4th December 2015
Our Christmas Production ‘Straw and Order’
We hope you now have your tickets for our performances next week; Tuesday 8th December 2pm and Wednesday 9th December 6pm. For the evening performance the children need to be back at school by 5.45pm, in time to put their costumes on. If you are not staying for the evening performance please come into school to collect your child for 7pm. Please bring your tickets with you for entry to the performance.
Thank you for your understanding about ticket allocations. We have 72 families in school and a hall fire safety limit of 140 seats.
Friends of the School Reminders and thank you
Thank you to everyone who so kindly donated prizes for our raffle. Please bring your donations in by the morning of Monday 7th December as the hampers will be made up on Monday. Tickets will be sold before both performances and the raffle will be drawn after the evening performance
Clubs have finished for Christmas activities
Thank you to all staff and parents who have voluntarily supported our wide variety of Clubs this term. Clubs have finished for the term and will start again in the second week back of the new term; week beginning Monday 11th January. There will be new club choice letters after Christmas.
Special Mentions Assembly
The last Special Mentions Assembly of this term will be on Friday 11th December.
HMS Heroes Service Pupils
Art work from our HMS Heroes group is now on display at The Station, Richmond, having previously been in Ripon Cathedral.
Last Day Carol Service in St Mary’s Church 2pm
You are invited to join us for our Carol Service in St Mary’s church at 2pm on Friday 18th December. Following this service the children will return to school and we have an early finish for Christmas at 3pm
Christmas Parties in the last week of term
We ask that you help us with our parties (see dates below) by making a contribution of party food. Class 1 and 2 parents please sign the list in the office entrance area (or phone school) to indicate what you can bring. The list will go up on Monday morning 8th December.
Class 3 and 4 children please can boys bring some savoury food to share and girls bring sweet/dessert food to share.
Remember to name your boxes and tins if you would like them returning afterwards.
The children come to school in their uniform on the day of their party and bring some clothes to change into for their party in the afternoon.
Parish and Community news
The children who attend Cool Club at Scorton Methodist Church, invite you to their
Carol Service on Sunday 6th December at 10.30am at Scorton Methodist Church.
Posada – Mary and Joseph figures. Our Posada bag has started its journey around our homes. Thank you for returning your reply slips.
Festival of Angels If you would like to make an angel and have it on display in St Mary’s Church for Christmas, please bring your angel to school by 11th December.
Multiskills Festival at Richmond School ,Class 3
Letters have gone home and consent slips need returning by Friday 11th December as this takes place as soon as we return to school; Wednesday 6th January.
Date reminders to the end of term
Tuesday 8th December 2pm Christmas Nativity Performance – whole school
Wednesday 9th December 6pm Christmas Nativity Performance – whole school
Tuesday 15th December Classes 1 and 2 Party pm and visit from Santa
Wednesday 16th December Classes 3 and 4 Party pm
Thursday 17th December Christmas Lunch
Friday 18th December Carol Service in St Mary’s Church 2pm and early finish at 3pm
St Mary’s Church Crib Service on Thursday 24th December, Christmas Eve at 1pm.
Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any queries.