Communication between school and parents is really important. To keep parents up to date with latest events, news and programmes, the school has subscribed to a texting service which allows us to communicate efficiently and effectively. All communication between school and parents can be found below.

Please remember to keep the school informed, if you change your mobile or contact details.

 

Letters

 

28th March 2018: Gilwell Park Kit List

31st January 2018: School Council Houses of Parliament

15th January 2018: Staff changes in Year 3

9th January 2018: Y4 & 5 Peacock Theater trip

13th December 2017: RD replacement teacher

5th December 2017: Year 2, 3, 4, 5 & Parents consultations

30th November 2017: Reception & Year 1 Parent consultations

23rd November 2017: KS1/KS2 After School Club nomination

10th November 2017: Anti-bullying week

9th November 2017: Children in Need 2017 appeal

11th October 2017: Year 2 Photo Opt-out

9th October 2017Food Bank challenge

3rd October 2017Pupil passed away

14th September 2017Staff member passed away

 

Text Messages

 

03/05/2018: All parents: Today is the last day for Scholastic Book Club. Orders should be handed to School Office by 3.30pm today. Thank you.

02/05/2018: Y5 Phaseles Wood Residential: Last few places remain, if you would like your child to attend this exciting trip. Please pay a deposit of £30. Total cost £85.

Selected pupils: REMINDER: Football Club. Starts Friday 4th May at 8am, KS2 Playground. Please ensure your child has his/her PE kit with them. Thank you.

26/04/2018 Y5 Phaseles Wood Residential reminder: 3 days, 2 nights. Total cost £85. If you would like your child to attend, please pay a deposit of £30. limited places.

Y1 Headlice Treatment: Can you please check your child’s hair for headlice tonight. If required, please use relevant treatment immediately . Thank you.

25/04/2018: FS trip, Hainault Forest, Tuesday 1st May, Leaving at 9.30am and Returning at 3.30pm. Contribution for #NAME’s trip will be £7.50. Thank you.

1L trip, Soanes Centre, Tuesday 1st May, Leaving at 12.30pm and Returning at 3.30pm. Contribution for #NAME’s trip will be £2.50. Thank you.

1S trip, Soanes Centre, Thursday 3rd May, Leaving at 12.30pm and Returning at 3.30pm. Contribution for #NAME’s trip will be £2.50. Thank you.

Y4 trip, Horniman Museum, Tuesday 8th May, Leaving at 9.30am and Returning at 3pm. Contribution for #NAME’s trip will be £2.00. Thank you.

20/04/2018: Y5 Phaseles Wood Residential: Reminder info session led by Ms Blackburn today, 20th April @ 9-9.30am. We will be taking deposits of £30. Total cost of trip £85.

24/04/2018: Parents of FS and KS1 Bug Club. Your child has been issued with new books. Please login and read these exciting new titles. Thank you.

Y5 ABACUS WORKSHOP: Reminder, please join us for the financial literacy workshop tomorrow morning, 24th April at 9-10am. Thank you.

18/04/2018: All Parents: Reminder: Please register your interest if you would like to attend an English class or an Employment Course scheduled for this term by tomorrow 19th April.

Y4 Gilwell Park: Please remember to pay your child’s outstanding balance for tomorrow morning. Thank you to all the parents who have already paid the balance.

17/04/2018: All parents: REMINDER: After school clubs WILL NOT run this week – clubs begin next week. Club payments should be made by 4pm today. Thank you.

Y3 Gilwell Park Residential. Thank you to the parents who have already paid. If you have not paid the outstanding balance, please pay by the end of the day.
Y5 Phasels Wood residential: Please join us in the Community Room on Fri 20th April @ 9am for an information session to Phasels Wood Activity Centre in June.

29/03/2018: All parents: The school will be closing for Eater holiday today at 2pm. Please ensure your child is collected on time. We will reopen the school on Tuesday 17th April 2018.

28/03/2018: All parents: CAKE Sale, please help us raise money for the Foundation Stage. Cakes will be on sale today from 3.15pm, KS1 & KS2 Playground. Thank you.

