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‘Working Together, Putting Children First within our Christian family'           



Dear Parents/Carers,




Whole school attendance for this week is 2.51% down on last week.


Headteacher's Award – Farrah – ‘Super behaviour and table manners in the dining hall’


Lunchtime Award – Logan – ‘Really tried hard to sit and concentrate at lunchtime this week’


Star of the week Play School – Blake – ‘For increasing independence


Star of the week Class 1 – Riley A – ‘Fantastic effort and attitude in class’


Star of the week Class 2 – Freddie – ‘improved attitude to learning’


This has been a long but hard working term and with a bit of luck we have seen the worse of our winter weather. I have been impressed with the attitude of the children towards our new way of engaging everyone in reading. It has been a pleasure to see them improve so much in a short space of time. Once again our two schools have taken part in plenty of sporting activity and done so with a growing confidence. As the weather turns more spring like I do hope that we utilise the lovely surroundings that we live and work in and start to develop our forest school ethos. Have a lovely break and enjoy the rest.


School lunches after half term


Monday – Minced beef, gravy and Yorkshire puddings


Tuesday – Chicken bites and wedges


Wednesday – Sausage and mash


Thursday – Chicken korma and rice


Friday – Fish and chips


2nd choice Jacket potato and tuna


Class 1 Science


In Class 1 we have been looking at climate change in science this term. The children have been learning about how greenhouse gases are effecting our environment and the animals that live in it. We looked this week at the polar bears that have been invading a town in Russia because the ice that they have been living on has melted! The children decided that they needed to write letters to a range of different people (including the Queen!) and tell, them about the effect of climate change and how we can help our world and the animals in it survive. Take a look at what they have written in the attachments. Luttons Community Primary • West Lutton, Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 8TF Sherburn C of E VC Primary School • St Hilda's Street, Sherburn, Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 8PG




Swine flu


We have had a confirmed case of swine flu in the school community, advice from the NHS as follows. The swine flu virus is now one of the seasonal flu viruses that circulate each winter. If you've had flu in the last few years, there's a chance it was caused by this virus. As many people now have some level of immunity to the swine flu virus, it's much less of a concern than in 2009-10. The symptoms are the same as normal flu – they're usually mild and pass within a week or so. But as with all types of flu, some people – particularly those with underlying health problems – are at higher risk of serious illness. The regular flu vaccine will normally protect people at a higher risk of becoming severely ill.




Well done to the Sherburn school tag rugby team who represented the Wolds and Vale federation on Wednesday evening, a great performance against some tough opposition. Thank you to parent volunteers and staff who transported children.


Class 1’s half term challenge


Collect as much collage material as possible to make a whale for our new topic.


Wrappers, paper, wrapping paper – get creative!!


Colours: BLUE/GREY/SILVER Bring them in ready to craft on Monday 4th March


Family arts and craft morning 4th March


To start our topic ‘The Storm Whale’ next half term, we will be making a HUGE collage of a whale for our classroom. We would love it if you could come and help us on Monday 4th March. All family members welcome!


Pancake making with FOSS 5th March


FOSS will come into the school on Tuesday 5th March to make pancakes with all the children from nursery to year 6. We ask for a 50p donation towards the friends of the school fund. If any parents would like to help out on the day you would be more than welcome, we have morning or afternoon slots available. Full instruction will be given.


Class 1 swimming 7th March


Class 1 will start their swimming sessions on the first week back after half term. A reminder, boys need proper swimming trunks and girls a one piece swimming costume and long hair needs to be tied back.


World book day 8th March


Our theme this year is Traditional Tales – to make the day even more exciting, the children are invited to dress up as a character from a Traditional Tale. There will be a prizes for the most inventive costumes! Our two schools will come together at Luttons to enjoy lots of exciting activities based around Traditional Tales, which will be planned by the teachers across both schools. Luttons Community Primary • West Lutton, Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 8TF Sherburn C of E VC Primary School • St Hilda's Street, Sherburn, Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 8PG






As you may be aware Tesco uniform embroidery service have now stopped providing uniform for our school and play school. We have moved to another provider Edge Clothing from Eastfield.


Ordering is still online through their uniform shop


Diary Dates




22nd Last day of the half term


HALF TERM HOLIDAY 25th February - 1st March




4th Family craft morning in Class 1


5th Pancake making with FOSS


7th Gymnastics Competition years 1 to 4


7th Class 1 swimming


8th World Book day


Have a great weekend


Mr Ian Taylor