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11th March 2015

11th March 2015
13th March 2015 Mr G Caunce

Dear Parents,

100% ATTENDANCE TWO WEEKS IN A ROW – YEAR 4 – EXCELLENT!

 

SUPER PUPILS

CELEBRATION ASSEMBLY ON FRIDAY 6TH MARCH 2015

Reception   – Isla

Year 1       – Beth

Year 2       – Calum

Year 3       – George

Year 4       – Corey

Year 5       – Jamie

Year 6       – Josh

 

PARENT ATTITUDE QUESTIONNAIRES

Following on from last week here are more overall responses from this year’s Lancashire PAQ. Your feedback is important in helping us to improve your child’s experience at Primrose Hill:

100% of parents/guardians say the school has an effective system for rewarding good behaviour and work.

100% of parents/guardians say that the school expects their child to work hard and achieve their best.

100% of parents/guardians believe that the school is helping their child to become mature, responsible and independent.

More results will be provided next week.

 

MATHS WORKSHOP

Thank you to all parents who attended the KS2 Maths Workshop. It was a great evening and your feedback was positive.

 

NON-UNIFORM DAY – FRIDAY 13TH MARCH

Your child can come to school in their own clothes in exchange for an Easter egg for the Family Fun Easter Games Night on Thursday 26th March at 6.30pm.

 

LEARNING EXCELLENCE AWARD

As a school we have been awarded a ‘Learning Excellence Award’ – a prestigious award for quality learning experiences. This was awarded for our joint Art project with the other Euxton schools last year. Well done to the staff and pupils at Primrose Hill and indeed the other schools in Euxton.

 

SWIMMING – YEAR 1

Just a reminder that all pupils in Year 1 need to bring their swimming kits in tomorrow (Thursday 12th March) for their swimming lesson.

 

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR – WEDNESDAY 18TH – TUESDAY 24TH MARCH

We are welcoming the Scholastic Book Club for our annual Book Fair on Wednesday 18th March for a week. The Book Fair will take place after school until 3.45 p.m. each evening where you will have the opportunity to browse and buy books. A magazine from which books can be ordered will be brought home with your child on Wednesday 18th March for parents who are unable to attend the Book Fair at school. We look forward to seeing many of you at the fair!

 

BOOK CHARACTER EGG DECORATING CHALLENGE – FRIDAY 27TH MARCH

Children are invited to decorate a hard-boiled egg to look like a book character. The eggs will be put on display in the hall and the winner from each class will receive a prize. We are egg-cited about seeing your decorative skills!

 

EASTER GAMES NIGHT – THURSDAY 26TH MARCH

Everyone is welcome to join our Family Fun Easter Games Night on Thursday 26th March at 6.30 p.m. There will be quizzes, spin the wheel, bingo, chocolate tombola, treasure hunt, champagne roll and lots more besides! Tickets can be purchased from the school office in advance, to be entered into a raffle, or on the night: adults £1.00 and children under 12 are free. You can bring your own refreshments but food will be served on the night.

 

EASTER BONNET PARADE DAY – FRIDAY 27TH MARCH

Children are invited to make an Easter Bonnet for Friday 27th March. Every child that enters will be asked to parade around the hall with their classmates to allow staff to choose a winner from each class.   Every entrant will receive a small egg and the winning girl and boy from each class will receive a large egg.   We look forward to seeing your creations!

 

PTFA ZUMBATHON

Congratulations to Kaye Davies whose name was selected from the sponsor forms for this event and has won some luxury hand cream.

 

 

TOAST

Toast costs 20p per day. If you wish your child to have toast in the Summer Term (Monday 13 April – Thursday 23 July) the total cost will be £12.60. Please complete the slip below and return it with payment before Friday 20th March.   Thanks

 

KS1 FITNESS FUN CLUB – MONDAY 16TH – FRIDAY 20TH MARCH

The Fitness Fun Club starts on Monday 16th to Friday 20th March from 3.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m. either on the field or on the playground. All pupils that have applied for a place have got one but must ensure they have their PE kit in school along with trainers and a warm sweatshirt. They will get changed in the Year 1 classroom. Please pick up your child from the school entrance unless they are going to After School Club afterwards.

 

ONE WAY TRAFFIC SYSTEM – MONDAY 16TH – FRIDAY 20TH MARCH

Our School Council would like to trial a voluntary one way traffic system next week and hope that you will be able to support us. Please read the accompanying letter linked to below, for more details.

