Daily Archives: January 13, 2016

Up-coming Events

I hope you have all had a great Christmas and New Year.  Below are some dates for the spring and the summer terms.  Where information is still vague, more details will be sent out nearer the time.

Spring Term

 Class Assemblies

This term’s class assemblies are;

 Tuesday 19th Jan             Manta Rays

Thursday 21st Jan            Barracudas

Tuesday 26th Jan             Dolphins

Thursday 28th Jan            Starfish

Wednesday 10th Feb     Sharks– PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE

Thursday 11th Feb           Jellyfish

Tuesday 1st March          Swordfish

Thursday 3rd March        Seals

Tuesday 8th March         Sea Lions

Thursday 10th March     Turtles

Tuesday 15th March       Sea Horses

Thursday 17th March     Lobsters


Book Fair

The book fair is visiting school again on Friday 22 January – Wednesday 27 January.  It will be open, in the Ocean Room, after school until 4pm each day.

Open Maths Lessons

You, or other family members, are invited to work alongside your child in a ‘normal’ maths lesson.  Please limit participants to a maximum of two adults per child and do not bring younger siblings.  The timings are;

Year 3        Wednesday 27 January 11:15 – 12:00                      Office entrance

Year 4        Tuesday 26 January         11:15 – 12:00                     Office entrance

Year 5        Tuesday 26 January         11:15 – 12:00                     Office entrance

Year 6        Tuesday 26 January         09:00 – 09:45                   Classroom entrances

Multi-Cultural Week

This year’s Multi-Cultural Week will begin on Monday 1 February.  During the week each year group will be studying a different faith / culture.

Safer Internet Day

On Tuesday 9 February we will be marking Safer Internet Day through a series of workshops for the children based on the Takeaway Theatre Company’s production of ‘Hope’.

Parents’ Evening

This term’s parents’ evenings will take place on Tuesday 1 March and Wednesday 2 March.  Your child will bring a letter home to arrange the appointment.

Open Literacy Lessons

During the week of Monday 7 March, you, or other family members, are invited to work alongside your child in a ‘normal’ literacy lesson.   Details to follow.

World Book Day

To celebrate World Book Day on Thursday 3 March, the children are invited to come to school dressed as a character from one of their favourite books.


Summer Term

Maths Challenge Week – w/c Monday 23 May

The Happy Puzzle Company will be joining us as part of a focussed maths week.  There will be opportunities to work with your child on some of the problems and we will also be holding a ‘Maths Bingo’ evening on Thursday 26 May.

 Poetry Week – w/c Monday 4 July

Following a very successful day with Ian Bland, a professional children’s poet and performer, last year, we have invited him back into school to lead a Poetry Week.  During the week he will work with parents, teachers and the children.  Details to follow.


As more dates and details are confirmed, for example Sports Day, Summer Fair etc. we will update you.