Glade Hill Primary and Nursery School

We are Golden and we SPARKLE

Letter from the Headteacher - end of Autumn 1

Dear Parents and Carers of Glade Hill,


This half-term we have been focusing on getting all the children quickly settled into their new classes and taking part in the great learning that has been taking place. I hope the parents and carers who were able to join us for the ‘excite and engage’ sessions enjoyed seeing the learning in action. I know I have been so impressed with all the children’s GOLDEN behaviour and their SPARKLY learning so far! A big thank you to the grown-ups who dressed up for the Year 2 Pirate themed event, you looked amazing!


We have also celebrated Harvest this half-term, again collecting an ENORMOUS amount of food for the Bulwell and Bestwood Food Bank. Thank you so much for your generosity and for supplying the requested items.


We also dressed to impress on our ‘Wear it Gold’ day to show our support for the Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG), raising awareness of this charity for a cause that is very close to our hearts.


There are still lots more opportunities to come after our half-term holiday including a ‘Stay and Learn’ for our F2 (Reception) parents and carers, more Excite and Engage drop ins and a ‘Cuppa, Cake and Chatter’ meeting for parents to learn more about how to support your child’s reading. Keep an eye out for upcoming dates and further details.


Please remember that our three Priority Areas for School Improvement this year are:


  • Reading – please read at least 3 times a week with your child
  • Assessment – please help them complete their homework and join us for school events and parents’ evenings
  • and Attendance – please make sure that your child is in school as much as possible


I thank you in advance for your ongoing support in these areas and look forward to seeing you after the half-term break.


Kindest regards,                       


Mrs Anna Stapleton - Headteacher