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Diary Dates

Our diary dates page details key dates in the school calendar.

Please note we will confirm the following dates nearer to each event, as they may be dependent on government school guidance and the current COVID-19 situation.

Thu 1st September 2022 Secondary Applications Open Online

Closing 31st Oct 2022

Thu 1st September 2022, 11:15am - 3:30pm Reception Home Visit – ONLY Children New to Broom Barns
Fri 2nd September 2022 Start of Term
Fri 2nd September 2022, 8:50am - 12:00pm Reception – first morning

Reception children will start school at the normal time of 8.50am and finish at 12.00pm.  Please collect your child from the Reception classroom door.

Fri 2nd September 2022 - Wed 7th September 2022, 9:00am - 12:00pm Nursery Home Visits

To aid and promote smooth transition into our Nursery, we make home visits to discuss your child’s needs ensuring confidentiality and helping to build close home school links.  This process is informative for parents and staff as parents have the chance to ask any questions no matter how trivial.

Mon 5th September 2022, 8:50am - 12:15pm Reception class – First lunch at school

Children will stay for an early lunch (11.30am) for the first time, please ensure you have booked your child’s meal on School Grid.  All children are expected to have a school meal.  The meals are free to Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 pupils.  Please collect your child from the Reception classroom door at 12.15pm.

Tue 6th September 2022, 8:50am - 3:20pm Reception class – first full day
Tue 6th September 2022 - Tue 13th December 2022, 1:30pm - 3:15pm Y3 Swimming Lessons Sep-Dec

Tuesday afternoons.

Thu 8th September 2022, 8:55am - 11:55am Nursery – one half of the Nursery class visit

To ensure the best possible start for all children we will be staggering the length of the school day over the first few days.  The children will join us in two smaller groups over the two mornings.

Please check your letter for the correct day for your child.

Fri 9th September 2022, 8:55am - 11:55am Nursery – other half of the Nursery class visit

To ensure the best possible start for all children we will be staggering the length of the school day over the first few days.  The children will join us in two smaller groups over the two mornings.

Please check your letter for the correct day for your child.

Mon 12th September 2022, 8:55am - 11:55am Nursery start

All children will be in every morning, 8.55am to 11.55am, from Monday 12th September.

Mon 19th September 2022 Bank Holiday – the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II
Tue 20th September 2022 Y6 Trip to the Natural History Museum
Thu 22nd September 2022, 3:20pm - 3:30pm Y2 Meet the Teacher

In class.

Mon 26th September 2022, 3:20pm - 3:30pm Y3 Meet the Teacher

In class.

Tue 27th September 2022 Year 6 height and weight checks
Wed 28th September 2022, 3:20pm - 3:30pm Y1 Meet the Teacher

In class.

Thu 29th September 2022, 11:30am - 2:30pm Cross Country Festival

Times are approximate – please see details on the letter if invited.

Thu 29th September 2022, 3:20pm - 3:30pm Y5 & Y6 Meet the Teacher

In classes.

Fri 30th September 2022 Wear Blue for Garden House Hospice

Suggested donation of £1 per child

Fri 30th September 2022, 9:00am - 10:15am Garden House Hospice Coffee Morning

Could all parents/carers enter through the dining room/hall entrance and sign in.  You will be greeted by a Year 6 child who will request your child’s name and class and will collect your child for you.

Sat 1st October 2022 - Mon 31st October 2022 Black History Month
Mon 3rd October 2022 - Tue 4th October 2022 Author visit – Chitra Soundar

Chitra Soundar is an Indian-born British author and storyteller. She has published more than 30 books and is inspired by the rich heritage of epics and folktales from India as well as India’s natural beauty.

Mon 3rd October 2022, 3:20pm - 3:30pm Y4 Meet the Teacher

In class.

Wed 5th October 2022, 9:00am - 11:00am Individual & Sibling Photos
Thu 6th October 2022, 10:00am - 2:00pm Tennis Festival

Times are approximate – please see details on the letter if invited.

Wed 12th October 2022, 9:00am - 3:15pm Y5 West Stow Village Trip
Thu 13th October 2022, 1:30pm - 7:00pm Parent Consultations
Mon 17th October 2022 Y4 Trip to the British School Museum
Wed 19th October 2022 ‘It is good to be me’ – Dress down day
Thu 20th October 2022 Inset Day – School closed
Fri 21st October 2022 Occasional Day – School closed
Mon 24th October 2022 - Fri 28th October 2022 Autumn Half Term 2022
Mon 31st October 2022 - Fri 4th November 2022 Maths Week
Mon 31st October 2022 Secondary Applications Close

Offers to parents 1.3.2023

Mon 31st October 2022, 9:00am - 12:00pm Flu Vaccines – session 1
Tue 1st November 2022 Primary Applications Open Online

Closing 15th Jan 2023

Mon 7th November 2022, 3:15pm - 5:15pm Dodgeball Festival

Times are approximate – please see details on the letter if invited.

