With Christmas creeping ever closer, and the excitement of Christmas activities in full swing, I was so sad to test positive for Covid 19 this week and find out that I will miss a large chunk of the festivities.
PTA Christmas Market 9 December - sadly cancelled.
Due to the rising cases of Covid, we have unfortunately had to cancel the Junior PTA Christmas Market next week. We will however be supporting our local businesses on our Facebook page so please pop over there to take a look at the stallholders.
Foodshare - Christmas Wish List
A reminder that we are still collecting foodshare items upto Tuesday 14 December with the collection point via the School Office. So that we have a good selection of items we would like to suggest that each of our year groups donate:
Reception Children: Packets of Instant Custard
Year 1: Crisps/Pringles
Year 2: Twiglets/Cheese Savories
Year 3: Christmas Puddings
Year 4: Christmas Cake
Year 5: Instant Hot Chocolate
Year 6: Chocolate or Sweets
St Luke’s Christmas Tree Festival This Weekend
Please support St Luke’s Christmas Tree Festival by visiting the church (Norfolk Road, SL6 7AX) this weekend where you can vote for our Christmas Trees.
Junior Girls/Boys Christmas Events
Please see information here that was emailed home earlier this week.
Carol Service - Tuesday 7 December
Just as a reminder this year’s Joint Carol Service is being held in the Sports Hall at Junior Boys. Years 3 & 4 at 10am and Years 5 & 6 at 2.30pm. There will be a retiring collection for All Saint’s Church if you would like to make a contribution.
Christmas Lunch - Friday 10 December
It is assumed that ALL girls will have a Christmas Lunch on Friday 10 December UNLESS you opt out by completing this Junior Girls Christmas Lunch Form by 5 December. There will be no other food available for lunch this day, so if you opt out, please ensure your daughter brings a packed lunch with her. The £3.50 cost will automatically be deducted from the Payment Portal unless you have opted out. Please also let us know of any dietary requirements via this same form.
‘Save the Children’ Christmas Jumper Day - Friday 10 December
Wear your festive jumper to school for a £1 donation. Please help us support ‘Save the Children’ charity.
Inter House Netball Tournament
Entrance is via the gates at the bottom of the car park near the swimming pool. Gates will open from 1.40pm-2pm. Year 3 and 4 Inter House Netball Tournament - Friday 10 December, 2pm start at CC Girls. Year 5 & 6 Inter House Netball Tournament - Thursday 16 December, 2pm start at CC Girls.
End of Term December 2021
Monday 13 December - Thursday 16 December
No Activities (inc Study) & Early Coaches Only.
After School Care @ College Avenue will continue to run from 4pm except for the last day of term. Please note that After School Care is chargeable. Christmas Jumpers can be worn on the last day of term on Thursday 16 December!
If not collected by 3:50pm, Junior Boys will get the early coach to College Avenue at 4pm.
ISA Comic Strip Competition Key Stage 2
All of our Key Stage 2 Junior artists entered the ISA Comic Strip Competition this term. The theme was ‘Zero Waste’. Here are the pieces chosen for selection from CCJB & CCJG.
Next PTA Nearly New Sale *Save the Date* - Friday 14 January 2022 3.30pm-5pm
Reporting Sickness/Medical Appointments/Requesting Holiday
Just a reminder to report sickness/medical appointments to firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01628 327500 (you can leave a voicemail outside of school hours and this will get picked up once the office is open). For holiday requests please put this in writing prior to any holiday being booked.
Keep up to date here with the progress of James Wragg's 4,000 mile cycle for charity! You can read about the challenge in our previous news story here. We will be updating this article weekly and continue showing our support as James continues his incredible challenge. Go James!
Claires Court Outdoor Education Instructor, James Wragg, is embarking on a huge challenge this December to cycle 4,000 miles around the Great British coastline to raise money for World Land Trust. Battling through the coldest parts of the year, James said, “I could have done it in the sum...
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