Archive | September, 2013

Letter dated 27th September 2013

Please find below a few updates for the next few weeks. A reminder that all staff have a training day on Monday 7th October when school will be closed. Harvest Festival 10/10/13 This year we are holding our harvest festival service at Emmanuel church in Southill at approximately 9.20am. Children should be dropped at school as more »

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FOSS Welcomes You!

 ‘Friends of Southill School’ (FOSS) Welcomes you all this new school year, hope you all had a great summer.  FOSS exists to provide facilities and equipment for the school, through the support of parents, carers and staff who organise and take part in fun events. Over the last three years FOSS has donated an impressive more »

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Green Ambassodor Scheme

We have joined the Green Ambassodor Scheme, which is run by the World Wildlife Fund, (WWF). We have only just got it up and running, and are awaiting our own usernames and passwords.  We should receive this within the next 28 days. At present we are able to go on to the website: https://schoolzone.wwf.org.uk  which more »

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Reading Books

Learning to read is one of the most important life skills that your child will develop over the next few years. At Southill we believe that learning to read should be exciting and enjoyable. All our sessions in reading and phonics are designed to be fun and interactive, developing children’s skills and confidence day by more »

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Transferring to Secondary School

Children’s Services School Admissions County Hall, Colliton Park Dorchester Dorset, DT1 1XJ Telephone: 01305 221060 Fax: 01305 228635 Email: admissions@dorsetcc.gov.uk Web: www.dorsetforyou.com/schooladmissions Date: 11 September 2013 Dear Parent/Guardian Children due to transfer to the next age-range school in September 2014 According to our records, your child is due to transfer to a Secondary or Upper more »

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Home Learning

Friday  your child brought home their Home Learning Journal for the first time in Reception.  Home Learning is a very important part of your child’s school life and a great way for you to keep up with what they are learning about in the classroom. Each week we will set a task for your child more »

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Governing Body Meetings

The next meetings are: PF (Personnel and Finance) Committee Meeting – 7.45am – Benchmarking – David James – Tuesday 15th October PF (Personnel and Finance) Committee Meeting – 7.45am – Thursday 7th November 2013 PF (Personnel and Finance) Committee Meeting – 7.45am – Thursday 16th January 2014 PF (Personnel and Finance) Committee Meeting – 7.45am – Wednesday 5th more »

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Violin Lessons

Violin Lessons will be starting on Friday 20th September.  All lessons will take place within the school day. Your child is responsible for being at their violin lesson on time.  A copy of the violin timetable will be displayed in your child’s class for them to refer to. Thank you Mr Price

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