NO. 05                         WATER MILL PRIMARY SCHOOL          22-10-2010

Dear Parents/Carers,


Congratulations to Ella Tucker and Akua Amankwah-Poku who won 3rd prize in the 7-11 category and Lewis Gaynor who was a runner up.

Year 3 won the collaborative prize for the whole class quilt, which they all designed and some of them constructed, whilst in Year 2.  They have won £100 worth of materials for their class.  Thank you everyone who supported us.

The exhibits will be shown in Units 10 & 13 on the lower ground floor of the Pavilions Shopping Centre until 31st October 2010.  There are also many other events taking place across the city over half term.

Please visit www.visualise-birmingham.org

for details.  You can also vote in the PEOPLE’S VOTE for an overall winner from all categories.


Many thanks to everyone who sent flowers, fruit and vegetables we were delighted to pass this on to St. Marys Hospice.  The collection for Action Aid raised £58.00 and this will sent after half term.


Book Fair will be open this evening for the final time between 3:30 and 4:00 p.m.


The office phones are manned between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. – 0121 464 7769. Please do not ring outside these times as messages may not get passed on at busy times.

The After School Club phone is manned from 3:30 until 5:30 p.m. only – 0121 464 3013


It was good to see so many parents and be able to exchange so many positive reviews about the children. 

However, a great many children were brought into school with their parents.  Please remember that members of staff look after children in emergency only, if and when babysitting arrangements have broken down. 

Parents Evening is for parents only and we are unable to make more than this minimal provision as any help given is through the goodwill of our support staff.


Half Term school breaks up for half term today at 3:30 p.m. and returns on Monday 1st November at 9:00 a.m.

Open Days – if you have a child or know of a child starting school September 2011 you are welcome to attend and invite other prospective  parents to our Open Day Sessions on Wednesday 3rd November 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. and Thursday 4th November 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Remembrance Day Assembly – led by Year 4 at 9:15 a.m. on Friday 12th November.  All welcome to attend.

Ms J. Edginton

Head Teacher

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