Weekly Updates 1st February 2024

Dear Parents/Carers,

Please find this week’s updates and reminders below:


Just to confirm the children will be having lunch before finishing school early at 1pm tomorrow (Friday 2nd February).

Mrs Betts memorial donation

A reminder – we have set up a memorial ParentPay link for anyone wishing to donate money towards a bench and tree in memory of Mrs Sue Betts.

PE Kit

Please ensure children wear the correct PE kit as listed on the School website, this can be viewed using the following link: https://highdownschools.co.uk/parent-info/school-uniform/

There is plenty of un-named uniform in lost property that can be used if needed. 

MMR vaccine

Please see letter attached regarding an MMR vaccine call.

Future Stars Coaching

Please see flyer attached regarding the February half term holiday club.

Pride In Play February half term holiday club

Please see information attached for the February Half term holiday club. Below is the booking link


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 2nd February

Infants and Nursery closing at 1PM

Friday 9th February

Last day of term

Monday 19th February

Inset Day – school closed

Tuesday 20th February

Back to school – Term 4

Kind Regards,

Lisa & Keely

School Office

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High Down Schools
Down Road, Portishead
Bristol BS20 6DY