Up and coming events

 

Spring Term - Opening times

Please remember that all children are expected to be in school by 8:50am and picked up promptly at 3:20pm.

 

Traffic 

Please be considerate of the neighbours and the children when driving near school. We have been meeting with the Council's Road Safety team - if anyone has any suggestions as to how we can improve road safety around school, please get in touch with Mrs Brown or Mr McBurnie. 

 

Uniform

Don't forget we have a lot of pre-loved uniform which is in excellent condition - please ask at the office. 

 

Activities at Oldham Libraries and Art Gallery 

Admission arrangements for reception - September 2024

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A3 Admissions posters 202324 Rec.pdf .pdf

Secondary applications for September 2024 - Closing date October 31st 2023

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A3 Admissions posters 202324 Y6.pdf .pdf
Y6 letter secondary school applicartions.pdf .pdf

 

Support for families

Please see the attached information about help and support for families - please don't hesitate to contact school if you need additional support. 

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We can help families v4 2.pdf .pdf
We Can Help Talk v4.pdf .pdf

School Calendar 2023/2024

Please see the calendar for the academic year 2023/4. Please note that Mather Street's school holidays may be slightly different to other local schools. 

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School Calendar 2024/25

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MY Schools Together schoolcalendar20242025.pdf .pdf

Current Arrangements

Here are some of the arrangements we have in place to help to keep everyone safe. 

 Road safety

  • Parking space around school is very limited. Please avoid parking on the pavement at the entrance to school. For the safety of all the children, please be patient and show consideration to the neighbours and other drivers.

 Dogs

  • Dogs are not allowed on the school premises.

 Uniform

  • Children need to come to school, smartly dressed, in full school uniform. 

 Attendance and Punctuality

  • The current guidance is very clear that all children should attend school every day. Oldham Council will issue fixed penalty notices where attendance at school is not good enough. Please ensure that your child arrives at school on time and is collected promptly at 3:20pm.

 Coronavirus symptoms

  • If your child or a member of your household is displaying coronavirus symptoms, please follow government guidance and keep school informed.

Morning – children can enter school from 8:45am and need to be in class by 8:50am.

Morning Drop-off – parents will not be allowed on site

  • Year 3, Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6 – drop children off at the office gate.
  • Children will walk to the junior playground and enter school as directed by staff.  
  • Year 1 and Year 2 – drop children off at the pylon car park gate.
  • Children will walk to the infant playground and enter school as directed by staff.  
  • Reception and Nursery – drop children off at the pavement gate.

 Collection (Nursery 12 noon; Reception 3:20pm)

  • Nursery and reception – collect from the pavement gate

 Gates will be open from 3:05pm

  • Year 1 and Year 2 – wait for your children on the infant playground. Staff will bring the children to you.  
  • Year 3, Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6 – wait for your children on the junior playground. Staff will bring the children to you.

Families where the children are in different key stages. - School staff will direct Year 3, Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6 children to the infant playground to meet their parents. (If there is a sibling in reception, collect the older children first.)

 Enquiries

  • Please contact school by telephone, text or e mail where possible.
  • If you need to speak to someone in the office, please be prepared to queue.
  • If you need to contact your child’s teacher, please wait until all the children have left the playground at the end of the day to speak to the teacher or get in touch by e mail or telephone and they will get back in touch with you.

 Thank you for your continued support,

 You can still contact class teachers via the class gmail accounts

Miss Adshead - year1matherstreet@gmail.com 

Miss Rothwell - y2matherstreet@gmail.com 

Mrs Kantharia    - year3mather@gmail.com

Miss Prior - year4mather@gmail.com

Mrs McCreary - year5mather@gmail.com

Mr Turner - year6mather@gmail.com

 

Home Learning

 Please remind your children to stay safe online. There are lots of activities on our E-Safety page to help you. 

50 Things to Do ...

Follow the link to find a menu of exciting activities for families in Oldham with young children.

There are lots of suggestions for how to have fun and learn at the same time.

Infinity Initiatives C.I.C.

We have seen the Facebook post from Infinity Initiatives C.I.C. and the messages of support from a number of kind people that have offered to help one of our children.

We have a stock of good quality 'new-to-you' uniform items and our families are really good at donating items that their children have outgrown - we try our best to help our children so they have access to appropriate uniform. 

Our office staff are very helpful and will make sure any donations get to the child mentioned in the post. 

Thank you for your kindness and the support you have offered. 

Sally Brown, Head of School, Mather Street Primary School.