We have had a fabulous week in school to finish this term off!
Journee Francaise – our French day with a Mother’s day theme was enjoyed by the whole school. The Y6 children did a fabulous job of running the French café and were very supportive in helping the younger children to order their croissants and jus! Our next French day will focus on music and food and will take place in Summer 2 term.
On Tuesday, lots of our friends from the cluster schools joined us for a Celebration of Life day organised by Mrs Mather. Children took part in lots of different forest school activities and the weather stayed fine for the majority of the day. We have added lots of pictures to our Facebook page.
We all had so much fun on Easter Activity Day, the Decorated Eggs were all fabulous and it has been lovely to fill school with all our Easter crafts.
Covid-19 – latest guidance – from 1st April – Children and young people who are unwell and have a high temperature should stay at home and avoid contact with other people. They can go back to school when they no longer have a high temperature, and they are well enough to attend.
Covid-19 Vaccinations – we have been informed that healthy 5 to 11-year olds will be offered the COVID-19 vaccine from the beginning of April. Vaccinations will take place outside of school, in vaccination centres, pharmacies, GP surgeries and walk-in centres. Parents of 5 to 11-year olds will receive a letter from the NHS with further information on the vaccine.
Summer Term Lunch Menu – all children brought home a new lunch menu which will start upon our return to school. If your child/ren don’t currently have school dinners, but would like to swap, please let us know.
Juniors DT Project – next half-term the junior children will be designing and making their own pop up books. Please can any pop-up books be brought into school the first week back for us to have a look at the design and mechanisms. They will all be returned. Thank you.
Ice Lollies & Juice – as we approach the summer months, children from the Eco Team will be selling ice lollies and juice on a Tuesday break to continue to raise money towards the school garden project. This will start on Tuesday 26th April. Any children wishing to join in should bring £2.50, to cover the half-term, in a named envelope by Friday 21st April. Thank you.
Juniors Tower Wood Trip – Wednesday 27th April – all junior children will be out all day at Tower Wood for a day full of outdoor experiences. A full information sheet will be included with the next newsletter. The children will depart from school at 9am and return at approximately 5.30pm. There is no cost for this trip.
Infants Hall Farm – Mrs Mather has rearranged the Hall Farm trip for the infant class for Tuesday 3rd May. If any parents are able to volunteer to take some children, please let us know. A full information sheet will be sent after the half-term break.
Reading Role Models – our reading role models this half term are; Ella in KS1, Lillian in LKS2 and Talula in UKS2. Well done girls for displaying your love of reading.
Easter Reading Challenge – an Easter reading challenge will be sent home today, please return any completed sheets to Mrs Jones on 19th April 2022.
After School Clubs – our after school clubs have been popular this time, meaning all three clubs can go ahead – please remember to send payment in to school on Tuesday 19th April for gardening and forest school club – without payment these clubs won’t be able to run. Many thanks to those who have already paid.
REMINDER: Books to read before you leave – if you want to recommend a book for our “Books to read before you leave Leck” shelf in the library please send in your completed sheet by 23rd April.
REMINDER: School Uniform – we have a couple of children who are missing their school jumpers. They are named so if your child has brought them home by mistake, please can they be returned.
Edinburgh Trip – 22nd – 24th June – just a reminder for those going on the Edinburgh Trip this summer term, there are still outstanding balances to pay. These can be paid in partial payments or as a whole by 27th May via Schoolmoney. We have now booked for the places that we will visit in Edinburgh.
PTFA News –
Bunny Drive – thank you to everyone who came along to the Bunny Drive and/or bought raffle tickets. It was really lovely to have some visitors in school again and we all had a lovely evening.
Jumble Sale – Saturday 23rd April at Fraser Hall, Cowan Bridge. The jumble sale will soon be upon us as we return to school following the Easter break. Any donations of jumble should be taken directly to Fraser Hall on Friday 22nd April.
We will need plenty of volunteers to help – please let Amanda, Rachael or Jenny know if you are able to help on Friday 22nd April from 3.30pm or on the day.
We are also seeking donations of tea, coffee, sugar, milk and home baking to sell on the day, again, please let Amanda, Rachael or Jenny know. We will not be able to manage without enough volunteers. Thanking you in advance.
Bag 2 School – there will be a Bag 2 School collection on Tuesday 26th April. Bags will be sent home after the Easter break – any left over, suitable jumble will also be included.
Platinum Jubilee Tea Towels – attached to the email today is a proof of the Jubilee Tea Towel. All children, including nursery, have drawn their self-portrait. Please can all order forms be returned to Mrs Knapp by Tuesday 25th April.
What’s on this week
- Tuesday 19th April – school re-opens
- Tuesday 19th April – junior rugby starts
- Tuesday 19th April – after school gardening club – 3.15-4.15pm
- Thursday 21st April – Rev Wendy assembly
- Thursday 21st April – Bikeability – day 1
- Thursday 21st April – after school dance club 3.15-4.15pm
- Friday 22nd April – Bikeability – day 2
Coming up next term
- Monday 24th April – after school forest school club 3.15-4.15pm
- Tuesday 26th April – junior cluster cross country @ Tatham Fells
- Wednesday 27th April – junior Tower Wood visit
- Friday 29th April – whole school photo
- Tuesday 3rd May – infants Hall Farm visit – pm
- Friday 6th May – PTFA film night – 3.15-5.30pm
- Monday 9th May – SATs week
- Friday 13th May – junior cluster cricket tournament @ Over Kellet
- Monday 16th May – walk to school week
- Wednesday 25th May – Young Voices – juniors @ Manchester Arena
- Friday 27th May – PTFA mufti day