PILLING ST JOHN’S CE PRIMARY SCHOOL AND NURSERY NEWSLETTER
7 December 2018
Please remember the Christingle and the Village Nativity take place on Sunday. The Christingle service starts at 4pm and is followed by the Village Nativity. All children, apart from Acorn Class, are involved in this Service. Acorn Class are very welcome to come along however!
Please bring the children between 3.45 and 3.50pm
Beech Class All children in Beech Class are bringing home their costumes this afternoon. Please bring your child dressed in their costumes to the Christingle.
The collection will be in aid of the Children’s Society.
Congratulations to the Y3/4 basketball team who played brilliantly at Blackpool 6thForm. They came third!
Football Club has finished until further notice. All other clubs end next week. Please remember that all clubs finish at 4.15 apart from Speed Stacking on a Thursday which finishes at 4.30pm
The choir will be singing at the Senior Citizens’ Party next week. Please drop children off at the Methodist church at 3.45pm and collect them from the church at 4.15pm.
Thank you very much for supporting this popular village event.
Acorn Nativity will take place on Wednesday at 9.30am and later at 2pm in the school hall.
The children who have booked a Christmas Dinner will be enjoying this on Thursday. Uniform is expected to be worn on this day.
The children will be singing Christmas Carols with a brass band on Thursday. Some residents from Pilling Nursing Home will be joining us. If you would like to come along for an afternoon of carols you will be very welcome. We aim to start at about 1.15pm.
School Carols and Readings
At 1pm on Friday 21stthe governors and staff will lead readings and prayers to close the term and remind us all of the meaning of Christmas. Please do join us for this short, reflective assembly.
Please remember that school closes at 1.30pm on Friday 21 December and there will be no After School Club.
School reopens on January 7, 2019.
At the end of the school day staff will be outside if you have any quick queries however, we ask that parents do not enter the school building for any reason without permission from a staff member. This is to ensure we are compliant with safeguarding procedures.
Please do not park at the front of theGolden Ball. The landlord has generously agreed that parents may continue to use his rear car park. The Reading Rooms Committee has agreed that parents may use their car park as well.
Please be mindful of children’s safety at drop off and collection times.
Please do not leave your children unattended in or outside church until staff arrive at 8.45am.
Church will start promptly at 8.55 each Monday. If children arrive after 8.58 you will be asked to sign the late register by the staff member.
Please can we encourage everyone to join our school lottery?
- Tickets cost just £1 per ticket, per week and 40% of all ticket sales are donated to our school.
- There are guaranteed cash prizes every week with the chance to WIN a £25,000 Jackpot every week.
- Draws are every Saturday at 8pm and results are posted online.
- The easiest and quickest way to join our lottery is online where you can set up your payment either by Direct Debit or Debit Card.
After School Club and Breakfast Club
Please remember that places must be booked and paid for in advance. We really do try very hard to accommodate working parents and where possible we try and find staff cover but in the interests of transparency need to let you know there will be times when requests cannot be met.
PE and plasters
Please remember that plasters are not suitable to cover earrings, please teach your children to remove their earrings before each PE lesson.
8.45 award goes to Acorn
Worker Bee Awards–
Nursery Ross doing so well settling and making friends
Reception Lucy beautiful singing during our rehearsals this week
Year 1 Tom for coping well during an unsettled week. Well done
Year 2 Lily for focusing much more this week and playing a good Mary
Year 3 Alice always working hard during learning time and for beautiful
Year 4 Harvey for being so enthusiastic and giving it everything during
Year 5 Chloe for working independently during her biography writing
Year 6 McKauliey for a mature attitude in reading and broadening his choice of
House Points – St David’s