Norwood News                                   Issue 29                                           28th April 2011         ...
Forthcoming EventsThursday 28th April       A team Laurie Parr Trophy Final 4pm @ Haig Ave. Come along! Tickets available ...
Children in the Spotlight          Declans football           team, Camlyn                                                ...
Planting!                            After collecting Morrison vouchers for ‘Let’s Grow More’,           KS2 children have...
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Issue 29

  1. 1. Norwood News Issue 29 28th April 2011 Arts Festival Countdown Menu 3 12 weeks to go Week Meols Cop Community Dance Festival TERM DATES Summer Term 2011 School closed: Bank Holiday Friday 29th April School closed: Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May Half Term: Mon 30th May-Fri 3rd June School closed: Friday 1st July (Staff training day) Term Ends: Friday 22nd July. School closes at 2pm Autumn Term 2011 Pictured above are: School Closed Abigail, Joanna, Macy, Stephanie, Katy, Maddie, Heather, Robert, Poppy, Lucie, Thursday 1st September Ella, Hannah, Astrid, Alex, Ben, Cameron, Lewis & Ben D. Friday 2nd September (Other children who took part but are not pictured, Mia, Ellie and Lauren.) (Staff training days) Children return to school On Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st April, YR4 children from Norwood joined Monday 5th September children from the following Primary schools-Linaker, B.D.S, Kew and St Philips for Half Term the Meols Cop Community Dance Festival. Mon 24th-Fri 28th October Term Ends: The children worked hard perfecting their routine for the two evening th Friday 16 December at 2pm performances. Spring Term: 2012 Two thoroughly enjoyable evenings were had. Well done to you all! rd Tuesday 3 January (Staff training day) Children return to school SHINE Wednesday 4th January 2012 Half Term: Monday 13th-Friday 17th February Term ends for Spring During our SHINE day we talked to the children about the new steps school will be Break: Friday 30th March at using when any bullying occurs. Information for parents will follow, shortly. 2pmNorwood Crescent, Southport. PR9 7DU. Tel: 01704 211960. Fax 01704 232712. Head Teacher: Mr Lee Dumbell. Email: admin.norwood@schools.sefton.gov.uk www.norwoodprimaryschool.com
  2. 2. Forthcoming EventsThursday 28th April A team Laurie Parr Trophy Final 4pm @ Haig Ave. Come along! Tickets available at gate.Wednesday 4th May Class/Group photos (Tempest).Thursday 5th May A Team Duddy Shield Final 5pm @ Haig Ave. Come along to support. Tickets available at gate. th thFriday 6 -8 May Y4 Residential to Robinwood, TodmordenThursday 12th May Southport Cross Country Competition Stanley High 3.30 pmMonday 9th-13th May Y6 SATSWednesday 18th May Meeting for New Reception Parents 7 pm startThursday 19th May PTA Fashion Show 6.30 pmThursday 26th May YR visit to Underwater Street Liverpool. Letter to followTuesday 14th-17th June Y6 Residential to LlangollenWednesday 15th June Walking Bus & ‘Brake’ Record Attempt to prevent speeding by motoristsWednesday 22nd June Y6 Induction day to High SchoolThursday 23rd June Wally Cain Dance Festival 7 pm. Letter to followSaturday 25th June Summer Fair 12-3 pm-offers of help needed!Wednesday 29th June Sports Day Juniors am EY/KS1 pmMonday 4th-15th July Arts FestivalThursday 14th July Arts Festival Extravaganza 6-9.30 pmFriday 15th July Arts Festival Parade 1.30 pm on fieldFriday 22nd July Leavers service 9.30 am Leyland Rd Methodist Church. Next Week’s Clubs (From Tuesday 3/5/11) Tuesday School Council meeting (lunchtime) Please note A team Eco Committee meeting (lunchtime) football Final is now Library (lunchtime) being played Y6 Booster Class till 4.30 pm Windband Y1 till 4.10 pm tonight-28th April Y4/5 Netball till 4.15 pm (and not on 4th May YR Dance Club till 4.00 pm as