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Starting Reception in September

Your Teachers The Early Years Curriculum at Daubeney Your child will be learning skills, acquiring new knowledge and demonstrating their understanding through seven areas of learning and development. There are three prime areas that are embedded in everything we do: Communication and Language...

Home Learning

Home Learning is an activity that should enhance your child’s experience so at Daubeney the activities we give all children are based on skills that will be useful and help them to learn during class time. Lower School Years R, 1 and 2 children should have 1 hour per week of home learning and...

Admissions

...managed by Hackney Education. Parents are welcome to visit the school prior to contacting Hackney Ed......s, both Parents need to be working. Parents are eligible for 15 hours of funded childcare if both th......years old before 1 April 2024 Parents earn at least £8,670 a year and less than £100,000 a y...

Clubs

...clubs cannot be changed during the term. 5. Parents will be charged in full for each booking regardl...... collection or absences for their child. 6. Parents are expected to telephone the school if they are...... any adult who will collect their child. 7. Parents are expected to agree to any emergency medical n...

Contact

Daubeney Primary School Daubeney Road Clapton London E5 0EG Telephone: 020 8985 4380 Fax: 020 8525 7639 Email: admin@daubeney.hackney.sch.uk The person who deals with queries from parents and members of the public: Debi Groves Other Key Contacts Executive Head Teacher: Robin Warren Head of School:...

Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Development

At Daubeney, the children and their learning are at the very heart of everything we do. Its impact is seen both within and outside of the classroom. We believe strongly in a holistic education for our children, rooted in our conviction that our children will succeed regardless of their background...

Creative Arts - Art and Design Technology

At Daubeney, the children are given the opportunity to have a broad, balanced and exciting curriculum. Art is taught through our cross-curricular lessons with a special focus during Art weeks throughout the year. We will inspire, engage and challenge pupils, equipping them with the knowledge and...

Daubeney Village

Daubeney Village is an organisation of parents and staff. Its role is to encourage closer links between home and school and organise fundraising events to provide an opportunity for parents, staff and pupils to get together. How is money raised? Daubeney Village raises money through events. They...

Early Years Foundation Stage

...icy April 2024 We believe… Parents/carers are children’s first and most important educators. Practitioners will aim to develop a partnership with all Parents/carers that is based on mutual respect and shared responsibility. Every child is included regardless of their ethnicity, culture, or ...

Free School Meals

Pupil premium and free school meals If your child is eligible for ‘free school meals’ and you register them for this, we’ll receive extra funding called ‘pupil premium’. We use this extra money to improve the educational provision and resources at the school. What is pupil premium funding? Pupil...

Inclusion

Launchpad for Language The school have invested in an exciting early years package with the Speech and Language Therapy service. Listening and talking are the key foundation skills for later literacy and academic achievement. Launchpad for Language is a fun filled language enrichment programme for...

Computing

Intent For computing, the intent is that all children are introduced to and supported to use technology in a variety of ways and for a wide range of purposes. We aim to give the children the appropriate skills they need for computer science, information technology and digital literacy, as well as...

School Uniform

Daubeney is a ‘uniform school’ this is supported by the SLT and the Governors. We believe that a school uniform is important: It looks smart Wears well Contributes to a sense of belonging and community Gives a common purpose Makes children feel equal to their peers in terms of...

Safeguarding

...2022 Spring 2023 Tips for Parents and Carers...

Literacy

At Daubeney we are committed to raising standards in Literacy and follow the National Curriculum in order maintain accurate coverage across the year. In order to maximise opportunities to develop literacy skills, we make cross curricular links wherever possible. In Early Years we follow the Early...

Year 5

Class Teachers Residential 2024 Parent Meeting Spelling test Spellings will be handed out on a Friday and the test will be the following Friday. Times tables tests Times tables will be handed out on a Friday and the test will be the following week. This is timed so please try to practice using a...

SEND and Our Local Offer

Our SENDCO Welcome to the Blossom Federation SEND offer. From the moment I took over as SENDCO at Daubeney, my dedicated team and I have tried to create a personalised experience for you - and bring back, the element of working together to serve your child. Our inclusive curriculum is supported by...

Resources for Parents

Behaviour at Home Hello and welcome to these mini presentations about understanding and managing behaviour at home. These presentations seek to help us to understand where misbehaviour may come from as well as providing us with some practical ways of managing misbehaviour. They also provide us with...

PSHE - Jigsaw

...onships and Health Education RSHE A Guide for Parents and Carers RSHE Content Grid Ages 3 - 11/12 Content Overview Map LGBTQ Parent Leaflet Pride of Daubeney We are a brand new team at Daubeney who are working on a project called "Spread Love and Kindness". Our goal is to spread love and ...

Outdoor Play and Learning (OPAL)

... Stay tuned... OPAL Ideas for Parents...

School Development

Each year the staff, children and governors review the progress we have made and identify areas of focus for continued Development for the future. This self-review and evaluation is part of our ongoing school Development cycle and helps us to devise the ‘School Development Plan’ or SDP. The SDP...

Online Safety

... Cards Online Safety Links for Parents and Carers These links contain advice about staying safe online, and support with setting parental control on your devices. Online Activity and Mental Health...

Phonics & Early Reading

At Blossom Federation we have devised our own phonics programme based upon the principles of Letters and Sounds. We use a range of resources and strategies to tailor the phonics provision to meet the needs of our pupils. It aims to build children's speaking and listening skills in their own right...

Religious Education

Intent Across the Blossom Federation, our RE curriculum provides children with an understanding and appreciation for beliefs, cultural practices and values. The Blossom Federation follows The Hackney Education agreed syllabus and lesson plans where available. We hold six designated RE days at the...

Ofsted

...ow kindness and respect to one another. Parents and carers say they feel part of a strong community." "Pupils talk with confidence and enthusiasm about their learning. They look forward to the many opportunities to further enhance their learning, including subject ‘wow’ days and taking part in ...

Nurture Group - The Nest

The Nest is a place for children to have the opportunity to grow in confidence and become engaged, successful learners in their classrooms and the school community. Nurture is an environment where adults and children work closely together; a place where mistakes and accidents are discussed; where...

Assessment

...veloped following the progression maps for each subject. Reporting to Parents There are two planned ...... two planned opportunities for consultations with Parents each year - Parents’ Days: one in the se...

Humanities - History & Geography

Intent To deliver a broad and balanced curriculum, which includes ensuring children are able to access cross curricular subjects like Geography, History and RE regularly. To have a deeper understanding of the world that we live in by learning in a cross curricular, creative and experiential way. To...

Year 3 RSHE relationship sex health education 2023

Since September 2020, Relationships Education, Health Education, and Relationships and Sex Education became compulsory in England.

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26th May 2023

EHT Update Letter June 2023

Welcome back to you all. I hope you had a great half term holiday and managed to enjoy some sunshine. It has been a busy few weeks and it was good to recharge. We have a lot to get through over the next half term.

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5th June 2023

Year 5 RSHE relationship sex health education 2023

Since September 2020, Relationships Education, Health Education, and Relationships and Sex Education became compulsory in England.

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26th May 2023

Year 4 RSHE relationship sex health education 2023

Since September 2020, Relationships Education, Health Education, and Relationships and Sex Education became compulsory in England.

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26th May 2023

Update from Head of School

Today brings us to the conclusion of the 2022-2023 academic year. It’s been an emotional week, with good byes and graduations, especially our Y6 graduation. We wish this cohort all the best as they venture off to secondary school. Please watch our Y6

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21st July 2023

SENDFriend Newsletter Issue 6 - Summer 2023

Welcome to our third and final issue of SENDFriend, for this academic year.. SENDFriend is our termly newsletter reporting on updates in relation to SEND at Daubeney. This issue includes details of all the activities available to you and your child/r

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21st July 2023

Year 2 RSHE relationship sex health education 2023

Since September 2020, Relationships Education, Health Education, and Relationships and Sex Education became compulsory in England.

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26th May 2023

Newsletter - Summer 2 2023

This is our third, and final, School Development Newsletter of the academic year. The purpose of this newsletter is to keep you, our parents and wider community, informed of our progress against our School Development Priorities (SDP’s).

