Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Could you bring a SMILE to a child's face this Christmas?

 

S.M.I.L.E London & Essex annual Christmas appeal. 

Many children will not receive anything from Father Christmas this year as they are living below the breadline. Therefore S.M.I.L.E are providing shoe boxes full of treats and delivering them to families who need the most support. Every year the numbers of families in need grow, and as a result of this they are always in need of donations from the community to fulfill this Christmas miracle. 

Creating your Christmas box ... 

1 - Choose an age and gender
2 - Find a suitable shoebox
3 - Wrap with Christmas paper (please wrap lid separately so that the box can be opened easily
4 - Shop for presents to fill your box
5 - Bring your box into school no later than Friday 20th November

All gifts must be new in sealed packages to comply with Covid-19 policies. 

Please select an age range for your box from the groups below 

  • Babies
  • 3-6 years old
  • 7-12 years old
  • 13-16 years old 
  • Adults (male and female)
Suggested items to add to your box ... 

  • Dolls / cars / games / puzzles / age appropriate books 
  • Pencils / pens / colouring books 
  • Make up / perfume / aftershave / toiletries
  • Sweets / chocolates
  • family board games

If you are not able to donate a full box of items maybe you could donate an item that we could add to another box. 







Friday, 23 October 2020

Key Stage 2 Maths Challenge Winners

Well done to all the children who have taken part in our weekly maths challenges this half-term! It has been brilliant to see all of your marvellous mathematical minds working so hard. 

Congratulations to our winners this week: Tele, Aksanan, Anish and Faizah!









We hope you have a fabulous half-term and enjoy a well-deserved break, so that you are recharged and ready for the first maths challenge of Autumn 2.


Newsletters - Friday 23rd October, 2019

Headteacher: Mrs L Nicholls

Dear Parents and Carers,

I can hardly believe that we have come to the end of the first half term already. The past 7 weeks have been unusual as we are living in challenging and difficult times. However, as always the pupils have taken these challenges in their stride and we are so proud of how they have settled back into school life and continued with their learning. We are already looking forward to them returning after the half term break so we can continue with our ‘new normal’. I wish you and your families an enjoyable and restful half term together.  

Parents’ Evening
Thank you to all of the parents who engaged in telephone calls with teachers. This is obviously not our usual way of communicating with you but we do appreciate your patience and support during this time. We hope that you found the pupil passports informative and enjoyed the opportunity to discuss this with your child’s teachers.

Back to School
We return to school for the second half of the autumn term on Monday 2nd November with breakfast club starting at 7.45 am for pupils who have booked. The staggered start and end of the school day will continue due to Covid-19 measures in place. The newly appointed executive headteacher for The Learning Federation starts with us after half term. I am sure that you will get to meet Mr Denchfield very soon. After school clubs will commence on Monday 9th November.

Year 6 Parents - 31st October 2019

The deadline for applying for secondary school places is fast approaching. Please ensure that you have registered for an online account and applied for a secondary place before 31st October. However the eAdmissions helpdesk will not be available after 5pm on Friday 30 October so it is recommended that you complete your application by no later than Midday on the 30th October. This will ensure that if you do experience any unforeseen problems, there is ample time for these to be rectified before the closing date.

Children In Need
Broadford will be hosting a very special day to raise money for Children In Need this year on Friday 13th November.
This will include:
  • Non-uniform day with a theme.
  • Joe Wicks’ Ultimate Feel Good Friday.
  • Design a new Pudsey competition to take place within classes.
  • Fun Pudsey themed activities to take part in throughout the day in class.
Non-uniform day with a theme - The theme is polka dots and yellow! The children can wear any spotty clothing they own or if you are struggling to find clothing to match the theme a simple idea would be to draw polka dots on a plain t-shirt. If you would like to add Pudsey accessories to your outfit feel free! We ask that you contribute £1 per family to this great cause if your child is in non-uniform and any further donations are welcome.
This year you can also take part in Act Your Age at home. You can take the age of your child and turn it into a fundraiser. For example, if you are six years old you can read six books in total over six days! You can send any pictures of your child taking part in Act Your Age for us to share.
I am sure that we will all have a fun day raising money for Children In Need.

S.M.I.L.E Christmas Appeal
Many children will not receive anything from Father Christmas this year as they are living below the breadline. Therefore S.M.I.L.E are providing shoe boxes full of treats and delivering them to families who need the most support. Every year the numbers of families in need grow, and as a result of this they are always in need of donations from our community to fulfill this Christmas miracle.

