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Ofsted Inspection May 2017: Spaldwick School continues to be good The school is a vibrant, happy place.
Parents are very positive about the school
Safeguarding and the welfare of pupils are of the utmost importance to all staff members and governors at your school
‘Children make good progress in a caring and nurturing environment’
We are delighted to share the news that our Year 5 and 6 hockey team won their competition this afternoon! Mr Piper was very pleased with how they played and their sportsmanship 🙂
We have a very exciting week ahead this week; Mrs Saunders has arranged for a visitor from Wood Green Animal Shelter to work with each class and on Thursday we’re holding our Chinese New Year day. This ties in with our Social, Moral, Spiritual and Cultural curriculum. Children are invited to wear red clothes that day.
Our Spring term Bags to School collection takes place tomorrow; please leave any bags outside the community room in the morning.
Eagles begin their four day Safer Cycling course tomorrow. Please remember your bike and helmet and a warm jacket!
We are very pleased to welcome Miss Kim Peachey to our office team. She will be working in school most days so you will meet her if you come to the office 🙂
Please remember to check both the website and our Facebook page regularly. With the threat of approaching cold weather in mind, we will use these platforms to inform you if we are forced to close the school. Thank you.
We will be sending Spring term reports home on Monday; please check your child’s bag. Please also ensure you have sent in your Parents’ Evening request slips as spaces are filling up fast.
After 15 years at Spaldwick we will be sorry to say goodbye to Mrs Hesketh in the school office tomorrow. We wish her well in her retirement and will miss her very much.
It is lovely to see our children and families after half term – what exciting holidays we’ve heard about!
Thursday – February 22nd – is World Thinking Day. If your child would like to wear their Rainbow, Brownie, Beaver, or Cub uniform they are welcome to.
Please check your child’s bag to see if there’s an invitation to our Celebration Assembly in there for you! Our Celebration Assemblies begin at 10.10, so please arrive as close to that time as possible. Thank you
Mrs Saunders is very pleased to announce that we have received six fruit trees from the Orchards for Schools project. This is a Heritage Lottery funded project and Mrs Saunders will be planting them soon, along with some helpers!
The Governors, with support from the Local Authority, will be interviewing candidates for the Headship on Thursday and Friday next week. Your child may well see visitors in school and tell you about them!
Wow, £78.78 – what an amazing total raised by our Kestrels through their jumble sale! Thank you very much to Lucy, Olivia, Natasha, Enid, Catie, Izzie and all the other pupils who either helped organise the event or came along to buy something. Well done 🙂
Do come along to our Open Classrooms this evening – school will be open between 3.45 and 6.00pm. Entry through the main entrance only, thank you.
We have signed up to tale part in the Big School Bird Watch which takes place between now and 23rd February; more news to come soon!
We had an exciting visitor in school yesterday – the Robins and Swifts met Forest Ian with his owl! Lots of very interesting facts were shared and the children were fascinated. Thank you Forest Ian, for coming in to see us 🙂
The Eagles have completed their mock SATs now and we were very impressed with their calm and sensible approach. The results will be shared with them very soon.
Conferences between teachers and children will take place this week, your child will discuss their strengths and areas to develop and agree targets.
Thank you very much to the 24 parents who joined us for our first open celebration assembly! It was lovely that you could join us and we look forward to welcoming more of you soon! Photos will be appearing soon, check our Facebook page too.
We are altering our celebration assemblies so that they take place each fortnight. If your child is receiving a certificate or showing their work, you’ll receive an invitation to come along and help us celebrate their success! Watch out for invitations coming home in book bags 🙂
Have you seen our new Facebook page? Click here!
In a special assembly held on Tuesday afternoon, the children and staff bid Miss Prior a fond farewell as she begins her retirement. Songs, poems, paintings and cards were shared along with gifts from our catering team, the staff and parents. Photos will appear soon, but Miss Prior is looking forward to the warmer weather when she’ll be spending time in her garden, sitting on her new garden furniture which was very generously given by the parents.
Thankyou Ms Banks, Mrs Scotney and Mrs Davies for our lovely Christmas lunch.
A wonderful collection of Christmas jumpers worn in school.
Good bye and good luck to Mrs Dean as she leaves Spaldwick school to take up her full time post at Cambridge Regional College.
Thank you for joining us at Wednesday’s Christmas Carol events during the day [Christingle and Christmas Stories] and a special thankyou to the families who ventured out into the chilly evening to sing carols.
GOLD school games sports award presented to our school. Thankyou Mrs Dean and Mrs Miles and all our pupils for their enthusiasm for all sports both in and out of school. [ photo on the gallery]
Thursday evening concert – another great show and THANKYOU for letting me enjoy a very special ‘cymbal moment’ during the audience carol singing to finish the evening. Miss P
Fantastic afternoon and evening performances of ‘A King is Born’ by the Blackbirds, Swifts and Robins.
Welcome to Miss Rebekah Bell as she joins the school as the Red Kites classteacher.
Thankyou to Mrs Roberts for working with the Red Kites this term and ‘hello’ as she moves across to work with the Robins.
Thankyou to Mrs Arbuthnott for all her hard work as the Robin’s class teacher in this term and previous academic year.
THANKYOU for supporting the FOSS FESTIVE FAYRE last week. Well done to the FOSS team for their hard work ahead of the event and during Friday.
Thankyou for supporting our ‘open classrooms’ evening .. 50 pupils shared their work and classrooms with family members.
Thankyou to our Pupil ambassadors, FOSS , Governors and school staff for showing our ‘ September intake families’ around our school as well.
Lots of information being send home this week.. please check bookbags and parentpay emails:
Pupil Photographs, Christmas wishes tree to decorate, FOSS Festive fayre information.
Well done to our two netball teams for their excellent performances at the Huntingdon Area Primary Partnership Netball Tournament. Team A..so close to winning the cup. [ photos to follow later in the week ]
What a busy day on Friday 17th November. The whole school supported the Children in Need charity day with a PYJAMA day and special snack shop biscuits. [Think the staff enjoyed the change to wear their pyjamas as well!] there are some photos on the gallery pages
Then 116 pupils enjoyed the FOSS disco, with glow sticks, glitter tattoos and a raffle! THANKS EVERYONE for another special Spaldwick school day
Thankyou for supporting our Poppy Appeal collections. We held a special assembly on Friday . Mr John Hill read the words of Remembrance.
Our pupil ambassadors are visiting every classroom with our poppy appeal collection boxes this week.
Thankyou for supporting the Blackbirds ‘classroom in action’ learning time on Tuesday afternoon [ 7th Nov, 24 family members attended]
November newsletter distributed via parent pay email.
An information letter from the school Governors has been distributed informing all pupils and parents about the staffing changes for the Spring term.
A copy of the letter is linked: Chair of Governors – Staffing information November 2017
Congratulations to our TWO WINNING TAG rugby teams. [photos on the gallery pages]
As the colder weather begins, coats, hats and gloves will be being worn.. please ensure your child’s name in clearly written in their belongings! This will hopefully ensure staff can return ‘lost/ left’ items quickly – thankyou.
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