November 10th 2017

Dear Parents/Carers,

In this week’s newsletter, you can see a flavour of the things that have happened at school in the past five days. At the infants, Reception children and their classroom bus, blind food tasting in Year 1, making porridge, like in The Magic Porridge Pot, in Year 2. At the juniors, children in Year 3 have been retelling the story of Ug: Boy Genius of the Stone Age and His Search for Soft Trousers through freeze frame, Year 4 have been learning about conflict resolution and children from Years 5 and 6 have represented the school in cross country and football. I do hope you will enjoy looking at the photos with your children.

Time Travel Through the Ages – Video

Those of you who came to our 150th Anniversary Service will remember the wonderful video, created by Mrs Holden and Mr Gordon, which featured children travelling back to the foundation of the school. It is now available on our website, do get some popcorn and then click here.

Remembrance Day Parade – Sunday 12th November

We are very proud that two of our Year 6 pupils will be acting as Wreath Bearers for the Mayor during this Sunday’s Parade and Service. In addition, three Year 6 pupils will be laying a wreath on behalf of the school. The parade marches off at 9.05 a.m. from the Fountain Roundabout to the War Memorial. The Service starts at 9.30 a.m.

Parents’ Coffee & Pray

The parents’ coffee and pray group’s first meeting of the year is this week, on Thursday 16th November at the church. It is a great opportunity to meet other people and pray together for the school. For more information, please click here.

Juniors’ Lost Property

Next week, the junior property leaders will be visiting each junior class to help children to label their jumpers, using a permanent pen. If you want to label your child’s jumper before then, that would be a big help! Labels should include the first name or initial and surname.

Wool Donations

Thank you to all those that have donated wool for the quiet room at lunchtime.

Parents’ Evening

If you have not already booked an appointment to see your child’s teacher, please go on to ParentMail to book.

Year 2, 3 and 4 Choir singing at Christmas Fair

Year 2, 3 and 4 choirs will be performing at the Christmas Fair on Saturday 25th November at 2.30pm in the Junior hall. Please could your child arrive 10 minutes earlier. School uniform is not required. It would be great if your child could wear Christmas accessories.

Lunchbowl Disco – Year 5

Year 5 will be raising money for Lunchbowl on Monday 13th November. They have decided that they will be holding a disco in the last lesson afternoon and ask that children could please bring a contribution for this. Children will be allowed to change into their own clothes after break, and so should bring these in a bag on the day. If children have got a particular song they’d like to dance to, then please can they bring in a named CD.

Christmas Fair Raffle Tickets

These will be sent out via your child’s bookbag on Monday.

Best wishes,

Tabitha White

Headteacher