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20th July 2023

Year 1 RSHE relationship sex health education 2023

Since September 2020, Relationships Education, Health Education, and Relationships and Sex Education became compulsory in England.

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26th May 2023

EYFS RSHE relationship sex health education 2023

Since September 2020, Relationships Education, Health Education, and Relationships and Sex Education became compulsory in England.

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26th May 2023

Parent Communication - 26th May 2023

Today brings the summer 1 half-term to a close. We must be having lots of fun because time is absolutely flying! Let’s start this week’s letter by thanking all of the parents who came along to cheer on the pupils (and staff) that took part in the Hac

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26th May 2023

Year 6 RSHE relationship sex health education 2023

Since September 2020, Relationships Education, Health Education, and Relationships and Sex Education became compulsory in England.

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26th May 2023

Newsletter - 25th May 2023

You will be aware that Mrs. Hussain has been absent from work for some time with ill health and personal reasons. We have put in place some interim arrangements during this absence. Our Y2 Team - Miss Smith, Miss Lawrie, Miss Gustave and Miss Joan -

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25th May 2023

EHT Update Letter - 4th September 2023

We are looking forward to welcoming you and the children back to school on Wednesday 6th September. Over the next two INSET days, we are preparing for the start of a new academic year and looking at each school’s improvement priorities, our end of ye

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4th September 2023

Parent Communication - 5th September 2023

A big welcome back to you. This is a big term for Daubeney as we are very likely to receive our Ofsted inspection in the coming months. After Lauriston's recent inspection, we are ready to receive them and show them our 'good' school.

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5th September 2023

Re: Story Time in EYFS & KS1

As the new academic year begins, we wanted to share with you a reading initiative which has run successfully throughout the last 2 academic years and we would like to get some further feedback from our stakeholders before continuing this year.

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6th September 2023

Safeguarding Newsletter - Summer 2023

As we approach our final term of this academic year, we would like to share a few reminders of how to keep your children safe. At last the sun has come out to play and with the change in weather it is important that the children are attending school

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8th June 2023

Parent Communication - 9th June 2023

As stated previously, the summer term is always action packed, as such I’d like to usher you towards our website calendar to keep abreast of the many events happening over the next six weeks.

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9th June 2023

Parent Communication - 30th June 2023

I’ll start by saying we must be having a lot of fun here at Daubeney as the time is flying by! I can’t believe we only have three weeks left of the school year!

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30th June 2023

6MC Hackney School of Food

The children in 6MC are scheduled to visit Hackney School of Food on Wednesday 5th July. The NEU have announced that there will be industrial strike action on this day, however, we still want the children to be able to enjoy this experience.

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29th June 2023

Parent communication - 23rd June 2023

The week started by bidding our residential pupils and staff farewell on Monday morning as they ventured off to Danbury for a week of adventure! A massive thank you must go to the staff who forsake their creature comforts of home (and a week of sleep

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23rd June 2023

July Industrial Action Days

Further to my update letter last week, you may now be aware there are further National Education Union (NEU) industrial action dates planned for Wednesday 5th July and Friday 7th July.

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19th June 2023

Year 2 - Forest School - Autumn 2023

We are very pleased to be able to announce that during Autumn Term, Year 2 will be taking part in Forest School sessions at Daubeney. During Forest School sessions, children are encouraged to work with others to carry out activities...

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18th July 2023

Parent communication - 7th July 2023

What a week it has been! We’ve had/will have school closures due to industrial action (school will be closed tomorrow), an out of the ordinary incident on Tuesday, transition day today and you’re receiving my weekly update letter on a Thursday!

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6th July 2023

Update Letter - 14th June 2023

We’ve had a busy old week! We have had moderation visits for Y6 at Colvestone and Sebright and Y2 at Daubeney by Hackney Education. Our staff teams were magnificently prepared and made us proud. A big well done to the children for producing such qual

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14th June 2023

Parent Communication - 14th July 2023

We now find ourselves with only one week to go before the end of the 2022-2023 academic year! Can you believe it?! As we’ve said before we must be having a lot of fun here because the time absolutely flies by at Daubeney.

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14th July 2023

Mr Logan’s update video - 24th July 2023

...our viewing infotainment....

Parent Communication - 16th June 2023

It’s been another fun filled and action-packed week here at Daubeney! As stated previously, the summer term is always a busy one, so please visit our website calendar to keep abreast of the many events happening over the next five weeks. https://www.

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16th June 2023

Student Council RE Trip Letter

On Thursday June 8th 2023, Year 6 will be going on a trip to the London Buddhist Centre as part of their Religious Education trip. As there are extra spaces on the trip, the Student Council have been invited to join the trip so that they can write ab

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25th May 2023

Letter from the Head of School - 27th January 2023

Today brings us to the conclusion of week 4 of the Spring 1 half-term. Next week as you are all are there will be industrial action on Wednesday 1st February, and as a result school will be closed to children.

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27th January 2023

Parent / Teacher Consultation - 7th and 8th March 2023

Our Parent/Teacher meetings will take place on Tuesday 7th March and Wednesday 8th March 2023. Ten minute appointments are available from 4:00 to 6:00 pm on Tuesday and 2:00 to 5:00 pm on Wednesday.

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20th February 2023

Letter from the Head of School - 10th February 2023

Today brings us to the conclusion of the Spring 1 half-term, and marks the half-way point in the school year.

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10th February 2023

Family Phonics Workshop - 9th February 2023

...find the matching picture. Parents had a wonderful time doing this with their child. Take a look to see what fun we had....

School Development Newsletter - Spring 1 2023

This is our second School Development Newsletter of the academic year. The purpose of this newsletter is to keep you, our parents and wider community, informed of our progress against our School Development Priorities (SDP’s).

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9th February 2023

Letter from the Executive Headteacher - 8th February 2023

Even though it seemed like January had 72427544 days, half term has come around quickly - we are now half way through the academic year! Well done on the hard work by all so far.

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8th February 2023

Coffee Morning - 6th March 2023

Discussing oral hygiene with our school nurse.

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6th February 2023

Hackney Schools Challenge

This year we are excited to say we are taking part in the Hackney Schools’ Challenge (please see FAQs on the reverse of this letter). In short, it is a running challenge that will take place on Saturday 20th May and ties in with the Hackney...

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3rd February 2023

Letter from the Head of School - 3rd February 2023

This week the political landscape may have been a bit a gloomy with so many public sector employees striking. However, in spite of that, we have had another very positive week here.

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3rd February 2023

Dress to Express Fundraiser for Children's Mental Health Week 2023

I am writing to let you know that on 6th -10th Daubeney Primary School will be taking part in Place2Be’s Children’s Mental Health Week and fundraising to support the mental health of children and young people throughout the UK - a cause we...

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2nd February 2023

Governors' Day - 30 January 2023

This week I had the privilege of attending Governors’ Day at Daubeney Primary School. Although I am a Governor, I am a parent first and the experience I had on Tuesday would be one I will always remember.

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2nd February 2023

World Book Day Dressing Up

Dress up as your favourite book character on Friday 3rd March.

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30th January 2023

Industrial Action Update - 24th January 2023

You will be aware from Mr Warren’s earlier letter (see link below) and media coverage that the National Education Union (NEU) have declared strike action, which will take place on Wednesday 1st February 2023.

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24th January 2023

Letter from the Head of School - 24th February 2023

Welcome to the Spring 2 half-term, and the second half of the academic year. In our usual manner we will begin with our Golden Expectation and Word of the Week, which were ‘Listen respectfully and follow instructions’ and ‘Healthy’. As always...

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24th February 2023

Letter from the Head of School - 20th January 2023

This week the weather became decidedly frosty, as did the political landscape with the announcement of industrial action by the National Education Union (NEU).

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20th January 2023

Industrial Action Update - 17th January 2023

You may be aware from the media that the National Education Union (NEU), which represents some teachers and support staff, has announced that its ballot of members in England, has met the thresholds required to commence industrial action for...

