Newsletter week beginning 18/05/15

Dear Parents/Carers,

May: Friday 22nd – close for half term at 3:20pm
June: Monday 8th – school reopens
Tuesday 9th – Friends’ meeting at The Jolly Sailor, Davenport, 8pm
Wednesday 10th – Friends’ Activity for Father’s Day Gifts in Y4H from 3.30pm
Monday 15th – whole school skipping day
Tuesday 16th – Year 3 to Chester Zoo
Thursday 25th – whole school taking part in the Skip4life challenge afternoon
Friday 26th – School Sports Day (morning)
July: Friday 3rd – Friends’ of Nevill Road Summer Fair 4pm
Friday 10th – end of year reports to go out
Wednesday 15th – Year 6 residential to the Lake District
Wednesday 22nd – Year 6 play to parents, times probably 2pm & 7pm
Friday 24th – Leavers’ assembly 2:30pm
– school closes for the summer 3:20pm

Any further events will be added to newsletters and on the school website.

Term dates for 2015-2016
Term dates for the next academic year have been sent out and are on the school website.
Please note that Easter falls within the Spring term – we are in for 4 days after Easter Monday before breaking up for the holidays, so please be careful if booking a holiday for that time.

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 SATs
Well done to all of Year 6 who sat their end of Key Stage 2 Assessments last week. They worked very hard, tried their best and dealt with the unpredictability and pressures that the week threw at them.
Results will be available when reports go out on July 10th.

Year 6 Residential – Glaramara
Letters went out on Friday with the balance owed for the Year 6 Residential Trip. The deadline for payment is the morning of Friday, 22nd May 2015.

Dinner Money
We are currently owed £1005.20 in outstanding dinner monies. Could these please be cleared by Thursday, 21st May. Thank you.

The following children received certificates in assembly this morning.

Y6R – Summer for listening well during dance sessions on Fridays when learning a new dance.
Y6R – Becca for working hard in all lessons and being determined to achieve a good level in her SATs.
Y6S – Anezka for an excellent piece of writing in English.
Y6S – James for showing good team skills during Year 6 games.
Y6W – Matthew for his hard work and focus during his SATs papers.
Y6W – Adele for making a conscientious effort to get to school early and being prepared for her SATs.
Y5C – Thomas G for always being so helpful and polite in the classroom.
Y5C – Evie for drawing a fantastic Mayan mask.
Y5L – Hannah R for fantastic effort in all her work and really wanting to produce her best at all times.
Y5L – Thomas for working hard and showing brilliant progress in Maths.
Y5P – James for his fantastic work in Science and showing a great understanding of air resistance.
Y5P – Sophie L for showing a great improvement in Maths and trying her best with difficult questions.
Y4H – Drew for concentrating really well during Bikeability and becoming a more confident cyclist.
Y4H – Kian for very detailed and well presented homework about Italy.
Y4K – Saba for showing real resilience and determination during Bikeability and becoming a more confident cyclist.
Y4K – Jade for working really hard to improve her writing this year.
Y4S – Isabelle D for always putting in 100% effort to everything that she does.
Y4S – Lucy for thinking of brilliant interview questions.
Y3L – Luca for his excellent attitude towards learning, especially in English.
Y3L – Jacob for putting 100% effort into everything he does and being a fantastic role model for Year 3.
Y3LW – Aayan for his fantastic diary that included conjunctions, adverbs and powerful verbs.
Y3LW – Mia T for her fantastic diary that included conjunctions and subordinate clauses.
Y3M – Amaya for making the right choices and always trying her best to do what’s been asked of her.
Y3M – Kian for trying hard with his art work to produce a picture in the style of Matisse.

House point certificates
Congratulations to the following children who received certificates for 100 House Points:
Y4H: Jessica, Lola, Harrison, Owen, Olivia G, Keanna, Fin and Beth C

Class attendance
Congratulations to Mr Elias’ class, Y5P, who had the best attendance for the week beginning
11th May with 100%.

Best wishes,

Miss Sheila Harrison


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