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Diary 2016-17

June 2017

05 School opens at 8.45am – we look forward to seeing you all back!

05 Arts Week – Take One Picture

05 Year 3 Tennis sessions start. Please ensure school PE kit of blue shorts and a red t shirt along with suitable trainers are provided. The children will also need tracksuit bottoms and a jumper in the case of weather changes.

05 Year 4 Outdoor and Adventurous Activity Session (in school)

PARENT LUNCHES – Please note that these must have been ordered/paid for by Monday 22nd May. Unfortunately, babies, toddlers and pre-school children are unable to join us at the lunchtime.

06 Nursery 1 and Class 1 Parent Lunch 11.30am

07 Year 3 and 4 STEM Bridge Building Sessions in school

07 Class 9 Parent Lunch 12.15pm

08 Class 8 Parent Lunch 12.15pm

09 Class 7 Parent Lunch 12.15pm

09 Class 4 and 5 Joint Cake Sale

12 Class 4 Parent Lunch 12noon

13 KS1 and KS2 Gymnastics Competition – a team of 6 children from each key stage is attending

13 Class 3 Parent Lunch 12noon

13 Nursery 1 Informal Parents’ Afternoon 2.00pm-3.00pm

14 Class Photos

14 Class 10 Parent Lunch 12.15pm

15 National Bug Busting Day: School Nurse Drop in

15 Nursery 2 and Class 2 Parent Lunch 11.30am

16 EYFS Den Building

16 Class 5 Parent Lunch 12.15pm

16 Nursery 2 – Year 4 Informal Parents’ Afternoon 1.45pm-3.00pm

19 Year 4 Be Safe Talk

19 Class 6 Parent Lunch 12.15pm

20 Welcome to Archibald Meeting: Parents of new starters for Reception and Nursery 2017 – 6-7pm Please note this is a change of date

22 ‘That History Bloke’ visiting Year 2

23 Year 4 School Nurse

23 2 School Councillors to GCMS for GST School Council Meeting

27 Lee Sterry Football Tournament

28 Visits to Reception for our new starters

28 Schools 500 Games Events – Archery and Multiskills #NSSW

30 Schools 500 Games Events – Dodgeball and Girls’ Football #NSSW

 

July 2017

03 -14 Gosforth Gets Going: SPort Events across the Gosforth Schools’ Trust #GGGoing

03 Building Bridges – Reception to Year 1 Transition week

03 Girls football Tournament

03 Class 3 Assembly 2.50pm

04 Class 6 to the Quayside

04 Gosforth Pyramid Performance at Whitley Bay Playhouse – tickets available on line

05 Year 2 Skipping Festival at Gosforth Academy (30 year 2 children)

05 Reception Assembly (Class 1 and Class 2 class assemblies combined)  2.50pm

05 PTFA Disco Reception to Year 4

06 Class 5 Quayside Visit

06 Transition to Year 1 – An evening for parents of current Reception children 6-7pm

10 Year 4 Leavers Production 2.00pm for parents with young children Confirmed 

10 Year 4 Leavers Production 6.00pm (Children will be asked to come into school prior to this time) Confirmed

11-14 Archibald Sports Week

11 Hoopstarz Day in School working with each year group

11 Year 4 B Safe talk

12 Sports Day for Reception, Years 1 – 4 (Years 3 and 4 9.30-11.30am, Reception, Years 1 and 2 1.30-3.00pm) Weather Permitting: held on the field at Gosforth Junior Academy

12 Nursery Sports day held at school Nursery 1 am and Nursery 2 pm: times to be confirmed

13 Spanish Day – non uniform

13 Musical Concert 2pm

14 Year 3 to the Big Bang Festival (late return to school – please see the letter)

14 Winning School Team Non-School Uniform Day – only the children from the winning team are to dress in non-school uniform today as they become VIPS in school. The winning team will be announced and a letter sent home for those children on the team.

14 End of Year Reports to children and parents

17 Meet the teacher afternoon in school for the children

17 Year 4 Leavers Treat from the school and PTFA

19 Standby Date for Sports Day if the 12th needs to be cancelled.

20 Cullercoats

21 Year 4 leavers assembly 10.00am Confirmed

21 School closes at 3.15pm for the summer break

 

 

 

 

September 2016

05 School closed for Staff Development Day

06 School opens for the new year. We look forward to seeing you all at 8.45am!

14 Meet the Teacher 3.15-4.15pm Years 1 to 4: Come in and say hello to your child’s new teacher

19 Year 3 Squash session (in school)

20 Class 3 to Pizza Express – am only

20 Class 8 to the Great North Museum

21 Class 7 to the Great North Museum

21 Digital Literacy Evening with Julian Hughes from GEM Education 6-7pm (Parents only please)

22 Class 4 to Pizza Express – am only

27 Year 4 to visit Gosforth Junior Academy am only

30 MacMillan Coffee Morning at school. 10am-11am

 

October 2016

05 Individual School Photographs

12 Harvest Assembly led by All Saints Church

12 Reception Reading and Phonics Meeting 6-7pm (Parents only please)

14 Class 10 Cake Sale

18 Winning School Team Non School Uniform Day – only the children from the winning team are to dress in non school uniform today as they become VIPS in school. The winning team will be announced and a letter sent home for those children on the team.

