A number of parents have come and spoken with members of the office about outdoor PE lessons. I would like to take this opportunity to remind parents that their child will have two PE lessons a week, one inside and one outside. During the winter months your child should have a plain black tracksuit so they can keep warm during their outdoor lesson. It may be better if your child is dressed slightly different on PE days, eg girls wearing trousers instead of a skirt and tights so that they can change quickly.
Well done to Adrian Richards (Mrs Watson’s Class), Lilly-Mai Woodward (Miss Kent’s Class), Mia Taylor, Jemma Johnson (Miss O’Riordan’s Class), Darren Ojuade, who all received Green Cards this week.
Well done to Mr Davey’s class who had the best attendance last week with 99%.
School Telephone System
There may be some disruption to the school’s telephone system on Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th November. If you need to contact the school urgently during this time and cannot reach the school by telephone, please e-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mrs Raddon will be leaving the school at Christmas to take up a teacher post closer to home. Mrs Haslehurst, who is a very experienced teacher and who comes highly recommended, will be teaching in Year 5 from January.
Today Mrs Gardner will be leaving our school after working here for the past 9 years. Mrs Taylor will become the Learning Assistant for Mrs Raddon’s class supporting learning across the class, especially for those children on the Special Educational Needs Register.
Mrs Hazlewood and Ms Zaghlul will be supporting children on a one-to-one basis in Miss Gibbs and Miss O’Riordan’s Class.
Relief Catering Assistant
The School Kitchen has a vacancy for a Relief Catering Assistant; hours will be ‘as and when’ required. If you are interested please contact Mrs Miller, the school’s cook, on 01992 715885.
Christmas Carol Service
This is just a reminder that our Christmas Carol Service is on Thursday 19 December starting at 1:30pm and finishes no later than 2:45pm. Parents and family are welcome to join us in the Abbey Church for the service. All children will be expected to be collected from the Church after the service.
After School Club- 3:15- 6pm.
The After School Club is now up and running. Each session costs £8 and includes a snack. Payment will need to be made in advance. Please ask the School Office for a registration pack.
Christmas fun at Essex Country Parks!
Essex Country parks are set to host a range of wonderful fun-filled Christmas events this December!
Santa at Weald/ Christmas Eve at Weald Country Park
Meet Santa in his magical grotto throughout December and Christmas Eve.
7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 23 or 24 December
£6.00 per child
Santa’s Celebration Trails at Hadleigh and Thorndon Country Parks
Hadleigh and Thorndon will be hosting Santa Celebration Trail’s – a festive woodland trail ending at Santa’s grotto.
Hadleigh: Sunday 15 December
Thorndon: Sunday 8 December
£8 per child (including gift)
Christmas Trail at Danbury Country Park
A self-led trail – follow the map, answer the questions and receive a stocking filler prize at the end.
Danbury: 23, 24 December
£3 per child
Dates for your diary
Thurs 28 November Year 6 Trip to Duxford Imperial War Museum
Wed 4 December Family Fun Time (3:15-4:15)
Friday, 6 December Leverton’s Got Talent (evening)
Mon 16 December Christmas Parties
Tues 17 December Christmas Pantomime *change of date*
Wed 18 December Christmas Dinner
Thurs 19 December Christmas Carol Concert (1:30pm) *change of date*
Fri 20 December Christmas Market (2:00pm)
Fri 20 December Break up from school (3:15pm)
Mon 6 January 2014 Return to school (8:45am)
Wed 12 February Family Fun Time (3:15-4:15)
Thurs 13 February Break up from school (3:15pm)
Mon 24 February Return to school (8:45am)
Wed 26 March Family Fun Time (3:15-4:15)
Fri 4 April Break up from school (3:15pm)
Tues 22April Return to school (8:45am)
Mon 5 May May Bank Holiday
Mon 12 May Year 6 Key Stage Tests
Tues 13 May Year 6 Key Stage Tests
Wed 14 May Year 6 Key Stage Tests
Thurs 15 May Year 6 Key Stage Tests
Fri 16 May Year 6 Key Stage Tests
Thurs 22 May Break up from school (3:15pm)
Mon 2 June Return to school (8:45am)
Wed 18 June Family Fun Time (3:15-4:15)
Fri 27 June Transition Day (All Years)
Mon- July- Wed 9 July Year 6 Residential
Wed 9 July District Sports (Track Events)
Tues 22 July Break up from school (3:15pm)