Weekly Update 10th November

Dear Parents/Carers, 

Please find this week’s updates and reminders below:

Children in Need and Singing Children of Africa fundraising day

Children are invited to wear non-uniform into school next Thursday 16th November, in return for a small donation towards Children in need and Singing Children of Africa.Donations preferably to be made on Parentpay

Junior Lost Property

Please check in the Junior lost property boxes when you are next on School drop off/pick up for any missing items.  We have lots of un-named coats that need reuniting with their owners!

Portishead Remembrance Day schedule

Please see the Portishead Remembrance Day schedule attached, ahead of this weekend.

Healthy relationship with eating

Please see flyer attached from Portishead Town Council, giving details for a workshop about disordered eating, which is being held next Wednesday 15th November. 

Other Reminders:-

School Office

The School Office is open from 8:30am – 3:45pm.  If you ring after 3:45pm then please leave a message which will be picked up the next morning.  We do get very busy, particularly at School drop off and pick up, so if we don’t answer your call, please leave a message or e-mail us and we will get back to you as soon as we can.   You can e-mail us on office@highdownschools.org

Please always confirm your child’s name and class in any message or e-mail

If you would like to come to the School Office, please buzz at the pedestrian gate and come to the hatch in the lobby outside main reception. 

Reporting absences

Absences must be reported by phoning the school on 01275 843969 by 10:00am each day.  

*Please do not e-mail absences because the e-mail may not be seen until later in the day, by which time the absence will have been marked as unauthorised. 

Useful Dates:-

Wednesday 15th November

Year 6 – National Child Measurement Programme

Thursday 16th November

Junior school disco – 5pm-6pm for Years 3 and 4 

Junior school disco – 6:15-7:15pm for Years 5 and 6 

Children in Need and Singing children of Africa fundraising day

Friday 17th November 


Kind regards,

Lisa & Keely

School Office

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High Down Schools
Down Road, Portishead
Bristol BS20 6DY