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2017/2018

Date Relevant Year / Group Subject Matter
19 February 2018 Whole School Reading Cafe: Dear Parents, Just a reminder that the booking system to reserve your place at the forthcoming Reading Cafes opens tonight at 7.00 p.m. Please refer to the latest newsletter to see when your child's session will take place. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
19 February 2018 Years 5 & 6 After-School Football Club (Tuesday)
19 February 2018 Years 2 to 4 After-School Football Club (Friday)
19 February 2018 Whole School Guiding Thinking andScouts Founders Day: Dear Parents, To commemorate Thinking and Founders Day this Thursday 22nd February, children who attend Rainbows, Cubs, Brownies, Beavers, Guides and Scouts are invited to wear their uniforms to school instead of their school uniform. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
9 February 2018 Year 2 (Selected Pupils) Infant Music Festival: Dear parent, Please see attached a letter from Miss Maslen and Mrs Cross regarding the forthcoming Infant Music Festival. You should be able to make an online payment from tomorrow and if you require a code, please email me on reception@newlandsspring.essex.sch.uk and I will send one to you after half term. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
9 Februrary 2018 Whole School Springers Vacancy
9 February 2018 Year 5 (Rowan Bay) Rowan Cooking Equipment: Dear Parents, The children have enjoyed cooking today and I hope the muffins taste as good as they look ! We have done our best to clean the utensils your child brought into school but I am afraid they will need another wash when you get them home tonight  -- sorry !  ,I hope you enjoy tasting them (if they make it as far as home !). Regards Mrs Hydes
7 February 2018 Foundation Stage Handwriting and Phonics guidance for parents
7 February 2018 Year 3 & 4 Year 3 & 4 Production: Costume Letter
5 February 2018 Whole School Creche Flyer
5 February 2018 Foundation Stage Tricky Words: Set 2, Set 3, Set 4, Set 5 and Set 6
2 February 2018 Year 3 Family Assembly - Costume request:
2 February 2018 Whole School Security advice
1 February 2018 Choir Participants Barnado's Concert - Reminder of the day's plans
25 January 2018 Year 5 Muffin Letter
25 January 2018 Year 5  French Trip Reminder: Dear Parents, If you have not already done so, please return your consent forms and make an online payment by the deadline date TOMORROW. It is essential that we have all the documentation in good time, ahead of the trip. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
25 January 2018 Whole School World Book Day
25 January 2018 Whole School Reading Cafe
24 January 2018 Choir participants Reminder - Choir Particitpants:  Dear parents, Thank you to everyone who has responded to let me know your child’s availability for the choir competition on the evenings of Friday 9th March and Thursday 22nd March. If you have not yet responded, please could you let me know by this Thursday 25th Jan at the latest even if your child CANNOT attend. Thank you, Miss Barnes
24 January 2018 Year 4 Superstars
23 January 2018 Year 5 CSSE 11+  Information Letter 
22 January 2018 Year 5 (boys) Year 5 KEGS Tour: Please find attached a letter from the Headteacher at KEGS inviting current Year 5 boys to take a tour of KEGS. To book a place, please follow the link on their school website at www.kegs.org.uk.  If you book a place, please let me know  the date and time so I can record the same in the register. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
22 January 2018 Whole School Half-Term Holiday Flyer - Mega Camps
22 January 2018 High 5 Participants High 5 change in finish  time: Dear Parents, As there is sufficient light now, Mrs Freedman would like to finish the club at 4.30 p.m. for the last three remaining sessions of this half term.  Children should be picked up from the back gate at the later time of 4.30 p.m. from THIS Thursday 25th January. Thank you Mrs Weather head
19 January 2018 Whole School School Nurse Drop in Flyers for Moulsham and Kings Road
17 January 2018 Choir participants Chelmsford Choir Competititon (Reminder)
15 January 2018 Whole School Springers: Parent Workshop Creche
15 January 2018 Whole School CFCC February  Holiday Club 2018
15 January 2018 Whole School Springers Creche: Family Assembly
12 January 2018 Whole School Parent Workshops
12 January 2018 Foundation Stage & KS1 FONS: Skittleman
12 January 2018 Club Participants High 5 Change of Date: Dear Parents, Please note that there will NOT be a session of High 5s on Thursday 22nd March as Mrs Freedman is not available.  She will however tag this session on at the end of the term and the club will now run up to Thursday 29th MarchMany thanks Mrs Weatherhead
12 January 2018 Year 5 Meet the Teacher
12 January 2018 Years 1 and 2 Woodland Walkers: Club participants Letter and Place on Waiting List
11 January 2018 Year 2 (Elm Bay) PE Kits: Dear Parents, Your child's PE kit was sent home today because it got wet during outdoor PE today.  Please ensure that it is back in school by NEXT Thursday.  Please note we will NOT be doing PE tomorrow. Many thanks Miss Maslen
