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May Newsletter

Dear Parents/Carers

 

Welcome to the May Newsletter.

 

STAFFING NEWS

We are really sad to let you know that Miss Nagington will be leaving us at the end of term. She has been an inspirational Intervention Teacher and made a huge impact in our school. Miss Nagington is soon to be married and has decided to leave teaching and pursue other pathways. Whatever route she chooses to follow, we know that she will be successful.

 

YEAR 1 CLASS ASSEMBLY

Year 1 made their families proud with their fantastic assembly based around their fabulous year in class with Mrs Culling.

 

STEM COMPETITON

We are very proud to announce that Archie Tarry and James Westmacott were winners at the STEM challenge.   This competition was an eco challenge to make a musical instrument out of recycled materials. They made guitars and even managed to play a tune on it – Three Blind Mice!

 

YEAR 6 DARE SESSION

Year 6 have been fortunate to experience a Drug Resistance Education Programme delivered by the Leicestershire Police. Valuable life skills taught at early age has lasting impact.

 

KS2 and KS1 SATS

Well done to all of our Year 6 pupils for such a successful SATs week. The children were calm, confident and well prepared and all gave the tests their very best shot. This is all we could ask and were proud of their determination.

Y2 have worked hard over the last few weeks on their SATs and should be very proud of their efforts too.

Y1 will be tested on their phonics in mid-June.

These are all Statutory Government tests and our school prioritises the children taking tests

during this period so that they have the very best opportunity and support to shine. We also know the tests are only one part of your child’s school experience and whatever the results of these test there will also be many other success and achievements to celebrate for each child.

 

YEAR 6 CYCLING PROFICIENCY

Our Year 6 children have successfully completed their cycling proficiency course, so well done to them. It will be great to see lots of new cycles in our shelter as the weather gets warmer and the nights get lighter. They will receive their badges and certificates soon and should be proud of their achievements, especially the days out in that torrential rain!

 

YEAR 3 TRIP TO BEACON HILL

As part of their “Out and About” topic, Year 3 went to Beacon Hill to create shelters and experience being ‘out and about’ in their locality and all it offers. They looked at the native trees, the Rhododendron Labyrinth, sculptures and animals and had lots of fun!

 

SUN SAFETY

Hopefully we will see more sunshiny days this half term!

Please provide your child with a sunhat during hot weather. The school sun hats and baseball caps can be purchased from the office.

We would also refer you to the reminder Sun Protection letter that was recently sent out to all parents.

 

WATER IN SCHOOL

We actively encourage your child to drink water throughout each school day but particularly during warmer weather. Please ensure that your child has a plastic, leak-proof water bottle labelled clearly with their name. This should be brought to school by the children each day filled with fresh water and taken home each evening for rinsing.

 

CLASS TOPICS

The final topics of the academic year will be:-

4+         The Seaside

Y1         Wild Life

Y2        World Farming

Y3        Africa

Y4        Wet Wet Wet

Y5        Explorers

Y6        The World of Work

 

Any skills, experience, expertise or resources from our parents and carers would be greatly appreciated.

 

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

 

Please see the website for future diary dates.

 Click on ‘See all events in our calendar’ and then click on the name of the month you want to see the details of or click on the Calendar link on the Parents Info tab. Many key dates are also set out in your child’s Partnership Book.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Mrs C Hurst BA(Hons) PGCE NPQH

Head Teacher

  • St. Paul's CE Primary School
  • Meadow Road
  • Woodhouse Eaves
  • Loughborough
  • LE12 8SA
  • United Kingdom
  • Tel: 01509 890483
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