Newsletter week beginning 14/07/14

Dear Parents/Carers,

The following children were presented with certificates in assembly this morning:

Y6H – Toro for doing his job quietly and professionally during the play rehearsals.
Y6H – Lydia for outstanding effort during play rehearsals and always being ready to perform.
Y6R – Adam for being a fantastic helper when the Year 2 children came over for their first day.
Y6R – Megan for being a fantastic helper when the Year 2 children came over for their first day.
Y5C – Sam for designing a new mascot for the 2018 Russian World Cup.
Y5C – Faith for an excellent poster promoting space travel & some fantastic written work in Literacy.
Y5K – Grace for trying hard to make the right choices and for impressing her new Year 6 teachers.
Y5K – Matthew for trying hard to make the right choices and for impressing his new Year 6 teachers.
Y5W – Luke for working so well with other children, sharing ideas & listening to instructions carefully.
Y5W – James for helping out whenever he can, showing kindness & supporting others, especially during PE.
Y4J – Amy for showing talent with her footballing skills and impressing the coach!
Y4J – Jake for improved concentration and applying himself to tasks.
Y4L – Amelie for really enjoying the football session & playing well as a team despite initial uncertainty.
Y4L – Harry for trying really hard with his writing.
Y4N – Jack for applying his scientific knowledge sensibly in a cup/sound investigation.
Y4N – Abaigeal for being a fantastically helpful and thoughtful person.
Y3LW – Adam for his fantastic carnival mask.
Y3LW – Sienna for her fantastic carnival mask.
Y3M – Isabella R for lovely art work in the style of Brazilian artist Romero Britto.
Y3M – Connor S for designing an apple in the style of Brazilian artist Romero Britto.
Y3P – Matilda for wonderful creativity, style and attention to detail in the use of pattern and colour for her Romero Britto football art.
Y3P – Che for a mature and responsible attitude in all lessons but especially in Maths and Art.

Well done to class Y3LW who had 99.2% 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.

House Points:
The following children gained House Point certificates today:
Y3M: Alissa & Connor B (300)
Y3P: Maryam & Amy (400); Luke McC, Lucy & Keanna (500)

Tuesday 15th July Music concert to parents 6:30pm
Wednesday 16th July Y6 Play 1:45pm and 7pm

Monday 21st July “Teacher for the Day” day
Tuesday, 22nd July Glee Club Presentation to parents 4pm
Wednesday 23rd July Y3 recorder concert to parents 9am
Friday 25th July Y6 Leavers Assembly – time to be confirmed but likely to be c.2:30pm

Our new transition arrangements continue for another 5 days, with children registering in their September classes for the whole week. Literacy and Maths sets will also begin so that the children have an understanding of next year’s routine before they leave for the Summer holidays.
We have found the children to be very positive about this experience so far. They have been glad to spend time with new teachers and classmates and we hope that this will allay any concerns that may have been present in the past. The teachers are also gaining a good understanding of the abilities and needs of the children they will be teaching in September so that they can really personalise the learning from day one of the next academic year.

End of year reports and levels
End of year reports will be sent out on Friday 18th July. These will include the SATs results for Year 6 and the end of year levels for children in Years 3-5.

School Dinners
As we approach the end of the school year, all dinner monies must be up to date and all arrears must be cleared by Monday, 21st July. Arrear notes will be sent out every week and where possible an email will be sent with the amounts owed. We are currently owed £576.50 for unpaid dinners. Thank you.

Best wishes,

Miss Sheila Harrison


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