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Effective Action

The School had a further inspection by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate on 16 July 2013. The report is positive saying ‘Senior leaders and governors are taking effective action to tackle the areas requiring improvement identified at the recent section 5 inspection.’ The full report is available at http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/inspection-reports/find-inspection-report/provider/ELS/112737


PE Vision Statement 2013/14

PE Vision Statement 2013/14 Our vision at Brackensdale Infant School is to ensure all children enjoy physical education and sport. Through physical education and sport we aim to improve health and well being, to promote active participation and lifelong learning and for each child to fulfull their potential.


Welcome – Reception

We welcomed all our Reception children on Monday 9 September


Welcome Year 1 and Year 2

Welcome back all Year 1s and Year 2s


SUMMER READING CHALLENGE

We challenge you to read 5 new books in the summer holidays. You don’t need to buy new books simply visit the library in Mackworth on Prince Charles Avenue or why not try Mickleover’s library on Holly End Road? Both Libraries are well stocked and the staff will be very happy to see you. Fill in the Reading Challenge Form and return it in September.
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Parents’ Meeting – Transition for Chimps

Parents of children in Chimps Class attended ‘Moving On Up’ Transition to Year 1 on Thursday 27 June 2013 at 2.30pm  


Summer Fair – Thurs 4 July 2013

We would really appreciate your donations/offers of help with our Summer Fair this year. Our aim is to buy new picture/story books for our library.  Please send donations for:  Cake stall,  Toiletries tombola, Jars of sweets/small toys etc., Raffle prizes. Thank you.  Please do not send electrical items or DVDs


Book Week 13 June – 19 June

The Travelling Book Fair was in the School Hall and open every afternoon from 14th to 19th June.  Parents came to look at the fantastic collection of books. On Friday 14 June we held a STORY DAY in School and at 2.40 there was a STORY DAY ASSEMBLY for parents. For STORY DAY, all of the children took part in lots of exciting learning activities based around
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School Expansion

There is a shortage of school places in primary schools both nationally and in Derby. Along with a number of Derby schools, we have been asked to increase the number of children we admit each year into Reception from 60 to 90 pupils. There will be additional classroom space needed – a temporary classroom for September 2013 and a permanent building with three classrooms
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Childcare for Two Year Olds

The Government has provided funding to allow around 20% of two year olds to have up to 10 hours of childcare during term time. Children gain eligibility through a range of benefits. For the Mackworth area, Derwent Stepping Stones will deliver the childcare from a room in Brackensdale Infant School. Please follow this link – Derwent Stepping Stones 2 year olds For further information, please
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