Weekly Update 21st January 2021

Dear Parents/Carers, 

Please find weekly updates and reminders below:

0-19 Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting and School Nursing) provision: A survey for professionals and stakeholders

North Somerset Council want to hear your views and experiences of working with the Health Visiting and School Nursing Services in North Somerset. Your feedback will contribute to North Somerset Council’s plans to recommission the service. These services are available to all children and young people, and their families, from before birth until they are 19 years old. 


If you have any questions about the survey, please contact North Somerset Council’s Public Health Team: public.health@n-somerset.gov.uk

Reminders for parents and carers of children who are coming onto schoolsite

  • Please ensure that children do not ride any bikes, scooters or other wheeled toys on the school site.
  • Absences must be reported by phoning the school on 01275 843969.   Please select the appropriate option to report absence and then leave your message.  Please be as specific as you can regarding the reason.  Obviously knowing the reason for all absences in the current climate is paramount
  • School finishes early every Friday and a reminder of the finish times are below: (children will eat their lunch first before leaving)

        YR  1:00

        Y1  12:55

        Y2  12:50

        Y3  12:55

        Y4 12:45

        Y5 12:50

        Y6  12:40

Reminders for parents and carers of children who are working remotely

  • We now have more Chromebooks available so if you do not have a suitable device please contact Lisa on office@highdownschools.org to arrange to borrow and collect one.
  • If your child is poorly or unable to log online for the day please e-mail Lisa on office@highdownschools.orgconfirming your child’s name and allocated Teacher.

We hope you all have a great weekend.

Kind regards

School Office

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High Down Schools
Down Road, Portishead
Bristol BS20 6DY