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17th January 2023

Letter from the Head of School - 13th January 2023

We now come to the conclusion of our first full school week of 2023. We trust that you and your child(ren) have gotten back into the swing of school routines.

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13th January 2023

Family Phonics Workshop - Spring Term 2023

...ng at digraphs and trigraphs. Parents had a wonderful time playing phonics bingo and reading with their child. Take a look to see what fun we had!...

Letter from the Executive Headteacher - 11th January 2023

A very happy new year to you all. Welcome to 2023! Wow!

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11th January 2023

Letter from the Head of School - 6th January 2023

Firstly and fore mostly, an official Happy New Year to you! I hope you all had a great holiday and had the opportunity to spend time with the ones you love the most.

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6th January 2023

Special Update from the Executive Head Teacher & Chair of Governors

This is a special update letter from both of us as the Executive Head Teacher and Chair of Governors. We cannot believe the Autumn term is nearly over! In fact, we were talking this week and could not believe that both of us have been in post...

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15th December 2022

EYFS Newspaper - Autumn 2 2022

Reception parents joined their children for lunch over three days this half term. The children supported their parents with our lunch time routine. They enjoyed a meal together and there were smiles all round.

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15th December 2022

Letter from the Head of School - 9th December 2022

We now find ourselves at the end of the penultimate week of the Autumn term, which has just absolutely flown by! As we now approach the final week at school before the Christmas holiday, for your convenience please find the key dates for our...

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9th December 2022

Rudolph Run

We are taking part in St Joseph's Hospice Rudolph Run. Week Commencing Monday 5th December 2022.

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2nd December 2022

Letter from the Head of School - 2nd December 2022

Firstly, we’d like to thank everyone who took time out of their very busy schedules to attend this week’s Parents’ evenings on Monday and Tuesday. There is lots of research which shows that one of the best predictors of academic achievement is...

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2nd December 2022

NEU Industrial Action for 2nd March 2023

Further to our last update, there are further National Education Union industrial action dates planned for Thursday 2nd March, Wednesday 15th March and Thursday 16th March.

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22nd February 2023

Industrial Action Update - 2nd March 2023

You will be aware from Mr Warren’s update letter earlier this week, that the National Education Union have declared strike action, the first of which took place last month. Subsequent industrial action is planned for 2nd, 15th and 16th March.

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24th February 2023

Parent Communication - 21st April 2023

Welcome back and welcome to the summer term! We hope you had a great Easter holiday and managed to do the things you love to do, and saw the people you simply love the most in the world.

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21st April 2023

Parent Communication - 19th May 2023

Linked to our well-being, as the temperature increases and we spend more time outside enjoying physical activity we’d like to remind you to ensure that your child(ren)’s medication is up-to-date. This is especially critical for those children who are

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19th May 2023

Hackney Schools Challenge FAQs

Firstly, may we just say thank you for your patience as we know a lot of you have been asking for more details about the Hackney Run. The official briefing took place for all schools on the evening of Tuesday 16th May, so we are happy to be able to s

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19th May 2023

Laburnum Boat Club

I need you! Please help me raise money for Laburnum Boat Club, a small charity youth club in Hackney. To raise money I will be running the Hackney Half Marathon on Sunday 21st May 2023. The Laburnum Boat Club is an amazing local resource supporting y

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19th May 2023

Welcome to Daubeney

Come and join us in the Hop Garden.

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8th September 2023

Parent Communication - 12th May 2023

Today brings both week 4 and our KS2 SATs to a close. Well done to all of our Year 6 pupils, their teachers, and everyone who played a part in the successful administration of the SATs this week.

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12th May 2023

Parent Communication - 5th May 2023

It was certainly a very short week 3! The bank holiday and the industrial action day reducing our normal working week to only three days for the majority of pupils. We now find ourselves looking forward to a long and historical weekend, with the coro

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5th May 2023

Year 6- Final SATs Reminder

This is to remind you that there is a bank holiday scheduled for next week. The SATs will be sat from Tuesday 9th May to Friday 12th May. During that week, the children will start school at 8am from Tuesday to Friday and we will provide every child w

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4th May 2023

Parent Communication - 28th April 2023

We now find ourselves at the conclusion of week 2! It’s going to be a very ‘interesting’ half-term with the bank holidays, coronation and planned strike days. We thank you for your ongoing support and understanding at this time. We would like to conf

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28th April 2023

Stuart Feakins Trust - 25th April 2023

This is a special update letter for something very special! In the Autumn Term, a local charity, The Stuart Feakins Trust, approached me to ask if the Blossom Federation could benefit from a hefty donation from the foundation to support our children

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25th April 2023

Letter from the Head of School - 3rd March 2023

Today finds us concluding week 2 of the Spring 2 half-term. Sadly, the week was disrupted by industrial action yesterday and there are two more planned strikes for this month (15th & 16th March), of which we will communicate with you in due course.

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3rd March 2023

Letter from the Executive Headteacher - 18th April 2023

Happy Summer Term everyone! I do hope you had a good Easter break whatever you had planned. Our staff team returned fresh and relaxed yesterday. We had a very productive INSET day yesterday...

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18th April 2023

Parent Communication - 31st March 2023

Today we bring the term to a close by dressing up as ‘Superheroes’ to celebrate Autism Awareness Week. For those of you who have a vested interest in SEND, please do read the Spring issue of our SENDFriend newsletter.

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31st March 2023

Easter Bonnet Parade - Thurs 30th March 2023

Dear parent and carers, You are invited to come attend Easter Bonnet parade. Children will be creating their own bonnets in class, but we encourage children to make their own bonnets at home to.

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14th March 2023

Letter from the Head of School - 10rd March 2023

Sadly, let us start by informing you that we will be closed for the planned industrial action next week (15th & 16th March). However, upon our return we will be celebrating both St Patrick’s Day and Red Nose Day. We look forward to Daubeney...

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10th March 2023

Spanish Champions Help at Parents' Evening

Spanish Champions working! Earlier on this week, at parents' evening, some members of the team helped parents with their Spanish language, as well as informed them about how we learn at Daubeney. HUGE gracias!

NEU Industrial Action for 15th & 16th March 2023

As you will be well aware by now, there are further National Education Union (NEU) industrial action dates planned for Wednesday 15th March and Thursday 16th March.

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7th March 2023

Red Nose Day - 17th March 2023

This year, to raise money for Comic Relief, we are dressing up in GREEN as it is also... St Patricks Day! All money raised will go to Comic Relief!

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6th March 2023

Parent Communication - 8th September 2023

We trust that you all had a great summer, and no doubt you’re all very happy for the children to be back at school.

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8th September 2023

OPAL Award Ceremony 12th October

Dear Parents and Carers, You are invited to attend our OPAL Award Ceremony 12th October 3.30-4.30pm in the Hop Garden. This will be another great opportunity to stay and play in our school.

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3rd October 2023

Meet our CWIS Coffee Morning - 19th September 2023

We would love for you to join us for a coffee morning to think about what children need as they transition to school and how we can support their emotional wellbeing.

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12th September 2023

Parent communication - 23rd February 2024

Welcome to Spring 2, when we become ‘Intrepid Explorers’ for our geography half-term. The topics and overarching questions that each year group will be studying are outlined below to facilitate home learning discussions, which we strongly encourage.

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23rd February 2024

MTC Letter for Parents for After school Meeting 2024

You are invited to a meeting on Wednesday 20th March 2024 at 3:45pm in the KS1 Hall. As you are aware, your child will be participating in the statutory multiplication timetables check (MTC) which is part of the national curriculum assessments

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15th March 2024

Parent communication - 8th March 2024

Welcome to the conclusion of week 3 of the Spring 2 half-term, and arguably the best day of the academic year – World Book Dress-Up Day! Thank you to all of our families who supported their child(ren) with their World Book Day costumes, the school ha

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8th March 2024

End of Year Seaside Trip Years 3 & 4 - Wednesday 10th July 2024

We are really excited for our years 3 & 4 end of year trip to Frinton-on-Sea. It is a lovely opportunity for the children to experience the seaside and take in the sights and sounds of a typical British coastal town.

