Dates for your diary
Monday 13 November 2017 – Open Morning 9am until 9.30am
Friday 17 November 2017 - Children in Need
Monday 04 December 2017 until Thursday 07 December 2017 – Book Fair
Tuesday 12 December 2017 – Nativity (Dress Rehearsal)
Wednesday 13 December 2017 – Nativity (Parents) 2pm – 3pm and 6pm - 7pm
Monday 18 December 2017 – Carol Service 6pm – 7pm
Tuesday 19 December 2017 – Class Christmas Parties
Tuesday 19 December 2017 – School Disco Key Stage 1 - 3.15pm – 4.15pm
Key Stage 2 – 4.30pm – 5.30pm
Wednesday 20 December 2017 – Last Day of Term – Day for Change (Non-school uniform)
Each class will perform an assembly to Parents. Please see the dates below for your child’s class. They will all start at 2.50pm and will finish at 3.15pm.
Jaune (Class 6) – Thursday 01 February 2018
Rouge (Class 2) – Thursday 22 March 2018
Noir (Class 5) – Friday 23 March 2018
Blanc (Class 4) – Thursday 26 April 2018
Vert (Class 1) – Thursday 24 May 2018
Violet (Class 3) – Thursday 28 June 2018
Pupils were asked ‘what were your thoughts on our Remembrance Service?’ this is what they said…
Betsy said ‘It made me think about all the people that had been in the wars and their families.’
Hayden said ‘It made me think about all the lives that were lost helping our country to be the way it is now.’
Naomi said ‘It was a good service. I think that the parents that came to our service really wanted to show their respect.’
Layla said ‘I thought about all the people that risked their lives for us.’
Lunchtime Football Club
Lunchtime Football Club will now be held on a Wednesday lunchtime not a Monday lunchtime. If your child would like to take part in this club, please ensure that they have chin pads, appropriate clothing and foot wear.
Starting at Primary School
If you have a child born between 01 September 2013 and 31 August 2014, you need to apply now for their place at primary school. You must submit one application per child, even if they already have a sibling at that school. Applying online is quick, simple and convenient. Please apply before 15 January 2018. The website is kent.gov.uk/primaryadmissions or call 03000 412121.
We have a new book case in the school office which is for you to come and take a look, if you see a book you like you may take it and all we ask is that you replace it with a book of your own that you have already read for someone else to enjoy.
Zachary for showing perseverance and determination towards all of his learning this week. Well done!
After school sports clubs
After school clubs are running. If you would like to your child to attend, please contact the school office.
Monday - Multi-Sports for Years 1 - 6
Tuesday - Take Action for Years 2 - 6
Wednesday - Football for Years 2 - 6
Thursday - Gymnastics for Years 2 - 6
Friday - Street Dance for Years 2 - 6
All sports clubs finish at 4.15pm and all children must be collected by an adult.
The whole-school target for our attendance is 96%, which would mean that your child would be away for only 7 days in an academic year. Every day at school matters.
1st place - Violet - 97.9%
2nd place - Blanc - 96.4%
3rd place - Noir - 96.3%
4th place - Rouge - 96.2%
5th place - Marron - 95.9%
6th Place - Vert - 94.7%
7th Place - Jaune - 94.5%
Whole-school attendance - 96.1%
The old £1 coin
On the 15 October all the old £1 coins are being withdrawn. Please be aware that we will not be able to accept any old £1 coins after this date.
School Angel fund raising http://www.schoolangel.org.uk/aycliffe-community-primary-school.html
We have a parent and baby/toddler group which runs every Wednesday here at school from 09.00 - 11.15am. All welcome.
Free School Meals
If you have access to the internet and would like to apply online for Free School Meals, please use the following website: http://www.kent.gov.uk/education-and-children/schools/free-school-meals.
Could parents please make sure that all pupils have their PE kits ready and in school. Each pupil has their own locker where their PE kits can be kept during the school term.
Late arrival at school
When your child arrives late at school, he/she misses the teacher's instructions, their morning task and possibly the introduction to the mathematics lesson. Your child may also feel embarrassed at having to enter the classroom late. School begins at 09.00am. Please help your child to be punctual.
School Lunch Payments If you pay for your child's school dinner online you can use the link below and follow the link for Kent Schools Pay Online. www.principals-catering.com
School opening hours 08.50am - 3.15pm
School Office opening hours 08.30-12.30 13.00-15.30