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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!

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…

The Legacy of Independence

blackHistoryMonthPic6October 2012 will see a wide range of activities and events to celebrate Black History Month in Waltham Forest. The theme this year is ‘The Legacy of Independence’.

You can find a free online booklet from Waltham Forest mapping the celebration here.

Inside you will find events for children and families, history events and film screenings and workshops. Some events will charge a small entrance fee, but those taking place in Borough libraries and at the Vestry House Museum are free.

Waltham Forest have a complete diary web page for Black History Month events, making it easy to find an event near you – find it online here.

For parents, carers and with some titles for children, the Borough library service have created a recommended reading list for the month. You can see it here…

School uniform and M & S

uniformPic3We are pleased that from the 30th June 2012 parents and carers will be able to buy your school uniform online, courtesy of the retailer Marks and Spencer.

You will be able to find the full range of our school’s uniform including embroidered products, and plain trousers, skirts, shirts, and more in our school’s approved colours.

More information can be found on our uniform page on the main school site. There is a detailed information leaflet that you can view, print or download on the page too.

You can explore the Marks and Spencer school uniform shop online here.

Every purchase you make contributes a small amount to our funds too. We hope you enjoy using our new online facility.

Winter Daze – February half term 2012

winterDazeFebruary2012Pic-mWinter Daze for February half term is now available to view and download on the LBWF web site.

Packed with ideas and information about centres of activity for the forthcoming half term holiday. The range of things to do covers sport, crafts, gardening and much more.

As always Waltham Forest services cover a range of ages, with something to do for the under 5’s, 5 plus, 13 – 19 years…and people of all ages and abilities too.

You can see the latest edition of Winter Daze on the Waltham Forest borough web site here.

You can download and view a .pdf copy of the booklet here.

Happy half term break everybody!

The staff at Newport

redApplePicWe have just updated our Newport Staff Team page.

You can see the school team who deliver leadership and learning on the Newport Staff team page here.

You can also click the ‘staff team’ button on any page on our main web site to find your way to our new gallery.


The Newport Team – keeping you informed…

Autumn Daze 2011

autumnDaze2011pic-mA new edition of Autumn Daze is now available online to download. See more here for the 2011 edition.

This great Waltham Forest publication offers parents and carers information about activities available on the borough for the forthcoming half-term break.

There are details of things to do for children under five, for children between five and ten years, as well as for young people aged eleven to nineteen years of age.

You can also find activities for the whole family – from Brooks Farm activity sessions to spectacular firework display.

Check out the pdf version here. Free pdf software available here.

Keeping safe on the internet

bewebsmartButtonWe have just published some carefully selected web links which offer parents and carers advice on best use of the internet.

The links on our internet safety page offer access to a wide range of resources. From telling cartoon stories with a message for very young children, right up to professional advice for parents, and those working with children too.

This set of links are designed to help you make the right choices when online. There is something for every level of computer user on the pages featured.

Enjoy the internet , but keep safe too!

Is your bike fit enough?

cyclingTearOutDon’t forget to ring and register for your free smoothie on the day of Le Tour de Waltham Forest – Sunday 26th June 2011.

You can call on 020 8496 3000 and get involved in this great day of cycling, exercise and fun taking place in Walthamstow Town Square.

Why not go along and and check out the great cycle displays and get a free bike safety check?

On the day you can take part in bike rides around the borough. For the really keen try the bronze, silver or gold rides – from 6 to 22 miles.

Is your bike fit enough? See you there…

See the poster online here.

Half Term May Daze now available

mayDazeMay2011picYou can view and download your copy of May Daze here.

If you are looking for activities during the coming half term break, then the Waltham Forest May Daze is a great resource.

It has activities available during the week for children and young people of all ages, from the under 5’s to the 11-19 age group.

Whether your children are passionate about football and fitness, badminton and bouncy castles or just a classic story time – you’ll find it in May Daze.

You can get Adobe Reader for free here – helping make our information accessible.

Have a happy and active half term break.

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