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Upton Heath C of E Primary School Newsletter

Upton Heath C of E Primary School, Upton Lane, Chester, CH2 1ED Tel: 01244 972970 email: Friday 7th March 2014

Stars of the Week “For teamwork” Conkers – Eve Lewis & Danica Clemmer Acorns – Maisy Stocking & Evie Jones Ash – Joe Johnson & Grace Simmons Yew – Maria Hogan & Edward Downie Beech – Charles Barnes & Aaron Yoon Sycamore – Ruby Middlehurst & Thomas Taggart Hawthorn – George Fidler & Ah-Rang Yoon Juniper – Henry Ives & Eddie Lloyd Hazel – Emma Assinder & Lauren Williams Lime – Sam McDermott & Max Read Birch – Georgia Broomfield & Alex Antrobus Elm – Connor Bacon & Efe Kitis Oak – Jessica Hall & Finley Hibbert Chestnut – Rory Faulkner & Finnen Hickey

This week’s news Action Required

Book Fair The Book Fair will be with us again next week. It will be open after school all week in the foyer until 4pm, with late opening on Tuesday and Thursday to coincide with the Parents Evenings.

Parents Evening Please remember to log into the school website to book your appointment. When you’re logged in, click on the “Parents” tab on the left hand side of the homepage, then click on the wiki link (green puzzle piece, in the top left of the next screen) and follow the instructions. This needs to be done by 4pm on Friday 7th March. Thank you

Clubs Next Week Please be advised that all of the school clubs that are ran by our teaching staff will be cancelled next week.

For Information Nearly new Toy, Book and Children’s Items sale We are going to be holding another nearly new toy, book and children's items table top sale at school, on Thursday March 27th, between 2pm and 5.30pm. We will run the sale slightly different this time whereby sellers pay £10 for a table, and keep all of the proceeds themselves. We envisage demand for tables to be quite high, so if you're interested in a table, please contact either Diane Yeoman or Jane Hickson on , or . Also make a note of the date, as I'm sure they'll be lots of bargains to be had. This is all extra funds for the PTA, and an excellent way to de clutter! So register your interest in a table, and get sorting! Diane Yeoman and Jane Hickson

Battle of the Businesses Thank you to everybody who supported the school during Battle of the Businesses? We raised ÂŁ1030.14 which will go towards purchasing equipment for the children to use on the playground.

Y5/6 Football Team Last Friday (28th Feb) our team played a league game, away to Dee Point. For this game I decided to include some children who hadn't already played for our school team - and they all played well. Although the pitch was bigger than we are used to (almost twice the size of our school pitches), I was particularly proud of the way the team played - good team spirit and they carried on for the whole game. Dee Point started the game very well. They were well organised and passed the ball around. It always felt like they had an extra man in defence and attack. One player played particularly well in the first half, scoring two excellent goals. At half time we made some changes and they had a great impact on the game. Shortly after half time they scored a third, but our team didn't give up and Luke set up Mike to score a goal back to make it 3 - 1. Although we piled on the pressure and had over 10 shots on goal in the second half, the luck just wasn't with us. Not long before the end Dee Point caught us on the break and scored a fourth to seal the victory (4 - 1). Despite the result our team played really well, never giving up and encouraging each other until the end. A special mention goes to Jess Hall as the Dee Point Head (Mr Williams) commented that she was "an exceptional athlete". She played well at the back, regularly beating other players to the ball, passing it or clearing it to safety (even when they had a 5m head start). We have a game today (Friday 7th March) in the Quarter Finals of the Chester & District Cup - away to Tarporley. Then we have two home league games next week - Monday 10th will be against Belgrave and Friday 14th will be against Huntington. Everybody is welcome to come along, we would love to see you there to support our team. Team: Lawrence Dewart, Rory Faulkner, Archie Lea, Jess Hall, Josh Turner Š, Finn Hickey, Tom Scott, Thomas Assinder, Oliver James, Luke Green, Mike Asbridge. Goals: Mike ('25). Man of the Match: Luke Green. Mr Johnson

Fair Trade Trail Did you manage to find time to complete the Fair Trade Trail around Chester over the half term break? Upton Heath made 5 signs for the trail shown below. It’s not too late if you missed it, the trail will be displayed until Sunday 9th March and starts from the forum shopping centre near the town hall.

The Star of the Week theme for this week has been “For Reading” To view the work your children will be focussing on next week please log into their class page on the VLP for more information.

Week beginning: Monday 10th March 2014 MONDAY

Chicken& stuffing or cheese baguette Fish fingers Sauté Vegetables Free salad





Pork loin steak in homemade barbeque sauce

Beef in Gravy with Yorkshire pudding

Chicken Curry Cheese and tomato Omelette & wedges

Battered haddock, sausage or Quorn Sausage (v)

Rice Naan Bread Fresh vegetables Free choice from Salad Bar

Chips Baked Beans Free choice from Salad Bar

(v) Spicy bean wraps (v) saute potatoes Fresh vegetables Free choice from Salad bar

Sweet potato curry & Rice

Fresh vegetables mashed and roasted potatoes


Iced sponge

Fruit crumble and custard


Fresh Fruit Platter

Chocolate surprise cake Fresh Fruit Patter

Fresh Fruit Platter

Fresh Fruit Platter

Don’t forget morning break times! Every day we have: Toast 20p Half a Bagel 25p Tea cakes 30p Crumpets 30p Pancakes 30p Homemade breakfast bars 35p Fruit Bag or Piece of Fruit 30p 250ml Bottle of Water 50p Fruit Juice Cuplet 30p

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