Newsletter 16/19

Welcome Back!
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.

HOUSE POINTS
Below are the House Point totals for the Autumn Term :-
Appley House 1802 Points
Compton House 1765 Points
Whitecliff House 1563 Points
Woodside House 1727 Points
Therefore the champions for last term were Appley House. Congratulations!

ATTENDANCE
Our target is for every child to be in school every
day. The whole school attendance for December was 94.67%. Class attendance percentages for December were as follows:-
Ellen McArthur Class 95.16%
King Charles Class 90.11%
Queen Victoria Class 94.67%
Minghella Class 97.73%
Warrior Class 94.89%
Tennyson Class 95.69%
Charles Dickens Class 94.67%
Congratulations to Minghella Class who were December’s Attendance Stars! They were presented with the trophy in Celebration Assembly today.

NEWSLETTER
If you would like to receive our weekly newsletter direct to your inbox on a Friday afternoon, please sign up via our website: www.summerfieldsprimary.co.uk. Just follow the link at the bottom right hand side of the webpage. Remember paper copies are always available from the school foyer but we are trying to cut down on the amount of paper we use as a school. Pupils will receive a paper copy when it is their turn to be “Star Pupil”.

SNACKS AT BREAKTIME
Please remember children should ONLY be bringing in fruit or cheese to eat at playtime. Therefore please DO NOT send in cakes, biscuits, snack bars, etc. We have previously advised parents that we do have children with life threatening allergies in school so NO nuts at all please. We are also a “healthy” school and try to encourage children to make the right choices. Thank you for your co-operation and support in this matter.

MIDDAY SUPERVISORY ASSISTANT VACANCY
We have a vacancy for a lunchtime MSA for several days a week and also to provide relief cover; the rate of pay is £8.70 an hour. If you would like more information about the job, please contact the school office on 525085.

AFTER SCHOOL FOOTBALL CLUB
Football Club was unable to take place this week as unfortunately Mr Murphy cannot run the club on his own. We are looking into ways we can solve this issue—which may include limiting the number of children who attend. If you know anyone who would like to help run the club, please let school know and we can put them in contact with Mr Murphy. Thank you.

WHOLE SCHOOL MINDSET
Don’t let what you can’t do, stop you from doing what you can do.

WORD OF THE WEEK
Concentration—meaning close attention or focusing. How often have you concentrated in school this week?

DATES FOR YOUR DIARIES

PLEASE NOTE THESE ARE PROVISIONAL DATES ONLY AND ARE THEREFORE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Tuesday 29th January 2019 2:45pm—3pm Open Classrooms for Years R, 2 4 and 6

Thursday 31st January 2019 2:45pm—3pm Open Classrooms for Years 1, 3 and 5

Friday 8th February 2019 3pm—5pm ‘Friends’ Movie Night

Thursday 14th February 2019 2:45pm—3pm Year 2 Assembly

Thursday 14th February 2019 School finishes at 3pm for the Spring half term

Friday 15th February 2018 School closed for staff training

Monday 25th February 2019 Return to school

Thursday 7th March 2019 World Book Day—Dress up as your favourite book character

Thursday 14th March 2019 2:45pm—3pm Year 3 Assembly

Tuesday 19th March 2019 Parents’ Evening

Thursday 21st March 2019 Parents’ Evening

Friday 5th April 2019 School finishes at 3pm for the Easter holidays

Tuesday 23rd April 2019 Return to school

Monday 6th May 2019 School closed—May Day Bank Holiday

Thursday 16th May 2019 2:45pm—3pm Year 1 Assembly

Wednesday 22nd May 2019 2:45pm—3pm Year R Assembly

Friday 24th May 2019 School finishes at 3pm for the Summer half term

Monday 3rd June 2019 Return to school

Thursday 20th June 2019 2:45pm—3pm Year 4 Assembly

Wednesday 3rd July 2019 Sports Day

Friday 19th July 2019 Year 6 Leavers’ Assembly 1pm—by invitation only

Friday 19th July 2019 School finishes at 2pm for the Summer holidays

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