Welcome back

On behalf of all of us at Northbourne, I would like to welcome you all back to school at the start of a brand new year. We hope you had a relaxing summer holiday, and that children are refreshed and ready to begin a new term. It has been lovely to chat to children and …

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Meet and greet

We would like to invite parents, grandparents and other family members to drop into school on our meet and greet evening on Tuesday 9th September. Teachers will be available in their classrooms between 3 and 3:45pm to meet the families of their new pupils for an informal chat. As well as acting as an introduction, …

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Secondary school transition

Members of staff from Didcot Girls’ School and St. Birinus will be visiting Northbourne on Thursday 18th September from 6:30pm to meet prospective parents of pupils in Y5 and 6 who would like to find out more about both of the secondary schools in Didcot. There will be short presentations from staff at each school, …

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PTA Annual General Meeting

Our PTA will hold their AGM on Tuesday 16th September at 3:15pm. At this meeting we will elect our committee, made up of a chair and vice-chair, treasurer and secretary, and plan dates and events for the year ahead. We always love to see new faces to help with our fund-raising and lend us a …

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Class assemblies

Parents and relatives are invited to join us for our class assemblies. These take place on Wednesday mornings, starting at 9:15am. These assemblies give children chance to show off all of the work they have been doing in the classroom, and are followed by an opportunity for parents to visit classrooms to look at the …

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Curriculum swimming

Swimming lessons will start for Eagle and Kite classes on Thursday 11th September. For these lessons, boys will need swimming trunks (not short please) and girls will need a swimming costume (one-piece only; bikinis should not be worn). Pupils will also need a towel and a swimming hat – these are available to buy from …

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It is always lovely to see so many smartly dressed children arrive at school each morning, wearing proper uniform. I would just like to make a couple of reminders as to the clothes that all children should wear each day: Shoes should be of a dark colour, not white. Where trainers are worn, these should …

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School meals

As you may remember from our letters last term, all children in Foundation Stage and Key Stage One (years 1 and 2) are now entitled to a free school meal each day. Pupils and their parents are able to choose from a main meal or a vegetarian option, jacket potato or sandwich, each with a …

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Morning Fun Club

A reminder that our Morning Fun Cub starts at 7:30am every day, offering high quality childcare at the start of the school day. Sessions cost £4 per child (£3.50 for each additional sibling), and include a choice of different breakfast foods and a range of activities to help get the day off to a great …

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Good luck Y6!

It is always sad at the end of a school year to have to say goodbye to our year 6 pupils who leave us to start the next part of their education at secondary school. To mark this special transition, each year a number of awards are presented to Y6 pupils to recognise some exceptional …

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