ST ALBAN’S CATHOLIC ACADEMY              
        NEWSLETTER No. 355                                                                   OCTOBER 2011

FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT                                           equipment for pupils. Calendars are available
Monday 3rd October saw St Alban’s Catholic                    from Mrs Jones (Aiden Y4) at £4.50 each.
Academy enter two teams at Harlow School Sports
Partnership Boys Football 2011 Tournament at Mark             ESSEX MUSIC SERVICES
Hall Sports Centre. Team A (8 boys from Y6) and               Essex Music Services are running choir workshops
Team B (8 boys from Y5) competed in a 7 a side                during half term at Burnt Mill School for children
competition and really played their socks off in              in Years 3 and 4. If your child is interested there is
extremely hot weather! Team A ended up runners up             a leaflet in the front office. The front office also
in the round robin event and go through to the Harlow         has information available on a String Players’
Final at Mark Hall sports Centre on 18th October. The         Workshop in Chelmsford.
top three places were 1st Nazeing (20 points), 2nd St
Alban’s (19 points) and 3rd Roydon (18 points). Well          JEWELLERY FOUND
done to ALL our footballers!                                  An item of jewellery has been found on the
                                                              pedestrian crossing near to school. Please contact
FOOTBALL                                                      the front office.
Thursday 6th October saw St Alban’s compete in a
friendly match against Tany’s Dell. St Alban’s won            CLASS ASSEMBLIES
the match, final score being 5 – 4. Please see match          Parents are invited to their children’s class
report below:                                                 assemblies on Friday afternoon at 2.45 as follows:
                                                              14th October              Year 5
Match Report                                                  4 November                Year 4
The match started at a quick pace, when Ayomide               11th November             Year 1
gave St Alban’s the lead, a mistake by the Dell’s             18th November             Year 3
defence left Ayomide free for another tapand brought          25th November             Year 6
the score to 2 -1; We then managed another goal by            2nd December              Reception
Kian leaving us 3 – 1 up at half time. The referee
blew the whistle and we had a team talk and drinks.           DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
We then went back out for the second half, Ayomide            Wednesday 12th October – Pyjama Day
scored again for us giving himself a hatrick, then with       Thursday 13th October – GSK visit Y6
what appeared to be a collapse of St Alban’s defence          Monday 17th October-Cineworld Y5 &Y6
and some goal keeping errors the Dell’s put on a great        Friday 21st October – Non-pupil day
comeback and leveled the score with us 4 -4 but               Monday 24th – Friday 28th October – Half term
luckily Euan managed to break free and win the match          Wednesday 2nd Nov – PTA meeting 9.00am
for St Alban’s. That was only a friendly, the big             Tuesday 8th November – Parents evening 3.30-
match starts next week Monday against St Nicholas.            6.00
Thank you to Kyan Francis for writing the report.             Wednesday 9th November- Parents evening 6.00-
OLYMPIC ATHLETE                                               Tuesday 29th Nov - Phil the Bag
Thank you to all of those who have brought in                 Friday 2nd December – BCYS concert at
Sponsor money in respect of the Olympic Athlete               Brentwood Centre – Year 5
event. If you still have sponsor money that you would         Monday 5th December – Hurricane Productions
like to bring in, could you please do so by Friday 14th       pantomime in School Hall
October. Many thanks.                                         Wednesday 7th December – Whole School trip to
                                                              Harlow Playhouse – Peter Pan
TEMPEST PHOTOGRAPHER                                          Friday 9th December – Christmas Bazaar
Please return orders to school for your Tempest               Monday 12th December – School Christmas
Photographs by Thursday 20th October.                         concert - Infants
                                                              Tuesday 13th December- School Christmas
HARLOW WALKING GROUP                                          concert - Juniors
Ladies from the Harlow Walking Group have                     Wednesday 14th December- School Christmas
produced a calendar for 2012. All proceeds are to be          concert – Y3 & Siblings
donated to Harlow Fields School, providing special            Thursday 15th December – Christmas lunch
Friday 16th December – Candlelight service / Last
day of term

Mon: Spaghetti Bolognaise, Garlic Bread, Carrots &
Peas/ Mediterranean Pasta
Tues: Mild Chicken Curry, fluffy rice / Mild
vegetable and lentil curry
Wed: Roast Beef and Yorkshire pudding, roast
potatoes, cabbage and carrots / Cheese and tomato
Thurs: Toad in the hole, mashed potatoes, peas,
carrots /Vegetarian sausage toad in the hole
Fri: Baked battered cod fillet, rustic oven baked chips,
baked beans / Vegetable frittata

                 Anne Marie McCann

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