Newsletter 24/17

MAY DAY CELEBRATIONS

Today each family will have received a letter about our May Day celebrations. The arrangements will be exactly the same as last year and will be a strictly ticketed event, one per family due to space in the hall.  Tickets will be allocated on a ‘first come, first served basis’.  Please return your ticket request via the ‘Green Box’.  Thank you.

 

THANK YOU

We would like to thank parents for using the absence line on our phone system. By leaving a message about your child’s absence  you save the office team a lot of time in the morning when they are extremely busy. The absence line is available 24/7 however if you have run out of phone credit or have no signal to make a call, please notify us of your child’s absence by e-mail to                       office@ summerfields.iow.sch.uk by 9:30am.

 

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY

Year 3 assembly will now take place next Thursday, 23rd March 2017, at 2:45pm.  All welcome.

 

SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT DAY

The school will be closed on Friday 26th May for staff training.  We will therefore break up for the May half term on Thursday 25th May at 3pm and return on Monday 5th June.

 

SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB

Please can all orders be returned to school by Wednesday 22nd March 2017 at the latest via the ‘Green Box’.  Cheque or debit/credit card payment only!  Thank you.

 

100% CLASS ATTENDANCE

Well done to India and Australia classes.  They achieved 100% attendance every day last week! Can you be a HERO next week? (Here Everyday Registered On time)

 

FEEDBACK FROM PARENT QUESTIONNAIRES

Thank you to all the parents who have returned their questionnaires.  Please look out in your child’s book bag for feedback to your questions and suggestions.

 

SHORT BREAKS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

Do you have a child or young person under 18 years old who has disabilities or additional needs?  Would they enjoy taking part in some fun activities?  If the answer is yes, please visit www.iwight.com/shortbreaks or telephone 823168.

 

REARRANGED PARENTS’ EVENING

Year 1 parents’ evening will now take place next Tuesday 21st and Thursday 23rd March 2017.  Please choose your appointment time by signing up on the class sheets which are located on the hall wall.

 

UP TO DATE PUPIL INFORMATION

Please inform the school office if you change your contact number, address or if your child’s medical needs change.  It is important that we have the most up to date information on your child’s school record in case we have to contact you in an emergency.

 

BIG PEDAL EVENT

The ‘Big Pedal’ is the UK’s largest inter-school cycling and scooting challenge that inspires pupils, staff and parents to choose two wheels for their journey to school. Powered by Sustrans and funded by the Bike Hub, the 2017 challenge will run from 20th to 31st March 2017.  Sustrans have been into school to explain about the challenge and how your child can take part.

On each day of the challenge schools compete to see who can record the greatest number of pupils, staff and parents cycling or scooting to school. A school’s best five days will determine their final position, but they can log journeys on all ten days if they wish.

 

WORD OF THE WEEK

Capacity

 

WHOLE SCHOOL MINDSET

“Nothing will work unless you do.”~ John Wooden

 

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