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Year 3 & 4 performance

On the 31st January and 1st February, Year 3 and 4 did a production of Hoodwinked based on Robin Hood. We only had a few weeks to rehearse but we still made it amazing! We enjoyed doing the play and lots of parents came to watch. We had a lot of pressure on us but …

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Prospective Reception Parents Open Mornings

We will be offering three open mornings for prospective Reception families with children starting school in September. These will be held on; 1st November 22nd November 5th January Open mornings will start at 9.30am with a talk from Mr Whiteland, Headteacher. There will be a chance to tour the school with Year 6 guides and …

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Royal Albert Hall

On Sunday April 30th 2023 the Chamber Choir went to the Royal Albert Hall for a Hertfordshire Gala concert. This was very important as all the schools in our county sang together. There was also a brilliant orchestra and dancers at the front of the stage. We were all singing with the Hertfordshire symphony orchestra …

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Green Group – Plastic Free Week

Green Group arranged a Plastic Free Week! The rules were that you had to come into school with a single-use plastic free lunchbox. Each plastic free lunchbox earned points and if the points of every student in the school was over 100 plastic free lunches, we would gain extra play. This is better for the …

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School Games – Gold Award

We are thrilled to have received retained the School Games gold award for 2022/2023. A huge well done to Mrs Southall for making this happen.

Year 5 Dance Festival

On Tuesday 21st March year 5 went to the Dance Festival at Campus West in Welwyn Garden City. The dance festival contained four different schools, Welwyn St Marys, Temple wood, Oaklands and Harwood Hill. The theme for this year was ‘to infinity and beyond’. The first class to do a dance was A5 who danced …

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The Speakers Cup 2023

Speakers Cup 2023 On Friday 10th March at 9am, our school held the Speakers’ Cup competition. Eight children said a speech on multiple topics including: medicines through the ages, football and Florence Nightingale. They were all really interesting but my favourite was Evie’s speech about secondary school. She came first! Francesca spoke about frogs and …

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Thinking day

We supported Girlguiding in celebrating Thinking Day on Wednesday 22nd February by inviting all our children who are part of our local Rainbows, Brownies, Guides, Cubs, Beavers and Scouts units to wear their Girlguiding or Scouting uniform to school. Thank you to all the children for taking part – they look very smart in their …

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£230 raised for the Ukrainian Humanitarian Appeal

Bracelet sale “Thank you to everyone who bought a bracelet from us. We had a great time making and selling them. We raised an amazing £230 for the Ukrainian Humanitarian Appeal. We thank our parents for helping us to sell the bracelets.” – Alex, Annabelle, Evie and Poppy    

Book recommendations

Looking for book recommendations for children who have been hooked in by a particular series or author and are ready to branch out? From Harry Potter and Tom Gates to Rainbow Magic and The Worst Witch, Books for Topics have got you covered with their Branching Out booklists. These can be found at