Archive for December, 2010

17th December 2010

Friday, December 17th, 2010

Christmas Winter Fair

The Christmas winter fair was fabulous and very well attended. Father Christmas had a lot of visitors and was joined by his fairy who looked remarkably like Miss Bish.

The karaoke was in constant use and the bar was popular too! The Middle Street adult choir sung which I hope was a treat for you all. The raffle was announced in assembly this morning. The winner of the digital camera was Jacob Foster in Year 6 and the Ipod Touch was won by a very pleased Georgia Atter in Year 5.

Thank you to the team of parents and carers who worked hard to put on this wonderful event for us all.

New Sainsbury’s Opened by Year 5 Children

A group of Year 5 children went along first thing this morning to help with the official opening of the new Sainsbury’s in North Street. Georgia Atter cut the ribbon to open the store. We have collected Sainsbury’s vouchers in the past to help with purchasing sports’ equipment and Sainsbury’s by way of saying thank you for this morning are donating money to the school.

On Time Teds

The winners this week are in the Infants; Year 1 and in the Juniors Year 3. Well done to both year groups

Autumn Term On Time Ted Winners

The overall On Time Ted winners for the Autumn Term are Reception and Years 5 and 6 who tied for first place. Congratulations and very well done to the three classes. Each class wins £25 to spend on whatever they choose for their classroom.

Triple P Positive Parenting Groups

There is a positive parenting group running at Carlton Hill Primary school next term beginning on 25th January 9.30 – 11.30. This is a free 8 week course. If you are interested please contact Safety Net on 01273 620377 or Tamsin on 01273 291735

School Dinners

Next term the school kitchen will be offering 3 choices on their menu. We are also hoping to replace the flight trays currently in use with proper plates and dishes.

Free School Meals

On Line application for free school meals is available now and saves you time. If you are eligible for free school meals and haven’t applied yet I would encourage you to do so. Our school dinners have improved considerably since our new cook; Jo arrived. I can highly recommend her delicious roast potatoes. The online link for free school meals is:

Congratulations to…

Nadeen Alay in Year 3 who has achieved her stage 5 Swimming certificate. Nadeen your family are very proud of you. Well done Nadeen!

Harvey Walters in year 3 who has achieved his 200 metres swimming certificate. Well done Harvey!

Orla Leahy in Year 2 who has achieved her stage 2 swimming certificate. Well done Orla!

Christmas Holidays

The last day of term is Friday 17th December. Children in the main school return to school on Tuesday 4th January

 Nursery returns on Monday 10th January.

 Thank you all for a fun and enjoyable Autumn term.


10th December 2010

Friday, December 10th, 2010

Christmas Shows

I am at a loss for words! Unusual I know. Middle Street children are truly amazing! I am sure like me you were blown away by the fantastic Christmas shows performed yesterday by the very talented Middle Street children. The acting was amazing the singing was stunning the costumes were perfect, the props were fabulous. Well done to everyone and thank you to all the adults who worked hard with the children to put on two wonderful shows. Thank you too to all the parents, carers, family and friends who came along to watch the shows. Your enthusiasm and support is greatly appreciated. I missed someone off the long thank you list yesterday and that was Mrs Walker who kindly transported the piano and instruments. Sorry Mrs Walker and thank you too.


What do I know! I said it wouldn’t snow and it did, worse than last year. So please accept my apologies for the 2 days of school closure last week. Thank goodness it went away as quickly as it arrived. Hopefully that’s it for this year.

Christmas Cards

Children can post their Christmas cards in our special Christmas post box. Our Christmas year 6 post persons will deliver the cards. Please ensure the recipients full name and class/year group is written clearly on the front of the envelope.

Robin and the Big Freeze

Children from years 3 and 4 enjoyed a performance of Robin and the ‘Big Freeze’ at the pavilion theatre today. The children were invited along free of charge by the Education officer at the Dome box office.

Ice Skating Year 6

Year 6 children and brave staff ventured on to the ice today at the Brighton Pavilion for a fun ice skating session. At the end they enjoyed a delicious hot chocolate drink to warm them up.

Year 5 Learning Journey Celebration

Year 5 invited their parents and carers in today to help them celebrate the end of their Learning Journey. 

Christmas Dinner

The school Christmas dinner takes place on Wednesday 15th December.

Christmas and Winter Fair

The PTA group are holding their Winter Celebration Fair on Thursday 16th December from 3.15 – 4.30 in the school hall. Volunteers to help with the fair are always welcome. If you are interested in volunteering to help please speak to a member of office staff.

Dinner Money Debts

PLEASE pay your dinner money debts. The school is owed over £300. If you are having difficulty paying online please let us know and we will help you.

Christmas Holidays

The last day of term is Friday 17th December. Please collect your child at normal finishing time. Children in the main school return to school on Tuesday 4th January

 Nursery returns on Monday 10th January.