MESSAGE FROM MRS COLLINS

WORLD BOOK DAY 2nd March 2023!

Next Thursday 2nd March, Sandfield will be celebrating World Book Day!
World Book Day is an opportunity to focus on reading for pleasure, supporting children’s book choices and embedding a habit of reading that will bring a wealth of wider benefits. It also welcomes children into the world of books by becoming book owners and supporting them in their journey in becoming life long readers. All children will receive a £1 book token in exchange for a free book from their nearest bookseller. Some of the titles include:

To promote the importance of bedtime reading, we would like the children to come into school in their pyjamas for the day. The children can wear a dressing gown and bring in a cuddly teddy too. We would advise all children to wear trainers rather than slippers.

Within school, each class teacher will be reading a selection of stories from a range of different cultures. If your child would like to bring in a favourite picture book or story from home which is from another culture, we would love to share these with the children. 

Wishing you all a great weekend!

Best wishes
Mrs Collins and The Sandfield Team

CELEBRATION ASSEMBLY

Children in Celebration Assembly this week were:

Year R: Noah and Pearl
Year 1: Callie and Sophie
Year 2: Sampson and Maya
Year 3: Oakley and Felix
Year 4: Yin and Jasper
Year 5: Andrea, Lilly, Rosie and Amber!
Year 6: Imogen M-W, James and Reuben

Well done everyone!

Well done Badge

ATTENDANCE THIS WEEK

The school target for this year 2022-2023 has been set by the Surrey County Council Inclusion Team and is 97%

This week the whole school achieved 93%.

Attendance Clock

NEWS FROM THE INCLUSION TEAM

Sandfield Padlet – Courses, Workshops and Information for Parents

Our Padlet lists the school’s main digital resources and some recommended resources from the Inclusion and Pastoral team. This is aimed at all our parents and carers and is a live platform that staff will continue to update.

There are also lots of courses and workshops on offer to all parents, carers and families.  To see what is available, including free cookery classes and supporting your child with reading from Surrey Family Learning etc. please look at the Sandfield Padlet, there is lots of information available for everyone along with local events!

Click here for information on Community Links and Media at Sandfield

EASTER HOLIDAY CAMPS

Inclusion Team Useful Links

Sandfield Padlet >>
Young Carers >>

SPORTS FIXTURES AND NEWS AT SANDFIELD

Confirmed Sports Events

Please ensure that consent forms for squad members are completed as soon as possible.  This helps us enormously with planning transport.

Many thanks, Coach Mohammed

MESSAGES FROM THE OFFICE

SAFEGUARDING

Use of Mobile Phones

We are still seeing parents and carers using mobile phones on-site, please be aware that you will be asked to end your call before you enter any of the gates.

Appointments or Sickness During the School Day

REMINDER: Evidence of any appointments, including doctor, dentist, hospital etc. must be emailed to parents@sandfield.surrey.sch.uk in advance.

Morning Club

Scopay have set up our Morning Club on their system, for bookings from this half term these will now show in a slightly different format under Morning Club when you have the option to choose the sessions you wish to book.  Please note that you will have to ‘top-up’ your account with a credit before booking sessions.

Please be aware that with the new system, the booking for a session closes at mid-night two days before (i.e. to book for a Wednesday you need to book by midnight on Monday).

Please can we remind you that the phone number to call when you arrive for the club is:  07512 467977.  

First Aid Fundraiser 

In aid of the crisis caused by the earthquakes in Syria and Turkey, Feola, Sadie and Connie’s mum is organising a  First Aid fundraiser with all tickets sales going to the Choose Love campaign.
This is an hour-long session teaching CPR and how to use a public access defibrillator.

You’ll learn:

– How to tell if someone is breathing normally– Recovery position– CPR for children and adults– How and when to use a defibrillator

All ticket sales from this event will go to the Choose Love 2023-Earthquake appeal to raise money for those affected by the crisis in Turkey and Syria.  Everyone is welcome, including children and no previous first aid knowledge is necessary.  Our sessions are fun and relaxed and the skills you will learn could save a life one day!

Just £10 for adults and £6 for children.

