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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week runs from Monday 13 May to Sunday 19 May, and this year's theme is all about prioritising movement for well-being. 

Reception's Real-World Adventure

Our Reception children had an exciting outing to Edmonton Green market. They took a bus ride to buy fruit, inspired by the story of Handa’s Surprise, a picture book by Eileen Browne book, about a young girl from Kenya, who brings a basket of fruit to surprise her friend. This hands-on experience h...

School INSET Day Closure

The school will be closed for staff training on INSET Days, Thursday 23 May, and Friday 24 May. We look forward to welcoming the children back after the half term break on Monday 3 June.

Read Aloud: congratulations to our junk model winner

Congratulations to Faith in Reception for winning the first prize at our Read Aloud Event. Her fantastic junk model creation earned her a beautiful art set. Well done, Faith. 

Celebrating Diversity: Reception's Cultural Day

Reception children had a fantastic time celebrating Cultural Day. It was a special opportunity for the children to showcase their diverse backgrounds & cultures, fostering a deeper understanding & appreciation for the incredible diversity within our school community. Pupils celebrated their ...

Join our coffee morning. Learn how to understand behaviour

Join our coffee morning Thursday 9 May 9.15am. Parents can learn how to recognise behaviour as a form of communication. Led by our school SEN team & Educational Psychologist, this session offers valuable insights for parents.

IT for Beginners: Join the Outreach team’s Computer Class Now

Join the Outreach team’s Computer Class. IT for beginners, run by Barnet & Southgate College. Over 6 sessions, each lasting 2 hours, starting Monday 29 April 9-11.15am at the Community Outreach Hub, Woodpecker Hall Academy, Nightingale entrance by the bus stop. Spaces are limited, so book your...

Read Aloud: Families Unite for Books & Planet

Read Aloud success. Children enjoyed George Saves the World by Lunchtime, learning the 4Rs of sustainability: Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. They also had lots of fun at the 'junk workshop' & book swap, getting creative with 'rubbish' to win prizes like Kindles & art sets.

NHS Sleep hygiene awareness

Our NHS colleagues have asked schools to make parents aware of the importance of sleep hygiene.Some useful information can be found here.

Free gifts - Read Aloud event after school on Tuesday, 23 April

Everyone who comes will receive free gifts and have a chance to win prizes including art sets, Kindles, and £10 Amazon vouchers for the best models. Parents and young adventurers in Reception, Year 1, and Year 2 are invited to our Junk Workshop on Tuesday, April 23 from 3:15 to 4:15 PM. In this eve...

Maths Fun at Enfield Heights

The children had a fantastic time celebrating Maths at Enfield Heights. We explored the maths-themed storybook '365 Penguins', and they participated in lots of numeracy activities inspired by the book. Pupils even dressed up in maths-themed outfits, creating a wonderful celebration of learning and f...

Join the Outreach team for Tea and Toast

Join the Outreach team for FREE Tea & Toast every Monday 9-10.30am in the Community Outreach Hub. It’s a great chance to meet people from your community, or just relax with a book from our library. Entrance: Woodpecker Hall Academy, Nightingale Road, N9 8BF (by the bus stop). Contact the Outre...

NHS Second application of Fluoride varnish at Enfield Heights for Reception and Year 1 pupils

On Tuesday 7th May 2024, the Enfield Oral Health Team will be back at our Academy to offer the second application of Fluoride varnish to pupils in Reception and Year 1Parents who consented last time will soon receive a reminder letter and any who missed out last time will be given another opportuni...

Our Daffodil breakfast celebrations

It was a great morning of fun and celebration. Our Year 1 & Year 2 pupils had a lovely Daffodil breakfast to welcome Spring, with boiled eggs & bread with jam and honey. Tables were decorated with beautiful daffodils. What a great way to celebrate. 

FREE Easter Holidays Learn to Ride sessions for children

Don't miss out on FREE Cycle Skills sessions for kids over the Easter break. Spaces filling up fast. Taking place at Chace Community School from April 2-5 and April 8-12. Find out more here

Holiday and Food Activities: Book a space for your child with Parks Community

Parks Community will be running an exciting HAF programme for primary school children during the easter holidays at Heron Hall Academy. If your child qualifies for Free School Meals, you can sign them up to a range of fun activities with the HAF E-voucher, which the school has provided through email...

Pupils Show Their Support for Red Nose Day

Our pupils looked fantastic as they dressed up for Red Nose Day, showing their support in style. Together, we raised awareness and money to support children in need. Let's continue making a difference. 

Free Lunch & Easter Activities for Eligible Families

Enfield Council’s Holiday Activities & Food Programme, funded by the Department for Education, offers free holiday camps & activities for children eligible for Free School Meals. Children can enjoy sports, enrichment activities, healthy food workshops & FREE lunch each day.Eligible fam...

Parents Pass with Flying Colours

Congratulations to the parents who successfully completed their Maths Skills course. They learned valuable new & easier ways to help manage family finances as well as other financial tips.

Come to our Hummingbirds stay and play sessions

Bring your toddlers to our FREE Hummingbirds stay & play session. There will be lots of fun activities, snacks and refreshments to keep your little ones entertained and engaged. We hope to see you there. 

Pupils dress up for World Book Day

Pupils and staff looked fantastic in their World Book Day costumes. We were so impressed by the children’s creativity and enthusiasm. We had Harry Potter characters, superheroes, princesses and much more. It was great to see our pupils embrace the spirit of World Book Day and celebrate their love ...

Read Aloud: Book Swap Success

As part of our World Book Day celebrations, Enfield Heights had a Read Aloud book swap. Excited children gathered to swap books and talk about their favourite reads, nurturing a community of readers and promoting our 'Read Aloud' initiative. Thank you to everyone who came to our Read Aloud book swap...

Share the Love of Reading: Join our Read Aloud Book Swap

One of our most popular events is back. Join us for our Read Aloud Book Swap and share the love of reading. Reading together promotes bonding & enhances language skills for children.  

Author Josh Lacey Inspires Enfield Heights Pupils

Pupils had a special visit from acclaimed children’s author, Josh Lacey, who captivated the entire school with readings from his books during an assembly. He shared the inspiration behind his stories, sparking creativity in the children. Through workshops & book signings, he inspired the pupils to...

Pupils Shine in Great Debating Competition

Congratulations to our pupils for doing a fantastic job in the interschools Great Debating Competition, organised by Enfield Town School Partnerships. We’re proud to announce our win in the semi-finals against Hazelwood School, securing a spot in the finals. 

Coffee Morning Success: Multiplication Times Tables Check

Thank you to the parents who were able to attend our Multiplication Times Tables Check coffee morning for Year 3 and 4's parents. The Multiplication Tables Check is an annual assessment designed for primary school pupils at the end of Year 4 to ensure children have memorised their times tables, whic...

NHS Height and weight measurements for Reception and Year 6 pupils at Enfield Heights

On Monday 11th March, the school nursing team from North Middlesex Hospital will be at the school to weigh and measure the Reception and Year 6 pupils as part of the National Child Measurement Programme.A copy of the NHS information letter is here and you will only need to let the school know if you...

Exploring Cultural Traditions & Beliefs: Easter Story with Year 2

As part of learning about different cultural traditions and beliefs, Year 2 had a wonderful visit from a guest speaker, Minister Kay Dawkins, who shared the story of Easter & its significance in Christianity. Pupils learned about the events surrounding Jesus Christ's resurrection & crucifixi...

Bridging the Gap Between Generations: Year 4s Visit Bridgewood House Care Home

Year 4s had a very successful first visit to Bridgewood House Care Home as part of our Intergenerational project. This program aims to bring together different generations to form meaningful connections. The children had a wonderful time taking part in games, conversation & craft activities with...

Boost Your Culinary Skills with our FREE Cooking Classes

Join our FREE 5-week Community Cooking Classes for parents at the Community Outreach Hub, Nightingale Rd, N9 8BF. Cook delicious vegetarian meals with Sapna from BigSpoon.uk & the Outreach team starting Fri 23 Feb 9am-11am. Perfect for all cooking abilities, ingredients provided. Sign up now at comm...

NHS Audiology (hearing screenings) for Reception pupils at Enfield Heights

On Friday 23rd February 2024, the NHS School screeners will be visiting Enfield Heights Academy.  Hearing screenings play an important role in identifying children who may have hearing lossParents have already been sent the letter but a copy can be found hereYou only need to return the form if y...

Pupils Dress to Express for Mental Health Week

The school celebrated Mental Health Week by encouraging our pupils to wear whatever they wanted, promoting self-expression and acceptance. This helps children understand each other better, shows them that their feelings matter and they have support. 

Exploring Secondary School Life: Year 5s Spend a day at Heron Hall Academy

Our Year 5s got the chance to spend a day at the Trust’s Secondary school, Heron Hall Academy, to find out more about what it is like going to Secondary school. Find out what the children got up to in this short film here

Pupils enjoy brilliant night out singing at world famous venue

Our primary pupils had an incredible experience at the Young Voices concert at the O2 Arena last week. Joining 9000 children, they formed the 'largest children's choir', singing songs from various eras, enjoying performances by artists like Urban Strides, Natalie Williams, MC Grammar and the talente...

Ofsted report praises Enfield Heights Academy

We are happy that the inspectors recognised the excellent progress we have made since the short inspection by Ofsted in November 2021, outlining many areas that have improved across the school including curriculum design, delivery and our results. Dr. Donald Graham, Chair of the Board of Truste...

Half Term Cafe

Don't miss out on a great hot lunch each day & lots of activities for children every day over half term. Children & families receiving free school meals can join us at The Nest, Nightingale Road, Edmonton N9 8BF 11.30am-1.30pm.Monday, 12 to Friday 16 February. Reserve your place by emai...

Exploring the wonders of science at Heron Hall

Year 5s had a fantastic Science Day at the Trust's secondary school, Heron Hall Academy. They engaged in hands-on Biology activities, where they conducted experiments with different foods to learn about the presence of proteins, fats & starches. In their Chemistry lessons, they explored the fasc...

Snakes, geckos, frogs & African snails at Enfield Heights!

Year 5s had a memorable day exploring the wonders of nature. They learned about the rainforest ecosystem and were thrilled to interact with some very exotic animals. This hands-on session sparked their curiosity about wildlife, offering a unique, educational experience. Special thanks to Isabela for...

NHS Measles awareness

Our NHS colleagues have asked schools to make parents aware of the continued risk of a Measles outbreak across London.An information leaflet about Measles can be found here.  Translations are available hereNHS Website information about Measles can be found hereClinics are available to pare...

Pupils enjoy our fantastic after school clubs

This week, the children have been having a lot of fun in our after-school clubs. From sports to the arts, our pupils can explore their talents & boost their personal & academic growth. Log into your Arbor account & visit the ‘club’ section to see what is still available.

Welcome Back, Children

We're so glad to have the children back after the Christmas holidays. They're thrilled to see their friends and teachers again and can't wait to learn and have fun.

Back to School

We are looking forward to seeing the children back tomorrow, Tuesday 9 January. 

Back to School

We are looking forward to seeing the children back on Tuesday 9 January. 

NHS Winter guidance (Is your child unwell?)

Translations availablePlease click on the below hyperlinks for translations of this poster in the following languages:-AlbanianBulgarianPolishRomanianSomaliTurkish

See the latest Newsletter from school

Catch up with the latest news from school as we go into the Christmas break.You can read the newsletter here.

Round up of our Community Coffee Mornings (Autumn 2023)

Please click on below links for an overview of the topics discussed at our community coffee mornings Attendance and punctuality, Uniforms and Healthy lunches (Thursday 21st September 2023)Health, To send to school or not (Wednesday 18th October 2023)Supporting children with SEND

Children and Families Enjoy Winter Fair

Thank you to everyone who came to our Winter Fair. We raised a massive £1405, which will help the school to buy resources for our new outdoor reading area. It was wonderful to see so many of our families enjoying themselves. 

Win FREE Tickets to Tottenham vs Arsenal Women's Football Game. Enter the Competition Now!

COMPETITION ALERT. Calling all parents and their superstar kids from North Star Trust schools. We've got an exciting opportunity for you – WIN FREE tickets to the Tottenham Hotspurs vs Arsenal Women's Football game tomorrow 12pm at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.To enter:Email community@northstartr...

Read Aloud: Book Swap Success

Thank you to everyone who was able to come to our Read Aloud book swap. 

Crafting Compassion: Outreach Team's Heartfelt Creations

The Outreach team’s Knitting, Crochet & Embroidery group spreads warmth and kindness with handmade treasures. From orange hats for premature babies to sanitary pouches for students, and a comforting blanket for a brave year 6 pupil, their crafting brings joy and support. 

North Enfield Foodbank Opening Hours

Tuesday, 19th December: 11 am - 3 pmThursday, 21st December: 11 am - 3 pmSaturday, 23rd December: 11 am - 1 pmTuesday, 26th December: CLOSEDThursday, 28th December: CLOSEDSaturday, 30th December: CLOSEDTuesday, 2nd January: 11 am - 3 pm Location:Jubilee CentralUnit 2 Lumina WayEnfieldMiddlesexE...

650 attend Read Aloud launch events in our primary schools

Dear familiesOver 650 attend the recent Read Aloud launch events in our primary schoolsAs CEO of the Trust that manages your school, I wanted to tell you that I found your commitment  to fostering a love of reading in our children to be truly inspiring.With several hundred family members joinin...

Pupils Enjoy Trip to the Tower of London

Year 2s had an amazing trip to the Tower of London as part of their History lesson. They learned about the Tower's history as a prison, explored Guy Fawkes' story, who was part of a group in 1605 that attempted the Gunpowder Plot, and checked out the crown jewels. 

Come to our Reception Open Day

Don't miss our Reception Open Day on Tuesday 5th December 9-10am. Everyone gets a free gift. See our wonderful school Enfield Heights Academy here

Unlocking the Magic of Reading: Join our Workshop

Join our Reading Workshop Thursday 30 Nov 9-10am. Discover ways to support your child's reading at home, learn about our teaching approach & celebrate your child's progress. We look forward to seeing you there.  

'North Star Singers' Shine at Choir Concert

Enfield Heights & Woodpecker Hall's 'North Star Singers' shone at the St. George’s Enfield church Choir Concert, delivering brilliant performances of 'Human' by Rag'n'Bone Man & 'Waiting for Love' by Avicii. Well done to all participants. 

NHS Fluoride varnish at Enfield Heights for Reception and Year 1

On Tuesday 5th December 2023, the Enfield Oral Health Team will be visiting our Academy to offer Fluoride varnish to pupils in Reception and Year 1Parents will soon receive a letter and a consent form which needs to be returned to the school office.More information about the Fluoride varnish progra...

Join us for the launch of Read Aloud

Welcome to the Read Aloud Initiative!The Trust that manages our school is organising its biggest ever reading initiative across its 3 primary schools:  Woodpecker Hall Academy, Kingfisher Hall Academy and Enfield HeightsWe are excited to be a part of this campaign that aims to foster a love for rea...

Pupils Help to Design Our New School Values Board

Last year, our children drew pictures for our school values (Kindness, Resilience, Respect, Bravery). The winning drawings are now proudly featured on our new Values Board. It’s a fantastic example of pupils being a Force for Positive Change. 

Black Friday Exclusive: Get 15% Off Schoolwear

Exclusive offer on 24 November with a 15% discount on schoolwear. Use code BLACKFRIDAY on www.smithsschoolwear.co.uk 

Children Take Part In Anti-Bullying Workshops

Pupils from Reception to Year 6 took part in Anti-Bullying workshops led by Bigfoot Arts, exploring respect, self-appreciation & bravery. Through drama-based activities, they learned the meaning of anti-bullying and how we can be kinder to each other. 

Empowering Unity: Odd Socks for Anti-Bullying Week

The children kicked off Anti-Bullying Week with pride. Pupils proudly donned odd socks, a symbolic stand against bullying. Wearing these socks sends a clear message that we stand united in promoting kindness & intolerance for bullying. Wear odd socks for #AntiBullyingWeek 

Join Our Colourful Friday for Children in Need

On Friday 17 November, pupils can wear lots of different colours to celebrate our diverse community. Please send your child to school with a donation for Children in Need. 

Anti-Bullying Week: Odd Socks Day

As part of Anti-Bullying week, the school will have Odd Socks Day on Monday 13 November. Please send your child to school wearing odd socks to celebrate their uniqueness & donate £1 to the Anti-Bullying Alliance if you can. 

Join a free programme to help your child with their learning

The Community Outreach team’s brilliant 5-week ‘Share Programme’ starts 15 Nov 1-3pm. Explore Year 1 topics & take home helpful activities to support your child's learning. Email the Outreach team for more info [email protected] . #Edmonton #CommunityOutreach #SupportingParen...

Pupils Enjoy Fun Learning Activities After the Half-Term Break

From building houses out of magnets & enjoying artwork in the outdoor play area, to learning about the Stone Age. We love empowering our pupils with engaging learning experiences.

NHS Flu immunisations at Enfield Heigths (Autumn 2023)

On Friday 24th November 2023, the Enfield School Age Immunisation team will be visiting our Academy to give Flu immunisations to pupils in Reception to Year 6Parents should have received the information letter and a link to an electronic form already. It is important that you complete the consent f...

NHS Vaccination catch-up clinics at Enfield Heights Academy during half term

During half term, Enfield Heights Academy will be hosting two NHS vaccination catch-up clinics.No appointment is needed.These are walk-in clinics open to both parents and members of the local community whose children may have missed any of the vaccinations the NHS offer.DateTimeLocationTuesday 24th ...

Exploring Secondary School Life: Year 5s Spend a Day at Heron Hall Academy

Our year 5s recently spent a day at the Trust’s Secondary school, Heron Hall Academy, to find out more about what it is like going to Secondary school. Find out what the children got up to in this short film 

Celebrating Black History Month

Children this week learned about black role models as part of celebrating Black History Month in the school. 

Read the latest news from the school

Out first newsletter of the school year is out now.Find out what has been happening in the school here.

Free lunches and activities over half term - book now!

Don't miss out on a great hot lunch each day and lots of activities for children every day over half term. Children must be supervised by parents.Children and families receiving free school meals can join us at The Nest, Nightingale Road, Edmonton N9 8BF (11.30am-1.30pm).We are open from Monday...

Free Activities for Children During Half Term

FREE activities for children receiving free school meals over the half term. Book your place here 

A Record-Breaking Open Evening

Thank you to everyone who was able to come to our Open Evening. We had a record-breaking year. You can still have a morning tour of the school. Check out this link here for more information https

Exploring African Music: An Enriching Workshop for Pupils

Pupils had a fantastic African music workshop with Storme and Angela from @Earthsong, a world music education company introducing unique instruments. They learned about African percussion & string instruments like the Kora of West Africa & the Begena of Ethiopia. The children delved into ins...

A Fantastic Day Celebrating Hispanic Culture

We had an amazing day celebrating Hispanic Culture, from traditional Hispanic cooking workshops to Flamenco dancing. It was a fantastic celebration, thanks to our hardworking staff for making it a success. Children made guava jam empanadas and enjoyed a mouth-watering Hispanic lunch with Arepas. #Hi...

Open Evening at Heron Hall Academy

Come and see around the Trust's school - Heron Hall Academy.This year our Open Evening will take place on Tuesday, 10 October 2023 5.30pm -7.30pm.You will be able to have a tour around the school to see our fantastic classroom, sports, teaching and learning facilities. Plus speak to the teachers and...

A Golden Ticket for our Year 6 families

Your child has been given a very special Golden ticket to take home. If they bring it to the Open Evening of our secondary school, Heron Hall Academy, on Tuesday, 10 October, they could win some great prizes.Find out more about the Open Evening here.#GoldenTicket

Year 3s - Read Aloud book coming after half term

Excited to be starting our Read Aloud Book Club for Year 3s after half term. Big goodies give away bag. Earn Bronze, Silver and Gold cards. Pop corn and a pizza party. Was reading ever this good?

Exciting Transition Day at Heron Hall Academy Sparks Success

Last week, our Year 5 pupils had a fantastic day at The Trust's secondary school, Heron Hall Academy, as part of a ‘transition day’. They explored the world of creative writing, allowing them to unleash their imagination and express their ideas. Transition days help prepare children for secondar...

Hispanic Culture Day

On Tuesday 10 October we will be celebrating Hispanic Culture Day. Each year group has been assigned a Hispanic country. Children can dress up in their assigned country's flag colours. Parents have received a letter with details. It's a day of fun crafts, from flag making to mini piñatas. The child...

Delight in Turkish Flavors: A special school meal on Thurs, 5 October

As part of our ongoing focus of recognising different cultures in our amazing community, we will be holding a Turkish School Dinner day on Thursday 5 October.So far we have celebrated cultures through food from: Britain, The Caribbean, China and now it’s time for Turkey.All children are encouraged...

A special visit from Mr Barzey, Headteacher of The Trust’s Secondary School, Heron Hall Academy

Thank you to Mr. Barzey, Headteacher of the Trust's secondary school, Heron Hall Academy, for coming to the school to talk to Year 6 parents about Heron Hall Academy. Find out more about Heron Hall HERE  #Education #NorthStarCommunityTrust

FREE school meals for all children

All our children are now enjoying nutritious and healthy FREE school meals. Thank you to our dedicated kitchen staff. If your child is not getting a free school meal, please contact the office. 

Information for parents - Reception baseline assessment

If your child is in reception they will be participating in the reception baseline assessment (RBA) within the first 6 weeks of starting reception. The purpose of the assessment is to provide the starting point for a progress measure that will help parents understand how well schools support their p...

School community coffee mornings

Save the dates. Our popular 9am coffee mornings take place with great topics for discussion & a chance to make friends Thurs 21 Sept, Thurs 19 Oct, Thurs 23 Nov, Thurs 25 Jan, Thurs 21 Mar, Thurs 25 Apr, Thurs 23 May, Thurs 20 Jun & Thurs 18 Jul. Venue: Church Hall 396-398 Hertford Road.&nbs...

Community Outreach: Building Stronger Communities and Thriving Families

Our Community Outreach Team is here to lend a helping hand whenever you need it. They’re looking forward to working with all our families, offering free courses to parents, fun activities for children and the ever-popular coffee mornings. 

Welcome Back, Pupils: Ready for a Fantastic Year Ahead

We're so glad to have our pupils back after the summer holidays. They're thrilled to see their friends and teachers again and can't wait to learn and have fun this year.  

Meet Your Child's Teacher

Correction:Please join us to meet the Year Group team and find out what your child will be learning this year:Reception Home Visits Tuesday 5- Monday 11 SeptemberYear 1 Tuesday 12 September at 9am-9.45amYear 2 Friday 8 September at 9am-9.45amYear 3 Thursday 7 September at 9am-9.45amYear 4 Wednesday ...

Back to School

We are looking forward to seeing the children back on Tuesday 5 September.

A great year of success

Dear families, A year of success for your childrenAs we have reached the end of another very impressive academic year, I am delighted to say that there have been many fantastic achievements and successes across the schools in the North Star Community Trust family. It has certainly been a year f...

Unlock Success with the Power of Reading

The break is a great time to get your child reading at home. Children who read do better in all subjects. If you are short of ideas for some fantastic books from the library, check these ones out here

Activities at home

During the break, children can sometimes become restless. There are a variety of activities you can do at home to keep boredom at bay from arts and crafts, building a fort, baking, or playing board games. Why not keep them busy this Summer with these free and low-cost activities here.  If ...

