Spring 2 2020
Monday 24th February
Tuesday 25th February
Class 3A (Mr Sheard) will be visiting Pizza Express to make pizzas as part of their topic, Passport to Italy.
Thursday 27th February
Class 3B (Mrs Bentham) will be visiting Pizza Express to make pizzas as part of their topic, Passport to Italy.
Thursday 5th March
World Book Day
Monday 9th March
Monday 9th March – Friday 13th March
British Science Week
Friday 13th March
Friday 3rd April
Monday 6th April – Friday 17th April
Easter half term – School Closed
Summer 1 2020
Monday 20th April
Friday 8th May
Bank Holiday – school closed
Monday 11th – Thursday 14th
Year 6 SATs
Spring 1 2020
Monday 6th January
Monday 6th January – Friday 10th January
Wednesday 8th – Friday 10th January
Year 6 Robinwood Residential
Wednesday 8th January
Year 3 Roman Day – at Yorkshire Museum of Farming (& Danelaw Centre for Living History), York.
Welcome to Brigantium – a large outdoor classroom cunningly disguised as a Roman Auxilliary fort of the 1st Century AD. The duty centurion is always on the lookout for new recruits and with his assistant is able to put groups of children through a rigorous introduction to life in the Roman army.
Year 4 Viking Day – at Yorkshire Museum of Farming (& Danelaw Centre for Living History), York. A hands-on activity day in the life in Viking Britain. Arriving as new settlers, the children are given simple period costume and taken to their new homes on our Viking settlement where they experience first-hand the daily life of a Viking family. On the village they learn new skills and all about the hard work and dangers that were part of daily life.
Friday 10th January
Mentions Assembly 2.45 pm – Classes 2A and 2B
Thursday 16th January
Class Assembly 9.15-9.35 am – Class 4B Miss Young
Hendal Favourites Themed Dinner
We are having a Hendal Favourites Themed Dinner. If you want your child to have a dinner on this day, please choose their meal and make a payment online at www.feedinghungaryminds.co.uk
Friday 17th January
Mentions Assembly 2.45 pm – Classes 3A and 3B
Monday 20th January
INSET Day – School closed to children
Thursday 23rd January
Class Assembly 9.15-9.35 am – Class 3B Mrs Bentham
Dogs Trust Workshop
Friday 24th January
Mentions Assembly 2.45 pm – Classes 4A and 4B
Dogs Trust Workshop
Monday 27th January
Chinese New Year – FS and Year 1 will be celebtrating Chinese New Year
Tuesday 28th January
Year 2 trip to Hepworth Gallery Wakefield. The children will be learning about the work of local artist Barbara Hepworth and take part in a clay modelling sculpture workshop with an artist.
Award winning author, Hilary Robinson,will be returning to Hendal Primary Schoolon Tuesday28thJanuaryto read her new book, Jasper Viking Dog(the sequel to Jasper Space Dog),to the children.
Wednesday 29th January
Class Assembly 9.15-9.35 am – Class 5B Miss Lyons
Thursday 30th January
Class Assembly 9.15-9.35 am – Class 2B Mrs Ashton
Friday 31st January
Mentions Assembly 2.45 pm – Classes 5A and 5B
Billy’s Bake Sale
Monday 3rd – Friday 7th February
Mental Health Week
Internet Safety Week
Wednesday 5th February
As part of their RE learning the children in Year 1 will be visiting Wakefield Mosque.
Year 3 Aspire afternoon for parents/carers. Please come and join your child in an Roman craft making afternoon.
Thursday 6th February
Class Assembly 9.15-9.35 am – Class 1B Miss Pickup
Friday 7th February
Mentions Assembly 2.45 pm – Classes 6A and 6B
Tuesday 11th February
Internet Safety Day
Thursday 13th February
Pantomime in School
Friday 14th February
Non uniform— Pay £1 and wear something red
Monday 17th February – Friday 21st February
Half term – School Closed
Autumn 2 2019
Monday 4th-8th November
UK Parliamentary week –This week we are participating in the UK Parliamentary week. This is being taught through our British Values lessons and assemblies.
Tuesday 6th November
Year 1 school trip to Abbey House Leeds where they will be travelling back in time to learn about toys from the past.
Wednesday 8th November
Class 3A Mr Sheard’s class assembly 9.15am – 9.35am
Saturday 9th November
EYFS Open Day 9-12 noon
Monday 11th-15th November
Tuesday 12th November
Year 5 will be visiting Temple Newsam and learning about life in Tudor Britain.
Odd Socks Day-As part of our Anti-Bullying Week, children to wear odd socks on Tuesday 12th November, to support acceptance of equality and diversity of all.
Thursday 14th November
Year 3 will be visiting York Chocolate Story and taking part in a Charlie and the Chocolate factory workshop.