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8th March 2024

Quiz Night - 15th March 2024

Gather your teams and join us for our annual Daubeney Quiz Night!

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7th March 2024

Parent communication - 1st March 2024

Today brings week 2 of Spring 2 to a close. As you know we are all now ‘Intrepid Explorers’ for our geography half-term. Our geography topics and overarching questions can be found below, as can our science topics for this half-term. These are provid

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1st March 2024

Easter Bonnet Parade - 27th March 2024

You are invited to come attend Easter Bonnet parade. Children will be creating their own bonnets in class, but we encourage children to make their own bonnets at home to. Wednesday 27th March 2024 children will parade their bonnets around KS1 hall.

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1st March 2024

Parents Day - 5th March 2024

A gentle reminder that Parent/Teacher meetings at Daubeney Primary School for the spring term, will take place on Tuesday 5th March from 3:45 to 6pm and Wednesday 6th March from 2:00 pm to 5:15pm for all classes from nursery to year 6.

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1st March 2024

Vaccine Confidence for Families - March 18th 2024

Childhood vaccination is highly effective in preventing the spread of serious diseases. It has saved millions of lives around the world and reduced childhood deaths from infectious diseases.

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27th February 2024

Parent communication - 26th February 2024

In light of the upcoming requirement for our Relationships, Sex and Health Education (RSHE) Policy to be presented to the Governors for ratification, Ms Terry Corpe, Sebright’s Head of School, will be meeting with parents, pupils, staff and governors

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26th February 2024

Summer Term After School Letter - 23rd February 2024

We are pleased to announce After School Clubs for Summer Term 2024 will be open for bookings via SCO Pay accounts from Monday 4th March 2024 – Friday 12th April 2024 closing @ 12.00pm. The allocation of clubs will be made on a first-come first-served

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23rd February 2024

Weekly Update Letter - 23rd February 2024

Welcome back! I hope you all enjoyed a restful half term. We are all eager for some better weather...wet play is not a fun thing for anyone in Primary education!

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23rd February 2024

Family Phonics Workshop - Autumn 1 & 2

A big thank you to all the parents that attended the family phonics workshop in Autumn term! We focused on phase 2 phonics, looking at pronunciation of sounds and how words can be segmented and blended. We joined in with a range of phonics games and had fun reading CVC words using our phase 2...

Parent communication - 9th February 2024

We find ourselves bringing the Spring 1 half-term to a close today. Everyone must have been having a fantastic ‘teaching and learning time’ as the half-term has absolutely flown by! What was your personal highlight of the half-term? If you need help

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9th February 2024

Mystery Readers Wanted

Parents, older siblings, grandparents, relatives or any other special people. Surprise your child by being a “mystery Reader in our year 3 classrooms!

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8th February 2024

MTC Letter for Parents Spring 2024

Your child will be participating in the statutory multiplication timetables check (MTC) which is part of the national curriculum assessments in June 2024.

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8th February 2024

Duckling Class - Parent Lunch

This week, we invited our parents to come and join us for lunch. We had such a great time! We enjoyed showing off the wonderful lunch we have at Daubeney. We can't wait for the next one!

Tools for the Teenage Years - Parenting Programme

This programme is specifically for parents from African and Caribbean communities whose children may be experiencing emotional wellbeing or behavioural challenges at home or at school.

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5th February 2024

Parent communication - 2nd February 2024

Today brings the penultimate week of the Spring 1 half-term, and another busy and exciting week here at Daubeney to a close.

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2nd February 2024

Catch-up vaccinations for polio and/or measles Monday 4th March 2024

You are receiving this letter because your child's health records show that they have missed important routine childhood immunisations against polio and/or measles. This means your child is vulnerable to serious illness.

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30th January 2024

Parent communication - 15th March 2024

It’s been another fantastic week here at Daubeney for week 4 of Spring 2. This week, to facilitate home learning discussions, we have included our RE topics to prompt your child(ren) should they claim to not recall what they are learning at school!

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15th March 2024

EHT Update Letter - 21st March 2024

We are almost at the Easter Holidays! Time does fly.

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21st March 2024

EHT Update Letter - 22nd January 2024

The holidays seem such a long time ago, yet we are only 47 days into January! I hope the new year has started positively for you.

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26th January 2024

Parent communication - 3rd May 2024

As we look forward to the long bank holiday weekend, today brings week 3 of summer 1 to a close. As you know, this term we will be ‘Time Travelling’ historians. Below you can find what topic each year group is studying and what each year group are st

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3rd May 2024

Parent communication - 7th June 2024

Welcome to the summer 2 half-term (Beautiful or Useful? Art themed half-term) which will bring the academic year to a close on Wednesday 24th July (13:30). It will be an action-packed half-term with our children all transitioning to the next stage of

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7th June 2024

It Takes A Village - 17th July 2024

Theme: Reach for the stars

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7th June 2024

End of Year Beach Trip to Southend-on-Sea Years’ 5 and 6

We are really excited for our years’ 5 & 6 end of year trip to Southend-on-Sea. It is a lovely opportunity for the children to experience the seaside and take in the sights and sounds of a typical British coastal town.

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7th June 2024

Year 1 & 2 - Further detail for Beach Trip

We are excited to share plans for our end of year Beach Trip to Margate Beach for Years 1 & 2. It is a lovely opportunity for the children to experience the seaside and take in the sights and sounds of a typical British coastal town. The trip will ta

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5th June 2024

Parent communication - 24th May 2024

We now find ourselves bringing the summer 1 half-term to a conclusion. It is said that ‘time and tide wait for no man’, and it has certainly felt like that for this academic year. We now find ourselves with only the summer 2 half- term to prepare ou

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24th May 2024

Parent communication - 17th May 2024

Today brings week 5 of summer 1/SATs Week to a close. Well done to all of the Y6 pupils and their teachers for showing great resilience, tenacity, ambition and determination to do well! Hopefully, the SATs process will prepare our pupils well as they

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17th May 2024

OPAL Bean bag chair donations

Dear parents and carers, Please attached poster requesting bean bag chair donations. Do you have bean bag chairs that you are NOT using anymore? Why not DONATE to OPAL! Please find attached OPAL poster asking for donations of old bean bag chairs.

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16th May 2024

Parent communication - 3rd May 2024

As we look forward to the long bank holiday weekend, today brings week 3 of summer 1 to a close. As you know, this term we will be ‘Time Travelling’ historians. Below you can find what topic each year group is studying and what each year group are st

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10th May 2024

Science Exposé

During our science exposé workshop, Daubeney parents came in to share with us their fascinating careers, working in a science related (STEAM) sector. Children from different year groups enjoyed learning about and exploring careers from different fields. In the end, we all learnt that Science is in...

Reception Trip to Cedars Nature Centre - 3rd July 2024

As part of the Reception provision, we will be taking the children to Cedars Nature Centre. The trip will take place on Wednesday 3 rd July 2024. Children will have the opportunity to take part in an animal talk where they will get to see and touch d

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29th April 2024

Parent communication - 26th April 2024

Today brings week 2 of summer 1 to a conclusion. As mentioned last week, this term we will be ‘Time Travelling’ historians. Before sharing the topics that each year group will be studying, we’d like to share our word, expectation and breathing techni

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26th April 2024

Swimming letter Year 4 - 2024

As part of the National Curriculum at Key Stage 2 all children are expected to learn how to swim. For us to meet our statutory duty, your child will swim every day over a two-week period starting from Monday 1st July until Friday 12th July 2024. We w

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19th April 2024

Family Phonics Workshop Spring 2024

Thank you to those parents that attended the Family Phonics Workshop in spring term. Your support is very much appreciated. So far we've covered phase 2, 3 and 4 phonics and have engaged in lots of fun activities to help our pupils with their reading. We can't wait to see you in the Summer...

