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Teaching opportunities at Newport

classroomPic5Newport School currently has opportunities to join our teaching team in September 2013.

‘Newport School is a happy, cohesive school where we look to provide all our students with outstanding learning. Levels of confidence are high among our school community and with outstanding systems and procedures in place the school is able to provide every student with the best opportunity to learn’.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Class Teacher (KS2) and Newly Qualified Teachers (KS1/KS2).

You can find more details and application forms on our vacancies web page on the school site. See more here…

Easter Daze 2013 – things to do

easterdazePicmarch2013As always Waltham Forest have produced a great holiday activity supplement to keep you informed about what is going on during the holiday break.

You can view, print or download a pdf copy of Easter Daze 2013 here.

Choices of venue and a great range of activities for the the whole age range of your family. get your free e-copy of Easter Daze here.

Have a good seasonal break!

Winter Daze 2013

winterdaze2013PicAnother great publication for the forthcoming holidays – Winter Daze.

Free to view or download from the Waltham Forest borough website, you will find loads of ideas and activities for the whole family during the February break.

See the latest Winter Daze here. (.pdf)

Also remember, there is always a full What’s On section on the web pages of the borough Children & Young Peoples Directory – see more here.

You can download free Adobe pdf software to access our publications here.

School open – Tuesday 22nd January

tractorPic4We are delighted to let you know that school will be open on the morning of Tuesday 22nd. January.

(Did you know that the Borough has a great set of Leisure and Culture pages?)

A great source of things to do in Waltham Forest when the weather is bad, or the holidays are approaching).

Read more here…


Please note that due to current weather conditions Newport School will be closed to all pupils Monday 21st January 2013. Please check the Waltham Forest School closures website on or our school site for further updates throughout the day.

A Primary place?

pencilsforschoolPic4The deadline for applications for applying for a primary school place is getting nearer – online and paper applications should be submitted by 15th January 2013.

Waltham Forest has a very comprehensive web page, which gives you information about applying for a primary school place. You can find it here on the borough web site.

The easiest and most secure way to apply is online. There is a link to the online applications website here. Alternatively, a paper application form can be downloaded here (pdf) , requested from the School Admissions Service or from your child’s nursery or early years setting.

The School Admissions Service in the borough can be contacted here…

School Admissions Service, Sycamore House, Town Hall Complex, Forest Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 4JF Tel: 0845 200 1551
10am – 4pm, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

World Book Day 2013?

worldBookDay2013PicWorld Book Day next year will be on March 7th, 2013.

Now is the time for nurseries and primary schools to register their interest in taking part in this great literacy event for children. Eight more great books will be available for only £1 each.

The World Book Day web site has some great resources available for children, schools and parents and carers. You can download resources now from this World Book Day web page here.

Once registered more materials are available to support learning – look out for the ‘sign-up’ link on the resources page – use them in the classroom, at home, or in your library.

You can see the books selected for next year’s event here…and there will be some great events and activities taking place too!

Community events in Waltham Forest – September 2012

melaLondonPicWaltham Forest Mela in conjunction with Leyton Day
Sunday 9 September 1pm-7pm, Leyton Cricket Ground E10 6PY
Join us for a fantastic day of live music, fun fair rides and activities for all the family, showcasing Asian dance and music as well as local talent.

See the (.pdf) poster on this Waltham Forest web page here…

Re-opening of Lloyd Park
Saturday 15 September 12 noon-5pm, Lloyd Park E17 5EH

Celebrate the re-opening of Lloyd Park after a £4.48million transformation.
There’ll be live music and free activities including survival skills, sports,
guided walks, children’s entertainment and face painting.
Plus meet your park people, bicycle security marking and dog microchipping.

See more event news on this Waltham Forest web page here…

Car Free Day
Sunday 16 September 1pm-7pm, outside Leytonstone tube station E11 1AA

The streets of Leytonstone will be closed to cars for a family fun day featuring
market stalls and live music from ska band The Selecter and other local acts.

See the (.pdf) poster on this Waltham Forest web page here…

SummerDaze 2012 is here…

summerDaze2012pic-mA new edition of Summer Daze for 2012 is now available online from the Borough. Packed full of holiday activities, this Olympic Special Edition also features over 50 schools open for fun in the summer of 2012.

You can view, print or download a copy of this booklet here. (.pdf file)

You can read about how children can take part in the Going for Gold Challenge, as part of the Schools Open for Summer programme in Waltham Forest.

As well as a directory of activities by age group, there is also a great section on gettting around during The Olympics.

LBWF have a web page where you can read more about Summer Daze, as well as whats going on in local libraries, parks and the arts in Waltham Forest. You can read more here…

Summer Daze is always a great read for parents and carers, but it’s got lots more this year to find out about. Happy summer break!

The Tour de Waltham Forest

tour-de-wf-logoSunday, June 17th 2012, is the occasion for another Tour de Waltham Forest cycling event in the Borough.

Starting in the Town Square at 10.00am, you and your bike can get cycling around a range of circuits – all assessed for level of difficulty and length of cycle ride.

This Bike Week event is supported Cycle Magic, who supply all types of bikes, Dr. Bike – who will check your bike over, as well as a range of other bike interested services.

You can download your borough cycle map here. (.pdf)

To take part in this free event, just turn up, register and get started biking on your chosen route.

Get your bikes out this weekend in Waltham Forest.

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