Monkton Park Newsletter Friday 26th January 2024

Braeside Parents Meeting - Year 4 Residential

The Year 4 residential meeting for parents will be held on Tuesday 30th January at 5.30pm (via Teams). Children are welcome to be online too. A link for the meeting was emailed out earlier this week.

Year 5 Hardenhuish Taster Day

A reminder that all Year 5 pupils will be attending their secondary school taster day next Thursday. Transport and a school meal are provided. Children will need to wear PE kit and bring a coat, snack and drinks bottle.

Online Art Gallery

We have just set up a new Online Art Gallery to showcase the children's work. We will be updating this regularly and adding in our big projects, so keep an eye out!

Parent Resource - online safety

Please see links below to the parent resources and recording of the Online Safety talk

Parents resource pack

Recording Link (please do NOT to share this link publicly online / social media etc)


Foxes class would like you to collect sweet/snack wrappers that they may have ready to bring in over the next week. Not individual sweet wrappers but actual packets e.g. the packet from a bag of Haribos or the packet from a bag of crisps or skittles etc.

We have a large number of library books outstanding on children's accounts. Please can you check at home and return any library books or let us know if you no longer have any

Please can Fieldmice Class have any shoes boxes you may have over the next couple of weeks.

Thank you

Weekly Achievement Awards

Achievement certificates

Achievement certificates are awarded to one child per class every week in our celebration assembly.

Congratulations in week 18 to: Clara, Jaxon, Ben, Martha B, Jake, Catherine, Olivia, Vianne & Zak

Hot Chocolate Friday

Congratulations to this weeks hot chocolate winners.

This weeks achievers are: Max H, Ayla, Albie, Ada, Elsie, Noah, Scarlett, Jack & Katie

Star Writer

Our Star Writers this week are: Alex, Hattie P, Isabella, Katie, Nat, Freddie P, Eira, Darcey & Tamzin

School Nurse

Our School nurse will be holding a session on anxiety and separation on Monday 29th January at 1430. There will be a chance to speak to the nurse and have sign posting to services that can help. Everyone is welcome to attend.

School Nurse Visit

Class Assemblies

Thank you for attending Badgers' Assembly this week. Class assemblies will take place on Tuesday mornings at 9.05am. Family and friends are welcome, tea and coffee will be served after.

Pine Martens - 30th January 2024

Foxes - 5th March 2024

Otters - 12th March 2024

Hedgehogs - 19th March 2024

Squirrels - 30th April 2024

Owls - 11 June 2024

Fieldmice - 18th June 2024


We are looking for people to join our lunchtime/play leader team. This would be Monday - Thursday 11.40am - 1.00pm. If you would like to apply or would just like to know a bit more about the role then please do email.



We are planning this year's FOMPS events this month. Please send your suggestions and offers of help to

Thanks to the DOMPS for the working party on the 21st January. Biagio, Dawid, Matt, Rob and Dan moved a boat, erased some raised beds, and dismantled a shed in a productive day of DIY.

What's On?

• Monday 29th January: FOMPS Trustees meeting

• Tuesday 30th January: FOMPS members meeting. Meet at 20:15 at The Three Crowns.

Remember to donate to FOMPS by doing your online shopping through The Giving Machine

Follow FOMPS on Facebook for information and reminders on events.

Winter Reading Challenge

WPCC - SEND event


SEND strategy

SEND Strategy
Half term offers

TD Days

Thursday 28th March

Tuesday 23rd July

Wednesday 24th July

Term Dates 2023/24