Diary Dates for week beginning 11th March 2019

MONDAY 2:15pm - 3:15pm Lapwood Lambs Play Group
TUESDAY 12:45- 1:05pm Choir Rehearsals
TUESDAY Year 4 Swimming
TUESDAY 3:15pm - 4:15pm Invasion Games - Year 1 and 2
WEDNESDAY 3:15pm - 4:15pm Football Club - Year 5 and 6
THURSDAY 12:45- 1:05pm Choir Rehearsals
THURSDAY 3:15pm - 4:00pm All year groups - Running Club
FRIDAY 2:45pm Praise Assembly

Forward Planning

March
13th 9:00am - 11:00am School Nurse - Parent Drop-ins - please refer to details below
15th Red Nose Day
25th 2:45pm - 3:15pm Spelling showcase (details to follow)
25th All week Tree Planting - details to follow
26th 2:00pm - 3:00pm Reception, Year 1 and 2 - Theatre group in school
28th Afternoon Vivo Concert for choir (details have been distributed to choir members)
29th 2:15pm - 3:15pm Mother's Day Service
April
2nd Morning Year 1 and 2 Fabulous Finish - 'History Visitors' - details to follow
2nd 9:15am - 3:30pm Year 5 and 6 visit to Woodgate Valley and Dudley Canal boat trip
10th Reports issued
12th 9:00am Easter Service followed by Easter Egg raffle
12th 2:15pm - 3:15pm Achievers' Assembly followed by Easter Bonnet Parade
12th 3:15pm Break up for Easter
29th 8:45am Children return to school.

Well Being

Our extension to our nurture facilities is completed today. There will be a 'opening cermony' in the next few weeks after we have fully furnished and equipped the room. We now have a wonderful new space for children to enjoy and our pastoral care continues to work so well, because of the wonderful team, led by Mrs Priest, who look after all the children's wellbeing at Crestwood Park.

School Nurse - Parent Drop-in dates...

A reminder that the school nurse will be available to meet with parents on Wednesday 13th March between 9:00am and 11:00am.  No appointments necessary, please drop-in.  In the event you are unable to attend these dates, we have alternative proposed dates of 15th May (3:00pm - 4:00pm) and 20th June (9:00am - 11:00am).

Red Nose Day on 15th March...

An opportunity to wear PJ's ALL DAY...we are encouraging all children to wear Pyjama's (suitable for a day at school) - however this is optional, otherwise please ensure your child wears their uniform, thank-you.  Could you please ensure that children come to school in suitable footwear and coats. We are asking for a minimum voluntary contribution of 50p.  Red Noses will be available to purchase from the school office at a cost of £1:25.  School Council will be selling red nose cookies on the day at lunchtime for 20p - all children are welcome to purchase (even if not had hot dinners). All proceeds from the day will go to Comic Relief. 

SAT's Club to support Key Stage 1 children...

A letter was sent out on the 27th February to advise that we will be holding SAT's club after school on the following dates; Monday 11th March, Monday 18th March, Monday 25th March and Monday 1st April. It will begin after school and finish at 4pm. PLEASE NOTE that due to the format of this club we can only offer places to children who attend with an adult and unfortunately we cannot accommodate siblings below school age. Should you be interested, please return the slip at the bottom of the letter issued, thank-you.

5th Kingswinford Brownies...

Calling all 7-10 year olds who would love to partake in the exciting things Brownies have to offer. 5th Kingswinford Brownies would love to hear from you - they meet every Tuesday here at Crestwood Park Primary between 6:00 - 8:00pm should you be in interested please leave your details at the school office.

Unwanted children's books needed...

Do you have any unwanted children's books that you are happy to donate to the school? We have our wonderful Book Fairies who are selling children's books to raise money for the "Classroom in the Clouds" charity. If so, please leave the books with your children's class teacher, thank-you for your support.

Spelling Showcase...

We will be holding a Spelling Showcase on Monday 25th March between 2:45pm - 3:15pm. There will be various activities going on throughout the school to show how we teach spelling - please look out for further details.

Crestwood Park Choir at VIVO 9...

A letter was sent out to children who have joined the school choir and who have attended Choir rehearsals; on Thursday 28th March, the choir will be performing as part of the VIVO 9 at Dudley Town Hall. Please refer to the letter issued for further information - to confirm you are able to purchase Audience Tickets at a cost of £3:00 and a voluntary contribution of £3:00 towards the cost of coach (which school is subsidising).

WOW to World Book Day...

What a wonderful World Book day we had here at Crestwood Park!  We cannot thank you enough for your support in helping your children in dressing-up in such spectacular costumes - as you can see everyone (including our teaching staff) looked absolutely fabulous...

ABC Postcards...

Last Friday we held our first ABC praise assembly - if your child has been awarded a postcard, it will be presented to them during praise assembly. They will also bring the postcard home so you can see why they have been chosen.

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