Friday, 4 May 2018

Weekly Newsletter-4th May 2018


Dear Parents,

Diary Dates
Monday 7th May-Bank Holiday-School closed
Tuesday 8th May -In the afternoon we have a theatre company in school performing to our KS1 pupils.
Wednesday 9th May-Representatives from Drapers Academy in school meeting with pupils attending Draper’s in September. In the afternoon a theatre company will be in school performing to our KS2 pupils and leading workshops for year 5 children. Some year 3 pupils will be attending a Forest Schools session in the afternoon.
Thursday 10th May-Year 5 ‘Cycling with Phil’ session
Friday 11th May -Our Nursery pupils are visiting Barleylands. During the afternoon year 1 Spinebreakers will be visiting Harold Hill Library.

Royal Wedding Celebrations - Friday 18th May
As you are all aware Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are getting married on Saturday 19th May at Windsor Castle. We are celebrating in school by wearing wedding headwear for the day. Veils, top hats, tiaras, bowler hats & fascinators the bigger and brighter the better! It doesn't matter if they are home made or handed down from grandparents, we are looking forward to seeing all the pupils Royal wedding ready.

Important dates the rest of this term
Monday 7th May-May Day holiday-School closed
Monday 14th May-Thursday 17th May Year 6 SATS tests
Monday 21st May-Friday 24th May KS1 SATs tests
Friday 25th May-Inset day/Staff training-School closed
Monday 28th May-Friday 1st June-Half term holiday-School closed
Wednesday 13th-Friday 15th June-Year 5 Residential trip to Mersea
Please note the additional teacher training day at Mead is Friday 22nd June-School closed
Friday 29th June-Inset day/Staff training-School closed
Saturday 7th July -LFPA Summer Fete
Monday 16th July -Parents meetings
Friday 20th July -Last day of school before summer holiday

Sports days
Monday 2nd July 9:30-12:00 -YRS 5/6
                             1:30-2:45 -YR 1

Tuesday 3rd July 9:30-12:00 - YRS 3/4
                             1:30-2:45 -YR 2

Thursday 5th July 1:30-2:45 -Reception

Havering Catering Services
Week beginning 7th May is Week 1 on the Havering Catering Services menu. All meals are served with unlimited salad and vegetables and cost £2.20.

Attendance Update
Well done to Argentina class who had the highest attendance in Y5&6 and overall at 98.3% . Scotland had the highest attendance in LKS2 and at 95.2% and Palau had the highest attendance in KS1 at 96%. Well done to them!. The overall attendance was disappointing at only 94%- which is below our target!.
Swimming Certificates awarded to:
Summer Stone, Akacia Mungulu, Paris Moore, Charlie Gambleton, Eemani Nicholas, George Desousa, Kelsey Wilde-Dodds, Jimmy With, Millie Penson, Evita Leonovaite, Alynniea Joyce, Danni Bevis, Ruby Pentelow, Francesca Hurt, Simeon Okoye, Bobby Perfect, Frankie Pryke

Have a fabulous weekend- let’s hope the weather forecasts are right and that the sun shines for us. I look forward to seeing everyone back in school bright and early on Tuesday morning.
Yours sincerely,
Mrs L Smith