CELEBRATION ASSEMBLY ON FRIDAY 23RD JANUARY 2015
Reception – Louise
Year 1 – Daniel
Year 2 – Harry
Year 3 – Abigail
Year 4 – Tom
Year 5 – Isabel
Year 6 – Ellie
PARENT ATTITUDE QUESTIONNAIRE RESPONSE.
Reception/School office staffing. I pick up at 4 p.m. and there’s no-one in the office to do things such as notifying a change of address.
There are occasions where the office is not staffed and it is difficult to get hold of somebody.
Mrs. Vost is available throughout the school day and can also be contacted before school from 8:30 a.m. As a result of your feedback we have increased Mrs. Vost’s hours so that she is available until 4 p.m. on a Wednesday evening. In the unfortunate event that there is nobody in the office we have installed a letter drop facility in the counter top in reception where you can leave information for the attention of the office staff. This is checked regularly to ensure that we respond quickly to any information that is posted. This year we have also recruited additional office support to try and ensure that there is somebody available. Mrs. Grinsted now works in the office on a Monday and a Wednesday.
PUPIL ABSENCE DUE TO SICKNESS
Please can all parents ensure that they telephone the school office on the first day of absence and then on the third day of absence. This should be followed up by a letter upon the pupil’s return detailing the medical reason for absence. This system is extremely important in ensuring accurate attendance records and safeguarding pupils.
It is the time of year when the nasty sickness & diarrhoea bug does the rounds. To avoid the risk of it spreading in school please can you avoid sending your child into school until 48 hours after the last episode of sickness/diarrhoea. Thank you!
SCHOOL SPORTS KIT
We are looking to purchase a new sports kit for the school teams so that the pupils look their best when they attend an increasing number of sporting events. If any parent owns a business and feels that they may be able to sponsor a kit please contact Mr Caunce as soon as possible. Thank you!
PARKING OUTSIDE SCHOOL
Recently a parent’s vehicle was damaged outside school; fortunately no-one was hurt. Please be considerate when dropping off or picking up your child from school by parking responsibly, not on our neighbour’s drives, and driving slowly and carefully. Your co-operation is appreciated!
Unfortunately we have noticed some pupils with head lice in the last week. Please can you check your child’s hair and treat where necessary. Your co-operation to help eradicate them is appreciated!
PTFA UPCOMING EVENTS
Friday 6th February – Zumbathon – 6.15 p.m. – 9.15 p.m.
Dig out your sweatbands and trainers for our exciting new fundraiser the ‘Zumbathon’. Three sessions of 45 minute workouts to include Zumba, Body Combat and a Conditioning Class. It is sure to get the heart pumping and smiles on everyone’s face. This action packed evening is suitable for all abilities. Please bring your own refreshments. Please ask at the office for a form to take part, the cost is £5.00.
Friday 13th February – Valentine’s Disco
Infants: 6.30 – 7.15 p.m.
Juniors: 7.30 – 8.15 p.m.
Please enter via the school office and pick up your child outside the fire doors leading from the hall. The cost is £2.00 (includes 1 snack, crisps or sweets, and 1 drink). This is a ticket only event. Please send in an envelope to your child’s class teacher clearly labelled with your child’s name and class. Tickets will be issued during w/c 9 Feb 2015. No tickets will be issued directly from the office.
If you have any unwanted gardening/outdoor items e.g. seeds, bird feeders etc. then please can you drop them off at the school office, they will be most welcome!
Y5 HOTHERSALL LODGE
The final payment of £85 is due by Friday 30th January for the Year 5 children who are going to Hothersall Lodge in March. Please make cheques payable to LCC.
CHORLEY JUNIOR DUATHLON – SATURDAY 9TH MAY
The Chorley Junior Duathlon is taking place on Saturday 9th May at Astley Park. For an individual entry the cost is £12.00 (£6.00 discount if you select your school). To enter and for further details please access the website www.chorley.niftyentries.com/JuniorDuathlon. All individual races are chip timed and participants will wear a band around their ankle before the race starts.
SCHOLASTIC BOOK ORDER
Please return any orders to the school office by Friday 30th January. Thanks!
EXTRA – CURRICULAR ACHIEVEMENTS
Congratulations to the following pupils on their achievements outside of school:-
Elliott in Year 4 – Bronze, Silver & Gold Swimming Medals
Allana in Year 6 – Distinction in Modern Jazz and Grade 1 Tap
Daniel in Year 1 – Stage 6 in Trampolining
Aimee in Year 3 – Bronze Swimming Award/Distinction in Preparatory Tap
Evie in Year 3 – Bronze Swimming Award/Distinction in Preparatory Tap
Jodie in Year 5 – Distinction in Primary Tap
Laura in Year 3 – Distinction in Preparatory Tap
Christmas Bauble Competition Winners
Congratulation to the following pupils who were able to take home their Christmas baubles:
Olivia Year 5, Cerise Year R, Isabel Year 5, Amy Year 1 and Amelie Year 2.
It is pleasing to see an increased number of pupils joining the Walking Bus since the beginning of this term. As Spring approaches it would be great to see even more join us. 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 – YELLOW HOUSE – WELL DONE!
We are still collecting Batteries and Clothing, Bedding etc. for the clothes bank at the rear of the school. Your support is really appreciated!
PRIMROSE HILL OUT OF School Club
Please can we ask parents not to bring their children into school before the start of Breakfast Club at 7.45 a.m. We are not covered under our insurance policy and staff require time to set up and discuss any matters arising.
If you have any queries regarding Out of School Club please contact the school office on 01257 276688 or Miss Collison on 07548 944202.
G. Caunce – Headteacher.
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.
|Thursday 29th January||Y3 Chester Trip|
|Friday 6th February||PTFA Zumbathon|
|Wednesday 11th February||Flic Flac Gymnastics Competition|
|Friday 13th February||PTFA Valentine’s DiscoSchool closes for half term|
|Monday 23rd February||School reopens|
|Monday 2nd March||Olympic Athlete DayHothersall Lodge Parents Meeting – 5:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday 11th March||Choir concert at Blackburn Cathedral 6.00 p.m. Pupils out in the afternoon in preparation for this event.|
|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||School closes for Easter|
|Monday 13th April||School reopens for Summer Term|
|Monday 20th April||Parents’ Evening|
|Wednesday 22nd April||Class and Team Photographs|
|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 – Year 6 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 June – Monday 22nd June||Boreatton Park Y6 residential|
|Saturday 27th June||PTFA Football Tournament and BBQ|
|Thursday 23rd July||School closes – end of academic year|