Newsletter week beginning 31/10/16

Newsletter 8
2nd November 2016

Dear Parents/Carers,

Welcome back after the half term holidays.

Homework

Once again thank you for all your support with the homework projects last half term. The new homework matrix will be sent home next Monday with a return date marked on. We look forward to seeing what the children produce this time!

Dates

November:
Tuesday 15th Individual and family photographs.
Friday 18th Non Uniform day for Children in Need
December:
Thursday 1st Hazel Grove Baptist Church puppet assembly.
Tuesday 6th Year 5 trips to Bramall Hall.
Friday 9th Friends’ Christmas Fair.
Monday 12th Years 3 & 4 to the panto at Stockport Plaza.
Wednesday 14th “Dogs, Law and Democracy” workshop for Year 6.
Friday 16th National Christmas Jumper Day.
Tuesday 20th Year 4 Christmas play to parent afternoon & evening – times to be confirmed.
Years 5 & 6 to the panto at The Lowry.
Wednesday 21st Year 3 Christmas play/carols/recorders to parents 2:30pm
Thursday 22nd Talent show and Christmas parties; term ends at 3:20pm

Football Match

Well done to the footballers who played in the football match against Norbury Hall School last night. Unfortunately they didn’t win but played fantastically well and showed excellent sportsmanship throughout the game. Well done Scott, Fin, Luke H, Harry W, Harry C, Amie T, Thomas K, Adam A, Ben S and Freddie.

Children in Need

This year Children in Need is on Friday 18th November. The theme is ‘Spotacular.’ We would like the children to come to school dressed in spots and bring a donation of £1. There will also be lots of other fundraising activities going on during the day. Further details of these activities will follow in a letter next week. We look forward to seeing the children dressed in their spots!

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 before the half term break to:

Y6E – Sara for always wanting to go the extra mile with her work and producing some excellent writing recently.
Y6E – Harris for always having a positive attitude and showing this in his work. Keep it up.
Y6P – Amie for being a delight to teach and always being ready to learn – keep it up.
Y6P – Ben for creating a fantastic poetry analysis full of thoughtful detail about ‘For the Fallen’ by Laurence Binyon.
Y6W – Jade for taking on feedback and advice in order to improve her writing. Keep up the excellent work.
Y6W – Izzy for thinking carefully about how she can use modelled writing to inspire her own writing and improve it.
Y5JP – James for describing in detail the movement of the Earth, Moon and other planets in the Solar System.
Y5JP – Ella for using engaging vocabulary and stylistic devices in her sci-fi story.
Y5LW – Esme for always producing work to be proud of and working to the best of her ability.
Y5LW – Harvey for his application of a variety of mental methods in maths.
Y4Ha – Arwa for always going above and beyond in everything she does. She is a pleasure to teach.
Y4Ha – Joe for excellent effort in maths and responding to feedback.
Y4Hu – Ben for being helpful around the classroom and the kindness and consideration he shows others.
Y4Hu – Oliver for his positive attitude to learning and his enthusiasm.
Y4W – Leah Cairns for finding new words to use in your writing.
Y3D – Iris for showing great enthusiasm and determination in everything she does.
Y3D – Jayden for working really hard to plan his report in English and always showing exceptional pride in his presentation.
Y3K – Declan for having such a positive and determine attitude towards problem solving. Keep it up.
Y3K – Harpreet for hard work, fantastic listening and always trying her best. Keep it up.
Y3R – Evie for participating in all lessons and showing a positive attitude to learning.
Y3R – James for setting a fantastic example of behaviour and always making the right choices.

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.

Best wishes,

Miss Sheila Harrison
Headteacher

 

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