originally stated) Wednesday Library (lunchtime) Y5 Filmclub in YR till 5.00 pm Y6 Booster Class till 4.30 pm KS2 Cross Country (lunchtime) N Netball team home to St Johns till 4.20 pm Dinner Money Y6 Cookery Club hall till 5.00 pm for after Bank Thursday KS2 Singing Club (lunchtime) Holiday Library (lunchtime) Weekend! A team Duddy Shield Final 5pm Norwood v Farnboro@Haig Ave Y5/6 Streetwise in Y6 till 5 pm Friday Y5 Girls Cricket (Coach Craig Todd) 3.20-4.20 pm W/b 3/5/11Please collect the children from the playground and do not wait for them by 4 days £6.40 the office. There will be notification if there are any changes to these clubs.News team Mrs A. Gore, Hannah Tear, Jamie Russell, Katy Watkinson, Taylor McKenzie, Megan Powderly & Finn Cromack
  3. 3. Children in the Spotlight Declans football team, Camlyn Tom was awarded Rangers U9s Man of the Match by won the Junior Southport Trinity Football U10s & by Camlyn League Rangers 11s Championship in football teams. Hightown. Brilliant! Terrific! Ryan has Abbie has passed passed his her Puffin 100m Swimming award Rainbow & Stage 1 Swimming National Award. Swimming Plan Super! Award. Fantastic! Shinewaves Competition Time Last week’s competition was to see how many words (which can be found in a dictionary) you could make from the words WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. The winner with 98 words from 2M was Rachel Hooton. Congratulations Rachel! This week’s competition is a spring celebration. The Floralia or Florifertum, was an ancient Roman festival dedicated to Flora, the goddess of flowers and the season of spring. The festival lasted from 28 April to 3 May and celebrated the cycle of life. Flowers decked the temples and Roman citizens wore colourful clothing instead of the usual white, and there was much dancing and other festivities. Customs from the Floralia festival are still evident in throughout England today: ‘Dressing the Well’, occurs in the Peak district of England in small villages each summer. Well-dressing involves pressing flowers, leaves and other natural materials into a clay-lined frame to create a design or picture So this week’s competition is to create a design or picture from natural materials.Pop your entries in the competition post box outside the hall or hand in at the office, by Tues 3rd May with your name and class on the back. Advertising Our Local BusinessesAdverts are placed independently and we are grateful for the donations towards the cost. However we are not otherwise linked directly with the businesses. Please see Mrs Gregson for more information about placing an advert. News team Mrs A. Gore, Hannah Tear, Jamie Russell, Katy Watkinson, Taylor McKenzie, Megan Powderly & Finn Cromack
  4. 4. Planting! After collecting Morrison vouchers for ‘Let’s Grow More’, KS2 children have been busy planting potatoes. KS1 children will be growing tomato plants. Caitlin, Lucy, Samantha & Molly Ben, Morgan, Sean & Rebecca Daniel & Luke Arts Festival T-shirt design winners! Congratulations to Aimee Crawford and Anya Day whose T-shirt designs were both selected by Mr Dumbell, to feature on our Arts Festival T-shirts, front and back. Sample T-shirts will be available to view on the playground outside Year 2 at the end of the day during the next couple of weeks. We will be sending you an order form with a letter. A full range of sizes will be available for you to view. Some children are still wearing their T-shirts from the last Arts Festival three years ago. The T-shirts can be worn throughout the Festival and then used afterwards for P.E. If you choose not to purchase a T-shirt the children will need to come in school uniform.Norwood Crescent, Southport. PR9 7DU. Tel: 01704 211960. Fax 01704 232712. Head Teacher: Mr Lee Dumbell. Email: admin.norwood@schools.sefton.gov.uk www.norwoodprimaryschool.com

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