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13 09, 2019

School Councillors first meeting

By | September 13th, 2019|School Council Blog, Year 6 2019-20|

School Councillors elected this week were straight to work with their first meeting today with our headteacher, Ben Roberts.

They created three sub-committees, with four councillors from different year groups in each, to enable quicker decision-making. The different sub-committees will focus on three major areas of school life; Community, Conservation and Curriculum.

Our new councillors were keen […]

10 09, 2019

Voting for School Councillors

By | September 10th, 2019|School Council Blog, Year 4 2019-20, Year 6 2019-20|

What a lot of democracy! At the beginning of every academic year, pupils in Years 4, 5 and 6 elect new school councillors to represent their views.

Following assemblies about democracy and the rule of law, the children in each year group took part in hustings. Lots of children gave speeches encouraging their peers to vote […]

27 08, 2019

Futsal Holiday Camp

By | August 27th, 2019|Sport|

We were delighted to welcome Futsal Elite to run our summer holiday camp for Heathbrook pupils and other children from the community.

The children benefited from our new all-weather pitch, developing a range of sports skills and enjoying all sorts of other activities too. Here’s what some of them said:

“The coaches did great games and […]

16 07, 2019

Selling own produce at Venn St Market

By | July 16th, 2019|Outdoor Learning|

Thank you to the children and families who came along throughout the day on Saturday to support our stall at Venn Street Market, in front of Clapham Picturehouse.  The produce the children have grown from seed looked wonderful.  The children were confident and polite as they ran the stall and spoke to the customers.  Another fantastic […]

3 07, 2019

Mini-world Photography Activity (at the Summer Fair)

By | July 3rd, 2019|Art, PTA|


2 07, 2019

Fantastic Summer Fair!

By | July 2nd, 2019|Music, Outdoor Learning, PTA|

Roy Wilson, our PTA Chair, writes: What a fantastic fair we had on Saturday! So much incredible feedback! A huge thanks to all of the parents, carers, relatives, school staff and children who made it such a wonderful occasion on such a hot day. Well over 100 parents helped out! It was great to be […]

21 05, 2019

Hessian Planters on Tyre Island

By | May 21st, 2019|Outdoor Learning|

Year 5s have been busy again creating another flower display on tyre island for everyone to enjoy in the playground. This time they have covered containers in hessian and placed them on natural hemp tables. Look out for the irises as they begin to flower after half term, surrounded by forget-me-nots that the children have […]

16 05, 2019

Hidden Heathbook 2019!

By | May 16th, 2019|Art, PTA, Year 6 2018-19|

What an afternoon in Heathbrook Park! So many of our families braved the weather and enjoyed an afternoon of fantastic outdoor art and theatre activities. A huge thanks to everyone who supported our Friends of Heathbrook (PTA) refreshment stall.


8 05, 2019

Lunchtime Choir for Year 1 & 2

By | May 8th, 2019|Music, Year 2 updates|

This term Savi Bale, our full-time qualified music teacher, has started an infant choir during lunchtimes and our music room has been packed with Year 1 and Year 2 children! They are also developing their teamwork skills and look forward to performing to parents soon.

2 05, 2019

Wild City’s giant interactive box world in our sports pitch!

By | May 2nd, 2019|Art|

Pupils had an incredible day when professional artists from Wild City facilitated their giant interactive box world… in our new all-weather sports pitch! It’s all in preparation for Hidden Heathbrook an afternoon of free exciting outdoor art and theatre for the whole family from 12.30 to 4.30pm on Saturday 11th May. Hidden Heathbrook is […]