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Fitz Weekly 1st June

Monday 1st

  • Cricket club with Jon Solly, Years 1-6, 3.20-4.20

Tuesday 2nd

  • KS2 Ukulele club 3.30 – 4.30
  • KS1 Gardening Club 12.30 – 12.55

Wednesday 3rd

  • Blackbird class – Forest Schools
  • KS2 Yoga Club 3.30 – 4.15

Thursday 4th

  • Dinner choice slips for week beginning 8th June due today
  • Puffin class – Forest Schools (for this week only)
  • FS2 & Y1/2 Active club 3.30 – 4.15
  • KS2 Gardening club 1.00 – 1.25

Friday 5th

  • Red Kite class cake sale

 

Celebrating Success

Thank you leaf: Tom L, Cameron P-J, Louis D, Freyja D, Freya H, Cian T, Iris K, Jasmine Y, Tyler D, Chloe F and all of Owl and Merlin classes

Politeness ticket: Ben W, Cian T, Eden H, Ami C, Toby P, Joey P, Ceinwen V, Jacob Ml, Rico T, Lorel W

 

Quadkids Competition, Monday 18th May

On 18th May, Fitzmaurice’s athletics team made up of Will A, Joe A, Toby L, Finn P, Danny-Joe McG, Emma L, Sarah S, Carys M, Ami C and Olivia W went to Bath Uni for a quadkids event. Quadkids includes 4 events: 600m, 75m, throwing, and standing long jump. We came 2nd in the team event and Will A, and Carys M both won individual silver medals. We all tried really hard and it paid off!

By Will & Joe

Cluster Swimming Gala

This year’s cluster swimming gala went really well with 9 first places and lots of competitive races. Congratulations to Thomas R, Sapphire T-L, Jacob M, Megan C, Louis W, Ceinwen V, Sofia F and Will A (who won 2 golds!) Well done Team Fitz!

Well done also to Martha S, Grace V, Oskar W-H, Madeleine R, Danny-Joe M, Joe A, Eve M, Ned L & Abby M-D. You all did amazing! We came 2nd out of 5 schools (beaten by Christchurch on 102 points to our 96 – but there’s no hard feelings!) All the team did really well, and hopefully we will come first next year!

By Ceinwen, Grace and Eve

                                                                                       

Headlines

Forest School – On Wednesday 3rd June, Puffin class will have an extra forest schools session to make up for a missed session this term. Swift class will then begin their forest schools sessions from Thursday 11th June, until the end of term 6.

 

Sainsbury’s Active Kids Vouchers – our total so far stands at 19,101 vouchers. Thank you for all your help collecting vouchers. Sainsbury’s have now stopped giving them out, but please keep checking bags and cupboards for any you may still have. It all makes a big difference to our school.

 

 

 

 

 

FSA News

Cafe Yum Yum – we’re looking for volunteers to get involved in the brilliant Cafe Yum Yum at the Strawberry Fair. Past helpers and new faces all welcome – either to help on the day or to donate cakes or savoury salads and quiches etc. We’re also looking for people to operate the tills for an hour each. Sign up sheets for volunteering and food donations will be in reception immediately after half term or you can contact Nicolette, Mandy and Emily directly.

 

Jumble Jars @ Strawberry Fair

Can you help please? Get rid of all those little toys you’ve got in the bottom of your toy box over half term, by filling a clean jar of any size with small toys, treats and nic-nacs for the Jumble Jars tombola-style stall at the Strawberry Fair. Old jam jars are ideal. (No nuts please).

Some ideas for donations include…

Novelty Rubbers – Small action figures – Lollipops – Sweets – Hair accessories – Small puzzles – Bouncy balls

Themed jars welcome and decorated jars too – but not necessary. All jars welcomed!

If you can help, please fill a jar and leave it in the box in the school reception after half term.

Thank you – FSA

 

Dates for your Diary

 

Monday 1st June Term 6 begins – pupils return to school
Tuesday 2nd Class photographs
Tuesday 9th Quik cricket competition at Winsley Cricket club
Friday 12th Goldfinch class assembly, 9.15am school hall
Friday 12th Merlin class cake sale
Monday 15th-19th Assessment week
Monday 15th Y4 Rounders festival, St Laurence
Saturday 20th Strawberry Fair
Monday 22nd-26th Health Week
Monday 22nd Y3-6 Athletics competition, St Laurence
Monday 22nd Sports Day – FS2, KS1 & Nurseries 10.30am, KS2 1.30pm
Wednesday 24th Y3/4 Swimming Gala
Monday 29th Y5 Rounders festival

 

Community Notices

SHINE Wiltshire

Would you like to discover some tips on how to choose healthier as a family?

SHINE Wiltshire is a 10 week programme that looks at leading healthy lifestyles in a way that is fun, involving and interactive. It is educational but delivered in a child friendly manner. The programme is specifically designed for children who are above their healthy weight and their parents

The FREE SHINE Wiltshire programmes will start again in September across the county.

For more information, future dates and locations or to book a place please contact the SHINE team.

shine@wiltshire.gov.uk

 

Make It! Half Term Workshops

Make It! are back in The Vaults (Made in Bradford on Avon) this half term – your chance to create some really cool stuff – personalised projects for you to make – exactly how you want them.

Animate a short film Tuesday 26th May in The Vaults 10am til 1pm – 8 yrs or over – £11 We’ll start by showing you top hints and tips for inventing and modelling your character. Then bring it to life using stop motion animation.

Design a t-shirt   Tuesday 26th May in The Vaults 2pm til 5pm – Any age, under 8’s with an adult – £11 Create your own designs to print onto a plain t-shirt. We’ll be using stencilling and masking techniques to turn your t-shirt into a wearable work of art. Please book early to pre-order your t-shirt from a range of colours and sizes (just add £1 for long sleeves).

Email claire@makeitworkshops.com or call Claire on 07940497848 for more information and to book your place.

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