Newsletter 38/17


Next week is going to be packed with lots of fun and exciting activities and trips out of school. 

Year R will be visiting Puckpool on Tuesday where they will take part in fun and games in the park

Year 1 went to Ryde this week on Thursday, everyone enjoyed their train ride and playing on the beach

Year 2 will be visiting Medina Arboretum on Tuesday followed by fun and games and a picnic in Seaclose Park

Year 3 will be visiting Tapnell Farm on Monday and will have the opportunity to enjoy the various activities on the farm

Years 4, 5 and 6 will be visiting the cinema next Thursday to watch ‘Sing’.  After the cinema Year 4 will have a picnic and fun time at Seaclose Park, Years 5 and 6 will return to school and enjoy  fun and games on the school field

Year 6

Chartwells are treating all pupils and staff from Year 6 to a special ‘Leavers farewell breakfast’ at 8:45am next Wednesday, 19th July.  Please ensure you arrive on time!

Our Leavers Assembly for Year 6 children will take place next Friday, 21st July at 1:10pm and will be by invitation only. 



What a show!  The ‘Dragon Days’ performances were a knock out and everyone enjoyed taking part.  We would like to thank all the staff, pupils and volunteers that helped make it an end of year production to remember.  Well done.



Archaeology Day at Newport Roman Villa—Free entry on Saturday 15th July, 11am to 9pm.

Quad Kids—Sprint, run, throw and jump into athletics.  Saturday 15th July, Fairway Athletic Centre, Sandown—12-4pm £3 Entry for girls and boys in Year 3,4 and 5. For more information please e-mail

Short Breaks Fun and Information Day—Friday 28th July, 10am to 4pm at Medina Leisure Centre.  Free Parking, no booking required, free activities and entertainment, falconry show, balloon modelling and lots more.  For more information please visit

Step Into Starlight Summer School—A variety of dance, singing and drama workshops being held at Newport Congregational Church, 7th—11th August, 10am—4pm.  For more information call Michelle on 07825650408, email or visit their website

Women’s Soft Ball Cricket Festival—Take part in friendly matches, cricket coaching, music, food at Newclose Cricket Ground on 19th August and 1st September.  Visit  for more information.



There will be a cake sale after school on Monday 17th July to raise money for the Year 2 charity: the Isle of Wight Zoo.  Please come along and buy a cake or two if you would like to support this charity.  Thank you.



Please can we respectfully remind you that all outstanding payments for dinner money must be made via as soon as possible and by 9am on Friday 21st July at the latest.  We cannot carry any outstanding debt over to next year therefore all debts must be cleared.  Thank you.



We have received several enquiries from parents who have expressed an interest in their child learning the piano.  If your child would like to put their name down  to learn the piano, please let the school office know by Wednesday next week.



This week we feature some senses poems written by England Class. You can see them here.



Chaos—disorder, mayhem or commotion.



You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.


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