Newsletter 3rd March 2023



Dear Parents and Carers





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 Spring 2

Y3, Guitar and Girls' Football Clubs end on Friday 31st March.  If we need to cancel a club, we will give you as much notice as possible.





  • Tuesday 7th 9am Year 1 Phonics workshop for parents
  • Thursday 9th 9am RM class assembly
  • Friday 10th 9am 5P class assembly
  • Monday 13th Science day
  • Tuesday 14th 2.30pm Year 6 SATs meeting
  • Wednesday 15th NEU Teachers' Strike day
  • Thursday 16th NEU Teachers' Strike day
  • Friday 17th Red Nose Day for Comic Relief
  • Tuesday 21st 3.30-6pm Pupil Progress meetings & Book Fair
  • Thursday 23rd 3.30-6pm Pupil Progress meetings & Book Fair
  • Friday 24th 9am 5W class assembly
  • Monday 27th Autism Acceptance Day - more details to follow
  • Thursday 30th 9am Reception Easter Bonnet Parade
  • Thursday 30th 2.40pm Year 2 SATs meeting
  • Friday 31st Last day of term





Pupil Progress Meetings & Book Fair Tuesday 21st and Thursday 23rd March 3.30 - 6pm.

4Community Trust, The Dorothy Parkes Centre, Singlepoint, The Girls' Friendly Society and LTS (our school meal caterers) will be attending the Pupil Progress meetings.


Do take a minute to find out what they have on offer for you and your children.




  • Monday 3rd - Friday 14th School closed for Easter holiday
  • Monday 17th School re-opens for all children
  • Monday 17th & Wednesday 19th Year 4 talk by West Midlands Fire Brigade




  • Monday 1st School closed for bank holiday
  • Tuesday 2nd School re-opens for all pupils
  • Wednesday 3rd 3H class assembly
  • Monday 8th School closed for the King's Coronation (extra bank holiday)
  • Tuesday 9th - Friday 12th Year 6 SATs week
  • Wednesday 24th 3C class assembly
  • Friday 26th Class photographs
  • Monday 29th May - Friday 2nd June School closed for half term


2023 - 2024 Dates

Below is the list of term, training (we will confirm either January or February as soon as possible) and holiday dates for 2023 - 2024






Gold letters

  • Lara for her fantastic pop-up book that she designed
  • Jasnoor for excellent behaviour
  • Ekam for excellent behaviour
  • Ailen for excellent behaviour
  • Nyuma for excellent behaviour





Parents, Carers, Grandparents, Aunties, Uncles of children who attend Uplands - we need you!

Do you have any spare time during the week?  We would be very grateful for help with hearing our children read in school.

If you are interested and want to find out more, please email your full name, the names and classes of your children currently attending Uplands and the days/times you are able to offer to



Miss James





Family 'Rules' part 2



Healthy break time snacks and lunches

Please send healthy break time snacks into school, such as fruit or vegetable sticks.  Please don't send crisps or chocolate for break.  

If your child brings a packed lunch, here are some ideas of what you could include.









Family Room



Sandwell Parents for Disabled Children


The Girls' Friendly Society at The Dorothy Parkes Centre



SIPS Singers



Calling all budding bakers!

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