Kirk Fenton News

20th November 2020

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Dear Parents / Carers,

We have had a lovely week in school this week. Rev. Lucy led our worship on Wednesday around the theme of thankfulness, one of our school values that we have tried to keep in our minds over this strange time when it has not always been easy.

I have a few requests this week -

First, do you have any spare school clothes aged 4 -5 or 5-6 years that your child has grown out of and you are able to donate to school? Our spares in EYFS have dwindled and we desperately need some more especially trousers.

Next, are you planning a clear-out before Christmas? If you are, EYFS are currently in need of the following items:

  • Small wooden or plastic people
  • wooden dolls house furniture
  • small toy cars
  • number or alphabet puzzles or puzzles linked to children's stories

Thank you in advance for any of the above.

Finally, we are seeing a number of complaints related to parking at pick up and drop off times especially gates and drives being blocked on Laurels Farm Drive and Church Street. Please can I ask again that you are respectful of our neighbours and think about parking safely and considerately when collecting your children.

Have a lovely weekend,

Mrs Karen Williams

Head Teacher

Times Tables Rock Stars Competition

Last week, KS2 took part in a nationwide times tables competition on Times Tables Rock Stars. They all worked really hard at home to get as many right answers as they could. 3887 schools took part and we finished at number 225, which put us in the top 6% of the country! The winning class was Saturn and the class winners were:

Neptune - Robin Dorman

Uranus - Sam Bennet

Saturn - Lucie-Mae Wright

Jupiter - Nancy Carr

The school winner was Lucie-Mae Wright with an amazing 30,000 right answers!

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Good Work Awards

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

Mercury - Esme King

Venus - Archie Keyse and Joseph Edwards

Earth - James Darnton and William Goodrick

Mars - Evie Holding and Brooke Thomlinson

Jupiter - Nancy Carr and James Nichols

Saturn - Elliot Gibb and Penny Glynn

Uranus - Daisy Vale and Ewan Pert

Neptune - Oliver Wickham and Clara Partington

Hot Chocolate Friday

Well done to the following who earned the hot chocolate award this week:

Mercury - Huey Wright

Venus - Evie Dawson

Earth - Harvey Strangeway

Mars - Fern Mawdsley

Jupiter - George Bull

Saturn - Niamh Meehan

Uranus - Florence Long

Neptune - Eleanor Comrie

Winning Teams

The Blue Mustangs are victorious this week. Well done to Robin, Oscar and their team.


It is lovely for the pupils to have a greater understanding of this worthwhile charity and thank you for your support in helping raise £188 for WaterAid. We look forward to doing further work on this throughout the year.

Car Parking, Pick Up and Drop Off

Please can you remain respectful of local residents when dropping off and collecting children from school as there have been recent instances of driveways being blocked causing major issues.

Thank you

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Christmas Dinner and Christmas Jumper Day

Thursday 17th December

Christmas Break

Monday 21st December - Monday 4th January.

Spring Term Begins

Tuesday 5th January.


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