Email: [email protected] Website: www.guestling.e-sussex.sch.uk Headteacher: Mrs C Weston BEd (Hons) NPQH Deputy Head: Mrs K Tugwell BEd (Hons) Year 6 Takeover Day! On Friday 21st November we held Takeover day where the Year 6 pupils took over the staff roles within the school for a short time! They took over teaching, office work, caretaking and the leadership of the school. The picture shows our Headteacher, and Deputy Head. Christmas Dress Up Day! th Thursday 18 December is our Christmas Lunch day and Christmas Dress Up day! Children can come to school in their Christmas Jumper or in any Christmassy outfit! Silver donations may be made to ‘Meningitis Now’. World War 1 Football Match Children from KS2 took part in a Football Match as a re-enactment of the Christmas Day Truce during World War One. As you can see they got a little bit muddy! Where’s Wally?! Our art week, in the first week back after Christmas, will involve ‘Where’s Wally?’ linking in with various different artists. To finish off the week, there will be a Where’s Wally dressing up day on Friday 9th January and we would love as many children as possible to come to school dressed as Wally! World War 1 Exhibition Children and staff worked hard to produce a wonderful display for our What Price Peace? Exhibition. The Display boards then went ‘on the road’ to Sainsburys for a short while! Quiz Night The PTA will be holding a Quiz night on Friday 30th January at 7pm. Look out for more details in the book bags soon! Future Events Monday 5th January Friday 9 th January Term begins! Where’s Wally Dress Up Year 6 Sharing Assembly Friday 16 th January Year 5 Sharing Assembly Friday 23 rd January Year 4 Sharing Assembly Friday 30 th January Reception / Y3 Sharing Assembly 7pm PTA Quiz Night Countryfile on BBC It was great to see our local area and our school represented on BBC’s Countryfile last week. The children were shown fossil hunting at Pett Beach along with presenter Helen Skelton. Children In Need Fundraising for Gambia Well done to Yvie in Year 4 who, helped by her mum and sister, has raised £110 for our link school in Gambia by selling home made fudge at festivals and fairs over the summer. The school will use the money to buy new ICT equipment. The Burrow We were lucky enough to have a visit from Pudsey Bear last week who came to the school to collect a cheque for Children in Need for £205 which was raised through donations, and the proceeds from the school disco. The Burrow is our new Facility for holding Nurture Groups and other small group meetings. It can be found on the field, just behind the swimming pool. Guestling’s Got Talent Nativity Play A huge ‘WELL DONE’ to all the children who participated in the Guestling’s Got Talent Show on Friday 12th December. There was singing, dancing, jokes, impressions, music…. A fantastic show! It took a lot of courage to stand up and perform and they were all stars! Hofesh Shechter Dance A few students went to Helenswood School and took part in a Workshop run by Hofesh Shechter, an internationally renowned Contemporary Dance Company. The KS1 children gave a beautiful performance of ‘A Little Nativity’. They worked really hard and put on three wonderful performances. Thank you also to all the parents for the brilliant costumes and to all the staff for their hard work.
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