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May 2012 Newsletter
SILENT AUCTION You will see from the attached that we have some wonderful “Lots” in our auction. Huge thanks to those who have donated - this is much appreciated. Please have a look and see if there is an item (or two!) that you would like to bid for - then simply: • Indicate in the &ldquo...
March 2012 Newsletter
Dear Parents NO NUTS!! As you know we encourage children to bring in healthy snacks for playtimes. Please do NOT though, send nuts in with your child. We have a number of children with nut allergies and sometimes it is the smell of nuts, regardless of whether they are ingested, that causes an allergic reaction. So, please…NO NUTS! ...
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...
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...
- Feb 17 - February Half-Term
- Feb 24 - Orchestra
- Feb 24 - Back to School!
- Mar 2 - Orchestra
- Mar 2 - Y3 Creswell Crags Visit
- Mar 4 - PSDC Governors’ Meeting
- Mar 10 - Parents’ Evening
- Mar 11 - Parents’ Evening
- Mar 16 - Orchestra
- Mar 18 - F and P Governors’ Meeting
- Mar 20 - PTA Mother’s Day Event
- Mar 23 - Orchestra