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Newsletter No 18 - 12 January 2018

ST MARGARET CLITHEROW CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL

01732 358000

www.stmargaretclitherowschool.org.uk

 

NEWSLETTER No.18 – 12 January 2018

 

Dear Parents

 

I was delighted to welcome many parents to Mrs Ryan’s class assembly this morning. The children shared with us the joy of mini-beasts and how they are part of God’s creation and the part they play in our beautiful world. It was a very interesting and informative assembly. Thank you to Mrs Ryan and her class for their hard work.

 

The children enjoyed a Fire Safety Talk from the local fire service on Tuesday where they learned about the dangers of fire in and around the home and what to do and how to stay safe in the event of a fire.

 

ADMISSIONS TO RECEPTION IN SEPTEMBER 2018 CLOSING DATE MONDAY 15 JANUARY

All parents need to complete both our school’s Supplementary Information Form and also KCC’s Primary Admissions Form by the end of Monday 15 January 2018. KCC’s on-line form is available at www.kent.gov.uk/ola Our school’s DfE number is: 3744.

 

SWIMMING
Unfortunately, due to an issue with the chlorine at Tonbridge Pool today, our Year 3 pupils were unable to swim. We will refund any monies owing in due course.

 

TRANSFER TO SECONDARY EDUCATION – Year 5 Pupils

Mrs Chamberlain and I will be available to meet with parents of pupils currently in Year 5 to discuss the progress and attainment of their child and offer guidance on the process of applying for a secondary school. All bookings for the dates previously mentioned are now full, however, if you have not been able to make an appointment and would like to, please contact the school office. Please note that the appointments should last no longer than 15 minutes.

 

INFANT AGILITY FESTIVAL

A team of Yr2 pupils will be representing our school at the Infant Agility Festival on Thursday 18 January 2018. We wish them luck!

 

IOW

Final payments for Yr5 pupils going to the IOW in May are due in February. If you are unsure of your outstanding balance please contact the school office and pay via scopay. If you pay by standing order we will contact you individually to let you know of any outstanding balances.

 

PTA: KS2 DISCO (19 January) KS1 Film Night (26 January)

The PTA have notified us that the KS2 event is now SOLD OUT. Tickets will be sent home with children next week. Tickets are now on sale for the KS1 Film Night and the Adult Quiz Night, please refer to his weeks PTA newsletter for details. All ticket requests and money should be handed to the school office in a sealed envelope marked for the attention of PTA.

 

 

 

CURRICULUM LETTERS

Curriculum letters for the spring term are being sent out by parentmail today. They will also be posted on the website.

 

Parents of children in Class 1\2MT are welcome to join us next Friday morning 19 January at 9am for their class assembly.

 

WORKING PARTY

  1. would like to put together a team of people willing to help us erect our new gala tent onto the field. This is quite a large, semi-permanent, structure that will be used for sporting activities, amongst other things, during wet weather. If you are able to help on a Saturday, please let the school office know your availability. Many thanks.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

Annemarie Whittle

Headteacher

 

 

 

SEVERE WEATHER

In the event of adverse weather conditions, we will always try to keep the school open if it is safe to do so. We would notify you via this dedicated website which will list school closures: www.kentschoolclosures.co.uk. You can register with this website in advance for an alert but there is an SMS charge. Parentmail and the school website will also give information after 7.30am.

Should it be necessary to close the school at short notice, eg after pupils have already arrived, we will use our texting, Parentmail system and our school website to alert you. Please ensure we have your up-to-date contact details. If you are unsure please contact the school. We will look after pupils until parents can collect them.

 

 

St Margaret Clitherow Catholic Primary School, Tonbridge
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