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									                                   Alkrington Primary School
                                     19th January 2012
Events for week beginning 23rd January

Monday 23rd January                 Cross Country practice for all year groups – 3.15 p.m. - 4.15 p.m.
                                    Football practice for Year 4 at 12 noon
                                    Y6 Maths group with Mr Barnes – 3.15 – 4.00 p.m.
                                    Y5 Maths Group with Mrs. Salisbury – 3.15 – 4.00 p.m.

Tuesday 24th January                Netball practice for Years 5 & 6 – 3.15 p.m. - 4.15 p.m.
                                    Cricket lessons – 3.30 p.m. - 4.30 p.m.

Wednesday 25th January              Dance Club for Year 4 – 12 noon
                                    Swimming lessons for all Year 4 children.
                                    Dodgeball lessons for Year 5 during PE Session
                                    Karate lessons – 3.30 p.m. -4.30 p.m.
                                    Football practice for Years 5 & 6 – 3.15 p.m. - 4.15 p.m.

Thursday 26th January               p.m. Nursery Open Session (Family Friday)
                                    Homework Club with Mrs Hill and Mrs Cullen 3.15 – 4.00 p.m.

Friday 27th January                 Family Friday – 8.50 – 9.05 a.m. - for R, Y5 and Y6

Attendance and Punctuality winners for week ending Friday 13th January

6M with 100% attendance                                  1M with 1 late

Overall attendance for the week – 96.5%                  Overall attendance for the school year to date – 95.6%

Swimming Gala                             Our highest placings were                event and accompanied the
Some of our Year 5 and 6                  achieved by                              children.
children took part in Middleton           Matthew Hayden -
School’s Swimming Gala on                 2nd place in Year 5                      Forthcoming Trips and Visits
Monday 16th January.                      boys backstroke, Mia                     Trips, visits and special visitors
We finished 4th overall                   Cafferky – 2nd place in Year 5 girls     coming into school make learning
with some outstanding                     backstroke and Ryan Beard – 2nd          interesting and engaging, and we
performances from all                     place in Year 6 boys backstroke.         have tried to arrange as many as
of the following children:     -                                                   possible. All classes will arrange
Clarissa Hui, Holly Rimmer, Adam          All the children tried their best        at least three trips a year,
McCluskie, Harry Wilkinson,               and were a credit to the school.         hopefully one each term,
Georgia Gleave, Olivia                    We would like to say ‘Thank You’         whether to attractions farther
Landregan, Connor Wilkinson,              to all the parents who came to           afield or local trips to the church
Liam Wellens, Charlotte                   the Gala and supported the               or the library. Here are some
Stephens, Jack Nolan, Rosey               children and to Mrs Greenwood            trips planned for the coming
Rimmer, Matthew Hayden, Mia               and Mrs Hill who organised the           term:
Cafferky and Ryan Beard.
Year 1: Blackpool Zoo               Thursday: Tender Roast Lamb           ask everyone to show
as part of their topic              and Mint Sauce, Home Made             consideration for our neighbours.
on Hot and Cold                                Cheese Pizza, Roasted      Thank you for your support in
Places – Thursday 8th                          Potatoes, Sweet            this.
March.                                         Garden Peas, Apple
                                              Crunchy Crumble and         And Finally…….
          Year 2: Blackpool RNLI             Custard, Home Made
          as part of their topic             Shortbread Biscuit and       I would like to thank you for your
          on Seaside Rescues –      Milk.                                 continued support.
           Tuesday 21st             Friday: Mexican Chilli and Rice,
        February.                   Golden Fish Fingers, Potato           Don’t forget to visit our school
                                    Croquettes, Juicy Baked Beans,        website for reminders, updates
Year 4: Liverpool Maritime          Bakewell Tart and Custard, Fruit      and picture galleries, at:
Museum as part of                   Scone.                                www.alkrington.rochdale.sch.uk
their topic on Slavery
(Fair Trade) –                      Eco News
Thursday 1st March.                 As you will be aware, school has      Yours sincerely
                                    begun the process of becoming a
           Year 6: ‘Animals         ‘Green Flag’ school. This is a very
           Takeover’ will be        prestigious award given to
           visiting school with a   schools that make a sustained
           collection of animals    and substantial contribution to
           for the children to      reducing its carbon footprint and
handle as part of their topic on    promoting ecological issues           Mr T Barnes
Habitats and Adaptation –           within its community. Our Eco         Headteacher
Tuesday 21st February.              team and Community
                                    Ambassadors will be working
Menu for week beginning             hard to achieve this. Watch this
Monday 23rd January                 space for forthcoming events.
Monday: Juicy
Baked                               Our Energy Monitor’s are busy
Sausages,                           ensuring staff do not leave lights
Home Made Cheese and Onion          or computer equipment on,
Pie, Creamed Potatoes, Fresh        recycling is taking place around
Seasonal Carrots, Lemon Citrus      school and we are busy making
Sponge and Lemon Sauce, Fruit       an action plan for growing our
Mousse.                             own vegetables and fruit. If we
Tuesday: Tender Pork Steak,         have any parents who have a
Pasta Tomato and Roast              particular interest or skill in any
Vegetable Sauce, Crusty Bread,      ecological area, would be very
Baby New Potatoes, Fresh            happy to have you join us.
Broccoli Florets, Coconut Sponge    Please contact Mrs Bracken who
and Custard, Flapjack and Milk.     will be pleased to speak with
Wednesday: Mild Chicken Curry       you.
and Rice, Golden Salmon Fish
Cakes, Boiled Potatoes,             Car Parking
Golden Succulent                    We have had a number of
Sweetcorn, Home                     complaints from residents about
Made Paris Sandwich,                cars being parked across drives. I
Multi coloured Fresh Fruit Salad.   understand the difficulties of
                                    parking around school, but must

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