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Haxby Road News 9.9.2019

A message from the Head of School…
Welcome Back! I hope you have had an enjoyable summer. The children have certainly had many exciting stories to share. Welcome to our new Early Years children and their families who
are settling in really well. We wish all our new families a special Haxby Road welcome, and we hope they will continue to enjoy their time at Haxby Road Academy. We look forward to working
with you.We also welcome our new teacher, Mrs Gilmour, who will be teaching in Reception and Mrs McCartney our new music teacher. We wish them a warm welcome into our school
community. I know you will continue to work with us, so your child can grow in confidence, with a love of learning, and a determination to be the best person they can be. Everyone in school will do everything they can to help your child to do their best. Please let us know if we can support you in any way. Remember we operate an opendoor policy – feel free to book an appointment with your child’s class teacher or our wellbeing and safeguarding team if you have concerns or need support, help or advice. We are always happy to help.
Miss Woodward

Attendance Update
Our School Target is 97%
This week our attendance was: 93.01%
The winners this week
First Place: Nessgate with 99.02%
Second Place: Fossgate with 96%
Third Place: Stonegate with 94.81%

A few reminders…

Tiny Steps and Nursery start at 8.30am and finishes at 3.00pm.
Reception and Year 1-6 start at 8.40am.
Reception-Year 4 finish at 3.00pm.
Year 5 and year 6 take part in Enrichment Mon-Thurs until 4.15pm.

The whole school closes at 2pm on a Friday.

It has been lovely seeing all our children in the appropriate school uniform, it really helps to create a sense of belonging and school community. Please can we remind parents that leggings with logos on are not appropriate. Thank you for your support with this. This year school uniform should be ordered online at:
Remember to label your child’s uniform

Our School Topic
This half term all our children from Years 1-6 will be learning about our new topic –
Made in Yorkshire
Pupils have already been to ‘Betty’s’ in York and sampled some of the finest teas and biscuits. The school will be hosting our very own Tea Party for the school community on
Wednesday 9th October at 3pm


BBC1’s hit show ‘Eat Well For Less?’ is BACK and looking for households to take part!Eat Well For Less? is on the hunt for families / households looking to save money on their food
shop!Is the cost of your weekly food shop spiralling out of control? Perhaps you’re desperate to save but under pressure to keep providing the household favourites? Or do your health requirements affect your diet? Are you in need of some new inspiration? Maybe you need help adjusting to a new financial situation?Or are you just bored of buying and cooking the same foods every week?… Masterchef’s Gregg Wallace & award winning grocer Chris Bavin are on a mission to prove that it is possible for families to save money on their food budget without scrimping on taste and nutrition. They hope that by analysing the shopping habits of UK families, they can help to show where we can source the best and cheapest quality food.
We’re currently on the hunt for families / households to take part in our new series – so get in touch with the team TODAY!
Email: or Call: 0117 970 7682

Fun and Interactive Educational Classes designed to offer all children a head-start and support with their learning. Phonic Stars provides classes for children from around 2-5 years of age with their parents or carers. For class venues and taster sessions contact Tricia today: 07707712453


Wednesday 9 th October Tea Party 3.00pm
16 th-19th October Class visits to Beningbrough Hall
7th -11th October Inspire Sessions across school. Please see your class newsletter for the date and time.
25th October School closes for half term at 2.00pm

I would just like to announce that Mr Robinson and I are expecting baby number 2 in January.



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