Parent communication - 19th April 2024

Welcome to the summer term! At present the weather isn’t playing ball, but it will soon be summer officially and we look forward to warmer weather and another action packed and fun filled term which will culminate with our Year 6’s graduating and m

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19th April 2024

EHT Update Letter - 15th April 2024

I hope you had a good Easter break…….it felt like a good long holiday, so I am sure you are eager for things to get back to normal.

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18th April 2024

Parent communication - 28th March 2024

We now find ourselves at the conclusion of the Spring term and looking forward to a well-deserved Easter holiday. For those who might be thinking, ‘What will I do with the kids in the holiday?’ We would like to usher you towards our Easter Holiday Cl

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28th March 2024

Hackney Schools' Challenge 2024

We are really excited to once again be taking part in the Hackney Schools’ Challenge. For those unfamiliar with the event, each year, Hackney welcomes tens of thousands of people from all over the world to take part in one of the UK's most popular ha

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27th March 2024

Year 5 & 6 - End of year beach trip 2024

We are really excited for our years’ 5 & 6 end of year trip to Southend-on-Sea. It is a lovely opportunity for the children to experience the seaside and take in the sights and sounds of a typical British coastal town.

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26th March 2024

Parent Communication - 22nd March 2024

Today brings a close to the penultimate week of Spring 2, and our last full week of school before breaking for the Easter holiday. This week, to facilitate home learning discussions, we are letting you know that all year groups are studying ‘Healthy

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22nd March 2024

Parent communication - 26th January 2024

We now find ourselves at the conclusion of week 3 of Spring 1, and another busy and exciting week here at Daubeney.

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26th January 2024

Coffee Morning - 18th September 2023

Come and hear about what we do!

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12th September 2023

SDP Newsletter Autumn 1 2023

The purpose of this newsletter is to keep you, our parents and wider community, informed of our key foci for the current academic year, our School Development Priorities (SDP’s). We hope that you find this newsletter informative.

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13th October 2023

Odd Sock Day - 13th November 2023

Week commencing 13th November is Anti-Bullying Week. As a whole school we will be exploring this in many ways. One of these is that we must respect the fact we are all different and unique.

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10th November 2023

ITAV Parent Communication - 9th November 2023

We would like to formally invite you to attend our virtual ‘It Takes a Village…’ 2023 event hosted by Daubeney Primary, members of our federation sister school communities

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9th November 2023

Parent Communication - 3rd November 2023

Firstly, I hope you all had a great half-term break. Based on how children returned to school on Tuesday adorned in their Halloween costumes/fancy dress outfits it felt as if everyone had a great break and was super eager to return to school. As alwa

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3rd November 2023

Festival of Lights - 10th November 2023

Come and join us in the Hop Garden to celebrate!

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1st November 2023

Parent/Teacher Consultation

Our Parent/Teacher meetings at Daubeney Primary School will take place on Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th November 2023 for all classes from reception to year 6. The meeting for parents of pupils attending our nursery will be on Monday 27th and Wednesda

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31st October 2023

Parent Communication - 20th October 2023

Today brings us to the conclusion of a very eventful and successful Autumn 1 half-term. I often say it’s been another busy week of T&L here at Daubeney, but this week it has felt super busy, and you all know why!

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20th October 2023

Letter to Parents - Inspection of Daubeney Primary School by Ofsted

We have just told your child's school that we will inspect it on 18 October 2023. The lead inspector will be Polly Haste, HMI. We are writing to you because we would like to know what you think about the school.

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17th October 2023

Parent Communication - 13th October 2023

Today brings the penultimate week of the half-term to a close, and it has been another great week of T&L here at Daubeney in what is our Intrepid Explorer, geography themed half-term.

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13th October 2023

Parent Communication - 10th November 2023

Would you be surprised if I told you it has been another busy week at Daubeney?! Well it has been!

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10th November 2023

Book Fairs

13th, 14th & 15th November 2023

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10th October 2023

Parent Communication - 6th October 2023

I’d like to start this week’s letter by saying well done to our sister school Colvestone, who received their Ofsted call on Tuesday and had their inspection conducted on Wednesday and Thursday this week.

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6th October 2023

Family Phonics Workshop - Session 3

Thank you to all the parents and carers that attended our third family phonics session today. We focus on oral segmenting and blending and the children had a great time feeding 'Metal Mike' all the words. We revisited all of our phase 2 sounds and then practised reading CVC words by segmenting and...

Parent Communication - 29th September 2023

Four weeks of the autumn 1 half-term have now been spent and we look forward to the enjoying the remaining three weeks before breaking for the autumn half-term holiday.

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29th September 2023

Parent Communication - 22nd September 2023

The new routines and class names have now all bedded in, and we have now had the majority of the ‘new school year’ meetings. There are many meetings in the Autumn 1 half-term as it is part of our ethos to work with parents as partners.

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22nd September 2023

Hackney Empire ticket letter - 22.9.2023

This year the Blossom Federation is going all out for our Black History Month event, we will be presenting ‘Windrush 75 in the Hall of Fame’ at the historic and world-renowned Hackney Empire.

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22nd September 2023

EHT Update Letter - 19th September 2023

We have had a very positive start to the term and things are already in full swing across the Federation. We have been really pleased by parental support at our Meet the Teacher events. Thank you for engaging with these. It has been lovely catching u

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21st September 2023

Parent Communication - 15th September 2023

Today brings us to the conclusion of our first full week of the academic year. Our Reception children today completed their first full day of school and the parents that I’ve seen all appear to be very happy taking home happy tired children at collec

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15th September 2023

EHT Update Letter - 9th November 2023

I think it is safe to say Autumn 1 was hugely unpredictable and not our normal start to the year.

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10th November 2023

Wellbeing and Mental Health in Schools

At Daubeney Primary School we are committed to improving support for our students' emotional and mental wellbeing, and therefore are excited to be working with the Wellbeing and Mental Health in Schools (WAMHS) initiative.

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14th November 2023

End of term letter to parents' - December 2023

As we head towards the end of the term, I wanted to take this opportunity to wish you a good winter break.

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13th December 2023

NSPCC Parent Letter

The NSPCC need our support more than ever. By raising money, we can help to fund their vital services such as Childline – the helpline that’s always there for children and young people whatever their problem or concern.

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19th January 2024

Parent communication - 12th January 2024

An official happy New Year to you if I have not spoken to you in person this year! I trust that you all enjoyed the festive break away from school, and were very happy to return to school/work routines on Monday.

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12th January 2024

Parent Communications - January 2024

We are delighted to be supporting the NSPCC by taking part in Number Day on Friday 2 February 2024.

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10th January 2024

Year 6 - Natural History Museum Trip

As part of the Year 6 provision, we will be taking the children to The Natural History Museum. The trip will take place on Tuesday 30th January 2024. Children will have the opportunity to investigate and learn about Evolution through Natural Selectio

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9th January 2024

Parent communication - 21st December 2023

Today brings our Autumn term to a close. What an eventful and successful term it has been. What has been your personal highlight of the term, was it our successful Ofsted inspection?

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21st December 2023

Letter from the Executive Headteacher - 20th December 2023

The Autumn Term has raced by……we have been pretty busy with inspections, epic theatre productions and end of term festivities. It’s never quiet at the Blossom Federation and we love it! Overleaf is an update letter from Will Emms, our Chair of Govern

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19th December 2023

Parent Communication - 15th December 2023

I’d like to start this week’s letter by saying a massive thank you to all of our Daubeney Village who contributed to making last week’s Winter Fair, a resounding success and arguably our best Winter Fair ever.

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15th December 2023

OPAL Donations

Dear parents and carers, We are asking parents and carers to donate old toys, pots and pans for our playground.

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12th December 2023

Daubeney Scarlet Fever General Letter - December 2023

We have been notified there has been a case of Scarlet Fever within the school. This letter is to alert you to the symptoms and information.

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8th December 2023

Parent Communication - 8th December 2023

Today brings us to the close of another action-packed week here at Daubeney, as usual And to our annual Winter Fair after school today– I hope to see you all there (3:30 -5:30)!

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8th December 2023

Parent Communication - 1st December 2023

Can you believe that it is now December?! There was even a brief sprinkling of snow today!

