Weekly Memo 20th December 2019

To All Our Children, Families and Staff,


We would like to thank you for your support and positive feedback during what has been a challenging term. We hope that everyone has an amazing break and comes back to school in January refreshed and healthy!


The Senior Leadership Team

Did you know?

  • Do not forget there will be no After School Club on the last day of term. School closes at 2.30pm for all pupils on Friday 20th December (including Nursery). Children return at normal time on Monday 6th January.
  • Parents Evening appointments take place on the 14th and 16th January.
  • We will be holding our school book fair during the week beginning 13th January.
  • On the 15th January, Year 3 will be having talks about Water from Sutton and East Surrey Water, Year 6 will be having talks from the Police on choices and consequences.

Staff Update

We are sorry to say farewell to Miss Friend, Mrs Patel and Miss Killian today. We wish them on the best in their new roles, and thank them for all their hard work during their time at Woodcote.

In January, we welcome Miss Connolly and Mrs Weech as Teaching Assistants, and Mrs Rivett as our new Music Teacher. We know they will be a welcome addition to our team.

PTFA Messages


A massive thank you to all the parents who helped bake and serve at the Christmas Performances over the past few weeks, including all the last-minute stand in’s!

As well as making these events really special, we also raised £445!


We’ve had an amazing year and raised a LOT! Here is an update on what we have paid for in 2019 (Over £24,000!)

  • Library Books/Supplies £3000
  • Stage Lighting £3000
  • Woodies Refurbishment £5000
  • CCTV £10,500
  • Classroom ‘Quality Reads’ Books £1000
  • Class Christmas Gifts £600

SAVE THE DATE! Chocolate Bingo Friday 7th February

See attached, we will be holding our first Chocolate Bingo event on Friday 7th February (6.30 doors open for 7pm start)

It’s bingo and the winnings are chocolate!

£5 per person including 6 rounds of bingo tickets. You can book online at http://www.pta-events.co.uk/woodcoteptfa

All the family are welcome. There will be food and drink to buy (bargain prices as usual) and it’ll be a fun and relaxed atmosphere.



Woodcote parents and friends. This will start back up on Thursday 9th January – perfect to work off all that Christmas excess! Thursday nights at Stanley park school Astro.

If you’re interested in joining this very friendly group please message Matt on 07976015497 or email matthewjcampion@yahoo.co.uk

It is pay as you play at approx. £5pp


Finally, the Woodcote PTFA Committee wish you a very Merry Christmas and a very Happy and Healthy New Year

20th December
Year Group