The last two weeks before half term saw several of our annual events take place and so there is much on which to report.
This was a great afternoon showing the best of the school with true sportsmanship being shown along with excellent results for all our runners, especially our Under 9 boys and Under 11 girls. The afternoon tea provided by the FOGH so willingly and generously was quite literally the icing on the cake and saw over £200 being donated for the The Oak Centre for Children & Young People at the Royal Marsden Hospital.
Hook Fun Run
Although only a small number of children ran, they represented the school so well on a hot morning and congratulations to: Jude, Thomas W, James P-M , Isaac, Theo A, Lois, Horatio, Mrs Pitcher, Mr T, Mr Smith & Miss Smith. Congratulations also to Ross who came third in the Fun Run and is an ex-Grey House pupil and to Jack and Lucinda who ensured a ‘full house’ for their family.
It was lovely to have the whole school at this event, held for the first time during school time. Thank you to everyone for your support. It was particularly enjoyable for the Staff who do not usually have the chance to see the children swim, show their skills.
Congratulations to Winchester and many thanks to our judges: Mr and Mrs Judge, Mr Stelfox and Mr Hayward.
Lower School Summer Afternoon
This was such an enjoyable afternoon for us all and the performances from all the children left the audience in no doubt that there is great musical and dramatic talent to be exploited from our Lower School children. Form II were excellent waiters and waitresses for the afternoon and ensured all our guests were well fed.
Shades for Shades Day
We raised £100 for the RNIB ; thank you for your support.
For those of you new to the school, Grey Matter is our own book which contains a piece of writing from every child in the school. Copies of previous years’ books are on display in the hall of the Upper School.
The proofs are now with the publishers and we will supply one copy for each family and the sum of £8.00 will be added to your account.
If you require more than one copy, please email the Office. Similarly, if you do not wish for a copy to be reserved for your family, please email the Office to let us know.
We will be placing our order at the end of this week, so please act promptly as we cannot order in quantities of less than 25. Thank you.
Upper School Play
As you will know from the Summer Term Diary, the Upper School ‘Let the Games Begin’ takes place at Reddam House theatre on the evening of Thursday 21st June. The evening is a ticketed event and there is an order form at the end of this Newsletter for you to return to the School Office. Details of arrangements will be issued next week.
Sally Grace Photos
Class photo orders should be returned to the large blue plastic box in the Upper School Hall. Sally will be collecting orders this Wednesday.
Sports Day arrangements
All children should come to school in PE kit.
There is Friday Assembly for Parents as usual.
Girls may wear House Colours in their hair and all children may wear House Colours for ankle socks and/or laces. Please note all socks should be ankle socks and not trainer socks.
For those of you new to the school, there is “free seating” for parents and friends around the lawn and there is both a Parents’ and a ‘Toddlers’ Race’. The Nursery children will also be joining us this year
Tea and cake will be served from 2.30 pm in the Hall. Donations for tea will be shared between Hart Rotary – some programmes for The Hartley Wintney Festival will be on sale - and ……
Any decision regarding postponement due to the weather will be made by 12 noon on the day via text; please do not call the School Office. If an earlier decision is possible, an announcement will also be posted on the website, although having looked at the forecast I am optimistic!
The classrooms will be open for you to look at your child’s work; please do take the time to have a look around.
I do apologise for any inconvenience caused by our recent IT issues which I sincerely hope are now resolved and would like to thank Form Reps for their help in enabling us to keep in communication with you.
Prizegiving – Saturday 30th June
Our Guest of Honour this year is Mr Adam Williams, Head of Lord Wandsworth College. A crèche will be provided for those of you with younger children. Please complete and return the form sent via email to the School Office if you would like to reserve a place. Please note you must request a place in the crèche in advance to ensure we have adequate staff to supervise the children. The crèche will be open from 10.00 am until the end of Prizegiving – approximately 12.00 noon. Thank you.
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