Kirk Fenton News

22nd November 2019

Dear Parents / Carers,

First of all this week I would like to thank all those parents that attended the Friends of Kirk Fenton EGM. It was a good turnout and I am very pleased and relieved to say that we now have a new committee for the next school year. Your support is invaluable so thank you for stepping up.

Also this week a well done to our Year 5 & 6 swimmers who competed at the swimming festival on Thursday. Your team work and perseverance made me proud.

We are now in full swing with our Christmas rehearsals so school is a very merry place to be however we still want to support continued learning in all our pupils so please ensure that you continue to read with your child and help them to learn spellings and times tables.

Have a good weekend,

Mrs Karen Williams

Head Teacher

Parent Governor

We are pleased to announce that the Parent Governor Election has been won by Helen Darnton, in a very close race. Thank you to both candidates for showing your support in school and to all who voted.

Winning Team

Well done to the Green Gladiators who were victorious this week. Harriette and Georgia were very proud of their team and delighted to tie on the ribbons.

Good Work Certificates

This week's certificates were awarded to the following children:


Acorns - George Seguss and Jacob Hunt


Birch - Evie Holding and Luke Winters


Willow - Oliver Young and Oliver Hooper


Hazel - Harriet Langdale and George Bull


Cherry - Scarlett Banks, Dexter Griffiths and Elliot Gibb


Maple - Grace Naylor and Amelia Seguss


Sycamore - Clara Partington and Robin Dorman


Oak - George Bennett and Rufus Carr

STAR Table

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

Caitlin Reynolds, Sycamore

Alyssa Reynolds, Maple

Caitlin Murphy, Oak

Lottie Dawson, Oak

Swimming Stars!

Congratulations to our amazing Y5/6 swimmers who attended the swimming gala this week. They showed fabulous resilience and great teamworks, some swimmers even swapping strokes at the last minute to help their team mates. Well done to Charlie, George, Oscar, Shae, Eloise, Caitlin, Kate and Abigail.

Yorkshire Burger Day - Thursday 28th November

In a change to the menu, dinner on this day will now be a beefburger (vegetarian option - veggie burger) in a homemade bun, fries and veggie sticks followed by fresh fruit or homemade warm chocolate crinkle cookie with ice cream.

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Diary dates can be found on the calendar on our website www.kf.starmat.uk

Yorkshire Burger Day - Menu Change

Thursday 28th November

Burger in a homemade bun, fries and veggie sticks followed by fresh fruit or homemade warm chocolate crinkle cookie with ice cream


Non-Uniform Day

Friday 29th November

Come dressed in your own clothes and bring in donations of nut-free chocolate for the tombola


Christmas Fair

Friday 6th December, 3.15pm


EYFS, Y1 Christmas Performance

Thursday 5th December, 2pm

Friday 6th December, 10am


Y2, Y3 Christmas Performance

Tuesday 17th December, 2pm

Wednesday 18th December, 10am


Christmas Lunch

Thursday 19th December


EYFS, Y1, Y2 Christmas Craft Day

Friday 20th December. Helpers needed please


Y4, Y5, Y6 Christmas Concert

Friday 20th December, 10am

Friends EGM news

Thank you to all those who attended our EGM on Wednesday evening, and your continued support. Out of this meeting we have now formed a new committee for 2019/2020 with roles to be confirmed over the coming week. Your new committee members are

Michelle Seagus – Chair

Ange Gibb

Mark Gayton

Katie Askey

Satu Dobby

Amelia Thomas

We would like to say a massive thank you to Kate Biddleston, Gemma Nightingale and Matt Askey, who have stepped down from their roles on the committee, for all the work and support you have done over the past year.


Money well spent

Friends have donated £1,000 this month to the school for their Outdoor Learning and Additional Reading System material. This money could not have been raised without the continued support from our volunteers.


Non Uniform Day Friday 29th November

It is Non Uniform Day on 29th November. Please bring in donations of Chocolate for the Christmas Fair Chocolate Tombola. All chocolate donations must be NUT FREE, this includes Quality Street, Heroes, Celebrations etc. Unfortunately we cannot use these for our Tombola.

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