11 January 2018 Year 5 Jungle Jo visit
11 January 2018 Year 4 Meet the Teacher Letter
10 January 2018 Year 6 Meet the Teacher letter
10 January 2018 Selected pupils Consent Forms: Dear Parents, Please complete and return the yellow parental consent form which was forwarded to you on the first day of this new term. We urgently need to update the pupil records and would be grateful if you could send it into the office immediately. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
10 January 2018 Foundation Stage Wellies Reminder: Dear Parents, Just to let you know that the children will still need their wellies in school so please send them in (named please) at your earliest convenience. Many thanks Mrs Perry & Miss Holme
9 January 2018 Choir Participants Choir Competition
9 January 2018 Year 1 Meet the Teacher Letter
9 January 2018 Year 2 Meet the Teacher Letter
9 January 2018 Year 3 Meet the Teacher Letter
9 January 2018 Foundation Stage (Willow BAa) Beatrice and Shakesbear: Dear Parents, Meet Beartrice & Shakesbear, each week these adventurous bears will be coming home with a different child each week. In their bags, there is a diary and a pencil case for the children to record their time with the bears. They will be sharing their time together with the whole class every Thursday. Any photos or observations you make of your child's time with Beartrice and Shakesbear can either be printed and put in the diary or uploaded onto Tapestry so they can be shown on the big screen. Thank you for your support. Miss Holme
8 January 2018 Year 6 Trip to Boreham School
8 January 2018 Whole School Springers Creche - Family Assemblies
5 January 2018 Years 1 and 2 Woodland Walks Club
5 January 2018 KS2 Reading Club
4 January 2018 Club Participants Knitter Knatter Reminder: Dear Parents, Just a reminder that your child has been allocated a place at our lunchtime Knitter Knatter Club.  Sessions start next week on Monday, 8th January between 12.30 - 1.00 p.m. At the first session, your child will need to bring in their own wool and needles and Mrs Perry will introduce the club to all the participants giving more information. All the children will eat their lunch after the session. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
4 January 2018 Club Participants Japanese Club Reminder: Dear Parents, Just a reminder that your child has a place at our Japanese Club and this is due to start on Tuesday 16th January and will run until 20th March. The sessions are between 12.15 - 12.45 p.m. and will be held in the demountable classroom. Children will have their lunch after the club. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
4 January 2018 Club Participants Film Club Reminder: Dear Parents, Just a reminder that your child has a place at our Film Club and this is due to start on Tuesday 16th January and will run until 27th March. The sessions are between 3.15 - 4.15 p.m. and will be held in Mrs Coulson's classroom. Children should be collected promptly at the end of the session from the front reception. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
4 January 2018 Children on Club Waiting List Film Club waiting list: Dear Parents, All the spaces in the Film Club have been filled and your child remains on the waiting list.  Should a place become available during the term, I will be in touch. Regards Mrs Weatherhead
4 January 2018 Club Participants High 5 Club Reminder: Dear Parents, Just a reminder that the deadline for returning your payment and permission slip for our High 5 club is tomorrow. Sessions are due to commence next Thursday 11th January and will be between 3.30 - 4.15 p.m. (until February half term) after which time the end time will be 4.30 p.m.. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
4 January 2018 Club Participants Construction Club Reminder: Dear Parents, Just a reminder that your child has been allocated a place for the first five weeks of this term at our Construction Club. The sessions start on Wednesday, 10th January and will be held between 12.15 - 12.45 p.m. in Miss Bishop's classroom. If they no longer want a place, please let me know as soon as possible as we have a long waiting list of children wanting to attend. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
4 January 2018 Children on Club Waiting List Construction Club Waiting List: Dear Parents, All the spaces in the Construction Club have been filled and your child remains on the waiting list.  Should a place become available during the term, I will be in touch. Regards Mrs Weatherhead
4 January 2018 Years 4 to 6 Computer Club Letter (Computer Xplorers)
4 January 2018 Years 4 to 6 Bellepates Club Reminder: Dear Parents, Just a reminder that your child has a place at our Belleplate Club and this is due to resume next week on Friday 12th January. The session takes place between 12.15 - 12.45 and is held in the demountable classroom Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
4 January 2018 Year 3

