Head's Newsletter

Dear Pupils, Parent, Staff, and Governors,

The week beginning 5th February is E safety week in school. E safety and children‘s knowledge and awareness of the dangers posed by the internet are vitally important.  Belinda Evans, Westminster’s Lead Curriculum Advisor for Computing, will be giving a talk for parents on Tuesday 6th February at 9am in the hall. All are most welcome for what should be both informative and useful.

We are encouraging all parents to ‘go cashless’ when paying for lunches, trips, workshops and activities in school.  All payments relating to school activities can be made to St. Joseph’s Primary School through Lloyds Bank PLC:

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Please quote as a reference: Your child’s family name and reason (ie Dinner money, trip, club etc.) If you are making a payment for more than one thing or more than one child, please inform the school office.  Family donations to the Westminster Diocese Governors fund remain unchanged. Thank you very much.

Save the Date: Saturday 24th March School Auction

All parents should have received a letter this week about this year’s auction.  Please start thinking now about what you could donate and how you can help.  As always, we need lots of volunteers, and if you can donate your time to help, then please do.  We need all of your support to try and match last year’s total – and even better it.  Jbay is now open and you can upload and view donations.

To contact a member of the auction team, please email:stjosauction@gmail.com

This week Jarvis will be going home with Atticus. Atticus has shown exceptional kindness and generosity of spirit and I am confident that he will be able to take very good care of Jarvis.

Attendance in school is really important and whilst we understand that children get sick from time to time, they also need to build up resilience.  It is very disruptive for a child to miss days from school and it takes time to settle back in.  Unless your children is really ill, has vomited or had diarrhoea, please bring them to school.

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Mrs K Husain
Head teacher


DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
 

JANUARY 2018

Monday 22nd
Boys Football 10-2pm Paddington Rec’ (Y5/6 teams)
 

FEBRUARY

Thursday 1st
Violet 2 Assembly

Monday 5th
Year 6 IT trip
Pink 1 & Pink 3 St Paul’s Cathedral trip

Tuesday 6th
E safety Assembly 9-10 am Parents invited
Girls Football Paddington Rec 10-2pm (Y5/6 teams)

Wednesday 7th
Y4/5/6 Swimming trials (tbc)
Pink 2 St Paul’s Cathedral trip

Friday 9th
Y5 out – IT trip
End of term (3:30pm)

Monday 19th
Art Week begins
School opens 8:40 children in class by 8:50

Tuesday 20th
Violet 1 & Violet 2 visiting Tate Modern
Art workshop for Nursery, Reception and Pink classes

Wednesday 21st
Art workshop for Blue classes

Friday 22nd
Pink 3 Assembly
Art workshop Pink classes
Swimming Gala Years 4/5/6 (24 children) 10-2pm Queen Mother Sports Centre

Friday 23rd
Art workshop Violet classes

Monday 26th
Book Week begins
Scholastic Book Fair Mon – Thursday
Reception visiting London Transport Museum

Tuesday 27th
Author Faustin Charles visiting Nursery & Reception
Blue 3 Book making workshop with children and parents 1:30pm – 3:20pm

Wednesday 28th
Dance and Book workshop Pink classes
 

March

Thursday 1st
Blue 2 Assembly
Violet 1 visiting Tower of London

Friday 2nd
End of Book Week
Dress up as your favourite character from a book day

Wednesday 7th
2.30 – 6pm Parent/teacher consultations

Thursday 8th
2.30 – 6pm Parent/teacher consultations

Tuesday 20th
2:30-3:30 Belinda Evans internet safety workshop for parents
5-6pm Belinda Evans internet safety workshop for parents

Saturday 24th
School Auction

Tuesday 27th
2:45 KS1 and Early Years Easter Bonnet Parade

Wednesday 28th
2:45 KS2 Easter Bonnet Parade

Thursday 29th
End of Spring Term.


Merits

Rec B1 - Lowry
Rec B2 - Theodora
Pink 1 - Natalia
Pink 2 - Emily
Pink 3 - Mathilde
Blue 1 - Tamara
Blue 2 - N/A
Blue 3 - Ines
Violet 1 - Archie
Violet 2 - Ryan

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Writer of the Week

Rec B1 - Sara
Rec B2 - Hendrik
Pink 1 - Elisa
Pink 2 - Freddie
Pink 3 - Isabella
Blue 1 - Zac
Blue 2 - N/A
Blue 3 - Summer
Violet 1 - Luca
Violet 2 - Autumn

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