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Published by mrsthomas, 2018-11-30 06:41:40

bulletin 30.11.18

bulletin 30.11.18

BJS Bulletin


Plantagenet Drive, Rugby, CV 22 6LB 30TH NOVEMBER 2018

BILTON C OF E Headlines
Dear All,
POINTS OF It is a hive of busyness here preparing for our Christmas
INTEREST: Fayre. I hope you are able to join us between 11a.m. and
2p.m. on Saturday. The PTA have worked so hard to invite
Christmas stall holders, children have worked hard to prepare gifts to
jumper / non sell it would be a shame to miss out! Anyone wishing to help me
uniform day on Carol Sing at 10:50 a.m. at he door is more than wel-
come...otherwise I might be doing a solo!
Friday 21st
December On Wednesday I had the privilege of taking 8 children with me to Coventry Cathedral to celebrate with 75
other C of E schools from our Diocese. The service was led by members of the whole community and
(no cost / Bishop Christopher spoke very eloquently about the Cross of Nails story. The children took part in a
donation procession of all the banners and flags from all the schools being paraded around the magnificent
required) Coventry Cathedral. It was a very powerful moment and just goes to show we are better linked together
for the good of ourselves and others.
Kind Regards, Mrs Norton

Christmas Carol Services at St. Marks Church, Bilton

We would very much like to invite you to our Carol Services. These are held in the daytime
this year and we take two year groups at a time to celebrate Christmas. We very much
welcome you to the services.

When: Tuesday 18th December 2018

Time: 10 a.m. for Year 3 and Year 5
2.00 p.m. for Year 4 and Year 6

If you would like to walk with us then we will be leaving school at 9:40a.m. for the 10a.m. service and
1:40p.m for the 2p.m service, weather permitting

Punctuality A big 'well done' goes not only to Chestnut House, Parking
but also years 3, 4 and 6 who all achieved the
Golden Pocket Watch Award for perfect time Please can I remind all parents to try to
keeping this week. remain calm outside school re parking
issues. We have a very busy road at the beginning and end of
Our individual award goes to Joel B for great each day and it makes matters worse when parents get
improvement with his attendance and time keeping. agitated and begin being unkind to each other. We are trying
to teach our children about being respectful and how to
'disagree well'. Please can I ask that parents and carers

model this, in front of our school community.

SCHOOL CLOSURES Thanks for your understanding, Mrs Norton

In the event of any bad weather where it is necessary to close Lunch Time Top Table
the school an announcement will be made on Rugby FM
107.1, BBC Coventry & Warwickshire 94.8FM and Free Radio Service Respect

97 & 102.9 FM. Please do not ring the school but listen to the Ollie W—4AT Sandra P—3ES
radio. Ruth H—4AT Eve T—3ES
Annabelle O—4AT
Alternatively sign up for free school closure text alerts to your mobile Eve F—4AT
phone – please log on to:

We will also use our own text messaging service – Eduspot to notify you of Every week Mr. Wilson and his team awards children
closure. for demonstrating our Christian values during lunch
time, the nominated children get an invitation to join
Sporthall Athletics the top table on the Friday of that week.

Our Year 6 athletes had a wonderful afternoon competing in
the Year5/6 Sportshall athletics competition at Harris this
afternoon. There was excellent participation and effort from
all with a really good team ethos! The team won a number of
events in relays, long jump, chest push and javelin which gave
them 1st place in this afternoons heat. They should be ever so

proud of themselves! Well done.

