Date: 15th October 2010
New Cross St, West Bowling, Bradford, BD5 8BT.
FAMILY LEARNING School will re-open on Monday 1st DROPPING CHILDREN OFF
EVENTS NEXT WEEK November. It is vital that all children
return to school on this day so they do We have had some concerns recently
Mon 18th Oct— ‘Have fun with Maths’ not miss out on any learning. regarding young children being
at US site dropped off at the Usher Street site at
Tues 19th Oct—’Have fun with Maths’ FUND RAISING the beginning of school.
at NCS site
Wed 20th Oct— Emergency first aid Next Friday 22nd October is a I know the majority of parents bring
training at US site fundraising day for school fund and their children round to the playground.
Thurs 21st Oct—Pumpkin lanterns and the Pakistan Flood appeal. This will be However there are a few parents who
pumpkin soup at NCS site
a non uniform day and we will be ask- are dropping young children off on the
Fri 22nd Oct—Pakistan flood fundraiser
at NCS site ing for a donation of 50p. road. I know some of our children are
‘Sew and Save’ at NCS site mature and responsible, though with
Sat 23rd Oct—Computer games work- In the afternoon we will be holding a Wakefield Road being such a busy ar-
shop fair with stalls selling cakes, sweets, ea of Bradford I feel it would be safer
kids activities, mendhi and lots more. if all children are brought round to the
We would love to see you at the event playground in the morning. The road
YEAR 5 VICTORIAN TRIP between 2.00-4.00pm at the New can be quite dangerous and we only
Cross Street site. Table tops are also want a safe environment for our
As part of their ‘life in Victorian on sale to parents and carers wishing pupils. Thank you.
times’ topic, our Year 5 children to sell products, food or services.
have been visiting Bradford Please contact Donna Harper for more SECOND-HAND UNDERWEAR FOR
Industrial Museum and taking part details. NURSERY
in a Victorian class experience. They
looked at Victorian toys and were There are times in Nursery when
shown what life would have been COMPUTER GAMES WORKSHOP children have accidents and we often
like if they had gone to school in the find that we have nothing for them to
Victorian times. Two of the Year 5 On Saturday 23rd October we will change into. If you have any washed
classes visited the museum be opening the school hall to all you and suitable underwear, shorts, vests
today while the other Year 5 class computer games enthusiasts! If you etc… that your children have grown
will take their trip next week. love playing your Playstation, spend all out of and you would be willing to
your time on a DS or like to play donate please could you bring them to
The children who went today had a games on the computer then this Nursery for our children.
wonderful time and really enjoyed workshop is for you! Donna Harper
the experience. However they said and some real life games designers Your donations would be greatly
they much preferred being at Bowl- will be telling you all about what goes appreciated.
ing Park than in a Victorian school! into making the games that we play so
G.E.M COFFEE MORNING
We all know that to get a job when we Firstly, an apology for printing the
A huge thank you to all the parents get older we need to ‘go the extra wrong attendance figures last week!
and carers who attended the GEM mile’ in order to better our futures. The newsletter should have showed
coffee mornings this week. We had This session is a great opportunity to that 10 classes achieved over 95%.
record numbers of parents and show you how to become a games Last week’s attendance is even better;
carers attend the sessions with designer and how you can push 17 classes achieved over 95%. NPM-
nearly 100 people across the 2 yourself at school to get into the US and 6CP achieved 100% last week,
sites. I hope you enjoyed finding games industry. wow! Congratulations to all.
out more about how we are ‘Going
the Extra Mile...Making the Extra Parents, families and children are Have a lovely weekend,
Difference’. welcome at the session which runs
from 10.00-12.00 at the New Stuart Herrington,
HALF TERM HOLIDAYS Cross Street site.
Next Friday, 22nd October is the
last school day of this half term.
After that we are closed for the
holiday for 1 week.