April 2015

Academy Closed

posted 27 Apr 2015, 10:17 by J Croxon [ updated 27 Apr 2015, 10:28 ]

Academy Closed: Monday 4th of May - Bank Holiday Thursday 7th of May - Polling Day

Yr5's Trip To Warner Brothers Studios

posted 27 Apr 2015, 10:11 by J Croxon [ updated 27 Apr 2015, 10:16 ]

Important reminder:

Year 5 children will need to be at Door 3 on Eddish Road for 7:50am on Wednesday 29/4 as the bus will be leaving promptly at 8am. The children will be arriving at the studios around 11:00 and will be due to return to Lea Forest at 6pm (traffic allowing). We will be dropping off from door 3 on Eddish Road when we get back.

Road Safety Competition!

posted 20 Apr 2015, 14:19 by J Croxon [ updated 20 Apr 2015, 15:08 ]

The Challenge:

Design a Road Safety Banner for our building that tells people to drive safely around our building.

You could choose one of these ideas or create your own idea.

-Tell people to park away from the yellow zig zags.

-Drive slowly and safely and watch out for children

-Park with respect for our neighbours

-It’s not too far, don’t come by car!

All entries need to be in colour and on A4 paper. Don’t forget to put your name clearly on the back

The Prize:

The winning entries will be made into enormous 3 metre by 1 metre banners for our building and will be put on display for the whole community to see.

All entries need to be handed in to Mr Croxon by Friday the 1st of May .

Attendance Facts and Fiction

posted 17 Apr 2015, 13:26 by J Croxon [ updated 17 Apr 2015, 13:27 ]

Holidays are not permitted in term time and will not be authorised. If you feel that you have an exceptional circumstance, you will need to request the holiday in writing stating the reason for the holiday, and mark it for the attention of the Head Teacher Mrs Thompson.

You will then be asked to attend a meeting with the Head Teacher to discuss the leave.

FACT –Research shows that by missing lessons, pupils soon fall behind their classmates.

FACT - The lessons pupils miss are not repeated at a later date.

FACT – You are not entitled to 10 days extra holiday each year. Schools are legally within their rights to say that holidays within term time are not authorised.

FACT – Missing school does matter for younger children: every school day counts.

Attendance News

posted 17 Apr 2015, 13:18 by J Croxon [ updated 17 Apr 2015, 13:20 ]

A special congratulation to the KS1 and KS2 winners of the 100% attendance draw Nathan Bishop (2RW) Assad Iqbal (5ST) They will each receive a prize of Asda vouchers. Last term 40 children achieved their Silver attendance award for 100% attendance since September and 113 children achieved their Bronze attendance award for 100% attendance! since January.

St George’s Day Thursday 23 April Themed Dinner

posted 17 Apr 2015, 13:12 by J Croxon [ updated 17 Apr 2015, 13:13 ]

Letters have now been sent out but please can we remind you that slips and money must be returned by Monday 20 April.

Orders cannot be taken after this date.

Nursery Changes September 2015

posted 15 Apr 2015, 17:49 by J Croxon [ updated 17 Apr 2015, 13:08 ]

All nursery applicants have now been offered a place and parents need to confirm acceptance by Friday 17 April. Please note that the places are part time and the correct times will be as follows:

Morning 8.45am to 11.45am Afternoon: 12.15pm to 3.15pm

Fantastic Fundraising from Lea Forest

posted 13 Apr 2015, 12:51 by J Croxon

We have raised an amazing total of £1957.00 for Comic Relief nearly doubling our £1,000.00 target!

Thanks to everyone for your fantastic support. Our School Councillor have worked hard to create a range of fundraising activities and events last term to raise this fantastic total.

Superb work and a great way to make our best better.