We understand that Christmas can be a very Polite Notice—school pick up
expensive time of year for families as they face
the pressures of increased heating bills along Please can we ask parents / carers to keep younger children with
with extensive and demanding wish lists from them when waiting to collect children from BJS at the end of the
children! school day. Recently we’ve had children banging on the office
window / door, messing around with the keypad and generally
If you are aware of a family being noisy outside the offices. Thank you for your cooperation.
who genuinely cannot afford a gift or food for
their children this year, please contact
Mrs Hodgson at
[email protected]
or call her on 01788 810675

Prayer group at BJS

Hello All, for some years now we have a
prayer group that meets each week to pray
for the school and families. If you wish to
come along they meet at 8:45a.m each
Friday. Alternatively if you have anything you would like us to pray
about then please let me know using my email address. This can be
completely confidential. [email protected]

Kind Regards Mrs Norton :-)

Year 6 Girls Football Team

Congratulations to our Year 6 girls who won in their first football
match of the year. They now proceed to the next round of the Under
11 Girls Football Competition for Eastern Warwickshire. In a match
played in tricky conditions, the girls did ever so well to win the match
7-0 away at Eastlands. 2 goals for Jasmine, 2 for Madi,1 for Holly and
2 own goals sealed the victory. The girls played really well and we
hope that the great attitude and spirit shown can continue
through the rest of the competition. Well done BJS girls. BJS

Excellence Awards

This week’s Excellence Awards were presented to
the following children during Thursday’s assembly:

3ED—Joshua W for great work in maths

3SV—Miles for always working hard and being a cheery
member of the class

3ES—Karishma L for fantastic kindness and support to
other children

4DB—Kian E-H for his stellar improvement across all his
learning over the last few weeks

4FM—Ella W for improving the quality of her writing

4AT—Liam C for his independent writing and spelling

5JE—Connie McC for super ideas when producing her
own WW2 poem

5SS—Tiahnae L for her super sensory description

5AL—Elizabeth B for her fantastic enthusiasm with her
WWII poem

6KC—Hattie C for joining in class discussions with enthusi-

6CC—Oliver F for a positive working attitude

6JB—Darcy V for a superb diary entry

Two year 4 girls (4AT) are
volunteering to present a
radio programme on
Cracker radio, as part of
the Rugby's Christmas
Cracker pop up restaurant
and radio station. Kathryn B and Charlotte P's first
programme will air on Mon 3rd Dec between 5pm and
6pm. They are looking for listeners and sponsorship;
they'll even dedicate a song for you.

Please tune in to Cracker Radio on FM 87.9 between
now and Christmas Eve to listen to young people, of
Rugby and the surrounding areas, presenting shows. A
schedule is available on
radio/ Pop in to the cafe in Rugby Central, next door to
Iceland or book an evening meal.

PTA NEWS Can anyone make use of this Rugby Christmas Cracker is a youth project encouraging
solid wooden chest? Please young people to do something for others and at the
Dates for your Diaries: email same time learning valuable skills. It has been running in
[email protected] Rugby for over 25 years. The young people run a radio
 Saturday 1st December— or pop into the main station for the month of December and open a town
Christmas Fayre office if you would centre cafe and evening restaurant. They learn how to
like to view it. Thanks produce and present their own radio shows, learning
 Friday 18th January—Family Bingo valuable skills working in a kitchen/ front of house or
 Friday 8th February—School Disco behind the scenes in the cafe/restaurant whilst raising
 Friday 15th March—Grown ups Quiz Night money and learning about
 Wednesday 10th April—Easter Egg issues in the developing world.
Volunteers are still required if
Competition interested. http://
 Friday 7th June—Family Bingo
 Saturday 22nd June—Summer Fayre
School—Diary Dates


School Closes Friday 21st December 2018 at

Monday 7th January 2019—Teacher Training Day

School Information School Opens Tuesday 8th January 2019
Monday 18 February to Friday 22nd February
 School gates open at 8.30am, doors open at 8.40am 2019—Half Term
 School starts at 8.50a.m - Any child arriving after this time is late and School Closes Friday 12 April 2019 at 3.30pm
School Opens Monday 29 April 2019
will be marked as such. Monday 6th May 2019—School Closed Bank
 School finishes at 3.30p.m Monday 27 May to Friday 31 May 2019—Half Term
 If your child is ill and going to be absent please either telephone us on 01788 810675 (you can leave a Monday 3 June 2019—Teacher Training Day
School closes Thursday 18 July 2019 at 3.30pm
voice mail if the office is closed or busy) or email us on [email protected] 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]

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