27/03/2018: Y4 Gilwell Park Reminder: If you haven’t already paid the balance for your child’s residential trip. Please pay £55 by Thursday 29th March 2018. Thank  you.

26/03/2018: Year 6 SATs Revision Books: Please return your order forms by 12pm. No orders will be taken after this time. You will need to source the books by yourself. Thank you.

Y6 Paris trip: Please arrange for your child to be at the school for 5.45am. Please ensure they have a weatherproof jacket, as its forecasted to rain. Thank you.

All parents: After school clubs are finished. There are no clubs this week. Please arranged collect your child/ren from school at 3.30pm. Thank you.

23/03/2018: Reminder Foundation Stage Workshop. Please join us in the Community Room for a workshop on Oral Health, Monday 26th March @ 9.15am. Thank you.

1L trip update: The children are on route to school, and should arrive approximately 3.40pm. Thank you.

Year 5 parents:  Reminder: Newspaper/Journalist Day: Please ensure your child is smartly dressed on Monday 26th March, Suit, tie, shirt, trousers. Thank you.

22/03/2018: All parents: Parents SPORTS RELIEF Run-A-Mile: Please join us tomorrow morning at 9.30am in the KS2 Playground if you want to donate and take part.

All parents: SPORTS RELIEF: Parents sponsored run @ 9.30am KS2 playground, pin badges and soft balls on sale for £1 each. Please help us raise as much money as possible.

21/03/2018: Selected pupils: Please join us for a small club performance led by the children today at 4.15pm. Look forward to seeing you all. Thank you, Old Palace Primary.

20/03/2018: Selected pupils: Please join us for a small club performance led by the children today at 4.15pm. Look forward to seeing you all. Thank you

Selected pupils: Please hand in your child’s passport to the school office by the end of the week, Friday 23rd March. We will return the passports on our return from Paris.

19/03/2018: Reminder 3D trip, Visiting Rimon Primary School, Thursday 22nd March, Leaving at 9.15pm and Returning at 2.30pm. Thank you, Old Palace Primary School.

Reminder Y1 trip, visiting Royal Mews, Friday 23rd March, Leaving at 9.15pm and Returning at 3pm. Contribution for #NAME’s trip will be £3.00. Thank you.

All Parents: We are selling merchandise to help raise money for Sports Relief 2018. Items can be bought from the school office for £1 each. Thank you.

Selected pupils: Y4 Gillwell Park trip: The next instalment is now due. Can you please pay your balances by Wednesday 21st March. Thank you. Old Palace Primary School.

Selected pupils: Please join us for a small club performance led by the children today at 4.15pm. Look forward to seeing you all. Thank you, Old Palace School.

16/03/2018: All Parents: Club letters have been sent out this evening, please remember to return the slips by Wednesday 21st March 2018. Thank you.

15/03/2018: All Parents: SPORTS RELIEF – Please join us in decorating biscuits to be sold for Sports Relief on Wed 21st Mar at 9am in the Food Lab. Thank you.

13/03/2018: Y6 Paris trip: Following the meeting on Monday 12th March. We are now collecting the Passports for Paris. Please hand them in to the school office.

12/03/2018: FS Festival Assembly, Wed 14th March @ 10.10am. Please remember to dress/provide children with their cultural clothes. Thank you.

09/03/2018: Y3 trip, Bywater Recycling Centre, Monday 12th March, Leaving at 10.30am, Returning 12pm. Thank you.

3H trip, Sandy Synagogue, Tuesday 13th March, Leaving at 11.00am, Returning 2pm. Thank you.

Y6 Paris trip: Please join us on Monday 12th March at 9am in the Community Room for our final meeting in preparation for France.

02/03/2018: All Parents: School will be CLOSING at 1.30pm today as heavy snow is forecast for this afternoon. Please make sure your children are collected at 1.30 thank you.

01/03/2018: All Parents: School Photos. If you wish to purchase your child’s annual school photos, we have extended the deadline to Friday 2nd March 2018.

