28 May Newsletter

June 9, 2021by 22CenturyDesign
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Dear Parents/Carers, Well, we have finally made it to half term, and it looks like good weather is forecast. It has been such a busy few weeks; very productive and enjoyable. We are now looking forward to the next half term , topics are planned and we are ready to go at this end. I...

Dear Parents/Carers,

Well, we have finally made it to half term, and it looks like good weather is forecast.

It has been such a busy few weeks; very productive and enjoyable. We are now looking forward to the next half term , topics are planned and we are ready to go at this end.

I would like to take this opportunity to say many thanks to everyone who has continued to support our COVID health and safety measures.  I am aware that wider restrictions are lifting in line with government advice, but it is vital that we all continue with the good habits that we have developed.  In particular, maintaining distance on the school site and at the gates and wearing a mask.  We have been very fortunate that we have not needed to have any further bubble closures in 2021, but this is not the case for other local schools.  Nuneaton continues to have a higher than national infection rate, and so for the safety of our whole community, we must all continue to adhere to the measures in place.Take care and have a lovely break.

Mr. C. M. Thornton

Head Teacher

Attendance

Attendance up to the 21st May, 2021 is 96.36%.  The school target is 97%.

Mrs Bridge’s Book Choice

My favourite books that I read as a child were ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events.’ I was particularly intrigued by the devilish behaviour of Count Olaf and his dastardly plans to steal the fortune of the Baudelaire children! However, my favourite ‘books’ that were read to me were the stories my Dad used to create when it was my bedtime about a set of triplets called “The Jam Butty Kids.” They were always on crazy adventures with their lunch boxes full of Jam Sandwiches.

Self-Isolation

We would like to remind you of the importance of keeping your child at home if someone in your household, or a close contact, has Covid symptoms and needs to go for a test. Your child, and the household, must self-isolate until the results come back negative. If someone in the household is unwell and is being tested, or maybe sent home from work for testing, please call the school to inform us and then collect your child immediately.

Your child can return to school once the test result comes back negative.

A frequently asked question is ‘What happens if someone self-isolating as a close contact then develops symptoms?’

  • If anyone isolating develops symptoms of COVID-19, they should book a test immediately.
  • They should inform the school they have symptoms, are being tested and of any test result as soon as they receive them.
  • All other household members must now isolate and not leave home until the result of the test.

If your child’s class is closed due to a positive COVID-19 test result within the class, and your child goes for a test which comes back positive, please still let the school know as soon as the results are received.

Music Lessons from Sept 2021

This week in class, children have watched videos of the County Music Teachers playing musical instruments, which are available for your child to learn in school.  From year 3 to year 6, Clarinet, Drums, Flute, Guitar and Violin are available, and for year 2’s it would be the violin only.  An email has been sent to you this week with a link for you to complete if your child is interested.

Year 6 Football Club – 7 June 2021

We are sorry to have to inform you that the above Club has had to be cancelled, and your child’s session will be reimbursed to you via ParentPay.

Parking

As you are aware, there has been 2 incidents recently where cars have reversed when children have been crossing the road opposite the school, narrowly missing serious injury.  The incidents could have been far more serious and we would kindly ask parents/carers to park away from the school.

Thank you for your support

School Closure

School will be closed for May half-term from Monday 31st May to Friday 4th June.  School will re-open on Monday, 7th June.

Open Casting Call for Film

StudioPOW is a British production company that produces film & television.  They will be shooting a very fun comedy film with Maxine Peake called ‘The Butternut Squash Gang’ in Nuneaton and Bedworth from 21 – 24 July, and are looking for three boys and three girls aged 8 – 12yrs for paid roles.

If you are interested, please email your name & age and a little bit about yourself with a contact phone number to yes@studio-pow.com by 28 May 2021, and if lucky enough they will reply with a time to arrive on 30 May 2021.

No experience is necessary, just lots of enthusiasm.  Please note all children must be accompanied by a parent or appropriate adult.

Dates for Your Diary

Have a happy and safe half-term holiday.