Autumn Term – October 2012
Our value for the term is ‘faithfulness’
Half Term Monday 29th October – Friday 2nd November 2012
Back to school – Monday 5th November 2012
Thank you to all parents who came and donated to our Harvest Services.
Secondary School Applications reminder
The closing date for secondary school applications is Wednesday 31st October 2012, please make sure your return these to Reading Borough Council, Admissions by this date otherwise your child’s application will be treated as a late application.
Bude Meeting – Tuesday 23rd October at 6pm
Year 5 parents are invited to attend a meeting about the Year 6 trip to Bude in September 2013, today Tuesday 23rd October at 6pm. This is an exciting trip which happens at the beginning of Year 6 so please come along.
Please come along and have a look at the Book Fair. It will be in school from Tuesday 23rd October to Friday 26th October.
This week we say goodbye to Miss Nagle as she starts her maternity leave. We wish her well and look forward to hearing the news of her arrival.
House Captains -2012-2013
Our newly elected House Captains for 2012-2013 are as follows (voted by the children):
Thames Messa Mwakanosya & Alicia Kiarie
Kennet Taren Langa & Nana Andoh
Loddon Abigail Kpani-Addy & Jack Medford
Holybrook Bradley Harris & Teta Belov
See updates appearing soon on our website from the children.
Eid Celebration – Thursday 25th October
At the end of the week Muslims across the world will be celebrating Eid Al Adha. We will mark this with a special assembly led by Year 5 on Thursday at 2pm, parents are welcome to attend. If the children would like to bring in some snacks or treats to share with their classes on Thursday we will share them before home time.
Thank you to parents, the children are looking very smart in their school uniform.
Attendance & Lates
A big well done to everyone, the attendance in school has been excellent this term with many classes achieving 100% attendance for a week. Lates have also been improving so please keep up the good work!
Parents’ Evening Survey
Thank you to parents who have complete the survey given out at parents’ evening, more of you will get a chance this week when you attend, results to follow.
Reminder of the school’s policy for break time - Junior children should bring fresh fruit or vegetables to eat at break time. Please send it ready prepared in a named bag or box. Nursery and Infant children receive a daily portion of fruit or vegetables free of charge to eat at break time.
Foundation Stage Christmas Concert
Please note change of date for Foundation Stage Christmas Concert:
Thursday 13th December at 2pm REB & PM Nursery
Friday 14th December at 10am RFL & AM Nursery
Poppies will be on sale in school later this week and after the half term holiday.
Letter & School dinner menu
Please see attached school dinner menu and read through the attached letter with the expectations of parent behaviour on and around the school site.
October, November & December
25th Parents Evening 4.30pm- 6.30pm
25th Eid Assembly and Party
HALF TERM – 29th October – 2nd November
5th Back to school
8th Y5 Class Eucharist – 1.45pm
12th Curriculum Evening – Science
15th Diwali Assembly
16th Children in Need
19th-23rd Road Safety Week (walk safely to school theme)
6th Y4 Class Eucharist – 1.45pm
7th INSET DAY (no pupils)
13th Y3 Class Eucharist – 1.45pm
13th REB & PM Nursery Concert at 2pm
14th RFL & AM Nursery Concert at 10am
18th KS1 Nativity – 2pm
19th KS1 Nativity – 10am
19th Foundation Stage Concert – 2pm
19th Christmas Dinner (whole school)
20th No Nursery AM or PM – Nursery new starters meeting & visit
20th Carol Service – All Saints Church – 2pm
21st Christmas Parties AM
21st 1.10pm End of Term - non uniform £1
7th INSET DAY (no pupils)
8th Back to school