5L trip, Soanes Centre, Wednesday 7th March, Leaving at 12pm and Returning at 3.15pm. Contribution for #NAME’s trip will be £2.50. Thank you.

5H trip, Soanes Centre, Thursday 8th March, Leaving at 12pm and Returning at 3.15pm. Contribution for #NAME’s trip will be £2.50. Thank you.

Reception trip, Harley Grove Temple, Thursday 8th March, Leaving at 9.30am and Returning at 12pm. Please ensure your child has a warm hat and gloves. Thank you.

Year 2 trip, Horniman Museum, Friday 9th March, Leaving at 10am and Returning at 3.pm. Contribution for #NAME’s trip will be £2.00. Thank you.

All Parents: REMINDER: Clubs this evening are CANCELLED please collect your children at 3.30. Also Football club tomorrow morning is cancelled. Thank you.

28/02/2018: All Parents: School IS OPEN today, however CLUBS are CANCELLED – please make sure you collect your children at 3.30pm.

All Parents : School Photos. If you wish to order your child’s annual school photos, please return the order form by the end of the school day. Thank you.

FS & KS1 : Due to unforeseen weather conditions the FS & KS1 picnic has been postponed, Date to be confirmed. Sorry or any inconvenience caused.

All Parents: Unfortunately, due to weather conditions we have decided to postpone our Non-uniform “Spooky Friday” until next Friday, 9th March 2018.

27/02/2018: Selected Pupils: ASTHMA REVIEW: #NAME’s asthma card has expired. Can you please come and collect an Asthma Card from the school office today to be reviewed by the Nurse/GP.

26/03/2018: Y4 Gilwell Park Residential : Last few places remain. If you would like your child to attend, please deposit £30 in the school office. Total cost £85. Thank you

All Parents: Annual School Photos. Last orders will be taken on Wed 28th Feb. Please hand in your orders as soon as possible. Thank you.

All Parents: The old TEN POUND note will cease to be a legal tender from 1st March. We will no longer accept these at the school. Please exchange them at the Bank.

All Parents: On Wed 28th Feb the book fair will be open at 3.30pm.There will be a book fair cafe from 2:30pm if you attend this you will have early entry to the book fair.

FS, KS1: On Thurs 1st March at 2:30pm we will be having a family teddy bear picnic. Please bring a blanket, teddy and a snack. Your child can only attend if you come.

23/03/2018: Y4 Gilwell Park Residential: We are taking deposits for our residential trip. If you would like your child to attend, please pay a deposit of £30 today.

Selected Pupils: ASTHMA REVIEW: #NAME’s Asthma card has expired and requires renewing by the GP/Nurse. Please collect a new Asthma Card from the School Office today. Thank you.

21/02/2018: Y6 trip, Children will be visiting the Science Museum on Monday 26th February. We will be leaving at 9.30am and returning at 2.30pm. Thank you.

20/02/2018: Year 4 Reminder: We are taking deposits for children who would like to participate in the Gilwell Park residential trip. Total cost £85, £30 deposit required by Friday

Year 6 Paris trip. There is an outstanding balance of £40 on #NAME’s account. Can you please pay the balance by the end of the school day. Thank you.

All Parents: Parent Workshop Reminder – Design ideas for World Book Day Coffee Morning, Please join us in the Community Room on Wednesday 21st February from 9am-10am.

19/02/2018: Selected Pupils: Girls Football – Unfortunately, the football club scheduled for after school today has been CANCELLED. Please collect your child from school at 3.30pm. Thank you.

Annual School Photos: Your child came home today with their photos. If you would like to place an order please return the form by Wednesday 28th Feb. Thank you.

4C trip, Soanes Centre, Thursday 22nd February, Leaving at 9.30am and Returning at 12.30pm. Contribution for #NAME’s trip will be £2.50. Thank you.

4H trip, Soanes Centre, Thursday 22nd February, Leaving at 1.30pm and Returning at 3.30pm. Contribution for #NAME’s trip will be £2.50. Thank you.

