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Infant - Weekly email for Monday 2nd March

Dear Parent/Carer,
 
Welcome back to school, we hope you have all had an enjoyable break.  
 
The Big Sunflower Project: This project aims to raise awareness of the rare neuromuscular conditions centronuclear and myotubular myopathy by growing sunflowers. 2020 is the tenth year of the project. The sunflower was chosen for its cheery and positive outlook, as if they are on a mission to touch the sky and nothing can hold them back!

We are supporting this project and will be planting our sunflower seeds and running a class competition to see which class sunflower grows the tallest during the Spring and Summer terms. The sunflowers will begin to grow in small pots and will then be planted outside. We will keep you updated with how they get on! More details of this charity and the progress of our sunflowers will be available on the website page here
 
Science Challenge: Thank you to those who have completed their science challenge and brought them in. There is still time to bring your challenge in, please see the letter attached.
 
World Book Day: Is on Thursday 5th March and we are having a space themed day. Instead of dressing up the children can wear a reading hat!  Please see the attached letter. 
 
Accident-Free in CSG:    
Thank you to those who are parking away from School Lane, the Memorial Hall car park and on the double yellow lines on Silver Hill.
 
Local Community & Cultural Events: are added to the website here     
 
PTA News:

Second Hand Book Shop

The PTA will be selling a great range of second hand books for £1 each. The children will have the time to visit the book shop on Wednesday during school hours so if you’re able to please send in £1 in a named envelope by Wednesday. 

 

Book Café

On Friday 6th March we will be running a fabulous pop-up café from 8am featuring story-time with the teachers:

   8:10 - Mr McCune

   8:20 - Mrs Nolan

   8:30 - Mrs Stainbank

 

The PTA will be providing a delicious spread of pastries, morning goods, smoothies and yoghurts so bring your children along for a story over breakfast.

 

The café will be open until 10am for you to enjoy a quieter refreshment after drop-off. 

 

We will also be a second hand book shop with a range of titles available for grown-ups, including cookbooks and popular fiction. 

 

Amazon Wishlist

You may have noticed that a number of the reading books are very well used and over-loved. The school are looking to replace a number of these and so have set up an Amazon Wish list with a variety of titles at a wide range of prices. If you would like to contribute please visit

 

https://www.amazon.co.uk/hz/wishlist/ls/Z8OVYBYUMI5O?#

 

Remember to shop through smile.amazon.co.uk for the school to receive a cash reward for all of your amazon shopping! 

 
The week ahead:
 
Monday 2nd March 
  • Gymnastics (lunch time)
  • PFO (after school)
  • Creation Station (after school)
 
Tuesday 3rd March      
  • Dance Mania (Years 1 & 2 lunch time)  
  • Multi Skills (Years 1 & 2 lunch time)               
 
Wednesday 4th March
  • WOW- Hi Visibility Wednesday. Wear your brightest Hi Visibility accessories for your walk to school
  • PTA Second Hand Book Shop
  • Tennis (lunch time)
 
Thursday 5th March
  •  World Book Day  
  • Gymnastics (lunch time)
  • French (Years 1 & 2 after school)
 
Friday 6th March
  • PTA Book Cafe

Future Dates
 
Monday 9th March: Parents Evening - 3.30pm to 6.00pm
Friday 13th March: Dads to School day (AM only)
Friday 13th March: Sports Relief Day
Wednesday 25th March: Year 1 Village Fete
Wednesday 25th March: Parents Evening - 5.30pm to 8.00pm
Thursday 26th March: Year 2 Africa Day
Tuesday 31st March: Easter Church Service at 9.15am
Friday 3rd April: Easter Egg Hunt and Egg Rolling in the morning
Friday 3rd April: School closes for Easter at 2pm
Saturday 13th June: Strawberry Fayre 11am - 3pm
Monday 8th June: Class Photos
Wednesday 17th June: Year 2 College Lake
Thursday 18th June: Reception 'Everyday Hero' Dress up day.
Friday 19th June: Mums to School day (AM only)

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