The Big Friendly Read
The Essex School Library Service are running a Summer Reading Challenge again this year. Please try to take part in the Roald Dahl themed activities. This opportunity is open to all children and is running at all libraries until 3rd September.
On Thursday we sent home the results of our Parent Questionnaire. Thank you to all who responded.
School Dinners – week commencing Monday 5th September we will be eating meals from Menu 1
School meals for week commencing Monday 12th September need to be ordered on Monday 5th September. This will be menu 1. Please bring your order forms to the office on Monday 5th September if you have not already done so. Just to remind you that from Week 3 (19th September) the menus are changing so that we have 2 roast dinners a week. If you need to make any amendments to your order please let the office staff know.
Goodbye Mrs Whitnell
On Thursday we said goodbye to Mrs Whitnell who is retiring. Mrs Whitnell has been part of the Prettygate team for 28 years. The children gave her some presents and flowers in assembly. We will miss her but wish her a restful retirement. Please see the attached note from Mrs Whitnell above.
This week we welcomed M & M Theatrical Productions to our school with their performance of Charlotte’s Web. We had a very enjoyable and entertaining afternoon. Photographs can be seen in our gallery.
Non Pupil Days 2016-2017
Our non-pupil days for the academic year 2016 -2017 are as follows:
• 1st September 2016
• 2nd September 2016
• 5th June 2017
• 20th July 2017
• 21st July 2017
A copy of this year’s term dates is attached above.
End of Term
Thursday 21st July is the last day in school for your children. School re-opens on Monday 5th September for years 1 and 2. Miss Isgrove’s and Miss Burgess’ classes join us on Tuesday 6th September. Our new Reception children have been given their specific start time in a separate letter.
We wish you a happy and healthy holiday with your children and thank you for your continued support of our school.