Curriculum Workshops for Parents – Tuesday 18th October 2022

Hartlebury Church of England (Voluntary Controlled) Primary School

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Curriculum Workshops for Parents – Tuesday 18th October 2022

We are delighted to be hosting a Curriculum Evening next week and we hope that you will join us. In addition to a presentation on behaviour, all teachers will be available on this evening and will each give 15-minute presentations of their curriculum area.

Please complete the form below to advise if you are able to attend and which workshops you would like to join.

There will be a range of different subjects to attend during this event. It is hoped that this will provide families with an overview of different curriculum areas in the school. This will also offer something additional to our other communication about the things your children learn during their time here.

We really hope you will be able to attend. Doors open at 5.30pm with a presentation on behaviour at 5.45pm, followed by workshops from 6.00pm.

Term Dates 2022-2023

Please see Term Dates for the next Academic Year 2022-2023

Families Hereford & Worcester digital magazine – July/August 2023

We’re pleased to be able to provide you with the July/August Families Hereford & Worcester digital magazine.

It contains useful resources and ideas to help keep your children entertained, busy and productive.

You can read the magazine by clicking on the following link: Families Magazine – July/August

Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Books

Our Jubilee books have arrived! Each family will receive a Queen’s Jubilee book, families with more than 3 children at our school will receive 2 books.

Families may request another copy on a ‘first come; first served’ basis. Once they are gone, they are gone!

Please contact Miss Gledhill if you would like more than 1 book per family.

Parent Governor Interest Form

We need a Parent Governor for our Local Governing Board…. Could this be you?

We are looking for someone who is keen to support the work of our school, with a focus on making us the best we can be for the children and families in our community.

A Governor plays a very important role supporting our Christian ethos and distinctiveness.

Please complete the form below by Friday 9th February and we will arrange for you to find out more.

Early Help Offer and our new school Vision

Please click on the link below to view our Early Help Offer.

Early Help Offer

There are lots of services and information available for you within our Early Help Offer. Please do come and talk to us if you need any advice, guidance or support. We are always happy to help.

Please may we also draw your attention to our new school Vision. This informs all of our actions and is at the heart of our ethos here at Hartlebury.

Mrs Bartlett is in the Kidderminster Shuttle

Please click on the link below and see the wonderful Kidderminster Shuttle news article with our new Head of School Mrs Bartlett.…/…/

Well done Mrs Bartlett. We are all so proud of you.

Year 6 Parents – Kooth and Qwell

Over the last year, Kooth & Qwell have been working closely with your child’s school to promote how both services can be of support to your children, teachers, and very importantly, yourselves. & are free, safe, and anonymous online mental health services. We are BACP Accredited, with no waitlists and no referrals. We provide online counselling, as well as self- help tools and community support resources. All content across our sites is pre-moderated, ensuring a safe and supportive community.

Kooth & Qwell are available 365 days a year, 24/7 across Worcestershire for 11-18 year old’s, and Qwell for age 19+.

For more information or any questions, you can email

Worcester Fringe Festival

The Ultimate Girl Power Show

Sat 23rd July – 2pm & 6pm

Swan Theatre

The Ultimate Girl Power Concert is coming to Worcester with not 1, not 2 but 3 of the UKs number 1 tributes to Ariana Grande, Little Mix and The Spice Girls. We’ve combined three multiple award-winning tribute shows, fresh from their 2019 UK Tours and mixed them together to create The Ultimate Girl Power Concert! That’s right, we’ve created a brand new concert-style experience that the whole family can enjoy.

Story Bike

Sat 23rd, Sun 24th & Sat 30th July – various times

Royal Porcelain Works


Come and get involved at the Royal Porcelain Works. At various times throughout the days of the weekend, let your imagination ride free on the magical Story Bike! There is no need to book, just come down and have some fun at this free vent!

On Saturday 30th July, meet one of our Youth Tutors, Aaron, with the Story Bike for a free hour-long taster-session for our Swan Youth Theatre!


The Story Knights

Sat 23rd & Sun 24th July – 12pm

Swan Theatre


Kevin and Seraphim are The Story Knights, the knights who tell stories.


SATURDAY: Max & Luchia session aimed at 7-11 years

Join us as we enter the world of imagination, a world filled with castles, giants, spirits, vampires and a talking forest. To enter the game, all you need to do is to use the power of your own, fantastic imagination.


