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Newsletter 23.1.14

Lunchtime Supervisors – After half term there will be a vacancy for a Lunchtime Supervisor 12.00 to 1.00pm. Please ask in the school office for more details and an application form if you are interested in this position.  A Supervisor is required for five days each week, however if you are only able to offer part of the week please do ask in the office as this may be possible.


Class Assembly Dates for your diary –

Oak class assembly           Wednesday 5th February at 9.10am

Willow class assembly    Wednesday 12th February at 9.10am

Maple class assembly       Wednesday 5th March at 9.10am

Other classes will hold their assemblies in the summer term


KS2 Cross Country Event – Yesterday 22 pupils took part in the 4th of a series of 4 cross country events which took place at Langtree School with other Primary schools from the area.  All the children performed  very well with our school coming second overall for the four events.

Yesterday our school results included:    Year 5/6 boys team – 1st      Year 3/4 boys team – 3rd

Year 5/6 girls team – 2nd     Year 3/4 girls team – 2nd

Individual results – Year 3/4 girls – 1st – Courtney Greenford

Year 5/6 boys – 1st David Carr,   2nd Adam McBride   3rd Andrew Carr


Early Morning Activities – Mrs Bodeker our PE co-ordinator would like to start a couple of early bird activities (before school starting at 8.00 until 8.35am) and would appreciate it if you could answer the questions in the questionnaire on the back of this newsletter so she can gauge interest and start the most popular choices.  Please return these questionnaires to the school office as soon as possible.


Emergency Closures – In the event of bad weather any closure or late opening will be announced on the radio by 8.00am, earlier if possible (BBC Radio Oxford and Heart FM Oxfordshire) and will appear on their websites.

We will also inform the Woodcote and Cabin Pre-Schools.

School closures are listed on the County website: and we will also notify parents of opening/closing on our school website:


FOWPS Newsletter w/e Friday 24th January 2014

Cake Sale – There will be a cake sale on Friday 31st January hosted by Rowan and Maple classes. Plates will be sent out next week.

Paintballing Voucher –  We  still have a Deltaforce Paintballing voucher which we were not able to put in the silent auction at the Christmas Market. It is worth £100 and entitles the holder to free entry for
10 people at any of the 35 Deltaforce paintballing centres. If you would like to bid for this item please do so via email to The closing date for bids will be Friday 31st January.

Amy Fletcher, Acting Headteacher




Child’s Name ………………………………………………  Class ……………………………………


Would you be interested in your child attending an activity?               Yes                  No   


If so, which morning would you prefer?             MONDAY    TUESDAY    WEDNESDAY  


The provider Sports Xtra are able to offer a wide variety of activities,
which would be your choice (please tick option(s)


   Mini Fencing






   Non-contact boxing






   Kwik Cricket






   Multi Sports (a combination of any of the above)



The price point is likely to be around £4.00 per session for a 10 week term,
would you be prepared to pay this?

Yes      No