Savannah Shines: Year 3 Ballet Pupil Amazes at Dugdale Arts Centre

Congratulations to Savannah in year 3, who went for her Grade 1 ballet exam on Saturday and performed at the Dugdale Arts Centre, a cultural hub known for its top theatre, workshops and music in the heart of Enfield. Her family and the school are so proud of her dedication and hard work in ballet. W...

Get help with buying food over the Summer break

Families eligible for free school meals will receive £40 vouchers per child, providing essential support during the Summer break. Vouchers are now being sent out and must be used by Sunday 20 August.

Celebrating Our Talented Students in the School Production

Congratulations to our incredible pupils on their fantastic performances in our school production! 

Fantastic SATs Results: Celebrating our Primary Schools' Success

The Trust’s primary schools have achieved fantastic SATs results. Congratulations to Kingfisher Hall (71%), Enfield Heights (71%), and Woodpecker Hall (70%) for their impressive performances. Well above the national average of 59% in reading, writing, and maths combined. Everyone has played their ...

Unforgettable Year 6 School Disco: Celebrating Friendship and Togetherness!

What a fantastic school disco organized by our amazing PTA for Year 6. The children were thrilled with their special hoodies and a signed class picture. A wonderful moment of friendship and togetherness that they will always remember. 

Park Community HAF programme

Parks Community will be running an exciting HAF programme for primary school children this summer holidays at Enfield Heights Academy. If your child qualifies for Free School Meals, you can sign them up to a range of fun activities with the HAF E-voucher, which the school has provided through email....

Coffee morning success

The Community Outreach Team would like to thank all the parents who were able to come and make the coffee morning a success. We look forward to welcoming more parents to our next Coffee morning!

Find out more about joining Reception

At Enfield Heights Academy, we want our children to be healthy, happy and fulfilled in the future. Our curriculum develops the whole child, and we are committed to giving each pupil the best education to inspire their love of learning and curiosity about the world around them. To find out everything...

Join our coffee morning

Going from Year 5 to Year 6 is an important stage for every pupil. It brings new challenges, opportunities and experiences that will shape your child’s educational journey. Join our coffee morning 9am Monday 17 July hosted by the Community Outreach Team. We will discuss common concerns, share help...

Enfield Council’s FREE food & activities programme

The Summer holiday is just around the corner and Enfield Council has got some great FREE food & activities for children. Children in receipt of benefit-related free school meals can receive up to 16 days free fun and nutritious food during the summer holidays. Find out more by visiting here  

Join Pro Touch SA's HAF Summer camp

Pro Touch SA will be running an exciting HAF Camp 10.30am-2.30pm 31 July-24 August for children aged 6-15 years. There will be a range of fun activities like football, arts & crafts, table tennis and much more. The camp takes place at The Nest, Nightingale Road, Edmonton N9 8BF.To book an activi...

Welcome to Reception presentation

Everything you need to know about joining reception and becoming a part of our school community.Find the information here.

Year 5s at our Trust Secondary school Heron Hall Academy

The Year 5s from our primary schools had a day at Heron Hall Academy to find out more about what it is like going to Secondary school.You can watch short films about the day, with a message from Headteacher, Arthur Barzey.FilmsWatch the Woodpecker Hall film hereWatch the Kingfisher Hall film hereWat...

Blooming with pride

Well done to our Year 3 pupils who planted seeds and nurtured them into a beautiful meadow. They've made our environment happier and greener. Check out the incredible transformation they've achieved.

Exciting Transition Day at Heron Hall Academy Sparks Success

Last week, our Year 5 pupils had an incredible day at The Trust's secondary school, Heron Hall Academy, as part of a transition day. They explored exciting subjects like Food Technology, Sports, Science, Art, Textiles and Robotics. It was a fantastic experience that has prepared them for a successfu...

Summer fair: A wonderful celebration of diversity

Thank you all for making our International Summer Fair a huge success. We celebrated our diverse community with smiles, cultural outfits, and amazing performances. Together, we raised £496.30. Special thanks to our incredible PTA, dedicated teaching team & Sweetsilscakes for the donation. ...

See our fantastic school film

Step into the world of our talented young learners as we take you on a classroom journey across different year groups. Discover the unique teaching and learning experiences at Enfield Heights. Watch the video here

Join our international day

Join us on Saturday 1 July 11am-2pm for our Summer Fair and International Day. Dress in your cultural clothes and bring the whole family for a fantastic day filled with tasty international food, stalls and children's performances. It's a highlight of the school year you won't want to miss. 

Join our Book Swap

One of our most popular events is back! The Community Outreach team are hosting a free Book Swap Thursday 6 July. Come and join us. Please remember to send your child in with a book to swap. Check out the flyer for details.

Congratulations to our parent graduates

Congratulations to our 15 parent graduates who successfully completed the Level 3 Teaching Assistant course. With 150 hours of work experience, they've continued volunteering with The Trust, applied for jobs, and some are pursuing further education in teaching. Our CEO, Marino Charalambous, was hono...

Sports day a huge success

Well done everyone. Our sports day for years 4-6 was a huge success. Thank you to Mr Brown and all the staff who helped make the day so memorable.

Windrush 75 workshop a big hit

The children had a fantastic Windrush 75 presentation led by workshop facilitator and Journalist, Sinai. Pupils were fascinated by the vibrant heritage of the Windrush generation & their remarkable contributions in music, dance, and beyond. 

Art exhibition a huge success

The whole school came together for an amazing art exhibition full of individual & collaborative pieces. Proud mums & dads could see their children’s work & it was just like a real art gallery with music, food & drinks. Well done everyone!

See the school's biggest ever art exhibition!

See the biggest art exhibition in the history of our school. As a part of the Coronation celebrations, every child has created an art project to celebrate King Charles III coming to the throne. Join us on 13 June 2.30pm to see your child’s art on display at this very special event. There will be r...

Join the over 50’s walking football

Get active this summer and join the over 50's Walking football session run by AgeUK hosted at the Trust’s secondary school, Heron Hall Academy. It’s a great chance to have fun and meet like-minded people in the local area. 

Teacher training day

Our staff at Enfield Heights had a training session on our new geography teaching approach. We discussed how geography skills will grow from Reception to Year 6 and explored fun ways to teach it, like messy maps. A messy map is when you recreate a place or area using a range of creative materials. M...

One of most popular events is back: Join our Book Swap!

One of most popular events is back! The Community Outreach team are hosting a free Book Swap Thursday 8 June. Come and join us. Please remember to send your child in with a book to swap. We look forward to seeing you all there.

Come to our Hummingbirds stay and play sessions

Parents are invited to bring their toddlers to our free Hummingbirds stay & play sessions. There will be lots of fun activities to keep your little ones entertained and engaged. We hope to see you there!

Windrush 75th anniversary celebration

22 June 2023 marks the 75th anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush at Tilbury docks in Essex. The anniversary is being widely celebrated. The school will be holding a whole series of events this month as we honour the remarkable contributions and rich heritage of the Windrush generation.&...

Stay up to date with term dates

Stay up to date with term dates for the 2022/2023 academic year.  View the term dates here

Nourishing Minds, Fuelling Potential

At Enfield Heights we prioritise nutritious lunches because we understand their impact on children. Healthy meals provide the fuel young minds need to thrive, boosting focus, energy, and overall well-being. Let's nourish our pupils & empower them to reach their full potential. 

Find out about 'The Zones of Regulation'

Zones of Regulation is an approach used to support the development of self-regulation in children. All the different ways children feel and the states of alertness they experience are categorized into four coloured zones. Children who are well regulated are able to be in the appropriate zone at the ...

Catch up with all the school news with the Summer 1 newsletter

Dear ParentsWe are delighted to present the latest edition of our regular Newsletter, a window into the vibrant world of our school community. This newsletter aims to keep you informed about the exciting events, achievements, and educational developments happening within our school walls.From scienc...

Coffee morning – dates for your diaries

Save the Dates. Our popular 9am coffee mornings take place with great topics for discussion with the Headteacher, Mrs Powrie: Thurs 25 May, Thurs 15 June & Thurs 13 July. Please come to the Church Hall on 396-398 Hertford Road. It’s also a great chance to make friends with other parents. The t...

Mental Health Awareness Week

Its Mental health Awareness Week this week. Take a moment to prioritise your mental well-being, whether it's practicing mindfulness, doing self-care activities, or simply reaching out to a friend, small steps can make a big difference in our emotional health. Let's break the stigma and embrace self-...

International Day

Save the date - Our International Day is Saturday 1 July 11am-2pm. Entry is £1 for adults & 50p for children. We're celebrating diversity and culture with a range of fun activities and mouth-watering food. Bring your family and friends along for a day of multicultural fun and entertainment.&nbs...

Community fun day at Heron Hall

FREE entry to our community event. The Trust’s secondary school, Heron Hall Academy, will be hosting a Community Fun Day Saturday 13 May 11-4pm. Primary school families are invited to join us for a day of fun activities for kids, meet parents from across our Trust’s schools, enjoy music, stalls ...

Join our free English classes

Do you want to learn English in a simple and easy way? Join our free English classes every Thursday and Friday. Our experienced teachers will help you improve your English skills quickly and efficiently. Parents from across the Trusts schools are welcome to attend all classes. Get in touch and take ...

Stay up to date with your child’s learning

Hello Parents! We hope you are all having a great start to the new year. Just a quick reminder that you can always stay updated on what your children are learning in the classroom by visiting our curriculum webpage here. We have recently updated the page with information about what will be covered. ...

Year 6 SATS exams

Wishing all our Year 6 pupils the very best of luck for their SATs exams. They’ve worked hard and we're confident they’ll do great. 

Pupils celebrate the Kings coronation in style

To celebrate King Charles III's Coronation, our pupils dressed up in all the colours of the Union Jack flag. There were crowns, Union Jack dresses and even capes. Pupils also enjoyed a Coronation party with lots of tasty treats. We're so proud of their patriotic spirit and love for our country. Well...

King Charles III: Free community event

In honour of King Charles III’s coronation, our friends St James Church Enfield are hosting a free event for the local community. Why not bring your family and friends for a day of festivities and fun this weekend. #SupportCommunityEvents 

Pupils enjoy Chinese music workshop

Year 3 & 4 pupils had a great time learning about Chinese music and dance with Storme and Angela from Earthsong, a world music education company specialising in introducing unusual instruments from around the world. The children played drums, moved around in traditional lion & dragon cos...

Year 1 parents - the phonics screening check

Dear parentsHere is some very valuable information about the phonics screening check for your child.The Year 1 phonics screening check is an assessment that is administered to all Year 1 pupils in England to assess their phonic decoding skills.The check consists of a list of 40 words (20 real words ...

Upcoming Bank Holidays

Don't forget to mark your calendars: Monday 1 and Monday 8 May are Bank holidays and school will be closed. Monday 8 May marks a special Bank holiday as part of commemorating the coronation of King Charles III. 

Pupil bags two medals at Karate championships

Congratulations to Kai in year 6 who won two bronze medals at the British Karate Federation 4 Nations Championships. He has worked hard and showed a lot of determination to succeed in martial arts, a field where the competition is tough. All his efforts have paid off and he has been rewarded with me...

Easter art competitions a big hit

Thank you to everyone who took part in our Easter art competition. We were very impressed by the level of creativity from our budding artists, and we will be announcing the winner & runners up soon. Here are some of the stunning entries we received. 

Polio vaccine catch-up campaign - information for parents

Dear parent / carerPolio vaccine catch-up campaignThe NHS have a statutory duty to ensure the polio vaccine is offered to all unvaccinated or partially vaccinated children.  NHS London is now offering polio vaccinations and other childhood vaccines such as measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) to unvac...

Join our coffee morning

Parents of year 6s going to year 7 are invited to join us for a coffee morning Monday 24 April 9.30-11am at Heron Hall Academy. This will be a chance for us to come together to discuss the transition from year 6 to year 7 & answer any questions you may have about the upcoming year. It’s also a...

Getting your child ready for reception

Do you need help getting your child ready for Reception? Check out this resource for lots of helpful advice and support with your child’s transitions to Reception. 

Springtime art competition

It's time to get creative. We are excited to announce our Springtime art competition, giving pupils the chance to show their talents & win a massive chocolate egg. For a truly spring-themed piece of art, your child can take inspiration from things they see outside. Children can turn their observ...

Year 6 - Helping your children with the SATs

We understand that as a parent, you want to do everything you can to ensure your child succeeds in their education.That's why we've created a series of videos in different languages with hints and tips to help you support your child's learning journey.We hope these videos will be a valuable resource...

Our Daffodil breakfast celebrations

It was a great morning of fun and celebration. Our Year 1 & Year 2 pupils had an amazing Daffodil breakfast to celebrate the start of Spring. There were tasty croissants, boiled eggs, bread with jam and much more. The tables were even decorated with daffodils to get us in the Spring spirit.

Pupils take part in local singing festival

This week, Year 1 pupils from Enfield Heights & Kingfisher Hall came together for the Spring Partnership singing festival. Our budding vocalists were led by Ruth Betteridge, a classically trained singer from Enfield Music Services, and they sang a range of songs from Hebrew chants to 'Hey You!' ...

We are hiring!

We are hiring and always looking for great people to join us. You can check out our latest teaching and non teaching vacancies here.

Pupil competes in international Karate Championships

Congratulation to Eliseo, our Year 6 pupil who competed in international Karate Championships in France last weekend. He came 4th out of 64 contestants which is an amazing result. We are incredibly proud of him!

Free activities for children in Enfield

Easter is just around the corner and Enfield Council has got some great free activities for children aged 4-16. There's something for everyone. Visit www.hafenfield.co.uk to find out more. 

Community Outreach Book Swap a huge hit!

The Community Outreach team would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who made the Book Swap an incredible success. We couldn't have done it without your help and support. 

One of most popular events is back: Join our Book Swap!

One of most popular events is back! This Thursday the Community Outreach team are hosting a free Book Swap. Come and join us. Please remember to send your child in with a book to swap. We look forward to seeing you all there.

Free activities for children in Enfield

Easter is just around the corner and Enfield Council has got some great free activities for children aged 4-16. There's something for everyone. Visit www.hafenfield.co.uk to find out more.  

Join us for Red Nose Day

Friday 17 March is Red Nose Day. Children are welcome to come to school dressed in bright colours, something funny or Mr Men related for a £1 donation. Please show your support for this great cause and help make a difference. 

Come to the North Star Community Trust Café

Come along to North Star’s Community Café and enjoy a tea, coffee and some breakfast. Its free. Meet parents from across our Trust’s schools. Or simply relax with a book or magazine from our new Café library. Everyone is welcome. Entrance Woodpecker hall site, Dartmouth Avenue.

Happy International Women's Day

Happy International Women's Day. Today is a day to celebrate the incredible women in our lives and recognise the incredible contributions they make every day. Let's raise our voices to support, empower, and celebrate women everywhere.  

Support our sponsored Dance-a-thon

On Tuesday 14 March pupils will take part in a sponsored Dance-a-thon to help support people affected by the devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria. Please support us by helping your child get sponsorship from friends, family and neighbours. Please give any money that has been raised to the scho...

Free Fitness class for the over 50 community

Come along to our free fitness sessions for people over 50 recovering from cancer or other serious health concerns. Join us for friendly and enjoyable sessions appropriate for all fitness levels. North Star Community Trust is working in partnership with Age UK to support our local communities. 

Headteacher surprises pupils with Shaun the Shy Shark for World Book Day

Pupils were treated to a special surprise during yesterday’s World Book Day assembly. Our Headteacher, Justyna Powrie, entertained children with the story of Shaun the Shy Shark, a book about following your dreams and being different. The story came to life with plush toys representing the charact...

Year 4 multiplication tables check coming in June

AimsTo understand what the statutory multiplication check (MTC) isTo find out when the check takes placeTo understand what we are doing in school to prepare for the checkTo share ways in which you support at homeTo highlight the importance of encouraging your children to practise their times tables ...

Pupils dress up for World Book Day

Pupils and staff looked fantastic in their World Book Day costumes, yesterday. We were so impressed by the children’s creativity and enthusiasm. We had Harry Potter characters, superheroes, princesses and much more. It was great to see our pupils embrace the spirit of World Book Day and celebrate ...

Award-winning teacher and artist visits the school

MC Grammar, an award-winning teacher & artist who uses rap to educate children, paid the school a very special visit. Pupils and staff became superstars for the day, with gold chains, hats and tracksuits visible from every corner of the school. The children were thoroughly entertained as MC Gram...

Come to the North Star Community Café

Come along to North Star’s Community Café and enjoy a tea, coffee and some breakfast. Its free. Meet parents from across our Trust’s schools. Or simply relax with a book or magazine from our new Café library. Everyone is welcome. Entrance: Woodpecker Hall site, Dartmouth Avenue.

MC Grammar is coming to Enfield Heights Academy

MC Grammar, the musical artist and rapping teacher, will be coming to the school on Thursday 23 February. He will be performing three shows and visiting each class for a mini workshop. Parents and carers are invited to attend the shows with their children and contribute £5 for a ticket. Each entry ...

Dress up as your favourite character for World Book Day

We are celebrating #WorldBookDay with lots of fun activities and workshops next week. Pupils are invited to dress up as their favourite book character 27 February. If you’re stuck for ideas, check out these costume ideas 

Join our free fitness classes

Join our free fitness classes for friendly and enjoyable sessions suitable for all fitness levels. To book your place, contact the Community Outreach team. Open to all our families. We look forward to seeing you there.

Come to our free Wellbeing Matters workshops

We’re excited to announce our new Wellbeing Matters workshops. Join us for a free 8-week session that includes activities such as meditation, sewing, gardening and much more. Take some time out for yourself and book your spot now by contacting our Outreach Team.

MC Grammar is coming to Enfield Heights Academy

MC Grammar, the musical artist and rapping teacher, will be coming to the school on Thursday 23 February. He will be performing three shows and visiting each class for a mini workshop. Parents and carers are invited to attend the shows with their children and contribute £5 for a ticket. Each entry ...

Free fitness classes for the over 50 community

Come along to our fitness sessions for people over 50 recovering from cancer or other serious health concerns. Join us for a friendly and enjoyable sessions appropriate for all fitness levels. We can’t wait to see you there. 

Come to The Nest Community Hub Café this half term

Come along to The Nest Community Hub Café for a free hot lunch for the whole family and lots of fun activities. Find us at The Nest Community Hub, Nightingale Road N9 8BF 11.00-1.30pm. Funded by department for work and pensions household support fund. 

Pupils show support for Turkey & Syrian community

In response to the earthquake in Turkey and Syria, our Year 5’s created posters in support of our Turkish and Syrian community. Our thoughts are with all those affected by this tragedy. We are stronger together.

Heights celebrate Children’s mental Health Week

The Dress to Express initiative was at the heart of the school’s awareness week for such an important issue. Children were encouraged to wear something that expressed their personality.Donations were raised for charity, Place2Be. Place2Be launched their first-ever Children’s Mental Hea...

Support: Chance for our Turkish & Syrian families to talk

We will be hosting a coffee morning tomorrow for our Turkish and Syrian families who may have been affected by the earthquake. This is an opportunity for you to come together and talk. This will take place in the church hall across the road from EHA -Glory of the Cross Ministry, 396 Hertford Road at...

Join our free mindfulness class!

Join our free mindfulness class. Start your week off right with relaxing and calming sessions of mindful practices. All levels of experience welcome.

The tragic events in Turkey and Syria

The recent earthquakes in Turkey and Syria have left us all feeling deeply saddened and with heavy hearts. Our thoughts and condolences go out to those who have lost loved ones, as well as all those who have been affected by this tragedy.We understand that many of our pupils may also be feeling vuln...

Dress to Express for Children’s Mental Health Week

This week is Children’s Mental Health Week and we’re getting involved by taking part in the Dress to Express initiative on Tuesday 7 February. Let your child express their personality through their clothes and support a great cause. Please send your child in wearing something that expresses thei...

Get help with finances

Worrying about money can be overwhelming, but you're not alone. There are lots of resources and support networks to help with financial advice and guidance. Check out this resource for more information and to find out how to access the support that's right for you.

Mindfulness classes for the community

Thank you to everyone who came along to the Mindfulness session. It was great to see so many people interested in learning more about mindfulness. North Star Community Trust is working in partnership with Age UK to support our local communities. If you are interested in these sessions, please join u...

Pupils enjoy their first PE lesson with Mr Brown

Pupils had a great time in their first PE lesson with Mr Brown this week. They took part in fun activities and got to practice their aim and accuracy using beanbags and hoops. The children really enjoyed being able to get moving outdoor and having fun with their friends. Its great to have Mr Brown a...

The ‘Talk PANTS’ safety assembly a huge hit with the children

This week pupils received a special visit from PC Banks and PC Lawrence, Safer Primary Schools Police Officers, who did an assembly about keeping children safe. PC Banks spoke about ‘Talk PANTS’, an initiative by the NSPCC, aimed at helping children stay safe. The children thoroughly enjoyed the...

Our Community café is officially open

Well done to the Community Outreach Team for a successful Community Café opening. The North Star Community Trust Café, based at Woodpecker Hall, is open to all families of our schools. Join us on 7 and 28 February 9 – 10.30am. The café is open every fortnight.  

Watch our short video about becoming a parent governor

Could you be our next parent governor? We have made a short video about the role.Watch the video here.

Join our online safety coffee morning

Join us tomorrow 9 – 10am for an Online Safety Coffee Morning for parents and carers. This workshop will provide parents with strategies and resources to help protect children from the potential risks of being online.

Our Community Café for parents opens on Tuesday

We are thrilled to announce that on Tuesday 24 January 9-10.30am, our brand-new Community Café will officially open. Come along and enjoy a tea, coffee and some breakfast. Its free. Meet other members of the community or simply relax with a book or magazine from our new Café library. Everyone is w...

Important message about strike action on 1 February

The NEU, the largest teachers’ union, has announced its members will strike on Wednesday, 1 February, along with other unions representing train drivers and government employees in various sectors.These national strikes will have a big impact on schools and many other services on that day. The gov...

Join our Maths workshop and Online safety Coffee morning

On Tuesday 24 January 9.00 – 10.00am there will be a Maths workshop for parents with children in Reception. Join us to learn how we teach maths in Reception and ways to support your child at home.On Wednesday 25 January 9.00 – 10.00am there will also be an Online Safety Coffee Morning for parent...

Welcome our new PE Lead

We are looking forward to welcoming our new PE Lead, Mr Brown, who will be starting this Monday. Mr Brown will be working at Enfield Heights Academy and Kingfisher Hall Academy as the PE Lead for Year 1 - 6. He will be teaching a range of sports including Netball, Cricket, Basketball, Tennis, Tag Ru...

Governors visit our school

We had a great visit from two of our governors, Fiona Bulmer and Althea Chambers today. They went to several classrooms to get an understanding of the work the children are doing and attended a special maths workshop for Year 5 & 6 parents. Great schools need great Governors.

How we teach maths at Enfield Heights

Find out how we teach maths at Enfield Heights in this short video.You can watch it here.

