|Mr Richards' Words Autumn 8|
|On Monday it was wonderful to observe the abundance of healthy smiles and sparkling eyes as boys and parents(!) rejoiced at the start of our busy second half of the term. This week we have already hosted Perform Drama Workshops for Years 1 and...|
|FROM THE OFFICE|
|Year 2 Cake Sale Donation|
£306 was raised each for the Macmillan Cancer Support and Research into Childhood Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma. What an amazing effort from all concerned.
Change of Menu
Kindly note the menu has changed as follows:
Week 2 will operate from w/c 11 November
Week 1 will operate from w/c 18 November
After that everything should be back to normal.
Work of the Week - Monday 4 October - Friday 8 November
Please click on the following link for a list of children who have been selected for the outstanding work they have produced this week. Their work will be displayed for one week from today, please do come and have a look. Reception to Year 2’s ‘Work of the Week Display Board’ can be found in the link way of the early years area and Year 3 to Year 4’s ‘Work of the Week Display Board’ can be found inside the back door.
After School Activities
Due to Parents Evening taking place on Monday 11 and 18 November, we have had to cancel Ultimate Frisbee. Your son is very welcome to attend homework/study club that day.
With the dark nights approaching most of the outdoor activities will now be located inside from wc: 18 November. Only one club will be affected and parents will be notified by email today.
Local Police Request - please read
Network Rail will be carrying out essential maintenance to the railway track in the Furze Platt area leading to Cookham. Please see letter here for further information and map showing area concerned.
Diamond Jubilee Ball - Book your tickets now!
Book your tickets now for the highly anticipated Diamond Jubilee Ball, celebrating the School’s 60th Anniversary. An event not to be missed, we recommend you reserve a table as early as possible before tickets sell out. Please visit the website for more information and booking details.
Gambia Just Giving Page
Over the past year students, staff and the PTA have been busy fundraising to support ‘Charity Pearl The Gambia’ in its efforts to make substantial improvements to day to day life in the Brufut area of The Gambia. Help us make a difference by visiting our JustGiving page and making a small donation towards this worthy cause. For more information on our work in The Gambia, please visit our website.
|News from the Sports Master|
This week our U9 teams all played St John’s Northwood with 3 wins,1 draw and a loss; it showed that our Year 4 pupils had remembered all the skills we had been practising in the first half of the term.
Our U10A team travelled to the Oratory Prep School to take part in their annual U10 rugby festival. Mr Grose was very pleased with how the pupils conducted themselves through the afternoon and the progress that the team has been making is fantastic.
The U11 teams had Wednesday off fixtures as half of the team travel away on Tour this Thursday.
News from the Chess Master
Welcome back and I hope you all had a constructive half term break.
Well done to all those who have been playing over the two weeks, whether in tournaments or just practicing on lichess and chess24.
On Saturday 26 October Josh Sharma won the Under 11 Berkshire Championship and, along with the trophy, can now boast to be the best Under 11 player in the county!
Josh has also secured qualification for the London National Championship through this event.
Our own PTA Chess Festival also provides a route into the Nationals and I hope to see all our best chess players there on Saturday 16 November. The number of entry forms pinned to the Chess noticeboard has dwindled to two, so I hope that everyone who wants to play has taken one home!
WARNING - There is an extra, hefty fee for late entry so get in these forms in!
Entry forms can be found on the Chess noticeboard or through the Maidenhead Junior Chess Club website.
Letters put on the website this week
12 November - Y2 Stubbings
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