School Closure Notices
In the unlikely event of a school closure, due to bad weather or an emergency situation (e.g. heating failure), the information will be presented on this website and you will also be informed by Parentmail.  In addition, the local authority lists all school closures on its website
http://www.essex.gov.uk/Education-Schools/Schools/Dates/Pages/Emergency-School-Closures.aspx
Please note, closures will no longer be broadcast on local radio.

‘Wondering Question’
The question from this week’s Collective Worship is: ‘I wonder why we need to get ready for Easter?’

Parent Consultations
Appointment times have all been sent out for the Parent Consultations this week, we look forward to seeing you all.

Reminder to Class 3 Parents
Please remember that swimming for Class 3 starts this Friday (27th February).
Please ensure your child has a full swimming kit – appropriate costume (no bikinis or extra long shorts), goggle, swim hat & towel – carried in a suitable bag. All items need to be clearly labelled with your child’s name
.

Red Nose Day Friday 13th March
We will be supporting Red Nose day this year. The Office are now selling red noses, so please purchase yours from here, available for £1. Various fund raising activities are currently being planned, full details will follow.

Barnardos’s Concert 2nd February 2015
Class 4 had a great time performing at the concert, as you can see
Barnardos 2015

Winning House Treats
There will be drumming sessions lead by Tom Hancock, on Wednesday 25th February, in recognition of the efforts of the houses awarded most House Points. The children involved know who they are!

St Mary’s Maths Challenge
Have a go at our latest Maths Challenge! Follow the link below or you can find a further link in the Newsletters section of the website.
St Marys Maths Challenge – Feb 2015 – African Animal Shape Puzzle
Give your solutions to Mrs Brennand

Easter Egg Hunt
This year’s Easter Egg hunt will be held on 28th March. If you can help in any capacity (marshalling, baking, serving refreshments) please contact the PTA&F 

For the week ending
13th Feb 2015:

Jessica, Bobbi-Ellen, Anna, William Mc, Alfie H, William M, Martha, Freddie P, Kade, Chris, Hadleigh, Franky & Molly
6th Feb 2015:
Pietrina, Tyler, Theo, Mia, James S, Charlie H, Luca, Elsie, Christian, Georgia & Charlotte W

Sporting events for the coming term are listed below. Please note that after school matches will commence at 3.15pm unless otherwise specified. Football fixtures are noted (f), netball (n) or both football and netball (b). The home team is always listed first.

22nd Jan 2015  Howe Green v St Marys HBO (f) Cancelled
27th Jan 2015    Henham 1 v St Marys HBO 4 (n)
4th Feb 2015    St Marys HBO v Little Hallingbury (n only)
10th Feb 2015    St Marys HBO v St Marys Stansted (n)Cancelled
13th Feb 2015  Tag Rugby Competition at Howe Green

   3rd Mar 2015    St Marys HBO v Howe Green (n)
9th Mar 2015    Manuden v St Marys HBO (n)
10th Mar 2015  Howe Green v St Marys HBO (f)
11th Mar 2015  High 5 Netball Competition at Forest Hall
17th Mar 2015    Birchanger v St Marys HBO (n)
18th Mar 2015  Tag Rugby Competition at Howe Green
25th Mar 2015  High 5 Netball Competition at Saffron Walden County High School