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Newsletter 24 April 2015

‘Hoodwinked’ – a reminder to parents of Year 3 & Year 4 children that the performances take place on Tuesday 28th April at 6.30pm or Wednesday 29th April at 1.30pm. Please note that it is a ticket only event. Seating is restricted in accordance with Fire Safety Regulations and there will be no standing room. Tuesday’s performance is full however there are some spare tickets for Wednesday afternoon. The children will need to be at school for Tuesday’s performance, between 5.30pm-5.45pm for preparations – costumes, make-up, hair etc. The soloist singers should be in by 5.30pm for singing warm up. Year 3 children should go to the Year 6, Willow Classroom and the Year 4’s to their own classroom. Doors open on Tuesday evening at 6.20pm.

There has been no charge issued against the tickets however there will be a collection at the end of each performance. The money collected will be donated to Diabetics UK.

Recording – please note that no recordings of the production, by either mobile phone or videoing equipment, are allowed. Photographs for your own use may be taken at the end of the performance.


New Arrival – we are delighted to announce the safe arrival of Amanda Donnai’s baby. Baby Osian Donnai arrived on Saturday 18th April weighing 9lb3oz!! Mother and baby are doing well.

Sports day dates – Key Stage 2 – Wednesday 24th June – a.m. Times to be confirmed.

Key Stage 1 – Wednesday 24th June – p.m. Times tbc.

Labelling – children lose several pieces of uniform every day, however if it is clearly labelled, the items usually find their way back to the classroom. Please could you check if all your child’s uniform, including coats, packed lunch boxes, shoes and school bags are labelled. A laundry marker is available from the school office if required.


Term dates – please find attached with this Newsletter, the term dates for September 2015 – July 2016 with the additional INSET days added. Copies of these can be obtained from the Foyer.

Aspen Pre-orders – please ensure you have pre-ordered any Aspen Dinners your child may require and cancel any that your child will not be taking eg when off school due to illness or on a school trip.