Posted On: 15/05/2013 11:23:54
Recently our school council visited Trosnant School to look at how they are developing their school grounds. The children had a presentation by some of Trosnant’s pupils and were able to see some of the wonderful areas and outdoor equipment for themselves.
Posted On: 01/05/2013 13:18:06
Last week lots of children took part in the scooter safety training. It was a great success and will ensure children take care when riding their scooters.
Posted On: 24/04/2013 14:08:44
We are celebrating world book day and children’s love of reading by holding a book week at Mill Rythe Infants. Monday 13th May to Friday 17th May 2013
Posted On: 22/04/2013 12:14:56
I hope you had an enjoyable Easter holiday and went easy on the chocolate! Welcome back to the summer term. We have lots of exciting learning and events for you to get involved in with your child this term.
Posted On: 27/03/2013 11:17:46
What a great success Maths Week was! We carried out a range of maths activities including making cakes, problem solving and playing bingo.
Posted On: 06/03/2013 09:21:09
It was great to see so many parents attending parents meetings last week and to hear your positive comments about your child’s progress and their learning at our school.
Posted On: 06/03/2013 09:19:38
We are inviting all mums and carers into school on Friday from 2.00pm for coffee and cakes to say thank you – we will also be putting on entertainment from the school dance and singing club.
Posted On: 01/03/2013 13:34:26
Come and join your child in a number treasure hunt around the school. Meet Mrs Ross in the hall at 9am for a map to the treasure! Please sign in at the main office beforehand.
Posted On: 15/02/2013 12:42:47
Please sign up at your classroom door for a meeting with your child’s class teacher. At this meeting we will also be asking you to sign up to our home-school agreement.
Posted On: 06/02/2013 13:00:46
We are currently looking for 2 new community governors to join us, as well as a parent governor. If you know anyone in the community who would like to be involved please contact the chair of governors
Posted On: 06/02/2013 12:59:11
Yesterday we launched our school values in a themed assembly. There were lots of songs, pictures and dancing to introduce the mascots to the children.
Posted On: 30/01/2013 13:20:04
I am pleased to inform you that our interim assessment shows that the school's performance has been sustained and that we can defer its next full inspection.
Posted On: 30/01/2013 13:18:16
On Friday we received some really good news and I am pleased to accompany this newsletter with information on our school’s OfSTED interim assessment.
Posted On: 23/01/2013 13:41:05
Do you want to share your ideas and thoughts about our behaviour policy? Please come along to Governors’ drop in and coffee on Wednesday 30 January.
Posted On: 21/01/2013 14:03:58
If there is a reason to close the school due to extreme weather conditions, those parents who have signed up to Parentmail will be informed by text as soon as possible, and our website will contain the latest news and updates.
Posted On: 11/01/2013 11:02:18
Happy New Year to you all and welcome back to school. I hope you all had a relaxing break.The teachers and I were really impressed with how well the children settled and their excellent behaviour, it was as if they had never been away.
Posted On: 20/12/2012 13:35:58
You may already be aware that the Hampshire police yesterday reported two attempted abductions of children in Leigh Park and Emsworth respectively.
Posted On: 19/12/2012 13:31:46
Thank you to all the parents who very kindly donated toiletries and toys for the children’s Christmas Shopping day.The children had a wonderful time choosing all their purchases and we hope they have got you some nice surprises!
Posted On: 12/12/2012 13:27:30
Well done to everyone who has made a Christmas jar so far – come and see their ideas at the school office. For those who haven’t yet made theirs.....
Posted On: 05/12/2012 13:54:17
Thank you so much to the Hayling Island Lions Club for donating £1450 towards outdoor PE equipment, swimming equipment and school grounds development.
Posted On: 28/11/2012 13:38:09
If your child would like to have the special Christmas Lunch on Tuesday 18 December, please remember that the deadline for receipt of orders is this Friday, 30 November. No further orders will be taken after this date. Thank you.
Posted On: 21/11/2012 13:16:19
Please come along and support the Christmas Fair organised by the PTA (Friends of Mill Rythe School). School tea towels will be available to buy!
Posted On: 14/11/2012 12:53:55
Please dress spotty and bring in a donation for this worthy cause – Year 2 monitors will be at the gate to collect your donations
Posted On: 14/11/2012 12:52:20
I hope you all had a good half term and would like to welcome you back to the second half of the Autumn term. We have lots of exciting learning and events happening so please keep an eye on the newsletter diary.
Posted On: 17/10/2012 13:29:13
After half-term we would like to invite all Year 1 and 2 pupils to bring in their wellies on the day that their class teacher has a duty.They will then be allowed to use the woodland area adjacent to the playground at playtime.
Posted On: 17/10/2012 13:26:47
This week in assembly we will be learning about everyday heroes and sporting heroes. We will think about what makes a hero? What do they do ?
Posted On: 10/10/2012 13:34:43
We are organising the children’s Christmas shopping day so please could you have a rummage through your cupboards for any unwanted (new) ladies’ and men’s toiletries, good condition toys and books etc.
Posted On: 10/10/2012 13:30:23
Hampshire County Council will soon be issuing individual letters for each child in Year 2 with details of how to apply for a place at junior school.
