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  • Safer Internet Day

    Published 07/02/22

    On Tuesday 8th February, Shaftesbury Primary School will be joining people from across the world in celebrating safer Internet Day 2022.

    In school, children will learn about how to act responsibly and  respectfully whilst using the internet through interactive assemblies and in-class teaching.  Children have also had the opportunity to enter our Safer Internet Day competition.

    At home, please remain vigilant when your children are using the internet to ensure that they get the most out of this amazing resource and continue to act as great online ambassadors for the school.

    Thank you, 

    Team Shaftesbury.

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  • The Winter Reading Challenge - Newham

    Published 10/01/22


    The Winter Reading Challenge

    Across all Newham Libraries 6 December - 30 January
    Brr It's cold outside. So now is the perfect time to pick up a cosy, wintry read and take part in our Winter Reading Challenge. The challenge is happening across all Newham libraries until 30 January, its free to join and suitable for children of all ages. Of course if you are an adult reading this and would like to challenge yourself to read three books over the holidays, then please feel free to join in!
    Children taking part in the Challenge will receive a reading folder to rate and review the books they have been reading and will collect an arctic animal sticker for each book read and a certificate when they have read and returned three books. So pop along to any Newham library with a library card where a member of the library team will be happy to help.
    Children can also join in the online challenge from The Reading Agency at where they can unlock virtual prizes, discover new reads and take part in games, quizzes and competitions. 


     Christmas Opening Times
    Newham’s Libraries and Community Centres will be closed from Friday 24 December at 5pm.
    East Ham and Stratford Libraries will be open 10am-5pm on Wednesday 29, Thursday 30 & Friday 31 December.
    Community Centres will be open for private bookings.
    Libraries and Community Centres will open as normal from Tuesday 4 January.
    Call our 24-hour automated line 0333 370 4700 or visit to renew and reserve items.
    To access eBooks, library catalogue, make reservations or look up online information and eLearning courses visit

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  • Christmas Lunch Menu

    Published 07/12/21

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  • Christmas on Green Street - Festive Activities

    Published 01/12/21

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  • Flu Nasal Spray/Injection

    Published 29/09/21


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  • Back to School Arrangements

    Published 02/09/21

    Please see below the back to school arrangements for September 2021:

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  • History Presentations by Shaftesbury pupil

    Published 05/05/21


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  • The National Child Measurement Programme

    Published 29/04/21

    The School Health Service invites you to an information session – For Parents/Carers with pupils in Year 6 and/or Reception.

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  • Easter Holiday Support

    Published 29/03/21

    See below support and advice for the easter half term.

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  • Well Schools Movement

    Published 10/03/21

    Follow the links below to find out more.

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  • World Book Day 4th March EYFS/KS1

    Published 02/03/21

    Please see below:

    - How are we going to celebrate WBD 2021? A message to parents.

    - Adventure Stories based on the book 'Man on the Man'

    - Audio Book and an Art activity

    - Book reviews

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