09/02/2018: All Parents: Half term Bake Sale: Please help us raise money for our Foundation Stage. Cakes will be on sale from 3.30pm today in KS1 Playground. Thank you.

Y3 & 4: The children from 3H and 4H will start Swimming lessons every Monday from 19th February. Please ensure your child has the appropriate costume. Thank you.

07/02/2018: Y4 Gilwell Park Residential trip: Please join us for our residential trip information session on Friday 9th February in the Community Room at 9am. The total cost of the trip will be £85. If you are interested, you can pay a deposit of £30 before or after the meeting. Thank you

06/02/2018: FS Superhero Friday: We are coming to the end on our topic on Superheroes. On Friday 9th February children can dress up as their favourite Superhero character.

All Parents:  Half term Bake Sale: Please help us raise money for our Foundation Stage. Cakes will be on sale from 3.30pm on Friday 9th February in KS1 Playground. Thank you.

05/02/2018: All Parents: Whole School Safer Internet Week: Please join us for the Keeping Our Children Safe in a Changing World Workshop tomorrow, Tuesday 6th Feb 9am-10.30am in the Community Room

01/02/2018: All Parents: Whole School Safer internet Day 2018 – Please join us for a workshop in the Community Room “Keeping children safe in a changing world” on Tuesday 6th February at 9-10.30am,

30/01/2017: Y6 Paris trip: If you have not applied for your child’s eHIC card, Mrs Hepworth will hold an applications workshop on Thurs 1st Feb @ 9am in the Community Room.

Y6 Paris trip: We would like to reminder parents to please make outstanding balance payments to the school by Friday 9th February. Thank you.

All Parents: Annual school photos tomorrow morning from 9am, Wed 31st Jan. KS2 Library Book Clearance, grab yourself a bargain from 3.30pm in the KS2 library.

26/01/2018: All Parents: We are replenishing books in our school library. The old books will be on sale for 50p or less. Grab yourself a bargain on Wed 31st Jan KS2 Playground @ 2.45pm.

All Parents: The school photographer will be here on Wednesday 31st January. Please ensure your child is in school and in uniform.

24/01/2018: All Parents: KS2 Library Book Clearance: We are replenishing our library stock. Old books will be on sale in the KS2 Playground from 2.45pm. Grab yourself a bargain read.

Y4 & 5 Pantomime trip: The coach is about 15 minutes away and is expected to arrive around 10.15pm

23/01/2018: Y6 Paris trip: We have 1 place available for our Paris trip in March due to a cancellation. If your child wants to go, please contact the school. Place will be allocated on 1st come basis.

All Parents : Annual School Photos will be taken on Wednesday 31st January. Please ensure your child/ren are in school and in full school uniform.

Y4 & 5 Pantomime trip. Please don’t forget to give your child a packed lunch. The headteacher will text 15 minutes before the children are due to arrive back in school (approx. 10pm) to avoid any confusion.

FS Bug Club Reading: Your child’s account is ready. Don’t forget to login. New book have been allocated to your child’s reading platform. Thank you.

22/01/2018: School Coir : Choir Rehearsals: Just a reminder rehearsals will resume tomorrow morning from 8.30am. Thank you.

19/01/2018: FS Parent reminder: Please return you child’s Health Assessment Questionnaire to the school office after school today. Thank you.

All Parents : Coffee morning. Please join us on Wed 24th Jan at 9-10am for a Research project conducted by Bow School. Your attendance & feedback would be greatly appreciated.

17/01/2018: RB trip, Discover Centre – Stratford, Thursday 1st Feb, Leaving at 9.30am and Returning at 12.30pm. Contribution for #NAME’s trip will be £5. Thank you.

RM trip, Discover Centre – Stratford, Thursday 1st Feb, Leaving at 11.30am and Returning at 2.30pm. Contribution for #NAME’s trip will be £5. Thank you.

All Parents: Reminder: Mrs Rahman will be talking about Roles and Responsibilities of parent volunteers on school trips today in the Community room from 2.30pm.