Book your place here:

https://bookwhen.com/daisyfirstaidguildford/e/ev-s0wx-20230311100000

World Book Day Themed Lunch

If your child would like the themed lunch to celebrate World Book Day, please order via Aspens in the usual way.  Please note that the new menu for after half term will be uploaded and available from Monday 6th February 2023.

MESSAGES FROM THE SANDFIELD PTA

PTA Committee:  We urgently need the following for the Committee for the PTA:
3 Trustees: this is a low-maintenance role which is mostly administrative.
Co-Treasurer: to work alongside Esmat (Cyrus’s and Lockhart’s mum).
Secretary: mainly administrative, minute taking etc.

Please let Mrs Collins know if you would like to discuss any of these vital roles further or would like to volunteer!

PTA Summer ‘family’ Event:  ‘SANDFEST’ Saturday 24th June 2023: Following last years successful ‘Sandfest’ the event is returning bigger and better!  This event for families will be in the afternoon in the form of a mini-festival and we will have Live Artists (to be announced over the coming months), as well as a BBQ and other refreshments.  There will be the usual stalls including the adult tombola, jolly jars, raffle, children’s games, as well as a bouncy castle, candy floss and popcorn.  Book this date in your diaries bring along your chairs and blankets and enjoy a festival afternoon.  Lots of help will be needed to help make this event a success.  More details to follow!

PTA Adult Social Event: Quiz Night!:

TONIGHT!!

Book your babysitters and gather your teams (family and friends), or join one on the night, for this very popular event! Tickets are £7 each and are available either via SCOPAY in the usual way or through PayPal using Sandfieldschoolpta@gmail.com (remember to click ‘friends and family’ when paying).  Bring your own snacks!  There will be a pay bar and everyone is welcome.  All money raised will go to the school.

If you are interested in any of the above roles or have any other ideas, please email Sandfieldschoolpta@gmail.com, or catch Emma and Nick at school.

Many thanks
Sandfield PTA

NEWS FROM THE CLASSROOMS

RECEPTION CLASS

First week back has been fantastic in Reception! The children came in full of energy, excited to see their friends and teachers. 

We started our Ticket to Ride topic with a London theme. For maths, they built and compared towers and explored number bonds to 10 using London buses to help. They role played life at Buckingham palace in our small world area and built London landmarks in the construction zone.  

The children eagerly put on knights, kings, queens and dragon costumes and stormed our castle role-play.  

The highlight of the week was of course Pancake Day! The children followed recipes to make their own ‘batter’ in class then made and enjoyed real pancakes today. On Shrove Tuesday, we challenged Year 1 to a pancake-flipping race – an amazing start to the new half term! 

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YEAR 1 & YEAR 2

A fantastic first week back after half term.

The children have been very engaged in learning all about our new topic, Big Cats. This week we have been focusing on cheetahs and learning lots of fabulous facts about their appearance and how quickly they can move and hunt.

We have started writing our non-chronological reports all about “Charismatic Cheetahs!”

REMINDER: P.E days for Year 1 is  Monday and Year 2 is Tuesday.

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YEAR 3 & YEAR 4

Year 3 and 4 have come back after half-term full of energy and ready to learn!

We have been thinking about a trip to Iceland and what we might see or do there.

The children have been composing a postcard to a friend about a trip using informal language and the next step is to write a letter about a trip to Iceland. We have been whale watching, visiting geysers and hunting the Northern Lights!

Reminders: PE on Wednesday (outside) & Thursday indoors (shorts and t-shirts will also be needed)

Year 4 String Scheme takes place every Friday, please ensure all instruments are in school.

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YEAR 5 & YEAR 6

What a busy week back!

Year 5 and Year 6 have been continuing with our Viking topic.

In English we been writing superb sentences using expanded noun phrases and fronted adverbials that we will use in our narratives next week.

We have explored Viking invasions in History, looking at the famous invasion at Lindisfarne and discussing why we think the Vikings chose to invade here. Some really mature discussions took place around this topic.

