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Weสผre raising ยฃ500 to support Alsager Highfields Primary School., by Mrs Muddy

Date: 15th Jan 2024 @ 6:37pm

On 4th February 2024 members of staff from Alsager Highfields will be running the ‘Alsager 5’ a 5 mile road race in order to raise much needed funds for the school. Money raised will go towards improving outdoor spaces for children at the main school and the annexe. Thank you so much for your support! Team Highfields ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿคž๐Ÿ™Œ

Alsager Highfields Design Technology Workshops at Alsager School, by Mrs Muddy

Date: 11th Jan 2024 @ 8:23pm

As we have recently covered, a group of year 5 & 6 pupils from Alsager Highfields completed x3 design technology workshops at Alsager School during the autumn term. The sessions covered food technology, textiles and resistant materials (woodwork). The carousel of workshops finished at the end of last term and they have been a great success. Comments from the pupils include.

  • “Design and technology was a really new and exciting experience.” (Ottilie)
  • Shianne, Arthur, Hayley and Erin enjoyed using the pillar drill when making their toolboxes.
  • “I loved everything about it.” (Scarlett, Rosie, Lillia)

In the textiles workshops, children printed and stitched their own pencil cases. They also developed their own fabric painting and marking skills for a wall hanging that is now up at Highfields. The design was inspired by the works of Edwardo Paolozzi and Wassily Kandinsky. I am sure you will agree from the photos that it looks fantastic!

All the children were a delight to work with and thanks must go to Mrs Birchall, Mrs Sample and Mr Preston for running the workshops. This has been a great example of two schools in our multi academy trust collaborating together for the benefit of our young people.

 

 

Holiday Dates 2024-25, by Mrs Muddy

Date: 8th Jan 2024 @ 5:20pm

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The Grinches, by Mrs Muddy

Date: 21st Dec 2023 @ 9:22pm

Alsager Highfields was also visited by not one, but two rogue Grinches. The Grinches caused merry mischief around the school and also completed a couple of laps on the Elf Run too. 

Elf Run, by Mrs Muddy

Date: 21st Dec 2023 @ 9:18pm

Pupils at Alsager Highfields took part in the Elf Run on their penultimate day of term to raise funds for local hospice St Luke’s. Wearing their festive elf hats, pupils ran several laps of the school field. Our collective effort raised a huge £1,500. Thank you to all who donated.

The Cornovii Trust Newsletter, by Mrs Muddy

Date: 13th Dec 2023 @ 8:53pm

Our December newsletter is out now and available to download from the Cornovii Trust website: https://www.thecornoviitrust.org/news

Design Technology Workshops, by Mrs Muddy

Date: 20th Nov 2023 @ 3:10pm

The design technology workshops for years 5 and 6 from Alsager Highfields continue to produce some fantastic results. The children have loved using the resistant material workshops, tools and the machinery at Alsager School to produce some fantastic tool boxes. Keep up the hard work everyone! Again, many thanks to everyone involved, especially the staff, Mr Preston, Mrs Sample and Mrs Birchall.

Assembly to mark anti-bullying week, by Mrs Muddy

Date: 16th Nov 2023 @ 8:51am

Our Safeguarding Ambassadors led an assembly to mark anti-bullying week. They shared the message 'Make a noise about bullying', discussing the difference between bullying and banter. They did a great job getting their message across. 

Published Admission Number (PAN) at Alsager Highfields Primary School, by Mrs Muddy

Date: 10th Nov 2023 @ 11:04am

PROPOSED CHANGE TO PAN OF ALSAGER HIGHFIELDS PRIMARY SCHOOL

As the admissions authority, The Cornovii Trust is consulting on the proposed reduction of the Published Admission Number (PAN) at Alsager Highfields Primary School from 45 to 30, from September 2025. This would mean that the maximum number of children who are admitted from September 2025 in reception would be 30, with a maximum of 30 in year groups 1 and 2 and a maximum of 32 in years 3 to 6.

Please see the letter below for more information

Golden Table Lunch, by Mrs Muddy

Date: 31st Oct 2023 @ 10:10pm

Congratulations to those children who were chosen by our kitchen team to enjoy a golden table lunch! Throughout the first half-term, these children have stood out to the staff for their manners, behaviour and attitude in the dinner hall. What super role-models!

