Diary 2019-20

June 2020

01 Staff Development Day – School closed to pupils

02 School opens for selected children

July 2020

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

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

04 Operation Encompass drop in for families 8.30-9.20

04 Operation Encompass workshop for Year 4

05 Class 6 Parent Lunch

06 Class 2 to multi-skills festival

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 Year 4 Digital Literacy Workshop with GEM Education #SaferInternetWeek

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 Year 2 to visit the Synagogue

13 Class 6 Assembly 2.50pm

14  Year 3 visit to the Gudwara

14 Archibald Talent Show

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

March 2020

02 Book Week (please see the World Book Week Letter 2020 for times to come and read with your children)

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

04 PTFA Story Book Film night – Paddington Bear 2

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?

10 GCMS Science Workshop in Year 4

11 Dress as an inspirational or famous scientist

15 Archibald Parkrun Takeover!!!!!!

17 Parents Evening 3.30-5.50pm Reception – Year 4 (Not class 7) CANCELLED

18 Parents Evening 3.30-5.50pm Reception – Year 4 (Not class 7) CANCELLED

18 Autism Support Coffee Morning 9am CANCELLED

19 Swimming Gala CANCELLED

20 Closing date for Nursery applications

23 SCHOOL CLOSED TO ALL PUPILS

23 EYFS sharing week CANCELLED

23 For Paws workshop with Year 1 CANCELLED

25-27 Class 10 at Hawkhirst

25 Class 4 Parent Lunch 12 noon CANCELLED

26 Class 1 at Multiskills Event CANCELLED

26 Nursery 2 Parent Lunch 11.30am CANCELLED

31 Class 3 Assembly 2.50pm CANCELLED

April 2020

01 Class 10 Parent Lunch 12.15pm CANCELLED

01-03 Class 9 at Hawkhirst

02 Class 4 Assembly 2.50pm CANCELLED

03 VIP Day for the winning team

03 Class 4 Cake Sale CANCELLED

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 and Class 7 Parents’ Evening

22 Nursery 1 and 2, and Class 7 Parents’ Evening

23 Nursery 2 Parents Evening

24 PTFA Smarties Challenge until 7 May

28 Class 2 Parent Lunch 11.30am

May 2020

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 12.15pm

14 Class 9 Bikeability Session

15 Class 10 Bikeability Session

19 Class 2 Assembly 2.50pm

20 Class 9 Parent Lunch 12.15pm

20 Class 1 Assembly 2.50pm

21 VIP Day for the winning team 

22 Daft Day including ‘Bounce for loose change donation’.

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

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