In maths, Year 6 have enjoyed investigating the  area of shapes and Year 5 have been learning how to multiply fractions with integers. Mrs Grant’s Boot Camp gave us another fun fitness challenge in PE too!

A great start back everyone.

REMINDER: P.E. days for Year 5 is Tuesday and Wednesday and Year 6 is Tuesday & Thursday.

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USEFUL INFORMATION

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February 2024

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1
  • Morning Club with Mrs Davey
  • Tae Kwon-Do Club - Years 2 to 6
  • Boogie Pumps Dance Club for Years R, 1 & 2
  • Home Club with Planet Soccer
  • Planet Soccer Creators Club - Years R, 1 & 2
2
  • Morning Club with Miss Campbell-Bell
  • Home Club with Planet Soccer
  • Planet Soccer Creators Club - Years R, 1 & 2
3
4
5
6
  • Morning Club with Mrs Parker
  • Year 4 String Scheme
  • Chess Club
  • Home Club with Planet Soccer
  • Planet Soccer - Street Football KS2
  • Planet Soccer Creators Club - Years R, 1 & 2
  • Spring Homework Club (Invitation for This Term Only)
7
  • Morning Club with Mrs March
  • Year 1 & Year 2 PE with Planet Soccer Coaches
  • Home Club with Planet Soccer
  • Lion Rock Kids - Art & Craft Club Years R to 4
  • Planet Soccer Creators Club - Years R, 1 & 2
8
  • Morning Club with Mrs Davey
  • Tae Kwon-Do Club - Years 2 to 6
  • Rock Steady Music Lessons
  • Boogie Pumps Dance Club for Years R, 1 & 2
  • Home Club with Planet Soccer
  • Planet Soccer Creators Club - Years R, 1 & 2
9
  • Morning Club with Miss Campbell-Bell
  • Home Club with Planet Soccer
  • Planet Soccer Creators Club - Years R, 1 & 2
10
11
12
  • Half Term - School is Closed for All Pupils
13
  • Half Term - School is Closed for All Pupils
14
  • Half Term - School is Closed for All Pupils
15
  • Half Term - School is Closed for All Pupils
16
  • Half Term - School is Closed for All Pupils
17
18
19
  • INSET DAY - School is closed to all pupils
20
  • Morning Club with Mrs Elliott
  • Year 4 String Scheme
  • Home Club with Planet Soccer
  • Planet Soccer - Street Football KS2
  • Planet Soccer Creators Club - Years R, 1 & 2
  • Spring Homework Club (Invitation for This Term Only)
21
  • Morning Club with Mrs March
  • Year 1 & Year 2 PE with Planet Soccer Coaches
  • Home Club with Planet Soccer
  • Lion Rock Kids - Art & Craft Club Years R to 4
  • Planet Soccer Creators Club - Years R, 1 & 2
22
  • Morning Club with Mrs Davey
  • Tae Kwon-Do Club - Years 2 to 6
  • Rock Steady Music Lessons
  • Boogie Pumps Dance Club for Years R, 1 & 2
  • Home Club with Planet Soccer
  • Planet Soccer Creators Club - Years R, 1 & 2
  • Meet the Governors for Parents
  • Meet the Governors for Parents
23
  • Morning Club with Miss Campbell-Bell
  • Home Club with Planet Soccer
  • Planet Soccer Creators Club - Years R, 1 & 2
24
25
26
27
  • Morning Club with Mrs Elliott
  • Year 4 String Scheme
  • Chess Club
  • Home Club with Planet Soccer
  • Planet Soccer - Street Football KS2
  • Planet Soccer Creators Club - Years R, 1 & 2
  • Spring Homework Club (Invitation for This Term Only)
28
  • Morning Club with Mrs March
  • Year 1 & Year 2 PE with Planet Soccer Coaches
  • Home Club with Planet Soccer
  • Lion Rock Kids - Art & Craft Club Years R to 4
  • Planet Soccer Creators Club - Years R, 1 & 2
29
  • Morning Club with Mrs Davey
  • Tae Kwon-Do Club - Years 2 to 6
  • Rock Steady Music Lessons
  • Boogie Pumps Dance Club for Years R, 1 & 2