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Diary dates, news and Events

 

CORONA VIRUS UPDATE

SCHOOL WILL CLOSE TO ALL PUPILS, EXCEPT FOR THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED THAT THEY HAVE A PLACE FROM MONDAY 23RD MARCH.

We will keep parents up to date with further developments via ParentMail and our Facebook page, as well as the school website.

If you have any queries, please call us on 01255 422825

 

News

Facebook is now live on our school website

Our school Facebook page is now live on our school website. You can find it on the right hand side of the Home page

Prompt collection

May we remind Parents/Carers that home time collection is at 3.00 pm for KS1 and 3.05 pm for KS2.  Please ensure you collect your children promptly at these times.  If this is likely to cause a problem you are welcome to contact KidZone, who look after children on site before and after school. Their numbers are: 01255 429029 or 07983 634 443. Please note that there will be a charge for this service.

The Friends of White Hall Academy - Terracycle Recycling Scheme

WE HAVE SUSPENDED THIS SCHEME WHILST OUR SCHOOL IS CLOSED. WE HOPE TO RESUME IT AGAIN SOON.

Since we started this very successful recycling scheme, we have added to the list of items we can collect for recycling. Please click on the links below for details of what is and isn't acceptable by Terracyle. We'd like to say a very big thank you to everyone who supports our recycling scheme!

Acuvue                Aqua Optima             Burt's bees            Colgate

Cracker & biscuit wrappers                   Ellas kitchen           Flash

Febreze                Hi cone - plastic ring carriers                   Hovis

Kinder                   KP - no nuts              Nestle                     Personal care

Pringles                 RB                            Spontex                  Walkers

Well beloved pet food packaging

 

We do not have the facilities to recycle plastic bottles and paper brought in from home. These items can be recycled in your usual council recycling boxes. Thank you.

Anyone who would like more information or to support this project further can join us on Facebook: The Wombles of White Hall Academy

Unsealed of Clacton

White Hall Academy and the Friends would like to thank Kayleigh and Zoe, from Unsealed in Clacton, for helping us with our recycling. Have you visited Unsealed in Clacton yet? They are helping the environment with their plastic free refill shop based at 2a the Grove. You just take you own containers along, fill up with what you need and pay. They have a wide variety of goods from sugar, cereals, herbs, shampoo, cleaning products, oils and vinegars and much more. Just buy what you need.

Parents, grandparents and carers if you could spare a few hours here or there to help sort the recycling in school ready to be sent off, the Friends would be very grateful. Thank you. Please email: Friends@witehallacademy.essex.sch.uk

Free School Meals - Important update

Please click here for details

Stikins name labels

Help the Friends raise funds for the school by purchased stick-in name labels from Stikins. They Don't need ironing or sewing onto clothing - just stick them in. Please click here for the order form

Advice on illnesses

The school are obliged to follow the guidance given by NHS England. If you would like advice relating to any childhood illness, please contact  Public Health East of England on 0300 303 8537.

To help you decide whether you should allow your child a day off when poorly, the NHS has produced guidance on common illnesses. This guidance is available via http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Yourchildatschool.

This guidance underpins the Schools decision whether or not the reason provided for absence is to be authorised.

The message given is quite clear: Common or minor illnesses do not necessitate a day off school. Colds, coughs, sore throats and headaches are not acceptable reasons for your child’s absence from school. Absences for these reasons will not be authorised at White Hall Academy.

Please support us by ensuring your child attends school regularly.

 

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Other news

Co-op Dividend Account

White Hall Academy now has its own Co-op share account. Other Co-op members are able to donate their dividends on purchases to the Academy. If you would like to do this you just need to quote our Dividend number 634796 when making purchases from any East of England Co-op.

The dividends can be cashed in and  used to purchase extra resources for the school.

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 7th February

Year 5 production—9.15 am

 

Thursday 8th February

Friends Valentines Cakes

 

Thursday 8th February

Year 5 production—5.00 pm

 

Friday 9th February

Non-pupil Day

 

Monday 12th to

Friday 16th February

Half Term

 

Wednesday 21st February

2R and half of 2H visit to

Stansted Airport

 

Thursday 22nd February

2S and half of 2H visit to

Stansted Airport

 

Thursday 1st March

World Book Day

 

Monday 5th March

Nursery (ages 3-4), Reception,

Year 1 and Year 2 Class  photos

 

Friday 9th March

2H Class Assembly

 

Monday 12th March

Year 3, 4, 5 and 6 Class photos

 

Tuesday 13th March

Bag2School collection

 

Thursday 15th March

5W Assembly

 

Friday 16th March

Non pupil day

and Termly Learning Conferences

 



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