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   Dear families We run a toddler group every Wednesday 1-2.45pm in The Woodlands. Please contact Fatima Khan for more information, or to book a place. Many thanks
   Dear families Y3 pupils will go swimming every Tuesday starting from 20th February, please can parents ensure that children come to school with their swimming kits on Tuesdays. Swimming sessions for Y3 will end on Tuesday 9th July Many thanks
   Dear families The last day of term is Friday 24th May. School will be closed for Spring Bank Half Term 27th - 31st May. School will re-open for all pupils on Monday 3rd June 2024.
   would you like to learn the basics of first aid? If so come along to a first aid coffee morning workshop on Tuesday 4th June, 9-11am in The Woodlands. Places are limited so please contact Fatima Khan if you would like to book a place.
   Dear Parents/Carers, We are delighted to let you know that your child has the opportunity to participate in a team building Adventure Day. This is sure to be a wonderful day for all and is a fantastic opportunity for your child to learn new skills, challenge themselves and have fun with their friends as they near the end of their journey at High Hazels. Our Adventure Day will take place on Tuesday 4th June 2024 and will take place all day. This event will take place on our school field and each activity will be run by qualified instructors (from the Wise-Up Team) and school staff will be there to support throughout the day. The cost for this day is £15. Please can you pay this via Arbor. Your child will need to wear their PE kit on this day. The school day will start and finish at the normal time. There will be normal lunchtimes so if your child has a school dinner, they can have that as normal. Please pack a water bottle to have on the field on the day. If you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to contact Miss Field or your child’s class teacher. Thank you for your continued support, Miss Field
   Dear Parent/Carer Over the course of Year 3, we will be studying the Peak District in Geography. To support the children with their understanding of what the Peak District has to offer, we will be going on an educational visit to Matlock Farm Park in Derbyshire. The visits will take place on: Wednesday 5th June for Year 3 Citrine and half of Zircon. Wednesday 12th June for Year 3 Tanzanite and the other half of Zircon. To get a full day at the farm, we aim to leave school at 8.55am, so please drop your child to school at 8:40am. We expect to return to school by 4.00pm. We are asking for £15.00 per child which covers the cost of the coach and entry to the farm. Please return payment in full and consent via the Arbor app. For this trip, children must wear full school uniform including sensible shoes/wellies. You will need to provide your child with a packed lunch and a bottle of water with their name written on it. If your child is in receipt of free school meals a packed lunch will be ordered for them. Many thanks Y3 Team
   Dear Parents/Carers,    On Thursday 6th June Year 5 will be going on a trip to The National Space Centre in Leicester. As part of the ‘Space’ topic, they will explore the six galleries which are crammed full of space suits, rockets, satellites, and meteorites. Additionally, children will visit the iconic Rocket Tower and the UK’s largest domed planetarium.   He /She will be eating their lunch at the museum. Your child will need a packed lunch and a drink. If your child normally has free school meals, they will receive a free packed lunch.   Children need to arrive at school no later than 8:15am and we will be returning to school around 4 o’clock.    The cost of the trip is £24.90 which includes entry to the museum and a planetarium show where children will be immersed in a full 360º cinema experience. It will also include transportation by coach to and from the venue. If you need to pay this amount in instalments, please speak to the office and they will arrange this with you. All monies need to be paid through the arbor app or by bank card with the school office as we no longer accept cash.     If you would like any further information, please do not hesitate to speak to your child’s class teacher or any member of the Y5 team.    Yours sincerely   Year 5 Team 
   Dear families, As part of our topic on ‘All Creatures Great and Small’, the ‘Animal Club’ from Sheffield will be visiting us in nursery. We hope to make a memorable day for the children and further their understanding on the different animals and creatures. This nursery animal club show experience is a gentle and fun interactive session. The children will learn interesting facts about different animals and how to be gentle and kind to the creatures. The visits will take place on: Wednesday 12th June - Morning session and Afternoon Session. In order to get a full experience, please ensure your child is dropped off to nursery on time. To ensure you can receive any updates about the day, please check your contact details are correct at the school’s main office. We are asking for £6.50 per child which covers the cost of the visit. Your child will also have the opportunity to get a picture taken of them holding an animal. Please pay on your Arbor app. If you have any concerns or questions about payment, please speak to your child’s class teacher as soon as possible. If you have any other questions or queries about the visit, please talk to your child’s class teacher.
   To fit in with our under the sea topic FS2 are having a beach day on Tuesday 18th June! The children can come in their own summer clothes, and will also need to bring a towel, sunhat, sunglasses, sunscreen and a change of clothing (all labelled)
   Dear families On Tuesday 2nd July our nursery children will have a teddy bear picnic, please can your child bring their favourite teddy and a blanket into school.
   ������ FS2 Trip to The Deep ������ Dear Parent / Carer As part of our topic on ‘Under the Sea’, all three FS2 classes will be going on an educational visit to ‘The Deep’ in Hull. We hope to make a memorable day for the children and further their understanding on the fascinating sea creatures. The Deep is a large aquarium home to over 3,500 species of fish including sharks and penguins! The visits will take place on: Wednesday 3rd July for FS2 Topaz and half of FS2 Opal Thursday 4th July for FS2 Garnet and the other half of FS2 Opal. So that we get a full day at The Deep we aim to leave school at 8.30am, so please drop your child to school at 8:15am! We expect to return to school by 4.00pm. You may collect your child from the coach on Greenland Road. If there are any delays, the school’s office team will contact you by 3.30pm. To ensure you can receive any updates on delays, please check your contact details are correct at the school’s main office. We are asking for £15.00 per child which covers the cost of the coach and entry to The Deep. Please pay via your Arbor app. You may pay in instalments until paid for and if you have any concerns or questions about payment, please speak to your child’s class teacher or school office. For this trip children must wear full school uniform including sensible shoes. All children will be provided with a free packed lunch by school. You may wish to provide your child with an additional bottle of water with their name written on it, but they won’t need any other food, drinks or spending money. If you would like to provide your child with their own packed lunch, then please let the admin team know by Friday 28th June. In the event of wet weather, we are asking that all children bring a warm, weather-proof coat with their name written in it. If you have any other questions or queries about the trip, please talk to your child’s class teacher. Miss Hibbert (FS2 Lead)
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Welcome to High Hazels...

