Fairlight Primary & Nursery School

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Last Christmas- Wham
Last Christmas- Wham

VIRTUAL SCHOOL FAIR CHRISTMAS 2020

 Thank you to Steph Watts (Parent and PTA member) who has set up a Virtual School Fair that parents and friends.

This is the link to the Virtual Market https://www.facebook.com/groups/659607541611304/?ref=share 
Small business owners who are participating have been offering a small prizes for the school and are making other donations so a big thank you to them all. 

Christmas Bauble Design

DESIGN A THANK YOU CHRISTMAS BAUBLE COMPETITION WITH THE OLD SHIP HOTEL https://www.oldshipbrighton.co.uk/ 

Everyone has been given a card template to design a Thank You Christmas Bauble.

  • Who would you say thank you to this Christmas? 
  • Who deserves a Thank You Bauble?

Bring your entries to school and post them at the school gate next week (closing date is Friday 27th November 2020) in the special Post Box.

Please ensure you have written your name and class on the entry.

The best designed will be placed on a special Christmas Tree at The Old Ship Hotel.

AMAZING PRIZES

The Old Ship Hotel have donated 10 selection boxes as prizes for 10 winners. 

However one lucky winner will win "Afternoon Tea" for their whole class and all the adults in their class- either as a trip to the hotel or here in school. ALL teachers are hoping it is their class that win.

WINNERS

Winners will be announced by Friday 4th December 2020.

The winning baubles will be placed on a special Thank You tree at The Old Ship Hotel.

Photos of the tree will be placed here for all to see. 

SOME RULES

You can enter more than once.

You must use the template (don't make them bigger or smaller) so if you need more than make you own copies at home.

The design must be on card.

No name on it- no entry. 

 

JUDGING PANEL

This will be made up of 2 people from from school, 2 from hotel, 1 photographer, 1 presenter of More Radio.
The top 25 will be displayed at the Hotel – not just the winner – with the top ten and the winner recognised with extra decoration and tinsel!

So get designing that Thank You Bauble.

 

And thank you to Alice (one of our amazing parents) who works at the Old Ship Hotel for organising this competition.

Do They Know It's Christmas- Band Aid
Do They Know It's Christmas- Band Aid

Sprinkle some festive cheer by getting involved in the above 'Christmas Cards of Kindness' initiative.

Just drop off any cards/letters/poems/pictures that you have to S.E. Skinner and Sons Funeral Directors on Lewes Road (half a minute away from the school) Be a part of making someone smile today!

https://www.cpjfield.co.uk/locations/s-e-skinner-and-sons 

CHRISTMAS AT FAIRLIGHT

CHRISTMAS PRODUCTIONS/SHOWS- FRIDAY 11th DECEMBER 2020
Sadly this year everything is going to be have to be a little different however we still want to ensure that we do something at Christmas and that we celebrate it in school and with you where possible.
On each of the Christmas Pages we will be posting some videos/ films and the children performing their Christmas Songs and Poems for you to watch.
On Thursday 10th December you will be sent a PASSWORD that will allow you access from Friday 11th at 9am until Monday 14th at 3pm. You will then be able to go online and watch our Christmas Performances. And also so will Nanny and Grandad. 
 
If you do not want your child to take part on Religious grounds then please contact your child's classteacher to inform them.
 
If you do not want your child's image to be used in these films etc then please also contact your child's classteacher. There are always other important roles they can have or a good mask might be a way of them still being involved.
 
CHRISTMAS DINNER DAY AT FAIRLIGHT
This will take place on Wednesday 16th December. Please ensure your ParentPay account has sufficient funds in should your child choose to have a Christmas Dinner.
 
A Christmas Dinner Menu will follow shortly. 
CHRISTMAS GIVING DAY AT FAIRLIGHT
On Friday 11th December we will be hosting a Christmas Giving Day. On this day the whole school will in the morning be watching each others videos and Christmas songs. In the afternoon the children will be able to watch a Christmas Film (it will be a U) together in their classrooms.
We will be asking children to bring in a donation for a Christmas Hamper as part of Christmas Giving Day. This donation will then be used to make up some Christmas Hampers for those who may need them at Christmas. 
DONATIONS CAN INCLUDE...
  • Tins- including beans, vegetables, tuna and soup
  • Pasta
  • Packets of cereal
  • Sauces- including pasta sauce but also ketchup
OTHER CHRISTMAS INFORMATION
  • The PTA have agreed to provide every class a Christmas Tree and decorations. These will go up from Monday 30th November and come down on Friday 18th December.
  • The PTA have also given the school money to buy every child a Christmas present that they can take home on Friday 18th December. 
  • Sadly this year we will not be able to have Christmas Parties. 

PTA CHRISTMAS EVENTS

Usually at this time of year the PTA would be organising and hosting an amazing Christmas Fair that raises thousands of pounds for the school. Sadly this is not going to be able to happen in the same way this year.

It may be the £10 you would normally spend at the Christmas Fair you want to donate either for wearing Christmas Jumpers or by buying Raffle Tickets. 

Thank you in advance for continuing to support the school and the PTA.

 

CHRISTMAS JUMPER DAYS

The PTA will be hosting Christmas Jumper Days on:

  • Friday 4th- Christmas Jumper Day
  • Friday 11th Christmas Giving Day at Fairlight
  • Wednesday 16th Christmas Dinner Day
  • Friday 18th Christmas Jumper Day

A special button has been placed on ParentPay for you to make a donation to the PTA to take part in these days. 

 

CHRISTMAS RAFFLE

We have worked out a way of hosting a Raffle at Christmas.

You can buy £2 tickets using your ParentPay. 

A full list of prizes will be posted online. 

On Thursday 10th December we will close the raffle at midday and print a full list of how many tickets have been sold. Then using a random number generator, we will draw the raffle and tell everyone who has won a prize. 
A list of Prize Winners will be published. 
VIRTUAL CHRISTMAS FAIR/MARKET
Details of this are being finalised and when they are complete we will post them here so you can buy some Christmas presents and support the school.
BUYING CHRISTMAS PRESENTS ONLINE
If you do online shopping and would like to help the school at the same time then please click on this link to our How you Can Help Us page for more details.

PTA RAFFLE PRIZES

If you can donate a prize for the Christmas Raffle or know someone who can please see the letter below


Donate a Prize Letter