SUNDAY: The Objectors session aimed at 12-16 years

Together with the audience, we will focus on the future and begin with our own, dystopian vision of life, 20 years from now.


Spontaneous Potter KIDZ

Sun 24th July – 2pm

Swan Theatre

Grab your wands, don your house robes, and apparate yourselves to the box office!

A very magical improv show awaits…

The smash hit Spontaneous Potter is an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, based on an audience suggestion of a fanfiction title. Hilarity ensues as an entirely new Potter adventure is magically improvised on the spot – with live musical accompaniment!


Fireman Sam

Tue 26th July – 10:30am & 1pm

Swan Theatre

When all of his friends go away, Norman Price decides to find adventure in Pontypandy and become the star of a visiting circus. But with a tiger on the loose and faulty lights, the adventure soon turns to danger. Can Fireman Sam come to the rescue and save the circus?

Join Sam, Penny, Elvis, Station Officer Steele and Norman in an all singing, dancing, action-packed show. You can become a fire-fighter cadet and then watch the magic of the circus.

So, come along to Pontypandy and watch the adventures unfold!

Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Vaccinations – Pop Up Clinics

An increasing number of measles cases are continuing to be seen across the country. While Worcestershire has one of the best rates for uptake, some children who haven’t had their MMR could be at risk of getting this serious illness.

Two doses of the MMR vaccine are given to make sure we have the best protection from measles. The first dose is given at 12 months of age and the second dose is given at three years and four months, before starting school. For anybody who did not receive the full vaccination course, your own GP will be able to provide a catch-up MMR vaccination.

The MMR vaccine is a safe and effective combined vaccine that protects against three serious illnesses: Measles, Mumps and Rubella. Overall, Worcestershire has an excellent uptake of the MMR vaccine; for 5-year-olds, the county shows as having an uptake of 96.4% (1 dose) and 91.3% (2 doses). The 1 dose figure is joint highest in the West Midlands region and the 2-dose uptake is the outright highest in the region. Having the vaccine protects not only the child but also reduces the spread of the disease. This relies on as many people as possible being vaccinated and is why Public Health experts in the county are keen to continue to encourage all children to be vaccinated.

Measles is a very infectious viral illness that is spread by coughs and sneezes. It usually starts with cold- like symptoms which can include a high temperature, a runny or blocked nose, sneezing, a cough, sore red eyes and a rash. It spreads very quickly to non-immune children and adults who are unvaccinated or have not previously been infected.

NHS Herefordshire and Worcestershire and Public Health are holding pop-up MMR vaccination clinics in these areas. If your child hasn’t had the MMR vaccination just turn up. You can ask for an MMR vaccine which does not contain pork ingredients if you prefer.

Not sure if you or your child have, had it? Just check your red NHS book or ask at your local GP.

The clinics are being hosted in libraries on the following dates:

· Kidderminster Library – 10th Feb, 9.30am until 4pm  

· Wythall Library – 10th Feb, 9.30am until 4pm

· Redditch Library – 10th Feb, 9.30am until 4pm

· Evesham Library – 17th Feb, 9.30am until 4pm

· Malvern Library – 17th Feb, 9.30 am until 4pm

· The Hive – 17th Feb, 9.30 am until 4pm

The pop-up MMR clinic is free, and no appointment is necessary but if you’d prefer an appointment, you can also book ahead by calling 01527 390030.

If anyone has symptoms of measles, please stay at home and phone your GP or NHS 111 for advice. Do not go to GP surgeries or A & E departments so the illness isn’t spread to others.

For more information on measles and the MMR vaccine please visit: Measles – NHS (

Families Hereford & Worcester digital magazine – January/February 2023

We’re pleased to be able to provide you with the January/February 2023 Families Hereford & Worcester digital magazine.

It contains useful resources and ideas to help you and your family through the Autumn Term and to keep your children entertained, busy and productive.

You can read the magazine by clicking on the following link: Families Magazine – January/February

Response to Ukraine Crisis

We would like to share with you some resources that will support children who are feeling worried or anxious about the current crisis in Ukraine.

Newsround – this is a short video which gives a child friendly overview of the current situation. Newsround is updated regularly, so look out for supporting videos.

Newsround – this is a short video on how best to support children who are worried about items in the news in general.



