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Issue 43 June 2013

NEWSLETTER

Our Get Wright Campaign Children in Years 5 and 6 have been using the influence of Twitter, alongside their powers of persuasion, in a bid to convince retired Arsenal and England striker, Ian Wright to come and visit them at Wembley Primary School. Although not all of the children are Arsenal supporters, they all share a common interest in Ian Wright as a sporting legend, someone who has had to exercise discipline (often against adversity), and accomplished great success. Children came up with the idea of using Twitter to communicate with Ian Wright directly. Influenced by the number 8, which Ian Wright was famed for wearing, the children have been coming up with 8 different ways to convince the star to come into the school to inspire them. The 'Get Wright Campaign' has even picked up interest from Politicians and local newspapers including The Brent and Kilburn Times. We're keeping our fingers crossed that he will make the WRIGHT choice and visit us at school someday soon!

Follow the story on our website or twitter.

In order to ensure that our families are able to enter and leave the school safely we continue to ask that in the morning, families enter the school through the school gates. In the case of heavy rain we will open the main doors to reception. A notice will be placed outside the school to inform parents of when the main doors may be used. In addition we ask that families do not use the pavement outside our service yard to park or turn their car in, this is dangerous for our families walking to school and local residents. There will be traffic wardens on duty some mornings and they will issue tickets to cars parked illegally.

Dates for your Diary

Tuesday 11th June Coffee Morning Tuesday 11th June 3S/3F National Gallery Tuesday 11th June RP Boat Trip Wednesday 12th June RF Boat Trip Thursday 13th June Year 6 Thorpe Park Monday 17th-Friday 21st Year 1 phonics screening check Wednesday 19th June 3W/3P National Gallery Friday 21st June pm Nursery to the National Portrait Gallery Tuesday 25th June am Nursery to the National Portrait Gallery Monday 1st July-Friday 5th -Sport’s Week


Issue 43 June 2013

Coffee Morning

Eric, the school’s lollipop man will not be on duty on the following days; Wednesday 5th June in the afternoon Wednesday 26th June in the afternoon Friday 28th June in the morning

There will be a coffee (or tea if you prefer!) morning on Tuesday 11th June in the main hall at 9am. This will be an opportunity to meet other parents and chat to our staff. We will also be asking for parent volunteers to become class ambassadors. Come along to the meeting and find out all about it. __________________________

Year 4 Gordon Brown Outdoor Education Centre Children in year 4 enjoyed a five day residential trip at the Gordon Brown Centre. Activities included: building shelters, a river study and trekking. The children had lots of fun helping to care for the centre’s animals. We are very proud of the way they represented Wembley Primary School with impeccable behaviour. We look forward to next year’s residential trip which is already booked for year 4. ______________________ Class Assemblies 14th June-1F 21st June-1S 28th June-1P 5th July-1W

Bring your Dad (or brother or uncle or grandfather) to school day. We would like to invite Dads or another male relative to join their child for an afternoon of learning in classes on Friday 14th June from 1.30pm. Reminder We are very proud of our pupils and how smart they look coming into school every day. Please remember only black shoes, no trainers, only black, white or red tights and hijabs and only small stud earrings. Thank you. Job Vacancies We require several SMSAs for September. Application packs are available from the main school office. Interviews on Wednesday 3rd July.

_______________________________ Attendance The Governors have agreed that holiday leave is not to be authorised. The school refers all cases to the Educational Welfare Officer which could result in a fixed penalty notice. Please support the school in achieving good attendance for all our childre


Newsletter june 2013