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Safer Internet Day On Tuesday 6th February all children in school will be taking part in a variety of activities to help increase their awareness of staying safe online. Online safety is an ever increasing concern for schools and families and is constantly changing. Please speak to your child and ask them about their day and speak to their class teacher if you require any further support or advice.

World Thinking Day 2018 If your child attends Rainbows, Brownies, Beavers, Scouts etc they are invited to wear their uniform to school on Friday 16th February to celebrate Thinking Day. This is at the request of local group leaders and is a great well to celebrate the lives of our children outside school.

Valentine Pop Up Stall On Friday 9th February Mrs Theobald will be hosting a Valentine pop up stall in the playground at home time. All proceeds will be going to school. There will be a variety of craft items and home baking for you and your children to purchase.

Valentine Disco On Wednesday 14th February, FODS will be holding a disco in school. All children are welcome to stay after school and join in the fun. Entry is to be paid on the door and is £2.50 per child and includes a hot dog and a drink.  There will be a tuck shop and children are able to bring a small amount of money to spend on sweets, cakes and drinks. All children need to be collected at 5pm from the playground. Children may bring a change of clothes for the disco and get changed at 3.30pm.

Glossop North End Collection pots are now in each class for the penny appeal to help support Glossop North End Football Club. If you have any pennies that you would be willing to donate to their appeal please send into school and ask your child to place in the collection pot.

Clarinet Concert Pupils in Ravel played to friends and family on Tuesday 23rd January for a musical extravaganza! Pupils and staff have been learning to play the clarinet this school year and  shared their progress  in a performance in their classroom,  lasting for approximately 20 minutes.


Bikeability Took place on Monday 22nd and  Tuesday 23rd January all the Year 6 pupils who took part enjoyed the course and learned how to ride a bike safely. 


After School Clubs Thursday 25th January is the last Guardians of Ancora club for the current group. A new group of children will be selected and the club will start on Thursday 1st March. You will be informed by text, before the half term holiday if your child has a place

P.E. LessonThis term we will be using the Scout hut, behind Zion Church for our P.E. lessons. If the weather is suitable we will use our outdoor space but as we move into the winter months we will need to be indoors. Please make sure your child always has their PE kit in school everyday and a coat. It is a short walk to the scout hut but a coat will be necessary if the weather is cold and wet.

Class Newsletters Every child have bought home their class newsletter. This is an important document because it outlines the weekly routine in their class. It includes spelling days, PE lessons etc. and some outline the termly homework project. If you have not received or need to print another you can access it on your childs class page.

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.