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Newsletter Issue #2, 13 February 2019
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Reading improves comprehension and students who are good readers tend to achieve better across all areas of the curriculum. A key finding in the recently published literature review The impact of reading for pleasure and empowerment is that reading for enjoyment not only boosts educational outcomes for children, but also enhances their emotional understanding. The study found that reading for pleasure increases empathy, enriches social relationships, reduces symptoms of depression and instils an overall sense of wellbeing. Launching Reading Around Bakewell Reading around Bakewell was launched today (Wednesday 13 February) with our students and we are encouraging parents and carers to participate by taking pictures of you reading to your children and of your children reading independently and to post these to Facebook with the hashtag #readingaroundbakewell or to email them to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Bakewell Facebook page will then share these photos to further spread and amplify the message of Bakewells love of reading. On Wednesday afternoons our leadership team will take it in turns to read a book with the whole community to show students that all educators engage in reading and share their love of reading. Cindy McLaren Acting Principal Student Safety Remember the 4 Rs: Recognise the danger, Refuse any offer, Run away, and Report the incident to the first person they feel safe with. Stay safe, try to walk home with a friend or sibling. dmknz Student Led Conferences Week 6 4 and 5 March 2019 You can now book your Student Led Conference times online and at times that suit your family best. A note has been sent home explaining the process. Please dont hesitate to contact the school if you need assistance making your bookings. Instructions Go to www.schoolinterviews.com.au Enter the school event code: dmknz Then follow the 3 simple steps Annual General Meeting Bakewell Primary Independent Public School Boards Annual General Meeting is at 6pm, Wednesday 13 March, in the Staff Lounge. All Parents/Carers are invited to attend. http://www.schoolinterviews.com.au