Preston Primary (VC) School

Love, Learn, Aspire

"Let all that you do be done in love." 1 Corinthians 16:14


Our P.E. days are Wednesdays and Fridays. Please remember to come to school in P.E. kit.

No jewellery is to be worn; if pupils have pierced ears they must come to school with earrings removed or are able to independently remove earrings and keep then in a safe container for the duration of the lesson. 

Maple also has cricket sessions Tuesday AM for Spring Term 2.

The appropriate P.E. kit must be worn in order for pupils to be able to take-part in P.E. activities in regards to our P.E. risk assessment. 

Please check the current curriculum overview, or ask your child, to identify what Maple are currently learning in P.E. lessons.

Dance: tucked in t-shirts, shorts, leotards, soft rubber soled plimsolls or bare feet, shoulder length hair tied back with soft 'scrunchie'.

Gymnastics: tucked in t-shirts, shorts, leotards, soft rubber soled plimsolls or bare feet, shoulder length hair tied back with soft 'scrunchie'. NB: trainers or only socks are inappropriate for gymnastics activities. 

Game Sports: tucked in t-shirts, shorts or tracksuit bottoms, trainers tied with gripping soles, shoulder length hair tied back with soft 'scrunchie'. Footwear with sharp or jagged studs must not be used or worn. 


Year 4 Multiplication Tables Check 


The multiplication tables check (MTC) is a statutory for all year 4 pupils in England*. 

The purpose of the MTC is to determine whether pupils can recall their times tables fluently. The results can support the school in identifying where additional support can be put in place.

This year the MTC will be administered between Monday 5th June and Friday 16th June 2023. 

Here are some helpful links for parents to support their child in preparation for the test:

*Government website with information on the MTC:

Government website with information for parents on the MTC:

Mock test and information about test questions/ how to revise/ what to expect:

Miss Thorpe highly recommends using this resource as often as you can as well as reciting times tables at home to build confidence. We will be using this resource in class to familiarise pupils with the interface of the test. ~ NB this is a free resource and does not require logging in or paying for a subscription. The link above will take you to the page with the mock test and the information about the test ~