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21/09/20

Super Year Six scientists setting up experiments to explore how water leaves a leaf. https://t.co/mszU8Qtzea

21/09/20

Kerr Class identifying the value of each digit. https://t.co/pHIY6QNCfU

18/09/20

Fabulous focus and smiles whilst completing our Beatrix Potter final pieces. We have loved exploring the characters and using watercolours.. stay tuned for the final pieces! https://t.co/PW8aRVIjfj

18/09/20

SOS (Save our Sam) Today in Year 1, Sam the frozen penguin needed our help. We had to find the best material to stop him from melting. We made predictions and drew our observations. https://t.co/iR0CesTpHH

18/09/20

Exploring different sentence openers in Kerr class. https://t.co/heBGqswAwe

18/09/20

Happy Birthday! https://t.co/tcElJ6wR6s

18/09/20

Harpenden Academy ready for a socially distanced birthday assembly. https://t.co/wr6joiREi3

17/09/20

Using watercolour to add extra detail to their https://t.co/4WPV5sdlz1

17/09/20

Kerr class adding their final touches to their inspired art. https://t.co/9Sek9RyzOl

17/09/20

Year 1 Elmer loved learning about 'algorithms' in Computing today. We followed our own instructions on the playground and then game our toys instructions to navigate around a treasure map. Some children even tried to write their own code! https://t.co/CUxLTXlumW

17/09/20

Super Team Shakespeare teamwork creating infomercials to shares safety information (on physical and mental health) on Covid with the rest of the school. https://t.co/HewpA4kcfp

17/09/20

Wow! Team Dr Seuss continue to impress us this week with their amazing art work based on pieces by Chidi Okoye. What a talented bunch! https://t.co/qb8ye2BsIq

17/09/20

They look proud of their work and they should do! What stunning homework Dr Seuss class have brought in this week related to the question: ‘What does Harpenden mean to you?’ https://t.co/BVmSHqGohF

17/09/20

An active start in Dahl class, teaching each other team games we created last week https://t.co/boqaiOfbbb

16/09/20

Year Six Circle of Compliments as part of our ‘building resilience’ play project. https://t.co/oOkMzrGd0y

16/09/20

Amazing progress with counter balances in Year Six gymnastics this week. https://t.co/2JHdlVGIAX

16/09/20

Amazing progress with counter balances in Year Six gymnastics this week. https://t.co/4yaKum57Ax

16/09/20

Kerr class learning about fronted adverbials and sharing our ideas. https://t.co/Xxa94u44k3

15/09/20

Year 3 became mini-architects for the start of our Buildings history theme this afternoon. The children showed a lot of resilience when tacking the challenges set for them! https://t.co/75ScEMaN8q

15/09/20

Kerr class showing resilience with an UK jigsaw https://t.co/VsM5ObBbKM

15/09/20

A fabulously busy day in Dr Seuss class today! Using microscopes to look closely at leaves in science; learning about compassion through drama; and sharing new ideas for team games in small groups in PE. Rest up for another busy day tomorrow! https://t.co/0JrBnhmUuo

15/09/20

Using multilink to remind us about multiples of 2 in Potter this morning! https://t.co/o5SjwPvdGJ

14/09/20

Super Year Six scientists fine-tuning their observation skills by observing different parts of a plant using a microscope. https://t.co/gMSICUD8Hw

11/09/20

A fabulous morning using watercolour to paint Peter Rabbit in Potter Class this morning https://t.co/pF0WNbsmjr

11/09/20

It's snowing in Elmer class!! Year 1 have been talking about 'freezing' and 'melting'. We made fake snow and talked about what was the same and what was different between real and fake snow. https://t.co/g84WZ4jlas

11/09/20

What a great first full week back. It’s been jam-packed and I’ve been super impressed by Dr Seuss class’s energy, resilience and enthusiasm. Keep it up team! https://t.co/8lO4OUKOJl

10/09/20

Great energy and focus in Year Six PE today learning more about attacking and defending. https://t.co/wVTViU6XKo

10/09/20

Year 1 have been reading the story 'The Way Back Home' by Oliver Jeffers. Today we focused on the word 'afraid'. We used our acting skills to show our afraid faces. We then thought of others words that mean the same: terrified, scared, petrified, nervous, horrified. https://t.co/RGajfGWL6K

09/09/20

Kerr class being inspired by The boy, the mole, the fox and the horse creating pieces art that use sketching and shading. https://t.co/8tKcpfwwLE

08/09/20

Year six showed super growth mindsets in their first gymnastics lesson today experimenting with balances and counter balances. https://t.co/ZipYLc62Vw