Welcome to High Hazels!

A very warm welcome!

I am incredibly proud and privileged to lead High Hazels Primary Academy and look forward to welcoming and introducing you to our fantastic team, who are proud to serve Darnall and the surrounding communities.   

We are committed to ensuring the children of this community continue have the best education possible by following the principles of United Learning Framework for Excellence ; The Best from Everyone, Powerful Knowledge, Education with Character, Continuous Improvement, and Leadership in every Role. Therefore, making High Hazels Primary Academy a hub of academic excellence which everyone associated with will be proud of.   

 We are a school who welcome children from two to eleven years old.  Our school is a family where everyone is valued and recognised as an individual. It is a place where talents and interests are nurtured, and all are encouraged to aim to be the very best they can be in all aspects of life. We believe that every child has the ability to shine, given the right care and support and that our similarities and differences are things we celebrate with pride. 

The life of our school is driven by our core values of Respect, Confidence, Enthusiasm, Creativity, Ambition, and Determination. Learning is brought to life through high quality lessons, real life experiences and opportunities to recall and apply knowledge previously learned. Our teaching team uses high quality resources, have the highest expectations for all and instil in our children a belief that anything is possible with hard work, resilience, courage and determination. 

High Hazels Primary Academy is proud to be a part of United Learning; a national group of academies and independent schools that aims to bring out ‘the best in everyone’. Our school shares this belief that every child can thrive given the right teaching and support. 

We hope you find our website both helpful and that it gives you a glimpse of what life is like at High Hazels Primary Academy. Please do not hesitate to contact either myself or a member of our team if you would like to learn more about us. 

Ms Marie Elliott
Principal

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Dear families School is now closed for the May Spring Bank Break. We wish all our families a restful Spring Bank holiday, enjoy the lovely weather. All pupils will return to school on ...
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