Newsletter #2 – 16/9/16

Value – Hope | Menu – Week 3

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What a fabulous week the school has had. The children have settled well and adapting to the challenges of their Year groups. Year 4 launched their topic of the Egyptians and dressed as pharaohs and mummies. Year 2 children came dressed as Victorians and had a very strict lesson led by school master Mr Rylatt and School madam Miss Armstrong. Year 5 made headdresses and were entertained by the story teller, Professor McGinty’ who cast them back in time to the Greek Empire. We were very much a living museum this week.

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Open the Book led their first assembly of the term with a re-enactment of David and Goliath. We welcome and enjoy the OTB team. Their dramatization of the Bible stories, help the children understand the meaning of the values in more depth.

Playground Trees

We are very fortunate to be surrounded by many trees on our grounds, particularly at the front of the school. Throughout the day the children know not to climb, swing or damage them. However at the start of the day and end of the day some children are climbing, swinging and sadly damaging the small trees. Please can I request that whilst children are under the supervision of parents, grandparents or child minders that they refrain the children from doing so. There is also the risk of personal injury which the school is not liable for.

Year Group Meetings

Thank you to all those parents who were able to attend the year group meetings this week and I hope you found them both informative and interesting. Next week it is the turn of Year 3 parents on Monday and Year 4 parents on Tuesday. Breakfast/after school club We are now full most mornings for breakfast club and full for the afterschool provision. We will not be able to guarantee places on an adhoc or morning of the day needed. It is therefore, important that booking and payments are made at the office on the preceding Thursday.

Newsletter

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

School Vacancies

We currently have a vacancy for an afterschool cleaner and lunchtime supervisor. Anyone interested in either position please contact the school office.

Clubs

Monday – Football Y5/6 4.15pm finish, Choir Y4/5/6 4.15pm finish

Tuesday  – Netball Y6 4.15pm finish, Science Y1 4.15pm finish, Football Y3/4 4.15pm finish, Cooking Y3/4/5/6 4.15pm finish, Drama Y4/5/6 4.15pm finish, Maths Club Y1/2 & Parents 4.15pm finish

Wednesday  – Girls Tag Rugby Y4/5 4.15pm finish

Thursday  – Dance Y2 4.15pm finish, X Country Race 1 Vineyards 4.00pm – 5.00pm finish

Friday – Book Club Y3,4,5,6 4.15pm finish, Table Tennis Y5/6 4.15pm finish

Dates

19th September  – Y3 Parents overview 6.00pm
20th September – Y4 Parents overview 6.00pm
20th September – Air Ambulance visit to whole school
22nd September – Reception classes phonic workshops 2.00pm and 6.00pm

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