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Fitz Weekly w/c 23rd May

Monday 23rd May

·         Quad Kids

·         Cricket Club with Jon Solly

Tuesday 24th

·         Class Photos

·         Choir (KS1) 12.30-1

·         Gardening club (KS2) 1-1.30

·         Cooking club 3.30-4.30

Wednesday 25th

·         No Swimming

·         Blackbird class Forest school

·         Gardening club (KS1) 12.30-1

·         Eco club 3.30-4.30

·         Radio club 3.30-4.15

·         Homework club 3.30-4.15

·         Debbie Lewis (Family Link Worker) available 6-7pm on 07783823011

Thursday 26th

·         Puffin class Forest school

·         Choir (KS2) 1-1.30

·         Active club 3.30-4.15

·         No Athletics club

·         Ukulele Club – 3.30 – 4.30

Friday 27th

·         No Running club

 

Celebrating Success

Aiming High Rocket: Rafaela M, David M, Kai B, Izzy H, Isaac H, Dylan A, Natalia E, Hannah B, Harrison K, Blake C, Peer Sports Leaders – Toby L, Joe A, Jess Lock, All year 6.

Respect Certificate: Martha W, Clem N, Ryan C, Samuel B, Eva J, Elsie B, Poppy V, Beattie M, Violet B, Tom L

KS1 Writers of the Week: Stanley L, Issy H, Harrison B

 

Headlines

 

Swift Class assembly – Please be reminded Swift class assembly is tomorrow 20th May at 9.15am.

 

Orange Wig Day – Mrs Dunn and Sam C will be sporting ridiculous orange wigs tomorrow to raise awareness for the allergy and anaphylaxis awareness campaign. Worth watching is a little clip found at the following link, which explains using children’s first hand testimonies what life is like living with these conditions – http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zpdy6fr . If you would like to donate to this worthy cause, a collection tin will be available in reception.

No Swimming – There is no swimming for Y3/4 next week.

 

Clubs – There will also be no Running or Athletics club next week. All other clubs will run as normal.

Lloyds Dads – This week we had 3 Lloyds Dads (Ian Mitchell, John Fielding and Simon Richards) visit us as part of their community day. They worked really hard helping to create our mud kitchen and put up swings in the Forest school area. They also helped to clear up the pond area. A big thank you to them for all of their efforts!

Flag pole help – Also a big thank you goes to dads David Bailey, David Cooper and Brendan Hodkinson for their help in digging the holes for our flag poles. We really appreciate all the hard work they put in too!

 

Class group photos – Please be reminded that these are taking place on Tuesday 24th May.

 

Lost Property – The lost property bins are filling up again. Please check to see if you can claim any items. If unnamed school wear items remain in the bins by the end of term, they will go to the second hand uniform sales and any unnamed casual clothes will be placed in the ragbag collection. There are currently shoes and coats as well as clothes in the bins. In reception we also have a collection of glasses. Please do check to see if any items belong to your family!
Fitz Friends

Fitz Friends News

Strawberry Fair countdown…4 weeks to go! Big thanks to everyone pulling out all the stops to get ready for June 18th. Please let us know now if you can volunteer for 1 hour or more on the day. Sign up in reception or email fitzfriends@fitzmaurice.wilts.sch.uk. It’s set to be another brilliant day for all the family!

Don’t forget…

Fitz Big Odd Ride, Friday 20th May, 5-8pm It’s not too late! You don’t have to pay in advance so head to Odd Down Playing Fields, Chelwood Drive, BA2 2PR and pay on the night (£5 per family). Bring anything with wheels (but without a motor!) plus helmets and a picnic, or buy refreshments at the café. Bikes also available to hire for £2 including helmet. Plenty of parking and changing rooms/toilets available too.

Next Pub Meeting: Tuesday 24th May, 7.30pm, Lock Inn Please note we will be meeting on a Tuesday this time so it will be great to see those of you who find Wednesday meetings tricky (and the usual faces too of course!). We are also trying a new venue so head to the Lock Inn – find us in the big shed in the garden. Everybody welcome.

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Dates for your Diary

Friday 20th Orange wig day
Friday 20th Swift class assembly
Monday 23rd Quad Kids
Tuesday 24th Class group photos
Monday 13th June INSET day
Tuesday 14th Cricket festival
Friday 17th Blackbird class assembly
Friday 17th Yr 4 Arts day at St Laurence

 

Community Notices

 

Westwood Scarecrow trail is running throughout half term. This year’s theme is ‘Children’s Books, Old and New’. Please see the attached flyer with more details.

 

Press Release from Bradford on Avon Community Sports Hub Campaign:

 

Hundreds of homeless children gather in Bradford on Avon!

May 21st 2016, 2pm to 3pm: Photo call 2.30 pm

Beehive Field Bradford on Avon

 

On the afternoon of Saturday May 21st, hundreds of children  and adults from sports clubs across Bradford on Avon and the surrounding villages will gather together to show their support for the proposed community sports hub on the ‘Beehive Field’.

 

The community sports hub proposal is within the new Bradford on Avon neighbourhood plan. The local sports clubs are gathering in a ‘Hubbub’ to raise awareness amongst local people for the proposal and to encourage everyone to feedback positive comments about the Sports Hub proposal on the Town Council website.

 

About the event:

The event will be a brilliant photo / film opportunity. We will be providing a cherry picker so that good shots of the gathering can be taken from a height.

Attending will be children and adults from:

Bradford Town Youth Football Club

Netball Club

Cricket Club

Archery Club

Bowls Club

There will be banners, children lying on the ground to spell the word ‘Homeless’ and lots of noise!

 

About the Sports Hub proposal:

 

Despite its strong sporting heritage, Bradford currently has no dedicated sports facility. The youth football club has over 350 members – remarkable for a market town- yet they play on over 10 different pitches, some 5 miles from the town. Current facilities are inadequate, with flooding and parking issues and no changing facilities or toilets.

The bowls and archery clubs have poor facilities. There are no training nets for the cricket club. The fast growing netball club (over 40 members) has no home.

The community sports hub proposal costs the taxpayer no money at all. It is completely self-funding. It will provide the town with a legacy that will fulfill sports needs for generations. It will be similar to facilities that other towns such as Calne and Chippenham already enjoy.

The community sports hub will include state of the art all weather pitches, well maintained grass pitches, plenty of parking and a club house with changing, toilet and café facilities.

 

We also need as many people as possible to go on to the Bradford on Avon council website to support with comments online via the survey at http://www.bradfordonavontowncouncil.gov.uk/consultation/index.html and / or at the following venues: Bradford on Avon Town Council Offices Bradford on Avon Town Library  The Hub (Church Street) Tourist Information Centre Sainsbury’s Café (Please note in order for comments to be considered they must contain your name and address which will be disclosed only to the Examiner.) We (BTYFC) are targeting 1,000 supporting comments.

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