Friday, 27 September 2019

Weekly Newsletter - Friday 27th September

Headteacher: Mrs L Nicholls 

Dear Parents and Carers,

Dairy Dates - Monday 30th September - Friday 4th October 
Year 3 continue with their 101 Dalmatians creative sessions on Monday afternoon. After school clubs start on Monday. 
On Tuesday morning we invite parents and carers of year pupils into school at 9.00 am for their stay and learn session. In the afternoon Mulberry spinebreakers are going to visit Hilldene library and music lessons continue in the afternoon.  After school on Tuesday, Rev Rich is hosting a Mums and Kids activity night from 5.30 - 6.30 pm. 
On Wednesday morning we have a visit from Viv our local librarian is coming into school to reward pupils for taking part in the summer reading challenge. LAMDA lessons continue in the afternoon. 
On Thursday we invite all parents and carers of year pupils into school for their stay and learn session at 9.00 am. Year 1 pupils continue with their Forest School session in the afternoon. Year 4 pupils will be participating in a Roman workshop to enhance their learning in history. Music lessons continue with Front Row. After school our football team will be playing against Drapers’ Brookside on the school field. 
We finish the week with a cycling day and look forward to welcoming Phil Mylea back to school to work with our cyclists. 

Stay and Learn Sessions 
We look forward to welcoming parents and carers from the following year groups for this term’s stay and learn sessions;
Tuesday 1st October - Year 3 @ 9.00am with a focus of reading. 
Thursday 3rd October - year 5 @ 9.00am with a focus of Maths. 
Autumn Term Parent Consultation Evening - Monday 14th & Tuesday 15th October 
We are looking forward to welcoming all parents on Monday 14th & Tuesday 15th October for parent consultation meetings. You will have the opportunity to meet your child’s new class teacher and find out how they have settled so far this year. The teachers will also explain the expectations for the end of the year for your child.
Our year 6 prefects will also be on hand to show you to the classrooms and asking parents to complete our annual parent survey.
Please complete the attached google form by the end of the school day on Monday 30th September. You will receive your appointment by Monday 7th October . 

After School Clubs 
Clubs start next week on Monday 30th September. If your child is staying at school for after school club please make sure they are collected at 4.15 pm promptly. There will be signs on the doors to indicate where your child should be collected from. 

House Captains & Prefects 
Congratulations to the following pupils who have been elected as House captains;     
Chatteris (Blue): Charlie R - Captain and Esther - Vice Captain
Cricklade (Green): Fayo - Captain and Adi - Vice Captain 
Dulverton (Yellow): Paige - Captain and Kaden -  Vice Captain 
Faringdon (Red): Summer-Rose - Captain and Ruby - Vice Captain

Congratulations to the following pupils who have been appointed as prefects;
Oak Class - Kaitlyn, Arya, Charlie I and Maisie
Almond Class - Adam, Tyler, Deborah and Sofia
A huge well done to all pupils who prepared a speech and delivered it in front of their peers and staff this week. The standard of presentations has been very high this year and the calibre of candidates extremely strong. You should all feel very proud of yourselves. 

Havering Catering Services
Week beginning Monday 30th September  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. 

Weekly Attendance  
KS1: 97%          KS2: 95% Overall:  96%
Congratulations to Rowan and Ash  who top the attendance table this week.   

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

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.
Maliat, Jersey, Roxy, Naleli, Dhriti, Iniya, Nicole, Lukas, Alexandru

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.  
Kaitlyn, Danny, Nancy,Awal, Freddie, Donnie, Kiera, Summer Rose, Finley, Madalina, Nicole, Karimah, Bobby, Ali, Charleigh

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. 
Charlie, Andrew, Lilly-Anne, Leo, Olivia, Leah, Nela, Aimee, Carla, 
These pupils have planned carefully, revised ides, identified key features and can talk about their learning.
Fayo, Oliver, Kara
These children have demonstrated perseverance, managed distractions, noticed patterns and been absorbed in their tasks. 
Jessica, Evie, Joe, George
These pupils have been curious about learning, made links between ideas, shown imagination, reasoned methodically and capitalised on resources. 
Molly-May, Bella, Morgan, Mitchell 

Teacher Happy Award
Nathan, Steven, Deborah have been making their teachers smile this week. 

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

Double prestige
Bronze certificate

Ronnie, Naleli

Silver certificate 
Gold certificate 
Platinum prize 

Diamond certificate


Star certificate 
Tyler, Maisie 

I hope you all have a relaxing weekend.
Yours sincerely,

Mrs L Nicholls 


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