Newsletter Issue 31
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.
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
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:
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.
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.
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
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.