The children and staff on the Y3 residential trip to Delaware are having a GREAT time. They arrived safely yesterday and enjoyed weasling, climbing, archery and rounders. After a good nights sleep and a good breakfast they are now off canoeing, rock climbing and some more archery. The weather is being really good for them with the sun shining.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a piece of EU-wide legislation which will determine how people’ s personal data is processed and kept safe, and the legal rights individuals have in relation to their own data. ‘ Personal data ‘ means information that can identify a living individual. The regulation will apply to all schools from 25 May 2018.
The GDPR is similar to the Data Protection Act (DPA) 1998 (which schools already comply with), but strengthens many of the DPA’s principles.
Don’t forget FoBS Christmas Fayre on Friday 15 December from 3.30 pm – 5 pm. Lots of exciting things are taking place – our school choir are singing, there will be festive treats and eats, games, Father Christmas will be stopping by plus lots more. Please come along and join us.
We are regularly reviewing our approach to keeping our children safe when online; we would appreciate your feedback so that we can continue to ensure we are focusing our resources in the right areas.
Below is a link to an online survey which we would be very grateful if you could find the time to complete. (If you would rather complete this by hand, there is also a paper copy of this survey, available from the school office.)
We are looking to appoint a permanent full time Year 4 teacher.
Start date: 1 January 2018
We are seeking a teacher with a proven record of highly successful teaching to work alongside the existing year group teacher. The successful candidate:-
either has the potential to be an outstanding teacher, or already is one!
is engaging and creative; bringing learning alive,
is friendly and approachable,
is a team player with good social skills and great ideas,
promotes active parental involvement and links within the community,
is organised, dedicated and hardworking,
has high expectations of themselves and of children,
has an excellent knowledge of the Primary Curriculum
In return we offer you a rapidly developing school with huge ambitions, wonderful children, a dedicated team of staff and supportive parents and Governors.
Visits are welcomed and encouraged.
Please click on the links for the recruitment pack, or application form. Alternatively please contact the school office. Application form to be completed and returned to the school office by the closing date.
Closing date: 12 noon on 13 November 2017, Shortlisting: 13 November 2017 (pm) Interview date: 16 November 2017.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts subject relevant employment checks and criminal background check via the disclosure procedure.
We are looking to appoint a new member of our lunchtime team on a casual basis to cover staff absence / redeployment. Duties will range from supervising children eating lunches, playing outside or serving the hot meals. All of which ensures lunchtimes operate smoothly and efficiently.
Lunch duty is from 12 noon to 1.30pm. Due to the nature of cover needed availability at short notice would be an advantage. Rate of pay £7.83 – £7.90 per hour.
As you may be aware, the electrical supply to Pre-School and the Breakfast/Tea Time club buildings was lost. We have managed to get a temporary supply run in from the Children’s Centre building. Unfortunately it will take a while longer for the supply to be fully restored. This means that both the Breakfast and Tea Time clubs will continue being held in the main building. Breakfast club will always be in the Hall but due to other events Tea Time club will be in different rooms –signs will be put out in school directing you to where the club is being held.
I am sorry for any inconvenience and we all hope that normal service will be resumed soon!
Recently we have held these e-safety sessions every 2 years but with there being so much ICT related change we have decided to hold them annually. This year our Internet Safety day is 7 February. Come and find out how we can all work together to make the children’s experiences of ICT positive ones! Our meetings are 2.30 pm – 3.30 pm and 5.30 pm – 6.30 pm. If you have not received our information letter, please call into the school office to obtain a copy.