Thank You

A big thank you to Children’s Books Store,in Islington, for donating lots of new books to the school. The shop sells brand new books for a £1 each, its definitely worth a visit.

 

Scholastic Book Fair

Thank you to everyone who bought books at the book fair this week. The school will receive lots of new books to the amount we collected. Happy reading!

 

World Book Day - Thursday 2nd March

On Thursday 2nd March we will be celebrating World Book Day, which coincides with our Literacy Week. As is tradition at Hollickwood, we will be dressing up as book characters to celebrate the day. This year our theme is Traditional Fairy Tale characters. We look forward to seeing everyone's contributions.

 

Thursday 16th March

Year 1 and 2 will be participating in a meditation and mindfulness workshop. We are requesting a £2 donation to cover the cost.

As part of their Religious Education unit on Buddhism, Year 4 are being visited by a local Buddhist for a workshop. We are requesting a £4 donations to cover the cost. Both should be paid online. Thank you.

 

Hart After School Clubs

Hart after school clubs will continue this term . Wednesday -Multi Sports Thursday-Art Club Friday -Dance club Please contact Mr Singh to book a place and avoid disappointment. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Parent Survey

The deadline for completing the Parent Survey is Friday 3rd March. Your opinions are important to us so please do participate in the survey. We look forward to hearing from you. 

 

Holiday

Unfortunately our attendance is still very low. No holiday will be authorised including any discretionary holidays. Taking children out of education during term-time for a family holiday is not acceptable and will not be authorised. If you do decide to take your child on holiday you’ll be issued with a fixed penalty notice from Barnet Council. Term absence will only be authorised where there are exceptional circumstances.

 

Friends of Hollickwood

Yr 6 have a cake sale on Friday to raise money for their Leavers Hoodies. Please come along tomorrow and help us tidy the Wild Garden, any time you can spare between 1pm and 4pm would be awesome.

 

Quiz Night

Come and join us for a fun night out on Friday 24th March from 7pm. Tickets can be bought at the school office from Wednesday 1st March. £5 per person. Bring a dish to share. We hope to see you there. 

 

 

Hugh Vivian
Headteacher 

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JTA Poster comp

The Junior Travel Ambassadors need your help! Please design a poster, for the up and coming Big Pedal event, promoting cycling to school.  The posters should be A4 size, bright and colourful! The winning poster will be on display throughout the school and our website.  Entries to be in by Friday 3rd March and handed to the School Office. We look forward to seeing your designs. 

 

Parent/carer survey

We really value your views on our school. You should have received a text with the survey

 

 

Police Station in Reception

Reception children have been learning about People Who Help Us, especial-ly the role of policemen. They have been pretending to be the officers and worked hard on keeping everyone safe. We are all looking forward to meeting a real police officer on Monday and we have been writing down to ask them questions.

 

Babies in Nursery

Nursery children have been very busy bathing baby dolls. They are wondering if a parent would like to come to visit them and bath a real baby in the

 

Year 2 Animal Visit

Year Two have been learning all about the basic needs of animals. Last Thursday, Miss Stone's Yorkshire Terrier, Betsy, came to visit the children to help them with their learning. Then on Friday the excitement continued when they were visited by Dash, Mrs Johnston's tortoise.

 

Year 1 Trip to St Peter Le Poer

Year 1 were model students on our visit to St Peter Le Poer church last week. We were all very proud of how well they behaved. Well done!

 

Chinese New Year in EYFS

Nursery and

 

Golden Lock Winners

Congratulations to this weeks winners Jamie , Iona and Karim for cycling to school and winning 100 college points each. Take care and be careful cycling in this frosty weather !

 

Warburtons

Visit to Year 3 Warburtons came into Year 3 this week to talk about healthy eating and the children had a chance to make their own healthy sandwiches ! Year

 

6 Trip to Lloyds of London

Year 6 went to Lloyds of London on Thursday where they learnt about Financial risk! The day started with a

 

 

Year 3 Cycling

Year 3 had a great time completing their bike ability training this week. We are proud to announce that  3 children learnt to ride a bike for the very first time.  Over half the class have achieved Level 1 training and can now cycle safely.  

 

Dr Bike

A big thank you to our Bikeit team for fixing so many bikes on Wednesday.  We look forward to seeing more children riding their bikes to school. If your child does ride their bike to school next week we have a GOLDEN LOCK competition which