EVENT LIST

CALENDAR

Mon 21May2018

Sports Fixture - Sportshall Athletics Finals @ Herts Uni

Sportshall Athletics Finals @ Herts Uni

From 1:30 PM until 5:00 PM

Location - Herts University

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Johnson to notify squads via Teamer.

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Wed 23May2018

Y5 Residential Trip to France

Please see the France Blog for the most up to date information.

Copy of letters and presentations can be found on the LETTERS & LINKS link found on the top right corner.

Wed 23May2018

Y4 Parents Meeting - Phasels Wood

A meeting for parents giving details of the trip to Phasels Wood in June.

From 7:30 pm

Location - Y6 Breakout Area

A final meeting for parents (and children if they wish) to discuss practical arrangements for the trip.

Thu 24May2018

Sport Event - Mini Tennis Competition @ Sandringham School

Mini Tennis Competition @ Sandringham School

From 3:00 PM until 5:45 PM

Location - Sandringham School

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Johnson to notify squad via Teamer

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Fri 25May2018

Children's Fair

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

Location - School

Today Y6 will be holding a Children's Fair to raise monies for their final trip of the year to Vertigo. Year groups will visit at different times during the school day.

Please allow your child to bring in a maximum of £3 (in small change) to spend at the fair. It should be in a named envelope for your child to give to their class teacher.

Different year groups visit at different times of the day so please do not bring money in during the school day as your child's class may have already visited.

 

Fri 25May2018

Y3 Swimming

From 10:30 am until 12:15 pm

Location - Townsend School

Letter - PDF

Mon 28May2018

Half Term

Mon 04Jun2018

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 05Jun2018

Sport Event - Yr 5 Girls Kwik Cricket Competition @ St Albans Cricket Club

Yr 5 Girls Kwik Cricket Competition @ St Albans Cricket Club, Clarence Park

From 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM

Location - St Albans Cricket Club, Clarence Park, St Albans

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Johnson to notify squad via Teamer

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Thu 07Jun2018

Y3 African Mask and Dance Workshop

An exciting in-school experience for children in Year 3!

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 07Jun2018

Sports Fixture - Mini Athletics @ Garden Fields!

Mini Athletics @ Garden Fields!

From 3:30 PM until 4:30 PM

Location - Garden Fields School Field

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Johnson to notify squad via Teamer.

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Fri 08Jun2018

Sport Event - World Games Day @ Oaklands College

World Games Day @ Oaklands College

From 9:30 AM until 2:30 PM

Location - Oaklands College

Mrs Johnson

Invited children only.

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Fri 08Jun2018

Y3 Swimming

From 10:30 am until 12:15 pm

Location - Townsend School

Letter - PDF

Sat 09Jun2018
St Albans Music School is now at Townsend C of E School, High Oaks St Albans AL3 6DR

St Albans Music School Open Day

An opportunity for your child to learn more about different instruments!

From 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm

Location - St Albans Music School

St Albans Music School is now at Townsend C of E School, High Oaks St Albans AL3 6DR

FREE

Flyer - PDF

Sun 10Jun2018

St Albans Half Marathon Fun Run

Can GFS win the most improved school prize this year?!

Last year we won the 'Most Improved School' award and raised £450 in the process!

We'd love to win the school award this year! When you sign up don't forger to enter 'Garden Fields JMI School' as the named primary school in order for your entry to be registered against the school's total!

CLICK HERE for the registration page.

 

Mon 11Jun2018

PTA Meeting

All welcome for the first meeting of the year!

From 7:45 pm

Location - Staff Room

Everyone is always welcome at our meetings. If you have an interest in joining the PTA, it's a good idea to come along and see what we do, perhaps ask questions, before signing up!

Tue 12Jun2018

Sports Event - District Sports Practice

District Sports Practice SELECTED CHILDREN ONLY

From 12:30 PM until 2:45 PM

Location - Westminster Lodge Athletics Track

Selected children only.  Mrs Johnson to notify squad via Teamer.

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Wed 13Jun2018

Sports Fixture - Yr 3 & 4 Basketball Competition @ Oaklands College

Yr 3 & 4 Basketball Competition @ Oaklands College

From 12:30 PM until 4:00 PM

Location - Oaklands College

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Johnson to notify squads via Teamer.

