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24/04/19

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BMAT

A day dedicated to exercise saw schoolchildren complete a million skips. The primary schools within BMAT in Harlow and Stansted – , , , and - took part in . https://t.co/yGvqBr2hJW https://t.co/BC8TvlDo4j

24/04/19

Our pupils are free to use the Activall units in the playground during play and lunchtime as well as before and after school- parents, families, siblings also free to use them while you’re waiting at the start and end of the day. https://t.co/3s2TIAcDvl

23/04/19

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Martin Robinson

I don't think schools should concern themselves with 'cross-curricular planning' until they have sorted out the planning within the disciplines they are keen to connect. Each child needs to understand the subjects so they can approach the interdisciplinary work with suitable awe.

23/04/19

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BMAT

The new issue of Latitude - The magazine for BMAT Schools, Parents and Communities - is now available to view online. It can be found under the news menu on each of our school websites or you can view directly from this link - https://t.co/YuynITeqtu https://t.co/Dr9ywOBZkz

22/04/19

An alternative way to capture childhood on your phone https://t.co/ZXC2JCrYe7

22/04/19

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UK Prime Minister

“Let us ensure that Stephen’s lasting legacy is a brighter, better future for many generations of children to come.” – PM https://t.co/Q7vzkFp6Ap

22/04/19

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DfE

April 22nd is . We want young people from every background to be inspired about what they can achieve. Visit https://t.co/l22Q1g9jKs for free resources and activities for your school. https://t.co/QBQc9kUVZE

22/04/19

We will be commemorating Stephen Lawrence tomorrow on our first day back at school. https://t.co/lJsnngZr1F

21/04/19

Happy birthday Your Majesty. Any time you fancy visiting our school you’ll be more than welcome. https://t.co/wE1zNsddWD

21/04/19

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Martin Robinson

Primary school lessons on climate change: ‘children taught to produce protest letters and banners’ - firstly, this doesn’t sound like lessons on climate change and, secondly, ‘protest’ sanctioned by schools isn’t ‘protest’... https://t.co/jo2P8NCI55

19/04/19

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NSPCC

We know it can be hard to know what to do if you're worried about a child or young person. If you're concerned about a child this holidays our Helpline is here for advice & support on 0808 800 5000 or help.org.uk. https://t.co/Vxbf1Hvlbe

19/04/19

Lucky children who will get to use it. Looks great.

19/04/19

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All on the board

Don’t suffer in silence. YOU are worthwhile. Call for free on 116 123, 24 hrs a day, 365 days a year. There are people waiting for your call and ready to listen all over the world. https://t.co/8qBYsfrKvj

19/04/19

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Penguin Books UK

‘Always laugh when you can, it is cheap medicine.’ Lord Byron, who died in 1824.

16/04/19

Welcome to those who have been offered a place for their child(ren) in September. We are looking forward to meeting all of our new families in the next few months.

16/04/19

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DfE

All primary schools will offer free sanitary products from early 2020. We will make sure every child gets the support they need to lead active, healthy, happy lives.  👉https://t.co/XXAmh276Px https://t.co/BCA3VUj3oM

14/04/19

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BookTrust

Sharing a book at bedtime is a great way to help your family wind down and get a good night's sleep! If you're looking for inspiration, why not try one of these titles? https://t.co/nGRCGFEZIh Illustration: Kate Alizadeh https://t.co/nHw1MnJrJB

14/04/19

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Ryan Holmes

Sites all teachers should know about, featuring , , , , , , , , , , , , and more! https://t.co/ZvZHcTtyZ5

14/04/19

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Literacy Trust

The repetition in nursery rhymes is great for young children's language development. We have a gallery of songs & rhymes on Words for Life: https://t.co/wndYSbLDcX https://t.co/aWP8cErT2W

11/04/19

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David Keyte 📚🎙️📺

Things I believe help children become 'readers'... https://t.co/IcHmAT9Rk5

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Supporting primary and secondary schools across Essex and North & East London, BMAT is a growing multi-academy trust with a singular vision: schools, teachers and pupils freed to succeed.

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School Meals and Milk

Both myself and Michelle came away from our visit last week wishing every primary school lunch service was like the one we witnessed at Magna Carta. The quality of food, the communication with the pupils and the overall dining room environment is so positive, well done you.  Jill Taylor, LBA Safety

Free School Meals

Your child may be able to get free school meals if you get any of the following:

  • Income Support
  • income-based Jobseekers Allowance
  • income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • the guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)
  • Working Tax Credit run-on - paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
  • Universal Credit

Children who get any of the above benefits in their own right (ie they get benefits payments directly, instead of through a parent or guardian) can also get free school meals.

To apply for free school meals you can complete the online application form or call 03845 603 2200.

Universal Infant Free School Meals

All children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 are entitled to receive a free school meal, regardless of income, in line with the Government’s Universal Infant Free School Meals initiative. There is no need to make an application to the Local Authority for parents of these children.

Therefore you should only apply for free school meals in the July of the year that your child is entering Year 3, or if your child is Year 4 or older if you believe you meet the low income eligibility criteria.
 

Milk 

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Milk is offered during the morning session to all pupils under five years old, and pupils entitled to free school meals, free of charge.  Parents of all other pupils are offered to opportunity to purchase milk for their child through our milk provider, Cool Milk.  Further information can be found here.


 

Meat Free Mondays

Our school chef cooks a range of meals throughout the year, many of which include meat. In response to one of our parent's suggestions, we have embraced Meat Free Mondays. For more information about why we subscribe to this, go to https://www.meatfreemondays.com/schools/.

The following is taken from the Meat Free Mondays website:

Many of the world’s leading health organisations now encourage a reduction in the amount of meat people consume. In 2010, a study carried out by Oxford University’s department of public health found that eating meat no more than three times a week could prevent 31,000 deaths from heart disease, 9,000 deaths from cancer and 5,000 deaths from stroke, as well as save the NHS £1.2 billion in costs each year. Former chief scientific officer Sir Liam Donaldson has said that reducing the UK’s consumption of animal products by 30% [by 2030] would prevent 18,000 premature deaths every year.

 

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