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Mr Stuart Calvert B.Ed Hons N.P.Q.H                                                             Burton
Tel: 01202 482588                                                                               Christchurch
Fax: 01202 475709                                                                               Dorset
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Website:             Burton C of E Primary School

                                  Newsletter No.12                30th November 2009
Dates for your diaries                                                          Parking and Cars – PART 2
             th                                                   Last week I asked that parents bringing children to school in
Tuesday 15 December 6pm School’s Christmas
event – Christmas Carols at 6pm (if this event is                 cars be considerate about where they park and to not double
                                                                  park on Salisbury Road and surrounding roads making it
cancelled at short notice due to adverse weather, a               dangerous and difficult for a smooth flow of school and non-
second date has been made for Thursday 17 Dec at                  school related traffic to pass by. I also asked that parents
6pm)                                                              consider the dangers of allowing their children to exit their
                                                                  vehicles on the road-side into the path of passing cars.
Wednesday 16 December – Reception Nativity at                     Thank you to those who have taken this on board.
the church                                                        Unfortunately, some parents/carers haven’t been so willing to
More information to come                                          change their habits and are quite happy to continue to put
                                                                  others at risk by double parking. It is clearly not the school’s
                                                                  responsibility to ensure that drivers drive safely or park safely
December 18th Last day of term                                    but I can name and shame those who don’t consider safety
                                                                  of children and the wider public of any importance.
Saturday 19 December 12-4pm – Burton Scout                        Consequently, for the safety of all our children I will be
Group Christmas Grotto @ St. Luke’s Church, Burton                passing on information about unsafe driving and parking to
Tesco Vouchers & Ink cartridges                                   the police whose role and responsibility it is to investigate
                                                                  these matters further and I urge other parents to be proactive
Please send along any Tesco vouchers you may collect to the       in doing the same. If you see dangerous and irresponsible
school as we are now collecting them for the school. Thank        parking and driving around school please report this to the
you. Also, please send in to school any old printer ink           police directly on 01202 222222 or pass on the time and
cartridges you may have and Mrs Elliott is happy to recycle       place of the offence, registration number, make and colour of
                                                                  the car to the school office and we will contact the police to
them on behalf of the school – we will receive further points
                                                                  pass this information on.
that can be changed for school resources.                         Thank you
 Burton Youth Football Club is currently looking for                         SAFEGUARDING OUR CHILDREN
U6 to play football on Saturday mornings at                         Police are here to help you and help your children
Winkton Fields, Burton from 10:30 -11:30                          The Police have recently worked with children in Years
Please ring Annie for details 01202 460556 or                     1 & 2 and 5 & 6 on internet safety. Older children have
07706832033                                                       also been guided in how to combat issues of cyber-
      Burton Scout Group Christmas Grotto                         bullying. The police will do similar work with Year 3 & 4
As part of the groups’ annual fundraising, we will be holding a
                                                                  in January and work with our youngest children in the
Christmas party at St.Lukes Church hall on Saturday 19            Foundation Stage on issues of how to be safe.
December, 12-4pm
                                                                  Advice for parents – who to contact if concerns arise:
          Santa’s grotto, with the real Santa! And presents
                                                                  Dorset Police would like to encourage parents to report any
          Christmas Carols
          Tombola
                                                                  concerns about inappropriate contact between a child and an adult
          Hot & cold drinks                                      online, cases of grooming or cyber bullying and harassment. This
          Hot bacon rolls                                        can be reported by calling the non-emergency number 01202
          Soup and Crusty rolls                                  222222.
          Mince Pies and homemade cakes                          Alternatively parents can report any cases of computermisuse
          Lashings of mulled wine                                online through THINKUKNOW website – The Child Exploitation
We need your support, so please come along with friends and       and Online Protection Centre (CEOP). CEOP is the UK’s national
family, listen to the Burton Beavers, Cubs and Scouts singing     police centre for protecting young people and children from abuse.
carols                                                            The CEOP will contact your local police if they think there is a
Come – Eat! Drink and be merry!!                                  criminal offence in your report or when the person you are
                                                                  reporting has done something illegal.
                   Thank You all so much!
  Many thanks to everyone who helped to make the
                                                                  If you would like more information about how the school
  BSA Christmas Fair on Saturday such a success.                  deals with bullying or the safeguarding & protection of
 Thank you to all those who came and gave support –               children please visit the school website where you can read
   we hope you had a great time. £1187 profit was                 our relevant policies.
 raised and will go towards enriching the experience
  all of Burton’s school children. Merry Christmas!

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