Newsletter 5th March 2015 - Clenchwarton Primary School

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Newsletter 5th March 2015 - Clenchwarton Primary School
WEEKLY NEWSLETTER
Clenchwarton Primary School
Thursday 5th March 2015
Spring Term Consultations and Reports
Your child’s main school report will be sent home on 12th March (except for Reception class, who will receive
their main report in July). This report will be followed up by an updated attainment profile in July, giving full
details of the National Curriculum levels your child has attained during the year. The consultations for parents
are on the following dates:
17th March: 4.00-7.20pm
19th March: 3.30-4.50pm
A parental consultation booking form has been sent home today with your child. If you have more than one
child could you please use a separate sheet for each one.
Lateness
Due to an increasing number of children arriving late, could I please remind you that school starts at
8.50am.
Cross country
A massive well done to Matthew Bocking (year 6) and Harvey Counsell ( year 4) for their amazing efforts in
the cross country on Monday 2nd March. Both just missed out on the next round by 7 places. Well done boys.
Red Nose Day - Friday 13th March
Come to school in non-uniform (please wear something red), or dress opposite: (Do something funny for
money), girls dressed as boys, boys dressed as girls! 50p each or £1 per family.
We would like to ask for donations of cakes for us to sell at the end of the day – bought in on the Friday
morning please.
Pay 20p to enter our individual face selfie competition - take a picture of your face, print it off and bring into
school by Thursday 12th March. If you would like to enter but are unable to bring in a photo then please see a
member of Y6 School Council – Tobias, Jorja, Nathan, Flynn or Mrs Bloodworth. Prizes – 1st = £10 book
voucher: 2nd (x2) = £5 book voucher.
NB. Apologies if the above was not made clear but the selfie should be an individual picture not a group. For
those people who have already entered the competition, you can either have your money back or you can bring
in another photo of yourself.
We will also be selling red noses (as soon as they arrive) for £1 each.
Thank you for your continued support.
In the afternoon, Mrs Lawrence will be organising a Gallopathon around the school playgrounds, in the style of
Miranda Hart. The main Gallopathon is taking place on March 7th in London. Please collect sponsors for our
event as the person who raises the most money will win a Red Nose Day Prize – a sponsor form is attached at
the end of this newsletter. Please send in sponsor money the week after the event (by 20th March) to be in with
a chance of winning the Red Nose day prize.
World Day
A fantastic day was had by all yesterday for our World Day. The children thoroughly enjoyed the dancing and
music, so thank you to Unique Dance (Zoe Bull) and C.E.A.M.S. (Jon Lawrence) for their enthusiasm and
wealth of knowledge that they shared. Many wonderful activities were being carried out in classrooms; the
small selection that I saw were Reception creating their own rockets for their topic of Space, Year 1 using
bright coloured pastels and felt tips to create pop art relating to The Beatles, Year 2 creating very dramatic
shadow pictures for Africa, Year 3 designing beautiful propaganda posters and using charcoal in the afternoon
to complete eye opening pictures relating to World War 1, Year 4 making their own board games, not an
electronic in sight, for their topic of '100 years ago', Year 5 making very intricate brooches using match sticks
and tin foil and Year 6 creating their own little drama sketches based on the Slave Trade.
Both staff and children had a thoroughly enjoyable day. I hope they came home telling you their new
knowledge.
Thank you to all the staff, and to your children, for their participation and effort making this day a success.
Mrs Lawrence
Attendance
Year R had the best attendance last week with 99.1%. Well done.
Staff Vacancy
West Lynn Primary School has a vacancy for a Midday Supervisory Assistant beginning as soon as possible.
Pay starts at £6.99 per hour for 5 hours per week. Job descriptions and application forms are available from
West Lynn’s school office. Please telephone 01553 772330 or alternatively e-mail on
[email protected]
School Closure
Please be assured that the school always makes every effort to open – whatever the weather!
However, should the worst happen and the heating fail or significant numbers of teaching
staff be unable to get to school and it is necessary to close, we will try to give as much notice
as possible.
During bad weather, if necessary, we will communicate via:
Parentmail text message (to those parents who have signed up)
Publish it on the Norfolk Schools Website www.schoolclosures.norfolk.gov.uk
Radio KLFM
School Uniform Orders
The Deadlines for uniform orders this academic year will be:
3rd March, 14th April, 5th May, 2nd June and 7th July.
The order forms are available from the stand near the doors to the school hall.
Many thanks for your continued support. If you have any concerns, worries or ideas please do not hesitate to
come and see me or make an appointment with the class teacher.
Best Wishes,
Telephone: 01553 775035
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.clenchwarton.norfolk.sch.uk
Emergency Mobile: 07786430860
Family Support Worker: Contact via school
Headteacher.
Diary Dates – 2015
Please note, these dates are given well in advance a may be subject to
change. Please keep an eye on this section for regular updates
March
Wed 11th
Thurs 12th
Friday 13th
Mon 16th
Tues 17th
Thurs 19th
Thurs 26th
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Easter GenR8 performance
Father Andrew Assembly
Red Nose Day – non-school uniform.
Y1 2nd visit to Church
Parent Consultations 4 – 7.30pm
Parent Consultations 3.30 – 5pm
Talent Show 6pm
Father Andrew Assembly
School Council
Easter Holidays – school closed 30th March to 10th April.
April
Mon 13th
Thurs 23rd
-
School reopens after the Easter holidays.
Father Andrew Assembly
May
Mon 4th May Mon 11th–15th Friday 15th
Mon 25th-29th -
School closed for May Day
KS2 SATS weeks
Y6 Cluster Disco
School closed for half term.
June
Thurs 4th
-
Photographer in for Group photos
July
Wed 1st July
-
Y6 visit London to see the Lion King.
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