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1st December 2023

Parent Communication - 24th November 2023

It’s been another fantastic week here at Daubeney, albeit with dark mornings and dusk descending early in the evening – but we can manufacture sunshine here at Daubeney to keep us is in good spirits!

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24th November 2023

Flu Vaccination - 22/11/2023

Children and young people attending a City or Hackney school will automatically be contacted through their schools with a link to consent when they are due for vaccinations for in-school offer.

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22nd November 2023

School Development Newsletter - Summer 2 2023

This is our third, and final, School Development Newsletter of the academic year. The purpose of this newsletter is to keep you, our parents and wider community, informed of our progress against our School Development Priorities (SDP’s). We hope that

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17th November 2023

School Development Newsletter - Autumn 2 2023

The purpose of this newsletter is to keep you, our parents and wider community, informed of our key foci for the current academic year, our School Development Priorities (SDP’s).

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17th November 2023

Parent communication - 17th November 2023

It’s been another fantastic week here at Daubeney where the focus has been on ‘Anti- Bullying Week’ – culminating today with ‘Odd Sock Day’.

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17th November 2023

Spring Term After School clubs 23-24.

We are pleased to announce After School Clubs for Spring Term 2024 will be open for bookings via SCO Pay accounts from Monday 27th November 2023 – Monday 11th December 2023 closing @ 12.00pm. The allocation of clubs will be made on a first-come first

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17th November 2023

Christmas at Daubeney - Dates for your Dairy

Season’s Greetings to you all

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28th November 2022

Halloween Dress Up Day - 1st November 2022

We invite you to donate a suggested £2 entry to raise money for the school.

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21st October 2022

Christmas Jumper Day - 9th December 2022

This year, we are going to try and be a bit more sustainable! We can do this by wearing or customising an old jumper!

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24th November 2022

Reception - Parents' Lunch

Reception parents had an amazing opportunity to share lunch with their child this week. Take a look at parents in Red Class enjoying their lunch

School Choir Perform for Nursery

Our parent led school choir performed for a captivated nursery audience on Wednesday 5th of July. We had a sing off in which nursery children and our choir sang for each other. 4G were in the audience too and they treated us to a cool rendition of Kye Kye Kule. Massive applause and kudos goes to...

Red Class - Paradise Wildlife Park

Red Class had an amazing time at Paradise Wildlife Park. We saw lots of animals including cheetahs, lions, zebras, snakes, owls, parrots and lemurs. We also walked around the dinosaur trail. WOW! the dinosaurs were huge and they even roared at us. Take a look at the photographs below to see what...

Red Class - Fire Station Visit

As part of Inspire Work Week Red Class went to the Fire Station. Take a look to see what a brilliant time we had! A big thank you to all the parents that volunteered on the day

Reception's Stay and Learn

Big thank you, to all the parents who attended our stay and learn sessions during Autumn Term. If you would like to volunteer to take part in Daily supported Reading in Reception. Please speak to the class teacher or Miss Bibi

Reception Trip to St Barnabas Church

Reception had an amazing time visiting St Barnabas Church. The children listened carefully to the Christmas story about the birth of baby Jesus. The children even took part in acting out the story. We also looked at some story props and pointed out some very important people in the story like, baby...

Reception - Yellow Class Work Week 2019

During work we had lots of visits. The police came in to tell us about their important job. We also had some of our very own Yellow Class parents come and visit. Pearl's mum who is a Foley artist (makes sounds for films and tv programmes), Freddie's mum who is a doctor at Homerton hospital...

Reception - Yellow Class Parents Come to Lunch

Lots of the Yellow Class parents came to have lunch with their children. All the parents really enjoyed their lunch

Reception - Yellow Class Easter Parade

We had a great time at the Easter Parade. The children hats were amazing. Thank you to all the parents who work with their children to make this such a fun event

Reception - Work Week 2019: Red Class Learn About Their Parents Professions

Red Class had a lovely time during Inspire Work Week. We had parents come in to talk about their professions. We learnt so much from them. We had an actor, a costume designer, an events planner and Adam's mum from the children's air ambulance charity. Many thanks to the parents that...

Reception - Red Class Parents' Lunch

Reception parents had an amazing opportunity to share lunch with their child last week. It was so lovely to see lots of happy faces and empty plates. Take a look at parents in Red Class enjoying their lunch

Reception - Make Your Own Sock Puppet Workshop

...onderful puppets. Have a look.......n Alien Sock Puppet together. Parents learnt about what we will be doing in Reception this year to h...

Reception - LaunchPad for Language Sock Puppet Workshop

Thank you for attending our LaunchPad for Language, sock puppet Workshop 28th November 2017 Some comments from our parents: Thank you so much for the workshop, I really enjoyed it. If you have more workshops that would be great. So much fun! Thanks. Thanks for a brilliant Alan the Alien puppet...

Reception - Launchpad for Language Parent Workshop

... take home a free sock puppet....

Reception - Launchpad for Language Parent Workshop

...on Tuesday 17th January 2017. Parents had fun with their child/ren making fantastic story props. They found out how they can help their child/ren with storytelling and took home story prompts!...

Reception - Homerton Fire Station

We went to Homerton Fire Station and had such a good time. We all had a turn on the fire hose and got inside the Fire Engine. We watched the Fire Fighters slide down the pole. Thank you to all the parents who accompanied us on the trip. Yellow Class at Homerton Fire Station. Jaziah is having a go...

Reception - Blue Class: Work Week 2019

Blue Class have thoroughly enjoyed learning all about different jobs this week as part of work week. We were very lucky to have lots of wonderful parents who volunteered their time to come and talk to us about their jobs. We had TV producers who showed us adverts they had created, a daddy who...

Reception - Red Class Visit Homerton Library

Red class had an amazing time visiting the Library. We enjoyed walking to the library. It was great fun walking through all those colourful autumn leaves and we even spotted some pumpkins on the way. When we finally got there, the children sat beautifully listening to a story about a cow that laid...

The One Show - Parents' Evening

Teachers, parents and children from Daubeney appeared on The One Show on Wednesday 20th December 2017. They featured in a film discussing their experiences of parents' evening

Year 6 Meet Holocaust Survivor Eve Kugler

Year 6 had the privilege of speaking to a holocaust survivor, Eve Kugler, this week. Eve explained all about her family history and how she was separated from her parents who were interned in a concentration camp while she was forced to flee to an orphanage in America. The children were fascinated...

Year 6 - Into University

6F spent a week at Into University doing a variety of activities focused on our topic World War 2, including a visit to Churchill War Rooms and HMS Belfast. On the Friday we visited Goldsmiths University. We had a tour of the campus, learnt about university life, all the different courses you can...

Year 5/6 Residential - Oxford

29th June Thank you parents for all your lovely messages; we've had a great time sharing these, especially the nicknames! The children are doing absolutely great. However, after a gruelling day today, they are very tired. We've decided to have an early night after a much-needed hot...

Year 5 Residential 2018 - Day 5

Good afternoon everyone. This is the last update so I’ll keep it short. It’s been an absolutely amazing week. In the words of Senior Aribas, “Muy Bien, fenomenal!” The children have been brilliant and have pushed themselves to the absolute limit. It’s only been a week...

1D's Assembly - 11th May 2017

1D had an amazing sharing assembly today! Everyone was absolutely wonderful and thank you to all the parents and carers that come to watch!

Year 5 Residential 2017 - Day 2

Another riveting day at our residential adventure! What better way to start the day than with cereal, beans, hash browns, scrambled egg and toast? A hearty breakfast, after an interesting first night and a 6am morning workout and yoga, to prepare for another fun packed day of activities including...

Newsletter - 2nd October 2015

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2nd October 2015

Newsletter - 18th September 2015

...RUJXN Dear Parents and Carers, Welcome back! We have had lots of positive comments about the changes to our school over the holidays, we are glad you appreciate them. We are now starting to plan the changes of the playground and lots of conversations take p...

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18th September 2015

Newsletter - 17th July 2015

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17th July 2015

Newsletter - 26th June 2015

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26th June 2015

Newsletter - 12th June 2015

...ding of our solar system.......sery for an around the world feast. Parents brought in delicious delicacies from their countries, wh...

