Junior 13/3/15

13 March 2015

Happy Red Nose Day!
A massive thank you to everyone that supported our Red Nose Day collection. All week different activities have been taking place from amazing cakes stalls, toy sales, talent shows and plenty more. Children have been so enthusiastic and resourceful, advertising their sales and thinking of new ideas to get everyone involved. It has been a joy watching them! Across the two schools we have raised in the region of £1200!

Dates for your diary:
Tuesday 17 March – Year 4 Bentley Copse Parents’ Eve 7pm
Wednesday 18 March – GLIVE Primary Music Festival at 7pm
Friday 20 March – Fluffy Friday! Don’t forget your £1
Monday 23 March – Easter Hop Disco (see HTSC section below)
Thursday 26 March – Easter Garden (see below)
Thursday 26 March – Film Night (see below)

Easter Gardens
We will be making Easter Gardens at school during lunch break on Thursday 26 April. Please download a copy of the materials/instructions here (a hard copy is available from the office). Please note that the children need to bring their materials to school to assemble the garden, no sweets please!

Easter Film Night
HTSC invites the children in all the year groups to an Easter Film Night for a screening of Paddington on Thursday 26 March. Straight after school from 3.30pm– 5.30pm. Tickets will be £3.50. All profits to be split between HTSC and the Action Duchenne national charity that aims to find a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a severe genetic muscle wasting disease which mainly affects boys. Ticket booking forms will be coming home with the children next week.

Settle accounts for financial year end:
Please estimate lunch and clubs usage to the end of term and settle your school accounts to that point. If you have any items outstanding on your child’s account as of yesterday afternoon then a yellow invoice will be coming home today in your child’s bag - please add estimated usage to the term end. Any credit will carry forward. All payable on ParentPay – but for those few who still pay by cheque, please separate cheques for lunch, clubs and trips. Thanks for your help in this.

Holy Trinity School Community (HTSC) PTA News

Bingo
A big thank you to everyone who came along to Bingo night. In particular thanks to Jes Moon who was our fantastic caller, a great evening was had by all.

Easter Hop 23 March
Years 3&4 4.45 - 6.00pm
Years 5&6 6.15 - 7.30pm
Entry is £1.00 which will include a snack and drink.
We are looking for some helpers during the Easter Hop Discos to sign in the children and serve drinks. If you are able to help please contact me at caroline@swifts.me.uk

HT @ Home
Thank you so much for all your enthusiasm for HT @ Home already! Many of us socialise with people we've met via this school, with the friends we make in the class room and at the school gate. In recognition of this, HTSC are encouraging us to arrange lots of socials (which we do anyway). The difference is that, under the HT @ Home umbrella, we can now turn these into mini HT fundraisers by asking guests to make a donation to school via the new online page.

Please keep checking our designated online fundraising page to see how our fundraising efforts are going against target. Our children might be interested to see the page too, for every penny raised will go to improving computers at school. mydonate.bt.com/events/htathome/208773 

Already we've heard of planned dinner parties and film nights, and we have two fabulous open invitation events scheduled as follows (thanks to organisers Elaine Fitzwater and Michele Miller respectively). Please come along:

HT@Home – Stop Press! Do you have a kite? If so please join us for a monster kite flying afternoon on the last day of term. Meet on Pewley Down on Friday 27 March from 2-3pm….bring your kite (and adults bring a flask of something warm and a picnic rug). Squash and biscuits will be available for children…DONATIONS ON THE AFTERNOON WILL BE COLLECTED FOR THE HT@HOME FUNDRAISING SCHEME. (Suggested donation £1 per child) How many kites can we get in the air at one time? ALL WELCOME for some end of term fun. Any queries please contact Elaine Fitzwater epfitzwater@gmail.com

HT@Home – You’re Invited! You are welcome to join us for a walk on Blackheath on Tuesday 31 March for HT@Home. This is the first Tuesday of the Easter holiday. All welcome - children, parents, siblings, Easter holiday visitors and dogs! We'll meet in Blackheath car park at 2.30pm (directions below). Please bring a flask of your favourite drink and drinks for your children, and we'll provide cake and snacks in the car park at the start of our walk in return for a donation to HTPD!

To help with organisation, please advise if you are going to join us, and how many will be in your party. Please use the 'subject' 'HT @home' and email: michelec.miller@btinternet.com Looking forward to seeing you there - don't forget your donation! Directions: From the Percy Arms pub in Chilworth (GU4 8NP) take the road opposite the pub (Sampleoak Lane). Follow the road until you come to a crossroads. Turn left at the crossroads. You will find the car park at the end of this road.

Dates for the Diary
Easter Hop – Monday 23 March
HT@Home – March and April


Found: we still have a pair of Boots’ Raptor Brown 130 child’s glasses in the office. They will be disposed of this week if not claimed.

For Sale: Upright Piano (Cramer, London). Nice tone, good for beginners. Raising funds for volunteer teenage trip to Kenya. Suggested donation of £50. Please call Jane on 07752 131339. Thank you.

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