Streatley C of E Primary School

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The Coombe, Streatley, Reading RG8 9QL

01491 872399, office@sps.w-berks.sch.uk

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NSPCC Share Aware 6/02/18

Dear Parents/Carers,
The NSPCC’s ‘Speak out. Stay safe’ programme is visiting our school to make sure our pupils have the knowledge and understanding they need to stay safe from abuse.
I am pleased to tell you that we will be working with the NSPCC, the UK’s leading children’s charity, who will be delivering their ‘Speak out. Stay safe’ programme on Tuesday 6th February. This is a nationwide programme for every primary-school-aged child in the UK. With the help of their friendly mascot Buddy, they’ll be presenting an assembly and workshop to the children in our school.
“NSPCC has helped me to build the confidence to tell people about my worries and problems.” Child’s feedback

What is the ‘Speak out. Stay safe’ programme?
Through child-friendly, interactive assemblies and workshops their specially trained staff and volunteers will give our children information about how to keep themselves safe from harm and how to get help if they have any worries. They sensitively discuss issues like bullying and sexual abuse, without using scary words or adult language.
We have seen the content of the materials and are confident that they are appropriate for primary-school-aged children. By the end of their visit, we are convinced children will feel empowered – knowing how they can speak out and stay safe.
“Presentations and workshops were fun and engaging on a serious topic” – Sibford Junior School, Oxfordshire

If you would like any more information about the NSPCC ‘Speak out. Stay safe’ programme, including frequently asked questions, you can find it on the NSPCC website nspcc.org.uk/schools or please come into speak to me and I can provide more information.

Talking about the Underwear Rule with your children
The NSPCC’s work in schools will help encourage conversations about staying safe and they have a number of child-friendly materials to help you carry on the conversation afterwards. That includes ‘The Underwear Rule’, a simple way for parents to help keep children safe from sexual abuse, without using scary words or even mentioning sex.
The guide uses the rules of PANTS to teach children that their body belongs to them and them alone. You can find out more and download the free resources at nspcc.org.uk/pants
If you’d like to know more about the NSPCC’s work, or take a look at the wide range of information and advice which is available for parents and carers, please visit their website nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/

Yours sincerely,
Mrs Fenwick-Stubbs
Deputy Safeguarding Lead

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Road Rangers 21st February 2018

Synopsis of the content of the Road Rangers show

Duration: Approximately 30 minutes,
Age Range: Infants

What is a Road Ranger?
Brief description of what to do when crossing the road.
Importance of adult’s help to cross any road. Cars for roads People for pavements. Seat belts and Child seats.

The Importance of colours
Introduction to the messages they give.
Red – Danger Green – Safe
Stop, Look, Listen

Explained in detail and with actions and pictures.
Jimmy Runs Ahead, the story told to the children. Then follow up questions about what he did wrong and what he should have done right! Troy the boy Puppet tells the Boys and girls what happened to him when he ran off. Once again recapping what you should do to cross the road safely.

Final Reinforcement
Road Rangers poster colored in for the boys and girls.
Key messages & actions rehearsed once more. The whole show is interlinked with puppets and magic to help children
remember the messages.

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Yr1 Judo Competition

Archie and Will Foster took part in a Judo competition. Will achieved a gold medal in his group and Archie achieved a bronze medal.  Two very proud Year 1 boys! #Judo #proud #medals

 

 

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Judo competition Nov 2017

Three Streatley children compete in Judo: November 2017

Three Streatley boys did brilliantly this weekend.  It was a great day and they all came back with medals and victories.  Cai won both his matches against boys with orange belts (two belts above him) and romped proudly home with his gold medal and showed great sportsmanship when he hurt one of his opponents.  Catrin was so proud she burst into tears 😊. Adam (Cai’s dad).

 

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Open Mornings 2017

Dear Prospective Parent or Carer,

You are welcome to meet our Headteacher Miss Roberts on the following mornings later this month. She will take you on a tour of the school sharing our unique qualities and our exciting three-year vision. 

#reading #village #outdoor #care

A recent survey (October 2017) revealed 100% of those who took part would recommend our school to a friend. 

To book:

Call school on 01491 872399 to book onto a viewing session: please leave your name, number and session preferences if our answerphone is on or email headteacher@sps.w-berks.sch.uk Subject: Open Morning

6 spaces available on each session (approx 30minutes)

Tuesday 21st November 9.30am or 11am

Friday 24th November 9.30am or 11am

Tuesday 28th November 9.30am or 11am

Thursday 30th November 9.30am or 11am

We look forward to meeting you.

Follow us @StreatleySch

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184 miles, 1 walk to go! Cancer Research UK

As many of you know, Mrs Williams has been walking the 184 miles of The Thames Path. After a total of 38 walks she has only 1 more walk left to complete next week which will take her to The Thames Barrier in London. She is walking in memory of her husband and is raising money for Brain Tumour research through Cancer Research UK. If anyone would like to support her and help her to reach her target please go to her Just giving page.
https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/katherinewilliamsforluke

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Streatley Running Club Form

Click on the WHAT’S ON tab then click on Clubs

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Illingworth children 3rd and 8th in the South East 2017 results

Congratulations to George who came 3rd in the South East triathlon and Fleur his sister who came 8th. Incredible achievement. We are very proud of you both.

