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  1. Sustainability Week 2019

    Posted on: Thursday 18th July 2019

    Sustainability Week 2019 At the end of June the whole school became immersed in sustainability… A fascinating talk about bees from Highgate Honey; building ecobricks for a bench in the Peace Garden and a focus on walking and cycling to school, were just some of the highlights. The week was rounded off on Friday with […]

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  2. BBC World Service

    Posted on: Wednesday 17th July 2019

    People Fixing the World  We are so proud to have been featured in the BBC World Service series ‘People Fixing the World’. You can listen to the programme or watch the accompanying film by Dan Gordon. Thank you to all the children and staff who took part – a great team effort. We hope you […]

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  3. Playground Celebration Picnic

    Posted on: Thursday 27th June 2019

    Playground Celebration Picnic Last week families from our fantastic community came together to celebrate the completion of our playgrounds. Transforming a grey, tarmac-dominated landscape into the beautiful, green grounds we have today has taken several years, a lot of hard work, incredible dedication and untold generosity from parents, staff, the PSA team, local businesses and […]

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  4. Art Exhibition Fundraiser

    Posted on: Monday 24th June 2019

    Art Exhibition Fundraiser  On 14th June, the PSA, in association with Village Raw, hosted an evening of art, cocktail and canapés all to raise funds for our planned new cookery studio. Our fantastic school and artistic community donated a range of beautiful creative pieces including ceramics, prints, sculpture, paintings and metal works that were all […]

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  5. China Trip

    Posted on: Tuesday 18th June 2019

    China Trip Some of our lucky Year 6 families, along with several Highgate Primary staff, recently went off to China for an incredible adventure, kindly supported by London Southbank University Confucius Institute. What an experience… Do read the school trip newsletter here, written by the children themselves: China Trip Newsletter  

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  6. Blooming Marvellous

    Posted on: Monday 3rd June 2019

    Blooming Marvellous Two brilliant local garden centres, the Sunshine Garden Centre and the Alexandra Palace Garden Centre, generously support Highgate Primary School by donating £20 worth of garden centre vouchers to the school for every £100 spent by the school community. Parents and staff who shop at either garden centres, keep their receipts and put them in […]

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  7. Cookery Studio

    Posted on: Thursday 16th May 2019

    Cookery Studio We are thrilled to let you know that this summer we will convert a room at school into a new Cookery Studio for our whole community. Our mission is to improve the health of our diverse, multi-generational community by bringing people together to inspire a love of excellent food through extraordinary education. We […]

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  8. OmVed Gardens Trip

    Posted on: Wednesday 8th May 2019

    OmVed Gardens Trip Last week the Green Council were fortunate to go on a fantastic school trip to OmVed Gardens, an incredible garden, exhibition space and food hub in Highgate. The children took part in four workshops to highlight the natural world and the dangers of climate change. Their eyes were opened to: Bee keeping […]

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  9. Michael Batoux’s Tomato Soup

    Posted on: Thursday 25th April 2019

    Michael Batoux’s Tomato Soup    Serves 8 A thick and smooth soup. Perfect balance between the natural sweetness of the carrot and the natural sourness of the tomato. Ingredients: 4 x 250 tin of chopped tomatoes 1 Onion 4 cloves of garlic 3 large carrots 750 ml  water ½ tsp oregano Method: Peel and chop the carrots […]

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  10. Alexandra Palace Children’s Book Awards

    Posted on: Wednesday 3rd April 2019

    Alexandra Palace Children’s Book Awards  Our Year 5 children and some very keen readers from Year 6 had a fantastic trip to Alexandra Palace on 2nd April for the Alexandra Palace Children’s Book Awards. Many of our children had read all 6 shortlisted books and all had voted for their favourite which was to be […]

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