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Children in Need - YR Mufti and Cake Sale

In support of Children in Need our children in YR were invited to come to school dressed in anything spotty.


Anti-Bullying Day 2017

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A leaflet was sent home with all children and a copy of this leaflet can be downloaded from Information for Parents/Virtual Office/This week's letters

November - Bag2School


Thank you to everyone who kindly donated clothing to our Bag2School collection, these have now been collected. 

September - Macmillan/Cransley Hospice

September 2017 - Thank you to everyone who came along and supported our Macmillan and Cransley Hospice Coffee morning we are pleased to announce that through your kind generosity and donations we raised a fantastic £357.28.

New Parent Tour dates available

If you have a child turning 4 before 31st August 2018, now is your turn to apply for their school place.  If you would like to come and have a look around our school before making your application, we are pleased to advise that Tour dates are available on selected dates in September, October and November.  

To book your place please contact our school office team on 01933 356571

Applying for a School Place - 2018

Parents and/or Carers are asked to apply for their child's Reception or Junior School place for September 2018.  Applications can be made online at http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/schools-and-education/school-admissions/Pages/default.aspx 

All applications are to be made by 5pm on 15th January 2018.  

Please note that if you would like your child to attend South End Junior School you will still need to do an application. 

July - Farewell to Miss Souter

Miss Souter has secured a position at a new school as the Leader of Foundation Stage and we wish her well in this new venture.


July - Farewell to Mrs Rawlins


Mrs Rawlins is leaving us to enjoy looking after her granddaughter. Mrs Rawlins has been at South End Infant School since 1999 and will have had a positive impact on a large number of the children of Rushden; she will be greatly missed by both staff and children.

Competition - Name a Snake

Mr Jeyes from House of Venom set year two a competition to draw and name a new snake when he visited us with creatures from the rainforest. Connor won the competition with 'Jeff' and Charlotte won the art part of the competition. 

Reptile day in Year 2

The children in Year 2 were very lucky to receive a visit from Mr Jeyes a local Reptile handler who came in to talk to the children all about different reptiles and their habitats.

Reptile day

Mr Jeyes from House of Venom set year two a competition to draw and name a new snake when he visited us with creatures from the rainforest. Connor won the competition with 'Jeff' and Charlotte won the art part of the competition. 

M4ths of the day - Active Maths

Coming soon........ 


Lighting Project

We are pleased to announce that as a school we have been awarded with a Certificate of Completion for an energy lighting project that we have had installed throughout the school.


The Opening of the Nature Trail

All of the children were invited to enjoy a lunchtime picnic in the park to celebrate the opening of the new Nature Trail. We were thrilled to discover that Sophie now in Year 1 was an overrall joint winner.  

Nature Trail

The Grand Opening of "The Hive" - March 2017

On Thursday 30th March, we saw the grand opening of our new nurture room, The Hive.  The room was opened by the Mayor of Rushden, Cllr. Tracey Smith and attended by lots of special guests.

To read more about The Hive and intervention group "Buddies" please click on the folder below. 


Red Nose Day - Friday 24th March 2017

On Friday 24th March the children were invited to come to school dressed in red in support of Red Nose Day.  Thank you to our School Council members who were out and about at the end of the school day collecting any loose change for such a worthwhile cause.  We raised a fantastic £172.45.


Science in Work, Work in Science -Monday 13th March 2017

As part of National Science week we arranged for members of our local community to come into school and talk to the children about their job and how science is involved.   It was lovely to see the children so engaged in their learning of science. 

World Book Day - Thursday 2nd March 2017

Thank you for supporting our World Book Day - below is a picture of all of the children from our school and South End Junior School dressed as a "Where's Wally" character. 




Thank you for all of your clothing donations received today. 

Our NEW Logo is unveiled

You may recall that we recently held a Logo Competition. We had already decided on the main wording of the new logo, and invited all the children to add their ideas to bring the logo to life.

We would like to say a big thank you to all of the children who took part in the competition; there were some very clever and novel ideas.

Congratulations to one of our Year 2 pupils whose design really stood out. We loved her attention to detail and the care she took in presenting her entry.

During this morning’s assembly the new logo was unveiled to the whole school.

New Logo unveiled

Our Year 2 After School Science Club visited Wrenn School

Primary Science Quality Mark - Silver Award


We are thrilled to announce that South End Infant School has been awarded the Silver Award for the Primary Science Quality Mark.   Thank you to all the staff and children for their hard work.  

Our new School Council Members for 2016/2017


School Council - Stop, Look and Listen video

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Our School Council 2015/2016 Road Safety video coming shortly. 

School Council - Mufti Day - Doctors and Nurses

Our School Council Treasurer, Annabel, has been busy counting all of today's Mufti donations received in connection with Kettering General Hospital's Children's ward and we are pleased to announce that we have raised a fantastic amount of £180.  Thank you to everyone who donated. 


3rd February 2016 - Felt Making

The children designed four panels of a tepee to represent the seasons of the year with the fifth being our class names with lots of faces!  It will be shared across the year group and as the weather improves we will take it outside.

This was such a fantastic opportunity for the children, which was funded by FOSEIS.  

11th May 2016 - Claire Stancliffe - Northamptonshire Sports Coach

Claire Stancliffe

Claire Stancliffe from Northamptonshire Sport (Senior Sports Coach) takes the children each week for their PE lessons.  Claire also runs our Multi Skills and Golf After School clubs.

We are very excited to learn that Claire has been selected to represent Great Britain in this year’s Deaf Women’s Football World Cup team to be held in Italy in June.

Claire also plays for Northampton Town Ladies FC.

The children and staff at South End Infant School would like to wish Claire and her team all the very best and we look forward to hearing all about it on her return.

For more information, please take a look at the British Deaf Football website at



South End Chicks - Race for Life


The above members of South End Infant School took part in one of the local Race for Life events this July.  If you would like to sponsor and show your support for such a worthwhile cause, please send any money donations into school in a sealed envelope marked "South End Chicks - Race for Life".  Thank you.

School Council - Supporting Rushden Armed Forces Weekend

Members of our School Council took part in the Armed Forces parade held in Rushden on Saturday 18th June.  


Princes Trust - May 2016

We are lucky to have the Prince's Trust, led by Dan Freeman working on an outside project.

The team will be with us over the next couple of weeks, please bear with us while we all work together to provide a better outside learning environment for our children.

3rd May 2016 - Chicks and Birds in School

We recently looked after 6 eggs which were ready to hatch.  The children were very excited to see 6 healthy chicks appear from 6 eggs. 


5th May 2016 - Community Awards

The cluster schools of Rushden and Higham celebrated the ‘Community Ambassadors Award’.  This award was an opportunity to celebrate the positive friendships and citizenship that is carried out in all the cluster schools and then into the community.  We believe this award brings an opportunity for the young people to celebrate their achievements.  Each year group received an award for the particular values that they have been working on all year. 

8th February 2016 - Russian Dancing

We all enjoyed the visit from the Cossack dancers. This was a fantastic activity with the children taking part in Cossack Dancing. We had authentic Russian dancers who demonstrated their dancing and instructed the children. The children also did further research on Russia.

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