BILTON JUNIOR SCHOOL 22ND SEPTEMBER 2017
Plantagenet Drive, Rugby, CV22 6LB
Parent Partnership Dear Parents and Carers,
Meetings—Please Thank you for the 'Deputy Headlines' last week but the baton has passed to me again this
week and what an important baton it is too!
appointment to I wanted to share with those of you who didn't get to our welcome meetings our all
see your child’s important strategic vision and mission for the school.
on page 3 As the Governing Board of Bilton C of E Junior School, we believe
we are all God's children.
Prospective Open Our Strategic Aims are:
Evening / Mornings To inspire all, through learning experiences which enrich, excite
We warmly invite and engage.
prospective parents To be happy confident, caring and resilient learners, ready to
and children to visit
our school. To make consistently strong progress across the curriculum and
Thursday 5th October achieve our very best.
2017 6.30pm to
8.00pm Mission Statement:
I have the freedom and choice to be ambitious for my future
Friday 13th October I am so proud of every child we have here in our BJS family. We really believe that
and Monday 16th regardless of the colour of your skin, your gender, your ability, your background we are all
welcome. I want every child and adult to take on board what we want for your children. We
October are ambitious for their future and want to give them the skills and more importantly open
9am to 11.30am up choices for them to progress and develop into successful citizens of the world.
Please remember to The mission statement needs to be an intrinsic desire to the individual - heartfelt,
update the school 'Sankalpa'. By putting the mission statement into the first person it makes it more focused
office if your address, on the result being sought and also accessible to all children and staff alike.
numbers or email Your children will be asked over the coming weeks to learn the mission statement off by
address change as it heart so we can encourage them to believe in themselves and the others around them. You
is important we have never know I may even ask you when I see you down at the gate! The challenge is on!
the correct Mrs Norton :-)
information for your
recorded in school.
Lunch Time Top Table Punctuality
SERVICE GENEROSITY Every week Mrs. Congratulations go to Oak House again this week for
Oliver S - 6CC achieving the best timekeeping in school with only 4 late
Edward M - 6AL Harry R - 5SS Reeves-Brown and her
Daniel H - 6AL Alfie C - 5SS team awards children marks.
Anna P - 4BR for demonstrating our
Sianna C - 4BR Chestnut and Sycamore were just behind with 6 each.
Olivia D - 4BR Christian values during
It was disappointing to note that three children in year 3
lunch time, the arrived late this week meaning they were not in class and
RESPONSIBILITY nominated children get
ready to start the day's learning on time.
Poppy C - 3SV an invitation to join the
top table on the Friday Can we please remind all our families that we want to
educate your children, but we need them in school on time
Charlotte D -4AT of that week.
to be able to do that?
Eloise S - 4AT
Well done to 4AT for setting an excellent example with their
Freya C - 4AT perfect punctuality this week!
This week’s Excellence Awards were presented to the following children
during Thursday’s assembly:
3SV—Danny M for his enthusiasm during our trip yesterday Lateness = Lost Learning
3FS—Sara B for great work in a maths fluency lesson Is your child getting to school on time? Did
3ED—All of 3ED for fantastic behaviour and great questions on our trip
to Midland Air Museum 5 minutes late every day = 15 hours a year = 3 days of learning
10 minutes late every day = 30 hours a year = 6 days of learning
4AT—Charlotte N for having a superb attitude to learning 15 minutes late every day = 45 hours a year = 9 days of learning
20 minutes late every day = 60 hours a year = 12 days of learning
4BR—Josh K for being a super hardworking member of the class
4DB—Ben W for a fantastic attitude to learning and being helpful in
5JE—Seth S for having and showing great ideas within class
5JB—Evie J for having positive learning attitude and being a pleasure to Nasal Flu Immunisation
teach All pupils in Year 3 and 4 are being offered
the nasal flu immunisation at school on 2nd
5SS—Kian Mc for his super enthusiasm during music and his ability to November. Consent forms will be sent
spot a bass guitar home in October.
6KC—Kiel H for a great ‘can do’ attitude and enthusiastic in all he does Warwickshire Schools’ Badminton Association
6CC—Aimee F for being a fantastic talk partner—well done!
6AL—Yousuf A for his great attitude to school life and learning . Keep it Tournaments are being held on Saturday 14th October
French—Ishaan B (4DB) for excellent effort asking and answering a If you would like to enter please email
question about telling the time in French—magnifique! [email protected] for more information and an entry
form, closing date is the 7th October 2017.
