EVENT LIST

CALENDAR

Tue 23May2017

Y5 French Trip

Our annual residential trip to France!

IMPORTANT - UPDATE as at 31 October 2016
Dates have been changed to Tuesday 23 May - Thursday 25 May 2017. Letter PDF

All details relating to this trip can be found on the Year 5 Journey to France BLOG.

Any presentations, letters etc are located in the LETTERS & LINKS tab on the top right hand corner of the blog.

 

Wed 24May2017

Sports Fixture - Yrs 3 & 4 Mini Red Tennis Competition

Yrs 3 & 4 Mini Red Tennis Competition

From 3:15 PM until 6:00 PM

Location - TBC

Mrs Johnson to select squad.  Venue TBC

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Wed 24May2017

Y6 Manor Adventure Meeting

An important meeting about the Y6 residential trip to Manor Adventure!

From 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm

This is an informative evening about the trip to Manor Adventure. Please do not bring children to this event.

Please do not worry if you are unable to attend - we will post a copy of the presentation on the website.

 

Mon 29May2017

Half Term

Tue 30May2017

Holiday Camp

Apex Multisports are running a half term camp at school!

Team building, tag games, inflatables and more!

Sign up before 14 May for early discount!

FLYER - PDF

Fri 02Jun2017

Fab Science

Fab Science is at Garden Fields School!

FLYER - PDF

Mon 05Jun2017

Sports Fixture - Yr 4 Athletics Track @ Westminster Lodge

Yr 4 Athletics @ Westminster Lodge

From 9:00 AM until 12:15 PM

Location - Westminster Lodge Athletics Track

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Johnson to send Teamer notification with information.

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Mon 05Jun2017

Sports Fixture - Yr 5 Athletics @ Westminster Lodge Athletics Track

Yr 5 Athletics @ Westminster Lodge Athletics Track

From 12:15 PM until 2:45 PM

Location - Westminster Lodge Athletics Track

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Johnson to send Teamer notification.

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Tue 06Jun2017

Y3 Swimming

Y3 weekly swimming lesson at Westminster Lodge.

From 10:30 am until 12:30 pm

Location - Westminster Lodge

Letter - PDF

SchoolGateway - on-line payments
[learn_more caption="How do I use the School Gateway?"] To activate your School Gateway account all you need are your email address and mobile number that school holds on record for you. Download the app: If you have a smartphone, please download School Gateway from your app store (Android and iPhone). The app shows the same information as the website PLUS you can send app messages to the school for FREE – this will also save the school money when we send text messages. OR Visit the website: www.schoolgateway.com and click on ‘New User’. You’ll receive a text message with a PIN number. Use this PIN to log into School Gateway. If you’re having trouble logging in, it may be because the school doesn’t have your current email and mobile phone number on record. Please call the school and we’ll update the details on our system. [/learn_more]

Tue 06Jun2017

Sports Fixture - Yrs 5 & 6 GIRLS Kwik Cricket Competition

Yrs 5 & 6 Girls Kwik Cricket Competition

From 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM

Location - Clarence Park

Mrs Johnson to notify team members.

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Fri 09Jun2017

Sports Fixture - World Games @ Oaklands College

World Games @ Oaklands College

From 9:00 AM until 2:30 PM

Location - Oaklands College

Mrs Johnson

By invitation only - Mrs Johnson to notify participants.

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Sun 11Jun2017

St Albans Half Marathon

Children are invited to join in the Primary School Challenge

From 10:15 am

Location - Verulamium Park

Your PTA are setting you a challenge! .....to sign up for this year's 'Primary School Challenge' fun run as part of St Albans Half-Marathon on Sunday 11th June! For the last few years Bernards Heath has had the highest percentage of pupils entered. For Garden Fields to win this year, we would need to register 190 children - I'm quite certain Garden Fields has what it takes to win this year!

Full details are on the letter below. Don't worry if you don't normally run - it's only 1.5K around the park and you can walk if you wish. It's a fun family morning with a great community spirit. In addition to the fun run there will inflatables, a mini tennis court, football challenges, crafts area, face painting, our local 'fit for sport' will be there getting the kids involved....all free!

Please read the letter and sign up online! Don't forget to input 'Garden Fields JMI School' for each child!

Primary School Challenge - PDF

Tue 13Jun2017

Y3 Swimming

Y3 weekly swimming lesson at Westminster Lodge.

