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22 May 2015


Announcements School Trousers

I would like to take this opportunity to remind parents/ carers of our uniform policy with regards to school trousers. School trousers must only be purchased from the school and may not be replicated by high street brands or homemade products. The trousers must be the exact material match (colour and cloth) as the school jacket. Jo Spencer Vice Principal

Kitchen Porter positions We are looking to appoint 2 kitchen porters to support our catering operation, for either 30 hours a week (10am – 4.30om), or 10 hours per week (2pm – 4pm). If you are interested in finding out more, please visit our vacancies section on the school website or contact Gina Webb on 020 8911 6666. Helen Chamberlain Finance and Resources Director 2  INA Newsletter

Dear Parents and Carers,

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lthough it has been a short half term, we feel that we’ve packed a lot in!

This week we welcomed many of next year’s Year 7s and their parents for an information evening. It does not seem like 3 years ago that we were doing that for the first time! On Monday everyone at the primary school, plus some parents, went on a trip to Old MacDonald’s Farm; you can read all about it in this edition. After the holidays our new peripatetic guitar and bass teacher, Mr Braithwaite, joins us. He introduces himself below: I am very excited to be joining Isaac Newton Academy as the new guitar and bass teacher. The school has amazing facilities all round and especially in the music department; I am looking forward to making good use of them and hoping to create the next generation of musical superstars. I have been a professional guitarist and teacher for over a decade. As a guitarist I have toured the world working with many artists including Vanessa-Mae, Will Young, Westlife, The Four Tops, The Game and many more. As a songwriter and producer I have written songs for Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Kelly Clarkson and American Horror Story. I have also had two guitar tuition books published worldwide. As a teacher I have taught and held master classes at some of the most highly regarded music colleges and universities in the UK along with various primary and secondary schools. I am looking forward to sharing these experiences with the students of Isaac Newton Academy and watching their musical skill and passion for learning guitar and bass develop and grow. Having taught at many other schools and colleges I can really appreciate that all the staff and students at Isaac Newton Academy are working at the highest level. As a result of this, I am really looking forward to immersing myself in the school and getting to know all of the students and working alongside the other teachers. I wish you all a very happy half term holiday and look forward to welcoming the students back at 8.25am (secondary) and 8.45am (primary) on Monday 1st June.

With best wishes,

RP

achel Macfarlane, rincipal

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>>> News Ramadan

With Ramadan fast approaching, we are aware that there may be students choosing to fast. In order to efficiently cater for students, minimise cost and wastage and ensure that you will not be charged, please can let the school office know in writing if your child is planning to fast and for which dates. Fraser Thomson, Chef Manager

Ramadan Literacy Parent's

Workshop

Dear Parents/Carers, We would like to invite you to our upcoming Literacy parent workshop being held at Isaac Newton Academy from 6pm-7pm on Wednesday the 17th June. In the workshop we will be sharing information that will help you to understand how Literacy is taught in the Secondary School and offer advice on how best to support your child with developing their Literacy skills in English and across the Curriculum. If you would like to attend please let us know via email info@ isaacnewtonacademy.org or drop into reception to register your interest by Monday the 15th June. We look forward to seeing you on the evening. Rebecca Curley,Head of English & Jo Spencer, Vice Principal

Ramadan Bid for an astroturf at INA

Dear parents, As you may be aware, we are unable to use our multi-use games area (MUGA) during adverse weather for health and safety reasons as the surface becomes very slippery. The academy is currently in the process of submitting a bid to Sport England to replace the surface with a 3G floodlit astroturf all weather pitch. As part of the bid, the academy needs to demonstrate a high level of community use. Given how popular our sports hall is for external lettings, we are confident that the floodlit astroturf will be highly desirable for external use. We are therefore asking for your support. If you are, or you know anyone who may be interested in letting this facility outside of school hours, can you please e-mail the school office info@ isaacnewtonacademy.org. We have also set up a petition which is available for signing in the school office. Thank you in advance for your continued support. Dave Beattie (Head of PE) and Helen Chamberlain (Finance and Resources Director)

