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Summer 1 Week 2 April 22nd

Good morning everyone,

You will have seen the link to our virtual parents meetings. Please let us know if you are experiencing any problems with this. As I said in my letter to you I really believe that this will save time and be more convenient for you, especially those of you with a few children at Castle. Later on in the year, guidelines allowing, we will invite you in to look at your child’s work.

 

I earned 10 Team Points for my excellent writing

Attendance

Well done to Lynx class you have earned a non uniform day on Friday with 100% attendance last week.

Well done to Pumas class for all being on time every day last week.

Did you know even a few minutes late each day can add up to many minutes lost learning time?

Please let us know if your child is unwell so that we do not have to phone you for a reason- thank you.

 

I wonder who will be Pupil Expert in your class?

Beren has been nominated for Pumas class- well done!

 

Don’t forget our Reading Challenge

Please encourage your child to read at home. Remember reading at least 4 x per week- 1 sticker on our reading challenge chart. Reading more than this = 2 stickers. When children earn enough stickers they can choose a reward from our School Council shop,

I hope you have a good day.
Mrs Mason

Dates

April 12th and for the next 2 Mondays- Guitar lessons

Wednesdays- Year 5 swimming

April 19th moved to week beginning Tuesday May 4th– virtual parents meetings week

May 3rd- Bank holiday

May 28th- Half term break

 

Uniform Policy

If you are struggling with school uniform we do have spares in school. These can be loaned to the children (please note these are washed and stored for the appropriate time after use.) During the current Covid 19 pandemic  the windows will be open so if the weather is cooler then please consider sending your child with an extra layer of clothing.

 Please make sure your child is wearing their school uniform and remember that children should not be wearing nail polish or any jewellery other than a watch or small stud earrings which they must be able to remove themselves on PE days.

We do have various uniform available in school ready to purchase and take away.
If we do not hold the uniform you need in school you can now order from our new supplier here: https://myclothing.com/ueslink/6295.school

The uniform is:

  • red sweatshirt or cardigan (with or without the Castle Academy logo)
  • White polo shirt or white formal shirt
  • Grey formal trousers/shorts/skirt/grey pinafore/red gingham dress
  • Grey/white socks or black/red/grey tights
  • Formal black shoes/short boots or black trainers. No open toed sandals or ballet pumps.
  • Please  make sure everything has your child’s name in it.

PE uniform:

  • A plain white T-shirt or one with the Castle logo
  • Black or grey shorts/ jogging trousers
  • red sweatshirt or cardigan (with or without the Castle Academy logo)
  • Trainers
  • For safety reasons, cycle shorts and those made of Lycra are not permitted.
  • Children with longer hair should have hair tied up or bring a hair bobble that they can use.
  • Children should be able to remove their own jewellery.

 

 Reminders

PE kit worn on PE days.

Lynx- Monday

Tigers- Friday

Leopards- Monday

Jaguars-Tuesday

Cougars and Panthers (Y4)- Thursday

Pumas- Tuesdays and Wednesday

  • No bags or book bags needed.
  • Coats only needed if cold or wet.
  • Water bottles needed.
  • School lunches available. If your child is bringing a packed lunch please make sure they can open all bottles and packages themselves.
  • Please do not enter the site unless you have been asked to do so. Please adhere to social distance when dropping off or picking up your child, If  you are not able to do this then please wear a face mask.
  • Please do not send your child to school or enter the site if you are feeling unwell.
  • Before and after school clubs will not resume until restrictions ease.

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