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School News | Friday 15th November 2019

Diary Dates

Please be reminded of the following dates for your diary:

Pantomime: Tues 10th Dec 10am, Blackburn

Junior Concert: Wed 18th Dec 9.15am, 10.30am

Christmas Fayre: Tues 10th Dec 3-4pm, school hall

Parishioners’ Tea Party: Wed 18th Dec 1.30pm

Violin & Guitar Concert: Mon 16th 9.30am

Advent Service: Thurs 19th Dec 9.45am (church)

Infant Nativity: Tues 17th Dec 10am, 2pm

Class Christmas Parties: Thurs 19th 1pm

End of term: Fri 20th 1.30pm

New term begins: Tues 7th January

Parental Questionnaire

Thank you to everyone who completed our parental questionnaire during last week’s Parents’ Evening.  We are extremely pleased with the responses – please see separate letter home for details.

CAFOD – Live Simply

On Monday our Governor, Mrs Boutell will be in school to talk to us about CAFOD’s Live Simply award.  Initially, she will launch a colouring competition – more details to follow.

Yr 6 Science Enrichment event

Year 6 pupils will visit Blessed Trinity RCC on Tuesday 19th in the morning.  They will spend time in the Science department dissecting hearts.  We are sure they will find this fascinating! See separate letter for details.

Indoor athletics competition

Last week 12 pupils went to BTRCC to compete in the Indoor Athletics Competition with 8 other schools.  They all performed very well and we came first!  We are very proud of the team and wish them luck for the finals in December.

Nasal Flu Immunisations

Nasal flu immunisations will take place in school on Wednesday 20th November.

Poppy Appeal

Thank you very much to everyone who has supported our Poppy Appeal this year.

Listening to your child read at home

Please support your child’s progress in reading by listening to them read regulary at home.  Please also make sure that you complete their Reading Record and return to school each week.  

Yr 6 Measurements

Members of the School Nursing Team will be in school on Monday 18th November – a separate letter has gone out regarding this.

Mass at church

Please join us at church for Mass celebrating Quarante Ore next Friday, 22nd November 9.30am.  We will walk to and from church as usual.

Weekly Winners

Class Winners:

C1 – Daniel Wainscott
C2 – Elexa Durkin
C3 – John Maughan
C4 – Libby Burns
C5 – Caleb Broderick
C6 – Tyler Allen
C7 – Sinead Muldoon
C8 – Alecia Halliwell
C9 – Kayleen Imperial

Writers of the Week:

C1 – Samanta Stonkute
C2 – Ebony Jackson
C3 – Skye Thornton
C4 – Jake
C5 – Zach Rumney
C6 – Stephen Laing
C7 – Wiktoria Skraba
C8 – Harry Sims
C9 – Owen Earnshaw

Headteacher Card – Gene Parreno

Healthy Eater of the Week – Vanessa Matras

Golden Boot Award – C1, C3 and C4

Best Attendance – C9

House of the Week – St David