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Thank you to everyone who has donated or attended events throughout this year . Together we have raised an incredible £6200 ! It has been great to see so many members of our community at all of the different events that we have done this year, including, car boot sale, winter and summer fair, BINGO and coffee mornings. We are over whelmed by your generosity .

Thank you also to our amazing team of F.O.B.S who give up their time to help in our vital fundraising mission. In the two years since F.O.B.S was founded we have managed to raise over  £11,000 . All of the money raised goes towards reducing the price of trips and residentials for all of our children.  

FAMILY BINGO!

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BINGO!

Thank you to everyone who joined us for a family game of bingo this week. Everyone had a great time and we had some very happy winners! Thank you to F.O.B.S for helping out too!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you would like to help out with the setting up of our summer fair or with running a stall, please let the office know or speak to Mrs Tee. Our summer fair is on Thursday 11th July, we will start setting it up around 1:30 . Your help is always very much appreciated , thank you.

RAFFLE tickets on sale next week.  We have some great prizes to win such as Clip n Climb vouchers, McDonald’s meals, Savoy cinema tickets, a meal at Pistachio restaurant, Photo Nottingham photo shoot, bottle of Pimms, toiletries hamper, toy hamper, bottle of cava and many more to be announced soon!  Thank you for all of your generous donations so far.

You can buy your tickets before and after school and at the office from Monday for £1 a strip. GOOD LUCK!

Thank you once again to everyone who came to our F.O.B.S and Rainbows coffee afternoon last half term. We were really pleased to be able to hand over a cheque for £270 to Rainbows Hospice.

Handing over a cheque for £270 to Rainbows Hospice

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Click on the link below to find out how the money that you have helped F.O.B.S raise so far this year has been spent.

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Thank you to everyone who came to our first parent's BINGO afternoon. We had a giggle and a few lucky people won some fabulous prizes.

We have two more BINGO dates coming up this term:

Morning session- Friday 14th June  - 9:00 - 9:45

Afternoon session- Wednesday 19th June - 2:30 -3:15

 

2 games for £3 , which includes a drink and a cake .

We look forward to seeing you there!

FILM NIGHT THURSDAY 28th MARCH

This time we are going to be showing the film HOP which is about the Easter Bunny. Book a place for your child at the office for £2 each, this includes a drink , packet of crisps and a lollipop. The film night will run from  3:20 - 5:00 . Children must be collected from school at 5:00.

AN EASY WAY TO BOOST SCHOOL FUNDS
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A BIG THANK YOU TO MORRISON'S AT BULWELL FOR INVITING US TO DO SOME BACK PACKING TODAY. 

Well done to all the boys who came along to pack bags, we raised an incredible £110 and we are pleased to say that no-ones eggs were broken in the process!

Thank you also to all the generous customers who donated money to help our fundraising mission to subsidise school trips and residentials. 

Counting the money we raised.

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FREE 6 WEEK ENGLISH COURSE FOR PARENTS. WE HAVE 12 PLACES AVAILABLE . PLEASE SIGN UP AT THE OFFICE IF YOU ARE INTERESTED

F2 really enjoyed their very special performance of 'Angel Express' for the elderly members of our community.

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THANK YOU

A big thank you to The Corner House for choosing Old Basford to donate food for our food bank. They offered everyone who donated food items a free cinema ticket to Cineworld.

All the donations will be bagged up and offered to those in our school community who would benefit from it, the week before the Christmas holidays.

OLD BASFORD CINEMA

Our very first movie night was a huge hit with over 150 children attending. Everyone enjoyed munching on popcorn as they watched 'Arthur Christmas'.

Look out for details of our next movie night coming soon.

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ROBIN HOOD AND MAID MARIAN COLLECT FOOD FOR O.B.S FOOD BANK - Thank you to The Corner House for choosing us as their charity to donate their food to. Bags of food will be available for members of our community to collect the week before the Christmas holidays.

ROBIN HOOD AND MAID MARIAN COLLECT FOOD FOR O.B.S FOOD BANK     -      Thank you to The Corner House for choosing us as their charity to donate their food to. Bags of food will be available for members of our community to collect the week before the Christmas holidays.  1

OBS CHRISTMAS RAFFLE

ONLY 50p per strip !

