Hook Norton C of E

Primary School

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Newsletter 18 November 2016

Dear Parents

Anti-bullying Week:  This week the children have been discussing bullying, every class has been designing posters and engaging in activities about bullying, Mrs Crouch led an anti-bullying assembly and Mrs Vint has been conducting surveys. Thank you for your responses to the parental survey.

The winners of the poster completion are: Euan Duxberry, Gracie Pearce, Isabella Nunneley, Imogen Hutchinson, Mia Green, Rosie Petre and Charlie Sampson. Their work will be displayed on the anti-bullying display board in the new KS2 corridor.

FOHNS: Thank you for your kind donations for the Christmas Fair.  Next week is also non-uniform day and children are invited to bring in bottles for the tombola.

Traffic Safety:  There has been a complaint that cars are driving up the wrong way on the Glebe to park up and leave vehicles.

Dog Mess:  The school has a supply of dog poo bags available from the office should you need some.

Primary School Application: Is your child 3 or 4 years old?

Primary school place – you must apply now. If your child was born on or between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013, you need to apply for a primary school place now.

You must still apply even if your child already attends our nursery.

Deadline for applications is 15 January 2017Apply online at

– it’s quick, easy and secure. You can get free access to the internet at many of our libraries and children’s centres – ask for details at your local facility.

REMINDERS:  Year 3 class assembly for parents/carers – Wednesday 23/11/16, 9.10am in the Hall

Flu Vaccine date Wednesday 23/11/16 1pm for Years 1, 2 and 3.

WELL DONE: This week we have said well done to All Year 1, Naomi Boddy, Thomas Hewitt-Gray, Emma Barnett, Oliver Wright, Lucas Bayliss, Paige Bowhill, Toby Luxton, Chloe Webb, Abigail Nunneley, Cecily Peacock, Harriet Tomalin.

Special Well Done to Emma Barnett, Ben Muller, Emily Monelle and Catherine Monelle for saying the Prayers at the Remembrance Service in church.

Governor Business: This week the Pay and Personnel committee met to consider teacher pay awards and review staffing.

Parent Governor: Please look out for the paperwork for application to be a parent governor.  If you would like to know more about this important role please contact Jean Webb, who is one of our parent governors.

ACTIVITIES:  This week we have been involved with anti-bullying, Mrs Macdonald has been on an Early Years course and all the Foundation Stage staff have attended a network meeting.

Out of School Achievements: Bailey Webb HN FC Man of the Match, Anna Horth for her fundraising for the Methodist Church charities, Dotty Newman for Blue, Green and Yellow Gymnastics Awards, Will Garrett Stage 2 Swimming, Georgia Hewitt-Gray British Gymnastics Level 7, Niamh Hewitt-Gray British Gymnastics Level 7, Poppy Queenan Gold Level Singles Award in ice Skating, Daisy Petre Level 2 Personal Survival Swimming and 100m Swimming

Kind regards

Mrs S Belgrove

Head teacher


Saturday 10th December 2016 11am and 2pm


St Peter’s Church Hook Norton

Christmas Concert


The Snowman Film

& the Hook Norton Primary School

Young Voices Choir (both performances)


Mrs Wood’s recorder group will play at the 11am performance


An hour’s fun concert for children & adults

Presented by Keith Allen &

his 45 piece award-winning orchestra

Birmingham Symphonic Winds

You know it, You love it, You hear it, Now see it

Adults £6 Children 3 and over £4

Performers in Young Voices Choir & Recorders do not need a ticket

Tickets sold at Hook Norton School & Village Shop and at Parents Evening on Monday 14 November (look out for Mrs Orchard!)

or by telephone at 01608 737634

You are invited to come in Christmas fancy dress

Bring your own jingle bells!