Author Archive | Lisa Lawrence


This is Me!

Thank you to all the parents who brought in a donation for The Trussell Trust Food Bank this morning as part of our This Is Me day; we have had an amazing response! If you would still like to make a donation, please bring it into school before Friday morning when it will be collected. […]

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Name the Easter Bunny Comp

We are looking forward to the arrival of our latest “pet” to join our ever growing wooden zoo (along with our Christmas reindeer). However, it does not currently have a name! We are inviting all the children to take part in a name the bunny competition. There will be a prize for the chosen name. […]

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SEND Survey

Dear parent/carer, Essex County Council is launching an engagement with the parents and carers of children and young people who require additional support on the future of special educational needs in Essex. We are sharing information about the work we have undertaken to date, the continued challenges we face and seeking your views on our vision […]

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PTA Meeting

The next Holland Park PTA meeting will be on Wednesday 6th March at 7pm in The Tavern, Holland on Sea. As always, everybody welcome. Please come along and see some of the wonderful work the PTA do to help all the of the children on Holland Park school.

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Pancake Day

Tuesday 5th March is Pancake Day! To celebrate there will be pancakes, with sugar and lemon, for desert with school dinners tomorrow (Tuesday).

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Urgent and Important On Line Safety Message for Parents

Momo is a sinister ‘challenge’ that has been around for some time. It has recently resurfaced and once again has come to the attention of schools and children across the country. Dubbed the ‘suicide killer game’, Momo has been heavily linked with apps such as Facebook, WhatsApp, YouTube, and most recently (and most worryingly)… YouTube […]

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Armistice Presentation

All parents are invited into school from 3.05pm tomorrow (13th November) to view the children’s learning based around WW1 and Armistice day. As part of their Home Learning over the last 2 weekends, children have been asked to complete a project to commemorate the end of WW1. There have been some amazing pieces of learning […]

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1918 – 2018

This week at Holland park we have spent some time thinking, and learning, about WW1 and about the sacrifices the soldiers made. All the children in the school made a poppy of remembrance, which were then made into beautiful class wreaths. Some classes also wrote poems based on their learning. This morning  we spent some […]

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Author Visit

Today we were lucky to have a visit from author A. L. Kennedy. She came in to talk about her new children’s books,  Uncle Shawn and Bill and the Almost Entirely Unplanned Adventure and  Uncle Shawn and Bill and the Pajimminy–Crimminy Unusual Adventure, and read parts of the stories to the children. There was also time for a question […]

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