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AUTUMN 2 NEWSLETTER
A busy term!
Dates this term
Class and individual photographs
Friday 10th November
End of term, Christmas and New Year holiday
Friday 22nd December
Spring 1 begins
Monday 8th January
- In school on time and every day, arrive from 8.45am, ready for registration at 8.55am
- Absent – phone school on 020 8980 2413 – only for high temperature, vomiting, diarrhoea and childhood illnesses like chicken pox
- No holidays in term time
- Please make sure we have at least two telephone numbers to contact you or another family member/friend in an emergency
- Children who have attended every day in the Autumn term will receive a bronze award
School development priorities 2023-24
1. Including all children
At Wellington we welcome all children. This year we are making our offer for children with SEN even better.
2. Great teaching
Always a focus at Wellington, and this year we are working with Lansbury Lawrence Primary to develop and publish a guide to great teaching so all teachers provide children with the best lessons.
3. Wellington workforce
We appreciate our dedicated and capable workforce, so this year we want to ensure we’re encouraging all our staff to progress and achieve in their careers.
Fantastic Food in Schools
Our school is one of ten working with Tower Hamlets Council to pilot ways of improving school food across the borough. This is called the ‘Fantastic Food in Schools’ initiative.
Did you know that children in Tower Hamlets have high levels of excess weight:
- 4% of Reception children are overweight
- 4% of Year 6 children are overweight
This is above the average for London and England.
Dental health is also a concern:
- 6% of 5-year-olds have dental decay
This is also above national and London rates.
- Asking parents, children and staff about our school lunches because we want to make them even tastier
- Making dining time more like a family mealtime
- Developing the Wellington menu with the support of a chef
- Going for the Gold Award in Healthy Schools
Thank you to those parents who have already supported us with this work, completing surveys and joining in with our tasting session. We will be seeking your support further as part of our ongoing work.
We are respectful of the sensitivities around families where parents live apart from each other. If any parent wishes to receive information about their child who attends our school we are happy to offer annual reports as well as updates on their child’s progress. All parents also have full access to the school website.
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