SULIVAN PRIMARY SCHOOL
Newsletter 10
Friday 27th November
Christmas Fair
Wow – what a wonderful event we had on Friday. The hall was packed with families enjoying the festivities! Busy children
designing at the art and craft tables, delighted painted faces, happy children winning super prizes and visits to Santa’s grotto all
made for a fantastic afternoon. I would like to say a huge thank you to all the parents from the PTA who planned and organised
the event, and to all the staff who helped on the stalls. Also Mr Parent collected the school Christmas tree and it is now up in the
foyer. A definite sign that Christmas is on its way at Sulivan!
Farewell to Rosie Wait
Thank you to all the parents who joined Rosie, our special guest, at the Victorian tea party on Wednesday afternoon. The
children provided afternoon tea, and gave guided tours of their Victorian exhibition. They also sang and performed to say thank
you to Rosie who has been our Chair of Governors at Sulivan for nine years.
After School Clubs
A reminder for parents that after school clubs finish on Thursday 3rd December for this term. Parents are invited to attend some
informal performances from 4pm in the following clubs: Music Ensemble Tuesday 1st, Ballet club Wednesday 2nd, and Dance
club Thursday 3rd. Please come and see what the children have been doing over the last ten weeks!
Attendance News
The whole school attendance last week was 97% which is above the national average. There will be a lot of children who will be
able to attend the 100% attendance disco at the end of term. Fantastic news!
1W
3/4R
5M
98.6%
98.7%
97.3%
1/2G
3/4G
6M
97.8%
99%
89%
2GJ
3/4W
6W
99.3%
98%
94.5%
Online Payments for Parents with ParentPay
We are pleased to announce that we will shortly be accepting payments online for items such as dinner money, school trips and
uniform. Using a secure website called ParentPay you will be able to pay online using your credit or debit card. ParentPay will
be our preferred method of making payments to school. Please read the attached letter for further information.
December Events
It is a very busy time of year and there are lots of things for us all to remember. Please refer to class letters regarding the details
for events in December. Some parents have requested multiple numbers of tickets for performances. Due to health and safety
reasons we are only able to offer 2 tickets per family for one of the performances. If there are tickets left, we will, of course,
make them available on a first come first served basis.
WEDNESDAY 2ND Key Stage 1 Christmas Castle Feast Parents Afternoon 2 – 3pm.
TUESDAY 8TH Foundation Stage Performance 1
Snowman at Sunset at 9.45am (babies and toddlers may attend this performance)
WEDNESDAY 9TH Foundation Stage Performance 2
Snowman at Sunset at 9.45am
THURSDAY 10TH Christmas Celebration RE Day
Christmas Lunch for the whole school
IF YOU WOULD LIKE YOUR CHILD TO HAVE CHRISTMAS LUNCH (INSTEAD OF PACKED LUNCH) – PLEASE SEND IN £1.80 IN A NAMED ENVELOPE
BY FRIDAY 4TH
THURSDAY 10th Christingle service at St. Matthew’s church at 6pm.
Parents and children all welcome. Our school choir will be performing.
FRIDAY 11TH LBHF Christmas Festival Concert at the town hall 2 – 3pm
Foundation Stage Christmas party 1 – 3pm
TUESDAY 15TH Key Stage 1 and 2 Christmas Concert at 1.45pm (babies and toddlers may attend this performance)
WEDNESDAY 16TH Key Stage 1 and 2 Christmas Concert at 9.15am and 6pm.
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Newsletter 27th Nov 2015