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Running for IT refurbishment

Mr White, I think you might smash this 🎯. You have many fans in our community and I have tweeted your offer to include IT education enthusiasts to contribute. We want to ensure children and staff remain IT literate and we are grateful to your super offer. Each class needs 4K as we have 16 laptops to date. Screen and 15 devices in Classes 1/2, 3/4 and 5/6. We have a 7k budget. 5k to go… Phase 1 is the display screens. Thank you Mr White.

https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/mrwhite

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School Show @TheDowns 6pm

It’s nearly here… Tuesday 11th July

Speaking parts dropped off at 5.15pm Mostly junior children

Non speaking parts dropped off at 5.30pm All infants and some juniors

This way we shouldn’t be panicking for any late arrivals

Entry from 5.45pm for parents, carers and friends of Streatley School

6pm start

Finish by 7pm

Please bring spare change for donations to school on exit.

Excited?? It will be awesome.

 

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Pick-up from The Downs 10/07/17

Remember to pick up your child or children from The Downs School: 3pm

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7/7/17 Leavers’ Assembly at the Church time change

Time change:

Was 2.30pm

Now 2.00pm

Will be added to the newsletter.

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Dinner and Dance 7th July 2017

Dinner and Dance

On Friday 7th July 2017, Streatley Hill Pre-School will be holding a fundraising evening at the Goring and Streatley Golf Club, Rectory Road, Streatley.

The event will be a great night of friends, food and dancing all the while raising much needed funds for the pre-school.

The evening will start from 7.30pm with a glass of prosecco on the balcony (fingers crossed for the weather), followed by a 3 course dinner then dancing to the fabulous Love Shovel, a local group who headlined at the Goring Gap Festival. Carriages 1pm. There will also be a silent auction throughout the evening.

Tickets can be bought individually at £49pp, or booked by a table to seat 8,9,10 or 11 people.

We do hope you are able to join us on what we hope will be a fun evening. Please contact Susan Lyon to reserve your tickets on susanjdavenport@hotmail.com or at the school gates.

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RED NOSE DAY FRIDAY 24TH MARCH

On Friday the 24th March, you can support Red Nose Day by buying and wearing your nose.

Miss Roberts has hers, he is called Sniffles!! Who might you get?

  

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Latest School Newsletter 10.03.17

Good evening, here is our latest newsletter. Have a lovely weekend.

Newsletter 10.3.17

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Royal Mail’s Christmas Stamp Design Competition 2017

Dear Miss Roberts,

Thank you for registering for Royal Mail’s Christmas Stamp Design Competition 2017.

We will send you a competition resource pack in the post, subject to availability. Packs will be dispatched from 26th January.

You can start straight away though, as everything you need to enter is available on the competition website. Here you can download official entry forms, so the children can start straight away!

The final date for entries is Friday 17th March 2017.

Please help us to make this a record-breaking year by making sure your colleagues know about the competition too. It would be great to receive entries from your whole school! (Return postage is free.)

We hope that you and your pupils enjoy Royal Mail’s Christmas Stamp Design Competition 2017. We are looking forward to seeing your entries!

Kind regards

Tor Spence
Competition Manager, iChild

27.02.17

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PANCAKE DAY FoSS/SCHOOL EVENT

PANCAKE DAY – TUESDAY 28th FEBRUARY
 
The school, with support from FoSS, will be holding a pancake day event for the children from 2pm on Tuesday 28th February.  As well as eating tasty pancakes, there will be an inter-House competition comprising a quiz, pancake flipping obstacle race and colouring competition.  Please join us for Prize Giving, which will be held on the field at pick up time.  Who is going to win the golden frying pan?
 
Participation fee: £1 – please bring into school on Monday 27th February. Teachers will be collecting this.
 
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Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day 2017 – 7th Feb

Safer Internet Day 2017 – Assembly Script for 7-11 year olds

Safer Internet Day 2017 – Assembly Script for 5-7 year olds

Safer Internet Day 2017 – Assembly Presentation for 7-11 year olds

Safer Internet Day 2017 – Assembly Presentation for 5-7 year olds

Visit Safer Internet Day website to find out more

 

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Snow news

Good morning, snow should be joining us between 8-10am followed by sunshine and showers. Please put wellies in a bag with your child. We will go on the field if it comes down heavy between those times. School open.

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Weather warning 11.1.17

19.55 update 11.1.17

South East England is now on a Level 3 Cold Weather Alert –There is a 90% probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow between 1500 local time on Wednesday 11 Jan and 2100 local time on Sunday 15 Jan in parts of South East England with the forecast suggesting that we could experience some snow towards the end of the week.

Streatley School will keep an eye on the forecasts throughout the day. A text will be sent if we are concerned about travel home.

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