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February 2012 Newsletter
We are so proud of our OFSTED report which found Abbey Gates to be Outstanding in all areas inspected! We are the first school in Notts and among the first in the country to achieve this result. The report is a tribute to every member of our excellent staff team, described as “exemplary” by the Lead Inspector during...
January 2012 Newsletter (2)
Dear Parents VISITORS! As you know OFSTED will be carrying out an inspection at our school on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Our Inspectors are named Andrew Stafford and Linda Rowley and they are keen to gather your views of the school. Linda will be “mingling” with FS parents on Tuesday morning so do look out for...
Cancelled Inset Day 30th March 2012
The upcoming inset day on March 30th has now been cancelled.
January 2012 Newsletter (1)
Dear Parents SUPERSTARS! We are proud of the following children who have been nominated to appear on our termly Superstar wall in the hall. The children have been nominated for a variety of reasons, including being great role models for others and for outstanding achievement: F2 - Eleanor Owen Y1 – George Rivis Y2 – Tara Barsby Y3 – Melissa...
December 2011 Newsletter
Dear Parents HRISTMAS CONGRATULATIONS To all of our children who took part in “The Sleepy Shepherd” and the KS2 Carol Concert. It is so pleasing to know that over half of our KS2 children played together in the orchestra! GOSH Thanks to your generosity we have raised over £250 for the Great Ormond...
November 2011 Newsletter
Dear Parents FRIENDS INDEED! We are celebrating anti-bullying week with a focus on friendship - what it means and how to be a good friend. The week is well timed to coincide with our current work on reviewing our anti-bullying policy and ensuring a safe, happy place to learn. We will be seeking your views with a...
October 2011 Newsletter
Dear Parents THANK YOU… to all who helped make our annual Harvest Festival so successful. Although we had less packaged foodstuffs for our guests from The Homesteads (a warden aided community from Kirkby in Ashfield) we had plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables. We are pleased to “name check” Red Earth Organics and Ocado who supported...
As you know, I and the Governors, have written many times regarding inconsiderate / dangerous / illegal parking before and after school. Despite these reminders and the introduction of the Parking Patrol in previous years there are still daily examples of school neighbours being adversely affected and children being put in danger. When parking before and after school please ensure you do...
Simply SchoolWear letter
Dear Customer, I write to you after a very busy peak season for Simply Schoolwear.I know that some of you have experienced difficulty contacting us and delays in getting your order on time: I would like to start by saying sorry if you have not received the level of service you expect and deserve. Our discount promotion worked so...
September 2011 Newsletter
Dear Parents SAFETY FIRST As part of our ongoing drive to ensure the safety and well-being of our children we have a number of initiatives taking place over the next month. We held our e-safety meeting this week and hope to repeat this shortly – details to follow. The Y5 and 6 children are taking part in the Cycle Safety training. ...
- Oct 18 - Y6 Residential at Kingswood
- Oct 23 - October Half-Term
- Oct 30 - First Day Back After Half-Term
- Oct 30 - Inset Day
- Nov 1 - Y3 Family Assembly 9am
- Nov 22 - PSDC Governors Meeting
- Dec 7 - School Panto: Cinderella (am)
- Dec 14 - Christmas Dinner/Party Day
- Dec 14 - PTA Christmas Disco
- Dec 19 - KS2 Carol Concert 2pm & 6pm
- Dec 22 - Last Day of Term
- Dec 25 - Christmas Holidays