in advance or your child will not be guaranteed a place. 
  • We still have some places left for our Tuesday and Thursday Holiday Klub, come along at 8.30 am for the morning session and 12.00 pm for the afternoon session.  At only £5 a session you can pay on the day subject to availability.
  • Our lunchtime, breakfast and tuck menus will be changing from September, also the types of food we can offer to our After School Club children.  From January 2015 all schools must meet the new, healthier, standards for school foods that were announced by the Government on 17th June 2014. The food-based standards for all school food other than lunches apply to all food and drink provided by local authorities or school governing bodies to pupils on and off school premises, during an extended school day.  Please see the Weekly Menus tab for next terms menu and more details.
  • Check out the Celebrations tab for our sporting success stories!
  • Our Picnic lunch was a great success with lots parents and grandparents coming to share their lunch with the children, the weather was cloudy but hot and everyone seemed to enjoy themselves.
  • Our Facebook page will return in September as a new Closed Group page that will only allow those we invite to view.
  • Some PGL photos in the Gallery more to come, with over 2000 to choose from Miss Bowers is sorting out the best!
  • Well done to Thames house who were the end of year winners!
  • Well done our Year 5's, who raised over £2,000 with their 'Race For Life' event for Cancer Relief.
  • The Year 6 production 'Little Miracles' was brilliant!  Well done to everyone, you made us laugh and you made us cry, we loved it!
  • New Clubs news see 'Clubs' tab for details.
  • Praise for the school choirs and our Community Singers at the Music Man Concert Saturday 28th June see 'Celebrations - Achievement' tab.  The Choirs have also been out visiting, see Community tab.
  • We have a vacancy for a Part time Catering Assistant for September, please see our 'Staff Vacancies'.