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Information Sent Home

Please see below copies of information sent out via email & through MCAS. 

Friday 14th February

  • Whole School - Pupil of the Term Newsletter for Term 3 has been added to announcements and emailed home.  This information can also be viewed here.

  • Whole School - Parent Lunch letters have now been sent home, download your copy here.

  • Whole School - Term 4 Dates click here to download.

  • Year 4 - Dear Parents and Carers, Please download the Year 4 Canterbury Roman Museum Trip letter.  Children will bring paper copies of this letter home today, further copies are available form the School Office. Download the letter here.

  • Whole School - A reminder that it is the Upton University Book Look, parents and carers are invited along from 2:30pm to see their children's work.

Wednesday 12th February

  • Year 3 - Dear Parents and Carers, Just a reminder that it is Year 3's Fabulous Finish tomorrow (Thursday 13th Feb), parents and carers are invited along at 2:30 pm to see what the children have learned during their Topic this term. Kind regards, Upton 

  • Whole School- Dear Parents/Carers, There are still three spaces in Expressive Dance Club if your child is interested. The club takes place on Fridays after school until 4:15 pm at a fee of £36 for 6 classes. If your child is interested for Term 4 there are letters in the office to complete and hand back to the school office.

Tuesday 11th February

  • Year 6 - Dear Parents and Carers, A few reminders for the upcoming Year 6 events this week, on Wednesday 12th Feb parents are invited to the Fabulous Finish at 2:15 pm.  
    On Thursday 13th Feb they will visit the Powell-Cotton Museum at Quex, children will need to wear full school uniform (can wear trainers) they will also need to wrap warm with a coat, hat and gloves, bring a packed lunch and no more than £5 spending money.  Children will need to arrive at normal time (8:40am) and we expect them to return by the end of the school day (passes can be used as normal).
    If you haven't returned the permission slip already this must be done by the end of today. 

  • Whole School - Dear Parents and Carers, We are in the final week of Term 3, on Friday 14th February parents are invited to the Upton University Book Look from 2:30 pm, school will finish at 3:15 pm.  Upton run clubs will be on as normal including Upton Ship Afterschool Club.   Monday 24th February is an Inset Day (the school will be closed to all pupils) and we look forward to welcoming the children back on Tuesday 25th February, Breakfast Club starts at 7:45 am. Kind regards, Upton

  • 3R Spellings sent via email and app announcement,

Monday 10th February 2020

  • Quex Cross Country Letter has been sent home Click here to download a copy.

  • Dear Parents and Carers,  As part of their termly behaviour reward Year 3 children may bring in a non-electronic game from home to play with tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday 11th February). Kind regards, Upton

Friday 7th February 2020

  • The Year 4 teachers would like to say a special thank you to those parents who were able to join us for our DT day on Wednesday. Both the children and the teachers were incredibly thankful for your help and support and we hope you enjoyed the day as much as we did! If you were not able to join us this Wednesday, don't forget that it is our Fabulous Finish on Wednesday 12th Feb at 2 pm, parents are invited in to see the whole year groups' light bulb models in the hall. We hope to see you then!

Thursday 6th Feb 2020

  • Whole School - Dear Parents and Carers, Children are not allowed to bring their Yu-Gi-Oh or Pokemon cards into school. We would appreciate your support in ensuring that children leave these items at home. Kind regards, Upton

  • Year 5 - Just a reminder Year 5 will be 'Cooking with Kate' on Friday 7th Feb, if you have one your child can bring along an apron to wear.

  • Number day non School uniform-Dear Parents/Carers, Just a quick reminder that tomorrow Friday 7th February is Number Day Non school uniform with a donation of £1 to go to the NSPCC Charity

Wednesday 5th Feb 2020

  • Whole School  - Dear Parents / Carers, There is still time to get the nasal flu vaccination. Even though it's best to get vaccinated as soon as the flu vaccine is available, getting the vaccine later still can help protect against the flu virus. There are still a few months left in the flu season, so it's still a good idea to get vaccinated. The Kent and Medway Immunisation team is running clinics over the February half term, to book a clinic appointment please contact them on kchft.cyp-immunisationteam@nhs.net or 0300 123 5205. Kind Regards School Immunisation Service Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust, Trinity House, 110 – 120 Upper Pemberton, Eureka Park, Ashford, Kent TN25 4AZ - Telephone: 0300 123 5205 -Email: mailto:kchft.cyp-immunisationteam@nhs.net -Website: www.kentcht.nhs.uk - Further information around communication via email with Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust is available here: - https://www.kentcht.nhs.uk/legal/communicating-by-email-or-sms-text/  - please take the time to read this to ensure you are aware of the risks.

  • 3B - Dear Parents and Carers, Just a reminder 3B's assembly will take place on Thursday 6th Feb (tomorrow), parents and carers are invited to come along to watch at 9 am. Kind regards, Upton

Tuesday 4th Feb 2020

  • Whole School - Don't forget, Number Day on Friday 7th February.  Children can come wearing number related clothing in return for a £1 donation.  We are looking forward to some inventive ideas!

  • Year 5 - Dear Parents and Carers, A reminder that on Friday Year 5 will be 'Cooking with Kate' as part of their Chinese Topic.  They will be making wontons, if your child has an allergy please return a slip (letters have been sent home) including all their food allergies, further copies of the letter are available from the school office.  Children will also need an apron if you have one. Regards, Upton

  • Whole School - Dear Parents and Carers, There are still places on the February Half Term Holiday Club, the club has extended hours and will now be available to book sessions from 8 am to 6 pm! Click the link for more information on what days and times are available and how to book. Kind regards, Upton Junior School - Click here for information.

  • Whole School - Dear Parents and Carers, Please download the Spring/Summer menu from Principals Catering. Kind regards, Upton. Click here to download.

