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Star Pupils of the Week

Certificates were issued to children who:

Nursery AM: Beatrix A & Joseph S

Nursery PM: Molly D & Max P

Reception Y: Hugo S & Florence C

Reception D: Jaxson D & Willow B

Year 1F: Rebecca D & Lexie W

Year 1M: Luca M & George K

Year 2B: Theo H & Reuben R

Year 2S: Thomas S & Piper H

Year 3D: Corey K & Amina U

Year 3N: Oliver S & Freddie M

Year 4D: Tilly S & Joel

Year 4W: Bella C & Heidi B

Year 5C: Rory S & Jude G-F

Year 5H: James B & Emily H

Year 6L: Matthew F & Poppy D-R

Year 6P: Bill D & Ava B

EMS: Habiba



14th Jan – Aladdin Pantomime in school (PM)

16th Jan – Tees Valley Sports Hall Athletics Finals

28th Jan – Art Gallery opens at Whinstone

30th Jan – Y4W Class Assembly (2:50pm)

3rd Feb – Y5/6 Swimming Team Gala 1-3pm

5th Feb – Author visit KS2

6th Feb – Y4D Class Assembly (2:50pm)

7th Feb – Go Green Recycling Day

11th Feb – Safer Internet Day

12th Feb – Y2 Dance Competition

13th Feb – Valentines Disco

5th March – World Book Day

5th March – Y3D Class Assembly (2:50pm)

9th March – Science Week

19th March – Y3N Class Assembly (2:50pm)

26th March – Y2 Residential Carlton – 1 night

27th March – Reports to parents

30th March – Parents’ Consultation Evening

1st April -– Parents’ Consultation Evening

2nd April – Easter Egg Competition





Pantomime in School

On the afternoon of 14th January, we have this year’s Pantomime – Aladdin. All children from Reception to Year 6 can watch the performance, which has proved highly popular and very entertaining in Years previous. We are asking for a voluntary contribution of £4 per child this is much cheaper than us taking all the children to the theatre to watch a performance. Please make payment through ParentMail. Unless we hear otherwise we will presume you give consent for your child to watch the performance.


Art Week and Gallery Information.

During the week commencing Monday 13th January, we will be focusing all of our work across the curriculum on a ‘Take One Picture’ project. This is centred on the picture Composition VIII by Wassily Kandinsky. The selected pieces of work from this week will be presented at an Academy Gallery which parents will be able to visit on Tuesday 28th January; more information will be released soon.

We are running a Trust Competition asking children to use their art and design skills to create a shoebox creation with Kandinsky’s Composition VIII as their inspiration. You can decorate inside the box, or just the lid – be as creative as you can with this abstract piece! The prize winners will be on show in our Gallery for all to see! We hope you will thoroughly enjoy participating in this. Please ensure that you hand in your entry to your class teacher by Friday 17th January 2019. Good Luck – we look forward to seeing the entries!

We will also be having a Kandinsky Gallery on Friday 17th January at 3:15pm in the Studio for parents and children to enjoy the work that has been created by all of the Junction Farm pupils. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact school.


Early Years

The children returned back to Early Years with fantastic attitudes this week and have all worked extra hard as we begin our ‘Under the Sea’ topic.

The staff have loved listening to the children share their experiences from over the Christmas holidays.


May Bank Holiday

Please note that the May bank holiday has been moved from Monday 4th May 2020 to Friday 8th May 2020 to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day.


Star points


1st place with 180 is Leo

2nd place with 175 is Pheonix

3rd place is with 150 is Orion

4th place is with 135 is Draco

Congratulations to Leo JJ