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Happy Chinese New Year to any families celebrating this weekend

Class Teacher Awards 

Friday 13th January

A huge congratulations to the following children who received certificates this week...

3L - Riona & Askhaya

3R - Whole class & Malali

3S - Jasper & Alex

3O - Rayan

3G - Whole class & Alex P

 

A special congratulations to Thulasika in 3O for receiving a Year Group Leader award!

Spelling Challenge Card - Friday 6th January (Apologies, we forgot to print and hand out so the children will receive it on Monday)

Class Teacher Awards 

Friday 6th January

A huge congratulations to the following children who received certificates this week...

3L - Daniya

3R - Skanda

3S - Charlotte & Henry

3O - Beau

3G - Noman

Fairytale Hook Day

Thursday 12th January 2023

 

Welcome back! Our new topic is called 'Mirror Mirror'. A large part of this topic is reading, retelling and writing fairy tales. For fun, we would like the children to dress up as a fairy tale character on Thursday 12th January 2023. Below are some suggested fairy tales and images of dress up to take inspiration from. Your child can come in full costume to school that day. 

 

Thank you for your co-operation and we hope you had a wonderful Christmas break! 

 

Little Red Riding Hood

The Three Little Pigs

The Gingerbread Man

Hansel and Gretel

The Ugly Duckling

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Cinderella

Jack and the Beanstalk

Pinocchio

Rumpelstiltskin

Sleeping Beauty

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

The Pied Piper of Hamlin

The Frog Prince

Rapunzel

The Princess and the Pea

The Emperor’s New Suit

 

   

 

Congratulations to the recipients of the Year 3 Autumn Term Merit Award Certificates:

Hannah, Maryam, Vinnie, Abdullah and Arad

Class Party Update: If children are wearing a Winter or Christmas top or accessory tomorrow, they can wear it to school rather than bring it to change in to. 

 

Class Parties : Thursday 15th December

The children will be having their class parties on Thursday 15th December. Children must come to school in full uniform, but can bring in their Winter/Christmas top and or accessory from last week to change into if they wish.

 

The children do not need to bring in any food or drink.

Class Teacher Awards 

Friday 9th December

A huge congratulations to the following children who received certificates this week...

3L - Thomas

3R - Adam & Diya

3S - Whole Class

3O - Gloria & Teiyah

3G - Samuel

 

Born in a Barn

 

Dear Parents,

There will be a limited amount of spare tickets available for “Born in a Barn” tomorrow and Wednesday.  They will be given out on a first come first served basis at the time of the shows. 

 

We look forward to seeing you!

Thank you!

Class Teacher Awards 

Friday 2nd December

A huge congratulations to the following children who received certificates this week...

3L - Sophia & Aarav

3R - Sunny

3S - Vinnie & Caragh

3O - Anaia

3G - Ryan

 

A special congratulations to Maggie in 3L for receiving a Year Group Leader award!

Plea for unwanted recycling 

 

Next week, in DT, we will be attempting to design and make a gift bag from recycled materials. Please can you bring in any of the following: 

*cardboard

*plastic bags

*cleaned cartons

*magazines

*newspapers

*card/paper/unwanted wrapping

 

In addition, if you have any unwanted craft items (pipe cleaners, pom poms, ribbon, yarn and wool) or embellishments that can be sewn on (buttons or beads)

 

Thank you so much in advance! :) 

     

Class Teacher Awards 

Friday 25th November 

A huge congratulations to the following children who received certificates this week...

3L - Daniya

3R - Aadiya

3S - Sydney & Jack

3O - Corinna & Grace

3G - Tanish

 

A special congratulations to Hadley in 3S for receiving a Year Group Leader award!

 

Wellbeing Award for Schools 2022-2025

We are delighted to say that on 17/11/22 Avenue were re-accredited with the Wellbeing Award for Schools. This is truly a whole school effort and is an external validation of what we already knew: that Health and Wellbeing is at the heart of our school and influences everything that we do. Thank you to all the Parents and Carers who filled in surveys for the award at the end of last year and the start of this year. 

Class Teacher Awards 

Friday 11th November 

A huge congratulations to the following children who received certificates this week...

3L - Dharika & Meerub

3R - Jessican & Eldar

3S - Chester & Harrison

3O - Vivaan & Azahra

3G - Esther & Aidan

 

A special congratulations to Sam in 3S for receiving a Year Group Leader award!

