St. Michael’s Weekly Post – For Week Beginning 3rd December

St. Michael’s Weekly Post – 3rd December 2018


Year 6 trip to Marlborough College:  Year 6 will be visiting Marlborough College for a chemistry demonstration ‘Gases in the air’ at 2pm.  We will be asking for help with transport to Marlborough College, leaving from St Michaels School at 1.15pm.  Please can all parents give permission for their child to attend the demonstration by filling out the form below and indicate whether you can help with transport.   All children will need to be collected from Marlborough College at 3.15pm.

 School Choir and Brass Ensemble:  Both School Choir and Brass Ensemble children will be playing at the following events:

Saturday 8th December: St Michaels School Fair at 4.30pm

Saturday 15th December: The Aldbourne Brass Band Concert between 6pm and 7pm

Separate letter will be sent out to relevant parents with information about these events.

Trip to see Aladdin at the Wyvern Theatre:  This year the whole school will be visiting the Wyvern Theatre to watch the Christmas Pantomime. There is a cost of £11.50 for this payable on ParentPay. Please ensure you give consent for this trip via your ParentPay account.  The Friends of St Michael’s School contribute to the cost of the coach.

 Poppy Appeal:  Thank you for helping with the Poppy Appeal.  The school raised £156.60 contributing to a record district total of £3204.24!

Children in Need:  We raised an amazing £196 for Children in Need.  Well done and thank you to everyone who donated.

Message from Friends of St Michael’s School

Popcorn Club:  Thank you to everyone who came to Popcorn Club. We hope you had fun!  115 children came along and together we raised over £319 for the school. A great effort. A big thank you also goes to all the parent helpers on the day – your support was much appreciated.

Bags2School:  Your contributions made an amazing £160 for the school.  Thank you.

Non Uniform Day: Come to school in non-uniform on Friday 7th December in exchange for a bottle of alcohol or chocolate/sweets for our Christmas Fair.  We will be collecting your donations in the morning by the school gates.

3k Festive Fun Run To secure your slot for the Festive Fun Run go to www.aldbourne5kfunrun.co.uk. We need marshals for 30 minutes or so from 3pm for the race. If anyone can help please email aldbourne5kfunrun@gmail.com

As well as taking part in the Festive Fun Run, please do join us at the Christmas Fair in the school hall.  We have games, food and drink, a visit from Santa and stalls for you to start your Christmas shopping.

If you are able to bake us a little something for the cake stall we would be very grateful.  These can be brought into school on the Friday before the fair or on the day.

Co-op Community Projects:  Please don’t forget to choose us as your local cause by visiting https://membership.coop.co.uk/causes/20473.

Message from Sue Rodd

Sunday 2nd December:  Join us for the Christingle Service and the start of the Posada at 4pm. Come on Saturday the 1st December at 10am to help make the Christingles in church.

Diary Dates

For the latest, visit the School Diary.