Archive for November 23rd, 2012

23rd November 2012

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Anti Bullying Week

This week has been anti-bullying week. Children have been involved in activities and also asked to wear blue today to mark the end of the week and to ensure we all remain vigilant in spotting and taking action to combat bullying in our school.

Interested in Playing the Violin

If your child is in year 2 and year 3 interested in learning to play the violin please contact the music service on 293524.

On-Time Teds

This week’s Key Stage 1 winners are Year 2 with 1 late mark and in Key Stage 2 the winners are Year 5 with 2 late marks. Well done to both classes for being punctual.

Prospective New Parents Meeting

We are holding a prospective new parents and carers meeting on Wednesday 28th November at 9.30. and Tuesday 4th December at 1.30pm.  The meeting is for families looking for a reception place in September 2013.  Both meetings will be held in the school hall.

Christmas Celebrations Reminders .

Our school choir will be singing at the Brighton and Hove schools carol concert which takes place on Monday 3rd December at the Brighton Centre. The Christmas dinner takes place on Wednesday 12thDecember and our Christmas performances take place at the Sallis Benny theatre on Tuesday 18th December. Nursery, Reception and Key Stage 1 children perform at 1.15 and Key Stage 2 children perform at 2.15. We will send home more information nearer the time.

Visit from the Fire Fighters

Children in Reception and Nursery were very excited when they were visited by the Brighton and Hove Fire Service to learn about fire safety and were allowed to climb on the fire engine.

After School Chess Club

Chris who runs the after school chess club is looking for another parent to help out for a few weeks in the Spring term. If any parent is able to help from 3.15 – 4.15 on a Monday please call Chris on 07812185760.  Only a basic knowledge of chess is required.


Our congratulations to Bethy in Year 2 for getting her 50m and grade 4 swimming certificates and to Callum in Year 4 for winning the under 11 Majors Sussex Chess Grand Prix in Horsham. Well done to both of you.

Winter Break

We finish for the Winter break on Thursday 20th December and return to school on Tuesday 8th January.

Nursery children return to school on Thursday 10th January.