At Gravel Hill we believe that family life is very important and we are very keen to promote links between the school and home.
We run many events throughout the year so that families have lots of opportunities to come into school.
Workshops/Meetings and Coffee Mornings run in 2016 -2017
•Gary Wilson a leading author delivered a wonderful workshop based on Boys will be Brilliant.
•Macmillan Coffee Morning
•EYFS parents were invited in to find out about Tapestry, an online learning journey.
•EYFS parents joined us for a phonics stay and play session.
•Family Learning offered a wonderful 6 week series of sessions on “Keeping up with English”
•Families enjoyed a Bead Craft Session
•Our nursery parents joined their children for a “Little Scientist” workshop.
•We have run E- Safety workshops for parents , to provide advice around staying safe online.
•Emma Aiyerei ran a very informative meeting about “How to Raise your Child Safely”
Family Golden Time 2016- 2017
•Maths Golden Family Golden Time , run by the Puzzle Company
•Christmas Family Golden Time art run for EYFS, KS1 and KS2
•Junk Model Musical Instrument Making
Parents are invited to Celebration Assemblies , Christmas Productions for EYFS, KS1 and KS2, the KS2 Christingle Service at Christchurch and Y6 performer a Leaver’s Assembly .
We run Sports Days for EYFS, KS1 and KS2 which is always well attended by our familes.
We offer two formal Parent Consultations, one in October and one in February. In July we offer an Open Evening so that parents can discuss their child’s report and celebrate the wonderful work that their child has completed over the year.
Mrs Sinclair our Parent Support Advisor and Mrs Handley are always happy to chat to families .
Senior staff are always out and about on the playground at the start and end of the day and are more than happy to talk to any member of teh Gravel Hill Family.