July 1st -3rd will be the new dates for our residential visit. We look forward to the weather being much better.
Please open the attached documents for more information about our 50th Celebration and how you can help.
You are invited to:
50th Celebration of
Castlemorton CE Primary School
The current site opened to pupils at the
beginning of the Summer Term 1963.
All past and present pupils, parents, teachers and governors are
welcome to join us for a 1960s tea party on
Tuesday 16th April
Come and join in the fun, meet the pupils and teachers and share your memories.
Contact the school office for more details 01684 833282
Green Class Newsletter Spring term 2013.
Welcome back to a new year. I do hope you are all now well after the illnesses we had towards the end of term and over Christmas. This term is quite a short term and we will be doing a lot of things.
The children chose the topic of PEOPLE for this half term. We have been looking at famous people from Worcestershire this week, including Edward Elgar, Stanley Baldwin and Sir Rowland Hill. The children have also entered a competition to design a new flag for Worcestershire. Over the weeks we will be looking at family history and selecting a number of other famous people from around the world and from the past. If you have any stories, pictures or famous people in your family please let us know.
We are very lucky to have regular parent helpers who come in and hear the children read. If you can help in anyway Miss Jones and I would be extremely grateful.
During this half term in Literacy we will be exploring a range of text types linked to our topic. We have looked at writing lists and using commas and capital letters for proper nouns already. The children will be writing simple autobiographies and biographies, as well as story writing. Phonics and group reading happen daily as your support with reading and weekly spelling words really does help to push progress along.
In maths we have looked at 2-d and 3-d shapes and symmetry this week. We will be covering a lot of number work throughout the rest of the term including; place value, odd and even, ordinal numbers, addition and subtraction of 2/3 digit numbers, position and movement, angles, estimating and measuring weight. At home it would be fantastic if you could help your child to learn the times tables. Learn the songs, play tables games, use posters and go onto Education City through the www.networcs.net site using your child’s log in details.
Forest school dates: Tuesday 15th January, Tuesday 29th January, and Tuesday 12th February. I will let you know the dates for the 2nd half of term nearer the time. On these days please ensure your child comes to school in their forest school clothes with their uniform in a bag.
PE: Monday pm and Friday am. Please could your child come to school in their outdoor PE kit every Friday morning, so that we can start PE straight away before moving onto phonics. Make sure they are wearing joggers, a warm jumper, warm socks and sturdy trainers for this outdoor PE session.
If you have any questions please do come in and ask.
Sources of information to keep parents updated with the current weather situation can be found below.
A decision will be made each morning regarding school closure and posted in the announcement bar on the homepage. A text will also be sent to parents/carers. We aim to make the best possible decision at the time and closure is never considered lightly and always in the best interest of safety.
Weather Update from Worcestershire County Council
As you will no doubt have heard in the media today, the UK may experience some
further snowfall over the coming weekend and in to Monday. Please find the latest
information from the Met Office, WCC Highways and WCC Transport below.
Saturday – Cold and wet to start, with some wet snow possible in the northern areas
later, but not expected to be disruptive. Cold overnight.
Sunday – Initially heavy rain is expected Sunday morning, but there is an increasing
likelihood of this turning to snow during the morning and throughout the day. It is
likely to persist overnight and into Monday morning. There is still great
uncertainty over the mix of snow / rain, and indeed the location over which snow may
fall, but the Met Office say there is a possibility of up to 10cm accumulations in
The forecast is likely to be updated throughout the weekend due to the present
uncertainties, so we will know more Saturday afternoon, and a further update during
the day on Sunday.