Iver Heath

Nurturing happy, healthy, confident learners in a safe, rich learning environment

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  • 'Words cannot express how grateful my husband and I are to all the staff for the hours of dedication and support that you have given our son throughout his time at the school!' (Parent)
  • 'Our daughter thoroughly enjoyed her experiences during her Forest School sessions and we enjoyed listening to her excited stories afterwards!'
  • 'Thank you for all your hard work, care and never ending support'.
  • 'Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all' Aristotle
  • 'It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression' Albert Einstein
  • 'Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire' WB Yeats
  • 'Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world' Nelson Mandela

September Newsletter                                                    

 

1st November, 2018

Dear Parents/Carers,

Well the first half of the autumn term went by in a flash!

All our new children have settled into their classes really well. It is lovely to visit the classes and see how much all the children are enjoying their learning.

This half term is starting with our Science themed week. The children in all the classes are carrying out investigations on various food types. Do ask your child what they have been doing during the day.

After School Child Care: As you will be aware we have started up an After School Child Care provision for this half term due to the need that arose when Easy Days closed. If you are interested in using this provision please book on via Schoolmoney. The sessions run from 3.00-6.00pm and cost £15. The sessions are led by staff from our school: Mrs Ash, Mrs Purdy, Mrs Hunt and Mrs Bains.

Parking: Please can I remind all parents to park considerately as you drop off and pick up from school. Sadly we continue to have calls from our neighbours who find their drives and pavements blocked. The safety of all our children is paramount and inconsiderate parking can create grave dangers to children and adults as they may have to walk out into the path of oncoming traffic. The police tell me they will be monitoring the situation and they will give out fines for illegal parking.

Website: Please visit our website at www.iverheathinf.org.uk. We aim to keep all important information here including newsletters etc. and the class pages will have photos, homework and news on events in school.

Parent Governor: as you know we have a vacancy for a parent governor and we have been fortunate enough to have four candidates for this position. Therefore we will hold an election. All parents will receive a statement from each of the candidates with a voting slip via email and we will then hold an informal meeting with the candidates over tea and coffee in the school hall on Monday 12th November. Please come along and ask any questions that you have. The voting slips will all need to be returned to the school office by 4.00pm on Monday 19th November. We will announce the chosen candidate by Friday 23rd November.

Dates: Here are a few more important dates for this half term:

  • On Friday 16th November we will be joining the national appeal to raise money for Children In Need.
  • On Friday 30th November is a non-uniform day when we ask parents to send in produce for our Christmas Hamper raffle.
  • On Tuesday 4th December the main school will visit Norden Farm Theatre to see the production of The Fir Tree.
  • Our PTA Christmas Disco for Years 1 and 2 only is to be held on Friday 7th December.
  • The Reception Nativity production will be on Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th December.
  • Carols In The Courtyard will be held on Tuesday 11th December at 6.00pm
  • On Thursday 13th December we will hold a Christmas jumper day in aid of Save The Children. The school choir will visit Iver Flowerland in this afternoon to sing carols.
  • Our Christmas Carol service, to which Year Two parents are invited, will this year be held at St Margaret’s Church in Iver Heath on Monday 17th December.
  • Christmas Party Day is Tuesday 18th December.

If you ever have any concerns, or questions you wish to ask, please do not hesitate to arrange to see me.

Yours sincerely,

Mrs J. Baker

Headteacher

 

 

 

 

School term and holiday dates 2018-2019

  

 Open on morning of

Close at end of afternoon on

Autumn Term 2018

Thursday 6th September

Friday 19th October 3pm

 

Monday 29th October

Wednesday 19th December 1.45pm

Spring Term 2019

Thursday 3rd  January

Friday 15th  February 3pm

 

Monday 25th  February

Friday 5th April 1.45pm

Summer Term 2019

Wednesday 24th April

Friday 24th  May 3pm

 

Monday 3rd  June

Wednesday 24th  July 1.45pm

 

 In-service training days for teachers Wednesday 5th  September 2018,  Monday 29th October 2018, Wednesday 2nd January 2019, Tuesday 23rd April 2019, 3rd June 2019

Easter: Friday 19th April - Monday 22nd April 2019 Early May Bank Holiday:   Monday 6th May 2019

Spring Bank Holiday: Monday 27th May 2019

 

Previous Newsletters

7th September 2018

July 2018

7.6.2018

 8.2.2018 Ofsted letter

16.5.18 May Newsletter

23.3.18 Easter Newsletter

5.1.18

7.12.17

3.11.17

20.10.17

6.9.2017

 

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