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Thu 14Jun2018

Y4 Phasels Wood

Y4 Residential Trip to Phasels Wood

Letter 1 - PDF - details about the trip and payment 

Fri 15Jun2018

PTA Fathers Day Sale

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

Children will be brought along to the Year 6 break-out area after lunch, a class at a time. Older siblings will be able to go and collect younger siblings to choose a gift together.

 Details to follow.....

Fri 15Jun2018

Y3 Swimming

From 10:30 am until 12:15 pm

Location - Townsend School

Letter - PDF

Tue 19Jun2018

EYFS Bekonscot Model Village

An exciting trip for children in EYFS!

Location - Bekonscot Model Village

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 19Jun2018

Sport Event - Yr 5 & Yr 6 District Sports Field Events & Relay Heats @ Westminster Lodge

Yr 5 & Yr 6 District Sports Field Events & Relay Heats @ Westminster Lodge

From 1:45 PM until 3:15 PM

Location - Westminster Lodge Running Track

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Johnson to notify squad via Teamer

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Thu 21Jun2018

Sport Event - Yr 5 & Yr 6 District Sports Track Events

Yr 5 & Yr 6 District Sports Track Events

From 4:00 PM until 5:30 PM

Location - Westminster Lodge Running Track

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Johnson to notify squads via Teamer

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Fri 22Jun2018

Y3 Swimming

From 10:30 am until 12:15 pm

Location - Townsend School

Letter - PDF

Mon 25Jun2018

Cultural Storytelling Week

26 April 2018 - please let us know if this something you would like to be involved with - this could be sharing stories, music, drama or arts! 

Tue 26Jun2018

EYFS 2018 - 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.

Wed 27Jun2018

Sport Event - RESERVE DATE Yr 5 & Yr 6 District Sports

RESERVE DATE Yr 5 & Yr 6 District Sports

From TBC until TBC

Location - Westminster Lodge Running Track

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Johnson to notify squads via Teamer

Timings TBC @ 25.09.17

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Wed 27Jun2018

Sport Event - Yr 6 Kwik Cricket Tournament @ Woolams Playing Fields

Yr 6 Kwik Cricket Tournament @ Woolams Playing Fields

From TBC until TBC

Location - Woolams Playing Fields

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Johnson to notify squads via Teamer

Timings TBC @ 25.09.17

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Fri 29Jun2018

PTA Food Festival

Details to follow...

Fri 29Jun2018

Y3 Swimming

From 10:30 am until 12:15 pm

Location - Townsend School

Letter - PDF

Mon 02Jul2018

Y5 Cycling Proficiency

Cycle training for children in Year 5

Children in Year 5 have the opportunity to have cycle training in school during this week.

Letter - PDF - March 2018 - booking deadline 25 April 2018

Thu 05Jul2018

Celebration Evening

An informal evening for parents to visit the school.

From 6:00 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 06Jul2018

Sports Event - Herts Youth Games Finals @ Oaklands College

Herts Youth Games Finals @ Oaklands College

Location - Oaklands College

Mrs Johnson

More details to follow .........

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Fri 06Jul2018

Y3 Swimming

From 10:30 am until 12:15 pm

Location - Townsend School

Letter - PDF

Sat 07Jul2018

Sport Event - Girls' Football Tournament @ Fleetville School

Girls' Football Tournament @ Fleetville School

From 8:30 AM until 11:45 AM

Location - Fleetville School

Mrs Johnson / Mr Farrell

Mrs Johnson & Mr Farrell to notify squad via Teamer

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Sat 07Jul2018

PTA Camp Out

Our annual camping event!

From 3:00 pm

Location - School Field

Our annual camping event!

Book your overnight pitch or book 'stay and play' - either way this is a fun event for all the family!

Details to follow.....

Tue 10Jul2018

Sports Day - EYFS, Years 1 and Year 2

A fun day of sport for our children!

Timings to be confirmed nearer the time.

IMPORTANT - EYFS and KS1 Children only to be in school in full PE kit. Apply sunscreen before school. Sun hat and water bottle are essential. 

NB: The bottom field gate will be locked. Please enter the school through the Townsend Drive entrance. 

