November 11, 2019

Hamstel Infant School and Nursery held their annual Remembrance service on Monday 11th November 2019. We commemorated this special event by holding a service which involved the sounding of the Last Post as played by Mrs Snashall on a trumpet and a march past from membe...

July 12, 2019

On Friday 5th July we welcomed Julia, an NSPCC volunteer and her mascot,
‘Buddy’, a friendly green speech bubble, into our Monday afternoon assembly.
Classes in Years 1 and 2 learned that the NSPCC believes that children should be
able to speak out to someone if they a...

July 8, 2019

The schools across Portico Academy have come together this term to create a mobile exhibition – The Portico Art and Design Festival. This project has been created to showcase the incredible talent and creativity of the children across all of the year groups within our...

June 28, 2019

The children have enjoyed a variety of Science experiments and activities designed to
develop their skills of scientific enquiry. They have been encouraged to make predictions
about what might happen and then observe closely to discover what actually happens,
finding o...

May 27, 2019

We have enjoyed another year of successful sports days. Our sincere thanks to all the staff, children and spectators who make these events so worthwhile.
The Nursery and Reception class children showed true determination and continued on to the finish. Even the rain co...

May 9, 2019

 I would like to say a very big thank you for supporting our fundraising activity to generate money to support the improvement of the pond in our Wild Life Area. 

Your generous contributions to Hamstel Infant School have now accrued a much larger than expected sum...

April 1, 2019

For the last five weeks, Roxanna from Southend Adult Community College has visited our school to provide lessons in English to parents that signed up. As a member of staff with English as an Additional Language I joined these sessions. We all thoroughly enjoyed it and...

March 20, 2019

Art Club have spent the Spring Term looking at different artists. We read ‘The Dot’ by Peter Reynolds and then looked at different pointillism artists for example Georges Seurat and Aboriginal art. We then created our own dot pictures using different media.

We have also...

March 14, 2019

We received some lovely feedback from parents regarding our recent Maths Workshops. Many parents described them as ‘informative’ and ‘enjoyable’. Thank you for your continued support.

Fantastic workshop. I really enjoyed seeing how the children learn. Thank
you for the...

March 14, 2019

This week we celebrated our Maths learning when we were joined by Quantum Theatre. The Year 1 and Year 2 children really enjoyed the show - The Half Pint Kid! The children helped solve mathematical problems exploring numbers, place values and the four functions. number...

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