The school has closed. We cannot stress enough that keyworker children should ONLY attend the CHAT Primary Hub School at Kingfisher Hall if it is absolutely necessary and you have NO OTHER OPTIONS. If we can support you please see our Helping Families web page. Take care - our families are very special to us. #StaySafe

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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 ma...

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...

Have you seen how we can help you?

The Helping Families section of the school website contains information, advice and contact numbers for a wide range of support for you and your family at this challenging time.You can find information on: • Getting financial help from us• Keeping children safe online• Safeguarding ...

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. To share what you...

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 communityoutreach@chat-edu.org.uk 

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 info@chat-edu.org.uk 

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

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

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...

Keep up to date with term dates!

You can stay up to date with our term dates at anytime on our website.Go to 'calendar' and then 'term dates' to view the dates.

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 lettings@chat-edu.org.uk

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...

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: chipsenfield@gmail.com

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 wbowstead@chat-edu.org.uk

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...

Keep up to date with term dates!

You can stay up to date with our term dates at anytime on our website.Go to 'calendar' and then 'term dates' to view the dates.

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...

Over 30 CHAT parents/carers attend Tentants Forum

Over 30 CHAT parents/carers attend our Tenants Forum event held at Cuckoo Hall Academy. The trust organised a special event for all parents that live in rented accommodation in Enfield. The event was in partnership with Citizens Advice Enfield, Trust for London and Enfield Council.The topics di...

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...

Santa gives out over 130 books to Heights pupils

Enfield Heights presents winter wonderlandThank you all for coming to our wonderful winter wonderland.There was biscuit decorating, bauble making, Santa's grotto, Tombola raffle, guess the teddy bears birthday and lots to do. Santa even gave out over 130 books to children.Excited Zane from year 2 wo...

Enfield Heights church singers

Our year 1s and 2s at Enfield Heights performed their fantastic Christmas show at St James’s Parish Church. Parents and carers gathered at the church and were treated to a lovely exhibit of the amount of talent here at Enfield Heights Academy.Read moreSt James’ Church, is an activ...

Enfield Heights Reception Open Days

Open days for New reception ChildrenMonday 10th December 9.30 and 5.30Thursday 13th December 9.30Come and look around!Open days are very important opportunities for parents and carers of prospective pupils to come into the school.We love showing parents around our school!Open days will vary but coul...

Enfield Heights Raise £158.50 for Children in Need

Children in Need at Enfield HeightsIn participation with BBC Children in Need we held a Spotty Day where both children and staff donated £1 and came into school with spotty clothes.We raised a grand total of £158.50!!What a fantastic effort by everyone at Enfield Heights. Read moreBBC Children in ...

Enfield Heights Summer Challenge Winners

Read Aloud Summer Challenge WinnersCongratulations to (from left to right) Zane, Rhea, Jasmina and Nyashia our prize winners in the Summer Read Aloud Challenge. All the Trust's primary schools took part. Entrants were asked to successfully complete 5 Read Aloud challenges - involving reading, writin...

Enfield Heights Inspired by Maths

Inspire MathsLast month our incredible new inspire maths resources were distributed to each class.  Each table was given a box in order to help every pupil with their work.Pictured is Enfield Heights Headteacher Matt Clifford with pupils from year 1 who are showing him how Numicons can help wit...

Enfield Heights presents Winter Wonderland

Enfield Heights Academy presents... Winter WonderlandVenue: Enfield Heights Academy, 1-3 Pitfield Way, Enfield EN3 5BYDate: Saturday 8th December 2018Time: 11am-2pmEntry: FREEThere will be lots of fun activities such as Food, Drinks, Doughnut Wall, Biscuit Decorating, Selfie Frame, Santa...

Year 2 create Rangoli patterns for Diwali

Diwali CelebrationsThe Year 2s learnt about how and why people celebrate Diwali.The children got to decorate their classrooms and got to draw their own Rangoli patterns which are traditional Indian patterns, usefully placed on the floor to bring good luck for the Hindu new year.Miss Whitby adde...

