Woolmer Hill Communication Drop 10 Feb 2012

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Woolmer Hill Communication Drop 10 Feb 2012
WOOLMER HILL SCHOOL
a specialist in maths and computing
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an international school and academy
COMMUNICATION DROP
10 February 2012 NO.10
DIARY
February
13-17
Fri 24
March
Mon 5
Fri 23
Mon 26
Fri 30
April
Mon 16
May
Mon 7
Fri 25
June
4-8
Fri 22
July
Fri 20
Half Term
Surrey Skills Festival (Yr 9)
Enrichment Day
Inset Day
Progress Review Day
End of Term 12.15pm
Beginning of Summer Term
Bank Holiday
Inset Day
Half Term
Inset Day
Leavers’ Ball
End of Term 12.15pm
PE FIXTURES
Tues 21 February
Yr 8 Football v Kings, H
Yr 7/8 Netball v Broadwater, A
Weds 22 February
Yr 9 Football v Kings, A
U15 girls Indoor Cricket Tournament
Thurs 23 February
Yr 11 Football v Kings, A
Mon 27 February
Yr 10 Boys Football v Broadwater, A
Weds 29 February
Yr 9 Netball Tournament, George Abbot
Yr 11 Boys Football v Broadwater, H
U13 Boys Indoor Cricket, H
Thurs 1 March
Yr 9 Boys Football v Broadwater, A
INSET DAY
Reminder to all parents, the next INSET
day is Friday 23 March 2012.
CAR PARK SAFETY
Please see the attached letter re. car
parking from our Chair of Governors.
SNOW NEWS
If we have any adverse weather conditions
your first port of call should always be the
school website which we endeavour to
update by 7.00am of the morning of
closure. You will also receive a text from
Callparent. Please ensure your mobile
contacts are up to date so we can keep you informed.
Useful transport numbers:
Orange E702/7 - 01483 211181
Edward Thomas E758/3 and E755/3 - 020 8397 4276
Escape E745/6 - 01483 861580
TOP YOUTH COUNCIL
We are very proud that we currently have 3 members
on Waverley Borough’s Top Youth Council. These
pupils are Colin Zack (8BWA), Jamie Wiggins (8BWA)
and Jack Hall (7VLU). If your son or daughter is
interested in becoming involved, please ask them not to
hesitate to talk to one of the boys, or to me as soon as
possible. The Youth Council meets regularly to discuss
Waverley-wide youth issues and is also involved in
deciding where youth funds are spent.
Mrs De la Cruz, Pupil Voice Co-ordinator
SAFEGUARDING YOUR CHILD
Are you concerned about the dangers of the internet,
social networking or cyber bullying?
We are very fortunate to
have Mark Williams-Thomas
as a parent, who is an expert
in the field of child protection
and safeguarding. You may
have seen him on several
high profile television
programmes covering this subject.
He has kindly offered to come into school to run a
session for both Woolmer Hill parents and those from
our feeder schools during the summer term. The date
will be confirmed before Easter.
Mrs S. Bullen, Headteacher, [email protected]
Woolmer Hill, Haslemere, Surrey GU27 1QB. Tel: 01428 654055
Website: www.woolmerhill.surrey.sch.uk
Email: [email protected]
Attendance: 01428 647062 or [email protected]
Transport: 03456 009009
LRC NEWS
The word count total for the lower school now stands at an
astonishing 83,648,348 words. Woolmer Hill’s success has come to the
notice of several secondary schools in the area and we have provided
advice to schools stretching from Guildford and Cranleigh to Farnham
and Farncombe.
A plea - please look around you child’s bookcase. We have a large number
of overdue books and it would be great to get those errant books back into
circulation. Thank you.
Mrs J Maclean, School Librarian
TESCO VOUCHERS
The Tesco voucher scheme will be starting again from 12 March 2012
and we will be collecting them as usual. Every single one is important
so please make sure they all find their way into school.
STAYING WARM
During this cold weather it is important that all pupils are wrapped up
warm on their way to and from school and outside at break times.
Coats, hats, scarves and gloves can be worn at these times, but must
be removed when pupils are in the buildings and should not be worn
in lessons. Some pupils may also need to wear warm boots on their
journey, which should then be changed on arrival.
As in many schools which hold high standards, hoodies are not allowed
as they do not look smart with a school uniform. Pupils have been
reminded that hoodies will be confiscated.
Together we can make sure that our pupils stay warm and healthy and
still arrive at school in a frame of mind to learn, whilst ensuring that we
have a smart reputation to be proud of.
Mr K Doherty, Assistant Head, [email protected]
HEAD LICE
There is an outbreak of head lice among some of our pupils. Please check your children’s hair
regularly and treat accordingly. Thank you.
Ms M Chandler, Pupil Support & Guidance
SAINSBURYS ACTIVE KIDS VOUCHERS
Active Kids vouchers will be available from 15 February and we will be
collecting them. Please send any vouchers into school as normal.
PARKING IN HASLEMERE
To object to the proposed on-street parking charges in Haslemere, please sign the online petition at
http:/petitions.surreycc.gov.uk/list#.TylMpJQGGiY.emai
The deadline for this petition is 15 March 2012.
Your PTA needs YOU!
If you can spare just an hour of your time please contact [email protected]
We’ve got lots of events coming up where you just need to serve cups of tea!
Looking to beat the February blues? Look no further than the next
FRIENDS OF WOOLMER HILL event- the Birmingham Blues Brothers performing
at school on Friday 24th February.
For more details of this fab event go to woolmerhill.org.uk
Check out our website for all forthcoming events, Lucky Numbers winners
and next meeting details on woolmerhill.org.uk
Grayshott Folk Club Proudly Presents:
www.grayshottfolkclub.co.uk
Acoustic Strawbs
www.strawbsweb.co.uk
Saturday 25thFebruary
@ 7.30pm
Grayshott Village Hall, GU26 6TZ
ALL TICKETS: £12
Available on the door or from:
Grayshott Books 01428 604798
or 01428 607096