October 19, 2018

In Reception we have enjoyed celebrating Harvest and Multicultural week. All the children enjoyed finding out about Harvest by learning the words and actions to The Little Red Hen.
During Multicultural week each class learnt about a chosen country.

Swan Class learnt all...

October 18, 2018

There was a special visitor in the carpark on Monday Morning; a waste disposal truck called Munch! The children learned all about waste and what happens to our recycling. Did you know that when food waste is collected, it is used to make electricity? The children enjoy...

October 12, 2018

Hamstel Infant School held its first Book Fair of the year, after school and during our September 2018 parent evenings. The selection of books was eye catching and inspiring and each night the book cases were a great source of curiosity and excitement. We would like to...

October 11, 2018

Dates for parents/carers to visit the school with the view to start Reception in September 2019 are as follows:
Monday 12th, Tuesday 13th, Thursday 15th and Friday 16th November at 10:00am or 1:30pm and Wednesday 14th November at 6:00pm.
Pre-booking is essential as th...

July 12, 2018

The choirs across the Portico Academy trust got together to recorded a special version of Three Little Birds. 

May 1, 2018

A big thanks to all those who sent in food for the charity, Cats Protection. Some members of our School Council presented the food to Diana Place from the charity. She thanked everyone for the generous amount collected and brought stickers for the children as a thank y...

December 18, 2017

We have been treated to some wonderful Christmas performances over the last two weeks.  The children worked hard to learn their songs, dances and lines and were so excited to share it with their parents and carers.  They all performed brilliantly in front of audiences...

November 17, 2017

We were very proud to receive the Enhanced Healthy School Award at a special ceremony in Southend on 17th November.  Three of our children from Year 2 gave a presentation using PowerPoint to explain how our school dinners keep us healthy.  They did a fantastic job and...

November 10, 2017

We marked Armistice Day in school with a special ceremony featuring a bugle salute and a march past from members of the Combined Cadet Force from Westcliff High School for Boys, very much supporting the British Values element of our curriculum.  The children made their...

November 9, 2017

The children in our Sunshine group had a wonderful trip to the Odeon Cinema in Southend on the 9th November for a special screening of Disney's Beauty and the Beast.  The children really enjoyed the experience and were very well behaved throughout.  We are grateful to...

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