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Welcome Back

Dear Parents and Carers


Welcome back to The Mount Stewart Schools for this last half-term of this academic year.  We hope you and your families enjoyed the half-term break, and Eid Mubarak to all those who celebrated this week.


Please see a few reminders and highlights below:


School Meals

For those Junior School pupils whose children have school meals, please ensure you pay for school meals in advance for the second half of the Summer Term (Summer 2: 06/05/2019-25/07/2019 = £86.40).  Payments should be made via SchoolGateway.  For more information please visit: 

Please advise the school if you are changing to either packed lunch or school meals. We kindly ask that you do not change more than once at the beginning of each half term.  Please inform us (only if you do plan to change next term) via email:   Also, please be reminded we are a nut-free school.



We are currently recruiting for a Finance and HR Assistant.  Closing date: 10 June 2019 at 9:00am.  For further details, please see our website: 


Parent Forum
 Our last Parent Forum session was on Healthy Schools.  Apologies for the delay, but you can now see information from the presentation here: 
 The next Parent Forum session will be on the topic of the Curriculum. No need to register, please attend either session:  Monday 15th July, 6:00pm - 7:00pm OR Tuesday 16th July  9:00am - 10:00am



Please be reminded that absence due to illness - immediately before or after holidays - will require evidence: 



Please be reminded that we cannot accept late packed lunches at reception in the mornings.


PE kits 

With the exception of Year 5 & 6 children who come to school dressed in thier PE kits, all pupils should bring their PE kids to school at the beginning of the week, and take them home at the end of the week for washing.


Outdoor Learning

Diamond, Crystal, Pearl, 3J, 4J, 5J 6J and 6E all have outdoor learning this half-term. Please check the timetable here:


We have some lovely events planned for you and your children for this half-term.  Please keep checking our website Calendar for updates and events in June and July


FOMS also have some great events coming up, including the Junior school talent show on Saturday, 29th June and our Summer Fair on Saturday, 13th July.  Please note, there will be 2 fundraising mufti days (non-uniform days) on Friday, 14th June and Friday, 5th July.



Sally Newing

Head of School


The Mount Stewart Schools