21st June 2019

Theme of the Term: Responsibility

Dear Parents and Carers,

Thank you for all your donations to support our Summer Fete. Let’s hope for some sunshine. Please remember if you are attending the Fete, it is Oxfordshire County Council policy that dogs are not brought onto the premises. Thank you for your cooperation.

Parent Consultations
Sign up online for meetings with teachers on Tuesday July 2nd and Wednesday July 3rd. We will be sharing your child’s Learning Review during this meeting. For parents with children in Year 6 we would like your child to attend this meeting to discuss the Learning Review that they have written. To make an appointment just Google, Signup Genius and click Find a Sign Up.
Enter office.3257@wychwood-pri.oxon.sch.uk into the email section and this should take you to Wychwood Parents Meetings. Please contact the office if you are having difficulties.

Parent Governor
Just a reminder the deadline for Parent Governor nominations is on Monday. Please do come and speak to me if you are interested.

School Trips
We have planned trips for KS1 to Warwick Castle on Wednesday and for Reception children to Farmer Gow’s. The deadline for payment is today and at the moment of writing we have a shortfall of £240 for the KS1 trip and £150 for the Reception trip. Even though we ask for a voluntary contribution from parents, we are finding that we are subsidising trips at an increasing cost and this is something we cannot sustain. Please can you have a look on Parent Pay over the weekend. Our reception classes are in need of a couple more helpers on the trip, please let the office know if you are able to help please.

Wrap Around Care
Today we have sent information regarding our Wrap Around Care (WASP) set to launch in September. If you require holiday care after September, please do indicate this using the form provided in the email with the WASP information. Thank you.

Class Assembly
Well done to Sycamore Class for sharing all their learning with parents on Tuesday. Sounds like we have potential reporters and news readers on our hands! Next Tuesday we look forward to Silver Birch leading the assembly for their parents at 2:40.

Big Science
We are very pleased to announce that William and Kieva has been selected to represent the school at the Big Science Final on July 4th. The judges were impressed with all the children who presented their investigations earlier this term and we are so proud to have another group attending the final with other children from around Oxfordshire.

Thursday June 27th- We currently have 10 children who are collected from school and transported to Burford as part of our Music Partnership. On Thursday we will be welcoming the students from Burford who will be sharing their passion for music with our children in assembly. The music teacher from Burford, Mr Frankcom will meet with any interested parents after school at 3:30 to discuss music tuition at Burford.

Friday June 28th- R.E day
Tuesday July 2nd- Year 3 violin and cello concert for parents (9:00)
Tuesday July 9th- Sports Day (a.m) for whole school. UKS2 races (1:30) parents invited to both events.
Wednesday July 10th- Willow Class Assembly 2:40
Thursday July 11th- Year 5/6 Performance on the school field (6:00 weather permitting)
Friday July 12th- Year 2 Sleepover (details to follow)
Tuesday July 16th- Wychwood’s Got Talent 1:30
-Year 6 Picnic 4:30
Thursday July 18th- Year 6 Assembly (2:40 parents invited)
Friday July 19th- Year 6 Service (9:30 Milton church, parents invited)
Friday July 19th- End of Academic Year

Learning Hero
Harriett G from Silver Birch was chosen as this week’s Learning Hero. Miss Brown highlighted Harriet’s questioning which helped enhance class discussions as well as how hard Harriett works. She consistently presents her work to a high standard and gives 100% effort in all she does. Well done Harriett!

Birthday Book Donations
We would like to wish Asher (Cherry) a wonderful birthday. We hope you enjoyed your day. Thank you for donating a birthday book to your class.

If you would like to donate a book to your class, please collect a donation sticker from the school office to stick your name and a message to your class in the book.

See you tomorrow at the Summer Fete!

Mr Joseph Rubba

PTA Update

Last week's Father's Day Gift Event raised an amazing £136! A very BIG thank you for all the wonderful gifts that were donated, some truly amazing things. The children's faces were a delight to watch as they chose their presents for their daddies and watched as they were wrapped up. Thank you. Thank you also to the wrapping elves, practising for Christmas, I think we're getting better!

Lolly Pop Friday is back!
We hope you are all enjoying an ice-cold lolly pop, as we wish for a beautiful sunny day for Saturday's Festival. We've not really had the weather yet but we hope to be doing these a few more times before the end of term if the sunshine continues.

Summer Festival is TOMORROW! WHOOP! WHOOP!
The sun will be shining and the children (& parents I hope) will be getting excited.
Thank you all for your cakes/bakes and bottles this morning, what a wonderful array of goodies.
The Festival starts tomorrow at 12.00, kicking off with the children's dancing starting from 12.30. There will be crafts, toys/books, a bear hunt, a raffle and tombola, second hand uniform, a bouncy castle, BBQ, a nerf gun arena, Nic's fabulous photo booth, the Wychwood Football team stand and of course the crazy Year 6 stalls, and it wouldn't be a festival without a bit of face paint and glitter too.
Thank you so much to everyone who has put in so much time and effort in making this day happen, we couldn't do it without you! Thank you!

Chastleton Teas on Sunday
We will let you know how our first afternoon tea goes at Chastleton House on Sunday. Some of the bakes from today will be going here so thank you, and also thank you to the ladies who are coming along on the day to sell and serve.

Sycamore Class Bake Sale
It's Sycamore Bake sale next Friday 28th June (goodness is it really the end of June already!) so please try to support them so they can choose some fabulous books for their class.

Thank you for your continued support.
Anna, Philippa and the PTA