Ramadan Individual Maths Challenge

On 30th April 89 year 7 and 8 students took part in the UK Maths Challenge. The challenge is a national competition in which thousands of year 7 and year 8 pupils across the country take part. It is aimed not just at those who are attaining well in maths but also those who enjoy solving thought-provoking problems. Of the 89 students who took part 19 achieved a bronze award, 13 achieved silver and 4 achieved gold. A big well done to Keerthivas Venkatesan (8A) who not only achieved the highest mark but, as one of the top performers in the country (5%), is invited to the next round. Congratulations go to the following students who will receive their certificate in assembly after half term: Gold: Keerthivas, Yeyint, Denada, Saleem Silver: Mary, Akhil, Omar G, Amman, Ahnaf, Lamys, Mahdi, Hadeeqah, Zayn, Haider, Hassan, Selma, Khalees Bronze: Rajpal, Bilal S, Alfie, Hamzah M, Zaynab, Amal, Wei, Gurveen, Amber, Kuna, Husna, Cherice, Zainab, Ekonkar, Adam, Raeis, Janis, Aniqa, Ishani Can you answer one of this year’s problems?? Mr Dukes

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Sports and Exercise Science Saturday Stretch On Saturday 16th May we welcomed to INA Afiah, an undergraduate student studying Sports and Exercise Science at University Campus Suffolk (Ipswich). She came to deliver a Saturday Stretch session for our sports enthusiasts. A group of 20 students were involved in this wonderful session. In the first half of the session Afiah focussed on Higher Education and the benefits it brings. We got to learn of the freedom it brings - learning in your own time and also having the experience of having to organise your own life, from accommodation to what types of learning you do in a subject. Independence was a striking factor and the students really enjoyed hearing about her experiences. Afiah explained that there were almost 45,000 different degrees and courses available to study. She talked us through the various options that are available in order to finance university. We also loved to hear that you could be earning more money when you have a degree! The group appreciated asking questions about student life at university and prospects and this turned in to a really meaningful discussion. We also got to understand that a degree could be a challenge you set yourself by studying something you’d never done before. Alternatively it could be something you loved and are extremely passionate about. She also explained the entry requirements for the course and also the careers that could be pursued after the degree. The students were amazed to hear about the skills gained from her degree and how it makes her more employable. We learnt this was because of the extensive experiences she took part in throughout her course. For example, through her degree at UCS she was fortunate enough to get a job working at Ipswich Town Football Club and even to go to Switzerland. The modules in the degree: · Human Physiology · Human Physiological Measurements · Cell Biology and Biochemistry · Kinesiology · Introduction to Psychology · Exercise Physiology · Exercise Metabolism and Nutrition · Sport and Exercise Biomechanics · Sport and Exercise Psychology · Research Methods and Statistics · Sports Performance Physiology · Clinical Exercise Physiology · Functional Foods and Metabolism · Obesity and Energy Homeostasis · Applied Sport Psychology · Work-Based Experience (option) · Dissertation (final year research project) Applications of Exercise Psychology Performance Analysis in Sport Engaging Science 4  INA Newsletter


In the second part of the session we got to role play being sports psychologists. We were given the following scenarios: 1.

It is your first game of the season and you want to impress the new manager with a win. What is going through your head before the game?

2.

What do you think affects Usain Bolt’s performance before a big competition?

After this our task was to design Usain Bolt’s diet on the day of his race. We needed to make sure this was a balanced one. Afiah thoroughly enjoyed listening to the interesting and creative suggestions of foods the students came up with. A huge well done to everyone who attended. A special thank you to Afiah, for motivating and promoting the world of university to our students. It was a really insightful session and gave us all a better idea of studying Sports and Exercise Science at university.

