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Issue 38

  1. 1. Norwood News Issue 38 Friday 8th July 2011 Menu 3 Week Children’s University Graduation 2011 TERM DATES Summer Term 2011 Term Ends: Friday 22nd July. School closes at 2pm Autumn Term 2011 School Closed Thursday 1st September Friday 2nd September (Staff training days) Children return to school Monday 5th September Half Term Mon 24th-Fri 28th October Term Ends: Friday 16th December at 2pm On Thursday 23rd June, Mrs Kenrick took twelve Year 6 & twenty four Year 2 Spring Term: 2012 children to Edge Hill University. The children had gained sufficient credits Tuesday 3rd January at the end of each respective key stage, to allow them to graduate. The children have (Staff training day) Children return to school attended a range of activities, which have been accredited to the Childrens University Wednesday 4th January 2012 scheme. Lucy Cottier & Emily Marshall gave a speech about the commitment, skills acquired & fun they experienced, by taking part in extra-curricular activities. Half Term: Elise Bond & Molly Glinn were asked to present a thank you gift to the guest speaker Monday 13th-Friday 17th Peter OBrien, Seftons Standards and Effectiveness Adviser. February Year 6 Graduates Term ends for Spring Gabriel Angay, Elise Bond, Lucy Cottier, Molly Glinn, Caitlin Healy, Zoe King, Break: Friday 30th March at 2pm Emily Marshall, Thea Moore, Laura Pendlebury, Joshua Watkins, Abbie Wilson & Good Friday & Easter Monday Sophie Wright. fall during Spring Break Year 2 Graduates Summer Term 2012 Eina Alom, Jack Barton, Paris Basson, Eva Bennet, Jack Brookfield, Cerys Burrows, Children return to school Jay Curran, Nicole Helsby, Isabelle Hopkins Lane, Tia Howard, Luke Kenyon, Monday 16th April at 8.55am Eliot King, Abbie King, Jessica Lakin Ward, Olivia Logan, Hayley Marshall, School closed: Bank Holiday Brooke McFord, Naomi McKee, Jordan Monahan, Ruby Pearce, Jamie Roberts, Monday 7th May Toby Vickers, Henry Watkinson & Nancy Whiteside. Half Term: Monday 4th June – Friday 8th June Term ends for Summer September 2011 Reception Children Break: Wednesday 18 July at th In September, children will be starting school on a part time basis for 2 weeks 2pm commencing Thursday 8th September. *One more directed day to be allocated* Children will start school on a full time basis on Thursday 22nd September.Norwood Crescent, Southport. PR9 7DU. Tel: 01704 211960. Fax 01704 232712. Head Teacher: Mr Lee Dumbell. Email:
  2. 2. Forthcoming Events th thMonday 4 -15 July Arts FestivalThursday 14th July Arts Festival Extravaganza 6-9.30 pmFriday 15th July Arts Festival Parade 1.30 pm on fieldThursday 21st July Leavers Disco 6-8 pmFriday 22nd July Leavers service 9.30 am Leyland Rd Methodist Church. Dinner Money Increase September 2011 Please note there is an increase to school meals from 1st September 2011. Costs will be £1.70 per day/£8.50 per week. To help you work out how much to owe use the ready reckoner below. Dinner Money Ready Reckoner 1 day = £1.70 2 days = £3.40 3 days = £5.10 4 days = £6.80 5 Days = £8.50 If your child is absent for any reason please remember to deduct £1.70 from the following weeks money, as we carryforward these as credits and you will owe less money. In future we will be ringing parents, whether at home or at work to ask them to bring late money into school. Star of the Week FUSS (Free Uniforms for Schools) Apologies to Charlie Marshall who was omitted from the listing issue 36. A local charity called FUSS is looking to 5M:Charlie Marshall Silver provide children in Southport from low income families with a clean, well Next Week’s Clubs (11/7/11) fitting school uniform along with PE kits, shoes, trainers and school bags. Monday School Council meeting (lunchtime) Any items of uniform which no longer KS2 French Euro Club 3.15-4.15 pm fit or are no longer used, to be kindly Judo KS2 hall till 4.35 pm donated to the charity. Y5 Hockey on MUGA till 4.30 pm Coach Bob Hale Please send them washed into school a.s.a.p. Tuesday KS2 French Euro Club 3.15-4.15 pm Library (lunchtime) Windband Y1 till 4.10 pm Quadkids Y5/6 till 4.15 pm Shinewaves Y5/6 Rounders Tournament at Meols Cop 3.45-5.15 pm Competition Time Wednesday Library (lunchtime) Quadkids Y3/4 till 4.15 pm Our most recent competition was a Thursday Singing club (lunchtime) competition for a close-up photograph of an insect. Spiders seemed to be the most popular subject. The winning Friday photograph was also a spider, taken by Archie Singleton from RRT. Please collect the children from the playground and do not Congratulations Archie! wait for them by the office. That is it from Competition Time for this There will be notification if there are any changes to these year. Tune in to join in again, in September. clubs.News team Mrs A. Gore, Hannah Tear, Jamie Russell, Katy Watkinson, Taylor McKenzie, Megan Powderly & Finn Cromack