Wed 9th November 2022, 9:30am - 12:15pm Reception, Year 3 & Year 4 Trip to Cineworld – Sing 2

Sing 2 (Cert U)  – Online permission form: https://form.jotformeu.com/92606478767372

Thu 10th November 2022, 9:30am - 12:00pm Year 5 & Year 6 Trip to Cineworld – The Railway Children

The Railway Children (Cert PG) – Online permission form: https://form.jotformeu.com/92606478767372

Thu 10th November 2022, 11:30am - 3:30pm Basketball Festival

Times are approximate – please see details on the letter if invited.

Thu 17th November 2022, 9:30am - 12:00pm Year 1 Trip to Cineworld – The Croods

The Croods 2: A New Age (Cert U) – Online permission form: https://form.jotformeu.com/92606478767372

Fri 18th November 2022, 2:45pm - 3:15pm Year 4 Assembly
Tue 22nd November 2022, 9:00am - 12:00pm Flu vaccines – session 2
Thu 24th November 2022, 9:30am - 12:00pm Year 2 Trip to Cineworld – The Bad Guys

The Bad Guys (Cert U) – Online permission form: https://form.jotformeu.com/92606478767372

Thu 24th November 2022, 12:30pm - 2:45pm KS1 Balance Festival

Times are approximate – please see details on the letter if invited.

Fri 2nd December 2022, 9:00am - 12:00pm Decoration Day
Wed 7th December 2022 - Thu 8th December 2022 Reception – Nurse Screening
Fri 9th December 2022 Pantomime – Cinderella

At the Gordon Craig theatre.

Tue 13th December 2022 Reception to Year 2 Nativity
Wed 14th December 2022 Nursery Songs
Wed 14th December 2022 Reception to Year 2 Nativity
Fri 16th December 2022 Christmas Disco
Mon 19th December 2022 KS2 Church Service
Tue 20th December 2022 Christmas Dinner, Jumper Day and Class Parties
Thu 22nd December 2022 - Wed 4th January 2023 Christmas Break

Thu 22nd December 2022 - Wed 4th January 2023 Christmas Break
Thu 5th January 2023 Inset – School closed
Tue 10th January 2023 - Tue 28th March 2023, 1:30pm - 3:15pm Y3 Swimming Lessons Jan-Mar

Tuesday afternoons.

Sun 15th January 2023 Primary Applications Close

Offers to parents 17.4.2023

Mon 16th January 2023 - Fri 20th January 2023 Well-being Week
Mon 16th January 2023, 1:00pm - 2:30pm KS1 Inclusive Festival

Times are approximate – please see details on the letter if invited.

Wed 18th January 2023 Y3 Egyptian Workshop Day
Thu 26th January 2023, 12:45pm - 3:00pm Badminton Festival

Times are approximate – please see details on the letter if invited.

Wed 1st February 2023, 12:30pm - 3:00pm Handball Festival

Times are approximate – please see details on the letter if invited.

Fri 3rd February 2023, 2:45pm - 3:15pm Year 3 Assembly
Mon 6th February 2023 - Fri 10th February 2023 E-safety Week
Fri 10th February 2023 Inset – School closed
Mon 13th February 2023 - Fri 17th February 2023 Spring Half Term 2023
Wed 1st March 2023 Secondary Allocation Day
Wed 1st March 2023 Secondary Offers Made to Parents

Acceptance deadline 15.3.2023

Thu 2nd March 2023 World Book Day
Thu 2nd March 2023, 1:00pm - 3:00pm Sports Hall Athletics Festival

Times are approximate – please see details on the letter if invited.

Tue 7th March 2023, 12:15pm - 1:45pm Rapid Fire Cricket Festival

Times are approximate – please see details on the letter if invited.

Fri 10th March 2023, 2:45pm - 3:15pm Reception Assembly
Mon 13th March 2023 - Fri 17th March 2023 Science Week
Tue 14th March 2023, 9:15am - 12:00pm KS2 Inclusive Festival

Times are approximate – please see details on the letter if invited.

