Oxton St Saviour’s News
11 June 2010 (Issue No. 33)
Breakfast/After School Club Chester Zoo
Y2 had a lovely day visiting the animals at
I am very pleased to be able to inform you
Chester Zoo on Tuesday.
that we have now appointed a provider to
run a Breakfast and After-School Club at our Undaunted by the rain, they learnt, with great
school. excitement, about a wide range of animals.
The provider is called ‘Firbobs’ and is run by Many thanks to the Y2 staff for arranging this
Carrie and Martin Stacey. They currently activity and to the Parent Helpers who so ably
run clubs in a range of other local primary supported us. Without such support,
schools and have received an ‘Outstanding’ activities such as this would be impossible.
grade by Ofsted.
Well done, Y6 girls
Prior to starting, the club will need to We have other stars in our midst. Holly
receive Ofsted registration but we are Turner, Amelia Lloyd, Lucy Hannah and Niamh
currently hoping to be up and running for Smith have had the opportunity to perform at
September 2010. local theatres.
You will all receive a letter from Firbobs in Here is what Holly said about her
the next few weeks outlining the nature of experience:
the club and methods of enrolling children.
For the past two years my dance company
The owners, Carrie and Martin Stacey, also ‘Anamal’, have been competing at the Empire
intend to visit school before the end of term Theatre in Liverpool, which, we can proudly
to enable you to meet and chat with them say, we have won each time! Unfortunately,
and learn a little more about Firbobs. the show is ending, therefore, this year on
Sunday 6th June it was a goodbye show,
I am very aware that this is an initiative
altogether my dance teams performed four
which has been requested by many of our
times on stage, opening the show and also
parents so I am sure that you are as thrilled
as myself and the staff that we are nearly
ready to launch this exciting extension to Amelia, Lucy and Niamh performances were
our school day. in The Bernacessaties held at the Floral
Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton.
I am sure that you will join me in
congratulating them all on such a wonderful
achievement. It is lovely to see that our
children have such talent and confidence!
High Impact Football Match
Y3 and Y4 children have been very fortunate Our Y6 football team took part in a very
this week to be able to work with an IT exciting match against Dawpool CE Primary
company called ‘High Impact’. With their School last night. Their behaviour and
training and guidance the children have performance was excellent and I felt very
been able to produce high quality Pod-Casts proud to take our children to my old school.
and Photo stories of our school which will be They were a credit to us.
published on our Website and also sent to
The final score was 7 – 2 to Oxton St Saviour’s
our link school abroad in Antioch (Ethiopia)
via the ‘Rock of Joy’ charity.
We are hoping (funds permitting!) that we
can continue our work with High Impact and
try some Video conferencing with Y5 later in
Drinks ,Hot dogs, Tea and Coffee available
I was very pleased to hear that some of our Fruit to Suit
children attended the free computer
Mrs Stewart is currently working with a
courses at ‘The Learning Lighthouse’ during
healthy snack company called ‘Fruit to Suit’.
half term. I believe that they had a very
They are supporting our Y6 children by
exciting time and were allowed to
helping them to set up and run a healthy
experiment with some quite high-tech
eating tuck shop.
This is an exciting initiative which will allow
CASM – Churches Actions against
for great economic enterprise in Y6.
Many thanks to Mrs Stewart for organising
We were fortunate enough to have
and leading this project.
representative from CASM visit school this
week to talk to our Y6 children about the
dangers of drugs.
Both the staff and children learnt a great
deal from the talk and I am confident that it
has further prepared our Y6 children for the Few of us could not fail to have been greatly
next step that they are about to make in moved by the sad events which took place in
their lives. West Cumbria last week.
The representative from CASM will also be I would ask you to remember the families and
visiting Y5 to talk to them about the dangers friends of the victims of this terrible tragedy
of smoking and alcohol. in your prayers this week. Thank you.