Newsletter 10th June 2016

Raglan Primary School Newsletter Friday June 10th 2016 Dear Parents, Carers, Governors and Friends, Welcome back afte...

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Primary School

Newsletter Friday June 10th 2016

Dear Parents, Carers, Governors and Friends, Welcome back after half term, I do hope you managed to find a little bit of sunshine at some point in the week! Over half term we began our transformation of the library, it has now been decorated and is already looking much brighter and more welcoming. FOR have donated considerable funds to update the out of date and tired books and we are looking forward to involving the children in helping to choose a new and exciting selection. We recently sent out a separate letter asking parents to access the link below and complete a short nomination form - the school that completes the most forms stands to win £5000 towards books, which would really help to improve our book stock, if you are able to do this we would be most grateful . Next Saturday 18th is our summer fayre – next Friday 17th is a non uniform day in return for a donation towards the fayre, details have been sent out separately about this from FOR. Please do come along and support – all money raised is used to support your children in school. There is a lot going on this half term, so please do check the website for details and dates of events. Finally a reminder that Monday is a training day for staff, so school will be closed to children. Staff will be spending the day learning about the International Primary Curriculum which we will be implementing at Raglan from September – further details about this will follow shortly. Enjoy your extended weekend, Kath Margetts and staff

Year 1 Year 1 celebrated the end of ‘The Lonely Beast’ literacy unit with a fantastic beast party in the studio.

Raglan Cricket Team

Parent Forum

The first Raglan cricket team that we have had in

The next Parent Forum meeting will

many years, played in the Bromley borough

take place on 15th June at 9.15. This is

competition and got through to the semi-finals, ultimately finishing 7th best overall in the borough (with 40 schools having entered the competition). They played really well against some very established teams winning 3 games and scoring lots of runs. Something that they should be really proud of!

open to all parent representatives and any other interested parents. We will be introducing the revised behaviour policy ‘promoting good relationships’.

PGL Year 4 left this afternoon for their weekend stay at PGL in Marchants Hill. They were all very excited and looking forward to experiencing new activities.

There is a meeting on 24th June for current Yr 3 parents regarding next years PGL trip. Please note the meeting will now take place at 2.30pm and not 3pm as originally advertised.

Forthcoming dates

Dinner Money for this half term is £70.40 (June 6th – 21st July). The cost is £2.20 per day. Please deduct £2.20 for each day your child is on a school visit. School dinners must be paid in advance and your prompt payment is appreciated. Payments can be made via Schoolcomms and this can be accessed via the school website. Please ensure your child’s name and class is clearly marked on the reverse of the cheque.

14th June 7pm – meeting for parents of children joining reception in September 15th June 3.30 -Yr 5 Parents meeting for Isle of Wight Residential 17th June – non uniform day 9.15

2H class Assembly

18th June - summer fayre 21st June - Yr 5 strawberry tea 22nd June -sports day(details to follow) New reception stay and play 23rd June New reception stay and play 24th June 9.15 2HR class assembly 2.30 Yr 3 PGL meeting