Newsletter 14

Wednesday 13th December 2017

Dear Parents and Children,
Gospel Target
Second Sunday of Advent: To be prepared for the coming of Jesus by being sorry for what we have done wrong and by forgiving others.
Words of the Week
Year 2: possibility; Year 3:aghast; Year 4: fulfilment; Year 5:infectious; Year 6: frenzied.
Talk Homework
Do you like snow? What have you done because of the weather? Has this weather changed anything e.g travel, clothing choices?
What have you liked about the snow?
What does peace mean?
Where do we see instructions?
Do you know the history of snowmen? Look it up on the internet and discuss it with your family.
Why is it important to believe in yourself?
‘Be kind wherever possible. It is always possible.’ What can we learn from this quote from the Dalia Lama?
Junior Film Evening-this Friday 3.30-5.30
Tickets now on sale for £4 to cover the cost of popcorn, hot dog, ice cream and a drink.
End of School Time Change
The Infant day will finish at 3.15 in line with the juniors as from the start of next term.
CAFOD would like to thank the students, staff and parents for their generosity in raising £1,152.32 to help reduce poverty and bring about sustainable change in some of the poorest parts of the world. . Thank you for your support and prayers. To find out about CAFOD’s work please go to
Gifts for the Elderly
Thank you to all those who donated.
Visiting the Elderly to Sing Carols
Mrs Ashwell’s class will now walk to Boyn Grove Day Care Centre on Friday 15th December at 10.15.
Mr McKell’s class will be going to Harwood House, Cookham Dean on Friday 15th December. We need parents to drive there.  Volunteer drivers must be DBS checked and have fully comprehensive, business insurance on their car.  If you haven’t got this cover you can drive and take your own child.  Please let Mr McKell know if you are able to help with driving.
Mrs Wells’ and Mrs Burrows’ class will walk to St Mark’s Hospital to visit Henry Tudor ward on the 18th December, leaving school at 1.20.
If any parent would like to come and join in the fun please let me know or just turn up at the right time.
Badminton and Football Club Dates
The following after school badminton clubs will finish for the year on the following dates:
Year 1/2 Thursday 14th December
Year 5/6 Wednesday 13th December.
All three clubs will recommence week beginning 15th January.
The Friday after school football club has now finished and will recommence on Friday 19th January.
Netball Holiday Camp
This camp is running on Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd December held at The Marist School in Sunninghill, SL5 7PS . Suitable for children in years 3-7 and of all abilities.
Cost of £30 per day or £50 for both days. Contact
Y2 Christmas Production
18th December, 7.00: Yr 2 Christmas performance for parents. Children to be dropped off at 6.30. There will be mulled wine and mince pies beforehand.
Please note there will be a collection for our local homeless shelter after the performance if you wish to donate.
Christmas Dinner-Thursday 14th December
The children may wear their own clothes that day.  Juniors:Please make sure there is £2.20 on your SQUID account if you want Christmas dinner.
End of Term Carol Concert-19th December
To enable the whole school and parents to attend our carol service, prepared for us by the Y5s, we are holding it twice, once at 9.30 and again at 1.30.
9.30 Mr Woods, Mrs McQuillan’s,Mrs Brookman’s, Miss Dobson’s and Mrs Coombs’ classes and all Y5 and 6 children to go.
1.30 Mrs Van Schie, Miss Lazenby’s, Mrs Camp-Overy’s, Mrs Campbell’s, Miss Thomson’s and all Y5 and 6 pupils.
End of Term Dates
We break up on Tuesday 19th December at 2.15.  Turning Circle will be from 2.30-2.45.
The children return on Thursday 4th January.
I wish you a very happy and peaceful Christmas and look forward to welcoming everyone back in the new year.
Please do ask if anything in the newsletter is unclear.

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