CHANGE OF LUNCH MENU
The Southernway Federation of Schools Wednesday 11th July 2012
Sausage in a Roll instead of
Sausage & Mash.
All other choices will stay the
The expected average percentage
attendance for a child is 95%.
School Telephone Number – Larch and Sycamore Classes
both had 97.6% and were awarded the
01752 706360 “Beechwood Attendance Cup”. They were
Email address – followed by Silver Birch with 97.3%. This was for
Beechwood.Office@southernway. the week beginning 25th June 2012.
plymouth.sch.uk Congratulations and well done to those classes
Website:www.southernway.plymouth.sch.uk and keep up the good work.
Living, learning and growing GOODBYES!
At the end of this term we will sadly
be saying goodbye to several
temporary members of staff, many
who have supported us by covering
Friday 6th July 2012 sick leave and temporary vacancies.
Many thanks to Philip Hanrahan who has covered
our Assistant Head's role, at very short notice, for
Each week we ask one of our classes to this term. Philip has been a key contributor in
maintaining stability for our Year 5/6 children. We
produce some work for the newsletter
wish him every success on returning to his
Special Work from Ash Class substantive Assistant Head's role at Keyham
Jo Hudgell will also sadly be leaving us at the end
of the term after completing her temporary
contract. We will miss her energy and
enthusiasm and wish her happiness for the
Dan Golbourn and Richard Hibbert joined us on
short term supply to cover absence earlier this
year and have very kindly continued to support us
throughout the term, ensuring consistency for the
children. Thank you to them both for being so
supportive and flexible throughout, we really
appreciate their loyalty and wish them every
success in the future.
We welcome four new teachers to
our team in September.
Mr James Gentile - Assistant Head - Year 6
Miss Jessica Harmsworth - Class Teacher –Year 5
Mrs Judy Snowball - Literacy Leader - Year 3
Miss Hannah Martin - Class Teacher - Year 1
Excellent ‘Chunking Division’ by Daisie B in
Ash Class SCHOOL CUTLERY
It would be appreciated if you have any spoons or
forks belonging to the school that has come home
YEAR 6 LEAVER ASSEMBLY
in your child’s packed lunch box, you return
We are intending to hold the Year 6 leavers
them to the school kitchen please.
assembly on Thursday 19th July at 9.00am. There
If your child has a yoghurt please
will be a letter sent out to Year 6 parents shortly.
provide a plastic spoon we can no
Please see Miss Warren.
longer supply one due to a shortage.
On Thursday 28th June Gifted and Talented Diary Dates
(All dates may be subject to change)
children from Beechwood and Oakwood
Primary Schools went to the University of Tues 10th July – Year 5 Swimming
Plymouth for the Maths Master-class. Tues 10th July – Year 6 Mount Edgcumbe Visit
Wed 11th July – KS2 Sports Day 9.15am
Wed 11th July – M & M Production £1
MAKING SENSE OF MATHS Thurs12thJuly – Making Sense of Maths
Year 4 and Year 5 Parents 9.00am-10.00am
Thurs 12th July – KS1 Sports Day 1.15pm
As a school we fully understand Fri 13th July – Pennywell Farm Visit
that Maths teaching has changed Fri 13th July – Year 6 Leavers Disco
over the years. 7.00pm-9.00pm
Mr Kelleher the Federation Maths Leader is inviting Mon 16th July – HMS Hero Parents & Children
you in for an informal chat about how you can Group 3.15pm-4.25pm in the
support your child and prepare them for future Children’s Centre.
success in maths. Tues 17th July – Year 5 Swimming
This is an opportunity for you to discuss anything to Tues 17th July – London 2012 Lunch
do with maths and any concerns you may have. Thurs 19th July – Year 6 Assembly 9.00am
The session will briefly highlight key areas that will (Letter to follow)
help your child make the most Fri 20th July – School Leaver Lunch
progress in maths. Fri 20th July – End of Term 6 – mufti donation
Mon 3rd Sept – Non pupil day
The session will be held on Thursday 12th July Tues 4th Sept – School re-opens
between 9.00am and 10.00am at Beechwood
Primary. (Please sign in at the main entrance.)
Armed Forces Day
I look forward to meeting you and helping you HMS Heroes groups from
support your child’s maths learning. Beechwood & Oakwood were
Mr Kelleher supported by Jenny Oliver FSA. invited to join other HMS
Heroes groups from other
schools , on board RFA Mounts
Beechwood Primary School’s Bay for a steam past the Hoe on Saturday
Stars of the Week 30th June. They enjoyed bangers and mash
We follow the “Golden Rules” for lunch and made as much noise as
possible whilst waving their banners at all
Week of the 2nd July 2012
Catkins Nursery am Maya Y the people as we sailed by. A very windy yet
Catkins Nursery pm Jasmine C enjoyable day!
I CAN Unit am Ryan B
I CAN unit pm Charlotte T ARMED FORCES
Woodpecker Alisha M We would like to say a massive
Kestrel Billy G thank you to Ginny Jones and
Robin Jessica L Jenny Oliver, our FSAs who have
Ladybird Grace P both been extremely busy over the last
Otter Lola M few weeks supporting Armed Forces fortnight.
Nightingale Millie D Our service family children and other classes
Ash Natalia D have represented the school at numerous events
Hornbeam Poppi W during this time and throughout the rest of the
Elder Sam P year. Our schools’ and 'HMS Heroes' work has
Silver Birch Olivia H developed a very high profile across the city. Well
Larch Lindsey B done to all of them, we are very proud of how all
Sycamore Shannon S the children conduct themselves throughout all
Whitebeam Holly P these occasions.
SUMMER READING CHALLENGE
Join FREE at your local library!
We hope you enjoy your weekend!
“Story Lab”, visit your nearest Plymouth
library from Saturday 14th July.
Mrs Andrea Norris Miss Lisa Reburn
Executive Headteacher Head of School