Our week started with the launch of our new library and our Monday assemblies had an author as the guest speaker. The Character Education virtue this week continued thinking about Helpfulness.

It was lovely to have parents and carers back in the academy on Tuesday for the Macmillan Cake Sale, and we look forward to welcoming you back for more events this term.

Our Junior Leadership Team interviews took place this week with our Year 6 children. We will announce their roles in assembly on Monday.

Grand Library Opening

What a wonderful day we had in the academy on Monday at the launch of our new library. The children were amazed to see this new resource with an extensive range of books and a fantastic environment to promote our love of reading. We were so lucky to have the author James Harris to undertake assemblies and workshops as well as discuss his new book “The Unbelievable Biscuit Factory”. Richard Drake from Drake the Bookshop also came in and shared stories in the library with our children. Thank you for all the effort put into the incredible costumes that the children and staff wore – we were so impressed by the standard and imagination that had gone into them. Certainly, a day to remember by all, and a library that will bring much pleasure to the children for years to come.

Macmillan Cake Sale

We had amazing support at the Macmillan Cake Bake with a wonderful turn out from parents and carers. Thank you to everyone who made donations of sweet treats for the stalls and supported by purchasing cakes and biscuits. We made an amazing £268.89 which will help people with cancer and their families.

Academy Council

Congratulations to all our Academy Council members who have been voted in by their peers to represent their year group. We look forward to our first meeting very soon.

Parent Consultations

Appointment letters will be coming out on Monday for parent consultations. We hope you can make your appointment and we look forward to seeing parents and carers in the academy again.

Attendance

Congratulations to B1R who have won our Awesome competition this week.

Action for Happiness

Especially when things are feeling a bit tough, it can help to set some goals.  This month’s theme is Optimistic October.

Dates for your Diary

Lunch Menus

The menu for week beginning 4th October is Week 1. Please see below.

Spelling Shed

Top Spelling Groups this week!

1st – 5H – 18,693,416
2nd – 3S – 6,324,918
3rd – 3S Miss Fitzgerald – 5,231,838

Top Spellers this week!

1st – J Mitcheson – 6,531,712
2nd – R Stubbs – 6,070,488
3rd – L Morton – 3,481,310

Times Tables Rock Stars

Practicing times tables is so important in improving maths and is a huge part of number work from Year 2 upwards. Please encourage your child to use their account to get as fast as they can which will help them be able to apply their knowledge to different areas of maths.

Congratulations to the highest coin collectors this week!

1st – F Dee
2nd – M Scott
3rd – R Stubbs

Please continue to stay safe and look after each other.

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