Blanford Mere Primary School Year Nursery and Reception

Final Reminders Christmas Arrangements

Christmas Breakfast Friday 13.12.19

Friday 13th December is Christmas Breakfast. Please note that there will be no tuck sold on this day. 

We have had an overwhelming response this year to the Christmas breakfast - we will be trying to serve over 400 people, within 2 hours - in 30 minute allocated slots! We really need your help, in the following ways:

1) Arrive at the correct time with your allocated ticket:

8.45 - 9.15 a.m. – yellow

9.20 - 9.50 a.m. - blue

9.55 - 10.25 a.m. - pink

10.30 - 11.00 – a.m. white

Please wait at the main entrance in the foyer. Your child will be sent to the hall at their allocated time to meet you, unless you have the very first slot (yellow) - then take your child straight to the main foyer, without them going into class first.

2) Wait in the queue, hand your ticket to the serving hatch, who will then pass you your food. Continue around to get a drink, take a seat, enjoy your breakfast and listen to the music. When the bell rings at the end of the session - please say goodbye, send your child back to class and leave by the door at the back of the hall, to avoid congestion.

Raffle tickets will be on sale at £1 per strip. We have a children's raffle and an adults' raffle. Both raffles will be drawn in assembly in the last week of term.

We will do our very best to ensure you are served as swiftly as possible. This is an enjoyable festive event, so we thank you in advance for your patience. Happy Christmas everyone!

Christmas Lunch (REC ONLY)- Tuesday 17.12.19

If you have pre-ordered a Christmas Lunch for your child they will be provided with a festive lunch.  Remember there is no alternative this day – if you have not pre-ordered a lunch, please send your child with a packed lunch.

Santa's Grotto - Wednesday 18.12.19

Santa will be in his Grotto today.  He may well then visit the classes for those who have been good!

Nursery, Reception, KS1 and KS2 Christmas Party 19.12.19 1.30-3.00pm

On Thursday 19th December it will be our end of term Christmas disco. The children can come to school in their party clothes, but please make sure they are suitable for that day’s weather and morning school activities. All children are invited to the Christmas disco, followed by traditional games in the classroom, they will receive a drink and treat supplied by the school.

See separate letter about Nursery children who only attend in the morning.

Christmas Jumper Day 20.12.19

Friday 21st December will be ‘Christmas Jumper Day’ in support of ‘SAVE THE CHILDREN’. Children can wear a festive jumper and jeans/leggings/skirt etc. Please send a donation of £1.00. If you do not wish your child to take part, then they can come to school in their uniform.

School will finish on Friday 20th December at 3.10pm for Nursery and 3.15pm for Reception children. Please ensure that your child has all their belongings to take home over the holiday.

(P.E. kit, Christmas cards, lunchboxes etc.)

On behalf of the staff, may we wish you a very Happy Christmas and a healthy and prosperous New Year. We look forward to seeing the children again at normal school time on Monday 6th January 2020.

Miss Stanton.

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