Apply for a Reception Place

Do you or someone you know need a Reception place? We offer a stimulating and child-centred curriculum. We have a great school with an ever-growing community of happy children and parents. Apply for a Reception place by January 15 here

Come to our Maths coffee morning

Come to our Maths coffee morning and learn how you can support your child at home: Year 1 & 2 Maths Workshop – Monday 16 January 9.00-10.00amYear 3 & 4 Maths Workshop – Wednesday 18 January 9.00-10.00amYear 5 & 6 Maths Workshop – Thursday 19 January 9.00-10.00am

Keeping Children safe online

It is so important to keep our children safe online. ParentSafe provides free advice and resources to help parents and carers protect children from the potential risks of being online. Visit the ParentSafe website here for more information on ways to do this.  

Social media and mental health

Welcome to an advice sheet on social media and mental health. As a parent, it's important to stay informed about how your child is using social media and to be aware of any potential impacts on their mental health. In this sheet, there is a list of tips for both parents and children to consider when...

Great to have the children back!

It’s great to have the children back after the holiday break. Pupils were happy to see their friends and get back into the school routine. Children participated in a range of activities and shared some of their favourite lessons, like learning about rhyme schemes in English class and rounding numb...

Back to School!

We are looking forward to seeing the children back on Wednesday 4 January.     

Reception school tours - come and see our school

If your child was born between 1.9.18 and 31.8.19 you need to think about applying for a place in Reception class for September 2023.We would like to invite you to our Reception Open days on one of the dates below. Please come and find out about our Reception class.Enjoy and a tour of the school, me...

Annual Survey – What do our families think?

Find out what our families think about our schools in our Annual Survey

Food Support in Enfield

Get support with food and access to free and affordable groceries from Food Pantries and Food Co-ops in Enfield.For additional cost of living support visit the Government website here

Encourage your child to read

The break is a great time to get your child reading at home. Children who read do better in all subjects. Short of ideas for some fantastic books from the library, check these ones out Find additional resources here 

Annual Survey – What do our families think?

Find out what our families think about our schools in our Annual Survey

Activities at home

During the break, children can sometimes become restless. There are a variety of activities you can do at home to keep boredom at bay from arts and crafts, building a fort, baking, or playing board games.Why not keep them busy this festive period with these free and low-cost activities.&nb...

Annual Survey – What do our families think?

Find out what our families think about our schools in our Annual Survey

Activities at home

During the break, children can sometimes become restless. There are a variety of activities you can do at home to keep boredom at bay from arts and crafts, building a fort, baking, or playing board games. Why not keep them busy this festive period with these free and low-cost activities. If you...

Encourage your child to read

The break is a great time to get your child reading at home. Children who read do better in all subjects. Short of ideas for some fantastic books from the library, check these ones out Find additional resources here 

Food Support in Enfield

Get support with food and access to free and affordable groceries from Food Pantries and Food Co-ops in Enfield. For additional cost of living support visit the Government website here

Renowned television chef teaches cooking classes to families

Families from across the Trust's schools enjoyed a great experience whilst participating in a series of special cooking classes with renowned television chef Manju Malhi. British-born chef and food expert Manju specialises in Anglo-Indian cuisine. She has made many TV appearances and is the aut...

Christmas Jumper Day

Thank you to everyone who participated in Christmas Jumper Day by making such wonderful donations to Save the Children. We raised a lot of money for a great cause

Christmas Jumper Day

On Thursday, December 15, there will be a Christmas jumper and non-uniform day, so pupils are invited to wear their own clothes. We kindly ask that parents send their child in to school with a donation of £1 to raise money for Save the Children.

Autumn Term 2 Newsletter: Enfield Heights Celebration of Learning

The second half of the Autumn term has been an extremely busy and exciting one full of winter festivities, school trips, class assemblies and a whole wealth of wonderful learning opportunities. Let's take a look at what has been happening in each Year Group...You can read the newsletter here.

Free school meal vouchers over Christmas.

 £40 per pupil. Now being sent out. You must use your vouchers by Friday, 13 January 2023.

School will be open as usual on Tuesday 13 December.

School will be open as usual on Tuesday 13 December. Please allow extra time for your journey. If the weather changes we will message you.

School is closed today, 12 December

Due to heavy overnight snow the school is closed Monday, 12 December.

Food bags for our families

Unfortunately our food bags service is not able to open today. Families from all North Star Trust schools can collect bags of fresh and dried food on Tues, Wed & Thurs 2.30-3.30pm from Woodpecker Hall main office. Pls bring a bag.

Free lunches and activities for your children Mon 19 to Thurs 22 December

Winter Camp (in Partnership with Enfield Council and ProTouch)  at: The Nest(Former the site of Woodpecker Hall Academy:Look out for the signage - Winter Camp)Nightingale RoadEdmonton, London N9 8BFRunning for 4 days (Mon-Thurs 19 to 22 December), consisting of fun filled, action pack...

Become a Parent Governor

Help us shape the future of the school by applying to become a Parent governor. In this role, you can bring a parental perspective to issues discussed and make an impact on the school’s development.  Find out more about the vacancy and how to apply here https://www.enfieldheightsacademy.org.u...

Strep A Scarlet fever - Important letter and fact sheet

Dear families You will see from the news many reports about Strep A - also known as Scarlet fever - which has been causing illnesses in some children. We know this has understandably caused families concerns. Enfield Council has sent out an important letter about how to best keep children ...

Enfield's Holiday Activities

Enfield's Holiday Activities and Food programme for 4 - 16 years. Visit https://hafenfield.co.uk to book and view all the activity details. *Free for those in receipt of benefits related free school meals

Join us at our Winter Fair

The PTA would like to invite you and your family to a Winter Fair that will be held on Saturday, December 3, from 11am to 2pm. Santa's Grotto, food and drink, and a number of games are just a few of the events and stalls that will be present.Entry is £1 for adults and 50p for children. 

Why we love to read

Our pupils have many reasons for why they love to read. By reading regularly, your child can discover new and exciting things, develop their imagination, and improve their communication skills. We encourage all pupils to develop a love of reading so they can enjoy the benefits. 

Thank you for supporting Children in Need

Thank you to everyone who gave so generously to Children in Need. We raised a lot of money for a great cause

Book Swap

This Friday 3pm – 3.45pm, our Community Outreach team will be hosting a Book Swap event. Your child will have the opportunity to exchange one book for another. The team is here to empower and upskill parents to increase their children’s learning. We believe that reading is a great way for your c...

Reading at Enfield Heights

At the school we believe that it is the right of every child to become a competent and confident reader; able to live, work and succeed in the literate world with a passion for reading. Reading is one of our key Curriculum Drivers.You can find out more here.

Year 4 multiplication tables check coming in June

Do you have a child in year 4 at primary school?If so, your child will be participating in the multiplication tables check in June.The purpose of the check is to determine whether your child can fluently recall their times tables up to 12, which is essential for future success in mathematics. I...

Parents pass exams with flying colours

Congratulations to the most recent group of a dozen parents who received their Level 2 Teaching Assistant certificates last week. The Trust's Mission involves empowering our families, which includes helping them back into employment.Our CEO, Marino Charalambous, was delighted to present some of the ...

Breaking Bread

Families from across the Trust's schools came together to make breads from across the world. There was delicious Palestinian oregano & olive bread, a Moroccan bread, Algerian sweet bread with chocolate, Indian potato parathas, Greek onion bread, Turkish bread with pumpkin, a fruit loaf from...

Come to our Winter Fair

The PTA would like to invite you and your family to a Winter Fair that will be held on Saturday, December 3, from 11am to 2pm. Santa's Grotto, food and drink, and a number of games are just a few of the events and stalls that will be present. Entry is £1 for adults and 50p for children. 

Join us in supporting Children in Need

On Friday 18 November pupils can join us in supporting a great cause by wearing something spotty and donating £1 to the school collection to help Children in Need. Children in Need is a fantastic charity that is driven by the belief that every child deserves to thrive and be the best they can be.

Food vouchers – Different arrangements to help you over the half-term period

Food vouchers – Different arrangements to help you over the half-term periodEnfield Council has let all schools know that it will not be funding the food voucher scheme over the October half-term for any families.Unfortunately, this means that no vouchers will be sent to you as they have been in t...

Invitation to our year 5 & 6 families: Heron Hall Open Evening

Come and see around the Trust's Secondary school, Heron Hall Academy, on Tuesday, 11 October 2022, 5.30pm-7.30pm.You will be able to have a tour around the school to see our fantastic classroom and teaching and learning facilities. Find out about our great GCSE results again this year.Free gifts and...

Parent consultations 13 October - book your slot

I would like to invite you to attend our Parents’ Consultation meeting on Thursday 13th October between 1.15pm-6.15pm, these meetings will be held on site; face to face in your child’s classroom.Please note that on this day we will be running an earlier lunchtime for the children. The child...

Sixth Form Open Evening - Save the Date, 10 November

Dear Year 11 families, please Save the Date for our Open Evening in November.Continue your success with us.

Meet our new Headteacher - Monday, 26 September

Mrs Powrie is looking forward to meeting families and answering all of your questions at two sessions taking place on Monday 26th September 9am-10am and 5pm-6.pm.Join us for coffee and cake. Find out about Mrs Powrie's plans for the school and what is coming up in the year ahead.Let Mrs Powrie know...

News from the school - can you help us

Dear parents and carers,Reception children –a positive startIt was so lovely to see our Reception pupils starting school this week– the children are already beginning to settle in well and explore their brand new surroundings. They enjoyed their first lunches and had lots of fun playing with the...

Cake sale to raise money for Macmillan - Friday, 30 September

Macmillan Cake sale on Friday 30 September- Volunteers needed!Join us for our first Macmillan fundraiser event on Friday 30 September (3.10-4pm). We will be hosting this in the playground (or our hall, if it rains) at the end of the school day. We will welcome your cake and biscuit donations. Please...

Parent volunteers - we need you!

We welcome volunteers working with us on a regular basis in our school. Activities may include, listening to readers, helping in the library, accompanying on educational visits. A few hours can really help us.If you are interested in becoming a regular parent volunteer, please contact us at the scho...

Primary schools will be closed on Friday, 21 October

Dear families Additional training day for our teachers - Friday, 21 October (Primary schools will be closed)I have decided to add a new North Star Community Trust wide training day for our primary school teaching and learning teams and wanted to write to give you as much notice as possible of this....

Free English classes starting soon

We are offering free English classes.Find out more here.

School will be closed on 19 September and other important information

Dear familiesWelcome back to the new school yearAs Chief Executive Officer of the Trust that runs the family of schools that your child attends, I wanted to briefly welcome you back at the start of the new academic year.I have seen that our children have settled in very quickly and that they love...

School will be closed on Monday, 19 September

This is now a Bank Holiday because of the Queen's funeral. There will be no school on this day. 

Childhood vaccines information for parents

VACCINE INFORMATION FOR PARENTSAre you a parent whose child is getting their vaccinations?  Have questions about how vaccines work and just why we get them all?  Have your questions answered by London clinicians and experts from the UK Health Security Agency (formerly Public Health En...

Free 5- week course: The Nurturing Programme Talking Teens Parent Group

Free 5- week course: The Nurturing Programme Talking Teens Parent Group. Parents will learn how to deal with the everyday challenges of a raising a teenager. Open to families of all our schools Year 5&6 and upwards. Starts Tuesday 13th September 2022. Time: 1-3pm at Woodpecker Hall Academy via...

Free 10 week parenting course – sign up now

Children are rewarding, stimulating and fun, but looking after them can be stressful and challenging. The ‘Nurturing Programme’ helps deal with those challenges so that you can have a calmer, happier life. A tried and tested programme, it helps us think about what we do, why we do it and how i...

A free online workshop - special educational needs and/or disabilities

A free online workshop for all parents and carers of children and young people (0-25) with special educational needs and/or disabilities living in the London Borough of Enfield.The workshop on Monday 26 September (10am-12pm) will be looking at:• A brief overview of the EHCP and Annual Review proce...

Secondary transfer information for SEN/D families

There is a free an online information session on Tuesday 13 September for parents who want more information on choosing a secondary school for children with additional needs, and expressing your preferences for children who have Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs). We will also be joined by a m...

Back to school information for our families

This week we are writing to all our families with information about the return to school.You can read the full letter here.

Meet the teachers - dates for your diary

Please come to the meetings if you are able to find out what your child will be learning this year.

Key dates for the coming year

You can see the key dates for the coming year here.

School uniform for 2022-23

Please see letter from Headteacher, Mrs Powrie, reminding everyone of the uniform requirements for  September.You can read the letter here.

Free summer edition of Families Magazine.

The long summer break is here which means plenty of quality time to spend with loved ones. This edition of Families Magazine has your summer holiday plans covered. From healthy and delicious summer recipes, locations for overnight stays and finally low-cost summer plans. To read this month...

Here are some places where children can eat for free throughout the summer holidays.

Here is  a list of places where children can eat for free during the summer holidays. ASDA- click here. YO! Sushi click here.Beefeater- click here.  Hungry Horse- click here.Dobbies Garden Centre click here. Bella Italia- click here  Table Table- click here.&n...

Lots of family fun at sportsday.

his week saw families take part in the EHA Sports Day. The children competed against each other in a series of games and sports day events like the three-legged race, the floor is lava and sprint hurdles. To end the day we saw the parents face the teachers for a classic tug of war which sa...

A message from your new Headteacher

Dear Parents and Carers, A happy handover makes all the difference…Every Thursday over the last few weeks, Mrs Bacon and her team have welcomed me at Enfield Heights Academy to ensure a smooth handover of school’s operational procedures and systems. I am most grateful for this time and would l...

Online session for parents on choosing a secondary school for children with additional needs.

Please see flyer for more info. To book your place click here. 

Thank you to all our parent volunteers.

We want to say a very big thank you to all the parents who have volunteered to help support the schools over the past year. Great schools need the support of their families. We are all ‘Stronger Together.’Parents, across the schools in North Star Community Trust, have been extraordinary in ...

Learners Graduate from Teaching Assistant Course.

A huge well done to the Class of 2022 as they completed their Level 2 Award in Working as a Teaching Assistant.  The learners worked hard as they completed assignments and spent time gaining practical experience working as Teaching Assistants. The learners completed modules in Child Develo...

Quick Reminder: Early finish

Just a quick reminder school will finish at 1:30 pm on Friday 22 July 2022. 

Fantastic Wizard of Oz musical at Heights.

Year 6 put on an enchanting version of the all-time classic this week. Happy parents enjoyed a magical treat as the children followed the yellow brick road over the rainbow with a show packed with song and dance routines. Thank you to everyone who helped to make this a special performance ...

Children and Hummingbirds volunteers enjoy a Teddy Bear picnic in the glorious sunshine.

Parents, children and Hummingbirds volunteers gathered to enjoy a Teddy bear picnic. The kids brought in their favourite cuddly toys and enjoyed healthy treats and sang songs. The Outreach team thanked the parents for their continued support throughout the school year. They were given...

Enfield Holiday Activities and Food Programme.

For anyone interested click here 

Free school meal vouchers.

Free school meal vouchers. These are being sent out this week to provide some extra help. They must be used by 3 August. £40 per child.

Advice on end of year gifts for teachers.

Dear families, Given the current cost of living crisis, we want to reassure everyone that there is no expectation of buying gifts for teachers at the end of the term.We would rather you keep that money for your family. If you wanted to, why not have your child make a card instead for their teac...

Learners from the Henry Programme pass the course with flying colours.

Well done to the learners who completed the Henry Programme. This 8-week course taught them about how children aged 0-5 can live a healthier lifestyle. This was an amazing opportunity for parents to learn more about helping babies and young children get the best start in life.They are pleased t...

Primary Year 5 families invited to Heron's Cultural evening

Our Headteacher, Arthur Barzey, would like to invite the Year 5 families of our primary schools - Woodpecker, Kingfisher and Enfield Heights - to the school's special cultural evening on Friday, 8 July (5-7pm).Mr Barzey: "Dear families. We would love to extend an invitation for you to join us for a ...

INSET Day on Monday, 4 July.

No school due to a staff training INSET day.Return to school on Tuesday, 5 July.

Exciting day of discovery for Trust children at Heron

Dear Parent/ carer of Year 5 childrenAn exciting day of discovery for your children at Heron Hall Academy.I hope your child was able to take part in and enjoyed their day with us at Heron. We didn’t let a little rain get in the way of what was a great day.Choosing a secondary school is, of course,...

Exciting day of discovery at Heron Hall.

This week saw the year 5 children get a taste of what life in the Trust’s secondary school, Heron Hall Academy could be like. They took part in a range of fun activities from problem-solving games, trampolining and science experiments. They also got to see all the wonderful facilities at Hero...

Reception parents - information for September 2022

If you were unable to come to the Reception information morning we have produced a hand out which you can view here.

Does your child find it difficult to attend school ?

To register click here. 

Celebrating Windrush Day by presenting a new book to the schools.

Today, we are celebrating Windrush Day by presenting each of our school libraries with a book called Windrush Voices. This new book contains 20 stories from the Windrush generation.

A whopping £787.85 was raised from the International Day.

We are pleased to announce we raised a total of £787.85 from International Day. A huge thank you to everyone who attended. 

Arthur Barzey is UK Headteacher of the Year

Headteacher of Heron Hall Academy, the secondary school of North Star Community Trust, has received the UK's top award for a teacher by being named Headteacher of the Year.Arthur was named the winner at the Times educational awards - known as the TES Awards - at a glittering ceremony in central Lond...

Book Swap returns

Children eagerly swapped their books for new ones at the Book Swap. Book Swap is part of the Trust’s Read Aloud initiative, which encourages children to read. Many thanks to all the parents who brought in books to be swapped and to the Community Outreach team for organizing. 

Parents and children cook up a storm in the Community Kitchen.

Sapna Jewtha -Chapman, owner of the Big Spoon Kitchen showed families how they could make delicious vegetable pasta. The pasta contained tomato sauce and lots of bright and colourful vegetables. During the session, parents and children learned about healthy eating and cooking using fresh ingred...

PTA organizes a cosy pyjama day for the children.

Last week, the PTA organised a pyjama day for the children across the school. To celebrate the theme the youngsters arrived in their cosy clothes. As part of their pyjama day, the children brought in a jar of sweets, which the PTA will be selling at the upcoming International Day on Saturd...

Entire school gathers to celebrate the Jubilee with a picnic in the sun.

 This week saw the school celebrate the Platinum Jubilee by hosting a picnic outdoors in the sunshine. Children and staff enjoyed tasty picnic treats and took part in many fun activities such as dancing and singing along to many pop music classics. The children dressed for the occasio...

Free 6-week course on Working in Early Years

The Community Outreach Team are running a free 6-week course: Introduction to Working in Early Years. Starts from Fri 10th June 9:15 am – 11:15 am.Open to families of all our schools and held at Woodpecker Hall Academy.You will learn about working in childcare and how to give young children the be...

International Day is back.

Save the date. 

Year 5 children spent the day exploring Britain’s oldest ship.

Year 5 children spent the day exploring  Cutty Sark in Greenwich.

Children join Bridgewood House residents for a day of music, motion and storytelling

As part of their inter-generational project, where young people spend time with older members of the community, Year 6 children spent the day with the residents of Bridgewood House, a local care home, who hosted a special performance by theatre group Chickenshed. The children and residents , la...

Year 6 celebrate International Day by enjoying lots of delicious food.

From kebabs to Puff Puffs, plantain chips, specialist cakes and breads, Year 6 children celebrated International day as they brought in a dish from their native country. There were lots of tasty sweet and savoury dishes to try.  It was so lovely to hear the children speak about the dishes they br...

The Community Outreach team hosted an Afternoon Tea fit for royalty.

The Community Outreach team celebrated the Platinum Jubilee by hosting a regal afternoon tea.  There were balloons, buntings with the British flag on, crowns and lots of tasty sandwiches, cakes and scones on offer to enjoy. Thank you to the Community Outreach team for going above and beyond to ho...

Second-hand bike and scooter market.

Join the Community Outreach team for Queens Jubilee Afternoon Tea.

We are inviting families across the trust to join us for a very special free afternoon tea on 26 May. 

Second-hand bike and scooter market.

Year 6 enjoy 3 day trip at woodland haven ‘ Essex Outdoors Danbury’.

This week Year 6 children went on a 3 day trip to Danbury Essex Outdoors. They took part in lots of fun activities from archery to wall climbing. Many of the children have been together since Reception and this is a great way to celebrate their final year together. We can’t wait to hear all abo...

Year 6 kids tuck into a healthy Pre-SATS breakfast.

As part of SATs preparation, the Year 6 children tucked into a healthy breakfast spread laid out by the school. There are many added benefits to enjoying a healthy breakfast, which include making healthier choices, a huge energy boost and boosting brain power, which is needed to concentrate for thei...

Next week is Walk to School Week.

Walk to School Week is a fun, inclusive, free and simple activity, which improves the physical and mental well-being of children and celebrates walking for all. Pupils enjoy the health and happiness that comes from walking, while schools and local communities enjoy reduced congestion and pollution....

Important tips for Mental Health Awareness Week 2022.

Some important health tips for families. 

Mental Health Awareness Week 2022.

This year Mental Health Awareness Week is about tackling loneliness within our communities. We can all do things to help people we know who are lonely. The school will continue to raise awareness on loneliness and the impact this has on mental health.If anyone is in need of any mental health su...

Free 24/7 crisis hotline for anyone in need of urgent mental health support.

The NHS has put in place a crisis hotline for everyone of all ages to access if they are in need of urgent mental health support. The crisis hotline is free and runs 24/7. For Enfield, the telephone number is 0800 151 0023. 

Suggestions for books to read and enjoy with your child.

Thinking of great books to read to your child? BookTrust, the UK’s largest reading charity, has some fantastic recommendations for you and your child to enjoy. Reading 15 minutes everyday with your child will greatly increase their academic results in all subjects. Plus reading is fun. For ch...

Community Outreach team are running a free food bank.

Every Monday during term time, from 1 pm-2:30 pm, the Community Outreach team are running a food bank for families across the trust, especially those families whose children receive free school meals. Sometimes we all need a little extra help. The foodbank is at Woodpecker Hall Academy, Cu...

Super talented Year 4,5 and 6 choir performed at the world famous O2 arena .

We are super proud of the children in the Year 4, 5 and 6 choir who had the incredible opportunity to perform at the Young Voices concert, the largest children’s concert in the world. The youngsters enjoyed educational and inspiring performances and workshops. Young Voices has helped launch t...

Justyna Powrie appointed new Headteacher of Enfield Heights Academy

Dear Parents and Carers,Honoured to become your new Headteacher in SeptemberI am delighted and honoured to be appointed as the new Headteacher for Enfield Heights Academy, and I am very keen to start to get to know all the children, staff and families in our wonderful school community. I will b...

Year 4 have fun time at activities camp.

It’s wonderful to see the year 4 children enjoy their overnight stay at Tolmers activity camp. They took part in lots of fun games and activities from lighting a campfire to archery.

Art prizes awarded

Congratulations to Helli for winning a prize in the Trust’s Easter Art Competition.

Year 4 residential.

Year 4 children were super excited to be going away for an overnight stay to Tolmers Scout camp & Activity center.We look forward to seeing them return later today and hearing about their amazing experiences. 