All Parents: We have informed by LBTH that our Lollypop lady will not be on patrol for the next few days. Please be extra vigilant when crossing the road to and from school.

16/01/2018: KS1 Parents: Please join us on Friday 19th Jan at 9-10am in the Lower hall. Miss Begum will demonstrate our Bug Club Reading platform. Usernames/Passwords will be provided.

All Parents: We are replenishing books in our school library. The old books will be on sale for 50p or less. Grab yourself a bargain on Wed 24th Jan KS2 Playground @ 2.45pm.

Y6 trip, Blizard Institute, Thursday 25th Jan, Leaving at 9.30am and Returning at 1.30pm. Contribution for #NAME’s trip will be £2. Thank you.

Y4 trip, London Buddhist Centre, Monday 29th Jan, Leaving at 9.30am and Returning at 12.30pm. Contribution for #NAME’s trip will be £2. Thank you.

YOUNG VOICES: Apologies, Mr Heighington is unwell and will not be in school tomorrow. Therefore choir rehearsals has been CANCELLED tomorrow morning, 17th Jan.

11/01/2018: All Parents: Coffee Morning – Please join us in the Community Room on Wednesday 17th Jan @ 2.30pm. Mrs Rahman will be talking about Roles and Responsibilities of Parent volunteers during school trip.

10/01/2018: KS2 Parents: Pantomime trip: Further to our letter dated 9th Jan. Your child will only be provided with a school packed lunch if the slip is returned with £2.30. If you would prefer to provide your child with a home packed lunch you do not need to do anything. Alternatively please return slip by lunchtime.

09/01/2018: Y3 trip, visiting the Horniman Museum, Wednesday 24th January, Leaving at 10am and Returning at 3.30pm. Contribution for #NAME’s trip will be £2. Thank you.

05/01/2018: Y6 Paris trip: Thank you for paying a deposit of £30. Please pay the next instalment of £30 today or the balance. Total cost of the trip is £100. Thank you.

All Parents: Coffee Morning: Healthy Eating Workshop. Please join us on Wednesday 10th January from 9-10am in the Community Room. All parents welcome.

Young Voices Concert: As the concert draws near Mr Heighington has extended choir rehearsal. Rehearsals will now take place  on Tuesday and Wednesdays mornings from 8.30am.

Y6 Paris trip: Mrs Hepworth will be helping parents to complete the eHIC (insurance) application form on Wednesday 10th January. Please join us at 9am in the Lower Hall. You will need a valid email address, Parents NI number and DOB of everyone in your household.

04/01/2018: All Parents: We have a few spaces available in KS1 Dance and Team Games and KS2 Drama, Street Dance and Fitness clubs. If you are interested please contact Michele today on 0208 9803020. Thank you.

Y5 trip, visiting the Museum of London, 11th January. We will be leaving at 9.30am and returning at 3pm. Thank you.

4C trip, Sir John Soanes Museum, Wednesday 17th January, Leaving at 9.30am and Returning at 2pm. Contribution for #NAME’s trip will be £2. Thank you.

4H trip, Sir John Soanes Museum, Thursday 18th January, Leaving at 9.30am and Returning at 2pm. Contribution for #NAME’s trip will be £2. Thank you.

Selected pupils: Girls Football Every Friday, starts tomorrow morning from 8.15am-9am. in the KS2 2 Playground. Please ensure your child has her PE kit. Thank you.

03/01/2018: All Parents: REMINDER: School is open as normal today.

12/12/2017: All Parents: Design & Technology Exhibition: You are invited to attend the DT exhibition in the Lower Hall area on Monday 18th December 2.45-3.30pm and Tuesday 19th 8.45-9.30pm.

11/12/2017: All Parents: Reminder: Parents Christmas Party, Monday 18th December 2-3.30pm. Childrens Christmas parties from 1.30pm onwards, Food donations kindly welcomed.

KS2 Parents: Please join us on Wed 13th Dec at 9am. An opportunity has arisen for your daughter to be involved in a research project with Goldsmith University of London.

