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2 September 2022

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Welcome

My apologies for the delayed start to term, but there was no way that we could have welcomed children back to school yesterday! Thank you to ALL the staff and volunteers who came along to sweep, clean, mop, polish and vacuum; school looks amazing today.
The contractors will remain on site for the next month or so, working on phase 2 of the build project, so thank you for your co-operation with restricted access to school. 
It was so lovely to welcome everyone in to our new extended hall this morning, the children's faces were amazing. We have all promised to work very hard at keeping our classrooms and school spaces clean and tidy! All the children seem very happy to be back, catching up with their friends and making some new ones.
I'm sure this is going to be another exciting and fun filled year. 
Here are a few before and after photos of the build project.

Contact us...

The quickest and easiest way to contact your child's teacher is to email the school office and mark it for the attention of your child's teacher.
Please contact the school office via email or phone 015242 21418.
Please do not message via Remind as these messages often get missed.
Click here to email the school office
Click here to email Mrs Ingram

Music lessons

Well done to all of you for remembering your instruments today.  Mr Warriner has vacancies, so i if your child is in Year 2 or above and would like to play an instrument, please email him directly.
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In the classroom this week!

Welcome back Puffins and welcome to our new nursery children who joined us for the first time today. We have had a great first day with our new Reception children looking very smart in their purple school uniforms. We have had lots of fun and got to know each other and talking about our summer holidays. It has been very exciting seeing our amazing new school hall.
From Monday please can Reception have their PE in school, PE will be Monday and Thursday. PE bags will stay in school and come home at half term for washing. Nursery children who are in on a Thursday if you wish to send named t shirt, shorts and trainers please do.
We will hold a phonics and reading information evening soon to answer all your reading questions so watch out for this date.
Have a wonderful weekend and we will see you all next week for the first full week of school.
Robins to come in PE Kit on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Mrs Harrison has been amazed by Year 1 and Year 2 today!  They have been so sensible, and responsible in their new class space.  Mrs Whitaker and Mrs James are looking forward to seeing you all on Monday.
Kingfishers to come in PE Kit on Mondays and Wednesdays.

On Monday, 5th September the children need to come in outdoor PE Kit please.

It has been lovely to welcome our new Year 3 children to Kingfisher class.  They are already beginning to settle in and get to know new routines.  Well done!

Also,on Thursday 8th September Mrs Ingram will be taking the Year 3 children to the Westmorland County Show - further details to follow.
Owls to come in PE Kit on Mondays and Wednesdays please.  On Monday 5th September, Owls please come in outdoor PE Kit.  On Wednesday, 7th September, Owls will start their swimming lessons - please come in PE kit and bring with you your swimming kit.   Thank you!

Mr Pedder has been very impresssed by the maturity of his new Year 5 children.  Everyone has had a really great day and looking forward to the next school year together.  

Welcome back everyone! 
It's been great to see everyone's faces again and we've had a lot of fun getting to know each other better today.
We've played some getting to know you and team building games such as the pirate game, pictionary, and the hidden shape game. We've made Owl decorations for the class, as well as choosing our class table names and creating our class rules for the year. 
We finished with a competition to make the silliest hat.
Back to normal next week. We've got PE on Monday afternoon so please could the children come in their PE kit. Please could you send in indoor shoes for the children too as a lot were missing today.
Have a great weekend,
Mr Pedder  
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