Free ‘Talking Teens’ parent course.

The Centre for Emotional Health are running a free 5-week course: The Nurturing Programme Talking Teens Parent Group. Parents will learn how to deal with the everyday challenges of a raising a teenager.  Open to families of all our schools Year 5&6 and upwards. The course sta...

Easter Art Competition.

Congratulations to the amazingly talented Anastazja, Lavin, Robin, Aisha, Kelan, Helii, Zaynah, Safiya, Zoe and Yasmine. They are all finalists in the Trust’s Easter Break art competition. Winners to be announced at the end of the week!

School is back on Tuesday, 19 April!

We look forward to welcoming the children back to school on Tuesday.Hope everyone has enjoyed the Easter break.

Free health and wellbeing course for women.

A free 6-week course : Approaching Women's Health Naturally starts on Thursday 21 April 9:15am - 11:15am.Open to families of all our schools and held at Woodpecker Hall Academy.You will learn about the reproductive system and the holistic approaches you can apply to improve the quality of your life....

Helping babies and young children get the best start.

The Community Outreach team are running a new 8-week course called The Henry Programme. This is an amazing opportunity in helping babies and young children get the best start in life. It is free, open to all the families of our primary schools and will take place at Woodpecker Hall Academy...

Here are a list of places where kids eat free food during Easter half term

Here are a list of places where kids eat free food during Easter half term 

Smiths Schoolwear discount.

% off uniform orders 15 -18 April. Smiths Schoolwear  are offering an Easter promotion for all parents across the Trust both online and in store. Use EASTER10 at the checkout.   

Bake Sale was a success.

Lots of different treats for sale at the Bake sale. Together we raised £311. A huge thank you to all the parents who brought cakes for their children to enjoy. 

Maths exhibition was a success.

Earlier this week was the maths exhibition. It is lovely to see the children proudly showing their work to their parents. To see loads of proud parents was the highlight of the event. A massive well done to all the children for their hard work. 

LASS coffee morning.

Language & Social Skills Coffee morning at Heights was a great success. It was lovely to see so many families come into the school to learn with their children. 

Covid rule changes - Impact on schools

Please see a letter that has helpfully been produced by  Enfield Council outlining the recent changes to government guidance on COVID and how they impact on schools.The same Council letter has been texted out to all our parents in the Trust's primary and secondary schools.Please see an example ...

Celebrating Twosday!

Yesterday was Twosday (02/02/2022) - so we celebrated by making and decorating a variety of different number 2’s! The children practiced counting in two’s from a range of different numbers, and found and learnt about patterns in numbers and doubles. It was a great way to celebrate this special d...

New INSET Day in June

Woodpecker Hall, Kingfisher Hall and Enfield Heights: There will be an INSET Day on Monday 6 June.This means children will return to school after the half-term on Tuesday 7 June.Queen's Platinum JubileeSchool staff need to take an additional day this year as they will not benefit from the extra Bank...

We are hiring!

You can check out our latest teaching and non teaching vacancies. We are always looking for good candidates to joining the North Star team.See our vacancies here.

Ancient Greeks at the school

We had an Ancient Greek day at Enfield Heights with Sir Teachalot. The children learnt all about family life in Ancient Greece and even got to try out some weapons and war tactics. We also explored the origins of democracy and the importance of it in today’s world. About 2,500 years ago...

Learning about influential women

Children across the school have been learning about women who have made a big impact on areas of life, including the arts, science and politics.The children in Year 3 have made a short video about what they have found out.You can watch it here.

Learning in the classroom this term

We feel it is important to let our families know what their children are learning through out the school year.You can find out in detail what your child is learning this term (and every term at Enfield Heights).Please ask your child what they are doing in the classroom.The curriculum they are follow...

Online Safety and Radicalisation Risks workshop for parents

We have a free workshop for parents on the dangers of radicalisation and online safety It takes place on Friday, 28 January 9-10.00am on line through 'Microsoft Teams'.To request the link, please email [email protected]

School is back on Wednesday, 5 January

Looking forward to seeing the children back in school on Wednesday, 5 January at the normal time.

Reception places - Apply Now

Saturday, 15 January is the deadline to apply for a reception place at a school starting in September.If you wish to apply for a place in Reception and your child was born between 1st September 2017 and 31st August 2018 you will need to complete an online application form from the London Borough of ...

Foodbank opening hours over Christmas

Foodbank during our opening hours: 07826542119.Christmas opening hours:Opening hours:Tuesday 21st December: 11am-4pmThursday 23rd December: 11am-4pmSaturday 25th December: FOODBANK CLOSEDTuesday 28th December: FOODBANK CLOSEDThursday 30th December: 11am-3pmSaturday 1st January 2022: FOODBANK CLOSEDT...

Piano player Jayden in Year 6 treats everyone to festive tunes

Jayden in Year 6 treated staff and pupils to some wonderful music.He played the piano while the children were given their Christmas presents last week.Well done Jayden.

PTA gift books to all the children in the school

Santa came to visit the children early to give out gifts - thanks to the kind hearted PTA.Every child was given a new book.The PTA want to encourage the children to read their book over the festive holidays. When they return to school in January there will also be a book swap box in their class...

Year 4 make Christingles

Year 4 children were learning about symbolism in the Nativity story and made some fabulous traditional  Christingles. 

Open Days for Reception parents

New Open Day dates announcedAre you looking for a place for your child in September 2022 at a great school?We would love to show you around our excellent school.Enfield Heights Academy is rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted.We are a small school with a genuine family atmosphere and can offer your child a ...

Find out what your child is studying this term

Your child will study a wide range of subjects during their time at primary school and develop the skills they need for life and to take them onto secondary school.The school curriculum includes the ‘national curriculum’, as well as religious education and sex education.The national curriculum i...

New Weekly Menus

The new weekly menus are serving up some scrumptious food. Any one fancy mouth-watering roast chicken, classic fish & chips, and chocolate chip sponge and custard? Or how about Roasted Onions, Peppers, Courgettes, with a daily choice of fresh fruit, or cheese and tomato pasta bake. Check out...

Celebrating Black History Month

We are proud to be celebrating Black History Month here at our school by organising a range of different activities and striving to raise awareness across the school.

INSET Day - 1 November

This is a reminder that we have added a new INSET Date for Monday, 1 November. There will be no school on this day.We are very sorry for the inconvenience.

Get your free school meals and help the school get extra resources!

Types of free school meals you can receiveThere are two types of free school meals.All children in reception, year 1 and year 2 automatically get free school meals if they go to a state school, saving parents around £400 a year. It’s called Universal Infant Free School Meals (UIFSM). You don't ne...

Find out what the children are studying this term

CurriculumYour child will study a wide range of subjects during their time at primary school and develop the skills they need for life and to take them onto secondary school.The school curriculum includes the ‘national curriculum’, as well as religious education and sex education.The national cu...

Fantastic GCSE results from our secondary school Heron Hall Academy

Huge congratulations to all our students for such great GCSE results after such an extremely difficult year.We are proud of them all. Many have done outstandingly well.Record numbers of our students have got results good enough to get them into top 6th form colleges such as the London Academy of Exc...

Free school meal vouchers for the summer holiday- You need to claim by 10 September

Enfield Council will be funding summer holiday vouchers for students eligible for free school meals up till 31st August through the Covid Local Support Grant from the government.£60 vouchers will be provided per free school meal child for the summer and these will be sent out by Edenred to you dire...

Fabulous new school fruit and vegetable garden opens

A sponsored skip by the children last April helped to raise the last of the money we needed to create a lovely new outdoor garden area. Laura Addae who our trust fundraiser secured a further £1,300 of funding to ensure the project could go ahead.The school does not have much outdoor space so w...

Subscribe to our YouTube channel.

Keep up to date with our latest videos by subscribing to North Star Community Trust. We have over 690 subscribers!Visit our YouTube channel here.  

Goodbye year 6!

On Friday we said goodbye to our year 6 children who will be starting secondary school in September. The class were given leavers hoodies to remember their time at Enfield Heights Academy. We wish our year 6 children all the best for the future. Good luck! 

Happy Eid Mubarak

Happy Eid to all of our families celebrating. We hope you enjoy your day. 

Year 5 children have fun at our secondary school, Heron Hall Academy

Last week our year 5 children visited Heron Hall Academy to take part in a special transition day. Pupils participated in a range of sports and science activities and got to see all of the fantastic facilities at Heron Hall. They enjoyed football, trampolining, rounders and some fun scienc...

Please get vaccinated ASAP!

The Covid-19 vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and others against the virus. Please get vaccinated as soon as possible. You can see a short video from the NHS encouraging people to get vaccinated here.

School routines and Covid19 restrictions

Dear familiesSchool routines and Covid19 restrictions stay in place I wanted to write to all our families across the Trust’s schools following the latest announcement by the Prime Minister about the lifting of Coivd restrictions from Monday, 19 July.We have decided to avoid further disruptions and...

Keeping your child safe online: Internet safety resources

Today children tend to spend more time on electronic devices and browsing the internet.The internet is an amazing resource that enables children and young people to connect, communicate and be creative in a number of different ways. However, parents need to be aware of the possible threats and dang...

Our approach to blended learning

Find out about our approach to blended learning and our published review of remote education. You can see it here

We won't tolerate racism.

School is given outstanding service award for pandemic efforts.

Last Wednesday the school took part in an online awards ceremony featuring trust CEO Marino Charalambous, trustees, and governors. It was a huge success and featured some brilliant performances from the talented children across the trust.The school was awarded a framed certificate from CEO Mari...

Sports day 2021

We are delighted to announce our sports day will be taking place on Thursday 15th July 2021. Unfortunately due to Covid restrictions, parents and guardians are not permitted to attend. Please ensure that your child arrives at school in their full PE Kit. For more information on sports day,...

Telephone support line for your child

The Enfield Education Psychology service is offering Enfield parents and carers the opportunity to speak to an Educational Psychologist about a concern or issue they may have in relation to their child.Educational Psychologists are professionals concerned with the development, learning and social an...

Keep up to date with term dates!

Stay up to date with term dates for the 2020/2021 academic year. View the term dates here. 

Successful fundraising event at Enfield Heights!

Last week the school held a fundraising event for year 6 as part of their “Make £5 grow” project in partnership with Virgin Money. From the event, we raised an astonishing £560! Enfield Heights children from all year groups took part in a variety of activities. Pupils enjoyed some de...

Enfield Heights enjoy trip to prestigious art gardens

Last week year 4 visited the Henry Moore Studios and Gardens in Hertfordshire.Henry Moore Studios & Gardens is the workplace and family home of 20th-century sculptor Henry Moore.Henry Spencer Moore (1898-1986) was one of the most important British artists of the twentieth century and arguably th...

Q & A on our PSHE topic “changing me”

As part of our personal, social, health, and economic (PSHE) curriculum, we have a responsibility to educate the children about ourselves and how our bodies change. We would like to invite parents to come and see the teaching materials we will be using to support children with their learning, a...

Find out what your child is studying this term.

Your child will study a wide range of subjects during their time at primary school and develop the skills they need for life and to take them onto secondary school.On our website, we have a page to show parents what their child is studying.To find out what your child is learning in class, visit our ...

Free school meals eligibility

Apply now if you think you could be eligible for free school meals.Your child may be able to get free school meals if you get any of the following:• Income Support• income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance• income-related Employment and Support Allowance• support under Part VI of the Immigration...

Thank you to our wonderful teachers

This week we celebrated “National Thank a Teacher Day”. We would like to say a huge thank you to all of our teachers, teaching assistants, and support staff for their amazing work all year round. We are so thankful to have such amazing teachers who continue to inspire and make a difference in ou...

Year 4 learn how to play the ukulele

The class has been learning about the beautiful state of Hawaii and one of its most popular musical instruments, the ukulele. The ukulele is a small, guitar-like instrument, which was introduced to Hawaii by Portuguese immigrants from Madeira. The children have enjoyed playing the instrument an...

Fundraising event for year 6: Friday 25th June

Year 6 will be holding a fundraising event on Friday as part of their “Make £5 grow” project in partnership with Virgin Money. On the day there will be lots of fun activities for your child to take part in. There will be cake decorating, a penalty kick contest as well as an obstacle course and ...

Supporting our families

We have a page on our website with resources and information on how our families can gain extra help or support in these difficult times.On this section of our website, you will find information on accessing financial help, free school meals, emergency contacts, and services, safeguarding as well as...

Year 1 write letters to the prime minister to help save the planet

The class has been learning about the environment and how they can help people live more sustainably. Children wrote letters to the prime minister and included ways in which we can reduce air pollution due to the negative impact it has on our planet.  In their letters, pupils made a range ...

Allergies - the dos and donts

An important message to all our parents about allergies, the do's and dont's. You can watch the video here. 

10% off school uniform

Smith’s schoolwear has a 10 % online discount code available from 1st – 30th of June. The minimum spend is £25. You can visit their website here.

School letter regarding children catching chickenpox

A number of children attending school have had chickenpox recently. Chickenpox can spread very easily. Having a conversation with someone with chickenpox or being in the same room as them for 15 minutes or more is long enough to catch the infection.If your child develops a rash or any spots please k...

Online dentist appointment featuring year 4

Year 4 have been learning all about the human body for their topic “fit and fabulous”. This morning the class participated in a zoom call with a dentist and asked a number of questions to see how they can keep their teeth as healthy as possible. The dentist also shared tips and gave some gr...

School curriculum: summer term 2

Visit our curriculum page to see what your child will be learning about in class this term. You can find the page here.

New Free school meal vouchers for May Half Term – Please don’t lose out, click your e code by 8 June!

You must redeem your Edenred ‘e code’ by 8 June.Our very strong advice is to click on it and claim it as soon as you get your email from them in the next few days.The vouchers themselves are entirely funded by the government and do not come from CHAT. Sadly, they are cancelled if they are not re...

Year 6 to 7 transition at Heron Hall

Dear families, we are delighted that you have selected our secondary school Heron Hall Academy for your child and we are excited for them to experience what life is like at the school. Transitioning from Year 6 to 7 can sometimes be an anxious time for both children and parents. To help with the tr...

A new name for our Trust

Just to remind everyone that the educational Trust which manages our school and four others in the local area has changed its name to North Star Community Trust.It is the same Trust – just with a new name.There is new signage across the school, changes to the website and social media to reflect th...

Inset day on Monday 7th of June

We return to school on Tuesday, 8 June after the break. Teachers have an INSET training day on the Monday.

Read our latest school newsletter

Our newsletter is now available to read. Catch up on all the latest news from the school by clicking here.

Free events to enjoy in the Half term break

Enfield Council’s Dugdale Centre is inviting residents to a week-long culture festival from Monday 31st May to Sunday 6th June.Throughout the week there will be opportunities to see a variety of entertainment like giant stilt puppets, balloon artists, Sparky the Robot, and some really talented acr...

Lip-smacking food from around the world enjoyed at Heights.

The children have been enjoying going on a journey of discovery finding out about delicious food from different countries. They are learning to recognize that people across the globe eat different foods.Year 1 did a fantastic job making a traditional Turkish pastry called Elmali Kurabiye.Apples, ici...

Religious education day at Enfield Heights.

Today at Enfield Heights Academy we celebrated “RE day”. Throughout the day children focused on a specific topic and enjoyed a range of activities on it. Our year 2 class has been learning about Hinduism. Miss Cetin dressed up in a Sari, which is a traditional garment worn in India, Sri Lanka, P...

The trust that runs our school is changing.

After just over a decade in existence, the trust feels now is a good time to renew and refresh its vision, mission and values, as it embarks on the next exciting stage of its future providing education to over 2,500 pupils.The trust will be known as North Star Community Trust from June.You can find ...

Find out what your child is studying in the classroom

Visit our curriculum page and see the work your child will be doing this summer term. You can see the page here.

A new future for the trust that runs our school

As respectively Chair of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the trust that runs our family of 5 schools, we are writing to let you know that in the week commencing 31st May we are changing our name to North Star Community Trust. After just over a decade in existence, we feel now is a good...

Let us know what after school activity your child would enjoy

Dear parents and carers,We are looking to provide high quality after school activities at Enfield Heights and would like you and your child/ren to spend a minute to complete this survey, telling us what after school activities you would like to be available. Please click on the clubs your child woul...

Year 3 to support victims of the volcano eruptions in St Vincent and the Grenadines

In class, our year 3 children have been learning about volcanoes and volcanic eruptions. Recently there was a devastating volcanic eruption in St Vincent and the Grenadines. During this eruption, around 20,000 people had to be evacuated from their homes. This week year 3 was involved in a zoom ...

Reception use their problem solving skills in maths

Our reception pupils love their maths lessons. In class, they have been learning about sharing objects into equal groups while also counting how many are in each group.The children really enjoy working on their problem-solving skills. We certainly have some future mathematicians in our Rec...

Heron Hall reach the finals for Secondary School of the Year

We wish our secondary school Heron Hall Academy the best of luck for making it through to the finals of the Secondary school of the Year competition.The prestigious ‘Pearson Teaching Awards, which have been running for 25 years, receive hundreds of entries every year, so this is a truly brilliant ...

Celebrating mental health awareness week

This week is national mental health awareness week. Approximately one in four people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. Mental Health Awareness Week aims to get people talking about their mental health and reduce the stigma that can stop people from asking for help.It ...

We're Hiring. Check Out Our Latest Vacancies.

We are hiring.We are looking for candidates to have a passion for helping to build and secure the future aspirations of our children as well as the energy and enthusiasm needed to meet the challenges of working in a busy London school. A genuine desire to develop and progress. A positive, can do att...

Year 1 learn about the world’s most famous carnivals

In the classroom this week, Year 1 have learnt about London’s Notting Hill carnival and the Rio De Janeiro carnival in Brazil. The Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is considered the biggest carnival in the world with two million people per day on the streets. Pupil’s studied the differences ...

EU Settlement Scheme Application Support.

If you’re an EU, EEA, or Swiss citizen, you and your family can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to continue living in the UK after 30 June 2021.Citizens Advice Enfield is an organisation that provides free, independent, confidential, and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsib...

Year 1 pupils love their design and technology lessons

Year 1 has been learning about food from around the world for one of their topics this term. The topic is called “The world on my plate” and it teaches children about food from different countries. During their design and technology lessons, year 1 has been researching famous foods fro...

Tips for parents to help their children eat more vegetables

Vegetables are a key part of a healthy diet and it can be difficult for parents to get their children to eat enough of them. Recent research from Leeds University found that only one in five children had any vegetables or salad in their packed lunch. Veg Power is an organisation with a mis...

Update on our new garden area at school

Our first ever sponsored skip at Enfield Heights was a huge success. With the help of our staff, pupils, and generous families the school raised an astonishing £2241. We are using some of the money we raised to build a wonderful new garden area. Raised beds are being installed in our gard...

Parent Consultation Day

We will be having our parent’s consultation day on Friday the 30th of April from 8:30 am-5 pm. The school will be closed for all children on this day.The meetings will be taking place on Zoom. Parents can book their appointment times on the Arbor app from Tuesday 20th of April at 5 pm until Tuesda...

Happy St. Georges Day!

Celebrating Stephen Lawrence Day

Today we are celebrating Stephen Lawrence Day. Stephen Lawrence was an inspiring young man from south-east London. Stephen juggled an active social life, school work, family commitments, and part-time employment. He had ambitions to use his talent for maths, art, and design to become an ar...

Early years parenting course

The Community Outreach Team in association with Enfield children’s centre is running a new online course for parents who have children aged 2-4 years old. The course is free and will take place every Thursday for 9 weeks from the 22nd of April. The time of the course is from 1-2:30 pm. F...

Enfield Heights celebrate food from around the world

Today our Year 1 pupils started their new topic called “The world on my plate”. The children came into school this morning and enjoyed an international breakfast with a variety of food from all over the world. Pupils then spoke about the food items they had brought in and explained whe...

Returning to school

We hope everyone has had a lovely break.  We look forward to welcoming children back to school on Monday.  

Help the school win a free gardening prize

Dunelm in Enfield is giving away two grow your own sunflower buckets to a local school in Enfield.  To help us win this gift all you have to do is join their page and select our school in the poll. To vote for us click here. The children really love gardening and this could be a ...

Online course - becoming a community interpreter

Are you looking to help make a difference in your community? The Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) has organised a course which outlines the role of a community interpreter and the work they do to help their community. The course will start on Wednesday the 21st of April from 9:30 a...

Happy Ramadan

Today marks the first day of the month-long celebration of Ramadan. We wish all of our families celebrating a happy Ramadan. 

Keeping your child safe online: Advice for parents

Children are spending a great amount of time on the internet and we want to ensure they are safe online. The internet is an amazing resource that enables children and young people to connect, communicate and be creative in a number of different ways. However, parents need to be aware of th...

Help keep your child active during the Easter break.

Active Enfield has teamed up with Public Health and put together some fitness activities that children can participate in during the Easter holidays. The sessions are free and include activities like Boxing, Yoga, gymnastics, and street dancing. If your child is interested, you can see the full...

Free school meal vouchers during the Easter Holidays

Parents will receive a £45 voucher during the Easter holidays for each free school meal child.  This will be sent to you by the school.  The vouchers must be redeemed by the 8th of April. 

Job vacancy for a speech and language therapist

Are you an outgoing, forward-thinking Speech and Language Therapist? Do you know someone that is? CHAT Academies are looking to appoint a Speech and Language Therapist to work across Cuckoo Hall, Woodpecker Hall, Kingfisher Hall, Enfield Heights and Heron Hall Academy. We are looking for candid...

Enfield Heights raise over £2000 from sponsored skip

On Thursday the 1st of April, we held our first sponsored skip at Enfield Heights. Children and staff were sponsored by their family and friends to skip and help raise money for the school. Children and teachers were worn out by all the skipping! Their amazing work helped the school raise ...

The children have loved being back

Children are so happy to be back in school since returning on the 8th of March. We recently caught up with some of our pupils and asked them “out of 10, how happy are you to be back?” You can see just how happy they are from the pictures. One pupil said, “It’s great to back in scho...

£500 support payment if your child has to isolate.

Low-income parents are eligible to receive £500 from the government if the school says their child has to self-isolate. This scheme is offered to parents on a low income, who are unable to work from home and need to take time off work to care for a child who is self-isolating.It is open to par...

Sponsored Skip at Enfield Heights

On Thursday 1st April we will be holding our first sponsored skip.The whole school will be taking part to help raise money to revamp our school playground and outdoor area.Families can sponsor their child by completing the sponsorship form that was sent home.

Celebrating Science at Enfield Heights Academy

From the 5th – 14th March, our pupils took part in science week. The theme of this year’s science week was ‘Innovation for the future” and children had to design their own inventions.Our innovative pupils thought of some great ideas for the future. One invention Year 2 pupils thought of was ...

Community Outreach team – helping our families

The Community Outreach team has continued their brilliant work of supporting our families by providing weekly food packages. They have teamed up with The Felix Project, Enfield who are a London-based food redistribution charity that rescues good, surplus food from the food industry. By joining for...

Expanding the Trust’s Robin Hall Nursery

We would like to expand the Trust’s wonderful Robin Hall Nursery in Cuckoo Hall Lane for children who are 2-years-old from Sept 2021. Do you know someone who might be interested? A family member? A friend or work colleague? Could you please forward this to them? We have a short questionnaire so ...

