Glade Hill Primary and Nursery School

We are Golden and we SPARKLE

What a half-term!


What a first half-term we have had at Glade Hill! The children have all settled in really well to their new classes and lots of great learning has been taking place. I have been so impressed with their GOLDEN behaviour and their SPARKLE!


We have celebrated Harvest, collecting an ENORMOUS amount of food for the Bulwell and Bestwood Food Bank, reportedly the most ever from a Primary School. Thank you again for your generosity.


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 nearly £150 for this cause that is very close to our hearts.


I hope you have been able to attend some of the opportunities for you to become more involved in the life of the school, such as attending our Meet and Greet sessions, dropping in to learn with your children during their Excite and Engage Science lessons or maybe your child received a Special Award in assembly this week.


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 and writing. Keep an eye out for upcoming dates and further details.


Please remember that your child having the best possible attendance is an important way that you can support their learning and achievement. Research shows that children with over 95% attendance achieve better grades, achieve their best and are happier and more settled in school. After half-term we will be announcing which classes have the best attendance each week in assemblies, and these classes will earn extra outside time. We will also be celebrating the children with 100% attendance at the end of term in our celebration assemblies.


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