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Spring Term Issue 8

“Inspire, Enjoy, Achieve” Tel No. 01695 724730 Dates for Your Diary Sunday 11th March Mother’s Day Tuesday 13th March Y5 Cross Factor Hope Journey Friday 16th March 2.30pm Y4 Koalas class - DML assembly Saturday 17th March St Patrick’s Day W/C 19th March Travelling Book Fair Monday 19th March Dress as a book character day Friday 23rd March Non-uniform Day

Headteacher – Mrs A Gray Praise Assembly – Weekly Awards

3.30pm Parents Evening 6.00pm Governors meeting (5) Wednesday 28th March 3.10pm School closes for Easter Holidays Friday 30th March Good Friday Sunday 1st April Easter Sunday Monday 2nd April Bank Holiday Easter Monday Thursday 12th April School re-opens for all


W/E 02/03/2018


Star Award

Respect Award

Attendance figures for week ending 2nd March 2018.


Mason McCamphill

Honey Charnock-Kirby

Congratulations to the Koalas on achieving 95.2%


Lacey-Faye Haworth

Olivia Blackwell-Price


Luis Stalker

Xavier Zurawick


Adrianna Grinvalde

Bradley McCamphill


Juris Jermolajevs

Tiegan Gibson-Collier


Zack Owen

Stephen McLeod


Abbi Batt

Eva Smith Apologies for any inconvenience caused to parents by our unavoidable closure of school on Thursday 8th March. Despite their best efforts most of our staff were unable to get into school due to the unexpected heavy snowfall and treacherous road conditions.

9.30pm Y5 Tigers class - DML assembly Sunday 25th March Clocks go forward 1 hour Palm Sunday Monday 26th March 9.30am Church Service at Christ the Servant Church (Date Change)

There are a lot of bugs about at the moment. Please help us stop

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Y4 - Koalas R – Caterpillars Y5 – Tigers Y2 - Owls Y1 - Rabbits Y6 – Lions Y3 - Giraffes

95.2% 94.8% 92.9% 92.9% 88.8% 88.7% 84.4%

91.1% for whole school attendance The minimum acceptable attendance is 96%. If a child misses 8 days or more a year they will not achieve 96% this is reportable to Lancashire County Council and may result in a Penalty Notice being issued. Please ensure your children are in school every day and on time. School starts at 8.55am.

LUNCH OPTIONS FOR LATE ARRIVALS The dinner register closes at 9.25 in order that the kitchen staff can provide the hot dinners chosen by pupils. As from Monday 5th March any pupil arriving after 9.25am Follow us on Twitter will only be able to order either a jacket potato or a @SkemBishopM sandwich.

the spread of germs! Parents Evening Booking System Our next parents evening is on Monday 26th March and we will be sending the invite by text with a link where you can book appointments to see your child/ren’s class teacher. If you would like to meet with our Headteacher, SENCo or Learning Mentor, please contact the office. If you are unsure how to book online please call in to the school office and we will manually book your appointments.

Next week in 3.15 club : On 'Make your own snack Monday' we will be making wraps. Throughout the week we will be doing outdoor games (weather permitting). Plant your own sunflower. On Film night Friday we will be watching ‘The Good Dinosaur' with popcorn and sweets. Come along and join in the fun!!

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

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

9th March 2018  
9th March 2018