Friday 15 February 2019

Weekly Newsletter - Friday 15th February, 2019

Headteacher: Mrs L Nicholls 

Dear Parents and Carers,

It has been a wonderful first half term of 2019 and please be reminded that school finishes today until Monday 25th February when we look forward to welcoming them back. After half term we get started with our learning straight away from day one. Remember the pupils number one job of coming to school everyday on time so that everyone can enjoy the exciting learning opportunities on offer!

School Nurse Dates
Please be advised that Cathy Forrester, the school nurse will be available on the following dates for the rest of this academic year between 8.30 am - 9.30 am.
9th April
14th May
11th June
9th July

Diary Dates - Monday 25th February - Friday 1st March
We return to school on Monday 25th February and the first day back is the last Mary Poppins session for year 4 pupils.
On Tuesday 26th Pine and Mulberry classes are visiting the Discovery story center at Stratford. Year 5 musicians continue with the Music Junction project at Drapers’ Academy.
On Wednesday the spinebreakers from year 1 are visiting Hilldene Library to choose some reading material for their peers.
Year 2 are participating in a sculpture workshop on Thursday 28th, we are looking forward to seeing what they create.
We finish the week with the University of Broadford on Friday afternoon.

Mrs Charlesworth
Today is a very sad day at Broadford, as we are saying farewell to Mrs Charlesworth. Mrs Charlesworth has been a wonderful member of staff at Broadford for over 20 years, supporting and teaching well over 1000 pupils during her time. We are all going to miss Mrs Charlesworth very much and she leaves in hole in our Broadford family. I am sure you will join me in sending her many best wishes for the future.

Havering Catering Services
Week beginning Monday 25th February is week 3 on the Havering catering services menu. All meals are served with unlimited salad and vegetables and cost £2.20. School meals are free to our KS1/EYFS pupils.

Weekly Attendance  
KS1: 95.34%         KS2: 94.34% Overall:  95%
Congratulations to Chestnut and Hazel  who top the attendance table this week and are a few points closer to winning that class trip to Jump Evolution!

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

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. .
Cruz, Roxy, Ketty, Kaley, Kanishka, Olivia, Godswill, Adefolawemi

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.
Ananya, Korey, Sajida, Nathaniel, Danny, Nathan, Nela, Morgan, Aisha, Courtney, Lea, Siena, Ryan, Moyin, Jessica
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.
These children have shown interdependence, collaborated effectively, listened to others, displayed empathy and have imitated effective  ideas and methods from others.
Haliya, Polina, Flynn, Aaliyah, Sydney, David, Akunna, Tiggy, Nancy, Giada
These pupils have planned carefully, revised ides, identified key features and can talk about their learning.
Brooke, Alex, Kaitlyn, Grace, Laiba
These children have demonstrated perseverance, managed distractions, noticed patterns and been absorbed in their tasks. Ayomade, Faizah, Riley, Alex, Melisa, Daniel, Hayden

These pupils have been curious about learning, made links between ideas, shown imagination, reasoned methodically and capitalised on resources.
Timi, Anna, Sophia, Alice, Poppy-Mae, Charlie R, Abena

I Made my Teacher Happy
Kara, Ashlee and Aimee have made sure that their teachers have been smiling all week.

Learning Challenge
These children have been working hard at home and extending their knowledge through their learning challenge work.
Ehan, Shivangi, Summer, John, Viviana, Awwal, Deivydas, Charlie, Alex, Manreet, Katlyn, Kanishka, Klaidi, Maisie, Molly, Aisha

Reading Awards
In recognition of the pupils’ ability to devour books, immerse themselves in stories and read relentlessly at home.
Ryan, Olivia, Elyakim, Maxi, Karimah
Bronze reader award
Danie, Naz, Lily, Lillie
Silver reader award
Aida, Alex, Blake
Gold reader award
Aksanan, Anish, Hussam,
Platinum reader award
Nevaeh, Lily

Rock star awards
Well done to Hollie who has now reached ‘Rock Legend’ status,, and the following children who have reached ‘Rock Star’ status on their Rock star maths. They are now answering questions in under three seconds!
Alice, Michael, Tyler, Roxy, Sabeer, Isabelle, Kara, Nina.

Tracker Awards
These children have been working hard and achieving academic success and therefore have earned themselves the following rewards.  
Bronze certificate - Faye, Lorena, Fran  
Silver pencil - Eva, Korey, Daniel B, John,
Silver certificate - Lottie, Christian,
Platinum prize -  Jessica D
Platinum certificate - Ketty (prestige)  
Diamond prize - James
Diamond certificate - Isabelle, Arya (double prestige)
Star prize - Tyler,

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend and a very restful half term break.
Yours sincerely,
Mrs L Nicholls


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