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Published by mrsthomas, 2017-03-24 07:42:52





24TH MARCH 2017


Tuesday 28th Spring has sprung in school, please take a look at some of the new displays that children
March Inspire and staff have created. Thanks too goes to allotment club who planted some wonderful
Maths Parents spring bulbs which are adding a lovely touch to school. Mrs Worrall in the office has
Meeting 9.30 am created a beautiful display at the entrance to school. It is these little things that make
our school a wonderful place to work and learn! We learned in an assembly prepared by
or 6pm Mrs Stanford all about Mother Teresa. She once famously said, 'Spread love every-
where you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.' Mother Teresa
Please park on the Please enjoy these photographs from around the school and I hope they give you that springy feeling!
school playground

Year 4 Par- Things coming up next week:
ents / Carers—
Pupil Sharing Please try and get to one of our maths workshops presented by Mrs Thompson, our maths lead.
They are happening in the school hall from 9:30-10-30a.m. and 6:00-7.00p.m on Tuesday 28th
work March. See further information a little later on in the bulletin. I will be providing a 'dvd' room at 6p.m.
as I realise some parents may not have other child care arrangements.
Save the Date:
 Fencing Assembly to launch a new club after Easter. Parents can get involved in the club too!
Thursday 6th  Yr 5 are off to Cadbury World to investigate the process of chocolate making! Yum!
April, 2.45 to  3ED are den building at Cock Robin Wood
 BJS School choir are performing at the Temple Speech Room
3.15pm  Netball match BJS vs. The Cresent
 Explore Learning are in school launching an exciting new writing competition.
More Info to  PTA organising Family Bingo on Friday evening
follow  Staff Training on 'Team Teach' which is a positive behavioural strategy.
Have a great weekend,
Lunch Time Wet
Play Donations

of ‘U rated’
DVD’s would be
greatly received.

Lunch Time Top Table Every week Mrs.
Reuben L - 6KC Megan B- 3AT awards children
Caden C - 6KC Eleanor B - 3AT for
Dawson B- 6KC Amelie B- 3AT demonstrating
Connor S- 6KC Julia F - 3AT our Christian
Cory Mc- 6KC Lena K - 3AT values during
Neha S - 3AT lunch time, the
Ben W - 3AT nominated
children get an
invitation to join
the top table on
the Friday of that

Excellence Awards Punctuality

This week’s Excellence Awards were presented to the Well done to everyone! We have seen the whole
following children during Thursday’s assembly: school total of late marks fall to 12 this week which is a

3ED—Keira L for a big improvement in presentation huge improvement on two weeks ago!

3FR—Domenic F for developing resilience in all aspects of Chestnut and Oak shared the Time Keeper's award this week
school life with 3 marks each whilst Sycamore recorded 6. Disappointing-

3AT—Eleanor B for her quantity and quality of work ly 4 of those were from pupils in 3FR.

4SV—roll over Year 4 won the Golden Pocket Watch Award for no late marks
across the year group, whilst 6KC were the only other class to
4BY—Milani F for showing maturity, being responsible and
trustworthy record perfect time keeping this week.

4JE—Toby E for a much improved attitude to learning this Thank you for your efforts. Please continue to get to school on
week in class time!

5FM—Ryan G for really making an effort in his learning

5BG—Martha T-K for a improvement in her English work—
super effort

5SS—Lizzie W for always giving her best, doing her best and
being the best she could possibly be. Keep it going!

6AL—Lia J for always working hard in lessons

6CC—Jemima D for a brilliant piece of writing on emotions and
a fantastic working attitude in English this term

6KC—Dylan F for a much improved attitude towards all of his
academic work

French—Savannah W (4SV) for excellent effort in class this
week and her cont

Inspire Challenge Achieve

Meetings will be held Last week, Madame Mulley
monthly in Rugby was in Lyon, France, on a
teacher training course fully
The web page is: funded by the Erasmus+
programme from the European Union. She spoke
French all week, including
The NATP mission statement is: during individual discussions
about aspects of teaching and
The NATP exists to provide support, education and resources for Therapeutic Parents and learning such as using games in the classroom and
supporting professionals relating to therapeutic parenting, effective interventions, empowering children of all abilities to do their very best. She
compassion fatigue and the effects of early life trauma. met 3 other primary school teachers of French from Spain
To promote better outcomes for children who have suffered early life trauma, by and found out they had all sorts of things in common -
significantly improving the consistency and quality of support available to Therapeutic including the desire to keep in touch and work together on
Parents in the UK, regardless of whether they are Foster Carers, Adopters, Kinship Carers, joint projects at some point in the future so watch this
Special Guardians, Step Parents, or Birth parents. space.....


