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Week ending 10 January 2020


During JANUARY we are focusing on the core value of HAPPINESS

Happy New Year! It is lovely to see the children well rested and ready for the term ahead. We hope you all had an enjoyable Christmas. We are looking forward to the many opportunities the term has to offer and continuing to see the children thrive and enjoy their learning. Many thanks for all your support during the past term. Any school works best when families and staff work in partnership and these relationships are truly valued.

Class 3 trip to the Living Rainforest
On the 11th December, Class 3 went to The Living Rainforest near Newbury. As we arrived we were greeted by the kind staff who told us where to put our bags. Once the teachers had separated us into our groups, the tour guide took one group and the other group looked around the glasshouses with an activity sheet for 45 minutes. After that we swapped activities.
We saw some amazing animals such as poisoned dart frogs which were a beautiful shade of blue, the bright green emerald tree boa, an armadillo called Harry, some HUGE stick insects, a toucan and a carpet python. We learned about how these animals have adapted to live in the rainforest. There was also supposed to be a sloth called Cinnamon but NO-ONE saw it!!
By Nate 

School Applications

If you have a child due to enter Reception in September 2020 or know of anyone who does, please ensure application forms are submitted by January 15th.


After School Clubs

Monday - Rattle and Roll drama This will be commencing on Monday 13 January and you should receive confirmation directly from Rattle and Roll that enrolment has been successful.

Tuesday – Performivate Football Commencing on Tuesday 14 January. Forms went home in bookbags those who had expressed an interest to the office, on Friday. Please return to the office on Monday morning.

Wednesday – Multisports Commencing Wednesday 15 January. Letters have gone home in bookbags this week. Please could you return them to the office together with payment by Tuesday 14th.

Parent Mail

Thank you to all who have signed up to Parent Mail so far. We have had nearly 90% take up. If you still wish to sign up, there is still time. We are able to take payments via this service from Monday lunchtime. If you have any questions or issues, please contact the office

Early Birds breakfast club

Runs Monday to Friday, from 07.45 to 08.45 (£4 termly or £5 ad hoc).
Night Owls after school club runs Monday to Friday from 15.15 to 18.00 (£10 termly or £11 ad hoc).
Fees must be paid in advance of the session.
PLEASE NOTE: Parents/Carers are asked to use the Little Bears Pre-school entrance to drop off and collect their child/ren. There is a doorbell at the preschool gate (the front door may be locked for safety).

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