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Term 3

Dear Parents and Carers,


Welcome back to term 3, I hope you all had a good Christmas and I wish you all a Happy New Year. 


The topics for this term are:
Class 1: What a wonderful World!

Class 2: Human Geography

Class 3: The Americas


There are more details about these topics on our school website.  The clubs available this term are:

Monday after school: Football club (Year 3 – Year 6)

Thursday after school: Sports club – tdb (Year 3 – Year 6).

Clubs will start next week (from Mon 14 Jan).


We had lots of competition winners in the run-up to Christmas, the Christmas dinner plate colouring competition was won by: YR: Jack Wheeler; Y1: Flossie Broomfield; Y2: Lottie Fellows; Y3: Cherry Kingscott; Y4: Holly Harvie-Pullin; Y5: Dominic Withers; Y6: Phoebe Newsome.


The winners of the ‘design the programme cover for the play’ competition were Eva Biggs and Charlie Foster.  The best actor/singer awards went to: Izzy Sharp, Bobby Grey, Ella Reading, Oscar Vatcher and Josie Kingscott.  And finally the winners of the Road Safety poster competition were: 1st place: Junior Grey and Hugo Charnley-Ward; 2nd place: Jess Davies and Amalie Hopkins; 3rd place: Dominic Withers.  The winners of this competition will hopefully have their designs printed onto serviettes in Oldbury Shop, to remind motorists and cyclist to travel at 20mph through our village.  A big ‘well done!’ goes to all our competition winners.


Could I remind you that there’ll be no swimming at Thornbury Leisure Centre on Monday afternoons this term but the swimming/PE sessions will resume next term (from Mon 25 Feb – Mon 1 April).  PE lessons will be on Monday and Thursday afternoons this term, as usual.


I also need to remind you that our remaining 3 INSET days for this year will be taken on Fri 24 May (Parents’ Consultation Day) and Mon 22 July and Tues 23 July.


We have some exciting events coming up this term, which include:


Thurs 10 Jan         Pantomime (Aladdin) for the whole school at Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham (leaving school 8.30am)


Mon 14 Jan            Class 1 – Fire Brigade visit, to support topic work.


Tues 15 Jan           Parents’ evening 3.15pm onwards – lists will be up shortly on classroom doors – please sign up.


Mon 28 Jan           Governors meeting 6.00pm @ School


Tues 5 Feb            Safer Internet Day – whole school to do activities


Wed 6 Feb            Class 3 – Armstrong Hall to watch Bristol Old Vic Theatre School production of “Ruff Guide to Shakespeare” @ 2pm


Fri 15 Feb             End of Term 3


Finally, could I thank you all for your generosity at our Christmas play, ‘The Never-Ending Winter’, £134.93 was donated at the collections which was split between the Church and ‘Butterfly Space’, a charity in Malawi.

Yours sincerely,


Debbie Dix

Head teacher