You could win one of our fantastic prizes:

* Food hamper

* Toiletries hamper

* Bottle of brandy

* £50 cinema voucher

* £30 Sainsbury’s voucher

* Pudding Pantry vouchers

* D.N.F Football Voucher ( either 6 x weekend

session + friend or half term holiday club + friend

  • Half term gym session + friend

 

 

ON SALE FROM Monday 26th November from tHe office or at the Christmas craft fair on 29th November

 

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NON UNIFORM DAY

To celebrate our Christmas Craft Fair , we are having a non – uniform day. Children can come to school wearing their own clothes on Thursday 29th November (the same day as the fair). Instead of paying to do this we would really appreciate a donation of a bottle for our bottle tombola. If you can, please send in a bottle on the day of the fair. All kinds of bottles are welcome such as bubble bath, fizzy drinks, wine, squash, shampoo etc. Please ensure that bottles are unused and unopened , thank you.

A FREE AND EASY WAY TO HELP RAISE FUNDS FOR OLD BASFORD

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We have registered with a website called ‘easyfundraising’. If you are buying items online and go through this website , Old Basford will receive commission from your purchase. This does not cost you a penny! Many retailers are part of this scheme including ;Amazon, John Lewis, M+S, Argos, Next, Sainsbury’s ,Asos, Moon Pig and many more . So if you are buying Christmas gifts online why not help to raise some much needed money for our school and use this website. Just type in www.easyfundraising.org.uk and once you are on their website there are links to all the retailers. Remember to select Old Basford School as the charity you would like to support. Thank you and happy shopping!

 

FREE Karate demo and parent workshop Friday 30th November, 9:10- 9:45, in the hall.

Refreshments will be available afterwards until 10:00 . We look forward to seeing you!

OLD BASFORD CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR
THURSDAY 29th NOVEMBER ,
3:20 – 4:15 , in the HALL
 

Come and have some Christmas fun :

*Craft stalls

*Take your photo with Santa

*Sing along with our choir

*The great Basford Cake Off , winners announced.

*Christmas hamper raffle tickets on sale

*Hot dogs

*Mulled wine and mince pies

* AND MUCH MORE!

GREAT BASFORD CHRISTMAS CAKE OFF
Who will be our star baker?
Bring your decorated Christmas cakes in to be judged at this year’s Christmas Craft Fair on 29th November. There will be four categories:
* Foundation Stage
* KS1

* Year 3 and 4

* Year 5 and 6

GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!

 
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To all our school community,

Research has shown that many families struggle financially over the holidays because their food bills go up as their children are not receiving a free school meal. We want to support our families as much as possible and have decided to set up a food donation/ collection point a week before every school holiday.

We have pre bagged a selection of food items and have stored them on the shelves in the breakfast club entrance. If you are someone who would benefit from this please feel free to take one bag, you don’t need to ask. This area will be open to parents on Thursday and Friday this week after school.

We have had some kind donations from Tesco, Tracy's Street Kitchen and staff, if you are someone who wishes to donate some non- perishable food( tinned or dried ) please place your kind donations in the collection box

Thank you once again for your kind support,

Mrs Tee ( Assistant Head and Parental Engagement coordinator)

 

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DISCO TICKETS ON SALE FROM TOMORROW, £1.50 each.

THURSDAY 8th NOVEMBER

F2 and KS1 4:30 to 5:30

KS2 6:00 to 7:00

PARENT WORKSHOP, 9th NOVEMBER, 9:00 - 9:45

 

We are excited to announce our next free parent workshop!

 

A HIIT class ( High Intensity Interval Training ) is kindly being run for free by one of our talented parents.  If you would like to join us for this free class  and maybe a cup of tea or coffee afterwards , please book at the school office.

 FREE PARENT WORKSHOP - CAKE DECORATING

Fancy learning a few cake decorating skills?

Then come and join us on Friday 12th October , 9:00 - 10:00 in the school hall.

20 places will be available on a first come , first served basis.

Sign up at the office , we look forward to seeing you!

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Welcome to our Parental Engagement page 2018-19.

Please keep checking this page for dates of activities and events where our parents can be involved in our school and with our children .

 

We have' Welcome to the Year Group' meetings for all parents over the first two weeks back after the holidays and we would love to see you there. Meetings will be straight after school.

F2 - 14th September

Year 1 -5th September

Year 2  -6th September

Year 3 -13th September

Year 4 -10th September

Year 5 -12th September

Year 6 -11th September

 

 

We also have a fundraising team called F.O.B.S ( Friends of Old Basford) who last year worked really hard and helped to raise almost £5000!

If you would like to be part of our F.O.B.S team and help out at events such as discos , coffee mornings, bingo afternoons then let the office know or talk to Mrs Tee. It isn't a huge commitment , you can do as much or as little as you want , but we'd always appreciate your help.smiley

 

 

 

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