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Published by mrsthomas, 2018-09-14 07:22:01

bulletin 14.09.18 (final)

bulletin 14.09.18 (final)

BJS Bulletin


Plantagenet Drive, Rugby, CV 22 6LB 14TH SEPTEMBER 2018

BILTON C F E Headlines
Second week back in and it feels like we have never been away but in a good way! Year 3
SPECIAL have settled fantastically, on the whole, and I have had lots of lovely comments from new
POINTS OF parents about our hardworking staff. Can I say 'thank you' to you for trusting us. We
INTEREST: understand that it is a huge leap from Infant School to Junior and sometimes it is as hard
for parents as it is for children!
Parents Evenings
This week has seen lots of children working hard and using brand new English books to help
Monday 1st October guide and improve handwriting which is one of our whole school priorities. Look out at
and Parents evening to see how your child has improved. Advanced notice of Parents Evenings
Monday 1st October and Wednesday 3rd October. Booking will be open from Monday 17th
Wednesday 3rd September 2018, please use the link. It is great to see you on these evenings and we really
October encourage you to bring your son or daughter with you. If you wish to speak with your
child's teacher/s alone then the children could step out of the room for a moment.
Please book your
appointment via Next week I am going to be running a workshop with all
the children in year groups about something I have been
https:// doing lots of research about. It is called the Restorative
biltonjun- Approach to Behaviour and is run along the same
iors.parentsevenings principles of Restorative Justice. Each session will introduce the children to enabling us to further become a
healthier learning environment, create an even more
(available to book positive environment. It will encourage children to take
from Monday 17th responsibility for their own behaviour and help us to
understand the impact we have on others. It will give
Sept) them the tools to strengthen and repair relationships.
I look forward to you hearing about the RA sessions
IMPORTANT from your children. Thank you to Pam Bates, one of
our parents, who is also passionate about teaching
To continue children the skills they need to be a positive addition
receiving the to our world.
school bulletin
for 2018/19 Have a great weekend :-)
please visit the
school website Mrs Norton
to re-subscribe
to our mailing I have the freedom and choice to be ambitious for my future


The page is
under school

Thank you

Punctuality Well done to all our pupils for such impressive time Harvest Foodbank
keeping since we came back to school last week! Appeal

We have awarded the most Golden Pocket Watch Awards Harvest is upon us again and as in previous years
this week than we ever have before in one week! (For we are choosing to support the Rugby Foodbank.
Your donations will be gratefully received between
those families that are new to us we issue a certificate each Monday 24th September and Wednesday 26th
week to the house with the best time keeping. This is the September 2018. Please see below the Foodbank
Time Keeper's Award. If there is a house with 0 late marks shopping list top 10 items hat can be brought in.
then they receive the Golden Pocket Watch Award. This
particular award also gets presented to any year group with Thanks in advance :-

perfect time keeping too!) Shopping List
UHT milk / dried milk
This week the Golden Pocket Watch Award went to: Oak
and Sycamore Houses and then each year 3, 4 and 6 class. Tinned vegetables
Coffee / Hot Chocolate
On-line safety
Jam / Marmalade
As we are settling into the new school year we would Tinned Rice Pudding/Custard
like to remind our families about the importance of
monitoring children's use of the internet & gaming. Tinned Fruit
Tinned Potatoes / Tomatoes
In the first week back we heard several pupils, including some
from year 3, talking about playing on the game Tinned Meat / Fish
Fortnite. Fortnite has a PEGI rating of 12, PEGI have said this is Pasta / Rice (500g)
due to the: 'frequent scenes of mild violence. It is not suitable Long Life Fruit Juice
for persons under 12 years of age'. This means no child in BJS
should have access to this game.

If you have any questions/concerns around on-line safety please
look at our on-line safety page on the school website biltonjun- then look under 'school info' and go to 'on-line
safety' tab). Alternatively speak with staff in school who will be
happy to help.

On the on-line safety page you will find lots of advice and links
to sites designed to help parents/families navigate their way
around keep children safe on-line, not just entertained on-line.

The 'Thinkuknow' tab has the latest updates and games suitable
for children in our school.

Lunch Time Top Table School Car Park

Service Creativity The school carpark is for staff only
Alex J during the hours 7.30am to 5pm. With
Annabelle P 4DB Connor B 4FM permission from the school
Maise P 4FM parents/ carers can drop off on the
Harry D 4FM Compassion school playground should there be a
5AL special requirement.
Keira C-J 4FM
Parents / carers are allowed onto the
Every week Mr. Wilson and his team awards children for carpark after 5pm to collect children
demonstrating our Christian values during lunch time, the from after school clubs but not before
nominated children get an invitation to join the top table on the
Thank you.
Friday of that week.

Excellence Awards Triple P Course
Warwickshire Parenting Team are running a Triple P (Positive Parenting
This week’s Excellence Awards were presented to Programme) group course in Rugby. The course is free of charge and will
the following children during Thursday’s assembly: run between 19th September and 07th November 2018. If you are
interested in accessing this parenting support please do so by booking a
3ED—Sameera K for listening carefully and following place through the following link:
instructions in maths
3ES—Solomon C for fantastic effort and
contributions to class discussions If you would like help with parenting niggles but are unable to access the
course, please feel free to contact Mrs Hodgson in school tel 01788 810675
3SV—James B and Olly W for super work in science or via email [email protected]) who will be
happy to help.
4DB—Kathryn B and Ryan M for a fantastic
composition of a Michael Rosen style performance poem! Italian Pizzeria Lunch Day—Thursday 4th October 2018
The kitchen will be serving Pizza or Pasta followed by Gelato Ice Cream
4AT—Maia H for her enthusiasm for learning and always or fresh fruit and it will be open to allpupils in the school. If
being willing to have a go
your child normally has sandwiches on a Thursday and
4FM—roll over would like a school lunch you will need to book and forms
will be sent out NEXT TUESDAY to be returned by Friday
5JE—Eden C for super effort in all lessons—keep
persevering! 28 September together with a payment of £2.25.