07/12/2017: YOUNG VOICES: You are invited to watch the children perform at the O2 Young Voices Concert in Feb. Last orders will be taken tomorrow morning at 9am.  The children will be performing on the 5th February 2018.

05/12/2017:  KS1 Performing Arts Invitation: You are invited to watch the children during After School Club later today at 4.20pm. Look forward to seeing you all.

04/12/2017: KS2 Performing Arts Invitation: Please join us today at 4.15pm for #NAME’s after school club performance. Thank you and see you soon.

All Parents: Reminder Off site coffee morning @ Tower of London, Wednesday 6th December 9-11am: Limited places remain, please come and speak to Shelly or Forida.

Y6 trip, National History Museum, Wednesday 6th December, Leaving at 10.00am and Returning at 3.00pm. Contribution for #NAME’s trip will be £3. Thank you.

30/11/2017: Y6 Paris trip: Thank you for paying a deposit of £30. Please pay the next instalment of £30 by Friday 8th Dec. Total cost of the trip will be £100 plus spending money.

29/11/2017: Y5 will be singing at St. Pauls Way School on the 6th Dec. Parents are invited to watch the performance.Parents are invited to join us for the performance at St Pauls Way School Gates at 11.55am. Look forward to seeing you all there.

All Parents: Reminder: Please join us tomorrow morning for an attendance workshop in the Community room from 9am – 10.30am. Thank you

28/11/2017: YOUNG VOICES CHOIR: You are invited to watch the children perform at the O2 Young Voices in February. Tickets are now on Sale at £22 each. If you would like to attend, Michele will be placing orders for tickets, please bring the correct money (£22) by Friday 8th Dec.

27/11/2017: Reminder KS1 Parents: Storytelling, 3 week course, starts tomorrow, Tuesday 28th November 9-10.30am in the Community Room.

All Parents: Coffee Morning: Community Project discussion by Bromley By Bow Centre. Please join us on Wednesday 29th November 9-10.30am in the Community Room.

24/11/2017: Y1 trip, visiting the Science Museum, Tuesday 5th December, Leaving at 9.30am and Returning at 3pm. Contribution for #NAME’s trip will be £3. Thank you.

All Parents: OLD PALACE ART EXHIBITION: Please join us in celebrating the children’s Art work on Monday 27th November at 3pm and Tuesday 28th November 9am, Lower Hall.

23/11/2017: Y2 trip, #NAME has been selected to attend a trip to Jeremy Fords Kitchen on Thursday 30th November. We will leave at 10am and return 2.30pm. Thank you

21/11/2017: Y5 trip, Visiting the Royal Observatory, Wednesday 29th November, Leaving at 9.30am and Returning at 3pm. Contribution for #NAME’s trip is £3. Thank you.

21/11/2017: RB trip, Visiting the London Transport Museum, Thursday 30th November, Leaving at 9.30am and Returning at 3pm.

21/11/2017: RD trip, Visiting the London Transport Museum, Tuesday 28th November, Leaving at 9.30am and Returning at 3pm.

17/11/2017: All Parents: Children in Need appeal: CIN merchandise and biscuits will be available for sale in the KS2 playground from 3.30pm. Donations welcome.

16/11/2017: All Parents: Dress-up as a Hero or Villain, Friday 17th November, 30p contribution, money raised will go towards the Children in Need 2017 appeal.

16/11/2017: Parents in 2D: The Parent Councillors mentioned some of you may not know who your childs class teacher is. Mrs Duong will be available tomorrow morning to meet and greet you.

16/11/2017: Selected pupils: On Friday 24th November #NAME will be attending the Tower Hamlets Book Awards Ceremony in Canary Wharf. We will leave at 12pm and return at 3.30pm. Thank you.

15/11/2017: All Parents: Free School Meals Application workshop: Need help applying for FSM? Please join us on Wed 22nd Nov at 9-10am Community Room. Please bring with you a valid email address, your N.I Number and Housing Benefit reference number. Application will take approx 15 mins.

 

 

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