St. Stephen’s had a fantastic day raising money for Comic Relief. In assembly the year 3's had the whole school laughing watching them tell jokes and pulling funny faces before learning about the importance of Comic Relief. The assembly finished on a high with most of the teachers getting splatted by a few lucky children. With the sale of raffle tickets, contributions for wearing something red and the cake sale, we are pleased to announce that we have made a whopping £650, so well done everybody and thank you for your support.
You will probably see in the media today various articles related to school funding. I know that over 7000 Headteachers have written to parents warning about a funding crisis in schools. I want to update you on how the “real low levels “of funding have hit our school; St Stephen’s Junior.
Despite intense lobbying of the Government and Department for Education by Headteachers, matters remain extremely challenging. In short, schools are still not being provided with adequate funding and resources to deliver the level of provision and support that is expected and that our families and children deserve. Read more HERE