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Blenhein Primary School

Sheringham Primary School Newsletter

Friday 5th April 2019

Enjoy the holiday

We would like to wish everyone a very enjoyable break. Your children have worked exceptionally hard this term and deserve their two week holiday.  We look forward to seeing everybody back, bright and breezy by 8:45am on Tuesday 23rd April. Let’s hope it will be a bit warmer than this week!

Important dates for your diary

 

First day of term  23rd April

Music week 23rd to 26th April

Year 6 SATs 13th to 16th May

Last day of the half term Friday 24th May

Half term holiday Monday 27th - 31st May

School starts again Monday 3rd June

School INSET (school closed to pupils) Monday 24th June

Last day of term! Tuesday 23rd July

 

Year 5 to go swimming at the Olympic Pool: 7th-17th May 2019

A real highlight of Year 5 is going swimming in the Olympic swimming pool. Not many of us are lucky enough to learn to swim where gold medals have been won.  If you haven't done so already, please sign up your child for Year 5 swimming on Parent Mail. If you are not on Parent Mail or do not know how to register for the swimming, please talk to someone at the front desk, where they will be pleased to help you.

Parents’ Evening follow up

Thank you to all of you who came to Parents’ Evening to meet with the teacher. We hope you now better understand how your child is doing. If you were unable to come, please either speak to your teacher or leave a message at the front desk and we will try to arrange a meeting with you.

Year 6 Easter School

A reminder that Easter School will be taking place from 8th to 10th April. Children need to be in school by 9am and the day will end at 2:30pm. Please make sure children bring some lunch.  

Music Week  

You may have heard about, or even attended, our now legendary music days. Well this year we are raising the stakes - a whole MUSIC WEEK (well, 4 days but who’s counting?). During the first week back after the Easter break,  children will be taking part in workshops and music lessons, culminating in an epic concert on Friday 26th April. Parents are invited to attend - choir club and some of our ECaM pupils will be contributing to the event so it’s definitely one to get in the diary!

9.50 - 10.30am Performance: Reception, Y1, Y3 and Y5 parents welcome

11.00 - 11.40am Performance: Y2, Y4 and Y6 parents welcome


We are here for you

At Sheringham, we greatly value the community we are in and feel strongly about our responsibility to provide support for those within it. Therefore, we would like to remind you that staff are available and willing to talk confidentially about anything that is concerning you - from your child’s learning to housing problems or for details of a food bank. Members of the Social Inclusion Team and Leadership Team are on the playground before and after school every day, so please don’t hesitate to talk to us.  

Keeping your child safe online

Many of us will feel that our children know more about the internet and the latest app or computer game than we do.  We often get asked for suggestions on how to control children’s use of the internet. We suggest you go to the NSPCC’s help page which has some very useful tips - you can use this link: http://bit.ly/spsparentcontrols

Attendance

We have some excellent news about school attendance. Last week was the best week so far this year with attendance at 96.9% for the week.  Let’s keep it that way because...

Great attendance leads to great learning!

Year group winners - Year 3 at 99.1%

Class winners - R3 and 3W at 100%!

Parent Workshops

  • Year 1 Phonics Screening Workshop Tuesday 30th April 8.45am-9.45am
  • Year 2 Phonics Screening Workshop Tuesday 30th April 3pm-3.20pm

Accompanying this weeks newsletter

  • Year 2 - Soanes Center Visit Letter