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Friday 13th January 2017

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Dear Parents, 

Congratulations to  Omari in Y1, Ariam and Bethel in Y2 and Maisha who have gained their 60 Golden Stamps and won their book prize. Cameron in Yr 3 achieved his Bronze award – well done!

Winter PE Kit
In the cold weather this term, children may wear tracksuit bottoms instead of shorts for PE.

Severe Weather Closure
If very severe snow were to mean school could not open, information would be given on the school website and on the radio – Heart FM, Radio WM and BRMB.  If we needed to close school early, texts would be sent to parents. Please make sure we have your up-to-date mobile numbers.

Year 2  SATs Parent Meeting 27 January
Parents of pupils in Year 2 are invited to an important meeting about the SATs tests that the children will be taking later in the year.  The meeting is being held on 27/1/17 at 9.00am and again at 2.30pm.  Please put the date in your diary.  Please send back the reply slip from today’s letter.

 Pupil Parliament
Well done to all the pupil parliament children who planned events last term. You are making a big difference and helping a lot of people. The lunchtime clubs are really successful. Anyone with new ideas should get a planning sheet from Miss Friel

Swimming – starts this week for Year 3 and 4.

School Bank
The bank will be in school on Thursday for those children who would like to add to their savings.

 Reach Out Project
Parents, are you interested in:

English As A Second Language classes (ESOL)
Life in the UK classes
English, Maths or Computing classes
Zumba classes
Baking classes
Day trips
Cinema Trips

Have a look at the Reach Out Project timetable on the blog and speak to Miss Friel if you would like to sign up. (Look under Community Projects on the school Website)

 Football Results
On Tuesday, our brilliant year 3 and 4 boys and girls team played in the King Edward Aston tournament. They were fantastic and won one game and drew another. Mr Davis and Mr O’Brien were very proud of them. “They were fabulous sports and just awesome!” Have a look at the photos on the Sports Blog.

Our whole school attendance for this week is 96%.   Let’s see if we can have a class with a Friday surprise for 100% attendance next week.

House Points
Well done to everyone who has earned house points for good work and good manners this week. Here are the scores –
Abraham      366             Noah  403    Moses            489  Jacob   417
Well done to Moses for taking an early lead!

Prayer Service
Next Wednesday there will be no school Mass. Instead there will be a prayer service in the hall for Years 1,3 and 5 led by the children. Parents are welcome to join the children in the hall at 9am.


Thought for the Week
“We are sometimes taken into troubled water….. not to be drowned but to be cleansed.” Anon

Dates for your Diary
One Life Music Day                                            Wednesday 1st Febraury
Half Term                                                             Monday–Friday 20th–24th February
Ash Wednesday                                                  Wednesday 1st March
Confirmation                                                      Thursday 9th March 7pm
Parents’ Evening                                                Thursday 23rd March
Portugal Day in school                                      Friday 7th April
School closes for Easter holidays                    Thursday 13th April
Summer Term starts                                          Monday 24th April