Diary 2019-20

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 ‘Winter Warmers’ Special School Meal Day – YUM!

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

17 Report Cards out Reception – Year 4

17 Class 7 Cake Sale

21 Introduction to Parliament Workshop for Year 4

22 Autism Support Session

27 Maths Morning 9.00-10.15: Key Stage 2 – come and join us for a morning of maths fun

27 Maths Afternoon 2.00-3.15: Nursery 1 and Class 1- come and join us for a morning of maths fun

28 Hawkhirst Parents Meeting 5.30-6.30pm – Please note children are not to attend this meeting.

29 Year 2 visit to Segedunum

29 Maths Afternoon 2.00-3.15: Nursery 2 and Class 2 – come and join us for a morning of maths fun

29 Class 3 Parent Lunch

30 Maths Morning 9.00-10.15: Key Stage 1 – come and join us for a morning of maths fun (Informal Parents morning).

February 2020

03 Children’s Mental Health Week #Findyourbrave

05 Class 6 Parent Lunch

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

07 Class 6 Cake Sale

10 Safer Internet Week

10 Digital Literacy Parents Session 5.15-6.15pm (please note that children are unable to attend this event)

11 Nursery 1 Parent Lunch

11 Class 5 Assembly 2.50pm

12 Disco for Years 1, 2, 3 and 4 5.15pm-6.30pm

13 Class 6 Assembly 2.50pm

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!

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

28 Film Night for Parents TBC

March 2020

02 Book Week

04 Wear your pjs and onesies to school to celebrate bedtime stories

05 Year 4 to Gosforth Civic for Theatre Workshop

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?

15 Archibald Parkrun Takeover!!!!!!

17 Parents Evening 3.30-5.50pm Reception – Year 4

18 Parents Evening 3.30-5.50pm Reception – Year 4

20 International Food Festival TBC

25-27 Class 10 at Hawkhirst

25 Class 4 Parent Lunch

26 Nursery 2 Parent Lunch

31 Class 3 Assembly 2.50pm

April 2020

01 Class 10 Parent Lunch

01 Sponsored Hop

01-03 Class 9 at Hawkhirst

02 Class 4 Assembly 2.50pm

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!

21 Nursery 1 Parents Evening

22 Nursery 1 and 2 Parents Evening

23 Nursery 2 Parents Evening

28 Class 2 Parent Lunch

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

13 Class 8 Parent Lunch

14 Class 9 Bikeability Session

15 Class 10 Bikeability Session

18 School Book Amnesty – Please return all school books by 18.5 for a stock take

19 Class 2 Assembly 2.50pm

20 Class 9 Parent Lunch

20 Class 1 Assembly 2.50pm

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 #Responsible Citizens

05 Donation Day for the Summer Fair – Non Uniform Day

10 Class 7 Parent Lunch

17 Class 1 Parent Lunch

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

22 Class 8 Assembly 2.50pm

24 Class 5 Parent Lunch

24 Sports Day TBC

25 Class 7 Assembly 2.50pm

30 Year 4 Production- afternoon for parents with young children / babies TBC

30 Year 4 Production – evening TBC

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

08 Year 4 Leavers Afternoon tea with parents

09 Class 6 visit to the Quayside

13 Sports and Health Week

13-16 Uniform Swap shop

15 Reception to Year 4 School Trip Day

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

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 Year 3 PSHE Emotions workshop with the school nurse

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

02 Year 2 Drama workshop

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

06 One Tree Day – £1 donation

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

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

Archived Diary 2018-19