1st June 2016
NUT INDUSTRIAL ACTION, JULY 2016
Dear Parents and Carers
As I’m sure you’ll be aware, the National Union of Teachers is planning to take industrial action on Tuesday 5th July 2016 over the impact of funding cuts on teacher contracts, workload and children’s education. This is a dispute between NUT members and the government, it is not a dispute with the school.
The action, (a one day strike), will result in class or whole school closures across the country.
The decision to close the school is never taken lightly, but in this instance, where staff have elected to take lawful industrial action, I will have no choice but to take appropriate steps to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of all pupils.
We know that school closures inconvenience parents and carers and so I am writing to give you advance notice that Milton Park Primary will be closed to all pupils and this will include the Breakfast and After School Clubs.
To those children who were on a school trip, we will endeavor to re-schedule this date either in the Summer or Autumn term or offer a full refund if we cannot re-schedule.
Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Miss L Fitzpatrick
Trust Got Talent
The 2nd Trust Got Talent finals were held at the Playhouse on Wednesday 28th June. The Playhouse was full of cheers from parents/carers and school audiences. Sue Odgers was the compare and four judges used their score sheets to record the children's performances.
All acts were talented and entertaining, it was a difficult choice for judges to choose. However Oldmixon won the KS1 act but MILTON PARK won the KS2 act.
Well done to our children in the 'Matilda' act and to all the wonderful parents and teachers who have given up there free time to help support the children.
Certificates will be presented in assembly and the trophy will be displayed proudly in our trophy cabinet in Reception.
Please note that the government and school policies have not changed and that we are still unable to grant holidays during the school term. As such, parents removing children will be referred forward to the Educational Welfare Services within the local authority for issue of a penalty fine.