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Upton Junior School

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Information Sent Home

Please see below copies of information sent out via email & through MCAS. 

18th November -  Please click here for information on the educational support we can provide if your child has to self-isolate. The criteria for this supports is:

  • You have been told to self-isolate by a government 'test and trace' service, because you have been in close contact with someone who tested positive ('NHS Test and Trace' in England)

  • Isolating due to a member of the household testing positive or waiting results

  • Awaiting test results

If your child's class bubble are informed they need to self-isolate we will provide a different option, this support is only for those children that fall into one of the above categories.

17th November - School photos will no longer be taking place on 19th November it is, however, rescheduled for 20th January 2021.

16th November - Please be aware from tomorrow the Broadstairs Road pedestrian gate will no longer be open at pick up time.  It will remain locked to preserve the one-way system we have in place. Once again we thank you for your support at this time and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

12th November - We would like to remind parents if your child does not attend Breakfast Club please ensure they are not dropped off at school before 8:30 am.  Children arriving before this time are unsupervised

If you require a place at Breakfast Club please contact the school office via email - to enquire about spaces.

12th November - Tomorrow (Friday 13th November) is a normal school uniform day.  Odd Sock Day is Monday 16th November, children can come to school wearing non-school uniform and odd socks for a £1 donation to 'Anti-Bullying Alliance' charity. **Year 4 ONLY** wear non-uniform sportswear along with odd socks due to it also being Year 4 PE day.

4th November - Please see this document - 'Covid-19 Absence Guide for Families' if you need help in making a decision about your child's absence during this difficult time.

23rd October - Term 2 Dates sent home or click here..

23rd October - Year Group Newsletters have been sent via email and are available on the MCAS app, they can also be found on the Year group letters page of this website.

22nd October - We have been asked to share the attached letter with our Year 6 parents and carers from the School Public Health Service regarding the Height and weight check for children in Year 6. Click here to read.

20th October - Please note we have updated the usernames and passwords for your child's Microsoft Teams account.  This is just in preparation should we need to use this system in the future.
You will be able to access the information on the MCAS app or via click on the 'Reports' tab, when downloading the PDF please be patient.

20th October - Due to the ongoing Covid restrictions we are reviewing our wrap around care provision for next term. I am pleased to announce that we are now able to offer this for all children from the beginning of Term 2. We need to ensure the children remain as safe as possible so will be keeping the children in ‘bubbles’. This does mean, however, that if you need your child to attend you will be required to book a place for the whole week. You will also need to pay, in advance, via school money (under ‘Trips’ section) for all sessions, regardless of whether your child attends.

We will be offering the following services:

Breakfast club will run from 7:45am-8:30am and will cost £10 for the week.

After school club will have two sessions. 3:15pm- 4:30pm, costing £20 for the week and 3:15pm- 6:00pm, costing £42.50 for the week.

Please complete the key survey form here by 9:00am on Friday 23rd October. We will notify you by Monday 2nd November if your child is not successful in gaining a place. If you do not hear from us, the provision will start from Tuesday 3rd November. 

If you have already applied or your child is currently attending you will need to reapply to ensure your child has a space.

13th October -  Year 6 Parents - The Charles Dickens School has created a Virtual Open Day for Year 6 parents who are looking for a Secondary School for September 2021 Admissions.which can be view here -

8th October - Please find information from KCC here regarding admission to secondary school in Kent for 2021.

If you require further guidance please contact KCC at who will be happy to help.

7th October - On Friday 9th October, children can come to school wearing yellow (just a little bit or all yellow!). To dress up in yellow they will need to bring a £1 contribution that will go towards Young Minds: a charity that raises awareness for young people who struggle with mental health.

30th September - Next week Year 3 will be learning about respecting our environment and will be creating bug hotels. 
We will scavenge natural materials on the school field but your child will also need to bring:
•    a container/base for their bug hotel, we recommend a 2L bottle or milk carton or a small shoe/cereal box. 
•    Additionally, any junk modelling items that can be used to add to their bug hotel. E.g. cardboard tube, bottle lids, pine cones, shells etc.

All materials need to be brought in by Mon 5th Oct.
Thank you in advance. 
The Year 3 Team

29th September -  Special Census Day Menu on Thursday 1st October - order online via Principals Catering

Hot dog with fried onions and tomato ketchup Or Veggie hot dog with fried onions and tomato ketchup 

Served with chunky wedges, Boston beans and vegetable crudité 

Dessert : Chocolate sponge with vanilla ice cream 


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Upton Junior School
Edge End Road
CT10 2AH

(01843) 861393