Mortimer Primary School
Excellence for all
MPS Latest News – 12.11.21
Just as we break for a three-day weekend (school is closed to pupils on Monday 15th November) there is plenty to update you all on. It has been a busy week at Mortimer and next week is also jam packed, especially with it being a 4-day week. 

  1. Parent Governor results
  2. Children in Need
  3. Nursery Rhyme Day
  4. Anti-Bullying Week
  5. Choir restarts
  6. Craft shop
  7. COVID impact
  8. Street parking
  9. Diary dates


1. Parent Governor resultsWe are pleased to welcome onto our governing body Keith James, as voted for by you the parents. Thank you to every parent who stood for election, we appreciate every parent who wishes to support us in making the school a better place for all. parent-governor-elections.jpg
2. Children in NeedOn Friday 19th November, we will mark Children In Need 2021 with a pyjama day (appropriate for time of year and school). Donations are welcomed via Parent Pay. Each year group will have different tasks running during the day, with some year groups running their own additional fundraising activities.   cin.png 
3. Nursery Rhyme DayThe 15th – 19th November is World Nursery Rhyme week! On Tuesday 16th November, children in Nursery and Reception are invited to dress up as a nursery rhyme character of their choice nursery rhymes.jpg
4. Anti-Bullying weekMonday 15th – Friday 19th is anti-bullying week. The focus this year is one kind word. Some lessons will focus directly on this important subject. anti-bullying-week.webp
5. Choir restartsWe will be restarting choir practice on Tuesday 16th November. Year groups will be socially distanced to remain within their bubbles. Thank you for your patience. choral-3871734.png
6. Craft shop

On Tuesday 30th November, Mrs Jordan will be running a Christmas craft shop. Bags of craft will be available to buy with prices from 50p to £1. Years 1 to 6 will have a chance to visit the pop up shop.

7. COVID impactWe continue to be vigilant against COVID, however we have seen a small number of positive cases around the school. We ask that parents support us with the wearing of masks during drop off and collection times. covid.jpeg
8. Street parkingWe have received complaints from local residents regarding the parking around the Coop and connected roads/streets. Please consider your parking choices. We appreciate those who are parking further away and walking in as we continue our Living Streets participation. Children can collect WOW badges for walking or even a stride into school after getting out of the car. istockphoto-1083622428-612x612.jpg
9. Diary dates

15.11.21 – In-service day (school closed, reopens Tuesday 16thNov)

16.11.21 – Nursery rhyme day (Nursery & Reception dress up)

19.11.21 – Children in Need – Pyjama day

19.11.21 – 4KA Parent Assembly

22.11.21 – Year 5 Bikeability Week 1 Mon – Thurs

26.11.21 – Year 4 Bikeability Class1

30.11.21 – Year 4 Theatre Visit to see The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

30.11.21 – Pop up Craft Shop


Remember to book school lunches by 10pm each Wednesday…

Phone: 0191 455 4504
Email: [email protected]