The sun has finally arrived! With a little luck we will soon be in a position to ditch the gloves and hats and get some outdoor learning on the go!
I would just like to take a minute to celebrate the fabulous artwork coming out of Class 3 this week. The vibrancy of Picasso is always wonderful but I think you would agree that it looks a little be more special when it is on a face. Great work class 3!
I would also like to direct anyone in the ICT suite in the coming weeks to take a look at the fabulous newspaper articles written by Class 4. I am always impressed with quality of the written work in this group. They have shown real focus and attention to detail in crafting their narrative. Well done all of you.
Achievements this week
The winners of Brilliant Behaviour Certificates are:
· Eva Hyndman
· Luca Francis
· Abdul Lone
The winners of Wonderful Work Certificates are:
· Hugo Pears
· Jack Pinnington
· Tom Jayne
This week’s Excellent Early Learners are:
Well done to you all for setting such a fabulous example with your work and behaviour around school.
This week’s winning house
Every week the children earn points for their behaviour, attitude to learning and effort in their work. This week, the winning house, is Lascelles with maintaining their lead with 249 points. Well done for setting such a high standard!
Cober Hill parents meeting
Thanks you to all who attended. If you have any other questions please feel free to drop in and see me. Please can anyone who has not sent in the initial permission slip, send it ASAP.
The children will bring home their English and Maths books over this weekend. This will allow you to share in the children’s work and get a sense of how they have developed since the last meeting. Please ensure that the books are returned on Monday morning, as they will be required for the day’s work
On Wednesday 11th March, the children of class 3 will have a specialist skipping workshop. They will learn new skipping skills and develop games for use in the playground. Please can we ensure that PE kits are in school on Wednesday as it will be tricky to do this high energy workshop without the correct PE kit.
Red Nose Day- Friday 13th March
Friday will be a red nose mufti day (own clothes) and we would ask that children donate £1 to Comic Relief. There will be a range of exciting activities throughout the day to help make Red nose day special.
In the spirit of this year’s theme ‘Make your face funny for money’, all adults in school have volunteered their faces for decoration! Children will be able to purchase raffle tickets (20p) to enter the draw to be selected to paint the face of their chosen adult. The raffle will be drawn at lunchtime and the painting will take place in the lunch hour. These wonderful works of art will be immortalised in the school blog.
Children will also decorate buns with silly faces, which will be available for sale after the Celebration assembly.
Celebration assembly will also be a little different. So that children get a deep understanding of the reason they are fundraising, Year 6 will be leading a Comic Relief assembly. There will be a slot for the school certificates but no other certificates will be shared on this day. Star pupil and all other items will be moved into Monday’s assembly. Please feel free to hold over ‘out of school’ certificates for the next week.
It is set to be a fabulous day and we hope to see you at 2.45pm for cakes and certificates!
We have a team entering an inter school competition on Monday. We would like to wish them lots of luck!
Class 2 pet projects
I just wanted to say well done to all of Class 2. Their work on the pet project was fantastic! It was wonderful to see them practicing their presentation skills, sharing the work they had done for homework. It was all really high quality and they should be really proud of their hard work.
Monday: Chess Club (lunchtime in C4)
· First steps
· Drama Den
· Maths games club Year 2- lunch
· Mathletics (KS2)
Thursday: Group b recorders (lunchtime)
Clubs starting after Easter
We have some clubs being provided by Junior Jam after school next term and need to get an idea of numbers. Please can you inform us of your interest as soon as possible as we will need to alert them to whether the numbers require two coaches or one. List is in the office. The clubs will run if we get 20 places for each. The cost will be £22 for 10 sessions.
Please note that the next collection will be on Tuesday 10 March. Please start saving any old clothes to donate in order to help us raise funds for the school. Bags can be left in the library on the evening of 9th March to avoid rushing on Tuesday morning.
Inter Schools Gymnastics Competition
Training will take place after school on Thursdays and one slot per week during school time. Please can children have their kits in school at all times to allow for extra practice sessions when the chance arises.
Letters Sent Out
Things it may be useful to know
· The summer fair will now be: Saturday 27th June
· Cober Hill - consent slip deposits/payments-can Y5 parents please send it in, if they have not had chance so far.
Weekly Updates Reminder
The Weekly Updates are an excellent way for parents to keep up to date with what their children are doing in school. They are posted by the teachers at the end of the week (usually by Friday evening) and can be found on our website (www.harewood.leeds.sch.uk) via the Parents Section and the subsequent Class link.
Upcoming Events (also see web site)
Recent Blog Posts
· Fun in the snow
· An airport adventure
· Class 4- The Island part 1
Have a fabulous weekend. Enjoy the sun!
*copies of the letter available in reception weekly and on the website