Summer Barbecue preparations

A reminder that it is our Summer Barbecue next Friday (1st July, 5 – 8pm). The PTA have been really busy organising an event to remember and as well as our usual barbecue, bar, inflatables and games, we are really pleased that the choir and Mrs. Johnston’s dance group will be entertaining us with performances …

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Mill Rythe residential assembly

Pupils in Y4 recently spent two nights at Hayland Island on the South Coast, taking part in all kinds of activities. We will be having an assembly to share their stories and some pictures next Wednesday (29th June) at 9:15am and parents and family members are very welcome to join us for this. Apologies for …

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Clubs

All clubs have now finished for the year with the exception of Arsenal Soccer School, Street Dance and Choir. Huge thanks again to our hard-working staff and volunteers for giving so freely of their time. We are very lucky to be able to offer so many clubs, thanks to the commitment and hard work of …

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Swimming successes

Well done to our Swimming team who took part in the Didcot Schools Annual Gala yesterday. A fantastic team effort with a range of impressive performances saw the team finish second overall for the second year running! This is a fantastic achievement against some very strong swimmers from the other Didcot schools, and everyone who …

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Prayer meeting

A group of parents are meeting up to pray for the school community. We will be meeting on Tuesday 5th July at 2pm, in the preschool room; younger children are welcome. If you would like to come or there is anything you would like us to be praying about, please see Sara Green.

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The Daily Mile

Staying with the sporting theme, your children may have mentioned the Daily Mile to you this week. To tie in with this summer’s Olympics, each class (and their teachers and teaching assistants!) have been challenged to increase their activity levels by walking or running a mile each day – this is equivalent to 8 laps of the …

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The Wizard of Oz

Kites, Eagles and Kestrels are busy working on their production of The Wizard of Oz, which will take place on Thursday 7th July at 9:30am and 6pm. Tickets are now available from the school office, initially restricted to 2 per family; these will cost £1.50 for adults and £1.00 for children. Any tickets left from next Wednesday …

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Transition information

We are currently finalising class arrangements for next school year and these will be sent home next Thursday (30th June); apologies for the incorrect date for this sent home at the start of the year. School reports will be sent home on Friday (1st July). On Thursday (30th June) at 5pm there will be a brief meeting …

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School day consultation

Hopefully you received the letter from the governors and I, sent at the start of the week, seeking your views on a possible extension to the length of the school day (ending at 3:15pm, rather than 3pm). Many thanks to the parents who have spoken to me or returned written replies; if you have any views, thoughts …

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Thanks from Y3 and 4

With your help, Owls, Falcons and Hawks raised a total of £259 for the Alzheimer’s Society last Friday: £161 from their cake sale, along with an additional £98.60 from the staff cupcake day (thanks to some great baking from Mrs Rolstone and Mrs Johnston!). Pupils were also able to donate some delicious cakes to Meadows care home …

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