19 EYFS Scarecrow Day – Come dressed as a scarecrow or in school uniform  as our autumn topic comes to an end (No real straw please!)

19 Year 4 to the Great North Museum

19 Road Safety Training for Nursery, Reception and Year 1

20 Road Safety Training for Year 2

20 School closes at 3.15pm for the half term break

21 School closed for staff development day

21 PTFA Annual General Meeting and Quiz Night with Jason Cook at the Brandling Arms!

31 School opens at 8.45am – we look forward to seeing you all back!

 

November 2016

02 Year 1 working with artists from the Hatton Gallery in school

03 PTFA Years 2, 3 and 4 Disco 5-6.30pm

08 Parents’ Evening Nursery 1 to Year 4 3.30pm-6.00pm (Not Nursery 2)

09 Parents’ Evening Nursery 1 and 2 to Year 4 3.30pm-6.00pm

10 Nursery 2 Parents’ Evening 3.30pm-5.20pm

11 Year 4 Sports Leaders Award training

11 Class 9 Cake Sale

14 -18 EYFS Stay and Play sessions for parents and carers

14 Class 1 Stay and Play 2-3pm

15 Nursery 1 Stay and Play 2-3pm

17 Year 4 Live Science lesson in school

17 Class 2 Stay and Play 2-3pm

18 Nursery 2 Stay and Play 2-3pm

18 Children in Need – Spotacular!

22 Year 1 visit to Shildon Railway Museum

23 Year 1 Teddy Bear hospital event in school

23 Year 4 visit to the Centre for Life – Thank you to the PTFA for  their contribution towards this visit.

28 Accenture team working with KS2 for a ‘Hackathon’ and Computing day!

30 PTFA Non School Uniform Day: Bring a bottle, raffle prize or gift for the Christmas Evening: New, unopened and in date please, no household cleaning products.

 

December 2016

06 Dick Whittington Christmas Pantomime in school for all children

07 EYFS visit to Whitehouse Farm – Thank you to the PTFA for  their contribution towards this visit

07 Year 3 Walksmart Training

07 Date for the PTFA Christmas Evening

09 Winning School Team Non School Uniform Day – only the children from the winning team are to dress in non school uniform today as they become VIPS in school. The winning team will be announced and a letter sent home for those children on the team.

12 Year 2 Spanish Day in school

14 EYFS Christmas Party: Nursery 1 will be invited to come back in the afternoon for the start of the party

16 Christmas Lunch – wear your Christmas jumpers!

 

Christmas Dates  

12 Key Stage 2 Concert for parents with young children 9.30am

12 Reception and Nursery 1 Christmas Performance for parents with young children 2.30pm

13 Reception and Nursery 1 Christmas Performance 9.30am

13 Key Stage 1 Christmas Performance for parents with young children 10.30am

13 Key Stage 2 Concert 2.30pm

14 Key Stage 2 Concert 9.30am

14 Key Stage 1 Christmas Performance 2.00pm – PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF TIME

15 Key Stage 1 Christmas Performance 9.30am

15 Reception and Nursery 2 Christmas Performance for parents with young children 2.30pm

16 Reception and Nursery 2 Christmas Performance 9.30am

 

19 Year 1 and Year 3 Christmas Party

20 Year 2 and Year 4 Christmas Party

21 Christmas Carol Service at Trinity Church 1.30pm: You are welcome to join us at the Church  PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF TIME

21 School closes at 3.15pm for the Christmas break

 

January 2017

05 Happy New Year! School opens at 8.45am – we look forward to seeing you all back!

11 School Nurse working with Reception about hand washing hygiene

13 Class 8 Cake Sale

18 Brush Up – Dental Students: working with Year 3

19 Popcorn Day in EYFS

20 Report Cards out

24 Class 4 visit to the BBC

25 Class 3 visit to the BBC

25 Auditions for Archibald’s Got Talent!

27 Chocolate Cake Day in EYFS

30 Class 7 to Hexham Old Gaol – Thank you to the PTFA for their contributions towards this experience

 

February 2017

01 Class 8 to Hexham Old Gaol – Thank you to the PTFA for their contributions towards this experience

06 Informal Parents’ Afternoon 1.45-3.00pm: Nursery 1 – Year 4

07 Year 2 STEM workshops with Fusion STEM

07 Parents’ meeting for Hawkhirst 6-7pm (No children please)

08 Nursery STEM workshops with Fusion STEM

09 Reception and Year 1 STEM workshops with Fusion STEM

09 RSPCB Workshop in school for Year 2

09 Nursery 2 Informal Parents’ Afternoon 1.45pm-3.00pm

10 Archibald’s Got Talent!

10 Class 7 Cake Sale

13 Archibald Book Swap – book collection in the school hall this week

13 Class 4 Assembly 2.50pm

14 Year 3 and Year 4 STEM  workshops with Fusion STEM

15 Year 2 visit to the House of Objects – Thank you to the PTFA for their contributions towards this experience

15 Class 8 Assembly 2.50pm

15 Valentine Disco Years 1, 2, 3 and 4

15 EYFS only – dress as a superhero Day

17 Winning School Team Non School Uniform Day – only the children from the winning team are to dress in non school uniform today as they become VIPS in school. The winning team will be announced and a letter sent home for those children on the team.