DT: Dear Parents, The children have been told in class today that they will need to bring in an old top or apron tomorrow.  We will be using clay in the classroom and they will need protection for their uniform. Many thanks Miss Bishop & Mrs Davis

4 January 2018 Club Participants Colouring Club Remindert: Dear Parents, Your child has been allocated a place at our Colouring Club which will be held in Miss Carpenter's classroom on Thursday lunch times between 12.15 - 12.45p.m.  The club starts on 18th January and will run each week during term time with the last session being 22nd March. Your child may bring in felt  tip pens / colouring pencils to use during the sessions if they wish. They will eat their lunch after the session finishes at 12.45 p.m. Regards Mrs Weatherhead
4 January 2018 Children on Club Waiting List Colouring Club Waiting List: Dear Parents, All the spaces in the Colouring Club have been filled and your child remains on the waiting list.  Should a place become available during the term, I will be in touch. Regards Mrs Weatherhead
3 January 2018 Years 3 to 6 Glee Club
3 January 2018 Whole School Academy Update - Changes in role
1 January 2018 Year 3 Roman Day Reminder:  Dear Parents, Just a reminder that the children are to come into school dressed as Romans tomorrow, Wednesday 3rd January. Outfits need not be complicated and can be created out of existing things from home.  Thank you in advance for your support.  Miss Bishop and Mrs Davis.
1 January 2018 Year 6 Rohl Dahl Day Reminder: Dear Parents, Following my letter to you at the beginning of December, here is a reminder that the first day back at school (3rd January) after the holidays is Dahl Day for Year 6.  All Year 6 children are invited to come to school dressed as their favourite Road Dahl character. We look forward to seeing your creations ! Mrs Rusby & Miss Carpenter
19 December 2017 Years 1 & 2 Magical maths :  Please note there are only seven spaces left on this club so please contact magical maths direct on 01245 898351
19 December 2017  Violin Students Violin Lesson Renewal Leter
18 December 2017 Year 3 Colchester Castle Trip
15 December 2017 Year 3 Roman Topic
15 December 2017 Foundation Stage Tricky Words Information Sheet and Tricky Words Set 1
15 December 2017 Year 3 & 4

Construction Club: Dear Parents, We were inundated with requests for places for our Spring Term Construction Club and the waiting list is extremely long.  As a result we have decided to split the 10 week term into two sets of 5 weeks to allow more children to participate.  Your child will attend the club for the second set of five sessions from 21st February until 21st March 2018 (after the first five sessions have finished). Whilst I appreciate that this will mean the children will have half the sessions, it will mean more children get to participate. Many thanks for your understanding. Mrs Weatherhead 

15 December 2017 Year 3 & 4 Construction Club: Dear Parents, We were inundated with requests for places for our Spring Term Construction Club and the waiting list is extremely long.  As a result we have decided to split the 10 week term into two sets of 5 weeks to allow more children to participate.  Your child will attend the club for the first five sessions from 10th January until 7th February 2018 after which time the second set of children will start the club. Whilst I appreciate that this will mean the children will have half the sessions, it will mean more children get to participate. Many thanks for your understanding. Mrs Weatherhead 
14 December 2017 KS2 Djembi Club
14 December 2017 Year 5 Lab Coats: Dear parents,  Next term we are learning about marvellous materials. As part of our topic, we will be recording key vocabulary on lab coats or T shirts / shirts. Can you please ensure; your child brings in an old white (oversized) t-shirt/shirt or a lab coat on the first day back (Wednesday 3rd January) ? They will be writing on it throughout the term. Many thanks Mrs Hydes and Miss Edwards
14 December 2017 Club Participants High 5 letter
14 December 2017 Whole School NHS Headlice letter & Leaflet
14 December 2017 Whole School Broomfield Methodist Christmas Service
13 December 2017 Years 3 to 6 Colouring Club
13 December 2017 Years 4 to 6 Belle Plates Club
13 December 2017 Year 3 & 4 Construction Club
13 December 2017 Club participants Japanese Club: Dear Parent, I am pleased to advise that our lunchtime Japanese Club will continue next term.  The sessions will take place during a Tuesday lunchtime  12.15 - 12.45 p.m. in the Demountable classroom. Sessions start on 16th January and will finish on 20th March 2018. If your child no longer wishes to attend, please let me know. Regards Mrs Weatherhead
13 December 2017 Year 6 Knitter Knatter Lunchtime Club
13 December 2017 Years 1 to 6