Sarah Hussain, Saturday Stretch Ambassador INA Newsletter 5


Rochester visit Thursday 14th May and Friday 15th May:

Year 7 got to go on a trip to Rochester to visit Rochester Cathedral and Castle. I really liked this trip as it was a chance for me to extend my knowledge further and also a great experience/ sight. I would definitely go there again or recommend you to visit it. They also have a little gift shop where you can buy sweets or items to remember your trip. As this trip was for Humanities and English, it was connected with the topics which we were studying, which also helped us expand our learning. Kaiya Greenidge 7S Year 7 went to Rochester Castle to learn about the Normans and the history of the castle itself. Everyone had a great time and we learnt many things about the castle and the cathedral. This trip was linked to Humanities because everyone in year 7 has learnt about the Normans. The trip was linked to English because in English lessons we have learnt about old English and have also looked at ‘The Canterbury tales’. On the trip we all had to act like pilgrims going on a pilgrimage (to Canterbury). Sisay Shah 7W When we went to Rochester castle we had lots of fun. It was actually really interesting, as we got to go to the top of the castle which was really high and had so many steps. We saw a model of the castle and walked around the castle which had lots of facts. There was a really cool gift shop with sweets and swords. It was really fun, I enjoyed it. Saira Musab 7T My day was amazing! What I enjoyed was going up the pilgrim’s stairs of the cathedral on my knees. I was confident going up but frightened going down. What I disliked was the written tasks, they hurt my hand. When we went to Rochester Castle we went to the gift shop. It had feather pens like the one that King John used. It also had mood rings, archery weapons and swords which the army of King John would have used. As you can see Rochester castle is very important. I really enjoyed the trip and don’t mind going again. Amman Hassan 7C

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The HUMs Games On Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th May, the whole of year 8 took part in their first ‘Hums Games’. Students had to complete a range of challenges, from deciphering text messages and sound bites to answering questions about current affairs. All the activities were related to Geography, History and Religion. Once again the students of INA did us proud, they were focused, hardworking and enthusiastic. Below are the results: 1st : 8I with 142 points 2nd: 8W with 141 points 3rd: 8T with 135.5 points Special congratulations to 8I and also to all the students who were involved in the reaping round where they were truly put on the spot!

S. Balsdon Head of Humanities

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Praise and Recognition

Form Totals Year 7 A N S I C T E W

Merits 1431 1404 1339 1273 1211 1076 1058 1001

Year 8 T E N S I A W C

1098 999 961 886 839 777 775 737

Year 9 W N E S T I A C

906 888 808 703 675 561 542 510

47.74 45.76 41.63 39.95 38.52 35.32 35.00 33.50

Year 9 N W E T S I A C

40.00 39.39 35.13 30.68 30.57 25.50 23.57 23.18

Form Averages Year 7 A S N I C E T W

65.05 60.86 58.50 55.35 55.05 48.09 46.78 43.52

Year 8 T N E I S A W C

1 s t p l a c e : N ( 3 2 53 m e r i t s) 3 r d p l a c e : E ( 2 8 6 5 m e r i t s) We l l d o n e E f o r k n o c k i n g T o f t h e podium!

Jennifer Byrne Year 8 Pastoral Leader, i/c Praise and Recognition INA Newsletter 9


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Regular attendance is a crucial factor in students’ educational development and ability to achieve their full potential. At Isaac Newton Academy every student is set the target of 100% attendance. We know that attendance has a direct link to progress, and would urge you to really consider if a day off school is necessary. Well done to 8C and 9I last week for meeting the 100% attendance target.

