Parent Update (25th April 2023)

A female student using a chromebook in a lesson

Dear Parents,

I hope you all had a wonderful Easter with your families and avoided the rain. Believe it or not, this is the Summer Term, even though the weather says otherwise! I am hoping it stays dry for our Maypole dancing on Tuesday.


For those of you new to the school, there is a long tradition that Horsmonden children dance the Maypole on the village green to celebrate May Day. This year, Year 4 will be showing at least two Maypole dances at 2pm on Tuesday 2nd May and the whole school will attend to see the performance. Parents and members of the public are welcome to join us too.

Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla

As a school, we have decided to hold our coronation celebration event on Friday 12th May at 2pm and we warmly invite parents to attend. Providing the weather is good, we will hold the event on the field, similar to the Jubilee Celebration last year. Parents wishing to join us are welcome to bring camping chairs/blankets etc to watch the celebration.

Starfish Malawi

Following our visit from our Link Schools Coordinator, we have learned that our link school in Malawi, Chapita Primary, desperately needs soap, buckets and taps, which would cost around £500. To begin our fundraising efforts, the Horsmonden Huddle have suggested we hold a non school uniform day on Friday 19th May. Parents are welcome to make donations on MCAS of between £1.00 and £10.00. Money raised from this event will go straight to Chapita Primary and be put towards soap, buckets and taps.

Wishing you all a relaxing – and sunny (!) – bank holiday weekend.

Kind Regards,

Hayley Sharp

2022/23 Diary Dates

Monday 1st May

Bank Holiday – school closed

Tuesday 2nd May

Maypole Dancing on the Green, 2pm

Monday 8th May

Bank Holiday – school closed

Tuesday 9th – Friday 12th May

Year 6 SATs

Friday 12th May, 2pm

Coronation Celebration

Saturday 20th May

FoHPS Race Night, 7:30pm @ Horsmonden Social Club

Friday 26th May

Year 5 Physical Forces Day
End of Term 5

Monday 5th June

Start of Term 6

Wednesday 7th June

Hotshotz Tennis Workshop

Friday 9th – Friday 16th June

Year 6 Bikeability

Saturday 10th June

FoHPS Summer Fair, 12pm – 4pm

Friday 16th June

Marvellous Males Afternoon, drop in 1:30pm – 3pm

Monday 19th – Friday 23rd June

Year 6 Residential – PGL

Thursday 29th June

Year 5 Activity Day at Bewl Water

Tuesday 4th July, 1:45pm & 5:30pm

Year 6 Production

Wednesday 5th July

9:15am – KS2 Sports Morning
1pm – EYFS and KS1 Sports Afternoon

Wednesday 12th July

FoHPS End of Year Disco, 3:30pm – 5pm

Friday 21st July

End of Term 6