Yellow Consent Forms: Dear Parents, If you have not returned your yellow consent form and pupil data sheet, please do so by the end of the week.  It is imperative that we hold correct details for your child/children and we want to update all the pupil records by the end of the term, ready for January. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead

12 December 2017 Years 1 to 3 Gym Club: Dear Parents, Please see attached the renewal letter from Elite Basketball for the Gym Club.  Please make payment as soon as possible via their website www.elitebasketballuk.co.ukIf your child is not returning to the Gym Club after Christmas, please let me know as soon as possible so  I can allocate the place to another child. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
12 December 2017 Years 2 to 4 Film Club
12 December 2017 Years 5 & 6 After-School Football Club (Tuesday)
12 December 2017 Years 2 to 4 After-School Football Club (Friday)
12 December 2017 Years 3 to 6 Basketball Club Renewal Letter:  Dear Parents, Please see attached the renewal letter from Elite Basketball for the after school Basketball Club.  Please make payment as soon as possible via their website www.elitebasketballuk.co.uk.. If your child is not returning to the Basketball Club after Christmas, please let me know as soon as possible so  I can allocate the place to another child. Many thanks  Mrs Weatherhead
12 December 2017 Years 3 to 6 Dodge Ball Club: Dear Parents, Please see attached the renewal letter from Elite Basketball for the after school Dodgeball Club.  Please make payment as soon as possible via their website www.elitebasketballuk.co.ukIf your child is not returning to the Dodgeball Club after Christmas, please let me know as soon as possible so  I can allocate the place to another child. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
12 December 2017 Whole School Letter fromVicky Ford
11 December 2017 Whole School Important Notice Regarding Weather Conditions: Dear Parents, We are mindful that the weather forecast may result in icy roads in the morning. Therefore please keep an eye on the school website and your email account in case a message is sent giving further information regarding school opening. Many thanks, Miss Hawkes
11 December 2017 FS & KS1 DVD Orders: Dear Parents, Please note that any orders for Xmas Productions DVDs MUST be in by the end of school today. This will allow the production company sufficient time to edit and produce the DVD. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
11 December 2017 Music Participants Cello Assembly: Dear All, Please note that this morning's cello assembly will go ahead.  We do ask that you bear with us if we have to start a few minutes late as the children will not be arriving until 10.00 a.m. and we would like to get them settled and registered first. The assembly will be held in the big hall. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
10 december 2017 Springers parents Important Notice - Springers Breakfast Club: Dear Parents, Please note that if your child is booked into Springers Breakfast Club tomorrow, staff will be there to receive them at 7.30 A.M. as usual.  Springer's staff will keep the children with them until 10.00 a.m. when they will join the other children coming into school. Many thanks Miss Hawkes 
10 December 2017 Whole School Important message - Re Adverse weather Conditions: Dear  Parents, Due to adverse weather conditions, we will be opening the school tomorrow at 10.00 a.m. to allow everyone enough time to get into school safely.   It will also enable Mr Fleming to clear the playground and pathways so the children can walk around the school safely. The Christmas Carol Service will go ahead at 1.45 p.m. but will instead be held in the new hall AT SCHOOL and NOT at St Andrew's Church. All children will be allowed out to play in the snow on the field on the proviso that they have wellies AND a coat with them in school.  If your child does not bring in wellies or a coat they will NOT be able to play outside.Many thanks Miss Hawkes
8 December 2017 Club Participants High 5: Dear Parents, There will be session of High 5s next week to make up for the missed session on 9th November.  Due to the light, it will be necessary to finish slightly earlier at 4.00 p.m.  so please ensure that you collect your child at the earlier time by the back gate as usual. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
8 December 2017 FS (Oak Bay), Year 2 (Maple Bay), Year 3 (Pine Bay) Swimming Lessons: Please see attached. (Oak Bay, Maple Bay, Pine Bay) Please let me know if you are able to help with escorting the children to and from the pool.  We are looking for anyone who can spare a couple of hours each week and would be grateful for any help. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
8 December 2017 FS & KS1 DVD Order - Lights, Camel, Action: Dear Parents, Don't forget to order your copy (ies) of the Production DVD by the end of the day on Monday.  If you need an online code or need to discuss this matter further, please contact me in the school office. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
8 December 2017 Parent Helpers

