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Newsletter 40 – 21st July 2017

End of Year Newsletter

 

Dear Parents and Carers,

 

Year 6 Leavers

 

A big WELL DONE to our fantastic Year 6 pupils who were so well-behaved during their leavers’ meal at Waheed’s on Tuesday and then did us proud with their super leavers’ assembly on Thursday. We wish them all the best as they leave us to start the next stage in their education at their secondary schools in September.

 

End of year award winners

 

Congratulations to the following fantastic children who have impressed their teachers this year and were presented with awards in our Prizegiving Service this morning:

 

Class

Reading

Writing

Mathematics

Positive attitude

Robins (B)

Sakina Rafik

Sami Zaman

Minha Atiq

Suleman Mohammad

Robins (G)

Sana Faisal

Hina Hussain

Aqsa Waseem

Alina Mahmood

Woodpeckers

Murtaza Rahffiq

Abdullah Rehman

Hasan Aswat

Falak Noor Hussain

Kingfishers

Sana Khan

Amina Khalid

Asaad Noori

Mariam Arbab

Swallows

Bareerah Haddadi

Zainab Ahmed

Mohammed Bhamji

Zunerah Patel

Doves

Aaqib Ali Khan

Dylaan Khan

Hasan Abbas

Ibrahim Akhtar

Owls

Umar Kheratkar

Aliza Ullah

Deen Khan

Arfa Qazi

Kestrels

Alishba Chaudhry

Khizr Zaman

Inzah Ghalib

Sabah Afzal

Hawks

Safwa Patel

Haajarah Hussain

Iqra Shafiq

Burhan Zaman

Eagles

Safa Khan

Nayab Ghalib

Jasmine Wells

Sana Patel

Other Awards

The Elaine Smith Award for Clear Speaking – Zainub Meetha

The David Proctor Award for Reading – Paris McCaw

Shining Stars – Muhammad Zaman & Ellie Lamont

St. Matthew’s Role Models – Noor-Ul-Huda Syed & Misha Jahangir

 

 

School Year 2017-18

 

This was sent out in October 2016. It is also available on the school’s website: www.stmatthewsblackburn.com under ‘Parents – Holidays’. Please do refer to this when booking holidays for next year.

 

Attendance

 

The following children stood up for a round of applause in this morning’s service for excellent school attendance this year (5th September 2016 – 14th July 2017). These children have had no absences due to illness or appointments for the whole year. They also received a certificate.

 

 

 
   

 

 

 

Faizaan Aslam (Robins)

Zunerah Patel & Afeefa Zaman (Swallows)

Hamzah Patel (Owls)

Inzah Ghalib & Daniyal Zaman (Kestrels)

Ayesha Farooq, Yusuf Patel, Aaliya Pathan, Adam Sidat & Ubaid Zahir (Hawks)

Nayab Ghalib & Esha Yousaf (Eagles)

 

I would like to thank you for your continued support as we seek to improve attendance year on year.

 

Finally…

 

The school year draws to a close. As ever, my thanks go to our incredibly committed staff who continue to work so tirelessly for the benefit of your children – they really do go ‘above and beyond’! Congratulations also to the children for their efforts this year.

 

We say goodbye to Mrs Dola (PPA cover), Mrs Mehtab, Miss Naz and Mrs Patel (all 1:1 classroom support assistants). We thank them for all their hard work and wish them all the best for the future.

 

The children return to school on Tuesday 5th September 2017 at 8.35am.

 

On behalf of all the staff and governors, I’d like to thank you for all your support this year. Have a fantastic summer holiday!

 

Best wishes

 

 

Julian Rogers

Headteacher

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