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Weekly Update Thursday 1st February 2024

01 Feb 2024

Our Vision
We believe that our children should have the aspiration and opportunity to ‘Live life in all its fullness and ‘Shine like stars in the sky’.
Weekly Update Thursday 1st February 2024
New this week…
Parents evening
Parent consultations are taking place on Monday 5th February, with slots starting from 13:00. Thank you to everyone who has already booked a slot, if you have yet to make a booking, please do so as soon as possible.
Residential visit to Bewerley Park
Thank you to everyone who was able to attend our meeting last week, it was lovely to share in the children’s excitement.  All the information shared during the meeting is now available for you to look at together at home.  Please find this on the school website under School News & Events.  A copy of all forms is also available via the website.

Weight and height check
Year R and 6 have the school health team in school on Monday 5th Feb, they will be recording the children’s height and weight. You will have received separate information about this.
Forest School
Years N,R,1,2 have forest school on Friday 9th Feb 2024, focusing on our Golden Threads.
Coming Up...
Safer Internet Day
Tuesday 6th February is Safer Internet Day, it takes place in February of each year to raise awareness of a safer and better internet for all, and especially for children and young people.
JAM Messy Church 
Just to let everyone know that our next JAM Messy Church session will take place in school on Tuesday 6th February between 3.30 and 5pm.  Click below for more information:

  -JAM 6.02.24.pdf-  

Forest School
Years 3/4/5/6 have forest school on Friday 2nd Feb 2024, focusing on our Golden Threads.

 Royal Academy of Arts Competition - Calling all artists!!! 
We have an exciting opportunity for any of our budding artists...we have registered our federated schools to take part in the 'Young Artists' Summer Show' 
Now in its sixth year, the Young Artists’ Summer Show is a free, open submission exhibition for students aged 4–19 studying in the UK. Artworks are judged by a panel of artists and arts professionals, with selected artworks displayed online and on-site at the Royal Academy of Arts.  There is no theme or restraints...just get creative and see where it takes you! Have a look at the previous exhibitions on their website to give you some inspiration. This an optional competition and if you wish to register, follow the steps below: 
  1. Create your art work 
  2. Ask a parent to submit your art work by the deadline of 27th March 
  3. Visit to register an account
  4. Submit your artwork which includes a brief description/explanation or your inspiration and meaning (there is further guidance on how to do this on their website) 
  5. That's it! Time for the judges to admire your work and wait on the results. 
If you enter, please do let your class teacher know...we would love to celebrate in school with you! 
Safeguarding, Health and Wellbeing Updates…
The Sleep Clinic
Need help with your child’s sleep - Sleep clinics for families of children aged 12 months upwards in North Yorkshire, see link below
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Online Gaming - Roblox
Online gaming can be great fun for our children and we teach widely in school about how to be safe when playing online. A game we know many of our children (across the school) enjoy is Roblox. This site can be suitable for wide age-range but needs to be managed carefully with support from adults at home. Please see the following website for  specific information and advice to support you at home: 

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