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Newsletter 16 – 8TH MAY 2017

KS1 and KS2 SATS - Information for parents

If you have a child in Year 2 or Year 6, they will be taking the national curriculum tests (SATs) in May. The tests will provide information about how your child is progressing, compared to children the same age nationally.  The link below provides some general information about these tests.  Click here for more information:


Netball match result

The netball team went to John Clifford on 27th April and won 7-2. Rosie scored 3 goals, Libby scored 2 goals and Kiamy and Isla both scored 1.  The team played brilliantly so well done to the whole team – Sophie, Libby, Isla, Kiamy, Meg, Rosie and Annika.


Girlguiding Award for Miss Stephenson

Congratulations go to Miss Stephenson who has been awarded her Queen’s Guide Award. A prestigious award she has completed in the last 15 months.  Fewer than 150 Girl Guiding members are presented with the award each year.  An article recently featured in the Nottingham Local News with the following quote:

“An inspirational young woman from Beeston has risen to the challenge to achieve the highest award in Girl Guiding.”


School Menu

A copy of the School Meals Menu can be found on the Nottinghamshire County Council website.  Click here ]  then select School Meals Menu System and type Round Hill Primary School in to the ‘Search for a School’ box.


New IT System - Scholarpack

At the start of this term we introduced a new IT software package in the school called Scholarpack.  One of the things we are using this new software for is to send texts and e-mails to parents.  You may have noticed that all texts and e-mails are now being sent to Contacts 1 & 2 for your child.  Please therefore ensure that your mobile numbers and e-mail addresses are up-to-date to ensure you receive these communications. 


Health & Safety Mascot Competition update

Sophie, who won the competition in March, now has her poster proudly displayed outside the library.  Sophie said:


“When I found out I had won first place in the Health & Safety mascot competition I felt extremely happy and I was very excited about having my poster displayed for everyone to see.  I was also looking forward to seeing the newspaper article with my picture in it.  With the £50 Toys r Us gift card, I spent the money on some sweets for the class, a board game and I gave the rest of the money to my brother.”


Reminder - Parents’ Forum – summer term

The summer term Parents’ Forum will be held on Tuesday 9th May at 2pm only.  We have changed the evening forum to Tuesday 6th June 6.00 - 6.45 p.m.  Among the items on the agenda we will be discussing the library development, access to school from September and class arrangements for 2017-18.  If you are unable to make it and have an opinion then do let me know via email and I will make sure your contribution is added to the forum.  You can find out more about our Parents’ Forum by clicking here.


Fundraising activity

Some of our children have set up a ‘Just Giving’ page in support of one of our students.  Please click on the link below if you would like further details:


School Calendar - Diary Dates

Click here to view the school calendar.


Yours sincerely,

Adrian Nash