School Logo

Newsletter - w/c 10/06/19

Please find below the weekly newsletter containing important information.  


Soccer Aid - Wednesday 12th June 2019

On Wednesday, the children are taking part in a fundraising activity for Soccer Aid to raise money for Unicef.  On Wednesday, please send your child to school in sports clothing, preferably in a football shirt and/or the colour of their house team.  Please also give your child £1 to donate to charity.  We are trying to raise at least £375.  If every child attended school and brought their £1 we would raise more than that which would be fantastic!  


Friends of Hurst Drive's Fathers' Day Sale - Friday 14th June 2019

On Friday, the Friends of Hurst Drive are organising a Fathers' Day Sale to raise money for the school where the children will have time during the school day to buy gifts for their Dad or any of the important men in their lives.  We recommend you give your child £5-£10.  This sale was a big success in March when we did it for the Mums so we know this one will be just as successful for all the Dads too!


Tea Towel Sale

Every morning next week before school we will be selling KS1 & KS2 Tea Towels on the school playground in front of Walnut Class. If you would like to purchase one of these, they are £3.00 each.


Summer Fair

The Friends of Hurst Drive will be organising a Summer Fair on the back playground and field on the 12th July to raise money for the school. If you have any donations for the stalls (ie: soft toys in good condition, unopened toiletry gift sets) could you please hand them in at the office. Any donations would be appreciated.

The Friends are also looking for any helpers to either set up or run a stall please call in the office to put your name down if you are able to help. Thank you.


School Uniform - September 2019 onward

Please make a note that from September 2019 onward, children in KS2 will need to wear a white polo shirt with their school jumper or cardigan like the children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 do currently.  If your KS2 child is growing and you need to replace uniform now, you are very welcome to replace their shirt and tie with a white polo shirt.

Please also make sure your child is wearing black school shoes - not trainers!  Thank you.  


Term Dates 2019-20

We have had to change our term dates slightly.  School will be closed on Wednesday 4th September 2019 and open on Monday 1st June 2020.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and hopefully we have given you enough advanced notice.  


School Website

Please take the time to look at our new school website, particularly the calendar that includes all the important dates parents/carers will want to know about for June and July.  The new homework booklets for this half term are on the website too - any completed projects need to be returned to school by Monday 15th July 2019.  


Times Tables Rockstars (KS2)

Parents/carers of children in Years 3-6, please know that your child has a login for Times Tables Rockstars - a fun educational website that allows them to learn their times tables by heart.  This is particularly important for the current Year 3 children who will be sitting the first Multiplication Check test next year when they are in Year 4.  Please encourage your child to visit this website daily to practise their times tables - times tables are important for so many areas of maths.  If your child does not know their login, tell them to get it from their teacher or speak to the school office.  


End of day collection times 

Please note the school day finishes at 3:15 pm. Can we please remind you that your children need to be collected at this time. Can we also please remind you to contact the office during the school day if you have a friend or family member collecting your child who is not on your contact list.


Yours sincerely,
The School Office Team

Hurst Drive Primary School 

01992 624099