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Covid-19 Testing Station in Darnall

Dear Parents

Sheffield City Council is putting in place an additional three new local testing units to make testing easier and more accessible.

A site is opening at Station Road Car Park in Darnall.  Free testing  for people in a household where they have any of the below symptoms:

  • A high temperature
  • A new, continuous cough
  • A loss or change to your sense of smell or taste

Darnall local testing site

Station Road Car Park (down the road from the HSBC), Darnall

This Service will be offered from 5th September for 3 months - 8am - 8pm



Covid-19 Testing Station in Darnall


PE Information for Y5

PE will take place for Y5 on the days listed below-

Y5 Ametrine - every Monday and Tuesday

Y5 Alexandrite - every Tuesday and Thursday

Y5 Quartz - every Tuesday and Thursday

Please can children come to school on their allocated day of PE

PE Information for Y5


Sandwich Weeks for Y5

Y5 will be offered sandwiches instead of a hot at lunchtime on the weeks below:-













Sandwich Weeks for Y5


Collection & Dropping Off Arrangements for Pupils - Starting 7th September

4th September 2020


Dear Parents/carers

The Senior Leadership Team and I have been reviewing our start and end of day arrangements and I wanted to share with you some changes we will be implementing from Monday 7th September.

Firstly, I would like to thank all those parents who have been very co-operative and supportive over the last two days, by observing social distancing when queuing, arriving at the correct school gate and on time and supporting the staff team with the safe arrival and collection of our pupils.

However, many parents have not been following the agreed procedures and this has made our job as a school really challenging. Therefore, the school has looked at how else we can make this process of dropping off and collection of pupils easier and we have decided the following:

  • There will be one time slot for each year group for drop off and collections.
  • We will put even larger and more signage on all gates to support parents.
  • Parents will have to arrive with the time slot allocated and only those parents should be at the front of the queue.
  • Morning drop off- As we can only let one year group in school at a time, the year group lead will stand outside facing the queue allowing only children from that year group through the school gates. When their 15-minute time is up the next Year group lead will come the front and start letting through the next group of children.

           Please note that if you miss your time slot then we are asking, for the safety of all, that you go to the back of the queue until we have taken in all pupils. Please do not come near the gate as the staff will not be able to speak with you then.

  • Collection of children at the end of the school day – We can only let one year group out at a time. The year group lead will stand outside facing the queue and they will call out your child’s name to come out. This will be a slightly slower process as we will need to ensure that each pupil is handed over safely to their adult.


Listed below are the School start and end time for all year groups for your reference. This information is also on our website.

I urge all our parents to support us by doing the following:

  • Arrive at school at the designated time
  • Ensure that you are at the correct gate
  • Always observe social distancing
  • Be patient

I am sure that with your help and support we can ensure that all pupils start school on time and are collected safely at the end of the day. Your support with this also means that I can keep my staff safe and well and that no learning time is wasted.

I look forward to having our first full week at school with all our pupils next week.

Wishing you all a restful weekend.


Yours sincerely


Mrs A Maqsood-Shah

Collection & Dropping Off Arrangements for Pupils - Starting 7th September


Returning to School - Thursday 3rd September

Dear Parents

We know that the end of the school year has looked very different for all our children, and families and children haven't had an opportunity to meet their new teachers yet. We have therefore created a transition/returning to school page, you can view this page by clicking this link https://www.highhazelsacademy.org.uk/transition.   

The page includes information videos for every class, and an opportunity to virtually meet your child's new teacher.  Please take time to view the videos, and read the letters with your child before returning in September. 

All children will return to school on Thursday 3rd September, and further information will be sent out to all parents regarding all arrangements for returning to school on 1st September. 


If you have any questions or queries please contact school via email

To contact the school office please email:- enquiries@highhazelsacademy.org.uk

To contact the Early Years Team (Nursery – FS2) please email:- earlyyears@highhazelsacademy.org.uk

To contact our Special Educational Needs Team:- inclusion@highhazelsacademy.org.uk

To contact our KS1 Team (Y1 – Y2) please email:- KS1-Y1-2@highhazelsacademy.org.uk

To contact our KS2 Team (Y3 – Y6) please email:- KS2-Y3-6@highhazelsacademy.org.uk

Returning to School - Thursday 3rd September




Curriculum Newsletters

Y5 Curriculum Newsletter - Summer 1 2021.pdf Y5 Curriculum Newsletter - Summer 1 2021
Y5 Curriculum Newsletter - Autumn 2 2020.pdf Y5 Curriculum Newsletter - Autumn 2 2020
Y5 Curriculum Newsletter Autumn 1 2020.pdf Y5 Curriculum Newsletter Autumn 1 2020


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