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Summer 1 School Newsletter

Summer 1 Nursery Newsletter


School Meals:

Week beginning 22nd April: Our new menu starts.

Please click here for the Summer Menu.


 

After-School Clubs

New After-school clubs start back on 23rd April. There are no clubs the first and last week of each full term. Children in Red Base may now apply for these clubs. Places have been allocated but we do have some availability for some clubs.


Milk from Easter to the end of the school year

For all children in the Infants aged 5 years and over: The cost of milk for the summer term is £11.70. All children who would like milk will receive it in the first week of term to allow parents the opportunity to pay. Please pay online via sQuid.

If your child would like milk after Easter, please pay £11.70 on sQuid. Children under 5 or those eligible for income based free school meals do not have to pay.

Food Drive Friday 26th April 2019 

Please support us in making collections for the local S20 Foodbank. We would particularly welcome donations of personal hygiene items such as toilet rolls, soap, deodorant, shampoo etc. in this collection. All the things you donate go to help local people in times of financial difficulty.

Children can bring their gifts to assembly on Friday.

Please send any donations, for the S20 Foodbank, to school on Friday 26th April.


‘Seaside’ Family Workshop Tuesday 30th April 9:15a.m.

Please join us for our ‘Seaside’ Family Workshop on Tuesday 30th April at 9:15a.m. in the school hall. This workshop is for families of children in school (Red, Blue, Yellow and Green bases). Your children will be brought to join the workshop with you. Younger, pre-school, sisters and brothers are welcome to come along and join in too. At the workshop you will be able to take part in some fun activities around the topic theme of the Seaside.


Learn to ride your bike Thursday 9th May 2019

Our Modeshift Stars Officer, Paula, is running workshops on 9th May for children to learn to ride their bikes without stabilisers. These have been very successful in previous years and are a great opportunity for children to gain skills and confidence before the summer starts.


Sponsored Obstacle Wednesday 22nd May

We have hired an inflatable obstacle course for our sponsored event. The children really enjoy the day and all the money raised will go towards purchasing Ipads for the children to use in school. The maximum number of laps will be 5.

Please collect your sponsors and bring the form to be signed on the day of the event. Prizes will be awarded to the children who raise the most money in each class.


Sponsored Bounce Wednesday 22nd May

We have hired an inflatable bouncy castle for our sponsored event. The children really enjoy the day and all the money raised will go towards purchasing Ipads for the children to use in school. The maximum number of bounces will be 50.

Please collect your sponsors and bring the form to be signed on the day of the event. Prizes will be awarded to the children who raise the most money in each class.


Class photos Thursday 23rd May

Class photos will be taken on 23rd May in the morning. The photographer starts at 9:15a.m. so it is important that children arrive at nursery/school on time to avoid missing their class photo. The photographer will return in the afternoon for Nursery children. If your child is not in Nursery on 23rd May you are welcome to bring them in for the photo at either 9:30a.m. or 1p.m. Please speak to Nursery staff to arrange this.


School Uniform

It has been agreed that Pinders can now sell our school uniform. If you wish to buy uniform through this company, they are sited in Crystal Peaks Market where they will take your orders.

Uniform, embroidered with the school logo, can also be purchased through Tesco’s online uniform service at My clothing.com


Family of Schools (FoS) Cake Sale at Crystal Peaks 6th March

Thank you to everyone who supported our cake sale at Crystal Peaks. We raised a total of £410.91!


Be Bright be seen 

We are currently running our ‘Be Bright Be Seen’ shop in the hall on Friday mornings before the birthday and merit assembly. The School Council take turns to run the shop with the help from a member of staff.

Available to buy are:

Reflectors – £1.80 each

Zip clips – 80p each

Clip on stars/circles – £1.80 each

Stick on Smiles – 50p each


Henry ‘Healthy Start’ Programme

Henry is a programme for families, aimed at offering support with many areas that affect children under 5 and their parents e.g. mealtimes, behaviour and early learning. The programme is for an hour each week for 8 weeks and it comes highly recommended. This is free to families and can be accessed by completing the form attached, emailing healthystart@henry.org.uk or by texting 07720090949.

Please take a look at the attached flyer and application form.

Click here for the information flyer.

Click here for the application form.


English and Maths Adult Education Courses

English and Maths courses for adults will be run from 18th September at Thorpe Green Meeting Rooms. These courses are for beginners up to Level 2.

The English course will run on Tuesdays from 10a.m. to 12 noon.

The Maths course will run on Tuesdays from 12:30p.m. to 2:30p.m.

If you would like more information, or to book on a course, please contact Lesley Roberts (Learning Champion) at Woodhouse Forum on telephone number: 0114 269 0222.


Alerts

Please sign up for email alerts about weather, school closures etc. from Sheffield City council.  Visit the page www.sheffield.gov.uk/alerts to register.

Once  registered, you can go to Education – School Closures – Then look under primary/secondary/special educational needs to find your school.


On-line Payments

We are now able to accept online payments through sQuid. We are starting with milk payments for next term and will add other payments over the rest of this half term. Information and registration codes will be sent home to all families. Please call at the office if you have not received yours by 5th December.

Please visit our sQuid Online Payment page for more information by clicking here.

For more information on downloading the sQuid App please click here.


 Speech and Language Drop-in 

If you have speech and Language concerns about your child, aged 5 or under, please call at one of the drop-ins at Crystal Peaks or Darnall.

Click here for more information