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					                              Ss. PETER & PAUL CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL
                                      CROFTERS LEA, OFF NEW ROAD,
                                        YEADON, LEEDS LS19 7HW.
                                        Telephone & Fax 0113-2503540
                                      Email: ssppyeadon@leedslearning.net
      INVESTOR IN                      www.sspeterandpaulyeadon.co.uk
        PEOPLE                                NEWSLETTER
                                           Friday 28th January 2011
 Post Title                    TEACHING ASSISTANT - VACANCY
 Pay Scale & Salary details    NJC Pay Scale A1-B1 – Point 6 - 17 (£12,489 - £16,830 pro rata)
 Hours per week                19.5 Hours per week – Monday, Wednesday and Friday – 8.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
                               Temporary whilst funding is available but expected to be until end of July 2011 in the
 Permanent/Temporary
                               first instance.
 Term of Contract              Part-Time / Term-Time Only
 Post available from           Immediate - March 2011
 School Name, Address and      Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Primary School, Crofters Lea, Off New Road, Yeadon,
 Tel/Fax Numbers               Leeds LS19 7HW. Tel/Fax: 0113 2503540 or Tel: 0113 2146505
                               We are looking for a caring and enthusiastic person to support a KS1 child with
                               emotional, behavioural, social and learning difficulties. The person appointed must be
                               able to work under the direction of the class teacher and also be able to work under
 Details
                               their own initiative, as appropriate. Experience an advantage but training will be given.
                               The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children
                               and expects our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

                               Please send a stamped addressed envelope to the above address or email school for an
                               application form: ssppyeadon@leedslearning.net
 How to Apply
                               Appointment made will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau
                               Disclosure.

 Closing Date                  Closing date for applications will be Friday 25th February 2011


HOMEWORK BOOKS
All KS2 children have received a new homework book this week. This should facilitate closer monitoring of
homework for both parents and teachers. Please support your children with the completion of homework tasks
and returning homework on time. There is a letter from class teachers in the front of homework books,
outlining homework routines for that particular year group. Thank you for your co-operation.
UNIFORM
Thank you very much for sending your children to school in the correct uniform. We believe smart children
have a more positive attitude to learning. May we take this opportunity to remind you of some simple rules
closely linked to uniform?
     School uniform should be worn at all times
     No leggings
     KS1 and Foundation Stage children are expected to change into pumps for indoor wear
     KS2 children are expected to wear smart, black, sensible shoes in school and change for playtime –
        trainers, old shoes, etc.
     PE Kit (white Ss. P & P t-shirt and dark shorts) should be worn for all PE lessons
     Trainers must be worn for all outside PE lessons
     No jewellery other than watches or stud earrings should be worn
     Hair accessories should be plain
     Nail varnish is not allowed
     No chewing/bubble gum allowed
     Bags should be of a small size due to congested cloakrooms
     Wallets or book bags are required for the borrowing of library books
ALL ITEMS OF UNIFORM MUST BE CLEARLY NAMED. Thank you for your continued co-operation.
NEW SCHOOL BUILD
Construction is due to start mid-March 2011. Watch this space!
SCHOOL OPENING TIMES
A gentle reminder: We want to ensure a prompt start to the day. For the safety of all children, and to ease the
space available, we ask that parents and carers DO NOT go into the cloakroom, either at the start or end of the
school day. School starts at 8:50 and the gates close at 8:55. If you need to speak to a teacher please arrange
an appointment at the end of the school day. Lost property can be accessed immediately after school when the
cloakroom is vacated. Thank you for your co-operation.
RECEPTION CLASS PARENTS/CARERS
Could parents and carers please supervise any younger children/toddlers in the classroom at the start of the
school day as we have had some resources damaged recently – Thank you for your co-operation.
AIREBOROUGH CHILDMINDERS FILE
Could the person who borrowed the Aireborough Childminders File from the school office please return it as
soon as possible – someone else would like to use it – Thank You.
CHILDMINDER WANTED
For Zachary Vaz – Reception class. Pick-up required from Ss. Peter & Paul School – 3.20 – 5.20 p.m. –
Monday to Friday. Please telephone Delicia on 07846 641080 – thank you.
SCHOOL MEALS – CHINESE NEW YEAR MENU
Thursday 3rd February – for children ALREADY on school meals – to celebrate the year of the rabbit:
Sweet & Sour Chicken & Rice / Vegetable Chow Mein / Ice Cream and Mandarin Oranges.
SCHOOL MEALS / DINNER MONIES
Please can any dinner money arrears be sent into school on Monday morning – in an envelope clearly marked
with your child’s name and class – to be put in the yellow box in your child’s classroom. Cheques made
payable to Leeds City Council. Thank you for your co-operation.
WEEKLY AWARD WINNERS
Reception – William Miller & Gene Humphreys                    Year 1 – Reya Wilks & Sophie Clarkson
Year 2 – Connor Ford-Peat & Natasha Marucci                    Year 3 – Leah Miller & Magnus Cameron
Year 4 – All the class for their super behaviour and enthusiasm during their History walk to Yeadon!
Year 5 – Olivia Brady & Ronan King                             Year 6 – Conor Thorpe & Cameron Sloan
ETHOS STATEMENT
Monday 31st January – Sunday 6th February 2011:
                     ‘I can say one thing I would like to get better at (in school or about me)’
ETHOS STATEMENT COMPETITION
The entrants for our Ethos Statement competition were fantastic; art work and ICT skills of a very high
standard! The finalists’ work is displayed in the school entrance. Congratulations to our winner – Ruth Davy.
Our runners-up in the competition were Melissa Carroll and Sam Clifford-Hassan.
SIGNING CLUB
Miss Abbott’s Signing Club starts again on Tuesday 2nd February – 6.30 – 8.00 p.m. – in the Woolpack – for
new and existing members – ALL WELCOME!
DEAL OR NO DEAL
Watch Channel 4’s Deal or No Deal to see Dylan Hall – ex. Pupil of Ss. Peter & Paul School – gamble to win
£250,000! Dylan will appear every day for the next few of weeks, before his actual game on 23 rd February.
Good Luck Dylan!!! (Please remember us if you do win the £250,000!!!)
CHARITY CEILIDH NIGHT
Tickets are still available for the Ceilidh on Friday 4th February at Shipley and District Social Club at 8 p.m.
Tickets are £8 each. Any profit will be donated to Sue Ryder Care. Claire Kilburn (Matthew – Year 1) will be
selling tickets before and after school next Tuesday and Wednesday. Enquiries on 07962 041848 (incorrect
number given last week – sorry!).
THANK YOU’s
Natasha Marucci (Yr.2) would like to thank all her friends for coming to her party and for all the lovely cards
and presents.
Thomas Hogg (Yr.6) would like to thank all his friends for coming to his football party. He would also like to
say a big ‘Thank You’ for all his cards and presents.
SAINSBURY’S ‘ACTIVE KIDS’ 2011
Get ready to start collecting vouchers again! Vouchers are available from Sainsbury’s stores, petrol stations
and with online groceries between 9th February and 31st May 2011.
YEADON CARNIVAL
Local schools have long supported the carnivals by taking an active part in the parade. Volunteers required.
Anyone who can offer help, or who would like a stall at the carnival, should contact Nigel Francis on 01943
463467 (after 6.30 p.m.) or email nigelfrancis@btinternet.com The first planning meeting is scheduled for
next week, so any offers of help or ideas for the day itself would be greatly appreciated.


