Inset Days on Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd September. School reopening on Thursday 3rd September 2020
Nursery Opening Times:
Existing nursery children are expected back on Thursday 3rd September at:
8.30-11.30 - am session
8.30-3.30 - All day session
12.30-3.30 pm session
Nursery children due to start in September 2020 will receive a telephone call on Friday 4th September to discuss transition arrangements.
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Hello there parents and children,
We hope you have been managing to keep up with your reading while you have been learning from home and have read some brilliant books. This year's reading challenge from the libraries is called Join The Silly Squad and there are lots of fun activities and resources on the website. So why not sign up and see how many books you can read before September. Happy reading!
The children currently working in school have produced some fantastic art and displayed them around school.
"Bubble 2" have been enjoying topics on Outer Space, making their own solar systems. They have also looked at the artists, Van Gogh and Monet, making some excellent copies of famous pictures!!!
"Bubble 3" have produced a great display showing silhouette artwork with "Light to Dark" painted backgrounds, They also placed iconic scenes and decorated balloons on similar painted backgrounds. "Stupendous Squirrels" have also been made by the children to watch over them in the classroom!!
"Bubble 5" is one of our newest bubbles, In a short space of time they have worked hard on several topics providing some amazing artwork, which they have displayed in their classroom. They have drawn fantastic Gorilla pictures as part of a maths symmetry lesson, Painted and designed pieces of wonderful work for their "Art of Living" display and displayed their own hand drawn interpretations of "The life cycle of a flower".
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At our school we are very fortunate to have fantastic outside areas, which means our "Bubbles" can still actively enjoy breaktimes and outside learning, we are very lucky to have our own conservation area, which, over the years the children have helped to develop into a large wooded area, with trails, a base camp, grassy clearings and a large pond, which provides a great amount of tadpoles!!!
Bubble 4 have spent some time in the conservation area this week (Week 13) building dens, they had a great time, collecting the materials from around the area and whilst socially distancing, helped each other to complete the task with amazing results!!!!
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Whilst some children are still learning at home more children have returned to school, the children have adapted exceptionally well to not only being in different classes to those of their friends but also interacting with different teachers and support staff.
The children are even making their new "Bubbles" more personal, by adding their work to class wall displays...
"Bubble 4" have produced this great display, showing their amazing art project from last week. (Week 10)
We have received a fantastic response with regards to the families of our children sharing pictures of the brilliant learning they are doing at home. The children have been very busy, writing, fact finding, practising their maths skills and using their DT knowledge to build instruments and bug houses .Cooking also seems to be a very important skill the children have enjoyed.
Please keep sending your work in, we love to see what amazing learning you are doing at home.
Below are some examples of the great work we have received over the past few weeks. If you would like to see more of the children's work please take a look at our class pages.
A very big "Hello" to all the children and families of Avonmouth C of E Primary School, we wish you well.
Photographs used with permission 2020
Music: "Ukulele" Royalty Free Music from Bensound - www.bensound.com
A very warm welcome to Avonmouth C.E. Primary School & Daisy's Nursery.
Avonmouth Church of England Primary School & Nursery is situated in Avonmouth village and welcomes children from Nursery through to Year Six. Please take a look through the information on the website. We are extremely proud of our school and are delighted to celebrate the successes and achievements of all members of our school community.
We have high expectations for all the children in our school, both academically and behaviourally, and strive to meet the needs of every child.
Are you a from a non-UK EU country? Bristol has 21,000 non-UK EU citizens living, working and studying in the city. The Government has advised that all non-UK EU citizens must apply for the EU Settlement Scheme. To help protect the rights of EU citizens in our school community post-Brexit, we would like to make you aware of the scheme. All the information can be found on the following website - https://www.bristol.gov.uk/eusettlement
Are you looking for a Nursery Place? We offer 15 and 30 hour fully funded places. Call the school office to arrange a visit.
To enhance our safeguarding procedures everyone attending breakfast club (Children & Adults) must sign in at the school office on arrival.
Breakfast will continue to be served from 8.15-8.35am. All children and adults must leave the dining hall when the bell goes at 8.40am.
At 8.40am, children can go straight out on to the playground, parents/carers will need to sign out at the school office. For Health & Safety reasons, it is not possible for parents/carers to remain in Breakfast Club after 8.40am.
Thank you for your support with this.
PTFA - Friends of Avonmouth volunteers needed!
We are hoping to recruit some more volunteers to support us with key events over the year. Without your help we struggle to do this. If you are able to help please let Mrs Webb, Mr Barlow or the School Office know.
Safer Internet Day
Each year we recognise Safer Internet Day as part of our annual safeguarding plan. The theme, nationally, for this year is "Together for a better internet." Children across the school will be taking part in workshops and activities in class and we hope that parents and carers will take part at home too. https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/2020 is a great website which has a range of resources including conversation starters, fun and engaging activities to do with your children to help them think about being safe and positive online, how to create an Internet Safety Plan for your household and various fact sheets.
Mr Barlow recently attended an Online Safety Conference which focused on potential risks from children's online activity, how best to support children with remaining safe online and also the positive aspects that technology can bring. As ever, our main safeguarding message for parents, remains to be the importance of fostering trust and an honest dialogue between family members around the use of technology. The risks to children are greater if they feel unable to talk to trusted adults like parents and teachers about their internet use. We recommend you spending time understanding what Youtube videos your child is watching, ensuring you know what your child may be hearing if they are gaming online and using headsets to communicate. Please remember to discuss any E-Safety concerns with Mr Barlow, our Safeguarding Lead.
Water bottle and healthy snack
We have noticed that some children have been bringing other drinks in to school other than water. As a school, we are committed to healthy eating and helping the children to establish good habits with what they eat and drink. Therefore we kindly ask that children bringing in drinks bottles, either for drinking in class or at lunchtime, have them filled with water. No other drinks are permitted in school. Children in Nursery, Reception and Key Stage One receive a daily piece of fruit as part of the government scheme. Children in Key Stage Two are welcome to bring in a healthy snack to eat at playtime. This should be a healthy snack - preferably fruit. Thank you for your support.
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