Parents

Parents’ Information

Your first point of contact with the school is likely to be with Mrs Stainton or Mrs Englefield in the office.  The office staff will help parents with enrolment forms, school uniforms and meals, and all aspects of administration. They can also arrange tours of the school for prospective parents. The school session begins at …

Parents’ Letters

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eSafety

  E-Safety Resources E-Safety Newsletters Think you know for 5 to 7 year olds Think you know for 8 to 10 year olds   Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre – online safety – advice, help and report centre.

Extra Curricular Activities

Children are encouraged to attend clubs, which cover a variety of activities to enrich and consolidate learning. Workshops and visitors provide pupils with the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and understanding outside of the classroom whilst remaining in school. These are linked to our creative curriculum. School Trips We arrange a number of off-site visits: …

Recognise our Success

Holdbrook’s Whole School Reward System At Holdbrook we know all about hard work, good manners and being respectful of everyone around school. We have all been put into a coloured house team (Red, Blue, Yellow or Green). When we are recognised by any adult around the school for showing these qualities, we can be rewarded …

School Clubs

Spring Term 2019 Clubs Tuesday 15th January to Thursday 28th March 2019   Day Date Time Club Year Group Tuesday 15 January to 26th March 15:30 – 16:30 Football Club Y5 to Y6 Wednesday 16th January to 27th March 08:30 – 08:50 Morning Fitness Y1 to Y6 Wednesday 16th January to 27th March 15:30 – 16:30 Dodgeball …

Schoolgateway

Make online payments to school To help make paying for school items easier and quicker, you can now use the free parent portal School Gateway. By using School Gateway you will be able to: Pay for school meals and milk Pay for Breakfast Club Pay for school clubs and trips Pay for Swimming lessons View …

School Uniform

The children all wear a school uniform. Purple sweatshirt with crest. Boys and girls alike may choose to wear plain grey or black trousers & girls may wear skirts or purple summer dresses. UNIFORM: As part of the school office going cashless, from September 2017, we are no longer selling our school sweatshirts in school. Sweatshirts …

School Meals

School dinners are provided by Hertfordshire Catering Ltd, and a large proportion of the pupils enjoy the excellent and nutritionally balanced meals, which are prepared freshly on the school site. The school operates the pupil choice menu so children are guaranteed the dinner choice they make. The school menu can be downloaded at hertscatering.co.uk/blog/schools/holdbrook-primary-school/ The …

Inclusion

Holdbrook Primary School prides itself on being a central part of the COMMUNITY. We aim to welcome all children irrespective of race, gender, ability or background. We welcome and respect the rich diversity that different people bring to our school. We make every effort to provide for children’s differing needs and abilities and are careful …

Useful Links

Useful Web Sites for Parents   BBC BITESIZE Handwriting help for parents highfrequencywords.org/ www.literacytrust.org.uk/ www.theschoolrun.com – A site designed to support parents who have children of all ages in understanding the finer points of school life. The School Reading List – Identifies a range of reading materials for all ages of children. Includes writing competitions and other …

School Closure Notification

The school has signed up to a Schools Closure Notification System which will send a text message/email to you as soon as the school notifies it of a closure. This will also feed to local radio stations who will include us in their school closure bulletins. Registering with the system is simple and can be …

GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation

The General Data Protection Regulation is  legislation which determines how personal data is processed and kept safe and the legal rights individuals have in relation to their own data. As public organisations, schools are required to comply. At Holdbrook Primary School & Nursery Primary School, we have: Received training regarding GDPR Made everyone in school aware of …