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In the eyes of God, every child matters, every moment of every day

In the eyes of God, every child matters, every moment of every day

External Communications for Parents/Carers and School Community

This section of the school website is for external communication that school receives and asked to be passed on to parents.  The purpose of this is to minimise the amount of emails that come from school directly to parents. 

Links to these communications will be added to the weekly school newsletter on a Friday.  We hope by doing this that it helps with communication, which is what came up from the communication survey we did the end of the summer term 2022.

St Neots Library May Half Term Activities 

At St Neots Library, we will provide a range of free or low-cost activities for families this half-term holiday.  On top of our usual StoryTime, Stay & Play and Lego Club, there will also be a "Plant a bean" activity on Tuesday and a "Draw a book character" event on Thursday.  Throughout the holiday, children can participate in the "Make your own sailboat" craft activity and decorate the beach at the library. 

The Library Presents, funded by the Arts Council, provides affordable and enriching cultural experiences for families in local libraries.  We're excited that we will be hosting a puppet show at St Neots Library this half-term.  "Along came a magpie" is a heart-warming show about friendship, suitable for 2-6 years.  Booking is essential.   

Please see the attached leaflets for more details.   

Of course, we always have a lot of lovely books for families to enjoy.  Please pop in and find out more about what we offer. Hope to see you soon. 

 

 

 

Knotts of Tempsford -May Half term
 

Entry to the Knotts farm is free this half term! Activities include hands on animal experiences, face painting, a treasure trail and an apearance from Winnie The Pooh.

Please see attached flyer and the website for more information.

http://www.knottsoftempsford.co.uk

 

Cygnets 

‘Cygnets’ is a friendly Stay & Play Session for children aged 0 to 4 years old, together with their parents or carers.

It takes place in The Claret Chapel, behind St Hugh’s RC Church in the grounds of Buckden Towers, on Friday mornings from 10.15 until 11.30am, during term time only.

Every session has free play time, crafts and a short bible story, followed by songs with actions and percussion. There is also the opportunity for the adults to chat and share experiences!

Refreshments are available for adults and children.

Everyone is welcome.

Our sessions for the Summer Term are:

3rd May,
17th May,
7thJune,
21st June,
12th July.

No need to book, but if more information is required please contact Sue at: suebreslin56@gmail.com

Home-Start Cambridgeshire 

Home-Start Cambridgeshire supports families across Cambridgeshire through their fantastic team of home visiting volunteers. These volunteers come from a variety of different backgrounds but all have parenting experience, they are vital to the work of Home-Start.

Home Start are currently looking to recruit new volunteers across all areas of the county.   The volunteer preparation course is running again in March, see the poster below. The benefits of volunteering for Home-Start are numerous but they offer ongoing training and support and the opportunity to make a difference to local families.

 

For further information visit - homestartcambridgeshire.co.uk

STEM Discovery Centre
 

Click the link to see what's on at the STEM Discovery Centre

 

 

Sophie's Fundraiser 

Please see the link and help raise money for Sophie who was involved in an accident on her way to football training. She was hit by a vehicle and is currently in hospital; her helmet saved her life!

 

 

NSPCC Kids Safety Net Online Workshops For Parents/Carers 

 

 

We are aware of the links in our PDF are not working when copying and pasting into search bars, sorry for the inconvenience. Please use the information below to book the NSPCC Kids Safety Net Parent/Carer Workshops. 

 

Monday 5th February 2024 – 6pm to 7pm.

Kids Safety Net Workshop Tickets, Mon, Feb 5, 2024, at 6:00 PM | Eventbrite

 

Wednesday 20th March 2024 – 6pm to 7pm

Kids Safety Net Workshop Tickets, Wed, Mar 20, 2024, at 6:00 PM | Eventbrite

 

Further details about the Kids Safety Net Campaign across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough can be found here: NSPCC Kids Safety Net Campaign 2024 - Healthy Schools (healthyschoolscp.org.uk)

Many Thanks

The Healthy Schools Team

SEND Sessions at 360 Play 

360 Play are running SEND sessions, see below poster for further details.

 

 

Plus, in January, April and September, 360 Play are hosting their annual Parent and Toddler Fayre. This is a great way for expecting, new and current parents of babies and toddlers to browse through relevant stalls to gain knowledge, sign up to classes or future nurseries and schools.

 

 

 

360 Play 

Milton Keynes

Stevenage

Leicester 

Basildon

Redditch

Farnborough

Rushden Lakes

Message from Cambridgeshire Constabulary - Young People and Community Partnerships
 

Hi to all

 

We wanted to take this opportunity to update you about some recent departmental changes that have resulted in the disassembling of the children and young people officers and that as of now their role no longer exists. 

 

Instead, Cambridgeshire Constabulary have invested in additional safer schools’ officers who will be present and active within their designated schools.  This will be a bespoke and varied role, however, ultimately their aim is to ensure that young people have trust and confidence in the police through targeted activity and engagement.

 

The Safer Schools Officers will also be taking on the responsibility of producing the school’s newsletter, however, it will no longer be produced monthly. Instead, you should expect to receive one at the beginning of each term. Therefore, the newsletter that was dispatched last week should be considered as this term’s edition, and you can expect to receive another one in at the beginning of January 2024.

 

If you have enjoyed reading the previous newsletters, we hope that you continue to find them useful and informative.

 

Many thanks and kind regards,

 

Karen and Clare

Former CYP officers.  

School Preference Adviser for Cambridgeshire 

Cambridgeshire have recently appointed a Parents' School Preference Adviser for Cambridgeshire, as part of the SENDIASS team.

The service offers families advice and support when applying for schools, either when admissions open for transition on the 11th September 2023 or for in-year applications. They are able to advise how the transfer and admissions process works, as well as supporting the understanding of policies and criteria for different schools. Also, they can support in the appeals process and issues concerning transport.

For further details and help, please email: Choosingaschool@cambridgeshire.gov.uk

Healthy Schools Newsletter September 2023 

Please see attached your copy of the Healthy Schools Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Newsletter – September 2023

Best wishes,

The Healthy Schools Team

 

 

Cambridgeshire Constabulary Safer Schools Newsletter - September 

Dear Parent/Carer

We hope you all had a great summer break.

Please find attached September’s edition of our Cambridgeshire Constabulary Safer Schools Newsletter, which we hope will offer support and advice to you regardless of the age of your child(ren).

The subjects that we have covered in this newsletter are as follows:

  • Return to school: Safety tips to protect pedestrians and cyclists.
  • Cannabis Edibles: Awareness message for parents/carers
  • NSPCC: Report Remove Campaign

 

Thank you and kind regards,

Cambridgeshire Constabulary
Children and Young People Team.