Year 4 will be visiting Magna Science Adventure Centre, Rotherham
Friday 15th November
Children in Need Non-uniform
Thursday 21st November
Year 2 school trip to the National Emergency Services Museum
Monday 25th – Friday 29th November
SCHOLASTICS BOOK FAIR
The Scholastic Book Fair will be in School from Monday 25th November. It will be available in the School Hall every day at 3.15pm and at the Christmas Fair.
Thursday 28th November
3.15pm Christmas Fair
9.15 am – Class 6B Miss Ward class assembly. Parents/careres welcome.
Monday 2nd December – Wednesday 4th December
Kettlethorpe Community Tree Planting Event
Free event! Open to all ages & abilities! No need to dig a hole just get planting.
Where:- Standbridge Community Centre Field
Monday 2nd December 1.00 pm to 3.30 pm
Tuesday 3rd December 9.30 am to 3.30 pm
Wednesday 4th December 9.30 am to 3.30 pm
Over the three days some of our children will be planting trees – if you want to plant a tree you can take your child after School on any of the days.
Wednesday 4th December
Year 2 Aspire Morning Parents/careres welcome.
Year 6A Miss Riley School visit to Cannon Hall Museum.
KEEP CALM & HAVE A NATTER
If you have a baby or toddler, come and join us in the Nurture Room, at 9.00 am (entrance opposite the trim trail KS2 playground). This will be the last meeting of 2019 and is a lovely opportunity for parents/carers and for children to play.
Thursday 5th December
Year 3 Christmas sewing aspire afternoon. Parents/careres welcome.
Year 6B Miss Ward School visit to Cannon Hall Museum.
We are having our Christmas dinner in school next Thursday. Please remember to go on www.feedinghungryminds.co.uk to book your child a meal.
Friends of Hendal are holding a movie evening for children from Upper Foundation to Year 6. Tickets will be £3.00 and children can select to watch from a choice of 4 movies and will receive a slice of pizza, popcorn and a drink. A letter will be sent home this week with your child. Please complete the consent form and send in your money to book your child’s place.
Friday 6th December
Year 2 Road Safety Workshop
Monday 9th December
9.15am and 2.15pm – KS1 Christmas Concert
Wednesday 11th December
2.15pm and 6.00pm – KS2 Christmas Concert
Thursday 12th December
School Closure – General Election
Friday 13th December
10.00am and 2.30pm – EYFS Christmas Concert
Christmas Jumper Day
Nasal Flu ImmunisationsThe Nasal Flu Immunisations will take place in school on Friday 13th December 2019 for Reception to Year 6 children
Monday 16th December
Year 1 & 2 Party
Tuesday 17th December
Year 3 & 4 Party
Wednesday 18th December
Year 5 & 6 Party
1.30pm – KS1 Carol Service at St James Church
Thursday 19th December
1.30pm – KS2 Carol Service at St James Church
Friday 20th December
School Closes 2.00 pm
Autumn 1 2019
Monday 2nd September 2019
Inset Day – School Closed
Tuesday 3rd September 2019
Inset Day – School Closed
Wednesday 4th September 2019
Inset Day – School Closed
Thursday 5th September 2019
School Open to children
Monday 16th September
School Photograph day
Tuesday 17th September
Hilary Robinson Author visiting School
Thursday 26th September
Road Safety Assembly
Monday 30th September 2019
Year 3B Mrs Bentham’s class will be visiting the Leeds Discovery Museum. Children will take part in a Stone Age to Bronze Age workshop and a Rocks and Fossils workshop.
Tuesday 1st October 2019
Year 2 will be visiting Eureka The National Children’s Museum. Children will be taking part in a Mission Control workshop. https://education.eureka.org.uk/programme/workshop-mission-control/
Wednesday 2nd October 2019
Year 3A Mr Sheard’s class will be visiting the Leeds Discovery Museum. Children will take part in a Stone Age to Bronze Age workshop and a Rocks and Fossils workshop.
Monday 7th October
WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY
On Monday 7th October, Kathryn Thomas from Future In Minds will be delivering a whole school assembly about managing children’s feelings and emotions. She will be launching our new school initiative “Mindful Minute” where children spend 1 minute every morning and afternoon on refocusing their minds ready for learning.
Monday 7th October
In celebration of National Grandparents Day we would like to invite children to bring their Grandparents for a cup of tea or coffee and a biscuit/bun in the main hall from 2.30pm.
Thursday 10th October
Friday 11th October
Year 4 are visiting a Hindu Temple as part of their RE learning.
Monday 14th October
Esafety Assembly led by Parentzone
Tuesday 15th October
Year 1 visit to Newmiller Dam
Thursday 17th October
Year 4A Class Assembly
Year 5 Fire safety talk
Friday 18th October
Mentions Assembly Year 5 parents
Thursday 24th October
KS1 and Upper Foundation – 1.45 pm
KS2 – 2.30 pm