Creating your Christmas box ...

1 - Choose an age and gender
2 - Find a suitable showbox
3 - Wrap with Christmas paper (please wrap lide separately so that the box can be opened easily
4 - Shop for presents to fill your box
5 - Bring your box into school no later than Friday 20th November

All gifts must be new in sealed packages to comply with Covid-19 policies.

Please select an age range for your box from the groups below
  • Babies
  • 3-6 years old
  • 7-12 years old
  • 13-16 years old
  • Adults (male and female)

Suggested items to add to your box ...
  • Dolls / cars / games / puzzles / age appropriate books
  • Pencils / pens / colouring books
  • Make up / perfume / aftershave / toiletries
  • Sweets / chocolates
  • family board games

If you are not able to donate a full box of items maybe you could donate an item that we could add to another box.

Havering Catering Services
Week beginning 2nd November is week 1 on the Havering catering services menu. All meals are served with unlimited salad and vegetables and cost £2.25.
Please be reminded to top up your child’s catering account as we cannot provide dinners for pupils whose accounts exceed a debt of £10.

Weekly Attendance
KS1: 97.8%    KS2: 95%     Overall: 96%
Congratulations to Apricot and Ash who top the attendance table this week. 

E for Excellence Winners
These wonderful children have demonstrated excellence this week.

Apple

Mya

Cherry

Starla 

Alder

Maalik

Cedar

Summer

Aspen

Ava

Elm

Fran

Apricot

Ava

Larch

Shajia

Walnut 

Paige

Ash

Charlie

Beech

Evie

Birch

Isla

Mulberry

George K

Willow

Ellie

Rowan 

Eddie

Redwood

Leah

Pine 

Asad

Lime

Dorrie



Almond

Tristan

 


Certificate of Presentation
The following children have been recognised for the beautifully presented work in their books. They clearly take pride in all that they do and are doing their best in every lesson. .
Nicole, Varvara, Lorena, Vinney, Bonnie, Sabeer

Star Writers
These children have been awarded a star writer certificate and golden pencil in recognition of their excellent writing, use of powerful vocabulary and sophisticated writing techniques.
Hannah, Sophia, Osayande, Ivan, Kezia, Molly, Blake, Zoe, Louisa, Ite, Summer, George, Abdulkarim, Manreet, Aayan, Nikita, Dora

Learning Power Awards
These are the key skills that our children will need to learn effectively in class and to be successful later in life.
Reciprocity
These children have shown interdependence, collaborated effectively, listened to others, displayed empathy and have imitated effective ideas and methods from others.
Rebeca, David, Blake, Kaley, Nikola, Adalind, Carter, Kyriq, Alex, Awwal, Bayleigh
Reflectiveness
These pupils have planned carefully, revised ideas, identified key features and can talk about their learning.
Amelia, Emily, Harry, Kanishka, Lemar, Lottie, Amaira, Sultan, Aimee, Olivia, James
Resilience
These children have demonstrated perseverance, managed distractions, noticed patterns and been absorbed in their tasks.
Siena, Ruby, Nela, Brooke, Elliot, Edward, Samuel, Louie, Hollie, Jack, Charlie, Polina
Resourcefulness
These pupils have been curious about learning, made links between ideas, shown imagination, reasoned methodically and capitalised on resources.
Jaevon, Andreea, Medeea, Iniya, Mia, Maisie, Mitchell, Torsten, Gurrehmat, Nina, Tyson, Ruben

Tracker Awards
These children have been working hard and achieving academic success and therefore have earned themselves the following rewards.


Prestige 

Silver pencil 

Louise-Maria, Ralph


Silver certificate 

Pranav, Ana-K, Faramade, Alex, Annabel, Louisa, Aida, Lewis


Gold bookmark

Sarah, Olivia,Chisom


Gold certificate 

John


Platinum prize 



Platinum certificate 

Reuben


Diamond prize

Sajida, Srinika, Jeremiah, Lucas 

Sophie 

Diamond certificate

Ife


Star prize

Christian

Kanishka 

Star certificate 

Aimee, Adefolawemi



I hope you all have an amazing weekend and half term.
Yours sincerely,

Mrs L Nicholls
Headteacher

Year 6 Parents - 31st October 2019

The deadline for applying for secondary school places is fast approaching. Please ensure that you have registered for an online account and applied for a secondary place before 31st October.

However the eAdmissions helpdesk will not be available after 5pm on Friday 30 October so it is recommended that you complete your application by no later than Midday on the 30th October. This will ensure that if you do experience any unforeseen problems, there is ample time for these to be rectified before the closing date.





