30.09.22 Newsletter Attendance Chair Of Governors Parent Governor Coffee Morning Parent Carer meetings coming up Events this week

Friday 30th September 2022

Dear Parents/Carers,


Attendance and Punctuality

There have been 6.5 hours of learning lost this week due to children arriving late to school.

Our overall attendance for the week is 93.97.

Please ensure that your child is in school by 8.50am each day.


Chair Of Governors

Mr Leeming has stepped down as the Chair Of Governors at Reedley, after a great many years in this role. We are pleased that he remains a member of the Governing Body though.

Our new Chair Of Governors is Miss Jennifer Ingham, who is the Deputy Head Teacher at Marsden Heights.


Parent Governor

Two people have expressed an interest in the vacant post of parent governor, and so we will carry out an election. Information regarding this will be sent home by Friday 14th October.


Coffee Morning

On Monday 3 October, we are having a coffee morning in the school hall.

If you have completed the slip to say that you will be attending, you can come at the following times and your children can join.

Please be prompt for your time slot, as we are only releasing the children from their classes for 15 minutes.

9.00  - 9.15 Reception

9.15  - 9.30  Y1 and Y2

9.30 – 9.45 Y3 and Y4

9.45 – 10.00 Y5 and Y6


Parent/carer meetings with teachers

In the week beginning 17th October, teachers will be available to meet with parents/carers. To talk about your child’s progress in class. To make an appointment you will need access to School Spider – please ask Mrs Iqbal if you have not got access to this.

You will be able to make your appointment from Friday 7th October at 6pm.


Events in the past week

Dogs’ Trust

As part of their current topic, Year 2 had a visitor from the Dogs’ Trust. They met Herbie the dog and learnt about how to care for animals.


Skipping Workshops

All classes from Y1 – Y6 took part in a skipping workshop this week. They learnt about general fitness and a range of techniques to use with skipping ropes.




Reading Is Magic Festival

All classes took part in the Reading Festival this week, watching on-line sessions with authors. Talk to your child about the exciting session that they took part in.


Mental Health Champions

Two children from Year 5, Aminah and Yusuf, attended training this week led by ten-times World Champion Inline Skater, Jenna Downing. They learnt about how to keep themselves and others healthy, both physically and mentally, and will be running a club in school over the coming weeks, to support other children.


Thank you for your support,


Mrs Sarah Bell




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