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Road Safety Week

18-22 November

Bannerdale Road CLOSED between
these times:
8.15am - 9.15am
2.45pm - 3.45pm
Walk With Us – Be Bright, Be Seen!
Monday 18 November
To launch Road Safety Week and School Streets, ‘Strider’ will be leading a walk to school from Carterknowle to Holt House at 8.40am down the closed Bannerdale Road. Please join the procession! We are asking children to wear something bright on that day, so that they can be seen easily as they walk to school. There will also be road safety assemblies.
Wheelie Day
Bring your bike or scooter to school.
In the week it is safer to use Bannerdale Road, we are holding special ‘wheelie’ days. Please support your child in coming to school on their wheels, wearing a helmet, on these days:
Tuesday 19 November: Y2 and Y6
Wednesday 20 November: Y1 and Y5
Thursday 21 November: F2 and Y4
Friday 22 November: Y3
There will be bike/scooter activities during the day. The children will also be taken to see Bannerdale Road being closed at 2.45pm on their ‘wheelie’ day, so that they can see the difference it makes. Carterknowle School Council are also organising a homework task that the junior children may like to try.
Show Racism the Red Card
Thank you for your support for Wear Red Day. We raised £133 at Holt House and £159 at Carterknowle for this important cause.
Lest We Forget
Monday 11 November marks 101 years since the end of WW1. We will be holding the commemorative silence at both schools at 11am. Did you know that all the parts of poppies can be recycled? After Armistice Day you can recycle your poppy at any Sainsbury’s supermarket.
Anti-Bullying Week
Change Starts With Us
Next week, Monday 11 November– Friday 15 November is Anti-bullying Week. There will be assemblies and discussions about anti-bullying for all children. We are glad that bullying is rare at Holt House and Carterknowle, but please let us know straight away if you are worried about your child.
Children in Need
Children in Need is on Friday 15 November where, for a donation of £1 to this charity, children can dress up (or down). Please also donate your cakes, buns and biscuits for the bake sales: Carterknowle on 14 Nov 3.30pm and Holt House on 15 Nov 3.15pm.
Online Safety
Parent and Carer Online Toolkit (Childnet)
The internet provides a space for children to communicate, explore, laugh and learn. There are lots of ways parents and carers can support them in doing these things safely. The toolkit provides three resources that offer practical tips and advice on different aspects of keeping your child safe online. It can help support parents and carers of any age child to start discussions about their online life, to set boundaries around online behaviour and technology use, and to find out where to get more help and support.
18th to 22nd November – Banner Dale Road CLOSED between these times: 8:15am – 9:15am and 2:45pm – 3:45pm