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1st December 2020
We will continue to keep our website, app and Facebook page updated, should there be any emergency announcements - please check regularly.
 
UPCOMING EVENT INFORMATION:
 
CARDS - Children are able to write Christmas cards for children and staff IN THEIR OWN BUBBLE/CLASS ONLY. Children can bring in cards from 1st to 11th December only and they will be quarantined within each classroom and will be brought home by the children on 18th December.
 
CHRISTMAS JUMPER DAY - Children are invited to wear their favourite and best Christmas jumper on Friday 11th December in support of Save the Children's Christmas appeal.  Collection buckets will be available at the gates upon entry to school for donations.
 
CHRISTMAS CARDS AND CALENDARS - The children are making Christmas cards and calendars this year, however these will be quarantined within school and brought home on 18th December for parents/carers.
 
CHRISTMAS PERFORMANCES - Obviously, we are unable to host our usual annual performances within school so each class are recording their own performance.  These will be uploaded for everyone to watch at the same time on the following days:
 
Nursery - Tapestry upload 6pm on Thursday 17th December
Reception -  Tapestry upload 6pm on Thursday 17th December
Year One - Google Classroom upload 6pm on Wednesday 16th December
Year Two -  Google Classroom upload 6pm on Tuesday 15th December
Year Three -  Google Classroom upload 6pm on Monday 14th December
Year Four -  Google Classroom upload 6pm on Friday 11th December
 
We hope you will join us in watching online at 6pm on your child's performance day (with a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie maybe?!); hopefully this will give a feeling of togetherness.
 
CHRISTMAS PARTIES - On Friday 18th December we are asking ALL children to come to school in their party clothes.  PLEASE can these be sensible and warm; avoiding strappy princess dresses and high heels or thin shirts and expensive new trainers as we will be outside for break and lunchtime on the field. 
We would like every child to bring in a small party food box for their own consumption ONLY.  This box should be clearly named and state 'Christmas party food' to ensure the children do not confuse it with their packed lunches!  The party food box should be fully disposable (ideally) and should only contain a small party buffet for your child to enjoy in their classroom.  Children will have their water bottles in the classroom to drink during the parties, so no additional drink is required.
Nursery will have their party in the morning and all other classes will have their parties in the afternoon within their classrooms.
 
CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR STAFF - I have been asked a number of times by parents/carers already about gifts for staff and whilst this is a lovely thoughtful thing, there is absolutely no obligation for gifts to be purchased for staff.  If however you do wish to purchase gifts from your child(ren) for staff members, I will be happy to accept them, quarantine them and pass on to staff.  Gifts will need to be brought to the gates on the morning of MONDAY 14TH DECEMBER or TUESDAY 15TH DECEMBER ONLY, where I will then quarantine the items before passing to staff on Friday 18th December.
 
TAKE HOME BAGS- All children will be bringing home on Friday 18th December a plastic bag containing everything Christmas related.  These bags and contents will have been quarantined within school and only touched by your child to bring home.  There will be Christmas cards, calendar, Santa gift (courtesy of the Parents and Friends Association for which we are exceptionally grateful) and festive makes.  
 
CHRISTMAS TREATS - We have a number of Christmas surprises planned for the children in the final week before breaking up which include a whole school virtual treat and special Virtual Santa visit with gifts.  These things have been funded by our Parents and Friends Association to ensure that although we may be in the most unprecedented of times, our children will still enjoy a magical Christmas at Holywell.  On behalf of staff, governors and pupils,  I would like to say a huge thank you to all of the PAF Association volunteers for helping ensure our children have a Happy Holywell Christmas!
 
 
 
 
Given the current situation, we have taken the decision to cancel ALL assemblies and planned events until further notice.
We will be emailing regular COVID-19 updates, so please keep checking your email inboxes regularly. 
 
We will continue to email our newsletter containing important information and feel free to email Mrs. Reed (School Manager) if you require anything further.
 
 
 
 
 
 ALL AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS IN SCHOOL.
 
AFTERSCHOOL CLUB DATES
Monday - Multisports Club (Yrs 1 & 2 only)
13.01.2020, 20.01.2020, 27.01.2020, 03.02.2020, 10.02.2020
               Boxercise Club (Yrs 3 & 4 only)
24.02.20, 02.03.20, 09.03.20, 16.03.20, 23.03.20, 30.03.20
 
Tuesday - Zumba Kids Club (Yrs 1 to 4 only)
07.01.2020, 14.01.2020, 21.01.2020, 28.01.2020, 04.02.2020, 11.02.2020, 25.02.2020, 03.03.2020, 10.03.2020, 17.03.2020, 24.03.2020, 31.03.2020
 
Wednesday - Gymnastics Club (Yrs 3 & 4 only)
08.01.2020, 15.01.2020, 22.01.2020, 29.01.2020, 05.02.2020, 12.02.2020, 26.02.2020, 04.03.2020, 11.03.2020, 18.03.2020, 25.03.2020, 01.04.2020
 
Thursday - NUFC Family Football Club (Reception to Y4 allocated places only)
09.01.2020, 16.01.2020, 23.01.2020, 30.01.2020, 06.02.2020, 13.02.2020
 
Friday - Gymnastics Club (Years 1 & 2 only) 
10.01.2020, 17.01.2020, 24.01.2020, 31.01.2020, 07.02.2020, 14.02.2020, 28.02.2020, 06.03.2020, 13.03.2020, 20.03.2020, 27.03.2020, 03.04.2020
 
Peripatetic keyboard tuition will take place this term on the following dates:
08.01.2020, 15.01.2020, 22.01.2020, 29.01.2020, 05.02.2020, 12.02.2020, 26.02.2020, 04.03.2020, 11.03.2020, 18.03.2020, 25.03.2020, 01.04.2020