Newsletter 26 Feb 2015 - (A) Primary School, Chrishall
H E A D T E A C H E R’ S W E E K LY
U P DAT E
Thursday 26th February 2015
Parent consultation meetings will
be taking place next Wednesday
after school and Thursday evening.
Although in its early stages, we
have set up a ‘Technical Blog’.
Useful apps, guides and children’s
work will be added to the blog.
Please click on the link below to
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T he m ar ri a ge fe a st
In assemblies this week, we have explored one of the key
messages that Jesus gave: ‘Do it to others and you are
doing it to me’. So many of the things that he did for
people were to help them and to make their lives better.
‘The marriage feast at Cana’ (John 2:1-12) gospel story was
used to convey the message.
Lif e a t ch r is h a l l t h i s w e e k .. .
We have had a great first week back at
school with lots of exciting activities
taking place throughout the school. On
Monday, children in class Woodlouse
had an informative visit from the Fire
Service, on Tuesday we celebrated
Chinese New Year, on Wednesday
children from Grasshopper class
attended a hockey festival at JFAN,
today our new chickens will be arriving
and tomorrow Praying Mantis and
Caterpillar classes will be visiting the
Arts Centre in Dunmow for a creative,
dinosaur themed arts day. Do take a
look at the class blogs for further
I would like to welcome Mrs Denny to
Mond ay 2 nd
our school. On Monday, Mrs Denny
joined class Grasshopper as a new
Teaching Assistant. I hope she has
enjoyed her first week at Chrishall.
Congratulations to Ethan, Frankie,
Grace, Harriet S, Haydn C, Hetty L,
Kamile and Harry who are our ‘Spiritual
Garden’ winners. They were presented
with their prizes in yesterday’s assembly.
Everybody who submitted a design
should be very proud as the standard of
designs and level of creativity were very
high. I am looking forward to moving
forward with the garden this term.
Earlier in the week, we had our first
planning meeting for the garden. Many
thanks to the parents who were able to
Over the half-term, we were able to
have all the lights in the classrooms
and corridors replaced.
Everywhere looks great - really
bright and fresh!
Red Nose Day
We will be taking part in Red Nose
Day on March 13th and will be
adopting the ‘Make your face funny
for money’ theme. Further details
will follow next week.
World Book Day
Tu esdAY 3rd
Football league away
match at Manuden
trip to Fitzwilliam
Reception, years 1, 2