Dear Parents and Carers,
Welcome back to the final term of this academic year. I hope you have all had a lovely break and the children are ready to complete this busy but rewarding term.
The topics for this term are:
Class 1: The Seaside
Class 2: Water
Class 3: Medicine Through the Ages
The clubs available this term are:
Monday after school 3.15-4.15pm: Football club (Year 3 – Year 6)
Thursday after school 3.15-4.15pm: Outdoor Games club (Year 3 – Year 6).
We have some exciting events coming up this term, which include:
Mon 3 June Start of Term 6
Tues 4 June Year 6 Leaver’s Service @ Gloucester Cathedral 10.30am
Mon 10 June Baptist Church team leading assembly in school
Fri 21 June meeting for new Reception parents at school, 9.15am
Sun 23 June Berkeley Show (Wheelbarrow competition)
Thurs 27 June ‘Shuffle Up’ Day – when Year 6 children visit their secondary schools and children visit their new classes/teachers within school. New reception children visit school for an afternoon (12.50-3.15pm)
Fri 5 July Class 3 Harry Potter trip and Class 1 & 2 trip to Dyrham Park
Wed 10 July Year 6 bike ride
Mon 15 July Governors’ meeting at school 6pm
Wed 17 July Year 6 Leavers’ Play – performances at 2.00pm and 5.30pm
Thurs 18 July Last Otters session
Fri 19 July End of Term leavers’ service at St Arilda’s Church 1.15-2.15pm. Last day of term for children.
Mon 22 July INSET DAY (4)
Tues 23 July INSET Day (5)
At the end of term 5 we held our annual Sports Day. I am pleased to announce that the winning term were the Lions with 72 points. The team is made up of the following children: Jakey, Izzy, Theo, Bethan, Eva, Joe, Jack T, Toby, Ava and Flossie. A big well done does to this team and everyone who took part and tried so hard at this event.
As you know, we are very keen to work with you to raise the attendance figures at our school. At present our attendance figures is 94.85%, which is below the national average of 96%. Please could I remind you to book family holidays and breaks in the school holidays.