Huntingdon Primary

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Our archived whole school news items are listed below. Click one to read in full.
If you’re looking for something from a particular year group, they have their own pages. And if you’re after a newsletter, they can be found here.
You might like to also check our Facebook page, where we post about what’s going on in school.

WBD Friday!

WBD Friday!

A reminder that here at HPS we’re celebrating World Book Day on FRIDAY.

The children are invited to dress up as a character from a book of their year group author;

EYFS – Julia Donaldson
Y1 – Road Dahl
Y2-Dr Seuss
Y3 – Marcia Williams
Y4 – Laurence Anholt
Y5 and Y6 – William Shakespeare

That’s Friday (not Thursday!) – World Book Day @ HPS.

Training Teachers

Training Teachers

We have been invited by the University of Cambridge’s Faculty of Education to take part in their Initial Teacher Education. This means HPS will be helping to shape the teachers of the future!

The trainee teachers will be in HPS for one week starting on the 18th March, and then returning in the summer for a second placement.

It also means that while they’re here the children will have more adults in the room during the day and have opportunities for more one to one learning.

SIMS Pay

SIMS Pay

Those of you who use our online payment system SIMS Agora will notice that from today it’s had a rebrand. It’s now known as SIMS Pay.
You still sign in with the same details as before, but the website will look a little different, and now has a new address: sims-pay.co.uk

Top Chef Award

Top Chef Award

Congratulations to our first Top Chef nominees -they were nominated by our Midday Supervisors for showing the HPS values at lunchtime. Each week 7 new children – one from each Year group – will be nominated by the Midday Supervisors to cook with Mrs Griffiths our Catering Manager each Tuesday afternoon.

Our winners baked and took some great brown soda bread – plus the recipe – home with them.

Who will be nominated next week?

Magpas total

Magpas total

Well done to everyone involved in our Magpas Air Ambulance day here at school just before the holiday. The baking and turning orange paid off – the Y4 team have finished counting and we raised a total of £432!

Spelling Bee

Spelling Bee

Our Spelling Bee starts at 2pm this afternoon and our children have been revising like crazy!

If parents/carers are coming to watch, you’ll need to get to the office around 1.45ish to sign in before the event.

We don’t want you to miss the start!

Willow Tunnel

Willow Tunnel

Our new playground structures are coming along nicely!

The willow tunnel on the playground is not ready for use yet, and is already in danger of being damaged before we’ve even finished! Please try and keep children from playing on/in the tunnel before and after school until we’re entirely finished. It’s still a little delicate!

Thank you!

MAGPAS day!

MAGPAS day!

A reminder that tomorrow is our wear something orange day in aid of Magpas Air Ambulance, the charity that Y4 are supporting. Wear something orange and bring a pound for MAGPAS!

Our kitchen staff have been hard at work making hundreds of orange helicopter biscuits too! These will be on sale in the snack shack tomorrow (20p) and after school. Yum!

New Menu!

New Menu!

Our new school dinners menu starts after the half term break.

View and download a copy of the menu on our School Dinners page.

No Clubs Thursday

No Clubs Thursday

Just a reminder that there are no clubs tomorrow (Thursday) – this is KS1 Football, Gym and the Stay and Create club.

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