Spring 2 2016. - Marjory Kinnon School Website



Spring 2 2016. - Marjory Kinnon School Website
Headteacher’s Newsletter – Spring 2 (March 2016)
Dear Parents and Carers
New School Building Plans
I am happy to be able to inform you that the new building plans have been approved by the
Local Authority Planning Committee and the building works will start shortly after Easter.
We will also be converting the house near the entrance to the school into a classroom and
offices so that we can accommodate an additional Early Years class in September.
Staff changes
Ms Murphy has left the school to return to mainstream teaching and we will be joined by
Mr L Belcher.
Miss Lee, Ms Winiarczyk and Ms Markowska have all started their Maternity Leave.
Mr Austin who has been working in the secondary department will be returning to Australia,
and we will be welcoming two new Teaching assistants, Suzanne Burd and Ranjit Cheema.
Breakfast club
I am pleased that the school has been awarded a grant by the Jack Petchey Foundation in
order to fund a breakfast club. We are currently piloting the scheme in order to find the best
way to provide pupils with food and a drink that they like, that is also healthy and quick to
serve. So far we have found that for a number of children who may have had a long journey
to school this has helped with their concentration and their behaviour. We will now be
exploring ways we can fund this in the future.
Don’t forget to bring your bags of unwanted, clean clothes, shoes and bags etc to school by
Friday 15th April. The money raised for these items will go towards our Christmas collection.
Dates to remember
School reopens for pupils – Monday 11th April
School closed for May Bank Holiday – Monday 2nd May
School closed to pupils INSET day - Tuesday 2nd May
Half term school closed Monday 30th May – Friday 3rd June
Lions Club Fun Day
Please find attached a leaflet we have been asked to send out on behalf of the Lions Club
about a Summer Fun Day on the 26th June, 2016.
Have you changed your mobile recently?
Please make sure that we have your most up to date mobile numbers so that we are able to
contact you in an emergency, or if your child is sick.
I hope you all have a lovely Easter, and we look forward to seeing you and your children on
11th April.
Ms Morton

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