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Year 5 Week Ahead Information

28 April 2017

An overview of the week ahead in Year 5

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Information and Reminders

Please note that IB exams have now begun and will be taken in the Primary building. The main staircase in B Block will remain closed and all students and adults should use alternative staircases. Please can we ask parents not to wait in the area outside the Hive, outside Sports Hall B or along the Year 3 classrooms, as we need to ensure silence for our older students. Parents are always welcome to go to Aspretto, our coffee shop, whilst waiting for students. Thank you for your support.


Upcoming dates

Monday 1st May – Labour Day holiday - school closed

Tuesday 2nd May - Friday 5th May - Year 5 Residential

Wednesday 10th May - Donuts with Dads; The Hub; 8.30am

Wednesday 17th May – Parent Workshop: STEAM in Early Years and Primary

Thursday 18th May – Saturday 20th May – Primary FOBISIA games

Thursday 18th May – Early Years and Primary STEAM Day

Wednesday 24th May - Muffins with Mum; The Hub; 8.30am followed by HSK Workshop; 9.00am

Friday 26th May – Coffee Morning with Head of Primary and Head of Secondary; Aspretto; 11.00am

Monday 29th May and Tuesday 30th May - School closed           

Saturday 10th June - Summer Fun Day

Wednesday 14th June – KS2 Production - Matinee performance 1:30pm

Thursday 15th June – KS2 Production - Evening performance 6:00pm


Stars of the Week

5A - Bob Embley, for displaying a growth mindset towards his learning
5B - Salma Gichana, for her creativity and incredible effort in English this week, particularly when writing a poem about Sneezy the car!



A few final reminders about the trip next week:

- Please bring children to school at 7am, where they must hand their passport to their group leader. Children will know their groups on Friday afternoon.

- Please clearly label any medication that is to be taken, and hand that to the group leader. 

- All baggage should be labelled.

- Children should bring a snack for the bus, but not a packed lunch. If you think your child is unlikely to eat the food provided at evening meals during the trip, please supply them with some healthy snacks to keep them going. This could include dried fruit, cereal bars or crackers. Please do not provide your child with unhealthy snacks. We will be encouraging students to try new things, but not forcing them to eat anything.

- No electronic devices are to be brought on the trip, except for a camera, which is brought at the child's own risk. If parents need to contact their child during the trip, this should be done through Mrs. Passante; children should not bring mobile phones. We are encouraging children to be independent, and as such do not encourage calls home during the three nights away.

- If you would like your child to be picked up by someone other than yourself on Friday, please tell the group leader on Tuesday morning. Passports will not be handed back to children.

- Most importantly, have fun!