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Newsletter 16 September

Class Cake Sale

Year 1, Hornbeam and Year 6, Willow will be providing and serving some delicious cakes at their class cake sale which will take place on Friday, September 30th. Please support them by coming along to the playground shelter at pickup time and buying some cakes. All funds raised go directly to the classes involved.


School Photographs

A reminder that Tempest Photography will be in school to take individual school photographs on Tuesday 20th September. Please ensure all children have the correct uniform for their photographs (white polo shirt, school sweatshirt or cardigan, plain hairbands). Parents with younger siblings are welcome to arrive in the school hall early, from 8:30, to have group photos done.


Oxford School Challenge Half Marathon

If your child would like to participate in this event, please return the slip below to allow them to train at lunch Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. First come first served as we are limited to 30 participants. Further information to follow.


Lacrosse Club

This club will start on Monday the 19th September after school, 3:15-4:15. This club is run by Premier Sport and runs for 12 weeks at a cost of £48. There are only 18 places available. All payment in a sealed, named envelope to the office or visit their website to book online. See the form, to be found in the foyer, for further details.  Please return the slips to the office.


Harvest Festival

On Monday the 19th September, the whole school will be celebrating Harvest at St Leonard’s church. Key stage one, Cabin preschool and Woodcote preschool will be having their celebration at 9:15 followed by Key stage two at 10:30.

Please could you send any food donations for our harvest boxes, we’ll be collecting those in the school hall. We’d love to have parents attend the service but feel we need to warn you that there may not be sitting room for you. We kindly request that you wait for all the children to be seated before finding your own seat.


 Woodcote Library is 25 years old.

Help us to celebrate by dropping in between 3-4pm on Saturday 1st October 2016 for a proper celebration. There will be refreshments and, of course, birthday cake!


Henley Standard Photograph

The Oak class photograph will be in published in The Henley Standard, next Friday the 23rd of September.


Book Trust

Book Trust has kindly sent a pack of books for each child in reception class. We hope all the Oak class children enjoy their new book.


Running Club

Mrs Bodeker’s Running Club runs from 8:00-8:30 on Monday and Tuesday mornings. Please come along and join in. This club is open to all year groups. Meet at school to register for each session.


Mile Club

Mrs Bodeker’s Lunchtime Mile club will be taking place 12:30-12:55 during Thursday lunch. Please fill in the slip to give your child permission to attend these sessions as they use the village green. Additional slips are available in the foyer.


Langtree Kitchen Staff Vacancy

There is a vacancy for a kitchen assistant at Langtree School kitchen for 25 hours per week Pay is minimum wage. Applicants must also be able to drive as you will be delivering meals to Stoke Row and serving at Checkendon Primary. Position begins on the 7th October 2016.

Please contact Amanda on 01491 682 783 or email




Mile Club – (please return to school office)


My child……………………………………………………… would like to take part in the lunchtime running club  on  Thursdays 12.25pm – 12.55pm.


I understand that my child will need a packed lunch on these days.



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