Family Newsletter Week 3

Dear families,

I hope you are having a restful weekend.

Week 2 was full of energy and excitement! New projects were begun, and new ways of working established. There was a happy, productive atmosphere around school.

Last Wednesday, Years 7 and 8 went on an inspiring trip to the pre-Roman archeological site at Vilanova.

They met the team of archeologists there, headed by Joan García, one of our parents.

The pupils were shown some of the techniques for excavating delicate artefacts; they were also taught about the pre-Roman civilization, the íberos, that inhabited this area.

 

Whole School News, Week 3

Permission for Images of your Child

Please sign the permission document to allow / disallow images of your child to be released on the school FaceBook page/ website/ yearbook.

Saray has this document.

Thank you.

 

World Peace Day

Friday

We will celebrate World Peace Day with a whole school assembly and activities throughout the day.

Primary pupils may wear a plain white shirt/top on Peace Day.

Secondary pupils may come in all in white on this day.

 

International Food Day, in our front garden

Friday 4.30 – 5.30

The Events Committee and families have planned this great annual event to coincide with Peace Day.

At 4.00 pm, pupils will change into their national costume / colours of their country’s flag.

Parents will bring in their delicious national dishes to sell for a token amount; we will picnic in the garden to live music!

Please send in a bag with your child’s national costume / colours of your flag to change into at 4.00. National costume should not be worn all day. Thank you.

If you would like to cook for this event, there is still time! Please contact Alison at alij2037@gmail.com or your class carer.

Looking forward to it!

Inspiring Speakers

Please join our calendar of Inspiring Speakers to the secondary pupils.

Perhaps you can give a talk on a favourite place, a journey, your childhood, an anecdote, a song, a piece of art or a book you love, anything that might inspire our 11-16 year olds.

Or if you can’t, perhaps you could nominate someone who could…J

Would you like to be a Class Carer?

The list of responsibilities is attached here.

If you would like to help out in this way, please contact your current Class Carer or Saray.

Thank you!

Primary News

Years 5-6 Swimming

This half-term, Years 5-6 will go swimming on Wednesdays after lunch.

Please send in the following every Wednesday until half-term break:

  • swimming costume,
  • swimming cap,
  • flip-flops/water shoes,
  • goggles
  • towel
  • an extra snack  –  pupils are always very hungry after their swim.

Secondary News

 

London Flights, Years 10-11

We now have all pupils’ passport details and will proceed to booking flights tomorrow.

Excitement was mounting among the pupils last week!

 

Sailing at the Club Nautic

Please note that sailing starts this week and is for ALL secondary pupils.

It is not an optional activity.

Years 7-8 Wednesdays (3 weeks: 20th Sept- 4th Oct inclusive)

Years 10-11 Fridays (5 weeks: 22nd Sept- 2oth Oct inclusive)

Please return the signed permission attached here.

And on sailing days (Wednesdays Y7 – 8;  Fridays Y10-11) please equip your child with the following:

  • Shoes/sandals that can be secured to feet, and will not drop off (water shoes but not flip-flops)
  • Sun hat & sun cream
  • Swimsuit

Lifejackets are provided by the sailing school.

Thank you.

 

Enjoy your evening and see you all at school this week!
Audrey

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