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Week Beginning 12.3.18

WB 12/3/18

I hope you have all recovered from the snow and many thanks to those of you who sent Miss Slade snow fun photos for our Twitter feed. Much fun was had; however we are all now pleased the snow has left us!

A week behind (due to the snow), we concluded Book Week on Friday with our sharing assembly where all classes read out their poems and spoke about their favourite books. Additionally, all children stopped work to read in another class. Dress Up day on Tuesday was fun as well – massive congrats to all those who turned into their favourite book character, everyone looked fantastic! There are photos on the Gallery (on our website) of this great day.


Class 4 put on their assembly demonstrating why reading is so important and I am sure that all of the parents/carers that attended were in awe of the books that the children were reading. Well done Class 4!

Next Week:

Mother’s Day Breakfast is on Monday, the times are as follows:

8.00am – Year 5 and Year 6

8.10am – Year 4

8.20am – Year 3

8.30am – Year 2

8.40am – Year 1

8.50am – Reception

If you have a child in more than one class you can choose which session you would like to attend with all of your children.

Our dancers are performing at Trinity school on Monday evening in the Dance Festival, good luck girls.


Parents evening is on Tuesday 13th March from 3.30pm – 5.00pm and Thursday 15th March from 3.30pm – 8.00pm. As you know, slots can be booked through the school website.


On Wednesday 14th March at 9.15am, Class 9 are putting on their class assembly, parents/carers are invited to come and watch.


We have just been informed that we came 3rd in the Swimming Gala which took place last half term - huge congratulations to all of the children that took part. The children who made it through to the finals have been informed and this is due to take place on Wednesday at Trinity school, the event starts at 6.30pm.


Upcoming events:

*Monday 19th March – the CSMA Junior Choir is performing at Trinity School (7pm-8:20pm approx.)

*Tuesday 20th March – Year 3 trip to Port Lympe. Girls football team final at Redbridge sports centre.

*Wednesday 21st March – World Poetry Day

*Friday 23rd March – Sports relief and PTA Easter stall in the playground after school

*Thursday 29th March – Easter Bonnet Parade / Break up for Easter (we finish at our usual time on this day, the school will not be closing early). On the last day of term if you would like your child to make an Easter hat/bonnet, please do so! The hoppier the merrier!


Message from the office:

Texts: over the next few weeks, we will have a reduction in letter characters due to changes with external systems. It will be resolved by w/c 19th March when everything will return to normal.


Scholastics Book club continues, should you wish to order an order, please visit http;// For every £1 you spend, our school will earn 25p in Scholastic Rewards, please place your order online by 23rd April 2018. In addition there will be a Scholastic Book Fair starting Monday 19th March until Wednesday 21st March in the ICT suite. Please come and browse the shelves as every book sold raises money for our school to buy books and resources for our classrooms.

Please remember that school closes at the following times: 3:05pm for EYFS and KS1 and 3:10pm for KS2. Several children are being picked up late and regularly. If this continues they will be placed in after school club and you will be charged for this service. Teaching staff run boosters and clubs after school and office staff are working – they cannot continue to look after children until parents (etc) pick them up (sometimes not until 3:40pm). Of course, sometimes emergencies happen and this is understood, please do call the office if this is the case. The times of school closing are as above – please do be on time and many thanks to the many of you who are.

Here’s to a great week ahead and we look forward to seeing our many mothers tomorrow for our Mother’s Day Breakfast.

The Hayes Team