We had 98 lates this week, which is extremely disappointing. No matter if your child is 2 minutes or 50 minutes late, it has a negative effect on their learning.

If your child is late they must be brought into the Office by yourself and a reason provided.

Thank you to all the parents who regularly bring their children to school on time and a well done to Class 2A who were the only class to all arrive on time, all week.

Stanley Book Week 2022 ‘You Are a Reader’ – Monday 28th February to Friday 4th March

All of the details of Book Week competitions that you can enter have been posted as a Seesaw Activity by class teachers:

  1. Create a diorama of a scene from a book you’ve enjoyed. (One winner per class)
    Record yourself on Seesaw in an audio or video clip reading a story to someone at home. (One winner per class)
  2. Design a bookmark competition. (One winner per class)
  3. ‘You Are a Reader’ Seesaw Competition. Show us all of the different things that you read in unusual and unexpected places. Take a look at the photos of school staff! The top class with the most Seesaw uploads will win a non-uniform day and a movie with popcorn.

Dioramas and Bookmark entries should be brought into class by Thursday 3rd March for winners to be selected by Friday 4th March.

There will be lots of fun reading activities each day during Book Week and we will enjoy our World Book Day Dressing Up Day on Friday 4th March. You can come to school dressed as your favourite character. We look forward to seeing your amazing costumes!

We’re excited to announce that the Travelling Book Fair will be coming to school from Wednesday 16th March until Tuesday 22nd March. Check Seesaw announcements and the newsletter for more details about the £1 World Book Day Tokens and the upcoming Book Fair.

Young Seasiders Art Exhibition

Some of our pupils have had their artwork chosen to feature in the exhibition, (letters have been sent home with the chosen children), which will officially be opened at 10am this Monday, 28th February.

If you would like to go and view the artwork, the exhibition is FREE and everyone is welcome.

Event Poster

Y5 & Y6 Girl’s Football

The girl’s football team represented us at Stanley Park this week and did the School (and themselves) proud!

PE Reminders

Your child should wear their PE KIT, with school jumpers/cardigans, on their PE days (leggings/tracksuit bottoms can be worn due to cold weather) – not tracksuits, football shirts, hoodies etc.

Although stud earrings are permitted within school, they cannot be worn during PE. These should be removed by yourselves, or your child, as they cannot be removed by a member of staff.

Children’s Table Tennis

Blackpool Table Tennis Club is bringing #TTKidz, 8 weeks of fun table tennis sessions for 7 to 11 year olds, to Staining Village Hall FY3 0DD, starting on Tuesday 22nd February 5:30pm – 6:30pm. Great value sessions that include a personal kit bag, bat, balls, T-shirt and activity book/sticker album. Their last sessions were fully booked, book now to ensure a place:

Reminder of the Current Covid Update

As you will most probably be aware the rules for self-isolation have been changed from today by the Government. Adults and children who test positive for Covid will continue to be advised to stay at home and avoid contact with other people for at least five full days, and then continue to follow the guidance until they have received two negative lateral flow tests on consecutive days.  We have very much appreciated your support in following the rules around self-isolation over the past two years and we very much hope that you will continue to support us by following the guidance to help stop the spread of covid amongst our children and staff as far as possible. Please continue to keep us informed should your child test positive.

Operation Encompass now operates throughout Lancashire police force. It helps police and schools work together to provide emotional and practical help to children. The system ensures that when police are called to an incident of domestic abuse, where there are children in the household who have experienced the domestic incident, the police will inform the school (Miss Manson) before the child or children arrive the following day. This ensures that the school has up to date relevant information about the child’s circumstances and can enable support to be given to the child.