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St Botolph's CE Primary School
St Botolph's CE Primary School

Latest news (last 12 months)

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02 Dec 2019

Christmas Tree Festival

A huge thank you to everyone involved with our entry into the Rotary Club Christmas Tree Festival at St Botolphs Church.  We are very pleased to announce that our entry came first in the Primary School category! ... (click to read more)

28 Nov 2019

Y6 University experience

  All our Year 6 children enjoyed their University experience…. after a brief introduction, the children completed workshops, run by the students of the university, which enabled the children to learn a little more about the courses that are available, and the job opportunities open to them after university. They ... (click to read more)

22 Nov 2019

Light Switch on

Thank you to all the children and parents who turned up to support our  children at the Christmas lights switch-on on Sunday! Its is such a lovely experience to be part of and we have had some great feedback from parents and other people not related to the school. ... (click to read more)

22 Nov 2019

FOSB Christmas Fair 29th November

FOSB’s Christmas Fayre is one of their biggest fundraising events of the year. Never more than now have school budgets needed their support! Please support in whatever way you can whether that be in advance by sending in tombola prizes (house points!!); baking cakes (house points!!); selling raffle tickets; or turning up ... (click to read more)

21 Nov 2019

Children In Need Day

The School Councillors would like to say a huge thank you for your Children in Need Contributions.  A whopping £461 was raised! ... (click to read more)

01 Nov 2019

We are the champions!!

Reading challenge update…. WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS AGAIN…AND AGAIN…AND AGAIN…AND AGAIN…AND AGAIN…AND AGAIN…AND AGAIN…AND AGAIN… AND AGAIN!!!!   I have been officially informed that we have retained the Summer reading challenge trophy for the TENTH year running for having the highest percentage of children within the Shepshed schools to complete the Summer Reading ... (click to read more)

01 Nov 2019

Amazing holiday homework!

AMAZING holiday homework Wow! The homework received from over half term is excellent and we can see the amount of effort and thought that has gone in to it.   Displays are going up as we speak! Thank you to all the children (and parents!) for your support.   ... (click to read more)

27 Sep 2019

Impressive fire drill!

Last week we had our first fire practice of the new academic year. Wow, the children were impressive, the building was cleared in less than 1 minute 30 seconds and the registers were called in less than 5 minutes! ... (click to read more)

02 Sep 2019

Great attendance

FANTASTIC attendance! Last year was another great year for St Botolph’s Primary School. We ended the Year with 191 children who achieved the Governors 97% attendance target, of which 41 children achieved 100% for the whole year! We will be busy over the next few days sorting the rewards for ... (click to read more)

02 Jul 2019


*****BREAKING NEWS***** We have been awarded the Wellbeing Award.  The assessor made some very complimentary comments. Well done to the Wellbeing team for their hard work! ... (click to read more)

17 May 2019

Well Done!

Well done to all the children in years 1 and 6 who have completed their SATs.  They have all been amazing and tackled the challenge with such positive attitudes! ... (click to read more)

29 Mar 2019

Mr Docherty!

Today (March 29th) we bid a fond farewell to Mr Docherty, our Premises Officer for the last 12 years.  We have appointed Mr Whittington as his replacement who will commence work on 1st April.  ... (click to read more)

29 Mar 2019

Wraparound Care

Our in-house breakfast and after school club starts on Monday.  Breakfast club from 7.30am and after school from 3.15pm-6pm.  Please contact the office for further details. ... (click to read more)

29 Mar 2019


Thank you to everyone who donated to our Red Nose activities.  We raised a whopping £462.00 for Comic Relief.   ... (click to read more)

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