Weekly Update – 26th May 2022

Dear Parents/Carers, 

Please find this week’s updates and reminders below:

School Office

If you need to visit the School office, please come to the lobby outside main reception and ring the bell next to the hatch.  Please only come into the main reception area if you are signing in to help, or attending a meeting. 

Useful forms such as Parent helper packs, consent to administer medicine etc. are also available in the lobby and we can help you through the hatch.  

We will also sign children in and out for you. 

Infants only – Creative Arts Week

The Infants will be holding their Creative Arts Week in Term 6, week beginning 13th June.

We will be carrying out a range of creative activities during this week.

Children in Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and 2 will be taking part in African Drumming workshops and Year 1 and 2 will be creating some giant Dream Catchers. 

If any parents would like to talk or share any of their creative talents then please let your children’s class teachers know. 

The ‘North Somerset Mental Health and Wellbeing – Directory of Services for Children and Young People’

The ‘North Somerset Mental Health and Wellbeing – Directory of Services for Children and Young People’has been reviewed and now shares a common format across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

The directory provides a place for children and young people, their families and professionals to get quick, easy and direct access to up-to-date mental health and wellbeing information in North Somerset, including:

  • Clear, accurate information about support and services available in North Somerset
  • Ideas for activities locally to help you look after your wellbeing
  • Self-help tools and information including online resources

The Directory can be found on the BNSSG website

Parent Governor Vacancy

Our Governing Body will have a vacancy for a parent governor in July 2022.  Any parent or carer with a child at our schools at that time is eligible to apply.  It is an interesting, rewarding and challenging role, offering a real opportunity to contribute to the ongoing success of our schools.  The application deadline is 6.00 pm on Tuesday 14 June 2022.  Please see the Governors page of the school website for full information, including who to contact if you have any questions.

We hope you all have a great half term and Jubilee weekend. 

Kind regards

School Office

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High Down Schools
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Bristol BS20 6DY