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Haxby Road News 7.2.20

A message from the Co-Heads of School… 

We would like to thank all our staff and volunteers from the community for helping with the big move for Tiny Steps, Nursery, Reception and Miss Starr’s class. Their new learning environments look amazing! We would also like to thank our children for settling in so quickly and continuing with their learning. Our final thanks go out to our parents – thank you for ensuring that your children are dropped off and picked up in the right areas of school and that despite the recent changes they have all been arriving in school on time looking smart in their school uniform and ready for learning.

We would also like to welcome Miss Swan to our teaching team. She is teaching Year 3 whilst Mrs Gordon-Wylie is on maternity leave. The year 3 children have settled in well and have been learning about the Blitz and creating newspaper reports based on their class novel “Friend or Foe.” To support their learning further, they have also visited the Army Museum in York.

Mrs Malster-Hinett & Mrs Winter


Come and join the fun for 2/3 year olds!!!

Call us, email or pop in for more information.

Telephone 01904 555590  Email: haxbyroadacademy@ebor.academy

Free childcare place for 2 year olds.

 15 hours a week… check if you qualify….

Telephone 01904 554444


Family Disco

21st March 5:30 – 7:30pm

Our Friends of Haxby Road invite the whole family to their next fundraising event.

  • DJ Ollie will be providing music, lights and games
  • Hot dogs and tasty treats on offer
  • Licensed bar – a selection of soft and alcoholic drinks

Tickets cost £4 per adult & £2 per child and should be paid via ParentPay by Wednesday 18th March to secure a place.


Active Citizens – Year 5

Some active citizens from Micklegate, our Year 5 class, have been working together to help improve the school environment. Maks, Logan, Alisha Dunnington and Ebony, equipped themselves with professional litter grabbers, gloves and a bin bag, and went round the school’s grounds and collected litter. A huge thank you goes out to these superb team of Litter Pickers – they really made a difference. The children involved felt really positive and proud that their actions had contributed to helping others recognise that dropping litter is not Ok!




Upcoming Events and dates:

Thursday 5th March: World Book Day. We would like children to wear their pyjamas and bring their favourite book into school.

Wednesday 12th February: Dress Up Day, Influential and Historical People of the 20th Century. Parents Invited to KS1 Decades show 3:00pm, KS2 3:40pm. Tea, coffee and cakes 50p each.

Thursday 13th February: KS1 Space themed Musical ‘Blast Off’ at 2pm. 


After School Club

Book one week in advance!

Due to the very high numbers in the ASC, you must now book your child’s place one week in advance to secure a place. Thank you.


Attendance Update

Our School Target is 97%

This week our attendance was: 91.74%

The winners this week are…

First Place: Gillygate with 98.75%

Second Place: Fossgate with 97.92%

Third Place: Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate with 95.56%

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