From 10:30 am until 12:30 pm

Location - Westminster Lodge

Letter - PDF

SchoolGateway - on-line payments
[learn_more caption="How do I use the School Gateway?"] To activate your School Gateway account all you need are your email address and mobile number that school holds on record for you. Download the app: If you have a smartphone, please download School Gateway from your app store (Android and iPhone). The app shows the same information as the website PLUS you can send app messages to the school for FREE – this will also save the school money when we send text messages. OR Visit the website: www.schoolgateway.com and click on ‘New User’. You’ll receive a text message with a PIN number. Use this PIN to log into School Gateway. If you’re having trouble logging in, it may be because the school doesn’t have your current email and mobile phone number on record. Please call the school and we’ll update the details on our system. [/learn_more]

Tue 13Jun2017

Sports Fixture - Yrs 3 & 4 Basketball Tournament @ Oaklands College

Yrs 3 & 4 Basketball Tournament @ Oaklands College

From 12:15 PM until 3:45 PM

Location - Oaklands College Sports Hall

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Johnson to notify squad via Teamer.

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Wed 14Jun2017

Sports Fixture - Yr 3 Athletics @ Westminster Lodge

Yr 3 Athletics @ Westminster Lodge Athletics Track

From 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM

Location - Westminster Lodge Athletics Track

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Johnson to send Teamer notification.

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Wed 14Jun2017

Sports Fixture - Yr 6 Athletics @ Westminster Lodge

Yr 6 Athletics @ Westminster Lodge Athletics Track

From 12:00 PM until 2:45 PM

Location - Westminster Lodge Athletics Track

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Johnson to send Teamer notification.

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Thu 15Jun2017

Y4 Phasels Wood

Y4 Residential Trip to Phasels Wood

Presentation PDF - September 2016

Thu 15Jun2017

Parent Forum

Parent Forum

From 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm

Details to be confirmed.

Fri 16Jun2017

PTA Fathers Day Sale

An opportunity for your child to purchase a card and small gift. This event takes place during the school day.

Details to follow......

Mon 19Jun2017

Y6 Manor Adventure

Our annual Y6 residential trip!

All details relating to this trip can be found on the Year 6 Manor Adventure BLOG.

Any presentations, letters etc are located in the LETTERS & LINKS tab on the top right hand corner of the blog.

Tue 20Jun2017

Sports Fixture - District Sports Field/Relay Heats

District sports field/relay heats (large schools)

From TBC until TBC

Location - Westminster Lodge

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Johnson to notify team via Teamer.

All details TBC nearer the date.

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Tue 20Jun2017

Y3 Swimming

Y3 weekly swimming lesson at Westminster Lodge.

From 10:30 am until 12:30 pm

Location - Westminster Lodge

Letter - PDF

SchoolGateway - on-line payments
[learn_more caption="How do I use the School Gateway?"] To activate your School Gateway account all you need are your email address and mobile number that school holds on record for you. Download the app: If you have a smartphone, please download School Gateway from your app store (Android and iPhone). The app shows the same information as the website PLUS you can send app messages to the school for FREE – this will also save the school money when we send text messages. OR Visit the website: www.schoolgateway.com and click on ‘New User’. You’ll receive a text message with a PIN number. Use this PIN to log into School Gateway. If you’re having trouble logging in, it may be because the school doesn’t have your current email and mobile phone number on record. Please call the school and we’ll update the details on our system. [/learn_more]

Thu 22Jun2017

Sports Fixture - District Sports Track Events

District Sports Track Events

From TBC until TBC

Location - Westminster Lodge

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Johnson to notify squad via Teamer.

All details TBC nearer the date.

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Tue 27Jun2017

Sports Fixture - DISTRICT SPORTS RESERVE DATE

DISTRICT SPORTS RESERVE DATE

From TBC until TBC

Location - Westminster Lodge

Mrs Johnson

RESERVE DATE!

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Tue 27Jun2017

Y3 Swimming

Y3 weekly swimming lesson at Westminster Lodge.

From 10:30 am until 12:30 pm

Location - Westminster Lodge

Letter - PDF

SchoolGateway - on-line payments
[learn_more caption="How do I use the School Gateway?"] To activate your School Gateway account all you need are your email address and mobile number that school holds on record for you. Download the app: If you have a smartphone, please download School Gateway from your app store (Android and iPhone). The app shows the same information as the website PLUS you can send app messages to the school for FREE – this will also save the school money when we send text messages. OR Visit the website: www.schoolgateway.com and click on ‘New User’. You’ll receive a text message with a PIN number. Use this PIN to log into School Gateway. If you’re having trouble logging in, it may be because the school doesn’t have your current email and mobile phone number on record. Please call the school and we’ll update the details on our system. [/learn_more]

Wed 28Jun2017

EYFS 2017 - New Parents Meeting

An informative meeting for parents of children joining in September.

From 7:00 pm until 8:00 pm

Location - Lower School Hall

An important meeting with Mr Farrugia, Class Teachers, Nursery Nurses & PTA. You will receive your child’s induction pack. If you are unable to attend we will post your pack to you. A cop[y of the presentation will be posted on our website after the event.

