Weekly Updates Thursday 9th May 2024

Dear Parents/Carers,

Please find this week’s updates and reminders below:

Sun cream and hats

Now that the weather has warmed up, please ensure that sun cream is applied before school and all children have a named sun hat.

Play equipment & hand railings

A reminder that children are not to climb on play equipment or hand railings when waiting outside the classrooms.

Pride in Play Holiday Club

Please find attached Pride In Play’s May half term holiday clubs. To book, please use the link below. It is open to children from reception class and upwards.

Thank you

Pride In Play


Future Stars Holiday Club

Please see poster attached regarding the May half term holiday club being held at Trinity.

Free Workshop for Parents

Please find attached details of a free workshop for parents at the Folk Hall, which is taking place on Wednesday 22 May.

A flyer about Mental Health services for children and young adults is also attached.

Portishead Youth Centre

Please see poster attached with information of the half term activities being held at Portishead Youth Centre.

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 do not 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 10th May – 4R trip to M shed

Monday 13th May – Friday 17th May – Year 6 SATS week

Tuesday 14th May – Swans walk to Weston big wood

Wednesday 15th May – Ducks walk to Weston big wood

Thursday 16th May – Penguins walk to Weston big wood

Friday 17th May – Uniform sale

Kind Regards,

Lisa & Keely

School Office

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High Down Schools
Down Road, Portishead
Bristol BS20 6DY