Children in Need - Friday 16 November

We love to encourage children and families to support charities - this month it’s Children in Need.The children will learn about others less fortunate than themselves in an age appropriate way through fun activities.In participation with Children In Need, we will be holding a Spotty Day on Friday ...

150 Heights parents/carers and children attend book swap

Thank you to the 150 parents/carers and children who attended our Read Aloud Book Swap yesterday.We had really positive comments about the event such as, "This is a great idea and a fantastic way to share and change your books at no cost. This should be done more regularly

Heights commemorate 100 year WW1 aniversary

Remembrance Day 2018The whole school gathered for an assembly to recognise 100 years since WW1 ending. Each child in the school decorated a Poppy and to add to our fabulous Enfield Heights whole school Poppy. Miss Williams played the Last Post on a cornet to signify the beginning and end of the sile...

Trust schools are part of solar power revolution

The AGM of Solar for schools, which brings together schools, investors and installers, enabling schools to produce low-cost solar electricity and benefit from financial savings, was hosted this year by CHAT Academies at Heron Hall.All CHAT schools have installed solar panels - one of the biggest sch...

Year 6 learn new skills on adventure activity trip

Our Year 6s headed to Danbury in Essex for an adventure that was filled with fun and lots of outdoor activities.Here are some of the things the children got up to:• Aerial trekking• Making fires then roasting marshmallows• Obstacle courses• Wall climbing• Quiz night• Zip wire• Rock cli...

CHAT's trainee teachers shine at top awards ceremony

Congratulations to Amy McGuffog from Kingfisher Hall, pictured 4th left, for winning the prestigious Nesta Howells Awards for Outstanding Endeavour at the University of Warwick on Friday night. Congratulations also to Eleanor Babbs from Enfield Heights, pictured 3rd left, for being shortlisted in no...

Heron Hall students planning bright futures

The school’s first dedicated college and further education fair was a huge success this week. The school sports hall was the main venue for a packed and lively event with a host of education and apprenticeship providers offering courses from studying every A level you can think of, to digital mark...

INSET date changes at Kingfisher & Enfield Heights

Please note that we have made chnages to some of our INSET days - days when pupils are nor required to attend school due to staff training.The remaining INSET dates for the rest of the academic year are:Thu 20th Dec 2018Fri 21st Dec 2018Mon 8th July 2019Please delete from your calendars 7 Jan 2019 a...

Year 6 parents: Heron Hall to host Open Morning tours 1-5 October.

Come and look around!Open mornings are very important opportunities for parents and carers of prospective students to come into the school.We love showing parents around our school!We had record numbers visiting the school at our recent Open Evening - reflecting the increasing popularity and growing...

Record numbers flock to Heron Open Evening

Record numbers visited the school on a wonderful evening on Monday.Around 500 family members and young people attended.The increasing popularity and growing reputation of Heron Hall Academy was clear to see as headteacher Arthur Barzey and his team opened the doors to the school at 5.30pm, with long...

Heron Hall: Our secondary academy holds its Open Evening on Monday 17 September

Our secondary academy Heron Hall is having an open evening on Monday 17 September 5.30-7.30pm. Come and see why we believe it is a great first choice for your child.An invitation to Heron HallWe understand that you are about to make one of the biggest decisions in your child’s education.At Her...

Film: Students tell us what it is like going to Heron Hall Academy

We are looking forward to welcoming Year 6 parents to the Open Evening of our secondary academy, Heron Hall, on Monday 5.30-7.30pm. Watch a short film about Heron students answering questions about the school. You can watch the film on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CcjI5lFnEn0

Free Open Evening cafe will serve up French and Spanish classics!

This year, for one night only, the Modern Languages department will be running a cafe serving delicious French and Spanish food to our Open Evening guests.There will be a selection of some of your French and Spanish mouthwatering favourites.Take a break while you are touring the school and sample so...

Schools' biggest ever prize giveaway to encourage reading over the holidays

It's our biggest prize giveaway everSpectacular prizes to be won. Its so easy to enter. And fun too!Three challenges from ‘Bronze’ to ‘Gold’.Everyone who completes the first three challenges is guaranteed to win a prize. Can you then make it to Silver award and even better prizes? Can you go...

