Welcome to our Weekly Newsletter where we share relevant information with you about what has been happening here at Bracken Leas and events planned in future weeks.

#HelloYellow in Support of YoungMinds

On Friday 8th October we will be supporting #HelloYellow
Children will be asked to wear a piece of yellow clothing alongside Mufti on this day for a £1 donation to YoungMinds.
Mrs Lewis is currently putting together a programme of activities for this day. We will be sharing photos etc on the day.

Dig out those yellow items and dazzle us.

Key Dates this Term

Friday 8th October – #Hello Yellow Day & Wear Yellow for Young Minds Mental Health

 Tuesday 12th and Thursday 14th October – Parents’ Evenings (Details to follow)

Thursday 14th October – Flu Vaccinations (These are now going ahead as previously planned)

Thursday 14th October @2pm & 15th October @9.30am – EYFS & KS1 Harvest Assembly (Details to follow)

Tuesday 19th October (Full) & 3rd November @9.30 – Open Morning for Early Years Starters September 2022

Wednesday 20th October @14.30 – KS1 ABLE Assembly

Thursday 21st October – Individual Photos

Friday 22nd October – Year 3 Egyptian Day

Friday 22nd October @ 14.30 – KS2 ABLE Assembly

Friday 22nd October – Last Day of Term

New Term begins Monday 1st November 2021

Term Dates 2021-2022

Here is a link to term dates for the forthcoming academic year.


Grand Union Training Partnership

Early Years are still in need of donations of the following items;

Shawls, capes, Sheer scarves
Walking sticks
Baskets (picnic or carry)
Wigs, Glasses, Sunglasses
Fabric for wrapping round
Small suitcases and bags, briefcase
Good condition, appropriate age musical instruments
Things like train timetables

Disco ball
Waistcoats and jackets

You can hand them over to Early years staff directly or through the school office.

Music Lesson Timetable

(Details about music lessons to be advised)

  • Monday – Guitar (am), Funkey’s (pm)

  • Tuesday – Strings (pm)

  • Wedneday – Singing Lessons (pm), Funkeys (pm)

  • Thursday – Woodwind (am)

  • Friday – Brass (am), Keyboard (pm)

Magdalen College School Shopping Evening

Wednesday 13th October 7-9pm

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