Newsletter 04.02.2020

                                                              04.02.20

Dear Parent/Guardian,

Parents meeting

On Monday 10th February we will be holding an information evening for parents about how to hear your child read effectively and develop a love of reading. This is for all age groups.

Individual and family photographs

The photographer has had to change the date of her visit so it will now be after half term on Wednesday 26th February.

School uniform

The Bucks Schoolwear shop has informed us that they have some navy uniform items such as pinafores and trousers in their sale at the moment.

Home Learning

“Spelling Frame” is a simple website that which supports the children in Years 1 to 6 to practice their spellings. 

Use the list of age groups to choose your Year Group and then find the list of words which your child can practice. You can choose to practise a set of words, take a test or play a game with those words. If you practise you will see the word broken down into the syllables and will then be given a series of activities to help you memorise the spelling. If you then spell the word correctly you move onto the next word. If you make a mistake you repeat the process to help you to learn the word. https://spellingframe.co.uk

You will also find on the website a list of recommended reading books for each year group which can act as a guide to help you and your child select good quality books to read, appropriate for their age.

Governors

After many years of service on the Governing Board, Sue Chadbund has stepped down from the role. If you are interested in joining the board, and helping to lead the school forward in a strategic capacity, we would love to hear from you. You do not need to have a background in education just a desire to help keep the school running successfully and moving forward.

PTA

On Friday 14th February the PTA are holding a cake sale after school. The children from years 3 and 4 will be asked to provide the cakes, homemade or bought is fine.

Open Evenings

Following feedback from parents last year we have again decided to offer appointment times at the open evenings in the spring term. These will be held on Monday 16th March and Tuesday 17th March. More details will follow nearer the time. Your child will bring home a full report on Friday 6th March.

Library

We are very grateful to Mrs Roe who has run our library for a number of years. Unfortunately she is unable to continue due to work. If you could offer a couple of hours a week to come into school and help the children to change and select books from the library and to keep the books in order we would be very pleased to hear from you.

Celebration assembly

Our celebration assemblies are held each Friday at 2.40pm. We have a crèche for younger children to attend so that they don’t disturb the worship time. Everyone is welcome to join us. The children from each class will share some of their current learning, the dates for this are 31/1- Y5+6, 7/2- Forest school, 14/2- Young carers, 28/2-Y3+4, 6/3- Y1+2, 13/3-YR, 20/3- Y5+6, 27/3-Y3+4, 3/4- Easter service.

Food allergies

Please note we have pupils in school with nut allergies. Please avoid sending nuts or nut products into school or in lunch boxes.

Dates

Monday 10th February- Parents reading meeting

Friday 14th February- PTA cake sale

Friday 14th February- break up for half term.

Monday 24th February- pupils return to school

Wednesday 26th February- individual and family photos

 

Best Wishes,

Cathy Gouldstone

Our value for this term is Justice.