Grayshott CE Primary School Newsletter

Grayshott CE Primary School
Headteacher: Mr. P Davies
Dear Parents
Summer Term: Number 5
interested in filling one of these roles
please do contact Mrs Adams in the
Its been a really exciting week in office.
school. Year 5 have braved the wet
weather to start their cycle training. Blue Class Cake Sale
We are currently planning an after Blue Class have their cake sale after
school club which will offer a similar school on Thursday 21 May. As usual,
opportunity to pupils in Year 6, with all donations of cakes and baked
more information to follow.
goodies will be gratefully received!
Gold class have now started the ‘BizSchool’ project. Delivered by Mr
Kinniburgh and Mrs Heathcock, this
project seeks to inspire the next
generation of entrepreneurs by
giving the class experience of
running their own business. I look
forward to hearing their ideas in the
‘Bears’ Cave’.
Further down the School, in Year R
and KS1 the children have produced
some fantastic pieces of work
inspired by the hatching of our
chicks. If you’ve not had the chance
to say ‘Hello’ to our new arrivals
please do pop in before the end of
the week.
Congratulations to all those who
played at Amesbury School in the
U10s cricket tournament on Monday.
The team played against much more
experienced sides and really held
their own, working well together and
demonstrating exemplary sportsmanship.
Governor Vacancies
Please see the attached advert for
our current Governor vacancies. The
Governors play a crucial role in
improving our school, providing
strategic direction by offering staff
supportive challenge.
If you are
20 May 2015
they can offer will of course totally
depend on how many volunteers
they have. Please let your class rep
know if you are able to get involved.
School Census day
I would like to request that on
Thursday 21 May, every child in
Years R, 1 & 2 orders the FREE
school meal to which they are
entitled, even if you do not intend
to continue doing so. Funding to
our school will be determined from
the number of pupils who take up
this offer on school census day.
Dads’ Football Tournament
As most of you will be aware the PTA
are busy organising this year’s Dads’ 5
aside Football Tournament which
takes place on Friday 5 June. The
event opens at 6pm with the matches
kicking off at 6.30pm.
The menu for this day is roast
dinner or vegetarian sausages and
For the last couple of years we have we also now offer the option of a
combined this event with lots of cold picnic bag so there is plenty to
summer fair type activities for the choose from!
children. Unfortunately we will not be
able to do so this year as health and Grayshott Hidden Gardens
safety regulations now specify all In preparation for Grayshott
children’s activities can only be set up Hidden Gardens on 24 May, Mrs
on grass, not on the hard standing and Reynolds will be leading another
the field is obviously already in use Working Party straight after
for the football! So this year there school on Friday 22 May.
will be no entrance fee for spectators parents who want to come along and
and the activities will be rather more help (perhaps whilst waiting for
low key. Hopefully they will still all children to finish their club) will be
have fun! There will be our usual very welcome.
Many thanks to
excellent BBQ, a tuck shop and ice those who have already voluncreams for the kids and of course the teered.
bar - so do bring your chairs and
blankets and come and support your INSET
School is closed to pupils for staff
training on Monday 1 June 2015.
Of course we do not want the School resumes at 8.55am on
children to miss out on their fun so Tuesday 2 June. Have a relaxing
the PTA are planning to hold a half term break.
separate mini Summer Fair straight
after school on Wednesday 15 July. Best wishes
The PTA have lots of great ideas but
the number of activities and stalls Mr P Davies