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Dear Parents and Carers,


Welcome back to term 2 and the busy and exciting run-up to Christmas. 

The topics for each class remain the same as last term, these are:


Class 1: Polar Places

Class 2: The Rainforests

Class 3: Space


The clubs available this term are:

Monday after school 3.15-4.15pm: Football club

Thursday after school 3.15-4.15pm: Tag rugby for key stage 2 children


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


Wed 6 Nov            Road safety training for Class 1

                            Cycling training for Y6 children – every Wednesday for 6 weeks


Tues 12 Nov           School photos


Fri 15 Nov             Friends organising quiz night at school


Mon 18 Nov           Governors’ meeting at school 6pm


Tues 19 Nov           Flu vaccinations at school


Wed 27 Nov          The ‘Life Bus’ booked for whole school to teach PSHE


Wed 4 Dec            Last cycling session for Y6 children


Sat 7 Dec              Christmas fair 12-2pm


Thurs 12 Dec         Governors’ Christmas party at village hall after school

Sat 14 Dec             Friends organising movie night for children at village hall


Tues 17 Dec           Christmas play at St Arilda’s Church 5pm


Wed 18 Dec           Christmas lunch at school


Fri 20 Dec             Last day of term, Church service at St Arilda’s Church 1.45-2.15pm


More details about these events will be sent to you nearer the time.


Could I remind parents that when you are ‘dropping off’ or collecting children, please make sure the children get out on the ‘kerb side’ of the car.  I have had several reports of ‘near misses’ from parents but hopefully if we stick to unloading children straight onto the kerb then accidents will be avoided.


The Friends of our school have been very active  - a big ‘thank you’ goes to Martyn Hopkins and his helpers who have been continuing to tidy the school grounds and the ‘Bags 2 School’ collection raised £68.00 – so ‘thank you’ to everyone who sent in their old clothes.


On the evening of Friday 15th November, Friends are planning to hold a ‘quiz and Chilli’ night at school, there will be more details sent out to you regarding this event nearer the time.


I am also pleased to announce that at our MacMillan event at the end of September we raised £134.82 for this worthy cause – thank you all for your generosity.


As many of you know, we’ve been trying to work together to improve attendance at our school for the last few years.  I’m pleased to say that we’re off to a good start, the attendance for the whole school in term 1 was 96.44% which is an improvement on last year – So well done to you all!


Yours sincerely,



Debbie Dix

Head teacher