17 School closes at 3.15pm for the half term break

27 School closed for Staff Development day

28 School opens at 8.45am – we look forward to seeing you all back!

 

March 2017

01 Year 3 working with Professor Brainstorm to launch their Science topic

02 World Book Day – dress as your favourite book character

03 Reception to Gosforth Library

03 Usbourne Book Fair in school – more details to follow from the PTFA

06 Newcastle University Science Outreach working with Year 1 and Year 2

07 Year 2 visit to the synagogue

07 ‘The Storyteller’ Chris Bostock working with Reception, Year 1 and Year 2

07 Parents’ Evening Nursery to Year 4 3.30pm-6.00pm (Not Nursery 2 or Class 5)

08 Parents’ Evening Nursery to Year 4 3.30pm-6.00pm

09 Parents’ Evening Nursery 2 and Class 5 3.30pm-6.00pm

08 Newcastle University Science Outreach working with Year 3 and Year 4

10 Class 6 Cake Sale

13 Years 3 and 4 STEM workshops with Fusion STEM

13-17 Science Week

13-17 Early Years Sharing Week – come in and share a talent, skill, job, hobby, interest or simply your time with the children

14 Hawkhirst meeting for Year 4 children and their parents 5.30pm

15 PTFA ‘Hop’

15 Class 7 to Newcastle University for coding session

16 Class 10 to Live Tales

16 Dance Festival

17 Class 9 to Live Tales

20 Big Pedal Begins!

20 Big Pedal Breakfast 8am

21 Year 2 Computing STEM day (in school)

22 Class 8 to Newcastle University for coding session

28 Year 1 working with ‘Pets’

29 EYFS Play Festival (30 children)

29-31 Class 10 Hawkhirst Residential

31 The BIG Pedal – Superheroes

 

April 2017

04 Cross Country Event

05-07 Class 9 Hawkhirst Residential

05 Class 5 Assembly 2.50pm

07 Winning School Team Non School Uniform Day – only the children from the winning team are to dress in non school uniform today as they become VIPS in school. The winning team will be announced and a letter sent home for those children on the team.

07 School closes at 3.15pm for the Easter break

24 School opens at 8.45am – we look forward to seeing you all back!

25 Class 10 to Newcastle University for coding session

26 Class 9 to Newcastle University for coding session

28 Matilde – A Medieval Lady to visit Year 1 – Thank you to the PTFA for their contributions towards this experience

28 A Greek Housewife will work with Year 3 – Thank you to the PTFA for their contributions towards this experience

28 Class 5 Cake Sale

 

May 2017

01 School closed for the May Bank Holiday

02 Book Amnesty Day – please return all school books by today. Reading books will be resent out n Thursday 11th May. Thank you for your support

03 Road Safety for Nursery, Reception and Year 1

04 Road Safety for Year 2

05 Report Cards out

09 Year 2 Assessment Meeting for Parents only 5pm

10 EYFS Wacky Races

10 PTFA Non school uniform and ‘Bring a Bottle Day’.

Bring in a bottle or prize for the Spring Fair. No cleaning products, opened bottles or out of date please.

10 PTFA Film night

15 Year 1 to Alnwick Castle – Thank you to the PTFA for their contributions towards this experience

15 Year 4 to Beamish – Thank you to the PTFA for their contributions towards this experience

15 Class 7 Assembly 2.50pm Please note this is a change of date

17-19 Year 4 Cycle Smart

18 Class 1 and Nursery 2 to Rising Sun Country Park

18 Swimming Gala

19 Pirate Day Nursery 2, Class 1 and Class 2

19 Year 2 to the Blue Reef Aquarium

20 PTFA Spring Fair 12-2

21 Greggs’ children’s Cancer Run for NECCR: Come and join us with your families for a fab day out.

22 Class 6 Assembly 2.50pm

23 Years 3 and 4 working with Accenture  IT and Coding Day

23 Class 2 and Nursery 1 to Rising Sun Country Park

23 Winning School Team Non-School Uniform Day – only the children from the winning team are to dress in non-school uniform today as they become VIPS in school. The winning team will be announced and a letter sent home for those children on the team.

24 Pirate morning Nursery 1

25 Daft Day!

25 School closes at 3.15pm for the half term break

26 School closed for Staff Development day

 

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