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Published by mrsthomas, 2017-12-15 06:51:05

bulletin 15.12.17 (1)

bulletin 15.12.17 (1)

BJS Bulletin


Plantagenet Drive, Rugby, CV22 6LB



Christmas Dear All,
Performances at
St. Mark’s Church Well what a week! Thank you so much for your patience and understanding of
the two snow days. Just to give you a bit more information about both days.
at 6pm Monday, I think was always going to be cut and dried and I was glad I was able to
Thursday 14th let you know in good time to arrange child care. The snow came down pretty fast
December— and me, my husband and Mr Mallender (our caretaker) did our best to grit late
on Saturday to prepare. It helped a great deal but not enough as I don't think we
Chestnut were prepared for the sheer amount of snow that came our way.
Tuesday 19th
December—Oak Tuesday was a different matter... In communication with Mrs Wade from Bawnmore and Mrs Harris
Wednesday 20th from Bilton Infants we were all prepared to open when making the decision on the Monday night.
December— Mindful we have shared families we always speak prior to big decisions being made. Early morning,
however, it became very apparent that the sites were dangerous and we were very aware of the
Sycamore accidents that could have occurred due to treacherous icy conditions. So we closed at short notice. We
realise this is not ideal for families of working parents. Looking back I am not sure how I could have
Air Ambulance done it differently to keep everyone safe.
Cake Sale
Unfortunately we have had to cancel two of the Christmas Celebrations but we are
Thank you to all rescheduling for next week. Oak will be on Tuesday 19/12/17 and Sycamore will be on
those that Wednesday 20/12/17 at 6p.m. Chestnut went off with out a hitch on Thursday. Really
lovely to see a third of the school out in force, singing like angels :-)
supported the
cake sale we Regards as always, Mrs Norton.
raised a total £84
Barnado’s Christmas toy appeal

The eight bags of toys were safely
delivered over the weekend. Thank you to

staff and families who contributed.

School Office I have the freedom and choice to be ambitious for my future

The school office
is open from
8.30am to

Lunch Time Top Table Punctuality

SERVICE SERVICE Every week Mrs. 'Due to the snow days and late arrivals due to icy conditions we will
Alfie O - 6KC Reeves-Brown and not be doing the Time Keeper's Award this week.'
Grace F - 6AL Kai S-R –6CC her team awards
Sinead T - 6KC children for French News
Nathan A - 6CC COMPASSION demonstrating our
Lana E - 6CC Thomas S—6AL Christian values It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to
Hannah D—6CC Ellen G –6KC during lunch time, Mdm. Mulley. She has worked tirelessly to make French
Moreblessing W - the nominated teaching and learning at BJS what it is today. She is off to work
6KC children get an in a local secondary school teaching French. We wish her well
Harry P - 6CC invitation to join in her new career path. We welcome Mdm. Jago to replace
Alek J - 6CC the top table on the her in the teaching of French from January. We are very
Friday of that week. excited to welcome an new member of staff who is also a
parent and friend of the school.
Medicines in school

Please do not send your child into school with any medicine in their Christmas Jumper Day
Should your child need prescription medicine throughout the day On the very last day of term, Friday 22nd
then the medicine must be handed into the school office in the December we are going to be raising funds for
original packaging with information leaflet enclosed and a form our school charity, The Air Ambulance. Please
completed. encourage your children to put some loose change in an
Thank you for you co-operation. envelope (£1 suggested) and they get to wear a Christmas
jumper/non uniform. We look forward to seeing all the
different designs.


We understand that Christmas can be a very expensive time of year for families as they face the pressures of extensive and
demanding wish lists from children!
If you are aware of family who genuinely cannot afford to buy gifts or food for their children this year, please contact Mrs
Hodgson at homesc[email protected] or call her on 01788 810675

Well Done again to the children that achieved their graduation last week with the Children’s University.

Excellence Awards

Dec 16—Messy Church at Bilton Junior School This week’s Excellence Awards were presented to the following
children during Thursday’s assembly:
Saturday, 16 December 16:30, Plantagenet Drive, CV22 6LB
3SV—Freddie C-G for consistent hard work in all that he does
Messy Church is a family friendly time full of fun,food games
and crafts. It is suitable for all ages and ends with a time of fun 3FS—Roll over
worship based on the theme of the day. This month there will
be things themed around Christmas and re-telling of the 3ED—Elijah H—for always working hard and doing his best
Nativity story.
4DB—Megan W for trying really hard with her maths
Dec 17—Service of Nine Lessons and Carols
4BR—Luke E for working carefully and thinking deeply
Sunday , 17 December, 18:00, Church, Rev’d Tim Cockell, Rev’d
Joy Sharpe 4AT—Ayesha B for her positive hard working attitude to all her
A beautiful service in which we hear again of the story of or
salvation, right from the early days of our disobedience in the 5JE—Roll over
Garden of Eden to our redemption in the coming of Jesus
Christ. Come along and enjoy singing your favourite carols and 5JB—Noah K for making a dramatic improvement to the
listen to the choir sing too. This service is followed by mulled quality and quantity of his writing
wine and mince pies. Why not come along with a friend?
5SS—Kai B for always giving his all—taking on board any advice
to make his work even better

6AL—William P for always being a very active participant in

6CC—Nathan A for excellent effort in maths

6KC—Connie T for good progress in all her maths work

French—Grace McC(4AT) for a really great attitude to her
learning all the time—Fantastique!

The Crib

Thank you to the carpentry department at Onley Prison
and my friend Rev. Emma for organising the making of it.
The prison have gifted it to us and we shared it with the
children on Wednesday. Two men, one Muslim and one
Christian worked together to lovingly create it for us. As a
'No Outsiders' school we thought it important to mention
and show children that people from different walks of life
with different faiths can work in peace and harmony
together for the good of our community. Pop in and see
the Crib if you get chance as more of the 'characters' are

A Family Friendly time full of Premier Woodlands (Old Post Office)
Fun, games, food and Crafts
Cymbeline Way, 01788 877040
When: Saturday 16th December 2017
Where: Bilton Junior School Your local Premier store is open:
Time: 4.30pm to 6pm
Book your place by texting: 07901 998079 Mon—Sat
[email protected] 6am—10pm
Please support your local store, they offer:

Groceries, fruit & vegetables , dry cleaning, greeting cards,
phone accessories, off licence, calling card (international),
news & magazines and much more!

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
Monday 25th December to 5th January 2018—
will be marked as such. Christmas Holiday
 School finishes at 3.30p.m Children start back on Monday 8th January 2018
 If your child is ill and going to be absent please either telephone us on 01788 810675 (you Monday 19th February to 23rd February 2018—
Half term
can leave a voice mail if the office is closed or busy) or email us Friday 30th March 2018 to 13th April 2018—Easter
on [email protected] Holiday
 If you feel you need to meet with a teacher face to face please email the school office Monday 7th May 2018—School Closed Bank Holi-
[email protected] day
 If you need to talk with a teacher over the phone or have a general enquiry for them Friday 25th May 2018—Teacher Training Day
please email [email protected] Our teachers are busy with your children in Monday 28th May to 1st June 2018—Half Term
the classrooms all day however they will get back to you as soon as 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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