Welcome back everyone to the new term. It has been lovely to see the children return full of enthusiasm for their learning.
Here are the dates for events planned this term:
Monday 23rd September Year 5/6 hockey team tournament, in school time.
Thursday 26th September Pre-loved uniform sale in the village hall 3.00-3.30pm
Monday 30th September Outdoor Learning day at Carsington ~ Sponsored Walk
Sponsorship forms have been handed out to the children
Wednesday 2nd October Bags2Schools collection 9.00am
Thursday 3rd October Harvest festival in church, 9:15am. Please join us, as every
class are doing a small presentation. Please send your child
in, on the morning, with a donation of tinned or fresh fruit
or vegetables. If you would like to walk to church with us
that would be lovely.
Thursday 3rd October Pre-loved uniform sale in the village hall 3.00-3.30pm
Thursday 3rd October Year 5/6 football tournament, in school time. Team to be
Monday 7th October Year 5/6 Girls football tournament, in school time.
Monday 14th -16th October Year 6 residential trip to Whitehall.
Thursday 17th October Academy photographer in school to take individual and
Monday 21st October Cross –country, after school, for any child, Year 1-6
Friday 25th October Break up for half term.
Monday 4th November INSET day. No children in school.
Tuesday 12th November Parent/ teacher consultation evening, 4-6:30 pm.
Thursday 14th November FoKS Meeting 2.45pm in school
Wednesday 27th November Year 3/4 pentathlon at QEGs, after school for any child who
Monday 2nd December KS2 table tennis tournament, after school.
Thursday 5th December Flu vaccination by Schools Health.
Monday 9th December Secret Santa.
Friday 13th December Save the children, Christmas jumper day.
Christmas Event – 2.30-4.00pm details nearer the time
Sunday 15th December KS1 Christmas church service, 10:30 am.
Tuesday 17th December Class 1 Nativity show for parents, 9:15 am.
Wednesday 18th December Class 1 Nativity show for parents, 1:30 am.
Christmas Hamper draw
Thursday 19th December Pantomime visit for the whole school, Cinderella @ Buxton
Friday 20th December Christmas party afternoon. Break up for Christmas.
Our Breakfast club and After school club are still running every day. Breakfast club starts from 8am and After school club runs until 6pm. Please let us know if your child is joining us after school.
We have a vacancy in school for a Parent Governor to join our Governing Body. If you are interested please see Mrs. Board.
We are now able to offer drum, guitar and keyboard lessons. Please see Mrs. Board if your child would like to start.
On Friday 28th February, Kniveton took part in a County initiative to try to get all children more active, both in and out of lessons.
It has been widely proven that making children more active, both during and between lessons, helps them to concentrate and to make better progress in class.
During the morning the children took part in active starters to their literacy or maths lessons, which were great fun. Class 3 took part in a place value/BODMAS race in teams, whilst classes one and two developed “Punctuation Poses”.
At lunch time one of our change for life leaders assisted our lunchtime TA in running active games for Key Stage one, whilst other children were active on our play equipment and taking part in other games led by our dinner supervisors.
At the beginning of the afternoon, during our Merit Assembly, the whole school took part in a mascot warm up, led by the Derbyshire Sports Partnership Mascots, from the Interactive
Half way through the afternoon, to wake everyone up and make us more alert, we went out to the playground to do our daily running challenge, but in addition to this we added a skipping challenge which all children took part in to improve their skipping skills, so that they can use skipping to improve their fitness.
‘Open the Book’
We have some lovely people from the local villages that come into School once a fortnight (Monday 2.30~3.15pm) to tell Bible stories to the children and they are looking for new recruits to help them.It would be lovely if any parents would like to offer their help.Please see June Lomas or Cheryl for any further information.
Hulland Ward ‘Messy Church’
This runs every other month on a Saturday afternoon 3.30-5.30pm at Millennium Hall, Dog Lane, Hulland Ward ~ next to the Church. Details can be found on the church website.
All welcome to go along.
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