Thank you to parents for your gifts to our teaching staff

Staff in all our schools were literally overwhelmed with the generosity of parents today. They were inundated with gifts and cards. Every one was gratefully received. Chocolates, biscuits, candles and flowers were among the most popular presents.Thank you so much.We will miss your children over the ...

INVITATION TO TENDER (ITT) for the childrens photography package across the entire trust Academy schools

The Trust is looking for a provider of photography services for all of its schools.A copy of your tender must be received by Wendy Bowstead, wbowstead@chat-edu.org.uk no later than 5pm Wednesday 18th July 2018.Tender document.You can view the tender document here.

PGCE students graduate with CHAT and the University of Warwick

Many congratulations to CHAT’s first Primary and Secondary PGCE graduates in partnership with the University of Warwick. All the students who started completed the course.

Headteacher leading the life scientific

The Trust is developing a new science teaching and learning strategy for next year.Our four headteachers met up this week for a session on developing our new science learning strategy across the Trust.Thank you to Richard Wellard at Heron for putting them through their paces with a range of scienti...

Only 18 days to go...

Remember our Summer Fair is on the 7th of July, 11am - 3pm. Keep this date free and in your diaries for a super fun day out...Tell everyone..!

New Headteacher for Kingfisher Hall and Enfield Heights

We delighted to welcome Matthew Clifford to the CHAT family as the new Headteacher of Kingfisher Hall and Enfield Heights Academies. Matthew is currently Headteacher at St Andrew’s Primary School in Southgate. He was appointed when the school was judged as ‘requiring improvement’ and within tw...

We are hiring!

Looking for your next challenge?We have a range of teaching and non-teaching jobs.We hope you will consider applying to train or work with us. You will bring a passion for helping to build and secure the future aspirations of our children. The energy and enthusiasm needed to meet the challenge...

High praise for the Trust's teaching assistants

A huge thank you to our wonderful teaching assistants.CHAT Academies CEO, Marino Charalambous, has this week praised the Trust's teaching assistants. In a message to all CHAT staff he said:"I know it has been a challenging time for TAs across the schools, as they have had to deal with a huge amount ...

We are hiring! We have a range of teaching and non-teaching posts available.

We hope you will consider applying to train or work with us. You will bring a passion for helping to build and secure the future aspirations of our children. The energy and enthusiasm needed to meet the challenges of working in a busy London school. A genuine desire to develop and progress. ...

Read Aloud event for parents and children early years great success.

The Community Outreach team, would like to thank everyone who supported the Read Aloud event at Enfield Heights yesterday afternoon.It was a fantastic turn out of parents/carers and their children: the reception class was full.We would like to thank Mr Kirsch for speaking to the parents about the im...

Parent's mighty Ben Nevis challenge

Inspired by the recent Save The Children parenting course put on in partnership with Cuckoo Hall Academy, father of 3 Ricky Copper, wants to say a very big thank you - by climbing all the way up Ben Nevis for the charity!What a wonderful story. Let's all support him. We hope parents in all our schoo...

Looking for your next job?

Teaching postsAssistant Headteacher - Maternity cover (Secondary)RE/PSHE/Sociology Teachers (Secondary) up to LB: £38,905.60Maths (Secondary, NQT position) M1: £26,661.49English Teacher (Secondary) up to M6: £37,643.65Drama teacher (Secondary) up to M6: £37,643.65Computer Science Teacher (Second...

Trust appoints new Head of HR

Welcome to Fiona Costly – our new Head of HR.    She will provide HR advice to: CHAT, Cuckoo Hall Academy, Woodpecker Hall Primary Academy, Kingfisher Hall Primary Academy, Enfield Heights Academy, and Heron Hall Academy.CHAT Academies CEO, Marino Charalambous, said:"I delighted...

Gold medallist meeting for Isabelle

Enfield Heights teacher, Isabelle Whitby, featured in the local media this week following her participation in a workshop on how to inspire children to be more active before, during and after school. She was photographed with Joe Clarke who won a gold in the canoe slalom at the Rio games. Joe was on...

Its cold and snowy - a great time to get reading!

