Year 6 Workshop

On Wednesday, Year 6 thoroughly en-joyed a Young Shakespeare Company workshop of The Tempest. Lots of fun was had, when the children took on the roles of characters and brought the play to life.

Next week, Shakespeare class will be going to see a theatre production of the play at The Millfield Theatre.

 

Pedometer Challenge

Congratulations to J for winning the pedometer challenge with an impressive score of 520 steps in under a minute. The JTAs hope you enjoy your prize and it helps you ‘Be Bright and Be Seen’ travelling to and from school.

 

Update from the JTAs

We had a great time selling road safety reflectors and running our ‘Pedometer Challenge’’ at the fireworks this week. We are working steadily towards our fundraising target. We hope to be able to purchase the helmet storage in the spring term ready for summer cycling.

We would also like to thank you all for asking us so many questions about what are role is and what we do in school. We hope you now know a bit more about our job.

Thank you The Junior Travel Ambassadors

 

The Great Fire of Hollickwood

At the end of last half term Year 2 recreated the Great FIre of London and Mr Vivian helped us burn London down ! It was so exciting !

 

Football

Our Girls football team had their first competitive match on Thursday. They faced much more experienced opponents from Churchill School. The team gave it their best but lost 8-0. However, we are very proud of the way they kept going and matched the opposition for long periods of the game, there were some great moments and lots of positives to build on for the next match, which is coming up next week, away to Holy Trinity. The boys have a home game on Tuesday, as they face Broadfields in a cup match.

 

Scholastic Book Club

Our new Scholastic Book Club is up and running! Go to http://schools.scholastic.co.uk/hollickwoodto browse the latest books and order online. For every £1 you spend on this month’s Book Club, our school will earn 20p in Scholastic Rewards. Please place your order online by November 21st, 2016.

Catalogues will be coming home today so place your orders in time for Christmas!

 

Children in Need

This year the theme is spots! Raise money for Children in Need and wear spotty clothes on Friday 18th November. £2 donation please.

 

Hugh Vivian
Headteacher 

 


 

Friends of Hollickwood

 

Firework night was a roaring success with plenty of sparkle and crackle all round.

It was wonderful to see the community come together, thank you for coming.

Thank you also to all the fabulous parents, and helpers who made last night possible.

We will announce our fundraising success soon.

Next week we have Year 4 class cafe, do come along for a chat, tea and cakes!

 

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‘Be Bright Be Seen’

The Junior Travel Ambassadors first fundraiser has been a huge success with us raising over £80 towards the new helmet storage for the bike shed.

Please remember this message as you enjoy yourself this half term. Keep yourself safe by being bright and being seen.

Congratulations to Oscar, Joe and Nam on winning the brightness awards as voted for by the JTAs. If you would like to buy any reflective items please see Miss O’Brian after half term.

 

Walk to School Month

Thank you to all

 

Art Week

A huge thank you to everyone who attended our amazing gallery last Fri-day. It was a huge success and we made lots of money for the Art Fund.

 

Living History Workshop

On Tuesday Year 2, 3, 4 , 5 and 6 en-joyed a very interactive workshop about the life of ‘Mary Seacole’. Thank you for the donations received please keep bringing in the £2. Thank you.

 

Junior Travel Ambassadors

Congratulations to Ella, Tilia and Ja-mie (Year 4) Mooi, Mila and Matthew (Year 5 ) on their new role as Junior Travel

 

Art Week

Art week has been a huge success! All across the school beautiful self portraits have been created using a range of styles and techniques.

The Art club sessions on Tuesday and Thursday were fantastic and fun. All the children who attended created amazing bags, frames and jewellery. I look forward to seeing all the items around the school in the future.

 

Coffee Morning for Parents who would like to learn English.

We are inviting parents to come to a coffee morning to learn more about the English

 

Art Week

Next week is Art Week and all classes will be creating their own self portraits in a range of styles.

There will be a gallery on Friday afternoon between 3.30pm and 4pm to view your children’s artwork. There will be an opportunity for you to purchase the art work for a small donation. All funds go to the individual class Art budget.

On Tuesday 4th and Thursday 6th October workshops will be running after school in the Year 1 classroom . Please ensure you collect your child promptly at 4.30pm.

 

 

Parent/Carer Meetings

Thank you to all parents/carers who came to the meetings this week. It is great to have your continued support.

 

No Nuts

We would like to remind you that our school is a nut free school and children must not bring any food containing nuts to school.

 

Lost Marrow

We were so pleased to have grown a huge marrow over the Summer holidays for a gardening competition. Reception went to have a look at the marrow and discovered it had disappeared—if you know the whereabouts of the marrow