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  1. Big Soup Share

    Posted on: Thursday 11th October 2018

    Big Soup Share Two hundred bowls of delicious soup were served in homemade, edible bowls at the Green Council’s first ever Big Soup Share yesterday. Under a beautiful, blue sky, the school community came together for this special event which raised £62.95  for the Green Council. A huge thank you to everyone who helped to […]

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  2. Cross Country Stars

    Posted on: Wednesday 26th September 2018

    Cross Country Stars Highgate Primary Cross Country Club is back up and running and the club is already fully booked. In our first session, the children trained hard for the Haringey 2km championships and all the dedication paid off. The girls finished 6th out of 18 schools and the boys finished 2nd out of 26 […]

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  3. Alesha Dixon Visits Highgate Primary

    Posted on: Wednesday 26th September 2018

    Alesha Dixon Visits Highgate Primary At the beginning of term, ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ judge and singer, Alesha Dixon, visited Highgate Primary School to lead a workshop introducing her children’s books: ‘Lightening Girl’ and ‘Lightening Girl 2 Superhero Squad’, as well as signing books for the excited pupils. Lightening Girl, the first in the series, is […]

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  4. The Year 6 Show

    Posted on: Tuesday 17th July 2018

    Year 6 Show  – The Sixties in Sixty Minutes  Explosions of colour, sound and energy greeted the audience as once again we were treated to a truly entertaining and exciting Year 6 performance. We are in awe of the dedicated, talented staff and children who created a stunning show with performances far exceeding a typical […]

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  5. Sporting News

    Posted on: Wednesday 27th June 2018

    Sports News The last few weeks have been packed with sporting fun and achievement. Both the girls and boys cricket teams played exceptionally well in a recent Haringey tournament, with the boys finishing in second place out of 18 schools, having scored a phenomenal 260 runs in the semi-finals! The girls’ morning netball club put […]

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  6. Visit to Parliament

    Posted on: Monday 18th June 2018

    Visit to Parliament Our Debating Club enjoyed a fantastic  tour of Parliament last week. They visited the House of Lords and even watched a debate about health in the House of Commons. Afterwards the children participated  in a debate of their own about lowering the voting age. As an extra treat, Catherine West MP joined […]

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  7. Choir Performs at Royal Albert Hall

    Posted on: Monday 18th June 2018

    Choir Performs at Royal Albert Hall Haringey Goes Wild at the Royal Albert Hall was an inspiring and uplifting concert celebrating music in Haringey. The Highgate Primary older choir was so proud to take part, especially as one of the song cycles was written by Kate Stilitz, a former Highgate Primary parent. We were once […]

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  8. Finalist in 500 Words Writing Competition

    Posted on: Wednesday 13th June 2018

    Finalist in BBC Radio 2’s 500 Words Writing Competition   The whole school are so proud of Jackson in 2LG for reaching the finals of BBC Radio 2’s 500 Words writing competition. His story, The Oak Tree, won a place in the top 50 stories out of a staggering 135,000 entries. Jackson received a high […]

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  9. Mental Health Awareness

    Posted on: Friday 18th May 2018

    Mental Health Awareness  In the last four years there have been 123,713 referrals to external specialist mental health services by schools – according to data recently collected by the NSPCC. More than half of these were for Primary aged children, however many of these referrals would not meet the threshold for help. At Highgate Primary […]

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  10. Medical Innovation Summit

    Posted on: Thursday 3rd May 2018

    Highgate Primary at the Medical Innovation Summit On Saturday 14th April, our Pastoral Support Officer, Katy Whitney, and our first ever trainee Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist, Jane Brinson, were honoured to be asked to give a presentation at the Royal Society of Medicine’s 16th Medical Innovations Summit. This was followed by questions from an audience […]

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