We're delighted to let you know that our first ever Chesterton Handbook for Parents and Carers is now ready to use! You can find it at this link (and on the grey strip on every page in the Parents section of our website). In the Handbook you'll find information about homework, uniform, answers to the most frequently asked questions that we get in the school office and much more.
We place huge importance on children being fluent in their Basic Skills in English and Maths by the time they leave us in Year 6. This means making sure they develop and practise specific skills in each Year. We have put together some great resources for parents to support your child's learning of Basic Skills at home. Please click on this link to find them.
If World Book Week has got you in the mood for reading (we hope it has!) here's a date for your diary. Monday March 19th marks the start of our week-long Scholastic Book Fair in the Key Stage 1 hall. We'll have a great range of fiction and non-fiction on offer for all ages, so come along and pick yourself up some exciting new reads.
We know we're not the only ones who absolutely love World Book Week! This year we've got author visits, activities and of course our fabulous World Book Day dress-up on Thursday 1st March. We enjoy seeing all your costumes, but most of all we enjoy seeing what books children bring in and hearing all about the amazing stories they are reading.
Unfortunately we've had to reschedule the parents' safeguarding workshop planned for Monday 26th February. A new date will be announced as soon as possible and sorry for any inconvenience caused.
Welcome back to all parents, carers and pupils, we hope you had a a lovely half term. We've got lots of great activities happening this term, so please keep an eye on the website. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter for news, updates and some lovely pictures of school life.
If your child has special needs check out the great range of activities and offers available on the council website at this link - includes FREE sessions at Go Ape! But be quick as places are limited!
So much exciting, incredible learning happens every day at Chesterton that we can't fit it all on our website! For videos, updates, links to useful presentations and much more please like and follow us on Facebook at this link.
Year 1 parents and carers - if you were not able to make the Phonics meeting this week we've uploaded the presentation given by Mrs Thomas at this link . It's full of useful information and tips to help your child's learning, so please take a look.
If you missed the Science wokrkshop for parents you can find the presentation that was given at this link, including useful Science vocabulary to practise with your child, and simple experiments you can do indoors!
Our first parents' workshop of the new term is taking place on Tuesday 16th January. Join us from 9am to find out about the science curriculum for Reception through to Year 6 for this year, and hear tips about supporting your child at home.
We unfortunately need to postpone the parents and carers SEN Inclusion coffee morning scheduled for Tuesday 9th January. Our apologies for this, and a new date will be set soon.
Welcome back! We've got a great selection of after school clubs on offer this term. Please take a look at the letter here and make sure you have signed up by Friday 5th January. All clubs start in the week of 8th January.
Thanks to all Chesterton families for another great year! We hope you enjoy Christmas if you're celebrating, and that you have a restful holiday. See you all again on Wednesday 3rd January 2018!
A quick reminder to all parents and carers that school breaks up at the earlier time of 2pm this Wednesday (20th December).