Last week form scores

7T 7S 7W 7I 7A 7C 7E 7N

98.3% 98.2% 98.2% 97.8% 97.3% 95.9% 91.4% 90.4%

8C 8A 8N 8S 8I 8E 8T 8W

100% 99.1% 99% 98.7% 98.1% 97.8% 95.8% 94.8%

9I 9N 9A 9S 9C 9T 9W 9E

100% 99.5% 98.3% 98.3% 97.3% 97.3% 93.5% 92.6%

Year Groups

Year 9 97.1%

Year 8 97.9%

Leanne Abbott-Jones Year 9 Pastoral Leader

Year 7 96%


THIS WEEK IN P.E……………… AT

YEAR 7 TABLE TENNIS V WOODBRIDGE On Wednesday our Year 7 Table Tennis team participated in the annual tournament we at INA have against Woodbridge High School. Woodbridge every year has really strong and experienced Table Tennis players. INA showed great perseverance throughout the tournament and represented the school excellently. With 23 players in the tournament a big mention goes to Mahad Awan who made it in to the top 5 players who battled it out on the top table. The team was as follows; Faruq Sultan, Thomas Cater, Zayd Selant, Tafcir Majumder, Mahad Awan, Ali Mami , Arslan Dar, Qasim Nawaz , Zan Bokharai , Rahul Kalra and Hasan Islam.

YEAR 7 TABLE TENNIS V WOODBRIDGE On Wednesday 3rd June a group of Year 8 and Year 9 students will be running a Quadkids Primary school event down at Cricklefields. The students listed below are undergoing training this week for the event that will see 30 primary schools attending. Good luck guys! Hiba Haroon (9s) Rawdah Hosenee (9i) Abbie Pearce (9c) Aqsa Rafiq (9c) Rajan Virdee (9c) Rohan Bhogal (9a) Milan Sehmbi (9a) Kareena Ravaliya (9n)

Gagan Gill (9c) John Mansoori (9w) Shaye Alexander (9i) Tyrese Mitchell-Joseph (9c) Bedi Eliell (9e) Donte Da Costa (9c) Simran Larr (9e)

TUES WED

THUR

FRI

Neel Banarsee (8e) Manraj Gill (8t) Ishani Punj (8s) Aniqa Ahmed (8e) Yewande Oyebola (8e) Samiya Ahmed (8w) Sumayyah Hosenee (8t)

SUMMER TERM ENRICHMENT!

AFTER SCHOOL – 4.15 – 5.15 DAY MON

Avni Sehmi (9s) Haneefa Sultan (9a) Labib Ahmed (9e) Omar Haque (9s) Akhil Pillai (8i) Jonah Robinson (8s) Esher Bahara (8s) Nikita Spiridonovas (8n)

CLUB Table Tennis Year 9 Football

TEACHER BW TrB

Year 7 Football

AT

Judo Alternative Sports/ Mixed Sports Year 8 Stretch & Challenge Cricket Ultimate Frisbee & Volleyball Rounders & Softball Fitness

Outside club MCG

Badminton club

External

WH PG & SG DB EH & LAJ ES

VENUE Activity Studio Sports Hall/ MUGA MUGA/Sports Hall Sports Hall MUGA/Activity Studio Sports Hall Knox Field MUGA/Sports Hall Knox Field Activity Studio/ KS4 hall Sports Hall

LUNCH - 1.00 - 1.30 DAY TUES

CLUB Seated Volleyball (Open to everyone) “Raising the Bar” WED Year 7 and 8 Netball THUR Year 7 Basketball Club (Open to everyone) FRI Basketball team practice

TEACHER VENUE BH Sports Hall

EH

Sports Hall

EH

Sports Hall

BH

Sports Hall

BH

Sports Hall

IMPROVE YOUR SKILLS! TRY SOMETHING NEW! KEEP FIT! MAKE NEW FRIENDS! UNLEASH YOUR ENERGY! INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF GETTING INTO A TEAM! INA Newsletter 11


End of  Year  Exams   8th  –  15th  June  2015  

Designed to  test  the  full  range  of  content,  knowledge   and  skills  covered  during  the  course  of  the  year   Designed  to  be  similar  in  nature  to  the  end  of  KS4   examina=ons   Designed  to  gauge  a  student’s  level  of  understanding   and  track  their  progress  over  =me   To  inform  your  summer  term  grades  and  your   baselines  for  next  year  

Revision )ps  –  being  prepared  

•  Ensure you  have  caught  up  on  any  missed   learning   •  Ensure  you  have  completed  all  your  green  pen   correc5ons  and  ACTION  points  from  STA  marking   •  Ensure  you  have  spoken  to  your  teachers  so  you   know  what  is  covered  in  the  exams   •  Set  out  a  revision  5metable  in  advance  so  you   know  what  you  are  revising,  when  and  for  how   long  and  use  the  EASTER  BREAK!  