This week Mrs Branagh-Wall will be taking donations to a donation centre in Smethwick specifically for those on the Ukraine/Polish border, where things are desperately needed. If you would like to donate items from the list below, please bring these into the school office by Thursday 10th March 2022.

Foil survival blankets



Sanitary Products



First Aid Kits

Sleeping bags

Metal cups

Thermal clothing




Children’s clothes

Any toiletries

Thank you for all of your support during this difficult time.

Kind regards

Mrs Bartlett

Head of School


Places available at Hartlebury CofE Primary School

Do you have a child starting Pre-School 2023 or Reception Class September 2024? Come and have a look around our fabulous school!

The opening line of our most recent Ofsted reads “There is a lot of joy in this well-led school”.

We would be delighted to show you around our fabulous school.

Please contact the school office and we can you book you in for a guided tour of the school.

01299 250312


We are very excited to announce that Season Tickets for the 2022/23 Basketball Season are now on sale! For the first time ever, a Worcester Wolves Season Ticket will grant you entry to not one, but all three of our teams! #ThreeTeamOneClubOneTicket

This means you can watch all 27 home games and you get all Cup and Play Off games included at no additional charge!

2022/23 Season Tickets can be purchased at the following prices, in person from the University of Worcester Arena of from the Worcester Wolves website. (fees apply)

Adult – £84

Child (U18) – £36

Student – £24

Secure your Worcester Wolves Season Ticket and save up to 45% against single game tickets!

Season Tickets can be collected from the Arena from the September 23rd.

For more information on Season Tickets and the Game Night Experience, please email

Bewdley Festival – Saturday 13th April 2024

An exciting new children’s story festival is happening in Bewdley, Worcestershire on Saturday 13th April 2024.

‘Step into Stories’ with Bewdley Festival, is a one-day event which aims to bring a host of fantastic authors, poets and storytellers to venues in our town, to celebrate all that is amazing about the world of children’s stories. We have a wonderful line-up of award-winning authors, including MG Leonard who is taking over a special story telling carriage on one of the Severn Valley Railway steam trains from Kidderminster to Bewdley! See for our full line up for the day.

As you may already know, Bewdley Festival is a non-profit making, registered charity, which organises arts and cultural events each year which benefit our local community.

Mindful of the cost of living challenges facing so many families, we are really grateful for the support from our sponsors Edshed and The Elmley Foundation, which has enabled us to keep our ticket prices low and offer some of the author events for free. The library events with KS1 poet Attie Lime and picture book author Giles Trigg and the Rhyme Time session are free to attend, as well as the story telling sessions at Bewdley Museum (all we ask is that anyone wanting to attend those sessions book their places online so that we can keep an eye on numbers).

What else is happening on April 13th?

We are very excited about our new festival and we hope you are too!

Thank you in advance for helping to support us in our first year of what we hope will become an annual highlight on the calendar and grow to be a festival that can also support local schools.

Raring2go! Winter 2023 magazine.

Please see the link below for the Raring2go! Stourbridge and Kidderminster Winter 2023 magazine.

Dress Down Day – Spring Fayre Tombola Donations

We are holding a whole school ‘Dress Down Day’ on Friday 6th May 2022, in exchange for Tombola donations for our Spring Fayre.

All children can come to school dressed in home clothes in exchange for Chocolate or Sweets that we can use as raffle prizes for our Tombola.

Please see the list below for your child’s donation requirement. All donation’s are to be handed in to the class teacher.

Early Years Unit, Year 1 and Year 2 – Chocolate

Year 3, Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6 – Sweets

Any donations would be gratefully received.

Open Day – Tuesday 17th October 2023

Hartlebury Church of England Primary School Open Day

Tuesday 17th October 2023 from 10.00 until 11.30am

Do you have a child starting Reception Class 2024? Do you require a Pre-School place in our Early Years Unit? Then come along to our Open Day and have a look around our fabulous school.

The opening line of our most recent Ofsted reads: “There is a lot of joy in this well-led school”.

Please contact 01299 250312 or email

We would be delighted to book you in and give you a guided tour of our school.

FREE Bike Servicing

Tomorrow, Wednesday 21st September 2022, Dr Bike will be at school offering FREE bike servicing for pupils, parents, family and staff!

Simply drop your bike(s) at school in the morning, on Playground 3, fill out the booking form, and pick it up at the end of the school day!

Please see the picture opposite for more information.

If you will be bringing your bike(s) along please let us know as we only have a few more spaces remain.

