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Jun 22, 2018

Newsletter 22nd June 2018

Dear Parents

We are now two weeks into our final term of the year. It does not seem possible that we will be finishing this school year in a matter of weeks.

School Summer Fete

A huge thank you to all who came to the summer fete on Sunday. The event was again a very successful one. As always I am very grateful to FOPS without whom the fete would not happen and be so triumphant. The hardworking and dedicated team behind the scenes planning months in advance ensure that our ‘famous Preston Fete’ remains the greatest! Thank you also to all the families that helped run a stall from games to bric a brac, tombola to sweets, all the people who got here early in the morning and stayed until 6pm in the evening. We are very lucky to have such supportive families.

Preston Prom

On Friday 29th June, our annual Preston Prom will be held in the school playground. Each class will perform a song, this year we have chosen pop classics or idols. I have heard a Spice Girls classic being rehearsed. The children in class 4 have been practicing their song from the Greatest Showman. I am sure there will be lots of teary eyed parents during that one. The afternoon would not be complete without our talented musicians who bravely share what they have been learning both in and out of school. The concert starts at 2pm; parking for this event will be on the school rec. Please do not arrive before 1:30pm, as there will be no access before this time for parking.

Preston University

We are always looking at ways to inspire our pupils and open their eyes to the wealth of opportunities open to them as they move towards adulthood. As part of this, we are again running an afternoon on 28th June called Preston University. Every adult in the school will run a specialised course of their choice this could range from philosophy to first aid. Children attending will graduate from this course at the end of the afternoon. The children have already selected 3 courses and will find out next week which one they will be taking.

This term is busy with dates so I will again include them so that you have a chance to be prepared!

28th June Preston University afternoon

29th June Preston Prom 2pm in school playground

5th July Moving Up Day- Children will spend the day with their new class

12th July TOP Class perform School of Rock 6pm to their parents

13th July End of Year Reports home

13th July Summer Ball

16th July Start of Sports Week- Children to wear PE kit all week please

19th July  Sports Day: 10:30am for Classes 3 and 4. Whole school relay at 12pm followed by family picnic at lunchtime.  Classes 1, 2 and TOP (1:15pm start) see separate letter at later date

19th July TOP class leavers celebration 6pm

20th July Whole School Ramble and Open Afternoon 2pm

23rd July Class 3 and 4  - Trip to the Rare Breeds Centre, Ashford. Classes 1, 2 and TOP - Fun Day in school.

24th July Last day of term finish at 1:30pm

Once again thank you for your continued support with all things PRESTON!!! I know I say it frequently but I am so proud to be part of a wonderful school and can’t really think of a better place to work.

Kind Regards

Mrs H Clements