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Friday 14th January 2022 

Good Afternoon Parents & Guardians.

We hope that everyone has had a good week.

This week we received confirmation from The Royal British Legion that as a school we raised £106.65 through the sale of poppies.  A huge thank you to all those who bought poppies.

  

Covid-19  

 We continue to see an increase in the number of positive Covid cases in school. 

Please can we ask that should you need to come to school or speak with a teacher at the gate, that you wear a mask to protect everyone involved.

Please can we ask that everyone remains vigilant and is following the latest Government guidance around isolation should anyone in the household test positive. 

 

Violin Lessons Years 2 & 3

 In school we are pleased to be working with Shropshire Music Service offering small-group lessons on the Violin. 

The group lessons will cost £50 for the term and places can be booked through school.

Shropshire Music Service are a non-profit council organisation dedicated to providing high quality music education for the county's young people.   

SMS also offer affordable instrument hire for most instruments, along with opportunities to perform in musical groups. 

 

The Farmhouse Big Breakfast Lunch

On Thursday 20th January,  there will be a change to the menu and the children will be enjoying a Big Breakfast -  a lunch we know that everyone enjoys!!

 Please click on the link below to see the menu

Farmhouse Big Breakfast

 

School Meals

We have been fortunate this week providing the meals from the menu for the children.

There are a number of schools that are struggling in their kitchens due to staff isolating because of COVID.  This has also impacted Shire Services being able to provide cover to the schools affected.

Therefore, should we find ourselves in that situation, we may have to change the school menu at short notice.

We are hoping that this will not be the case here at Belvidere and that we will be able to continue following the menu for that week.

 

Breakfast & Afterschool Club 2022 

The booking for both Breakfast and Afterschool has now closed. 

Sessions already booked have been added to ParentPay today.

Should you require sessions, please email 

afterschoolclub@belvidere-pri.shropshire.sch.uk  

and we can check the availability on the days required.

 We still have balances outstanding for last terms Breakfast and Afterschool Club, please ensure these are settled as soon as possible.

 

Residential Trips Years 4, 5 and 6

The balance for the residential trips is due on the 31st March 2022.

ParentPay has been updated to allow parents to pay in full or in installments.

  

ParentPay - Reminder

We have a number of outstanding balances for School Meals. 

Please ensure these are settled as soon as possible and at the latest before the start of next term.

School Meals need to be paid for in advance as the funds are to Shire Services and not to school.

If you have outstanding payments for school meals, please ensure payment is made in full otherwise we will ask for children to bring a packed lunch until payment is made. 

   

PE Days

Please see the table below for PE Days. 

Children are to come into school in their PE Kit for the day.  As a reminder, the PE kit is a red t-shirt, black leggings/shorts/jogging bottoms.

T-shirts are available via Decostitch.

There will be two days of PE per week for all years.

Day Classes
Monday Cedar and Birch 
Tuesday Maple and Beech 
Wednesday Willow, Maple and Beech 
Thursday Elm, Ash and Oak 
Friday Elm, Ash, Willow, Oak, Cedar and Birch 

      For the children's safety, earrings should not be worn for PE.  We respectfully ask that earrings are removed before coming to school.  If there is a legitimate reason why the earrings can not be removed, could we ask that you explain to the class teacher in writing.  If this is the case, you will need to place tape over the earrings before the children come to school.

   

School Start & Finish Times

Please see the below table for the Start and Finish times for all classes.

 

Year Group / Class Start Time Finish Time
5 & 6 8:30 - 8:40 3:15
3 & 4 8:30 - 8:40 3:10
Oak & Willow 8:40 - 8:45 3:05
Elm & Ash 8:45 - 8:50 3:00
Little Bells 8:50 - 8.55 2:55

 

 

School Menu

There have been slight amendments to the School Menu for this year, including reintroducing hot puddings.  

Please follow the link to see the menu.

School Menu

Next week we will be on Week 3 of the Menu.

Please can we ask that payment is made for School Meals via ParentPay in advance.

 

Belvidere Primary APP

If you have not already downloaded our school APP it is available HERE

  

 Have a lovely weekend!