- Published on Friday, 17 May 2019 13:54
School Newsletter 17th May 2019
Class Attendance This Week
This week's winners are...
|1st||The Angles (Mrs Dean)||99.7%|
|2nd||The Danes (Miss Hollingworth)||99%|
|3rd||The Lombards (Mrs Davis/Miss Ford) & The Celts (Miss Crawford)||98.3%|
Housepoints Awards This Week
This week's top 3 are...
1st - The Gaels (Mr Bartlett) 83.3%
2nd - The Huns (Miss Roberts) 63.3%
3rd - The Franks (Miss Benjamin) 57.1%
Year 6 SATs
Well done to all our Year 6 children for 'Being their best' this week. They all enjoyed their treat today.
Abbey Got Talent - 22nd May 2019 6.00-7.30pm
This event takes place on Wednesday 22nd May 2019 6.00 - 7.30pm (no pre-school children allowed). Children must be accompanied by an adult to this event.
School closure - Thursday 23rd May 2019
A reminder that the school will be closed to pupils on Thursday 23rd May 2019. This is due to the school being used as a polling station for the upcoming elections. For safeguarding reasons the school will be closed to children. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause but this beyond the control of the school.
School will be open as normal on Friday 24th May 2019.
Arts Week 20th May 2019
The theme for this year's Arts Week is 'Through The Door'. We have arranged for a local artist, Roger Griffiths to spend Monday with Years 4, 5, and 6. The children will explore his work and he will give them all some handy tips for their own paintings!
Each year group has a theme as follows;
EYFS – The magic of trees
Year 1 – Leaves and seeds (Dandelions)
Year 2 – Flowers
Year 3 – Bugs Galore!
Year 4 - The Secret Garden
Year 5 – Over The Hills – visit to Rockingham castle
Year 6 – In the Village visit to Hardingstone Village
All the children will create a painting for our displays in our school corridors and in their classrooms.
Shout Out For Shades - Mufti Day (Non uniform)
The school council have requested that on Friday 7th June 2019, our school take part in a charity mufti day to raise money for 'Shout Out For Shades'. All money raised will be donated to this charity for partially sighted children and adults across Northampton.
Children can come to school wearing sunglasses and appropriate bright/summer clothes.
Brigade Uniform - Summer Ordering Deadlines
For delivery before the start of the new term (September 2019), please order by 7th August 2019.
Sports Day Dates For Your Diary
Year 3 and 4 - Monday 24th June 2019 9.15 - 10.30am (Monday 1st July if wet)
Year 5 and 6 - Monday 24th June 2019 10.30am - 11.45am (Monday 1st July if wet)
EYFS - Tuesday 25th June 2019 9.15am - 9.45am (Tuesday 2nd July if wet)
Year 1 and 2 - Tuesday 25th June 2019 10.00am - 11.00am (Tuesday 2nd July if wet)
Class assemblies this term take place as follows:
|Thursday 20th June 2019 9.05am||The Picts (Miss Shocklidge)|
|Thursday 27th June 2019 9.05am||The Greeks (Miss Lambert)|
|Thursday 4th July 2019 9.05am||The Saxons (Mrs Waller)|
All parents/carers, family and friends welcome.
Thank you to all who attended The Normans class assembly on Thursday.
If you have any concerns or complaints regarding parking issues, please report registration numbers/incidents to the school office, Northamptonshire County Council and Northampton South West Police via the following links:
Please show consideration to our residents and parents/carers when parking outside school. We also ask that you drive slowly, 5MPH, on the school driveway. Thank you to the majority of parents/carers who do park and drive considerately.
Please note we will 'name and shame' cars parked irresponsibly. The safety of all children is paramount to us as a school.
Dates For Your Diary
|20th May 2019||Arts Week|
|22nd May 2019||Year 5 Rockingham Castle Trip|
|22nd May 2019||Abbey's Got Talent 6.00-7.30pm|
|23rd May 2019||School closed due to being used as a polling station|
|24th May 2019||School closes for half term 3.00pm|
|4th June 2019||Year 2 Whipsnade Zoo Trip|
|5th June 2019||EYFS September 2019 Intake - Parent Meeting 6.00-7.30pm|
|7th June 2019||Shout Out For Shades - Mufti Day (Non-uniform)|
|18th June 2019||EYFS Trains Visit|
|20th June 2019||Year 1 Think Tank Trip|
|27th June 2019||EYFS West Lodge Farm Trip|
|3rd July - 5th July 2019||Year 6 Whitemoor Lakes Residential|
|8th July 2019||Transfer Day|
|9th July 2019||Transfer Day - Secondary School for some Year 6 children|
|10th July 2019||Year 6 Leavers Performance 1.45pm|
|11th July 2019||Year 6 Leavers Performance 6.00pm|
|15th July 2019||Informal TLCs 3.00-4.00pm|
|23rd July 2019||Year 6 Leavers Prom 6.00pm|
|24th July 2019||Year 6 Leavers Assembly 9.15am|
|24th July 2019||School breaks up for Summer 3.00pm|