This week, our assemblies were based on the theme of Teamwork on Monday with our Character Education virtue of kindness. These followed on well from the Children in Need theme of “One Kind Word” last week and the teamwork classes demonstrated when creating their dances.
Children in Need
We managed to raise £189.90 for Children in Need; thank you for all the kind donations sent in. The voting has been popular for the Strictly style dances created by each class. These are available via Facebook, and we will close the voting on Monday morning announcing the winners early next week.
Many thanks to the Fire Brigade who came into the academy on Monday and delivered three assemblies to highlight the importance of road safety. The children took away very important messages that are particularly important as winter is approaching. Check out our Gallery page for more photographs!
Teesside at Christmas Appeal
We would like to support the Teesside at Christmas Appeal who are looking to give filled shoe boxes of gifts and essentials to those who would go without at Christmas. Please use the link below or look at the posters below to find details of what is recommended to go in the shoe boxes. If anyone would like to donate a filled shoe box or to send items in that we can make boxes up in school, then please do so by Monday 29th November, so we can give them to this small, local charity.
Nursery New Starters
If you or anyone you know has a child who will turn 3 years old during this academic year, please make sure they are registered for a place in Nursery. Contact the school office to put your child’s name down, so Mrs Marsh can contact you at the appropriate time prior to your child starting. We also offer 30-hour provision for those parents who are entitled.
Redcar Christmas Light Switch on and Illuminations Parade
The Redcar Christmas Light Switch on and Illumination Parade will take place on Sunday 28th November from 4:30pm-6:45pm and is free for all families.
For more information follow the link below.
Household Support Payment
Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council encourages low income working age families to claim a ‘Household Support Payment’. The support is funded by the DWP and is intended to assist low-income families over the winter period. For details of the scheme and how to claim assistance visit www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk/householdsupportfund. .
Nasal Spray Catch up Clinics
Childhood Immunisation Team have put in place some catch up clinics for any pupils who missed immunisation within school. Please see the dates and times below.
Dates for your Diary
These can also be found on our academy calendar page. http://dormanstown.teesvalleyeducation.co.uk/events/
Golden tickets have been fab for two weeks now with Year 6 having 100% of their class reading 3 times or more at home! Well done Year 6!
The menu for week beginning 29nd November is Week 2. Please see below.
Congratulations to B2S who have won our Awesome competition this week with 99% Attendance!
Please remember to phone the academy if your child is going to be absent.
Times Tables Rockstars
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 – J Dickinson
2nd – G Willis
3rd – R Clark-Wood
Top Spelling Groups this week!
1st – 3S – 29,147,680
2nd – 5H – 16,334,154
3rd – 1M group 1 – 8,116,868
Top Spellers this week!
1st – L Wetherell – 6,866,826
2nd – M Haywood – 6,633,504
3rd – P Slater – 6,159,454
Please continue to stay safe and look after each other.