Weekly News - Friday 14th January 2022

Posted on: 14/01/2022

Barnardo's National Choral Competition

We are delighted to announce that our Chamber Choir has once again reached the finals of this prestigious national choral competition. The final is scheduled to take place in the Barbican on Wednesday 23rd March at 6.30 p.m. and further details will be shared with parents who would like to attend this wonderful event in due course.  

Internet Safety Day

Image00004On Tuesday, we were visited by Paul Hay who gave talks to children throughout the school about how to stay safe online.

Paul also delivered training to staff and an evening Zoom session for parents. 

You can read more about the day and find links to the materials and presentations he shared in today's Head's Blog.


Royal Academy Of Arts Summer Show

Submissions are now open for the Young Artists' Summer Show, an exciting opportunity for young artists aged 4-19 to exhibit their work online and onsite at the Royal Academy of Arts.

It is free to enter and open to young artists studying in the UK.

We hope that many pupils will submit artwork for this exhibition. Artwork should be submitted directly to the Royal Academy of Arts using the link below, but please do encourage pupils also to bring their creations into school to share with their class teacher and Mrs. Pruce, our Head of Art.

Deadline for submissions is 30 March 2022. You can find out more and submit your work here.

Sports News

Our girls enjoyed a resounding victory over St. Andrew's School in their netball match on Wednesday evening. They played exceptionally well and it is lovely to see their skills developing throughout the season. Thank you to all who came along to support the team.

Burns Night

We will be celebrating Burns Night at school once again by giving the children the opportunity to taste Haggis!

Our lovely chef Soula has also shared some recipe cards based around Oats and linked to Burns Night - you might like to have a go at making some of these recipes with your children at home.

Smart Art Classes at Oak Farm Library

There is a new smART CRAFT club which will be running every fortnight in Oak Farm Library.  This is an exciting new initiative which aims to encourage children's creativity through different art forms with the strong links to literature and reading in general as well as science.  

The sessions will be run every fortnight between 3.30 and 5 p.m. in Oak Farm Meeting Room for older primary age children (Years 4, 5 and 6). Parents are asked to book on 01895 556242 or email with the child's details oakfarm-library@hillingdon.gov.uk as places are limited. 

You can see more details here.