Newsletter week beginning 11/11/13

Dear Parents/Carers,

The following children received certificates in assembly today:

Y6H – Holly for a fantastic “Blitz Skyline” piece of art work.
Y6H – Hugo for always showing a mature and sensible attitude in the classroom.
Y6R – Joshua for working hard in art to create a Blitz skyline.
Y6R – Niamh for always being a good friend and helping others.
Y5C – Ethan for working hard on his “riddle poem” during Literacy.
Y5C – Melody for helping us to learn about the Muslim faith and writing an Arabic message on the board.
Y5K – Grace for trying hard to improve her concentration during lessons.
Y5K – Dominic for his sustained hard work in Maths and English.
Y5W – Daniel for contributing really well in lessons, showing good concentration and trying to stay on task.
Y5W – Asa for making a conscientious effort to try his best, work hard and make good choices.
Y4J – Reece for a determined effort to improve his swimming this week.
Y4J – Freya for being a popular and helpful member of 4J.
Y4P – Thomas for making a real effort to sit smartly on the carpet during learning time.
Y4P – Louie for doing some fantastic paired work on headlines.
Y4W – Sinem for a fantastic painting of an Egyptian sunset.
Y4W – Toby for helping his friend when he hurt himself on the playground.
Y3LW – Scott for great art work and helping Miss Styan settle in.
Y3LW – James for excellent instruction writing and use of time connectives, including “penultimately”.
Y3M – Isabella for always being willing to help other people – both adults and children.
Y3M – Ryan for persevering and completing a mathematical challenge successfully.
Y3P – Lucy for always helping other people.
Y3P – Maizee for writing excellent instructions in English.

Congratulations to the following children who have already earned house points this term:
Ben Y3P (100) Thomas Y4P (100)
Nat Y4P (100) Adam Y4P (100)
Amy Y4P (200) Joseph Y4P (200)
Lucas Y4P (200) Levi Y4P (300)

Well done to class Y5W who had 99% attendance last week.
If your child is not in school for any reason, please phone the school office to let us know. The answer machine is on from 4:00pm until 8:30am so it is always possible to leave a message.

Children in Need Day – this Friday, 15th November
Please remember to wear pyjamas, onesies or something spotty to school on this day. Teddies are very welcome for the day too  and bring a minimum of 50p to donate to charity.
If you can provide any cakes for the café please bring them into school on the morning of the
15th November. The café will run from 3pm onwards. Any money raised will be split between Children in Need and Millie’s Trust. Millie’s Trust is aimed at raising awareness of paediatric first aid and was founded in memory of a 9 month old girl who died from a choking incident at her nursery just over a year ago.
We hope to see you there

Deadline for photograph orders is Thursday, 14th November 2013.

Morrisons’ “Let’s Grow” Vouchers
These vouchers have now stopped being issued, however we have until the end of November to collect them up and send them in for processing. Please could you have a look at home and send in any vouchers you may have lying around by Monday 25th November? Many thanks.

Halloween Disco
This event raised a massive £520. Thank you to everyone who attended – there were some amazing costumes! Also a huge thanks to Katie Greaves for organising the whole evening. We really value the events that the Friends’ of Nevill Road put on – remember all the proceeds go back into school to the benefit of your children.

Bramhall Art Competition
Please ensure that any entries for the Bramhall community art competition need to be handed in at the office by Friday 15th November. We will then arrange for them to be delivered to the organiser.

3rd Bramhall Scout Group (Beavers) caters for 6 – 8 year olds and meets on a Monday night between
6.00 – 7.15pm. Beaver Scouts enjoy making new friends, playing games, going on visits and helping others. Sometimes they organise sleepovers, which take place in the scout hut. They also join in the District organised events. Contact the Beaver Leader –
Frances Kimm on 0161 440 0837 or email – to join the group.

Additional future dates
Further to last week’s letter please note the following dates:
Friday 22nd – non-uniform day to bring chocolate for the Christmas Fair.
Friday 29th – non-uniform day to bring bottle for the Christmas Fair.

Thought for the Week
(linked to our PSHE theme)
I can support people and include others in my games at playtimes.

Best wishes,

Miss Sheila Harrison


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