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Friday 22nd October 2021

The children have thoroughly enjoyed breaking the rules today – and we have loved seeing the variety of wacky hairstyles and colourful outfits! The three new School Council Committees have now met, and the members have received their badges. What a busy half-term it has been; the children are understandably tired, and we hope that they, and you, all have a good chance to rest and relax over the coming week – and do remember, Monday 1st November is a staff training day so school begins again on Tuesday 2nd!

Break the Rules Day!

One of the amazing self-portraits                           Proudly wearing a new School Council

from Year 1 this week!                                                  badge!

Pacific class enjoying painting outdoors

Wednesday Afternoon Enrichment Provision

Don’t forget if you have not chosen to sign up for the Wednesday afternoon enrichment provision after half-term, that pick up will be at 1.05 pm prompt on Wednesdays. The gate will open at 1.00 pm and children should be collected from their classrooms as usual.

Children who are staying for the afternoon provision should be collected from their classrooms at 3:15 pm.

COVID over half-term

Please ensure that you continue to notify us of positive PCR tests over the half-term break by emailing office@fulbourn.cambs.sch.uk. Further information on Covid can be found here: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

 

Volunteering in school

We are keen to welcome volunteers back into school in lots of different capacities - whether to listen to children reading, support in lessons, join us for outdoor learning sessions, or, if you enjoy being creative, to support our administrative team in sprucing up some of our corridors and displays

Uniform after half-term

On non-PE days, children are generally coming to school in the correct uniform. However on PE days there are many children wearing non-uniform items. The children in these photos are wearing the correct PE kit (school PE t-shirt, black shorts, plain black tracksuit (no hoodies) or black tracksuit with the school logo, and trainers). Please check over half-term that you have the correct uniform for PE and non-PE days. After half term, children will be asked to change out of incorrect uniform into a clean school spare item for the day.

PTfA

The PTFA has lots going on at the moment:

Break the Rules Day

We hope everyone will have enjoyed breaking some rules today.  If you would like to donate towards this event, the link is Break the Rules Day

 

Logo Competition

We have our logo competition running until Friday 29th October, so if you would like to have a go at designing our new logo, please send your design to fulbournprimaryptfa@gmail.com.  You can use the design template or just use a plain piece of paper.

Pumpkin Trail

Over half-term (23rd-31st October) we are also running a pumpkin trail. It's a great chance to walk/scoot/cycle around our village, spot some pumpkin pictures and solve some clues. You will be given a trail sheet by your teacher or you can pick one up from Twelve in the High Street or from the porch in St Vigor's Church. If you would like to be in with a chance of winning some fab books about magic, mystery and monsters, just email your completed trail sheet to fulbournprimaryptfa@gmail.com. Please let us know your name and class if you send in your sheets so we can pick an appropriate book for you if you are one of our winners. A big thank you to Tesco and to a parent for donating all these fab books for prizes. The pumpkin trail is a free event for all the community to enjoy but if you would like to donate you can do so here: https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/pumpkintrail

Class Reps

If you would like to be a link between your child's class and the PTFA to help everyone keep up-to-date with news, events and opportunities, please pop us an email to fulbournprimaryptfa@gmail.com

 

Have a great half-term everyone!

Becoming a Rights Respecting School

We are becoming a Unicef UK Rights Respecting School!

 

To support your child you may find it helpful to familiarise yourself with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child https://www.unicef.org.uk/rights-respecting-schools/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2017/01/Summary-of-the-UNCRC.pdf

You can find lots more helpful information on the Rights of the Child by visiting unicef.org.uk/crc.

JS Sports 

October Half Term Camps

JS Sports are offering October half term camps – please follow this link for more information and to book places.  (These are not taking place at Fulbourn Primary School). 

https://www.jssports-education.co.uk/holiday-activities-v1

 

JS Sports will also be continuing to offer after school sports clubs next half term, including:

Mondays – Key Stage 1 Football

Tuesdays – Key Stage 2 Football

Wednesdays (after enrichment activities) – Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Dodgeball

Thursdays – Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Multisports

 

To book a place follow this link:  https://www.jssports-education.co.uk/ecc-order-118736471 

LAST REMINDER FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL PLACE- Is your child:-

  • Due to transfer from Primary (Year 6) to Secondary (Year 7) for September 2022? Online application process opens 10th September 2021 and closes 31st October 2021.

Fulbourn Tennis Club

This message comes from Fulbourn Tennis Club:

Interested in trying some tennis, or want to improve your game further?  Come and join us after school on Wednesdays down at Fulbourn Tennis Club for coaching, fun and games.

Times:

Reception to year 4: 4:00-4:45pm

Year 4 to Year 6: 4:45-5:30pm

Half termly cost £36 for 6 sessions

Signup link: https://overandin.com/tennis/group-coaching/fulbourn/

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