Important Information/School Closure/Events

Week Beginning  22nd October 2018

Harvest Festival 25/10/18

Please come and join us for our Harvest Festival in church on Thursday 25th October at 2.30pm.  All proceeds will be going to The People’s Kitchen to support the homeless in our area. A letter has been sent home regarding the kinds of things that are needed e.g. toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, shampoo, lentils, rice, pasta, tins etc. No fresh produce.

Many thanks for your support in advance.

School will close for the half term holidays after the Harvest Festival Service as Friday 26th is a Teacher Training Day.


Halloween Disco – A date for your diary…

26th October 2018. Cambo First School. For more information please see Alexis Johnson or a member of the Wraparound fundraising team.

Any contributions of sweets etc gratefully received.


Friday 9th November – Remembrance Service.

Please come and join us for our Remembrance Service at Cambo Church War Memorial at 11 am . The service will be conducted by Rev Jonathon Mason


Children in Need 16th November 

We will be going for a ramble from school to Wallington to raise funds for Children in Need. Children can come dressed up in anything they wish for £1. They will be able to buy a biscuit for £1. Parents are welcome to come and join us for £1. We will be staying at Wallington all day completing Children in Need activities! Could parents please collect their child from the car park at Wallington. Children who go home via school bus will go home as usual. If children are in After School, thy will be dropped off accordingly.


Crisis Coffee Morning 17th November 2018

The Village Hall Committee/Residents will once again be holding a Crisis Coffee Morning on Saturday 17th November from 10am until noon. They are asking for donations of outdoor clothing for young adults. If you have any items to donate could you please drop them off at the village hall.


Wraparound Conservatory

Well the conservatory is nearly finished, just a little touching up, electrics, flooring and a good cleaning! Many thanks for your patience whilst it has been built! It should be totally completed by half term!

PE KIT/Wellies

Children will be taking part in Football and Tag Rugby this half term.  There will also be After School tag rugby and football. More information to follow via Johanne Hodgson

Football will begin Monday 10th September for 6 weeks

Tag rugby will begin Wednesday 12th September for 6 weeks

Your child will need their outdoor PE kit for these sessions e.g. trainers, jogging pants/shorts, tee shirt, sweat shirt.  Please make sure ALL of your child’s PE kit is named and placed in a PE bag.


Swimming resumes on Tuesday 11th September 2018. Please ensure that your child has a swimming costume, hat and a towel in a bag specifically for swimming. Swimming hats must be worn. Hair must be tied back if long and all jewellery must be removed. If ear rings cannot be removed parents must provide plasters  to cover their ears.

Peripatetic Music with Kathy Anderson

Will begin on Friday 14th September, please ensure that your child has their instrument in school. If your child is interested in playing an instrument please let Carol know as soon as possible and she will arrange for a taster session with Kathy Anderson

Date for your diary

Cambo School Fayre will take place on Saturday 6th October 2018. 10am until 12noon


Below are a selection of websites and resources which children and parents can use to increase their knowledge of how to stay safe on line.
Please pay particular attention to the CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection) website at which parents and children can report any concerns they have. We also have a link on our website.
We would recommend parents view this site by the NSPCC which gives in depth information about popular apps which children use and how to keep them safe, including how to effectively operate privacy settings.

Android devices [parental controls]

Android parental controls

Amazon devices [parental controls]

Amazon devices


Think You Know? – child friendly information by CEOP

South West Grid for Learning (who produce our E safety Scheme of Work)

Safer Internet Day (information linked to the annual event)

Common Sense Media site reviews videos, games, books, and websites to help parents and children know which ones are safe to use.

‘Get Safe On-line’, gives answers to many questions, via ‘Terry Tablet’ who answers any questions, informative videos and includes an update on current on line issues and scams.

Kid Smart – guidance on different areas of on line communication

Net Smartz Kids – child friendly activity site

Newsround Quiz – safety quiz and information from the BBC

I Keep Safe – adult orientated sight with strong parenting advice for on line protection

Visits / events for Autumn term: 
Class 1 –   Visit to the Iskcon  temple in Newcastle 19/10/18
                  Wild Dog Living History to visit school 28/9/18
                  Multi skills festival 25/10/18
 Visits to be finalised for the Autumn term            
Class 2 –  Visit to Kirkharle – Prince Charles 
                  Visit to the Iskcon  temple in Newcastle 19/10/18
                  Wild Dog Living History to visit school 28/9/18
                  Tag Rugby festival 25/10/18
                  School Games Rugby Tournament 24/10/18 [10 children from class 2 only]
 Visits to be finalised for the summer term  


The SOCKS chair is Christine Stewart

The Secretary is Donna Reader

The Treasurer is  Vic Rees

But what is SOCKS/SOKS?

Not a lot of parents realise what the SOCKS/SOKS stands for or what they do on behalf of our children. SOCKS is The Support Our Cambo Kids Association and with your support in developing and attending fund raising  initiatives we raise money to support children in school e.g we go to the theater in January, we have an Autumn fayre, meals etc!  Without their hard work and your support there is so much in school that we couldn’t do!!


After School 
Timetable for the After School:
Monday -Football-Games/children’s choice

Tuesday – Cooking/Children’s Choice

Wednesday – Tag Rugby/Children’s Choice

Thursday – Children’s Choice

Friday – Football and Children’s Choice

Football with Donald runs every Friday, weather permitting