Posted On: 03/10/2012 14:05:13
Open events for new reception parents 2013. Come and visit us, meet the staff and children, we would love to see you !
Posted On: 26/09/2012 13:12:07
Everyone is invited to a coffee and cakes morning on Friday from 9.00am in the school hall.
Posted On: 18/09/2012 11:47:50
We are really pleased with how well the children have settled into their new classes and are trying hard with their learning.
Posted On: 14/09/2012 09:41:40
Ordering and paying for a school meal from September 2012.
Posted On: 14/09/2012 09:35:13
This year the following after school clubs are planned:
Posted On: 14/09/2012 09:31:03
Welcome back to a new school year. I hope you all had a great Summer holiday and managed to catch some of the good weather.
Posted On: 13/07/2012 11:48:28
This table shows the percentage of eligible children at Mill Rythe Infant School achieving each level, compared to national end of Key Stage 1 teacher assessment levels.
Posted On: 13/07/2012 11:43:29
The governors and I would like to say thank you to all the teaching staff and well done to the children for the excellent progress they have made.
Posted On: 06/07/2012 11:03:35
We would like to thank all the parents, carers and staff for their continuing support towards FOMS.
Posted On: 06/07/2012 10:51:00
It has been another week with lots of rain! We celebrated another successful campus event and the children looked great in their fancy dress.
Posted On: 22/06/2012 14:46:21
Our Olympic themed learning half-term is off to a good sprint!
Posted On: 15/06/2012 17:47:47
I hope you had a good half-term break, despite the rain! Thank you to the 70 Dads, Grandads and Carers who joined in with activities this morning
Posted On: 01/06/2012 14:39:53
We would like to say a really big thank you to all the parents who supported the maths workshop and the Jubilee tea party
Posted On: 25/05/2012 20:28:43
We are all really glad to see the sunshine at long last!
Posted On: 23/05/2012 15:04:42
It was great to see so many of the parents from the Year R classes come and find out all about mark making
Posted On: 23/05/2012 15:03:54
After a very rainy week (or should that be weeks?) looks like we could have some sunshine!
Posted On: 23/05/2012 15:02:33
Thank you to all those parents and carers who are ensuring that their children are in school on time
Posted On: 23/05/2012 15:01:30
Well the new term is in full swing. I did promise lots of exciting events and activities this term
Posted On: 23/05/2012 14:59:42
Welcome back to the Summer Term and I hope you all had an enjoyable Easter break
Posted On: 30/03/2012 10:38:02
As the Easter holiday begins, I have nearly completed a year as the Headteacher at Mill Rythe Infant School, it has gone really quickly!
Posted On: 30/03/2012 09:28:33
It was great to see all the mums who attended the Mothers’ Day Coffee and Cakes afternoon.
Posted On: 19/03/2012 09:01:01
Thank you to everyone who has given us their feedback on the school grounds.
Posted On: 09/03/2012 10:08:06
Thank you to all parents and carers who attended parents’ meetings last week to find out about your child’s progress.
Posted On: 02/03/2012 13:56:00
The children have all thoroughly enjoyed the exciting book week events this week
Posted On: 24/02/2012 15:54:15
We are celebrating world book day by holding a book week. The theme this year is 'The biggest book show on earth'. Mon 27th February - Fri 2nd March
Posted On: 24/02/2012 15:49:59
Welcome back and I hope you all had an enjoyable half-term
Posted On: 03/02/2012 14:39:38
With half-term fast approaching, I would like to say a big thank you for all your support
Posted On: 27/01/2012 15:12:53
Well done to all our superstar learners.
Posted On: 20/01/2012 22:45:23
We now have the School Landscaping Project display up in the main entrance
Posted On: 13/01/2012 12:30:59
All the children have settled really well back into the school routine
Posted On: 06/01/2012 14:10:05
Welcome back to a new term and I hope you all enjoyed your Christmas holiday
Posted On: 18/12/2011 08:45:59
What an exciting week of Christmas festivities we have had.
Posted On: 12/12/2011 08:41:59
This week Year R performed the "Wriggly Nativity" for parents and carers - they were brilliant performances
Posted On: 02/12/2011 16:00:11
I can't believe there are only two weeks left before we break up for Christmas
Posted On: 25/11/2011 16:22:39
We are really pleased with the supportive comments you have been writing in your child's reading diary
Posted On: 25/11/2011 16:20:29
It was great to see all the spotty outfits in the playground this morning.
Posted On: 11/11/2011 14:27:03
It was great to see all the prospective parents at our Open Day today.
Newsletter 4 November 2011 - Attachments
Posted On: 04/11/2011 14:02:49
Posted On: 04/11/2011 13:17:23
Welcome back and I hope you all had a great half term break
Posted On: 21/10/2011 16:19:09
Today we said a sad farewell to Mr Brian Welsh.
Posted On: 17/10/2011 14:01:25
We have had another successful week of learning.
Posted On: 10/10/2011 14:31:34
To avoid a clash with the children's Halloween parties we have decided to celebrate National Heroes Day on Friday 4 November
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Posted On: 07/10/2011 14:15:32
Thank you to all the children and parents who attended the Harvest Service
Posted On: 23/09/2011 15:45:04
Thank you everyone for that extra effort to be on time in the mornings.
