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Here a just a few of the highlights this term!
Number Day! Friday 1st February 2019
Safer Internet Day-Tuesday 5th February 2019
Year 3 Drama Showcase-Tuesday 5th February at 2:30pm
Year 1 Drama Showcase-Wednesday 13th February at 2:30pm
World Book Day 7th March 2019
Red Nose Day-Friday 15th March 2019
British Science week-8-17th March 2019
Mother Day lunches-Wc Commencing 25th March 2019
Robinwood-Year 6-Mon-Wed 25th-27th March 2019
365 Challenge is launched! Check out the video!
Wow what a great video to launch our 365 challenge in school! A big thank you to the children who got involved and to Fitmums for helping us be the first school to launch it.
Check Out of 4 Star Review!
Check out our school's 4 star review in the article below courtesy of the Hull Daily Mail! Although we are generally very pleased, we would like to point out that the 1 star for attendance is based on 2016-17. Our attendance in 2017-18 has dramatically improved and was in line with national levels. Currently our attendance is even better this year so the 1 star rating will not be for long!
A NEW YEAR AND A NEW START!
We are launching this in the new year!
The aim of the Fitmums & Friends 365 Challenge is to complete 365 miles or 365 hours of physical activity, or a combination of both, in 365 days. Any activity counts – running, walking, cycling or buggy pushing, gym/bootcamp classes, swimming, dancing, team sports, dog-walking, gardening, etc.
Children can take part too and are challenged to complete 365 hours of activity in a year; preferably sixty minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity every day. Again, any activity counts – walking, scooting or cycling to school, PE lessons, active break times, sports clubs, playing ball games with friends, dancing, swimming…
For each mile or hour of activity, challengers colour in a mosaic tile on a choice of activity charts (more about these below). For already active individuals, how many charts can you complete in 365 days?! You don’t have to start the challenge on January 1st – choose your own start date and aim to complete the challenge within 365 days.
School Meals-Proposed Increase
In the New Year the cost of school meals is to rise to £1 per meal for pupils aged 7-11 years. Although no-one wants to see price increases, the reason for this is simple.
Currently all pupils aged 4-5 years receive universal free school meals. When pupils reach Year 3 parents have to pay and Hull school meals are among the lowest priced in the country at 50p per meal for 7-11 year olds. This is considerably lower than our neighbours in the East Riding. Hull Primary schools are subsidising the cost of paid meals by, on average, 88p a day per meal. This may not seem much but this cost soon mounts up and could be anywhere between £18,000 and £90,000 a year. These huge sums of money are better spent in school providing your child with the very best learning opportunities and support.
As a result Hull Primary Schools have asked Hull City Council to allow us to raise the cost per meal to £1 and to help us to ensure as many pupils are registered to receive free school meals as are eligible to get them. Claiming free school meals means additional funding comes into your child’s school, which can be spent on education.
We appreciate this may affect those of you on low incomes and we impose it with the greatest reluctance, but assistance is available for families and, of course, this is handled discretely and confidentially.
If you are in receipt of one of the benefits below and have not already applied for free school meals for your child, you can save money and ensure your child’s school is able to maximise its funding, by applying today. Please check the list below to see if you may qualify.
Are you in receipt of:
• Income support?
• Income based jobseekers allowance?
• Income related employment and support allowance (ESA – IR)?
• Universal credit?
• Asylum seekers (receiving support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999)?
• The guaranteed element of state pension credit?
• Child tax credit (with an annual income of no more than £16,190 as assessed by the Inland Revenue)?
• Working tax credit run on - paid for four weeks after you stop qualifying for working tax credit?
It is a straightforward process to apply and can be done on-line – using the following link
Alternatively it can be sorted out when your child is next in school. Even if your child is aged 4-7 years old or doesn’t take up the free meals provision, knowing about them generates much needed extra funding.
Have you been eligible for free school meals at any time since May 2012 even if you no longer claim for it? It is worth your while checking with the school to see if they are receiving the funding your child is entitled to.
