News

30
Nov
2016

Year 1 & 2 Wow Day! Kings and Queens!!

On Tuesday 1st November, Year 1 and 2 held a really successful Kings and Queens ‘Wow’ Day. Here are some quotes from the children: ‘I really liked it when we got into school and we did the register on the castle. Miss Beech was waving like a Queen and I got to go up too’ […]

15
Nov
2016

SPOTACULAR!!!!

Friday 18th November is Children in Need day! We will be celebrating this and raising money for Children in Need by holding a ‘Spotacular’ dressing up day’ For a donation of £1, children can come to school dressed up – the only thing they need to make sure they’ve included in their outfit is ‘spots’. […]

22
Jun
2017

Election!!

The Year 5 and 6 children met three of the local candidates over the last couple of weeks and gave them a real grilling over their different policies and found out about their plans for the local area too. They then presented in an assembly about the different parties and their manifestos before the whole […]

6
Jun
2017

Choir Performance

We were treated to an amazing performance from our school choir on Friday 26th May. The quality of the singing, the soloists and the harmonies were really excellent and through songs, poems and readings, the choir also encourage us all to believe in ourselves, stay true to ourselves and to persevere when things are hard. […]

25
May
2017

Advice in the sun!

As the weather improves, please remember to apply long lasting sunscreen to your children before school. On sunny days the children should bring a sunhat into school and can also bring a named bottle of sunscreen to keep in the classroom. Particularly on hot days, children can reapply sunscreen before lunch but, due to allergies, […]

16
May
2017

New packed lunches launching!!

From Monday, ‘Autograph’, the new name for our catering company, will be launching a new packed lunch option for the summer. When the weather is good, we like to give the children the chance to eat their lunch outside and this means that all children can have the opportunity to do this. Packed lunches cost […]

16
May
2017

Bristol Zoo Visit!

Reception and KS1 classes had some very exciting visitors to see them on the very first day back after Easter. To launch their new topics, their teachers invited Bristol Zoo to come to school and introduce the children to some animals! The animals that visited included snakes, hissing cockroaches, geckos, stick insects and even a spider! […]

15
Nov
2016

Learning and Life Skills Owl

Thanks to all of the children who entered the competition to name our ‘Learning and Life Skills’ owl. There were some brilliant names and the winner was suggested by Miles (Y3). Our owl will now forever be known as ‘Percy’ which is short for ‘Perseverance’, one of our school values and an essential skill for […]

20
Sep
2016

Open visits for reception 2017

We will be holding open sessions for prospective parents to visit the school in October and November. These visits will give you a flavour of what life at St Helen’s is like. To book a place on one of our school visits please visit our prospective parents page and follow the link, or call the […]

16
May
2016

SATS week

This week has been our Year 6 ‘SATS’ week, with the children sitting national tests in Reading, Spelling, Grammar and Maths. There’s been a lot in the press about the changes to SATS, but I have been so impressed by the calm, positive attitude that the children have shown this week. Despite the much publicised challenges and changes to the […]

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