Newsletter week beginning 19/09/2016

Newsletter 3
20th September 2016

Dear Parents/Carers,

Dates
September:
Tuesday 20th Football training for Years 5 & 6 starts 3:30-4:30pm
Friday 23rd Open morning 9-10am – please drop into your child’s class and see what they have
been doing so far this year. Tea and coffee will be available in the main hall. Any
donations will go towards MacMillan Cancer Care.
Sunday 25th Friends’ duck race in Bramhall Park 2pm onwards.
Monday 26th First half of Y3 to visit the Egyptian Experience at Macclesfield Silk Museum.
Tuesday 27th Second half of Y3 to visit the Egyptian Experience at Macclesfield Silk Museum.
Tuesday 27th Tours of Bramhall High School for Year 6 – please contact them direct to make
an appointment.
Wednesday 28th Harvest assembly – donations for The Wellspring.
Thursday 29th Bramhall High School open evening 5-8pm
Friday 30th MacMillan Coffee Morning at the Infant school.
Non-uniform day with donations going to MacMillan Cancer Care.

October:
Tuesday 4th Height and weight screening for Year 6.
Wednesday 12th Health morning – more details to follow.
Wednesday 19th Parents’ evening 4-6pm
Thursday 20th Parents’ evening 4-7pm
Friday 21st Finish for half term at 3:20pm
Monday 31st School reopens at 8:50am

Harvest assembly
We will be holding Harvest Festival assemblies in school for the children on Wednesday 28th September. This year we are supporting The Wellspring (Stockport), a resource centre for homeless and disadvantaged people, and are asking children and families to donate food for The Wellspring Harvest Collection. The ‘wish list’ for donations for this collection is displayed in each classroom.
More information about The Wellspring can be found at www.thewellspring.co.uk
If you are able to donate please bring this into school on Wednesday 28th September. Thank you.

Secondary open days
Applications for secondary school places need to be completed online by October 31st 2016 and I will pass on any dates of open evenings/days that come to me.
Bramhall High School – see above in “Dates”.
Stockport Grammar School open mornings – Saturdays 17th September & 12th November, both 10am-12noon

Data Collection Sheets
Please check, amend and sign the Data Collection Sheet and return by Thursday, 22nd September. Also please ensure you complete the new data fields ‘Country of Birth’ and ‘Nationality’. 100% returns on these forms please.

Celebration and achievement assembly
This year we are holding our “Celebration and achievement” assembly on a Friday morning. We still love to see what the children have achieved outside school so please bring in certificates, trophies and medals to share with us.
Certificates were presented last Friday to:

Y6E – Cece for her fantastic contributions in class, sharing her ideas and showing an ability to read
Mr Elias’ mind.
Y6E – Kira for always working very hard in every lesson and showing she wants to learn new things.
Y6P – James making a super start to Year 6 and showing his heroic manner when removing a wasp from the classroom!
Y6P – Millie for showing a tenacious attitude whilst solving increasingly harder maths challenges involving addition and subtraction.
Y6W – Emily for having a superb attitude to school, her learning and her friends; and for being a delight to have in class.
Y6W – Eamon for putting fantastic amounts of effort into his work, contributing fully in lessons and creating superb topic work.
Y5JP – Madison for trying really hard in maths and persevering when faced with a challenge.
Y5JP – Wade for trying hard and persevering in maths.
Y5LW – Lauren for her use of engaging vocabulary in her descriptive writing and her consistently fantastic attitude to her learning.
Y5LW – Ethan for his hard work in maths and accepting challenges.
Y5SD – Abigail for demonstrating efficiency and confidence in ICT and then being willing to help others.
Y5SD – Joshua for making a fantastic start to Year 5, giving everything a go and not giving up, and showing brilliant concentration in the recent art lessons.
Y4Ha – Alex for his fantastic and positive attitude towards his learning.
Y4Ha – Tom for showing resilience in maths.
Y4Hu – Ben for fabulous concentration in maths and topic lessons this week.
Y4Hu – Freddie for working hard to produce beautifully presented work; and a very mature start to Year 4.
Y4W – Katy for a lively and entertaining description of the Hydra, full of impressive vocabulary.
Y4W – Nathan for a detailed and very neatly presented piece of topic work showing what we have learnt from the Ancient Greeks.
Y3D – Hootan for his focussed, mature attitude towards his learning.
Y3D – Jasmine for her absolutely beautiful presentation in all of her work.
Y3K – Jacob for showing detailed knowledge about forces, and for sharing his ideas with the class.
Y3K – Grace for detailed, thoughtful artwork in the style of Romero Britto.
Y3R – Eva for coming into school with a smile on her face and for being determined.
Y3R – Edward for working hard to present his work neatly in every lesson.

Congratulations to Y5JP and Y6P who had 99.3% attendance for last week.

Miscellaneous
If you have not yet downloaded our ParentApp please do try to. We send all communications via this and all letters are also uploaded onto it. The App runs on most phones and is free to download from the App store. Search for “Nevill Road Schools”.
Information is also available on the school website www.nevillroadjunior.co.uk.

Best wishes,

Miss Sheila Harrison
Headteacher

 

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