Monk Fryston Weekly News 3.2.23

The school target for next week and w/c 20th February is;

remember to makes someone's day.

PTA 100 Club

Thank you to everyone who supported the PTA & FOSS 100 Club in January. The winning numbers in the draw were 21 (£3), 30 (£6) and 7 (£12). There is still time to purchase numbers for the February draw through ParentPay before the deadline of 20th Feb.

School Closed - Friday 10th Feb - Training Day

Don’t forget that school breaks up for half term on Thursday 9th February, as the following day is a training day for staff.

Attendance.

As you know, it is really important that all children attend school on time every day. Research shows that missing minutes of school accumulates and equates to significant loss of learning. Our current school attendance is 92% which is notably below the national average (94%) and our school target (96%), and we would really like this to improve next half term.

Gingo 24.2.23 - Adults Only.

It's been too long! The PTA are hosting our first parent only event since COVID!!! Book your babysitter and get your bingo dabber ready for Gingo Friday 24th February 7:30pm in the school hall.


Tickets £5 each - book on ParentPay. Limited number available. Come and enjoy a few games of Bingo with gin and friends! Bring your own dabber!!! Raffle and prizes to be won!!!! Gin bar and other alcoholic drinks available.


If anyone has any unwanted Christmas gifts or would like to donate a bottle of wine for prizes, we would be extremely grateful. Please leave them with the office.

Big Walk and Wheel Starts 20th March.

Our school will be taking part in the Big Walk & Wheel event this year. This will start on 20th March. Eco Warriors will be encouraging everyone to walk, scoot or cycle at least part of the way to school during the event.

Class Photographs Tuesday 21st March.

Adventure Photography will be in school on Tues 21st March to take the annual class photographs.

Video Games.

We know that a number of our children like to play video games. Did you know that there is a really good website that allows parents to view a game so they know about the content? It also suggests good, age-appropriate alternatives to games that children may be too young for. This can be found at https://taminggaming.com

February Champions League Week.

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School Calendar

Don't forget to check the school calendar regularly. We have lots going on and don't want you to miss anything.

Low Income? - Apply for Free School Meals.

If your household income is low or has recently decreased, your child may well qualify for Free School Meals. Indeed, over the last two years, we have seen a significant rise in successful applications. If you wish to apply for Free School Meals, you can complete the application form: HERE

Comedy Night 18th March.

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Lunch Menu - January to March 2023

Click on the STAR EATS Menu to download a copy

Click here to send a shout out to a member of staff.

This is to recognise staff who have done something great. We want to recognise the achievement of all our staff so please help up to pass on your nice comments and thanks

Vacancies within the STAR Multi Academy Trust

Click above to see the latest vacancies within our Academy.

School opens Weds 4th Jan.

Don’t forget that school opens to pupils on 4th January 2023.