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Mailbag 13 April 2022

Mailbag 8 April 2022

Wishing you all a relaxing break and a bit of spring sunshine.

We look forward to welcoming the children back for Term 5 on Monday 25th April.



News for Everyone


New Menu - You can see and download Chartwell’s Spring/Summer menu HERE. Please note that the first week back will be Week 2 on the new menu.



Future Stars - Crafts, gardening, board games, reading, socialising, cooking, competitions, painting... there’s so much more on offer than just sport!


Future Stars offer your children the opportunity to get active and take part in outdoor and hall games, but if they’re not keen there are plenty of other activities.


Sign up for wrap around care with Future Stars at


The Holiday Club is super popular this Easter - there are just a few places left for Friday 22nd April.



News for Year Groups


Reception Endeavour - After Easter, it’s the turn of all the children in Endeavour (green t-shirts) to have Forest School. They start on Monday 25th April - the first day back. We provide all-in-one waterproofs but please bring in your child’s wellies. We need parent helpers to make up the number of adults. If you are available to help, meet us at the front gate at ten past one.



Friends News


Family Easter Egg Hunt 2022... It’s that eggciting time again!

Hillcrest students have been busy designing and decorating 14 beautiful eggs, which have been carefully hidden around the local area.


From Saturday 9th April the eggs can be spotted in windows around the neighbourhood. The eggs will stay in place for the whole of the Easter holidays (until 24th April). All eggs will be visible from the street. Download your Clues and Map HERE.



DISCO for Years 3 & 4 - Friday 29th April. 5.45 - 7pm

It's disco time! There'll be brilliant tunes, lots of time for dancing, and some excellent disco-themed games. Plus, glow-in-the-dark face-paints, half time drinks AND a bag of popcorn to go home with.


Tickets £4 - Get them here:


IMPORTANT: There will be a sign in and sign out procedure to keep everyone safe so please allow time for this. We will need to take a contact name and phone number when children arrive. We will need to sign every child out so please wait for them to come to you. If someone else will be collecting them please let us know during the sign in on arrival. 



Hillcrest Comedy Club - SAVE THE DATE

After the huge success of our first ever comedy night last year we are pleased to announce that the next comedy night will take place on Thursday 12th May in the main hall, with Hillcrest parent Stuart Goldsmith as host. 


As always all money raised goes to Friends of Hillcrest to benefit our children and our school.

For details of the fantastic line-up see the poster HERE. Tickets will go on sale after the Easter break!



Check out the Community Notice Board on the website...


  • Martial Arts for confidence, fitness & weight loss
  • Peter & the Wolf - family concert at TBC, rescheduled from before lockdown. Unmissable!
  • Sydenham Road Under Fives seeking bank staff
  • Erin’s sponsored silence for Ukraine


Look out for the first Mailbag of term on Friday 29th April.