DATE: Friday 3rd May 2019

Dear Parents/Carers,

Welcome back!! We hope you have all had an enjoyable and peaceful Easter. 

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK:

PLEASE CAN WE ASK THAT IF YOU HAVE ANY OUTSTANDING PAYMENTS THAT THESE ARE BROUGHT INTO SCHOOL ASAP. REMINDER LETTERS W ILL BE SENT OUT OVER THE NEXT FEW WEEKS.

Please can you ensure that when collecting your child/children from school/pre-school that they are supervised at all times and they are not let to play around the cars parked within the vicinity of the school.

Can we please remind you that we are a nut free school and that your child MUST NOT bring in any lunchbox items that contain nuts in any form. This also includes hazlenut chocolate spread on sandwiches.

LADS AND DADS SESSIONS:

Unfortunately, due to lack of interest we have had to postpone the 'Lads and Dads' programme. If you would be interested in taking part please register your interest with the school office.

Many thanks.

SCIENCE DISPLAY:

When you are in school please take time to look at the wonderful science display of the children's projects.

LOCAL EVENTS

BEWDLEY TENNIS CLUB OPEN DAY

TRY TENNIS FOR FREE!!  Tennis Fun for all the family 

Saturday 11 May 13.00-16.00

The club opens the courts up to ANYONE and EVERYONE

We have the fun Tennis Factory for the kids plus the speed gun challenge, cardio tennis, Tennis Xpress, free play and family time with all equipment free to borrow.

For more information or to book into a session please follow or forward this link to anyone who may be interested

Any questions or queries please contact mel@i2ctennis.co.uk 07952 770882

KIDDERMINSTER TENNIS CLUB OPEN DAY

SUNDAY 19TH MAY 2019
2.00  - 4.00 pM

FORTHCOMING EVENTS:

Athletics

KS2 (Year 3-6):

On Monday 20th May it is the CTA Athletics Tournament at Abbey Stadium, Redditch.  Please keep your eyes out for letters on Monday to see if your child has been picked to represent their age group.

Many thanks, Miss Ballard.

FOODBANK FRIDAY:

Please can we ask that you continue to keep giving tins and packets of food to our school foodbank. The food collected is given to a foodbank for local distribution. Many thanks for your continued support.

PTA INFORMATION:

SCHOOL FETE:

PTA BOTTLE COLLECTION COMPETITION:

Please don't forget to keep bringing in bottle donations for the school fete. The class that collects the most bottles will be rewarded with a special prize!! Every little donation helps make our fundraising a success. 

If you have any (undamaged) children's toys/teddies/lego etc that you would like to donate, the PTA will have a box for donations at every tuck shop/hot dog stall until the end of June.

Kind regards.

ATTENDANCE:

Year Group This Week This Term This Year
Whole School 96.8% n/a 95.5%
Reception 92.6% n/a 94.0%
Year 1 95.7% n/a 95.6%
Year 2 97.2% n/a 95.8%
Year 3 96.8% n/a 95.5%
Year 4 98.2% n/a 95.7%
Year 5 97.9% n/a 96.2%
Year 6 98.7% n/a 95.4%

WELL DONE YEAR 6 !!!

Good attendance is very important to us here at St Ambrose Catholic Primary School and we are working hard to make sure that all children attend school as often as possible. Our school target is 96%. We understand that children cannot help being ill, but we would urge parents to do their best to ensure that medical and dental appointments are made for outside of school hours. Below is a table highlighting how time off affects a child's learning:

SEN DROP IN:

Appointments on a 1-1 basis can be arranged with Mrs Price - this can also be done via the School Office.

SCHOOL UNIFORM ORDERING UPDATE

The link for ordering uniform through MG Sportswear has changed. The new link is:

DATES:

HOLY COMMUNION MEETING DATES FOR YEAR 3:

(All meetings will take place at 6.30pm in the School Hall)

Wednesday 8th May Meeting 4
Wednesday 15th May Meeting 5
Wednesday 22nd May Meeting 6
Wednesday 5th June Meeting 7
Saturday 22nd June 12:00pm Holy Communion Day

CLASS ASSEMBLIES:

DATE YEAR GROUP
17th May Y3

SCHOOL PLACES:

We have places available in Reception, Year 2, 3 & Year 5. If you know of anyone who would be interested please refer them to the school office in the first instance. Many thanks.

ALTAR SERVER'S ROTA:

Please see attached the rota for Altar Serving. Thank you.

THE PARISH 200 CLUB:

The Parish 200 club is a major fundraiser to help support the running of the Parish. Members contribute £2 a month (£24 a year) and there will be monthly drawers for cash prizes. Application forms for new members are now avaliable from the School Office.

PARISH BABY AND TODDLER GROUP:

If you or anyone you know would be interested in going along to the Parish Baby and Toddler group, the sessions are held on a Wednesday from 9-11am. We welcome newborn up to pre-school children and their parents. Your first session will be free of charge and thereafter will be 80p. This cost includes refreshments for you and your child. They have an array of toys and activities for you and your child to enjoy and this is also a great opportunity to meet and socilaise with other families. If you have any enquiries please see the Facebook page 'St Ambrose Toddlers Kidderminster'.

MASS TIMES:

Sunday 11am & 6pm

Kind Regards.

St Ambrose

CONFESSION:

Saturday 11:45am - 12:45pm, and by request.

Stars of the Week

Diary Dates

Attendance

  • Whole School - 96.2%
  • Year R - 94.6%
  • Year 1 - 92.6%
  • Year 2 - 98.1%
  • Year 3 - 97.0%
  • Year 4 - 94.4%
  • Year 5 - 99.3%
  • Year 6 - 97.9%
  • Class Assemblies

  • Year 2 - 22/03/19
  • Year 3 - 17/05/19
  • Reception - 21/06/19
  • Year 6 - 16/07/19