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St Michael in the Hamlet 
Final News April 2014!

Great News!
We’re delighted to inform you that our very talented Athletics Team secured Silver Medal position in the Indoor Athletics County Finals last Friday, 28th March at the Kingsway Sports Centre in Widnes. Sixteen teams took part from the 5 boroughs of Merseyside. The County Finals is the highest level our Team can compete, so to achieve 2nd place is a remarkable achievement! Well done to all
our boys and girls! As always, it was an absolute pleasure to accompany them, as their behavior, conduct and support of each other throughout the day was exemplary! I was very proud indeed! Thank you to Mr. Backstrom and Ms. Bennett for their support and coaching prowess! Thank you also to all of our parents and friends who came along to support the Team!
‘Onesie’ Wednesday
Thank you to all staff, pupils and parents for their fantastic support for our ‘Onesie’ Wednesday this week! There was a wonderful turnout in support of National Autism Awareness day! We raised a fabulous £274.90, which we will send to the National Autistic Society to support their work. Thank you to all concerned for a really fun day!
Rainbow Base
I’m also delighted to share the excellent news that following the recent consultation, carried out by Liverpool City Council, the decision has been taken to formally register our Resourced Provision (Rainbow Base) from 1st September 2014. This is great news for our school and is testament to the hard work, support and commitment of our staff, parents, pupils and Governors to operate a fully inclusive environment for our children.
On behalf of staff and Governors, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all of your continued support and wish you a very peaceful and enjoyable Spring break!
We look forward to seeing you again on 23rd April and working with you during the Summer term. 
Kindest regards,

Mrs Ruth Town
Head Teacher 

Newsletter April 2014  


World Book Day
Thank you to all pupils, Parents/Carers and staff for supporting World Book day on Thursday, 6th March.  Also thank you for all your support at the book swapping event after school, which proved to be really popular!
Marvellous Music! A Marvellous success!
Thank you to all our parents, families and friends who joined us for a wonderful celebration of music on Wednesday 12th March at St. Michael’s Church. The evening was a huge success and it was wonderful to celebrate the many musical talents of our boys and girls! Well done to Mrs Brackenridge, who co-ordinated the whole event. Thank you also to all staff who gave up their time to support the pupils. A special thank you to Mrs Hough and Ms Greenwood for their musical talents and support!
Open Evening
Just a reminder that you are invited to attend an Open Evening on Tuesday, 1st April and Wednesday, 2nd April.  It’s an opportunity for you to meet your child’s class teacher to discuss their progress.  Thank you to all our Parents/Carers who attended our Healthy School sessions with Tara Kelly on  Healthy School’s Scheme – she will be holding a stall on Parents Evening on Wednesday, 2nd April for you to have a look at the Healthy options.  We will also be having a Fair Trade Café in the Junior Hall up until 5 pm both days, please come along and join us for a cuppa and cake.
Year 5 PGL
Year 5 children had a Wonderful time at PGL on their weekend’s residential.   A Big Thank You to Mr Backstrom, Mrs Brackenridge, Mrs Costello, Mrs Barratt and Miss Edwards for giving up their weekend to facilitate the trip. 

Collective Sing Song
Reminder, we will be holding a Spring Sing Song on the Junior Playground on Friday, 4th April, the day that we finish for the Spring holiday.  Refreshments will be served for Parents and Carers in the Infant Hall from 9.00 am.  We will register the children as usual, and then bring them out on to the playground.  It’s a lovely opportunity for the whole school to come together and join in the love of singing. This year, we’ll all be learning Bob Marley’s ‘3 Little Birds.’ We hope to see you there.      
A reminder that children should wear shoes which are appropriate for playing outside in, no heels or trainers.  Also school does not permit children to wear nail varnish.
Sports Relief
A huge Thank You for your kind donations, we raised a total of £700.60.  £480 will go towards Sports Relief and £220.60 will go to Chhachowk in Nepal.  Congratulations to Miss Edwards and Mrs Agis on their spectacular win in the ‘Teachers’ 3 legged race’. 
Wonderful Onesie Wednesday
This year the School Council and the Rainbow Base team are supporting the National Autistic Society on World Autism Awareness day, Wednesday, 2nd April by joining in with ONESIE WEDNESDAY.  We will be holding a “Wonderful Onesie” competition.  The designs can be drawn, painted or even created in fabric!  Prizes will be awarded for the best designs.  All designs to be handed in to school by Wonderful Onesie Wednesday morning, 2nd April.  All we ask is for families to make a donation, which will be sent on to the National Autistic Society.  Many thanks for your support.
Easter Egg Photograph Competition
We would like you, as a family, to decorate an egg and take a photograph of it somewhere in Liverpool.  It could be sitting in the Palm House in Sefton Park or under the Chinese Arch in Town.  There will be prizes for EYFS, KS1 and KS2 with special prizes for creativity and photographic still.  Please send your photograph as a j-peg to  by 24th April to be judged on Friday, 25th April.  Only 1 photo per family so get working together!
A reminder of some important dates for your Diary
School will CLOSE for the Spring break on Friday, 4th April at the earlier time of 1.30 pm.
Nursery closed on Friday, 4th April to enable our New Nursery Families to attend a taster session.
School CLOSED for an INSET day on Tuesday, 22nd April 2014
School will RE-OPEN on Wednesday, 23rd April at the usual time.
School will be closed for half term Monday, 26th May to Friday, 30th May 2014

School CLOSED for an INSET day on Friday, 20th June 2014
Thank you for your continued support.
Kindest regards,
Mrs Ruth Town
Head Teacher 

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