28th June - 2nd July

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Effie (5G)

Archie (8G)


Elliott (5G)

Edward (6G)

Tom (8G)


Bertie (6G), Heidi (6G), Hermione (6G)

Edward (3G)

Georgia (4R), Freddie (4R), Hugo (4G)

Hamish (5G)

Book Token
Eliza (4G)

Upper Prep Award – Level 1
NJ (8G), Kiyo (8G), Phoebe (8G), Oliver (8G)

Upper Prep Award – Level 2
Harry (8G)

Upper Prep Award – Level 3
Matilda (8G)

 Farewell from Cris, Chair of the BHCC

I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my 2 years as Chair of the BHCC.

If you’d like to help create a family community or have ideas for fun activities to raise funds for the school, then please get involved with the Barrow Hills Community Committee (BHCC). This year, despite lockdown, we’ve raised enough funds to upgrade the school theatre lights, buy new hockey goals, purchase art equipment for Pre-Prep and much much more! But this doesn’t happen by magic – we need your help. It’s only a couple of coffee mornings a term to bounce around ideas and help maintain the wonderful experience our children enjoy. From bacon butties to cake sales to fireworks to summer proms – the BHCC is vital to Barrow Hills and it’s YOUR parent association and YOUR school. The children love to see their parents interacting with the teachers and helping out. It’s also a great way to meet other parents.

Please get actively involved. Contact Rachel Barraud at rlb@barrowhills.org or via Classlist to attend the first meeting next term to plan events for the next school year.

There are too many people to thank individually who have helped out this year but I would particularly like to show my appreciation to the committee members who have through thick and thin been there for every event and every fundraising activity. You know who you are! The school is very lucky to have you.

Finally, as Philip mentioned last week, hopefully the bacon buttie stall will be back next term but without one very important person. Gill leaves us this year as her son Jamie moves on to senior school. Gill has been a mainstay of the bacon buttie stall for a number of years, planning, managing, serving. Without her it wouldn’t of been there week upon week feeding us, the children and raising much needed funds. Gill you’ve been a star, thank you.

If you haven’t seen Cris’ video, please click here to watch!


Saturday 11th September 12.00 – 2.00pm for our ‘Welcome Back Family BBQ’.

If you shop online, please sign up to easyfundraising to support Barrow Hills School. Easyfundraising turns your everyday online shopping into free donations for your favourite cause.

It’s a really easy way to raise money for us – you just use the easyfundraising site to shop online with more than 3,500 well known online stores like Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, Booking.com, eBay, Boden, and M&S and when you make a purchase, the retailer sends us a free donation, at no extra cost to you, as a ‘thank you’. As well as shopping online, you can donate directly or create your own fundraising page to raise money.

Please visit our easyfundraising page here and click ‘support us’.

Never miss a free donation with the Donation Reminder (this only works on MACs and PCs). If you think you might forget to shop each time via easyfundraising then the Donation Reminder will help you. It provides a little reminder every time you shop online.

Babysitter Available

Alice Crisell is available for babysitting from 21st June for Barrow Hills parents or friends. Please contact Alice on 07984 667606.

British Dyslexia Association

Free webinar: Inspiring young people to achieve their potential

This session will include strategies on how to study and work from home as well as success stories to inspire young people.

Time: Thursday 15th July 2021 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Sally’s Summer Swimming Courses

Sally Crathern, swimming teacher to Pre-Prep at Barrow Hills, will be running two intensive courses at King Edwards Witley.

Both are for five days, half an hour each morning:

  • 2 – 6 August
  • 23 – 27 August

These cater for non swimmers to strong club standard. Minimum age 4. Teachers are in the water with younger swimmers and class sizes are small. Please see Sally’s website for specific course information and a booking form.  Feel free to email sallycrathern@btinternet.com with any queries.

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