Posted On: 16/09/2011 17:26:21
I would like to welcome all our new Reception pupils and parents.
Posted On: 16/09/2011 17:24:37
We are looking for lots of new members to join our successful PTA in raising funds for the school.
Posted On: 12/09/2011 10:10:10
Welcome back to the new school year and I hope you all had a good summer holiday. Our newsletter will now be going out on a Friday
Posted On: 20/07/2011 12:39:07
Transition day went really well and the children met their new teachers
Posted On: 12/07/2011 21:50:56
What brilliant days the Indian Campus Day and the Summer Fete were!
Posted On: 05/07/2011 17:53:56
Please remember to keep your children safe in the sun
Posted On: 28/06/2011 16:00:47
What good weather we had for our sports day!
Posted On: 24/06/2011 16:03:52
As you will be aware from the media, colleagues in NUT and ATL will be taking industrial action on Thursday 30th June 2011.
Posted On: 22/06/2011 17:27:05
Thank you to all the Dads, Grandads and Uncles who came into school
Posted On: 14/06/2011 13:30:41
This week we are celebrating Fathers' Storytelling Week.
Posted On: 07/06/2011 16:34:32
Welcome back to the second half of the Summer term and I hope you all enjoyed the good weather
Posted On: 24/05/2011 14:20:03
Thank you to all the parents I have met so far at the 'meet and greet' coffee and cakes and in the playground.
Posted On: 19/05/2011 09:50:18
It was really good to see everyone walking to school yesterday
Posted On: 10/05/2011 16:37:35
Thank you to everyone who attended our 'Royal Wedding' street party and Southern Co-op cheque presentation for 12,500
Posted On: 04/05/2011 16:53:27
We would like to invite you to a coffee and cakes 'meet and greet' with Mrs Court, the new Headteacher
Posted On: 26/04/2011 15:48:57
As the new Headteacher at Mill Rythe Infant School it gives me great pleasure in welcoming you all back after the Easter holiday
Posted On: 26/04/2011 15:47:07
On Thursday we will be celebrating the forthcoming Royal Wedding with a variety of activities
Posted On: 05/04/2011 15:32:02
Twenty Year 2 children from our Recorder Club played for the congregation of St Mary's Church on Sunday
Posted On: 29/03/2011 13:44:19
Last week we received some fantastic news from the Co-op
Posted On: 23/03/2011 12:34:48
Thank you to those of you who attended the Mathematics Curriculum Evening
Posted On: 15/03/2011 15:24:55
Last Friday I met with Mrs Queripel and the contractors
Posted On: 08/03/2011 17:23:22
The children who took part in the half-term reading challenge have now received their certificates
Posted On: 02/03/2011 09:08:56
Thank you for supporting the half-term reading challenge
Posted On: 16/02/2011 11:26:48
Governors are pleased to confirm the appointment of Mrs Sarah-Jane Court as the new head teacher of Mill Rythe Infant School
Posted On: 16/02/2011 11:08:29
Yesterday members of staff, parents and governors met with Gary Hedges, County Engineer
Posted On: 08/02/2011 16:00:51
We have a few more dates for you this week
Posted On: 08/02/2011 15:57:51
We are already well into the start of the new term and FOMS have been busy
Posted On: 01/02/2011 18:40:58
Those of you with children at Mill Rythe Juniors will have already been notified of a meeting . . .
Posted On: 25/01/2011 17:27:29
We are very pleased to be able to tell you that, last Friday, the governors were successful in their appointment of a new headteacher for our school.
Posted On: 18/01/2011 14:31:23
Thank you to those of you who have rounded up school books at home
Posted On: 11/01/2011 16:11:51
In today's newsletter you will find several new dates for your diaries.
Posted On: 04/01/2011 13:49:19
It was lovely to see so many smiling faces on the playground this morning.
Posted On: 14/12/2010 13:30:35
Thank you so much for your generous donations for the Toy Fair
Posted On: 07/12/2010 15:22:02
Today many Year R parents enjoyed the first performance of 'The Snowman at Sunset'.
Posted On: 30/11/2010 14:42:40
Another huge thank you to you all for voting for Hi Rock
Posted On: 23/11/2010 18:06:33
Today is the day!
Posted On: 23/11/2010 08:14:01
Posted On: 11/11/2010 08:41:25
Congratulations to all the children who took part in the Autumn Reading Challenge
Posted On: 02/11/2010 21:05:21
Thank you to all of you who have returned your Reading Challenge sheets today.
Posted On: 21/10/2010 09:24:59
We approach the end of a very busy half-term and are now finalising plans for the run up to Christmas and beyond.
Posted On: 15/10/2010 09:43:18
On Tuesday 12th October we had 2 candidates visit our school for the first day of two days of interviewing.
Posted On: 13/10/2010 08:31:59
We have been very fortunate over the years in having many adults volunteering . . .
Posted On: 05/10/2010 19:01:42
Many, many thanks to those families who braved the elements to come to the Harvest Service
Posted On: 28/09/2010 16:41:12
Thank you to all of you for your support for our Macmillan Harvest Coffee morning
Posted On: 22/09/2010 08:52:21
We have once again been asked to contribute to the St Mary's Harvest Service
Posted On: 14/09/2010 14:30:41
This week we welcome our new Year R children and their families to school
Posted On: 07/09/2010 14:19:41
A very warm welcome back to you at the start of a brand new year.
