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17 February 2017


Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Integrated Resource

Netball Success

School Disco

FoNL Annual General Meeting

Red Nose Day

Book Fair

Sheffield Parent Carer Forum Coffee Morning

Peer Mediators and School Councillors in the Community

School Lunches

Remaining Inset Days

Return To School - Mon 27 Feb

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Key Dates For Your Diaries

Key Dates in our school calendar can now be found on our Parents' Area page.

Sparkle & Shine - 20.03.17

See more of our achievers on our Sparkle & Shine page.

Class Awards - 20.03.17

Come and see who won this time - and previous winners - on our Class Awards page.

Breakfast Club

Find out all about it on our Breakfast Club page.

After School Club

All the details about our After School Club can be found on our After School Club page.

Nook Lane TV!

Seen by 60,000 pupils and teachers in over 160 countries worldwide, our teaching and learning is now receiving global recognition. Nook Lane TV can be found on YouTube ...

What's been happening at Nook Lane?

Nook Lane Netball News

The Year 5 Netball Team went to the Sheffield High School Tournament towards the end of the Spring 1 half term. They played brilliantly and qualified for the semi-finals.

They beat Ashdell 4 - 2 which earned them a place in the final, in which they played Sheffield High School and despite an excellent performance, lost 2 - 0.

A huge thanks to Caroline Graham (Nook Lane's netball coach), Mrs Parkin (who organises the netball club) and the wonderful parental support we received. Congratulations to all involved!

See this and other news on our News from Nook Lane page ...

Sheffield Parent Carer Forum

The Sheffield Parent Carer Forum are the largest parent carer-led network of families with children with disabilities and special educational needs in Sheffield.

We are having a Coffee Morning at Nook Lane Junior School / Integrated Resource on Thursday 16 February at 9.30am.

An Independent Supporter, Tracy, will also be there to talk to parents and carers about Education, Health and Care Plans.

You will be able to chat with other parents and carers, talk to some of our members and find out how we are working to support you and improve the lives of our children with disabilities in Sheffield. There will be refreshments available.

Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day 2017 will be celebrated globally on Tuesday 7th February with the theme 'Be the change: Unite for a better internet'.

The day offers the opportunity to highlight positive uses of technology and to explore the role we all play in helping to create a better and safer online community.

It calls upon young people, parents, carers, teachers, social workers, law enforcement, companies, policymakers, and wider, to join together in helping to create a better internet.

See more on our News from Nook Lane page ...

Nook Lane Piano Concert

On Tuesday 24th of January we had the pleasure of listening to a piano concert organised by our piano teacher, Pav.

It was a very successful event and we are looking forward to more! See more on our News from Nook Lane page ...

Citizenship Award Assembly - Autumn Term 2016/17

Just before Christmas we held our termly Citizenship Award Assembly.

As always, the assembly was really well attended by parents, grandparents and other family members of the amazing children who were nominated for this very special award.

See more on our News from Nook Lane page ...

Peer Mediator Conference

We took 8 of our peer mediators (children specially trained to help solve playground conflicts) to the annual Peer Mediator Conference earlier this month.

The children joined with peer mediators from many other schools to celebrate and share their ideas and experiences.

The day finished with a visit and show by a children's entertainer, who kindly posed with our Nook Laners, before we returned to school.

To find out more about our Peer Mediatiors and the role they play, see our Peer Mediation page ...

Inclusion Quality Mark

Nook Lane has been recognised for its inclusive practice with the award of the Inclusion Quality Mark.

The school was assessed by an IQM assessor and was adjudged to have fully met the standard required.

See more on our News from Nook Lane page ...

Nooker Prize Poetry

At the beginning of December we had a super assembly to celebrate our annual prize for poetry 'The Nooker Prize'. What a talented bunch of writers we have at Nook Lane.

It was so inspiring to hear so many great poems, read so beautifully by members of staff. And we had many proud parents at the assembly!

See more on our News from Nook Lane page ...

A new face for On-line Safety

We are pleased to inform you Mr John Thornton (Year 4 teacher) will be taking on the responsibility of On-line Safety, previously known as E-safety, from Mr John Chadbourne (Deputy Head).

Mr Thornton will be taking forward the excellent work Mr Chadbourne has already put in place and ensure the children receive the very best education upon staying safe whilst on-line.

See more on our On-line Safety page ...

Guitar Lessons at Nook Lane

We have a visiting guitar teacher, Paul Hawksworth who attends the school on Thursdays and Fridays.

Students of all ages and abilities are welcome to take up the guitar and have the option of either shared or individual 20-minute lessons on acoustic, electric or even the ukulele.

Paul is a Sheffield Music Hub accredited tutor and can offer bursaries to help cover a portion of lesson costs to eligible families.

More information is available on our Afterschool Activities page.

Friends of Nook Lane

FONL is a group of parents and teachers whose aim is to raise money for Nook Lane Juniors.

If you feel you could give a little time to help at events or would like to join FONL, we would love to welcome you.

Further information can be found on our Parents' Area page.