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Message from the PTA

Dear parents and guardians,

With the start of a new school year starts the work of the PTA!We truly hope that this year will give us much more opportunities to arrange exciting and fun activities for our children than last year. 

Please join us to make our children's time at school more memorable!

School Start Senior School Year 7-9 Autumn Term 2021

Dear Students, Parents and Guardians:

 

We are delighted to be able to welcome all our students in years 7-9 to our beginning of school ceremonies on Tuesday 17th August 2021.

The assemblies and mentor times take place during Tuesday morning in our Student Lounge in Senior School. Please check the time of your assembly and when you meet your mentor class in the schedule below. Mentor rooms will be posted in the reception area for you to check on arrival. Please check on School Soft for information from your mentors.

The students in years 7-9 will be having an Introduction day on Wednesday 18thAugust where they are given important information and are together in their classes with their mentors, taking part in team building activities within their year group. Parents will be contacted by the mentors at the beginning of term, and parents are also warmly invited to meet the mentors via our digital platform Google Meets at our “Back to school nights” at the beginning of term. We look forward to welcoming back all students on Tuesday 17th August.

 

Best Regards,

Mr Alastair Wither

Principal

 

Tuesday August 17

9.10 - 9.20 Year 7 Mentor rooms

9.20 - 9.50 7 Assembly

9.45 -10.15 Year 7 Mentor rooms

10.10 - 10. 25 Year 8 Mentor rooms

10.30 - 11.00 Year 8 Assembly

11.00 - 11.30 Year 8 Mentor rooms

11.20 -11.35 Year 9 Mentor rooms

11.40 - 12-10 Year 9 Assembly

12.10 - 12.40 Year 9 Mentor rooms

Wednesday August 18: Introduction Day with Mentor classes and year team building activities for year 7-9 (9.00-14.00 in Mentor classrooms)

Thursday August 19: Schedule starts 7 -9

 

Key dates for your diary: “Back to school nights” for Senior school:

Information and meeting with Mentor and class parents.

Unfortunately we will not be able to host these events in person at school. However, this will be a ‘live’ event hosted via our Google meets platform. A link to the Back to school nights will be sent the day before.

Year 7 and 8      Thursday 2nd September      Begins 1730

Year 9                 Thursday 2nd September      Begins 1815

School Start Junior school Year 4 at IES Täby August 2021

 

Dear Students and Parents,

We are delighted to be able to welcome all of our new year 4 students in junior school to our start of school ceremonies at 13.00 on Tuesday 17th August 2021.  All our junior school year group assemblies take place during Tuesday in our student lounge areas in the Senior school on Nytorpsvägen 7A.  After the welcoming ceremony the students will then proceed to the junior school building accompanied by their mentor for registration and their first mentor time in their mentor class. Parents are welcome to pick up their children at the school entrance (see program schedule). 

Year 4: Student,Parent,Teacher meetings week 33

During the first two days of the autumn term we start with a 20 minute introductory talk (student, guardian and mentor) for all of our new students starting in year 4. These meetings will take place during week 32 on Tuesday morning 17th August and on Wednesday 18th August. This will be a great opportunity for you to meet your child's new mentor and get to know each other as well as discuss your child’s individual academic and social needs. The new mentor will assign a day and time to meet you and your child and this time will be sent out at the beginning of August during week 32.

Due to the C-virus we may need to make slight changes to our assemblies and meetings in line with FMH recommendations. We will update all parents with any changes as and when we can to comply with safety regulations in our school.

 

Introduction Day on Thursday 19th August

Year 4 students will have their introduction day on Thursday 19th August with their mentor class and lunch is provided. There is no regular school for year 4 on Tuesday and Wednesday. Students have a home introduction task for Tuesday the 17th August and the regular school schedule starts on Friday 20th.  Our after school “Junior Club” also opens on Thursday 19th August.

We hope you have a wonderful summer in these challenging times and we look forward to seeing all our new year 4 students on Tuesday 17th August 2021.

 

Best Regards

Principal Mr. Alastair Wither

 

Tuesday August 17 Registration Day and Assemblies in Senior School Lounge

8.00-12.00 Student Parent Teacher introduction meetings for year 4 by appointment at Junior School

13.00-13.20 Year 4 Assembly in SR school 

(Class roll call; no parents if Covid restrictions still apply))

13.30-14.45 Year 4 Mentor rooms in JR school

(Pick up time for Year 4 students: 14:45)

Wednesday August 18 8.00-16.00 SPT introduction meetings for Year 4 students by appointment- home introduction study tasks given on Monday at Mentortime.

Thursday August 19      Introduction day for year 4 from 9.00-14.00 

 

N.B. Junior Club is open from 14.00-17.00 from Thursday 19th  August

 

Friday  August 20 Schedule starts for year 4



 

Key dates for your  diary: “Back to school nights” for junior school: 

 

Information and meeting with Mentor and class parents.

 

Year 4 Tuesday  31st August 4AB:17.30, 4CDE: 18.30,  4FG: 19.15 

 

Year 5         Wednesday 1st September          5ABCD: 17:30, 5EFG: 18:15 

 

Year 6         Wednesday 1st September          Year 6: 19:00








 

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