 

Please see the images above for costume inspiration for 'Traditional dress' characters in our Christmas show. 

 

 

 

 

Winter Top Day: Thursday 8th December

The children are invited to wear a winter or Christmas themed top or hair accessory on Thursday 8th December (with normal school uniform bottoms and shoes).

 

This is not a fundraising event and children do not need to bring any money.

Health and Wellbeing: Sleep Support

Remembrance Parade

Miss. Walls, Mr. Burke and our Avenue Ambassadors attended the Remembrance Parade yesterday and laid a poppy wreath on the Belmont Cenotaph.

 

The Ambassadors also sold poppies at the school gates every morning last week.

 

Thank you for representing our school, we are very proud.

Avenue families are very welcome to attend the Remembrance Sunday Parade

Information from Sutton Mental Health Support Team (Please return forms via email FAO Mrs. Cook)

 

Odd Socks Day for Anti-Bullying Week:

Monday 14th November

Next week is Anti-Bullying Week and the children are invited to wear odd socks to school on Monday 14th November. Wearing odd socks is a great way of celebrating what makes us unique!

 

Poppy Appeal 2022 

Dear Parents/Carers, 

On Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th of November our Avenue Ambassadors will be selling poppies on Avenue Road Gate and Dorset Road Gates 8.10 – 8.20 (if they have any stock left, they will be there on Thursday and Friday morning, but stock sells fast). 

 

Paper poppies are sold for a donation of your choice, but please be aware that many items have a set price which range from £1 to £3. 

 

Thank you, on behalf of The British Legion Belmont Branch 

Class Teacher Awards 

Friday 4th November 

A huge congratulations to the following children who received certificates this week...

3L - David

3R - Sunny, Diya & Jun

3S - Simon & Jade

3O - 

3G - 

Heavy duty bag

Please can you provide a separate bag for the children this Friday. This is to bring home their Year 2 books. Thank you :) 

 

Health and Wellbeing: YogaBugs

 

I am delighted to inform you that we now have the YogaBugs Virtual Programme for our school, and this includes access to YogaBugs videos and mindfulness techniques for you and your children.

 

On the YogaBugs Parent Portal you will have access to yoga and mindfulness videos, chair yoga for you to try, along with helpful mindfulness activities and visualisations that you can use for you whole family.

 

Please look out for an email from school with details of how you can access the parent portal.

 

 

Black History Month

Throughout the year there are months that celebrate the history of different groups of people. These months help us to learn more about people, their history and their importance to the wider world. Black History Month is celebrated each year in October. It is a chance to celebrate the achievements of black people in the past and present.

 

Vests

If you would like your child to wear a vest in the colder weather, please ensure that it is a traditional tank top style with a low neck and no sleeves.

 

Thank you for your continued support

Class Teacher Awards 

Friday 23rd September 2022

A huge congratulations to the following children who received certificates this week...

3L - Sebastian

3R - Makiya & Sonny

3S - 

3O - Elsie

3G - Joshua

 

 

World Mental Health Day Monday 10th October

This World Mental Health Day, people across the country are coming together to say #HelloYellow. We are inviting the children to join in to show them that how they feel matters.

 

Children are invited to wear a yellow accessory on Monday 10th October.  Examples could be a hair accessory, socks or a hat.

 

Class Teacher Awards 

Friday 23rd September 2022

A huge congratulations to the following children who received certificates this week...

3L - Emilia 

3R - Adam & Bella

3S - Mehmet & Harishan

3O - Hayden

3G - Mahnaz

 

Also a massive well done to Jun (3R) for receiving a Year Group Leader award for pride in his work and presentation! 

Waterproof Coat

Dear Parents/Carers,

Now that the weather has turned, please ensure that your child wears a waterproof coat to school every day. If you need assistance purchasing a coat, please don’t hesitate to speak to the school as we would be happy to help you.

 

Thank you for your continued support.

 

Dear Parents/Carers,

Due to rising cases of Covid among both staff and pupils, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the face to face Parent Forum Meetings scheduled for next week.

 

So that you still have the information, Year Group Leaders will record the contents of the meeting and they will be shared with you by 30/09/22.

 

The safety of our school community is always our first priority and we thank you for your understanding.

Class Teacher Awards 

Friday 16th September 2022

A huge congratulations to the following children who received certificates this week...

