Wednesday 10th february 2010
Billingshurst Primary School
Headteacher : Helen Williamson BSc (Hons) MA
Station Road, Billingshurst, West Sussex RH14 9RE
Newsletter No. 28
Friday 27th April 2012
Dear Parents and Carers House Points
Goodwood won the Noreen Carey House Cup the week before the holidays! Well done.
Parent Governor Election Results
Thank you to all our parents who stood for election and voted in the Parent Governor Ballot in
February. Congratulations to the successful candidate, Mrs Jo Newton-Smith. We hope you will join us
in welcoming Mrs Newton-Smith to our Governing Body.
Parent Newsletter Distribution
The office will be e-mailing the Parent Newsletter to all parents this week for the first time. For this
first time only you will also receive a paper copy. Following this week you will receive all newsletters
by e-mail if you have provided us with an up-to-date valid e-mail address. If we do not hold a valid e-
mail address for you a paper copy will be sent home via your class teacher. Once this system is fully
operational it is hoped that all communications to parents will be sent home by e-mail.
The sponsorship money raised by the children has been flooding in since our return from the Easter
holidays. We think we may now have received all money raised and that total is a staggering
£4,389.98. This is an incredible achievement by all the children – well done and thank you for
You should have all received information in book bags about Kiddie Coupons. The Kiddie Coupons book offers visitor information and a range of discounts at many family friendly attractions in West Sussex including Fishers Farm, The Flying Fortress, Arundel Lido and many more. Simply place your order on line atand mention our School. Each book costs £15 but the discounts can save you much more and the school earns £3 for every book sold. Please order before Monday 30th April to ensure that the School benefits from your order.
Foster Care Fortnight – A time to care?
Do you think you could make a difference, and change someone’s life for the better? West Sussex
County Council is eager to recruit new foster carers, and as part of the national Foster Care
campaign (14-27 May), will be holding informal drop-in sessions at the following libraries: Crawley Library: Saturday 19th May
Chichester Library: Tuesday 22nd May
Running from 10am-4pm, these sessions provide a relaxed, no-obligation environment to find out
more about becoming a foster carer. Why not come along?
For more information, call the Fostering Recruitment Team on 01403 229333
or visit www.westsussex.gov.uk/fostering
to learn more. Toys and Match/Trump Cards
A reminder that toys and cards should not be brought to school as they are often flash points for
disagreements and children getting upset if their toy is lost or broken.
Dates for your Diary
Mon 30th April – Fri 4th May - Y6 Bikeability Week
Thursday 3rd May
Rounders Match vs St Mary’s Pulborough (Home) 4.00 pm
Weald Summer Concert (KS1/2 Choirs) 7.00 pm
Mixed Basketball Tournament – BBH 3.30 pm
Rounders Match vs Wisborough Green (Home) 3.30 pm
Yr 2 Locality Singing Festival (pm) in school
Flower Girl/Carnival Princess Competition KS1 Hall
Rounders Tournament, Leechpool School 12.00-3.00 pm
Girls Cricket – Horsham Trinity CC 10.00 am – 3.00 pm
Rounders Match vs Plaistow and Kirdford (Away) 3.45 pm
Yr 5/6 Boys Cricket – Horsham CC 10.00 am – 3.00 pm
Rounders Match vs Itchingfield (Away) 3.45 pm
Yr 4/5 Mixed Cricket – Barns Green 10.00 am – 3.00 pm
Rounders Match vs Shipley (Away) 3.45 pm
Last day of after school clubs
Year 6 Performance to Parents (details to follow)
Rounders Match vs Rudgwick (Home) 3.30 pm
BPSCA Meeting Dates - All at 2.00 pm in the School Staff Room
3 May 2012
14 June 2012, 5 July 2012 BPSCA Events
Saturday 26th May – Table Top Sale
Saturday 7th July – Summer Fete Messy Church – 3.30–5.45 pm at Billingshurst Village Hall
Wednesday 9th May
Wednesday 13th June
Wednesday 11th July
Please see Parent Year Planner 2011-2012 on our website for the full academic year’s
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