Havering Catering Services

Week beginning 2nd November is week 1 on the Havering catering services menu. All meals are served with unlimited salad and vegetables and cost £2.25. 

Please be reminded to top up your child’s catering account as we cannot provide dinners for pupils whose accounts exceed a debt of £10.






Monday, 19 October 2020

New Reading Rewards - 105 Books to Read Before You Leave Broadford

Central habits to success as a lifelong learner are; an ability to organise yourself, resilience to stick at a task you struggle with, manage time effectively and most importantly - to learn through reading. As a school we have a responsibility to make reading 'normal' for our pupils. This is why we invest so much in our library and reading activities. We want staff and pupils to talk about books and model to each other the importance of reading in our lives. 

We want our pupils to learn good habits of reading and establish reading as a supremely glorious human act. That is why we have come up with 105 books to read before you leave Broadford. There are 15 books per year group. Each year pupils can earn their Bronze, Silver and Gold reading awards and earn rewards on their reading journey. By the time they leave us in year 6 they would have made their way through a great list of books, old and new. These titles are sure to inspire more reading and a love of books for years to come. 

This system is replacing the previous reading reward scheme but is in addition to the regular reading books that are sent home weekly. This is about developing our children's love of reading and it may be that you sit and read these books with or to your child. We have these books in school for the children to borrow or you may have some of these books at home to enjoy together. You could also visit your local library and borrow titles from the list. 

We want to encourage our pupils to read quality texts and really enjoy and appreciate them rather than trying to read as many books as possible. It may be that your child loves these books so much that they want to read them over and over again. We believe these 105 quality texts will enrich the pupils reading journeys.

This will start on Monday 2nd November. There will be a separate blog post for each year group. Enjoy reading these wonderful books with your children! 




Pupil Premium

Headteacher: Mrs L Nicholls 

For every pupil who is eligible for Free School Meals, our school receives extra funding. Even KS1 children who receive Universal Free School Meals may still be eligible for this funding. If your child is eligible for this funding you would also receive:

  • £40 voucher per child, per year to assist with the cost of school uniform redeemable at Premier Schoolwear.
  • Assistance with contributions towards school trips and residential visits.
If you are in receipt of one of the following you are eligible. Please visit the school office and see Mrs. Taylor.

  • Income Support
  • Income based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Income related employment and support allowance
  • Child Tax Credit (but not Working Tax Credit and have an annual income of less that £16,190
  • Support under part VI of the Immigration & Asylum Act 1999
  • Working Tax Credit run-on-paid for for weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit.
  • Universal Credit (your household income must be less than £7,400 a year after tax and not including any benefits you recieve.)
If it is confirmed that your child is entitled to free school meals, they will remain eligible until they finish this phase of schooling (primary) they are in on 31st March 2022. There will be no need to inform the school or council if your personal circumstances change.

Infant Free School Meals
Regardless of benefits or household earnings your child will receive free school meals if they are in:

Reception, year 1 or year 2

All infant age children will receive free school dinners, however, it is still worth notifying us if you meet the above criteria. Also, if it is known that your child is eligible while in infant classes, they will continue to receive free school meals after they have left year 2 even if by then your personal circumstances have changed.

If you are eligible for free school meals please apply online:
https://www.havering.gov.uk/info/20006/schools_and_edication/431/school_support
or call the school office on 01708 342880 and speak to a member of the office staff.

Key Stage 2 Maths Challenge - 19.10.20

Great job to everyone who participated in last week's maths challenge. 

A special congratulations to our winners: Danny, Praharsh, Anish, Tele and Aksanan!














Please find our final maths challenge for the half term below:







Friday, 16 October 2020

Weekly Newsletter - Friday 16th October, 2020

 


Headteacher: Mrs L Nicholls 


Dear Parents and Carers,


We have had a very busy week in school. Pupils have had their photographs taken and the health team have administered flu immunisations. Year 6 pupils have enjoyed a historical experience to enhance their learning. This half term has been very different to our usual school experience and we are fast approaching half term. Staff are working hard to ensure our pupils’ education is not disrupted at this time and although we cannot fully operate as we have previously we are striving to provide the best school experience that we possibly can. 


Parents’ Evening

Thank you to all of the parents who have engaged in telephone calls with teachers over the past week. If you haven’t spoken with your child’s class teacher yet, they will continue to catch up with any parents who haven’t received a call yet this week. We hope that you found the pupil passports informative and enjoyed the opportunity to speak with teachers. 

