School Newsletter – Friday 27th November 2015

Dear Parents / Carers,

Maple Class entered the Manchester Diocesan Education Department Christmas Card competition this year, Congratulations to Grace who was one of the runners up and received an advent calendar in assembly this morning.

School photograph order forms are due in; the last date is Monday, 30th November if you wish to order a photograph.

A reminder that on Monday, 30th November Willow Class will be hosting a family maths puzzle afternoon. This is an opportunity for parents and carers to come into school at 2pm and play maths games in the classroom.

Dates for the term

The Year 5 children are going out on Thursday morning, 3rd December to the Apple Store at the Trafford Centre to complete some ICT / Literacy based work. The coach will be leaving at 8.30am so the children must be in school on time. They will arrive back for a late lunch around 1pm.

On Tuesday, 8th December pupils in Willow, Sycamore & Maple Class will be visiting Hopwood Hall Theatre in Middleton to watch a production of Peter Pan. We are expecting to arrive back at school by 4pm. Pupils in Elm and Birch will be going on Wednesday, 9th December arriving back at the same time.

Christmas Productions

Willow Class – Monday, 14th December 9.30am and 2pm

Sycamore and Maple Class – Wednesday, 16th December 9.30 and 2pm

Elm and Birch Class- Tuesday, 15th December 2pm and 6.30pm

Thursday, 17th December Carol Service at St James’ Church Calderbrook.

Christmas Parties Friday, 18th December.

School closes on Friday, 18th December at 3.20pm (no after school club).

Thank you

R. Walthall

Headteacher

PFA News – Christmas Food Hampers

The PFA are still collecting items for the Christmas food Hampers. Thank you to everyone who has already donated items. We are collecting all types of Christmas goodies for hampers and raffle prizes. Any pupil that brings donations will be entered into a

Christmas prize draw.

Lottery: We have had to reduce our prize money in this year’s lottery due to a lack of interest. We only managed to sell 40/100 numbers. Therefore, there will only be 1 winner

(£20) every month, there will be no 2nd or 3rd prize.

The winners are:

October 2015 – No: 22 Yvonne and Barry

November 2015 No: 01 Joanne Smith

Safeguarding Notice

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment.

If you have concerns regarding the safeguarding or welfare of any of our pupils, please contact the school’s Designated Safeguarding Lead.

The Safeguarding and Child Protection policy can be found here.