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Friday 21st May 2021

Welcome to this week's newsletter!

Drop off and Pick up Playground Rules

With lockdown easing across the country, it is more important than ever that we do our bit to continue to keep community transmission rates down. Please remember that every adult should be wearing a mask when on the school site, to only send one adult to collect your child, and to keep your children with you. Please do not use our playground as a place to stop and chat - it's essential to keep moving through the one way system. Our school risk assessment remains in place and this is your way to help us. Our playground rules are shown below.

Online Safety

We are working to become a National Online Safety certified school and we need your help to achieve this.  Part of the process is engaging parents and carers with online safety education and we would really appreciate it if you would sign up to the website using the link below.  Once you have joined you will have access to a huge selection of information and resources for free.

Missing sports tops

Do you have any of these sports tops at home? If so, please bring them back into school next week.

Family Action Food Club

Family Action has launched Food On Our Doorstep (FOOD) clubs to provide good-quality food at a low cost, while also reducing food waste. It costs just £1 a year for a family to become a member. Once you’ve joined, you can purchase a bag of tasty food items every week worth approx. £10-£15 for just £3.50! To become a member you must live or work within approximately 15 minutes of a club. Click this link to find out more.

Year 1 Woodwork

The pupils in year 1 are enjoying their new woodwork area. If you have any offcuts of wood or spare nails you can donate for the children to use, please bring them round to Mulberry Class door in Playground 2. (No MDF or long planks please.) The children and teachers will be really grateful to receive them.

Knowle West Media Centre offers accessible afterschool activities and summer school opportunities for local young people. KWMC are a local arts, media and technology organisation with an aim of creating positive change in communities. They have a programme dedicated to young people aged 10+, called Jump Studios. More details about their offer are provided in the two documents below.

Redcliffe Nursery School would like you to know that they have spaces available for this September. Click the poster below for more information.

Click below for information about the next Virtual Coffee Morning from Bristol Parent Carers, for parents and carers of a child with SEND.

You may be interested in the Children’s Hospice South West virtual Rainbow Run, taking place this June. Rainbow Run is a fun-filled annual event, which helps to raise money for Charlton Farm, Children’s Hospice South West (Bristol’s local Children’s Hospice). This year the aim is to raise £30,000 for each of the 3 hospices from this event as a part of their 30th Anniversary Celebrations. Click the image below for more details.

Next Wednesday, our "Bristol School Streets" pilot begins; Atlas Road and Raymend Road will be closed to incoming traffic at drop-off and pick-up times. If you have to drive, please remember to "Park & Stride" at the Brunel Pub car park. Have a lovely weekend - hopefully the weather will be a little better than today!