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12th June 2015

Year 5 Residential 2017 - Day 3

It's been another fantastic day on the residential! We started the day with cereal, juice and a huge selection of pastries! We read out all the parents, families and friends comments whilst the children ate. The comments really helped the children get motivated for another fun filled day of...

Year 5 Planting Trees on Mabley Green

Year 5 children were excited and thrilled to have been invited to Mabley Green to plant 12 trees as part of our ECO project and also be a part of helping our local community become green. The children in pairs were each given a tree to plant and were taught skills like how to dig, levelling the...

Newsletter - 13th November 2015

...WK1RYHPEHU FKLOGUHQLQ......Thank you to all who attended Parents Evening; our feedback from both Parents and teachers RMV YHU\ ...... Returning: Monday 22nd February Parents Day: Monday 14th March (11am³7pm) Easter Holiday: Last ...

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13th November 2015

Nursery Celebrate Chinese New Year

Nursery had a fantastic time celebrating Chinese New Year. We had a party and created monkey hats to celebrate the year of the 'Monkey'. Nursery also enjoyed listening to some Chinese music and stories. A big thank you to all our parents who brought in some delicious Chinese dishes!

April Book Fair

We had another very successful Book Fair at Daubeney! There was a fantastic selection of books and they were all half price! If you missed it, you missed out! The children bought lots of books to read at home and enjoy with their families. Well done to Queenie in 6F who helped to run the Book Fair...

Concert at the Hackney Music Service Festival

On Monday 3rd July our school band performed at the Hackney Music Service Festival. We performed in front of ten other schools and an audience of over 100 parents. Thank you to all the parents who made it to this event to bare witness to how great our band sounded. This is the last big hurrah for...

Parents' Day 2017

... Parents' Day Programme......n early booking is desirable. Parents need to arrange an appointment with the class teacher from the......kshops throughout the day. Parents' Day Poster Parents' Day Programme...

KS1 Parent Maths Workshop - 29th September 2017

A huge thank you to all parents and carers who attended our Parent Maths Workshop. We hope that you benefitted from finding out more about how maths is taught at Daubeney and that you feel better equipped to support your child at home. As always, should you have any further questions please...

Literacy Parent Workshop - January 2019

The parents and children thoroughly enjoyed our January workshop which was led by Phil McDermott, the amazing story teller. They were enthralled listening to Phil tell an entertaining story then they had the opportunity to work in pairs to create their own stories. The parents learnt about the...

Nursery Visit to St Barnabas Church

...getting dressed to take part. Parents came along to support us....thank you!...

Nursery visit to Old MacDonald's Farm

Nursery had a wonderful time visiting Old MacDonald's Farm. We looked at lots of farm animals and even stroked the rabbits, guinea pigs and a European eagle owl. The children enjoyed going on the rides and having lunch with their class. A big thank to all parents who volunteered to help out!

Nursery Sports Day 2017

Nursery's sports day revealed that we have many budding athletes in Daubeney! The children hopped higher than kangaroos in their sacks, balanced like aeroplanes in the sky in the egg and spoon race and ran (almost) as fast as cheetahs! The parents didn't do too badly either, as you can see...

Nursery Easter Bonnet Parade

Nursery had a wonderful time parading around the nursery playground. The children made some wonderful hats and sang songs to their parents. Take a look below to see some creative hats!

Nursery Christmas Performance 2015

As part of their Christmas performance the children in Nursery sang songs to their parents

Nursery - Teddy Bears Picnic

Nursery had a wonderful time having a teddy bears picnic at the park. We sang some songs and spoke about our favourite teddies. The children enjoyed introducing their teddies and eating their snack. Lexie said "My teddy likes eating apples". Sulemane said "My teddy is called...

BBC Radio London - Parents Helping With Homework Discussion

Our Head of School, Mr Logan joined Vanessa Feltz on BBC Radio London on 9th March 2018 for a chat about how parents can best help their children with homework

KS1 Science Parents' Workshop

Today (4th October 2018) we had a fantastic parent workshop talking all about how we can do more science at home! The children got hands on with some every day objects such as fairy liquid, milk and eggs but found that these every day objects can be turned into scientific extravaganzas with the...

Nursery - Pyjama Day

The children (and parents!) in nursery showed off their fabulous night-time attire in aid of Great Ormond St Hospital on Friday. Elijah excitedly said, "I can't believe we're not going to bed now!" The excitement lasted throughout the day, so it was lucky we had an activity that...

Nursery - Autumn Treasures Bag

...lling a Autumn treasures bag. Parents and children will be collecting Autumn treasures together, during the half term holiday....

November Parent Workshop

We had another fantastic turn out for our second literacy parent workshop of the Autumn term. KS1 parents had the opportunity to learn some fun ways to support their children with writing at home. We had a go at using visual image to inspire children’s imagination and creativity. The parents...

Maths Times Table Challenge

...n, commitment and enthusiasm. Parents are urged to encourage their children to practice their times table facts and related division facts....

Maths Parent Workshop - Autumn 2 2018

The parents learnt about progression in KS1 from reception to year two. We discussed what mastery means and what they can do to help their children develop mastery in their learning. The Junior Maths Team helped in setting up and the delivery of the workshop. They organized free resources which...

Maths Junior Team Coding Club

At Daubeney the Maths Junior Team have been having a fantastic time engaging in a Coding Club. This is held every Friday morning and facilitated by two of our very enthusiastic parents. The pupils are fully engaged during these sessions and looking forward to creating their own amazing projects...

Maths Family Workshop KS1

Today Wednesday 26th Daubeney held its first (Autumn 1) Maths Family KS1 workshop.The attendance was amazing and the parents and children took part in some fantastic team sharing and confidence building with a focus on making maths alive outside of school. Where can we find/ use maths at home or in...

Mapping Out a Walking Zone

The Eco team and Junior Road Safety Team went on a trip around our local area to map out a walking zone that children and parents can use to commute to and from school. The children were very excited to be creating this map and be part of such an important project for our school. The routes we...

Literacy September Parent Workshop

We had a great turn out for our first literacy parent workshop of the term. KS1 parents had the opportunity to learn some fun ways to support their children with reading at home. Their children also attended and it was great to see parents and children enjoying reading together by discussing the...

Literacy Parent Workshop - March 2019

Miss Fergus invited some Year 1 and 2 parents to come to a workshop with their children to learn some fun ways to practice spelling at home. The Junior Literacy team were also there to support and the team played spelling and word games with the Year 1 and 2 children. The Junior Literacy Team even...

BBC Big Breakfast - 48 Hours Before the Election

Daubeney is, once again very proud, to be working with BBC Breakfast and Radio 5 Live on the exciting feature - 48 Hours Before the Election. Mr Logan, Mr Dharma and Mr Ainsworth were proud to be representing the education sector during the programmes. We encourage all parents to ensure they watch...

Black History Month 2018

Daubeney celebrated Black History month with a fantastic event. We had singing, dancing and lots of other things that kept us thoroughly entertained throughout the evening. Thank you to all the parents, carers, friends and family that attended and a big thank you to Miss Gustave for organising such...

Year 5 - The BIG Draw

Today (13th March 2019) the Year 5 pupils were excited to start and complete their Big Draw project. We looked at an artist, Andy Warhol, and studied his printing designs. The children chose the theme of food and fruits to use as their stimulus and along with their creative skills painted some...

Year 1 - Sports Day 2018

Year 1 had a great time at sports day this week! They participated in lots of different activities. Thanks to all of the parents for coming!

Year 5 - Professional Authors

The children in Year 5 were totally focused today when they began to publish the very first story in Year 5. This term, the children have been reading a story and used the ideas from the story to create their own narrative with an interesting ending. All published work will be available on parents...

Talking About Emotions Workshop

...out Emotions’ Workshop. Parents had the opportunity to hear from our CAMHs worker and family support who discussed the importance of mental health and how they can support their children. The children were invited to participate in activities with their Parents. The Parents and children discus...