Posted On: 20/07/2010 14:52:17
Last Thursday was an amazing day . . .
Posted On: 13/07/2010 13:40:10
Later this week you will be receiving a copy of your child's report . . .
Posted On: 07/07/2010 06:31:57
Thank you for all the incredible support that you have given . . .
Posted On: 07/07/2010 06:30:09
Well done to Red Team who were our 2010 Sports Day Winners!
Posted On: 22/06/2010 18:31:53
Last night we met up with the parents of the new intake for September 2010
Posted On: 15/06/2010 20:59:30
Year 2 children coming to the Film Evening on Friday may bring 20p (correct money appreciated) for a drink and snack
Posted On: 08/06/2010 16:16:59
The book fair arrives in school next Tuesday 15 June
Posted On: 26/05/2010 15:27:44
Well done and thank you to everyone who took part in "Walk to School Week"
Posted On: 26/05/2010 14:10:55
We are pleased to invite you to another Campus Event - "A TASTE OF THE CARIBBEAN" - which is being held on Thursday lst July.
Posted On: 26/05/2010 14:09:38
We would like to confirm that from September 2010 the day will finish at 3.00pm for ALL children.
Posted On: 18/05/2010 13:34:41
Well done to the children and their teaching staff in Green Wing - what a delightful performance . . .
Posted On: 11/05/2010 13:43:05
We have vacancies for two permanent Supervisors to join our lively and committed lunchtime team
Posted On: 04/05/2010 16:34:13
We are overwhelmed by the kindness of one of our families who has very generously sent in a cheque
Posted On: 27/04/2010 13:16:04
Thank you to Mrs Lazell and Mrs Clark for holding the fort so well last week
Posted On: 20/04/2010 14:40:37
Welcome back at the start of another busy term for us all.
Posted On: 30/03/2010 12:52:03
As school finishes for the Easter break on Thursday I would like to wish you all, on behalf of staff, governors and pupils, a very happy holiday.
Posted On: 23/03/2010 12:07:20
Well done to all the children and some parents who took part in the Fashion Show . . .
Posted On: 17/03/2010 12:29:16
Thank you to all the members of FOMS who work so hard to support school . . .
Posted On: 09/03/2010 12:59:58
We know that Spring is on its way . . .
Posted On: 02/03/2010 14:33:51
Well done to Olivia McTigue and her sister Bethany . . .
Posted On: 23/02/2010 13:15:23
Yesterday the publicity officer for the Hayling Island Horticultural Society came in . . .
Posted On: 09/02/2010 14:28:58
Reminder to Year 2 parents that the Gallery will be this Wednesday, 10 February 2.30-3.30pm
Posted On: 02/02/2010 15:25:46
The response to Olivia McTigue's fundraising idea was absolutely fantastic.
Posted On: 26/01/2010 15:04:19
no-one can have failed to be moved by the plight of the survivors
Posted On: 19/01/2010 12:55:06
We welcome your feedback on Parentmail and if you have not yet signed up and would like to do so . . .
Posted On: 12/01/2010 13:03:44
Thank you for your patience and support during this spell of bad weather
Posted On: 05/01/2010 16:56:32
Happy New Year to you and yours . . .
Posted On: 16/12/2009 12:53:42
Well, we come to the end of another term, and the end of another year . . .
Posted On: 08/12/2009 17:49:01
The lead up to Christmas is always a lovely time but really busy.
Posted On: 02/12/2009 08:19:12
We do hope that you are as pleased with the Ofsted Report
as we are.
Posted On: 24/11/2009 12:50:41
. . . the full report of our inspection will be sent to me on Thursday . . .
Posted On: 17/11/2009 16:47:19
Well done and many thanks to the FOMS Committee . . .
Posted On: 17/11/2009 16:45:44
Christmas Shopping Evening - Thanks to everyone . . .
Posted On: 10/11/2009 17:17:36
We are delighted that all children have settled into the first term . . .
Posted On: 10/11/2009 17:09:24
If you couldn't make the Parent Teacher Consultations last week . . .
Posted On: 03/11/2009 17:25:41
Thank you to those who supported the Curriculum Evening . . .
Posted On: 20/10/2009 14:59:54
Can I remind you that we have a non-pupil day THIS FRIDAY . . .
Posted On: 13/10/2009 17:02:30
With this letter today you will receive another leaflet . . .
Posted On: 06/10/2009 22:07:56
We are delighted that at last most of our uniform order has arrived
Posted On: 29/09/2009 16:45:26
Thank you for supporting the Scholastic School Bookfair . . .
Posted On: 22/09/2009 18:18:04
Please come along to the MacMillan Harvest Coffee morning on Friday . . .
Posted On: 15/09/2009 14:20:57
There were two good reasons for shortening our lunch hour . . .
Posted On: 09/09/2009 19:41:41
I am writing to update you with the latest information . . .
Posted On: 09/09/2009 19:36:06
Welcome back everyone to a brand new term and a brand new year . . .
