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4th March 2015

4th March 2015
5th March 2015 Mr G Caunce

Dear Parents,

100% ATTENDANCE LAST WEEK 

YEAR 4 – BRILLIANT!

SUPER PUPILS 

CELEBRATION ASSEMBLY ON FRIDAY 27TH FEBRUARY 2015

Reception – Christopher

Year 1       – Martha

Year 2       – Freya

Year 3       – Harrison

Year 4       – Noah

Year 5       – Corey

Year 6       – Corey

 

PARENT ATTITUDE QUESTIONNAIRES

I have now received the results of the Lancashire PAQ and will be using the next few weeks to summarise the overall responses. The feedback that you provide is invaluable in helping to improve pupils’ experiences at Primrose Hill and I greatly appreciate you taking the time to give us your feedback. In total 1/3 of parents responded to the questionnaires and:

100% of parents/carers believe the school is well led and managed.

100% believe children behave well in the school.

100% believe that their child is safe and well cared for at school.

More results will be provided next week.

 

SCHOOL ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION SYSTEM – PARENTMAIL

Following the successful distribution of the Wednesday Weekly via email last week we will now continue to use this system every week. If there are any parents who haven’t already registered to receive emails then we would encourage you to do so as we hope to send out more correspondence electronically during the next term; in the meantime we will continue to send a hard copy in your child’s bag. If you have any queries or concerns then please contact Mrs Vost in the school office.

 

PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE DAY

Everyone had a fabulous time on Monday with Lee Whiteley, Great Britain Paralympic sprinter.   They really entered into the spirit of the event and were inspired by Lee’s remarkable personal journey! Please can all sponsor forms and money be returned to school by Friday 6th March, when we will celebrate the event.   Many thanks for your support.

 

PTFA MEETING – WEDNESDAY 4TH MARCH

Everyone is welcome to come along to our meeting tonight held in school at 6.00p.m. Your contribution is always valuable!

 

SWIMMING – YEAR 1

Just a reminder that all pupils in Year 1 need to bring their swimming kits in tomorrow (Thursday 5th March) for their swimming lesson.

 

PTFA ZUMBATHON AND VALENTINE’S DISCO

The Zumbathon raised a fantastic amount of £418 and the Valentine’s Disco raised £200 towards the school funds. We would like to say a big thank you to everyone for your support without which these events wouldn’t be so successful.

 

YEAR 6 BIKEABILITY – Thursday 19th/Friday 20th March

Please return the completed form and permission slip to school by Friday 6th March. Any queries please speak to Mrs Hacking or Miss McKinley.

 

PTFA UPCOMING EVENTS

Friday 13th March – Non-Uniform Day

Your child can come to school in their own clothes in exchange for chocolate donations for the Easter Games night.

Thursday 26th March – Easter Games Night

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!

 

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!

 

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!

 

YEAR 4 PLEA- PARENT VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED

Year 4 are looking for one parent volunteer for a school trip on Friday 20th March at Parklands High School from 1.15 – 4.00 p.m.

Please contact Mrs Swinburn or Mrs Vost if you are able to help! Thank you.

 

WESTHOLME SENIOR SCHOOL OPEN DAY – SATURDAY 7TH MARCH

Westholme Senior School is having an Open Day on Saturday 7th March from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. For further information please contact the school on 01254 506070 or look at the school website www.westholmeschool.com.

 

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!

 

EXTRA – CURRICULAR ACHIEVEMENTS

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

Niamh in Year 5 – Certificate for Dance Talent Course

Amy in Year 2 – Distinction in Pre- Preparatory Tap / 50 Metres Swimming

Jasmine in Year 3 – Stage 3 Swimming

Martha in Year 1 – Learning to Swim

Matthew in Year 5 – Sports Camp

Lily in Year 6 – Karate Orange Belt

 

Year 6 Quiz Team

Congratulations to our Year 6 Quiz Team, Oliver, Nathan, Denholm, Georgia, Corey, Erin and Freya. who represented the school in the Grand Primary Quiz Final last Wednesday held at Southlands High School. Freya and Erin won a trophy in the Specialist Art Round so well done to them.

 

Football League

Well done to our football team despite the defeat. Keep your spirits up!

 

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 – BLUE 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!

 

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 6th March All sponsorship money due in for Athlete Day
Wednesday 11th March Y6 Trip to Leyland Truck Factory – am only
Choir concert at Blackburn Cathedral 6.00 p.m. Pupils out in the afternoon in preparation for this event.
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 Parade
Book 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