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Folville Junior School

Latest News/Updates

Please continue to visit the school website for important information which we will share over the school holidays.

  • Face Coverings

    Published 11/09/20

    One of the main challenges continues to be congestion at the school gates.  Leicester City Council are now actively urging parents to wear face-covering when dropping off and picking up children from school.   The wearing of face coverings in congested areas and where unable to consistently maintain social distancing is seen as an effective measure to reduce the spread of the virus. 

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  • Governor Vacancy Sept 20

    Published 22/09/20

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  • Cough Guidance

    Published 15/09/20

    Guidance to support staff and parents when children have a cough.

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  • Child Flu Vaccination

    Published 10/09/20

    To be given the vaccination in school you need to complete an ONLINE consent form

    by visiting: www.leicsandrutlandimms.co.uk/Forms/Flu

    You will need a code for your child’s school. For Folville Junior School the code is

    LE120034

    If you want to opt for the flu injection, please complete the consent form as normal. On the

    consent page, select ‘No’ to the nasal flu and you will be given the option of the flu injection.

    Top tip: Ensure that the email addresses match and that there are no spaces or

    punctuation before or after the email address and the school code.

    You will need to fully complete the consent form as soon as possible after receiving this

    letter.

    If you are unable to complete this online, please ring us to complete this over the

    phone on 0300 300 0007 (select option 1 then option 4).

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  • Supporting Children and Young People‚Äôs Emotional Wellbeing

    Published 01/05/20


    The Psychology Service have produced advice and guidance for for parents/carers and education staff to help them support children and young people’s emotional wellbeing and resilience during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  Teacher and parents/carers are also able to book 30 minute telephone consultations if needed for support. The guidance can be viewed at https://schools.leicester.gov.uk/supportingemotionalwellbeing.

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  • Stay Safe Online

    Published 30/04/20

    Dear All

    During Folvilles closure due to the pandemic your children will probably be using technology a lot more. I would like to remind you that apps such as Tik Tok, Snapchat, Facebook, Whats app and Instagram all need to monitored regularly to ensure that you know who your child/children are communicating with. Games such as Roblox, Fortnite and minecraft also need monitoring as not all users are children.

    You can find step by step guides on how to make accounts private on the school website.

    folville.leicester.sch.uk

    If you are worried or need help with online safety you can contact me at iwiddowson@folville.leicester.sch.uk

    Stay home, stay safe

    Thanks

    Mr Widdowson

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  • Safeguarding Contact Information

    Published 30/03/20

    Please click here for our safeguarding contacts.  If you have any safeguarding concerns please contact any of the following designated safeguarding leads and deputies. Thanks 

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  • Iron Man BuildingYear 4

    Published 11/03/20

     

    Last week, we saw some almighty giants constructed in Year 4! The year group have been reading The Iron Man and have incorporated some of their Electricity knowledge to build an Iron Man with eyes that could be switched on and off. Thanks to all those who helped to provide materials and were there to help complete these towering giants. As you can see from the pictures, the results were very impressive - well done all!

     

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  • NSPCC Number Day

    Published 03/03/20

     

    The school celebrated NSPCC number day a few weeks ago, a total of £220 was raised! Throughout the day children developed their problem solving skills and also rocked out on Timestables Rockstars. It was great to see some very creative outfits as some dressed up for digits or came as a Rockstar. The day was rounded of with the live draw for the first round of the NSPCC Rockstars Cup - thanks to our local "Rockstars" for coming along!

     

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  • Stranger Danger

    Published 13/01/20

    Please make your children aware of stranger danger, click the link below for help and guidance.

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  • Comfy Read

    Published 06/12/19

    On Monday 11th November, all of Year 4 thoroughly enjoyed having a "comfy read". The children brought in their favourite books, alongside pillows, blankets and even some cuddly teddy bears to read to! There will be more comfy reading sessions planned in the new year!

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  • Musical Vocabulary

    Published 06/12/19
    4P have spent some of the Autumn Term learning to play a recorder, developing their musical vocabulary along the way. This was superbly showcased to parents last month so well done on learning to play an instrument in such a
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  • Girls Football League Report

    Published 18/11/19
    Match Day Statistics 6 Schools - 85.7% attendance 51 Players 9 Teachers Round 1 started at 4.00pm Round 5 finished at 5.25pm Duration of matches - 4 x 12 minutes and 1 x 10 minutes 11 League matches played and 3 Friendlies
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  • STEM Space Centre

    Published 12/11/19

    We were invited to take a group of children to spend the day at the Space Centre, thanks to our association with De Montfort University. The RAF sponsored a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Day and we had lots of exciting experiences building rockets, watching explosions and learning about life in space. We spent all day with Colin, a young  pilot,  who told us all about life in the RAF. Everyone had a great time and hopefully we have inspired some future scientists and engineers.

     

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  • Year 4 Residential Trip

    Published 22/10/19
    Earlier in the month, Year 4 ventured out to Ullesthorpe for their residential. Despite some wet weather at times, the children enjoyed an array of outdoor activities including; fieldwork, compass and navigation skills, tie dye t-shirt making, potion
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  • Girls Football Team

    Published 09/10/19
    Winners of  Leicester City Danone Cup.  Well done girls, a fantastic display of determination and sportsmanship, with great team spirit.  After an amazing performance the girls will now represent whole of Leicester City in the Count
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  • Accelerated Reader -Quiz

    Published 29/08/19

    Our first pupils to quiz with Accelerated Reader.

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  • Times Tables Rockstars

    Published 13/08/19

    A huge well done to the Folville's first ever Times Tables Rockstars, in Year 3 & 4, who have earnt the most coins or shown the most improvement in their Times Tables for September. They have now entered the Rockstars Hall of Fame! Keep on rocking out and you could be the winner for October!

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  • Iron Man Construction Afternoon

    Published 04/07/19

    Iron Man Construction Afternoon

    On Wednesday 1st May, Year 4 pupils and their parents/ careers constructed some almighty and very impressive Iron Men which Year 4 have been reading as their class book.  Prior to the afternoon children have created and elaborately performed their own Iron Man poems using the poet  Michael Rosen as in inspiration for their performance poetry. The designs involved plenty of cardboard boxes, foil and many other materials to help construct and decorate the Iron Man. As part of their design they used their knowledge of the Iron Man so many of the Iron men only had one ear as this was lost following a terrible fall early in the story. Well done and thank you to all the parents that were involved. We even managed to fill the stage in the hall with Iron Men, quite a sight to behold!

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  • Year 4 Twycross Zoo Visit

    Published 02/07/19
    Year 4 Venture to Twycross Zoo!   On Wednesday 18th September, Year 4 took a trip to Twycross Zoo as part of their 'Big Wild World' Topic. The children were very lucky that the sun shone for the entire day! As part of the visit, th
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  • Amazing World Book Day

    Published 23/05/19

    Mr Poli 4P AKA Mr Bump

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