PTA Newsletter

Thursday 14th February 2019

Join us!

The PTA Committee are looking for new members. If you would like to join us we would welcome YOU!

Please complete the Nomination Form and hand to the PTA office by 4pm Tuesday 26th February.

Annual General Meeting

  • Date: Friday 1st March
  • Time: 8:30am
  • Place: Conference room - East Wing - 4/F

  • We welcome your attendance and participation, and look forward to seeing as many parents at this meeting as can come.

    Agenda for the AGM

    Stay for a coffee and a chat after the AGM at the Grand Opening of the Kennedy School Learning Centre (from 9am) - both to be held in the Learning Centre/Library.

Community Fair and Garage Sale - SOLD OUT

  • Date: Saturday 2nd March
  • Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Place: School car park and lower playground

It's a SELL OUT! The Community Fair is set to be our biggest to date! It is a lovely event and we look forward to seeing you there.

What else you can expect on the day...

Second-Hand Uniform - The PTA Stall will have second-hand uniform on sale. If you have any uniform which you feel is resalable (so no blouses or shirts with whiteboard markings please!), do drop it off at the PTA office.

Gruffalo Storytelling - Thanks to Faust International Youth Theatre there will be 2 drop-in sessions (FREE OF CHARGE) at the fair for the children and their younger siblings to enjoy.

Session 1 will be 10.30-11am

Session 2 will be 11.30-12noon

Youth Athletics - Strive is also coming down to the school fair! (also FREE OF CHARGE) and children are welcome to drop into one of their fun sessions to be held in the school gym.

Session 1 will be 10.30-11am

Session 2 will be 11.30-12noon

*If you have a small local business and you would like to display some posters at the Fair please let Vicki know.

Bus Behaviour - Reminder...

Please have a chat with your child about the expectations for a safe journey on the bus.

Expected behaviors on the school bus

  • Listen to and follow your Bus Mother’s instructions
  • Speak politely and respectfully to others
  • Keep food and drinks inside your bag while onboard
  • Once on the bus, find your seat and use quiet voices
  • Pay attention and listen to what is being said to you
  • Put on your seatbelt and SIT STILL
  • Wait until the bus has stopped before unbuckling

Unexpected behaviors on the school bus

  • Annoying others around you, eg. kicking seats
  • Speaking rudely to somebody
  • Ignoring instructions from your Bus Mother
  • Throwing things
  • Shouting on the bus
  • Moving around once on board
  • Getting out of your seat while the bus is still moving
  • Unbuckling your seatbelt while the bus is still moving
  • Distracting the bus driver while he is driving
  • Playing with sharp objects eg. pencils, recorders

Contact us

Mrs. Rebecca Priest
PTA Office Manager

Buses & Uniform

Mrs. Vicki Rummun

PTA Events & Fundraising

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