A round-up of the latest school news for week ending 17.12.2020
We PTA fundraising events
Despite not being able to hold our normal fundraising events this year, the PTA have done a fantastic job and we are so thrilled to say that thanks to their hard work and your generosity £977 was raised through ticket sales for film night and Christmas crafts and £675 for sales of raffle tickets. This is absolutely amazing and will go towards much needed PTA funds. Thank you once again to our wonderful PTA and to you all for your donations.
On behalf of all the staff we would like to say thank you for your kind gifts and good wishes received this week.
We raised £675 after expenses from the raffle, an absolutely fantastic effort from all our school families.
The raffle was drawn today at 2pm by Kate Drysdale and Susie Carr using the auto generated ticket selector provided by charity hive.
Caroline Mitchell: Luxury Adult Hamper
Jess Field: Luxury Adult Hamper
Jean Habakkuk: Medium Adult Hamper
Lynn Parsons: Medium Adult Hamper
Kate Drysdale: Medium Adult Hamper – to be donated to staff of Wolverton Primary School
Rob Smith: KS1 Kids Hamper
Lynn Parsons: KS1 Hamper
Kate Habakkuk: KS2 Hamper
Dharan Chamba: KS2 Hamper
Amit Bharakda: signed Football and Football Boots
Emily James: Family Photography Session
Kate Hobkirk: Bag of Books from Warwick Books
Lesley Ivison: Voucher from Tacitah Beauty
Linda Sparkes: Voucher from Health Honey Salon Alcester
Sarah Goulding: Pilates Package
Kate Hobkirk: Flourish@The Farm, Holiday Club Vouchers
Items will be ready for collection on Friday 18th at drop off and pick up at the school gates.
For those who have won vouchers, please email : firstname.lastname@example.org and the voucher will be sent to you.
Thank you to everyone who bought raffle tickets, it has been an incredible fundraising effort from the whole school community, which will go a huge way to ensuring classroom resources for our children.
The PTA wish you all a safe, restful and happy holidays.
Staggered start and end to the school day
Overall the staggered start and end times to the school day are working well, so thank you for your support with this.
Changes to next term in order to reduce the waiting time for families, as follows:
Class 2 and Class 4: pupils should arrive at school at 08.45. Cut off time for arrival is 08.50
Class 1 and Class 3: pupils should arrive at school at 08.50. Cut off time for arrival is 08.55
Pupils who arrive after the designated cut off time will be marked as late.
End of day
Class 2 and Class 4 – pupils will be dismissed at 15.10
Class 1 and Class 3 – pupils will be dismissed at 15.15
Please can you arrive at the designated time to reduce the risk of mixing with other families and leave the school site as quickly as possible to allow other parents/carers to collect their child.
Foodbank thank you
Attached is athank you letter from the Stratford food bank for the kind donations you made on Christmas jumper day.
Norton Lindsey Church activity trail
Norton Lindsey Church would like to invite you and your family to take part in an interactive Nativity Trail around Holy Trinity Churchyard on Christmas Eve between 10am and 4pm. All are welcome – just turn up! See attached flyer.
There will also be an open air, floodlit crib service at 6pm on Christmas Eve for which you must pre-book by telephoning Marion on 01926 842661. Numbers for the crib service are limited to a maximum of 30 people.
WCC Christmas holiday activities
The directory for Christmas holiday activities including some virtual activities can be found using the link below.
Click here to view the Christmas holiday schemes available for families across Warwickshire
On-line safety and home learning tips
Attached are 4 documents giving guidance and advice on on-line safety and home learning which you may find useful.
Information from the Schools Health & Wellbeing Service
We are aware that after a year of upheaval and uncertainty, lots of parents/carers are trying to support their children with issues including challenging behaviour, difficult emotions, sleep disorders and many others. We would like to reiterate that help is available for Warwickshire families, and have posted this blog article – https://www.compass-uk.org/news/parents/help-at-christmas/
to inform parents/carers of how they can seek advice from our service and Family Lives, an organisation we are working with to provide a wider level of support. The article also contains useful websites, other local services and self-help resources.
Premier Active blog
Please follow link to Premier Active’s latest blog.
And finally, all the staff at Wolverton would like to wish you and your families a very Happy Christmas and we hope you enjoy the break however you are spending it, and that you all stay safe and well.
We look forward to seeing you all back in school on Tuesday 5 January 2021.
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