World Book Day 2019
Dress up as your favourite book character. Please take a look at the World Book Day website.
Newsreaders of the future?
On Wednesday 30th and Thursday 31st January Year 6 Eagle And Kestrel Classes got the chance to experience a fantastic trip to Sky Academy Studios. Every child had the opportunity to film and put together our own news report with the help of the Sky Academy Skills team.
The Ofsted report can now be found under file downloads
More Active Reading and Active AMbassadors
The Active Reading programme is designed to introduce standing up to read as standard practice across all classes. Like everything around the Active Movement concept, it recognises that it is the small, repeated changes that have far greater long-term effect. Swapping standing for sitting to read in class for a week can soon become routine!
It is also the time to recruit your special Active AMbassadors for Active Reading. Each class should have an Active Reader whose leadership role is not only designed to help you implement the programme but will continue to educate and inspire the children. Andy Powell has their special badge and I attach a guideline to the role.
We have also created the Active Parent badge. Every selected AMbassador can take one home too their parent to not only show off their appointment but engage the parent in ensuring the child reads standing up at home. The badge can be retained by the parent – the Active Reader badge should be returned to the class for the next AMbassador.
Topsy Turvy Day and McTweeddale Dinner
On Thursday 17th January wwe are having a Topsy Turvy Day and McTweeddale Dinner Day.
The Teachers will be coming in dressed in school uniform and the children can come dressed as Teachers in Mufti Clothes. Mrs Mason our cook will be cooking;
- Chicken Nuggets and Fries
- Vegetable Curry and Rice
- Jacket Potatoes
- Broccoli, Sweetcorn and Salad
- Ice Cream
If your child normally has a dinner, you do not need to do anything-if you would like your child to have or try a dinner please call the office on 0208 644-5665. In Reception, Year 1 & 2 the dinners are free of charge, for years 3,4,5 & 6 there is a charge of £2.20 if you do not receive free school meals
Miss Sue Grove
It is with great sadness that I am letting you know that Miss Sue Grove passed away on Boxing day. Miss Grove worked at Tweeddale Junior and Primary Schools for over 20 years. After her retirement in 2010, she continued to support Tweeddale as a governor.
Miss Grove supported Tweeddale through good and tough times, stepping in as Acting Headteacher and Deputy Headteacher on occasions. I am sure that many of you who are ex-pupils will have very fond memories of Miss Grove.
Miss Grove gave so much to Tweeddale and she will be hugely missed by all of us. Many of us will have memories of her kindness, thoughtfulness and loyalty. Sue always gave so much to everyone she came in contact with and I, like many others, have much to thank her for.
Miss Grove’s funeral is on 24th January 2019.
We will all miss her tremendously.
EAL drop in session dates and times
All sessions will take place on the following dates and times will be from 2.30-3.15pm
Friday 25th January 2019
Friday 15th February 2019
Friday 29th March 2019
Friday 26th April 2019
Friday 24th May 2019
Friday 28th June 2019
Friday 19th July 2019
Tweeddale Primary Christmas Fair
Please join us on Friday 30th November 2018 form 3.30-5.30pm
Cakes for the Christmas Fair
Please could you bring in a donation of cakes on Friday 30th November 2018 for our Christmas Fair.
Thank you so much for all your help so far
Christmas Carol Concert change of days
Due to a school trip the Carol Concerts have changed days.They are now as follows;
- Tuesday 11th December 2018 is Years 3 & 4 at 6pm
- Wednesday 12th December 2018 is Years 5 & 6 at 6pm
Please can children arrive at St Peters Church on Bishopfords Road at 5.45pm and be in full school uniform