Newsletter 7 – Spring Term 15th February

By February 16, 2017Newsletter

Newsletter 7 – Spring Term 15th February
Whole School Home Work
We are celebrating World Book Day and our homework this week is to get busy reading for our sponsored 20 Book Reading Challenge. Further details are on the attached sponsor form. (Forms have also been handed out to children today)
Reading in Unusual Places!
Books can be read anywhere and everywhere! We would love you to bring in a photograph of yourself reading in an unusual place. Think about different, exciting, fun and SAFE places where you can enjoy a book. There will be a prize for the most unusual place!
Please return sponsor forms and photographs before Wednesday 1st March
30 Hours Free Childcare
Currently all 3 and 4 year olds are entitled to 15 hours a week of free early learning. From September 2017 this will be doubled to 30 hours for working families. The Local Authority would like to know how you would like to take up the free 30 hour childcare entitlement so they can make sure there are enough places for everyone. Please visit www.rotherham.gov.uk/consultations to fill in the questionnaire and view the eligibility criteria.
Class of the Week – 6th February to 10th February
Congratulations to the children in Class 9 who are ‘Class of the Week’ with a level of 96.9%.
Lantern Walk
On Thursday 23rd February there will be a Lantern Walk in Bramley organised by the Parish Council. The event begins at 5pm at the Bill Chafer Community Centre, Flash Lane, Bramley with lantern making. Free refreshments are available including pie and peas or hotdogs. All children must be accompanied by an adult and booking is essential by calling 01709 334717.
Cycle Hub
The Cycle Hub is coming to Bramley during Half Term. The service offers Free Dr Bike repair, free cycle training, and free bike hire all for adults and children. The cycle HUB will be on Flash Lane in the car park of the Bill Chafer Youth centre on 22nd February for 10am to 2pm.
Wickersley Kids Club
Wickersley Kids Club will be holding a holiday club during half term week which will include a day trip to Clumber Park. The cost for the holiday club is £20 per child per day, and £25 per child for the trip. Please book your place quickly as trip days are limited.
Payment NEEDS to be made on the day of your booking, in order to secure your place. No booking can be made WITHOUT payment. Please call between the working hours of 7.30-9.00am and 2.00-6.00pm. The visa machine will be shut down around 5.55pm
Please remember that tomorrow; Friday 17th February is an Inset Day. School resumes after the Half Term holiday on Monday 27th February.
Stay & Learn Sessions Y1 and Y2 – Focus on Reading
Thursday 16th February Year 2 @ 1.40pm
Diary Dates
Thursday 16th February School closes for Half Term (Friday 17th is Inset Day)
Monday 27th February Return to School
Monday 27th – Thursday 2nd March Parent consultation evenings
(Appointments available from Monday 13th February)
Friday 24th March Year 2 Visit to EIS
Friday 7th April School closes for the Easter Holidays
Monday 24th April Return to school for Summer Term
Monday 1st May School closed for May Day Bank Holiday
Friday 26th May School closes for Spring Bank Half Term
Monday 5th June Back to School
Tuesday 25th July School closes for the Summer Holidays
Term dates up to July 2018 can be found on line at www.rotherham.gov.uk. Inset days for the next school year (2017 – 2018) will be issued on the Newsletter as soon as they have been confirmed.
REMAINING INSET DAYS 2016/2017 SCHOOL YEAR
Friday 17th February
Thursday 15th June
Friday 16th June