Happy New Year to everyone and we hope you have all had a good rest and are refreshed for the new term ahead! The staff of Summerfields would once again like to say a big “thank you” for all the lovely cards and presents they received. Your generosity is much appreciated.
The whole school attendance for December was 95.79% which is below our target of 96%. Class attendance percentages for December were as follows:-
England Class 90.00%
India Class 96.60%
China Class 97.27%
Australia Class 95.40%
Kenya Class 97.08%
Peru Class 95.49%
Great Britain Class 98.85%
Congratulations to Great Britain Class who were December’s Attendance Stars! They were presented with the trophy in today’s Celebration Assembly.
Please don’t forget to sign up to receive this newsletter automatically to your email inbox every Friday afternoon! Simply visit our website at www.summerfieldsprimary.co.uk and follow the link at the bottom right hand side of the page. Remember paper copies are always available from the school lobby and pupils will also receive a paper copy when it is their turn to be “Star Pupil”.
IMPORTANT DATES FOR YOUR DIARIES
Please check the Events Page for the latest diary dates. This is for the whole term to when we break up for Easter on Friday 7th April 2017. Please remember these are only “provisional” dates and therefore may be subject to change.
POMPEY IN THE COMMUNITY
If there is sufficient interest, Pompey in the Community will again be running their Tuesday club after school from next week, Tuesday 10th January 2017. Please remember ALL places must be booked and paid for in advance by contacting Pompey in the Community directly on 023 9272 8899. Thank you.
GIRLS’ FOOTBALL TRAINING SESSIONS
Newport IW Football Club hold training sessions for girls every Saturday from 10.00am-11.00am at St George’s Park. The sessions are open to all girls aged between 8 and 16 years.
For more information contact them at email@example.com.
JUNIOR CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017
The Junior Cross Country Championships take place on Sunday 19th February 2017 at Smallbrook Stadium, Ryde. Booking is essential as no registrations will be taken on the day. For full details contact Ray Scovell on 07915 609850 or 01983 405340 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Races are over a distance of 2 kms, with the Year 3/4 race starting at 9.15am and the Year 5/6 race starting at 9.30am.
COLD WEATHER WARNINGS!
School has received a lot of cold weather warnings this week from the Isle of Wight Council. Please can you therefore ensure that children bring a hat and gloves to school as everyone is expected to go out at lunch and playtime if the weather is dry.
SPELLINGS OF THE WEEK
Key Stage 1 Spelling of the Week is “where”. Key Stage 2 Spelling of the Week is “thousand”.
WHOLE SCHOOL MINDSET
It’s okay to not know,
but it’s not okay to not try.