Newsletter – 21st September 2017

Parent Newsletter 2 – Autumn Term 2017

Dear Parents and Carers,

It has been a busy start to the year at Nevill Road Juniors. Year 3 visited the Infant school for a story telling session with Yuval Zommer, the author of ‘100 Sausages’. Year 4 enjoyed their first swimming lesson and Year 5 have been launching rockets. We even had a visit from Charles Darwin who worked with the Year 6 children to find out about how fossils are made. All the visitors to school have commented on the children’s beautiful behaviour and attitudes to learning.
School Council
We now have twenty two children in school who have been elected as School Councillors. Their first job is to gather ideas for the new mural in the school hall. Well done to all of the children who put themselves forward for the role.
Parent Forum
Thank you to all of you who were able to attend the Parent Forum. I have received many positive comments about the changes that have already been made. We will be holding another forum in February to share further improvements based on your suggestions.
Lunchtime provision has been reviewed to provide opportunities for children to be active and engaged. We now have two Sports Coaches who encourage children to join in with a variety of different activities. A quiet area has been set up for children to read books, colour or just have somewhere to relax. All of the staff have commented upon the positive impact this is having upon children’s behaviour and readiness for learning when they return to lessons.
Autumn Term Dates
Please find attached a copy of this term’s dates. Parent App is our main method of communication and we would recommend that you down load this on to your phones to ensure that you are aware of everything that is happening at the Nevill Road schools. If you are having difficulties with this, please speak to the office staff who will be happy to help set it up.
In order to keep our children safe, please could bikes and scooters be wheeled into the playground. A reminder that the start of the school day in the Juniors is 8.50am and doors close at 9.00am. Due to the Little Bears after school provision, we also ask that parents leave the main playground by 3.30pm as it will be used by the club from this time.

Thank you again for your continuing support.

Kind Regards
Judi Cliff, Headteacher, Nevill Road Junior School

Together Everyone Achieves More

Nevill Road Junior School
Diary Dates – Autumn Term 2017


Saturday 23rd / Sunday 24th – School Hall DIY SOS
Monday 25th – Thursday 28th – Rock Kidz – whole school
Thursday 28th – Y5 drama enrichment, Ladybrook Primary School
(named children)
– Rock Kidz Concert, Stockport School 6.00pm
– Bramhall High Open Evening 5.00 – 8.00pm
Friday 29th – PTA Macmillan Coffee Morning / Non Uniform Day- 9.00 am
(Infants School Hall)
Saturday 3Oth – School Hall DIY SOS


Sunday 1st -School Hall DIY SOS
Wednesday 4th – Book Factor visit from Maria Farrer – whole school
Friday 13th – PTA School Disco –details to follow
Tuesday 17th – Y5LW Class assembly 9.15am (Parents of children in this
class are welcome to attend)
– Y3/4 Flu vaccination
Wednesday 18th – Mad Science assembly – whole school
– Street Dance performance to parents – 4.10 pm
Friday 20th – PTA 2nd hand uniform sale @ Infant School 8.30 – 9.30am
Week of 30th – Hall Grand Opening (date to be confirmed)


Wednesday 1st – Y6 height and weight checks
Friday 3rd – Y4 Ancient Greek Workshop
Monday 6th – Parent meetings 4.00 – 6.00pm
Wednesday 8th – Parent meetings 4.00 – 7.00pm
Friday 10th – PTA Craft fair 7.00 – 9.00pm
Tuesday 14th – Individual / Family Photos
Friday 17th – Children in Need Day
Monday 20th / Tuesday 21st – Y3 Ancient Egypt experience (West Park Museum)
Tuesday 28th – Y6JS Class assembly 9.15am (Parents of children in this class are welcome to attend)


Friday 1st – Y5 Tudor Christmas – Bramhall Hall
Tuesday 5th – Y3K Class assembly 9.15am (Parents of children in this
class are welcome to attend)
Tuesday 5th or Wednesday 6th – St George’s evening choir concert after (date tbc)
Friday 8th – Christmas Fair 5.00 – 7.00pm
Tuesday 12th – Y4 Christmas Production (afternoon performance-time tbc)
Wednesday 13th – Y4 Christmas Production (evening performance-time tbc)
Wednesday 13th – Y3 Christmas Carols 2.15pm
Tuesday 19th – Talent Show / Christmas parties (Term finishes)

Please note that Thursday May 3rd will be an INSET DAY due to the school being used as a Polling Station.

Together Everyone Achieves More


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