House Point Winners

Congratulations to everyone in Leapgate.

You are the first half of the Spring Term’s House Point Winners with a total of 925.

Keep up the good work!

Holiday Activities & Food (HAF)

The Easter Holiday Activities and Food Programme (HAF) is now live to book.

Activities listed are free, include lunch and are open to children and young people aged 5-16 in receipt of benefits-related Free School Meals.

Please click here to download & view the PDF activity brochure:

See pages 17-19 for SEND activity clubs.

To find out more about the HAF programme, visit:

To book activities, visit:

Parents and carers need to do a one-time sign up and have their child’s profile FSM verified to access activities for the whole of 2023. Up to 4 free sessions per child are available for Easter school holidays.

For support, email

Many thanks & kind regards,
HAF Worcestershire Team

Spring Fayre – Friday 13th May 2022

We hope you are all looking forward to the Spring Fayre tomorrow!

Firstly, thank you for all of the donations of sweets and chocolate for the tombola!

We are very grateful for such a generous response.


Just a few things to note for tomorrow;

  • Entry is £1 per person (cash only)
  • Hot food and bar will be accepting card payments but all other activities will be cash only as far as we are aware.
  • Maypole dancing will be approx. 4pm and the Hartlebury’s Got Talent Final will be approx. 5pm.
  • Parking will not be available in the staff car parks or the White Hart pub. Hartlebury Castle have very kindly agreed to let us use their drive – please only park on the one side and do not obstruct the entrance onto the road. Their car park should not be used.

We are looking forward to seeing as many of you as possible tomorrow – fingers crossed for some beautiful weather!

See you there!

Hartlebury PTA

Coffee Morning – All Welcome

Come along and meet your new Family Learning Tutor at Hartlebury CofE Primary School. It would be lovely to see our families join us at this wonderful event.

Join us for a chat over a nice cup of tea or coffee on Wednesday 27th September 2023 at 9.00-10.00am.

Please complete the form below if you would like to attend

For more information please contact the school office on 01299 250312 or email

#AskAboutAsthma Campaign

Asthma is the most common long-term medical condition affecting children and young people. 1 in 11 children are affected by the condition which if poorly managed can impact on every aspect of their lives. Asthma is one of the top three causes of emergency admission to hospital and every year children die because of asthma.

The #AskAboutAsthma campaign is about making simple changes to children and young people’s asthma care that will make a big difference to how asthma impacts their lives.

The #AskAboutAsthma campaign encourages children and young people, their families, and those involved in their care, to ensure four simple and effective measures to help them control their asthma:

Get an asthma action plan in place

A written asthma action plan drawn up between a clinician and patient means people are four times less likely to have to attend hospital for their asthma.


Understand how to use inhalers correctly

Poor inhaler technique means patients don’t get the full benefit of their asthma medication.


Schedule an asthma review – every year and after every attack

An annual review by an appropriately trained clinician ensures effective management of the condition. An asthma review after every attack helps to work out what went wrong and reduce the chance of recurrence.


Consider air pollution and its impact on lung health

Every asthma conversation should consider the impact of outdoor and indoor air pollution on children and young people’s asthma.


Please help to share this message so that children, young people and their Parents/Carers feel informed and supported to #AskAboutAsthma.

Visit the #AskAboutAsthma 2022 webpage for more information.

Families Hereford & Worcester digital magazine – March/April 2024

We’re pleased to be able to provide you with the March/April Families Hereford & Worcester digital magazine.

It contains useful resources and ideas to help keep your children entertained, busy and productive.

You can read the magazine by clicking on the following link: Families Magazine – March/April

Families Hereford & Worcester digital magazine – March/April 2023

We’re pleased to be able to provide you with the March/April 2023 Families Hereford & Worcester digital magazine.

It contains useful resources and ideas to help you and your family through the Autumn Term and to keep your children entertained, busy and productive.

You can read the magazine by clicking on the following link: Families Magazine – March/April

Increase in acute hepatitis (liver inflammation) cases in children

Since January 2022 there has been an increase in the number of children with acute (sudden onset) hepatitis of unknown cause in the UK. Most of these children are aged under 10 years.

The UK Health Security Agency is working with the NHS and public health colleagues across the UK to find the cause as soon as possible.

Public Health England have shared a new leaflet explaining the current situation and what to look out for.

