School Diary

At Forefield Juniors, our pupils are given many opportunities to enjoy a wide range of learning experiences outside of normal classroom activities. Listed below are just some of the special events and other important dates planned for this term. Click on any underlined links for more information and pictures, or to visit related websites. The Diary will be updated regularly throughout the year.

Autumn Term 2017


  • Monday 4th & Tuesday 5th: INSET - School closed to pupils
  • Wednesday 6th: Autumn Term begins
  • Tuesday 12th & Wednesday 13th: Y5 Cycle Training begins
  • Friday 15th:
    • Year 5 Roald Dahl Day
    • M&M Theatre Co. presents 'The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe'.
  • Monday 25th:
    • 5.00pm: Meeting with Mr Penney, Headteacher of Chesterfield High School - for parents of pupils in Year 6.
    • 6.00 - 9.00pm: Open Evening at Sacred Heart Catholic College
  • Thursday 28th:
    • 4.00 - 7.00pm: Open Evening at St. Mary's College
    • 5.30 - 8.00pm: Open Evening at Chesterfield High School
  • Friday 29th: 9.15am - Macmillan Coffee Morning
  • Saturday 30th: 10.00am - 12.00noon - Open Morning at St. Mary's College


  • Thursday 5th: 5.00 - 7.00pm - Open Evening at Merchant Taylors' Schools
  • Friday 6th: 4S Visit to All Saints with St Frideswyde Church
  • Saturday 7th: 9.00am - 12.30pm - Open Morning at Merchant Taylors' Schools
  • Tuesday 10th: Visit to Princes Road Synagogue - 3S and 1/2 of 3M
  • Wednesday 11th: Visit to Princes Road Synagogue - 3P and 1/2 of 3M
  • Friday 13th:
    • 9.00am - 5M Class Assembly - Miss Morgan's class leads this year's Harvest Celebrations.
    • 1.15pm - 4S Visit to SS Peter and Paul Church
  • Monday 16th: NSPCC Workshop - for pupils in Years 5 and 6
  • Tuesday 17th:
    • NSPCC Workshop - for pupils in Years 5 and 6
    • 1.00pm: Individual School Photographs - taken by Tempest Photography
    • 3.45 - 6.45pm: Parents Evening
  • Thursday 19th: 6.00 - 8.45pm - Parents Evening
  • Friday 20th:
    • Year 4 Ancient Greece Day
    • 3.30pm - School closes for the half-term holidays

Half-Term Break: Monday 24th - Friday 28th October

October (continued)

Monday 30th: School re-opens


  • Wednesday 1st: Flu vaccinations - for pupils in Years 3 and 4
  • Friday 10th: 9.00am - 5S Class Assembly
  • Friday 24th: 9.00am - 4S Class Assembly


  • Friday 1st: Mufti Day
  • Thursday 7th: 7.00pm - Family Christmas Bingo Evening
  • Monday 11th: 1.30pm - Community Christmas - The Lower Junior Drama Club perform their Christmas production for local community organisations.
  • Tuesday 12th: Christmas Production - The Lower Junior Drama Club perform for their parents and carers.
  • Monday 18th: Lower Junior Christmas Party
  • Tuesday 19th: Upper Junior Christmas Party
  • Wednesday 20th: 2.00pm - School closes for the Christmas Holidays

Photographs of some of our recent activities can be found in our Gallery.