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Newsletter 14 - 13th December 2019

This week's newsletter was reviewed and edited by Class 4W.

Christmas Jumper/Mufti Day - Friday 20th December

We are hurtling towards the end of term at quite a pace and school is very busy!  This has been a long term, children and staff have worked terrifically hard and we look forward to celebrating Christmas and the promise of longer days to come in the Spring Term!  On the last day of term children are invited to come to school in mufti and may wear Christmas Jumpers if they wish.  No donation required.  

School Ends at 2pm on Friday 20th December

Don't forget that school will finish at 2pm on Friday 20th December. Please put this in your diary - thank you.  School will be closed for the season shortly after 2pm.  

Collection for Action Duchenne

There will be collections at all of our Christmas events this year in aid of Action Duchenne.  This will include the KS1 Nativities in school on Monday and Tuesday next week and the KS2 Christmas Service at Holy Trinity Church on Monday evening.  Thank you so much to the audience of our Reception Class Nativity this morning.  You raised over £150!!!

Basketball Tournament at Charters School 

We entered two teams from Years 5 and 6 to the Charters Basketball Tournament on Monday. They competed against teams from St. Francis Catholic Primary School and St. Michael's Primary School. Hoops were scored by Dylan, Henry and Alex. The event was supported by professional players from the Surrey Scorchers. Well done to all those who took part and enjoyed the opportunity to play some matches: George, Harry, Will, Luke and Henry from year 6, and Sophie B, Freddie R, Dylan, Caleb and Alex from year 5. Thank you to Mrs Fargher and Miss Harding who attended the tournament with the teams.

Holy Trinity Choir Sing at Dormy House

Last Friday, the choir sang at the care home, Dormy House to cheer up the residents. We sang Circle of Life, Hold Back the River, I’m Still Standing and then we sang the Christmas songs that we sang at the turning on of the Sunningdale lights plus He Made a Way in a Manger. These songs were Rocking Around the Christmas Tree, I Wish It Could be Christmas Every Day, We Wish You a Merry Christmas and finally Merry Christmas Everyone.

All the residents enjoyed the singing but there was one in particular who gave us quite a show. His name was Colin and he conducted one of our songs, tried to teach us one of his own and even shared a dance with Miss Wallbanks. Colin enjoyed it so much, he wanted to come home with us!

Once we had finished singing, one of the staff showed us into a different room for biscuits and juice. At the very end, Colin came to say goodbye.

We had so much fun singing and hope to do it again.

By Sophia and Sophie B - Year 5

Nature Club

This week Nature Club made some Christmassy pictures outside with Mrs Hunt and the Rangers.  What else could you make only using items from nature?

Christmas Lunch

We enjoyed a fantastic Christmas Lunch this week on Wednesday.  Thanks go to Stef and her team from Wilson Jones who worked their socks off to bring us a lovely feast.  We thought you might like to see some photos.

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Autumn Clubs Finished (except Art..)

All clubs have finished this week with the exception of Thursday Art which has a catch up session next week. Please make sure all children are collected from school promptly at 3.15 next week.  Many thanks. 

School Clubs - Spring Term
Please note that details for Spring Clubs are available on our website and some clubs are booking up fast!  We have a brand new Fencing Club called Little Musketeers which will run on a Monday morning for Years 1 - 6 and there are spaces available with Apollo Martial Arts on Tuesday mornings too.  Netball Club is also booking now and Reception Class can now join Year 1 and Year 2 on our Spanish Club which runs on Thursday lunchtimes.  Please click here for details of all of our available clubs.

Shoe Boxes for 4H

If you have any spare shoe boxes looking for a home please could you bring them in for Miss Harding in Year 4?  Many thanks!

Recycle Your Plastic Bottles

We would be delighted to accept all of your plastic drinks bottles right up until Monday 13th January.  If you're able to save any bottles from the Christmas period and bring them in after the holidays we'd be very grateful.

PTA News

We are thrilled to inform you we raised £5,805.51 at the Christmas Fair!  Thank you again to all who helped organise and gave their time on the day and to the families who attended and supported the event.

 

Well done to Year 2 who raised £89.19 at their bake sale last week!

 

Thank you to all the children who attended Film Night, a good time was had by all!  Thank you to the teachers for running this and the class volunteers for helping.

 

Class Reps will be serving tea/coffee/mince pies at the KS1 Nativities being held in the School Hall on Monday and Tuesday next week.  Year 6 will be serving the same with the addition of Mulled Wine at the KS2 Christmas Service at Holy Trinity Church on Monday evening at 6.30pm.  Please bring some change to enjoy a hot drink and pie!

 

Upcoming dates for your diary:

13th January – PTA Meeting

 

Autumn Term Dates – 2019

  • Mon 16th December – 1.30pm KS1 Nativity – School Hall
  • Mon 16th December – 6.30pm – KS2 Christmas Service – Holy Trinity Church
  • Tues 17th December – 9.30am KS1 Nativity – School Hall
  • Tues 17th December –  Rec and KS1 Parties in the afternoon
  • Weds 18th December – Year 4 Ukulele Concert – 10am – 10.30am
  • Weds 18th December – KS2 Parties in the afternoon
  • Fri 20th December – Christmas Jumper Day
  • Fri 20th December – 2pm – End of Term 2

Spring Term Dates – 2020

  • Mon 6th January – Inset Day
  • Tues 7th January – Term 3 Starts
  • Mon 13th January – All Clubs Start
  • Mon 13th January – PTA Meeting 8pm
  • Weds 22nd January – Internet Safety Day in School
  • Weds 22nd January – Internet Safety Workshop for Parents – Paul Hay 6pm
  • Fri 24th January – Y6 Class Assembly 9.15am – School Hall
  • Fri 24th January – 4H Bake Sale
  • Fri 31st January – Y5 Class Assembly 9.15am – School Hall
  • Fri 7th February – 4W Class Assembly 9.15am – School Hall
  • Fri 14th February – 4H Class Assembly 9.15am – School Hall
  • Fri 14th February – 3.15pm End of Term 3
  • Mon 24th February – Term 4 Starts
  • Fri 28th February – Y3 Class Assembly 9.15am - School Hall
  • Fri 6th March – Reception Class Assembly 9.15am – School Hall
  • Fri 6th March – Y3 Bake Sale
  • Mon 9th March – Y5 Bikeability Week
  • Mon 9th March - PTA Meeting 8pm
  • Fri 13th March – Y2 Class Assembly 9.15am – School Hall
  • Tues 17th March – Parents’ Consultation Evening
  • Thurs 19th March - Parents’ Consultation Evening
  • Fri 27th March – Y1 Class Assembly 9.15am – School Hall
  • Fri 27th March – Reception Bake Sale
  • Mon 30th March – Easter Service Rec, Y2, Y5 and Y6 – Holy Trinity Church – 9.30am
  • Tues 31st March – Easter Service Y1, Y3 and Y4 – Holy Trinity Church – 9.30am
  • Fri 3rd April – Easter Egg Hunt
  • Fri 3rd April – 2pm – End of Term 4

School Term Dates

Please see here for term dates:

https://www.holytrinityschsunningdale.co.uk/term-dates/

Absence

Ofsted noted a marked increase in persistent absence (a holiday will register as persistent absence).  Please do not book holidays or family days during term time.  Thank you.

Holy Trinity CE Primary School take safeguarding very seriously. If you have a concern, please do not hesitate to report to our designated staff;

Mrs P. O’Brien, Mrs J. Griffith, Miss S. Harding, Mrs F Fargher

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