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Please remember that it is important that school starts at 8.45am (AM Nursery), 12.30pm (PM Nursery) and 8.55am (Reception - Year 6). Learning starts straight away so please make sure children arrive on time!

Weekly reminders for week beginning 18th September 2017

The fantastic start to the new school year has continued this week, with the children settling well into their classes and lots of learning taking place. Thank you for supporting with all the wonderful fancy dress, the children and staff certainly enjoyed Rock Star maths week! We hope you enjoyed their songs - please do keep practising counting and those number bonds and times tables with your children, it really does help!

 

Ready, Steady Read

As you may already know, Ready, Steady Read starts again this week so please come in to school to read with your child. We look forward to welcoming you on the days and times below:

 

Reception - Thursday (8.50am)

Year 1 - Tuesday (8.50am) and Thursday (3.10pm)

Year 2 - Tuesday (8.50am) and Thursday (3.10pm)

Year 3 - Friday (8.50am)

Year 4 - Wednesday (8.50am)

Year 5 - Wednesday (8.50am)

Year 6 - Friday (8.50am)

 

If anyone has a spare couple of hours to come into school to hear some children read, we would love to hear from you. Please let the school office know and we will be in touch.


Online Reading and Maths resources to use at home

Please remember that Reading Eggs, Reading Eggspress and Mathletics, the online programmes that we subscribe to, are available for the children. If you cannot remember your password please pop into the school office and we will be able to reissue it to you.


Class Dojo

If you have not yet signed into Class Dojo please ask your class teacher for your login details. If you have a new phone or device and need the password again to access the Dojo please also ask, it really is such a helpful and valuable communication tool for us and you as well as a way of celebrating your children's achievements in school.


Jeans for Genes day

As you will already know, Friday is Jeans for Genes day, for a small contribution to this worthwhile charity the children can come to school wearing jeans on Friday. If they do not have jeans, jogging bottoms or such are fine. Please ensure though that children are suitably dressed for school, including foot wear, school rules regarding jewellery still apply.

 

Nursery and Reception

It has been lovely to welcome all the new children to Reception this week, they certainly seem to have settled into school life quickly! Some of our Nursery children also started and it was equally as wonderful to welcome them, they have also settled well and we look forward to welcoming the rest of the children this week.

 

Home Learning Club

If your child attended home learning club last year you should have received a letter last week. If you have not received such a letter and wish them to continue, please pop into the office and get a letter from Mrs Nash or Mrs Mortimer.

 

Meet the Teacher

Thank you to all the parents who came to Meet the Teacher last week, these continue this week as follows:

Reception - Tuesday 19th September

Year 1 - Thursday 21st September

Year 2 - Wednesday 20th September

 

Year 6

Well done to the Year 6 children for working so hard to complete their practise tests.


Booster classes started last week and everyone who is invited should have had a letter. Please contact your child's class teacher is you are not sure if they should be attending. Booster classes start promptly at 8.15am so please ensure that the children are at school in time for this - thank you in advance.Please speak to your child's class teacher if you have any questions.


The Year 6 children will be launching their new theme Jack's Time Machine (based on Invaders and Settlers) with a Roman Day on Monday - we look forward to seeing some fabulous costumes. Please ensure contributions are sent in.


Year 4

The Year 4 children will be launching their new theme Walk like an Egyptian (based on Ancient Egypt) with an Egyptian Day on Thursday - we look forward to seeing some fabulous costumes. Please ensure contributions are sent in.


Year 1 and 2

The children will be taking part in a Road Safety Workshop on Friday afternoon. Please do take some time to talk to the children about this important swafety aspect.


Christmas Bazaar - Date for your diary

We are trying something new with the PA and having the Christmas Bazaar on a Friday evening. This will be from 3.30 to 5.30 on Friday 15th December. Put the date in your diary!

 

Letters that went out last week:

The following letters went out last week:

Welcome to Reception (Reception)

Year 4 Learn with my Child (Year 4)

Condover Hall Residential Meeting (Year 5)

Bournemouth Payment (Year 6)

Leavers Hoodies (Year 6)

Scolastic Book Club

Attendance really does matter

Squid accounts

PG rated movies - only needs to be returned if you DO NOT give permission

Parent Council

 

As always we thank you for your continued support in all we do.

 

Have a good week everyone!

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