E-Newsletter Issue 105
|E-Newsletter Issue 105: Friday 29th September 2017|
It was fantastic to see a full church for the school's Harvest Service today. Many thanks for the very generous donations of food which are being taken to the Daylight Centre and also for supporting Thursday's mufti day in school which saw almost £200 being raised to support the school's social enterprise in Senegal. This cash has already been transferred to a local pick up point in Senegal and will enable Cherif to buy a large batch of day old chicks.
Since the social enterprise started 5 years ago, Cherif (the chicken farmer) has managed to sustain the chicken business and provide food for his local community. We heard in church today how the social enterprise has created many opportunities for Cherif, including supporting his mother and two brothers, funding his brother's driving lessons so that he can get a job driving lorries, cultivating land near his home to grow vegetables, buying a bike to transport cashew nuts for sale, buying a motorbike to provide a taxi service, helping children at the local school and joining 'Casa Film Production' as an actor, landing a role in a film and walking down the red carpet at the premiere!
Reception Intake 2018: Open Morning
If your child turns 4 before August 31st 2018, please contact us to book a place on one of our Open Mornings. Our brilliant Year 5 and 6 tour guides will show you around our school and answer any questions that you might have.
Please spread the word amongst your own social groups!
Our Early Years class read the story of the Little Red Hen this week as part of their work on Harvest. Following on the theme of the book, the children then worked very hard to mix their ingredients, knead their dough and bake some delicious rolls in the new school kitchen.
Our final Values Champions for the month are these very smiley children. These pupils showed bucket loads of responsibility when tasked with showing brand new parents around the school. I received feedback from every single visitor and they were all very impressed with the children's manners, knowledge and love of the school.
For parents of children in Years 1 - 6, a date for your diary!
This year's Christmas Show will take place on the evening of Wednesday 13th December. Once again, Wollaston School have kindly offered the use of their large hall, with tiered seating for around 240 audience members. Previous performances of Mary Poppins and The Lion King were fantastic successes, with a sell out crowd. This year's show is under wraps at the moment but all will be revealed very soon.
As in previous years, our Reception cohort will lead their own Nativity in school for their parents to come and watch. More details on this to follow.
Good luck to all the runners taking part in tomorrow's Fun Run at Castle Ashby. Thanks to the FOGS team and volunteers for supporting this brilliant event.
It's still not too late to volunteer - please contact us in school or a member of FOGS directly if you are able to help.
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