Newsletter – 20th April 2018

Welcome back one and all! I hope everyone had a great break. It was fantastic to see how excited the children were to be back at school on Monday, catching up with their friends and ready to go for another busy term.


It’s great that our children want to be here so much but sometimes that causes a bit of a problem after school when they just want to stay and play! Could we please remind everyone (we have told the children many times but they tend to forget) that we ask for no ball games, riding bikes or riding scooters on the playground after school – it’s just too busy with lots of very small children roaming around or in buggies and we don’t want any accidents.


We welcome you to use the library with your child after school but we need to clear the main body of the playground so that after school clubs can start. Also, could we take this opportunity to remind you that no dogs are allowed on site – no matter how small or cute!

Our Year 3s and 4s had a blast today as they started off their new areas of study; Ancient Romans and Greeks all over school being inspired to learn more about their topics and the Romans even witnessed a volcanic eruption!



PTA news

On Friday 18th May 2018 we will be welcoming back Go Bonkers for an Inflatable Fun Day! There will be 11 inflatables for the children to enjoy at one of 2 sessions; 3.30-5.30pm or 6-8pm. Wristbands are £8 per school aged child and £5 per pre-schooler and must be bought in advance and worn at the event. Due to high demand, wristbands will be sold on a first come, first served basis, so to avoid disappointment please return your slips and payment ASAP. Letters have now gone home detailing the event in full.


This week you will have also received letters home asking for your support to have a Coulson James board outside your home that will advertise our Summer Fete on Saturday 30th June 2018, 12-3pm. For every board that goes up, Coulson James have kindly offered to make a donation to the PTA!  Boards will be put up approximately 2 weeks before the fete and taken down a week after. If you are happy to have a board, please email with your name, address and post code.


We are kindly asking for volunteers for both Go Bonkers and the Summer Fete, so if you are able to help in any way or would like more information, please email   Thank you for your support!



Science success

4SB enjoyed the marble run they got first use of for winning the marble run competition. They built the new one as part of PSHE, having worked together as teams to build the different parts following instructions. You can see the original run they made in the background. The children really enjoyed the experience, and testing out the prize of course!


Sports news

Our cross country runners have been in action at Hadleigh Country Park in the glorious sunshine. They ran in two events over yesterday and today in teams and as individuals. Everyone worked their socks off in tough conditions and did us proud!


Attendance matters

The number of lates this week was 31. Our overall attendance so far is 96.2%.


Dates for your diary 2018
3HH Class Assembly Thursday 19th April 2018 at 2.30pm
4TF Class Assembly Thursday 3rd May 2018 at 2.30pm
5CF Class Assembly Thursday 11th May 2018 at 2.30pm
5DS Class Assembly Thursday 17th May 2018 at 2.30pm
Go Bonkers Friday 18th May 2018
Open Afternoon Tuesday 22nd May 2018 from 2.45pm
3SR Class Assembly Thursday 24th May 2018 at 2.30pm
HALF TERM 29th May 2018 to 1st June 2018
NON PUPIL DAY Monday 4th June 2018
Class Photographs Thursday 7th June 2018
Year 3 & 4 PGL Weekend Friday 8th June 2018 to Sunday 10th June 2018
3GB Class Assembly Thursday 14th June 2018 at 2.30pm
4AH Class Assembly Thursday 21st June 2018 at 2.30pm
5JW Class Assembly Thursday 28th June 2018 at 2.30pm
Sports Day Monday 2nd July 2018

Lower school – am, Upper school – pm

4JT Class Assembly Thursday 5th July 2018 at 2.30pm
Open Afternoon Tuesday 10th July 2018 at 2.45pm to 3.15pm
4SB Class Assembly Thursday 12th July 2018 at 2.30pm


Thank you for your continued support.