The Raglan Schools - Weekly News

18th October 2017

Thursday 19th October

Infant Individual Photos

4DH/4GW - Hampton Court Palace - Letter

Friday 20th October

4EY/4AS - Hampton Court Palace -  Letter

New Parent Tour 9.30 to 10.30pm

School closes for half-term break at 3.10pm and 3.20pm

Half Term - Monday 23rd to Friday 27th October

Monday 30th October

Children return to school at normal time

Flu immunisations Years R1234

Tuesday 31st October

Wednesday 1st November

Boys Football Tournament - 9.00am to 4.00pm (Rattlesnakes am/Ravens pm)

Thursday 2nd November

Police visit - Early Years - 9.00 to 11.30am

Friday 3rd November

Year 6 - Hamlet Workshop - Letter

Walk for Andy

A huge thank you for everyone's amazing support on Friday. I'm delighted to let you know that the amount raised so far is £7,183.00 with further money still to count and the remaining sponsor money to come into school. Amazing!

Parent's Evening

90% of parents booked an appointment for parents evening this week. We would still like to speak to the remaining 10 parents who have not booked, so please contact your class teacher if you could not attend.

Raglan Wrap Club

If you are looking to book for for next half term, please note the deadline to qualify for the 10% discount is Friday 27th October. This is for regular bookings paid in advance.  You can still book week to week but please make your booking by Thursday evening for the next week. Please remember that you have to BOOK in advance.  Visit the Raglan Wrap Club page of our website for further details.

Individual School Photos

Infants individual photos will be taking place tomorrow.   Please ensure that your child is wearing the correct School Uniform as usual.  There is a family photo session starting at 8.00am in the Infant Hall if you wish to have a family photograph taken.

Flu Immunisations

A final reminder that you need to return your immunisation form indicating yes or no to the flu vaccine asap.  The vaccinations are on Monday 30th October (our first day back after half term).

Secondary School Applications for September 2018

The closing date to apply for a Secondary School place for next September is 31st October 2017. Applications need to be made online through the council website www.enfield.gov.uk/admissions

Half Term Holiday Camp

Leslieess will be running an activities camp during October half term. As you may have seen from the leaflet there will be specialists days for football and performing arts. Bookings can be made through their website www.leslieessltd.co.uk or calling 07960 086406.  Raglan children are eligible for a 10% discount please use code october10%. This is available until the 18th October. If you need any further information please contact the school office.

Maths for Mum and Dad - KS2

If you want to understand how to help your child with maths, then we have a Primary Maths Teaching and Learning Consultant who is running three workshops here at Raglan.  Please find attached more information about the courses and how to book and pay.

Halal Option

There will be a Halal option starting from after half term. We have contacted all those parents who have indicated on their contact form that they have a halal requirement. 34 pupils have responded and this will begin after the break for those pupils only. The non-halal meat option remains on the menu as normal.  Please contact the office if you would like your child to have the halal option and have not already completed the online form.

Do you receive any of the following benefits?

  • income support

  • income-based Jobseekers Allowance

  • income-related Employment and Support Allowance

  • support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

  • the guaranteed element of State Pension Credit

  • Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)

  • Working Tax Credit run-on, paid for four weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit

  • Universal Credit

If so you may be entitled to claim for Free School Meals.  Even if your child is in the Infant School, by applying the school will get additional funding to enhance provision for your child.  We use this money to support you with school visits, school clubs, breakfast club and variety of interventions in the school day. To apply please click here or contact the team on 020 8379 5367.

Dates for your Diary

8th November at 7:30pm, RSA Committee Meeting

22nd November - Curriculum Evening

9th December, 11am - 3pm will be the Christmas Fair

Raglan Music News

Music Clubs

All Music clubs will resume as usual immediately after half term, the first week back.

Woodwind lessons

Woodwind lessons with Mr Gladstone will take place this week on Thursday 19th October and Friday 20th October. Please remind your child to take their instrument to school.

Instrumental & Vocal Lessons Years 2-6

New applications for tuition starting in the SPRING TERM 2018 should reach EMS by Friday 10th November 2017. Application forms can be obtained form the school office or downloaded from the website:

EMS Guidance on reporting absence from Instrumental and Vocal Lessons

If your child will be absent from their instrumental/vocal lessons due to school trips/ school activities please inform their instrumental tutor by putting a note in their yellow book least 2-3 weeks in advance, or alternatively inform the school office.mailto:S.ojokor@raglanschools.org. If absence is due to illness please contact the school before 9.30am informing of reason for absence and also stating that your child will miss their music lesson tel.: 0208 3605121, office@raglanschools.org

Musical Dates for your diary

·      Performance Platform 1                  Monday 27th November 9.15am

·      Gift Of Music Concert                             Friday 1st December

·      Winter Concert                                Thursday 7th December 6pm

·      Year 5 Gospel Concert                     Tues 12th December tbc

Raglan Sports News

Keep up to date with everything PE and Sport by visiting the sport page of the Raglan website

Raglan Sports News on Twitter

Be the first to find out all the latest sports results by following our Twitter page! @RaglanSchools

Upcoming Sports Events (Selected pupils will receive details) - Find out the results first.

  • Wednesday 1st November - Raglan Ravens and Rattlesnakes Football Tournament @ Edmonton County Powerleague.

  • Friday 10th November - Cross Country at Forty Hall

  • Friday 17th November - Tag Rugby