Posted On: 14/07/2009 22:32:54
This will be the last newsletter of this academic year and so I must take this opportunity of wishing you all a good summer break. To the pupils in Year 2 - good luck at your new school in September.
Posted On: 07/07/2009 12:39:02
Thank you for coming along to support your child at Sports Day this morning. The weather remained settled for us and we have been really lucky this year having sunshine for most of our annual summer events.
Posted On: 30/06/2009 17:14:21
We are all looking forward to Pirate Day on Thursday. In response to questions from some of you - parents are only invited to watch the parade at the start of the day.
Posted On: 24/06/2009 21:11:41
Many thanks to all the people who supported our book fair - we took an amazing £951.38, a percentage of which we can keep in books for the school.
Posted On: 16/06/2009 12:54:04
Unfortunately the Junior School swimming pool is out of action this week so there will be no swimming this Friday - the children concerned will do an alternative activity
Posted On: 10/06/2009 07:05:31
Shortly you will be receiving a newsletter from your FOMS committee giving you the fantastic news about the money raised through your efforts on Sunday. Despite the sudden downpour we managed to carry on - thank you so much for staying and for making the fair such a terrific success.
Posted On: 04/06/2009 12:56:11
Thank you to Mrs Lazell for leading the recorder group who played beautifully at "Praise on the Plaza" last Sunday. Well done to the children who were able to come along
Posted On: 22/05/2009 16:52:38
We are looking forward to one of many "Campus Events" that will take place during each school year. Pirate Day is booked for Thursday 2 July and we are all excited by the possibilities for learning.
Posted On: 19/05/2009 19:07:07
I would like to wish everyone a good week off next week. Please remember that the children return to school after half-term on Tuesday, 2 June
Posted On: 19/05/2009 12:49:38
Posted On: 12/05/2009 12:37:24
All Year 1 and 2 parents/carers are invited to drop into our Museum this Thursday between 2.30 and 3.30pm.
Posted On: 05/05/2009 16:47:01
We have been asked to remind children about the importance of washing their hands regularly, and using tissues when they sneeze
Posted On: 28/04/2009 20:36:59
What a fantastic week Year R had last week when a whole range of pets visited their owners at school
Posted On: 21/04/2009 20:50:06
It's good to be back and to find that summer has come to Mill Rythe.
Posted On: 08/04/2009 06:20:08
Thank you to those of you who took the time to attend our 2 consultation meetings on Monday 23 March.
Posted On: 31/03/2009 16:32:06
"Fabulous", "Brilliant", "Live theatre, music + dance + a tale with a moral - wonderful". Just some of the parent reviews of the KS1 production which started its run today.
Posted On: 24/03/2009 15:18:03
Last week a member of the public telephoned school to say that they had seen one of our pupils with an adult picking daffodils near the roundabout! I feel very sad that I have had to speak to the children about this.
Posted On: 17/03/2009 12:48:44
You may remember just before half term receiving a letter from the governors regarding the proposal to shorten the current lunchtime break to one hour, and bring the finish of the school day forward by 15 minutes
Posted On: 10/03/2009 16:54:51
Following the success of the KS1 unit of work entitled "Art AttacK" we are giving all the children in school the chance to take part in a new venture produced by Steve Porter - "BAGS OF ART".
Posted On: 03/03/2009 17:46:41
I have recently received a letter from an elderly resident in Restawyle Avenue who is complaining about litter being thrown in the gardens there
Posted On: 24/02/2009 22:32:42
I do hope that you had a good break last week - the children seem excited and happy to be back and the staff here had a very positive training day yesterday.
Posted On: 24/02/2009 22:27:48
Thank you to all of you who took the time to complete our Questionnaire. Governors and staff have analysed your responses and the results point to two main areas of concern. These are parking and the footpaths around the playgrounds.
Posted On: 11/02/2009 12:42:48
I think this year has been the wettest and coldest since I started here in 2001! Although it is difficult for us to store wellies we can manage, and they make life so much easier for the children and for us too with the continuing rain.
Posted On: 05/02/2009 17:11:12
Thank you for your co-operation over the past two days.
Posted On: 27/01/2009 23:02:05
Year 2 Residential Trip to Minstead - I would like to remind parents of Year 2 children that their 2nd payment is due by this Friday, 30 January
Posted On: 20/01/2009 19:28:59
Just a reminder that the information session on maths will take place tomorrow night at 7.00pm. The meeting for parents with children in Year 2 who are going to the Minstead Study Centre in July will be held beforehand at 6.30pm. Both meetings will take place in the Hall.
Posted On: 13/01/2009 17:26:18
There will be a special lunch on Friday 13 February, the main course will be as per the HC3S Menu
Posted On: 06/01/2009 20:08:55
Next week we intend to start our special Friday Activity Afternoons. There are a couple of changes for this year . . .
Posted On: 16/12/2008 15:23:38
On behalf of the governors, staff and children here at Mill Rythe Infant School, I would like to send sincere good wishes to you all for Christmas and the New Year.
Posted On: 10/12/2008 13:16:54
Well done to Frankie Backler, who won first prize in the Lloyds TSB Mengham branch re-launch painting competition.
Posted On: 02/12/2008 16:24:53
The countdown to Christmas has begun now that December is upon us, and of course this bitterly cold weather too.
