Author James Nicol will be here today at 2pm to talk about his books and will be available to sign books after – books are £6.50 for one or £12.00 for both…

Author Archive | Lisa Lawrence


Fire Safety

Year 3 were very lucky today to be visted by Sarah from the Education team at Essex Fire Rescue Services. The children were given a talk about fire safety in the home which included information about everyday hazards, prevention tips and what to do if ever the children find themselves involved in a fire.  The […]

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Royal Wedding Day

We had a Royal Street Party today at Holland Park. The children, wearing royal red, white and blue, celebrated the forthcoming wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle by enjoying their lunch outside, followed by dancing in the playground. The beautiful weather helped get us into the party atmosphere. We even had a couple of […]

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Year 6 Fashion!

6M had a calming afternoon of science and art on Thursday. We had a great time painting our human hearts; linking in with what we’ve been learning about the circulatory system in science. It was a colourful and educational activity, using different colours for different parts of the heart. This was followed by an activity […]

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HMRC Possible Scam

A parent has reported that they have recently received what they believe to be a scam HMRC text message through a ‘Gateway’ service which the parent initially thought was the SchoolGateway the school uses to communicate with parents/carers. We are unsure at this stage whether there is a connection to SchoolGateway although we understand that HMRC […]

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I Wanna Be A Rockstar!

Last term ended with a huge bang (of the drums and guitar rift) as we celebrated Rock Star Day! The children thoroughly enjoyed “Rock Star Day” and the costumes looked absolutely fabulous! As well as having great fun, the children were introduced to a new resource called “Times Tables Rock Stars”. We spent the day […]

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Afrikan Fusion

Millie from Afrikan Fusion visited HP today to deliver a series of workshops to all of the children. The workshops gave the children the opportunity to use various authentic African instruments, learning how they are made and when they would be used. A number of messages about culural diversity where shared through song, chants, dance and drumming. The aim of the workshops was […]

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School Closed

Due to the adverse weather conditions, Holland Park will be closed today, Wednesday 28th February. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause but, with the additional snowfall overnight, the ice and freezing temperatures, it is unsafe for students and staff to travel to and from school. We will keep you updated as soon as […]

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Snow Day!

The snow which fell overnight produced a rare and an unmatched experience for many of our children. To celebrate this, the children who had arrived with suitable clothing, were given the opportunity to spend some time outside this morning should they choose. This proved to be  a wonderful and memorable experience for both the children […]

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Postponed Parent Consultations

A reminder that the Senior Leadership Team have made the decision to postpone the Parent Consultations on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. This decision has been made in light of the forecast adverse weather and subsequent weather warnings that have been issued by the Met Office. I can only apologise for any inconvenience that […]

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