School snippets

This is where we bring you the odd snippets of School news.

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Snippets –

10th October 2017:

SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHS:

Ivan Burn, the School Photographer will visit school on Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th October. He will take photographs of individual children and siblings in school. If you would like to bring in pre school age children to have a photograph taken with their school age siblings on Monday afternoon, please contact the school office to arrange an appointment.

HARVEST FESTIVAL:

The Harvest Festival will take place in St. Andrew’s Church at 9.30 a.m. on Friday 20th October.

If you are able to come to the service and would be willing to walk up and down to church with the younger children, please meet in the school hall at 9.00 a.m.

These will be refreshments at school provided by Friends of Heddon School after the service.

As in previous years, the gifts of foodstuffs will be sent to the People’s Kitchen. The People’s Kitchen prefer tinned and dried goods if possible but all contributions are gratefully received.

If you would like to send a donation of food for the People’s Kitchen please send your contribution to school any time next week.  Thank you very much for your support of this worthy cause.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD:

Your child will be bringing home a leaflet about the above project next week. As you will be aware this is a project we have supported many times in the past.

In addition we have been told of another worthy cause whereby the children fill an old but still serviceable back pack with pens, pencils etc which is then sent to children who do not have the benefit of such items. As soon as we have leaflets about this charitable project we will also send them home to you.

As always we would like to stress that it is entirely up to individual families which charities they choose to support.

Thank you

 

 

4th October 2017

IMPORTANT: CHANGE OF INFORMATION RE CHRISTMAS PERFORMANCES:

Due to unforeseen circumstances we have had to change some of the Christmas Performance dates and times, please see below for up to date information:

KEY STAGE 2 PERFORMANCES TUESDAY 19TH DECEMBER AT 1.30 P.M. AND 6 P.M. IN SCHOOL

KEY STAGE 1 PERFORMANCES WEDNESDAY 20TH DECEMBER 1.30 P.M. AND 6 P.M. IN ST. ANDREW’S CHURCH.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

 

14th July 2017:

Please find the attached letter confirming classes and teachers for the Academic Year 2017-2018

CLICK HERE

6Music Lessons: Will begin once again in September. Please see the attached letter if your child is interested in playing the keyboard or guitar.  CLICK HERE

3rd July 2017:

Our stocks of  sweatshirts, cardigans and bags have now arrived. To save queues at the office door, please find attached an order form which you can sent to school with the money and we will send your order home with your child.

Please note that supplies do run out nearer the end of term both at school and occasionally with the supplier. Please order asap.     CLICK HERE

 

 

 

Pls Note: Our old logo will remain the same on book bags until our current stock runs out.

 

30 Hours Free Childcare for 3 and 4 year olds!

Find out if you could be entitled to 30 hours of free childcare:  www.childcarechoices.gov.uk 

VERY EXCITING NEWS

We have been successful in a bid to the MOD Education Support Fund and will shortly be the owners of a brand new school mini bus.

This is very exciting and will enable us to help parents, especially those who live at Albemarle Barracks or other outlying areas to come to school events and functions which they would otherwise be unable to attend due to transport issues. It will also enable the staff to take children to sporting events, concerts, music events etc where previously the cost of transport would have been prohibitive.