Please click on the link below for further details.

Increase in acute hepatitis (liver inflammation) cases in children

Families Hereford & Worcester digital magazine – September/October 2023

We’re pleased to be able to provide you with the September/October Families Hereford & Worcester digital magazine.

It contains useful resources and ideas to help keep your children entertained, busy and productive.

You can read the magazine by clicking on the following link: Families Magazine – September/October

Harvest Festival Donations

All children (except our new Pre-School Children, they are just too new!) will be taking part in our Harvest Festival service on Thursday 29th September 2022 at 9.00am.

We hope you and your families can join us.

Harvest is always such an important celebration in the Christian calendar and with all the difficulties our farmers have faced this year we want to take this opportunity to thank them.

We also want to take the opportunity to support those less fortunate than us and ask that you donate some non-perishable food (tins, packets, pasta, rice, jars…. anything you can spare) for this occasion.

All donations need to be in school by 9.00am on Wednesday 28th September 2022.

The donations will then be taken over to the church and donated to a homeless charity in Droitwich.

Well done Lois and Mandy

We are very pleased to announce that Lois and Mandy from AIP caterers have achieved another outstanding 5 star food rating by Environmental Health during their unplanned ‘spot check’ visit on Wednesday 10th May 2023.

Lois and Mandy take a lot of pride in their cooking and presentation, as well as keeping their designated areas clean and safe.

We are very lucky to have such amazing ladies in our kitchen who work very hard providing healthy meals for our children. Well done ladies!

Foster Care Fortnight: 9 – 22 May

2022 marks a year of change for us as we enter a new stage of normal after we start to recover from the Pandemic. Now more than ever, this year’s Foster Care Fortnight theme of ‘Fostering Community’ could not seem more fitting.

The fortnight starts May 9th and runs through until May 22nd and hosts a whole range of ongoing gatherings, activities and opportunities to meet up to discuss fostering in the County.

Caring for children is a tremendously difficult and important task and we aim to guide those that foster for us with supervision, training and participation.

WCF Fostering are always looking to expand the county’s family of foster carers. We are especially interested in those open to caring for teenagers and siblings and we encourage those considering fostering to find out more about the journey to foster, speak with local fostering families, staff and find out more about what life could be like as a foster carer and the rewarding feeling you get when you make the difference to a child’s life.

Making the decision to foster a child is one of the biggest, but one of the most rewarding decisions you can make.

For more information on fostering in Worcestershire, please visit:

Home-Start Wyre Forest Swap Shop

Home-Start are hosting a swap shop on Friday 27th October 2023, at St Ambrose parish centre.

This is a free event that all families within the Wyre Forest are welcome to attend.

The aim is for families to bring along any good quality clothes their children have outgrown and swap them for items they need.

Please see the link below to the Facebook event.

Home-Start Swap Shop Facebook Event

Flu Nasal Vaccinations

Flu Nasal Vaccinations are taking place in school on Wednesday 9th November 2022.

It is really important that all parents complete the E-Consent form that has been sent via Arbor. Even if you decline the vaccine, the consent form still needs to be completed. This will ensure that the child does NOT get vaccinated, and we do not have to continuously chase for consent forms.

Spring Fayre Postponement

It is with great regret, that, due to the weather and the cancellation of some activities, we must unfortunately postpone today’s Spring Fayre.

This has been a very difficult decision to make and whilst we have explored many different options, we have concluded that it would better to hold the event later in the Summer term.

We’d like to thank all of those on the PTA, all of the stallholders, Hartlebury’s Got Talent finalists and parents and families who have contributed to this event.

We very much hope to see you on the new date, which will be released soon.

Many thanks for your understanding,

Sophie Bartlett

Head of School

Stourport-on-Severn Town Council’s – The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Beacon Trail

Please click on the link below to see a poster for Stourport-on-Severn Town Council’s – The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Beacon Trail.

Stourport-on-Severn Town Council’s – The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Beacon Trail

The Trail went live on Saturday 30th April and runs for 5 weeks until Sunday 12th June 2022. Seven local businesses around the Town are displaying vinyl characters. Each business has a QR Code for players to scan and collect.

These seven magical characters are on a day trip from Buckingham Palace. Visitors will join Sir Barnaby Beacon on the trail as he visits his friends and will be able to see the characters in augmented reality (AR), decide what happens next in the story and even win a free digital fun pack at the end. Not only that, but each of the characters will tell visitors about a decade in the Queen’s historic seventy-year reign.

