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Monday, 24th September 2018

Dwight Parent Association Newsletter

Welcome

Dear Parents

 

Communication between Dwight and Parents has so far been exceptionally brilliant with information being filtered through quickly and efficiently. However, communication between parents is not always easy unless you personally know parents either in your child's class or through other means. As the Dwight Parent Association aim to build a better, stronger and happier school community we have signed up both the Upper and Lower school to Classlist, an app which will help us achieve that aim. Classlist is not only another means of safe communication between parents of the school but also a means of providing support and assistance to each other. So far, we've had questions and answers on finding piano teachers and there is also a section for buying and selling items so you really can get involved. More information on Classlist and to download the app can be found here.

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Michele, our Out and About and Parent Ambassador Coordinator, had her first trip with the Out and About group for a delightful day at Chiswick House where they toured the beautiful house and gardens. Despite the recent storms, the weather had broken to allow for a lovely day and they were all able to experience a prime example of 18th-century British architecture in all its glory.

 

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We are already four weeks from the first half term (22nd - 26th October) so if you are looking for fun activities for all the family, check out Visit London with 101 things to do here. You can see Tower Bridge, explore the museums or end up in Covent Garden watching the street performers. 

 

If you need care for your child during the half term, Miss Olver, Dwight's Year 1 Classroom Assistant and Out of Hours Manager, is running Dwight Cubs. Our very own holiday club at the Lower School. The booking form has gone live and so you can register now here. The deadline is Friday, 12th October at 4pm. Please note that the holiday club is for children aged 3 - 7. 

 

There are other holiday club providers in and around the area that are suitable for older children who cannot attend Dwight Cubs. Sign up may not be available as of yet but will be within the next couple of weeks. Please do sign up as soon as you can as places go very quickly. 

Please note: Dwight School London does not endorse any goods, services or recommendations made in this newsletter by contributors.

Out and About Events

Postal Museum Tour and Mail Rail ride

Date: Friday, 12th October
Meet: 9:00am West Finchley tube station or at 10:00am at the museum.

15-20 Phoenix Place, London WC1X 0DA

Cost: £17.05
Tickets: Pre-book your own ticket online through https://www.postalmuseum.org/
where you can purchase a ticket for the 10:35am timed entry.

The Postal Museum brings five centuries of communications history to life and reveals the surprising and fascinating story of the first social network! From interactive galleries to an immersive subterranean rail ride, modern research facilities to a wide-range of learning activities, The Postal Museum offers something for everyone!

Please let Michele know if you plan on attending – michele@seanoneill.com

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Volunteers Needed for the Parent Ambassador Programme

The Parent Ambassador Programme assisting new families joining Dwight is proving very popular and we really need more volunteers to help with the programme. This requires you to be a point of contact for new families should they have any questions or concerns about moving to London. If you can help in any way please click here to let us know. - Thank you in advance for your support.

Newsletter Contributions

Would you like to advertise a community event or promote your business for free? Please send adverts or articles to DPA@dwightlondon.org so that we can include them in our next newsletter.

 
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