Half Term for Children
We love Happy Potter! Saturday 16 February, Starts 10am /3+/ FREE
Calling all Muggles, Witches and Wizards. Grab your broomstick, dragon* or portkey and come on in for a magical morning of spell-tastic activities. We will be celebrating the one-and-only Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry with a craft activity, Dobby’s missing sock trail and much more.
* Dragons must be left outside of the library for the duration of the event.
The Rubbish Monster Thing – reading and illustration demonstration by the author Simon Chadwick Tuesday 19 February: 1pm / FREE
Join Simon Chadwick as he reads his new children’s book, The Rubbish Monster Thing, and other stories he’s written or illustrated. This bright and colourful book packed with rhyme is an exciting book to snuggle up and share. Discovery a story of friendship and waste prevention in this children’s tale. Then take part in some interactive drawing at Simon creates Rubbish Monsters and Litterbugs with the children’s help, and there is also a chance for the children to draw their own. A fun and friendly event for pre-school children and primary-aged children.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar – Interactive Storytelling Workshop Thursday 21 February: 1.30pm and 3pm/ ages 2 – 6 / £3.75
The little caterpillar has had a busy week eating all the food in the garden. When it builds a small house and falls asleep something very magical happens… Come and join in with the magic as Amanda from Merry-go-Round Storytelling brings this classic to life with songs and storytelling and lots of imaginative fun! A 45 minute interactive storytelling workshop. Parents/carers must remain with their children during this session.
Storytime - Friday 22 February, 10.30am – 11am/ FREE
Come along for stories and colouring.
Family Chess Coaching Saturday 23 February, 10am – 1pm / FREE
David Graham and members of the Basingstoke Junior Chess Club will be visiting to offer hints, tips and guidance for complete beginners as well as players with some knowledge and experience.
Information and Advice
Adoption and Fostering Drop-in Evening - Thursday 21 February, 5pm – 8pm / FREE
The Finding Homes for Hampshire Children’s Team are hosting a free adoption and fostering information event. Drop in for an informal chat and they will be on hand to answer any questions and help you take the next step along your journey.
Check out our libraries website for more half term events happening at our other branches. https://www.hants.gov.uk/librariesandarchives/library/events
Please use the website link below to order your Stikins Name Labels and, at the same time, earn the PTA 30% commission to add to their fundraising pot.
Our school number 11098 must be quoted when you order.
Sample labels can be viewed in the School Office.
We aim to educate all our children about 'Road Safety' and ask for your support in maintaining good road safety practice as an example to your child.
Walking/Cycling to School
We have a cycle shed and scooter pods for the children to use.
As a parent or carer, you can help reduce the risks your child faces on our roads by teaching them how to be safe as pedestrians and as cyclists. Visit the THINK! website to read about the campaigns that relate to making children safe on our roads. You will also receive vital advice and tips on how to protect your children by teaching them basic road safety skills.
Driving to School
The following schemes and public transport services are available to support travelling to and from school:
Bus Routes to School