“Learning Together with HAPPINESS, RESPECT, TRUST and COMPASSION.”

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Hagley Road, Pedmore,
Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY9 0RH

Head Teacher

Mr D. Dunn
01384 818955

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17/11/2023
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“Love one another, as I have loved you.”

John 13:34

Newsletter 17th November 2023

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Lots of dates to remind you of this week in the run-up to Christmas. Thank you to everyone who has donated to our Children in Need collection today. We raised £317.92!

Have a great weekend.

Fostering in Dudley

Dudley MBC are looking to recruit foster carers across the Dudley Borough. Foster care plays a vital part in so many children’s and young people’s lives. In Dudley, the need for foster carers is greater than ever. Please see the leaflet here, taking the first steps into becoming a foster carer.

Dates…Dates…Dates…

Monday 20th NovemberMufti day for bottles for Christmas Fayre
Tuesday 21st NovemberYear 6 WOW Workshop
Friday 24th NovemberMufti day for mugs for Christmas Fayre
Friday 24th NovemberChristmas Fayre – 4:30pm start
Friday 1st DecemberYear 1 Grandparents Day
Tuesday 5th DecemberYear 4 WOW Workshop
Friday 8th DecemberReception Nativity – 2:00pm start
Thursday 14th DecemberKS1 Nativity for Year 2 Parents – 9:30am start
Thursday 14th DecemberKS1 Nativity for Year 1 Parents – 2:00pm start
Wednesday 13th DecemberChristmas Lunch Day
Wednesday 20th DecemberYear 5 Coffee and Carols – 9:30am start
Wednesday 20th DecemberYear 3&4 Carol Concert at St Peter’s – 2:00pm start
Friday 22nd December 2023Last Day of Term

AIP Menu

The latest lunchtime menu can be found here.

Attendance

Whole School – 96.18%

Reception – 94.56%

Year 1 – 96.33%

Year 2 – 97.54%

Year 3 – 95.96%

Year 4 – 96.42%

Year 5 – 95.49%

Year 6 – 96.87%

Parking on Zigzags

PLEASE don’t park on the zigzags outside the school gates. They are there as a safe zone for school; you risk causing an accident to a child if you continue to park on them. Please don’t do it. Thank you.

Charity Fundraising Success

Sophie, in Year 5, has been raising money for the RSPCA as part of her Gold Award with Brownies. Over £100.00 raised – well done Sophie!

Jewellery

A reminder that the only items of jewellery allowed in school are stud earrings (1 pair) and watches. Smart watches, which can phone/text or take photographs, are not allowed. Thank you.

Spell Stoppers – Cat Grey

This book is super-cool because every chapter leaves you on a cliff-hanger and reminds me of my best memories!

Marri-Alice, Year 6

The Colour of Hope – Ross MacKenzie

This was a good book because it has a lot of plot twists. I recommend this book for people who like mystery cases!

Elsie, Year 6

Forest School

Year 2 are loving their forest school sessions this term.  They definitely embrace everything it has to offer and enjoy the mud pit to create bridges and obstacle courses. 
Autumn is a great time of year for beautiful colours and the children have been really creative making pictures using the natural resources that they could find. 
To mark remembrance day the children made their own wooden poppies, learing how to use a palm drill safely to make holes in their wood and were then able to create their poppy as they wished.
Snacks and stories around the fire are always a hit and this week the children enjoyed toasting apple slices dipped in sugar to make their own toffee apples.
For regular updates on what goes on in forest school, please follow my social media accounts on Facebook: 

https://www.facebook.com/fruitsoftheforest17 or Instagram fruitsforest

Forest Church

St Peter’s Church runs forest church regularly in the grounds of the church and each term I provide my support voluntarily for them by holding forest church in the woodland at school.

This Sunday we shall be hosting a Magical Forest Church at school and there are a few places left for families to join us. Children will be able to play and make a craft and then we shall all come together around the fire for worship, story, song and of course a snack and hot drinks for everyone. 

There is no charge but you will need to book your place via this link https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/fruits-of-the-forest

I look forward to seeing you there. 

Ruth Hill

Ruth Hill 

Forest School Leader and Public Health Specialist

Email: Fruitsoftheforest16@gmail.com

Website: www.fruitsoftheforest.org

Mobile: 07758599113

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.

1 Chronicles 16:34

Take Care & Stay Safe

Mr Dunn

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