Newsletter 12th October 2018

Newsletter – 12th October 2018

INSET DAY – 26th October 2018

The Next Fortnight

16th          Y5 at BB Library – Restart a Heart Day

18th          PTFA meeting – 18:30

Governors meeting 18.30

22nd         Theme Week – World War I

23rd          Transition Day for Year 6 – BBHS

24th          Film Night – PTFA

25th          Y3/4 Tag Rugby


Looking Forward

Film Night

Film Night is on 24th October 2018. For those unfamiliar with the format, it starts straight after school and goes on until 17.30. Pick up is from the main entrance and into the entrance hall.

Sweets and a drink come with your ticket (which cost £2) and there are refreshments available for sale on the night. We are proposing to watch a U rated film but are waiting to see which film is released in time.


Parlez-Vouz Francais?

We have invited Cathy Preston to form an after school French club for KSI and KSII children. Mrs Preston is licensed to teach French through the country’s leading extracurricular languages provider, La Jolie Ronde ( They have won the 2017 What’s-on-4-Awards for “Best National Activity for 5-12 years olds” as voted for by parents. These clubs would happen after school on a day to be confirmed. There is a cost involved as laid below:

  • Structured course book and app code: £12.95
  • Structured course book, CD and app code: £13.75
  • Cost per lesson: £4.75
  • Example: total cost for a six-week term with book, CD and app code would be: £42.25. (6×4.75)+13.75.

Please sign up for taster days by the 16th October 2018.


Reminder – 100th Anniversary of WWI

Some parents might remember the absolutely brilliant display the children put on in 2014 to mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War.

Well, we’re coming up to the anniversary of the end of that war and Lev Wood has asked us to work with him again to celebrate the occasion. We are intending to produce some 600 poppies to display at St Peter’s for Remembrance Day. We need your help. We are looking for donations of:
Washed… empty… clear plastic…   2 litre fizzy drink bottles.
They must look like the picture on the bottom. We would like the whole bottle please, including lid.
Please could you send any that you have so that we can cut them up and use them to paint.
We can’t use anything other than 2litre, clear fizzy drink bottles.


As always, I will always do my best to speak to you about any concerns you may have on the day so please feel free to approach me, either on the playground or book an appointment if you prefer.

Mr B Wilken

Clay Rainbow Fish

Reception children got creative with clay today and created their own clay Rainbow Fish. The children worked hard to roll out the clay using rolling pins, and used several different tools to add fine details to each of their fish.

Well done Reception! It looked very fun and a little messy.

Year 6 Ball Skills

Year 6 have been working on improving their ball skills in a variety of different ways with Mr Ellis from Little Sports Coaching. They have been using and practising different maneuvers and skills through different sports, such as, football, basketball and dodgeball.


New EYFS Playground Equipment

As the final touches on the new EYFS playground equipment are put in to place, Nursery take the time to go outside and explore the new equipment. The children looked like they were having a lot of fun playing.

Music Mark School Member

The William Amory Primary School and Nursery is now a Music Mark School Member. This is evidence of the extensive amount of musical opportunities we as a school strive to provide.

Dear Headteacher,

We would firstly like to thank you for all the hard work you and your colleagues do to ensure that pupils at your school are able to access and engage with a high-quality music education. Your dedication to offering and delivering a broad and balanced curriculum is both welcomed and celebrated.

You have been nominated, and supported financially by Entrust Music Service, Staffordshire. They have recognised the value that you place on music and requested that you become a Music Mark School Member. Attached you will find your membership certificate, which we hope you feel able to share with your whole school community.

Music Mark works to enable our members, and the wider music education sector, to deliver high-quality musical and social outcomes for all children and young people. Our thanks for all that you are doing and will continue to do to support our collective vision.

Yours Sincerely,

Rosie Saxton
Membership and Events Administrator