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Old Dalby Church of EnglandPrimary School

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Together we will explore life in all its fullness

Let us be concerned for one another, to help one another to show love and to do good. Hebrews 10:24

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Weekly Update 2nd February 2024

Diary Dates:

8th February                          MENU CHANGE – Chinese New Year

                                                Chinese Chicken Curry or Vegetable Chow Mein, Rice/ Peas/Sweetcorn

                                                Ma Lai Gao (Chinese Sponge Cake)

19-23 February                    Half Term holiday

27/28th February                 Parents’ Evenings – booking now available on Arbor

7th March                              World Book Day

                                                Beaumanor Trip Year 2

11th March                             Rags 2 Riches – clothing collection

Wb 11th March                     Year 5 Bikeability

18th March                             Whole School Cricket Day

22nd March                            Last day of term – Easter Holidays begin

9th April 2.50 p.m.                Phonics information session for Puffin and Kingfisher parents more        information will follow nearer the time. 

Break the Rules day – Friday 16th February.  Look out for poster showing which rules can be broken. 

Year 6 Bikeability

Well done to all of Year 6 who successfully completed bikeability this week

Cross Country

Well done to everyone that took part last weekend.  Special well done to Year 6 girls who won their category (Jess, Holly and Charlotte).  

School residential trips

This is a reminder to sign up on Arbor for the trip relevant to your child or please let us know if you do not wish for your child to take part. 

BEAUMANOR (7th-8th March)                     Year 2                   Payment due     16TH February

CAYTHORPE PGL (15th-17th May)               Year 3 and 4        Payment due     26TH April

We have been to PGL at Caythorpe Court a couple of times and have been very impressed by the accommodation and activities.  The site is completely secure with meals from a child-friendly menu cooked on site.   School staff are present at all times and activities are led by trained instructors.  There will be a meeting for parents on Monday 15th April at 3pm for more details. 

WHITBY (3rd-7th June)                                    Year 5 and 6       Payment due     17TH May

The children will stay at the Seacliff Hotel where we have stayed many times before.  It is 15 minutes to walk into Whitby.  The children will visit Whitby Abbey, the Sea Life Centre in Scarborough, go on a boat ride, visit the Captain Cook museum.  We will stop at Eden Camp Museum on the way and return via a visit to York.   There will be a parents’ meeting on Monday 29th April at 3pm for more details.    If there is insufficient support for these residentials, they may not be able to run. 

If you have any questions, or are struggling with the cost for these residential trips, please get in touch.   Thank you.