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Autumn Term Issue 5

“Inspire, Enjoy, Achieve” Tel No. 01695 724730 Dates for Your Diary

Sunday 13th October 2pm Annual Conker Competition at the Vicarage.

Monday 14th October Family, individual and Lions full class photographs. th

Sunday 20 October 1st Panto auditions at Christ the Servant Church. Wednesday 23rd October AM - Y1 to Y6 Cinema trip. Friday 25th October 3.10pm School closes for half term. Monday 4th November INSET DAY – school closed to children. Tuesday 5th November 8.55am School re-opens to all.

SNACK MONEY Toast is 20p per slice. Please ensure all snack money is given into class so this can be ordered at registration.

Headteacher – Mrs A Gray


Otters Class Assembly and Harvest Service On Tuesday Otters performed their class assembly as part of the harvest service in church. They all did very well and it was lovely to see so many parents in attendance. Thank you for your gifts they will be put together with the food that is brought to church this Sunday. Parcels will be distributed to families in need in Skelmersdale.

Attendance figures for week ending 4th October 2013. Congratulations to the

Penguins on achieving 100%

Allotment Time This year each class has an allocated time to help plant, look after and harvest our school allotment. The children enjoy this time and are very pleased to see this year’s first onion sprouting to life.

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 7th

Y3 - Penguins R – Caterpillars Y4/5 – Dolphins Y4/5 - Owls Y1/2 – Otters Y2 - Squirrels Y6 – Lions

100% 97.3% 96.8% 95.5% 95.3% 92.1% 92.1%

95.5% for whole school attendance

WELL DONE!!! The minimum acceptable attendance is 95%.

Please ensure your children are in school every day and on time. School starts at 8.55am. APPLYING FOR SCHOOL PLACES FOR SEPTEMBER 2014 Are you struggling to apply for a primary and/or secondary place for your child on the Lancashire website? We can help… We have set up a lap top in the main reception for parents to apply on line using their own email address with help from the office staff if needed. Please contact Mrs Fendle in the office on 01695 724730 to organise a time slot for yourself. If you would rather apply using a paper application forms these are now available in the main reception. The Church of England Primary applications are also available in the main reception for anyone applying online.

School Clubs W/C 14/10/2013 Monday Chess Club Lunchtime On KS1 Multi Skills 3.10 – 4.10 On

Tuesday KS2 Gymnastics 3.10 – 4.10 On

Wednesday Owls Cake and Craft Lunchtime On


KS2 Netball Club 3.10 – 4.00 CANCELLED

Friday KS2 Football Club Lunchtime On KS2 ALLSTARS Club 3.10 – 4.15 On

BISHOP MARTIN C. of E. PRIMARY SCHOOL COMMUNITY NOTICE BOARD Have you got a special occasion or anniversary that you would like to share, or lost a pet or want to sell something? Perhaps you would like to advertise a local service or business! Well here is how …………Just email us with your announcement and we will place as many as we can for a small contribution towards school playground equipment. Call 01695 724730 or email

MOT’s NOW BEING DONE - £45 EACH WITH NO RE-TEST FEE £10 off with this newsletter Bishop Martin C. of E. Primary School do not necessarily endorse and cannot be held responsible for any problem which may occur when using any service advertised on this notice board

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