Posted On: 25/11/2008 13:07:42
With this newsletter you will receive a copy of a questionnaire designed by our governing body to consult you as parents on a wide range of issues. I do hope that you will be able to take a few moments to complete it and return it to school as your views are valued.
Posted On: 18/11/2008 16:39:03
Well done to all the members of FOMS (Friends of Mill Rythe Infant School) for a really successful Christmas Shopping Evening last Wednesday. Not only was it a very successful evening in terms of the sum of money raised but it was a wonderful community event . . .
Posted On: 11/11/2008 16:25:26
There will be a Christmas Lunch for the children on Tuesday 16 December.
Posted On: 04/11/2008 18:15:01
Thank you to those of you who attended the curriculum meeting last night with a focus on 'Reading'. If you could not attend, copies of the information given out will be available from your child's class teacher at Parent Teacher Interviews or from the front reception.
Posted On: 22/10/2008 20:47:10
As this half term comes to a close can I remind you that Friday, 24 October has been allocated as one of the five non-pupil days that the government has designated for staff training? School finishes on Thursday with the FOMS Hallowe'en Disco and we all return on Monday, 3 November.
Posted On: 14/10/2008 16:19:28
This coming Thursday, 16 October, the five Hayling schools are joining together for a Food Festival to which you are warmly invited.
Posted On: 11/10/2008 11:46:10
Can I say "thank you" and "well done" to the 32 children who came along to St Mary's Parish Church on Sunday and sang the 'Harvest Song'? Mrs Lazell and I were very proud of them.
Posted On: 30/09/2008 13:08:21
Yesterday after assembly I reminded the children that their Reading Challenge cards should be back in school by tomorrow, Wednesday, so that I can see how well they have done. We intend to have a celebration on Friday afternoon.
Posted On: 23/09/2008 14:28:15
Thank you so much for coming in and supporting the School Book Fair which took the fantastic sum of 914.60.
Posted On: 16/09/2008 15:13:07
I have set all Year 1 and 2 children a 'Reading Adventure' Challenge. I do hope that you will help them to achieve an award.
Posted On: 10/09/2008 14:11:11
A warm welcome back. It has been lovely to see how much the children have grown during the summer break and we are delighted with the maturity they are showing as they build new class groups.
Posted On: 18/08/2008 13:42:01
It was with great sadness that we said our goodbyes this morning in assembly to Mrs Williams, Miss Carter and Miss Shedden
We send them off with warm good wishes and our thanks for all they have contributed to the life at Mill Rythe.
Posted On: 18/08/2008 13:11:31
The first of the Year 2 groups left yesterday for their 21/2 day visit to Minstead in the New Forest and we know that they will have a wonderful experience.
Posted On: 08/07/2008 13:05:45
Sports Day - Thank you so much for coming along and supporting us this morning. We were so lucky with the weather, weren't we? Congratulations and well done to White Team who earned the most points.
Posted On: 01/07/2008 12:48:47
This week we would just like to remind you of the events planned for the rest of this term - and we also refer you to the school calendar for the next academic year. Please note that the first day back, Wednesday 3 September, is a non-pupil day, so the children will return to school on Thursday 4 September.
Posted On: 24/06/2008 18:16:54
Last night the staff stayed late to welcome new parents of the 75 children we admit to Mill Rythe next September. We were very proud of the small group of current pupils who put on a very professional fashion show promoting the school uniform!
Posted On: 10/06/2008 22:36:54
So many of you have reported that it was a super day on Sunday - the weather was perfect and there was such a lovely community feel to our Summer Fair.
Posted On: 04/06/2008 20:26:18
I do hope that you all had a good week's break. We must just hope that this spell of wet weather doesn't spoil the plans for next Sunday's Summer Fair.
Posted On: 20/05/2008 13:03:21
It is just a very short while until the Summer Fair
on Sunday 8 June
Posted On: 13/05/2008 14:17:00
It is so lovely to see the children able to eat their packed lunches outside in this warm weather
Posted On: 06/05/2008 19:36:11
Walk on Wednesday - Thursday and Friday too! Yes, this week we hope that you will add Friday to your efforts to walk at least a part of the way to school ready for "Walk to School Week"
Posted On: 29/04/2008 12:46:40
I would like to thank Dan Jones at Seacourt for the arrangements that he was able to make at short notice to provide a sports activity day for working parents during Thursday's strike action.
Posted On: 22/04/2008 12:46:28
Industrial Action - Thursday 24 April 2008 - Following my note to you on 3 April, and after consulting with the Chair of Governors, I can now confirm that the school will be closed this Thursday, 24 April.
Posted On: 01/04/2008 16:20:05
If you haven't been to see 'Resurrection Rock' yet you are in for a real treat;
Posted On: 18/03/2008 14:19:34
Parents' Consultation Day - Friday 4 April - This is the opportunity for you to come along with your child to meet their teacher (and any other adult who works with them on a regular basis).
Posted On: 11/03/2008 13:35:57
Thank you for sending in vouchers to enable us to save for equipment - we are collecting Tesco Computers for Schools vouchers, Nestle Box Tops for Books and Sainsburys AK08 vouchers.
