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Stalbridge Church of England Primary School


11 Nov 2016

Dear Parents,
Here is our weekly news. If you have any questions about anything at all, please pop into the office or speak to your child's teacher. We are always happy to help.

Well done to our achievers of the week;
'Spotted' for showing Christian Values - Courage - Edward Pattle, for being a brave goalkeeper during the second half of our football match.
Year R - Archee and Edie
Year 1 - Harrison and Rosie
Year 2 - Alfie and Molly
Year 3 - Jake and Ruby
Year 4 - Dominic and Martha
Year 5 - Louis and Scott
Year 6 - Rueben and Finnley S
Attendance award - The winners this week are Year 6 - well done!
Whole school-

Year R

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6








Cleanest classroom - Year 5
Special mentions to -

  • Our Year 5/6 football team, who tried their best in our match on Monday. More matches to come. We are proud of your courage and determination.

  • Erika, William, Georgina and Belinda, who ran 2k for Children in Need last weekend. Fantastic effort!


Anti-Bullying Week 14th - 18th November 2016
Next week is Anti bullying week. There will be lots of activities going on in school all week. For more information about the main theme, go to The school council and I will be working to review our 'Dealing with Bullying' policy and procedures.

Children in Need Day - Friday 18th November 2016
Don't forget to come dressed in spots / dressed as Pudsey. Please bring a suggested donation of £1. All the children will learn how this event helps children across the country. More information can be found here:

PE Kit
If your child is in KS2, please can you provide trainers for them to wear for PE. They will need a bag to put them in after the lessons as our field gets very muddy. An extra pair of socks are also needed. Many thanks.

Play equipment
Our play equipment comes with age appropriate restrictions which are on the notices. Please respect these restrictions. If you choose to use the equipment, please ensure that your child is well supervised. We always restrict the equipment when it is wet or frosty.

Year 1 Phonics Information Workshop - Wednesday 23rd November 9.00-9.30am
Please come along to our phonics workshop on Wednesday 23rd led by our Year 1 teachers. It will be held in the ICT suite. If you would like to come along, please let the office know. Mrs Brown and Mrs Cuff will give you some information on how we teach phonics and show you some of our resources.

Sports News
Good luck to our Year 5 rugby team, who are playing against Hazelbury Bryan Primary School next week (Tuesday 15th Nov). This is a home match, please come and support us.

Academy Consultation
On Monday night, we held a parents consultation to inform parents of the information available concerning the academy proposal. There is information for you on our website under 'News', follow the link here
The governors and I will be arranging an additional meeting and will be able to provide more information for you. Dates to follow.

Bags 2 School
You can bring your bags 2 schools bags in on Tuesday 15th November either at drop off or pick up. They will be collected very early on Wednesday 16th. This is a really good way for the PTA to raise essential funds.

Year R Hand Washing Talk
We welcome the school health team in on Monday. During their visit, they will talk to the children about the importance of washing hands and preventing the spread of germs.

Remembrance Day Parade
The whole school attended the Stalbridge Remembrance Day service. We are proud of the way our children respected the occasion and represented the school. Well done to all those who carried a flag which represented the services.

That's all for this week
Kind regards

Sarah Lafferty- Jenkins

Important Dates for your Diary
w/c 14/11 Anti-Bullying week
15/11 Year 2 Parent Consultation Evening
16/11 Year 2 Parent Consultation Evening
18/11 Children in Need Day
w/c 21/11 Road Safety Week
22/11 KS1 Maths Workshop for Parents (details to follow)
23/11 Year 1 Phonics Information Workshop
24/11 Bedtime Stories Evening cont'd

8/12 KS2 Carol Concert, 2-3pm and 6-7pm
9/12 PTA Christmas Fayre
13/12 KS1 Nativity 2-3pm
14/12 Whole School Christmas Dinner
15/12 KS1 Nativity 2-3pm