08/09/20

Painting portraits in the style of Chidi Okoye in year 5 https://t.co/vhmRPSsY6i

07/09/20

Year 1 are learning about stories with predictable language. We read two stories today - 'We're going on a bear hunt' and 'We're going on a lion hunt', then we went on our very own 'Elmer hunt'. Can you spot where we found Elmer? https://t.co/fqglbDpgte

04/09/20

A busy 2 days in Dahl class so far, inspirational maths, bookmark marking and optical illusion drawing, it’s been so lovely to be back! https://t.co/kEsw9RQAZl

03/09/20

Fantastic start to year six with Week of Inspirational Maths activity testing the children’s growth mindset to the limit! https://t.co/EEb7klEJGG

14/07/20

Our lovely Reception class prepared a sweet farewell to their Year 6 buddies today by learning and singing 'You've Got a Friend in Me.' Our Year 6 class were very touched. Thank you Reception Ladybird class. https://t.co/LjYSKKFoAF

07/07/20

Year six printers are experimenting with collagraphy as a medium for sharing key messages from the Oval Heritage project. https://t.co/bBQpck71sJ

06/07/20

Year six bubble B creating their origami butterflies for our leavers’ tree... https://t.co/l5ZLw9nD5N

03/07/20

Inventors corner: year six presenting their post-COVID inventions... https://t.co/kECiOwBghI

03/07/20

Inventors corner: year six presenting their post-COVID inventions... https://t.co/WVlp0lM0iO

03/07/20

Year Six origami butterflies ready for our leavers’ tree... https://t.co/O7LkilGw5v

Before and After School Care

LARKS BREAKFAST CLUB & OWLS AFTER SCHOOL CLUB

We run our 'LARKS' breakfast club every week day morning from 7.15am - 8.30am. A healthy and varied breakfast of cereal, fruit and toast is available from 7.15am-8.15am.

Our welcoming team are experienced and well trained. We offer a range of structured and unstructured activities in a free choice environment to suit individual children and their diverse needs.

Children will be delivered to their individual classrooms by our staff team. The club operates in a classroom and has access to the secure playground.

Cost

£5.00 per session

Charged and invoiced a half term in advance.  

Our After School Club, 'OWLS' is run by our Manager, Laura Jones, with her team of staff. The team are highly experienced and trained to provide your child with stimulating and fun after school care.  Laura has planned a programme of activities which regularly includes risky play, painting, modelling, arts and crafts, dressing up, role play toys, board games, jigsaws and organised games and challenges. We have access to our secure playground to encourage plenty of outdoor learning on our play equipment.

There is a quiet cushioned area to relax, listen to music, have a chat or possibly read a book.

Laura and her team will provide a snack meal for early leavers and a hot meal for the children who are here until 6.30pm.  The children will sit together to eat at the beginning of the session. They will share their day’s news with their friends and it provides a warm friendly welcome to the club.

Autumn Term Menu Owl After School Club

Location

The club operates in the wraparound care classrooms with secure access to the playground. Your child will be picked up from their classroom by one of our staff. At the end of the day, at collection, the parent/carer is responsible for ensuring their child is collected on time and that they are signed out upon leaving.

Times, Costs & T&Cs

The club runs from 3.20pm-6.30pm, Monday to Thursday and 3.20pm-5.15pm on Fridays (a later Friday session will be considered if there is the demand)

Session 1: 3.20pm-5.15pm is £12.00
Session 2: 3.20pm-6.30pm is £16.50

There is a 10% discount for siblings and a 10% discount for children who attend both LARKS and OWLS every day. 

Please notify Laura if your child is attending a co-curricular club rather than OWLS and what time your child will need to be collected from the club.  For children attending a co-curricular club, fees will still be charged from 3.20pm.

BOOKINGS

Harpenden Academy run an online booking system called magicbooking.

The booking system allows you to:

• Sign up for breakfast and after school sessions a half a term in advance

• Pay fees and view your balance

• View your diary of confirmed sessions

• Receive communications from us

To book your place please click on the link below:

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All payments will need to be made at the time of booking. You can pay by credit or debit card and can also use an element of childcare voucher or tax-free childcare at the point of booking. If you have not used childcare vouchers for wraparound care at Harpenden Academy previously then please do let us know that is your intention by mailing finance@scholarseducationtrust.co.uk

We have attached a parent user guide for your information and to support you through the booking process. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us by mailing larksandowls@harpendenacademy.co.uk.

MAGICBOOKING PARENT USER GUIDE

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

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