2020-2021 Parent schedule

William Cassidi C. E. Aided Primary School

 Schedule 2020 – 2021


During the current COVID-19 pandemic all the dates and events are subject to change depending on the current situation, guidance and potential local and national lockdowns. These dates are intended to give an indication of events we would like to hold they can be carried out in a safe manner for children, staff and parents/carers.


Autumn Term 2020:

7th- 16th September                            Year 6 – Crucial Crew (virtual event)

10th September                                 Roald Dahl Day: Please refer to individual class eschools for

details for your child

29th September                                 Individual and family photographs

8th October                                        Harvest Worships within school for children only (donations to St.

John’s Church food bank))


                                                          Half Term


13th November                                 Children in Need – ‘spotacular’ event – dress in spots!

13th November                                  Short reports to parents with details of telephone or zoom

appointment booking

23rd – 27th November                       Parent/Teacher Consultations                        

3rd December                                    Christingle Service for children if at school or at St. John’s Church

if possible starting at 2:30pm

4th December                                    Nasal flu immunisation date           

4th December                                    Possible Friends of the School - Christmas Fair 1:30pm in the hall

7th December                                    Nursery and Reception Nativity                    2:00pm in the hall

8th December                                    KS1 Christmas Production              9:30am and 1:30pm in the hall

9th December                                    KS1 Christmas Production                             1:30pm in the hall

10th December                                  KS2 Christmas Production              9:30am and 1:30pm in the hall

11th December                                  KS2 Christmas Production              9:30am and 1:30pm in the hall

All Christmas productions will be organised following safety guidelines. These will be dependant on the current restrictions at the time. We will organise these accordingly, possibilities include individual class performances, live streaming, reduced attendees perhaps of groups up to 30, zoom meeting sign ins, recording performances and placement on eschools etc.

11th December                                  Christmas Jumper Day: come in your favourite Christmas jumper

14th December                                  St. James’. Thorpe Thewles Carol Concert (AM) (if possible)

14th December                                  Christmas Party – Foundation Stage

15th December                                  Christmas Party – Years 1 (AM) and Year 2 (PM)

16th December                                  Christmas Party – Years 3 (AM) and Year 4 (PM)

17th December                                  Christmas Party – Years 6 (AM)  and Year 5 (PM)

18th December                                  Carol Concert      9:15am St. John’s Church (if possible)

                                                          All are welcome to join us at this occasion prepared by the children








Spring Term 2021:

4th January                                        Training Day

12th January                                      Snow White Pantomime performance at school

14th January                                      Year 6: Family Worship at 2:45pm

21th January                                      Year 2: Family Worship at 2:45pm

28th January                                      Year 5: Family Worship at 2:45pm

4th February                                      Year 1: Family Worship at 2:45pm

11th February                                   Year 4: Family Worship at 2:45pm


                                                          Half Term


22nd February                                   Online booking for Parent/Teacher Consultations opens (closes

13th March)

22nd – 26th February                         Year 6 – Mock SATs

4th March                                          World Book Day: Dress up as your favourite book character (all

                                                          years - optional)

4th March                                          Year 3: Family Worship at 2:45pm

11th March                                        Reception: Family Worship at 2:45pm

12th March                                        Short reports to parents

13th March                                        Online booking closes

15th – 19th March                              STEM Week

15th March                                        Parent/Teacher Consultations                         3:20 – 5:20pm

16th March                                        Parent/Teacher Consultations                         3:20 – 6:30pm

18th March                                        Science Museum 2pm in the school hall

24th March                                        Easter Competitions and Raffle

25th March                                         Easter Service led by Class 5 at St. John’s Church at 2:00pm




Summer Term 2021:

12th April                            Training Day      

3rd May                               May Day

WB 10th May                     Year 6 SAT’s

17th – 21st May                   Outdoor Learning Week

28th May                             Spring Festival: 1:15pm in playground

                                           All children will participate in dancing activities in the playground.


Half Term


10th June                            M & M Productions ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ – whole school play

10th June                             New Parents Meeting for September 2021 intake 2:30 or 6:00pm in the

Reception classroom

14th June                             Questionnaires to parents, staff and pupils

WB 14th June                     Year 1 Phonics

                                           Year 4 Multiplication Tests (may be over 3 weeks)

16th – 18th June                    Year 6: Robinwood Residential visit

28th June                             Questionnaires return deadline

WB 28th June                     Fun and Fitness Week

1st July                                Sports Day (weather permitting) Foundation Stage and KS1 - 9:30am

                               KS2 - 1:15pm

2nd July                               Race For Life (AM)

8th July                               Reports to Parents                                                      

9th July                               Year 6 – Leavers Sale 1:15pm in the playground

13th July                             Visit to new classes

16th July                             Year 6: Leavers Worship at 9:15am

19th July                             Training Day

20th July                             Training Day                                        




Please note: All dates and times are provisional and will be confirmed at the beginning of each term. New dates will also be added as activities are arranged for example Eucharist Services, swimming for Year 3, sporting activities, cycling and safety events, additional Friends of the School meetings and events, Year 6 Durham Cathedral Service and school visits when information is received and safety guidance permits these events to occur.