Stoke Gabriel Primary School
Issue 41 Heather Boote Headteacher Date 13th Sept 2007
May the Force be with you!!
Parents evenings This is the title of this terms topic (see details on the reverse of this
25th 26th 27th Sept newsletter) We shall be taking the children on a couple of trips and be inviting
speakers into school to make the work we do more exciting and varied.
Fri 28th These will include a visiting story teller on 8th Oct, a visit to either Dartington
Harvest assembly or Buckfast on 15th Oct for films or poetry events, a Roman day -31st Oct
(involves dressing as a Roman!) and a visit from Exeter museum in November-
1st - 5th Oct more details will be sent to each class about specific events. Obviously these
Book week events will incur a cost but we hope you realise the benefits they add to the
children’s learning and support us in providing them.
2nd Oct Library
Drumming day Due to the hard work of Sarah Bromige and Jo Butler –Green our computerised
Library system is almost ready to be used by all the children.
Wed 3 rd For those of you new to the school you wouldn’t know that FOSS funded the
Dress as favourite purchase more effectively than last year. This will enable be able to borrow borrowed
of ‘Junior Librarian’ us to track books
and read previously. Children will books
book character using a barcode system. All the children’s names have now been put onto this system
along with their finger print which converts to a number (very technical and clever!)
Fri 5th If any of the parents of new children have any concerns about this please let me
Jeans for Genes day know by Monday.
Drumming day Parent Help- Urgently needed!!
Mon 8th This was a very successful day – If you any spare time to come into your childs class
Storytelling day although quite noisy! and help with reading, photocopying etc please see
Sam worked with all the children the class teacher.
Mon 15th during the day. Despite the noise
KS2 the rhythms played did almost Parent meetings
send some children to sleep! Times for these will be in classrooms next week-
Poetry at Buckfast Sam will be back again in
please sign up for a convenient time.
October and has left us with a set
19th Oct of drums which he made and Book week volunteers
Ladybirds and have been purchased by our Needed to help sell books after school, please see
Learning Community. All Jill if you are able to help.
schools in the area have chosen Choir
assembly different instruments and these We are hoping that this will start on Wed 26th Oct
9.15am will circulate over the coming and continue on Wed evenings (3.30-4.15pm ) in the
months School Hall.
Contact details Email…. firstname.lastname@example.org
Website….www.stoke-gabriel –primary.devon.sch.uk Phone……01803 782469