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Junior - Weekly email (sent Friday 20th September)

Dear All
 
We have now had our first full week of timetabled activities and have started a daily jog at the end of lunch time.  We have had soft surfacing installed under our trim trails this week and a new section of trim trail has been installed for the lower playground children. 
 
Year 6 -  Greek day confirmation - thank you to everyone who has made a donation towards the cost of this day. We can confirm that this event will be going ahead. Year 6 need a few extra adult helpers for the morning - please contact the School Office or your class parent rep if you are able to help.
 
Macmillan Coffee Morning - parents, friends and family are welcome to attend a coffee morning being hosted by some of our Year 6 pupils next Friday 27th. This will be held in the DIning Hall from 08:45 to 09:30.
 
Volunteer helpers - there is a training session for ALL volunteer helpers to be held at the Junior School next Friday, at 9:40 after the Coffee Morning in the Dining Hall. Mrs Peal will give Child Protection training in this session.
 
Accident-Free in CSG - Junior School - A reminder to please park away from Parsonage Road, Hillside Close and Lagger Close. Everyone should now have parking permits for Blizzards Yard car park. If for any reason you still haven’t received one, then please let the school office know. Remember there is also plenty of parking available in the playing fields car park. 
 
Earrings - from Monday 23rd September earrings are not to be worn in school - not even if taped.
 
Clubs - a reminder that all of the external gates are open until 5pm and please do not park in the staff car park when picking up from a club.
 
Monday 23rd September 
  • Drum lessons in the IT Meeting Room with MD Drumlab - 12:30 to 15:30 

 

Tuesday 24th September
  • 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 for invited children at lunchtime 
  • Choir with Miss Thorn in Maple class at lunchtime - open to all year groups   
  • Drum lessons in the IT Meeting Room with MD Drumlab - 14:00 to 15:30
  • Year 3 - PE lessons this afternoon (last week)
  • 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 (note change of room)

 

Wednesday 25th September 
  • 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 3 workshop - Egyptian Day with Portals to the Past - children may dress in Egyptian costume   
  • Woodwind lesson in the IT Meeting Room with Mrs Wayman - 09:45 to 10:15 
  • 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 Beech Class swimming lessons begin (14:00 to 15:30) normal PE for Maple class  
  • Cheerleading Club with Lizzie starts after school - two different age groups in 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 
  • Reading, writing and maths meeting for all parents - 18:00 to 19:30 in Dining Hall  

 

Thursday 26th September
  • 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 27th September 
  • Breakfast Club in the ATA Room with Mrs Rock and Mr Shankland - 08:00 to 08:35 (invited pupils only)
  • Macmillan Coffee Morning at the Junior School in the Dining Hall - 08:45 to 09:30  
  • Meeting for all volunteer helpers - Child Protection Training, Safeguarding & Behaviour at the Junior School  - 09:40 to 10:40  
  • Year 3 PE Festival - Capture the Flag  (children to wear PE kit and bringing a packed lunch today) 
  • Street Dance with Tuffney Dance starts after school in the Main Hall for all year groups - club finishes at 16:15  

 

Future Dates
 
Tuesday 1st October - Year 6 workshop - Ancient Greek Day

Tuesday 1st October - Year 4 - PE Festival - Basketball
 
Tuesday 1st October - Year 5 to Songs of Praise Service (11:30 at Parish Church)
 
Monday 7th October - Individual Photographs of Pupils - to be taken during the morning - siblings that all attend the Junior School will have a joint photo taken
 
Tuesday 8th October - Year 4 Davenies Superstars Festival for Invited team
 
Thursday 10th October - Infant School Open Day for Prospective Parents - details on website here
 
Friday 18th October - Open Day for Prospective Parents - details on website here
 
Thursday 4th June - Maths meeting for all parents - 09:00 to 10:00

Other items:

Events in the local community are added to the website here
 
We hope that you all have a lovely weekend
 
Regards

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