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A warm welcome to Howden Junior School in the historic market town of Howden. We are a successful and well respected school that has been recognised by Ofsted for its hard work and high standards. Our targets for learning are clear and all our pupils make good progress during their time with us. Our children find themselves in a busy and enthusiastic learning environment where there is always much to do, see and learn. Please have a good look round our website.
We’ll be posting information here that needs bringing to your attention – whether that be up and coming events that are now imminent or emergency information – such as school closure due to snow etc.
School Life Blog Feed
Thursday, 16 February 2017 – 6.30pm – 8.00pm
£2 entry, free drinks (tombola, hot dogs, name the teddy, sweets, crisps
You may recall last year our Year 4 pupils took part in the very popular Maypole Festival. The Youth and Community Arts would like to offer this event again in 2017 but need to secure some funding. They have applied for the Aviva Community Fund and have been successful to the next stage – the public vote. They need as many people as possible to vote for the project to gain the funding. The more votes they get the more likely they are to receive funding! Voting begins tomorrow. Your support would be much appreciated. Thank you.
Here is the link:
The Year 4 Egyptian Museum event went fabulously with lots of guests looking at our displays, visiting our relaxing spa and trying some delicious treats in our café.
Please look in Year 4 projects for all the great photos of the event!
Good luck to the 12 orienteers who are taking part in the orienteering finals tonight at Burton Constable.
The children raised a whopping £725.57 for Sports Relief. Well done.
Some of the fabulous eggs which have been decorated for the egg competition.
All staff dressed as characters from the Wizard of Oz.
Congratulations to Oliver Gibson (Year 4). Oliver won the Stick Man competition. Well done to all the children who took part. All of the entries were fantastic.
Family Christmas Bingo: 7 December 2016 – 6pm – 8pm
Halloween Disco: 1 November 2016 – 6.30pm – 8pm £2 entry
All year groups are welcome!
British Values day had a host of famous faces!
How many do you recognise?
Many thanks to Mrs Kerry Petch for the lovely cakes bought in this morning.
The year 3’s enjoyed their party this afternoon!
The second Christmas hamper was won by Mrs Kerry Owens. Congratulations!
Everyone enjoyed their Christmas dinner today, and the staff helped too. It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas!!!
School Events Feed
Wed 8th Year 3 Starbrite Theatre day, Shiptonthorpe
Thu 16th Year 4 Dental Talk, 1.30pm
Fri 17th Break up for half term
Mon 27th Return to school
Tue 28th Hot meal—Pancakes for pudding
Thu 2nd Fit4 Ultimate Frisbee club commences Y5/6, 3.30-4.30pm
Thu 2nd Parents Evening 3.30-6pm
Mon 6th Parents Evening 3.30-7pm
Tue 7th Drax Demo in school for Year 6
Tue 14th Year 6 to Drax power station
Wed 29th Year 5 to Edale
Fri 31st Year 5 return from Edale
Tue 4th Golf Day, whole school, info to follow
Fri 7th Break up for Easter
Tue 25th Return to school
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