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Junior - Weekly email sent Friday 15th November

Dear All

 

Thank you to all of the children, and staff, who joined in OddSocksDay in support of the Anti-Bullying Awareness Week activities this week. Thank you to Miss Thorn for organising activities to raise awareness in school.

 

Thank you to Saanvi who assisted Mrs Peal in laying a wreath on behalf of our school at the village Remembrance service on Sunday.

 

Well done to the Year 3 and 4 children who took part in a basketball festival on Tuesday at Dr Challoners High School. 

 

Accident-Free in CSG - Junior School a polite reminder to everyone to park away from Parsonage Road and to always avoid obstructing driveways, especially on Hillside Close and Lagger Close. Please park in designated areas, such as the playing fields car park, when dropping off and picking up children. Please think of the safety of your children and be respectful of our neighbours.

 

Disco and parking - disco drop off is 6pm tonight at the main school entrance (see Classlist note from PTA for details) and collection time is 7:30pm - please can parents park away from Parsonage Road when dropping off and collecting.

 

School meals - children order their school meals each morning during registration. They have the option of requesting the vegetarian option each day, on an ad hoc basis. If you are aware that your child would like to have the vegetarian option, on any given day, please ensure that they are aware that they need to ask for that to be ordered for them. If you think that your child may not be confident about doing this please contact the School Office. 

 

Flu vaccination - the deadline to provide consent for your child to have a vaccination in school is end of day on 22nd November - vaccinations will only be given to your child if you have completed the online consent form - details are given on the letter here. As of Monday 4th November only 139 have signed up for this free service that is available to children of all year groups,

 

Monday 18th November 

  • Switch Off Fortnight starts today - energy awareness - Eco Warriors 

  • 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)  

  • Drum lessons in the IT Meeting Room with MD Drumlab - 12:30 to 15:30

 

Tuesday 19th November

  • Breakfast Club in the ATA Room with Mrs Rock and Mr Shankland - 08:00 to 08:35 (Invited pupils only)

  • Maths Club in the IT Suite with Mrs Crosbie - 08:15 to 08:45 (Invited pupils only)

  • Violin & cello lessons in the IT Meeting Room with Mrs Priestley am 

  • Reading club with Miss Warner in IT Suite - now  open to all year groups 

  • Choir with Miss Thorn in Maple class at lunchtime - open to all year groups

  • Pets as Therapy - Tales with Trixie - 13:30 to 13:30 for invited children  

  • Drum lessons in the IT Meeting Room with MD Drumlab - 14:00 to 15:30

  • Football Club with PFO starts after school in the Main Hall for all year groups - 15:45 to 16:45 (teachers will take children over to the hall where they will then be supervised by PFO)

  • French Club with Little Language Academy starts after school in the ATA Room for all year groups from 15:30 to 16:30

 

Wednesday 20th November 

  • Walk on Wednesday - HiViz - look for the most colourful fallen leaf - children walking to school may wear trainers today

  • Breakfast Club in the ATA Room with Mrs Rock and Mr Shankland - 08:00 to 08:35 (Invited pupils only)

  • Maths Club in the IT Suite with Mrs Crosbie - 08:15 to 08:45 (Invited pupils only)

  • Year 4 Roman Day - children may wear a Roman Costume for the day  

  • Woodwind lesson in the IT Meeting Room with Mrs Wayman - 09:30 to 10:30   

  • Mindfulness Club with Mrs Franklin in Maple class at lunchtime - open to all year groups  

  • Piano lessons with Mrs Downie in the IT Meeting Room - 12:10 to 15:30

  • Year 5 Maple Class swimming lesson today + Year 6 top up swimmers (14:00 to 15:30) normal PE for Beech class  

  • Cheerleading Club with Lizzie - two different age groups in the Dining Hall straight after school and then Main Hall for older group  

  • Football Club with Mr O'Sullivan starts after school in the Main Hall for Year 5 & 6 children - club finishes at 16:45   

  • Parents evening meetings - 17:30 to 20:00 - ALL of the entrance gates will be open whilst parents evening is underway - please park considerately and do not use the staff car park or park in Parsonage Road - letter     

 

Thursday 21st November

  • Today is the deadline to order your school photos to get free delivery  

  • Guitar lessons in the IT Meeting Room with Mr Norton - from 12:20

  • 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 - children should be collected from the Dining Hall.  

 

Friday 22nd November  

  • Breakfast Club in the ATA Room with Mrs Rock and Mr Shankland - 08:00 to 08:35 (invited pupils only) 

 

Future Dates

 

Tuesday 26th November - Year 5/6 Basketball event at DCHS (selected pupils) - 4pm-6pm.

 

Wednesday 27th November - Flu vaccinations in school for all year groups - letter with details here

 

Wednesday 27th November - menu change from roast pork to Roast Gammon  (may contain sulphur dioxide)

 

Saturday 30th November - switching on of village christmas lights and Infant School lantern parade

 

Tuesday 3rd December - SEN Review Meetings for invited parents

 

Tuesday 3rd December - Year 6 to Songs of Praise service - family and friends are welcome to attend the service that starts at 11:30 in the village church

 

Thursday 5th December - Snow White Pantomime in school - letter

 

Friday 6th December - PTA pop up shop for children during the afternoon

 

Tuesday 10th December - Junior School Carol Service Year 3 & Year 4 at the Village CHurch from 13:45 – 14:25 - parents of children in these year groups are invited to attend

 

Tuesday 10th December - Junior School Carol Service Year 5 & Year 6 at the Village CHurch from 14:30 to 15:15 - parents of children in these year groups are invited to attend   

 

Wednesday 11th December - School Christmas Lunch today

 

Wednesday 11th December - Piano assembly with Mrs Downie's piano pupils - family of those playing are welcome to join us for this assembly - Main Hall - 13:30 to 14:00

 

Friday 13th December - PTA Christmas Movie night - 15:20 to 18:00

 

Monday 16th December - Year 3 End of term performance - Dress Rehearsal 13:45 to 14:45 details TBC

 

Tuesday 17th December - Year 3 End of term show - 18:30 to 19:30 details TBC

 

Thursday 19th December - last day of term - school closes at 14:15 today

 

Year 6 - advance notice of diary dates

 

Wednesday 6th May 2020 - SRE and France meeting starting at 6pm 

Tuesday 16th June 2020 - France Day 

Tuesday 14th July 2020 - Bouncy Day 

Wednesday 8th July 2020 - Year 6 show dress rehearsal starting at 1:30pm

Thursday 9th July 2020 - Year 6 production starting at 6:30pm

 

Other items:

 

Photo gallery - check out our gallery on the website here


Community Events - events in the local community are added to the website here  


Parish Church - Family@4 Poster

 

We have added an Exhibitions and Events section on the community page - this week's highlighted exhibition is the Troy exhibition at the British Museum

 

Chess - details of the Bucks Youth Chess Association trials for Year 4 and under children are available here

 

We hope that you all have a lovely weekend.


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