Friday, 12 April 2019

Weekly Newsletter - 12th April 2019

Dear Parents,

We have come to the end of what has been a very busy spring term in school and now look forward to a few weeks respite before we return for an equally busy summer term.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for the support you give myself and the staff in school-I was able to get to speak to quite a few of you at the parents meetings earlier this week and really appreciate the positive feedback received.

The children have been on a number of exciting visits and taken part in sporting and academic competitions- for the most part very successfully. I feel I must mention our boys football team who have been unbeaten this year and so finished top of the league-No mean feat! Our netball team are so far unbeaten but have one more game to play-It would be great to do the double!

We are only a few weeks away from year 6 SATs which are scheduled to take place week beginning 13th May- however year 6 teachers assure me our pupils are ready and we are confident they will achieve well. Our year 2 pupils will be taking their SATs the following week -they are equally ready and we will ensure for both year groups they are as stress free as possible. Lots more visits are planned for the summer term which include Year 5 residential trip to Mersea, so lots to look forward to!

Diary Dates

Monday 29th April-Inset day-School closed to pupils

Wednesday 1st May- Year 3 Forest School session in the afternoon.

Thursday 2nd May- Cycle club with Phil. After school Music Junction for year 5


Friday 12th April -last day of Spring Term

Monday 15th April- Friday 26th April -Easter Holidays

Monday 29th April-Inset Day-School closed

Tuesday 30th April- Pupils come back to school

Monday 13th May- Thursday 16th May -Year 6 SATs week

Monday 20th- Friday 25th May -Year 2 SATs week

Monday 27th May-Friday 31st May Half term-School Closed

Monday 3rd June-INSET DAY -School closed

Tuesday 4th June-Pupils come back to school

Wednesday 5th June-Friday 7th June-Mersea Residential

Monday 1st July 9:15-12:00 year 5/6 Sports Day and 13:30-15:00 Year 2 Sports Day (Weather permitting)

Tuesday 2nd July 9:15-12:00 Year 3/4 Sports Day and 13:30-15;00 Year 1 Sports Day (Weather permitting)

Thursday 4th July 13:30-15:00 Reception Sports Day

Saturday 6th July LFPA Summer Fete

Friday 19th July Last Day of summer term

Havering Catering Services

Week beginning Monday 29th April is week 1 on the Havering catering services menu. All meals are served with unlimited salad and vegetables and cost £2.20.

Attendance Update for this year

A massive well done to the following pupils who have 100% attendance so far this academic year:
Reception-Marvellous, Aayan, Matthew, David, Daniel and Maathumai.
Year 1- Maya, Jared, Bogdan, Fareeda, Dennis, Eva-Rae, Bentley, Linh and Joshua.
Year 2-Dami, Sarah, Kajus, Lilly, Hurairah and Jake,
Year 3 -Jolin, Ivan, Sulejman, Famata, Dominik, Nicole, Sade, Elle-Mae, Oli, Jack, Hayden, Jessica, Tyler and Benjamin
Year 4- Caleb, Maison, Riley, Havin, Harman, Abigail, Aiden, Rebekah, Dan, Kelvin, Aliyah, Jannat and Kaylin
Year 5 -Amy-Leigh, Michael, Rowan, Amara, Ana-Maria, Demilade, Vanessa, Amba, Amelia, Jessica, Simeon, Ramone, Alexandra, Maryam and Donald
Year 6- Jan, Peter, Kian, Sarah, Andrei and Adedeji

This week's attendance

Well done to Canada class who had the highest attendance in Y5&6 and overall at 98.6% . Germany and Greece tied for the highest attendance in LKS2 at 95.6% and Egypt had the highest attendance in KS1 at 96.1%. Well done to them!. The overall attendance was very disappointing at only 92.2% which is well below our target- but can be explained by the number of children who are not in school because they have Chicken Pox-I hope they are soon feeling better

Canada class retained top spot for attendance this term and for the year so far-Very well done to them. As recognition of their effort they will get another session at Jump Evolution.

Have a fabulous break and a Happy Easter.

We look forward to seeing everyone bright and early, and rested on Tuesday 30th April

Yours sincerely,

Mrs L Smith