Wed 11Jul2018

Sports Day - Years 3 - 6 ONLY

A fun day of sport for our children!

Timings will be notified nearer the time.

IMPORTANT - KS2 children only to be in school in full PE kit. Apply sunscreen before school. Sun hat, water bottle and packed lunch are essential. 

NB: The bottom field gate will be locked. Please enter the school through the Townsend Drive entrance. 

Thu 12Jul2018

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 and our new reception children will be visiting for the morning.

Thu 12Jul2018

Sports Event - Yr 3 Beach Volleyball Courts, Verulamium Park

Yr 3 Beach Volleyball Courts, Verulamium Park

From 1:00 PM until 2:30 PM

Location - Verulamium Park

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Johnson to walk children to / from this event.

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Fri 13Jul2018

Sports Event - Yr 3 Swim Gala @ STAHS Pool, Townsend Avenue

Yr 3 Swim Gala @ STAHS Pool, Townsend Avenue

From 9:30 AM until 11:30 AM

Location - STAHS Pool, Townsend Avenue

Mrs Johnson

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Tue 17Jul2018

Sports Event - Yr 4 Beach Volleyball Courts, Verulamium Park

Yr 4 Beach Volleyball Courts, Verulamium Park

From 10:00 AM until 11:30 AM

Location - Beach Volleyball Courts, Verulamium Park

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Johnson to walk children to / from this event.

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Tue 17Jul2018

Sports Event - Yr 6 Beach Volleyball Courts, Verulamium Park

Yr 6 Beach Volleyball Courts, Verulamium Park

From 1:00 PM until 2:30 PM

Location - Verulamium Park

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Johnson to walk children to / from this event.

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Wed 18Jul2018

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.

Year 6 children will not be in school today. They will spend the day at Sandringham School and will require a packed lunch. There will be an afternoon and evening performance. It will be a ticketed event. Further details will follow.

Wed 18Jul2018

Sports Event - Yr 5 Beach Volleyball Courts, Verulamium Park

Yr 5 Beach Volleyball Courts, Verulamium Park

From 10:00 AM until 11:30 AM

Location - Verulamium Park

Mrs Johnson

Mrs Johnson to walk children to / from this event.

sport@gardenfields.herts.sch.uk

Thu 19Jul2018

Y6 End of School Trip

Our Y6 final trip!

From 9:00 am until 3:15 pm

Location - tbc

Fri 20Jul2018

Whole School Picnic

There will be no meals served in school today as we celebrate the end of the academic year! Please provide your child with a packed lunch today.Staff and children will have a picnic on the field (parents of children in Y6 are invited to join us)!

If your child is in EYFS, Year 1, Year 2 or in receipt of free school meals you will be able to PRE-ORDER a school packed lunch. Further details will be issued nearer the time.

 

Fri 20Jul2018

Y6 Leavers Assembly

From 11:00 am until 12:00 pm

As special assembly for our Year 6 children and their parents! Y6 parents are invited to join their children for a final picnic on the school field.

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.

 

Mon 03Sep2018

INSET Day - School Closed

Tue 04Sep2018

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.

Children joining EYFS have separate induction arrangements - please refer to your child's induction pack for details.

Fri 07Sep2018

PTA New Parents Breakfast

An informal coffee morning - all parents invited and welcome.

From 9:00am

Location - Lower School Hall

The PTA would like to invite you to a breakfast get together to celebrate your child's first week at school!

This will be an opportunity to meet and chat to the PTA, as well as meeting other Reception parents. There is obviously no obligation to come along or join the PTA but we would love to see you all there! All pre-schoolers are welcome.

Mon 29Oct2018

Half Term

Fri 21Dec2018

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.

 

Mon 07Jan2019

INSET Day - School Closed

Tue 08Jan2019

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 18Feb2019

Half Term

Fri 05Apr2019

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.

 

Tue 23Apr2019

INSET Day - School Closed

Wed 24Apr2019

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 06May2019

Bank Holiday - School Closed

Mon 27May2019

Half Term

Thu 11Jul2019

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 19Jul2019

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.

 

Mon 22Jul2019

INSET Day - School Closed

Tue 23Jul2019

INSET Day - School Closed

Wed 24Jul2019

Occasional Day - School Closed

School closed

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