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SevenOaksPrimary School

‘We are all equal and our teachers are all kind’ (Pupil quote)-– Ofsted 2017
Pupils are proud of their school and enthusiastic about their learning-Ofsted 2017
Pupils feel safe and said that they trust there is always an adult they can go to if they feel concerned-Ofsted 2017
Sevenoaks Primary is a fantastic, caring school, where my children blossom and flourish, both academically and emotionally-Parent
We are very proud to say that our children go to Sevenoaks Primary-Parent
Pupils achieve well at this school-Ofsted 2017
Although it is a large school, a real family feel is fostered - it is palpable-Parent
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Current Newsletter 05.06.19

DIARY DATES
JUNE
Thursday 6th

Year 5 Trip to Horton Kirby – all day
KS2 Choir Visit to Emily Jackson Care Home – 3.30pm-5.00pm
Swimming Gala (selected children) – Sevenoaks Leisure Centre – 5.15pm-8.00pm

Monday 10th

Year 5 Testing Week – Classrooms
Phonics Screening Week

Tuesday 11th

Tigers, Lions, 3B, 3C swimming

Wednesday 12th

Year 5 & 6 Cricket (selected children) – The Vine – 12.30pm-6.00pm

Friday 14th

Year 5 & 6 Sleepover – 7.00pm-8.00am (Saturday)

Saturday 15th June

SPS Working Party – SPS Grounds – 12.00pm-5.00pm

Tuesday 18th

Tigers, Lions, 3B, 3C swimming
Year 2 Rapid Fire Cricket Festival – The Vine – 1.00pm-4.00pm

Wednesday 19th

District Sports (selected children) TBC
Year 4 & 5 Great Maths Race (selected children) – Walthamstow Hall – 2.00pm-4.00pm

Friday 21st

SPSA Own Clothes Day

Tuesday 25th

Leopards, Lions, 3B, 3C swimming

Wednesday 26th

Year 4 Trip to Bore Place – all day
Reception 2019/20 Information Evening – Main Hall


Dear Parents/Carers
Welcome back!

It has been joyful catching up with everyone and hearing about their half term adventures. We launch Term 6 with our value of ‘courage’. The children have reflected upon what courage means to them and how they can support each other, and our school, in order to demonstrate this. One of my favourite quotes was, ‘When I am not sure, I just become a little bit braver and use my mindfulness to support me.’ This came from one of our youngest children and gives us all something to reflect upon when things feel a little bit hard.

Wishing you all a wonderful and courageous week ahead.

Best wishes,
Mrs Malone
Head Teacher

Secondary School Information Updates

Please go to our website to see the latest updates on secondary school open days:

Transfer to Secondary School - Sevenoaks Primary School

If you plan to take your child to an open day/taster day, it is helpful to the teachers if they know in advance. Please let the School Office and your child’s class teacher know by contacting us via absence@sevenoaks.kent.sch.uk or by calling 01732 453952.

Thank you for your help!

Uniform Shop

Our next Uniform Shop opening times are as follows:
Friday, 7th June (2.45pm to 3.15pm) and Thursday, 20th June (9.00am to 10.00am)

SPS Vacancy: Nurture Hub Teacher - Part-time (Mornings only)

We are looking to recruit a passionate and experienced specialist teacher to run our Nurture Hub. The successful candidate will have the responsibility of working with a small group of children, mornings only.

We are looking for an innovative teacher who can plan, deliver and assess an exciting curriculum to a range of complex children: a teacher who has experience of raising attainment for children in KS2. They will have an understanding of the requirements of working with children who have complex SEN needs. The focus will be on short-term gap filling, to enable children to return to class. Please apply via Kent School Jobs - Teaching Jobs in Kent | School Support Jobs in Kent

Closing date for applications:                      9.00am on Monday, 10th June 2019
Interview date:                                              Wednesday, 12th June 2019

Success at Gymnastic Competition for Gym Squad 2019

Congratulations to the Gym Squad who took part in the British Schools Gymnastic Association (BSGA) Under 11 Floor and Vault Competition at Holmewood House School, on Sunday, 12th May.   All our gymnasts worked very hard and performed some great floor routines and vaults, with the following medals won by the gymnasts (medals were presented up to 6th place in large group

Emily – 4th place medal

Elsa – 5th place medal

Necia – 10th place

Eliza – 17th place

Connie – 11th place

Harry – 2nd place silver medal

Phoebe – 11th place

Thomas – 1st place gold medal

Freddie – 2nd place silver medal

Molly – 7th place

Charlie – 2nd place silver medal

Chloe – 6th place medal

Emilia – 6th place medal

Phoebe E – 2nd place silver medal

Sophie – 4th place

 

All gymnasts were presented with certificates.  We are incredibly proud of our Squad gymnasts, who have had some great results at this competition. 

Mrs Potter
Gym Coach
 

Working Party: Saturday, 15th June - 12.00pm to 5.00pm

Thank you to the staff and parents/carers who have kindly already offered their help. Many hands make light work and, if you are able to offer any time to help with some of the jobs planned for the day, we would be grateful if you could let us know via manager@sevenoaks.kent.sch.uk. Here is a reminder of the areas we would like to focus on:

  • Painting KS1 playground
  • Completing the KS1 allotment area
  • Installing matting on the slope up to the middle field
  • Building benches to install around the playgrounds
  • Completing matting and beds around the new Gazebo

Thank you in advance for your help – we look forward to a productive (and, hopefully, sunny) day!
                                                  

SPS Sports Kit

If you have any SPS sports kit at home, we would be very grateful if this could be returned via the School Office.

In particular, there is a tennis event on Wednesday, 12th June and we have approximately 12 tops missing. The children love to ‘show off’ their school and it would be a shame if some of the team were unable to wear their SPS kit on such occasions.

Thank you in advance for your help!