Posts byShane.Farrell

Personal, Social, Health Education (PSHE) curriculum drop in session 14/10/2019 3.30-5.30pm

Reminder – all parents/ carers are invited to an information session after school on Monday 14th October in the school hall to find out about our Personal, Social, Health Education (PSHE) curriculum. This will include lesson plans and resources for Relationships & Sex Education and for Drugs and Alcohol Education. Hope to see you there – come along anytime 3.30 – 5.30pm! 

Reminder: End of Year Report Sharing & Open Afternoon Thursday 11th July 2.30 – 4.30pm

All schools issue an annual report to parents. At Mersey Vale rather than just send this home in an envelope, and in line with our community focus, we invite parents and carers to come in to school to share the report with their child. This is a chance to celebrate your child’s achievements and to talk informally with school staff. It is also our
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Job Vacancies in School

Due to the retirement of Mr and Mrs Broadbent, we now have two vacancies in school which may be of interest to people associated with school or their friends and colleagues. As with all roles in school that become vacant, we have advertised them through the Greater.Jobs website and details of the roles, and application forms can be found by clicking the links below.
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Last chance to purchase the Fantastic Fiction Book

Today is the last chance parents and carers have to order this fabulous book, written by children at Mersey Vale and designed and published by Gabrielle Dow Educational Workshops. The cost of this book to treasure in your family’s memory box is only £5. Please make payment through Parentpay to reserve your copy. To promote whole family reading, we’d recommend the purchase of a
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Please help with school funding

Please help to increase school funding by confirming your Free School Meals eligibility status. To complete the form, you will need your National Insurance Number. When ready, please click the link below. No login is required and the data once sent to us is completely secure and confidential and will be used only for the purposes of checking Free School Meals Eligibility. Free School
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Music at Mersey Vale Primary School – request for Feedback

At Mersey Vale we have tried, over many years, to introduce various music related lessons with varying success. Naturally, we meet the requirements of the National Curriculum, through class music sessions and other opportunities, but wonder if there is now a demand from parents/carers and children for more focused, small group sessions. Such sessions, again during school time,  would be voluntary and subject to
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Measles and Mumps (and Meningitis) advice from Stockport Council

Whilst there have been no cases at our school, we felt it important to share the following with all parents and carers: Dear Parent/ Guardian The Health Protection Team within Public Health are writing to let you know about some concerns we have in Stockport regarding both measles and mumps. Throughout the country there are outbreaks of both diseases being seen with increasing frequency
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Royal Legume Creates Storm

Our Reception and Year One classes attended a trip out of school yesterday to take part in a performance of the well-known children’s classic book, The Princess and the Pea, by Hans Christian Anderson, after being chosen to take part in a music project and concert. This fantastic event took place at the Lighthouse Theatre in Salford and our children joined 600 others from
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**School is open Thursday 31st January 2019**

School is open but it is icy on local roads and on our playgrounds so please take extra care. Thanks to Mr Broadbent our fantastic caretaker for clearing and gritting the footpaths.

Funding comparisons with other schools and appeal for improvement

Dear parent/carer, Further to previous messages regarding the pressures on school finances currently, we have performed some comparisons with similar schools in different areas of the UK to illustrate the large gap in available funds even considering schools with similar profiles. All of the schools used were within the following parameters: Characteristic Mersey Vale Primary School Comparison criteria Finance type Maintained Maintained Number of
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