Welcome back to the second half of the Spring term. I hope you all had a good break.
School Nurse Advisory Clinics – between now and the end of the school year we have arranged some advisory drop in sessions with the school nurse. These sessions are for parents with children at the school to come and discuss any health/medical issues/concerns they may have about their child. Appointments are not necessary, but will be on a first come first served basis.
Monday 25th February
Monday 7th April
Monday 12th May
Monday 9th June
Monday 7th July
The sessions will be held in the staff room between 9-9.30a.m.
Easter Egg Raffle – we are holding an Easter Egg raffle for the children and are asking parents to donate Easter eggs of any size and kind. Raffle tickets will be on sale at a price of 10p each, available from the classrooms week beginning 3rd March. The draw will take place on Wednesday 19th March. Please can you send in any ‘egg’ prizes by Tuesday 18th March).
Provisional Class Assembly Dates:
1EG – Thursday 28th February
1Br – Tuesday 4th March
RK – Wednesday 5th March
RB – Thursday 6th March
2F – Tuesday 11th March
2P – Wednesday 12th March
2R – Thursday 13th March
All assemblies will start at 10.00a.m. prompt.
Any members of the family are welcome to attend class assemblies.
Open Evening – will be held on Tuesday 18th March – 3-5.00p.m. and 6-7.00pm. As this is an informal evening no appointments will be made. Open evening is an opportunity for the children to show their work and school to extended family and friends. Teachers will be available should you have any questions.
This week a toymaker visited year 1 and 2 children.
We each used wood to make our own toy
We made the sort of toys Victorian children would have played with
We sanded the wood to make it smooth
We hammered the wood together
Then we got to play with our toys
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Year 2 children have been making robots and have taken some photographs of them.
My Robot is called Master Crusher. He crushes things with his big silver arms – Callum (2F)
My robot is called Mr Happy. He can help people if they are in trouble – Molly (2F)
My robot is called Mr Bounce – Ollie (2F)
My robot’s name is Devil – Destroyer of evil. He can fly, he can break things, he has sharp teeth – Joshua (2F)
Class 1Bs assembly was about toys, and especially Teddy bears
We learnt about the different materials toys are made from
We learnt how Teddy bears got their name
We looked at different teddy bears
Then the class performed a short play about the dangers of talking to strangers
The bear family went to a concert
The Spice Bears were performing
A stranger started to talk to Little Bear
Luckily Little Bear remembered what her parents and teachers had told her about talking to strangers and she went back to her mum and dad
Then it was time for Bearzone
Some bears enjoying the concert
All orders for photographs should be returned to school by Friday 1st February.
Orders received after this date will be subject to a late postage charge.
Please can we remind parents that children are not allowed to bring hot soup to school as part of their packed lunch.
We would like to remind you that if you would like your child to have milk at break times, this now has to be ordered through Cool Milk either via the internet or by post. Forms are available from the school office.
School closes for Half Term on Friday 8th February 2008 at 3pm.(After school club will be open until 4pm as usual on Friday 8th).
School re-opens on Tuesday 19th February 2008 at 8.50am.
(Monday 18th February is a training day).