Thursday 29th March - Issue 63

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HEADTEACHER'S MESSAGE

 

Dear Parents, Carers and Children,

It has been a busy last week of term - classes 5 and 4 visited Hyde Park on a bug hunting expedition, our year 6 cricket squad filmed a promotional video for the upcoming cricket world cup with ex England captain Freddie Flintoff. In addition year 4 to 6 took part in a Flamenco dancing workshops.

Thank you to all the parents who attended their children's assemblies this week. The Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday Liturgies were wonderfully presented by the children and they conveyed the message of Easter beautifully - reminding us of God's everlasting love for us. A big Thank you to the Teachers and Teaching Assistants who helped to make the prayer services very meaningful. 

We have asked Marie Hennessey to deliver a coffee morning for parents which will include support for parents with children with Asthma and allergies. Parents are invited to attend either session or both on Wednesday April 18th - depending on their needs.  Marie has great experience and recently led training for all of our staff on both of these. Session 1 Managing Asthma will be at 9:00 (In the top hall) and Session 2 Managing anaphylaxis from 9:30-10:00. We think you will find this very beneficial. We look forward to seeing you there! 

The first PTA meeting of the new term will be on Wednesday 2nd May, we look forward to seeing you there. 

The Elms will be running an Easter Camp at St. Edward's during the Easter holidays - it is not too late to book so please contact them directly to arrange a place for your child.  Leaflets have been sent home with children and you will find details below.

I hope all our families have a restful and safe holiday and I look forward to seeing you all on Tuesday the 17th April when school reopens.  Please make sure that children are in the playground by 8:55am.  Children to return to school in winter uniform please as the weather is still changeable.

Best wishes and a very happy Easter,

Miss C O'Connor


DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

CLASS ASSEMBLIES

Parents are warmly invited to attend their child's class assembly.  Class assemblies are held on Thursdays at 9:00am in the top hall.

26th April - Class 7

3rd May - Class 3

10th May - Class 10

14th June- Class 12

20th June - FS1

28th June - FS2

12th July - Year 6 Production

APRIL DATES

17th April - Children return to school. Please be in the playground by 8:55am ready for the bell to ring.

18th April - 9:00 Asthma and 9:30 Allergy Information Session for parents in the top hall

18th April - Class 8 visit Chelsea Physic Garden

20th April - Class 7 visit Chelsea Physic Garden

25th April - Science Day

26th April - Class 7 assembly

MAY DATES

1st May - Crowning of Our Lady

3rd May - Class 3 assembly

7th May - Bank Holiday - no school

8th May - Year 5 Floating Classroom

9th May - Year 5 Floating Classroom

10th May - Class 10 assembly

14th May - start of SATs Week - year 6

25th May  - School closes for half term break 

JUNE DATES

4th June - children return to school after half term break

6th June - KS2 Sports Day at Regents Park

7th June - KS1 Sports Day 9:30am at school

8th June - EYFS Sports Day 9:30am at school

14th June - Class 12 assembly

18th June - INSET Day - school closed for children

20th June - FS1 assembly

28th June - FS2 assembly

JULY DATES

12th July - Year 6 Production

20th July - school finishes for summer holidays (1:30 finish)

 


WEDNESDAY

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ENCOURAGE

Dear Lord Jesus, thank you for always being there to encourage us.  Please help us to be an encouragement to those around us.  Amen.


NOTICES AND REMINDERS

Easter Holiday School Camp

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Class 4 and 5 visit Hyde Park

On Tuesday, Class 4 and Class 5 went on a Science trip to the Education Centre at Hyde Park.  We were engaged in different activities where we expanded our knowledge and skills of invertebrate animals and the importance that they have as food sources to other animals. We studied different habitats and discussed which ones we may see in the park and then constructed food chains to which they belong. We explored the Woodlands and the Wetlands and hunted for animals that live in these habitats. There were a lot of laughs of enjoyment and shrills of excitement from all. A special thanks to all the adults who came along and helped out.

 

Our cricket team meet Freddie Flintoff!

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The Cricket World Cup will be happening next year and our Year 6 cricket squad were fortunate to meet Freddie Flintoff (ex England cricket captain) to film some promotional material for the event.  They visited Lord's Cricket Ground for the day and had a brilliant time!

 

Year 1 and 2 Bikeability training

Riding a bicycling is a great skill to master and our year 1 and 2 children wre given the opportunity to have some special Bikeability training on special balance bikes!  Thank you to Mr Abbas for organising the event.