To start the trail, visitors will need to go to to see the trail map. They will then need to scan the unique QR codes with a smartphone, learn more of the story and can take a selfie with the character in AR. When all have been found, a free digital fun pack can be downloaded.

School Photographs

Tempest Photography will be in school on Wednesday 8th November 2023 to take individual and sibling photos of all children in school during the school day. If your child has PE/Forest School that day, please send them into school in their school uniforms and bring their PE Kit/Forest School clothes in a named bag ready to change into afterwards.

If you have a younger child at home who does not attend Hartlebury and you would like them to have a picture taken with their siblings, these will be done between 8.00 and 8.30am. After 8.30, we will not be able to do anymore of these pictures.

Tempest Photography

Tempest Photography will be in school on Tuesday 27th September 2022 to take individual and sibling photos of all children in school during the school day.

If you have a younger child at home and would like them to have a picture taken with their siblings, these will be done between 8.00 and 8.30am. After 8.30, we will not be able to do anymore of these pictures.

The Council for British Archaeology Festival

We will be excavating what we believe to be the remains of an earthen bastion (cannon emplacement) of Civil War date in the last week of July at Hartlebury Castle.

To find out more, follow the link to our Facebook page, or the CBA link as on the poster.

The Council for British Archaeology festival this year has a theme of Archaeology and Creativity, so if anyone of would like to think of creative contributions, they will be well received!

I would be delighted if the kids wanted to get involved also.

Health Protection Advice and Guidance

Poster from the UK Health Security Agency.

The information below provides clear guidance of certain medical conditions and the recommended time frame to keep children away from school.

Yes Until
Chickenpox at least 5 days from the onset of the rash and until all blisters have crusted over
Diarrhoea and Vomiting 48 hours after their last episode
Cold and flu-like illness (including COVID-19) they no longer have a high temperature and feel well enough to attend. Follow the national guidance if they’ve tested positive for COVID-19
Impetigo their sores have crusted and healed, or 48 hours after they started antibiotics
Measles 4 days after the rash first appeared
Mumps 5 days after the swelling started
Scabies they’ve had their first treatment
Scarlet fever 24 hours after they started taking antibiotics
Whooping cough 48 hours after they started taking antibiotics
No But make sure you let their school or nursery know about
Hand, foot and mouth Glandular fever
Head lice Tonsillitis
Threadworms Slapped cheek


Further advice and guidance on managing cases of infectious diseases in all education and childcare settings is available.

12 Days for Christmas

Following the success of our Kidderminster Foodbank Advent Calendar donation last year, this December, we will be holding a reverse advent calendar event.

The even will take place from December 1st to 18th (12 school days).

We will be publishing a list of 12 items from which families can choose to donate, should they wish or are able to, for our Christmas Foodbank box.

All donations collected will be taken to Kidderminster Foodbank for distribution to those in our community experiencing food poverty or insecurity this Christmas.

Hartlebury Castle Fun!

Hartlebury Castle have got a fun season of events coming up this winter season for the whole family to enjoy.

Witches & Wizards School
Tuesday 25th – Friday 28th October 2022
11am – 4pm

Calling all witches and wizards, you are invited to Hartlebury Castle Witches and Wizards School! Dress in your favourite spooky costume, create magical crafts including a magic wand, and cast spells in the Great Hall. 

Plus: Leave the mess at the Castle and carve your own pumpkin to take home!
Whole site entry tickets required + additional charges for crafts & pumpkin carving.

A December to Remember

Join in the merrymaking at Hartlebury Castle with the whole family! There are lots of exciting events coming up including chances to meet Santa either in his grotto with just the family, or with others for a morning of sing-a-long fun. Listen to the sounds of Christmas with Worcestershire Winds as they perform music from Frozen, The Polar Express, Home Alone and a narrated performance of The Snowman. Enjoy the traditional tale of Scrooge in A Christmas Carol presented by Quantum Theatre in this family friendly adaptation (suitable for age 7yrs+).

Find full details and costs about Hartlebury Castle’s exciting events at

12-month access with an annual pass!