Revision )metable     1st May 2015   Subject Topic 5pm - 6pm     6pm - 7pm     7pm - 8 pm     8pm - 9pm     Parent Signature: 12  INA Newsletter

           


End of Year Exams for Y7, 8 and 9 Please find below the end of year exam timetable. Please note that the year groups involved in the am and pm session vary daily.

• Students are expected to bring exam equipment to each exam: 2xpens, 2xpencils, rubber, sharpener, 30cm ruler, protractor and a calculator (maths calculator paper) in a clear/plain pencil case • Students can bring a clear bottle of water without a label.

The Mathematics department would like to encourage all students to enter next week’s Mathematician of the Moment competition. INA Newsletter 13


The BRIDGES focus for the fortnight Monday 1st June – Friday 12th June is:

Optimism

Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma’s opposition politician and chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD), spent more than fifteen years in detention, most of it under house arrest. She is the daughter of Aung San, who was assassinated when she was only two years old while he was campaigning for independence. Under her leadership, the NLD won a staggering 82% of the seats in parliament. The Burmese dictatorship refused to recognise the results of the election and would not to hand over power to the NLD. Placed under house arrest and cut off from any communication she might have with the outside world, Suu Kyi became one of the world's most prominent political prisoners. During her incarceration, Suu Kyi remained positive and optimistic and used the time to study, write books and exercise. She said ‘Fear is a habit; I am not afraid.’ Following her release in April 2012, Suu Kyi was finally allowed to take a seat in the Burmese parliament. She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991. Optimism A shared social sense of what is right and wrong. Behaviours Adopting a ‘glass half full’ attitude towards your learning, always looking on the bright side even when things don’t go as planned, always looking for the best outcome and taking something positive from every learning situation. Top tips Students Visualise yourself succeeding in your learning and imagine how positive you will feel, then plan how you will make it happen. Focus on the positive learning experiences in your life, especially when you are experiencing a challenging or difficult. Use optimistic and growth mindset language like I can, I will, I can’t yet Parents Talk to your son/daughter about a time you experienced a loss, setback, or hardship and were able to find a silver lining of some sort. Talk about what you did to bounce back from it. Share with your son/daughter an optimistic picture of your day/week and what you learned from your experiences. Use optimistic and growth mindset language with your son/daughter. Jo Spencer, Vice Principal

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H

ow quickly the half term has f lown and what a busy time we’ve had. The children have really enjoyed their topic on ‘Amazing Animals’ this half term and have learned so much. Next half term promises to be just as much fun as we will be focussing on ‘Splendid Superheroes!’ An information topic sheet will be put into your child’s book bag during the first week back after half term. We hope you all have a lovely break

e t a y Up d

Old MacDonald’s Farm

P r imar

Everybody had a fabulous day at Old MacDonald’s Farm on Monday. The children had a fun packed time, learning about a range of different animals including: a spotted eagle owl, meerkats, a llama, parrots, alpacas and wallabies. We were treated to a hands-on talk by the farm staff about various animals and the children were given the opportunity to ask questions – the farm staff were very impressed by the level of thoughtful questions that were asked.

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Our Exciting Learning this Week

Mr Clift-Matthews, Isaac Newton’s Head of Science, brought some of his amazing animals that live in the secondary school to visit the primary. The pupils had the opportunity to demonstrate a number of their BRIDGES characteristics by asking some great ‘discovery’ questions about the different animals, and as you can see from some of the photographs, a number of pupils put their ‘Bravery’ into to practice too by holding the corn snake! Only the adults seemed scared – they clearly need further work on their BRIDGES!!

