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After School Clubs Next week will be the last week of after school clubs for this academic year. There will be no clubs from the week beginning 9th July. No code club on 5th July.

Lea Green Residential The coach will be leaving school at 8.45am on Wednesday 4th July.  Please ensure your child arrives at school at 8.30am so we have time to check they have everything they need before departure. If your child requires any medicine please make sure that you have completed the medicine form and the form and medication are handed to Mrs Davies before departure.

Rock BottomThere are a few tickets left for the summer production. Please contact the school office if you would like to place an order. The evening performances are taking place on 9th and 10th of July. We expect all pupils to attend the evening performances and would like them to arrive at school between 6.40 and 6.45pm. If you are not staying to watch the performance please make sure your child enters the school building safely and collect from the front entrance at the end. The performance lasts approximately an hour and a half so please wait at the entrance for your child to be dismissed. FODS will be selling ice-creams before the start of the evening performances as children are coming into school, they will be available from 6.30pm.


Musical Instrumental Tuition - A few weeks ago I mentioned that Judith Hitchmough was offering instrumental tuition to start in September. If your child collected the information from the school office can you please return by Monday 2nd July to Judith so she can organise the loan of instruments.

Year 5 visit to Glossopdale School On Wednesday 27th June all Year 5 pupils will be going to Glossopdale School for the morning. They will get the opportunity to take part in taster lessons, meet pupils and staff as well as have a tour of the newly opened building. They will be leaving school after registration and will return for lunch. Mr Hobson will be accompanying the children

Sunshine - This lovely weather just keeps coming! The forecast for next week is to get very hot and sunny as the week progresses. Please make sure your child has sun cream and a hat because they will be outside at lunchtime. Sun cream must be clearly labelled with your child’s name and they must be able to apply it themselves

Sports Day  - Our annual sports day took take place on Tuesday 12th June at 1.15pm. It was a great day and fun was had by pupils, staff, friends and family.

HANDi App - This app is available to download from the internet. It has been developed by the NHS and the aim is to provide advice and support for parents/carers who are looking after children. It covers the most common childhood illnesses and includes advice if children have chestiness, diarrhoea, vomiting, high temperatures and abdominal pain. You may find it helpful and it could save a visit to the GP!

Great Glossop Bake Off A huge thank you to all the parents, staff, pupils and friends of Dinting School who worked tirelessly to help make the event such a success. We were blessed with beautiful weather and had a huge turnout of Glossop people. Over £1400 was raised towards the refurbishment of our playground. A special thank you to the dedicated FODS group for all the hours of planning that they put into the event.

Arts Day This year we have been working towards achieving the Artsmark accreditation. On Friday 25th we had a special arts day in school. Children were engaged in a range of activities including drawing, felt making, drama, singing and clay. The children moved around school and  taught by all the teachers across the day. We intend to make a display of the finished work. Please ask your child about their day, any feedback would be useful for the Artsmark application. Thank you.

Show Dogs It has been brought to our attention that a new Disney film is due to be released today in time for half term viewing. Some of the content may be unsuitable for young children so please be aware if you are planning to visit the cinema this holiday. More information regarding concerns with the content of on line games and films is available at NSPCC share aware.

Doodle Family Learning Glossop Adult Education are running an after school family learning group on Tuesdays, starting on 5th June. The sessions will run from 3.30-5.00pm and all children who attend must be accompanied by an adult. Please let the school office know if you and your child would like to attend.  

Ravel Class Assembly Please note that Ravel’s assembly will now take place on Tuesday 3rd July and not the 19th June due to the class visiting the Halle on the 19th.

 Guitar Lessons Mr Perks has space for more pupils on Thursday mornings. Please speak to the school office if you would like further details

Annual Governor Questionnaire 2018 - Letter to Parents This newsletter is accompanied by feedback from the governors following your response to the annual questionnaire. Thank you for taking the time to complete and return the questionnaire and don’t hesitate to speak to any governor if you have anything you would like clarifying.

Parent Governor In September we will be holding an election for a new parent governor. Jan Pedley who was a parent governor at Dinting School for several years and remains an associate governor since her daughter moved to secondary school has written a letter to explain the role of parent governor in a little more detail. If you are considering putting yourself forward for the position please speak to any member of staff to find out more or contact any of our governing body who would be delighted to discuss the position in more detail

Cricket After School Club - Throughout the summer term, Key Stage 2 sports club on a Tuesday will be cricket and Mr Bailey will be delivering the session along with Mr Halliwell. Due to increased staffing for the summer term we are able to increase the number of places available. If your child would like to join the cricket sports club please contact the school office.


Maths Session for Parents - Thank you to everyone who attended the maths session recently. If you were not able to attend, the school calculation policy is in our policy section. This document states clearly how calculations are taught in school from  Year 1-6. Please speak to your child’s teacher if you want anything clarifying further.

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