Dear North Tawton Families,
Bake Sale for Ukraine
Thank you very much for you generosity baking and buying cakes. Unsold cakes were bought for the staff and put in the staffroom. We will return cake tins and Tupperware next week. Year 4 will be counting the money and we will let you know how much they raised. Photos and grand total to follow! I am very proud that the children in Year 4 wanted to do something to raise money for the Ukrainian refugees, they are really showing their compassion and practical thinking - well done Year 4!
As we approach the end of the Spring term, we gather information about what children have learnt and understood so far. The assessments are gathered in many ways including analysis of writing, reading records, tests, observations, quizzes and discussions with children. This is part of the cycle of our curriculum and is an integral part of learning. By capturing assessment at points throughout the year, we are able to identify next steps for each child, look at patterns across year groups and demographics and analyse the effectiveness of our curriculum.
Class teachers are preparing end of spring term reports for you. These will explain what children have achieved so far, and what targets we will be working on in the summer term. At the end of the summer there will be a report to describe what we have covered this year and progress in each curriculum area.
FONTS met on Friday, unfortunately we had to move to Zoom again, but despite a few tech issues we managed to have an update on fundraising and begin to plan some exciting events. Do check updates from FONTS and Dojo.
Our next event is an Easter egg decoration competition. Like the Christmas wreathes, we encourage you to be as creative and inventive as you wish. We will display them in school and then invite you to display them around town for a cheery Easter treat for the whole community. More information coming home with children and on Dojo.
Do check emails for weekly Covid Updates and explanations of measures we have in place. Prayers and fingers crossed we will be able to have 'live' events in the summer term.
Don't forget to put your clocks forward on Sunday before bed time!
With best wishes for the weekend,