Friends of St Austin’s (FOSAS)

The Friends of St. Austin’s meet regularly each Friday as part of our weekly coffee morning. They support the school in a variety of ways, with a special emphasis on fundraising. Involvement is not exclusive to parents, grandparents and other members of the wider community are also most welcome be join FOSAS. Anyone who is able to help with any of our events, has ideas for fundraising or just wants to get involved, please come along to our weekly coffee mornings. If you wish to contact members of FOSAS, you can do so via the school office.

Fundraising last academic year allowed school to make improvements to the KS1 playground through the addition of artificial turf. Additional playtime equipment was purchased for all play areas across school.

In the past, fundraising events have included: family discos, Summer Fairs and Christmas Fairs.

Urgent – School Closure due to Snow

School will be closed on Friday 15th January to all pupils due to adverse weather conditions. If you need to contact a member of school staff in an emergency and you are  parent providing emergency Covid-19 work, then please call 07460 394904.

School Closure Letter – 14.1.2021

Remote online learning commences daily at 9am on Google Classroom, please see advice on operating Google Classroom  under ‘Letters to Parents’ – heading on this website.

In line with Government guidance, school is closed to pupils.

The Online registration form has now closed for requests for key worker places for week commencing 18th January.

All parents please complete the online Remote Learning Survey using the link below. It is essential that this form is completed if you require a loan device from school. Please complete as soon as possible.

https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=Z3_Pcs0W1E6-8MRb-0p46eAyK-F3JjFIptDUXUmsnrFURDlPVlRRVE1FUTlMUFVUV0hTUlBBRE5VVi4u

Please see important letter below from Wakefield Local Authority

Letter to Parents and Carers – 11 January 2021-Local Authority

Children who we deem to be in a priority group (which is different to Key Workers) will be contacted by school.