Welcome to Bright Stars Pre-School
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No 4 February 2014
Welcome to Term 3
The Governing Body is pleased to inform you that, following a rigorous selection process, Mr S. McKeown has been selected as the next Head teacher of Barnsole Primary School. He will take up the post after the Easter holiday. We know that parents and children will welcome Mr McKeown and get to know him quickly.
STURDEE AVENUE ENTRANCES
A reminder please to all parents, carers and children to ensure that the pathways are kept free at the start and end of the day so that members of the public are able to walk by. Children should be encouraged to wait sensibly and show the public that Barnsole pupils behave well
Appropriate clothing for all weathers. Please can you make sure your child has the right clothing for our good old British weather! Don’t forget to name your child’s coat, hat, scarf gloves and boots.
If your child is unwell please keep them at home, winter is the time for Flu and Norovirus (vomiting and Diarrhoea) to be around PLEASE DO NOT SPREAD GERMS to children and Staff, keep your child at home for at least 48 hours and please contact us.
Spare Clothes Please make sure your child has spare clothes in their bag and that all clothes are clearly marked with your child’s name. Please return any clothes that may have been borrowed as we are running short of spare clothes to change children into.
Please can you bring in any old birthday cards especially age ones, old comics, box’s and any natural materials (shells, pebbles ect )Also household item that can be used for open ended play (made into anything) hoses, keys, big spools, plastic crates. Also den making covers.
SCHOOL CLOSED 17TH FEBRUARY TO 25TH FEBRUARY
Please remember that school is closed for the week of Monday 17th to Friday 21st February 2014. Staff have a training day on Monday 24th February. Children will be expected back in school on Tuesday 25th February.
CHANGE TO TERM DATES
Staff Development Day Tuesday 22nd April
Children back to school Wednesday 23rd April
Staff Development Day cancelled on Friday 23rd May
Parent rota This is open to all parents/carers and grandparents who would like to come in and help during a session. If you are interested please come in and see me and I will get you List 99 checked by Medway before you come in. We will even give you a cuppa!
Christmas fair Fund Raising
So far we have purchased a new sand and water table for indoors, Thank You
Please make sure we have the correct contact details for your child. Mobiles change frequently and we need to be kept informed if you or your emergency contact changes phone numbers. Please make sure any named emergency contact person is near enough to Pre-School to be able to come quickly when needed.
At Barnsole we try very hard to remain open in severe weather. If circumstances mean we have to close the school we
try to inform you as soon as possible. Announcements are made through the following:
Barnsole website: http://www.barnsoleprimary.medway.sch.uk
Medway council website: http://www.medway.gov.uk
Heart FM Radio Broadcast on 103.1FM
BBC Radio Kent Broadcast on 1035KHz, 1602KHz and 96.6 FM
KM FM broadcasts on 107.9FM and 100.4FM
If you have started to come to school before receiving the message please do not take any unaccompanied children away with you. These children must come into school so we can contact their parents. Thank