Diary 2019-20

November 2019

04 School opens for Autumn term 2 at 8.45am – welcome back!

11 Antibullying Week

11 Year 4 working with GEM Education for IT Coding

12 Odd sock day – wear odd socks to show your support for Anti Bullying week

12 Flu Immunisations

13 Operation Encompass Session for Year 2 children – Friendships

13 Operation Encompass drop in session 2.45pm-3.45pm

13 Disco for Years 2, 3 and 4 5pm-6.30pm

15 Children in Need – Wear sports clothes and bring a donation (£1 suggested)

15 Class 8 Cake Sale

22 Donation Day for the Christmas Evening – Non Uniform Day

22 Year 2 PSHE workshop with the school nurse

25 Year 1 working with GEM Education using Ozobots

27 CYPS Feedback 9-10 with Diana West

28 Year 1 visit to Discovery Museum

29 Class 4 visit to the Hatton Gallery

December 2019

02 Class 3 visit to the Hatton Gallery

03 PTFA Christmas Evening (Reception Cake Sale) 5-6.30pm – please note change of date

04 Autism Northumberland 9.30-10.30 with Diana West

04 Year 4 Smart Walker Training

04 EYFS visit to Whitehouse Farm

05 Christmas Panto in school Reception – Year 4

9 Reception and Nursery 1 Christmas Show for parents with young children and babies 9.30am

9 Key Stage 2 Christmas Concert for parents with young children and babies 2.15pm

10 Key Stage 1 Christmas Concert for parents with young children and babies 9.30am

10 Reception and Nursery 1 Christmas Show 2.15pm

11 Key stage 2 Christmas Concert 9.30am

11 Key Stage 1 Christmas Show 2.15pm

12 Key Stage 1 Christmas Show 9.30am

12 Reception and Nursery 2 Christmas Show for parents with young children and babies 2.15pm

13 Reception and Nursery 2 Christmas Show 9.30am

13 Key Stage 2 Christmas Concert 2.15pm

13 VIP Day for the winning team

15 Year 3 PSHE Emotions workshop with the school nurse

16 Year 1 and Year 4 Christmas Party

16 Year 2 working with GEM Education using Crumbles

17 Year 4 Centre for Life Visit

17 Christmas Stay and Play (Reception and Nursery 1) 2.15pm-3.15pm

18 Christmas Jumper Day

18 Nursery 1 Party morning

18 Christmas Lunch

18 Reception Christmas Party afternoon

18 Nursery 2 Party afternoon

19 Year 2 and Year 3 Christmas Party

19 Christmas Stay and Play (Reception and Nursery 2) 2.15pm-3.15pm

20 Christmas Church Service at All Saints Church. Please come and join us from 1.30pm

20 School closes for the Christmas holidays at 3.15pm

January 2020

06 Staff Development Day – school closed to pupils

07 School opens for Spring term 1 at 8.45am – welcome back!

07 Nursery Applications for 2020 open from today

16 Road Safety Training for Reception, Years 1 and 2 (rescheduled from October)

17 Class 7 Cake Sale

22 School Film Night TBC

29 Year 2 visit to Segedunum

February 2020

07 RNLI safety talk to Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2

07 Class 6 Cake Sale

10 Safer Internet Week

12 Disco for Year 1 4pm-5pm

12 Disco for Years 2, 3 and 4 5.15pm-6.30pm

14 VIP Day for the winning team

14 School closes for the spring half-term break at 3.15pm

24 School opens for Spring term 2 at 8.45am – welcome back!

27 Hawkhirst Meeting for children and parents 5.30pm-6.30pm

28 Film Night for Parents TBC

March 2020

06 Year 3 – Smart Scoot Training

06 Class 5 Cake Sale

09 STEM Week – We would welcome parent visitors to share their STEM skills with us in classes. Could you show us what you do as a job or lead a short workshop?

20 International Food Festival TBC

25-27 Class 10 at Hawkhirst

April 2020

01 Sponsored Hop

01-03 Class 9 at Hawkhirst

03 VIP Day for the winning team

03 Class 4 Cake Sale

03 School closes for the Easter holidays at 3.15pm

20 School opens for Summer term 1 at 8.45am – welcome back!

May 2020

06 Small Change Challenge

07 Class 3 Cake Sale

08 School closed for May Day Bank Holiday – PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A FRIDAY

11 Year 3 working with GEM Education using Makey Makey for music

14 Class 9 Bikeability Session

15 Class 10 Bikeability Session

21 VIP Day for the winning team 

22 Daft Day

22 School closes for the summer half term break at 3.15pm

June 2020

01 Staff Development Day – School closed to pupils

02 School opens for Summer term 2 at 8.45am – welcome back!

02 Eco Warrior Week in school

05 Bring a Bottle for the Summer Fair – Non Uniform Day

20 Summer Fair 12-2pm (Nursery Cake Sale)

July 2020

01 Disco for Reception and Year 1 4-5pm

01 Disco for Years 2, 3 and 4 5.15pm-6.30pm

02 Class 5 visit to the Quayside

09 Class 6 visit to the Quayside

17 School closes for the summer break at 3.15pm

Archive of 2019-20

September 2019

02 Staff Development Day – School closed to pupils

03 School opens for Autumn term 1 at 8.45am – welcome back!

03  Archibald  Reception New Starters Coffee Morning 9-10

04 Archibald Reception New Starters Coffee Morning 9-10

05  Archibald Reception New Starters Coffee Morning 9-10

06 Read a Book Day – share a story at home and tweet us @ArchibaldFirst #AFSreads

06 Archibald Toddlers starts

11 Archibald Nursery New Starters Coffee Morning 10.30-11.30

16 Year 3 Squash session

18 Archibald Nursery New Starters Buffet Lunch 12.30-13.30

19 Year 4 to visit Gosforth Junior Academy am

20 Class 10 Cake Sale

22 World No Car Day

23 Bike (or Scoot) to School Week – Children may wear trainers on the Monday only if they bike, walk or scoot to school

23 Reception Reading and Phonics Meeting 6-7. Please note this is for parents only.

26 European Day of Languages in School

27 Macmillan Coffee event and Bake Off 2pm

30 Archibald Family Support Parent Drop in 9.00-9.45 (every Monday)

October 2019

03 Reception Hand-washing workshop with the school nurse

03 Class 10 to Live Tales

03 Year 2-4 International Lunch Day ‘Take Away or Fake Away’

04 Class 9 to Live Tales

04 PTFA Annual General Meeting and Quiz 7.30pm Gosforth Hotel

09 Individual School Photographs

10 Year 1 Teeth cleaning workshop with the school nurse

11 PTFA International Food Festival 3pm – 4pm

15 Harvest Assembly led by All Saints Church – donations for The People’s Kitchen would be welcome

15 Parents’ Evening: Nursery 1, Reception – Year 4 3.30-5.50

15 Parents’ Evening Nursery 2 3.30-5.00

16 Arts Week begins in school

16 Parents’ Evening: Nursery 1, Reception – Year 4 3.30-5.50

17 Parents’ Evening: Nursery 2 only 3.30-5.00

18 Year 4 Team work and relationships workshop with the school nurse

18 Class 9 Cake Sale

24 Divali Dance Workshop for Key Stage 2

24 VIP Day for the winning team – Team Cookson

24 School closes at 3.15pm for the October half term

25 Staff Development Day – School closed to pupils

Archived Diary 2018-19