Kirk Fenton News

1st February 2019

Dear Parents / Carers,


Today we have all enjoyed a combination of maths and snow. The children all took part in NSPCC number day which has raised awareness of the work that the NSPCC do whilst the children had fun with different maths challenges. The children had a short time to play in the snow before it melted.

This week it has been the adults turn to learn as we had training on the google environment used with the Chromebooks in school. We were all very impressed and are ready to use what we have learned to inspire the children in ICT. I would like to take the opportunity to thank the Friends of Kirk Fenton as they raised the money for a full class set of chromebooks which are already in use around school.


Have a lovely weekend,

Mrs Karen Williams

Head Teacher

Good Work Certificates

This week certificates were awarded to:


EYFS - Olivia Deane and Fern Mawdsley


Y1 - Bradley Stretton and Joseph McGregor


Y2 - Ivor Hughes and Francesca Parker-Harrison


Hedwig - Zak Smith and Daisy Vale


Errol - Lily Bembridge and Charlie Collier


Y5 - John Akpoguma and Aiden Rayner


Y6 - Charlie Clayton and Charlie Foster

Winning Team

Well done to Isaac Linford and Evie Davison and their team the Blue Mustangs for their win this week.

Number Day

We have had a fantastic day in school today celebrating maths, while raising over £190 for the NSPCC. Many thanks for all your support, the children look fantastic! Over the week, children have chosen to use some of their lunchtime to practise their times tables, with over 170 sessions of Times Tables Rock Stars in 4 days! Today has seen the school buzzing with maths challenges, cards, dominoes, quizzes and other fun maths. We look forward to welcoming the NSPCC into school later in the year to work with our children.

Star Table

The following children have shown good manners and been helpful and kind in the lunch hall. They each get to choose a friend to sit at the Star Table with them on Monday.

Connor McHugh, Y6

Owen Sharpe, Y6

Evie Swaddle, Y6

Aaron Smith, Y6

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Friends Curry Night at the Sunar Bangla

Tuesday 19th February, 6.30pm or 8.30pm


Half Term

Monday 25th February to Friday 1st March


Book Fair

Monday 11th to Friday 15th March


Parents Evenings

Tuesday 12th and Thursday 14th March


Comic Relief Red Nose Day

Friday 15th March - details to follow.


Class Photos

Monday 10th June


Sports Day

Friday 21st June

Dishwasher Request!

Does anyone have a dishwasher in good working order they no longer need? If so please advise us as Kirk Fenton can offer it a good home. Thank you.

Aviva Grant Success!

Great news this week, as we are confirmed successful recipients of a £1,000 grant from Aviva to create a nature observation area, including weather station. Many thanks to all those who voted for our cause on Facebook.


Curry Night

Are you bringing family, friends or just the other half? Tuesday 19th February is our community social event - we hope you can join us. Please see our Facebook page, email us, or pop into Church Fenton Community Shop for more details.


Your views count

Meet us at the Fenton Flyer, Thursday 7th February, 7.30pm to help us decide how the funds we raise should be put to best use in school. Cast your vote, give us your fundraising ideas or just enjoy finding out what's going on.


As always, please get in touch with any queries or opinions: friendsofkirkfenton@gmail.com

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