10th January 2020 -welcome to the weekly Dormanstown update of news, events and what is coming up in the next week in school.

Next PD Day: Friday 3rd April 2020

Click here for the calendar for all events in the academy.  This calendar has information attached to the event title, where applicable, for example details of the trip, costs, etc.

Attendance – our attendance took a dip before Christmas, so we want to work together to improve this. Please can you ensure that children have good attendance at school.  Remember that our academy target is 96%. Well done to all the 95 children who received 100% attendance certificates for the autumn term. 

Please can we ask that your ring the academy as soon as possible on the morning if your child does need to be absent from school.

Uniform – Can we remind everyone that children should be wearing plain black, grey or white socks for school (not patterned or other colours) and that proper school shoes must be worn (not trainers).  Also, earrings should be a small, plain stud, and they should be removed on P.E. days. 

As the weather is variable at the moment, please can all children bring a suitable coat each day and hats/scarves/gloves if we have a particular cold spell to keep them warm during playtimes and other outdoor activities.  

Car parking – could parents/carers parking near school to collect their children please be mindful of parking in a responsible fashion, and not to block driveways. We are aware that the car park next to Price Road has been locked and are making enquiries as to availability.

What we’ve been doing this week

We have been settling back into school this week but have lots of activities planned over the coming weeks – please keep checking the school calendar for dates of events.

Click here for details on our new reading tent

Click here for Honker of the Week

What we’ve got coming up next week

After School Clubs: Please note clubs start back this week – your child will have brought home a letter stating which club they are attending and which day – please note clubs finish at 4pm. Please come to the main entrance to collect your child.

Monday 13th January – Young Voices Choir to Sheffield FlyDSA Arena.

Wednesday 15th January – Y4/5M and Y4/5C are going to Cleveland Ironstone Museum – click here for further details of the trip.

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