Welcome back to our new school year!
As you are aware we have some new teachers in school and some teachers that have changed roles. Therefore I thought I would just highlight where teachers and support staff are now based:
|Nursery||Mrs Bosah: Monday – Wednesday lunchtime|
Mrs Fox: Wednesday afternoon – Friday
Mrs Haigh: Tuesday and Friday mornings
|Year 1||Miss Byram|
Mrs Haigh: Wednesday
|Year 2||Mrs Woodcock|
Mrs Haigh: Thursday
|Year 3||Mrs Keeling|
Mr Pitts: Tuesday morning (8.40 – 11am) Wednesday morning (10.00 – 11am)
|Year 4||Miss Joyce|
Mr Pitts: Maths (Mon-Wed), Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday afternoon, Friday afternoon
|Year 5||Mrs Hemingway|
Mr Pitts: Thursday
|Year 6||Mrs Wilson|
Mr Pitts: Monday afternoon
Our Welcome Service will take place in St Mary’s Church on Wednesday, 20th September at 2pm. At this service, the Nursery children (who joined from Christmas) and new children to Reception will receive a Bible stories book. Families of these children are welcome to attend.
After School Clubs:
|Day||Club||Who for||Amount to be paid||Provider|
(starting 18th Sept)
|All pupils in Y3 – Y5|
Maximum 20 pupils
|£3 per week||Legacy Sports|
|Y5 – Y6|
(maximum 10 pupils)
|Tuesday||SAMBA - Drums||Pupils in Y3 – Y6||£3 per week||Musica
|Wednesday||Netball||Pupils in Y3 – Y6|
Maximum 12 pupils
|£3 per week||Mrs J. Colling - Staff
Mrs M. Hughes
|Friday||Bricks4kidz||Y2 – Y6||£3 per week||Bricks4kidz|
|Friday||Sports Activity Club||Rec – Y2||£3 per week||Legacy Sports|
Please ring the school office to book any of the above or call into the office.
Payment is made through Parent Pay and is paid half termly. The cost this term is £18 (6 weeks) apart from Football that is not starting until Monday 18th (£15 – 5 weeks).
Please ask at the office if your child is entitled to Free School Meals.
Football is played outside, so warm, waterproof clothes essential during the winter months.
The Summers Hub:
As you may know, our school is part of the Summers Hub offering community support to schools in this area.
We are hosting a Little Toads craft session at our Centre on Thursdays 10-10.45am if anyone is interested.
The following events are running at Howard Park and may be of interest to you:
|One stop shop||Monday afternoons|
|Stay and Play||Friday mornings 9am – 11am|
|Spen Valley Church||Sundays|
|Model Car racing parties||Call 07484813711 / firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mindfulness for children – 6 week workshop (Locala)||Spring 2018|
|Mindfulness for children taster sessions (Locala)||Autumn 2017|
|Drop-ins LOCALA School Nurses||Wednesdays 3.15pm onwards|
|Emergency First Aid in the workplace (run by Kirklees College)||2 day course in February 2018|
|Introduction to First Aid(run by Kirklees College)||19/1/18 onwards|
|Letters and Sounds (run by Kirklees College)||9/9/17 onwards|
|Healthy Eating and Cooking (run by Kirklees College)||21/9/17 onwards|
|Keeping up with the kids (English) (run by Kirklees College)||9/1/18 onwards|
|Keeping up with the kids (Maths) (run by Kirklees College)||7/11/17 onwards|
|An introduction to BSL (run by Kirklees College)||22/9/17 onwards|
|BSL improvers (run by Kirklees College)||10/11/17 onwards|
|Mini-Me Time Baby Yoga / Mini Groover / Baby massage (Nicola.email@example.com)||Mondays 9.30am-12.45|
|Pyjama Drama Let’s Be Creative (Christine@pyjamadrama.com)||Thursdays 1.30pm – 2.30pm|
If you are interested in any of these sessions (including the one at St Mary’s) please see the Summers Hub Facebook page or contact Rachael Ainsworth at Howard Park.
If you have any further questions please contact school.
Yours sincerely, Miss J. Barker