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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!
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.
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 email@example.com 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.
Mrs Ruth Town
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