Coffee and Gateaux: Please see attached. (Coffee-Gateau invite) . Please respond by the end of the school day on Friday 15th December.  If other members of the family also help e.g. siblings or grandparents, please invite them along as well. We hope you can join us! Regards Mrs Weatherhead

7 December 2017 Year 5 French Trip 
7 December 2017 Club Participants Camera Club: Dear Parents, Next Wednesday, 13th December will be the last session of Camera Club.   I hope your child has enjoyed the new club and that they have been able to tell you what they have been doing and how much they have achieved with their peers during the sessions.    I hope they continue to use their cameras and hope to see lots of photos that they take over the holidays! Many thanks Mrs Clifton
6 December 2017 FS & KS1 DVD Order - Lights, Camel, Action
6 December 2017 Whole School FONS Disco
6 December 2017 Choir participants Important message for choir members
6 December 2017 Year 3 D.T. project
6 December 2017 KS2 Request for volunteers - KS2 Christmas carol service
6 December 2017 Choir participants

Barbican concert Tickets: Dear Parents, We have not had any information regarding ticket sales but have checked the Barnardos website and can see that tickets are now available (from 5th December).  You should phone the Barbican Box Office on 0207 638 8891 or go online at www.barbican.org.uk.  Ticket information and prices can be found on their website. Kind regards Miss Barnes

6 December 2017 Participants

Cancellations: Dear parents, Unfortunately, Mr Parkin is unwell today and won't be in today for singing lessons or Glee Club. If you child normally attends our Glee club please ensure that you collect them at the normal time of 3.15 p.m. instead Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead

5 December 2017 FS and KS 1 Xmas Production Tickets and Arrangements on the Day
5 December 2017 Whole School TLC Feedback - Parent Evaluation Form
4 December 2017 Whole School Brass Lessons Flyer
4 December 2017 Whole School FONS: Urgent request for volunteers
4 December 2017 FS and KS1 Springer Creche - Xmas Production
1 December 2017 Year 6 D.T. Project - volunteer request
1 December 2017 Year 6 Dahl Day
30 November 2017 Club Participants

Djembi Performance: Dear Parents, If you are not able to attend the assembly on Monday morning, please join the children and I for an end of term performance on Monday afternoon at 4.00 p.m. just before the end of the club session. Many thanks, Mr Reyland

