Main Road, East Hagbourne, Didcot, Oxon, OX11 9LR

Tel:  01235 813367     Email: office.3249@hagbourne.oxon.sch.uk   www.hagbourne.oxon.sch.uk

Description: school logo with church April 2014

‘Preparing each child for their future in an ever-changing world’


NEWSLETTER 5                                                                        7th October 2016

From the Headteacher

Jack in Year 2 decided to continue the fundraising at home and sold cake and tea to any visitors! He raised an amazing  £33.68. Well done Jack!

A total of £201.62! Well Done everyone.

Congratulations and welcome to Mrs Joanna Parman who joins the school community as our new Parent Governor.  Joanna lives in East Hagbourne and has children in Reception and Year 2.

Parents’ Evenings

Will be held on Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th October from 3.30 - 7.00pm, details and the reply slip can be found here.

Please return your slip by Monday 10th October to enable us to allocate time slots.

Life Education Centres - 12th and 13th October

As part of our Personal, Social and Health Education provision, the Life Education Centres mobile classroom will be at school on Wednesday 12th October and Thursday 13th October. A letter with the details was sent home by Parent Mail on Tuesday 4th October and can also be found here.

Please return your slip to the School Office by 9am on Monday 10th October.

Head Lice and Threadworms

A number of parents have informed us that their children have had threadworms. Please see NHS advice below on what to do if you think your child has threadworms. We have very strict guidelines on cleaning surfaces, sinks and toilets in school, and encourage children to wash their hands well at numerous times over the day, however problems like this can spread very easily.


There have also been reports of head lice, please check your child/children and NHS advice can be found at http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Head-lice/Pages/Treatment.aspx

Letter from Thames Valley Police/OCC

TVP/OCC have issued a letter to parents regarding the recent incident in North Oxford involving a 14yr old girl - read it here.

Lunch Menu

The current lunch menu can be found on the school website here.

Vacancy - General Catering Assistant

Required Monday-Friday 11.45am - 1.30pm, Term time only. For more information please contact Edda Coles, Catering Manager on 01235 813367 (option 4) or pop in to see Edda in the kitchen. Informal enquiries welcome.

Please pass this on to anyone you may think would be interested.

Generic Permission Slips

There are still a number of permission slips outstanding, most notably from Years 5 & 6, can you please ensure that these are returned to the School Office asap? If you need another copy of the form, please ask at the Office.

Community News/Activities

‘No Two Things’ in Didcot are running a number of craft courses over half term for children, details here.

and some Autumn courses for adults, details here.

Dates for your Diary 

Tuesday 11th October, Thursday 13th October and Wednesday 19th October

Year 6: DGS Open Mornings 9.30-11.00am

Wednesday 12th October

Years 1,2 and 3: Flu Immunisation

Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th October

Lfe Education Centres Mobile Classroom at School

Wednesday 12th October, Friday 14th October and Tuesday 18th October

Year 6: SBS Open Morning 9.15-10.15am

Friday 4th November

Non-Uniform Day in exchange for Tombola prizes for the PTA Christmas Craft Fair

Wednesday 9th November

School Photographer in School 8.00-11.30am

Friday 11th November


Sunday 20th November

Christmas Craft Fair - School and Village Hall

Wednesday 30th November

St Andrew’s Day Service in Church

Wednesday 7th December

Year 2 & 3 Nativity 9.30 - 10.30am

Wednesday 7th December

Christmas Lunch

Thursday 8th December

Year 2 & 3 Nativity 2.00 - 3.00pm

Monday 12th December

Carol Service at St Andrew’s Church 6.00 - 7.00pm

Wednesday 14th December

Pantomime - Cinderella 2.00 - 3.00pm (in school)

Friday 16th December

End of Term 1.30pm