Tuesday, 20 April 2010


THE STARS OF SUFFOLK AWARDSCongratulations to the office team - Jill Pascoe, Heidi Simpson, Caroline Miller, Daphne Reeve and Rachel Maclean - for being awarded the School Team of the Year Award by the Suffolk Star/Suffolk County Council Awards recently. A wonderful trophy is now in place in our cabinet and the prize of a pamper treat for all at Hintlesham Hall is anticipated.

Celebration Assemblies are on Fridays at 2.30pm. Parents are invited to watch their own child’s class and we would ask that you take your seats between 2.20-2.25pm. We endeavour to bring the children in as quietly as possible and we would appreciate the parents joining us in this. The rota is as follows:
23 April NSJB 30 April GH* 7 May CH
14 May PLDD 21 May EM* 28 May RV*
11 June LC 18 June DBGM
21 June MONDAY KT because 25 June Non-pupil Day 2 July PSKM
9 July JC 16 July CA*
* Please note alterations

CLUB STARTING DATESGuitar Wednesday 21 April
Maypole Dancing Wednesday 21 April
Recorders Thursday 22 April
Keyboard Mrs Fisher is contacting all Keyboard club members
Knitting Club Monday 26 April
Cricket Tuesday (years 5 &6) 27 April
Wind & Brass Tuesday 27 April
Holy Horrors Christian Club Wednesday 28 April
Please note Singing Club on Friday lunchtime is open to all pupils in Year 3 to Year 6.

BAG2SCHOOL COLLECTIONThe Friends would like to let you know that there are still PLENTY more bags at the school office if you need more than the one given for the charity clothing, bedding and footwear collection on Thursday 22 April. Please bring in filled bags on the morning of Thursday 22 April (by 9am) onto the BACK playground, by the staff car park. Thank you.

The Friends are really pleased to let parents know that they raised £525 at the Easter Disco. Thank you.

There are 2 adverts on the parent notice board for a second hand trumpet or saxophone for any parents who are interested.

PINOCCHIO – Wednesday 28 April
Cornelius and Jones will be giving a production of ‘Pinocchio’ to the whole school (including Nursery)on this morning. The school is covering the full cost of this production.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY FOR THE SUMMER TERMWednesday 21 April Suffolk Farm Fair Trip – year 3 and 4
Wednesday 21 April N Suffolk Swimming Gala – selected team
Thursday 22 April Cross Country – All Year 6 and Year 5 (selected)
Thursday 22 April Bag2School Charity Bag collection by 9am in back playground
Wednesday 28 April Cornelius and Jones production of ‘Pinocchio’ (am)
Thursday 29 April N Suffolk large school Netball tournament – selected team
Tuesday 4 May May Day Lunch
Monday 10 – Friday 14 May Year 6 SAT’s Week (Standard Attainment Tests)
Year 2 Teacher Assessments Week (Standard Attainment Tests)
Monday 10 – Friday 14 May Year 3, 4 and 5 Internal School SAT’s Week
Monday 17 – Friday 21 May Walk to School Week
Friday 21 May N Suffolk New Image Rugby Tournament – selected team
Monday 24 – Friday 28 May Activity Week – Nature – further details to follow
Friday 28 May Non-Uniform Day – Bottle tombola and children’s tombola donations and cake promises for Family Fun & Sports Evening
Monday 31 May – Friday 4 June HALF TERM
Thursday 10 June Classes LC, JC & KT – Trip to Felixstowe
Thursday 10 June N Suffolk Boys Kwik Cricket – selected team
Friday 11 June SCC Catering special World Cup lunch – England vs USA
Friday 11 June ‘Friends’ Family Fun & Sports Evening (5-8pm)
Tuesday 15 June N Suffolk Girls Kwik Cricket – selected team
Wednesday 16 June Photographer (Classes/Year 6 Individual/Sports Teams)
Wednesday 16 June N Suffolk Girls Football – selected team
Thursday 17 June Sports Day – Foundation & KS1 9.30am, KS2 10.30am
Friday 18 June Classes CH, PS/KM & Nursery – Trip to Aldeburgh
Monday 21 June Reserve Sports Day
Wednesday 23 June N Suffolk Athletics Tournament
Thursday 24 June N Suffolk Hockey Tournament – selected team (after school)
Friday 25 June NON-PUPIL DAY
Friday 2 July Norwich Theatre Trip ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Year 4 and 5
Wednesday 7 July TMHS New Intake Evening for Year 6
Friday 9 July N Suffolk Rounders Tournament – selected team
Monday 12 – Friday 16 July Year 6 Camp Week
Tuesday 7 July Monday 12 & Tuesday 13 July Classes GH, NS/JB, CA, EM, PL/DD – Trip to Foxburrow Farm
Monday 19 July TMHS New Intake Day for Year 6
Monday 19 July Whole School moves to new 2010/11 classes from 11am-12noon
Wednesday 21st July Year 6 Leavers’ Service - 1.30pm. Parents invited. Classes RV, DB/GM, NS/JB, GH, and siblings of Year 6 Pupils.
Thursday 22 July SCC Catering Seaside Special Lunch
Thursday 22 July LAST DAY OF TERM
Thursday 2 September Pupils’ return to school for the new academic year

Yours sincerely

J M Elphick