  3. 3. Children in the Spotlight Oliver & Jakob play for Southport Trinity A U8s Football Team who came 2nd in the Crosby Tournament. Fabulous! Sam has gained his red belt, 9th kyu for karate. Terrific! Jessica has passed her Level 5 Swimming Certificate. Brilliant! Isabelle has passed her 25m Rainbow Swimming award. Marvellous! Caitlan has passed her 50m Rainbow Swimming award. Fantastic! Bethany has passed her 50m Rainbow Swimming award. Wonderful! Tom was awarded 2nd place in Seftons Sport Personality of the Year. Awesome! Max has passed his Stage 2 National Plan Swimming award. Super! Y3 Spanish Fiestaval Year 3 pupils showed off their Spanish skills last week at La Fiestaval - a festival of languages at Greenbank High School. Pupils from primary schools School Council Donation to in Southport were invited to perform on stage before an audience of Peterhouse School parents, teachers and pupils. Our Year 3 pupils wowed the audience with Spanish songs, phrases and a little bit of magic! Our Spanish stars were: Katie Halsall, Isobel Mills, Ben Potter, Rosie Morgan, Liam Hefferan, Oliver Starr, Taylor McKenzie and Rebecca Tomlinson. Muchas Gracias ninos for representing Norwood and bien hecho! Alex, Katie, Sian & Liam members of the School Council, presented Mrs Dixon from Peterhouse School, with a cheque for £50. The School Council was keen to show support for Autism Awareness Day.News team Mrs A. Gore, Hannah Tear, Jamie Russell, Katy Watkinson, Taylor McKenzie, Megan Powderly & Finn Cromack
  4. 4. Southport Schools Netball N Netball Team C Netball Team Tournament 2011Once again Norwood & Holy Family Primary Schools hosted the annual ABC NetballTournament. It was a successful event with 14 schools participating. Mrs Kenrick was delighted to report that the N Netball Lucy Cottier, Elise Bond, Emily Molly Glinn, Abbie Wilson, Laura Team were runners up in the C Marshall, Caitlin Healy, Pendlebury, Georgia Lonsdale,Tournament, whilst the C Netball team were Sophie Wright, Lucy Berry, runners up in the Central League. Lauryn Richards, Leah Barry, Abi Wright, Aimee Crawford, Congratulations to both teams for their Anya Day & Natasha Leadbetter. Bethany Hefferan wonderful achievements. & Lauren McGough. Junior Sports DayLast week we enjoyed a lovely morning for the Junior Sports. The children had been placed in teams and took part in 10 different activities, set around the field. Eventually the points were totalled up for each team & the winners were Greece. Then the children went over to the track to cheer on the sprint finalists. Congratulations to the winners and well done to everyone else for their wonderful team spirit! Sprint Winners Year 3 winners were Emily Berry and Alex Day. Year 4 winners were Emily Hagan and Ollie Rimmer. Year 5 winners were Libby Spencer and Tom Lawson. Year 6 winners were Amie Blundell and Jamie Hough Infant Sports Day With each team of infants being led out by a pair of Y6 children, their sports day started off and finished under beautiful blue skies. Each child was allocated a team named after an animals and a range of activites were completed during the afternoon with the highlights being the soft javelin, the over and under relay and the hurdles. The animal noises sounded all over the field as the children enjoyed taking part in the activities and trying to achieve their best scores in every event. Well done to the children, the Y6 for leading their groups and the parents for their enthusiastic and excellent attendance. Lost Property Lost property will be available for collection on the playground after school during the next week. After which anything not collected by 15th of July will be recycled. Please ensure all items of uniform are clearly labelled with your child’s name and class. We even stopped traffic... Thank you.News team Mrs A. Gore, Hannah Tear, Jamie Russell, Katy Watkinson, Taylor McKenzie, Megan Powderly & Finn Cromack