Friday 11th March 2016
Congratulations to Class 2 on their Class Assembly
We all learnt so much at Class 2’s assembly this week. They shared their topics of the ‘Weather’ and their research into ‘The Great Fire of London’. We were very impressed with their singing, drama and super science. Thank you to parents and carers who came to support them.
Cross Country Congratulations
Well done to all our KS2 children who ran around Catterick Race course yesterday.
Each race had about 200 children from across North Yorkshire schools competing. We had some excellent individual results and those in the first 8 in their race have been invited to the North Yorkshire final next week.
Year 3 Girls Ellen Newton 2nd place
Year 3 Boys Ashton Newall 3rd place; Archie Tulip 8th place
Year 5 Boys Finlay Tulip 2nd place
Year 5 Girls Beth Reed 7th place
Book Fair Support
Thank you for supporting the Book Fair in school. We earn significant commission as a school from this, £235, which is used to buy new books for classrooms and the library. We encourage children to take a library book home in addition to their reading book. Please check at home and return any outstanding school books you may find.
Marrick Residential Visit Information Meeting for Year 6 in September 2016
A reminder that this meeting is Tuesday 15th March at 6pm.This meeting is at Brompton-on-Swale School this year.
Last week of Clubs next week
Bookings forms for new clubs after Easter will come out next week and Clubs will start in the week beginning Monday 18th April. The Rural Challenge group will run again on Thursday and Friday mornings
Sports Relief Friday 18th March – non uniform/wear ‘sporty’ clothes
Next Friday we are asking the children to come to school dressed in ’sporty clothes’ or their favourite sports person. School Council are asking for a donation of £1 to be given to the charity Sports Relief. We will also be selling Sports Relief wrist bands for £1.
Sports Relief Mile Friday 18th March 2.30pm
We have measured a circuit around the school grounds and we will all run a version of this. Everyone is welcome to join us; running or walking!
School Swimming after Easter
All children from Y1 upwards will swim with school and qualified instructors at Catterick Swimming baths for a 10 week series of lessons starting the second week after Easter. Letters have been sent home today with more details.
Diary Dates until the end of term
Tuesday 15th March Class 4 visit to Ripon Workhouse and Cathedral
Thursday 17th March Class 4 Parental Assembly 9.30am.
Friday 18th March Sports Relief Charity Day. Pay £1 to wear ‘sporty clothes’. All welcome to join us in running the Sports Relief mile at 2.30pm
Wednesday 23rd March Decorate an egg and Easter bonnet competition.
Easter tombola for all – 50p.
Egg Rolling 2pm. All welcome, refreshments and Cake Stall with FoS
Thursday 24th March Easter Service in Church 2pm. All welcome. Finish for Easter
Easter Activities and traditions at Bolton-on-Swale
On the morning of Wednesday 23rd March the children are asked to bring in a decorated hard boiled egg and an Easter bonnet/hat if they wish. They also need a spare hard boiled egg for the egg rolling in the afternoon. Prizes are awarded in age categories and the eggs and bonnets are on display. Friends of the School will also run an Easter tombola and the children will need 50p to take part in this.
On the afternoon of Wednesday 23rd March at 2pm you are invited to join us to watch the children roll their eggs. We will also present the prizes donated by Friends of the School for the egg decorating and bonnet competitions. Friends of the School will also serve refreshments and there will be a cake stall.
On Thursday 24th March at 2pm you are invited to join us at St Mary’s Church for our Easter Service, led by the children.
Friends of the School Cake Stall request
Please bake a cake for the stall on Wednesday 23rd March at the egg rolling. Cakes can be brought into school in the morning.
Easter Holiday Sewing Club
These will run on from 10am to 2pmon Thursday 31st March, Friday 1st April, Wednesday 6th and Friday 8th April for children aged 6-13 years. To book a place contact Catherine Marshall on 01748 810824 or email email@example.com
Parish Council Representative for the village
Due to the retirement of the Scorton representative there is now a vacancy. Closing date for expressing an interest is 29th March. Please contact Vicki Raven (Clerk to Scorton Parish Council) on 01748 811433 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any queries.