Weekly Bulletins February 2018

28th February 2018


BULLETIN: 8 Spring18 28th February 2018

This week we will also be sending

  • Summer Term Milk Letter – Please respond by Friday 9th March at the latest if you would like to order milk.
  • Flyer for The Pelham Ball 2018 for which Furneux Pelham School will share in the proceeds.

No Magical maths after school club tomorrow Friday 2nd March

The final session will now take place next week on 9th March.

A reminder to please make your payment  in full for this half term’s school meals if you haven’t already done so, as Hertfordshire Catering Ltd require advance payment.  Thank you to those who have made payment already.

KS1 gymnastics competition

Unfortunately we had to abandon our plans to go to the KS1 gymnastics competition yesterday due to the weather. However we do want to give the children an opportunity to perform their routine.  This will happen on Monday 5th March at 3.00pm in assembly.  Parents of children involved are welcome to join us.


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Cheerleaders workshop in Bishop’s Stortford – Thursday 12th April for Ages 7-14.


BULLETIN: 7 Spring18 21st February 2018

This week we will also be sending

  • A £1.00 world Book Day token for each child valid for use from 26th February to 25th.  The tokens can be used in participation bookshops, one token per transaction. (Please see World book Day information below)

World Book Day

We will be marking the day with every child enjoying a focus text over the week and look forward to sharing our work with you on Friday 2nd March during sharing assembly.  We are not dressing up or having a book fair in school this year as this is something we do every other year. 

The school meal price will be increasing to £2.50 after Easter due to increased costs from Herts Catering.

Trip payments due in the next week:

  • Wimpole Home Farm (YR)
  • West Stow Anglo Saxon village (Y1,2,3)
  • Mariners’ Centre (Y4,5,6)
  • Camping skills and mighty mountains workshop (Y4,5,6)
  • York residential 4th instalment (Y5,6)


As you know Miss Tydeman is currently on maternity leave following the birth of her son Alfie.  I am pleased to inform you that she will be returning in September to teach Chopin Class.


We urgently need to clear out our pond.  If you have a pair of waders (size 5 or up) to lend us we would be very grateful!


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Church Events


BULLETIN: 6 Spring18 7th February 2018

This week we will also be sending

  • Flyer for Jewellery making club starting on 20th February -  open to years 2 & 3
  • Years 1, 2 and 3 Anglo Saxon village trip payment and permission – Please respond by Friday 23rd February.
  • Year R Wimpole Home Farm trip payment and permission - Please respond by Friday 23rd February.
  • Chopin and Gershwin Camping skills and mighty mountains workshop payment letter – Please respond by Friday 23rd February.


A reminder that this week due to parents' evenings the following after school clubs will not be running

Wednesday 7th February - No French (Football is still taking place)

Thursday 8th February - No Spanish or Kodu

A reminder that Netball club, which is full, commences again on Tuesday 20th February.

School Book Bags

A reminder that all children should have a school book bag, these can be purchased from Tesco uniform http://www.tesco.com/direct/furneux-pelham-church-of-england-school/7636.school

If anyone has any book bags at home which are no longer needed please do send them into school so that we can keep a second hand supply of them. 

Help with after school chess club required

Are there any parents, grandparents or friends who are chess players and could help out at our after school chess club on a Monday between 3.15pm and 4.15pm?  Mr Draper runs the club which currently has 15 members with a mixture of new and more experienced players.  An additional adult would help them all to benefit form a little extra guidance.  Please contact the school office if you are interested.

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Holiday Cricket Camps - Bishops Stortford Cricket Club