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Stop Press 8th November

Stop Press for week ended 8th November

News items for week ending 8th November 2019

Attendance for this week

Infants:                 1 Donaldson                                                   99.4%                  

Juniors:                 4 Rowling/4 Rosen/5 Rundell/6 Wells   100%


Well done to all of these classes!


Communications sent out this week:


 Applicable year group

 How it was distributed

Letter from NHS

Year 6


Letter re early closure on 20 December 2019

All years


Dates for your diary

12th November

What is guided reading?

15th November

Spotty Mufti – please bring a bottle for School fair and £1 for Children in Need

7th December

Christmas Fair 11am – 2pm

Remembrance Parade – Sunday 10th November

We are very proud of our Head and Deputy pupils who will be representing Hamsey and laying a wreath at the Remembrance Day Parade in Warlingham at 11am.  We look forward to seeing many of you there.  


What is Guided Reading? – Tuesday 12th November

Miss Chatfield will be leading this workshop on Tuesday 12th November from 9am to 10:30am in the school hall.  All are welcome and we look forward to seeing you there.


Friday 15th November

Please be reminded that next Friday is spotty mufti £1 donation to children in need and a bottle for the tombola stall. 

Bottles should be brought to the dining hall before school where a member of staff will be waiting to collect them in safely. Thank you in advance for your donations. 

If you are able to help, please contact the PTA via


Nasal Flu Vaccinations

All the children have been offered the nasal flu spray at school on Tuesday 19 November.  Please remember to complete the on-line consent form which was sent via e mail before half term.  The deadline for completing the form is Friday 15th November.  If you cannot find the letter please click here for a copy.


Cross Country Results

Well done to everyone who participated in the Cross Country this week at Whyteleafe.  As you will see, they all did fantastically!  The next race will be after Christmas (dates to be confirmed).

Year3/4 Girls                  Team 37 points – 2nd Place

Year 3/4 Boys                 Team 39 points – 3rd Place

Year 5/6 Girls                 Individual 7th and 10th Places

Year 5/6 Boys                 Team 83 points – 4th Place


Anti-Bullying booklet

These are available to buy through School Money and they cost £1.  Once purchased, they will be sent home via your child.  Please click here to see the front cover/overview of this booklet.


The Sun newspaper – Books for Schools

We have signed up for the Sun newspapers Books for Schools campaign.  Tokens will be available for parents to collect for our school from 23rd November until 18th January.  We would be grateful for your support.  Please pick up a copy of The Sun, or visit their website for further information.  Thank you!


Lunch Boxes

Please can we remind you to name your child’s lunch box.  There are a number of them that are the same! Thank you!


Consultation to admissions for Surrey Schools

Please click here for the consultation on admission arrangements for Surrey’s community and voluntary controlled schools for 2021.


The Words of the Week were

Infants        -        Scowl – ‘an angry or annoyed face’

Juniors        -        Chamber – ‘an enclosed room or area’


Riddle of the Week for pupils (last answer: a white carnation)

Where does Friday come before Thursday?

Please note, if articles are submitted late for publication, they will be published in the following weeks’ stop press