The aim of therapeutic parenting is to enable the child to recover from the trauma that Many children will be upset by the terrible news of what ap-
they have experienced. This is done by developing new pathways in the child’s brain to pears to have been a terrorist attack in London. At least four
help them to link cause and effect, reduce their levels of fear and shame, and to help people – including the attacker – are known to have died, and
them to start to make sense of their world. many people have been injured. Although such events can be
difficult to discuss with young people, it's really important that
Therapeutic Parenting is a deeply nurturing parenting style, with a foundation of we address any anxieties they may have as a result of what
self-awareness and a central core of mentalization, developed from consistent, empathic, they've heard or seen on television. Here are a few tips to help
insightful responses to a child’s distress and behaviours; allowing the child to begin to self us deal with this difficult topic.
-regulate, develop an understanding of their own behaviours and ultimately form secure
attachments. (Sarah Naish) • If it comes up, begin by reassuring them that they are safe
and that attacks like these happen rarely. Tell them that
Therapeutic Parenting, does NOT mean that the parent is practising different therapies on security will now be tighter than ever and that the
their child! government, police and security services are working hard to
prevent further attacks.
Therapeutic Parenting is different from standard, or traditional parenting, in that it does • Answer any questions they have about the attacks honestly
not; but avoid going into too much detail. The Newsround website
is a good resource for explaining this story in a child-friendly
 use time out use any form of corporal punishment way.
 put the child in shame • Remind them that while this news is sad there are many
 use reward charts other news stories that are happy – it's just that they're not so
 expect the child to be able to self-regulate likely to be reported.
 expect the child to feel empathy and remorse • Tell them they can always talk to you if they are worried –
speaking about their fears will help children to get them into
Instead, Therapeutic Parenting uses empathy and connection to guide behaviours and to perspective and make them easier to deal with.
help children to understand where their behaviours come from. It recognises that the
behaviour is a communication, and that the communication is often based in fear. It also
addresses the parental response to the child’͛s emotional age, not their chronological one.

Therapeutic parenting is effective for ALL children. Not only those who have suffered
some kind of trauma. It just works more quickly with securely attached children.

Marathon Wednesday’s—We
are 2nd in the country!

Well done to all those that take part in this great lunch I am sure you join with me in keeping those involved in our
time activity, BJS are 2nd in the country based on the thoughts and prayers. If you need any further support for your
distance ran, well done! children then we are happy to help. Please feel free to contact
Mrs Hodgson via
email [email protected]

Toilet Twinning

So far we have raised £858.09 towards our overall target of
£1500! We have managed to twin two toilet blocks so far
and are nearly on our way to a third. A super group of Yr3
girls helped add to the total by giving children a chance to
guess the name of the teddy. Thanks 3ED girls!

PTA [email protected]

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 31st March 2017— Family Bingo

Please park on the school playground
Friday 19th May 2017—School Disco
Friday 30th June 2017 -Summer BBQ/Talent
Friday 14th July 2017—Leavers Disco High Five Netball Invitation to Year 6 Girls

Venue: Kings High, Smith Street, Warwick, CV34
4HJ (outdoor courts)

Dates: Thursday 18th, 25th May; 8th, 15th, 22nd
and 29th June 2017

Time: 6.00 – 7.00 pm

Cost: £24

For an application form or more information please
email [email protected]

School Information School—Diary Dates

 School gates open at 8.40a.m Friday 7th April 2017—School closes
3.30pm for the Easter break
 School starts at 8.50a.m - Any child arriving after this time is late and will be marked Monday 24th April 2017—School opens
as such. Monday 1st May 2017—Bank Holiday—School
 School finishes at 3.30p.m Friday 26th May 2017—Teacher Training Day—
School closed
 If your child is ill and going to be absent please either telephone us on 01788 810675 Monday 29th May to Friday 2nd June—Half Term
(you can leave a voice mail if the office is closed or busy) or email us Tuesday 4th July—Sports Day
on [email protected] Tuesday 11th July—Induction day—new classes
Thursday 20th July—School closes at 3.30pm
 If you feel you need to meet with a teacher face to face please Friday 21st July—Teacher Training day
email [email protected] 2017/2018
Term starts Tuesday 5th September 2017
 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

 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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