                                    PARENTS ASSOCIATION

JAMIE OLIVER LADIES NIGHT
Thursday 3rd February from 8 – 10 p.m. Free Admission with numbers board on the door, a chance to win a
bottle of wine. Bring your family and friends for an evening of Jamie Oliver kitchenware and a glass of wine.
See posters around the school

LADS DARTS AND DOM'S NIGHT - PLEASE NOTE THE DATE CHANGE!!! Friday 18th February.
Games and bar opens from 8 p.m. onwards. Free admission with numbers board on the door. A night of darts,
doms and other games (X-Box, etc.) See posters around the school.

100 CLUB - January - drawn during the PTA meeting on Sunday:              £ 20   No.   82   Will Cooper
                                                                          £ 10   No.   34   Chris Duggan
                                                                          £5     No.   41   Sally Fletcher
                                                                          £5     No.   56   Caroline Shaw
Cheques available for collection from the school office.

BAGS FOR SCHOOL - Wednesday 2nd March
A good chance to have a spring clean during the school half term holidays and help raise money for the school.
Do not bring bags in prior to this date - thank you!

MOTHERS DAY SECRET SHOP
Tuesday 29th March, opening hours during school times. All presents wrapped and £2 each.

BUN SALE
Wednesday 4th May 2011. More details nearer the time.

CHILDRENS DISCO
The end of time children/family disco will be Friday 15th July. It will be a BEACH PARTY........ so get the flip
flops and shades ready!!! More details nearer the time.

DUE TO THE NEW SCHOOL BUILD AND VARIOUS SCHOOL EVENTS, THE SPRING FAIR AND
            CAMP AND RAMBLE DATES ARE TO BE CONFIRMED LATER.


             NEWSLETTER SPONSORS URGENTLY REQUIRED
  PLEASE CONTACT THE SCHOOL OFFICE FOR DETAILS OF HOW TO SPONSOR
                            THANK YOU


Parents/Carers:               EMERGENCY CONTACT DETAILS

Is our information up-to-date?
Have you informed the school office of any changes to your mobile phone / emergency
contact numbers / child’s medical information?
It is your responsibility to notify school of any changes. Thank you for your co-operation.

				
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