School Blog

Glimpse of the T-Towel!

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Morning all,

We thought we would share the draft of the t-towel design.  The actual t-towel will have a border also.  If you would like to pre-order please send your slip back by tomorrow morning-Friday 27th May.  Thank you.

May Newsletter 2022

Friday, 20 May 2022

may newsletter 2022

FSM Vouchers

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

Dear Parents/Carers


As you will be aware if your child/ren are eligible for income based Free School Meals they have previously received a voucher for the school holiday periods which has been funded by the Government

Schools have just been informed by the Local Authority that the criteria for funding vouchers during the holiday period had been changed to include help and support for other groups of the population.

What does this mean?

  • Grant is now only available to support FSM children for 2 weeks of the school holiday
  • Worcestershire has taken the strategic decision to fund only 2 weeks to cover the summer holidays
  • This means that FSM vouchers will not be available for this half term – w/b 30/05/2022

We know that many of you will be disappointed about the decision made by Worcestershire Local Authority and the lateness of the decision, so if you are struggling please access In addition, support can also be sought from

In school help – if you require a food parcel referral for the Redditch Food Bank for the upcoming school holiday we may be able to help.  Please email [email protected].


Miss Marshall


PHSE Meeting

Wednesday, 11 May 2022

Mrs Hirst will be holding a meeting on Wednesday 25th May at 9 am in the school hall. The meeting is to inform parents/carers what will be taught during PHSE lessons next half term. This will include covering the RSE curriculum.

Ipsley Church Welcomes Families

Thursday, 31 March 2022

Ipsley Church Welcomes Families

Ofsted Inspection Report January 2022

Thursday, 13 January 2022

We are extremely pleased to share with you our Ofsted report from our recent inspection.  Ofsted Report – January 2022

Online Family Learning Courses-Spring Term

Friday, 7 January 2022

Spring Term 2022

Wednesday, 5 January 2022

Hello all,

Firstly, from all the staff at Tenacres we wish all our children and families a Happy New Year.  We look forward to welcoming the children back for the new term tomorrow.  New topic information will be sent home with your child over the coming days with exciting details of the learning experiences to follow!

Covid Update:

At Tenacres we have decided to maintain all as before the Christmas break with year groups continuing to operate in ‘bubbles’ and the same arrangements for drop off/pick up times. All will be monitored and adapted over the coming weeks if necessary.  We continue to encourage social distancing and the wearing masks etc at these times.

We will continue to inform year groups if there is a positive case.  In addition, and in line with Worcestershire County guidance we will also inform you if your child has been a ‘close contact’.  If you receive a text message informing you of this please follow the guidance which you will find on the homepage of the school website.

We would again like to thank our parent/carers for working in partnership with the school.  We feel this has greatly contributed to minimum disruption to all.

PE days and Forest School Days (Year R only this half term):

Please see below your child’s days.  Please can children be sent in appropriate clothing for these days.  PE days are plain navy/black tracksuit bottoms/ plain tracksuit top/uniform sweatshirt or cardigan and a school uniform polo t-shirt and appropriate footwear.  Forest school days: long sleeve tops/tracksuit bottoms/leggings.  Please avoid sending children in jeans-thank you.

Reception P.E. – Squirrels – Monday /  Hedgehogs  – Wednesday.  Forest School on Fridays for both classes starting 21st January 2022.

Year 1 PE days are Mondays and Fridays.

Year 2 PE days are Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Year 3 PE days are Tuesdays and Fridays.

Year 4 PE days are Wednesdays and Thursdays (starting next week).

Labelling:  Please could all clothes (including hats/gloves and scarves) have your child’s name in.  Some year groups have a number of ‘lost property’ items.  If you are missing any items please see your child’s class teacher.

Reading Books:  Days to change and collect reading books remains unchanged.  If you have any reading books at home please return these – thank you.

Text Messages:  We communicate frequently with you through our text messaging system.  The system enables us to see if a message has been delivered to you .  Please ensure the Office have your up to date contact details – thank you.

See you all in the morning!

Christmas Services at St Peter’s, Ipsley

Friday, 17 December 2021


Tenacres Children – Panto Stars

Wednesday, 15 December 2021

Years 1-4 enjoyed a fantastic time at the Panto on Monday.  We are so proud of them as they have been recognised for their outstanding behaviour.  Copy and paste the link in to your browser to read the article.

Miss Marshall