Newsletter week beginning 12/12/15

Newsletter 7
13th October 2015

Dear Parents/Carers,

All dates for October have been put on the school website. Any further events will be added to the website and put in newsletters.

Wednesday 14th Childline workshops for Y6
Open night at Bramhall High School
Friday 16th Craft Fair in the Infant School hall 7-9pm, organised by the Friends of Nevill Road.
Tuesday 20th Parents’ evening 4-6pm
Wednesday 21st Childline workshops for Y5
Thursday 22nd Parents’ evening 4-7pm
Friday 23rd Finish for half term at 3:20pm

Attendance and office times
Please remember that school starts at 8:50am with registers closing at 9am. Any child who arrives after 9am will have that session marked as an “unauthorised absence” and this WILL impact on their overall attendance figure for the term. The office staff work from 8:30am until 4pm (3:30pm on a Friday) and there is an answerphone at all other times so that you can leave a message regarding any absences.

Year 6
Please note that applications for places at secondary school need to be made by 31st October.
These need to be made online at

Reception intake September 2016
If you have a younger child who is due to start in Reception in September 2016, there are tours of the Infant school available on Tuesday 20th October at 1:30pm, 2pm or 2:30pm. Please contact the Infant school office to book on to one.

‘End Polio Now’ campaign
Bramhall and Woodford Rotary Club have organised a concert in aid of the “End Polio Now” campaign.
This will take place on Sunday 18th October at 3pm in Woodford Community Centre. Tickets cost £5, with under 16s free. They can be bought on the door, at Barclays in Bramhall or from
The concert will feature the King Edward Musical Society Concert Band (KEMS); Helen and Neil Grundy from the BBC Philharmonic; and the choir of Moss Hey Primary School. We will be having an assembly in school to inform us about the campaign.

Data Collection Sheets
There are still a large number of returns still outstanding. Duplicates are being sent out tonight with a deadline of Thursday, 15th October. Nil returns required please.

Certificates were awarded to the following children in yesterday’s good work assembly:

Y6E – Anthony for always joining in class discussions and contributing with thoughtful comments to extend our learning.
Y6E – Thomas H for showing growing maturity and giving excellent contributions in lessons.
Y6S – James for some fantastic writing in English, taking on the role of an RAF pilot.
Y6S – Sinem for fantastic use of description and action in her fantasy story.
Y6W – Thomas P for working hard to make improvements in English, really focussing on adding extra detail into his writing.
Y6W – Yasmin for her excellent concentration and focus in maths and English, always putting 100% effort into all her new challenges.
Y5C – Sophia for making a big improvement with her written work.
Y5C – James for quickly working out the clues in a difficult Sudoku puzzle.
Y5EP – Maizee for fantastic work in English on “Red, White and Blue” day.
Y5EP – Louis for demonstrating excellent ball control in football.
Y5L – Phoebe for her sensitive and articulate response to our shared text in guided reading.
Y5L – Kyle for a big improvement with his handwriting.
Y4Ha – Olivia F for a week of persistence and brilliant behaviour.
Y4Ha – Emily for working really well in a group to create a simple circuit and write up a great scientific explanation.
Y4Hu – Eve for always working hard and having a positive attitude to her learning.
Y4Hu – Lily D’s for showing empathy when discussing evacuation during World War II and writing a lovely postcard.
Y4P – Perri for much improved attitude to learning across all subject areas.
Y4P – James for excellent improvement in writing descriptions.
Y3D – Eloise for working really hard in maths and showing great determination to solve the difficult calculations.
Y3D – Adam for working very hard and participating in all lessons.
Y3K – Takwana for being helpful around the classroom and showing Mrs Taylor where things were kept.
Y3K – Sebastien for super effort in maths and for having a good attitude towards learning.
Y3R – Marissa for always being ready to work and being resilient when tasks are challenging.
Y3R – Zachary for excellent use of the atlas to find different countries.

We do encourage the children to bring in any awards or achievements from outside school to share with us in assembly. So if there are any man of the match trophies, swimming/dance/judo certificates or other sporting or musical awards, please feel free to bring them in on a Monday.

Congratulations to class 4P who had 100% attendance for the week beginning 5th October.

Best wishes,

Miss Sheila Harrison


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