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Learning about puberty, conception, childbirth, and relationships

Dear parents and carers, As part of our Science and PSHE curriculum, the children will be learning about puberty, conception, childbirth, and relationships. Within this, we will be focusing on the following areas: Begin by building on last year’s puberty topic and learning how the male and female body changes and how a baby is made. Looking at what makes a healthy relationship and
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Beechwood leavers t-shirts

Dear Parent/Carer, We are delighted to offer our 2019 year 6 leavers the chance to purchase their own Beechwood leavers t-shirt as a keepsake of their time here with us. The t-shirt would have the Beechwood Junior School logo on the front and Beechwood Leavers 2019 and a list of the class names on the back and will cost £6.00. As the end of
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Year 6 SATs Celebration- Pizza Party

Dear parents/ carers, From 8.30 am every day during SATs Week (13th-16th May) we will be providing free hot chocolate and toast for any year 6 children who would like to come in early, which will help get them settled and ready in plenty of time for the tests which will need to start promptly. As a celebration to mark all of the children’s
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Tea Dance Wednesday 22nd  May

Dear parents and carers, As an ending to our Year 6 World War 2 topic, we will be having a themed day on Wednesday 22nd  May.  We would like as many children as possible to come to school in 1940s style school uniform and to be prepared for air raids and a possible evacuation (gas mask box and suitcase if possible). In the afternoon,
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Make Do and Mend

As part of our World War II Topic, Year 6 will be rolling up their sleeves and turning an item of unused or unwanted clothing into something new that can help with the war effort. The children will be creating their projects during SATs week. If you have any items of clothing or any pieces of material that we can use to repurpose please
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Year 6 SATs Parent Information meeting

Dear Parent/Carer We are writing to invite you to a Year 6 SATs Parent Information meeting on Wednesday 24th April between 5:00-5:45 pm. This will be an opportunity for you to find out more about how test week runs, what the tests entail and how you can support your child in the build-up to the week of the 13th May. The meeting will involve
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Avon Tyrrell Celebration Event

Dear Parent/Carer, We would like to invite you and your child to a celebration event for the children’s successes during this year’s residential trip to Avon Tyrrell. We will be giving out awards to children in an area they excelled. As well as this, we will be awarding prizes to the best dorm, winners of the quiz and winners of the orienteering challenge. You
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Watch a game at St. Mary’s Stadium for FREE

We have an exciting opportunity for your pupils, their families, and your staff to come and watch a game at St. Mary’s Stadium for FREE on Wednesday 10th April at 7:45pm. Southampton FC’s Under-23’s have reached the semi-final of the Premier League International Cup for the first time and will face Dinamo Zagreb at St. Mary’s for a place in the final. As the
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UPDATE – Rock Challenge celebration

Dear Rock Challenge Parent Rock Challenge is having some technical difficulties getting the video to us which means we won’t have it by Wednesday for the celebration event. As watching the video and presenting all the children with a DVD to keep is a central part of the event, I think it would be better to postpone it until after Easter when we can do
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