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Newsletter 7 September 2012

Welcome back after the Summer break.  The Headteachers newsletter will be sent out next week giving important dates for the term and further information.


Welcome – to Miss Preston our new teacher in Hornbeam class (Year 1) and also to Mrs Beeton our new teaching  assistant in Oak class (Foundation).


Welcome – to all the new pupils who have joined us this term, they are:

Elena McConville has joined Willow class,

Skye McDougall, Ashley Bevins, Spencer Jones and Charlie McConville have joined Maple class,

Archie Clark and Silas Mendez  have joined Rowan class,

Adam Church has joined Ash class,

Ross McDougall has joined Beech class,

Rhodri Evans, Poppy Clark and Ollin Mendez have joined Hornbeam class.

In Oak class we are pleased to welcome 28 children, they are: Annika Arlett, Samuel Bartlett, Emily Byron, Toby Coleman, Kiera Cox, Delilah Dorey, Mariella Edwards,

Jack France, Richard Garner, Nathanael Gaskin, Michael Harding, Benjamin Hawley, Harley Hearn, Imogen Hughes, Sam Hughes, Jake Humphrey, Lily-Mae McGuire, Tilly Murrin, Emma Parker, Mikey Peates, Isabelle Read, Thomas Robinson, Thomas Sandham, Jack Sherwood, Vaughan Van Heerden, Elsie Warner, Katie Wilson, Jack Wilson.


School Photographs – On Monday 17th September the photographer will be in school to take photographs of all the children.  Brothers and sisters will be photographed together unless you ask specifically for them to photographed separately by completing the slip at the end of this newsletter.  If you have pre-school children which you would like included in your family photograph please come into the school hall at 8.30am as these will be taken first.


Harvest Festival – This is due to take place on Wednesday 3rd October at 9.15am.  All produce brought in by children is distributed to elderly people in Woodcote and to do this we need boxes (shoe box size).  If you have any that you could bring in for this purpose please save them for us and bring them in nearer the date.  This would be very helpful to us.


After School Club – Just a reminder that the After School Club has their AGM on Tuesday 11thSeptember at 6.30pm in the school hall.  All welcome.


FOWPS Newsletter – On the back of this newsletter is information from FOWPS about their AGM and also about their fund raising activities which helps to provide extra resources for the school.


Newsletter by email – If you would prefer to receive the weekly newsletter by email please let the school office know your email address. 

You can also find the newsletter online on our school website


School Dinners –  The new dinner ordering system is now in place.  If parents would like to pre-order meals online at home please let the office know.  Information needed is: email address and parents full name and child’s name.  An email will be sent to you from DOLCE with information on how to pre-order at home.  Payments can still be made weekly on a Monday morning.  A direct debit pre-ordering system is also available and the forms can be collected from the office.