Proposal to Increase Primary School Places within the Alwoodley area

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Proposal to increase primary school places within the Alwoodley area

Leeds City Council is consulting on a proposal to expand Allerton Church of England Primary School from a capacity of 420 to 630 pupils by permanently increasing the admission limit in reception from 60 to 90 pupils from September 2018. The consultation period commences on Monday 26 June 2017 and closes on Friday 21 July 2017 at 4pm. During this time we will be having some drop-in sessions at the school for parents, carers and residents to learn more about the proposal and ask any questions they may have. The format of the drop-in sessions is informal, with officers from the Sufficiency and Participation (school place planning), Built Environment and Highways teams in attendance to discuss any queries you may have about the proposals. You may attend any of the drop-in sessions between the start and finish times.

Meetings details:

Drop-in session dates and times:

Monday 26 June 5pm-7pm

Monday 3 July 8.30am-9.30am

Thursday 13 July 2.45pm-4pm

To find out more about the proposal and how you can have your say, please pick up a copy of the consultation document from the school office, download it from here or visit the following websites from June 2017

https://leedsschoolplaceplanning.wordpress.com/category/alwoodley/

http://www.leeds.gov.uk/residents/Pages/Currentschoolsconsultation.aspx

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3WB cooked Bombay potatoes with FFS ingredients.

They invited their classmates to the cafe to try their dish.

Which was given the ‘thumbs up’!

RLS joined me this week to bake for their celebration event.

We baked some caterpillar cookies.

And some shortbread to make into ladybirds.

It was very exciting.

And we can’t wait until next Friday!

Adventures at Harlow Carr Gardens

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We enjoyed lunch in the lodge, before heading back out to explore the gardens in our groups.  Surprisingly, we found the playground and I was really impressed with the team game of hide and seek tig that the children decided to play!  What a fabulous day.  Well done Year 3!

RSPB Visit

The class enjoyed a visit from the RSPB on Tuesday.  We found out lots of information about the work they do.  We explored the school grounds to carry out a ‘Bio Blitz’ and spotted a Red Kite, millipedes, woodlice, ladybirds and snails (to name but a few!)