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Forest School in the sun

Nursery’s Forest School sessions have begun again, with a view to continue throughout the summer term. The End of Week group had a lovely session in the sun yesterday (28.03.19) and were very busy indeed. Take a look:

^ Finley found some furry buds.

^ The whole group enjoying the sun around the fire circle.

^ The children searched for The Gruffalo inside The Grove.

^ Eric and Maisie made a Fairy House with the help of some friends.

^ The Fairy house had a feather flag on top.

^ All the children made their own campfire, by piling up sticks and twigs they had collected.

^ Another discovery from Finley – this time it was an empty egg shell!

Year 6 World Book Day 2019

Yesterday, 7th March, Year 6 took part in World Book Day. The whole school was involved in sharing stories and some amazing visitors (Sports coaches, Pets and the Governors) also shared their favourite books and tales with the children

During the day the Year 6 class participated in a wide variety of book-related activities:

We initially looked at Harry Potter and played Quidditch (Unfortunately in the Hall due to the weather) and we decided that it was a brilliant game that we’d play more of

Following Quidditch, we shared our stories with Year 3

 

After this, we read a section from the ‘Hunger Games’ by Suzanne Collins and became a  district of Panem. We helld our own ‘reaping’ and worked out the probability that we may be picked as tributes. Dehean and Chloe ended up being our entrants in the imaginary ‘Hunger Games’.

In the afternoon, we read a section of the Time Machine  by H.G Wells and became time travellers, speeding back through time finding out amazing facts about the past.

As our final activity we finished the school story (each class created a section on a magical tale) we have attached this below.

It was a great day

Thorn Grove shared story

 

Safer Internet Day 2019 – Our internet, our choice

This week all our children took part in assemblies which looked at the importance of giving and obtaining consent or permission when using the internet.

We discussed examples and decided on the best advice on how to act responsibly online.

  1. If something makes you worried, uncomfortable or upset it’s always okay to say no.
  2. If you’re sure you’re happy and that others are happy with what will happen next then it’s okay to say yes if you have checked with adults.
  3. If what you’re doing online might affect somebody else, always ask their permission first.
  4. If you’re unsure or need further support then speak to an adult for help and advice.

 

Safer Internet Day 2019 Poster

 

 

 

 

School Meal Tasting Session Wednesday 23rd January at 3.15 p.m.

Dear Parents/Carers,

Tasting Session 23rd of January 3.15pm

To give you an opportunity to sample some of the dishes from our menu, we are holding a Tasting Session at the school on Wednesday the 23rd of January 3.15pm

Everyone is welcome, so please call in.

Members of Totally Local Catering Team will be available to discuss the menu and answer any questions you may have regarding the catering service.

Our culture

As a team, we are passionate about providing high quality, diverse and nutritional meals.  We work in full partnership with your school to engage with your children and encourage a culture of healthy eating.   Creating delicious and healthy menus that your children want to eat is our priority.  Through our role, we help your children learn at a young age, that eating well can be fun and that food is central to their health and energy.

The menus

Each day, we provide your children with a delicious, wholesome hot meal. This is complemented by vegetables and salad, in addition to vegetarian options and options for those with special dietary needs; and of course, a dessert and variety of drinks. Catering for all pupils and staff, we will also work with the school to create a menu that meets the needs of any special diets.

Making food fun

We know it’s important to make healthy eating fun.  Throughout the year we hold ‘theme days’ and competitions to encourage your children to think and healthy food in a positive way.

Quality

The food we use is locally sourced wherever possible. Over 85% of our menu is produced from raw ingredients by our professionally qualified staff.  The meat in our dishes is Red Tractor, Freedom Foods or Halal certified. We procure fresh quality produce via reputable suppliers to ensure complete traceability of food.

Our current menus meet all food based standards and allergen laws; they include: Red Tractor or Farm Assured Meat and Poultry, fresh quality fruit and vegetables, two of the five daily portions of fruit and Marine Stewardship Council approved fish.  All of our preparation and menus meet the full requirements of the food based standards and allergen laws.

We look forward to meeting you.

Kind regards

Jayne Stubbs
Team Leader – Totally Local Company

 

Thorn Grove Primary School
Woodstock Avenue
Cheadle Hulme
SK8 7LD