The Scoop Week30th April 2024

It was lovely last week to see so many families from all year groups at the Year Six Bingo Fundraiser. A huge thank you to everyone who helped with the event either being a part of the amazing organising team or by donating money. We are so lucky that through fundraising we can, each year, bring the cost of the year six school journey down considerably—we really hope that this is something that we can continue todo for years to come.

Here are this week’s announcements:

Reception Cake Sale:

This Friday, the 3rd,the reception parents are organising a bake sale to raise funds to improvetheir outdoor area in particular to fund a water play station. You can see the poster here.

Year Six Fundraiser- Bracelet Sale:

On Friday, 10thMay, Y6 will be selling handmade bracelets and keychains on Friday lunchtime to raise money for school journey, on Friday 10thMay from 12-12:30, these will cost either £1.50 or £2 each. There will beanother jewellery sale on Friday 10th May at 3:30 in the playground for parentsand children.

Year Six Bingo-message from Ms Savvides:

A massive thank you toeveryone who supported our Year 6 Bingo fundraiser. We raised just over £2000-all of which will go towards School Journey and other Year 6 events. A veryspecial thank you to the following people: Fay, for organising the whole event!Natalie Frances, Loyola and Andrew for cooking a delicious chilli and more.Kate and Nathalie for selling tickets. Charlotte for organising the bingomachine and all the strips and for working on the door. Simon for managing thebar and Danny and Maud for doing all the washing up! Finally, a huge thank youto our very entertaining host of the evening, Jim North. It was a fantasticnight for a great cause.

Sports Update:

Last Wednesday, theboys team had an absolute thriller of a game against St Mary’s. The teamstarted very strongly notching up a 3-0 lead with superb strikes from Eliot, Kymanniand Dorian before St Mary’s very skilful players scored 2 quick goals - leadingto a nail biting last five minutes! Well done to all the boys and well done toHector for winning player of the match for demonstrating excellent defensiveskills.


Rescheduled FOL Meeting:

Last Thursday’s FOLmeeting was rescheduled to this Thursday evening on zoom. Details will be circulatedin the WhatsApp groups as normal.


Lyndhurst Bazaar:

Don’t forget that Saturday11th May is our Lyndhurst Bazaar. You can find more details here.


Anxious Generation:

For those of youinterested, here is a fascinating conversation between Jonathan Haidt and SimonSinek that unpicks the changing levels of anxiety between new generations andthe role technology has played in this development. You can find the link here.


Online Safety:

This week we arehighlighting phone scams and what you as a parent need to know to keep yourchildren safe. You can find the details here.


Early Closure & Bank Holiday:

A reminder that onMonday 6th May we have a UK bank holiday and on Friday, 17thMay 2024 we will be closing at 1:15pm.


Have a great week.


Key Dates:


Fri 3rd May – Amazon Class Assembly1:30pm

Mon 6th May- Bank Holiday

Tue 7th May – Class Photographs

Fri 10th May- Personal DevelopmentCoffee Morning

Sat 11th May – Lyndhurst Bazaar

Week 13th May – YR 6 SATS week

Fri 17th May- FOL Meeting 9am in thelibrary

Fri 17th May – Waikato Class Assembly9:30am

Fri 24th May – SEND Coffee Morning

Fri 17th May – EARLY CLOSURE 1:15pm

Week of 27th May-Half Term