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Haxby Road News 7.10.19

A message from the Head of School… 

This week the children have been learning to showcase their work on our new system ‘Seasaw.’ Seasaw is an application (app) on the children’s chrome books. The children have been learning how to take more ownership of their learning and uploading pictures or work they are proud of into their own learning portfolio. The children are really engaged and motivated now that they are using Seasaw regularly to document their learning.

Please ask your child all about Seasaw, they will really enjoy talking to you about their learning in the wider curriculum.

We are currently setting up a new school twitter account to ensure we can showcase all the children’s learning on our school website page, please look out for it.

World Mental Health Day Thursday 10th October

On Thursday the children will be learning about the different things they can do to help them stay mentally healthy. Mental health problems affect about 1 in 10 children. These include depression and anxiety, and are often a direct response to what is happening in their lives.

The emotional wellbeing of our children is just as important as their physical health. Good mental health allows children to develop the resilience to cope with whatever life throws at them and grow into well-rounded, healthy adults.

Dates for your calendar

Parent Consultation Week: The meetings with your child’s class teacher will take place during the week 11.11.19-14.11.19. Letters will be handed out after half term.

School Ends for half term: 2.00pm 25.10.19


Bettys Tea Party

Betty’s tea party is this Wednesday (9.10.19) at 3.00pm in the upper hall.

Year 5 and 6 children will still be doing enrichment that day and we ask any parents from year 5 and 6 to attend the tea party at 3.45pm.

The children will be serving you tea and biscuits as well as singing you Yorkshire songs.

We are asking all children to attend school on Wednesday in their party clothes.

Attendance Update

Our School Target is 97%

This week our attendance was: 95.03%

The winners this week are…Micklegate

First Place: Micklegate with 100%

Second Place: Gillygate with 99.89%

Third Place: Nessgate with 97.93%

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