Rhino & Jaguar Christmas Performance – EXTRA TICKETS

All performance tickets that have been paid for will be coming home tonight with your child. Look out for a brown envelope!!

Please double check the tickets you have received carefully. You should only have received the amount of tickets that you have paid for on School Gateway.

IF you returned a slip asking for extra tickets when they were made available, you have been added to a new payment in gateway named “Rhino & Jaguar EXTRA Tickets”. Please access this and purchase the extra tickets you requested.

These  tickets will be issued once payment has been received,  and priority given to the time/date of each transaction until the tickets are all gone.

If you cant see this EXTRA Tickets payment please drop Mrs Smith an email on admin@myddle.shropshire.sch.uk


Y5&6 Dodgeball competition


Congratulations to our dodgeball squad of 8 pupils in Y5&6 who finished in 1st place in a tournament at Corbet School this morning. After winning all of their group games and their semi-final, they defeated Ruyton XI Towns in the final. Well done everybody. You showed great team spirit, confidence and skill on your way to winning the trophy!



Y5&6 Cricket competition

Congratulations to the 9 children in Y5&6 who represented the school this morning in a cricket competition at Corbet School. After winning their semi-final against Ryuyton XI Towns, we were beaten by Baschurch in the final. Well done to Reuben in Y6 for his organisation, leadership and enthusiasm in selecting the team for this event.

Y5&6 Netball competition

Well done to the children who represented the school in a Y5&6 netball event last week at Corbet School. Both teams reached the semi-finals having qualified through from the group stages. A great effort! Thank you to coach Neil and Mr Harris for taking the children.


Y5&6 Tag rugby competition

Well done to the 15 children in Y5&6 who represented the school in a tag rugby competition at Corbet School this morning. After both of our teams reached the semi-finals due to earlier victories in the group stages, they narrowly missed out on making the final with 5-4 and 4-3 defeats to Baschurch A and Baschurch B teams. A superb effort from everybody! Thanks to coach Neil and Mrs Emerton Maka for taking the children to this event.

Y5&6 Football match vs Baschurch

A great performance from our Y5&6 football squad today who were selected to play in a 9 a-side game against Baschurch Primary. After going 1-0 down, they fought back confidently with goals from Dexter, Fin and Ben to earn a well-deserved 3-1 victory. Well done everybody and thank you to those who came along to support the team.

Y6 Tennis at The Shrewsbury Club

Our Y6s enjoyed themselves at The Shrewsbury Club yesterday, watching the professionals in action in the morning and then taking part in their own activities in the afternoon.

Secondary Application deadline – 31 October 2023

The closing date for secondary applications is 31 October 2023 which falls in the half-term holidays. If you have not already done so, we encourage you to submit an application as soon as possible but before the deadline date. This will ensure that if you encounter any problems, you can be supported/helped and to submit your application on time. There is no grace period for late applications. The link for the website is – Transferring to secondary school | Shropshire Council


The School Admissions Team strongly encourage parents to name three preferences, particularly if you reside in the Shrewsbury area.  Please see the Parents’ Guide to Education in Shropshire Booklet for further information.  The link to the document is Parents’ guide to education | Shropshire Council


If you have already made an application and wish to add additional preferences please contact school-admissions@shropshire.gov.uk

Important message for Year 6 parents

Your child is due to transfer to secondary school in September 2024. The online application process opens on the 4 September 2023 and closes on 31 October 2023. A letter will be sent home with your child, outlining the process. Alternatively, please follow this link – Apply to start or transfer school | Shropshire Council which takes you to the Shropshire Council Admissions website. Applications received by Shropshire Council after the closing date will be classed as late, so please ensure you make your application on-time. Details about secondary school open evenings can be found in the Parents’ Guide to Education in Shropshire booklet, on the same website.

Year 6 leavers Events and Times

Thursday 20th July – Leavers service at church 9.30am

Friday 21st July – Year 6 performance at school 1.30pm

All year 6 parents, carers and family members are welcome to both events.

Many Thanks!