Online and Social Media Safety

With the Christmas holidays approaching and the prospect of children perhaps receiving digital media as a gift in some shape or form – tablets and gaming consoles, for example – we thought it would be an appropriate time to remind you about the responsible use of such devices.   Following, the recent news stories relating

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Posted in December 2017

Parent Workshop – for parents who speak English as an additional language

21st November 9am Mrs Tagima is running a workshop for parents who speak English as a second language. This will provide support with: using the school website provide advice on getting school information school routines upcoming celebrations You will also have the opportunity to ask any questions you like.  Mrs Gabbott and Miss Culverhouse will

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Posted in November 2017

This week in brief…

Monday:  New reception pupils’ first day of school, this week they will be coming in part-time and from next Monday they will be in full-time. There is a governor meeting in the evening. Friday: School Closed – INSET Training.  All school staff are completing training on supporting pupils with additional needs, led by a county

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Posted in September 2017

This week in brief…

Welcome back! Monday:  INSET (school closed) Tuesday: First day back after the summer break As it is the first week back we don’t have any parent events or training courses in school time as teachers are getting to know their new classes. Reading diaries will go out before the end of the week (they are

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Posted in September 2017

Sports Day June 2017

Thank you to all who came along to support a very sunny Sports Day.   It was a real scorcher so thank you for being understanding about us cutting things short. Ash, Chestnut and Elm classes took part in various activities which included ladder run, beanbag in hoops and stepping stone. The children were all collecting

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Posted in June 2017

This week in brief…

Another busy week planned for the pupils of Cherrywood this week!   Year 1 pupils will be taking their phonics screening test this week.   It will be completed with Mrs Lewis on a one-to-one basis.  Find out more information about the test here. Year 6 writing will also be externally moderated. Schools and local authorities (LAs)

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Posted in June 2017

PEBL events and services information

Prospect Estate Big Local

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Posted in May 2017

Supporting your child: Free event/workshops

Want to know how to support your unique child through their childhood and teenage years?  On Thursday 15th June there is a parent and carer event to help parents with supporting their child in various ways.  See below for the events being held. Thursday 15th June 11.00am till 7.00pm Princes Hall, Princes Way, Aldershot, GU11 1NX You

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Posted in May 2017

Cherrywood Attendance Protocol

Please see attached a letter which outlines our stance on requests for absence. This information has been agreed collectively with all the schools in local area. School Attendance joint letter May2017

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Posted in May 2017

Year 6 SATs

Remember that  year 6 have been invited to a free breakfast group Monday to Thursday this week.  It is open from 8am.  We really encourage all year 6s to attend and it sets the calm environment which which to starts their tests each morning. We are incredibly proud of the attitude of the year 6s

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Posted in May 2017

No footballs allowed from home

PLEASE DO NOT SEND YOUR CHILD TO SCHOOL WITH FOOTBALLS FROM HOME. THE SCHOOL WILL PROVIDE FOOTBALLS FOR THE CHILDREN TO PLAY WITH AT BREAK TIMES.  

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Posted in May 2017

This week in brief…

Tuesday:  Year 3 Maths Parent Workshop at 2.30pm Thursday: Class Photos Friday: Year 4 Parent Maths Workshop at 2.30pm Class teachers and LSAs are completing training including; county maths advisor to support teachers in planning sequences of maths lessons, video enhanced reflective practice and subjects leaders will monitor and give feedback on their lead areas.

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Posted in April 2017

Cherrywood E-Safety Event

We held a short E-safety event to support parents in promoting online safety. Nick Edwards from Harrap ran the session with Mr Welsh. It was a really useful afternoon and we saw so many parents engaging in discussion with their children about the online world. Children battled against their parents in a quick quiz to

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Posted in March 2017

New Parent Information Evening

 New Information Evening Invitation New Starter Information Page

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Posted in March 2017

Spring Parents’ Evening Dates (change from previous blog)

Parents’ Evenings will take place on Monday 27th -Wednesday 29th March.  Letters will be sent out today to all parents.  Similarly to the last Parents’ Evening, you will be able to book your appointment at the school office.  You can also ring the office between 8am and 4.30pm on any school day to book an

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Posted in March 2017

Same uniform, different way of buying it

As we informed you a few weeks ago our uniform supplier is now PMG Schoolwear.  Please see our Uniform Page to find out more information about how you can buy our uniform from now on.

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Posted in February 2017

Don’t want to miss a thing…..?

Do you like to be super organised and know what’s happening in school? Do you like to know when things are happening so you can book your shifts around school events or book time off? Have no fear, we are getting much better at giving your dates for your diary with more notice.  Find out

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Posted in February 2017

Parent Volunteers Wanted

Do you have time to help support pupils at our school? Do you enjoy listening to children read and building a love of learning? Do you have regular free time in school hours or before or after school? We would love to have you volunteer to support our pupils! We want to increase the reading

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Posted in February 2017

Last day of academic year 2016-17

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Posted in January 2017

Changes to uniform ordering (after February half term)

As part of our continuing improvements, we have taken the decision to move our school uniform stock to an external supplier. We have carried out extensive research into alternative suppliers and have decided to go with PMG Schoolwear – Farnborough Grange Junior School use them as their supplier and we have received excellent reports. https://www.pmgschoolwear.co.uk/

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Posted in January 2017