Rosebank Primary School

"We are all friends and together we succeed"


18th September 2019

Dear Parents/Carers, 

Here’s this week’s news:

 Nursery and Reception Parents meetings

 Easy Peasy App – Thursday 19th September 9am

On Thursday, there will be a meeting in school for all parents of children in Butterflies and Caterpillars (Nursery 2). This is to tell you about how you can help your child at home by downloading a free app. This app helps you come up with fun activities to do with your child that can really support their learning. Come along on Thursday morning to find out more information.

 Summer Reading Challenge

This year, we had approximately 40 children take part in the Summer Reading Challenge over the school holidays. These children went to the library and read at least 6 books and received a medal. We will be rewarding all these children later this half term with a quick trip to Ice Scoop Gelato to congratulate them on taking part. At Rosebank, we think that Reading is one of the most important skills children learn and believe that all children can get great enjoyment from reading. That is why we talk about reading all the time and offer lots of rewards!

 Try a free lunch – Thursday 3rd October

Every year, we encourage more children to try our delicious school lunches. Every day, the children are given four choices to choose from. The food is always cooked to an extremely high quality and the kitchen has recently been given a 5 star hygiene rating. On Thursday 3rd October, we are offering a special free meal of Pizza, veg and chips with a special ice-cream and cookie pudding. We’d like as many children to have this meal as possible and then consider having school dinners in the future. Please come to the office as soon as possible if you are interested and normally have a packed lunch,  so we can order enough food for everyone!

 Lineham Farm for Year 5 – Monday 7th October – Friday 11th October

Yet again, we are taking all our Year 5 children to Lineham Farm to experience a wide range of outdoor activities.  The children get to experience cycling, animal care, climbing and many other activities while staying away from home and developing team work, resilience and independence. We aim to take all our Year 5 children every year and just ask for a contribution of £25 towards the cost of accommodation, transport, food and activities.  The children always have a fantastic time. They stay for two nights and for many of them it is their first time away from home and they always love it!

 Best wishes,

Miss Alice Smith, Headteacher


Dates for the Diary:   


Thursday 19th September 9am - 9.30am Parents meeting to launch the Easy Peasy app for Nursery 2 & Reception

Tuesday 24th September 9am - 10am - EYFS reading meeting for parents

Friday 4th October 9am - 10am - Key Stage 1 Phonic workshop for parents

Week beginning 7th October - Lineham Farm

Monday 14th October - Training Day (children not in school)

Thursday 17th October - Year 6 Shakespeare Performance at the Carriageworks Theatre

Wednesday 23rd October - Halloween Disco

Friday 25th October - Last day of Autumn Term 1

Monday 4th November - First Day of Autumn Term 2