Cycle training for Enfield Heights Year 6

This week, our year 6 pupils have been participating in the Department for Transport’s national cycling training course, “Bikeability”.The training is delivered by the organisation “Cycle Confident” and through delivering these sessions they intend to make children a more confident cyclist...

What Enfield Heights pupils love about returning to school

Children are so happy to be back in school and learning again. Find out what some of our pupils have loved most about being back. To watch the video, click here.

Our new safety awareness campaign

We have launched a new safety awareness campaign across our school. The campaign includes new posters, training and information.

Welcome back Enfield Heights

It’s great to see parents picking up their children from school again. We are so happy to have our children back in the classroom and learning again.We missed you all. 

So proud of our Year 2 children for writing letters to the Council to make sure buildings are fire safe.

Last term, Year 2 children at Enfield Heights were learning about The Great Fire of London and what happened at Grenfell. The children then wrote persuasive letters to the council asking them to make sure all flats and residential buildings were fire safe. One of the children shared their ...

Celebrating World Book Week at Enfield Heights

Today our key worker children from our hub school enjoyed a special visit from Willy Wonka to celebrate the end of World Book Week. Our pupils who are working from home have also been enjoying World Book Week. Today they dressed up for their zoom sessions as a book character of their choice&nbs...

Food for families

The Community Outreach team will be distributing food bag donations for Enfield Heights families on Tuesday 9th March from 11am-12pm. If you would like a food bag, please contact [email protected] to arrange a time slot. Please be aware that food contents may contain traces...

Returning to school on Monday 8th March

On Monday the 8th of March, all children will be returning to school.We have reviewed and updated our risk assessments and put in place all possible measures to ensure everyone’s return to school is safe.Please read our school letter which outlines all of the procedures we have in place to ensure ...

Welcome back!

We are looking forward to welcoming our pupils back to school from next week. We can’t wait to see you all soon!

Claim your child’s book token for World Book Day.

In honour of World Book Day, local booksellers are offering a book token for children which allows them to be gifted a book from an exclusive list. The book token is valid from Thursday 18th February – Sunday 28th March 2021.You can find the book token here. To see the full list of books...

Our schools are re-opening - Find out what is going to happen

Dear Parent/ Carer Our schools are re-opening I wanted to write to all of our families across the schools that we run as a Trust about the good news that schools can re-open on Monday, 8 March. We are all delighted by the Prime Minister’s statement on Monday that this is now going to happen. ...

Do you need some extra help at this time?

Our friends at Community Smiles are providing some lovely food parcels for families.You can collect a food parcel every Monday from 1-2pm until further notice. Please see the poster for full details. Collection locationThe Qube, 291 high street, Ponders End, EN3 4DN

Children learn about the immigration history of Great Britain

Year 5 have been learning about their new topic “Island of Immigrants”. In this topic, pupils have started learning about the different groups of people who have migrated to Britain throughout history.The first group of people the children have studied are the Vikings. Pupils used their des...

We are here to help you

We are here to help our families in any way we can.On our website, we have a dedicated page aimed to support families during these challenging times. On this page, you can find information, advice, and contacts on financial help, safeguarding children, and free school meals. We also have a range of...

Important notice: Inset day cancelled on 22nd of February

We will be returning to school after the half-term break on Monday 22nd of February. There will not be an inset day on the 22nd of February.On the 22nd of February, children will be expected to continue with home learning and those attending the hub will come into school.

Learning about money hits the sweet spot.

This week, Year 2 children at our hub school have been learning about money. To support their learning, a sweet shop was set up by our teachers to allow the hub children to purchase some items for themselves. Children were able to buy a variety of sweets, which helped them become more familiar ...

Free school meal vouchers over February half-term

Free school meal vouchers: Enfield Council is funding free school meal vouchers for half term at £15 per eligible child per week. You do not need to do anything if you are currently entitled to the vouchers. You will receive them as usual.

Participate in the latest Read Aloud competition to win a special prize

This week is National Storytelling Week and to celebrate it the Community Outreach has organised a brand new competition for the children.In honour of National Storytelling Week, this competition revolves around your child telling a story. All your child has to do is read an extract from their favou...

Help keep your child active

During this time at home, it’s important for our children to keep as active as possible to support their mental and physical well – being.Sustrans is a charity that aims to get more people to walk and cycle across the UK, in order to better the environment and improve public health. Sustrans are...

Returning to school from 8 March

Dear Parents and Carers,As Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CHAT Academies, the Trust that runs our family of 5 schools, I wanted to write and thank you for your incredible efforts in working with us since the outbreak of coronavirus. We hope to be able to re-open our schools from Monday, 8 March an...

Make a delicious vegetable soup for the family

Are you looking for a delicious soup to make in this cold weather?The Community Outreach team has a recipe for a vegetable soup that is healthy and simple to make.The soup is packed with vitamins and nutrients and it's perfect for the children to have in this cold weather.In this recipe, the Communi...

Home learning expectations during school closure

Children in years 4,5 and 6 will be expected to log in to a zoom call for registration at 9 am and children in Reception, years 1,2, and 3 will have theirs at 9:30 am. Children who do not log on will be contacted by the school.During the Zoom meeting, teachers will go through the learning for that d...

Barclays Ponders End donates over 40 gifts to CHAT schools

A huge thank you to our very generous friends at Barclays bank, Ponders End.Kind-hearted staff donated no less than 45 gifts to children across our schools.The children were delighted and felt very special to receive them.The fantastic team at Barclays Ponders End is led by Mary Lawrence Branch Mana...

Read our latest school newsletter.

Our newsletter is now available to read. Catch up on all the latest news from the school by clicking here.

New Trust film for families - Tips on helping improve your child’s mental well-being

In honour of Children’s Mental Health Week, we have created a video featuring the Head Of Safeguarding for CHAT Academies Sarah Cook. In this video, Sarah shares her top tips for parents on how to help improve their child’s mental health. The theme of this year’s Children’s Mental Health W...

Children's Mental Health Awareness Week

BIGGEST EVER survey of our families views

Please help us with our BIGGEST EVER survey of our families views. Help us improve home learning. Tell us your experiences. Let us know if you need more support, extra devices and other help.Complete the survey here. 

Help and support for families affected by Covid-19

Covid-19 has affected people in a number of different ways and we want to ensure that our families can access as much support as they need during these difficult times.  Citizens Advice Enfield is an organisation that provides free, independent, confidential, and impartial advice to everyone on...

Free mobile data for families to help with children’s home learning

This scheme from the government is organised through the Department for Education and temporarily increases data allowance for mobile phone users on certain networks. This will allow other devices to connect to the internet via a mobile phone so children and young people can access their home learni...

Children's Mental Health Awareness Week

Covid-19 testing centres in Enfield

Enfield Council has set up six community testing stations across the borough.The centres are open for rapid testing and can be used by parents and children who don’t have any symptoms.You do not need to book an appointment and you will receive your results on the same day, usually within 30 minute...

Enfield Heights teachers and pupils attempt science challenge - Will they make it?

Last week, our year 2 teacher Miss Cetin set the children of Enfield Heights a science challenge to compete, called the “Egg challenge”. The objective is to get the egg to fall into the cup of water directly below it by hitting the cardboard at the exact speed for it to fall in the water. T...

Children's Mental Health Awareness Week

Children's Mental Health Awareness Week

Find some great resources to take part in Children’s Mental Health Week

Place2Be is a children’s mental health charity that provides counselling and mental health support and training in UK schools.The theme of this year’s Children’s Mental Health Week is “Express Yourself”.Expressing yourself is about finding ways to share feelings, thoughts, or ideas, throug...

Food bank on Turkey Street offering extra help to families.

Food bank on Turkey Street offering extra help to families. Enfield Deen and Education trust is a charity in Enfield who are running a weekly food bank for members of the Enfield community. You can pick up food supplies every Thursday from 6-7 pm. Location 1a Turkey Street EN3 5TT 

Children's Mental Health Awareness Week

Free online workshop for parents with 5-10 year olds

Find out more. All the details are on the poster.

Blended learning strategy and information for parents on remote learning

At CHAT Academies, which runs our family of 5 schools, we are committed to providing high quality 'blended learning' for all children through our home learning approach and our Covid-19 strategy.In January 2021 the government produced a new framework to support schools in England to identify the str...

Learning column subtraction: Additional Maths learning for years 2-6

Watch our primary maths consultant Sara Tilley teach the formal written method of column subtraction.In this video, Sara demonstrates how we use the ‘Build it, draw it, write it, say it’ approach as part of the journey to teaching the formal written method of column subtraction.Sara also give...

Phonics with Year 2

Our year 2 children in our hub school have been learning about phonics. Phonics is a method of teaching children how to read and write.It helps children hear, identify and use different sounds that distinguish one word from another in the English language.You can see some helpful phonics resour...

Volunteers needed

Our Secondary school, Heron Hall Academy, is looking for volunteers to help us with the testing of students, the new initiative from the government to help keep our schools safe.There are a number of different roles available.You may have a nursing or medical background or similar experience, but th...

Studying the Great Fire of London Year 2 bake bread remembering how the tragedy started

The fire started in a bakery on Sunday, 2nd September 1666 in Pudding Lane near London Bridge and lasted for 5 days. The bakery belonged to Thomas Farriner and he had forgotten to quench the fire in one of his ovens on Saturday evening and a spark fell onto a pile of sticks and straw, which started ...

Holocaust memorial day

Holocaust Memorial Day is a national commemoration day in the United Kingdom dedicated to the remembrance of the Jews and others who suffered in the Holocaust, under Nazi persecution.Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Enfield’s Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration will be streamed in an online event...

M & S to top up government food vouchers

Marks & Spencer will give extra support to families by funding an additional £5 per week for each £15 lunch voucher redeemed at M&S via the Government’s free school meals scheme.The additional £5 will ensure that children can receive an extra daily meal and eat both a healthy and nutritious bre...

30 ways to keep active at home.

During this time at home, it’s so important for children to be as active as they can.Taking frequent breaks throughout the day and engaging in some physical activity can benefit your child’s learning. It can help to improve their behaviour, focus, and concentration.Sitting for long periods at a ...

Fun activities for babies and young children

There is a useful page full of learning resources, ideas, and fun activities that parents can do with their children at home. On the page, there are resources available to parents suitable for new born babies up to children of 5 years old. Hungry Little Minds is an initiative launched by the De...

Ancient Greek artwork from year 4

Our year 4 children have started learning about the history of ancient Greece. The class has been focussing on democracy and the early origins of it.Children also experienced a virtual tour of the ruins and historic monuments that are a part of ancient Greece. Inspired by history, the children used ...

Mrs. Bacon’s “fun fact” and “word” of the week.

This week Mrs. Bacon’s word of the week is “Velvety”.The word “Velvety” means “having a smooth, soft appearance, feel, or taste.”The word can be used in a sentence, for example, “She patted the dog’s velvety ears”.Mrs. Bacon’s Fun fact of the week! Did you know a typical cough ...

Generous donations from families

The residents of a road in Barnet decided they wanted to support a school and chose us.The residents had also heard of all of the amazing work the Community Outreach team has been doing to support families and wanted to share their donations to help people in these challenging times. The Community O...

Keeping your child safe online

During this time at home, it's likely children will be spending more time using electronic devices and the internet.On our website, we have a range of resources available to parents that can help keep children safe online. You can see the page here. Another helpful resource on internet safety i...

New £15 weekly free school meal vouchers for families - Everything you need to know

The new national voucher scheme for benefits related free school meals is now up and running.The government has announced that a new voucher scheme, for free school meals for pupils who are not in school, will run from 18 January.It will operate for 4 weeks up until the February half-term. We expect...

Home learning: additional tips for parents

Do you need to scan work for home learning?If you are in possession of an iPhone or iPad, you can use it to scan and send a document. You can see how to do this here.

Online course for parents of early years

Join the Community Outreach team for a free 9-week course that helps parents learn practical skills for everyday family life. It will take place every Friday from 1-2:30 pm starting from Friday the 15th of January. The course is open to all parents and carers of children aged 2-4 years and will run ...

Learning column addition: Additional Maths learning

Watch our primary maths consultant Sara Tilley teach the formal written method of column addition. In the video, Sara demonstrates how we use the ‘Build it, draw it, write it, say it’ approach as part of the journey to teaching the formal written method of column addition. She also gives an ins...

Online courses for parents

We have a variety of online courses for parents during this time at home. Courses Emotional Health Mentoring course – Monday 11th January 6.30 pm-8.30 pm (11-week course)The Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is a charity dedicated to bringing high-quality and professional education into t...

Food for families

There will be a free food hub on Tuesday from 2 pm – 4 pm.  Fresh food and cooked meals will be available.  Location St Peters Church Hall, St Peters Road, Edmonton, N9 8JP  Please bring your own shopping bag.  

Using an internet-enabled games console for home learning.

Some families may require additional devices for home learning if they have more than one child. Do you have an internet-enabled games console like a PlayStation or Xbox? If you do it can be used as a home learning device.Below we have provided a guide to how you can access your child’s home learn...

Indoor activities for children

During these difficult times, it’s important to keep children active and exercising.Being active can help improve your child’s mood, self-esteem, and overall health.Change4Life is an initiative that aims to ensure parents have the essential support and tools they need to make healthier choices f...

What the government announcement on primary schools means for us

We have now written (by text) to all our primary school parents about the delay to returning to school, key worker children places, home learning, wrap around care and free school meals. Pls see letters section of the school website: Parents/ letters

Delcious free meals to help our families at this time

Until Thursday, we still have hundreds of meals to give away in partnership with St James Church, Enfield Heighway.All the details are here.

Help with free meals over the holidays

Do you need a little extra help? The Rev Ian Gallagher is again organising free meals for families. These can be collected at St James’s church, Enfield Highway, on these dates and times:Mon 21 Dec:  1–3pmTues 22 Dec:  10.30am–12.30pmWed  23 Dec:  10.30am–12.30pmThu 24 De...

Great work from the Community Outreach Team

The Community Outreach team has worked hard to help families in these challenging times.They have liaised with major food companies like Tesco, Farmfoods, Greggs, and Waitrose who kindly provided weekly food donations for families.The Outreach Team also received donations from Sylvia from the Solid ...

Enfield Heights Academy 2020 Christmas raffle

This week, our headteacher Mrs Bacon picked out the winners of our Christmas raffle.There were some amazing gifts to be won including a £100 Shop4All voucher, a Christmas hamper, a giant teddy bear, and much more.Thank you to the PTA team for organising this raffle and helping to raise over £550 f...

Christmas jumper day at Enfield Heights Academy

To celebrate the last day of term before the holidays, we had our Christmas jumper day.Children came into school dressed in their favourite Christmas jumpers and festive wear.We were also paid a special visit by Santa clause who told the children how happy he was about all the great work they have d...

30 talented Reception and Nursery children win Read Aloud prizes

Well done to the winners of the latest Read Aloud competition, which was organised by the Community Outreach Team. Children had to draw a picture of their favourite nursery rhyme song to be awarded a special Read Aloud Christmas present. There were some great drawings of our favourite nursery rhymes...

Last day of term.

The school will be closing for the Christmas holidays on Thursday the 17th of December.Our usual pick up times will apply on this day.  We will be returning to school on Tuesday the 5th of January.Please read the school letter here.

Virtual sports club for children from the Youth Sport Trust

Youth Sport Trust is a charity working to ensure every child enjoys the life-changing benefits that come from playing sports. During these challenging times, the organisation will be running a 30-minute online club for children and young people to do some sport, develop skills, and, most importantly...

New return to school dates

The headteacher has written to all our families about the new return to school dates.Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6 would have all completed 10 days of isolation and be able to return to school on Monday 14th December.  The last day of self-isolation for Year 3 will be Tue...

Letter to parents on preventing the spread of coronavirus

The director of Public Health for the borough of Enfield has written a letter to families on preventing the spread of coronavirus and staying safe this winter. You can read the full letter here.

Kind-hearted parent donates over 60 Christmas gifts

Rolanda is a parent at one of our schools and she has kindly donated over 60 Christmas presents with the help of donations from her family, friends and neighbours. The presents were collected by members of the Community Outreach team and will be donated to each school across the trust. In the season...

Read Aloud competition for nursery and reception - every entry gets a prize

The Community Outreach team has organised a great competition for nursery and reception children. All your child has to do is draw a picture of their favourite nursery rhyme song.  All entries will receive a special Read Aloud prize. Please email your entry to [email protected] b...

Return to school dates

Please see updated due back dates: Rec – Thursday 17th December Year 1 – Monday 14th DecemberYear 2 – Friday 18th DecemberYear 3 – Tuesday 5th January 2021Year 4 – Monday 14th DecemberYear 5 – Monday 14th DecemberYear 6 – Tuesday 15th DecemberThe school will be deep cleaned during the ...

Supporting your child with their fears and worries

The Educational Psychology Service will be holding a free workshop on Tuesday the 8th of December from 8pm – 8:45 pm. The workshop will be led by an educational psychologist and well-being practitioners who will discuss how parents can support their children with fears and worries. The workshop w...

Enfield Heights pupil stars in Christmas advert

Brielle in year 1 has been starring in an online Christmas advert with a toy company called Biankha and friends. The advert starts by showing Brielle as she dances with joy to “All I want for Christmas is you” by Mariah Carey while holding her Biankha and friends doll. The advert has b...

Can you help us sell Christmas raffle tickets to raise money for the school?

Our PTA team at the school are organising a Christmas raffle with some fantastic prizes. We would like you to buy or sell the tickets to family and friends. Each ticket is £1 or a book for £5.The raffle has some great prizes up for grabs including a £100 Shop4All voucher, a Christmas hamper, a gi...

Help and support for families affected by Covid-19

Covid-19 has affected people in a number of different ways and we want to ensure that our families can access as much support as they need during these difficult times.  Citizens Advice Enfield is an organisation that provides free, independent, confidential, and impartial advice to everyo...

Keeping your child safe online

We have a range of resources available to parents that can help keep children safe online. A simple, but very effective way to keep your child safe online is to talk to them openly and regularly.This will help children to disclose anything unusual or disturbing they may have seen on the interne...

Christmas lunch and jumper day at Enfield Heights

On Friday the 11th December, we will be having our Christmas lunch and Christmas jumper day. It will also be a non-uniform day and we encourage children to bring a donation of £1. If your child has a packed lunch but you would like them to have a Christmas lunch, please complete the form&...

Extra support for our families this winter - Please apply.

You may have seen on the news that the Government has just committed to supporting families in need over the Christmas break and to the February half term.They have put together a financial package which has been sent to each local authority to support families in need. Enfield Council has written t...

Free online cycling course for parents

Bike riding has become a very popular activity for families to do together. Transport For London has a free course available, which can help you cycle more confidently and safely as well as assist more experienced riders to learn some new skills. Halfords is currently offering a 15% discou...

Celebrating equality and diversity at Enfield Heights Academy

This term our Year 1 children have been learning about equality and diversity in class. The class has been learning about a topic called “I love my hair”. Children have been exploring different types of hair textures and hairstyles. Learning about different types of hair and hairs...

Year 4 plant update!

Last term our Year 4 children were learning about sustainability in the environment and planted their own seeds out of recycled plastic bottles. Children planted green beans, beetroot, basil, and pumpkin seeds. Above is a recent picture from our Year 4 pupil of their Pumpkin seed. The...

Read Aloud competition winners!

Well done to the winners of the latest Read Aloud poem competition, which was organised by the Community Outreach Team. Children had to write a poem on legendary children’s author Roald Dahl and their favourite characters from his books. The competition was a great success with over 50 entries a...

Silly hair day at Enfield Heights Academy!

In celebration of Children In Need, our pupils came into school with “silly hair” and clothes of their choice. Pupils used their creative skills to design their hair as silly as possible with a wide variety of hairstyles. Children also donated £1 in support of Children In Need. Children In N...

Kind hearted parent’s knit blankets and toys for babies

The Creative Hands Knitting class and Crochet group, organised by the Community Outreach Team has been meeting up virtually to continue with their wonderful knitting creations. Parents have made toys, hats, shoes, and some amazing jumpers. In these difficult times, our thoughtful parents have also ...

Read our latest school newsletter

Our latest school newsletter is now available to read. You can see it here.

PPE refresher session for our school cleaners

During the half-term break, we held a refresher session for our much valued cleaning staff on using personal protective equipment (PPE).  This extra session was extremely effective and emphasizes our ongoing commitment to safeguarding our students and staff during these unprecedented times.&nbs...

Back to school!

A reminder that school will re-open tomorrow. We hope everyone had a nice break.

We’re hiring

We are currently looking to appoint a new Head of Estates and Facilities at CHAT Academies. We are a forward thinking multi-academy trust, with exciting plans to expand our estate and educational offering to the community. This is a fantastic opportunity to lead and play a key role in this plan. T...

Great activities for parents and children

Our amazing Community Outreach team has a whole list of fun activities you can do with your child to keep busy over the half term. From the activities page you can find things like; delicious cooking recipes, how to grow food and herbs from home, tips on making the most out of your food, and a ...

Every Mind Matters

Every Mind Matters is a campaign from Public Health England that provides parents with insightful resources and information to support their child’s mental wellbeing. As parents and carers, there are ways we can support children and young people to give them the best chance to stay mentally h...

Looking for a secondary school place?

Are you looking for a secondary school place for your child? Join us at Heron Hall Academy. Watch the video here.

Free school meals to help our families.

Thanks to the Rev Ian Gallagher from St James’s Church and Barnet Sunday Football League, partnered with Arsenal footballer Mesut Özil and royal chef Stefan Pappert, the church (115 Hertford Road) will be open to distribute meals at these times over the next three days: Wednesday, from 9am t...

Black History Heroes

Throughout the month children have really enjoyed learning and studying a wide range of topics related to Black History. This half- term, we would like to know who your child’s Black History Hero is. It could be a historical figure, a leader, a sports star, an author, a scientist, or a supers...

Updated government information for parents and carers

Information for parents and carers on keeping children safe in community activities, after-school clubs, tuition, sports training and other out-of-school settings.See it here.

Instructions on using Zoom for Parents Evening

Please read our latest school letter that has instructions on how to use the Zoom app for parents evening. You can find it here.

Free online parenting forum.

A free online parenting forum will take place on Thursday 22nd October from 6:30 pm – 8 pm.In this forum, a panel of experts will be offering advice and support for parents during the current pandemic.Topics include; education, primary to secondary transition, mental health, covid-19, and social m...

Live broadcast of popular children’s book!

There will be a live stream play of the classic children’s book “The Snail and the Whale” from the 24th October -1st November 2020. The Snail and the Whale is a 2003 children's picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. The live broadcast will involve ...

Year 4 vegetable growing!

Our Year 4 children have been learning about the importance of sustainability in the environment.As part of their learning, they re-used plastic bottles to make a self-watering planter and have started growing their own vegetables and herbs.The children have been growing some green beans, beetroot, ...

Recognising the symptoms of Coronavirus

Online course for parents

Are you interested in becoming a parent helper? The WEA has organised an “Introduction to helping in a school” course, which aims to give parents background knowledge and confidence in becoming an effective parent helper in school. The Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is a char...

