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Whitemoor Newsletter 20.10.2323

by Whitemoor Academy


Welcome to Whitemoor Academy
Weekly Newsletter: 20th October 2023
Head of School Welcome
Thank you to everyone for a fantastic first half term of this school year. We have had a lot to celebrate and are looking forward to what the next half term holds. 

Thank you also to those of you who completed the termly parent survey. Your feedback is invaluable. Most of the feedback has been incredibly positive with over 80% of parents stating that their children are happy, feel safe and make good progress in school. Having said this, I would really like to speak to those of you who have disagreed with these comments. As the survey was anonymous, I invite you to please get in touch so that we can see how we can make things better for your children. 
I hope that you all have a great week off and are able to enjoy some quality time with your children. Please remember that we do not have any INSET days added on to this half term and look forward to seeing you again on the 30th October. 

Take care, 
Mrs G Hooper
Head of School

Newsletter survey
We would like some parent feedback regarding our newsletter so that we can ensure it is delivering everything that parents want and need. Please complete this survey by Wednesday 1st November.
Art gallery
Thank you to all of the parents who visited our art gallery last week. It was an amazing turnout and we are so pleased you were able to join us in celebrating the children's hard work. 

Diary Dates
23-27.10.23: Half Term Week
30.10.23: All children return to school/nursery
02.11.23: WAFA Halloween Spooky Disco, see poster on newsletter (NEW)
02.11.23: WAFA AGM Meeting at 2:30pm (NEW)
03.11.23: Reception Open afternoon for new reception starters 2024 (NEW)
07.11.23: Football fixture against Nanpean School (Home) (NEW)
10.11.23: Tempest Photography: Individuals & Siblings.
13-17.11.23: Anti-Bullying Week.
13.11.23: World Kindness Day.
14.11.23: Football/Netball Fixture against Treverbyn School (Away) (NEW)
16.11.23: Online Safety parent session at 2:30pm (NEW)
16.11.23: KS1 Multi-skills at Brannel (NEW)
17.11.23: Children In Need. (NEW)
20.11.23: Classes 3 & 4 at Hall for Cornwall: The Proms. (NEW)
23.11.23: Whitemoor Bake Off. (NEW)
28.11.23: Football/Netball Fixture against Luxulyan School (Home) (NEW)
30.11.23: Cross Country at Brannel School (during school day) (NEW)

Parent session - online safety
Advance notice of a parent session that we will be holding on the 16th November at 2.30pm. This session will be for all parents who would like to learn more about keeping their children safe online. We hope to see you there. 

Polite Reminder - Parking
Please can we remind everyone not to park on the double yellow lines for the safety of our children and families. Thank you for your support and understanding.