Newtletter - Thursday 6th October 2016

Historical Trip to Nantwich

Huge thanks to Violet class for a fabulous day touring Nantwich yesterday the children’s behaviour was excellent and they were great company. They are now experts in the history of the town since the Roman times so do ask them and they will take you on a tour!

Macmillan Coffee Morning – you raised £446.00!
Results: Key Stage 1 Best Cake: Charlie, Most Spectacular Cake: Isla, Best Cup Cakes: Marley. Key Stage 2 Best Cake: Olivia, Best Cup Cakes: Joshua, Most Spectacular Cake: Freya. Parents: Mrs Carter and Mrs Costa.
As reported in Nantwich News.......

Pear Tree takes part in The Biggest Coffee Morning!
On Friday 30th September parents, staff and pupils took part in a Macmillan coffee morning at Pear Tree Primary School in Stapeley. New headteacher Boo Edleston explained: 'This is the first time the school has hosted a Macmillan coffee morning and we were delighted with the tremendous support we received.'

Mrs Ruth Hadfield, Deputy Headteacher who organised the event with her Year 6 class added; ' We were delighted that Andy Cliffe from Brine Leas, Julia Timpson and Craig Machin from Chatwins came along and helped Mr Chris Sykes our Year 4 teacher, to judge the 'Pear Tree Bake-Off' competition. This proved to be hotly contested with over twenty five entries! Our Year Six pupils did a tremendous job sending out invitations, publicising the event and helping on the day and we were delighted to see so many members of our school family come and support this very worth will cause.'

Head Lice

Please can we make sure all hair is tied back and we make this weekend ‘bug busting’ time. We have head lice in most classes now and lots of girls have their hair down which gives the lice an even easier entry point from one head to another.

Footwear

We are the best school in the world and we want everyone to know it from the moment they see us so please can we all follow the school rules on black school shoes. If shoes are trainers they must be plain black and smart.

Harvest

Please join us for Harvest at 10.00a.m. on Friday October 14th in school. We are collecting for the Nantwich Food Bank and on the following Monday we will be asking members of Year 6 if they would like to help take our donation to the distribution centre. If any parents can help, please let us know. If you send tinned goods it would really help if you can write the expiry date largely on the top of the tin in marker pen – it saves masses of time at the centre for the staff.

Vicar Barrie from St Mary’s, as well as, Jane Emery from the Nantwich Food Bank will be joining us and taking part of the service.

A plea from the staff...

Please, please if your child is in Year 1 or older can you support them to learn to tie shoe laces! It’s a real time waster both for PE lessons and particularly for football club when the coaches and staff spend more time doing shoe laces than playing football!

Tea with Mrs E - Awarded to the children who have really been outstanding in their learning, their kindness, manners or an excellent ‘I can’ attitude in school. This is fortnightly

The following children had ‘Tea with Mrs E’ on Friday 23rd of September ---Marek, Lola-Rae, Theo, Molly, Maia, Jonas, Cameron, Erin, Olivia, Jess, Katie, Sam, Cameron and Freya.

This Friday staff will be nominating those children who consistently work hard and do as they are asked immediately – I’m sure I could have 200+ every time but it will be just 14 this week!

Take a Bow – This is a weekly opportunity to celebrate good behaviour, a ‘can do’ attitude, helpfulness – all the things most children do all the time but sometimes we forget to praise them enough for,.

The following children ‘Took a Bow’ on Friday 23rd of September ---Izaac, Charlotte, Zach, Oliver, Toby, Lucie, Esme, Oliver, Maddox, Joe, Isabella, Jack, Cameron and Amy.

Pear Tree Sports

Football – Pear Tree 0 Church Lane 1 Pear Tree 2 Sound 0 St Oswalds away Monday 10th October

Cross Country – Year 3 girls 9th out of 15, Year 3 boys 11th out of 17, Year 4 girls 3rd out of 15, Year 4 boys 1st out of 15, Year 5 girls 2nd out of 15, Year 5 boys 2nd out of 15, Year 6 girls 5th out of 15, Year 6 boys 1st out of 15

Quad Kids – Year 3 & 4 2nd out of 8 and Year 5 & 6 2nd out of 9 Year 3 & 4 Football MMU – Friday 7th October

INDIGO SWIMMING – Nantwich Pool have advised us that they are closed for 5 weeks during November for essential repairs. Therefore swimming will start in the New Year on Friday 13th January 2017. Payment and permission will remain the same.

Dates for your Diary

Saturday 8th October – Brine Leas Activity Day for years 5 & 6

Cake Sale Thursday 13th October – fundraising starts for Year 6 trip to London. Cakes will be on sale at 50p on the decking at the end of the day. Each year, year 6 are involved in raising the money for their coach to London. If you would like to support them then please send in donations of cake to be sold at 50p a cake/slice. #getY6toLondon.

School Nurses in school 13th October Year 6 Growing Up talk and 28th November Year 1, 2 and 3 Fluenz

Thursday October 13th and Wednesday November 16th – Prospective Parents Open Morning Please tell family and Friends we would love to show them our wonderful school. Please ring the school office to book a tour!

Monday 17th & Tuesday 18th October – Indigo class Bikeablility
Friday 21st October 10am – Yellow class assembly
Wednesday 26th October 3.30pm.to 7.00pm - Parents Evening Thursday 27th October 3.30pm – 5.30pm - Parents Evening
(The online booking system will be open shortly, you will receive a text) Friday 28th October – Green class visit to Weaver Hall Museum

Friday 28th October 10am – Violet class assembly

Friday October 28th – Finish for Half Term

Wednesday 9th November – Photographs 8.30am Siblings and Individual

Wednesday 9th November – Family Learning Event – Reception to Green Class Parents – ‘Developing Great Reading Habits Together’. 6.30 – 8.00p.m.

Friday 18th November 10am – Blue call assembly
Wednesday November 23rd – Friday November 25th – London Residential for Year 6 Friday 25th November 10am – Green class assembly
Wednesday 30th November – Green, Blue and Indigo Theatre Trip to the New Vic Theatre

Friday 2nd December 10am – Orange class assembly

Monday 12th December – Whole School and Families Carol Service at St Marys Church Nantwich. Early evening service – times to be confirmed. All children invited to take part and all families invited to intend to mark the start of our Christmas celebrations together. 

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Contact the School

Pear Tree Primary School

Pear Tree Field

Stapeley

Nantwich

CW5 7GZ

Contacts:

Headteacher - Mrs Boo Edleston

SENCO- Mrs Lesley Wrenshall

General Enquiries - Mrs Jane Nixon

Tel: 01270 685155

peartreeprimaryadmin@cheshire.gov.uk

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