Thu 29Jun2017

Celebration Evening

An informal evening for parents to visit the school.

From 6 pm until 7:30 pm

Location - School

All families, current and future, are welcome to join us for our Annual Celebration Evening.

This is an informal evening where classrooms are open to families to visit and look at children's work across all year groups.

Fri 30Jun2017

PTA Film Night (Years 1 - 6)

Details to follow......

Fri 30Jun2017

Children's Fair

As part of the Y6 Enterprise Week children in Y6 will holding a fair in school!

Location - School

Year 6 Enterprise Week - more details to follow!

Sat 01Jul2017

Sports Fixture - Girls' Annual Football Tournament @ Fleetville School

Yr 6 Girls Football Tournament @ Fleetville School

From TBC until TBC

Location - Fleetville School

Mrs Johnson / Mr Farrell

Mrs Johnson / Mr Farrell to notify squad via Teamer.

All details TBC nearer the date.

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Mon 03Jul2017

Y5 Cycle Training

Y5 have cycle training in school this week!

Letter - PDF

SchoolGateway - on-line payments
[learn_more caption="How do I use the School Gateway?"] To activate your School Gateway account all you need are your email address and mobile number that school holds on record for you. Download the app: If you have a smartphone, please download School Gateway from your app store (Android and iPhone). The app shows the same information as the website PLUS you can send app messages to the school for FREE – this will also save the school money when we send text messages. OR Visit the website: www.schoolgateway.com and click on ‘New User’. You’ll receive a text message with a PIN number. Use this PIN to log into School Gateway. If you’re having trouble logging in, it may be because the school doesn’t have your current email and mobile phone number on record. Please call the school and we’ll update the details on our system. [/learn_more]

Tue 04Jul2017

Sports Fixture - Triathlon Event Yrs 2, 3, 4 & 5

Yrs 2, 3, 4 & 5 Triathlon Event

From 9:00 AM until 2.45 PM

Location - Westminster Lodge Sports Centre

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Johnson to send a School Comms message regarding this event.  More details to follow!

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Tue 04Jul2017

Y3 Swimming

Y3 weekly swimming lesson at Westminster Lodge.

From 10:30 am until 12:30 pm

Location - Westminster Lodge

Letter - PDF

SchoolGateway - on-line payments
[learn_more caption="How do I use the School Gateway?"] To activate your School Gateway account all you need are your email address and mobile number that school holds on record for you. Download the app: If you have a smartphone, please download School Gateway from your app store (Android and iPhone). The app shows the same information as the website PLUS you can send app messages to the school for FREE – this will also save the school money when we send text messages. OR Visit the website: www.schoolgateway.com and click on ‘New User’. You’ll receive a text message with a PIN number. Use this PIN to log into School Gateway. If you’re having trouble logging in, it may be because the school doesn’t have your current email and mobile phone number on record. Please call the school and we’ll update the details on our system. [/learn_more]

Tue 04Jul2017

Moorhen Parent Consultations ONLY

An opportunity to have a 10 minute appointment with your child's class teacher.

From 4:00pm until 7:00pm

Location - Classrooms

Moorhen parents only - a 10 minute appointment with Miss Lee.

Please note Miss Lee is not available for appointments on Wednesday 5 July.

Parents are able to book appointments using our on-line booking system - Parents Evening System. Parents will be notified when the booking system is open.

Guide to booking an appointment.

If you have any difficulty booking an appointment then please contact the school office on 01727 890440.

 

Wed 05Jul2017

Sports Fixture - Mixed Kwik Cricket Tournament @ Old Albanion Rugby Club

Mixed Kwik Cricket Tournament

From TBC until TBC

Location - Old Albanion Rugby Club

Mrs Johnson

Cricket players to be notified via Teamer.

All details TBC nearer the date.

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Wed 05Jul2017

Parent Consultations (NOT Moorhen)

An opportunity to have a 10 minute appointment with your child's class teacher.

From 4:00pm until 7:00pm

Location - Classrooms

A 10 minute appointment with your child's teacher.

Parents are able to book appointments using our on-line booking system - Parents Evening System. Parents will be notified when the booking system is open.

Guide to booking an appointment.

If you have any difficulty booking an appointment then please contact the school office on 01727 890440.

Moorhen Class - unfortunately Miss Lee is not available today. She will see parents on Tuesday 4 July instead.

 

Thu 06Jul2017

Sports Fixture - Yr 4 Netball V STAHS AWAY @ Prep School Site Wheathampstead

Yr 4 Netball V STAHS @ Prep School Wheathampstead Site

From 3:20 PM until 4:15 PM

Location - St Albans School For Girls Wheathampstead School Site

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Johnson to notify squad via Teamer.

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Thu 06Jul2017

Parent Consultations

An opportunity to have a 10 minute appointment with your child's class teacher.