3L - Meerub & Myra

3R - Arad & Chelsea

3S - Jacob & Chloe

3O - Beau & Thulasika

3G - Andi

 

 

Please visit this website if you would like advice on talking to your child about the Queen’s death ahead of the coverage of her funeral this weekend.

https://www.winstonswish.org/supporting-you/supporting-children-death-of-queen/

Sutton Mental Health Support Team

Class Teacher Awards 

Friday 9th September 2022

A huge congratulations to the following children who received certificates this week...

3L - Maggie & Noah

3R - Whole Class

3S - Sam & Ruby

3O - Jeshna & Agatha

3G - Angellos

 

Another huge well done to all children who have had a successful first week in Year 3 - Keep up the good work! 

 

The Avenue Primary Academy community is deeply saddened by the news that Queen Elizabeth II has passed away.

 

Today, and next week, we will mark this significant event by reflecting on her remarkable life and service.

 

A book of condolence will be opened for the children next week.

 

Dear Parents/Carers

Children will be notified about the Autumn Term clubs in the week beginning 12/09/22. Any child that expresses an interest, will be given a letter to take home. These letters will contain the specific details for that club.

 

Slips will need to be returned to the teacher running the club by 16/09/22

 

Children will receive a letter in the week beginning 19/09/22 either notifying them that they have been allocated a place OR that they have not been allocated a place and have been put on the club’s waiting list.

Thank you

Year 3 Parent Forum: Tuesday 27th September at 2pm

Please enter the school via Avenue Road and line up outside the school office, where a member of staff will escort you to the Great hall. 

 

Open Classroom (Years 1-6) Thursday 8th September 3.15 – 3.45

We are delighted to invite you to see your child’s new classroom, and meet their new teacher on Thursday 8th September 3.15 – 3.45

 

Please collect your child as usual and then wait in the playground. As soon as the Teachers have returned to the classroom, we will let you in.

 

We look forward to seeing you.

WELCOME TO YEAR 3

We are all really looking forward to seeing the children on Monday 5th September. Your children’s teachers have planned wonderful activities to welcome the children into their new classes and will be spending time getting to know your child and helping them feel confident as they begin the new year.

 

Morning drop-off: Please drop off your child at the Avenue Road gate. The gates will be open 8:10am – 8:30am. The children will then make their way down the path to the Jubilee playground where they will proceed to their new classrooms.

If you also have a child in Nursery, Reception, Year 1 or Year 2, please drop and collect your children off via the Dorset Road gate and follow the guidance on your younger child’s pick-up times and locations. Please note, only children with siblings in Nursery to Year 2 should use the Dorset Road gate.

Uniform

Please remember that children must be in the correct school uniform which should be clearly labelled with their name and class. (see our school website for full details of the uniform policy). Although resources will be provided in school, if your child wishes to bring their own pencil cases then they can but please ensure that this, and the contents, is fully labelled.

 

Please ensure that your child’s P.E kit is in school from the start of term and again,  each item is clearly labelled with their name and class.  The children will require their P.E. kit during the first week of school and this should include trainers for outdoor use. Smart watches are not permitted in school, due to safeguarding reasons.

 

The children will also require a labelled swimming kit as they will start swimming on the 5th September.  

Summer Homework  

 

  • Could you take photos, make a scrap book or choose something to show your new class?   
  • Find out about your new topic: Awesome Egyptians

 

       Can you try some of these? 

  • Create a summer holiday diary 
  • Read books  
  • Play a board game 
  • Stay up late one night and watch the sunset 
  • Cook with your family 
  • Have a water fight 
  • Play outside 
  • Ride a bike or scooter 
  • Go on a picnic 
  • Build a den or a hideout  
  • Search for mini beasts 
  • Go on a treasure hunt 
  • Create an obstacle course 
  • Learn about a country or place you would like to visit 
  • Try cloud gazing – what shapes can you find? 
  • Create a video - on your own or with friends – sing, dance, read a poem 
  • Learn an interesting fact to share with your new teacher 
  • Be kind and helpful 

 

We look forward to working with you and your child next year.

Miss. Spencer

Head of Years 3 and 4
SENCO

Class 3L Mrs Lloyd

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Class 3G Miss Gleeson

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Class 3O Miss O'Farrell

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Class 3R Miss Sillett

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Class 3S Mr Sudev

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