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									   Holbrook News
            Holbrook Lane, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 0PS
             Telephone (01225) 753708 Fax 01225 350034
                   www.holbrooktrowbridge.co.uk


                                                        22nd September 2011
From the Headteacher

KS2 Australia competition: Tomorrow is the deadline for our first Australia
competition. Entries have been coming in steadily all week. There are some creative
and interesting pieces. The work of art can be in any medium but must use an outline
map of Australia somewhere in the finished piece. All work of a high quality will go on
display in the library corridor in our Australia gallery. The display will start to appear
next week.

School Council elections: Congratulations to the winning candidates, listed below, at
our elections last week and a big thank you, also to the children who stood for election
but were unsuccessful. We can only make our democracy work if we have people who
are prepared to participate in elections so I am pleased that our elections were well
fought. I am looking forward to working with the councillors to improve our school still
further.

           Kingsley       Conrad Light Baker         Samantha Hewson
           Redgrave       Lewis Wiltshire            Chelsy Coates
           Ravel          Harley Wilson              Georgia Carter
           Nightingale    Caitlin Williams           Daniel Ellison
           Darwin         Harvey Frisby              Amy Reed
           Brunel         Charlotte Sutherland       Alex Campbell
           Zephaniah      Adam Hart                  Mollie Nevill
           Kandinsky      Mohammed Naji              Sophie Frisby

Australia Blog. A team of Y5 and Y6 writers are recording the work and events of
Australia year. Their blog can be found at www.holbrookaustraliayear.wordpress.com
Not only can you can read all about the work of this year, but you can add your own
comment as well!

Roger Whitewick
                  Thank you! For supporting the Cake Sale
A big thank you to everyone who supported the Cake sale last week, especially
 the pupils and parents who baked the cakes. We raised £169.45 towards our
                            new school sports kit.
                                                                Nelian Hoole


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                                School Photographer
 The school photographer will attend on Monday 31st October, the first day of Term 2, to
 take portraits of the children and family group photographs. Following some problems last
        year we have commissioned a different professional photographer this time.
If you would like a photograph taken which includes brothers and sisters who do not attend
 Holbrook he will begin taking family groups at 8 am. Please come to the school hall at that
time with your family assembled! Family groups of children who are all Holbrook pupils will
                     be organised in the normal way during the school day.


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                               Celebration Certificates

Congratulations to the following children who were awarded Celebration
              Certificates in assembly on 16th September:

Redgrave                       Emily Little
Kingsley                       Nathan Hudd
Ravel                          Elijah Miller                        Sebastian Anning
Nightingale                    Jayden Humphries                     Ryan Williams
Darwin                         Jasmine Smith                        Abdou Naji
Kandinsky                      Patryk Bucholc                       Laina Green
Brunel                         Owen Watts                           Mohammed Naji
Zephaniah                      Amelia Hansen                        Jago Smith
                  PTA NEWS
  Thank you to everyone who came and supported the AGM last
 week. It was a very positive meeting and we are very pleased to
have welcomed a few new parents on board as volunteers and on
the committee. We met for our first committee meeting last night
 which went very well. As well as making arrangements for the up
    and coming events we made a date for our Christmas Meal!
  So if you were not able to make the AGM meeting but are still
   interested in finding out more about what we do, leave your
        details at the office and they will pass them on to us.


          UP AND COMING
              EVENTS
Non – School Uniform “Mufti Day”
Wednesday 19th October
Help raise money towards the Christmas Fayre
by bringing £1 on the day to wear non-uniform clothes.

Holbrook School Disco
Wednesday 19th October
Foundation/Key Stage 1 Children (Years Reception, 1 & 2): 6.00
– 7.00pm
Key Stage 2 Children (Years 3 – 6): 7.15 – 8.30pm
Cost £1.50 (tickets will be available from Monday 3rd October)

Christmas Fayre – Friday 2nd December
More details to follow
APPLYING FOR SCHOOL PLACES



Will your child be four years old before September 2012?
 If yes, you must apply for a primary school
    place – online at www.wiltshire.gov.uk, or
application forms are available from schools or
 County Hall. The deadline for applications is
           Noon on 15 January 2012



  Will your child be transferring to secondary school in
                    September 2012?
If yes, you must apply for a secondary school
    place – online at www.wiltshire.gov.uk, or
application forms are available from schools or
 County Hall. The deadline for applications is
           Noon on 31 October 2011
    All forms must be returned to the school
  admissions team at County Hall, Trowbridge.
Please ring 01225 713010 for further information.

								
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