Thornton Times

9th June 2017

Hello everyone!

Great to see you all back after half term—but what on earth has happened to the weather?  Hopefully summer will be back soon!

We are fully into the swing of test season with Year 1 doing their Phonics Screen next week—good luck Year 1—we know you will be brilliant.  The Year 6 team are also having their writing assessments moderated by the local authority but again we are sure the children’s work will come out with flying colours.

Please take time to read through the newsletter—lots of things coming up for you to remember!

Sue Simmons, Headteacher.

Your School Needs You

National Book Tokens  - The big prize draw is back, we are asking all parents and staff to help us win £5,000 towards books for our School Library.  Everyone can enter, so spread the word and share this competition—the more entries for our school the more chances of winning.  Please log on to the following website and nominate the school.  Thank you and fingers crossed!  Please click here to log on to the following website and nominate the school.


Well done to Owl Babies, Wise Owls 2, Snowy Owl 3, Tawny Owl 3, Eagle Owl 3, Great Horned Owl 3, Tawny Owl 4, Eagle Owl 4, Great Horned Owl 4, Barn Owl 4, Snowy Owl 5, Tawny Owl 5, Great Horned Owl 5, Barn Owl 5, Eagle Owl 6, Great Horned Owl 6 for achieving over 97% attendance w/c 22nd May!

 SEN Parent Consultation

The SEN Team would like to invite you to a parent consultation on our Special Education Needs Information Report.  We would value parents’ input into the information they would like included in the report. 

Date: 7th July 2017,

Time:   9.00am or 2.45pm

Star Pupil Award

Owl Babies

Ismail Mahmood


Aisha Alkarim

Wise Owls

Sara Hussain

Great Horned Owl 3

Arman Hussain

Tawny Owl 3

Anum Zara

Snowy Owl 3

Abdul Raheem Hameed

Eagle Owl 3

Hana Qalsoom

Barn Owl 3

Aleyna Naveed

Great Horned Owl 4

Mohammed Farid

Tawny Owl 4

Muhammed Tayyib

Snowy Owl 4

Rayhan Waseem

Eagle Owl 4

Musa Khan

Barn Owl 4

Mohammed Hasan

Great Horned Owl 5

Anika Maryam

Tawny Owl 5

Rayhan Hussain

Snowy Owl 5

Laiyba Zahir

Eagle Owl 5

Hassan Ur Rehman

Barn Owl 5

Amaan Zamir

Great Horned Owl 6

Amaan Ali

Tawny Owl 6

Hafsa Bibi

Snowy Owl 6

Aamna Ahmed

Eagle Owl 6

Atiya Yasin

Barn Owl 6

Abbas Nawaz

Book Bags/Rucksacks

We now have a limited number of these in stock.  Please see Reception for more information.

Y1 Phonics

Year 1 will be doing their Phonics screening from Monday.  Good luck Year 1!

Spirit of Birmingham

You are all invited to see some of our Y6 students perform their own music at the Spirit of Birmingham on 14th June.  This is free non-ticket event, and is held at Birmingham Symphony Hall, please arrive for 6.00pm.  It would be great to see you all there.

Book Fair

We will be holding a Half Price Scholastic Book Fair on Monday 12th June—Wednesday 14th June from 3.30pm-4.00pm. 

Fidget Spinners

We still have Fidget Spinners for sale at the amazingly low price of £2.00.  On sale after school every day in the dining room.  When they’re gone-they’re gone!


Y6 Drayton Manor

There are no more places available for Drayton Manor.  If you have not already paid your £10.00 deposit to secure your place please do not pay any monies into ParentPay.


Secondary School - Please can you let the office know if you have changed your Secondary School choice or are appealing for another School

Photographs - Please remember to order your class photos by Monday 12th June.