Everbridge – receive emergency notifications regarding school closures

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Dear Parents Please sign up to the ‘Everbridge’ system so that you can receive emergency notifications regarding school closures. Please visit member.everbridge.net/index/892807736725489 This link will take you directly to the ‘sign up’ page where you can click on the ‘sign up’ button located at the top right hand side of the page on the black strip. Follow the instructions from there. Regards School Office

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Newsletter 4th January

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Welcome Back! I would like to welcome everyone back to the new term and wish you all a ‘Happy New Year’. I hope you all had an enjoyable Christmas break and managed to find some time to relax. We are all looking forward to the new term and below I have listed some useful dates for your diary. If any of them have to be changed we will inform you as soon as possible.   Dates for 2018 Jan 4th 1st Day of Term Jan 26th Year 3 Assembly Feb 1st Young Voices Feb 5th Sharing Assembly (9.00am) Feb 7th Open Afternoon for Parents (3.00pm) Feb 8th Valentine’s Disco? Feb 12th  -Feb 16th Half Term Feb 19th Return to School Feb 23rd Reports to Parents March 5th  – 7th Year 5 to Lincolnsfield March 16th Year 2 Assembly March 23rd Sports Relief Day March 24th PTA Spring Fayre March 26th…

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Newsletter 15th December

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New Policies Policies for the school are reviewed at Governors meetings on a regular cycle and the updated versions are then put on the website. To try and allow parents more opportunities to be involved with the policies, it was decided that we should now give parents an opportunity to review the policies before they are officially accepted. To allow this to happen we have now put newly updated policies into a pending section which can be found under the policies section of the website. Parents will then be sent a text to allow them to know when the policies have been uploaded and will be given a few weeks to send any comments to the Chair of Governors at chairgovernor@littleheath.herts.sch.uk. Violin Tuition A violin teacher is interested in teaching violin lessons to pupils in Little Heath if there are enough children interested. If you would like your child to…

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Newsletter 1st December

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December I have listed the events below that are happening in school in December to make sure that you do not miss anything: December 7th Christmas Cafe 3pm – 6pm December 11th Sharing Assembly (9.00am) (children will be notified by letter if they are involved) December 12th Foundation and KS1 performance (9.30am) December 13th Foundation and KS1 performance (1.30pm) December 13th Open Afternoon 3.00pm – 4.30pm December 14th School Christmas Dinner December 15th Christmas Jumper Day December 15th KS2 party (in school hours) December 18th Foundation/KS1 parties (in school hours) December 18th Pantomime for the whole school (am) December 18th KS2 Carol Concert (7.00pm) December 19th End of term 2.00pm   Christmas Cafe As you all know our Christmas Cafe is on Thursday, 7th December from 3.00pm – 6.00pm. I would like to thank you all for the donations that you sent in today. There are going to be many…

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Newsletter 27th November 2017

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School Attendance Following a recent visit from our attendance officer, she has asked me to remind you all of the importance of your child attending school regularly – they also need to arrive at school on time to ensure they can maximise their opportunities for learning and develop good working habits for later life. Our attendance percentage for last year was 95.5%. Although this is satisfactory it falls just under the government target of 96%. I know that we are lucky to have conscientious parents who only keep their children away from school if they are unwell but just to ensure that you are aware of your child’s attendance percentage we will now be sending home letters at the end of every term if your child’s attendance falls between 90- 95%. If your child’s attendance falls under 90% and there is no clear reason for why this has happened e.g….

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Election of a Parent Governor

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There is one vacancy for parent governor on Little Heath Primary School’s governing body. Parent governors are elected by the parents of pupils at the school. Parent governors share equally with other members of the governing body the responsibility for carrying out the governing body’s legal responsibilities. The position of school governors has always been an important one that is vital to the effective running of the school. Further information about the role of the Governing Body and the role of governors is attached to this newsletter. If you would like to stand for election please complete and return the attached nomination form to the school office by 3 pm on Friday 6 th October 2017. You will need to ask another parent of a pupil at the school to sign the form. Please be aware that regulations require everyone elected or appointed to a governing body to undergo a…

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Newsletter 4th September

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Welcome Back! I hope everyone is well rested and had a good holiday. We are looking forward to an action packed term and to help you prepare for it I have listed below the dates of the main events of the term. Further details of each event will be sent out nearer the time. If we have to add or change any events we will inform you as soon as possible. Dates for Academic Year 2017/18 Autumn 2017 Sept 4th 1st day of term Sept 18th Maths Week Sept 27th Scholastic Book Fair Sept 29th Harvest Festival Oct 2nd Black History Month Oct 2nd Individual photographs Oct 13th Year 5 Assembly Oct 16th – Oct 19th Parent Consultation Week Oct 16th Sharing Assembly Oct 23rd  – Oct 27th Half Term Oct 30th Return to school Nov 4th Rotary Fireworks Nov 10th Nasal Flu Immunisation – Rec – Y4 Nov 13th …

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Newsletter 20th July

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The holiday is nearly here and there are just one or two things that I would like to draw your attention to before the holiday begins. School Dinners From September there will be an increase in the cost of school lunches. The cost of a KS2 lunch will be £2.40 and a nursery lunch will cost £2.30. Schools dinners for reception and KS1 children are still free. Summer Fayre I am pleased to announce that the amount raised at the Summer Fayre was £3,761. Once again I would like to thank the PTA and all the people who supported them on the day who made this possible. I would like to also thank everyone who attended the Summer Fayre and gave so generously and helped us achieve this total. Building Work Over the summer holiday we are starting more renovations on the building. We are having all the water pipes…

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Newsletter 10th July

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Meet the Teacher’ We have decided to hold our ‘Meet the Teacher’ sessions before the end of term so that parents can be informed of the expectations of the coming year before it starts. These meetings will take place on Tuesday, July 18th.This is an informal meeting where the teacher will give a brief talk about classroom procedures and expectations and there will be opportunities afterwards to chat with the teacher. You will receive a letter on July 13th informing you of who your child’s class teacher will be for the next academic year. There will be two sessions during the evening for parents to attend. One will begin at 4.30pm and the second will commence at 6.00pm. Parents are only expected to attend one session. The meetings are for parents only. Children are not allowed in the classrooms and are also not allowed to be left in the building…

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Newsletter 9th June

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Team Photographs On Monday, 12th July the photographer will be in school to take photographs of all the sports team that have represented the school throughout the year. If your child still has their school strip at home they will need to bring it in on Monday. After the photographs all the team strips will be collected in by Mr Mills. Talent Night On Friday, June 16 th I will be holding auditions for ‘Little Heath’s Got Talent’ which will be held on the evening of Tuesday, July 11 th .After the auditions I will be sending out a letter to confirm if your child is participating with a form enabling you to order tickets for the event. This is a fund raising event so we will be charging for tickets on this occasion. If your child is playing a musical instrument or has props they require for their act…

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