Last Friday, showcases began again at King Edward’s Witley and it was wonderful to hear what our guitarists have been...
The boys have had a successful start to the football season. Congratulations to the following children who have been awarded...
The Pre-Prep children were delighted to find a new ‘reading nook’ in their playground this week. The nook fits two...
Jonah (8G) and Seb (8G), were delighted to accept the Boys’ House Cross Country cup on behalf of the winners,...
Looking ahead to the end of the half term holidays, when no doubt a lot of your children will be...
We were delighted to hear that Tom (8G) and Freddie (5G) have been presented with their Taekwondo black belts. And...
Well done to our Head Girl Beatrix (8G) who finished 6th in the U13 Girls race at Seaford in a...
Year 1 had super time exploring the contents of a box of artefacts from The Godalming Museum. I was so...
With the return of the dry weather came the crowds! Sorry if you had to wait a little longer this morning, however, your generosity raised £274.55 for the BHCC. Please watch this space as plans will soon be released on where your money will be spent this year.
Can you help?
The BHCC relies on parent participation to ensure successful events. Every parent at Barrow Hills is automatically a member of the Committee and very welcome to come to meetings or pop an idea over. We hope that you continue to support us, beginning with the events planned for the rest of this term. If you feel you can help please contact your rep (see details below), David Brydon or if volunteers are needed you can sign up on Classlist when the event is published.
If you have any questions please contact David Brydon on email@example.com
Nursery: David Cuthbert
Kindy: Katie Boulter and Alex Jenkin
Reception: Rebecca Foord and Kerry Poole
Year 1: Danielle Atkinson and Mark Todd
Year 2: Sara Pickard and Sandra Weeks
Year 3: Madelon Burnett and Michelle Sophocleous
Year 4: Emmah Klein and Marie-Claire Parker
Year 5: Rosemary Cresswell and Natalie Preston
Year 6: Rosie Aneja and Anthony & Lisa Tugwell
Year 7: Lucy Oldham and Liz Hughes
Year 7: Marja van Ravenstein
Year 8: Jane Hubble
What is next?
We have a packed autumn term. Please see below for ‘save the dates’ and some of the plans for the coming term. More information will follow before each event:
• Bacon Buttie stall – every Friday morning at drop off
•Deadline for ordering Christmas cards – Friday 15th October
• Cake Sale – Friday 15th October from 3.15pm by the arch
• Pumpkin Decorating Competition – half term – bring in your creations on the first day back (Monday 1st November), ensure they are named!
• Deadline for ordering the Ultimate Christmas Pudding – Monday 1st November
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Please clean up after your dog if you bring them to school. We may have to reconsider allowing dogs on site if this is not done. Thank you.
Joe Unwin, our fabulous Barrow Hills Gap Student is available for babysitting. Please contact him on 07749 717490.
Sally Crathern – Intensive Swimming Course
Sally Crathern, swimming teacher to Pre-Prep is running her next intensive course during the October half term holidays. Dates are Monday 25th October to Friday 29th October for half an hour each morning. This is at King Edward’s Witley. The course is open to all ability levels from non swimmers from the age of 4 to strong, technically able swimmers. There will be four teachers in the water with the younger, less experienced swimmers.
Lessons will be every half hour from 9.00am to 11.30am. Groups are created according to ability and parents will be contacted via email with a specific lesson time. The cost is £50 for five days x 30 minute lessons. Stronger swimmers will be swimming for 45 minutes costing £75.
Please see Sally’s website for more information and a booking form.
Books Books Books!
The 32nd Guildford Book Festival will take place from 3rd – 26th October. All of these events below are free for families and will take place by the Bandstand in Guildford Castle Grounds.
This website is a really useful service divided by year group, to give a wide selection of age appropriate book recommendations. Click on the tab – Year Groups & Key Stage Recommendations, select the age group required.
Absences on match afternoons
Please notify games staff of any absences on a match afternoon in advance when possible.
Absence Request Form
An Absence Request Form must be completed for any reason that a child is not in school, other than illness. These are found on the Parent Portal. Thank you.
Please can we remind you that the majority of the communications are sent via the parent portal on a Tuesday. Communications will vary for each child dependent on a variety of factors e.g. class, gender, sets. The Prep team sheet can be changed at any time therefore we encourage you to check the portal on a regular basis.
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