summer fete - Great Denham Primary School



summer fete - Great Denham Primary School
Great Denham
Primary School
8th July 2016
A message from the
What a busy week it has been! The children have
been preparing for their carnival today, look out for
the pictures on twitter!
Yesterday you should have received your child’s
report, if you have any comments or questions for
your child’s class teacher please speak to them at
the end of the school day or after school on
Wednesday 20th June.
Congratulations to Miss
Tinkler who got married this
week. She will return next
week and will be using her
married name Mrs Hardy.
Next week we will be issuing letters regarding the
arrangements for Friday afternoons from September
2016. Look out for them on ParentMail or in your
child’s school bag.
Hope you have a lovely weekend.
Denise Burgess
Thank you to our fabulous Friends of Great Denham
who organised the Summer Fete last weekend.
This week children in Year 2, 4 and 6 went on the
Faith Tour. They had an enjoyable and informative
The School Meal Menu has been sent home today.
School Meals can now be booked online on our new
system, in addition to Breakfast and After School
If your child receives Free School Meals or is in
Reception, Year 1 or Year 2 (receiving Universal Free
School Meals), you will still need to complete your
meal choices online.
A letter was sent home recently with instructions on
how to set up your online account.
This week we welcome Kambi
to Delphinus class. I’m sure
all the children will make him
feel very welcome.
We have now installed a computer in the Office
reception area – this has been installed to enable
parents without a computer at home to use the new
booking system to book School Meals and Breakfast
and After School Clubs.
If you have any problems registering please contact
Claire Boyce in the Office who will be able to help.
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If your child is in PreSchool or Reception they
receive free milk at
school, funded by the UK Government's
Nursery Milk Scheme until their 5th birthday.
When your child turns 5, you have the option to
pay for their milk to continue.
Additionally, parents of children in Year 1-6 can
also register for their child to receive subsidised
milk at school (approx. cost is £15 per term).
More details are available on their website at
Affordable Schoolwear
Uniform Order Deadlines
Last order date for delivery before the summer
holidays – 11th July. Last delivery to school before
the summer holidays – 19th July. First delivery to
school after the summer holidays – 21st September.
Home delivery is available during the summer
holidays at a cost £3.75.
The new PE kit for KS2 will be available to order in
the next couple of weeks
Diary Dates
W/C Monday 11th July – Feel Good Week
Monday 11th July 9.45-11.15am – Pre-School Sports Day
Tuesday 12th July 9.00am – Rec & KS1 Sports Day
Wednesday 13th July – Deadline for iPad registration
Wednesday 13th July 9.00am – KS2 Sports Day
Friday 15th July – Last day in Current Class
W/C Monday 18th July – Children will spend the week in
their new classrooms.
Tuesday 19th July – Transfer morning for new PreSchool and Reception children (Pre-School 9.3010.30am and Reception 9.30-11.00am)
Wednesday 20th July 2.00pm – Picnic in the Playground
Thursday 21st July 5.30-7.30pm – Year 6 Leavers Party
Friday 22nd July 9.00am – Leavers assembly
Friday 22nd July – Last day of term School closes at
1.30pm for ALL children
Children to wear PE kit all week
If you have any questions regarding the SRE
Policy please see Miss Mastrandrea
Remember sun cream and a hat
Sports days (see diary dates)
Stars of the week
Thank You
A huge
to everyone who
supported our Summer Fete on Saturday by
donating, volunteering, preparing, helping and
coming to the event we couldn't have run the event
without you!
We hope you all enjoyed another successful fete - it
made a record breaking
which will be
donated to the school to help fund the redesign of the
school grounds with additional play equipment.
This week’s letters home – look for them in
your child’s bag or via ParentMail
Pre-School Summer Events
Classes for Next Year
School Reports (including attendance record)
End of Year Reports and Changes to
Year 6 – Visit to Nissan Technical Centre
Little Stars: Clarabella & Xara
Stars of the Week:
Cassiopeia – Sian, Orion – Alexander,
Cygnus – Joshua, Aquila – Austin,
Pavo – Monty, Delphinus – Mariah,
Volans – Emma, Pegasus – Abdurrahman,
Andromeda – Ashley, Auriga – Finlay,
Perseus – Rebecca, Eridanus – Rafid,
Circinus – Aaron, Vela – Kaiden.
Cassiopeia – Abu Dawood, Orion – Benjamin,
Cygnus – D’arci, Aquila – Princess,
Pavo – Rosie, Delphinus – Kambi,
Volans – Zohal, Pegasus – Lily,
Andromeda – Calum, Dania, Karly, Layla &
Nathan, Auriga – Bethany,
Perseus – Ellie, Eridanus – Jack,
Circinus – David, Vela – Heaven-Leigh.
Our attendance winner this week is
Volans with 95.3%.
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