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Weekly update 19/05/2023

19 May 2023

Weekly Updates – 19/05/2023
 
Good morning,
Please see below for any updates for week ahead
 
In school next week…


Clubs
Monday – Library Club with Mrs Court
Tuesday – There is no club on this day.
Wednesday – Sports Cool – booked directly with Chris as normal.
Thursday – No Dance Club

Forest School

Due to personal circumstances, Madeleine is taking a short break from running our Nursery Forest School sessions. She will return on 28th June, Nursery children will spend Wednesday mornings in school in the mean time.
 
Rockets (Year R,1,2) will be spending Friday 26th May morning in Forest School focusing on our Golden Tread of Embracing the Wider World.  Children should bring in old, comfortable clothes and wellies/trainers for doing this activity as well as waterproof trousers and a coat. 
 
North Yorkshire Music Service
Earlier this term school was visited by the Instrumental Lead team from North Yorkshire Music Service and pupils kick-started their musical journey by participating in an instrumental demonstration and workshop. Following on from this demonstration, school has been offered a term of Wider Opportunities brass tuition which will begin on Friday 5th May and run until Friday 7th July. Within the sessions, students learn the basics of playing a brass instrument and will perform a variety of pieces in a whole class setting. Through these sessions pupils will develop their listening, rhythm, and music theory skills, as well as getting the opportunity to learn an instrument that they perhaps never thought of trying out. The whole class sessions are designed to offer a musically rich experience and provide an ideal gateway into pupils learning a musical instrument. Sessions will be led by Annie Wilkins, a fantastic brass player and teacher who currently performs with Rothwell Temperance Band – a highly regarded and successful Brass Band based in Leeds, conducts Otley Brass Band, and performs as a freelance musician in orchestras for theatre productions.
 
Cross Country for KS2
KS2 children (Y3 - 6) will be taking part in the annual inter-schools Cross County event at Newby Hall during the morning of Monday 22nd May. 

Children will need to arrive already wearing their PE kit as the coach will be picking us up first thing.  They should also bring a waterproof coat and water bottle.  (They may also wish to apply sun cream and bring a sun hat, depending on the weather that day.)  All children who use an inhaler will be required to take it with them.

The children will eat lunch there before returning to school for the afternoon session. If you require Sharon to make a packed lunch – please let us know today.

Other information:

Nursery
If you have, or know somebody who has, a child that turns three before 31st August and they might be interested in coming to our Nursery please email helen.clegg@west-tanfield.n-yorks.sch.uk so they can be added to our list for September as we are almost full!  Thank you to those who have already expressed their interest.  Mrs Clegg will be in touch in June to arrange some taster visits.
 
Coming up...

Last Call for JAM (Messy Church)
Many thanks to all those who have already replied to book a place for Tuesday's session.  If any other children would like to participate, please could you let Miss Mandelson know by the end of today so that she has the numbers for catering.  Email:  senco@west-tanfield.n-yorks.sch.uk.

Bus Register
Please note we only need to know if there are any changes to the bus – we do not require a new form. For adhoc requests – please email admin@west-tanfield.n-yorks.sch.uk

Safeguarding, Health and Wellbeing Updates
 
Social Media Safety
This recently published video by financial times films, gives an important insight to the impact of social media on our children and our family life. The video is well worth a watch. It has been used with parent groups, and they were shocked. The video led them to reconsider how they talk to their children about their social media use. You can find the video on YouTube by following the link below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UY2HOpuTlk
 
 
For further tips, advice, guides and resources to help keep your child safe online please follow the link below:
 
https://www.safeguardingchildren.co.uk/parents-carers/online-safety/
 
Healthy pack ups
Whether squeezing it in before the school run in the morning, or before bed on busy midweek evenings, preparing your child’s lunchbox can seem like just another thing on the list.
Below is a link to some healthy lunch box ideas to try!
https://www.nhs.uk/healthier-families/recipes/healthier-lunchboxes/
 
 

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