Newsletter: 25 October 2013

Headteacher’s Comments

Well done to Year 3 who put on a superb Harvest festival today, they have certainly worked hard         all half term.  Thank you to everyone who have donated food gifts.  These will be passed on to the Salvation Army.  A big thank you to Mrs Miller, the school’s cook, for baking the Harvest Loaf.  I wish you all a relaxing half term holiday.


Well done to Jack Kingham, Iona Macdonald, Kye Page, Nathaniel Aderemi, Ava Faryadmarni, Ella Murphy, Lillie Nelson, Ellie Howard, Raqeeb Hussain, Leyla Hime, Paige Rood, Kai Gibbs, Bridget Thomas, Scarlett Wilson (Miss Kent’s Class), Nathanial Walker, Elsie Peck, Ria Lyrick, Katie Soteriou, Lacey Baccarini-Howell, Ruby Gambrill, Callum Kealy-Johnson, Ania Pinnington, Kyle Robertson, Lennon Pickard (Mrs Watson’s Class), Rhiannon Margetson, Ella Dewing, Tyler Russell, Sydie Peck, Kyra Ali (Mrs Sach’s Class), Tia Joseph, Allanah Nolan (Mr Davey’s Class), Veronica Bergamino (Mrs Raddon’s Class), Lacey Howard, Liberty Keeling, Theodora Shiakallis, Millie Eastwood, Kacey Ashley (Miss Gibbs’s Class), Fern White, Tylah Cox, Jessica Smith, Alex Antoniou, Clarence Kelly, Victoria Fry, Kasey Lane, Holly Morris, Megan Hamilton (Miss Wood’s Class)  who all received Green Cards this week.


Well done to Mrs Sach’s class who had the best attendance last week with 98.1%.

Secondary School Applications for September 2014 (31 October)

This is a reminder to parents of Year 6 children who have yet to make an application, that they must do so 31st October 2013.

First Day Back (5 November 8:45am)

This is a reminder that the first day of next half term is Tuesday 5 November starting at 8:45am.

After School Club- 3:15- 6pm.

I am pleased to announce that Theresa Letchford and Berin Halil will be joining us to run our new After School Club for Year 2 children and above.  A flyer went out earlier in the week.  For those parents who registered an interest they will receive a registration pack next Wednesday which will need to be completed and returned to school by Tuesday 5 November.  Each session costs £8 to include a snack.  Payment will need to be made in advance.

Pupil Progress Meetings (13 and 14 November)

Our Pupil Progress Meetings for parents will be spread over two days, Wednesday 13 November 2011 (3:30pm-6:00pm) and Thursday 14 November 2011(5:00pm- 7:30pm).


To enable appointments to be arranged, will you please complete the slip overleaf and return it to your child’s class teacher by Friday 8 November.  We will then do our best to give you interviews at appropriate times.

Dropping off children before school

This is a reminder that children should not be on the school playground before 8:35am.  If children do arrive before 8:35am, then they should be attending Breakfast Club.

Netball Results

Unfortunately our A Team lost against Holy Cross but our B Team won.

Football Result

Unfortunately our Football Team lost 3-0 yesterday to WhitebridgeJuniorSchool in their latest Cup match.

Dates for your diary

Tues 5 November                     Return to school (8:45am)

Wed 23 October                      Netball Match (League) away against Staples Road Primary School 3:15pm

Thurs 7 November                   Miss O’Riordan’s Class starts Swimming

Thurs 7 November                   Football Match (League) away against Holy Cross Junior School 3:15pm

Fri 8 November                        Individual Photographs

Fri 8 November                        Firework Evening

Wed 13 November                  Pupil Progress Meetings (3:30- 6:00pm)

Thurs 14 November                 Pupil Progress Meetings (5:00pm- 7:30pm)

Tues 19 November                   Year 4 Trip to HamptonCourtPalace

Thurs 28 November                 Year 6 Trip to DuxfordImperialWarMuseum

Wed 4 December                     Family Fun Time (3:15-4:15)

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)




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After School Club


Child’s Name ________________________will be attending on (please circle):


Monday            Tuesday            Wednesday


            Thursday          Friday


Parent’s Name __________________________

Email Address ___________________________________________

Address ____________________________________



A registration pack will be sent to you during half term holidays, which will need to be completed and sent back prior to your child starting.


Pupil Progress Meetings

Child’s Name:………………………….


Please tick time preferred:


Wed 13 November                               Thurs 14 November


3.30         –               4.00                         5:00         –               5.30

4.00         –               4.30                         5.30         –               6.00

4.30         –               5.00                         6.00                         6.30

5.00                         5.30                         6.30         –               7.00

5:30                         6:00                         7:00                         7:30


Names of brother/sister(s) in the JuniorSchool and their class teacher:


Child’s Name: …………….……………. in ………………………’s class