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We are now taking appointments for Parents Evenings on 16th October and 23rd October.
Watch out for information about our Harvest Festivals coming via email!
Welcome back to school after the Summer holidays - we hope you had a lovely break!
School breaks up on the 6th April for two weeks Easter holidays - we are back on Monday 24th April - hope you all have a lovely break!
Well done to KS1 for an excellent Easter performance today - don't forget it's KS2 tomorrow (6th April) at 10am and 2pm - we look forward to seeing you there!
It's been a very busy year since Christmas, we can't believe it's February already! Very soon we will be thinking about our Easter Services and planning for Comic Relief. Key Stage Two children really enjoyed Young Voices, despite the snow!
KS2 are working very hard at the moment in preparation for their show - Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat! We can't wait to see it and wish the children lots of luck!
Please click on the attached link to see photos from our recent art week:
Welcome back to school and HAPPY NEW YEAR! We hope you all had a lovely Christmas and a well deserved break! We have a few very exciting activities coming up in the next half term, including Young Voices and new after school clubs! Keep checking for more details!
Details for our Harvest Festivals will be published shortly.
Our choir have started to rehearse for Young Voices - There was lots of dancing and beautiful singing in the hall on Wednesday evening!
Tickets for the Fashion Show on 7th October are now on sale from Reception! £2 each including refreshments.
A special thank you from our Chair of Governors on his retirement:
"Thanks everyone at Jump Primary for the gifts and good wishes on my retirement. I have had the great privilege of working in a wonderful school, with wonderful people for many years. It has also been a privilege to contribute to the success of the school over this time.
I would like to thank all my friends on the Governing Body for my send off...Can I pay particular thanks to Sue, Kath and Cheryl for preparing and setting up the staff room for the memorable afternoon tea. Thanks to the children in Year 6 for the assembly, to all who contributed to the gifts (all super!) and all who attended the "do!"
I am confident that Jump Primary will continue to go from strength to strength with a terrific staff team and a committed Governing Body."
- Peter Briggs
It has been a very busy week during our final week of term, we wish our Year 6 children all the best for the future and would like to say a huge THANK YOU and goodbye to our Chair of Governors, Mr Peter Briggs as he retires this year. We wish you all a very happy holiday and look forward to seeing you in September!
Tickets for the Key Stage Two production of Porridge go on sale on Tuesday 2nd July 2013 from Reception.
Parents are invited into school on Friday 5th July from 2:30pm to watch our children retell the story of Alice in Wonderland using Talk for Writing!
Don't forget to wear bright colours on Friday 5th July 2013 to our Mad Hatter's Tea Party!
Our Mad Hatter's Tea Party will be taking place on 5th July 2013 - design and wear your mad hat for the day!
Thank you to everyone who supported our Dress Up and Dance! We raised over £300 for MacMillan Cancer Support and had a lovely afternoon!
Key Stage Two have begun rehearsals for their upcoming performance of Porridge - tickets available soon!
Please remember to return your reply slips for the Mad Hatter's Tea Party by Friday 21st June - Wonderland will be visiting Jump for one day only!
Dress up and Dance will be taking place on Friday 21st June at 2:30 - children can dress up for £1 as their favourite popstar or just come in dancing clothes! We hope you can join us!
A huge thank you to everyone who attended our first PTFA event this week...we made just over £300 for school! All the children had a great time modelling and had lots of fun trying on clothes and accessories!
Tickets are still on sale for the Fashion Show on Wednesday evening and can be purchased from Reception for £2!
Thank you to everyone who donated baking for our Great Jump Bake Off! We had a wonderful day and raised lots of money for Comic Relief! The winners were as follows:- EYFS / KS1 - Airidas from Nursery and Macie from Year 1, KS2 - Jack from year 3 and Jessica and Elizabeth from year 3 and 6. Our parent winner was Mrs McQuillan for her beautiful velvet cake and our very own Mrs Taylor won the staff entry! Well done to everyone who took part!
Congratulations to all of our children who have been published in our Young Writers competition!
Please visit our new events page to see our calendar of events.
Tickets for the Key Stage Two Carol Concert are available free of charge from reception. Due to health and safety we are limited to 80 audience members per performance.
Christmas dinner will take place on Wednesday 12th December at 12pm. We are looking forward to sharing a festive meal with Christmas songs and carols! Please make sure you have returned your reply slip if your child would like one!
Tickets for the Key Stage One performance of An Out of This World Christmas are now on sale from Reception at 8:45am!
Thank you to everyone who has completed a shoe box for us this year! We will be sending them off to the children of Belarus on Wednesday.
Year 6 and Year 5 had a wonderful time at Robinwood...pop in and see our photographs on the display boards outside our classrooms.
Our first ever PTFA event will take place on Friday 16th November at 2:30pm. We hope you can come along and share some ideas!
