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.

School Clubs

School run clubs commence next week, Monday 27th September. Please ensure that you have emailed both ourselves and Stepping Stones if your child attends after school and will need to be taken there. If your child is in Year 3 or 4 and has permission from you to walk home on their own after the club, please can you email us ahead of their first session to let us know. enquiries@blps.thlt.academy 

With the exception of Cooking Club (4.30), all clubs finish at 4.15 and children will need to be collected from the courtyard area outside the school office. For health and safety reasons, Please do not park in the staff carpark when collecting.


The FOBL AGM is scheduled to take place in the school hall on Monday 27th September at 7.30pm. Everyone welcome to attend.

Year Group Newsletters

Here is a link to our year group newsletters for this term. You can also find them on the year group pages of our school website.

EYFS Autumn 1 Newsletter 2021

Y1 Autumn 1 Newsletter 2021

Y2 Autumn 1 Newsletter 2021

Y3 Autumn 1 Newsletter 2021

Y4 Autumn 1 Newsletter 2021

Y5 Autumn 1 Newsletter 2021 

Y6 Autumn 1 Newsletter 2021

They are now available to view on the school website. Here is a link to our year group pages.

Key Dates this Term

Wednesday 15th September – Wednesday 20th October – Year 6 Swimming

Monday 27th September – School Run Clubs begin

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

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

#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.

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)

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