Spring Forest School Update

18th March 2021

We have had a busy week in Forest School and a feeling the weather is warming up. Reception had great fun making some bird feeders for all the busy birds around school. Year 5 and 6 started the big job of tidying up our garden ready for some planting. There was lots of hard work…

World Book Day 2021

5th March 2021

Lockdown couldn’t spoil the fun yesterday! World Book Day -Online was absolutely brilliant! We loved seeing all the different book characters, but it looked like Harry Potter was a top choice throughout the year groups!! Although this was fun online, we can’t wait to welcome the children back to school next week

Hemdean House Lockdown Response

16th January 2021

Online learning is going smoothly thanks to our fantastic pupils and their parents. As part of our Hemdean House Lockdown Response, our wonderful teachers have spared no time or effort in preparing home learning packs for each and every pupil to accompany their online lessons. Better yet, parents had those special packs hand-delivered (in a…

The Start of Spring Term 2021

7th January 2021

Welcome Back to the Spring Term! Due to the national Lockdown we have moved lessons online. Class Teachers will supply Zoom invites and talking you through how the lessons will run. Wishing all of the pupils a great start online!

Wishing you a wonderful Festive Break!

10th December 2020

Wishing everyone a peaceful and magical festive period, especially as it will differ from what we are accustomed to.

Heamdean House Painting

9th December 2020

Many thanks to Mr Roberts for coming in to gift us a wonderful painting of Hemdean House. He painted our school to commemorate our 160th Anniversary. Our Year 3 Teacher Miss Roberts’ father is an incredibly talented painter who has captured the school beautifully. The painting is displayed in the office for all to enjoy…

The Innkeeper’s Breakfast Nativity

8th December 2020

Today our Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 children perform their Nativity play “The Innkeeper’s Breakfast”. The children did so well in remembering their lines and singing the songs! Well done to our Early Years pupils. Due to COVID restrictions, we have had to the play professionally recorded and DVDs will follow for you to…

Christmas Craft & Jumper Day

7th December 2020

Today’s Christmas crafts day went fantastically well. Thanks to the PTA’s amazing craft packs and the teachers’ hard work, children were able to make oasis table centrepieces, decoupage ornaments and even chocolate truffles. We had great feedback from lots of parents who were happy to have received such lovely decorations from their children. It was…

Forest Preservation

4th December 2020

Year 5 and 6 were brilliant in planting 30 saplings in the forest this week. They are working hard on our sustainability plan for the forest area so that we can ensure our Forest remains a green and healthy habitat. Our resident robin sang his approval all lesson long – or was he just eyeing…

Hemdean House Music

2nd December 2020

Our Year 4 class held a fantastic drumming assembly playing the African Djembes (with thanks to Mr Tutton from the Berkshire Maestros) while the Year 6 class treated our Head Teacher to a mini music concert. Beginning with a festive tune played on a mix of instruments, they followed on to violin and piano solos,…