From 4:00pm until 7:00pm

Location - Classrooms

A 10 minute appointment with your child's teacher.

Parents are able to book appointments using our on-line booking system - Parents Evening System. Parents will be notified when the booking system is open.

Guide to booking an appointment.

If you have any difficulty booking an appointment then please contact the school office on 01727 890440.

 

Fri 07Jul2017

Sports Fixture - Herts Youth Games Finals!

Herts Youth Games Finals - ALL DETAILS TBC

From 9:00 AM until 2.30 PM

Location - TBC

Mrs Johnson

All details TBC.  More details to follow .......

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Fri 07Jul2017

Bilingual Parents and Carers Afternoon Tea

From 2:00pm until 3:10pm

Location - Butterfly Room

We would like to welcome our Bilingual Parents and Carers  (old and new to Garden Fields school) and hope you will be able to join us for an Afternoon Tea and chat. Toddlers and babies are welcome.

Please let us know if you are able to come either by email to eal@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk or through the school office.

 

 

Sat 08Jul2017

PTA Camp Out

Our annual camping event!

Location - School Field

Our annual camping event!

More details to follow.

Tue 11Jul2017

Sports Day - EYFS, Years 1 and Year 2

A fun day of sport for our children!

Parents are welcome and invited to join children in the afternoon.

Exact details and timings will follow.

Wed 12Jul2017

Sports Day - Years 3- 6 ONLY

A fun day of sport for our children!

Parents are welcome and invited to join children in the afternoon.

Exact details and timings will follow.

Thu 13Jul2017

Transition Day

Children visit their new classes today!

Today children in Year 6 will visit their new Secondary Schools. Remaining children will meet their new teacher's and visit their new classrooms.

Fri 14Jul2017

Winning House Reward Day

A special day for the children in the winning house this year.

Children in the winning house will have a non-uniform day today plus a treat!

Tue 18Jul2017

Sports Fixture - Yr 3 Swim Gala

Yr 3 Swim Gala

From 9:15 AM until 11:30 AM

Location - STAHS Pool, Townsend Drive

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Johnson to send Teamer notification.

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Thu 20Jul2017

Y6 Show

Location - Sandpit Theatre, Sandringham School

Parents of children in Y6 are invited to a special end of year show! There will be 2 performances - one at 2pm and one at 7pm - both taking place at the Sandpit Theatre at Sandringham School.

Further details will follow.

Fri 21Jul2017

Y6 Leavers Assembly

From 11:00 am until 12:00 pm

As special assembly for our Year 6 children!

Further details to follow.

Fri 21Jul2017

End of Term

Term ends early today.

From 1:15 pm

Last day of the academic year. School closes early today.

We say goodbye and good luck to our Year 6 pupils.

Fri 01Sep2017

INSET Day - School Closed

Mon 04Sep2017

INSET Day - School Closed

Tue 05Sep2017

Autumn Term Starts

Autumn Term starts today.

Soft start still applies to children in Yrs 1-6. Children can access classrooms from 8:40am.

Please don't forget PE kit, trainers, water bottles etc! Please ensure all uniform is labelled.

Mon 23Oct2017

Half Term

Sun 10Dec2017

PTA Pantomime

From 1:30 pm

Location - Alban Arena

Further details to follow.

Tue 19Dec2017

Autumn Term Ends

End of term - School closes early today.

From 1:15 pm

Final day of Autumn Term.

Children should be collected at 1:15pm. Please ensure that your child has all their property with them. Any remaining property will be recycled or disposed of during the holidays.

 

Wed 03Jan2018

INSET Day - School Closed

Thu 04Jan2018

Spring Term Starts

Autumn Term starts today.

Soft start still applies to children in Yrs 1-6. Children can access classrooms from 8:40am.

Please don't forget PE kit, trainers, water bottles etc! Please ensure all uniform is labelled.

Mon 12Feb2018

Half Term

Thu 29Mar2018

Spring Term Ends

End of term - School closes early today.

From 1:15 pm

Final day of Autumn Term.

Children should be collected at 1:15pm. Please ensure that your child has all their property with them. Any remaining property will be recycled or disposed of during the holidays.

 

Mon 16Apr2018

INSET Day - School Closed

Tue 17Apr2018

Summer Term Starts

Autumn Term starts today.

Soft start still applies to children in Yrs 1-6. Children can access classrooms from 8:40am.

Please don't forget PE kit, trainers, water bottles etc! Please ensure all uniform is labelled.

Mon 28May2018

Half Term

Fri 20Jul2018

Summer Term Ends

End of term - School closes early today.

From 1:15 pm

Final day of Autumn Term.

Children should be collected at 1:15pm. Please ensure that your child has all their property with them. Any remaining property will be recycled or disposed of during the holidays.

 

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