Friday 13th September 2013 Newsletter No: 2 [email protected] [email protected] Dear Parents/Carers, Just a reminder that our Harvest/Welcome service will be held in Church on Wednesday at 9.30am. Any donations of fruit, vegetables, tinned or fresh produce are greatly appreciated. If possible could any donations be left in the Church entrance. Curriculum Overviews for both classes will be sent out today, this will give you an overview of what your child will be learning this term. Have a lovely weekend. Regards, Lisa Metcalfe (Head Teacher). Achievement Awards Congratulations to the following children for their achievements this week: Lincoln Whyte, Maddie Edwards, Hugo Sladdin & Ella MacLean. These children and their achievements will be displayed on the achievement tree in the front entrance. Sports Awards Our sports coach has awarded the following certificates: Most Positive Approach: Honor Whyte & Cassi Stewart Best Changer: Lincoln Whyte Best Individual: Max Richardson Reviews of the Week Little Owls: Little Owls have been working very hard this week. Reception have been writing numbers and singing alphabet songs, while KS1 have been counting in two’s, choosing the biggest number from a pair and reading ‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’. We have been travelling back in time to the stone age where people lived very differently and have designed our own stone circles!-Miss Foy Eagle Owls: It has been another busy week in Eagle Owls! We are learning about the Author Michael Morpurgo in Literacy and the children have enjoyed researching him and started to read our class novel ‘The Butterfly Lion’. We have also made an exciting start to our Ancient Egypt and Forces topic in History and Science. Christian Values We will be continuing to focus on the Christian Value of Friendship. In the words of Jim Morrison: “A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself”. Harriet Winspear & Charlie Duncombe were nominated by children in their class for helping the new children settle into school and who are always ready to help. Lunchtime Superstars! Rudding Estate House Cup Nidd (Green team) are the winning team this week. Well done to all the children in Nidd team. Our lunchtime superstars for this week are: Ailsa Iona VolfordMcAuley & Josh Johnson. Well done for showing outstanding behaviour at lunchtime. Harvest Service On Wednesday 18th September at 9.30am families are invited to our combined Harvest and Welcome Service in St James & St Joseph’s Church, Follifoot. This is an opportunity for us to celebrate as a community the true meaning of harvest and for us to formally welcome all our new starters into our wonderful, friendly and family orientated school. We hope to see all of you there on Wednesday 18th. Help Needed! School is yet again collecting Morrison’s Let’s Grow vouchers please could you collect as many as possible in order for us to support Gardening Club. All vouchers collected will enable Gardening Club to select from a catalogue, plants and equipment for our school garden. Thank you! We would like to say a big thank you to Andrea Watkin who has decided to hand over the role of Scholastic co-ordinator after many years of raising funds for our school. Mrs Keyse has now taken over this role and I am sure you will continue to support and raise money to enhance our children’s education through the enjoyment of reading. We also say thank you and goodbye to Sue Hegan who worked at our school as a Midday Supervisor, we would like to thank Mrs Hegan for all her hard work whilst working at school. MacMillan Coffee Morning Stef Hinchcliffe has kindly organised and is running the annual MacMillan Coffee Morning in the village hall in aid of Cancer Research. I am sure you will all agree this is a very worthwhile cause and worthy charity. As a school we support the coffee morning by asking parents, carers and families to donate buns and cakes and for the children on Friday 27th September to bring 50p to attend the coffee morning and have a drink and a bun with members of our school and wider community. This is an open event and everyone is invited and I am sure you will all support in one way and another. Community News 27th September, MacMillan Coffee Morning, village hall, 9-11am, kindly run and organised by Stef Hinchcliffe 18th October, Annual FOFS Fish & Chip Supper in the village hall from 7.30pm, tickets £10 any queries please contact Karen Winspear. Harrogate International Music Villages, workshops over half term with Musala Trio, to book a place please phone 01423 562303 or email: [email protected] or more information please visit www.harrogateinternationalfestivals.com Dates for Diary 18th September, 9.30am Harvest/Welcome Service in Church 27th September, MacMillan Coffee Morning, Village hall, 9-11am 3rd October, visiting author, Saviour Pirotta 18th October, Annual FOFS, Fish & Chip Supper in the village hall, 7.30pm 24th October, Eagle Owls Class assembly, 3pm in village hall 25th October, School photo’s, 1.45pm (No sharing assembly) 25th October, Break up for half term holidays 4th November, Training Day 5th November, Children return to school School lunch menu Monday Tuesday 16th -20th September 2013 Wednesday Thursday Friday Breaded Salmon Spaghetti Roast Chicken & Meatballs Pork in Cheese & Tomato Fillet Bolognaise Gravy Barbecue Sauce Pizza Tomato Sauce Broccoli Roasted Parsnips Carrots and Broccoli Peas Peas & Sweetcorn Carrots Sweetcorn Brown Rice Coleslaw Chipped Potatoes Cheese & Onion Sweet Potato Mash Poppy Seed Bread Potato Wedges Herbie Bread Flat Bread Crusty White Bread Garlic Bread Apple Flapjack Sticky Toffee Chocolate & Fresh Fruit Salad Pudding & Custard Berry Muffin Pudding and Mandarin Sponge with Yoghurt Fresh Fruit Fresh Fruit Custard Fresh Fruit Fresh Fruit Fresh Fruit The weekly menu is subject to the availability of produce and deliveries and may vary slightly. All diets are catered for. If your child needs special dietary requirements please contact school.
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