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Wednesday 14th October 2020

 

During this week, the children have taken part in music lessons based all around the Harvest Festival. As we could not hold our usual Harvest Festival this year, we have uploaded a selection of the children's brilliant efforts for you to enjoy.

6MS Lunchtime Queue.mp3

6CR Lunchtime Queue.mp3

5TW Harvest Samba.mp3

5ER Harvest Samba.mp3

4SM Healthy Habanera.mp3

4RO Healthy Habanera.mp3

3JW The Seed.mp3

3JW Harvest Song.mp3

3CC The Seed.mp3

3CC The Harvest.mp3

Friday 9th October 2020

 

A big thank you to everyone who has donated to our Harvest collection this year. All donations will be collected today by Altrincham Baptist Church and shared with food banks in the local area.

 

Friday 2nd October 2020

 

As the weather is getting colder and we are required to maintain the ventilation of classrooms, we are introducing a hoodie as part of our school uniform. Our fantastic PTA have designed our very own school hoodie and ordering is now open:

Thursday 1st October 2020

 

Due to the current situation, we are unable to hold our normal Harvest Festival in October. Instead, each class will be having their own assembly and discussions around Harvest within their class bubbles; they will share this on the website for parents to see. We feel it is still important to support our local food bank in Trafford and are therefore asking for donations of harvest produce once again. In order to obtain a variety of food, we would like to suggest that each class brings in:

 

3CC – Biscuits / Chocolate

3JW – Soup

4RO – Tinned Fruit

4SM – Tinned Vegetables

5ER – Pasta / Rice

5TW – Tinned Fish / Meat

6CR – Tea

6MS – Squash / Cordials

 

Cardboard boxes will be located at the school gate each morning during the week commencing the 5th October and we would ask children to place any items in these boxes as they enter the playground; if the weather is poor, we will put a box inside each door entrance. We are not asking for any donations of money this year. We would like to thank you in advance for your kind donations.

Friday 11th September 2020

 

Please see the following message from Trafford Sunrise regarding parental support around mental health:

 

We are aware of the potential increase in parent anxiety as children return to school, so to provide parents with support and advice about their child's mental health and wellbeing, Trafford Sunrise Parent Workshops will be running online throughout September. The sessions will offer a safe space for advice, information and resources and will cover two age groups as follows:

 

5-12 year old parent workshops:

Anxiety – Tuesday 15 September (5-6:30pm)

Managing change - Tuesday 29 September (10-11:30am)

 

10-16 year old parent workshops:

Communicating with your teenager – Monday 21 September (10-11:30am)

 

https://mcusercontent.com/45fec1d43829cb3951ad8578d/files/73135e42-2493-4d32-b210-609168a4c40e/5_12_Parent_Workshops_Anxiety_Sep_2020_updated_version.pdf

 

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https://mcusercontent.com/45fec1d43829cb3951ad8578d/files/c5c5911c-cf8b-47f0-9f40-894f6bef4d58/10_16_Parent_Workshop_Communicating_with_teen_Sept_2020_updated_version.pdf

Thursday 10th September 2020

 

Please see below the Greater Manchester guidance if your child, or anyone in your household, develops symptoms of Covid-19.

Thursday 3rd September 2020

 

It is so lovely to have all the children back in school today; they've all settled back into school life remarkably well and are adapting to our new routines and safety procedures. There are copies of our updated risk assessments below, which will give you an insight into the extra precautions we are taking, in line with guidance from the Department for Education.

 

As most parents will be aware, we usually hold a Meet the Teacher event in mid-September where parents have the opportunity to come and meet their child's class teacher. Unfortunately, these will not run as normal, due to the current situation, but we will be holding Meet the Teachers events via Zoom during the week commencing the 21st September; further information will be sent out in due course.

 

We are currently reviewing our Homework Policy, in line with the current situation. Therefore, no homework will be set for the first two weeks of this term. Further information about the changes to this will be shared at the Meet the Teacher events.

Wednesday 15th July 2020

 

Please see the documents below for further information on our full reopening in September. We are looking forward to welcoming our new Year 3 pupils on Wednesday 2nd September, and our Year 4, 5 and 6 pupils on Thursday 3rd September.

Monday 6th July 2020

 

Miss Wray has been very busy producing a number of resources which we hope will help welcome our new Year 3 pupils in September. Below you can find a power point full of information, along with a very helpful video tour of the school. We all look forward to meeting you in September and hope you have a lovely summer in the meantime! 

Welcome to our new Year 3 children!

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Friday 3rd July 2020

 

Over the past two weeks all the children in school have competed in a mini sports day within their bubbles to earn points for their houses. Although it was not the same as having the whole school on the field with family and friends watching. It was fantastic to see the massive effort that was put in, as well as the team work, competitive spirit and support for each other shown by the children. Excellent work everyone! The results are as follows:

 

1st: Massey (393 points)
2nd: Stamford (381 points)
3rd: Egerton (371 points)
4th: Davenport (367 points)

Thursday 25th June 2020

 

Please see the documents below for further information on the summer holiday provision that we are offering for our parents, in conjunction with Altrincham Football Club in the Community.