School closure on Friday 23rd October

The school will be closed on 23rd October for parent consultations.

Exercise with the Community Outreach Team

The Community Outreach Team along with their Knitting group members and Hummingbirds volunteers who run the stay and play sessions for children organised a “Wellbeing Walk”.The group walked from Cuckoo Hall to Jubilee Park. The walks are a great opportunity for parents to improve their physi...

Online safety for your children - hints and tips at a glance

Meet your child’s class teacher

We have created some useful videos introducing your child’s teacher. In these videos, the teacher will also explain what your child will be learning this academic year. Year 2 : click here. Year 3: click here. Year 4: click here. Year 5: click here. Year 6: click ...

Early Years parenting course

The Community Outreach Team will be running a new online course for parents who have children aged 2-4 years old. The course is free and will take place every Friday from 1-2:30 pm for a duration of 9 weeks. The Community Outreach team will also be holding a virtual coffee morning on Friday 9th Oc...

Year 6 parents: Tours of Heron Hall Academy now available to book

The school has decided to hold small, socially distanced tours.These will take place on Tues 13 - Fri 16 October at the following times: 4.30pm, 5pm, 5.30pm, 6pm.You must book in advance to go on a tour. Masks must be worn.You can book a place by contacting the Heron Hall school office on 0208 443 9...

Roald Dahl poem competition!

Win a free prize by entering the latest Read Aloud competition organised by The Community Outreach Team. All your child has to do is write a poem on their favourite Roald Dahl book and they will be awarded with a free prize.Please email your entry to [email protected] before the 16t...

Important information regarding vaccinations.

We are aware that some parents may have been alarmed by a story that has been spread on social media around a child in a school  in another area who it is alleged was given a vaccination without her parent’s consent. We wish to reassure parents that for any vaccination, parents / carers ...

Amazing knitting creations from parents.

The knitting class that is run by the Community Outreach team has been meeting up virtually to continue with their wonderful knitting creations. These online sessions have been a great opportunity for parents to continue their knitting skills from home. If anyone would like to take part in...

What Enfield Heights pupils love about returning to school.

Our children are so pleased to be back in school again. Watch a video from our pupils explaining the best things about being back. To watch the video, click here.

Well-being week at Enfield Heights!

Last week, Enfield Heights Year 1 pupils celebrated Well-being week. Children used their creative skills and designed some brilliant artwork based on well-being topics like self-care, planet earth, and the environment. Well done Year 1, keep up the great work! 

Adult learning course for parents

On the 21st September Barnet and Southgate College will be starting an online ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) course again. The course will run from 12 - 2 pm. The aim of the course is to boost your confidence when communicating in everyday English. If our parents are i...

Appyling to Secondary school: What you need to know about.

Looking for a secondary school place for September 2021? Here is what you need to know.

Telephone support line for parents and carers

Online Early Years course for parents.

Are you interested in a career in Early Years? The Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is offering an online Early Years course that focuses on ways to promote learning and development in babies and young children.Learners will also have the opportunity to ask questions about careers in ch...

Our Primary children returning to three delicious new menus

With nutrition and health at the heart of all of our meals we offer a fantastic, tasty set of rolling menus for our pupils.With everything from sausages and mash, stacks of vegetables, Halal and vegetarian options to gateaux and salads, there's something for everyone.Children are more likely to try ...

Letter to parents about the re-opening of the school for all children.

Please read our letter to parents that contains important information about the re-opening of the school for all children in September.To read the letter, please click here.

School uniforms: COVID-19 Update from Smiths Schoolwear

"Our stores are open for appointments and collection onlyAN APPOINTMENT MUST BE MADE BEFORE VISITINGYou can book an appointment with us via our online bookingsystem - where possible, please limit those who attend to one adult per student." For more information visit the website here.

Our new system Arbor is replacing ParentPay from Thursday, 3rd September 2020

You will not be able to use ParentPay from the 3rd of September and must create an Arbor account to pay for trips, clubs and school meals.The school offices have now sent you a letter followed by an email with your new login details for Arbor. To find out how you can create your Arbor account, plea...

Read our latest Newsletter

Have you seen our latest school newsletter? In our newsletter you will find important information regarding DB Primary, staffing for the 2020/2021 academic year, Summer learning, and a good bye message to our Year 6 children who will be starting secondary school in September. View our newsletter h...

Year 6 parents: Save the Date - Tuesday 6 October

Dear familiesWe will be holding a series of events on Tuesday, 6 October.This will give Year 6 parents and carers a chance to find out a lot more about our wonderful school.With Covid-19 these events are likely to be online.Normally we welcome over 500 to our two open evening events.We are a very po...

School uniforms update

An update regarding the purchasing of school uniforms from Smiths Schoolwear.The Stores are now open for appointments and collection.You must make an appointment before visiting one of the stores. To find out more information, click here.

All you need to know about starting Reception in September

We have created a new page on our website with information about your child starting Reception in September. Visit this page and find out more about the Reception teaching team, our Early Years curriculum, and the stay and play sessions we will arrange for you and your child.You can also learn abou...

Health support for our families.

If you require any health advice throughout the summer holidays for your children, ‘the School nursing team’ who are a part of the NHS, are available to speak to. They are able to support families in Enfield with children from the age of 5 to young adults up to the age of 19. The School nursin...

Questions and answers for the return of school in September.

The government has put together a detailed Q&A about returning to school in September. See it here. 

Black Lives Matter.

“Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah” is an inspiring book by author Laurie Ann Thompson. The book is based on the true story of Emmanuel Yeboah. Born in Ghana in 1977 with a deformed leg, he became the personification of courage, strength, mental and physical determin...

Delicious ice lolly recipe to make with your children!

Are you looking for a tasty and refreshing treat for you and your children on a hot summer’s day? Why not try this great idea from the Community Outreach team.These lollies are easy to make, healthy and much cheaper than buying from the shop. They are also vegan and gluten-free.Ingredients:5 large...

Major shoe chain offering to help with the cost of children's shoes.

Clarks are offering parents the chance to swap their child’s new Clarks shoes for free if they outgrow them in the next six months. The shoes have to be bought from a Clarks shop before September 14th of this year to qualify for the deal. Online sales do not count. Read the full details ...

Summer Holiday dates.

The school has now closed for the summer holidays. We will re-open on Monday 7th September for the 2020/2021 academic year. We hope everyone has a great summer break! 

Login details for Arbor: our new payment system.

Arbor is replacing ParentPay from Thursday, 3rd September 2020.The school offices have now sent you a letter followed by an email with your new login details for Arbor.  If you have any issues please email the school office.

Training to become a teacher with CHAT Academies

Dear families, do you know someone who might be interested in training to be a teacher with us? These are difficult times but a great opportunity to consider becoming a teacher.  A family member, a friend or a colleague? Someone graduating or looking for a career change?  For information, click ...

Black Lives Matter.

“We are proud of who we are and where we come from”. “I love my Hair!” by author Natasha Tarpley is an empowering book that teaches all children to be proud of their heritage and ethnic background. The book emphasizes how people may look different and come from a different country ...

Free online math’s event for parents.

Today at 8 pm Curious Maths is running a math’s event for parents. The event is aimed at parents of children aged 7-11 to give tips and ideas for using Numicon at homeNumicon is an approach to teaching math’s that helps your child to see connections between numbers. Join the live strea...

Year 6 leaver’s ceremony 2020!

Today we held a socially distanced leaving ceremony for our Year 6 children and their parents. It was brilliant to have parents congratulate the children for all their hard work this year. Our pupils were also given special leaving day jumpers with each child’s name printed on the back to rememb...

Free online Health and Wellbeing taster courses for parents.

The Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is a charity dedicated to bringing high-quality and professional education into the heart of communities.The WEA have organised two health and well-being taster sessions, which are all free of charge.See the courses below.Learn to boost your immune system...

Heights pupils win 6 'Olympic' medals.

Last week, Enfield Heights pupils took part in the “Virtual Summer Olympics 2020” competition. It was held by Enfield Towns School Partnership and each school represented a country of their choice. At Enfield Heights, we chose to represent the Netherlands! Our children also dressed wea...

Read Aloud competition winners!

Congratulations to Leonides, Sophia, Naafia, Yasmin, Kaiya, Naitik, Imanuelle, Victory, Evan, Zubair, Liyana, Tracey, Ailsa and Ayla for winning the latest CHAT wide Read Aloud competition. For this competition, we wanted to find out the favourite book and magazine characters of the children ac...

Black Lives Matter.

“I think about everyone I saw today, each one of them a beautiful color”. The Colours of Us by Karen Katz is a powerful book, which teaches children that people come in a variety of different colours and they are all beautiful. The video is a positive and affirming look at skin colour ...

Free online “Child Psychology” taster session for parents.

The Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is a charity dedicated to bringing high-quality and professional education into the heart of communities.The WEA have a “Child Psychology” taster session available to parents. This free taster session provides parents with an insight into children's ...

Want ideas for easy and fun activities to do at home?

The Community Outreach team has put together some great activities that can be done from home with your children. From the activities page you can find things like; delicious cooking recipes, how to grow food and herbs from home, tips on making the most out of your food and a video on how to make a...

Important information regarding the final day of term.

To help us prepare for September we have decided to close the school for children on Friday 17th July at 1:15pm.This will be the final day of the summer term now.It will allow us time to get our classrooms and the wider school ready for the opening of the whole school in September.

Thank you to our catering teams across CHAT Academies schools.

A huge thank you to all members of our catering staff across CHAT Academies schools who have been working tremendously hard to help us cope with the enormous challenges over the past few months due to Covid-19.Members of our catering staff also took on vital additional cleaning roles to help during ...

Online poetry classes for parents!

Would you like to try something different? “Spoken word” is a form of poetry that is read out loud and performed to an audience. This course will be facilitated by award winning poet “Ragz-CV”. Parents can learn various rhyming techniques, how to use metaphors, and it can also...

INSET training day on Monday 6th July

Please note there is an INSET training day on Monday 6th July. The school will be closed to ALL children on Monday.

Marvellous mask making at Enfield Heights Academy!

This week our children have been learning about ancient Greece and ancient Egypt.Pupils have shown their learning through an array of brilliant mask creations. The masks have been made using clay and the children will paint and decorate them next week. We can’t wait to see them when they...

Updated guidance from the Department Of Education.

The Department for Education has published new guidance for parents and carers of children attending out-of-school settings during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. See the updated guidance, here. 

Home learning resources to help your child.

The government have provided a range of online educational resources for schools and parents to help children learn at home during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.To see the resources, click here. 

Storytime at Enfield Heights Academy!

Our Reception pupils love storytime. It’s one of their favourite parts of the day.Consistent reading is a vital part of a child’s academic development. It can help children improve their vocabulary and language skills from a young age. Keep it up Reception! #ReadAloud #15Mins #Eve...

20 Read Aloud prizes to be won!

A message from the Community Outreach team. Hello Parents and carers,Last week we had a Read Aloud competition and there was a great response from children telling us their favourite book they like to read.It’s great to see so many pupils continuing to read and help encourage other children to do...

Updated government information for parents and carers

What parents and carers need to know about nurseries, childminders, schools and colleges during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.To see the information, click here. 

Black Lives Matter.

"Children come in all the colours of the earth". A powerful video by children’s author Sheila Hamanaka, which explains how children may look different and come from different backgrounds but they should all be treated equally. The video can help parents explain to children about the trag...

Online interview workshop for parents.

We have a great online workshop on Tuesday 14th July from 2-3 pm for parents who are looking to improve their interview skills. The workshop teaches the fundamentals of a successful interview as well as tips for answering questions from the interviewer. This is a good opportunity for paren...

Pupils celebrate national maths week at Enfield Heights!

Last week children at Enfield Heights took part in national Maths Week. Each day pupils learnt about a different maths topic. Topics included shapes, time, measurement, numbers and multiplication and division. Our pupils really enjoyed being taught maths through a variety of fun learn...

Now is a great time to get new employment skills

Are you aged 16-30? There is a great free online training session for our families on 2nd of July (2-3pm).We will cover writing a CV, networking, interviews and how to stand out when telling your story.Interested? Contact the Community Outreach team at [email protected]

Road safety tips from the Community Outreach team.

A reminder from the Community Outreach Team about staying safe when crossing the road.Tip 1: Find a safe place to cross - a zebra crossing, pedestrian crossing and not in between parked cars, you need to be able to see the road for traffic.Tip 2: Stand on the pavement behind the kerb.Tip 3: Stand, l...

Is your child taking part in Mrs Tilley’s weekly maths challenge?

Mrs Tilley and Curious Maths have brilliantly created a range of maths challenges for all our pupils.Each year group has their own specific challenge and it can be found on DB Primary.Thank you Mrs Tilley and the Curious Maths team for another great week of maths challenges. 

Free online learning courses for parents

Would you like to learn something new? The Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is a charity dedicated to bringing high-quality and professional education into the heart of communities.The WEA deliver a range of online courses such as; arts and crafts, languages and writing, English and mat...

Black Lives Matter.

Empathy, Diversity and Unapologetically are three principles within the Black Lives Matter movement. EMPATHYWhen we think about how other people feel because different people have different feelings. Sometimes it helps to think about how you would feel if the same thing that happened to your fr...

Training to become a teacher with CHAT Academies

Dear families, do you know someone who might be interested in training to be a teacher with us?These are difficult times but a great opportunity to consider becoming a teacher. A family member, a friend or a colleague? Someone graduating or looking for a career change?  Now is a great...

Celebrate national school sports week at home with your children!

Youth Sport Trust and Sky Sports have teamed up to bring the nation together this summer with a national school sports week from home. It will take place from Saturday 20th June – Friday 26th June. The purpose is to try and unite schools, families, friends and neighbours through the power of spo...

11 steps to make sure your child’s bike is safe to ride

Riding a bike is fun and a great way to keep your children active. Recently, bike riding has become a very popular activity for families to do together. It’s important for parents to regularly check their child’s bike to ensure it is safe to ride. We have 11 steps  you can fo...

Return of year 5 pupils to Enfield Heights Academy

This week saw the return of some of our year 5 pupils to Enfield Heights Academy. It’s great to see them back in class and learning! 

Black Lives Matter.

Empathy, Diversity and Unapologetically are three principles within the Black Lives Matter movement. EMPATHYWhen we think about how other people feel because different people have different feelings. Sometimes it helps to think about how you would feel if the same thing that happened to your fr...

Read Aloud book bag prize!

We are Looking forward to letting our Read Aloud prize winners have their book bags. #ReadAloud #15Mins #EveryChild #EveryDay

Updated government information for parents and carers

What parents and carers need to know about schools and other education settings during the coronavirus outbreak.To see the information, click here. 

Congratulations to pupils for winning Read Aloud book bags!

We asked parents to send us a picture of their child with their favourite storybook, magazine, information book or poem for the chance to win a Read Aloud book bag with a free book inside. Well done to the following pupils from across the trust who have won a Read Aloud book bag. Adem (Year 1),...

Year 6 pupils return to Enfield Heights Academy

The children are enjoying their learning in school and seeing their friends again.

Teaching your child how to ride a bike without stabilisers

Riding a bike is fun and a great way to keep your children active. Recently, bike riding has become a very popular activity for families to do together. If your child does not know how to ride a bike, we have some useful steps you can use to teach them. To see the steps, click here. You ca...

Latest Covid-19 advice for our families

The latest Covid-19 advice from the Department for Education (DfE) and the NHS.Lets keep all our families safe whether you are at home or your children have returned to school. To see the advice, click here. 

Black Lives Matter.

“Let’s take a breath for George.Let’s take a breath for peace.Let’s take a breath for justice.Let’s take a breath to heal our country.”

Contacting the school office

You can now contact the school by phone and email as the office has re-opened. A big thank you to the info@Chat central team for helping us since lockdown was announced.

Welcome back!

Welcome back to our Reception and Year 6 children. We have missed you!

Let us know what your child is reading - and we will send you a Read Aloud book bag with a free book!

A message from the Community Outreach teamHello Parents and Carers, The Community Outreach team run the Read Aloud events and workshops but unfortunately, under the current circumstances are unable to do so. We would still like to be in touch with you and the children even if we can’t get togeth...

Make some delicious shortbread biscuits at home with your children

Would you like to make some mouth-watering shortbread biscuits?   The Community Outreach team have a great recipe that will delight the whole family! It’s simple to make and a nice treat for the children.You will need to preheat the oven gas mark 5 or 190cIngredients4oz butter you can use dairy-...

Preparing your child for their first day back at school

Community support – sharing food and other items

We understand more than ever the importance of feeling like a united community during these uncertain times.OLIO connects neighbours with each other and with local businesses so surplus food can be shared, not thrown away. This could be food nearing its sell-by date in local stores, spare home-grown...

Growing seeds at home - next steps

Recently, we showed you how you can grow your own food and herbs from home. Here are the next steps. If you have grown many seeds together you will need to separate them into individual pots this is called (thinning). Remember to keep them watered and not to let them dry out.When they are big enoug...

New lunchtime procedure for our year 1 pupils

This week year 1 pupils returned to school and are being given a healthy balanced meal from our catering team. Lunches are being supplied to each class bubble following the social distancing measures. Each meal is made freshly every morning after the class teacher takes the order and relays it to ...

Monday 1st June inset training day at Enfield Heights

Reminder that it is a INSET training day today for Enfield Heights Academy. The school will be 'closed' - but open to key worker children - so that we can train all of our staff on the ‘new normal’ ways of working and teaching for the return of some groups of children on 2nd June.This is to ens...

New home learning timetable for Enfield Heights Academy

To see the new home learning timetable, click here. 

Returning to school and home learning from next week

Please see the arrangements for returning to school from next week and the new home learning timetable.Returning dates:Mon 1 June Children of key workers Tues 2 June Year 1Monday 8 June Reception & Year 6Read the full letter here.

Skills for work course for parents

A skills for work course is commencing on Monday 1st June 2020. It’s a free virtual learning course that will take place Monday - Friday, 10:00 - 13:00 PM; 1st June – 15th June 2020. The idea of this course is to give the learner all the tools required to apply for any suitable job and present...

Returning to Enfield Heights Academy - What you need to know.

Everything you need to know about coming back to school after half-term.Reception, year 1, year 6 and key worker children.To watch the video message from headteacher Mrs Bacon, click here. 

One of our CHAT families sends Eid greetings to everyone across our schools

To watch the video, please click here. 

Children's books: Get some recommendations!

We have provided a link to some great books for a variety of different age groups. Great books for 6-8 year olds. Read recommendations here. Great books for 9-11 year olds. Read recommendations here#ReadAloud #15minutes #EveryChild #EveryDay

Questions & Answers about returning to primary school

UPDATED: Friday 22 May.Q: Why has the school taken the decision to reopen the school?A: The government has said it expects schools in England to reopen from 1 June at the earliest for Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 children. It says it expects schools to encourage their families to attend, although at...

The importance of reading and the benefits it provides

Reading is a fantastic way to improve your academic learning and it provides children with a number of benefits. By reading consistently, pupils can improve their vocabulary, punctuation and grammar, which will help them excel with their academic studies. We continue to ask our parents and carers to...

Financial support is available to our families.

We may be able to help you at this challenging time.To see how, click here. 

Updated government advice for parents and carers

What parents and carers need to know about schools, colleges and other education settings during the coronavirus outbreak. To see the advice, click here. 

Letter from the school about re-opening for Reception, Year 1 and 6 pupils.

To read the letter, please click here. 

Its National Thank A Teacher Day!

Today we join together to say a HUGE thank you to teachers, teaching assistants, and all support staff for their amazing work, not only in these challenging times but all year round.Do you have a STAR teacher? Do you miss seeing them every day? Let them know by leaving a message on one of our social...

How to make home schooling a success – top 5 tips

We understand learning from home can be difficult, therefore we have created a list of tips to help. Our parents and children can use the tips below to help them make the home schooling experience a success. 1. Stay in routine and treat it like a school day with frequent breaks and a lunch break.�...

The government's Covid-19 advice for schools

The DfE has issued a lot of advice to schools and parents. It can be found here.

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Anniya wins the “Design your own board game” contest

Anniya, a Year 3 pupil at Woodpecker Hall Academy, has won the Trust's competition to design a board game with a clever take on Snakes & Ladders. She beat entries from 4 other primary schools and our secondary academy. Anniya's game involves rolling a dice to move across the board to reach the fini...

A thank you message from Tottenham Hotspur football club

Tottenham Hotspur football club have shown their appreciation to local schools and teachers who have been working tremendously hard during these difficult times.  The video message is full of Spurs superstars from Hugo Lloris, Toby Alderweirel and female stars Becky Spencer and Jenna Schillaci. To...

Fun animal moves to help keep children active while at home

How to make a time capsule with your children

Here is another great idea from the Community Outreach team.What is a time capsule?A time capsule is a container storing a selection of objects chosen as being a typical of the present time and buried for discovery in the future.It's typically hidden away for your future self or someone of your choo...

A fun activity to help keep children active while at home

Ideas for parents to help their younger children learn about shapes and colours

Here are three ideas to learn about colours and shapes with your little ones, using the resources you already have at home.Lolly sticks and pens Use 2 lolly sticks and place them next to each other. Draw half a shape on each stick using different colours and get the children to match them up!Us...

Celebrating Ramadan

A message from the Community Outreach team.Please read it here.

Make some delicious scones at home with your children

Would you like to make some mouth-watering scones?  The Community Outreach team has a great recipe that will delight the whole family! It’s simple and very easy to follow. To see the recipe, click here. 

Win a £30 voucher by designing a family board game

Has your child got a great idea for a family board game?Do they love playing board games? Are they bursting with ideas for one? Make or draw the game and win a £30 Amazon or Tesco voucher for the best game.Things to consider when designing your game: How do you play it? How many people can play? W...

Some great tips for making the most out of your food.

Carrot tops and celery leaves Carrot tops and celery leaves are edible. Chop and use in stir fries and casseroles. If carrots have gone soft trim ends and put in iced water to re-hydrate.Fruit zest You can use the zest of fruit over salads or drinks. You can also freeze fruit and use them later in s...

Grow your own at home

Growing food and herbs without a garden Would you like to do some 'gardening'?Even if you don’t have a garden you can grow something at home.Let’s get started.You will need some seeds. But don’t worry if you don’t have any seeds at home or you can’t get to the shops to buy some. You can co...

Does your child play a musical instrument? We would love to know what they play!

A guitar, piano or trumpet? Does your child play a musical instrument? We would be fascinated to know which one they can play. If you would like to, get your child to take a picture of the instrument they play and send it to us over social media. This lockdown is a great chance for ch...

Re-opening schools following the Prime Minister's announcement

As you will have seen, the Prime Minister has announced that from 1 June, schools may be able to re-open for some year groups.In opening our schools, we will be guided by two key principles: The obligation to ensure the safety, welfare and well-being of pupils, parents and staff; and making the best...

The latest Online classes for parents and carers from Barnet & Southgate College.

Dream destinations: Ask your child to write down 5 places they would love to visit one day

Tokyo? Paris? Or Dubai? What are your child’s dream destinations to travel to? Keep your child occupied during lockdown with this fun activity. Ask them to write down on a piece of paper the 5 places they want to visit one day. If they would like to, they could also include why they want...