5AL—Natalia Z for a super engaging start to the year! Last Thursday Ms Davies took a group of 10 children from
across the school to the national launch of the NFU’s
5SS—Harvey T for his excellent attitude to his learning Farmvention competition at the Think Tank in Birmingham.

6JB—Thomas C for working really hard this week, espe- We were welcomed by Minette Batters, the President of
cially in maths the NFU and then we went off to make muffins with Fun
Kitchen. Our only equipment was a zip lock bag each! Great
6CC—Niamh H for a positive and enthusiastic learning fun! The children report that the muffins were delicious!
attitude in maths

6KC—Eve for her enthusiastic responses in classroom

We then had a short talk and demonstration about
robotics in farming. Amazing new robots are being built that can find and zap weeds in
the fields without the use of any chemicals.

Our final activity was coding with Lego. It was awesome!
We built windmills, combine harvesters, tractors and auto-
matic gates.

After lunch we had time to explore the Think Tank’s Science Garden – it was
so cool!

Now all we have to do is enter the competition! Look online at Farmvention It’s a really good
and get your science and design brains working! More details to follow in competition and it will
school shortly. definitely help farmers in
the future. It was all
A huge “Thank you!” to Mrs Bates who joined us and helped make it a fun.
fantastic day out.

Inspire Challenge Achieve

French and Spanish After School Club Warwickshire Schools Badminton Association
Restricted Singles Tournament (even age groups) on
Around the country, thousands of children attend LCF Language Sunday 7thOctober 2018.
Clubs each week, giving them the opportunity to learn a foreign
language at an early stage of their development. LCF has For more information please see the website
developed a specialist program for teaching which includes: below

* GAMES * SONGS * DRAMA *STORIES New WSBA website click here

* INTERACTIVE CLUB WEBSITE Prospective parents open evening

All our Clubs are taught by specialist language teachers and run for 45 minutes Thursday 27th September 2018 6.00pm to
each week, from 3.30 – 4.15 pm at a cost of £4.50 per session, payable per
Mrs. Norton will give a talk at 7.15pm
term in advance by bank transfer, cash or cheque. You also have the option to

pay monthly by direct debit.

SPACES AVAILABLE : Spanish is on a Thursday after
school and French is on a Monday.
Forms can be obtained from the school office.

Warwickshire County Council would like to hear your views on the School Health & PTA NEWS
Wellbeing Service. We would encourage you to visit the website and complete the survey
before the closing date of 12th October 2018: Dates for your Diaries:
health/school-health-and-wellbeing-service/ Monday 24th September—AGM - all

After school clubs welcome
Will include election of officers—Chair, Vice,
If you sign your child up to any of the clubs run after school PLEASE make sure the
child knows they are attending and also update Wild Club if a booking is no Treasurer, Secretary and Publicity Officer
longer required or if they will be late going to them. Thursday 8th November—Fireworks @BJS

Please note FDS, Drama, Wild Club, Hotshots, Martial Arts, Netball Club and Email: [email protected]
Funstar Education (Dance) clubs are independent to the school, therefore under
GDPR BJS are not allowed to share any emergency contacts / School—Diary Dates
information about children with the clubs. Please ensure you have provided all
personnel information necessary with the clubs. Thank you.

FIS - Information for Families - Free 2018/2019
courses for adults with learning
disabilities and difficulties, Monday 29 October to Friday 2 November—Half
Warwickshire's drug and alcohol Term
support service and suicide bereavement support. Please see link
School Closes Friday 21st December 2018 at

School Information Monday 7th January 2019—Teacher Training Day
School Opens Tuesday 8th January 2019

 School gates open at 8.30am, doors open at 8.40am Monday 18 February to Friday 22nd February
 School starts at 8.50a.m - Any child arriving after this time is late and 2019—Half Term
School Closes Friday 12 April 2019 at 3.30pm
will be marked as such. School Opens Monday 29 April 2019
Monday 6th May 2019—School Closed Bank
 School finishes at 3.30p.m Holiday
 If your child is ill and going to be absent please either telephone us on 01788 810675 (you can leave a Monday 27 May to Friday 31 May 2019—Half Term
Monday 3 June 2019—Teacher Training Day
voice mail if the office is closed or busy) or email us on [email protected] School closes Thursday 18 July 2019 at 3.30pm
Fri 19 July & Mon 22 July - Teacher training
 If you feel you need to meet with a teacher face to face please email the school office

[email protected]

 If you need to talk with a teacher over the phone or have a general enquiry for them please email

[email protected] Our teachers are busy with your children in the classrooms all day
however they will get back to you as soon as possible.

 If you would like to share concerns or contact Mrs Hodgson our Home/School Support worker, please

call the office, pop into school or email her directly on [email protected]

Inspire Challenge Achieve

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