Gymnastics Enrichment Club

Superb shapes and balances from the gymnasts!

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The following pupils have received 25 or more merits since September for making good choices and moving up to gold on the class ‘good choice chart’ – this is a fantastic achievement. A special ‘bronze’ certificate will be presented during Thursday’s Celebration and Awards Assembly. Fahmid Khan Hamna Adil.

Headteacher’s Lunch Well done to the following pupils who have been nominated for the Headteacher’s Lunch on the Thursday after the half term, on Thursday 4th June. An invitation will be given to the children during our Friday Celebration and Awards Assembly: Yanis Benjamin Kayaan Khan Ceylan Warner Rhea Thirumal Rohan Taheem Milan Richards Tay’Shawn Holland. Every week each teacher chooses two children from their class to receive a certificate in assembly, one in recognition of a child demonstrating our BRIDGES habit of the week, and the other in recognition of a pupil’s academic effort throughout the week. Well done to the following children, who have been recognised this term! Curie Class: Zaynul Bagwan – Headteacher’s Habits Award (for being so brave when holding a corn snake!) Akshara Kurmachalam – Scholar of the Week (for working independently to produce some lovely writing.) Maxwell Class: Anum Imran – Headteacher’ Habits Award (for being brave and stroking some of the farm animals.) Ceylan Warner – Scholar of the Week (for working hard and producing a wonderful poster with her friends on it.) Newton Class: Ibrahim Ijaz– Headteacher’s Habits Award (for being really brave and holding a corn snake at school!) Riyen Shah – Scholar of the Week (for demonstrating independence to learning and producing high quality work.) 18  INA Newsletter

Primary Praise and Recognition

Praise and Recognition


At Isaac Newton Academy every student is set the target of 100% attendance. The class with the highest attendance at the end of every week is awarded the attendance trophy during Friday’s Award & Recognition assembly. Curie

93.7%

Maxwell

99.9%

Newton

98.7%

Overall

98.7%

Well done to Maxwell Class, this week’s winners by a small margin!! We need to make a big push next half term to aim for our 100% attendance!!

It is important that the children attend school every day and do not miss any learning. Thank you for your support in ensuring your child is at school every day, it makes a huge difference to your child’s progress and attainment.

ATTENDANCE

Regular attendance is a crucial factor in students’ educational development and ability to achieve their full potential.

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"We build too many walls and not enough bridges.” Isaac Newton BRIDGES are habits of mind or learning characteristics that develop a pupil's character and learning power and enable him/her to grow into a well-rounded individual and resilient learner. There are seven BRIDGES habits that we will be working on, which will rotate on a weekly cycle throughout the year. The BRIDGES habit of the week will always be introduced at the beginning of the week during the Monday assembly and reinforced throughout the week across the curriculum. Each class teacher will award a certificate to a pupil that they feel has demonstrated the BRIDGES focus for the week. Each week we will update you on the BRIDGES habit that will be introduced in the coming week and offer some top tips on how to reinforce the habit at home too. Please also refer to the Primary BRIDGES wheel above Week commencing 1st June – Resourcefulness Resourcefulness Displaying habits of remembering, recycling, scavenging, questioning and reasoning. At home and school: We will be encouraging the children to think about how they can re-use items around them to best effect. At school we will be giving the children the opportunity to ‘junk model’ and also to think about how we use and discard items around us. At home the children can collect old boxes, wool, string, packaging etc. that could be used to make interesting pieces of art at school or bring in some models or pictures they have created at home. Next half term the topic will be based on ‘superheroes’, so the children could create a piece of art based around this topic; they could design and make a superhero home, a superhero gadget or a new superhero with a particular power. Ideas for lots of fun. Tam Broadway, Head of Primary

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Parent Information Board Judo Certificates

