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Weekly update 10th November 2023

Monday 13th November  BBC Radio 4 on site

Just for your information BBC Radio 4 are recording at Old Dalby on Monday.  There will be a sound engineer at the gate recording sounds of children coming in to school in the morning.  This is part of a longer programme presented by Baroness Louise Casey which will be broadcast in the new year. 

PTA Christmas Fair – 15th November

7-9 p.m. Old Dalby Village Hall.  Thanks to all of you who have brought in mince pies for sale at the Market, we are still accepting donations until the morning of Wednesday 15th, just drop them in at the school office.

There will be lots of lovely items on sale – where you can, please consider paying by cash so that the stallholders are able to keep the money from sales.

Children in Need – Friday 17th November

Inspired by Pudsey’s multi-coloured eye patch, the prefects are inviting everyone to come in colourful clothes on Friday 17th and bring a donation for Children in Need.  Over the course of that week, the classes will be taking part in the 1000 Burpee Challenge, can each class make it 1000 by the end of the week?


Swimming for Nightingale, Penguin, Osprey and Hummingbird will start on 14 November.  Without your consent your child will be unable to take part – please sign up on Arbor if you have not yet done so.

Dates for your diary:

15th November – PTA Christmas Market 7-9 p.m. Village Hall

17th November – Children in Need

24th November – Flu immunisations  - consent required, information in email sent previously

4th and 5th December – Morning performances of EYFS and KS1 Christmas Celebration (Puffin Class, Kingfisher Class and Year 2s from Nightingale Class). Exact times to be confirmed.