Kirk Fenton News
30th November 2018
Dear Parents / Carers,
Year six have had a super week this week with days in the woods and a parliamentary visitor today. Nigel Adams called in to visit the children as part of their work on Parliament week. He answered some very mature and interesting questions and explained his views on the local housing plan and Brexit in a very child friendly way.
The start of Advent was marked today with baubles and plenty of glitter as we start to prepare for the coming of Christmas. Rehearsals for plays are in full swing along with preparations for the school fair. Let us know if you are able to help out.
Have a lovely weekend,
Mrs Karen Williams
Good Work Certificates
EYFS - Harrison Pearson and William Goodrick
Y1 - Emma Edwards, Esmay Kavanagh and Ella Kitton
Y2 - Finn Mallinson and Margery Sharp
Hedwig - Grace Naylor and Maddison Akpoguma
Errol - Poppy Hudson and Abigail Chapman
Y5 - Paige Beverley and Caitlin Allars
Y6 - Oliver Clark and Alfie Glassby
Non-Uniform Day for Chocolate! Wednesday 5th December
Deershed Arts Discover Award
Christmas Fair, Friday 7th December
Parents can take EY and Y1 only from 2.30pm to enjoy the games, chocolate tombola and Santa (book your slot in the school office)
All other year groups can go from 3.15pm which is when the class stalls will open.
KS2 After School Netball Club
Wednesday 5th December - please bring in a chocolate donation for the chocolate tombola
Friday 7th December, 9.30am
Friday 7th December, EY and Y1 only from 2.30pm, everyone else from 3.15pm
'The Book People' Book Fair
Thursday 13th to Wednesday 19th December, 3.20pm
KS1 Christmas Performance
Tuesday 18th December, 1pm
Wednesday 19th December, 10am
Christmas School Dinner
Thursday 20th December
KS2 Performance Carols
Friday 21st December, 2pm
BREAK UP Friday 21st December
RETURN Tuesday 8th January 2019
Tuesday 12th and Thursday 14th March
Friday 21st June
It's all about the Christmas Fair!
We are on the home straight for the Christmas Fair - we hope many of you will be able to join us straight after school next Friday 7th December - Early years and year one children can be collected from 2.30pm. A few reminders from the letter we sent home last week:
- remember to book your child in to have a story with Santa - slots available via school office
- please return any decorated and filled gift bags, unsealed, to the school office by Thurs 6th, likewise any tombola prizes
- return any raffle ticket stubs and money to the school office (prizes listed on our Facebook page)
- finally, please help out on the day if you can; we need volunteers from 1.30 - 5.30pm and whatever time you can spare is gratefully received. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help.
Do keep an eye on our Facebook page if you find our updates and reminders helpful!
Let's take a look at our progress on our main fundraising project so far, hopefully all our efforts on the Christmas Fair will help get the red line up the Fundometer before the end of term:
Registered charity no: 1154660
Christmas at St Mary's
We are sending you this letter from St. Mary’s to invite you to all of our Christmas celebrations and to invite all of the children in school to be part of a choir that will perform at our Contemporary Carol Service on Sunday 23rd December at 7.00pm. See over the page for details of all of our Christmas services.
This year, we would like to set up a choir, made up of children from school. At most of our Christmas services, we will be singing Angels Singing Glory in the Highest, a brilliant modern carol. As many of our congregation won’t know the carol, any children who attend any services can help to lead the singing. At the Contemporary Carol Service on Sunday 23rd December at 7.00pm, the choir will perform the carol.
The choir is open to any child who would like to perform and who is available to come to the Contemporary Carol Service. It will be necessary for an adult to attend the Carol Service and be responsible for their child as we will not be able to supervise them. All rehearsals will take place during the school day.
If your child would like to be in the choir, please either sign up on the sheet at the school office or e-mail email@example.com (making sure you say your child’s name and the class they’re in).
Everyone at St. Mary’s is looking forward to seeing you over the Christmas period and we are excited to hear the choir singing.
Rev Simon Biddlestone
Christmas at St. Mary’s
Everyone is very welcome to all of our services at St. Mary’s. Services marked with a * are where we will be singing Angels Singing Glory in the Highest.
Sunday 16th December
6.00pm Candlelight Carol Service followed by drinks and festive nibbles
Sunday 23rd December
*7.00pm Contemporary Carol Service with refreshments at 7.00 and the service starting at 7.30 - **This is the service where the choir will perform the carol.**
Monday 24th December
*5.00pm Christmas Family Service with lantern procession
11.00pm Midnight Communion
Tuesday 25th December
*9.45am Family Friendly Communion
Tadcaster Neighbourhood Police
Elmet Lions Santa's sleigh
Elmet Lions Santa’s sleigh starts its tour of Sherburn and the surrounding district on the 2nd December, 2018 and continues right up to the 23rd December with the final appearance on Sunday, 23rd December at the British Legion, South Milford, which is the start of the Santa Dash. Here are the dates and locations for your kids to tell Santa what they would like for Christmas:-
2nd Dec – Monk Fryston and Hillam
3rd Dec – ditto plus New Lane, Highfields, Redrow, Sherburn
4th Dec – Saxton
5th Dec – Eversley , Sherburn
6th Dec – Eversley , Sherburn
7th Dec – Springfields, Sherburn
9th Dec – Lumby and South Milford
10th Dec – South Milford
11th Dec – Barkston Ash
12th Dec – Sherburn Fairway/Copperfield
13th Dec – Sherburn Pastures
14th Dec – Biggin (The Blacksmiths Arms) and Ulleskelf
16th Dec – Church Fenton
17th Dec – Moor Lane, Saxon Way, Moorland Way, Sherburn
18th Dec – Burton Salmon
19th Dec – Sherburn Pinfolds
20th Dec – Ceretic Park, Sherburn and South Milford playgroup.
On weekend dates Santa’s sleigh will visit between 3:30pm and 8:00pm while
on weekdays the times are 5:30pm to 8:00pm.