On Wednesday 18th April, former police officer Gary Collard visited the school to talk about online safety. The online world is fast moving and forever changing and as a school we want to do all we can to ensure our pupils, parents and staff are as up to date with their knowledge and as safe as possible on the Internet. Across the school day Gary gave online safety presentations to Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 and then after school it was the turn of the staff then parents and carers
On Tuesday 27th March 2018 the children in Year 5 embarked on a trip to Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge in Suffolk. The journey took just over an hour and a half and once arrived, the children were eager to get stuck in to the day’s activities. The group was soon greeted by a member of the Sutton Hoo staff and were separated into class groups. Whilst on the visit there was an opportunity to learn more about the story of Sutton Hoo when visiting the museum. The children were parti
On Monday 26th March at Hamstel Junior School we held the first ever Portico sporting festival where all schools in the academy competed in a friendly tournament. Boys from Years 5 and 6, who had not previously represented the school at Football, were involved and it was a great success. This was a lovely event for the pupils and also many parents who came along to support. We hope that this is the first of many Portico sporting festivals.