30 November 2017 Choir Participants Community Singing:  Dear Parents, If your child is singing with the choir at the library (attached to the school) on Saturday, please ensure that they meet Miss Barnes outside the library at 2.00 p.m. The performance will last approximately 30-45 minutes.  They do not need to wear school uniform but can come looking festive. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
29 November 2017 Year 5 DT  Project
29 November 2017 Whole School FONS: Mrs Claus Flyer
28 November 2017 Year 4  Year 4 Cooking
28 November 2017 Whole School Springers Creche
27 November 2017 FS & KS1 Nativity 2017: On the day arrangements
27 November 2017 Music Participants Cello Christmas Assembly
27 November 2017 Music Participants Woodwind Assembly
27 November 2017 Music Participants Guitar Christmas Assembly
27 November 2017 Music participants Drum Kit/Djembe Assembly
27 November 2017 Whole School TLC -On the day arrangements
24 November 2017 FS & KS1 Springers Creche: Christmas Show (9 December 2017, morning)
24 November 2017 FS & KS1 Nativity 2017: Ticket letter
24 November 2017 Whole School Road Safety:  Dear Parents, This morning some particularly dangerous driving was witnessed on our zebra crossing  but thankfully no-one was hurt. It appears that the drivers may have been parents of children at the school. Please can I ask you to be vigilant when crossing the road and remind your children to do likewise. Also, if you are a driver, please reduce your speed when approaching the crossing so any dangerous drivers behind you are forced to slow down as well. Many thanks
Miss Hawkes
24 November 2017 KS2 (Selected Students) Christmas Carol Service:  Dear Parent, Your child has been selected to do a reading in our KS2 Carol Service. They have been given a part to practise reading at home. Please could you go through it with them and help to read it in a clear voice. Thank you Miss Barnes
23 November 2017 Year 3 Decoration Reminder:  Dear Parents, Could you please remind your children to bring in decorations for their poetry based on the Magic Box.  For example, a crown for a king, a sword for a pirate etc.  The children will explain ! Many thanks Mrs Davis & Miss Bishop
23 November 2017 Club Participants Choir - cancelled session: Dear  Parents, Please note that there will not be a choir session after school next week (Tuesday 28th ) as Miss Barnes has to attend a meeting that cannot be changed. Choir will resume the following week. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead 
23 November 2017 Guitar Students Cancelled lesson:  Dear Parents, Unfortunately, Mr Calabro is unwell and not in school today. Consequently there will not be any guitar lessons today. We apologise for the late notice. Regards Mrs Weatherhead
21 November 2017 Year 4 Maths Homework: Dear parents, Due to a technical glitch,  some tasks from the Australian year 7 curriculum were set for Miss Barnes maths group last week! (Mathletics is a worldwide site) Obviously I am not expecting my group to do these tasks. The problem has been corrected and we are now back on the English curriculum and there are tasks assigned for the coming week.  Apologies for any confusion and worry that has been caused by long division! Thank you, Miss Barnes
21 November 2017 FS (Oak Bay), Year 2 (Maple Bay) and Year 3 (Pine Bay) Spring Term Swimming
21 November 2017 Whole School TLC Online Bookings: Dear Parents, Please note that the online booking system is now open and you can make an appointment to see your child's teacher.  If you have not already done so and are unable le to access the system, please call me and I will make an appointment for you. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
17 November 2017 Year 1- Lime Bay Christmas Production Costume Letter
17 November 2017 Foundation Stage Christmas Production Costume Letters for Oak Bay and Willow Bay
17 November 2017 Club Particpants After-School Football: Dear Parents, Please note that from NEXT  TUESDAY, all after school Football sessions will finish at the earlier time of 4.15 p.m. Please ensure that you collect your child from the back gate at the new time. Many thanks  Mrs Weatherhead
17 November 2017 Year 5 - Scycamore

Swimming: Dear Parents, Please note that for the final three lessons this term,  children from Groups 1 & 2 should bring in a pair of shorts and t shirt to swim in (as well as their costume). Many thanks   Mrs Weatherhead

15 November 2017 Years 3 to 6 Netball Flyer
14 November 2017 Whole School Farleigh Hospice Fundraiser: 'Flumpets' available from the school office for £2 during morning break
14 November 2017 Whole School Children in Need Menu
14 November 2017 Year 6 Year Book: Photo and Video Consent
14 November 2017 Year 5 Potential French Trip Interest Letter
14 November 2017 Whole School Pudsey Menu (17/11/2017)
13 November 2017 Whole School Springers Creche
13 November 2017 Whole School Termly Learning Conference explanation Leaflet and Letter
13 November 2017 Whole School Reminder: Children In Need event - Don’t forget that this Friday, Epping are hosting a ‘crazy hat day’ in aid of Children in Need. Those wishing to take part will need to bring in a £1 donation on the day. Any hat is fine, from the ordinary to the crazy, home-made or bought.  A prize will be given to the craziest and most creative hat from each class! All houses may take part. As usual, children are able to wear a Children in Need t-shirt or accessory with their school uniform as well if they wish. Thank you for your support. Miss Bishop
13 November 2017 Whole School FONS: Bag2School
13 November 2017 Choir Participants Reminder Urgent message for Concerts: Barnardos and Community Performances
13 November 2017 Whole School Headlice Letter and NHS Lice Leaflet 
10 November 2017 Foundation Stage Sickness and Diarrhoea: Precautionary arrangement
10 November 2017 Whole School Sickness & Diarrhoea Letter and Infectious Gastroenteritis Factsheet
9 November 2017 Violin Pupils Violin Lessons: Dear Parents, The children are enjoying having lessons with the new violin teacher and things are going well ! I have spoken to Mrs Carnell today and she has agreed to take lessons until 8th December allowing the children to have the full ten lessons you have paid for this term. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
9 November 2017 Foundation Stage Foundation Stage Information
8 November 2017 Club participants Cancelled: Dear Parents, Please note that Mrs Freedman is sick this week and will not be able to take the session tomorrow and it will therefore be CANCELLED.  We will arrange for the session to be added on at the end of the term or for a payment to be deducted next term (once we have had an opportunity to talk to Mrs Freedman direct). Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
8 November 2017 Whole School Pre-School Cake Sale
6 November 2017 Year 6 Carol Concert Programme Competition
6 November 2017 Club Participants Dance Club Competition
6 November 2017 Whole School Springers Creche - Family Assemblies
3 November 2017 Choir Participants Barnardos Concert: Dear Parents, Please find attached the original letter sent out to choir members concerning the concert at the Barbican - please ensure that you give consent and make payment ONLINE by14th November (if you have not already done so) to ensure your child's name is published in the programme.  Miss Barnes has to give the organisers names of the participants on this date and she cannot guarantee that their name will appear in the programme AFTER this date e.g once the names have been given. If your child does not intend to go with the choir for this performance please let me know by return email.    Many thanks  Mrs Weatherhead
2 November 2017 Club Participants Magical Maths Club
2 November 2017 Year 6 Pirates of the Curry Bean - DVD Update
1 November 2017 Foundation Stage Welly Wednesday and Donations
1 November 2017 Year 5