Every study shows that children who read aloud for at least 15 mins every day do better in their exams, even in subject areas such as maths.CHAT Academies Chief Executive, Marino Charalambous, who started the successful 'Read Aloud' initiative across the Trust's primary schools last year, said:"This...

Parents view 20,000 web pages as freeze hits schools

Parents have looked at many thousands of pages on our new websites as the freezing weather hit and they were keen for the latest information.The sites were used to update parents on school closures/ openings, as well as a rolling 'Latest information' document.

Weather: Stay updated by following us on social media

You can follow us on different social media.Just go to the Contacts menu option. Chose your preferences. Stay in touch with the school.Tino Hernandez thernandez@chat-edu.org.uk

Weather: Latest on the decision to open or close

Update: Thurs 21.00Due to the weather deteriorating the primary schools and central nursery will be closed tomorrow Friday 2 March. Heron Hall has decided that it can open.Check our websites and social media for updates. Update: Thurs 15.25 We expect to be open on Friday 2 March. We will make a fi...

No after school care or clubs today

We regret we cannot provide after school care or clubs due to the worsening weather.

All our schools are closed today, Wednesday 28 February

Lets thank our brilliant teachers

CHAT Academies CEO, Marino Charalambous, is backing the 'Thank A Teacher'  initiative which encourages parents to send a post card message free of charge to a special teacher. All parents need to do is go to the link below:http://www.teachingawards.com/thankateachercard/Marino said: "We have ma...

Read Aloud Book clubs membership cards

A sneak preview of the cards we have produced for the children.We think they will love them.They start on bronze and could earn a Gold membership.

Nursery, Reception & Secondary places available

We still have some nursery, reception and secondary places still available across our schools. Are you looking for a place for your child?We would love the chance to show you around.Why choose us?Our goal is to provide outstanding education and life changing opportunities for all our children. We be...

School shirt sponsors meet in footie clash

Appropriate sponsorships help our schools not just financially but also by potentially increasing parental and community engagement.  So it was great to see the new football shirts for Enfield Heights and Kingfisher Hall unveiled for the first time when the teams played a friendly. The kits are...

Trust to trial book clubs in primaries

CHAT Academies Chief Executive Officer, Marino Charalambous, has announced plans to launch Read Aloud Book Clubs across the Trust's four primary schools: Cuckoo Hall, Woodpecker Hall, Kingfisher Hall and Enfield Heights. A trial will be started next month for a group of 15 Year 3 children at Cu...

Got any ideas for our Summer fair?

Each year we want to make our Summer Fair a really fantastic day for all our families. We would be very grateful if you had any suggestions on how we might improve on last year's event. So get your thinking caps on please. Send your ideas to isuggest@chat-edu.org.uk

CHAT Academies Board member honoured.

Professor Anthony O’ Hear, a member of the CHAT Academies Board of Trustees, has been recognised in the 2018 New Year Honours with the award of an OBE ‘for services to education’.Dr Donald Graham, Chair of the CHAT Academies Board of Trustees, said:“We were delighted by the news that Anthony...

Families celebrate with special awards

50 families from across our primary schools successfully completed their 6 week SHARE programes and were awarded framed certificates to mark the achievement.Our longest running family learning programme is called SHARE which has been extremely successful with both parents and carers in our schools. ...

Council Leader message of support to our schools

Enfield Council Leader Cllr Doug Taylor has issued a message of support to our schools, following a meeting with CHAT Academies Chair, Dr Donald Graham.Donald updated the Council on a range of issues. CHAT schools currently educate around 2,200 children in the borough. Donald and Cllr Taylor...

Open evening for our secondary academy - Monday, 18 September

We are looking forward to welcoming you to the Open Evening of our secondary academy, Heron Hall, on Monday, 18 September 5.30-7.30pm. There is no need to book.We know choosing a secondary school is a hugely important decision. In fact, for most families it is one of their biggest.We think we are...

Come to the Winter Fair on 9 December!

A fantastic affordable afternoon for all the family.Who is coming to the spectacular Winter Fair for all our schools on Saturday 9 December? Join over 1,000 others 11am-4pm at Heron Hall Academy, Ponders End EN3 4SA

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