Dear Parents/Carers, We were delighted to host our first British Citizenship Ceremony here at Newtown last week in the school hall, which was organised by Trish Harrogate. The Lord Mayor of Exeter, Councillor Cynthia Thompson and her husband attended the Ceremony and they were extremely impressed with the great effort that the school had made to make the applicants feel at home.
Dear Parents/Carers, We have planned in some workshops for parents to attend this term which we hope you will find interesting as well as informative. The dates and times are as follows: How to support your child with their mathematics led by Jo Kingscott, our Mathematics Lead 2nd February 2.
Dear Parents/Carers, Our whole school theme this term is ‘Water, water, everywhere’ which is a fantastic broad topic with endless learning possibilities. Once the classes have decided on their termly overviews the class teachers will be sending them home to share with parents.
Dear Parents/Carers, Happy New Year to our Newtown families and we hope that you have had an enjoyable Christmas. It is fantastic to see all of our children back so keen and enthusiastic to return to their learning.
Dear Parents/Carers, Congratulations to all of our KS2 pupils who presented such a wonderful Carol Service on Wednesday afternoon. Many parents commented on how beautifully the children sang and how clearly they read.
Dear Parents/Carers, Congratulations to Elm, Oak and Maple classes for performing so brilliantly in their ‘Christmas with the Aliens’ production this week. They all worked really hard as a team and it certainly paid off.
Dear Parents/Carers, Well done to Vicky Darious and Hazel class for producing a fantastic assembly last week. We all learnt about Charles Darwin and the important part that he played in history.
Dear Parents/Carers, This week our children have been enjoying listening to David Heathfield telling his amazing stories which he collects from all over the world. Hazel and Olive classes have still their turn to come next week, but we thank David very much for visiting us and inspiring the pupils to become successful story tellers, just like he is.
Dear Parents/Carers, We are delighted to have David Heathfield, our local story teller back working with us again this year. He has spent his first two days working with Oak and Elm classes and they have really enjoyed listening to his stories, which he has collected from working all over the world.
*PLEASE DO NOT TRY AND ORDER UNTIL 9TH NOVEMBER* Dear Parents/Carers As you are aware, we have sent home information about how to order your children’s Christmas cards. Unfortunately, APFS are experiencing difficulties with their new online ordering system.