Newsletter #1 – 9/9/16

Value – Hope | Menu – Week 2


Welcome back after what I hope has been a good summer holiday for everyone. Thank you for your continuing support with school uniform. The children all looked very smart indeed. The children have been sharing their holiday travels and experiences with us, they certainly have enjoyed themselves. During the break substantial work has been carried out both inside and outside the school. You will have noticed the new fencing in KS1 playground. This replaces the previously tired fencing. Inside a new wiring installation for the ever increasing technology demands has been completed. Year 2 classrooms now join both year 1 and the reception classes in the installation of interactive TV’s these will greatly enhance the children’s IT experiences and build on their knowledge from year 1. It has been a very busy first week back with our Reception class children settling into the school routine amazingly.

Tewkesbury C of E Pre-School

On Monday our Pre-School opened. We are now able to take funded 2, 3 and 4 year olds. For more information contact the school office. Year Group Meetings Next week and the following week is the year group overview meeting for parents. These meeting are led by the class teachers, who share the year curriculum, trips, residentials (if applicable) homework and routines. Parents have previously said how valuable these meetings have been. There will be a crèche available for the children. All meetings start at 6.00pm.

Monday 12th September  –  YEAR 1 Parents
Tuesday 13th September  – YEAR 2 Parents
Wednesday 14th September – YEAR 5 Parents
Thursday 15th September – YEAR 6 Parents
Monday 19th September – YEAR 3 Parents
Tuesday 20th September – YEAR 4 Parents

School Dinners

We have launched a new menu this term and the children really like the meals now being served. A reminder that Year 3,4,5 & 6 children are charged £2.20 per meal if you feel that you may be entitled to free school meals please follow the attached link to register

Last Printed Newsletter

Our newsletters will be available on our website from next week. A few printed copies will be available from the school office. It is part of our environmental initiative.

Crossing Patrol – Barton Street

Next week the Barton Street crossing will be unmanned on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

School Vacancies

We currently have a vacancy for an after school cleaner, crossing patrol warden and lunchtime supervisor. Anyone interested in either position please contact the school office.

After School Clubs

We are trying a new system of club registration this year. Next week we will be sending out with pupils an overview of the after school clubs available throughout the year. This list is not exhaustive and may be added to throughout the year. You are encouraged to complete the form indicating which clubs your child would like to try. You will then receive a letter confirming which clubs your child has been offered.

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