Welcome back to old friends and a special welcome to our new families. I hope you had a restful summer and managed to do something together. Please help our new parents to feel at home and introduce yourself – it helps to have a friendly face to help you pick up the routine.
Our new worship theme is Thankfulness. We explore all that we can be thankful for and how we can share these gifts with others.
Please use the car park responsibly. Park close enough so spaces are not wasted but room to give yourself space to get in and out. Please drive slowly as you enter and leave the car park as we have had a number of near misses with very young children running across the road. Please ensure you and your children use the paths and cross carefully at all times. If you can share lifts that would be very helpful. Please use the drop off and pick up stop just as you enter the gate.
Arriving and leaving School
Please remember that children arriving before 8.30am will need to be supervised by a parent until a member of staff is on their playground. All children should stay on the top playground and not take bags etc to classrooms until the whistle has gone.
The new reception children have a Year 5 buddy to take them down when the whistle goes and to help them find their pegs etc.
At the end of the day Key Stage 1 children will be collected from the bottom playground. It would help if parents of Key Stage 1 could leave promptly so that car park spaces are created for Key Stage 2 parents. Mrs Woodley and Mrs Conduit’s children can be collected from outside their classroom. Children from Upper Woodford and Salterton will be released from the mobile classrooms. Children should not wait for parents at the gate. If no one is there they must come back to reception where they can wait safely.
Please could I ask you not to let children use the play trail or play football on the top playground as they leave school as we have a number of clubs waiting to get started.
All clothing and equipment needs to be labelled. It is much quicker to find the owner if we know who to track down. If you find someone else’s items have accidently made their way to your house please return asap so we can reunite these items. PE kits need to be in school at all times but can go home at weekends for a wash.
Year 7 Secondary applications
The Year 6s are busy choosing their next school for September 2020. Remember to compete your application forms to Wiltshire Council by 31st October 2019.
Reception year children starting September 2020
Please apply to Wiltshire Council online by 15th January 2020.
Ride + Stride – Saturday 14th September 10am – 4pm
Please help raise money for our local churches by visiting our local churches on foot, bike or horse. Each church will stamp your sponsorship form (available on line or in each church). For more information see posters in church for contact Jocelyn Egan – email firstname.lastname@example.org or https://wiltshirehistoricchurchestrust,org.uk