Monday 18th May 2020

 

A huge congratulations to a number of our extremely talented pupils who have all taken virtual music exams during these very difficult times. We are extremely proud of their dedication and hope to hear them play their exam pieces in school in the future.

Thursday 19th March 2020

 

If you have a child who is currently in Year 6 and are looking to purchase a school hoodie for when they leave, please see the attached information below regarding placing an order.

Thursday 12th March 2020

 

We're having a fantastic World Book Week this week with an author visit in Years 3 and 4 today and a Titanic workshop for Year 6 today. Our children, as always, look absolutely fantastic so a huge thank you to all the parents for supporting them with their outfits.

 

Friday 6th March 2020

 

We are very excited for our author visits next week for World Book Week! If you would like to purchase any books, please see the order forms below:

Wednesday 4th March 2020

 

Our new parents' evening booking system goes live tonight at 7.00pm. You will be alerted once you can book appointments and will then be able to select the times that are convenient to you. Please note, you will need to be registered on ParentMail to book appointments. If you haven't received a registration email or text, please contact the school office. If you have an Android or Apple smartphone, we highly recommend you download the ParentMail App so you can book appointments on your phone as soon as the booking goes live. If you have any issues or queries, please contact the school office. 

Monday 2nd March 2020

 

Last Wednesday four of our Year 5 boys represented Stamford Park Junior School in the Trafford Swim Finals at Sale Leisure Centre. Each swimmer competed in one individual 25m race and two 4x25m relays. They were one of only 12 schools that managed to qualify for the event. A brilliant performance from the boys both at the heats earlier in the year and then at the finals; we are very proud of them! We look forward to hearing more about the event at our special mentions assembly on Friday!

Monday 2nd March 2020

 

Due to our Year 6 children going on their residential this week, we will be celebrating World Book Day a whole week late on Thursday 12th March. We will be having a range of activities, lasting over a fortnight, to celebrate this year. Children are invited to attend school on Thursday 12th March dressed as a character from their favourite book. For further information on the other activities during the fortnight, please see the timetable below.

Thursday 13th February 2020

 

Yesterday afternoon, Mr Smith held an open afternoon to introduce 'The Den' to parents. Over the past six months, Mr Smith has completed an intensive training programme, which now enables him to deliver a range of social and emotional support programmes to the children here through a therapeutic inclusion room. We are very excited that he will be delivering his interventions after February half term. If you do have any questions about this, please contact the school office.

Tuesday 11th February 2020

 

Today is our "Safer Internet day." We have all been exploring the idea of online identity and how we can ensure we use the internet safely. We have used assemblies, in class quizzes and in our computing lessons to break down different scenarios we might face online and how best to avoid risks.

Tuesday 4th February 2020

 

A huge well done to our Year 3 and 4 children who took part in a netball match last night against Alderley Edge Girls' School. For many of them, it was their first school netball match and they all played tremendously well. We're looking forward to hearing about many more matches in the future!

 

Tuesday 28th January 2020

 

Our Year 4 children (and staff!) are very excited for Young Voices tomorrow night. If you are attending this event, please look out for our banner tomorrow! We have been asked to remind parents that there is a big football match taking place tomorrow at 7.45pm so traffic may be busier than normal.

 

Thursday 23rd January 2020

 

On the 3rd February, it is Mental Health week. The children will be given some additional opportunities during this week to think about their mental health and focus on the theme of "Find Your Brave." Please see the timetable below for further information.

Tuesday 21st January 2020

 

We are having a great start to our new term here. Our Year 3 children have been busy making volcanoes as part of their topic and are looking forward to seeing them explode later this week! Our Year 4 children have started their Wider Opportunities Music Project and are learning to play a range of different instruments every Tuesday morning; we look forward to sharing their progress with a concert for parents on Tuesday 24th March (time to be confirmed). 

Monday 16th December 2019

 

We’re having a great afternoon at our Christmas Fair today and it’s lovely to see the Year 2 children enjoying it as well! Each class has planned and is running three different stalls to see who can make the most money for their summer treat! A big thank you to all the parents who have donated various prizes and items to be used at the Christmas Fair today.

Monday 9th December 2019

 

Our Year 3 children are all set for their dress rehearsal this afternoon for their Christmas production. They’re very much looking forward to all their friends and family joining them tomorrow and Wednesday to see it.

 

Thursday 27th November 2019

 

During the wet weather today, Year 6 had a go at learning the Haka in PE as part of their Tag Rugby unit. Great effort all round learning the movements and having a go at the words in just an hour!

Year 6 - Haka

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