Archive for November 12th, 2010

12th November 2010

Friday, November 12th, 2010

Year 5 Assembly

Year 5 children were on top form this morning when they performed in assembly. They took us on a journey under the sea where we found out lots of interesting facts about coral reefs. Well done Year 5! Great singing too!

Armistice Day

At 11 o clock yesterday morning the bell rang and the whole school stopped for a minute’s silence. Children were reminded in Monday’s assembly why we have the minute’s silence and why it is important.

Christmas Events

Christmas Show performances at the Sallis Benny Theatre on the 9th December – KS1: 1.15 and KS2: 2.15

Christmas Dinner

The school Christmas dinner takes place on Wednesday 15th December. Dinners must be pre-ordered and paid for at the same time as the order is handed in. You should have received a letter regarding Christmas dinner arrangements. If the letter has not arrived home please inquire at the school office.

Brighton and Hove Schools Christmas Carol Concert

The primary schools carol concert takes place on Monday 6th December in the evening. Our school choir will be taking part as usual. The concert is held at the Brighton Centre.

Prospective Parents Meeting

It’s this time of year when parents and carers begin the process of choosing a school for their child to begin next September in Reception. The following information may be of interest to our Nursery parents and carers whose child will be old enough to join a Reception class next year.

. We hold two meetings for prospective parents one this term and one early on next term. Our meeting dates are 17th November (next week) at 9.30 and 12th January at 1.30. The meeting is held in the school library.

Family Information Service (FIS)

You may or may not be aware of the Brighton and Hove Family Information Service based in Brighton Town Hall in Bartholomew Square. They offer a wide range of impartial information and advice on childcare, nurseries to advice on benefits and support for parents and carers on schools admissions procedures. They run a drop in service from 9 till 5 on weekdays or you can telephone on 293545. In school we have 2 members of staff who are our FIS links. They are Mrs Walker (based in the school office) and Mr Owers (our Learning Mentor). They can also signpost you to services via FIS. 


Mimi Waters Stewart in Year  3 has lost 2 pink beanie babies. She misses them very much. Please return them to the school office or to Mimi if you find them.

Congratulations to….

Malcolm Rubin Year 2 who has achieved his 10 metre Swimming Badge. Well done Malcolm!

Christmas Holidays

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