Weekly Updates 14th December 2023

Dear Parents/Carers,

Please find this week’s updates and reminders below:

Christmas Jumpers

As part of the Save the Children “Christmas Jumper Day” Fundraiser, children are welcome to wear their Christmas Jumpers on the day of their Christmas lunch next week.

Infants Christmas Lunch day –  Monday 18th December 2023

Juniors Christmas Lunch day –  Tuesday 19th December 2023

Ways to Donate:

  • Online via the Save the Children website 
  • Through your Parentpay account with the school.  Service will be live today on Thursday 14th December
  • or handing in cash

Juniors only – Futurestars Sportszone clubs from Term 3

Please see flyer and letter attached giving details for the Juniors Futurestars sportszone clubs from Term 3. This is now available to book on the Futurestars website: 


Pupil data

Please ensure your child’s medical conditions/emergency contacts/dietary requirements are up to date. This should and always be confirmed via the office email on office@highdownschools.org in order for us to then update the system.

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:-

Friday 15th December

Year 3 and Year 4 Christmas parties

Monday 18th December

Infant Christmas Dinner & Jumpers

Year 5 Christmas party

Tuesday 19th December

Junior Christmas dinner & Jumpers

Wednesday 20th December

Year 6 Christmas party

Last day of term

Thursday 4th January

Return to School

We would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Kind Regards,

Lisa & Keely

School Office

Get in Touch

High Down Schools
Down Road, Portishead
Bristol BS20 6DY