Message from Friends of Naburn CE Primary School

Thank you to all who attended the ‘Friends of Naburn CE Primary School’ meeting on Wednesday.

As the first half of the Summer term ends, we’re gearing up to make the last half term jam packed with fun and exciting events, which I hope you and the children will all take part in and enjoy. Here’s some things we’ve got in store for you;

Calling all cricket players!!!

To celebrate all the wonderful men in our children’s lives we’re arranging a Naburn vs Stillingfleet cricket match. We would love as many dad’s/male figures as possible to get involved, and for the children to join in too. Mr Green will be providing the rules and regulations, umpiring and joining in too. Everyone is invited to come along and watch, bringing a picnic tea and of course your own (alcoholic) beverages. This will be held on the village hall field, on Thursday 22 June, starting at 18:00. Will you be team Naburn or team Stillingfleet?! Please get in touch to let us know if you can compete.

We want to make the end of term as fun for the children as possible, and what better way to do this than a break the rules day!! We will be sending home a list of school rules that the children can break for the small fee of 20p per rule broken. This will take place on the last day of term, (Friday 21 July). To add to the excitement, we are also holding a teddy bear zip line race on the same day. All children should bring in their most ‘athletic’ teddy, which will compete for the title of ‘Naburn’s Fastest Bear’. All teddies will have their details recorded on arrival, (name, age, weight and height) and their harness fitted. They’ll then race against each other, competing for the fastest speed. There’ll be a trip to the tediatrics after the race, to make sure there are no injuries and then they will receive their certificate for taking part. The fastest teddy will win a grand prize! If you can spare some time helping with this event, please let the school office know.

And, the most important date for your diary, the end of year school party! This will be held on Friday 21 July at school, starting at 17:00. We would love to see as many of you there as possible. We’re hoping to have a bar, pizza and activities for the children. It’s a fantastic opportunity for everyone to get together, celebrate the end of the school year, as well as the fantastic news that we are joining TEAL, meaning Naburn will live on for years to come, as it rightfully should! Letters will be coming out soon about the event, so keep your eyes out.

In between all this, we are also planning another film night. This will be on a Friday, straight after school. The children will be asked to vote for the film they would like to watch, which we will announce over the coming weeks. Popcorn, juice and biscuits will be provided for the small fee of £3.50. More information will be coming soon.

We have also been looking ahead to next year, to see what fantastic events we can organise, not only for the children, but for parents and the local community too. We’re hoping to hold a social event in October, with a live band, quiz and games. As part of this, we would love to run a promise auction, but to do this we need your help. Are you able to offer a service that you would happily provide, free of charge, to raise money for the school? Do you own something that could be loaned out or have expertise in a certain field you could provide to someone? If so, please let us know by contacting the school office. All of the promises that are kindly offered will be auctioned off to the highest bidder at the end of the evening.

We’re also looking at running a smaller social during the 1st/2nd week of term, so our new starters can get to know their class mates outside of the classroom. We hope as many current parents and children will be able to come and welcome our new families.

We’ve got a tonne of ideas for next year, as well as bringing back popular events, like the All Hallows Eve party. We’re always looking for more ideas though, so please do get in touch if you have any thoughts on events we can run or have any fundraising ideas. Friends of Naburn Primary