There is a wonderful sense of calm in the school at the moment led by a slower start to the day, an earlier finish and more time to spend with our families in the afternoon.

The Q&A with parents on Monday morning in the Foyer was an opportunity for you to find out more about the post inspection priorities and how we are reacting to the KHDA recommendations. Thank you for your attendance and your thoughtful questioning, I do enjoy the chance to hear your views and your concerns and act on them where possible. Mr Forsythe also held a parent group in the Foyer on Tuesday regarding the ever contentious Great Homework Debate. He will collate all the views from staff and pupils and parents he has been gathering over the past few weeks and be able to draft a new policy for the start of the new academic year.

A fabulous Iftar has been organised by some of our families on Wednesday 14th of June at 6.30-8pm which will be held in school. I am really looking forward to this evening and am grateful that we have a group of such proactive and supportive parents who are willing to give up their time to organise such an occasion. I hope to see many of you at the Iftar on the 14th.

Have a lovely weekend.

Sunday 4th June8.45amPrep Assembly (5CM) – Prep Hall Lower
Tuesday 6th June8.45amMoving into Upper School Presentation for Year 4 Parents - Prep Foyer
Wednesday 7th June8.45amTransition Meeting for Current Reception Parents - Prep Hall Lower
Thursday 8th JuneReception Super Hero Dress Up Day

Prep Homework Discussion

A informative open discussion with parents on Prep Homework led by Mr. Forsythe and Madame McCleary.

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2AS Assembly

This week 2AS’ class assembly was their own version of the Roald Dahl classic George’s Marvellous Medicine.

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Libraries open during Ramadan

A message from Mrs Bond, Dubai Public Libraries are open throughout Ramadan. A great opportunity for us all to read books for free and perhaps experience events that will undoubtedly help us all to understand more about local culture and heritage.

Libraries are open every day until 8pm. For more details, see the link attached.

http://www.dubaiculture.gov.ae/en/Public-Library/Pages/Services.aspx

An extra incentive?

Please make sure you tell the librarians that you are from Foremarke School when you register; our school will then qualify for a gift of free books in the near future.

Thank you for your support.

Ramadan Assemblies

During the holy month of Ramadan, assembly time will be very limited. Unfortunately this means that there will not be time to share children’s personal achievements in activities outside of the school day. The children are welcome to bring any medals, badges and certificates received to share with the class.

Ramadan arrangements for PE & Games

If your child has PE or Games before lunch then they should come to school in their PE/Games kit and bring their school uniform to change into after the lesson.

If your child had PE or Games after lunch, then they should come to school in their school uniform and will get changed into their kit for their PE/Games lesson. The children will then go home in their PE/Games kit.

Ramadan School Hours Supervision

Throughout the Holy month of Ramadan, school hours are from 8:30am until 1:30pm. Any child arriving at school before 8:30am must be supervised by a parent/carer in the School Foyer until the doors open.

Well done to the staff team who won the staff v pupils match last Thursday.

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