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Friday 15th January 2016

Dear Parents,

 

Whole School Zoolab visit

To support our Science topics we are having a visit from Zoolab on Monday 25th January.  Each class will have a one hour session learning about different animals. Classes 1 and 2 will look at reptiles, amphibians and mammals. Classes 3 and 4 will focus on molluscs, arthropods and arachnids. We need to request a contribution of £4 to cover the cost of this visit. Please complete the slip at the end of this letter.

Science morning at Richmond School Class 4

On Tuesday 19th January children from Class 4 will spend the morning in the Science laboratories at Richmond School as part of primary/secondary school transition. They have letters requesting a contribution to the cost of the morning.

Year  6 SATs Parents Meeting Wednesday 20th January 6pm

SATs Assessment week for our Y6 children this year is the week beginning Monday 9th May. There are lots of government changes to the tests this year. Mrs Jones is holding a parent’s information meeting at 6pm on Wednesday 20th January in school. This is for parents only. Please do your very best to attend so that you can offer your child the best support possible.

Other National Assessments

At our parent consultation evenings after February half term we will share further information on assessments for children in other year groups. During May and June teachers in all year groups will be carrying out age appropriate assessments during lesson time to determine the progress your child has made across the year. This will be reported in end of year written reports. Children will be assessed against age related expectations in Maths, Reading, Writing, Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation and Science; depending on their year group.

Rural Challenge Club on Friday morning at 8am in school

This club made an excellent start this morning with their leaders John and Jess. The children have each been given a Rural Challenge hoody which they make keep. Please name your child’s hoody. Rural Challenge have sent letters home with each child asking for a weekly contribution of £1.50 and a separate consent form for completion. These can be returned to the leaders next Friday morning.

 

 

 

Rural Challenge are also running a Club on a Thursday after school at St.Paul’s Church Hall, Brompton-on-Swale from 5.15pm to 6.30pm

Several of our children have now started attending this and there are still more places. Fliers are available from the school office and you are welcome to turn up next Thursday.

Y5/6 Girl’s Football Tournament

This is being held at Richmond School Astroturf next Friday 22nd January in the afternoon. Girls who have been selected have received letters.

NHS 5-19 Healthy Child Programme Height and Weight Checks for Reception and Year 6 - Wednesday 2nd March

Children in these year groups have information about this in letters sent home today. In the letter it explains how you may opt out if you do not wish your child to take part.

Planning ahead (with more details to follow later)

To help you plan as you start the New Year; our current Year 5 children will go on the residential to Marrick Priory in September 2016; the approximate cost is £220 which can be paid in instalments.

All our children from Year 1 upwards will have a course of swimming lessons with qualified pool instructors at Catterick Leisure Centre (block of 10) in the Summer Term 2016, for which we will need a weekly payment of approx. £3.00.

Diary Dates for this term

A full list of diary dates were sent home last week and are on our school website .This includes Class Assembly dates and Parent Teacher Consultation dates after half term.

 

Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any queries.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

Nicola Dobson          

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Zoo Lab visit Monday 25th January 2016

 

Child’s Name:……………………………………………………………Class: …………

 

I enclose a contribution of £4.00 to the cost of the Zoo Lab visit. o

 

Signed: …………………………………………………(Parent/Carer)

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