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14/09/18

BISHOP MARTIN WEEKLY NEWS

Autumn Term Issue 2

“Inspire, Enjoy, Achieve” Tel No. 01695 724730

Headteacher – Mr IJ McDonald

Monday 17th September Dates for Your Diary 6.00pm Governors Meeting Tuesday 18th September 4.00pm SHAREs Y5/6 Football League @ JMO 6.00 OLQP Open day for Y6 parents and children Thursday 20th September 1.00pm – 3.00pm Positive Parenting Course @ Little Digmoor School Tuesday 25th September 9.30 Harvest Service @ Christ the Servant Church – All Welcome 4.00pm SHAREs Y5/6 Football League@ JMO 5.00pm Lathom High Open day for Y6 parents and children 5.00pm Up Holland High Open day for Y6 parents and children Wednesday 26th to 28th September Y6 Residential Trip Thursday 27th September 1.00pm – 3.00pm Positive Parenting Course @ Little Digmoor School 3.30pm Ormskirk School Open day for Y6 parents and children 6.00pm Rainford High Open day for Y6 parents and children Tuesday 2nd October 2018 4.00pm SHAREs Y5/6 Football League @ JMO Thursday 4th October 1.00pm – 3.00pm Positive Parenting Course @ Little Digmoor School Monday 8th October Family and individual photographs 6.00pm Governors Meeting Tuesday 9th October Nasal Flu Vaccinations for Reception to Year 5 4.00pm SHAREs Y3/4 Football League Thursday 11th October 1.00pm – 3.00pm Positive Parenting Course @ Little Digmoor School Friday 19th October 3.10pm School closes for half term Monday 29th October 8.55am School re-opens to all.

@ JMO We would like to remind parents that if you have received a text today inviting you to Praise Assembly on Monday morning at 10:45am we would love to see you there to share in celebrating your child's award.

Data Collection Forms Blank data collection forms have been given out this week, please complete all details, sign the form and send them back to school by Friday 14th September. Note: If your child is regularly seen by any health agencies (such as paediatricians, opticians, dieticians etc) to receive medication or ongoing support, it is vital that this information is shared with school. This includes asthma, eczema, dietary needs, allergies etc. If there is a second contact (not living permanently with your child i.e. Dad or Mum) please ensure these details are on the form if they have parental consent. This is a legal requirement.

www.bishopmartin.lancs.sch.uk School Clubs W/C 17/09/2018 Monday KS2 Football Club, Mr Kimpton & Miss Bond 3.10 – 4.10 ON Wednesday KS2 Dance Club WLSP coach 3.10 – 4.10 ON Thursday Y5/6 Basketball Club, Mr Dawe & Mr Kimpton 3.10 – 4.10 ON

APPLYING FOR SCHOOL PLACES FOR SEPTEMBER 2019 The system for applying for reception and secondary places in September 2019 is now live. Please ensure that you hit the "submit" button when you are ready to send in your completed on-line application. You must apply even if you already have children at your preferred school. The closing dates for applications for September 2019 are at 11-59 pm on:Secondary school applications – 31st October 2018 Primary school applications – 15th January 2019 www.lancashire.gov.uk (search "school admissions")

Free School Meals Apply now you may be entitled If you are not already in receipt of free school meals and think you may be entitled to them, you need to apply now, please contact LCC on 01772 531 809. Reminder: Y3 to Y6 Dinner Money School meals are £2.20 per day – £11.00 per week. This is payable at the office on Monday mornings. Daily Snack YR – Y6 Children are able to order toast or fruit for their break. The cost is 20p for a slice of toast or 20p for a bag of fruit. This is payable in class on either a daily or weekly basis. Nursery snack is £1 per week payable to the staff in the unit. Physical Education Days and Kits

Can parents and carers please ensure that their child has their PE kit in school with them on the following days: YR Caterpillars - Tuesday Y1 Rabbits - Wednesday/Monday Y2 Owls - Wednesday/Thursday Y3 Giraffes - Wednesday/Monday Y4 Koalas - Wednesday/Tuesday Y5 Tigers - Wednesday/Friday Y6 Lions - Wednesday/Friday It is important that children have appropriate clothing on these days to allow them to fully participate in their PE lessons. Don't forget swimming! Y5 Tigers - Friday Children will need swimming costume, towel and swimming hat (available from the office £1.20).


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 bursar@bishopmartin.lancs.sch.uk.

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

14th September 2018  
14th September 2018