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17th November 2023

Dates For The Diary

Monday 20th November  

Y3 Swimming

Y6 Cooking club

Tuesday 21st November  

Reception Service 9:40

Y1 Art & craft

KS2 Drama club

Wednesday 22nd November  

Open morning - 10:00

Y1 & Y2 Dance club

Y1 & Y2 Homework club

KS2 Football club

Thursday 23rd November 

Y2 Swimming

Y3 & Y4 Media club 

KS2 Homework club

KS2 Multi-sports club

Friday 24th November

KS1 Multi sports club

Playground Awards 

Year 3  - Whole class 😊

Rec      - Ezrah    

Year 2  - Sophie

Year 4  - Ridwan

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Pick of the Bunch

Rec     - Eliana

Year 1  - Noah

Year 2  - Nila

Year 3  - Sara

Year 4  - Zionni

Year 5  - Emily

Year 6  - Evelyn

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Presentation Awards

Rec       - Kaleb    

Year 1   - Ava

Year 2   - Matilda    

Year 3   - Aamira

Year 4   - Denilia

Year 5   - Rania

Year 6   - Naomi

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KS2 Homework comments of the week

Should children choose their own clothes?


Congratulations to Davina Y3 and Keren Y5


I think children should choose their own clothes but parents should tell them what price to look at and what type of clothes they need. Parents should also tell their kids if they’re making a big mistake. I like to choose my clothes because I like clothes that are soft and don’t give me an itchy back. And I like wearing colorful clothes.


Davina Y3


I feel unsure. Parents are supposed to choose for you because they have responsibility for what you wear. They should know what looks good on you and they know your size. They should know what you like and don't like.

Contrary to that, children should pick what they like and are sometimes ashamed by their parent's choice. It also boosts self-esteem, gives them freedom to pick what they like and helps children develop their sense of style and express their individuality. Sometimes, children pick something very good. It fits them, they like it and expresses how good it can be when they choose clothes. In addition, it gives parents time off after a long and hard day.

Of course, the carers must have their opinion and the final say. Children picking clothes, however, has more reasons to why they should be allowed to choose their own clothes. Usually, children will shop with parents and ask for a range of clothes. I think that no matter how young, old, tall, short, poor or rich, all should be able to decide which clothes they want.


Keren Y5


500 Word Story Competition

Clemmie  - Y6 

Evelyn     - Y6

Lay-Lay   - Y6

Alesha     - Y6

Naomi     - Y6    

Scarlett   - Y5

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Boutcher Family

The Yellow Boutcher Family group won this week’s cup with 245 points. 

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Headteacher's Award

Lay-Lay   - Y6

Alesha    - Y6

Naomi     - Y6

Henry      - Y6

Clemmie - Y6 


For the first time since COVID we are putting on a whole school Christmas play!  We will be having three performances to allow two tickets per family – no younger siblings will be allowed to attend.  The dates are below and please note that the office will not be exchanging tickets so it will be up to you to swap tickets for performances with other parents, should you need to.  Letters to follow in due course for performance date options.


Please see attached flyer inviting children and parents to the opening party of the Community Studio at Drawing Room/Tannery Arts next Thursday 23rd November 4pm to 8pm.

















































































Please note the following upcoming celebrations:

Friday 8th December - Christmas lunch 

Tuesday 12th December – Christmas play 1:45

Wednesday 13th December – Choir performance Southwark Council (Tooley Street) 12:00 to 14:00

Thursday 14th December – Christmas play 10:00 & 1:45  

Friday 15th December – Choir performance Borough Market 12:00 to 12:30

Monday 18th December – Art Exhibition Private View (hall) 3:15

Monday 18th December – last Six O’Clock club 

Wednesday 20th December – Children to be collected from 12:30 and latest time to collect 1:30


Reminder that the planned January INSET day has been changed to Friday 28th June and that the children are due back in school after the Christmas break on Monday 8th January 2024. 

100% Spelling

Year 2 –  Ahmed, Evan, Horonya, Ibrahim, Jotham, Matilda, Nephele, Nila, Nyriah-Jae, Renil, Sebastian, Sophie, Stephen, Tias, Vanessa, Yostina, Zoya

Year 3 – Hazimah, Rofiu, Rose, Sara, Rufus, Gemini, Ava, Tony, Sinead, Eleanor

Year 4 –  Zionni, Nile, Manhattan, Elsa, Kimberley, Oliver, Betty, Precious, Hana, Ernie, Daniel, Clio, Jonathan, Ademola, Liam, Troy

Year 5 –  Emily, Freya, Fortune, Malvika, Dylan, Amelia, Navya, Hannah, Rania, Eliza, Howan

Year 6 –  (x 2 tests) Bertie, Lay Lay, Alesha, Marc-William, Daniel, Eren, Hannameel, Adedamola, Maryam, Abena, Evelyn, Rocco, Naomi, Jessica  (x1 test) – Kyla, Lucas, Vincent, sasan, Bibi, Ayeesha, Jeremy, Henry, Yasmin, Tyler, Clemmie

Attendance of the Week

Highest attendance – Rec

Lowest attendance – Y3

Hard copies of School Policies,

including Safeguarding are available from the office and can be read online.

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