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Term 2 - Friday 27th November 2020
Acts of Kindness

Christmas is always a special time in a primary school.  Despite the restrictions we all face, we will still be having events in school to ensure the children have moments to remember.
We will have our Christmas Jumper Day on Friday 11th December and enjoy class Christmas parties on the last day of term.  All Children will have the opportunity to enjoy Christmas dinner in the hall - they will remain in class bubbles and additional cleaning will be in place.  Please see the dates at the bottom of the newsletter.
Next week in school, children will start a reverse advent calendar.  Each day they will be encouraged do something kind for a friend, family member and even someone they might not know so well.

I hope you all have an enjoyable weekend!
Mr Paramor
Thank you again for all your Poppy donations - this year PaWS raised a whopping £555.21!

Well done everyone
Christmas Cards
Our School Council is made up of pupils from every class from Year 1 to Year 6.  One of the topics we discussed at this week's meetings was Christmas Cards.  For the last few years the school has chosen to discourage children to send cards to each other in school as we consider the environmental impact.  The School Council felt that although it is nice to get cards, they voted to continue to think of the environment first.
In light of the Covid-19 measures we have in place, it is also important that we minimise the amount of things coming in and out of school from different households.
Covid Update

As some of you may be aware some other local schools have had to close class bubbles.  I just want to clarify to you some of the guidance from Public Health England should they ask a school to close a bubble:  
  • Remember that for the vast majority of people, coronavirus is a mild illness
  • Parents and carers of all children in the bubble will be asked to collect their child and the children will be asked to isolate for 14 days.  
  • Unless a child develops symptoms, they will not need to have a test
  • The rest of your household, including siblings do not need to isolate - unless anybody in the household develops symptoms.
  • All other children in the school, including any siblings of children in the closed bubble, should continue to attend school.
Raffle tickets can be purchased on ParentMail.
PFT Request - Amazon Smile

When making a purchase through Amazon, the PFT are kindly asking parents to log in through Amazon Smile. Amazon Smile can be accessed following this link for the 'Friends of Pevensey and Westham School' charity and you will be able to use your existing Amazon account.
Amazon Smile offers exactly the same products, prices and service as Amazon, but with the added bonus of Amazon donating 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to your chosen charity!
If you use the Amazon shopping App, you can go to your settings and add Amazon Smile on that too.
Thank you for your support.

£5 Curriculum Contribution

We would like to say a big thank you to those parents who have donated more than was requested.  These additional funds will help us to continue offering our pupils the amazing additional curriculum activities such as food tasting, practical DT lessons, and food at forest school. 


The ESCC Parenting Team are now delivering FREE simple, practical, online Webinars and Discussion Groups to ALL parents in East Sussex - helping to raise happy, confident children; set family routines and rules that everyone can follow and balance work life and family stress.

Please check the Open for Parents website
 for available courses and events.  Some events are starting soon, so please check dates.
On our Family Wellbeing page on the school website, we also have links to support wellbeing and mental health.
Covid-19 Update

Please click here for full reopening plan, risk assessment and our contingency plans should we need to close any class bubbles.
Dates for your Diary


10/12/2020 - Christmas Jumper Day! (Pixies and Elves only)
11/12/2020 - Christmas Jumper Day! (Years 1 to 6)
14/12/2020 - Flu Vaccinations in school

15/12/2020 - EYFS, Year 1 & Year 2 Christmas Dinner
16/12/2020 - Year 3 & Year 4 Christmas Dinner
17/12/2020 - Year 5 & Year 6 Christmas Dinner
18/12/2020 - Last day of Term 2
04/01/2021 - Staff INSET      School Closed
05/01/2021 - First day of Term 3

here the our complete list of term dates.

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Pevensey and Westham CE Primary School · 86 High Street · Westham · Eastbourne, East Sussex BN24 5LP · United Kingdom

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