Newsletter 19th May 2017

Dear Parents,

May Day – Friday May 26th

May Day is NEXT WEEK!

Arrangements, as always, are flexible, and timings have been subject to change, but confirmed timings are as follows:

  • 10.15am                      Assemble in classrooms
  • 10.30am prompt        Crowning of the May Queen and dubbing of the Green Man
  •                                       Procession round the village
  • 11.15am                      Photographs at the village stocks
  • 11.30am                      Dancing
  • 12.30pm                      Lunch (please pre-book from the Friends)
  • 1.00pm                        Stalls
  • 2.00pm                        Raffle and final dance – children are then free to go

A separate letter has gone out today with more details – please read it carefully.

Beech Class Residential

There will be a briefing meeting for all parents at 3.00pm next Monday 22nd May at which various forms (eg medical) will be given out.  If you are not able to attend, the forms will be sent home the next day for rapid return.

Dates

There are a number of events coming up.  Please check the dates at the end of this newsletter to make sure you have them all noted. We will break up for half term after our May Day celebrations on Friday. School will reopen on TUESDAY 6th June. Please note that school will be closed for staff training on Monday 5th June

ParentPay

After the half-term holiday we will be sending you details to activate your ParentPay account which will allow you to make online payments for dinners, clubs, trips, etc. For more information see our website: http://dr-souths.co.uk/parentpay-new-online-payment-service/.

Best wishes

Huw Morgan

Headteacher

This week we congratulated:

  • Cookery: Tia,for her positive attitude and perseverance;
  • Art: Joseph, for beautiful artwork and great clay work this week;
  • Sport: Noah OB, for a good attitude towards improving his performances;
  • Willow Class: Sarah, for fantastic phonic work;
  • Ash Class: Flossie, for great phonics; Noah OB, for making good behaviour choices;
  • Oak Class: Leandro, for brilliant maths work; Porsha, for consistent hard work in all subjects;
  • Beech Class: Melina, for good work on word problems in maths; Parnia, for thoughtful work in RE.

Future events (w/b Monday 15th May)

  • Cookery – Beech Class

Monday

  • Forest School – Year 3
  • Residential meeting

Tuesday

  • Forest School – Year 5

Wednesday

  • Auditions for the KS2 show

Thursday

  • String lessons

Friday

  • No swimming – Oak Class
  • May Day

Useful dates for the year

  • 22/05/17          3.00pm            Beech Class residential meeting
  • 26/05/17                                   May Day
  •                                                     End of Summer Term 1

 

  • 06/06/17          8.50am            Start of Summer Term 2
  • 12/06/17                                    Year 1 phonic screening week
  • 14/06/17          3.00pm            Ash and Willow Class Charity event
  • 16/06/17          2.30pm            Willow Class sharing assembly
  • 26/06/17                                    Beech Class residential
  • 05/07/17          1.30pm            Ash and Willow Class production
  • 13/07/17          1.30pm            Oak and Beech production
  •                            6.00pm            Oak and Beech production
  • 14/03/17          2.30pm            Ash Class sharing assembly
  • 17/07/17                                   Transfer morning
  • 18/07/17          9.30am            Sport morning
  • 20/07/17          9.30am            Sport morning reserve
  • 21/07/17          2.00pm            Leavers’ service

 

Our Christian values for the term are Respect and Reverence.  Can your child talk about respect for special objects?