News

24
Mar
2016

Gala Concert – Colston Hall

On Sunday, we were treated to an absolutely fantastic performance in the Colston Hall.  St Helen’s children in Year 5 and 6 were selected to join with children from five other schools in South Gloucestershire to form a ‘Primary Choir’ who performed alongside other singers and musicians from the county in a Gala Concert. The […]

21
Mar
2016

Daffodils

Back in November every child planted a daffodil bulb in school with Miss Bush and members of the Alveston Allotment Association. The children all took their potted bulbs home for nurturing – and the time for their return to school is now approaching! Hopefully the daffodils are now in full bloom and will provide a […]

4
Mar
2016

Visit from Bristol Zoo!!

On the 25th February, KS1 had a visitor from Bristol zoo, who brought with him some animal friends.  We learnt about the 4 different layers of the rainforest and the consequences of de-forestation.  We learnt about camouflage and finally had some close up encounters with hissing cockroaches, giant stick insects and a python.  Some of us […]

11
Sep
2015

‘Open sessions’ for 2016 admission

Reception 2016 applications Children born between 1st September 2011 and 31st August 2012 will be eligible for a place at school in September 2016. We will be holding open sessions in the autumn term for prospective parents to visit the school. These visits will give you a flavour of what life at St Helen’s is […]

7
May
2015

“By the seaside” WOW day!!!

On Thursday 16th April Years 1 and 2 had a “By the seaside” themed WOW day! Everybody put in so much effort and we had some wonderful costumes, including a snorkeler and shark! The children also made puppets and the day was finished off with a fantastic Punch and Judy show!

20
Mar
2015

Lion Quest

Our Year 2 children have been working hard to decorate a lion that will be part of an Easter lion hunt in Bristol! Over the Easter holidays there will be 30 lions in shop windows around Broadmead and The Galleries. They have been decorated by different primary schools and each show a scene from The […]

20
Mar
2015

Judo!

On Wednesday, KS2 had a very exciting visitor come and speak to them about overcoming challenges and persevering to achieve their dreams. Emmanuel Nartey represented Ghana in the London 2012 Olympic games and came dressed in his full Olympic kit to tell us all about it. His story was really inspiring and the children asked […]

13
Mar
2015

Read-a-long!!

Following the success of world book day we held St Helen’s read-a-long on Friday 5th March! Parents and family members were invited into their child’s classroom to read with them or a small group of children. It was lovely to see the children enjoying being read to, and also reading to others!

6
Mar
2015

World Book Day!!

What a fantastic day we had yesterday for World Book Day!! Thank you so much for all the hard work and effort that was put into the wonderful costumes! There was a fantastic array of characters, and even a costume change!! We also raised £76 for Book Aid International. Here are a selection of the […]

27
Feb
2015

PTA Bingo Night!!

Our annual PTA family Bingo Night takes place on Friday 20th March. It starts at 6:30 and is held in the school hall. It is always a fantastic, fun filled evening for all the family. There will be lots of prizes with some silly games during the evening and refreshments will be available if the […]

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