Hook Norton C of E

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Newsletter 3 July 2015

on as possible (washed!).

Reminders:  All clubs have finished apart from Canoe Club.

Keith Allen Woodwind lessons Monday 6th July (extra prior to exams on Thursday 9th July)

Please do not park across dropped kerbs blocking peoples drive ways – thank you.

FOHNS Family BBQ: Friday 10 July from 5.30pm – come along and enjoy a glass of Pimms and a burger/hot dog (vegetarians/gluten-free options available – please let the office know early next week). There will be lots of activities for the children and some great raffle prizes – don’t forget to send in your tickets (sold or unsold).

Thank you : For the £75 donation from the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra concert at St Peter’s Church where our choir and Windband performed. Thanks to the Williams family/village shop for their £500 donation for cooking equipment. Thank you to the FOHNS volunteers for organising and running children’s activities at M@C.

Book Amnesty: Thank you to everyone who has returned books; we still have dozens outstanding, so please have a good hunt over the weekend.

Virtual Athletics:  A recent inter-school competition for the Chipping Norton Partnership.

Children in KS2 take part in three activities – Long jump, ball throw and speed bounce – and the best results for each year group (boys and girls) are put forward.

This year we came second overall, with 8 speed bounce medals (none last year), 11 long jump medals and 4 tennis ball throw medals. Our fitness training has really paid off!

A particular well done to Zach Warner who set a new partnership Y6 long jump record. (He also holds the Y5 record!)

Speed Bounce: Georgia Street, Imogen Taylor, Lukas Wahlen, Miles Lloyd (3rd); Max Nicholls, Oscar Ward (2nd) ; Orla McArdle (1st).

Tennis Ball Throw:  Kieran Casson, Josh Brown (2nd); Cole Davies, Oscar Ward (1st)

Standing Long Jump: Imogen Taylor, Tane Wallis, Izzy Mair, Ella Hawthorne, Poppy Queenan, Oscar Ward (3rd); Emily Outten, Zach Warner, Finley Robertson, Jojo Styles, Amelie Tarbit (1st),

Well Done! : Each week, we celebrate particularly special achievements of children. This week we have said well done to:- Isobel Brearey, Molly White, All Y2, Toby Luxton, Will Cooper, Jayden Mobley, All Y4, Oscar Simmonds, Eleanor Bailey, All Y6, Ben Driver.

Activities/Visits: The new Foundation Stage children visited this week. Today was Open Afternoon where children proudly showed off their work to parents.

Out of School Achievements: Swimming: Mya Scobbie Grade 2, Freya White Stage 2,Molly White Stage 2.Maizey Jack 1st in the Under 9s Pony Club one day event.

Christian Value of the month: Humility

Yours sincerely

Mrs S Belgrove, Head Teacher


REMINDER : Diary Dates:-

Wednesday 8 July, 9.30am : Years 1 – 6 Sports Day –parents welcome (keep a check on ParentMail/school website for updates in the case of bad weather!)

Friday 10 July, 5.30pm : FOHNS Family BBQ

Tuesday 14 July, (am & pm sessions) : Foundation Stage Sports Day – parents welcome

Thursday 16 July, 9.15am : Prize-giving – parents welcome

Friday 17 July, 9.15am : Year 6 Leavers Service – Y6 parents welcome

Friday 17 July 1.30pm : End of Term 6