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Lantern Parade 5th November

Dear Parents/Carers

We will host our Lantern Parade on 5th November following a 2 year absence due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The parade will leave High Hazels Academy at 4pm, the parade route will follow Staniforth Road and Main Road, and return back to High Hazels Academy.

Everyone can enjoy performances by High Hazels school choir, students from SPA, fire throwers and stilt walkers etc. There will also be a range of food and cake stalls to enjoy!

Come along, bring your lanterns and enjoy the fun


Lantern Parade 5th November


Y1 Trip to Crucible 21st October

Dear Parents/Carers,

 On Thursday 21st October the Year 1 children will be going on a visit to Sheffield Crucible Theatre. This is part of a music project that we have been involved with. Your child will see a performance of the story Izzy Gizmo and be able to join in with the songs we rehearsed. Children will leave school at 11.30am and return before 3pm.

The cost of the visit will be £4.00, this will cover the cost of the coach.

 Please can parents make this payment via the arbor parent portal

Children will be provided with a packed lunch from school, and they will eat this at The Crucible.   They will need to come to school in their uniform.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask any of the year 1 team.





Y1 Trip to Crucible 21st October


Amended School Calendar 2021/22

Dear Parents/Carers


In celebration of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, all schools will close for one day in this academic year.  As such, school will be closed for this extra day on Wednesday 13th July 2022, for all staff and pupils.


Many thanks


Mrs A Maqsood-Shah

Amended School Calendar 2021/22


4th October - Change of Gate, drop off and collection times for pupils for 1 day only


Dear families,


We have been notified by Sheffield City Council that the footpath which runs between Staniforth Road and Fisher Lane will be closed on Monday 4th October for resurfacing. This will affect families walking along the path and some year groups who are allocated the EYFS gates, arriving to and leaving school on Monday 4th October. Please see the timetable below for some changes we have had to make for this day to ensure a safe and timely arrival and collection of children.


If you have any questions, then please contact the school office.

Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.


4th October - Change of Gate, drop off and collection times for pupils for 1 day only


Ordering School Uniform

Dear Parents/Carers

School uniform can now be order by using the link below:-

Parents please click here to order school uniform.  Once you have completed the order we will invoice you via Arbor Parent Portal. 

No order will be dispatched until payment has been received in full.

Orders are taking 2 weeks to arrive at school. 

Once the order has arrived, it will be taken to your childs class, and they will come home with the ordered items.

Many thanks 

Ordering School Uniform


Arbor - New Management Information System

Dear Parents/Carers

Since we returned to school in September we are using a new management information system called Arbor.

The school will now the Arbor parent portal to send messages to parents, as well as letters and other school information.  Parents will now use the Arbor parent portal app to pay for dinners, milk, snack, uniform, trips and events.  Parents will also be able tp sign up for clubs and actitives in school, as parentmail and My ed will no longer be used by the school. 

Arbor is a simple, smart and cloud-based MIS (Management Information System), which helps us work faster, smarter and more collaboratively as a school. The Arbor App and Parent Portal mean we can keep you informed about your child’s life at school in a much more accessible way.

Log into Arbor to see and update your child’s information, get live updates and make payments or bookings on the go!

The Parent Portal works on Google Chrome (computer or laptop) and you can download the Arbor App from the App Store or Google Play Store on your phone (Android 5.0; iOS 10.0 and upwards).


Please click here to watch a short clip about the Arbor Parent Portal App


How to get started:-

1. We have already sent parents a welcome email telling you Arbor is ready

2. Click the link in your welcome email to set up your password

3. Go to the App or Google Play Store on your phone and search ‘Arbor’

4. Click ‘Install’ on Android or ‘Get’ on iPhone then open the App

5. Enter your email, select the school, then enter your password

6. Accept the Terms & Conditions and enter your child’s birthday


Need help using Arbor?

Contact the school office if you have questions about Arbor, the App or Parent Portal. Tell us the type and model of your phone,

e.g. an iPhone SE, and include screenshots or screen recordings.

To safeguard student data in line with General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), Arbor only works directly with schools.

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Arbor - New Management Information System




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