Parent telephone calls will continue next week on the following dates;

Monday 19th October - Year 2 except Pine class

Tuesday 20th October - Year 4

Wednesday 21st October - Year 5 and Pine class - Year 2 

Thursday 22nd October - Year 6​

Year 6 Parents - 31st October 2019

The deadline for applying for secondary school places is fast approaching. Please ensure that you have registered for an online account and applied for a secondary place before this date. If you require any assistance please come into the office and see Mrs Taylor. 


Havering Catering Services

Week beginning 19th October  is week 2 on the Havering catering services menu. All meals are served with unlimited salad and vegetables and cost £2.25. 

Please be reminded to top up your child’s catering account as we cannot provide dinners for pupils whose accounts exceed a debt of £10.


After School Clubs 

After school cubs are due to start on Monday 9th November. You will receive a letter from Mrs Said and Ms Float to inform you of club details for your child. 


Diary Dates - Term Dates 2020-21
Autumn Term
Monday 7th September - Friday 23rd October
Monday 2nd November - Friday 18th December

Spring Term
Monday 4th January - Friday 12th February
Monday 22nd February - Thursday 1st April
Summer Term
Monday 19th April - Friday 28th May
Monday 7th June - Friday 23rd July 

INSET Days 2020-2021

INSET 1

INSET 2

INSET 3

INSET 4

INSET 5 

Thursday 3rd September 

Friday 4th  September  

Monday 22nd February

Friday 28th May

Friday 23rd July


Weekly Attendance  

KS1: 97% KS2: 95% Overall:  96%

Congratulations to Apricot  and  Rowan who top the attendance table this week.  


E for Excellence Winners

These wonderful children have demonstrated excellence this week.

Apple

Nyasa

Cherry

Aksanan

Alder

Bella-Rose

Cedar

John

Aspen

Adarsh

Elm

Deivydas

Apricot

Roman

Larch

Ryan

Walnut 

Lily

Ash

Abdulmalik

Beech

Billy

Birch

Tomi

Mulberry

Ruta

Willow

Joy

Rowan 

Elyakim

Redwood

Freddie J

Pine 

Kenzie

Lime

Rashid



Almond

James

 

Certificate of Presentation

The following children have been recognised for the beautifully presented work in their books. They clearly take pride in all that they do and are doing their best in every lesson. 

Leanne,Janiyah, Chidubem, Polina


Star Writers

These children have been awarded a star writer certificate and golden pencil in recognition of their excellent writing, use of powerful vocabulary and sophisticated writing  techniques.  

Millie, Parisa, Paris, Korey, Darci, Aisling, Anna, Camila, Nasrat, Alfie, Rajaab, Lewis, Callissya


Learning Power Awards

These are the key skills that our children will need to learn effectively in class and to be successful later in life. 

Reciprocity

These children have shown interdependence, collaborated effectively, listened to others, displayed empathy and have imitated effective  ideas and methods from others. 

Teddie, Sophie, Summer, Isla, Maddison, Callie, Tyler

Reflectiveness 

These pupils have planned carefully, revised ideas, identified key features and can talk about their learning. 

Carla, Charlie, Ethan, Anna, Adam

Resilience

These children have demonstrated perseverance, managed distractions, noticed patterns and been absorbed in their tasks. 

Fiki, Alex, Mihai, Emily, Daniel, Riley, Benita, Aaliyah, Maiyaa, 

Resourcefulness   

These pupils have been curious about learning, made links between ideas, shown imagination, reasoned methodically and capitalised on resources. 

Naiara, Vinnie, Tiffany, Ruby


I have made my teacher happy award

Osayande, Danny P, Aimen, Ruben have made sure that their teachers are smiling this week. 


Tracker Awards

These children have been working hard and achieving academic success and therefore have earned themselves the following rewards.  



Prestige 

Bronze certificate


Malachi 

Silver pencil 

Lily-Anne, Reagan


Silver certificate 

Kenzi, Flynn, Max 


Gold bookmark

Vinney, Freddie, Fatimah

Moyin 

Gold certificate 

Eva


Platinum prize 

Taylor, Dhriti, Ruby


Platinum certificate 

Lilly, Dhriti


Diamond prize

Keira, Aisling


Diamond certificate

Jason, Ethan


Star prize

Livi, Aarna


Star certificate 

Hannah



I hope you all have a wonderful weekend.

Yours sincerely,

 

Mrs L Nicholls 

Headteacher