PTA Events – Save the Dates!

February 23, 2018

Saturday 17th March: Quiz Night – teams of 6 for a fun filled evening of food, drink and questions.

Thursday 22nd March: Easter Event – cake sale, raffle and craft stall.


PTA Family Film Night

February 1, 2018

Thank you to everyone who braved the cold last Friday and came to watch Despicable Me 3. It was a fun evening which the children really enjoyed.

A big thank you too to those parents who helped out on the night – we couldn’t do it without you. The evening made £310 for the school.

Pupil Premium – Free School Meals

January 5, 2018

Are you in receipt of any of the following benefits?

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (as long as you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and you don’t get more than £16,190 a year)
  • Working Tax Credit run-on (paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)
    Universal Credit

The Lea Primary School & Nursery is able to claim a £1320 grant from the government each year called the Pupil Premium for children whose parents or carers receive any of these benefits.

All children who qualify for Pupil Premium are entitled to a free school meal. However, even if your child is in Reception, Year 1 or Year 2 and already receives a ‘universal’ free school meal, it is still worth applying for Pupil Premium as it can help with other things such as your child’s clubs, trips, uniform and other educational resources.

If your circumstances have changed and you think you may be eligible, you can apply direct at or call 0300 1234048 (it’s quick and easy). If you would like us to complete the registration for you please contact the school office. The information you supply will be treated confidentially and destroyed once processed.

Family Film Night – Friday, 26 Jan 2018

December 19, 2017

The PTA will be showing ‘Despicable Me 3’ from 6-8pm in the school hall on Friday 26th January. Our film night is usually great fun and the children love the opportunity to spend time with their friends and family.

Bring the family (including younger and older siblings), duvet & pillow, your favourite cuddly toy – and find out whether Gru gets over his identity crisis! Children are welcome to come in their pyjamas.

Doors open at 6pm for a prompt 6.30pm start. In order to avoid long queues on the night, tickets will be sold after school on Friday 26th January. (They can also still be bought at the door.) Food and drinks will be sold, and all money raised will go to the school.

More info to follow, but in the meantime save the date and come along – even if you’ve seen the film before – there is always a great atmosphere and the children love the family time and the excitement of being at school at night.

Many thanks for your continued support.
Wishing you all the best for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!


December 19, 2017

Huge thanks to Helen Carter for providing and selling mistletoe again on behalf of the school.

Eco Team Christmas Present Recycling

December 18, 2017

The school Eco Team have come up with a great idea to recycle children’s old, unwanted Christmas presents. If your child has any old toys, books or games they may have grown out of that are still in fairly good condition, the Eco Team invite you to bring them into school the week commencing 8th January.

On Friday 12th January, they will hold a toy fair at school during the day for each class to come along and choose something in return for a small donation of 50p. We will send out a reminder at the start of the new year but if you have spare time after Christmas, get your children to look through their toy box!

19 January 2018 Update: The school Eco team held a very successful recycled toys fair last week, with all toys that were brought in being given a new home in return for a 50p donation. We are pleased to let you know that a fantastic £48 was raised. This will be sent to the Marine Conservation Society, the UK’s leading charity for the protection of our seas, shores and wildlife. If you would like to know more about the charity, the link to their website is Thank you to Mrs Dada and our Eco team for organising the toy fair.

Christmas Jumper Day

December 18, 2017

We held our Christmas Jumper Day today to raise funds for Save the Children charity. Everyone looked very festive and we raised £141. Thank you for your donations.