Check this page for any letters that we have sent home regarding trips, school clubs or other important notices.
Academic Year 2016/2017
Information for Parents:
Head lice are a common problem, particularly in school children aged 4-11.
They're largely harmless, but can live in the hair for a long time if not treated and can be irritating and frustrating to deal with.
This is information directly from the government for parents and schools-
"This is to highlight that we are beginning to experience the seasonal increase in outbreaks of diarrhoea and vomiting caused by norovirus (“norovirus season”).
In recent years we have seen an increasing number of norovirus outbreaks and these cause considerable difficulties throughout the community. We are therefore writing to ask for your assistance and to remind you of the importance of being vigilant for diarrhoea and vomiting (D&V) episodes/outbreaks.
We need your help with preventing and controlling outbreaks in schools
Early recognition of diarrhoea and/or vomiting outbreaks in schools is vital so that effective control measures can be put in place. Thorough hand washing with liquid soap and water, environmental cleaning and prompt exclusion of affected children or staff, are vital infection control measures during an outbreak of D&V within a school.
Children or staff with D&V should not return to school until they have been symptom free for 48 hours."
ACADEMIC YEAR 2015-2016
KEY STAGE 2 SAT's
Our year 6 children will be sitting their SAT's - National Standard Assessment tests - each morning of the w.b. 9th May 2016.
Our year 1 children will be sitting their Phonics screening check w.b. 13th June 2016.
The phonics screening check is a short and simple assessment of phonic decoding.
It consists of a list of 40 words, half real words and half non-words (nonsense words) which Year 1 children read to a teacher. Administering the assessment usually takes between 5 and 10 minutes per child.
5 Year Olds Eat and Drink Their Body Weight
in Sugar Every Year
Please find, via the link, information about the new Change4Life ‘Sugar Smart’ app for you
With this app you can scan the barcode on an item of food or drink and see how many sugar cubes it contains.
Read the Government's article and watch a related video, via the link below, about the dangers of 5 year olds eating and drinking their body weight in sugar every year!
The power point below has information provided by Lancashire Care - NHS Foundation Trust.
Keeping children safe is a priority!
Making sure parents are informed is important to us too!
Internet Safety is something that we need to keep up to date with. Below are links to two very useful documents about keeping children safe online.
>click on each image to take you to these useful and informative guides
Extremism and Radicalisation
With the UK government placing a legal duty on schools, it is now required that teachers help protect young people from the dangers of violent extremism and radicalisation.
Therefore, we have attached a pamphlet which will help you as parents help the children understand the best way to deal with these sensitive issues.
Please see the document below:-