Head's Newsletter

Dear Pupils, Parent, Staff, and Governors,

This morning we held our annual Macmillan coffee morning. Thank you to everyone who contributed their time, their cakes and their money. The morning was a huge success and again, it was lovely to see everybody coming together. We raised a marvellous £1117.55. Thank you.

The Harvest Festival takes place on Friday 5th October. Children in Key Stage 2 will be celebrating in the hall with Fr Jeff at 2pm. We would welcome donations of non-perishable food and tinned items from all children which we will then send to the Passage.

Children in year 5 took part this week in a Tag Rugby competition, and although we were not the winners (this time), the children excelled themselves with their sports-personship. Coach Grant was exceptionally proud of them.

Children from year 5 and 6 also attended a writer’s workshop this week and joined with children from other schools to develop their story writing skills. A great time was had by all.

We held elections this week for house captains and were very impressed with the speeches given by the children in year 6 who chose to stand for captain and vice-captain. The children spoke confidently, purposefully and engaged with their audiences. The results will be announced in assembly on Monday.

Next week we are holding our very own Poetry Week with a daily Scholastic Book Fair, Poet Idol and overall celebration of all things poetical including parent volunteers sharing a poem with their classes and an Author Visit for Years 1-4 where all children are invited to purchase a signed copy of Veronica Cossanteli's book, "The Extincts."

Yours sincerely,

Mrs K Husain
Headteacher


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DATES FOR YOUR DIARY



October



Monday 1st
Scholastic Book Fair begins
Poetry week begins
Blue 2 Forest School @ Paddington Rec

Tuesday 2nd
Author workshop (Veronica Cosantelli) Year 1 – 4

Thursday 4th
National Poetry Day
Poet Idol
Blue 3 Forest schools @ Paddington Rec

Friday 5th
Harvest Service KS2 @ 2pm

Wed 10th
Year 6 visiting the V&A
Parent - Teacher consultation (Pink1 ONLY)

Thursday 11th
Parent - Teacher consultation (Pink1 ONLY)

Friday 12th
Violet 1 Forest schools @ Paddington Rec
Violet 2 Forest schools @ Paddington Rec
Nursery Harvest Supper 6 – 8pm

Monday 15th
Read-a-thon begins
Violet3 Forest schools @ Paddington Rec

Wednesday 17th
Parent – Teacher consultations 2:30pm – 6pm

Thursday 18th
Parent – Teacher consultations 2:30pm – 6pm

Friday 19th
End of term 3:30pm