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Holmwood House School
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Holmwood House Bulletin - 12 March 2020
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Whole School News
NEW Summer Camp

LITTLE STEPS
We are delighted to have launched our Little Steps fun-filled activity morning especially for parents and toddlers in 2020. The sessions are free and will be running the last Thursday of every month.
   
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Contact
You can contact the boarding team via email - boarding@holmwood.house
   
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SECONDHAND UNIFORM SHOP
The secondhand uniform shop (located on the path between the Music School and the staff car park) now has a wide selection of cricket bats and tennis rackets as well a good stock of uniform and sports kit.
 
We are open every Thursday morning between 8.00am and 9.00am and every purchase helps support the Friends of Holmwood House.

Parents’ KEEP FIT Class  (All levels of fitness welcome)
Thursdays during term time at 8.30am in the Talbot room
£6 per class (cash only please - signing in and payment in the front office from 8.15am)
Run by Wendy Cowell (Level 3 Personal Trainer & Fitness Instructor)
   
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Fixtures
Team sheets for matches are displayed on noticeboards around the school confirming team members, dates, times and locations for matches each week.
For up-to-date match fixtures and cancellations, please click here to visit the Sports Fixtures page of the website.
   
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Emails:
Medical Alert 
Coronavirus - Travelling Abroad?
Poppies

Holiday Club
Easter holiday club w/c 6 April (4 days). If you are term time only or would like to book extra sessions, please call the nursery for availability

Funding
It is now time to check your eligibility codes for your three-year-old funding are valid for next term, as you will receive your funding shortly. You will need to apply for the extended hours, if you qualify, via the gov website as soon as possible.
Clothing
Please ensure you provide your child each day with a change of spare clothes, a coat, hat and gloves while the weather is still cold and wet.

Towels
If you have any spare towels, we would greatly appreciate them at the Nursery.

Website
Please familiarise yourself with the Holmwood House School website, there is a nursery tab where you are able to find lots of information, including Holiday Club, closure dates, fees and weekly menus.

Closure Dates
Please note we close on Friday 10 April and re-open on Monday 20 April. Thank you. 
   
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We have had a brand new mud kitchen made for our garden. If you have any cutlery pots, pans and non-breakable kitchenware that you are willing to donate, please can they be brought in. Thank you.
   
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Reception
Emails:
5Rs in Week 8 Newsletter

Show and Tell
Please click here for the Camera Schedule.
   
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Dates:
Friday 13 March - 2.30pm Year 1 Sharing Assembly

Emails:
5Rs in Week 8 Newsletter

Year 1 Sharing Assembly
We would like to invite you to come and join us for the Year 1s sharing assembly on Friday 13 March at 2.30pm in the Talbot Room. The assembly will last for approximately 25 minutes. This is a time for the children to share with you, and the rest of Pre-Prep, some of the exciting things they have been learning this term. 

We do hope you can join us. The children are always keen to share their learning and they love seeing  you!

Reading
Reading Guidance for Years 1-3 - click here
   
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Emails:
5Rs in Week 8 Newsletter
Les Ambassadeurs 2020 (selected parents)
Early Morning Literacy (selected parents)

Year 2 Strings
Just a reminder to check the Parent Secure Area of the school website for the music that Year 2 pupils can practice when at home.

Reading
Reading Guidance for Years 1-3 - click here
   
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Year 3
Emails:
5Rs in Week 8 Newsletter 
Les Ambassadeurs 2020 (selected parents)

Show and Tell - Heroes
Please click here for Year 3s Show and Tell Schedule

Reading
Reading Guidance for Years 1-3 - click here
   
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Emails:
Team Water Bottles 
Les Ambassadeurs 2020 (selected parents)

Reading
Reading Guidance for Years 4-8 - click here

   
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Emails:
Team Water Bottles
5IDV (sent to 5IDV parents only) 
Les Ambassadeurs 2020 (selected parents)

Reading
Reading Guidance for Years 4-8 - click here
   
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Year 6
Dates:
Saturday 14 March - 10.00am-12.00pm Bellevue U11 Netball Tournament CANCELLED
Monday 16 March - 6.30-8.30pm Year 6 Parent Consultation Evening
Friday 20 March - 7.00-8.00pm Years 6 & 7 Production - Performance to Parents

Emails:
Team Water Bottles
Year 6 Parent Consultation Evening 
Les Ambassadeurs 2020 (selected parents)
Bellevue Netball Festival CANCELLED (sent to selected parents)

Production DVD
Unfortunately, we were unable to meet minimum order numbers for Big Yellow Feet to film the production. We will however be producing an in-house DVD of the show at a cost of £10 per copy and you will be able to order this on the night. You can also order by clicking here.
Trips
Please click here for the Year 6 Rhoscolyn Kit List.

Reading
Reading Guidance for Years 4-8 - click here
   
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Dates:
Monday 9 March - 2.15pm Team Photographs
Wednesday 11 March - Bellevue South Music Festival 
Friday 20 March - 7.00-8.00pm Years 6 & 7 Production - Performance to Parents

Emails:
Team Water Bottles
Years 7 & 8 Parent Consultation Evening

Production DVD
Unfortunately, we were unable to meet minimum order numbers for Big Yellow Feet to film the production. We will however be producing an in-house DVD of the show at a cost of £10 per copy and you will be able to order this on the night. You can also order by clicking here.
Reading
Reading Guidance for Years 4-8 - click here
   
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Emails:
Team Water Bottles
WhatsApp (sent to selected parents only) 
Years 7 & 8 Parent Consultation Evening

Reading
Reading Guidance for Years 4-8 - click here
   
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Holmwood House School
Holmwood House Preparatory School
Chitts Hill, Lexden, Colchester, Essex, CO3 9ST
Telephone   01206 574305
Email   office@holmwood.house
   
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