A survey for parents is launching on Friday to help improve Home Learning

On Friday we will be launching our biggest ever survey of parents views. We want to know about your experiences of home learning. What is working? What isn't? What are your main issues? How can the school support you better? Please take part in the survey as it will be used as the bas...

Create a scrumptious restaurant or café menu!

Get creative during lockdown with this fun idea to help keep children busy choosing dishes for the perfect place to eat. Ask your children to devise their very own restaurant or café menu, choosing their favourite mouth watering foods.Things to consider before you create your menu: What type of fo...

Arts and crafts ideas for children!

Get creative with your child by making a range of arts and crafts during lockdown. This is a great way to keep busy and get your child to use their creative skills. If you would like to see a range of video tutorials and guides of what to make using arts and crafts, click here. T...

Home schooling help for parents

Children having to learn from home is a new experience and it can be challenging. If you need some tips on home schooling, we have created a list here. If you would like support on using DB Primary, please see the video guides here. 

Get your child to write down 5 words after reading

Every time your child reads their book, ask them to write down 5 words that they just discovered from reading that book. Once your child has written the 5 words, ask them to find the definition of each word using a dictionary. If you would like to challenge your child further, get them to ...

Top 4 tips for potty training!

If you require help on potty training your child, the Community Outreach team have created a list of tips. Tip 1: Keep calm and potty train Tip 2: Know when to potty train Tip 3: Getting them ready for potty training Tip 4: PraiseTo see the tips in detail, please click here. 

Keep busy during lockdown by creating a scrapbook with your children

Parents and children can keep occupied during lockdown by going through old photos and memories and placing them into a scrapbook. In this scrapbook, you can add photos you may have from past holidays, birthdays, Christmas or even school events. It’s entirely up to you what photos you us...

Make a delicious vegetable stir-fry for the family

Are you not sure what meal to make next in lockdown? Why not make a delicious vegetable stir-fry with noodles?It’s simple, quick and tastes amazing!If you would like to make it for the family, click here to see the recipe. Lots of love from the Community Outreach team, Juliet, ...

Bake a cake, pastry or make a dessert with your children

During this lockdown, why not make a delicious cake, pastry or dessert with your children.If you would like to, take a picture of your finished creation and send it to us over Facebook. We would love to share what you have made.  Don’t know what to make? Click here for a range of cake recipes....

How to download and upload work to a phone or tablet using DB Primary

A new step by step guide on how to download and upload work to a phone or tablet using DB Primary. To watch the video, click here. If you would like to see more video guides, click here. For a written guide on using DB Primary, click here

The Community Outreach team are here to help

Need to talk to someone about an issue or a problem? Just need to talk? The Community Outreach team - Juliet, Beleyu and Gurjit - are here to help. You can call 07538251628 or email [email protected] 

Writing a book review: Get your child to review their book!

Has your child finished reading a book recently? Why not ask them to review it once they have completed it. Children should write a short review and include what they liked or disliked about the book. In the review, children must also state how the book could be improved, provide their overall tho...

Where does your child like to read?

Have you created a comfortable place for them to read their favourite book?Or have they made their own?We would love for you to share pictures of your child’s favourite reading places with us. #ReadAloud #15minutes #EveryChild #EveryDay

Stay in touch with our video messages

Stay in touch with our short video messages for our families.Go to YouTube and type in CHAT Academies and SUBSCRIBE #StaySafe #StayInformed #KeepUpToDateTo be taken straight to our YouTube page click here 

StarLine: a free home learning telephone helpline for parents

Home learning can be challenging for both children and parents. StarLine is a new service that supports parents and carers nationwide by providing home learning advice directly from qualified teachers and education experts. The service can provide parents or carers with strategies to help ...

Advice from the MET police on phone scams and how to protect yourself

Due to current circumstances there has been an increase in phone related scams. According to the met, the most common way individuals choose to lure people in is by the three methods listed below.  1. Your computer has a problem2. A fraud investigation3. An investment opportunity We are urging ou...

How to make your own playdough at home.

Playing with playdough is a great activity our younger children can do to help keep them busy whilst at home. It’s fun, calming and helps children release stress in these difficult times. If you would like to attempt to make your own playdough, see the instructions here.Lots of love from the Co...

Keep children occupied in isolation with their own lockdown diary

A parent and governor has sent in this brilliant idea of children keeping a diary during lockdown to help keep them busy. In this diary, children can keep track of all the activities and productive things they have been doing during isolation. The diary is free and can be downloaded here.When comp...

Free food collection available to those in need, organised by Enfield Council

Free food parcels are available to anyone in need and you can also collect for those who are not able to travel. The parcels can be collected from the food stalls at the locations listed below. The time of the food stalls are from 3-5 pm. Monday: Saint Monica’s Church 1 Stonard Rd, Palme...

Pupils show appreciation for NHS and key workers

Two proud pupils showed their gratitude and appreciation for our health service and key workers at the weekend with a colourful piece of artwork. Perhaps one of the positives to come out of the coronavirus crisis is children having a real understanding of the importance of our health service and al...

New Home Learning arrangements and time table for the school

New Home Learning arrangements start on Monday, 20 April.All pupils are expected to participate.It is absolutely critical that every pupil completes their work each week as if they were in the classroom. This long period of lockdown is set to continue until further notice and we need the children ...

Information regarding free school meal vouchers

The government appointed a company to manage the new school vouchers.Edenred is still providing schools and parents with a very poor service, with the delays continuing, phone calls going unanswered, its website going down.All the schools in Enfield have been complaining and called for immediate imp...

Free School Meals update from the goverment

The latest information regarding free school meal vouchers for pupils who are eligible. The government recently appointed a company called Edenred to provide the vouchers as its new national scheme. Unfortunately, the company has struggled to provide the vouchers to hundreds of schools. Thankfu...

Free school meal vouchers over Easter

The government is not funding free school meals over the Easter break. We know this will cause extra hardship for our families at this difficult time. This is not something we are going to allow to happen. So, as a Trust, we are announcing today that we are going to pay for the free school meals vou...

A new approach to Home Learning

Explaining our new approach to Home Learning. Over the break we will be revamping the school websites and you will have the timetable in a word/ PDF document. To watch the video of our new approach towards Home Learning, click here.

The new Home Learning timetable after Easter

New Home Learning timetable for Reception to Year 6 after Easter. This short film is a step by step guide of everything you need to know.Over the break we will be revamping the school website and you will have the timetable in a word/ PDF document.To watch the video, click here. 

A huge thank you to the NHS and key workers

We would like to thank our families who have key worker members and to our own staff too. When the schools return we will plan something to properly acknowledge you #thankyou #heroes

Internet safety

Families have been asking us a lot of questions about internet safety. On Tuesday, we will be conducting a short interview with our Head of Safeguarding, Sarah Cook on keeping children safe.We would love to hear your questions. If you have a question to put to her send it to [email protected] 

Useful and simple tools on DB Primary

There are a range of useful and simple tools on DB Primary. We have created a video showing you how to use them in 2 minutes. To watch the video and learn the useful tools, click here. 

How to log into DB Primary

Home learning : For a step by step guide on how to log into DB Primary, watch the video here. 

Board of Trustees discuss key topics to help support our families

The Board of Trustees which helps to manage each school in the CHAT trust met today via Zoom to review the home learning so far, the experience of our parents to date, the provision of free school meals vouchers and what else we can do to support our families at this time.

Free School Meals helpline

A new Free School Meals helpline - 020 8344 9890 - was set up on Monday. Many parents have still not verified their emails with us. Other parents have questions about if they qualify for the vouchers. The helpline is available Monday to Friday, 9.30am-2.30pm.

A message from the Community Outreach team

The Community Outreach team is here to support families. Watch a short message from Juliet here. 

School update for our families from the CHAT CEO

An update from CHAT CEO Marino Charalambous to all our families regarding latest information on the schools, home learning and free school meals. You can view the message here. 

Keeping a regular daily routine with your child.

See some advice from the Community Outreach team on daily routines for children, love to our families, Juliet, Beleyu and Gurjit.Read it here. Need help? Call the Outreach team. More details are here. 

A message from the headteacher

Please see a short video message update from our headteacher to our families.You can watch it here

A letter from the headteacher

Hi parents, its Mrs Bacon here. I have written to you all with more suggestions for home learning, including how to set a routine at home.I hope everyone is staying safe. We are missing the children very much. I will record a video message for the children soon. To read the letter please click ...

Free school meal vouchers

Free school meal vouchers. For our eligible families you will shortly be receiving vouchers from us. £25 each fortnight. 

CHAT Hub school update: opening Kingfisher for primary chikdren

CHAT School Hub UPDATE: Please note that from tomorrow the CHAT school hub for primary school children will relocate to Kingfisher Hall Academy: 40 The Ride, EN3 7GB and open at 9am and close at 3pm. A huge thank you to all those parents who were able to keep their children at home today #StaySafe

Keyworker children - a place at the Hub School

Dear parents and carers We cannot stress enough that children should ONLY attend the CHAT Hub School at Heron Hall if it is absolutely necessary and you have NO OTHER OPTIONS.  It is NOT compulsory for keyworker's children to attend next week. This is emergency provision.  We mus...

Update from the school - please watch

Latest update for families from the school. Please watch. 2 minutes https://youtu.be/Hv6ON2XDX2M

Update: Home learning and free school meals

Dear parents and carersHome learningChildren were sent home with work packs last week. We have also created home learning sections on all of our websites.  The links are below but you can also find them by clicking on the Home Learning banners on the front page of all our websites. Th...

Key worker child announcement later today

We will get sending a message later today about parents who have applied for key worker status at the CHAT hub school. We are still, in accordance with national advice, urging everyone who can to stay at home. 

Key worker children - they should only attend school is ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL

Key workers - school places for your children

From Monday 23 March schools will be closing but the government expects us to provide places for these children.On Monday we will open Heron Hall Academy as the CHAT Hub School for eligible children. Address 46 Queensway, Ponders End, Enfield. See map here.The CHAT Hub School will be open from 9am-3...

Urgent survey for our key worker parents

Please complete this survey.You can find it here.

Important message to all parents and carers from the CHAT CEO

Marino Charalambous, the CEO of CHAT Academies has provided an update to all CHAT parents regarding school closures, key workers, free school meals, and home learning arrangements. To view the video click the link below.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6Y692tLpxI

The school will be closed from Monday, 23 March

We will close at the end of the school day on Friday, 20 March.The level of staff and pupil absences means that the headteacher has had to reluctantly take the decision to close the school.We plan to re-open the school on Monday, 27 April.We will shortly be announcing home learning arrangements.We w...

Community Outreach cancellations!

From Friday all Community Outreach events are cancelled until further notice.

Important announcement!

Headteachers from across our Trust met this morning. With immediate effect we are introducing additional measures to help to keep staff and children safe. We have therefore cancelled the following: class assemblies, events involving parents or others coming into the school, concerts, participat...

Siblings of Heron Hall children

Siblings of Heron Hall childrenSome parents have asked what they should do if they have a child at Heron Hall and another at one of our primary schools? We have closed Heron Hall Academy as a precautionary measure. There is no confirmed case of coronavirus.Please read our statement which explai...

A fantastic Science week at CHAT Academies!

From Monday 9th March – Friday 13th March over 2000 students across the trust participated in science week. Each child had the opportunity to participate in a range of scientific experiments throughout the week. Every year group from our schools had their own designated topic for science week. T...

Keeping Our Children Safe From Drugs Meeting on Thursday 26th March

Keeping our children safe from drugs. How the infamous 'County Lines' gangs operate. Date for your diaries: Thursday, 26 March (6.15-8.15pm). All the schools in our trust- Heron Hall, Cuckoo Hall, Woodpecker Hall, Kingfisher Hall and Enfield Heights- are coming together to hold a meeting and informa...

Advice regarding water bottles for our Reception primary pupils

Reception pupils are receiving a free water bottle as part of Science Week. With the coronavirus outbreak you may want to use the bottles after this has subsided. If using now, please wash the bottles thoroughly after use and children should follow government guidelines for handwashing, touching the...

Coronavirus - update for parents

Please read our updated guidance for parents.We have a dedicated coronavirus page. You can view it via the Home page/ Parents/Coronavirushttps://www.enfieldheightsacademy.org.uk/coronavirus

CHAT Academies Science Week!

Over 2,000 young people across the 5 schools in our Trust will be taking part in Science Week 9-13 March.Pupils from Reception all the way up to Year 10 are excited to be taking part!This is a massive week long celebration of science.Take a look at our Science Week page here.Or check out a brief vid...

Fantastic World Book Day at Enfield Heights!

On Thursday 5th March Enfield Heights Academy celebrated World Book Day! Children came into school dressed as their favourite book character and participated in a read along with their parents. There were a great number of parents who were able to attend this mornings read along. Read...

CHAT Parents Tenants Forum On Wednesday 4th March!

On Wednesday 4th March CHAT parents who live in “rented accommodation” in Enfield are invited to a free tenants forum at Cuckoo Hall from 9:15am-10:15am. This forum is a great opportunity to learn more about:Your rights as a tenanthomes fit for human how you protected the Tenant Fee Actlegislat...

Enfield Heights year 4 participate in a "Big Bang" Electricity workshop!

On Friday 28th February year 4 children took part in a brilliant electricity workshop. The workshop was led by "FabScience" who run Science workshops and holiday camps across England. The children loved the session and even experienced putting together their own electric circuit. Our ...

Governors' training night success

Thank you to our wonderful governors who came for training this evening. All the schools in the CHAT Trust took part and came together. A great chance to catch up and exchange views and information.The role of governorJoining the advisory committee as a governor offers you the opportunity to ma...

Two Fantastic Trips!

Two of our classes went on exciting trips last week/Our Year 5 pupils visited the beautiful Rainforest Cafe as a celebration of the end of their topic. They had a guided tour and learnt about the animals which live in the rainforest and what we can do to save them and the world.The children really e...

Fantastic Facilities Available to Let!

We have fantastic facilities at Heron Hall, which are available to let at competitive prices.The facilities include a hall with a stage and a world-class astro turf football pitch.To find out more information or to enquire, please contact us via email at [email protected]

Bedtime Stories success at Enfield Heights!

Our Bedtime Stories night was a massive success on Tuesday 11th February. Reception and Year 1 children enjoyed being read some of their favourite books.This included "The Highway Rat" and " Zog".The children wore their pyjamas, brought their favourite teddy and enjoyed snacks with their friends.Rea...

Important Meetings At Enfield Heights!

Enfield Heights hosted two important meetings last week.There was a packed phonics workshop coffee morning for Reception and Year 1 parents which was ran by the fantastic Mrs Ubor.Head of School Mrs Bacon also held a very informatie Year 6 SATS meeting about progress and how to support your children...

Amazing Young Voices Choir Perform At 02 Arena!

Enfield Heights took part in the Young Voices event at the O2 Arena this week. It is the biggest school choir event in the world, with almost 9,000 youngsters taking part together.Inspiring children to develop a love of music, it was also a fantastic opportunity for our pupils to take part in a...

Movie Nights at Enfield Heights!

Our first Movie night is for Years 2, 3 & 4 on Wednesday 12th February at 5.00-7.00pmOur second Movie night is for Year 5 & 6 on Thursday 13th February at 5.00-7.00pmTickets costs £2.00Tickets price includes a Drink, Popcorn and crisps!Deadline for purchasing tickets Friday 7th February 202...

Bedtime Stories at Enfield Heights!

Bedtime stories !Wear your PJs, bring your favourite teddy or blanket!All Reception and Year 1 pupils are invited to our Bedtime Stories event on Tuesday 11th February 2020  at 5.30-6.30pm  £1 per ticketTicket includes a drink and biscuits!Deadline for purchasing tickets Friday 7th Februa...

Sign up for the half term CHAT Sports & Arts Camp now!

CHAT Academies are running a sports and arts camp over half term for children aged 5 to 14.The camp offers an attractive,rewarding and fun experience and runs from 10am to 4pm.It is held at Heron Hall which has some of the best facilities in the borough.The children will take part in a wide range of...

Sixth Formers Volunteer at Enfield Heights!

As part of the A Level course, students from Kingsmead Sixth form volunteered at Enfield Heights. They worked with the year 5 and 6 classes and created two displays for our school. One where they looked at the world map and made flags to represent our multicultural community, and another outlining o...

Enfield Heights Art Nights!

Following the success of last year, the PTA is hosting Art Nights for all the budding artists in our school.Tuesday 21st January - Reception and Year 1                                          &n...

Year 3's Fantastic Science Workshop!

Our amazing Year 3 class kicked off 2020 and the new spring term with a short trip to Cuckoo Hall.They went to take part in a fantastic workshop about 'Forces".The eye-opening workshop taught our pupils all about forces such as gravity and air resistance through a range of thought-provoking experime...

Embracing Family Lives Course Every Thursday!

Embracing Family Lives gives parents and carers an opportunity to share experiences and gain confidence in their abilities.This helps you to meet the ongoing challenges of parenting in an ever-changing community.Advice, information, strategies and resources will be shared over the 6 weeks with the v...

Thank You!

There is an amazing group of people we rarely say thank you to. But they are so important in the lives of our children. Who are we talking about? Grandmothers, grandfathers and carers! Often the unsung heroes, we know so many of our children rely on you for so much. So from all of us: 'Thank you for...

Pupils create "Elsie Boxes" for Homeless!

We had the amazing John Gilbert come into Enfield Heights and give an assembly on the significance of homelessness.In order to do a little to help, each year he encourages people to put together a shoe box containing some useful items which he distributes to homeless people around the country His as...

Enfield Heights Reception Open Days Announced!

Enfield Heights are inviting prospective parents to take a tour of our reception classes. These open days are an excellent opportunity for parents and carers of prospective pupils to see the wonderful reception rooms,class and staff we have here at Enfield Heights.There is more information avai...

Enfield Heights Winter Fair on Saturday 7th December!

We are delighted to announce the Enfield Heights Winter Fair!Date: Saturday 7th December 2019Time: 11am-2pmEntry: FREEThere will be lots of fun activities such as Doughnut Wall, Biscuit Decorating, Selfie Frame, Santa’s Grotto, Sweet Jars and much more.There will be delicious food a...

Road Safety Advice That All Children Need To Know!

We are celebrating Road Safety Week across all the CHAT schools.This is the UK's biggest road safety event.Every 24 seconds someone is killed on a road. More than 1.3 million people die on the world’s roads every year. Road crashes are the leading cause of death for young people aged 5–29. ...

Maths Week Celebrations at Enfield Heights!

Everyone is a mathematician at Enfield Heights.This was a week long celebration of all things maths and numbers related.We use maths in all aspects of life and it's a vital skill you will use in just about every subject.Pupils were encouraged to practice their maths skills this week through a variet...

Outstanding Enfield Heights Football Team Performance!

Our outstanding Enfield Heights boys football team performed very well on Wednesday, in the first matches of the school year.The boys finished in 4th place out of 16 teams in their tournament, competing against local Enfield schools.This is a brilliant achievement for our team as this was the first ...

Thank You to All Our Parent Volunteers!

A big thank you to all our wonderful parent volunteers.Your selfless work at our schools is invaluable.We now have over 100 parent volunteers at our schools!If you would like to get involved, please speak to your local School's office.

Confidence for Work Course!

Our Community Outreach team is working hard to provide parents with help if they want to return to work.In partnership with Barnet College, we are running a free course run designed for those parents wanting to return to work after some time off.The venue for this course is Cuckoo Hall Academy and i...

Enfield Heights Reception Open Days Announced!

Enfield Heights are inviting prospective parents to take a tour of our reception classes. These open days are an excellent opportunity for parents and carers of prospective pupils to see the wonderful reception rooms,class and staff we have here at Enfield Heights.There is more information avai...

New INSET Date!

New INSET date. Monday 11 November. Children will not attend school on this day due to important staff training. We are very sorry for any inconvenience.

Enfield Heights Reception Open Days Announced!

Enfield Heights are inviting prospective parents to take a tour of our reception classes. These open days are an excellent opportunity for parents and carers of prospective pupils to see the wonderful reception rooms,class and staff we have here at Enfield Heights.There is more information avai...

New group for parents with teenagers

Tasty Halloween Bake Sale!

Fantastic to see so many parents and children enjoying the spook-taclular sweet treats that were on sale at our halloween bake sale on Thursday and Friday afternoon.There was a great variety of delicious cakes,cookies and biscuits.A big thank you to everyone who baked or donated a cake for the sale....

Halloween Bake Sale!

Everyone is welcome to our halloween bake sale on Thursday 31st October and Friday 1st November at 3.15pm.Please bake or bring in a biscuit or cake to be sold at the sale.Please label cakes and label if nuts are contained.You can also label how much you think your cake should be sold for but prices ...

Secondary School Deadline Approaching!

The deadline for applying for secondary schools is fast approaching.Year 6s must have applied for secondary school by Thursday 31st October 2019.Parents must apply online for a school place. You can view a step by step guide on how to apply here. You can watch a short film by our secondary acad...

Allergies- Important Message to Parents!

We have produced a important new short film for parents about allergies.Allergic reactions can be potentially life threatening and we want to keep our schools free of a reactions.If a person comes into contact with something that they are allergic too, they may suffer severe swelling or serious reac...

Wear Red Day!

Last week, Enfield Heights celebrated the annual Wear Red DayWearing red represents showing racism the red card.Pupils raised money for the anti-racism charity by wearing all types of red clothing to schoolIn total, the successful day rose over £60.The money goes towards the delivery of anti-r...

Young Voices - Parent Access

Dear Parents of Young Voices Choir ChildrenYour child can access the Children's Music Room from the front page of the Young Voices website. https://www.youngvoices.co.uk/ This is your access code 'YV2020' for your child to view all the lyrics and dance moves.Have fun!

Parent Governor Vacancy!

Can you help take us forward in the future and shape the school?We have a vacancy for a parent governor.Do you have what it takes to be a champion for parental engagement?Join the advisory committee. As a governor you will have the opportunity to make a real contribution to the life and leadership o...

Sign up for the half term CHAT Sports & Arts Camp now!

CHAT Academies are running a sports and arts camp over half term for children aged 5 to 14.The camp offers an attractive,rewarding and fun experience and runs from 10am to 4pm.It is held at Heron Hall which has some of the best facilities in the borough.The children will take part in a wide range of...

Enfield Heights PTA Annual General Meeting!

Everyone is welcome to the Enfield Heights PTA Annual General Meeting which takes place in the school hall on Thursday 17th October at 6pm. Please come along and meet and mingle with other parents from Enfield Heights.We would especially like to extend this invite to reception parents.This...

Amazing CHAT Employee Qualifications!

Our wonderful Senior Finance Officer, Sabba Asif, has received her latest qualifications.We are one big family here at CHAT and we are extremely proud of Sabba for gaining these qualifications.As an employer we do everything we can to support the development of our staff.

Heron Hall Open Evening Success!

Heron Hall's Open Evening on Tuesday night was a roaring success with over 600 people visiting our fabulous school.It was great to see so many CHAT academy families at the event.We had record numbers on the evening for the presentation and tours.We hope to see you again for our Open Mornings next we...

Read Aloud Book Swap Success!

There was a absolutely fantastic turnout at our Read Aloud Book Swap event on Monday.There were lots of amazing books to choose from.Children brought in their own books from home and swapped them with books that they liked.It was great to see so many children enjoy reading books!This event was part ...