Crucial Crew Event, by Mrs Muddy

Date: 13th Oct 2023 @ 10:15pm

Y6 had a fabulous morning at the Crucial Crew event. They learned new skills, experienced different scenarios and completed a number of hands-on activities. Their behaviour was impeccable and highly praised by both the organisers and the coach company. They are a credit to our school. Parents, there are more pictures on Seesaw.

Painting their poppies, by Mrs Muddy

Date: 13th Oct 2023 @ 10:08pm

Y2 and Y6 thoroughly enjoyed working together to paint their poppies in readiness for our whole school remembrance display. It was so lovely to see the two age groups collaborating. Parents, there are more photos on Seesaw. 

Safeguarding Ambassadors, by Mrs Muddy

Date: 3rd Oct 2023 @ 3:36pm

Our KS2 Safeguarding Ambassadors led the first of our half-termly safeguarding assemblies today. They taught the rest of the school all about Operation Encompass and how it helps to keep everyone safe. A letter will go out to all parents this week. 

Parents and Friends Association (PFA) AGM - Mon 2nd Oct, by Mrs Muddy

Date: 28th Sep 2023 @ 9:46pm

Parents and Friends Association (PFA) AGM - Monday 2nd October: Main School Hall at 6.30pm. Everyone welcome ๐Ÿ˜Š

 

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Outdoor Learning, by Mrs Muddy

Date: 27th Sep 2023 @ 7:39pm

Y6 had great fun in Outdoor Learning this week. We made spears by shaping, collaborating and designing. Mrs Harrison now has the very tricky job of judging them!

Dogs Trust Visit, by Mrs Muddy

Date: 27th Sep 2023 @ 6:50pm

Y6 thoroughly enjoyed our session with Bethan at the Dogs' Trust. We learned all about canine communication and how to keep ourselves safe. 

Alsager Highfields Young Carers Club, by Mrs Muddy

Date: 23rd Sep 2023 @ 11:30am

Alsager Highfields Young Carers club is back up and running. This year, a member of staff from school will be joining the club too! We look forward to seeing any Young Carers there!

 

New Workshops from Visyon, by Mrs Muddy

Date: 14th Sep 2023 @ 10:18pm

Visyon in Congleton has new parent carer workshops to support a variety of needs. Please see details in the files below:

 

 

 

Summer Holiday Resources, by Mrs Muddy

Date: 20th Jul 2023 @ 8:32pm

Resources from the Witherslack group for supporting parents who have children with Autism/ ADHD in the summer holidays.

Reception Celebration, by Mrs Muddy

Date: 20th Jul 2023 @ 5:11pm

Reception have finished their first year at school and what a year it's been! Well done everyone we are proud of you ? 

Pirates of the Curry Bean, by Mrs Muddy

Date: 17th Jul 2023 @ 10:34pm

Y6 thoroughly enjoyed entertaining everyone during their performance of 'Pirates of the Curry Bean'! Thank you to everyone who supported our lovely children. 

Peak Wildlife Park, by Mrs Muddy

Date: 16th Jul 2023 @ 10:40pm

Year 1 had a fabulous day at Peak Wildlife Park last week. We stroked goats, fed wallabies and saw meerkats, lemurs and penguins. We had lunch in a tipi in the pouring rain and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

Leavers Party, by Mrs Muddy

Date: 15th Jul 2023 @ 11:10am

Everyone had a fabulous time at the Year 6 Leavers party!

This Week's Superstars, by Mrs Muddy

Date: 14th Jul 2023 @ 6:43pm

Congratulations to our superstars this week!

Cheshire Young Carers, by Mrs Muddy

Date: 7th Jul 2023 @ 2:46pm

A young carer is a child aged 6 to 18 who carries out activities that can be defined as “providing care” for a parent/guardian or sibling. Many of them do not qualify for any kind of statutory support. The carer role they undertake can range from occasionally looking after a sibling to supporting an adult with medical interventions, general housework, preparing meals and generally running the household. 

Please find below a leaflet which has information on the support offered by Cheshire Young Carers. Click on the links below for more information about their holiday programmes.

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