We are in the process of going paperless.
In order to save money and to be greener, we have introduced School Gateway where you can view, book and pay, Breakfast and Lions, Holiday Clubs, PGL and the termly extra curricular after school sports clubs etc.
Please ensure we have correct phone numbers and an email address for you. You then need to go to your app store and download the app. Or alternatively go to www.schoolgateway.com and register.
The advice letter for clubs for next term ( Term3) will be sent electronically via email. All bookings need to be made via the App/Gateway. No paper preferences will be sent out or actioned.
If you require assistance please ask at the office.
Lauren Child – author coming to Hastings Storyteller Festival
See flyer below.
Lauren Child for Teachers
Secondary School Choices
If you have a child due to go to secondary school next September please ensure you apply online by the 31st October 2017.
See flyers sent home or if you require assistance please ask at the office.
New Parent Open Days
If you have a child due to start reception next September you are invited to our Open Days
These are Friday 10th November – 9.30am and 2pm
Monday 13th November – 6pm
Sessions will last an hour and we request that you arrive promptly.
You will have an opportunity to meet the Headteacher and staff and have any questions answered.
Please see the flyer below:
Flyer for Open Days
Free Cinema at St Matthew’s Church on Saturday Mornings
Cinema at St Matthew’s Church
2. Animal Agents Reading Challenge
ESCC are running are a summer reading challenge. Please see the link below:
ESCC Animal reading Challenge East Sussex County Council – YouTube www.youtube.com If you have an urgent council enquiry visit www.eastsussex.gov.uk/contactus. Please do not post content using offensive or inappropriate language.
Guidelines for on-line usage time for your child.
Please see the enclosed link below for advice and guidelines on on-line usage and screen times.
How much time is too much time?
Sierra Leone Visit
Mrs Havbro and Miss Sadler made a life changing visit to Sierra Leone in February. During their visit they worked with the teachers at Grafton Baptist School to develop their teaching strategies through a ‘critical thinking’ project. While they were there the British Council filmed them. Take a look at the film on the link below.
Mr Dangidi will be visiting our school at the end of the term.
British council Sierra Leone film
h2.Our SIAMs inspection took place in March 2017.
Purpose and focus of SIAMS inspections
The principal objective of SIAMS inspection is to evaluate the distinctiveness and effectiveness of the school as a church school, and how well the distinctive Christian character and ethos of the school ensure the development and achievement of the whole child or young person.
Please read the whole report here if you wish:
Inspection March 2017
Developing good bedtime routines.
Teresa from EFT will be offering a discussion group to help parents develop good bedtime routines for their children here on Tuesday 21st March 2017 at 1.30pm.
You will be discussing how to get your child into a good routine and the skills children need to do this and how to encourage your child to stay in their bed all night.
To book a place please call Teresa on 07961674055 or email her on TeresaP@educationfuturestrust.org