We are really enjoying seeing children read first thing in a morning. Remember, you are welcome to join us from 8:50 every morning.
Congratulations to Bailey and Amie, who have achieved their first 10 smartness points and received a special certificate in Friday's celebration assembly.
Just a reminder that parent's evening will be taking place on Monday 22nd October, 2:30pm until 6pm. We look forward to seeing you and discussing how your child has settled in to their new class.
On Friday 5th October, we will be holding our first ever 'Jeans for Genes' day. Children are asked to bring a small donation of 50p to wear their jeans to school for the day. All money raised will go to this great cause!
Our first two weeks back have been extremely busy! We have all picked names for our classrooms, elected our school council members and talked about what life will be like in our new classrooms!
Welcome back to a brand new year! We've been very busy over the holidays and we hope you like the changes to some of our classrooms! We hope you've all had a lovely holiday and are looking forward to the year ahead!
A date for your diary - our final parents evening of this year will be held on Tuesday 17th July from 2:30pm until 6pm. It is a chance for you to discuss your child's progress this year and their transition to the next year group. No appointments will be necessary,
Tickets for the Key Stage Two production - Pirates of the Curry Bean are now on sale from 8:45am. We have three performances this year, Tuesday 10th July (6pm) and Thursday 12th July (2pm and 6pm). We look forward to seeing you there!
We've had a very busy time over the last half term with a special Jubilee Day, Olympics at Barnlsey Football Club and production rehearsals!
It's very quiet around school this week as Year 6 begin their SATs. Good luck, we hope our big cheer in assembly on Friday works for you!
Here is a picture of The Number Crunchers. This is an after school Numeracy club held at Kirk Balk. They are proudly wearing the t-shirts they have designed themselves!
We now have an attendance tree in the hall. Each week, the class with the best attendance gets a leaf on their branch. At the end of the year the class with the best attendance wins a free trip! Here's what our tree looks like so far...
Rehearsals for this year's Key Stage Two Summer Production - Pirates of the Curry Bean are now taking place on Thursdays from 3:30 until 4:30.
Congratulations to Mr Schofield who completed the London Marathon in just over five and a half hours!
Good luck to our Year 6 children who are currently working really hard in preparation for their SATs! Keep up the hard work!
We would all like to welcome Mrs Falconer to our family at Jump and we hope she enjoys her time here as Head Teacher!
Thank you to everyone who took part in our "Readathon" event, we have raised over £400 for various children's charities. Your support has been greatly appreciated.
We are currently busy rehearsing for our Easter concerts in Key Stage One and Key Stage Two. Further details will be announced and we look forward to seeing you there.
Parent's evening will take place this half term on Monday 26th March - no appointments will be necessary - time details to be confirmed. You will be able to discuss your child's progress so far and we will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Our next non-uniform day will take place on Friday 23rd March in aid of Sport Relief. Children can pay 50p to not wear school uniform for the day. Maybe you could dress like your favourite sporting hero? There will also be a special Captain's Table on this day for children caught being good at lunch time.
We will be holding a readathon event in the week leading up to World Book Day on 1st March. Children should be preparing book lists and beginning to collect sponsors if they wish to participate.
Remember on Friday 10th Feb we will be having a non-uniform day! You can pay 50p to wear your own clothes. All the money will go towards helping poorly children.
How time flies! We hope everyone had a Happy New Year as we welcome you back to school! We've got plenty of exciting activities coming up this half term. Including, a celebration of the Chinese New Year!
A very big thank you to everyone who helped with out Winter Fair. We raised over £500 for school funds and look forward to spending the money in the future!
Thank you to everyone who contributed produce for our Harvest Festivals. The elderly people in Elsecar were overwhelmed by your kindness and generosity!
We are collecting produce for our harvest festival, which will take place on Wednesday 19th October for KS2 and Thursday 20th October for EYFS and KS1. Both will begin at 2pm.
Sleeping Beauty, the pantomime will be visiting Jump on Friday 9th December. We are asking for a £2 donation in order to help us cover the cost.
Just a reminder that parents evening will take place on Monday 10th October at 2:30pm. Please come along and speak to our teachers.
Harvest Festivals will take place on the following dates:
EYFS and Key Stage One - Thursday 20th October, 2pm.
Key Stage Two - Wednesday 19th October, 2pm.
Our first parents evening will take place on Monday 10th October. It will be a chance for you to discuss how your child has settled in to their new class. No appointments are necessary. Teachers will be available from 2:30pm until 6:00pm.
Welcome back! Doesn't time fly! We've been very busy in our first few weeks back, electing school council members, settling in to our new classes and getting to know our new teachers. We've got some very exciting opportunities this year, starting on the 26th September with the year 3/4 residential to Kingswood!
We hope you are all having a lovely holiday and look forward to seeing you in September.