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8th October 2014

8th October 2014
8th October 2014 Mr Caunce

Dear Parents,

Attendance Award

100% ATTENDANCE LAST WEEK

YEAR 5 – BRILLIANT!

SUPER PUPILS

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CELEBRATION ASSEMBLY ON FRIDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER 2014

Year 1 Charlie
Year 2 Millie
Year 3 Emma
Year 4 Max
Year 5 Maisie
Year 6 Lillie
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PARENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE

Thank you very much for your parental questionnaire responses.  In total we received 66 replies.  The comments will be analysed and we will share our findings over the coming months.

LADIES NIGHT – FRIDAY 7TH NOVEMBERLadies Night

Our very popular Ladies Night is taking place on Friday 7th November at 7 p.m. Tickets are now on sale from the school office!  Entry is £3 and includes a glass of fizz, raffle ticket and truffle on arrival. Tickets purchased in advance will be entered into a prize draw.

PUPIL ABSENCE DUE TO ILLNESS

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.

HalloweenPTFA HALLOWEEN DISCO – THURSDAY 23RD OCTOBER

Our Halloween Disco is taking place on Thursday 23rd October.  Tickets are now on sale from the school office.  Entry is £2 and includes a drink and packet of sweets or crisps.  Tickets need to be purchased in advance and brought to the disco.  Fancy dress is optional.

FRIDAY FAVOURITE HOT DINNER

After the October half term 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 £16.10 until Christmas.  If you would like your child to enjoy a Friday Favourite Hot Dinner then please complete the reply slip (in the paper/PDF version available for download below) and hand it to the school office.by Friday 17th October.  Those children who already receive a hot dinner in school will automatically be included.

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES IN SCHOOL

Activity Day Time Location
Mad Science Monday 3.00pm – 4.00pm Class 5 & 6
Football Club Monday 3.00pm – 4.00pm Field
Eco Club Tuesday 3.00pm – 4.00pm Class 2
Computer Art Club Tuesday 3.00pm – 3.45pm Class 3
Sewing Club Tuesday 3.00pm – 4.00pm Class 6
Choir Wednesday 3.00pm – 4.10pm Den (Music Room)
Change 4 Life Wednesday 3.15pm – 4.15pm Den/Outside
Wild Things Outdoors Thursday 3.15pm – 4.15pm Field
Brass Band Thursday 3.00pm – 4.15pm Den
High Fives Thursday 3.00pm – 4.00pm Playground

SCHOOL DINNERS OR PACKED LUNCHES

If your child wishes to change from packed lunches to school dinners, or vice-versa, after the October Half Term holiday please inform Mrs Vost in writing by the morning of Wednesday 22nd October.

Cauliflower CardsCAULIFLOWER CARDS CHRISTMAS CARD PROJECT

Just a reminder that all money and completed order forms must be returned to the child’s class teacher by Friday 10th October.  Cheques should be made payable to ‘LCC’.  Class teachers will send all cheques in a big envelope to the school office.  All funds raised will go towards the Euxton Primrose Hill PTFA Funds.  Many thanks in anticipation of your support!

SECONDARY SCHOOL OPEN EVENINGS FOR SEPTEMBER 2015

Listed below are the dates for Open Evenings/Days for schools in the area:

Leyland St Mary’s Catholic High School Wednesday 8th October 18:00 – 21:00
Balshaw’s CE High School Thursday 9th October 18:00 – 21:00
Bolton School Saturday 11th October 09:30 – 13:00
Holy Cross Catholic High School Thursday 16th October 18:00 – 21:00
Kirkham Grammar School Monday 10th November 19:00 – 21:00

Non-uniform DaysNON-UNIFORM DAYS

There will be four non-uniform days in school this term to help support the PTFA in getting ready for the Christmas Fair to be held on Friday 28th November from 6.30p.m. – 8.30p.m.

Tuesday 21st October – In thanks for a bottle of wine for the bottle stalladults to bring bottles of wine to the office not pupils.

Thursday 13th November – In thanks for a mystery parcel and wrapping paper.  Pupils to bring a gift appropriate for same age and sex as themselves please.

Thursday 20th November – In thanks for a tombola prize.

Wednesday 26th November – In thanks for a chocolate donation.

LITTLE LEAGUE SPORTS – OCTOBER HALF TERMLittle League Sports

Little League Sports are running a 3 day sports camp during half term at Parklands High School.  If you would like more details then please ask Mrs Vost for a leaflet or access the website www.littleleaguesports.org.

FUTURE PRESTON TOURS – SATURDAY 18TH OCTOBER

Future Preston Tours are presenting E.T., bringing a heart-warming family favourite to life for a new generation.  You will help E.T. return home and take part in a magical moon-lit cycle ride, experience an interactive performance and watch a one-off exclusive screening at an unexpected location!  Prices are £10 for adults and £7 for children.  For more information please access www.theyeatculture.org/futureprestontours or call 01772 896254.

Best StartBEST START ADULT COURSES

There are a number of flyers around school detailing some Best Start Adult Courses or Support available such as Positive Parenting, Speakeasy and Made of Money.  For more details please contact the Best Start team on 01772 641937/436972.

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACHIEVEMENTS

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

  • Harrison in Year 3 – 50 Metres Swimming Award
  • Harry in Year 2 – 600 Metres Swimming Award
  • Josh in Year 6 – Euxton Cricket – Under 11s League Winner Medal
  • Hayden in Year 2 – Man of the Match – Football

 

Walking BusWALKING BUS

 Children seem to enjoy the social life the Walking Bus offers each morning.

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

HOUSE POINT WINNERS – RED HOUSECongratulations

Congratulations to all pupils in the red house who achieved the most points last week.

TOKENS/VOUCHERS

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

If you have any queries regarding Before or After School Club please contact the school office on 01257 276688.

Yours Sincerely,

Mr 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 10th October Cauliflower Christmas Card – Deadline for Orders
Tuesday 14th October Open Afternoon for new starters 2015/2016 1.45pm – 2.45pm
Tuesday 21st October Non-Uniform Day – Bring a bottle of wine (parents!)
Thursday 23rd October PTFA Halloween Disco
Monday 27th – Friday 31st October (inclusive) Half Term
Friday 31st October Deadline for Secondary School Applications
Friday 7th November PTFA Ladies Night
Monday 10th November Parents’ Evening* (*Year 3 starts at 4pm and 3 – 4pm on Tuesday 11th November)
Thursday 13th November Non-Uniform Day – bring a mystery parcel and wrapping paper
Monday 17th – Friday 21st November Ant-Bullying Week
Tuesday 18th November Open Morning for new starters 2015/2016 9.00am – 10.00pm
Wednesday 19th November Year 4 trip to Global Renewables
Thursday 20th November Non-Uniform Day – bring a tombola prize
Monday 24th – Friday 28th November Multi-Cultural Week
Wednesday 26th November Non-Uniform Day – bring a chocolate donation
Friday 28th November PTFA Christmas Fair – 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Saturday 6th December PTFA Christmas Market
Tuesday 9th December Open Morning for new starters 2015/2016 9.00am – 10.00am
Wednesday 10th December Whole School Christmas Pantomime
Monday 15th December KS1 Nativity
Tuesday 16th December KS2 Carol Concert
Thursday 18th December Christmas Parties
Friday 19th December End of Term – Merry Christmas!
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