4th July 2014

Strike Day

The school will be closed on Thursday 10th July due to strike action by Unison, GMB and NUT.

Swimming Gala

A group of children took part this week in a swimming gala at Prince Regent pool. The boys freestyle relay team came third overall. Caitlin and Calum came second in the breast stroke, Alfie came second in the front crawl and Harvey came second in the backstroke. They were up against all Brighton and Hove primary schools. Well done team you have been splashtastic!

Soundmakers Performance

Year 5 children have been learning a musical instrument. They are now ready to perform the music that they have composed together. Their performance takes place on Thursday 17th July at 10 am. Year 5 parents and carers are invited to join us for the performance.

E Safety and Personal Safety

Children across the school are finding out more about how to keep themselves safe on line and during out of school and in school everyday activities. The talks are helping children to recognise potentially dangerous situations and how to keep safe.

Nursery Sports Events

Nursery are holding their sports days on Tuesday 8th at 11.am and Friday 11th July from 2.00pm.

New Site Manager

It is with great pleasure, I announce that Joe Matejka has been appointed as our permanent site manager. Joe has taken over from Tony Evans who unfortunately was not able to continue in the role as site manager due to unexpected personal reasons. Thanks Tony for all you did in the short time you looked after us. Welcome Joe to the Middle Street team. Do say hello to him when you see him around or on the gates in the mornings.

PTA Summer Fair

The PTA are holding a Middle Street summer fair next Friday afternoon. The PTA need helpers on the day and donations of cakes, cookies, good quality raffle prizes, bottles of wine or beer etc.  If people want to get involved, they can call Jo Bishop on 07956 878344, and there will be a meeting in Pret A Manger  by the clock tower on Monday at 9.15am.

Playground Development

Please see the reverse of the Friday News how you can help us improve the play opportunities for our children.

Win Up to £5000 for Our School Library

National Book Tokens have £5000 of book tokens to give away to schools. We would love you to nominate Middle Street library. In doing so, you get the chance to receive £100 of National Book Tokens for yourself. To find out more and how to nominate the school please go to www.nationalbooktokens.com/schools  Good luck!

On-Time Teds

This week’s Key Stage 1 winners are Year 1 and in Key Stage 2 the winners are Year 5. Well done to both classes for being on time for school!


Luka in year 1 has lost his favourite sweater. It is blue with a capital K on the front with red trimming. It has his name inside. Please return to the school office if found. Thank you.

Summer Holidays

The last day of term is Wednesday 23rd July. We return to school on Thursday 4th September. Nursery will return on Monday 8th September.

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