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Newsletter 14 - 25th February 2016

Newsletter 14 – 25th February 2016

World Book Day - Thursday 3rd March

To celebrate World Book Day this year on Thursday 3rd March any child that wants to can dress up as their favourite book character.. Children could also bring their favourite book into school and talk to their class about it and explain why it is their favourite. We will take photos of the children with their books and put them on display around school. 

Gareth Baker - Author Visit and Book Signing

As part of World Book Day, author, Gareth Baker, will be coming to school on Friday 4th March 2016 to work with some of our children.  After school there will be an opportunity for children to meet Gareth in the Entrance Hall at 3:35 PM and buy one of his books

Where in the world are you reading? 

Further to World Book Day, children can take part in our "Where in the world are you reading?" competition. Children can bring in photos of themselves reading in different places (rather than just on the sofa!) for example on holiday, or in the garden, in a playground, up a tree! The ideas are limitless, and the more unusual the better! We will add these photos to our school display. Hand the photo to your child's teacher or to Miss Bore (Literacy Leader).

School Photographs yr 1-6

Reminder - On 2nd March the photographer will be in school taking class and team photographs. Please note that the Foundation Stage will have their photographs taken later in the year. 


Parent/Teacher Consultations are on the 29th February and 1st March from 3-6pm. If you have missed the letter a copy can be found on the school website (click here)

New ParenTs’ Forum Blog

We have set up a new Blog all about our Parents’ Forum.  Click here to read more.

So what is a Blog? It’s a regularly updated website or web page, typically one run by an individual or small group that is written in an informal or conversational style.

New Governors’ Blog

The Governors would like to give parents, carers and other members of our school community a better understanding of what we do. See more in the Governor News section at the end of this Newsletter.

Did you miss the last Newsletter?

If you have missed any Newsletter you can click here to view them online. Alternatively you can find a copy on the various notice boards around school or ask at the office and they will send you a paper copy.

Reminder - Sainsbury's Active Vouchers

It's that time of year again! Please could you start collecting your Sainsbury's Active Kids Vouchers and bringing them into school.  We really do benefit a great deal from this scheme, through the provision of equipment for playtimes, PE lessons and extra-curricular clubs. The box for the vouchers will be in reception or you can give them to your child's class teacher. Thank you!


School Calendar - Diary Dates

 Yours sincerely,

Adrian Nash


Governor  News

Governors’ Blog

The Governors would like to give parents, carers and other members of our school community a better understanding of what we do. We will update this blog regularly to share with you what we have been discussing. If you would like to know more, you can also read the Minutes of Governors’ Meetings. Click here.

community News

Quiz Night - Friday 18th March 19:30-23:00
Please come and support the next RHA event, our annual quiz night with live music from the fantastic Middle 6 & a £50 cash prize for the winning team.
Advance tickets available on the playgrounds after half- term, £3 per person (£4 on the door).
Max. 6 people per team.
A bar will be provided with alcoholic & soft drinks available as well as snacks.



An amateur production in association with Samuel French Ltd - By Ray Cooney

THU & FRI 12 & 13 MAY 2016 at 7.30 pm &

SAT (Matinee) 14 MAY 2016 AT 2.30 pm

At Round Hill School. Licensed Bar and complimentary tea & coffee.  Book online to reserve seats at or telephone 01159223977.  Tickets also available on the door