Newsletter #15

News

We have welcomed our new Reception Class children this week. They have been amazing and settled into the routines incredibly well.

Thank you for your attendance at the individual Year group overview meetings this week. I hope you found them useful and informative.

Many of the classes also launched their topics this week and the school has been adorned with explorers, Greeks and Victorians! Please go to your child class webpage to see pictures of their day.

Visit to the Baptist Church

Next week some of the year groups will be going to the Baptist Church to take part in the 4front Theatre’s ‘operation Bible’ experience. It is an interactive walk around experience for primary age children. They are given a case file to solve and sent back in time to meet characters from 2000 AD. Each character tells the story of one of Jesus’s miracles. Below are the days and times the children will be going.

Year 2: Thursday 20th September 9.30am to 10.30am

Year 3: Thursday 20th September 11am to 12 noon

Year 4: Thursday 20th September 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Year 5: Friday 21st September 11am to 12 noon

Year 6: Friday 21st September 1.30pm to 2.30pm

After school provision costs

As from Monday 17th September parents using the after school care provision will have to pay the the hour that their children may be attending an after school club/activity. This is because a place has been secured, a pack lunch provided and staffing ratios incurred at the after school care provision. If you require further information please speak with me.

Parent Governors

A reminder that nominations for two governor vacancies will close at 12 midday on Friday 21st September.

Library books

A huge thank you to all the families who have donated books to our school library. They have all been labelled and added to our wonderful selection for all our children to enjoy. Should you have any surplus books at home that you would like to donate, please do drop them in to the school office. Any publication would be very gratefully received. Also, should you wish to help with our school library, be that scanning and labelling books or contributing to the design of the learning space or simply to help children make the most of the wide range of books available to them, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

 

After school clubs

Thank you for your patience and support with our Autumn Clubs sign up system. I am extremely grateful to the staff for volunteering their time to offer such a wide selection of extra curricular opportunities. I completely understand that some year groups have more options than others, mainly due to staff expertise and our desire to enter local tournaments and festivals, which specify age group entries. Do do try to provide additional opportunities by sourcing outside agencies, which of course comes at a cost. As the year progresses, and indeed as the years go by, we do hope that all of our children have the chance to experience a wide range of extra curricular activities for the enjoyment of all. Should you wish to help us broaden our clubs offer further, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Up coming dates for September – for more dates please see the school website calendar

Wednesday 19th Tri-Golf competition

Thursday 20th September Operation Bible

Thursday 20th September Year 6 visit to Winchcombe

Friday 21st September Operation Bible

Wednesday 26th September Year 1 visit to Holy Trinity

 

Mrs C Scott

Headteacher