 

FRIDY FAVOURITE HOT DINNER

After the Easter holiday we would like to offer your child the opportunity to enjoy one of the following hot dinners:

Pizza and Chips

Fish, Chips and Peas/Beans or

Jacket Potato with a choice of toppings including beans, cheese or tuna

all accompanied by salad and bread. There will be an assortment of desserts to follow. The cost will be £13.80 until May half term. If you would like your child to enjoy a Friday Favourite Hot Dinner then please complete the reply slip below and hand it to the school office.by Friday 20th March. Those children who already receive a hot dinner in school will automatically be included.

 

HEAD LICE

Unfortunately we have noticed some pupils with head lice in the last week, mainly in Reception. Please can you check your child’s hair and treat where necessary. Your co-operation to help eradicate them is appreciated!

 

SPORT INTEREST – PLEASE REPLY BY FRIDAY 13TH MARCH

If your child is interested in any participating in any of the following sports then please complete the reply slip below and hand it in to either Mrs Hacking or Mrs Vost by Friday 13th March.

Year 4 only – Crown Green Bowling or American Football

Year 6 only – Table Tennis

 

EUXTON GIRLS FOOTBALL CLUB

Euxton Girls Football Club will be running their annual Girls Football Tournament on Friday 8th May 2015 from 4.15pm to 7.30 p.m. at Greenside playing fields. If any girls in Year 3 and 4 or Year 5 and 6 are interested in taking part on behalf of the school then please complete the permission slip below and return it to Mrs Vost or Mrs Hacking by Friday 13th March. Once we know we have enough interest for a team we will provide further details.

 

EXTRA – CURRICULAR ACHIEVEMENTS

Congratulations to the following pupils on their achievements outside of school:-

Calum in Year 2 – Wing Chun – Yellow and Orange Sashes

Isla in Year R – Stage 10 Gymnastics Award

Jodie in Year 5 – Stage 10 Swimming Award / Personal Survival 1 Award

Luke in Year 3 – Man of the Match – Wigan Rugby Sports Camp

Martha in Year 1 – Merit in Ballet

Jessica in Year 1 – Distinction in Ballet

Allana in Year 6 – Twist and Pulse Dance Award

 

CHANGE 4 LIFE FESTIVAL 

Congratulations to Charlie, Ewan, Leon, Jamie, Jess, Mya, Isaac and Liam who took part in this event. They all thoroughly enjoyed themselves and were a credit to the school.

 

WALKING BUS

A member of staff will arrive at Spar at approximately 8.25 a.m. and leave promptly at 8.30 a.m. for school, with no stopping en route to pick up additional children. Please see Mr Caunce for more information.

 

LAST WEEK’S HOUSE POINT WINNERS – RED HOUSE – WELL DONE! 

 

TOKENS/VOUCHERS

We are now collecting Sainsbury’s Active Vouchers in addition to Batteries and Clothing, Bedding etc. for the clothes bank at the rear of the school. Your support is really appreciated!

 

View Summer School 2015, Easter Games Night and One Way Traffic System Info here.

 

PRIMROSE HILL OUT OF School Club

If you have any queries regarding Out of School Club please contact the school office on 01257 276688 or Miss Collison on 07548 944202.

 

Yours sincerely

 

G. Caunce – Headteacher.

DIARY DATES

Please note that we have made every effort to ensure that these dates are correct. However some dates may have to be changed at short notice due to availability of visitors or clashes with other events. Please therefore check the dates on a regular basis.

 

Friday 13th March Non- Uniform Day – Chocolate Donation for Easter Games Night
Monday 16th – Friday 20th March KS1 Fitness Fun Club
Tuesday 18th March Scholastic Book Fair arrives at Primrose Hill for one week
Thursday 19th – Friday 20th March Y6 Bikeability
Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd March Hothersall Lodge Y5 residential
Saturday 21st March Cross Country Event
Thursday 26th March PTFA Easter Games Night
Friday 27th March Easter Bonnet ParadeBook Character Egg Decorating Challenge 

School closes for Easter

Monday 13th April School reopens for Summer Term
Friday 17th April Rotakids Bad Hair Day
Monday 20th April Parents’ Evening
Wednesday 22nd April Class and Team Photographs
Friday 1st May Rotakids Spiral of Money
Monday 4th May May Day – School closed
Monday 11th – Thursday 14th May SATS week
Friday 15th May PTFA Disco
Monday 18th May Sports Day
Tuesday 19th May Boreatton Park Parents’ Meeting – Y6 Classroom – 5.00 p.m.New Starter Induction Meeting – 6.00 p.m.
Friday 22nd May School closes for half term
Monday 8th June School reopens
Friday 19th – Monday 22nd June Boreatton Park Y6 residential
Saturday 27th June PTFA Football Tournament and BBQ
Thursday 23rd July School closes – end of academic year
Mr G Caunce