Informative Coffee Morning!

Thank you to all the parents who attended our wonderful coffee morning today.At the coffee morning Cyber Champions, Suzie and Amie, from KPMG came in to talk to the parents about keeping children safe online and how to educate your children whilst using the internet and social media apps.We hope you...

Coffee Morning with Mrs Bacon!

All parents are invited to a Coffee Morning with Mrs Bacon on Wednesday 9th October at 9am.Coffee Mornings are a fantastic way to meet other parents and make friends.It is also an opportunity to speak to Mrs Bacon.Our coffee mornings are free of charge.

Sign up for the half term CHAT Sports & Arts Camp now!

CHAT Academies are running a sports and arts camp over half term for children aged 5 to 14.The camp offers an attractive,rewarding and fun experience and runs from 10am to 4pm.It is held at Heron Hall which has some of the best facilities in the borough.The children will take part in a wide range of...

Informative Road Safety Assembly!

Our Key stage 2 pupils enjoyed a very informative road safety assembly yesterday afternoon.This assembly was of vital importance to the pupils as some are beginning to walk to school by themselves.A local Police Officer spoke to all the children about the dangers of crossing roads and taught them ho...

Read Aloud Book Swap!

Want to get a fantastic new book to read?All Enfield Heights parents/carers and children are invited to the first Enfield Heights Read Aloud Book Swap of the school year! Bring a book of your own and swap for any book of your choice from the available selection.The event takes place on Monday 7...

Sign up for the half term CHAT Sports & Arts Camp now!

CHAT Academies are running a sports and arts camp over half term for children aged 5 to 14.The camp offers an attractive,rewarding and fun experience and runs from 10am to 4pm.It is held at Heron Hall which has some of the best facilities in the borough.The children will take part in a wide range of...

Year 6 open evening inviatation to visit Heron hall Academy on 8 October 2019

Tuesday, 8 October 2019 5.30pm to 7.30pm - An invitation to Heron Hall's Open EveningWe understand that you are about to make one of the biggest decisions in your child’s education.At Heron Hall, we have high expectations and high standards to ensure that our Academy is a happy, friendly and safe ...

Successful 'Meet The Teacher' Morning

Dear parentsThank you those of you who attended ‘Meet the Teacher’ today, I hope you found the session beneficial. These sessions are a termly opportunity for you to meet with your class teacher who will go through the curriculum content for that term and any expectations around homework, PE ses...

Free 'Confidence to work' course

A free course run for us by Barnet College, designed for those parents wanting to return to work after some time off.This course will run at Cuckoo Hall Academy and is open to parents from all of our schools - Woodpecker Hall, Kingfisher Hall, Enfield Heights, Heron Hall. It recognises the skills th...

Roald Day on Thursday!

Children are encouraged to dress up as their favourite character.

New Deputy Headteacher "excited" by appointment.

A big welcome to Mr Desouza who joins as new deputy Headteacher for Kingfisher Hall and Enfield Heights Academy.Mr Desouza told us: "I'm excited to be the new Deputy Headteacher at both schools. It’s clear to see that both schools are already doing fantastic things to ensure all the children make ...

Coffee morning invite with Mrs Bacon, 9 October at 9am

If you can make it - please join us and hear about plans for the year ahead.

Welcome back letter from Head of School, Mrs Bacon

It is wonderful to have all of the children back - as well as new ones joining us.You can read Mrs. Bacon's letter to parents here.

Heights: Back to school on Thurs, 5 September

Looking forward to seeing the children again as we start the new academic year on Thursday, 5 September.

CHAT Summer Holiday Camp

CHAT Summer Holiday CampTime: 10.00am-4.00pm Date: Monday 12th August – Friday 23rd August 2019 Venue: Heron Hall Academy, 46 Queensway, Enfield EN3 4SADaily child rate £15.002nd child £12.503rd child £10.00Weekly child rate £50.00 2nd child £25.003rd child £15.00Please email activities@chat...

Enfield Heights Prom 2019

Oh, what a night!The Enfield Heights Prom 2019 was nothing short of spectacular. There was delicious food, a live DJ and even a photo booth.We wish the class of 2019 good luck in their future endeavours. Click here to see photos from the night.

Community Help Point Scheme

Community Help Point Scheme known locally are locations that are identified by the blue H, and are safe places where children and young people can get help if they feel in danger. Click here to see CHiPs Help Point locations.For more information:Call: 020837732711eMail: [email protected]

Parents treat year 6s to pizza blow out

When the year 6s finished their SATs generous parents treated them to a pizza blow out.The children enjoyed cheesy pizza, fluffy wedges, tasty chicken and refreshing juice.

Make 5 Grow Project at Enfield Heights

Year 6 at Enfield Heights claimed another huge success to raise extra funds for themselves. They were split into groups and given a challenge of spending £5 on things they could then sell for a profit. Over 3 days they sold lots of items like milkshakes, cakes, sweets and even slime.They made ...

Enfield Heights debating

Year 4 been learning about debating. Their first topic was about immigration which was based around their current reading book ‘The Match Box Diary’.The pupils also created amazing posters around their debate subject, immigration. "In sun class we have been learning all about debating ...

CHAT parents are "keeping up with maths"

The Community Outreach Team set up a programme for all CHAT parents.Parents from all schools in the trust have been attending a 5 week work shop “Keeping up with maths” to support their children’s learning.On Friday 5th July 2019 parents had their last session and were presented with thei...

All primaries in the trust compete in finals of maths compeition

Well done to all primary academies in the trust (Cuckoo Hall, Woodpecker Hall, Kingfisher Hall and Enfield Heights)  for competing in the finals of Curious Maths Championship 2019. Over 120 children from 16 schools competed across the borough.

An eco friendly sports day at Enfield Heights

At Enfield Heights, the pupils have been learning about health, fitness and the environment. On both days of the sports days, the PTA joined with the school to create an eco water station to reduce the use of single-use plastic at both sports days.There were 2 water dispensers with ice as well as ec...

Community Outreach Team helping parents back into work

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Enfield Heights sponsored silence

Enfield Heights pupils took part in a sponsored silence for 1hr to raise money for the Year 6 leavers party. Children were silent for 1hr in their afternoon lesson with some kids staying quiet until 8pm.

New Head of School for Enfield Heights

Jade-Simone Bacon, the current deputy head teacher, is the successful candidate for the new, senior position of Head of School at Enfield Heights. The Head of School will have responsibility for devising and agreeing the school improvement plan, allocating resources, managing staff and leading on th...

Enfield Heights visits the zoo

Year 1 had lots of fun at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo this week.They enjoyed looking at all the animals from penguins to bears.One of the highlights of was the bear laying on his back playing with a ball.  Read moreZSL Whipsnade Zoo, formerly known as Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, is a zoo a...

Enfield Heights quiz night

Due to popular demand the Enfield Heights PTA will be holding another quiz night and jingle mingle. Join other parents and carers at the school on Thursday 11th July 2019 between 7pm-9pm. Tickets are £3 each and £15 for 6.Nibbles will be provided.

Kingfisher and Enfield Heights History Off The Page workshop

Year 4s at Kingfisher Hall and Enfield Heights were transported back in time to the most famous fire ever. The children started their morning becoming apprentices on the streets of London. They learned skills that were common in that era such as barber surgeon, apothecary, leather worker, ...

Hugely successful 'Every child is an artist' night

Our wonderful PTA organised a fabulous 'Every child is an artist' night at the school to explore the creative sides of the children. With a big turn out for the event, the children were shown four different artistic styles, ranging from the  from the tradional to the modern. They were then chal...

'Skills for you' training programme has been cancelled

Unfortunately the company running the 'Skills for you' training programme has cancelled upcoming events. The following courses will not now be taking place: 11-14 June, 18-21 June, and 24 June-12th July.

Skills 4 You training programme

4 day courseFree 4 day course for parents/carers of all schools in the trust which include Cuckoo Hall, Woodpecker Hall, Kingfisher Hall, Enfield Heights and Heron Hall.The 4 day courses will be held on 11th-14th June or 18th-21st June 2019.- Free Amazon Voucher- Achieve CV Boosting Qualif...

Keeping up with Children in Numeracy course

Keeping up with Children in NumeracyAll parents from all five schools in the trust, Cuckoo Hall, Woodpecker Hall, Heron Hall, Kingfisher Hall and Enfield Heights are invited to join the five week course to help them understand how numeracy is taught in school and enable parents to further support th...

PTA raises cash with tasty cakes

Our brilliant PTA raised a lot of cash with a fabulous bake sale. The cakes, donuts and biscuits were all delicious. Children, staff and parents alike wasted no time tucking into some mouth watering treats, with the monies raised going towards the Year 6 leaving party in a few weeks time. Thank you ...

New assistant headteachers at Heights and Kingfisher

"I want to formally welcome Miss Orgill and Mrs Halil, two very experienced members of staff  who have joined us at Cuckoo Hall Academy Trust as Assistant Headteachers.Mrs Halil (pictured right) is based at Enfield Heights and Miss Orgill (left) is based at Kingfisher Hall but both will be flex...

Inspire Maths at Enfield Heights

Inspire Maths This week Inspire Maths trainer, Peter Warwick visited Enfield Heights to give parents an informed demonstration on Inspire Maths, how it works and how parents can help children.Over 30 parents attended the informative workshop.Our marketing and communications team created a film with ...

Confidence for work course

Confidence for workThe Community Outreach team partnered with Barnet Southgate College are putting on a course to help those looking to return to work after a break.This event is open to all CHAT parents. The course starts on Thursday 6th June 2019 from 9am-2:30pm. Please meet at the Cuckoo Hall off...

CHAT Summer Fair 2019

CHAT Summer FairOur CHAT Summer Fair will be held on Saturday 6th July 2019.The fantastic occasion will be from 11am-3pm and involve all schools in the Trust (Cuckoo Hall, Woodpecker Hall, Kingfisher Hall, Enfield Heights and Heron Hall.Entrance to the Summer Fair will be via Nightingale Road.Please...

Over 130 tickets sold for Enfield Heights school disco

Enfield Heights school disco The PTA at Enfield Heights put on a successful school disco for children in all year groups.Over 130 tickets were sold as the children enjoyed lots of dancing, party games and snacks.The children enjoyed the music especially from Ariana Grande, Bruno Mars and George Ezra...

Enfield Heights' school D-I-S-C-O

School discoOn Friday 3rd May our amazing PTA are putting on a spectacular school disco.Reception/Y1/Y2/Y3 will be from 5pm-6:30pmY4/Y5/Y6 will be from 7pm-8:30pmTickets will only be £2 (including snacks) due to the huge success of the PTA's recent bake sales.

Return to school on Tuesday 23 April 2019

Back to schoolWe look forward to welcoming back all our pupils and staff. We hope you all had a lovely and restful Easter break and now ready for this new exciting summer term ahead.

Enfield Heights' street dancers - video

Street dancing at Enfield HeightsKey stage 2 at Enfield Heights were given a fantastic street dance masterclass by Urban Strides.The pupils learned a specific dance routine, taught by their instructor, and performed it in full at the end of the session together.The instructor created a positive and ...

Another successful Read Aloud book swap at Enfield Heights

Book swapOver 45 parents/carers and pupils attended the latest Read Aloud book swap at Enfield Heights.Books were swapped all over the place as pupils had the opportunity to bring in a book they've already read and swap it for another. “We love book swap getting another book for free.”...

Enfield Heights PTA bake sale sells out on both days

Bake sale a huge successThe amazing PTA at Enfield Heights raised an outstanding total of £268 from their incredible bake sale that sold out on both days.Generous parents/carers baked and bought goodies like delicious doughnuts, marvellous muffins and champion cookie."Thank you everyone for all you...

Gender pay gap report for 2018

CHAT is made up of four primary academies and one secondary academy. In line with most education organisations, female staff make up the majority of the primary school workforce at CHAT.A significant number of female staff across CHAT work in school support roles, such as business admin, teaching as...

Enfield Heights solving puzzles

The Happy Puzzle CompanyThe Happy Puzzle Company ran an amazing problem solving and team building skills workshop with all pupils from year 1 right up to year 6.The pupils used lots of hands on interactive 2D and 3D puzzles and took part in challenges to develop a whole range of skills, like visual ...

Enfield Council’s Schools and Early Years’ Improvement Service

Enfield Council’s Schools and Early Years’ Improvement Service provide information to families living in Enfield about seeking additional support with childcare costs and funded Early Education and Childcare entitlements. 

Enfield Heights count money

Year 2 counting moneyAs a part of their SATs preparation year 2 have been using fake coins and cash to make different amounts of money.If the amount is £17.60 they would need to find out different ways they can make this figure.One way may be...1x £10 note1x £5 note1x £2 coin1x 50p coi...

Heron Hall v The Rest of CHAT footbal match

Match of the dayOn Friday, 29 March the Trust will be holding a Heron Hall v The Rest of CHAT football match (kick-off 5pm) to inaugurate the fantastic new 3G pitches at Heron Hall.We invite all parents/carers and pupils/students across all our schools to come and support th...

Enfield Heights parent consultations - Thursday 4th April 2019

Parent Consultations Parents consultations will be on Thursday 4th April2019 between 1:00pm and 6:00pmIn order to ensure the best experience for staff and parents, children must be collected that dayat 12:30pm.There will be no school for children that afternoon. However, you are encouraged to bring ...

Amazing courses available for CHAT families

Always wanted to work with children? Then now's your chance!Courses are now open to all CHAT families.Please come to our information event on 1st April 2019 at 1pm-3pm at Cuckoo Hall Academy.For more information please see our community outreach team or email Wendy at [email protected]

Enfield Heights raise over £140 for Comic Relief

Red Nose Day 2019Thank you all for your donations for Red Nose Day 2019.We raised an amazing £141.07 for Comic Relief.The pupils came to school dressed in red for a donation of £1.In year 2. during their English lesson, they wrote and performed their very own jokes to the class.Miss Whitby said he...

New fantastic vacancy portal now LIVE!

All our vacancies are now displayed on our new professional, easy to use, vacancy portal.If there aren't any vacancies advertised at the moment that are right for you, why not set up an account and sign up for job alerts by clicking here.To narrow the list of vacancies that you are interested in, pl...

Enfield Heights street dance masterclass

Urban Strides at Enfield HeightsKey stage 2 at Enfield Heights were given a fantastic street dance masterclass by Urban Strides.The pupils learned a specific dance routine, taught by their instructor, and performed it in full at the end of the session together. The instructor created a positive and ...

CHAT News - Issue 1

CHAT NewsWelcome to the first edition of CHAT News.The brand new newsletter features, resources and tips to help parents at home, a celebration of achievements in the trust's schools and plans for the future.To read the first edition of CHAT News click here.

Governors explore Enfield Heights

Governors Learning WalkGovernors took part in a learning walk of the school this week, a critical and very valuable exercise.They went into classrooms and observed how subjects were taught, including the school’s new maths programme, Inspire Maths. Governors also got the opportunity to meet some o...

Wood Green Crown Court open day

On Thursday 18 April 2019 Wood Green Crown Court will be letting people in to visit their cells, take part in a mock trial, meet a police dog, Easter egg hunt and lots more. It is from 10am-3pm and admission free.Address  Wood Green Crown CourtWoodall HouseLordship LaneWood GreenLondonN22 ...

Enfield Heights - Red Nose Day 2019

Friday 15th March is Comic Relief (Red Nose Day) in which pupils can come into school in non-uniform but must include something red.The school are asking for a £1 donation, in order to raise money for Comic Relief.The day will begin with a whole school assembly, where children and teachers fro...

Enfield Heights & Kingfisher e-safety training for parents/carers

Please join us for e-safety training for parents/carers. The school regard this training as essential in order to keep your child safe online. We strongly advise all parents/carers to attend.Enfield HeightsFriday 15th March 8:45-9:45amKingfisher HallWednesday 3rd April 8:45-9:45am & 5:30-6:30pm&...

World International Day at Enfield Heights

World International DayThank you to everyone that joined us for the PTA's wonderful World International Day!There was a great variety of international foods on show from colourful curry and rice to cheesy pizza.Headteacher, Mr Clifford, painted pupils' faces with superheroes, animals and patterns. C...

Wonderful World Book Day at Enfield Heights

World Book Day This year for World Book Day the pupils spent the day participating in fun and creative activities based around a book.The pupils were also set the task to design a hat which represented a book character, or setting which they then wore to school.There were some fantastic costumes and...

Year 3 flip pancakes on Shrove Tuesday

Enfield Heights Pancake DayOur lucky year 3s enjoyed delicious pancakes on Shrove Tuesday. The pancakes were hot and filled with chocolate spread, The class also learned about what Shrove Tuesday is and what it signifies. Read moreShrove Tuesday is the day before Lent starts on Ash Wednesday. The na...

Enfield Council event on tackling youth violence

The Lead member for Community Safety and Cohesion, Councillor Keazor would like to invite Enfield residents to attend a community event on 23rd March 2019 at 12:00 at Community House, 311 Fore Street, Edmonton N9 0PZ.This is an event organised by the Council for residents of Enfield to rec...

Reports have suggested 'Momo' was a hoax

Reports have now suggested 'Momo' was a hoax.The Samaritans and the NSPCC have dismissed the claims, saying that there is no evidence that the Momo challenge has initially caused any harm.The NSPCC said there is no confirmed evidence that the phenomenon is actually posing a threat to British childre...

What is the most read book in schools?

Pupils' favourite books revealed. Most-read book in primaries1. Bad Dad by David Walliams Most-read book in secondary schools1. Gangsta Granny by David WalliamsFavourite book in primary schools1.Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J K RowlingFavourite book in secondary schools1. Harry Pott...

Enfield Height's reception class go on a bear hunt

A Brave BearThe creative reception class from Enfield Heights read the book ‘A Brave Bear' and learnt all about where they live, created and built an incredible cave.The children also went to the park to go on an exciting bear hunt,This is following on from the Blue Penguin book which sa...

IMPORTANT: What you need to know about The Momo Challenge

The Momo ChallengeWe have become increasingly aware of some horrific videos circulating the internet that our children may be watching. These videos are appearing on many social media sites and YouTube (including YouTube Kids).  'MoMo' which shows a warped white mask which is pro...

Mayor of Enfield will be attending Enfield Heights PTA event

For our PTA World International Day on Saturday 9th March we have a special guest.The Mayor of Enfield, Cllr Saray Karakus, will be attending. Entry for this event is FREE.Expect activities such as: Bouncy castle, football shootout, food & drink, dance performance and much more.

Over 100 pupils at PTA film nights

Our incredible PTA have put on yet another amazing event.The PTA movie and pj night was a huge success with over 100 pupils attending over 2 showings.Year 2-4 watched Small Foot, an animated musical comedy-adventure film.Year 5-6 watched Wonder, an American comedy-drama film."It was amazing seeing t...

Enfield Heights PTA art night a success!

Art night at Enfield HeightsOur amazing PTA put on a fantastic art night for reception and year 1 pupils. The pupils got the opportunity to learn from local artist Lisa Howe from Art Stop who spoke to them about the famous Mona Lisa and gave them a lesson on how to use a paintbrush. The le...

Aliens invade Enfield Heights!

Aliens invade Enfield Heights!An invasion took place at the school with scenes which would not have looked out of place in a Star Wars movie, as the year 1s went all alien!In a brilliant initiative held across the day, ‘alien maths’ involved solving addition and subtraction in order to get the p...

Enfield Heights PTA announce 3 exciting new events

Exciting PTA events upcoming After the recent success of the art night and movie night the Enfield Heights PTA have announced 3 exciting new events.The first event is World International Day on Saturday 9th March.Entry for this event is FREE.Expect activities such as: Bouncy castle, football shootou...

Enfield Heights new Deputy Headteacher

We have a fantastic new addition to our school leadership team. Mrs. Bacon, a very experienced Deputy Headteacher, has joined Enfield Heights. Mrs. Bacon will be in school for 4 days a week and will further enable us to make continual improvements for our pupils. She will be...

Enfield Heights celebrate Chinese New Year

Enfield Heights Chinese New YearOn Tuesday 5th February it was the Chinese New Year.Chinese New Year is the Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional calendar. The festival is usually referred to as the Spring Festival in mainland China.Year 3 Snow Class celebra...

Enfield Heights & Kingfisher Hall new maths programme - video

Inspire MathsLast term our fantastic new inspire maths resources were distributed to each class.  Each table was given a box in order to help every pupil with their work.Watch our video explaining our successful new maths programme.Click here.Read moreInspire Maths is a whole-school primar...

Important imformation for Year 4 residential Tolmers Camps

Year 4 now have the incredible opportunity to go on a one-night residential trip with 2 full days of exciting activities.Click here for important information about the trip.

Children's Mental Health Week

Children's Mental Health WeekFrom 4-10 February 2019 is Children's Mental Health Week.Place2Be who provide emotional and therapeutic services in primary and secondary schools are encouraging children, young people and adults to look after their bodies and their minds. Believe Perform, who bring...

Kingfisher Hall & Enfield Heights introduce Power of Reading for Reception

From January 2019, Reception have introduced a new literacy scheme called ‘Power of Reading’. This scheme enables schools to raise engagement and attainment in reading and writing for all pupils.Every 3-4 weeks, children will gradually be introduced to a new book and all areas of learning and ac...

8 Top tips where English is an additional language

8 Top tips – where English is an additional languageHere are some great tips from Linda Stone, Head of Curriculum Standards at Enfield Council.1. Speak to your children in your own language – it is important that you maintain a language that you can both communicate freely in and enabling your c...

Instrumental and vocal lessons applications now open

Is your child interested in music?Enfield Music Service now offer group, paired and individual lessons on a wide range of instruments including violin, viola, ’cello, double bass, recorder, flute, clarinet, saxophone, oboe, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, horn, tuba, guitar, ukulele, piano, keyboard, ...

Tenants Forum 2019

The trust has organised a special event for all parents that live in rented accommodation in Enfield.The event is in partnerships with Citizens Advice Enfield, Trust for London and Enfield Council.Come and join us at the Tenants Forum 2019 which will be held at Cuckoo Hall Academy on Tuesday 5th Feb...

Enfield Heights learn about belonging to a group

Sham, who is part of the Kingfisher Hall PTA, visited Enfield Heights to talk to pupils in year 1 about what it means to belong to a group.He spoke about the values of Islam, who the leader of the religion was and what Muslim people do when they get together. He explained to the children how the rul...

Kingfisher Hall and Enfield Heights part of largest school choir ever

Young Voices at The O2Over 100 KS2 pupils from Kingfisher Hall and Enfield Heights attended The O2 Arena for the Young Voices mass choir concert.They performed a variety of medleys and songs and accompanied singers and dancers as well! There were over 8000 students from hundreds of schools...

From Enfield heights to Antarctica

Blue PenguinThe creative reception class from Enfield Heights read the book ‘Blue Penguin’ and learnt all about where they live, created their own aurora lights and built an incredible igloo. "The children have loved the Blue Penguin book and have seen their classroom transform into a scene from...

Two parent governors needed for Enfield Heights

Can you help to take us forward at what is a very exciting time for the school?We currently have vacancies for two parent governors.Our parent governors are critical to the successful running of the school. The importance of the parent voice cannot be over stated.The role of a governorJoining the ad...