With great events throughout the year, hands on exhibitions and an adventure playground, visit as many times as you like throughout the year and save money with an annual pass! Prices start from £55 for a family pass. Find out more on Hartlebury Castle’s website –

Cerebra Sleep Workshop

Families in Partnership will be hosting a free workshop on Understanding and supporting your Children’s Sleep with Cerebra. Cerebra is the charity dedicated to helping families with children with brain conditions discover a better life together.

The main focus of the workshop will be on how to:-

Please join them on 18 July 2023 at 10:00am (until 14:00pm) at Worcester Countryside Centre, Wildwood Drive, West Midlands, England, WR5 2LG.

To reserve your place please sign up at: Cerebra Sleep Workshop Tickets, Tue 18 Jul 2023 at 10:00 Eventbrite.

They will be providing tea/coffee and biscuits/cake, please bring a packed lunch with you or there is an option to purchase food from the Orchard Cafe.

Any questions, please email

Platinum Jubilee Street Party

The whole school will be spending this week focusing on the history of the 7 decades that Queen Elizabeth II has been on the throne.

We will end this very special week with a decade themed dress up day and a street party! We will also be learning decade songs, so listen out for 50s,60s,70s,80s,90s, 20s and songs from 2010s!!

But we need your help and contributions!! I have indicated on the table below which decade your child’s class will be focusing on and, therefore which era they need to theme their Friday dress ups on!

We are also asking for contributions of food to make our party go with a ‘zing!’

We will supply memento badges (well…the PTA are!), choc ices and the red, white and blue party table ware and decorations and all the drinks; if you could help with the food. All items need to be wrapped and ideally individually wrapped, where possible.

Thank you in advance.

Year group Dress up theme decade Food contributions per child
Early Years 2010s 8 Individually wrapped cakes
Year 1 2000s 8 packets of crisps/snacks
Year 2 1990s 8 wrapped chocolate biscuits
Year 3 1980s 8 wrapped mini cheeses
Year 4 1970s 8 packets of sweet biscuits ie mini iced gems, mini gingerbread people, mini jammie dodgers
Year 5 1960s 8 frubes or similar
Year 6 1950s 8 packets of Haribo or similar


Canal River Trust Water Safety

Thank you so much to Shirley and Sue from the Canal and River Trust for coming into school on Monday 22nd January 2024 to talk to the children about how to be safe around water.

Children spent time identifying risks and we discussed how to avoid any potential dangers associated with water.

The assemblies were very informative and we learnt a lot!

Hartlebury CofE Primary School Open Day – Tuesday 8th November 2022 – Please Share!

We are very excited to be holding an Open Day to show off our fabulous school.

Please find attached a leaflet promoting our Open Day.

Tuesday 8th November 2022 from 9.30am – 10.30am.

Please share this leaflet far and wide and help to promote our Hartlebury community. This can also be shared through our social media Facebook page

Summer Fayre – Friday 7th July 2023

2 days to go until the Summer Fayre!

This Friday 1:30pm – 4:30pm

£1 entry per adult to include raffle ticket.

Please remember this is largely a cash only event – food can be paid for by card.


Food will be provided by The Shed – burgers, chicken nuggets and vegetarian/vegan options.

Ice Cream van

Bouncy Castle provided by Dawn Chorus

Beer and Prosecco

Splat the teacher

Face painting

Cakes from All About Cake

Sweets and chocolate from Nightmare Before Chocolate

Dig Hartlebury

Hartlebury’s Got Talent final (3:30pm)

And so much more!

Please aware that parking will not be available at the White Hart on Friday for sports day or the summer fayre. Any cars parked there will be asked to move.

As always, parking at school is for staff only.

Hartlebury Castle have very kindly allowed us to use their drive for parking for both events, however, please ensure you do not block the farmers gate or obstruct the view for anyone wishing to pull out onto the road.

Please be mindful of parking in the village and do not block roads or residents driveways.

Thank you for your co operation

Hartlebury PTA

We can’t wait to see you there!

Families Hereford & Worcester digital magazine – July/August

We’re pleased to be able to provide you with the July/August Families Hereford & Worcester digital magazine.

It contains useful resources and ideas to help you and your family through the Summer Term and to keep your children entertained, busy and productive.

You can read the magazine by clicking HERE

Families Hereford & Worcester digital magazine – January/February 2024

We’re pleased to be able to provide you with the January/February Families Hereford & Worcester digital magazine.

It contains useful resources and ideas to help keep your children entertained, busy and productive.

You can read the magazine by clicking on the following link: Families Magazine – January/February