Friday 11th May - Issue 67

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HEADTEACHER'S MESSAGE

Dear Parents, Carers and Children,

As Prince Harry and Meghan's big day draws closer, we are looking forward to our own royal wedding celebrations at St. Edward's!  On Friday 18th May, children may come to school dressed in red, white and blue. At lunchtime we will be having a picnic lunch - children who receive school dinners will be given a picnic lunch and children who have packed lunch should bring in their lunch as usual. Children are invited to bring in picnic blankets that they can sit on to enjoy their picnic in the playground! There is no donation required for this event. 

Good luck to all our Year 6 children who will be sitting their SATs tests next week.  A free breakfast will be offered in the Year 6 classrooms for all Year 6 children from 8.30 on Monday 14th - Thursday 17th May inclusive.  Mrs Pini, Mrs Wright and Ms Paul would particularly like to wish the children good luck - they have worked very hard in the last few weeks and deserve to do well. I have every confidence that the children will try their hardest to be the best they can be! A huge Thank you to the Year 6 team, Mrs Pini, Mrs Wright and Miss Paul, for their continuous hard work with Year 6 this year. 

Parents who are interested in signing up for the free WAES 'Out and About' workshop must please contact the school office.  This series of workshops will be focusing on making the most of outdoor learning and play spaces in London and will run for five sessions starting the 15th June.  The programme will offer plenty of ideas for budget friendly outdoor activities for the whole family to enjoy.

It is wonderful when children share their birthday with their classmates and parents are always so generous in providing party bags to hand out in classes. Small toys or items of stationery are examples of suitable party bag fillers, but please do not include party poppers. We are a nut free school so please take care not to put nut products in party bags. Thank you for your cooperation in this.

There is still time to enroll your child for our Whitsun half term sports camp starting Tues May 29th.  Please register directly with The Elms - details can be found  below.

Lastly, many congratulations to all the children making their First Holy Communion this weekend.  Our prayers are with them on this very special occasion.  May God bless them and may the love of Jesus shine in their hearts now and forever.  A reminder that a special First Holy Communion Mass will be celebrated on the 12th of June for all St. Edward's children who have made their First Holy Communion this year. 

Hope you have a lovely weekend!

Best wishes,

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.

24th May - Class 10

14th June- Class 12

20th June - FS1

28th June - FS2

12th July - Year 6 Production

MAY DATES

14th May - Start of SATs Week - year 6

18th May - Royal Wedding Picnic

21st May - Start of year 2 SATs

21st May - Year 6 Regents Park Day

22nd May - Class 11 Floating Classroom

23rd May - Class 12 Floating Classroom

24th May - Class 10 assembly

25th May  - School closes for half term break 

29th May - 1st June - The Elms holiday sports camp

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

12th June - FHC Mass at school 11:00am

14th June - Class 12 assembly

15th June - Out and About parent workshop 9:00-11:00

18th June - INSET Day - school closed for children

20th June - FS1 assembly

22nd June - Out and About parent workshop 9:00-11:00

27th June - Class 9 Floating Classroom

28th June - FS2 assembly

29th June - Out and About parent workshop 9:00-11:00

29th June - Class 10 Floating Classroom

JULY DATES

6th July - Out and About parent workshop 9:00-11:00

12th July - Year 6 Production 2:00pm

13th July - Out and About parent workshop 9:00-11:00

16th July - Year 6 Leavers Mass at 2:00pm

18th July - Year 6 Disco 5:00-7:00pm

19th July - Leavers Assembly at 9:00am

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

 


THE WEDNESDAY

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CARE

Dear Lord Jesus, thank you for your love and care.  Please help us to see the needs of others, to care for creation, and to continue your work in the world with a loving and caring heart.  Amen.


ATTENDANCE

Well done to class 4 (98.9%) and class 9 (99%) on winning the attendance trophies this week!

PUNCTUALITY

We had 73 lates this week - we need to keep working on being punctual for school!  Remember the morning bell rings at 8:55 am. Children need to be in the playground ready to go into class by this time.


NOTICES AND REMINDERS

 

Class 7 make a music video!

On Thursday Class 7 welcomed Andy back to introduce the next phase of their air pollution project- making a movie for their song!  The children learnt about green screen and started drawing the pictures that will be in the film.  Each group worked on a verse and they decided how they would show this in the film.  We are looking forward to seeing the end results!

 

Art Club

Our Art Club children were very busy painting colourful pencil boxes to take home!  Don't they look great?!

 
 

COMMUNITY NOTICES

 

ACHIEVEMENT CERTIFICATES

 Congratulations to all children who received achievement certificates at this morning's assembly.  Keep up the good work!

Congratulations to all children who received achievement certificates at this morning's assembly.  Keep up the good work!


HOUSEPOINTS

It was a close contest this week but More managed to scoop the house cup trophy!  Well done!