Thank you for your support in this matter. Your school is there to support you during this and can help you fill in any paperwork to claim free school meals. They are also very happy to check on your entitlement to ensure your child isn’t missing any valuable funding
League Tables Published-Our Response
Some parents might have noticed that the league tables were published this week which compared us to other schools in the city. Overall we are very pleased with the results from our pupils last year and we are very proud of them! Our progress information from Year 2 to Year 6 is pleasing and we are proud to report that maths is above national progress levels and writing is well above average this year!
Looking at individual subjects, our Reading and Writing results were above national percentages and Maths was only 1% behind national. THIS IS AN AMAZING ACHIEVEMENT. Historically for too long the school was way behind national expectations and this demonstrates consistent results for the last 3 years. Our expectations remain high and this year we are expected to exceed national in all areas-it's what your pupil deserves!
The combined 63% in Reading, Writing and Maths was a little disappointing as 4 children missed the age related expectations by 1 mark! If they had achieved this, we would have been 72% combined. We are determined this doesn't happen this year and are planning to have a combined percentage of 78%.
Please see the link below to the article:
Good morning everyone. Here is a breakdown of this week's events on the run up to Christmas. Monday 17th-21st December.
Monday-Year 1 and 2 Concert -Year 1 Parents at 9:30am and Year 2 Parents 2-3pm
Monday-Year 5 and 6-Parents are invited in to class to create something Christmassy! Starts at 11:30am-see you there!
Tuesday-Year 5 and 6 Matilda Concert for parents at 11:30am.
Tuesday-Year 3 and 4 Concert at 2pm.
Wednesday-The Foundation Stage have breakfast with Father Christmas!
Thursday-PARTY DAY and Non-uniform !
Thursday-Orchestra and Choir Concert at 9:00am
Friday-Festive Friday-Christmas jumpers and non uniform.
Friday- BREAK UP at 1pm. Please note-there are no afternoon clubs on this day.
Thanks everyone. We hope the children enjoy the last week!
10 Remarkable Years!
It was AET's 10th Birthday on 1st September 2018 and we celebrating this milestone with some fun and thought-provoking activities throughout 2018/19.
Our first one was an Art competition.
Our aim was for every child and young person to have the chance to produce a piece of art or photograph that either imagines what our world might be like in 10 years time, celebrates artistic innovation or simply captures something remarkable through the medium of art or photography.
Look at our results!!!!!!!
We will announce the winners next week!
Well the Christmas countdown has officially begun with lots to look forward to over the next 2 weeks.
Just to remind parents, this week we have the following Christmas events to look forward to:
On Tuesday 11th our choir are once again on tour singing to our friends at Ada Holmes. They will also be making crackers with the residents!
On Wednesday 12th our Foundation Stage will be performing their version of the nativity to pupils and parents. Doors open at 2pm. We can't wait!
On Thursday 13th its Christmas dinner day for all pupils. It's also Christmas Jumper Day/non-uniform for all pupils. If parents can spare a £1 donation for Save the Children, this would be marvellous.
We hope the children have a great time. We love Christmas at school and aim to make it as special as possible for all pupils.
Admission Consultation 20-21
New AET Vision, Mission and Values Launch!
Academies Enterprise Trust (AET)-NEW vision launch for all its schools! THIS WEEK!
As a school we are proud to be part of AET, along with Hall Rd, Kingswood Academy and Newington Academy locally. We are therefore thrilled to share with you the new AET vision, mission and values statement. This is to be adopted by all AET schools from this term and we are very excitied about it! Even Frankie has had a makeover to reinforce our 4 values.
These will be presented to the children in assembly today along with all school staff. Please make the time to watch our video written by Matt Abbott which we think is inspirational! Our school version is also below.
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The White Ribbon Campaign Friday 23rd November 2018
The school were thrilled to be chosen as the school to launch The White Ribbon Campaign today! The children enjoyed meeting the emergency services and getting signatures for their pledge-These hands are not for hurting.
Road Safety Week 19th -23rd November 2018
A big thank you to all our parents who supported us by raising awareness of road safety during this week. Our school council really enjoyed giving out safety leaflets to our parents who walk or come in the car.
