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Community Events

We are keen to promote local community events which our families might enjoy participating in. Please take a look at the events below which you might like to get involved with:-

 

  •  Every Thursday - Community Café – Food and Drink – Voluntary contribution
  •  Every Thursday - Share Shack – Borrowing Service
  •  Periodically on a Thursday – Police Drop-In These 3 events are held at St Mary’s Church Hall, Hobs Moat from 12pm – 2pm

 

September 2022

West Warwickshire Sports are hosting a free fun packed open day on Saturday 24th September between 2-4 pm for children 4+ at their sports centre in Grange Road, Solihull.

 

If you are interested, West Warwickshire would love to see families on Saturday.

 

 

October 2022

Surviving Bereavement 

 

 

 

For any families that may need some support, please see below.

'We are pleased to announce that we will be running a Pop Up Bereavement Café in Solihull from October.
Our latest venue is Changes Coffee Shop in Solihull and we will be meeting on the first Friday of each month from 10.00 am – 11.00 am.
There is no need to book simply turn up for a coffee and chat with our experts in a relaxed environment.'
https://survivingbereavement.com/seminars/
#survivingbereavement #lifeafterloss

Anti-Bullying Week 14th-18th November 2022

Through the week, the children have spent time focusing on our anti-bullying work. Daily activities have helped the children to understand that managing conflict is an important part of growing up and that bullying is not simply a 'falling out'. This YouTube clip helps to reinforce this.

 

In lessons, the children have thought about attributes such as kindness, respect, tolerance and understanding which help the children to be good friends to help avoid issues. We have also discussed what to do if someone is being bullied and different approaches that can help or hinder situations.

What is Bullying - Anti-Bullying Alliance

The Ant-Bullying Alliance defines bullying as the repetitive, intentional hurting of one person or group by another person or group, where the relationship involves an imbalance of power. Bullying can be physical, verbal or psychological. It can happen face-to-face or online. You can find out more at www.anti-bullyingalliance.org.uk.

 

We hope you will find the web links below useful.

 

  • CEOP News and articles surrounding internet safety.

  • Think You Know Great advice to keep children safe whilst using the internet.

  • Parent Information Expert information to help children and young people stay safe online.

  • NSPCC Safety Online Helpful advice and tools you can use to help keep your child safe whenever and wherever they go online.

  • Action for Children Action for Children supports and speaks for the UK's most vulnerable and neglected children and young people.

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KS1 & KS2 SATs 2022

This section has details of when the SATs KS1 and KS2 tests will take place in 2022 as well useful links to the BBC Bitesize KS2 website for English, Grammar, Spelling and Mathematics.  

 

Year 2 children will complete their SATs tests in the last two weeks before May half-term.

 

The Year 2 tests are not strictly timed to reduce the pressure in a test situation. There is no set timetable for the Year 2 SATs other than they need to be completed in May.

 

Our 'provisional' timetable is as follows:

 

Tuesday 17th May – Maths – Arithmetic

Wednesday 18th May– Maths - Reasoning

Thursday 19th May – English – Reading – Paper 1

Friday 20th May – English – Reading – Paper 2

Tuesday 24th May – Spelling

Wednesday 25th May – Grammar and Punctuation

 

During SATs week, please ensure your child arrives at school on time so they have had time to settle down before the test begins. A good night's sleep, as well as a healthy breakfast, will also help your child's concentration during the tests. 

 

SATs Timetable 2022

                                 

 

SATs - USEFUL WEBSITES 

 

 

 

 

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