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Weekly Update - week commencing Tuesday 9th May 2023

Mrs P Phillips - 04 May 2023

Weekly Updates
 
Good morning,
Please see below for any updates for the week ahead.
 
Bank holiday - just a reminder that school will be closed on Monday 8th May for a Bank Holiday for the King’s Coronation. 
 
In school next week,
 
Year 6 SATs
Next week (from Tuesday 9th May) Year 6 children across the country will be sitting their SATs, year 6 parents have been sent an email with relevant information.  As a school community we wish them a calm and successful week.
 
Oak and Acorn Reading
Due to the Bank holiday and Year 6 SATs which are taking place from Tuesday 9th May, our weekly reading will look a little different.  We will read in school throughout the week, however reading practice books will not be coming home on Wednesday this week.  Please keep reading for pleasure to your child at home.
 
Acorn Plant Sale
Acorn class have been nurturing some indoor plants and we would like to sell them to raise money to buy more seeds to grow.  Our plant sale will take place on Friday 12th May on the school playground at 3.30pm.  Everyone is welcome.
 
Swimming  
Swimming lessons are on a Wednesday for Acorn Class.   
Children will need:  
Swim cap (These can be bought from the swimming baths, please send £1.00 in an envelope labelled with your child’s name)  
One-piece costume for girls and shorts for boys (no baggy board shorts please).  
Towel   
Goggles (optional)  
Long hair tied up  
  
Swim lesson return time:
Due to a change in lesson time, the children will be a few minutes late returning to school from swimming at the end of the day. Estimated return time from swimming for collection is between 3.35-3.40pm.

Bus times:
The swim bus is also the bus which delivers children home to Laverton and Dallowgill. Therefore, please note that the return of the bus children home on each Wednesday this term may also be delayed by 5-10 minutes.
 
Payments for swimming and Parent Pay.
All payments have been added to your account. We thank parents in advance for settling these as soon as possible.

Forest School  
Cedar class will be doing forest school sessions each Wednesday afternoon. Children should wear old, comfortable clothes and wellies or trainers for this along with waterproof trousers and coats.  
 
Forest School Friday
To support our Golden Thread further, Helen will be running a morning forest school session for each class on a Friday based around staying spiritually and mentally healthy. Dates are as follows:

Palm Class – 5.5.23
Cedar Class 12.5.23

Children should wear old, comfortable clothes and wellies or trainers for this along with waterproof trousers and coats.  

  -Sportscool Basketball summer.pdf-  

Save the date - Year 6 parents only
Our Leavers service will take place on Thursday 20th July at 2pm, more details to follow.
 
Clubs & Activities

Clubs and activities have been organised differently this term.  An email for each club has been sent, to sign your child up simply click to respond. If the club is provided by an outside provider, please contact them directly.  We will be offering the following clubs:

Gardening Club – Monday 3.30-4.30
Gardening club with Pippa and Mrs Wilcox, please provide appropriate clothing (old clothes & wellies, as the children will get muddy). All ages - Max 12  
Gardening will be held on 24 April, 5 June, 12 June and 19 June and 10 July.
5 sessions will cost £22.50 (£4.50 each session) Payment will be via Parent pay. 
Those already booked through Whizz kids will attend the club automatically.  
 
Sports Cool –Basketball - Tuesday 3.30-4.30
Parents to book directly with Sports Cool – please see the attached flyer or book with Chris 07494 76093.  It started Tuesday 25 April.
 
Dance with Diane – Wednesday 3.30-4.30
Every Wednesday - Years Reception, One, Two and Three only.  Payment will be via Parent pay.
  
Golden Thread - Thursday 3.30-4.30
In the Summer term our Golden Thread will be to understand and embrace the wider world and also to be spiritually, mentally and physically healthy.  Our Thursday Golden Thread club will include Books and Biscuits, Shine and possibly Martial Arts (see below).
 
Change of date - Shine will now be held on Thursday 25th May and Thursday 15th June. 
 
Change of date - Books and Biscuits will now be held on Thursday 29th June and Thursday 6th July.

Both of these clubs are free to all.

Martial Arts 
We hope this activity can start after half term, parents have been contacted by the provider.

Message from Friends of Kirkby Malzeard school
As part of the Coronation celebrations, we are organising some Maypole dancing to happen on Sunday 7th May at approximately 1pm at the start of the village Friendship Lunch Party.  If any of the children are interested in taking part and would be able to attend, please can you contact Ros Richards on telephone 07843561596.
 
There will be a practice session on Saturday 6th May in the afternoon at the Highside playing fields- time to be confirmed.
 
 
Safeguarding, Health and Wellbeing Updates
 
Social Media Safety
This recently published video by financial times films, gives an important insight to the impact of social media on our children and our family life. The video is well worth a watch. It has been used with parent groups, and they were shocked. The video led them to reconsider how they talk to their children about their social media use. You can find the video on YouTube by following the link below:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UY2HOpuTlk
 
 
For further tips, advice, guides and resources to help keep your child safe online please follow the link below:
 
https://www.safeguardingchildren.co.uk/parents-carers/online-safety/
 

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