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Junior - Weekly email (sent on Friday 23rd November)

Dear all
 
Singing assembly on Thursday was lovely with all of the performers practising their pieces and Mr Holmes would like to thank all involved. The music has continued this afternoon with recorders in Year 3 and ukuleles in Year 6 and Year 3 running through their songs for their show.
 
DCGS Admissions - In accordance with the School Admissions Code, the Dr Challoners Grammar School's draft Admissions Policy for 2020 is now available for consultation. The policy and further information regarding the consultation are available on the school website under Admissions. As requested we are informing our parents about the consultation. The deadline date to receive responses is Friday 18 January 2019. Please email any comments, regarding the proposed changes, to admin@challoners.com or send via post to the school clearly marked 'Admissions Policy 2020 Consultation'
 
Year 3 - Year 3 will be doing lots of afternoon rehearsals for the next few weeks so no afternoon readers until after their show please (readers welcome in again from Wednesday 12th December)
 
Year 5 - please note that 4pm today is the deadline for applying for a place on the PGL residential trip. Year 5 will be attending a Cross Country / PE festival at Amersham School on Tuesday. They will need to come to school wearing PE kit and they will be outside during the morning so warm layers will be needed. The children will be back at school in time for lunch and for normal afternoon lessons.

Year 6 - please note that 4pm today is the deadline for applying for a place on the France residential trip.
 
Monday 26th November
  • Gymnastics Parkour Ninja Club Club with Burnham Gymnastics in the Main Hall - club finishes at 16:30  

 

Tuesday 27th November

  • Deadline for placing orders for school Christmas lunch is today
  • Breakfast Club in the ATA Room with Mrs Rock and Mr Shankland - 08:00 to 08:45 (Invited pupils only)
  • Maths Club in the IT Suite with Mrs Crosbie - 08:15 to 08:45 (Invited pupils only)
  • Year 5 PE Festival 09:00 to 12:00  
  • Violin lessons with Mrs Priestley in the IT Meeting Room - 09:00 to 10:040 approx 
  • Drama Club with Mrs Golding in Main Hall - Years 5 and  6 session 12:20 to 12:50 and Years 3 and 4 session 12:50 to 13:20 (Year 3 and 4 drama club members please go for first lunch) 
  • Cello lessons with Mrs Tullie in the IT Meeting Room - 14:00 to 15:30 approx
  • PFO Football Club with PFO in the Main Hall - club finishes at 16:45

 

Wednesday 28th November  

  • Breakfast Club in the ATA Room with Mrs Rock and Mr Shankland - 08:00 to 08:45 (Invited pupils only)
  • Maths Club in the IT Suite with Mrs Crosbie - 08:15 to 08:45 (Invited pupils only)
  • Piano lessons with Mrs Downie in the IT Meeting Room - 12:10 to 15:30 
  • Change4Life Club - Main Hall - 12:30 to 13:00 - invited children
  • Year 5 - Swimming lessons for Beech Class (afternoon)
  • Cheerleading Club in Dining Hall/Main Hall with Lizzie Rawlinson - times vary depending on age - 15:45 to 16:45 or 15:00 to 18:00
  • Football Club with Mr Holmes (for Year 5 and 6 only) in Main Hall - club finishes at 16:45 

 

Thursday 29th November

  • Spanish Club with El Club Espanol in Art Room - 12:50 to 13:20 (children in this club to go for first sitting of lunch)
  • Guitar lessons with Mr Norton in the IT Meeting Room - 12:20 to 15:00
  • EFL Football festival for invited players - all day event   
  • Pilates Club with Mrs Stephenson in the Main Hall - club finishes at 16:30 
  • Cookery club - after school club in the Dining Hall run by Smart Raspberry - club finishes at 16:30
  • Homework Club in the IT Suite - Teacher Led (for Invited pupils only) - club finishes at 16:30

 

Friday 30th November

  • Breakfast Club in the ATA Room with Mrs Rock and Mr Shankland - 08:00 to 08:45
  • Woodwind lesson with Mrs Wayman in the IT Meeting Room - 12:45 to 13:15

 

Future Dates:
 
Christingle servive at CSG Parish church will be held on Sunday 2nd December  - details here
 
Monday 3rd December - Walk to School Month begins
 
Tuesday 4th December - Year 4 to attend Songs of Praise at village church
 
Wednesday 5th December - Piano assembly for Mrs Downie's piano pupils - 13:30 to 13:50 - parents of players are invited to attend 
 
Thursday 6th December - Pantomime Peter Pan
 
Friday 7th December - PTA pop up Christmas shop for children during the afternoon
 
Monday 12th December - Year 6 SATS practice week
 
Monday 10th December - Year 3 show dress rehearsal - 14:30 to 15:00 in Main Hall
 
Tuesday 11th December - Year 3 show - 17:30 to 18:00 in Main Hall
 
Wednesday 12th December - School Christmas lunch
 
Thursday 13th December - School Carol Services at Village Church - Year 3/4 13:45 to 14:25 and Year 5/6 14:30 to 15:15 - parents invited to attend their child's service
 
Friday 14th December  - Christmas Jumper Day - non-uniform day in aid of NSPCC
 
Friday 14th December - PTA Children's Christmas Party evening
 
Wednesday 19th December - end of term - school finishes at 14:15 today
 
Have a lovely weekend.

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