French Trip: Dear Parents, We are intending to take the Year 5 children on a trip to France in March 2018.  We will be having a meeting to discuss interest in the trip in Sycamore Bay (Miss Edward's class) straight after school on Monday 13th November at 3.15 p.m.  Kind regards Mrs Weatherhead

1November 2017 Selected Participants New Violin Teacher
30 October 2017 Selected Participants Rising Stars email and invitation letter
30 October 2017 Selected Participants Cancelled: Violin Lessons (Mrs George)
30 October 2017 Whole School School Nurse Drop In sessions: Moulsham Juniors and Kings Road
30 October 2017 Whole School FONS Non-Uniform Day
30 October 2017 Whole School Menu Changes: Dear Parents, There has been a slight change in the school meal menu for Week 3.  We are now offering Chunky Fish Fingers on Friday afternoon.  A revised menu is attached. Many thanks. Mrs Weatherhead
30 October 2017 Whole School British Legion Poppies: Dear Parents, As usual, we will be selling poppies in school as part of the  British Legion Poppy Appeal 2017.  We suggest a minimum donation of 50p and poppies will be sold in the classrooms every afternoon from tomorrow until Friday 10th November. Please send your child in with their donation if they would like a poppy. For younger children (Foundation Stage and KS1) it may be useful if you place any coins/donations in a named envelope for them to give to their class teacher ready for the sale in the afternoon. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
20 October 2017 Choir Participants Community Performance and Barnardo initial letter
20 October 2017 Whole School Fire & Police Services: Letter for Schools, Burglary Campaign and Fireworks
20 October 2017 Years 2, 3 & 4 CCFC Football Club (Friday)
20 October 2017 Years 5 & ^ CCFC Football Club (Tuesday)
20 October 2017 Violin Pupils  Cancelled: Dear Parents, Unfortunately Mrs George is unwell and will not be in school today.  I will discuss with her, when she returns, how many lessons are outstanding and how the missed sessions will be made up. Our apologies for the inconvenience this will cause. Regards Mrs Weatherhead
19 October 2017 Whole School Trading Cards Ban: Dear Parents, You will read in the newsletter today that after half term, children will not be allowed to being in Pokeman cards to show their friends or to trade with each other.  This new rule applies to ALL trading cards including Match Attax, Lego and any other collectible/trading card that your child may have. Many thanks for your support with this. Regards Miss Hawkes Deputy Head Teacher
19 October 2017 Year 1 (selected participants) Teddy Lympics
18 October 2017 Year 1 (Ash Bay)

Tupperware Container Request: Dear Parents, Please could your child bring in a labelled/named small tupperware box/container TOMORROW, Thursday 19th October.  We will be making a fruit salad in class and the children will need to be able to bring theirs home with them. Many thanks Mrs Coulson

