St. Ann's Catholic Primary School – Stocksbridge, Deepcar & Penistone

Newsletter 18/05/18 18 May 2018

First Holy Communion on Sunday 20 May at St Ann’s Church (12.30pm).
Please pray for our children as they make their First Holy Communion. The preparation team are really proud of the children as they have worked hard for their special day – Mateo, Maisie, Joshua, Maria and others. Assembly for First Holy Communion next Monday at 2.15pm. Do join us.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
A new data privacy law is being introduced into the UK on Friday 25 May. As a result, we are publishing several Privacy Notices. These will make it easy for you to find out how we use and protect your information in school. The new notices (which will shortly be on our website) will provide you with additional details:
• Your increased rights with relation to the information we hold about you
• How we keep your personal information secure
• The types of personal information we collect about you and how we use it
• The legal grounds for how we use your information

Proud To Be Me. Caring.
Y1 Joshua for being a kind and caring friend
Y1 Ben for making good choices and being a kind friend
Y2 Matilda for being kind to everyone
Y2 Lola for caring for her friends throughout the day
Y3 Alexa for always being kind and helpful
Y4 Evie for being a kind, caring, positive role model
Y6 Everyone for completing SATS week and making the staff incredibly proud
Birthdays This Week: Marnie and Eve.
Best Attendance 7 to 11 May: Reception and Y1 with 97.1%.
Homeworkers of the Week: Violet B and Maisie L. Music: Jack E, Sienna, Logan, Oscar F, Lexii, Joey.
Silver Award: Edith, Hegel, Charlie, Abigail, Rowan, Violet F. French: Maria, Emily, Brendan, Joey.

Appointment of New Caretaker. We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Simon Stanley, who will succeed Mr Down in July. We offer Mr Stanley a warm welcome to our school!

• Y5 and Y6 Cricket on 8 June – return your slips urgently! Same for KS1 Tennis Festival next Tuesday. NO Boxfit after school on Thursday 24 May.
• Gymnastics and Streetdance now full. A few places left in Outdoors and Adventure.

Dates to Remember.
• Ride For Eric on Sunday 20 May at Forge Valley School. Family rides to suit everyone.
• Tuesday 22 May. Pentecost Parade through Stocksbridge (approx. 9.30am). Parents are welcome to walk with us – as always, we appreciate your support.
• Exhibition by local artists on Saturday 2 June, 10am to 3pm, at Christ Church Hall, Manchester Rd, Stocksbridge. Admission £1 – children free. Do come along – you may even wish to buy a painting!