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Posted 17th June 2022

Coppice Valley Primary School (93)

Good morning everyone!

We have a busy weekend ahead with the KS1 sleepover and a weekend residential too. Hopefully the weather will be kind to us so we get to enjoy the outdoors as much as possible. If we’re looking after your children this weekend, make the most of it and enjoy yourselves!

Children will be bringing home a Sponsored Bounce Form today or on Monday if at the sleepover/residential. The sponsored bounce is one of the children’s favourite days of the year; it’s so much fun and a great way to raise funds. We’re doing really well with the library fund raising. We need to raise £1700 more by the end of term to reach our target to get both a KS1 and KS2 library installation. We thought it would take us 2 years but we’ve almost done it in 10 months!  Please do encourage friends and family to sponsor the event to help us get to the finish line. We still have the library project Just Giving page if friends and family further afield want to donate online.

Ice Pops Fridays is starting again! Bring your change along on a Friday to buy ice pops from our PTA. They’ll be at the front of school selling delicious treats every Friday until we break up. All proceeds to the library fund.

School Jotter App – with our new website, the school jotter app is no longer available, so please delete it from your devices. We will be using email as a primary means of communication. Please make sure we have the email address you want us to use and check your junk folder regularly for school emails.

This month is Pride month and next week is Refugee week. As a Positive Identities beacon school, I’ll be doing an assembly next week about what Pride month is about. I’ll also be talking to the children about what it means to be a refugee. We are currently working with a local group, Schools of Sanctuary, who seek to support refugee children and their families through schools. If you’re in town, pop into St Peter’s church as some of our work is being displayed in their Glass Foyer from June 18th – 24th.

There’s a lot of unnamed uniform, especially in the older classes. We’ve noticed that pre-loved uniform is sometimes not being renamed with the current owner, making it hard to get back to the right child. Please can you check that all your child’s clothes are named. If you are missing anything or need anything, please come to the lost property box in the entrance.

Emma Meadus

Mrs Meadus, Headteacher


Dates for your Diary

Thursday 30th June - PTA Sponsored Bounce - sponsorship forms to come out soon. Forms must be signed and returned for your child to participate.

- Book Bag pick up for Reception new starters (September 2022) at 3.45pm- 4.30pm in the Reception Outdoor Area.

Friday 1st July - Staff Training Day - School Closed

Monday 4th- 8th July - Open Classrooms - each class teacher will let you know via email the days and times their classroom will be open for your to visit after school.

Tuesday 5th July - Reception New Starters Stay and Play 9.30- 11am

Friday 8th July - Art Exhibition in the Hall at pick up time (3.30pm- 4pm). You can buy your child's work and have it framed.

- Annual School Reports come out to parents on this day via email.

Saturday 9th July - Summer Fair. More details to come. (Art Exhibition continues with opportunity to buy your child's framed art work)

Friday 15th July - Move Up afternoon. Children spend time in their new classroom with their teachers. Parents please pick up children at the end of the day from their new classroom so you can meet their new teacher, see the room and ask any questions. Details to come in due course about your child's next class and teacher.

- Reception New Starters to attend lunch (11.30am-12.30pm) with a parent/carer and then the child can stay on for stay and play session 12.30-3pm.

Friday 22nd July - Year 6 Leavers' Assembly 9-10am (for Year 6 parents only.) Break up at 2pm. No after school care or clubs in this day.

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Coppice Valley Primary School is part of Red Kite Learning Trust, a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 7523507, registered office address: Harrogate Grammar School, Arthurs Avenue, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0DZ

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