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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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Author visit on 19th October 2018

We are delighted to welcome to school the author A L Kennedy who will be talking about her two brilliant books starring Uncle Shawn and Badger Bill on Friday, 19th October. The books are two hilarious, heartwarming stories about the crazy adventures of Badger Bill, ably assisted by his best friend Uncle Shawn – not […]

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Multi School Council Meeting

Today Mrs Edwards had the privilege of taking our Yr5 and Yr6 School Council Reps to Market Field School for a multi School Council meeting on mental health and well-being for the young. We were lucky enough to be joined by several members of our Parent Council, as well as Mrs Hope from our Pastoral Team. […]

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Caythorpe Day 3

Well, the final day is over.  The children have had a fantastic time and seeing them experiencing all the activities and overcoming their fears has been an absolute privilege .  They have been a credit to their families and Holland Park. The children were woken at 6.30am so they could finish their packing and strip […]

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Caythorpe Day 2

After a great night’s sleep (it must have been all the fresh air on Wednesday), the children woke at 7.00am ready for the day ahead.  They started the day with a full, cooked breakfast and as much toast as they could manage – quite a lot, apparently! By 9.15, we all split into our groups […]

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Caythorpe Day 1

We began our day, excited about the experiences which lay ahead.  After a 3 hour journey, we finally arrived at Caythorpe Court in Lincolnshire and were greeted by our group leader, Charlotte.  After eating our packed lunches we were given a tour of the Caythorpe site and had a glimpse of the activities which awaited […]

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Ipswich School Open Morning

Ipswich School are holding an open morning for parents and carers of external pupils who are entering Year 7. This will be held on Saturday, 29th September 2018 from 9.30am – 12 noon. Information for the open morning can be found here. Ipswich School are also awarding scholarships and means-tested bursaries for the following: Queen’s […]

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Year 6 to Year 7 Secondary Admissions

We have been asked by Essex County Council (ECC) to inform Year 6 parents/carers of the following information as ECC are not sending letters out to Year 6 parent/carers regarding making an application for 2019 secondary school admissions. The new secondary school admission round opens on Wednesday, 12th September 2018, for the parents/carers of current […]

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Battle of the Bands – Summer Challenge

Over the course of the holidays, if you are staying out of the sun and looking for some mathematical entertainment, remember that new Battles of the Bands have been set up for next year’s classes.  These battles went live on Saturday morning and will last for the entire Summer – I can already see that […]

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