This week we have welcome Ms Constantinou back from maternity leave. Everyone has been exciting about catching up with her.

Last week our wonderful Year 5 JTA's organised a Road safety poster design competition. We had some wonderful entries which we showed you last week , The JTA’s presented an assembly to thank you all for your entries. The entries were bright, engaging and informative posters. Well done.

NSPCC

We have had a visit from the NSPCC– De Feet Bullying and Speak out. Stay safe. There were workshops and an assembly where they delivered their Speak out. Stay Safe message as the letter you all received. They also spoke about the valuable work they do across the county. KS1 enjoyed meeting Buddy the speech bubble who gave them some important advice about speaking out and staying safe

 

Friends of Hollickwood

It was lovely to welcome Tim to our gardening club this week. He came baring fabulous handmade bird boxes to be used in the wild garden. This week we have worked super hard to weed our veg patches. We can now plat our amazing veggies we have been sent by RHS.

Please do come along this Saturday to help empty the pond.

A Huge thank you to 9th Muswell hill scouts who have been to help

 

Hollickwood Summer Fair. Saturday 7th July

Hello all!

At Hollickwood we are great at bringing everyone together to have fun, whilst we also fundraise for the school. This year, with your wonderful support, we have been able to repair the pond, improve and repair parts of the vegetable gardens and send the kids on school trips. We are also working on improving the entrance to the school.

The time has come again, to start getting ready for Hollickwood’s big event of the year – the Summer Fair! This event is organised by the parents of Hollickwood, so if you would like to help us in any way please do let the office know, we needs lots of helpers to run stalls and set up in the morning.

In preparation now for the Summer Fair we ask you to start donating the following items:

Unwanted toys
Unwanted Books
Unwanted DVDS
Glass Jars filled with sweets
Prizes for the Raffle.

Please leave all items with the office.

The more items we have, the more money we can raise for the school and the more fun we can have!

Thank you so much.
Friends of Hollickwood


 

21-25 MAY IS WALK TO SCHOOL WEEK - THE PERFECT TIME TO GET YOUR CHILDREN WALKING

With one in four cars on the road at peak times travelling to school, Living Streets wants to get as many families walking as possible this May – reducing congestion, making our roads safer and helping to clean up our toxic air.

Join thousands of families across the UK

  • Cut congestion and improve safety at the school gates
  • Be part of the fight against air pollution

Build in a bit more physical activity into your family’s day and join in.

 

Year 5 Maths Fair

Year 5 students have been creating presentations around maths theory. Eg. time and distance.

Entries are being judged this Friday– the winners will go onto compete in the Fortismere fair on Friday 18th May. We will keep you posted.

Unfortunately due to the workshops that took place this week Year 5 didn't make it out to the wild garden, so their update will follow next week.

 

E safety

Following on from our E-safety workshop from Google last week and our on going work around E-safety. We would like to share a useful link with you from The National Online Safety Team. As part of their #WakeUpWednesday campaign, they have created a parents guide about Roblox. The guide informs parents about the dangers associated with the platform and how they can reduce the associated risks, including, but not limited to; 'Chatting to Strangers', 'Griefing' and 'Cyberbullying', 'Online Payments' and 'Information Sharing'. Please have a read

https://twitter.com/natonlinesafety/status/994235062852997124

 

Years 3 & 4 What’s the time?

Week commencing 14th May - can years 3 & 4 students please wear a watch to school. They will be learning all about telling the time. ( please do not send in a watch of great value)

 

Breakfast club extended hours

Please note If you arrive before 8.00am to breakfast club you will be charged for the full session.


Hugh Vivian

Headteacher

 

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Year 6

This week year 6 have taken mock SATs they have coped amazing well. We hope to this continues when they sit the actual tests later this term.

The Big Pedal

This week we have been taking part in the big pedal we do need a bit more of a push as we haven’t travelled as far as we had hoped. So If you Cycle or scoot to school for 2 days in a row we would like to invite you to a Biker’s breakfast at 8.30am on Thursday in the new room.

Ms Ramage

We are sorry to be saying goodbye to Ms Ramage today. Ms

 

 

Welcome back to the start of the Summer term. We’ve had a great start to the term.

Year 6 visited Churchill’s war rooms as they are studying WW1. The rooms are divided into two areas: the original Cabinet War Rooms, including the all-important Map Room, and the Churchill Museum, which chronicles the life and work of the revered wartime leader.


Road Safety Competition with the Junior Travel Ambassadors

The Junior travel ambassadors would like you to design a poster with at least 3 road safety facts and a

 

Year 1 Trip to Pizza express

Year One had so much fun during their marble treat to Pizza Express this week. They enjoyed learning to make their own pizzas and of course eating them! The trip even consolidated their learning of fractions by making topping choices in halves and quarters. Thank you Pizza express Muswell Hill.

 

Great news—healthy school awards

We have been awarded the Silver award by healthy schools London. Awards are for schools to recognise their achievements in supporting the health and

 

Science week 26th-29th March

There is lots happening at school next week.

Monday 26th March - The children will be learning about job roles based around Science. We are lucky enough to have a radiographer coming in to take an assembly for the children to learn all about X rays.

Easter egg hunt between 9am-12 noon 

Tuesday 27th Easter engineering challenge - all work produced will be displayed in the hall on Wednesday from 8.30am

We have a piano concert on Tuesday at 9.10am

Wednesday 28th - We are asking

 

Alexandra Palace Year 1 trip

Last Friday Year 1 enjoyed learning about our local area. The children found out what activities the Victorians liked to carry out at Alexandra palace and were surprised that many of them are still continued there today. For example The spectacular Firework display. Sadly to the children’s disappointment they no longer hold Monkey or goat shows.


Year 6 Maths

Year 6 have been investigating the volume of their classroom. They have constructed 1m3 cubes from straws and tape. They

 

Reminders—Early closures

Thursday 15th March Parents consultations Year 1,2,3,4 and 5 will finish at 1.30pm, Nursery Reception and Year 6 will remain in school until 3.20pm there will be no After school provisions on this day.
We break up for Easter on Thursday 29th March at 1.30pm ( Nursery’s last day will be Wednesday 28th March) All children return to school on Tuesday 17th April 2018.

Year 3

Fractions are not hard anymore :)

Inspired by the visit at La Porchetta, Year 3 made their own pizzas. The