It is interesting to see the attendance figures at the moment. Usualy, the attendance numbers at Stepney are lower than the local and national averages. As we have been lucky so far in not having to close a bubble or the school, our attendance is good at the moment. Stepney - 96.85% Hull - 60.2% National - 71.6%
The lovely ladies at ‘Clare’s Cafe’ on Sculcoates Lane have told us that they are offering our children who receive a free school meal a free packed lunch during half-term. Pop in from Mon-Fri from 11am and 12noon. Thank you ladies from all of us here at Stepney.
As part of Antibullying Week, which is from 16th - 20th November, they usually have one day as an Odd Socks Day. We have decided to have people wearing Odd Socks ALL WEEK. Just advance warnings that there may be chaos in your laundry baskets that week!
This term, we are asking pupils to come in their PE kits on the days when it is PE. We do not want them to bring their PE kit in a bag to school. On PE days, they should come in the school PE kit but they may also wear tracksuit bottoms and warmer tops. Trainers need to be worn. Here are the PE Days by year group: Reception - Friday Year 1 - Monday (NAPA)
Year 2 - Wednesday Year 3 - Wednesday Year 4 - Tuesday Year 5 - Tuesday Year 6 - Thursday
Please may we remind parents that it is really important that you tell us the symptoms your child has if they are unwell. If you tell us that they have a temperature, or a new cough or lack of smell/taste, our staff will say that the child needs to be at home and have a COVID-19 test before they can return to school. This is to protect them and also other pupils and staff. There have been sickness bugs going around these last couple of weeks and symptoms for these are differe
Dear Parents and Carers, First of all, many thanks for the phone conversations that you have had with our teachers. Overall, it has been great to hear that you have been happy with your children’s return to school. We have also been talking to the children a lot about their feelings – it is lovely to hear that they are glad to be back. We realise that the children have missed out from being in school since March. Even for those who came back in after June, it was not the same
This half term, Sophie from the Northern Academy for Performing Arts has been working with our year 2 pupils on Monday afternoons. Strict COVID protocols have been observed to safeguard both Sophie and our pupils & staff. This afternoon, the pupils gave a wonderful performance of their dance. It was really a pity that we couldn't invite parents in. After half term, it will be the turn of year 1.
Year 6 Parents. This is a message from St. Mary's College for you: "As you will be aware, it is now the time of year when we would usually have welcomed Year 6 students and parents/carers to SMC for our Open Evening to help with their decision making regarding applying to Secondary school. As this is not feasible this year due to Covid we have created a 'micro website' within our school website which details the admissions process and includes information videos from all depa
In a bid to get the children more physically active since the lockdown and summer holidays, we have booked the company 'Skip2b Fit' to come in every Tuesday after half term to deliver a 30minute skipping session across all year groups. Each session lasts between 25-30mins (20mins for EYFS) and includes skipping exercises followed by a 2 minute skipping challenge. Children will be working to improve their score as the weeks progress, improving their fitness, confidence and all
This half term, Sophie from the Northern Academy for Performing Arts has been working with our year 2 pupils on Monday afternoons. Strict COVID protocols have been observed to safeguard both Sophie and our pupils & staff. After half term, it will be the turn of year 1. The pupils have been working really hard at their dance routines.