  • 3R Spellings - Email and MCAS Announcement have been sent with this week's spellings attached, if you require a paper copy please pop into the school office.

  • Year 4 Message: Dear Parents and Carers, Just a reminder it is Year 4's D & T day tomorrow (Wednesday 5th February).  Attached is the letter with all the information required and important dates coming up. Parents are invited to come along at any point between 9:30 am and 3:15 pm to help the children with their creations. They can also bring in: Pringle Tubes, Kitchen Roll Tubes, Tissues Boxes, Sweet Tubes, Plastic Bottles. Kind regards, Upton Junior School

Monday 3rd Feb 2020

  • Year 5 Message: Dear Parents and Carers, Please find attached the letter regarding the Year 5 events this week.  Children have also been sent home with paper copies. Slips only need to be returned if your child has a food allergy.  -  download the letter here.

Friday 31st Jan 2020

  • Year 6: Dear Parents and Carers, Children have been sent home with a letter regarding the upcoming Quex trip as part of their Circle of Life topic.  Please download the letter here.  Paper copies are also available from the School Office.  Kind regards, Upton.

  • Whole School Reminder - Number Day on Friday 7th February, children can come wearing number related non-school uniform in return for £1 donation.

Thursday 30th Jan 2020

  • Year 6 Message - Dear Parents and Carers, Please read the attached a letter from the School Public Health Service regarding a questionnaire for your Year 6 child. Kind regards, Upton Junior School Click here for Opt-Out Instructions

  • 3B Message - Just a reminder that 3B's assembly is on 6th February at 9 am, parents and carers are invited to come along and watch the performance.

  • Whole School Message - Upton Term Dates 2020/21 are now available to download: Click here for 2020/21 Term Dates & At a Glance Term Dates for 2020/21

  • Message to Year 4 Parents - Dear Parents and Carers, Please, click below to read the Year 4 Light it Up letter.  Lots of key dates for your information. Kind regards, Upton Junior School - Click here to download a copy.

  • Message to Year 3 Parents - Dear Parents and Carers, Please, click the link for a letter regarding Year 3's trip to Kent Life.  Paper copies will be coming home with your child. Kind regards, Upton Junior School - Click here to download a copy.

Wednesday 29th Jan 2020

  • Newsletter 9 - Click here to read.

  • Message sent to Years 4, 5 & 6 - Dear Parents and Carers, We would like to remind parents that PE kits should be in school every day.  If your child does an afterschool sports club we would recommend a second kit if possible for this activity to ensure their day to day kit can remain in school.  Kind regards, Upton Junior School

  • Year 3 message - Dear Parents and Carers, We would like to remind parents that PE kits should be kept in school at all times.  From next week Year 3 will have extra PE on Mondays and we would like to ask that you ensure your child has their full weather-ready kit in school both Mondays and Wednesdays.  Swimming will continue to be on Wednesdays will B's & G's swimming this Term. Kind regards, Upton Junior School

  • Year 3 message - Dear Parents/Guardians,  Attached in this email is a handy list of questions that you could use with your children when reading with them. These questions focus on SPaG elements (spelling, punctuation and grammar).  This would be a great way to prompt children to apply their learning of SPaG through reading! Many thanks, Year 3. Link to attachment - Questions when reading with your child.

Monday 27th Jan 2020

  • Parent IT Support - We are here to Help! - Drop-In Sessions for any IT support you might need.  All sessions will take place between 8:30 am to 10:30 am.

Wednesday 26th February at Ramsgate Arts Primary School

Thursday 27th February at Upton Junior School

Friday 28th February at Chilton Primary School

Monday 20th Jan 2020

  • Dear Parents/Carers- Please could you send your child in with a 2-litre bottle for Friday 24th January. The bottle will need to have their name on the bottom (not the side) and the top cut off around 25cm tall from the base of the bottle. Please can both parts of the bottle be brought in. Thank you.

Thursday 16th Jan 2020

  • No messages

Wednesday 15th Jan 2020

  • Rock Band Message Sent- Just for your information Rock Band Club is cancelled on Wednesday 22nd January. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

  • Message sent to Whole School - It's census day tomorrow (16th)!

    Please encourage your child(ren) to have a school dinner - it does affect our funding!

Friday 10th Jan 2020

Thursday 9th Jan 2020

  • Dear Parents and Carers, At Upton Junior School we want to make sure that we are providing your child with the best education and support we can. If your child is eligible for ‘free school meals’ and you register them for this, we’ll receive extra funding called ‘Pupil Premium’. We use this extra money to improve the educational provision and resources at the school. Pupil premium funding from the government is given to schools to help pupils reach their full potential, regardless of their background or financial situation. It’s provided for pupils who: • Are registered for free school meals • Have been registered for free school meals at any point in the past 6 years • Are, or have been, in care • Have parents in the armed forces For every child awarded Pupil Premium, Upton Junior School receives £1,320 each year. For every child awarded the Armed forces Pupil Premium element, Upton will receive £300. See the attached letter for the form or pop into the School Office with a copy or help with the online form. https://www.kent.gov.uk/education-and-children/schools/free-school-meals

  • Term 3 dates: https://www.uptonjunior.com/_site/data/attachments/P209/Term%203%20Dates%202019-20.190134413.pdf

  • Young Voices 2nd Letter sent via email and paper copies have been sent home with children.  If you require another copy please come into the School Office.

Wednesday 8th Jan 2020

  • Thank you to all who have shared and donated via our JustGiving page. Your continued support is already making a difference. Please remember that every donation counts, no matter how big or small. Even a donation as little as £1 can help us make a difference. All the details and how you can help can be found here. https://www.justgiving.com/vikingacademytrust Thank you

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