Posted On: 08/03/2008 17:34:52
We are all thrilled with the response to the governors' WALK ON WEDNESDAY campaign which started last week.
Posted On: 26/02/2008 13:53:57
A reminder that "Walk on Wednesdays" starts tomorrow. The weather forecast looks good.
Posted On: 12/02/2008 13:09:41
We do not have sufficient volunteers yet to start up a walking bus BUT last week's working party has come up with a super plan to help to reduce the traffic congestion directly outside school.
Posted On: 05/02/2008 13:27:46
Many thanks to those parents of Year One pupils for their responses to our short questionnaire on Minstead 2009
Posted On: 30/01/2008 11:18:18
Several of you have shown interest in the idea of a 'Walking Bus' so I intend to have an informal meeting for anyone who is interested so that we can explore how this might work. Please come along if you can next Tuesday, 5 February, at 2.30pm
Posted On: 22/01/2008 16:35:11
I hope you enjoyed the recent Governors' Newsletter. In it they referred to the fantastic parent help we get.
Posted On: 19/01/2008 18:03:57
Focus on Travel Safety - Most of you will be aware of our campaign "Gridlock, or an accident waiting to happen?"
Posted On: 15/01/2008 18:51:17
Owing to staff sickness we have to postpone the start of our special Golden Time until next week - Friday, 25 January. Please look out for details of Golden Time teams and of activities on your child's classroom window.
Posted On: 08/01/2008 16:25:27
Happy New Year to you all! I do hope that most of you have managed to escape all the various illnesses that have been flying around over Christmas
Posted On: 11/12/2007 13:22:06
This will be the last newsletter of 2007 and although we still have 6 days of school left, I want to send you all, on behalf of the staff and governors, warm good wishes for a joyful Christmas and happiness and health in 2008.
Posted On: 04/12/2007 16:15:32
The days are drawing in, a sign that Christmas really is just around the corner, and this week Year R children are performing a Carnival for their families on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.
Posted On: 27/11/2007 13:46:13
Headlice - PLEASE can parents check their child's hair and treat if necessary - we have a few nit combs in the office if you need one - as this seems to be a continuing problem around the school at the moment.
Posted On: 20/11/2007 14:05:45
Please remember, if your child normally has a roast dinner on a Wednesday, on 5 December it will be the special Christmas dinner which will only be available if you have pre-ordered it.
Posted On: 14/11/2007 18:08:29
Friday is going to be a very busy day for us all. Firstly we are supporting Children in Need and will be holding a SPOTTY NON UNIFORM DAY
Posted On: 06/11/2007 16:14:52
We have poppies for sale in school. These will be brought around the classrooms each day if your child would like to bring in a donation.
Posted On: 01/11/2007 07:01:15
The children in Years 1 and 2 were blessed with lovely weather for their 'surprise' visit to Paultons Park yesterday.
Posted On: 16/10/2007 16:03:33
Don't forget that next week is the Half Term holiday - school finishes on Friday and starts again on Monday, 29 October.
Posted On: 09/10/2007 16:16:12
On Friday, sadly we say farewell to Miss Rachel Oakshott who has been a Teaching Assistant at Mill Rythe for a couple of years.
Posted On: 02/10/2007 16:40:56
First of all, many, many thanks for your support for the two events held on Friday last.
Posted On: 25/09/2007 13:46:02
Can I remind you that the MacMillan Harvest Coffee morning takes place this Friday from 9.00am - 10.00am?
Posted On: 18/09/2007 13:43:13
Today you will receive the first newsletter from Friends of Mill Rythe Infant School (FOMS) giving you details of the officers elected at the AGM last week and some of the events that are already planned for you and your child.
Posted On: 11/09/2007 16:12:45
For some of you this will be your first newsletter and I hope very much that you will find it useful and informative.
Posted On: 19/07/2007 13:37:31
This will be the last newsletter of the academic year and on behalf of all the staff and governors I want to wish you all a happy Summer break.
Posted On: 10/07/2007 17:18:16
Well done to Purple Team who had the most points after completing all the activities for Sports Day!
Posted On: 03/07/2007 13:15:10
This is such a busy time of year with lots of different events happening - an exciting time for the children but hard work for the administration and teaching staff.
Posted On: 26/06/2007 16:09:58
Our school website has been shortlisted in the HantsWeb Awards
. It now goes through to the next level of judging
Posted On: 19/06/2007 15:06:35
Class arrangements for next year . . .
Posted On: 14/06/2007 09:51:47
Thank you so much for supporting the Summer Fair on Saturday.
Posted On: 05/06/2007 14:07:15
What a mixed bag of weather we experienced last week!
Posted On: 22/05/2007 14:24:25
Just a reminder that school finishes on Friday 25 May and we return on Monday 4 June
Posted On: 15/05/2007 16:06:30
Walk to School Week - promoted by Hampshire County Council Safety Team
Posted On: 08/05/2007 16:18:56
We have received a generous donation of £100 from The Bridge Church.
Posted On: 01/05/2007 12:46:56
We are absolutely delighted with the publicity that the Hayling Islander has given us, with regard to the planning application the governors intend to submit
Posted On: 28/04/2007 08:01:09
Governors are working towards a possible solution
Posted On: 24/04/2007 12:25:21
The new term has started in a very positive way with some glorious weather and we look forward to a busy few months ahead.
