A Mile A Day: We have already started this ‘Daily Mile’ initiative with Year 6 and are now extending this to all Key Stage 2 Years 3 – 6. This is not an extension of playtime but an effort to improve the physical, emotional and social health and wellbeing of children through a short burst of physical activity. Mental wellbeing is as important as physical. 10 laps around the playground is a mile Children do not have to run their laps but will be encouraged to walk briskly if not running. A time in the day has been allocated to each class. New Year: A time to get minds and bodies active and create a sense of wellbeing.
Attendance: 98% to 1st January 2017. This is an excellent start to the 2016-2017 school year. Please support us by encouraging good attendance (96% and above) with your child and always ring school on the first day of absence.
Parking – Milford Club: Please support us by safely parking on Sandford Road or continuing to Park and Stride by parking in the Milford Club car park. School starts at 8.50am.
Trips: Year 5 had an enjoyable visit to Armley Mills and the Year 3 classes have visited Cannon Hall Farm.
Virgin Active: A group of Year 5/4 pupils have been trained at Virgin Active as P.E Leaders.
P.E Kit: Dark shorts (blue, black) and a plain white T-shirt.
All Key Stage 2: Year 3 – 6 need their own fountain pen and cartridges.
Dates for the Term
2 February Year 1 Toy Museum (including Year 1 in Mrs Pickering’s class)
10 – 19 February Half Term (return to School on 20 February)
21, 22 February Year 6 (in two groups) Visit to Dixons Technology College for Design and Technology project in partnership
22 – 24 February Year 5 Herd Farm Residential Visit
27 February – 12 March – Fairtrade Fortnight – Beecroft Primary School is participating in the fortnight.
31 March Musical Family Assembly – Orchestra, Ukulele, Flute, Recorders and Djembe
No Family Assembly Friday 3rd February 2017
If you have any suggestions, queries or questions please do not hesitate to contact me – after Family Assembly is a good starting point.