Annual Events

Parents need to read the Head's weekly newsletter and check the online calendar for exact dates each year.


Each class has an assembly each term, which starts at 9.15am. Parents/carers are invited to visit their child's classroom afterwards to see their work.

Bonfire Night

The biggest social night of the year with food, drink and fireworks organised by the staff on a Friday evening near 5th November. Ticket only event.

Book Fairs

A company offers books for sale in the main hall termly and a portion of sales goes to the school in the form of extra free books.

Christmas Concert

Performed by the Juniors in the OLSJ Church, one weekday evening in December.

Christmas Fair

Organised by the Parents Association in December. We always need help so email olsjparents@gmail.com to get involved.

Coffee mornings for new parents Nursery and Reception

Held in September every year for new parents to meet and socialise and find out how they can support their children. 

Easter Bonnets

At the end of the Spring term. Children can make an Easter hat at home and wear it to school. A prize is given to the most imaginative in each class.


A performance at Christmas by Nursery and Reception and a separate one for Years 1 and 2, held during school hours in the main hall in December. All parents and grandparents etc invited.

Sports Day

Held during school hours in June / July, usually in Rosemary Gardens off Southgate Road. Parents are strongly urged to come and cheer the children along.

Summer Fair

Organised by the Parents Association in July. Please email olsjparents@gmail.com to get involved as help is needed with games, stalls, raffle, food, bar, etc.

World Book Day

In March, children can come to school dressed up as a character from a book. There's usually a prize for the best in each class.