17 October 2017 Years 1 and 2 Magical Maths After School Club Flyer
16 October 2017 Years 1 and 2 Magical Maths After School Club
16 October 2017 Whole School Springers Creche
16 October 2017 Whole School FONS: The Autumn disco is taking place this Thursday; please send an envelope into school enclosing £3.00 (per child) if your child wishes to attend. The envelope must detail your child's name, class and your contact number and must be received BY THE END OF THE DAY WEDNESDAY. Many thanks Mrs Huntley (FONS Chair)
16 October 2017 Drum Participants Cancelled: Dear Parents, Please note that Mr Reyland is unfortunately unwell today and will not be coming into school.  Therefore please note that there will not be any Drum Kit lessons today or any after school DJEMBE club.  Children who normally attend Djembe should be collected from school at the normal time of 3.15 p.m. Many thanks Mrs Weatherhead
13 October 2017 Participants High 5 Match against Perryfield Junior
13 October 2017 Whole School FONS: For Sale Board and Newsletter October 2017
12 October 2017 Whole School Online Safety Handout
12 October 2017 Whole School Information Evening for Teacher Training Flyer
12 October 2017 Whole School CCFC Half-term Holiday Club
12 October 2017 Whole School ACA Academy Football
9 October 2017 Choir Partricipants

Cancelled: Please note that there will not be a choir session after school NEXT WEEK as Miss Barnes is on a course.  Choir will resume the first week following half term e.g. 31st October. Many thanks, Mrs Weatherhead

6 October 2017 Foundation Stage Springers Creche for Foundation Stage Afternoon Tea
6 October 2017 Violin Pupils

Dear Parents, Due to the fact that Mrs George is unwell today, there will not be any violin lessons.  I apologise for the late notice however we were only made aware late this morning. Regards Mrs Weatherhead

5 October 2017 Foundation Stage Afternoon Tea Invite and Dress Up Letter
5 October 2017 Whole School Romans - Chelmsford Library Flyer
4 October 2017 Year 2 (Maple Bay)

Dear Parents, Please could your child come into school this Friday (6th October) in the costumes they wore for the Great Fire of London Day.  They will perform their family assembly in these and then get changed into their school uniform afterwards.  Please could they bring their uniform into school in a NAMED plastic bag; they will use this for their costume after the assembly. Many thanks Mrs Cross 

4 October 2017 Foundation Stage Letter for Parent
4 October 2017 Years 1 to 6 Riverside Ice Hockey - Learn to Play
3 October 2017 Whole School Springers Creche for E-Safety Presentaion and Family Assembly
3 October 2017 Whole School Springers October Half-Term Holiday Program 2017
3 October 2017 Whole School Headlice Letter and NHS Flyer
3 October 2017 Year 4 Colchester Zoo Reminder
3 October 2017 Whole School FONS Autumn Disco
28 September 2017 Camera Club participants

Dear Parents, Please note that due to the Year 4 children going on a school trip next Wednesday to Colchester Zoo, there will not be a Camera Club session on Wednesday 4th October. Many thanks Mrs Clifton

27 September 2017 Year 5 (Sycamore) Urgent request for Volunteers (Harvest Festival)
26 September 2016 Whole School Computer and Video Games Letter 2017
26 September 2016 Whole School CVHS Firework Display Tickets are available in advance from the Front Office.
21 September 2017 Year 1 Mathletics Specifications Letter
20 September 2017 Years 1 to 6 Harvest Festival
18 September 2017 Whole School Rayne Primary School
18 September 2017 Whole School Farleigh Yuletide Stride
18 September 2017 Year 4 Information leaflet
18 September 2017 Whole School Free Parenting Course Flyer
14 September 2017 Selected Parents Reminder: Asthma Inhalers
13 September 2017 Year 4 Meet the Teacher Letter
13 September 2017 Year 3 Meet the Teacher Letter
13 September 2017 Year 6 Meet the Teacher Letter
12 September 2017 Year 2 Meet the Teacher Letter
5 September 2017 Years 2 to 6 Glee Club Flyer
5 September 2017 Year 6 Prefect letter and Mobile Phones
5 September 2017 Whole School e-Safety Awareness Training
5 September 2017 Year 2 Great Fire of London Reminder
     
     
     
     

 

2016/2017

2015/2016

Date Sent Relevant Year / Group Subject Matter
22 July 2016 FS to Year 5 Mathletics: Introduction Letter and Specification. (Starting September2016 for Years 1 to 6)  
21 July 2016 Whole School Free Parenting Program
21 July 2016 Whole School Multi-Academy Trust (MAT)
21 July 2016 Whole School Parental Questionnaire
20 July 2016 Whole School Springers Holiday Club (October Half-term)
19 July 2016 Year 2 Year 2 to Year 3 Transition Letter
19 July 2016 Years 3 to 6 Bags in School
19 July 2016 Whole School School Uniform
19 July 2016 Whole School Summer Safety 2016 by the Essex Fire Service
18 July 2016 11+ participants Mock 11+ 

 

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