22nd June 2017

Dear Parent/Carer,


At present we plan to have Sports Day next Wednesday (28th June) with the morning comprising of team sports starting around 10.00 a.m. with all welcome to join us. At lunchtime there will be a picnic for parents and children at 12.00 onwards and then in the afternoon between 1.15p.m. and 3.15 p.m. a traditional sports afternoon. We do have a reserve day for this should it be wet which will be Monday 3rd July. We will make a decision on Wednesday morning if the weather is unsuitable but we will if possible, go ahead as planned. All children apart from Reception will need to come to school in PE kits ready for the day wearing a t-shirt with the colour of their house. Thank you to all those who have volunteered to help, especially in the morning and we look forward to seeing you at school for 9.30 a.m. to help get the morning underway (all those who volunteered will be needed please). For the day there will be no lunches provided for any year group so kindly provide your child with a packed lunch if you are not here for the picnic.

Next week the children will be involved in “wellbeing week” with a range of visitors and activities. Children will be taking part in activities linked to our school SRE policy (Sex and Relationships education); if you want to know anymore regarding what they will be covering or have any concerns please contact your child’s class teacher. A copy of the policy is available on the school website. Also LIVES are coming to lead an assembly and do CPR workshops with Key Stage 2.

I am also pleased to tell you that we will be working with the NSPCC, the UK’s leading children’s charity, who have delivered their Speak out. Stay safe.Programme. This is a nationwide programme for every primary-school-aged child in the UK. With the help of their friendly mascot Buddy, they have presented an assembly to the children in our school as well as a follow up workshop for year 5 and 6 next week. As a charity, the NSPCC can only provide these vital resources thanks to the financial donations and generosity of their supporters. I am therefore delighted to say, that our school has chosen to support the valuable work of the NSPCC by taking part in a fundraising event. The children have brought home a sponsor form for ’Buddy’s Big Workout’ which they will do two mornings next week at the start of the day. This will compromise of circuits with the aim of achieving the ‘Golden Mile’. The sponsor forms will need to be back in school for 5th July.

All clubs will finish by Friday 30th June until
the Autumn. A big thank you goes to all the parents and staff who have given their time to run them.

Yours sincerely


Mr D W Hodgson