Dear Parents and Carers,
Another busy week has flown by!  As well as some amazing learning going on in each class, the Year 6 children have applied themselves brilliantly through their SATS tests. We are very proud of all their efforts and resilience. Although it has been a stressful time for them, we have aimed to make it as relaxed as possible by starting each day with a top-up breakfast and then at lunchtime today the Year 6 children were treated to a special surprise at Miss Hook and Mr Hughes’ Ice-Cream Parlour!
During the week, we were visited by the Local Authority who checked and validated the administration of the SATS tests.  They commented on the clear organisational procedures put in place, which included some of our School Governors coming in to carry out their own monitoring.
Post Ofsted Action Plan Meeting
Thank you to those of you who came to the meeting yesterday evening where the next stages in the development of the school were shared.  The support shown in the meeting along with some positve written comments were very much appreciated.  There is another meeting where the same information will be shared with the families of our new September 2022 intake in the school hall starring at 6pm on Thursday 17th May.  If you were unable to make yesterday’s meeting, you are more than welcome to come.
The information will also be shared on our school website and we will let you know when this is available.
Outdoor Learning Day
Don’t forget our next Outdoor Learning Day is on Thursday 17th May.  The children will need to come into school dressed in suitable clothing (non-uniform) for a whole day of being outside.  If the weather is good, please make sure your child brings in a sun hat of some kind.
Time To Shine
Please come into your child’s class at the end of the day on Friday 20th May where you will be able to see the three pieces of work your child is most proud of from this half term.  This is a fantastic opportunity to see what the children have been up to over the past few weeks.
Village Jubilee Picnic
Attached is a poster advertising a Family Picnic to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee on Saturday 4th June.
Tombola Donations
Thank you to those of you who have already made some donations towards the Bottle and Chocolate Tombolas which are part of our Country Dancing Festival on Friday 27th May.  Please can any further donations be made by Friday 20th May.  There is a collection table on your way into school each morning and a donation box at the school office for any other items of the day.  Look out for a list of amazing raffle prizes which will be sent out at the beginning of next week.
On the theme of the Country Dancing Festival, the children need to come to school on Friday 27th May wearing red, white and blue as this event is our way of marking the Queen’s Jubilee.  Please avoid any football tops!
Have a lovely weekend.
Take care
Kim Huggett