Shine as Lights in the World- Philippians 2.15

Friday March 10th 2023

Dear Parents and Carers,

Parent Questionnaire
Thank you to those who have completed the Parent Questionnaire. Please follow the link if you haven’t had a chance to submit your responses. The deadline for returns is Friday March 17th. https://forms.gle/foGCs2tiqG46oZST9

Red Nose Day
Next Friday we will be taking part in Red Nose Day (unfortunately the Red Noses are not appropriate for under 7s so we will not be selling them this year), which means that children can dress up in red and bring a donation to school. (Year 5 will be on a trip, so please don’t worry about wearing red)

Year 6 Residential
The children are all looking forward to a fantastic week in Wales. As usual there is a bit of excitement and nervousness, which is all to be expected. Once the children are there, we know they will have a great time. Can I remind parents to ensure the children are at school for 7.45am.

Author Visit
It was lovely welcoming local author Sarah Hutchinson yesterday to spend the afternoon with the children in Years 1 & 2. She shared her book with the children and encouraged them to take part in role play activities. The children had a great time!

Year 4 Dance at Burford
Our Year 4 children spent the morning at Burford with other Year 4 pupils from partnership primary schools taking part in a Street Dance workshop. I’m told they were ‘poppin’ and groovin’!

A message from the Eco Council
3 weeks until our Eco Council clothes sale. Please put aside any good quality clothes that your children have grown out of. Details for drop off points in next week's newsletter.
We are also going to be doing some maintenance of our Willow Domes with the eco councillors on Friday 17th March between 1.30 and 2.30. If there are any keen gardeners who would like to give us a hand during this time, please get in touch with the office!

A message from the PTA
School Disco: Friday 24th March for Years 1 - 6
(A separate fun session for FSU children will be held during the day on Thursday 23rd March)

We can't wait for the next School Disco! Sessions are as follows:
• Years 1 - 3: 5.15pm - 6.15pm (note slightly longer session than normal, to give children more time to dance, buy sweets and have fun!)
• Years 4 - 6: 6.30 - 7.30pm
We have DJ Matt playing amazing tunes, our shop will be filled with sweets & cakes (teas and coffees available for staying parents), glow in the dark face paint and glitter, all available to buy on the night - so please bring pocket money!

Disco wristband tickets are £2 in advance and £2.50 on the night!
Wristbands will be available to purchase from Monday 20th March in the playground at drop off and pick up - look out for members of the PTA!

We'd also love as many donations of cakes, cupcakes, traybakes, muffins, cookies and brownies as possible (shop bought or homemade would be wonderful) - these can be delivered to the office on Thursday 23rd & Friday 24th March. And we'd absolutely love any extra pairs of hands - so if you are able to volunteer to help sell refreshments, on the door or face painting for any amount of time, let Daisy know on 07467 226640 or email: wychwoodprimarypta@gmail.com. Thanks so much everyone, have a great weekend!


Dates for the Spring Term





13th - 17th March

Year 6 Residential

Year 6

17th March

Year 5 Day at Hill End

Year 5

20th March

Swimming Gala

Year 5/6 selected

24th March

PTA Disco

Years 1-6

28th March

Oxfordshire Cross Country Final

Yr 5/6 girls team

29th March

Tag Rugby (U11)


29th & 30th March

Year 3/4 Production

For parents-evening

31st March

Easter Church Service


31st March

Last Day of Spring Term 1:30 finish


31st March

Eco Council Clothes & Bake Sale after school



Birthday Book Donations
Happy Birthday to Max (Rowan), Isla & Scarlett (Hazel), Amaris & Max (Elm), Ralph (Maple) and Maggie (Sycamore). Thank you for donating a book to your class. We hope you have a special day! If you would like to donate a book, please collect a donation sticker from the school office.

Thank you for your continued support.

Joseph Rubba
Wychwood CE Primary School