Newsletter 3rd July

Future dates:

Monday 6th July INSET day: school closed to all children for staff training, Y2 PE rescheduled for Friday
Tuesday 7th July: PE and art lessons on the Heath Y3
Wednesday 8th July: PE and art lessons on the Heath Y4
Thursday 9th July: PE and Forest school on the Heath Y5
Friday 10th July: PE and art lessons on the Heath Y2 with Aaron and Olly

W/C Monday 13th July: teachers visiting PE lessons to say farewell and meet new children

Monday 13th July 6pm Oak leavers’ assembly
Thursday 16th July 6pm Elm leavers’ assembly
Tuesday 21st July end of term, bubble classes finish at Friday times, 1.50pm for Catkin, Acorn and Conker
Thursday 3rd September: Children in years 1-6 return
From Monday 7th September: Reception children begin on a staggered intake
From Monday 14th September: Nursery children begin on a staggered intake

This week, the year 6 children have been rehearsing for their leavers’ assembly and it has been wonderful to hear their voices floating around the school in preparation for filming and screening. We have received the wonderful news that all children will be returning to Brookfield in September. There will be some additional measures to keep everyone safe and we will share key information with you before the end of term.

While we have been frustrated that the government guidance has meant we have been unable to have all children back in school, the timetable for the satellite bubble classes has expanded each week and given children an opportunity to learn and socialise together. From Tuesday, in addition to PE, picnics in Waterlow Park, woodwork and farm visits, we add art lessons with Olly for years 2, 3 and 4 and Forest School with Paula and Pete for year 5. Please see the emailed letter with more information. To enable children and parents to say goodbye to current staff and meet new teachers, support staff will be visiting PE lessons next week and teachers the week commencing 13th July.

Families may have heard about extra support for children to catch up on missed learning. Funding and provision will be available from September. We are fortunate to have such a strong and experienced teaching team; their commitment will make all the difference to children making accelerated progress in the Autumn term.

Phase Leadership

At Brookfield, each member of the leadership team is responsible for a group of classes or ‘phase’. This enables senior leaders to support the well-being of children, parents and staff and develop teaching and learning within their phase. This model was particularly effective when school closed to most children and the need to rapidly create a virtual school. As teachers are with their classes for most of the school day, it may be easier for you to get in touch with your child’s phase leader if you have a matter to discuss. Please contact the school office (020 7272 9627) or email:

Nursery, Reception and Year 1: Stephanie
Year 2 and 3: Melanie
Year 4 and 5: Lauren
Year 6: Faye

Fit for Sport Activity Camp at Brookfield

From Wednesday 22nd July – 28th August, Fit for Sport are running an Activity Camp at Brookfield Primary School. They will be offering multi-sports, arts and crafts, outdoor adventures and much more between 8.30am-5.30pm each day.

Prices (childcare vouchers are accepted):

  • Book 5 days for £155
  • Book 3 days for £109

Please read this letter and parent guide (attached) for more information and to book.

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Mental Health Support Team

Dear Parents and Carers, 
We are currently working with the The Mental Health Support Team (MHST) who will be re-running a series of online webinars to support with parent and child well being during this challenging time. Please see the attached leaflet and the new times below. Each work shop will be run twice so you can pick from either date: 
Group 1: ­­

  • Mon 6th July 9-10am- Session 1: Parent Self-Care
  • Mon 13th July 9-10am- Session 2: Good enough parenting
  • Mon 20th July 9-10am- Session 3: Managing routines with your child
  • Mon 27th July 9-10am- Session 4: Understanding and supporting your child with worries

Group 2: 

  • Thurs 9th July 4-5pm- Session 1: Parent Self-Care
  • Thurs 16th July 4-5pm- Session 2: Good enough parenting
  • Thurs 23rd July 4-5pm- Session 3: Managing routines with your child
  • Thurs 30th July 4-5pm- Session 4: Understanding and supporting your child with worries

Please email Faye if you are interested in attending any/all of the sessions and include the following information: 

Session choice: 
Contact details: 
Do you give permission for MHST team to contact you directly: yes/no

Many thanks
Faye Winslade:

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Ash Bubble Class

This week Ash bubble were discussing renewable types of energy. We made anemometers to measure the wind energy. 

Stars of the week

Conker: Lainey as the Conker star of the week this week for making a whole book map of her house using positional language. 

Bluebell: Star of the week for home learning in Bluebell is Timor for getting full mark in his science and geography quiz.

Daisy: Star of the week for home learning is Nile for great maths work.

Heather: Buna “For sending LOADS of her hard work to share with the class! And a lovely picture of her enjoying her woodwork session!”

Fern: Ethan “For quite outstanding effort in all his home learning since lockdown began. Ethan, I am so so impressed with your maturity, creativity and hard work! Well done!”

Ivy: Star this week is Caelan! He has worked so incredibly hard whilst at home and has impressed me so much with the effort he has put into every single task, especially his literacy work! GO CAELAN!!!!

Willow: Iris for working so diligently on Google Classroom. I especially enjoyed your story writing this week, in which you wrote your own funny version of a story called: ‘The Fib’. You had a great sense of character voice to show us the character’s thoughts and feelings h. Lovely, attractive front cover design too! Well done, Iris

Ash: Bubble goes to Ryan, who continues to impress me every day with his enthusiasm, positive attitude, hard work and kindness. Ryan puts maximum effort into every single task that he is given and never settles for less than his best. What a star!