Calendar and Events

Dates for the diary

Commemorative Apple Tree planting

Overton Community Orchard (by the Pirate Park)

14th November afternoon

We will be taking the children attending preschool to help us plant a commemorative red apple tree, and create some appley crafts. Parents welcome to come along and join in.

Scholastic BookClub Deadline

22nd November

We receive 25p in Scholastic Rewards to spend on books for every £1 you spend.  Go to to purchase your discounted books and receive free delivery to your Playgroup or Preschool setting.

Coffee Morning Venue to be confirmed

26th November from 9:00am

Come for a chat or a moan with other mums, dads, carers and committee members.

Open Morning Overton CE Primary School

28th November 9:00 - 10:15am or 11:00 - 12:15pm 

For prospective parents September 2020. Please contact the school office to book a place. 01256 770249.

Overton Christmas Market

30th November 12:00 - 6:00pm. 

For those booked in to see Father Christmas there’ll be Christmas themed tattoos or make and take home a Christmas decoration with help from members of the Committee.

Ruby Christmas Cracker St Mary's Hall

7th December 7:00 - 12:00am

Live Music from the Fortunate Sons and Disco playing music from the last 40 years (requests are welcomed). Cash Bar selling beer, lager, wine, prossecco and gin.   And a fantastic Raffle.   Make it your Christmas Party destination!  Please join us and celebrate the last 40yrs with your friends and family, tickets are £10 each and available online now!

Preschool Christmas Singalong Overton CE School

12th December 2:30 – 3:15pm. 

An invitation to join your children and sing in the woods!  Everyone welcome, siblings, family and friends.  Commemorative Lyric SongSheets and refreshments will be available for a small donation.  You'll need to wrap up warm, coats, hats, scarves and gloves!

'Arthur Christmas' Festive Family Film St Mary's Hall

15th December 10:45 for 11:00am start

Enjoy a quiet few hours with your children watching the big screen with popcorn whilst your partner does the last minute Christmas Shopping? Tickets are £5 and includes x1 child, x1 adult and Popcorn.  £3 for any additional siblings or adults and also includes Popcorn!  Tickets available from settings (cash only), online (PayPal or on the door.

Christmas Party Community Centre

20th December 10:15 - 1:15pm

Entertainment, games, food and an opportunity to meet Father Christmas.  There will be no sessions at either setting, however all children attending either Playgroup or Preschool are invited.  Unfortunately no grown ups!

Term dates 2019/2010

Autumn Term: Wednesday 4th September – Friday 20th December 2019

Autumn Half-term: Monday 28th October – Friday 1st November 2019

Inset days Monday 23rd September and 21st October

Spring Term: Monday 6th January – Friday 3rd April 2020

Spring Half-term: Monday 17th February – Friday 21st February 2020

Inset days 20th and 21st January

Summer Term: Monday 20th April – Wednesday 22nd July 2020

Summer Half-term: Monday 25th May – Friday 29th May 2020

1 further Inset day TBC

These dates are in line with Overton C of E Primary School.

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