DEVELOPMENT DAY REMINDER
Please remember school is CLOSED to pupils on FRIDAY 6TH MARCH 2015 for a Staff Development Day.
Thank you for all your donations to “half and half” day today. The final figure raised will be on the next newsletter. We will again this year be supporting Red Nose Day on Friday 13th March 2015. Children can wear “Something Red” and give a £1.00 donation to Red Nose Day. More details nearer the time.
Does anyone have any good condition “grown out of” clothes suitable for babies, toddlers and young children? Mrs Witchard’s, daughter will shortly be going to India to visit a charity called “Free a Dalit Child”. She would like to take some children’s clothes to give to the children the charity work with. Obviously she cannot take cases and cases but if you would like to make a donation of just one item please see the office. Thank you.
Unfortunately the “trial” with jacket potatoes has not been a success. Sorting dinners out in class in the morning has become very unwieldy and if children have forgotten to order a potato, they have become upset at lunchtime. So unfortunately they will not be available after half term.
Please can girls NOT wear “Ugg” type or suede boots to school. The only boots allowed are wellington boots in the wet weather and black formal boots without any embellishments. If you are unsure please ask.
Well done to Mason who is our first pupil to get 100 House Points and has therefore achieved his Silver Certificate. Come on everyone else!
Well done to the ten children who took part in the Basketball competition at Carisbrooke Primary School on Tuesday afternoon. Everyone played really well and we only came second when we were knocked out by the winners in a “sudden death” penalty shoot out after extra time! Thank you to Miss Metcalfe and Mrs Wallder for taking the children to this event.
SECONDARY SCHOOL PROPOSALS
Please click here to read a letter from Councillor Jonathan Bacon regarding the consultation process that is currently taking place.
YELLOW SICKNESS FORMS
Please remember that a Yellow Sickness Form must be completed for every time your child is unwell and unable to come to school, even if you have telephoned the school to advise of the sickness. Due to the amount of illness that school is currently experiencing, chasing up missing forms is becoming very time consuming. Please remember if we do not know why your child was absent from school, they will be marked down as “unauthorised absence”.
GLOBAL WARMING CONFERENCE
On Tuesday four pupils from Year 6 attended a Global Warming conference at Christ the King College. The team represented “China” and took part in various activities for the whole day. The children thoroughly enjoyed the experience and had a great time. Thank you to Mrs Haynes for taking and staying with the children.
THINGS TO DO BEFORE YOU ARE 11¾ …
Climb a tree. Choose one with strong, sturdy branches from the bottom to the top. Remember to wear boots or trainers and keep three of your arms and legs on the tree at all times. When you get to the top check out the view!
WORD OF THE WEEK
The word of the week is “gregarious”.