General News

We hope that our Muslim families enjoyed their Eid celebrations and marked the end of Ramadan with sumptuous feasts!

We welcomed the Bishop of Fulham, The Rt Revd Jonathan Baker, to celebrate our annual confirmation service in which 16 children were confirmed. It was, as ever, a very special occasion where the confirmation candidates were supported by the school community and their families.

Parent Questionnaire

The time has come for you to share your thoughts about the school. We invite you to complete the online survey which you will be sent via sms and email. You can also access it here. We are hoping that having an electronic questionnaire will enthuse more parents to complete the form. If you have any problems, please contact the school office. Please can we also remind you that if there is something that you feel less happy with, adding a comment in the box will give us a better understanding of your concern and how we might be able to resolve it. We thank you for your continued support.

Arts Week

National Children’s Arts Week happens next week and we are celebrating in school with lots of creative events planned! We have an art historian coming to give talks, the children will be visiting galleries, our writing will be inspired by famous paintings and of course – the highlight of the week – children will be taking part in practical workshops, run by wonderful volunteers in our parent community – thank you so much!

All week there will be a pop up exhibition in the lower hall. We ask that children and adults bring in a picture/photo of some art work that has inspired them. Please write a sentence as to why and pin them on the boards.

Keep an eye on our website, or follow the Art Room Instagram: htss_art to see what we create! And if you can donate any clean, plastic bottles or milk cartons, we still need them! Please bring them to the art room ASAP. Thank you!

PiP Summer Festival – Sat 6th July

Summer Fair HTSS Talent Showcase

For the first time, there will be a live entertainment stage at the summer fair! PiP are looking for talent who would like to show off their talents and perform. A letter went out before half term and soon there will be a board where you can sign up if you want to be part of it! They are looking for a range of talents, single entries, family entries, established bands or groups of friends. It can be musical, dance or anything you think will draw the crowds in!

First ever HTSS Bake Off

The head girl/boy team are organising a summer eggstravagansa!………. HTSS Bake Off!

You will receive a letter from them with more details but there will he heats for each class and then the finals will be judged in the HTSS ‘Bake Off Tent’ at the Summer Fair so get your bowls and whisks at the ready, savoury or sweet we know these goods are going to be tasty treats!

Quadkids at Parliament Hill Track
30th June

Sprint, run, throw and jump into athletics. All primary age children can test themselves out at these sessions. No need to book just turn up to register at 11:30am – session runs 12 – 2pm. Entry £3 plus inc certificates and refreshments. For further information contact: Brenda Myers: highgateharriersquadkids@gmail.com

Christian Value

Our Christian value for this half term is ‘Service.’

The concept of service calls for us all to lay selfish things aside for the needs of others. It is also an important value for all social relationships. The parable of the Good Samaritan teaches us that we should serve those in need, whoever they are. Such service is not offered to gain some               advantage for ourselves. ‘Going the extra mile’ involves sacrifice and putting ourselves out for someone else’s benefit – something we can instinctively find difficult to do. It is then we must listen to our hearts that tell us it is the right choice to make.

“God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them.” (Hebrews 6:10)

Key Dates

June 10th – 14th Arts week

Tuesday 11th June – School photos day

June 17th – 21st – Y6 away on school journey

June 19th – 21st – Y5 away at Walsingham

June 28th – School Dance

Tuesday 2nd July – Sports Day

8th – 12th July – Exhibition Fair

Monday 15th July – Reports signing for parents

Thursday 18th July – Summer concert

Friday 19th July – Term ends at 1:30pm

Community News



Families for Life is a free 4 week programme of healthy eating and active games for parents/carers and their children aged 5 – 11 years being held at Castlehaven Community Centre. Each session is 90 minutes and includes fun activities, cooking and tasting of simple recipes. Discussion topics include:

  • Healthy eating for children 5 -11 years
  • Raising healthy eaters and managing fussy eating behaviours 
  • Healthy breakfasts
  • Understanding food labels
  • Sugar
  • Portion sizes
  • Active games for the family

Camden Music Services Online Applications

Music lessons and class bands begin the week beginning 29th April.

You can apply for music lessons online by clicking here or scanning the QR code below:

Term Dates 

TermFirst Day for ChildrenHalf Term Last School DayInset Days
Autumn Term 2018Weds 5th SeptemberMon 22nd – Fri 26th OctoberFri 21st December             1:30pm Mon 3rd & Tues 4th September
Spring Term 2019Tues 8th JanuaryMon 18th – Fri 22nd FebFri 5th April             3:15pm Mon 7th January
Summer Term 2019Tues 23rd AprilMon 27th – Fri 31st MayFriday 19th July             1:30pm Mon 22nd & Tues 23rd July              

Term dates for next academic year are in the school office section of our website.

Assemblies Summer Term 2019

Friday 26th April Awards Assembly
Friday 3rd May Awards Assembly
Friday 10th  May No Assembly: Spring festival
Friday 17th May Year 1
Friday 4th May Year 5
Friday 7th June Confirmation Mass@11.00am Awards Assembly@2.40pm
Friday 14th June Year 3
Friday 21st  June Year 2
Thursday 27th June Reception
Friday 5th July Year 4
Friday 12th July Y6 Leavers Assembly
Thursday 18th July Prize Day at 2.00pm
Friday 19th July Whole school church service at 12.30pm