The following pupils will receive a certificate in the Friday assembly for completing an introductory course of Judo fitness for fun. Well done! Eesa Anwar Arsal Anjum Soham Deb Barman Zaynul Bagwan Yanis Benjamin Mariam Chowdhury Khadijah Bukhari Eesa Hussain

Ria Jethwa Hashim Kamil Ali Aqeel Nazir Hamza Omer Jeevat Palray Rhea Thirumalv Hari Virdee

Guided Reading Please remember to bring your child’s ‘guided reading’ book back on the correct day. Your child also has home record book for you to write your comments about his/her reading and progress. You could also include any extension activities that you may have done with the book too. Thank you for your support. If in the rare event a book is lost or damaged, we will ask parents/ carers to pay for the cost of replacing the book.

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Primary Reminders IMPORTANT REMINDERS Wisepay Details Wisepay details • Please make sure that if your child has long hair it is tied back have been given neatly. Hair decorations must be small and plain to everyone • Schools starts at 8.45; it is important that your child arrives now, which will on time every day so that the teachers can start the lesson promptly. The school gate will be open from 8.25 and will close at allow you to 8.45. order uniform • If any of your details have changed e.g.. your address or phone items and also number – please ensure you contact the office to inform us, so to book a place that we can update our records. • We expect every child to be in full uniform every day with their for ‘Breakfast top button done up. Club’ or ‘After • Nail polish is not permitted. School Club’. If • Only small stud earrings can be worn for safety reasons. you experience • Please ensure your child attends school every day and on time. If your child is sick then you must call the office to let us know by any problems, 8.15am. please contact Ms Rayner who will be happy to help Breakfast Club & After School Club If you would like to book your child in for a place for either Breakfast Club or After School Club, you can make bookings through the Wisepay facilities, if you need any further help in doing this; please contact either Ms Rayner or Ms Heywood, who will be more than happy to help you.

Breakfast is available each day from 7.45am and costs just £2 per day. The children enjoy a range of cereals, toast and different topping, juice or milk and fruit. Any child attending must be brought to the main reception area by 8.20am at the latest. After School Club runs from 3.45pm – 6.00pm and costs just £5 per hour. The children enjoy a range of snacks each evening and a variety of games and activities Tam Broadway, Head of Primary 22  INA Newsletter


Key Dates for 2015 Summer Term Monday 20th April - Tuesday 21st July Tuesday 26th May - Saturday 30th May Residential trip to Barcelona Thursday 4h June Sports Day Monday 8th June - Monday 15th June KS 3 exams Tuesday 16th June Ark Athletics Wednesday 17th June Redbridge School's District Athletics Championship Y9 & Y10 Parent workshop on Literacy 6pm Thursday 18th June Bug Man Science visit Friday 19th June Author Visit: James Dawson Tuesday 23rd June Humanities Games Y7 I S A C Wednesday 24th June Humanities Games Y7 N E W T Redbridge School's District Athletics Championship Y7 & Y8 Thursday 25th June INSET Day Friday 26th June INSET Day Monday 29th June Primary Sports Day 2.30-3.30pm Wednesday 1st July Royal Society Science Trip Year 7&8 District Sports Thursday 2nd July Year 6 Transition Day Friday 3rd July INSET Day Wednesday 8th July PE Awards 6-7pm Tuesday 14th July Reception parents meeting Wednesday 15th & Thursday 16th July School Production Monday 20th July Year 9 Awards Assembly 6pm Tuesday 21st July End of Term Award Assemblies Half Term: Monday 25 – Friday 29 May 2015 Staff Training Days: Friday 26th June, & Friday 3rd July

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Term Dates for 2015-16 Autumn Term Monday 7th September - Friday 18th December Half Term 26th - 30th October Spring Term Monday 4th January - Thursday 24th March Half Term 15th - 19th February Summer Term Monday 11th April - Wednesday 20th July Half Term 30th May - 3rd June INSET days to be decided

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