KS2 Online Safety workshops for Parents

As we approach the summer and the welcome free time that it brings, this is also a time when children may be increasingly online. To support parents in how to ensure that their children are safe online, we have two workshops next week:

Tuesday 16th at 3:30pm & Wednesday 17th at 8am in the Church Hall.

Report signing

Parents/carers, please come in to read and sign your child’s report on Monday 15th July: 8 – 8:45am and 3:15- 5:30pm. Please contact the school office if there are any problems. The reports will not be available to sign after Tuesday.

Concerts

We enjoyed the our wonderful performance by our pianists and violinists earlier this week. We were also delighted to welcome the head of Camden Music Services, Peter West. Sadly, he is retiring after a significant number of years creating and leading an incredibly successful service that is driven to ensure that children and young people in Camden experience both playing and appreciating music – we thank him for all that he has achieved and the legacy that he has established.

On Mon 15th July some of our guitar and ukulele players are performing at 9am – please come if you have received a text about this.

Thurs 18th July – we would like to invite all our families to our summer bands concert and tea party from 2pm.

Other Dates for Next Week…..

Tuesday 16th – 2pm Prize Day in the Church

Friday 19th – 11am Whole School Service in Holy Trinity Church – all welcome

Don’t forget: School closes at 1:30pm on Friday 19th July

Summer Reading Challenge

There is an assembly for the whole school next Wednesday morning where the children will find out about how they can take part in challenging themselves to read as much as possible over the long holidays, in collaboration with local libraries.

For parents, below is how you can get your child involved:

  • Children sign up at their local library and receive a Space Chase collector folder
  • Children borrow and read at least six library books of their own choice during the summer, collecting special stickers to complete their folder and incentives along the way
  • Library staff and young volunteers are on hand to advise and run family-friendly activities
  • Children who complete the Summer Reading Challenge are presented with a certificate and a medal

Additional Library Events in the Summer

Camden Libraries has also arranged special launch events for all Camden Libraries week beginning July 14th, with the following taking place:

John Kirk Storytelling will present an interactive story time session, suitable for Rec, Y1 & Y2 children, lasting approx. 45 mins at the following libraries:

Friday 19th July – Swiss cottage Library, Kilburn Library, and West Hampstead Library  (times TBC)

Monday 21st July – Queen’s Crescent Library, Camden Town Library, Holborn Library (times TBC)

Freshwater Theatre Company (aimed at Y3 upwards) will present a themed performance/workshop at Highgate library, Kentish Town library, and Pancras Square Library on dates during the week beginning 14th July( most likely Wednesday and Thursday of that week TBC very soon!)   

Global Goals Exhibition Week

Classes thrilled us all with their ‘Exhibition Fairs’ this week, where they showed what they have been learning through the global goals and taught the rest of the school and wider community about how we can make the world a better place for all to live in.

Sporting News

We would like to say a huge well done to our Y5 & Y6 Basketball team for not only representing our school, but also the Borough of Camden in the annual London Youth Games Finals. This is the first time in 5 years that we have had a sports team make it to this event, so what an excellent achievement! The team came up against some super talented schools from Barnet, Ealing and Richmond in their group. The first game against Barnet was a huge 12-6 win, then they lost 15-8 to Richmond in the second and 15-2 in the third. The team were knocked out but they walked away with their heads up high because they gave it their absolute all and played amazingly together. Well done Ellis, Jason, Lucy, Gianni, Ranyah and Josie, we are very proud of you all.

PiP Summer Festival – Sat 6th July

It was a very special Summer Festival and we want to thank PiP for their innovation and hard work in making it such a success. It was such a strong reflection of the HTSS community where children shared their talents with exceptional enthusiasm and we were able to share in food and drinks along with enjoying other great stalls.

To top the whole event off, you raised approximately £4,200!!! This will go towards school arts projects, the purchase of a portable PA system. Our next fundraising drive will be for the purchase of iPads.

Christian Value – Service

The Bible teaches us to share generously with those in need, and good things will come in turn. Each of us has something to offer to someone in need. No matter how small this service is, it will make a difference. Think about what you can do to serve others both in school and beyond.

“It is more blessed to give than to receive.”                     Acts 20:35

Key Dates

Monday 15th July – Guitar & ukulele concert at 9am & reports signing for parents after school

Thursday 18th July – Summer concert

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

Community News & Summer Clubs

Coach Steve’s Summer Football & Multi activity Camp

Time to start planning summer activities! Coach Steve can confirm that his popular summer clubs will be running this year.

22nd – 27th July Ages 5-11 year olds

Time: 9am – 3pm; venue: Eleanor Palmer Primary School

Costs: Full week £100 (daily rate £22); concessionary/sibling discounts apply

To book your place, contact Coach Steve: prorevolution.development@gmail.com

If you are a parent with a child in secondary schools WES, Parli, Haverstock or Maria Fidelis you are needed by the “Meet the Parents Programme”. To sign up as a volunteer, please contact Issi on 07543 776 432 or e-mail her on info@meettheparents.info. They need parents urgently! For more information about the programme click here.

Click here to reserve your free ticket to the Camden Moving on to Secondary schools Event!

Amazing activities on offer this summer in the Camden Summer Guide

Camden Music Services Online Applications

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

Thursday 18th July Prize Day at 2.00pm
Friday 19th July Whole school church service at 11.00am