Newsletter 13th January 2023



Thank you!

We would like to say a big thank you to Capricorn Interiors of Oldbury for their kind donation of a sofa for The Lodge.





Dates of all events happening at Uplands Manor can be found on the calendar 

Make sure you check it regularly as new dates will be added throughout the year


Extra-curricular clubs this half term

The Year 4 extra-curricular clubs, Guitar and Punjabi clubs will run from Monday 9th January - Friday 10th February.


If a club needs to be cancelled, we will give you as much notice as possible.


  • Wednesday 18th Year 3 Egyptian workshop



  • Tuesday 7th Safer Internet Day
  • Thursday 9th PC Jon Hewitt visiting Year 6
  • Friday 17th Last day of term
  • MONDAY 20TH - FRIDAY 24TH - Half Term holiday
  • Monday 27th School re-opens for all pupils


  • Thursday 2nd World Book Day
  • Tuesday 21st 3.30-6pm Pupil Progress meetings
  • Thursday 23rd 3.30-6pm Pupil Progress meetings





We believe that it is important to celebrate achievements.  As part of our 'Good to be Green' behaviour and reward system, each week, children may be given a certificate, a gold letter from a member of staff or a certificate from Mr Dickinson or Miss James.  Here is a list of some of the children who have received an award this week:


  • eo
  • Maryam
  • Mason
  • Muskaan
  • Christon
  • Vareen
  • Orla
  • Sienna James
  • Fatima Z
  • Nadeen
  • Tejbeer
  • Seerat
  • Ashanti
  • Sataesh
  • Isaiah
  • Ritvik
  • Oszka'r
  • Esiaka

Gold letters

  • Japjeet for good behaviour
  • Inayah for good behaviour
  • Avneet for good behaviour
  • Kaiden K for good behaviour
  • Gurmehar for good behaviour
  • Manraj for fantastic behaviour

   Headteacher & Deputy Headteacher Awards

  • Riella for excellent writing using her phonics
  • Dean for excellent effort in work
  • Anayah for amazing work in English








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We want you to read the messages so you don't miss important information, dates or events.  


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