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Free to the school community


5th September 2007

School Hours are 8.45am until 3.15 Please ensure children arrive on time to line up in the playground for collection by their teachers. Parents should say goodbye to their children here as no parents should be entering the school building, Our aim is to provide a safe and secure environment for our pupils. If you would like to see your child’s teacher they are available when you collect your child or you can make an appointment at the office if you would like a little longer. Please collect your children on time at the end of the school day and promptly after the clubs. Thank you.

Preston Park is 75 years old

- HAPPY BIRTHDAY. The page shown is from the school log book seventy five years ago and was written by the Head Teacher Miss Gifford. The log book is now being loaded onto the website so we can read about our school’s history.

To see the HEY PRESTO WELCOME in colour check out the BACK TO EVERYschool website

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wedding photos

now keep up to date with the new LCD screen in the reception ofMeet Mrs Joslin fice. It will show daily reminders, for example letters that have gone On Friday 27th July Miss Sneddon married out that need replying to, dates of trips or events within the Mr Lee Joslin. The bride was radiant and school. LOOK OUT FOR IT. as Miss Sneddon has Scottish roots the bagpipes were played at the church and reception. We wish them every happiness.

There is also a screen for staff to view in the staffroom replacing the old paper memo board that used to go out at the start of each day with all information updated.

MEET OUR TEACHERS FOR 2007/8 6JC - Miss Caplan 6DA - Ms Anazodo 6RC - Miss Currie

4SB - Miss Badassy 4MH - Miss Hylton 4SS - Miss Saaid

2SJ – Mrs Joslin 2NR - Miss Richards 2C - Miss Williamson

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5SV - Miss Varsani 5NP - Mrs Patel 5JJ – Mr Jarvis



3HL- Mrs Lovell 3SW - Mr Wilbraham 3LC - Miss Clark



1RB - Ms Beckles 1AH - Mrs Haines 1LJ - Mrs Johnson


RCH - Miss Hammond RKM - Miss McFarlane RGS - Mrs Shaw RRE – Miss Ebanks Support Support EMTAS— INCO– Miss Louca Mrs Oseghele Mrs Hurst Mrs Pond

Reading Recovery– Miss Haria

Nursery Ms Hume

School Hours

Start 8.45—End 3.15

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School Uniform—Please ensure you wear your school uniform—PLAIN GREY OR BLACK skirts or trousers with a school royal blue, with logo, polo shirt or sweatshirt or fleece available from the school shop, or a plain white shirt /t-shirt can be worn. A PE kit is required for all sports activities, shorts and t-shirt and a tracksuit for winter with plimsolls or trainers. Royal blue t-shirts are available. During the summer blue and white school dresses are allowed and can also be purchased from the school Fleece £11.50 sizes 5-6, 7-8, 9-10,11-12,13 Sweatshirt £8 sizes 5-6, 7-8, 9-11, 12-13, 14-15 Polo shirt £6 sizes 5-6, 7-8, 9-11, 12-13,14-15 T—shirt £4 sizes 5-6, 7-8, 9-11, 12-13

Stick Insect News EVENTS THIS MONTH…. Unfortunately our two female stick insects Juliet and Minnie died over the holidays, They have a short life cycle, before they died they had laid some eggs in the sand in their house and we have now found four baby stick insects.

Ramadan will start on Thursday the 13th of September and will continue for 30 days until Friday the 12th of October.

SAD LOSS — Dr Noel Thompson

our school governor, aged seventy-four —sadly died over the summer holiday Rosh Hashanah is the 13/14th. after a short illness. Noel was a major part of the school working behind the Friday 21st NSPCC assembly. scenes to improve Preston Park and had served on Ted had a great holiday in Iceland , he visited wa- the Governing board for the last eight years. He helped terfalls, glaciers and volon the finances and health canoes but couldn’t wait and safety / buildings comto get back to school! mittees. He will be missed by the school governors, staff who knew him and the local community he served.

WOW what has happened over the summer holidays……….

The new Early Years Centre was finished, with brightly coloured doors in the corridor for the new reception and nursery children. The old Nursery and Reception buildings were demolished and a new playground surface was laid and we have three new water fountains. The new ICT suite became operational with some brightly coloured furniture. A new bike shelter was installed. Both the boys and girls Toilets were completely gutted and refurbished and corridors in the existing building were redecorated to brighten them up and we have a new school garden.

Hey Presto 12 Sep/2007  

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