Head's open Office
Each half term I like to make myself available for a morning to
give parents/carers a chance to come in and chat over any
issues or concerns. Please feel free to come along on Tuesday
26th September between 9:30 and 12. Alternatively please
feel free to email me at [email protected] to
make an appointment to suit you.
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Does your child want to learn German in a fun way?
Come to the BJS German club with Mrs. Mulley!
Thursday 28th September 3.30-4.30pm (the 1st session is free)
To book your child’s place please contact the school office.
If your child has not had their passport updated then A big Thank you for
please feel free to send them into school for Mrs Foodbank donations. The
Hodgson's attention. Foodbank will be collecting
on Monday or Tuesday
We are currently in the process of gathering the names of morning, so if you have
those children who have achieved 100 stamps or over so anything more to add to the
we can submit the information to Children's University collection please feel free to
ahead of the graduation ceremony later this year. drop it into the office/front
entrance. It was great to
If your child is in year 6 and has achieved 30 or 65 stamps have Rev. Tim in school to
and hasn't yet received their bronze or silver talk to the children about
award, please send the passports in for updating as the festival of Harvest.
Children's Uni would like to invite them to the graduation
ceremony also to receive their certificates. (Please note Claim your free school meals
the Bronze and Silver Award presentation is for year 6
Please can we remind parents/ carers to be careful when ...everyone's a winner!
mounting the pavement outside school. We have had a
reported near miss so please can the owner of the Silver Applying for Free School Meals has never been easier.
Hyundai E062 AV2 be extra vigilant when parking near
school. Parents can either call 01926 359189 or visit
www.warwickshire.gov.uk/freeschoolmeals and receive an
We Have Many Children instant decision regarding eligibility. Any information you
But None to Spare provide will be treated in absolute confidence. If you receive any of
Please Drive Carefully the following benefits then your child may be eligible for Free
Parent Partnership Evenings—2nd and 4th October School Meals:
Please follow the below link to book an appointment with Income Support or Income-Based Job Seekers Allowance (but not
your child’s class teacher. We encourage you to attend Contribution Based Job Seeker’s Allowance).
with your child to the meeting.
https://biltonjuniors.parentseveningsystem.co.uk/v2/ The Guarantee Element of State Pension Credit.
Child Tax Credit where the family’s annual income as assessed by
Online Safety Guide
Please see the useful guide attached to this bulletin. HMRC is not in excess of £16,190. Please note that families who are
also entitled to Working Tax Credit do not qualify for Free School
Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999.
Income Related Employment and Support Allowance (but not
Contribution-Based Employment and Support Allowance).
*If you qualify we are entitled to an extra £1,300 of pupil premium benefits so please
sign up to help support your child and the school.
We hope you will support your PTA in the following
events, please pop them in the diary so you don’t miss out
on all the fun.
Friday 22nd September PTA Quiz
Friday 6th October—School Disco
Year 3&4 6pm to 7.15pm
Year 5&6 7.30pm to 8.45pm
Thursday 2nd November—Community Fireworks
Saturday 2nd December—Christmas Fayre
Friday 19th January 2018—Family Bingo
Friday 8th June 2018—Family Bingo
If you have any suggestions for the PTA or would like to get in-
volved please email [email protected]
The AGM meeting is on Tuesday 26th
September at 7pm at school—
Brinklow Under 10’s Football Club are looking for new
players to join their team
They train every Tuesday at Barr Lane, Brinklow and play in
the league on Sunday Mornings
If anyone is interested please call Martin Smith on 07729
School Information School—Diary Dates
School gates open at 8.30am, doors open at 8.40am 2017/2018
School starts at 8.50a.m - Any child arriving after this time is late and will be marked
Monday 23rd October to Friday 27th October
as such. 2017—Half Term
School finishes at 3.30p.m Monday 25th December to 5th January 2018—
If your child is ill and going to be absent please either telephone us on 01788 810675 Christmas Holiday
Monday 19th February to 23rd February 2018—
(you can leave a voice mail if the office is closed or busy) or email us Half term
on [email protected] Friday 30th March 2018 to 13th April 2018—Easter
If you feel you need to meet with a teacher face to face please email the school Holiday
office [email protected] Monday 7th May 2018—School Closed Bank Holi-
If you need to talk with a teacher over the phone or have a general enquiry for them day
please email [email protected] Our teachers are busy with your Friday 25th May 2018—Teacher Training Day
children in the classrooms all day however they will get back to you as soon as Monday 28th May to 1st June 2018—Half Term
possible. Friday 20th July 2018—Teacher training Day
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]
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