20th January 2017 newsletter

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We will be running a Dental Anxiety Parent Workshop aiming to reduce anxiety around oral hygiene and dental treatment for children on the autistic spectrum. The workshop will be in the courtyard on Monday 6th February, 9.00am – 11.30am. If you would like to book a place, or would like more information please speak to Annie. Places will be limited.

There will be a Family Fun Day on Sunday 5th February at Southwick Leisure Centre (BN42 4NT). This event is for children and young people with additional needs and their siblings. There will be trampolining, a bouncy castle, music and magic workshops and much more. To book a place please call Southwick Leisure Centre on 01273 238111.

Southwick Leisure Centre will also be hosting Half Term Holiday Schemes, along with St Mary’s School in East Grinstead on behalf of Extra Time. For more information or to book a place please call 01273 420580 or brett.preston@extratimebrighton.org.uk

The West Sussex Parent Carers Forum, in conjunction with CAMHS will be running a parent workshop on 31st January in Roffey Millenium Hall (10am—2.30pm). The aim of the workshop is to help parents and carers understand more about child and adolescent mental health services and to increase your confidence when dealing with medical professionals and your child.

Reaching Families will be running a one day parent/carer workshop on 16th February (9.30am—2.30pm) entitled “Understanding Your Child’s Sensory Difficulties”. It will be at Billingshurst Community Centre. To book a place please call 07470005734/07704037664 or go to michele@reachingfamilies.org.uk

Some parents are having problems paying on-line for lunches on Parentmail PMX. We are trying to contact Parentmail to resolve the problem, but in the mean time, if you wish to make a credit card payment we can take payment over the phone at school.

Dates for your diary

  • Friday 17th February – inset day
  • Mon 20th February to Friday 24th February – Half Term
  • Friday 7th April – last day of term
  • Monday 24th April – start of summer term
  • Monday 29th May – Friday 2nd June – Half term holidays
  • Monday 26th June – inset day
  • Tuesday 25th July – last day of term

Happy Birthday to you

Just Harry in Oak Class had a birthday this week.
We hope you had a lovely day.