Parent View and BPET Parent Surveys

As parents and carers are by now no doubt aware, Halley House is a school that places a large emphasis on regular feedback. That’s why this month we’ve asked our families to complete two questionnaires! In anticipation of an Ofsted visit this term, we would be very grateful if parents and carers could complete the survey on Parent View – this helps us …

Pictures from Tate Modern ASSEMBLY 2018

Last Tuesday, Halley House joined over 60 other schools (1500 children!) taking part in Tate Modern’s ASSEMBLY 2018! We had a fantastic time and were delighted to be able to participate in such a wonderful project. See our slideshow below:

Little Stars Stay and Play

Every Tuesday, we’re running our Little Stars Stay and Play sessions from 9-11am. These are free (£1 suggested donation!) and a fantastic way to meet other parents with young children. Everyone’s welcome, especially if you have chosen Halley House School as your first choice for September 2018! We hope to see you there!

100 Million Minutes Reading Challenge

Congratulations to the TWO Halley House parents who made the top 10 Leaderboard for Achievement for All’s ‘100 Million Minute Challenge’! As a school, we’re extremely grateful to Ashleigh Solgun for galvanising us all – her efforts are reflected in this fantastic achievement. Thank you to everyone who took part and truly WELL DONE!

Outcome of Admissions Consultation

This is a report summarising the statutory consultation under the S.142 of the Schools Admission Code, requiring “all admissions authorities must consult on their admissions arrangements that will apply for admission applications [in] the follow school year.” The Trustees of Bellevue Place Education Trust have proposed the reduction of the admissions Halley House School from the currently planned 60 pupils …

New Parent Survey Results

We recently asked parents whose children started in EYFS in the autumn term of 2017 to complete a ‘new parent survey’. The findings are provided here. Thank you to those parents who were able to send in responses. The number of respondents to the survey was 8, which was less than we had hoped for. Here are the things that …

How to apply for a place at Halley House School

Apply now for a 2018 Reception place Admissions are open for you to apply for a place at Halley House School for your child to start school in September 2018. Apply by 15th January 2018 for a 2018/19 Reception place via the Pan London eAdmissions system in the same way as other local schools within the Local Authority. Find out more: eadmissions.org.uk  …

Little Stars Stay & Play

At Halley House School we are proud to offer ‘Little Stars Stay and Play’ sessions every Tuesday morning from 9-11am (term time). These sessions are run by friendly parents who enjoy getting to know each other and both current and prospective parents of the school are welcome. Activities include free play, craft and creative activities, snack time, music and singing …

Explorify, an innovative and exciting new teaching resource from Wellcome Trust

Explorify is a new and exciting programme of free activities available for primary school teachers, created by Wellcome Trust Education. It includes engaging, creative science activities that have been designed to stimulate curiosity, discussion and debate. At Halley House School, we are always on the lookout for new innovative and high quality teaching resources. To find out more about Explorify, click …

Top 10 Tips for Preparing Your Child for School

Starting school is one of life’s major milestones and for many parents it can be an emotional time. It’s natural to feel both nervous and excited, but with a little advance preparation both you and your little one will be able to cope with the transition more smoothly. Here are our Top 10 tips to help you and your child …