Anti-Bullying Week Monday 12th-16th November 2018
The school will spend the week looking and highlighting the issues around bullying and what to do if they feel they are being bullied. The theme this year is expect respect. We also have a visit from NSPCC in Yerars 5 and 6.
UK Kindness Day
To highlight the importance of being kind, the school will be giving pupils and staff random acts of kindness on Tuesday 13th November.
Children in Need 2018
To celebrate Children in Need on Friday 16th November we are organising a dress up ‘Do your thing’ event. Children can come in fancy dress, as Pudsey or Doctor Who! Children who don’t want to dress this way are allowed to wear non school uniform. All voluntary contributions of a £1 will go to Children in Need.
Thank you for your support. We hope your child enjoys the activities and we raise as much money as we can!
We Had a Spooky Halloween!
Check out our photos!
Harvest Collection 2018
An amazing 35 carrier bags collected for The Homeless and Rootless Project in Hull and our friends at Ada Holmes Residential Home. Well done everyone!
Back to the 1940s in Year 3 and 4 today. They all had a great time!
Look at our year 1 Area!
After the awful break in over Summer and the damage to the Year 1 outdoor equipment, its great to see how much the Year 1 team have improved the area for our pupils. We hope your child enjoys learning in this area!
National Poetry Day Was Fabulous!
We had a great time learning and reciting poems on Thursday 4th October for National Poetry Day. Here are a few photographs
Macmillan Coffee Morning Friday 28th September
On Friday 28th September 2018 we are fundraising for Macmillan and our school. We would like cake, buns and biscuit donations so that they can be sold at playtime. Please send in the donations with your child up until Friday morning.
Due to the success of last year, we will also be holding a coffee morning in the hall from 9:00am – all parents/carers are invited to come and enjoy a tea/coffee and some cake. We hope to see as many people as possible there to join us.
We will also be selling raffle tickets this week at 50p a strip. The prize will be a homemade cake by Emma Cakes Bateman – she will be making a chocolate cake as seen below.
UPDATE! We raised £500-well done everyone and a big thank you to our parents who helped make it such a success!
Introducing our New School Councillors for 218-19
Y1-Teagan, Sophie and Elliott
Y2-JD and Skaiste
Y3-Oscar and JJ
Y4 -Lexi and Lily
Y5-Nikola and Katie
Y6-Bethany and Ruby
Important Message from Hull City Council
Hull City Council and Humberside Fire and Rescue Service are asking children in Hull to play safely over the long summer holiday and not be tempted by areas awaiting demolition and the many building sites which are at the forefront of the city’s regeneration.
Contractors take all reasonable steps to ensure that only authorised people are allowed onto a site when construction work is being carried out, and health and safety is embedded in the industry’s culture. Nevertheless every year in the UK children are injured, and even die, as a result of accidents on building sites. Thankfully there have been no casualties in Hull, and we want to keep it that way.
Cllr John Black, Portfolio Holder for Housing said, “Children tend to be drawn to building sites as exciting places to play and are unaware of the potentially life threatening dangers they pose, therefore we want to send a strong message out that “building sites bite” and are no go areas for children.
"Across the city, the council and our partners offer a wide range of play, sporting and other recreational activities for children during the school holidays, and these can be checked out on the Council’s website www.hullcc.gov.uk/events and via the Council’s area teams’ Facebook pages.”
Building sites are prevalent across Hull because the Council is half way through the city’s biggest housing regeneration programme for more than 50 years, which will offer people a wider choice of quality affordable homes to rent or buy.
"The increase in fires in such properties is also a concern for Humberside Fire and Rescue Service. Group Manager of Public Safety Matt Sutcliffe explained:
“Derelict buildings and those under construction are inherently dangerous places for those who may become trapped inside during a fire or collapse and even for firefighters in the event of a rescue. Fire damage and water damage from previous incidents may well have made floors, roofs and stairways structurally unsafe which makes these buildings nothing short of death traps.
“Sending engines to deliberate fires anywhere in Hull is ultimately taking resources away from where they may be needed elsewhere in the city. I would urge those responsible to stay out of these derelict buildings this summer for their own safety. It is only a matter of time before we are going to be faced with a serious injury or worse.”