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Volume B: Issue 31 23rd May 2014

Year 1 Visit Hackney City Farm On Thursday 15th May Year 1 went to visit Hackney City Farm to find out about plants and animals. They visited the playground, had a picnic, fed the sheep, stroked the donkeys and even held a chicken! It was a lovely, sunny, fun-filled day.

Attendance Matters If your child is absent, please contact the school the same day with the reason for the absence. For absences between 1 – 3 days: a daily telephone call from parents by 9am with an explanation is required. For absences between 4 – 5 days a letter from parents with an explanation on or before the child’s return to school Alternatively, for days 1-4 of absence, parents may e-mail the school at For absences of 5 days and over, parents must provide written medical evidence from their doctor or hospital.

During this hot weather, please be sure to send your child to school with their water bottle. These should be taken home each evening and washed. The wearing of sun hats is also advised.

Year 1 Visit East London Mosque

Mandela 96.3 % De Coubertin 95.6 % Kandinsky 93.7 % Parks 91.6 %

All medical appointments MUST be accompanied by an appointment letter or card. If you would like to discuss your child’s attendance / punctuality or have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me. Ms C. Jones Student Services Manager

This week’s Attendance Pankhurst 100 % Newton 97.2 %

Like all Newham schools, we will inform you if your child's absence or lateness causes concern and will work with you to find a way of improving your child's attendance.

Friday After School Care For more information about Friday After School Care, please call Mrs Tusha on 07976528934.

PE Reception—Thursday Year 1—Friday Don’t forget to keep up to date with everything by visiting our Weebly Site:

Term Dates

Dates for the Diary This week’s winners Star of the Week winners Deimante Krasnauskaite

Half Term

Parents' Evening Monday 7th July 4-6 pm CANCELLED due to Tour De France

Monday 26th May to Friday 30th May 2014

SCHOOL CLOSED 7th July Tour de France

Friday 6th June SCHOOL CLOSED

Muhammad Thybuccus

Tuesday 8th July 3.15-5.15 pm

(staff training day)

Sharia Quartey-Gyamfi

Wednesday 9th July 4-6 pm

Ava-Grace Bishton

Adam Nkoso

(No After School Clubs on Tuesday 8th July — Extended Day as normal)

Theo Nassari

Certificate of Achievement Winners Sienna Woodward Eisa Raja

SCHOOL CLOSED 7th July Tour de France Summer Break

Summer Fair Friday 11th July Year 1 Project Presentation 16th July

Last day of term 18th July

Reception Space Show & Graduation 17th July

Monday 21st July 2014 to Friday 5th September

Gino Tusha

Girls’ Summer Uniform

Khadija Patel Noah Adeoye Kayden Amadi

Citizen of the Week winners Gabriela Silva Albert Puzin Charlie Thompson

Last year, the parents decided they wanted a summer uniform for their children during the warmer months. The dress that was identified as their favourite is available from John Lewis. Please note that this is not a compulsory item of uniform and is merely optional:

Head Teacher’s Award Winners

Hannah Mafany Zara Rustman Jeneil Owoahene

Next week’s menu Non vegetarian choice*





Chicken Tikka & Rice Cheesy Cottage Pie Roast Turkey & Gravy BBQ Chicken Pizza Wrap with Raita with Roast Potatoes


Vegetarian choice

Vegetable selection


Vegetarian Spaghetti Quorn & Sweet Po- Spanish Omelette Jacket Potatoes with Bolognese tato Curry with Rice Slice with Crispy BaCheese & Beans guette & Salad Broccoli

Baked Beans


Green beans

Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

*All meals provided are Halal.

Fresh Seasonal Vegetables

Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt

Mixed Peppers Sweetcorn

Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt


2014 05 23 Primary Newsletter  

2014 05 23 Primary Newsletter