A group of our older children have been undertaking the Junior Award Scheme for Schools (JASS), which is a precursor to the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Part of this award includes doing something to look after a community. The children have decided to toilet-twin: https://www.toilettwinning.org
By raising £240, the children will help fund a project in a poor community that will enable families to build a basic toilet, have access to clean water and learn about hygiene – a vital combination that saves lives. We will therefore have a non-uniform day on Friday 5th July with a suggested donation of £1 in aid of this worthwhile cause. Thank you for your support.
Your child’s end-of-year report will be sent home on Monday. On Wednesday next week, there will be an additional, third parents’ evening.
It has always been, and remains an expectation that you meet with your child’s teacher at the Autumn and Spring parents’ evenings. There is no such expectation with this additional parents’ evening. The decision on whether or not to attend is yours to make:
You may feel that your child’s report provides a comprehensive summary of their year, that you have no concerns and therefore that you do not require a meeting with their class teacher. There is therefore no need to attend this parents’ evening.
If, however, you would like to discuss your child’s report or would like a more detailed, verbal report from their class teacher, please request an appointment using the form below. We look forward to seeing you next week.
This is a new format and one I expect us to use in the coming years. If you have questions, please come and see me or enquire at the school office.
Years 4, 5 and 6 will be walking to the Williamson Art Gallery on Tuesday 25thJune to enjoy a performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The children will leave school at 9:00am, enjoying the performance and then returning to school for lunch
This is an excellent opportunity to experience some of William Shakespeare’s most imaginative work and will cost £3.50 per child. If this is too expensive for you to make the full contribution, we do understand but also expect you to contribute at a level you can afford. Thank you for your support in ensuring the quality and quantity of curriculum enrichment continues.
In order to promote awareness of Down’s Syndrome, we will have our own awareness day next Friday, 21st June. The request is that everyone wears odd socks on that day. Odd socks are a symbol for Down’s Syndrome awareness in recognition that chromosomes are shaped like socks, and those with Down Syndrome have an extra one. This is an awareness day, not a fund-raising event and therefore no money is required.
CANCELLED Boys’ football club runs weekly from today for 4 weeks up to and including Tuesday 9th July
Due to unforeseen circumstances, boys' football club (scheduled to run for the next four Tuesdays), girls' football club (Wednesdays) and Key Stage 1 football club (Fridays) has been cancelled. Sincere apologies for the late notice and the inconvenience this may cause.
Mr Farrell is running this club
CANCELLED Key Stage One football club runs weekly from today for 5 weeks up to and including Friday 12th July
Mr Thomas is running this club.
Miss Stanley is running this club.
CANCELLED Girls’ football club runs weekly from today for 5 weeks up to and including Thursday 11th July
Mr Thomas is running this club.