Attendance Awards on Friday announced!                
Welcome to Horsenden Primary School
Welcome to Horsenden Primary School

Dear Parents and Carers

The children waiting for their high school information will be hearing on 2 March and this is always an anxious time for the year 6 parents and carers.  I do hope the children get the school of their choice!

By now you will all have received the Scarlet Fever letter although there is still one here, attached, in case your child was absent on the day it was given out or in case your child hasn't given it to you!

If you have been onto the school site, recently, you will have noticed the grey welfare cabins; they are the offices and staff room quarters of the builders and they will be housed here on a temporary basis so that the field area can be finished (as they were moved from the field area).  You may also have noticed the bright yellow walk way structure but the one erected is too high so changes to what is there now will be made, in due course.  Eventually, that walk way will connect the two buildings.

Before the half term break, the children in Years 1-5 heard all about the World Book Day competition which, this year, instead of being a 'Design a Pillowcase' competition is 'Design your own Book Cover' competition.  All children have received a flyer about this and the closing date is Tuesday 3 March.  Miss Borsig made one for the children in the assemblies to see.  She designed one for 'The Tiger Who Came to Tea' by Judith Kerr.  Children wishing to enter the competition should make their own 'book' using the title/author of their favourite one. They need to use an empty cereal box to make their 'book'.  There is a photo, below, of the one made by Miss Borsig. The information about the event is also below. In the assemblies on Friday 27 February, the children saw another couple of examples of books having been made using empty cereal boxes as well as hearing all about what would be happening on Red Nose Day, which is on Friday 13 March.  Children in Years 1 and 2 will be doing something funny for money on the faces of Mr Gami and Mr Joahill.  Children in Years 3-6 will have the opportunity to 'take snips' from Mr Carns' beard...which he has been growing for the occasion!

I told you all about the pancake assemblies last time I updated this page but I thought that I would leave the photos up for a little longer.  It was all good fun as you can see from the photos, below.

Continue to check out all the new sections of the web site and all the recent uploads.  So many marvellous things are happening in school, every single day, and it is fantastic to be able to share these moments with you all.  Have you saved the Horsenden website to your favourites list yet?  Why not do it now?

We really enjoy sharing achievements outside of school. You can contact Miss Holden, on the e-mail provided (, and she will organise the achievement being shared with the school community...and indeed...the world!

Mrs Walton

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