Fri 24th March 2023, 2:45pm - 3:15pm Year 5 Assembly
Thu 30th March 2023, 12:00pm - 3:30pm KS1 SEND Speed Stacking Festival

Time to be confirmed – please see details on the letter if invited.

Thu 30th March 2023, 4:00pm - 6:00pm Easter Disco – to be confirmed
Fri 31st March 2023 School Reports
Mon 3rd April 2023 - Fri 14th April 2023 Easter Break 2023

Mon 3rd April 2023 - Fri 14th April 2023 Easter Break 2023
Mon 17th April 2023 Primary Allocation Day
Mon 17th April 2023 Primary Offers Made to Parents

Acceptance deadline 1.5.2023

Tue 18th April 2023 - Tue 23rd May 2023, 1:30pm - 3:15pm Y3 Swimming Lessons Apr-May

Tuesday afternoons.

Thu 20th April 2023 Broom Barns Birthday
Tue 25th April 2023, 9:15am - 11:00am KS1 Rapid Fire Cricket

Times are approximate – please see details on the letter if invited.

Mon 1st May 2023 Bank Holiday
Mon 8th May 2023 - Fri 19th May 2023 KS2 SATs Week
Thu 11th May 2023, 9:30am - 2:00pm Tag Rugby Festival

Times are approximate – please see details on the letter if invited.

Thu 18th May 2023, 3:00pm - 5:00pm Ultimate Frisbee Festival

Times are approximate – please see details on the letter if invited.

Fri 19th May 2023 Nursery & Reception Sports Morning

Times to be confirmed

Mon 22nd May 2023 - Fri 26th May 2023 Art Week
Fri 26th May 2023 Y1 to Y6 Sports Day

Times to be confirmed

Mon 29th May 2023 - Fri 2nd June 2023 Summer Half Term 2023
Thu 8th June 2023, 9:30am - 3:00pm Boys Cricket Festival

Times are approximate – please see details on the letter if invited.

Fri 9th June 2023, 2:45pm - 3:15pm Year 2 Assembly
Wed 14th June 2023, 9:30am - 2:30pm Girls Cricket Festival

Times are approximate – please see details on the letter if invited.

Fri 16th June 2023 Y3 Trip to be confirmed
Mon 19th June 2023 - Fri 23rd June 2023 Sports Week
Wed 21st June 2023, 3:30pm - 5:00pm Golf Festival

Times are approximate – please see details on the letter if invited.

Fri 30th June 2023, 2:45pm - 3:15pm Year 1 Assembly
Wed 5th July 2023, 3:00pm - 5:00pm Rounders Festival

Times are approximate – please see details on the letter if invited.

Thu 6th July 2023, 9:00am - 3:15pm Y2 Trip to Ruislip Lido and Miniature Railway
Tue 11th July 2023, 6:00pm Year 6 Production
Thu 13th July 2023 Move Up/Transition Day

Move Up Day (Secondary Transfer Day) Y6 pupils at their secondary school
Rec – Y5 during the morning pupils move up and meet their new teacher.

Thu 13th July 2023 Nursery Closed
Thu 13th July 2023, 9:30am - 10:00am Nursery Sep 2023 Parent Meeting
Thu 13th July 2023, 1:30pm - 7:00pm Parent Consultations
Fri 14th July 2023, 9:15am - 9:45am Reception Sep 2023 Parent Meeting
Mon 17th July 2023 - Thu 20th July 2023 Year 5 & Year 6 Isle of Wight Trip
Fri 21st July 2023, 9:00am - 9:30am Year 6 Leaver Assembly
Mon 24th July 2023 - Thu 31st August 2023 Summer Holiday 2023

Fri 29th September 2023, 2:00pm - 3:00pm Garden House Hospice Coffee Afternoon
Sun 1st October 2023 - Tue 31st October 2023 Black History Month
Mon 23rd October 2023 - Fri 27th October 2023 Half Term
Fri 1st December 2023 Decoration Day
Wed 20th December 2023 Last Day of Term

Thu 4th January 2024 First Day of Term
Mon 19th February 2024 - Fri 23rd February 2024 Half Term
Thu 28th March 2024 Last Day of Term
Fri 29th March 2024 Bank Holiday

School Closed

Mon 6th May 2024 Bank Holiday

School Closed

Mon 3rd June 2024 First Day of Term
Thu 11th July 2024 Move Up Day – Transition

Move Up/Transition Day

Move Up Day (Secondary Transfer Day) Y6 pupils at their secondary school
Rec – Y5 during the morning pupils move up and meet their new teacher.

Wed 24th July 2024 - Fri 30th August 2024 Summer Holiday