Newsletter - Thursday 21st June 2018
Summer Fete - This Saturday - 12pm
The children have enjoyed a range of activities as a part of our annual Maths Week. This has included Maths art, investigations, puzzles, games, problem solving and researching famous mathematicians. We still have tomorrow’s Maths Open Morning to look forward to (details below). We witnessed a variety of wacky hairstyles on display today as a part of our Crazy Hair Day. Thank you for all the donations of luxury items, these will be used on our Summer Fete adult tombola stall.
Tomorrow - Maths Open Morning
Please come along to tomorrow’s Maths Open Morning. At 8.45 am, we will be serving refreshments in our hall and there will be the opportunity to view some of the Maths resources that we are using in school. From 9.15am until 10.15am there will be the opportunity for you to visit your children’s classrooms to play maths games with pupils or to help with puzzles or investigations. Parents/carers may make their way to the hall after the morning drop-off (from 8.45 am).
Summer Fete 2018
Our PTA, led by Ms Wells, have been working tirelessly to get everything ready for Saturday’s Summer Fete. There will be lots of stalls and attractions for visitors to enjoy including our first ever Petting Zoo, BBQ, face painting, arts and craft, Full Throttle Wrestling (a huge hit last year), bar, raffle, soak a teacher and tombola. The gates will open at 12pm – we hope to see you there.
Pupil Voice Day 2018
Next Thursday 28th June, we will be holding our annual Pupil Voice Day in school. All children will be given a questionnaire to complete, asking them what they think about our school and how we could improve it. Our Maths coordinator (Mrs Kumar), English coordinator (Miss Gahan) and our Senior Management Team will also be carrying out pupil interviews to help us develop an Action Plan for the next academic year.
Workshops – Next Week
We have a number of workshops taking place next week. On Monday, a representative from the London Fire Brigade will be visiting Years 2 and 5 to give a fire safety talk. The following day, BT volunteers will lead good communication activities with Years 5 and 6.
Year 3’s Assembly - Thankyou
Thank you to all the visitors who came along to watch Year 3’s class assembly on Tuesday afternoon. The children sang, recited their lines and performed brilliantly teaching us lots about Discipleship.
Year 1’s Assembly
Year 1 will perform their class assembly for parents, carers and family members next Tuesday 26th June. A member of staff will open up the front entrance to school, at 3pm, for visitors to make their way to the school Hall.
Year 6 Leavers’ Production and Mass
Year 6 are busy rehearsing their end of year Leavers’ Production and they are starting to plan their Leavers’ Mass in Church. These events will take place as follows:
Yr6 Leavers’ Production
Yr6 Leavers’ Mass
St. Peter and St. Paul Mass
We hope you are able to join us for our Mass on Friday 29th June. This will take place in our school Hall, at 2.30pm, and will also celebrate all those pupils who recently made their First Holy Communion. Our Year 3 pupils have been invited to bring in their Communion clothes on this day.
This year’s Transition Day will take place on Tuesday 3rd July. All pupils will move up to the classroom where they will be taught next year and they will get the opportunity to meet their new teacher.
Privacy Statement for Parents
To ensure compliance with the GDPR regulations which came into force on 25th May 2018 here is the link to our statement showing how data is shared.
Eligibility for Free School Meals
If your financial circumstances have changed recently, your child may be eligible for Free School Meals or Early Years Pupil Premium. An application form, asking which financial benefits you receive, is available from the school office or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org and this information will be dealt with in the strictest confidence. You can also check your eligibility for pupil premium assistance by submitting your details to https://pps.lgfl.org.uk/
If eligible you are able to download a certificate to provide to us to support your application for Free School Meals. Please also inform us if you are a military services family or if your child has been adopted as the school receive funding to support pastoral care. Again this information is in the strictest confidence and Miss Shevlin will be happy to speak to you in private.
Don’t miss the second hand uniform stall at our Summer Fete this Saturday!
All Tesco Embroidered Uniform, such as polo shirts, book bags, reversible coats, jumpers or cardigans can be purchased at tesco.com/ues. Tesco offer Clubcard points on your purchase and also make 5% cash donation to the school for every purchase.
We have been informed by our uniform suppliers PMG Schoolwear that to ensure you receive your uniform by September, you must order it online or instore by Wednesday 15th August. They can be found at pmgschoolwear.co.uk or nearby at Unit 4, Swan Wharf Business Centre, Waterloo Road, Uxbridge, UB8 2RA, where you can try items on.