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Stop Press 6th December

News items for week ending 6th December

News items for week ending 6th December 2019

Attendance for this week

Infants:                 1 Dahl                    97.6%         

Juniors:                 6 Wells                 98.9%

Well done to both of these classes!


Communications sent out this week:


 Applicable year group

 How it was distributed

Crystal Palace football (after school)

Year1/2 participants



Dates for your diary

Saturday 7th December

Winter Wonderland School Fair 11am-2pm

Tuesday 10th December

Last Parent tour for 2019 for prospective parents

Wednesday 11th December

School Christmas Dinner day, children can bring a Christmas hat to wear if they wish - Optional

Thursday 12th December

Reception, Year 1 & Year 2 Disco 2:50pm-4:15pm

KS2 Disco 5pm-6:30pm

Friday 13th December

Christmas Jumper Day - £1 donation for Save the Children

Monday 16th December

9am Yr1 & Yr2 Christmas Play

1:45pm Reception Christmas Play

Tuesday 17th December

9am Reception Christmas Play

1:45pm Yr1 & Yr2 Christmas Play

Wednesday 18th December

9am Yr3 & Yr4 Christmas Play

2pm Yr5 & Yr6 Christmas Concert

3-4:30pm R, Yr1 & Yr2 Movie and Onesie

Friday 20th December

End of term

R 1:05pm

Yr1 & Yr2 1:10pm

Yr3, 4, 5 & 6 1:15pm

Tuesday 7th January 2020

Start of Spring Term


School Discos

The school discos will be taking place on Thursday 12th December; Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 from 2.50-4.15pm and Year 3-6 from 5.00-6.30pm.  The cost of entry to the disco is £2.50 which should be paid on line through School Money, Trips.

Children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 can bring their party clothes to school in a named bag to change into for the disco.  They should then be collected from their classroom doors at 4.15pm.


Greek Day

Year 3 looked amazing in their Greek Chitons despite the cold weather.  They had fun learning all things Greek to complement their learning.


Year 3 Visit to Trinity

What a superb performance of Joseph and the amazing technicolour dreamcoat, we watched!  We could have been in the West End.  The singing, dancing and sets were inspiring and our feet were bopping to the songs!  Thank you to Trinity School for this wonderful opportunity.


Winter Wonderland – Saturday 7th December 11am-2pm

Preparations are well under way for tomorrow’s Christmas Fair.  Thank you to all who have already helped and those who are going to be helping tomorrow.  Please do spread the word and encourage people to come along and support our School!  We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible tomorrow!  We do still need some help, if you are able to help out tomorrow, please let us know via  Thank you!  Thank you as well to our fabulous PTA who have worked tirelessly on the fair preparations so far.


Hamsey Elections! (linked to British Values)

This week, year groups have voted in a candidate for the Hamsey General Election on Thursday.  The candidates have briefly outlined their year group manifesto which gives an overview of an activity/event they would like to run before the end of term.  Next week, they will expand on their ideas in a ‘Hustings’ style assembly!  Canvassing begins thereafter until polling day on Thursday!  All pupils will vote and the winning year group will have their idea made into reality.

Year 1       Christmas music in the dinner hall until we break up

Year 2       Wear a Christmas hat/accessory day

Year 3       Football activity session

Year 4       Plant a sustainable Christmas tree in the grounds, decorate and sing next to it – can be                                      repeated annually

Year 5       Movie and board games mufti

Year 6       DVD & pyjama day


The Words of the Week

Infants        - Stomp – ‘stepping heavily and noisily in anger’

Juniors        - Supercilious – ‘behaving as if you are better than other people’


Riddle of the Week for pupils (last answer: There is no smoke; it is an electric train!)

What is next in this sequence? JFMAMJJASON . . .


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