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School News | Friday 23rd November 2018

School faith-life

Next week, Classes 5 and 1 will lead Collective Worship for us.

They will lead us in finding out more about St Andrew.


Class 8 Assembly

Family and friends of children in Class 8 are invited to school on Friday 30th November when they will present their Assembly 10-10.30am.


PTFA Christmas Fayre

Please join us on Sunday 2nd December in the Parish Hall, 10.30am -12.30pm.


Governors’ Meeting

Our Governors meet next week on Tuesday 27th November for our autumn Full Governing Body Meeting.


Non-uniform day

Everyone is invited to wear their own clothes on Friday 30th November in exchange for something for the Choco Lotto for our Christmas Fayre – see above.

Please make sure clothes and shoes are suitable.


Advent celebrations

Part of our celebrations include our Christmas Posada.

In this South American tradition, the Holy Family visit different homes during Advent – please ask your child about this next week.


Mobile phones

Please be reminded that pupils are not allowed to bring mobile phones into school.

This is part of our safeguarding procedures at St John’s.


Early collection

If you wish to collect children early to attend the doctors etc, please make sure you bring appointment cards in advance to the office.


Primary places Sept 2019

Applications for 2019 are still open, visit www.lancashire.gov.uk/schools

Contact Mrs Mayor if you would like any support in applying.


Online safety

We hope that you found last week’s Fortnite information sheet useful.

Please read this week’s sheet and share with your child.


Christmas productions

Tickets will be on sale from Monday 26th November  (£1 each) for our Infant and Junior productions.

See separate letter with details, dates are below.


Violin lessons

If your child is interested in learning to play the violin, we currently have vacancies.

Lessons take place in school on Monday mornings.  They are subsidised by school so cost £30 per term.

Please contact the office if you would like more details.


Diary dates for this term

PTFA Christmas Coffee Morning | Sunday 2nd December, am

Pantomime & picnic lunch | Wednesday 12th December, 10am

KS1 Nativity | Tuesday 18th December, 10am and 1.30pm

KS2 Concert | Wednesday 19th December, 9.15am & 10.30am

Blessing of the Crib | Thursday 20th December 9.30am TBC


Weekly Winners

Class Winners:

C1 – Harrison Chapman
C2 – Finley Holmes
C3 – Jamelia Perocho
C4 – Faseeh Shahid
C5 – Well Done!
C6 – Lewis Mcrandle
C7 – Alfie Aspden
C8 – Jessica Birch
C9 – Madison Cavanagh

Writers of the Week:

C1 – Zara Arshad
C2 – Edie Hurst
C3 – Dion Lopez
C4 – Caleb Broderick
C5 – Sienna Wilson
C6 – Jack Hurst
C7 – Chloe Cook
C8 – Martyna Choczaj
C9 – Amber Mendoza

Headteacher Card – Olivia Durkin

Healthy Eater of the Week – Kaytie Dutton

Golden Boot Award – C3 & C9

Best Attendance – C4

House of the Week – St Andrew