Rock the Boat
Posted On: 31/03/2007 08:34:32
Posted On: 27/03/2007 22:06:04
The 2-week break approaches fast and this is an opportunity to wish you all a Happy Easter and to hope that you have a safe and happy holiday.
Posted On: 20/03/2007 15:19:44
I would just like to remind you again PLEASE to park safely when bringing your children to school
Posted On: 13/03/2007 11:57:00
We will be celebrating Red Nose Day this coming Friday, 16 March, by coming to school dressed in RED.
Posted On: 06/03/2007 11:21:56
The decorators hope to have finished their work during the middle part of this week and I want to thank you for your patience in coping with their apparatus and the changes in access that have been necessary.
Posted On: 02/03/2007 11:22:03
Posted On: 27/02/2007 16:11:38
Sadly, just before half-term we said goodbye to Mrs Lomas who has left us to join a company in Fareham.
Posted On: 13/02/2007 13:40:25
It seems that we are all overdue a break - you will have noticed that we have a number of staff off with flu and many children too.
Posted On: 06/02/2007 13:53:08
We are delighted that a "spruce-up" of the outside of the school including re-decoration of painted areas is to take place from next Monday, 12 February.
Posted On: 30/01/2007 13:38:08
For those of you with children starting in Year R in 2007, this is a reminder that we require the acceptance slips back by next Monday, 5 February
Posted On: 23/01/2007 13:19:54
Because of the recent stormy weather, and some of you will know that we did have problems with part of our roof last Thursday, one or two parents have asked me what would happen if
Posted On: 17/01/2007 11:27:26
You will know that we start most days with an assembly in the hall, which gives us an opportunity to get together as a whole school.
Posted On: 09/01/2007 13:17:43
The governors and staff wish all of you a very happy 2007.
Posted On: 12/12/2006 17:47:22
This will be the last newsletter of 2006 and gives you information of events that have happened or will be happening in the run up to Christmas.
Posted On: 05/12/2006 17:44:45
Congratulations to Year R for their delightful portrayal of the nativity in the performances of 'Whoops a Daisy Angel' last week
Posted On: 28/11/2006 12:36:22
Good luck to everyone in Year R with their three performances of "Whoops a Daisy Angel!" this week.
Posted On: 21/11/2006 12:33:21
Yesterday the children very much enjoyed recording the songs that they have been learning - you will have received a letter giving details of how you can purchase a copy of the CD.
Posted On: 14/11/2006 16:33:23
A few parents have still not returned their CJ2 Forms to us - please ensure you do this by midday on Friday 17 November 2006 to have the best chance of your child attending the Junior School of your choice.
Posted On: 07/11/2006 13:30:30
If you have a child in Year 2 please remember to return your CJ2 form for transfer to Junior School by the deadline of midday on Friday 17 November 2006.
Posted On: 02/11/2006 09:32:45
We feel refreshed after the break and the very busy first half of this term and intend to give the children a good run up to the Christmas celebrations.
Posted On: 17/10/2006 20:18:37
We would like to remind you that we have a non-pupil day this Friday, 20 October. This means that the children will finish for the half term holiday on Thursday 19 October.
Posted On: 11/10/2006 13:02:59
We would like to remind you that we have three non-pupil days during the next two weeks - Thursday and Friday, 12 and 13 October this week and Friday 20 October next week.
Posted On: 03/10/2006 16:29:22
Imagine our surprise, last week, when we came into school and found a brand new sundial in the Bog Garden!
Posted On: 26/09/2006 13:38:10
Thank you to those parents who completed and returned the Ofsted parents’ questionnaire.
Posted On: 19/09/2006 13:15:09
Today you will receive a Permission Slip to sign covering out of school activities, photographs and food tasting.
Posted On: 14/09/2006 17:10:41
We can't believe how well our new children are settling in! They seem to be taking all the new routines in their stride, and we are extremely proud of them.
Posted On: 05/09/2006 18:21:01
Welcome back to a new term and a new year. We hope that you have enjoyed the Summer break as much as we have and we look forward to working with you to make this year purposeful and positive for your child.
Posted On: 18/07/2006 18:05:27
It is hard to believe that I am writing the last newsletter at the end of another year!
Posted On: 14/07/2006 20:31:08
Mill Rythe Infant School joint winners in the Havant Borough Council's Clean Schools Competition
Posted On: 14/07/2006 19:21:39
We are looking forward to giving the Year 2 children their special Leavers' Barbecue this Friday . . .
Posted On: 04/07/2006 16:24:44
I want to start by thanking you for the tremendous support you have given to the Summer Fair and to Sports Day
Posted On: 27/06/2006 19:42:44
You are invited to join your child for a family picnic lunch on Friday 14 July 2006
Posted On: 27/06/2006 19:13:56
We are having to change the date of our Sports Day from Tuesday 4th July to Monday 3rd July . . .
Posted On: 27/06/2006 19:12:27
On Thursday afternoon we will be holding a Party to celebrate the Queen's 80th birthday.
Posted On: 27/06/2006 19:11:23
Just a reminder that if you have not ordered the special lunch on Friday PLEASE ensure that your child brings a packed lunch on this day.