Newsletter – 9th March, 2018

Newsletter – 9th March, 2018


This week’s winners are:

3A        97.24%                     1G              98.28%
5P        97.00%                     2G              95.86%
6C        96.79%                     RS              95.17%

There were 50 lates recorded this week.  Please make sure your child attends school on time.  All doors open at 8.50 am and children should be in class by 9.00 am as lessons start promptly then.  Congratulations to the following classes who had no lates recorded this week:   6W and 5B

Spanish Postcard

This week the Spanish postcard has been sent to Sophia in 4M for excellent conversation skills when playing ‘Guess Who?’ in Spanish.

Book Week

Book week will take place during the week beginning 19th March, with the following events:

Wednesday, 21st March – We will be holding Book Swops during lunchtime where children can swap a book they have read for one they haven’t.  Please make sure the book brought in is suitable for a child of school age and that there are no missing or damaged pages.  Bring your book to your teacher from Monday, 19th March to get a token to “buy” a book during the Book Swops.

Thursday, 22nd March – INFANT children are invited to dress up as a book character

Friday, 23rd March – JUNIOR children are invited to dress up as a book character (note: change of date)

Friday, 23rd March – Hobgoblin Theatre Company will perform ‘Little Red Hen’ for KS1 children in the morning and ‘Robin Hood’ for KS2 children in the afternoon.  We are asking for a donation of £2 towards this event, which can now be paid on Parent Pay or with a letter obtained from the office.  Please note that this event may be cancelled if not enough voluntary contributions are received.

Travelling Book Fair

The Travelling Book Fair will be in school next week, from Monday, 12th March, to Friday, 19th March, from 3.15 to 4.00 pm each day in the Junior Hall.

School Council Cake Sale

The School Council will be holding an Easter Cake Sale for Junior children next Friday, 16th March, at break time.  Donations of any cakes would be welcomed on Thursday or Friday next week.  Hot chocolate will also be on sale on the Friday and all items will be priced between 10p and 50p.  Another event will be run by the Council for Infant children after the holiday.

School Dinners

Our school dinner provider will be changing after the Easter holidays and the new company is called P & A Food Management Services.  The cost of dinners will remain the same and we will still be using Parent Pay for bookings.   Details of the new menus will follow.

Petcheck on Tour

The PDSA will be carrying out free wellbeing checks for dogs and microchipping at the following venues from 10 am to 5 pm:

Stanley Park on 12th March
Lawsons Field on 13th March
Solaris on 14th March
Merside, Bowness Ave on 15th March
Devonshire Rock Gardens on 16th March

Please see website at for further details