Throughout the school year, I have been working alongside some key members of our community to think about how we can improve our outdoor space. It has been a core focus to make plans which can be used to apply for grants, P&F funding and other opportunities as they arise. One of our parents, Barbara Samitier, has contributed huge amounts of time to help
The Heber Bake Off: report from Mrs Jefford Who is Heber’s star baker? A question that finally, well for this year, has an answer! Before I reveal the winner I just wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone who came and ate copious amounts of cake! The members of staff had created a wide range of ‘bakes’ and the competition was very
If you have access to Twitter, you can now follow @heberschool and find out about the latest news and developments at our school.
Over the past 11 weeks, children in Year 4 and 5 have been working every Friday afternoon on the Heber News Radio Show. Last week we finished the programme and it is now live on the website. A huge thanks to Ros, one of our parents, who gave up his time and provided his expertise as a broadcaster and helped produce the show with
This week in maths the children have been learning about 2D shapes. They have been finding out about what makes a shape regular or irregular and have sorted a range of different polygons and quadrilaterals using their own Carroll diagrams. [nggallery id=54]
Last week the whole school was involved with a range of activities based on the book “The Lost Thing” by Shaun Tan. This culminated in the children and staff dressing up as their favourite book characters to celebrate World Book Day. Please watch the video montage below which shows a selection of activities the children took part in last week.
A big thank you to all of the parents and friends of Heber Primary School, who organised and ran a successful Christmas Fair. Thank you to Patrick Myers for taking these fantastic photos. [nggallery id=22]
E-Safety is an important part of the curriculum at Heber Primary School and provides children with up to date information about using the internet safely. On Friday 6th September children from KS1 and KS2 took part in two assemblies on E-Safety. KS1 In KS1 the children watched the video Lee and Kim’s Animal Magic made by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection
Year 5 visited the Churchill War Rooms today as part of their work on World War 2. They were given artefacts from the war and were asked to investigate them. The children then explored the Cabinet War Rooms. The children also walked through Horse Guards and met the police at Downing Street. It was a really successful trip and everyone thoroughly enjoyed it.
In 2007 I lived and worked with the staff of a small charity called the Single Parent Foundation (SPF) based in Offinso in Northern Ghana. Since my visit I have set up my own charity, Offinso HIV Relief (OHR) which aims to support the tireless work of Offinso residents to address the social and economic needs of children and adults living with the devastating