Year 5 - Poets

The Year 5 children had an amazing week of poetry. They developed their skills in writing different types of poetry and ended the week with an amazing poems called, My Gift To You... which they presented to their families. I hope all the mums, dads, brothers, sisters and grandparents enjoyed the...

Year 5 - 5M Word Tree

5M are excited to have their word tree on display in the classroom. Every week we choose two new words based on our topic. We explore the word, learn its meaning, apply it in a sentence then try to use the word in our daily learning. What other words from our topic can you list at home with your...

Year 4 - 4K Sharing Assembly: Living Things and their Habitats

4K proudly performed their class assembly to parents and the whole school. Their class assembly was based on the science topic of Living Things and their Habitats. Well done to all the pupils who worked hard and performed with confidence! What a team!

Year 3 Literacy - Gregory Cool

We have been focusing on the text Gregory Cool. The book is about a young boy who travels to the Caribbean island of Tobago, to spend the summer with his grandparents. Upon his arrival he realizes, the lifestyle in Tobago is much different from the lifestyle in London. We are using this book to...

Year 3 - Work Week

This week, year 3 are learning all about how money is dealt with in the adult world. Today (27th March 2019) we brought Hackney's Mare Street into our classroom! The High street included a Cinema, Post Office, Bank and a Supermarket! Pupils all got their own wallet which included some money,...

Year 3 - Parents Visit Children at School

Year 3 were very lucky to have a parent come into school this morning, and share her knowledge about the rainforest and climate change. Jenny showed the children a slide show showing them what's happening to the worlds rainforests. The children were very happy to share their knowledge and learn...

Year 2 - Hackney Music Service Festival

We took our best singers from Year 2 to perform at the Round Chapel for the Hackney Music Service Festival. We had a fantastic time and we got to sing the songs we love so well with 15 other schools and a live band. We sang songs such as "I feel good", "Fatou Yo" and "La...

Year 2 - 2C Class Assembly - 15th November 2018

Today we did our first class assembly of the year! We talked about writing instructions in literacy, maps in geography and the environment in geography! Thank you to all the parents and carers who came to watch us perform! We hope you enjoyed it!

Woodwind Concert

Our annual Woodwind Concert showcased some of the rising stars of Daubeney and the mature saxophone skills of Callaghan. Our ears were treated to the sweet mellow sounds of the flute, saxophone and clarinet. These children are the ones who stuck with their instrument all year with help from their...

Blue Class - Language Walk

Blue Class children and parents went on a language walk to the Hackney Marshes, walked by the canal. Miss Poppy our speech therapist provided top tips to develop listening skills, and how to help your children to learn new words

Year 5 - Money, money, money!

The Year 5 children enjoyed their practical maths lesson today, where they used coins and notes to make various amounts. The children added different amounts, found the change and also used different coins to make different amounts. Children should encourage parents to allow them with their next...

ParentMail

As part of our ongoing effort to link school and home we have decided to introduce ParentMail , a quick and easy way to communicate with parents through online letters, a texting service and allowing parents to pay for dinner money, trips and other events online! We appreciate many people now pay...

Easter Bonnet Parade 2019

We had an eggcellent parade today! Some of our hats were eggciting and eggstravagent and the judges found it difficult to choose just two winners from each year group. Thank you to everyone who took part and all the parents and carers who were able to attend!

Easter Bonnet Parade 2017 - Year 5 and 6

Well done to Year 5 and 6 who made some amazing Easter Bonnets. Take a look as they show them off to their parents and carers at our Easter Bonnet Parade

Easter Bonnet Parade 2017 - Year 1 and 2

Year 1 and 2 rose to the challenge of creating amazing Easter Bonnets. Take a look as they show them off to their parents and carers at our Easter Bonnet Parade

Daubeney on BBC Breakfast - Terrific Scientific Launch

Daubeney is very proud to be working with the BBC on this very exciting opportunity to develop scientists of the future with a cutting edge programme such as Terrific Scientific . We encourage all parents to ensure they watch the programme with their children and enjoy the potential and...

KS1 - SATs Advice Parental Meeting

Today we held a meeting for the parents and pupils in year two sharing information concerning the KS1 tests which will begin on May 1st. This presentation gives you an idea of some of the information discussed. Teacher assessment exemplification : end of key stage 1 - English writing Working at the...

Christmas Number 1

Tell your Ma, tell your Pa, tell the whole wide world….we at Daubeney are proud to make an attempt at a Christmas number 1 single. The epic tale began last Christmas when two young girls, Iris Roberts and Mia Kaur came forward with their own stellar composition for our Christmas carol...

Christmas Grotto 2018

Our Christmas Grotto at Daubeney was a huge success. The children and their parents lined up patiently to get their chance to chat with Santa about their Christmas secrets. Each one walked away with a fabulous gift as well, spreading the Christmas cheer!

Newsletter - 23rd October 2015

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27th November 2015

Letter from the Executive Headteacher - 23rd November 2022

With four weeks to go until the end of term... there is a lot going on! The school websites feature calendar dates for all that is coming up - concerts, fairs, grottos, performances, theatre trips, lunches and much more. This is such a wonderful...

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23rd November 2022

Letter from the Head of School - 15th July 2022

This week we will begin by informing you about the adjustments to our Sports Day timings for next week. Due to the high temperatures forecast for next week, we will be adjusting the times of our sports days to avoid the peak temperatures between...

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15th July 2022

Letter from the Head of School - 9th September 2022

Under normal circumstances, our first letter of the year is always upbeat and celebratory, on this occasion I find myself acknowledging in writing that Queen Elizabeth II has passed and the country now enters a period of national mourning.

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9th September 2022

APEX Family Support Service

Do you need help with school admission forms? We can help you with applying for free school meals.

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8th September 2022

Letter from the Executive Headteacher - 8th September 2022

I hope you had a restful and enjoyable Summer holiday. It has been lovely welcoming children and families back to the start of the new year. There is a real sense of optimism and excitement at Daubeney and the term has started at pace.

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8th September 2022

PCTA - Welcome to Daubeney - 16th September 2022

Come for an after school play in our hop garden to meet other parents and find out about our PCTA.

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8th September 2022

Return to School - September 2022

We hope you had a wonderful Summer break and are ready for another fantastic year at Daubeney and the Blossom Federation. We have lots planned for the term and a wealth of information to share with you. As you know, we are now in partnership...

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31st August 2022

Letter from the Head of School - 22nd July 2022

Let us start the final letter of the year by informing you that pupils return to school on Monday 5th September. Now we can reflect on the week, the half-term and the entire academic year!

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22nd July 2022

School Development Newsletter - 22nd July 2022

Dear Parents & Carers, Please read our final School Development Newsletter of the year to see the progress we have made against our targets.

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22nd July 2022

EYFS Newspaper - Summer 2 2022

Reception parents joined their children for lunch over three days this half term. They enjoyed a meal together and there were smiles all round.

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20th July 2022

Letter from the Executive Headteacher - 20th July 2022

It is hard to believe a whole academic year has passed, but here we are again at the end of the Summer Term. Over the past few weeks, we have been reflecting back on the last 12 months and evaluating our progress on the school’s development plans...

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20th July 2022

Music - Summer Term 2022

It was a great year of skateboards, ukuleles, djembes, recorders with lots more in between. We enjoyed and celebrated our interschool concert with guest bands from Ickburgh, a local special needs school and also a band from Rushmore. Alongside this we often had our outdoor jam on a Friday lunchtime...

Woodwind and Violin Clubs for 2022/23

We would like to make you aware that we are accepting new students for our Woodwind and Violin clubs. We aim to have 16 children in each club. Classes are typically 30 minutes long and there is usually no more than 6 children in a group.

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15th July 2022

Free NSPCC Parent Workshop - 26th September 2022 4.30pm - 5.30pm

Come and join us for a free workshop all about online safety, parental controls, social media and online bullying. Microsoft Teams Meeting ID: 379 258 258 738 Passcode: 9r9ztS

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13th September 2022

Letter from the Head of School - 8th July 2022

We’ll start this week’s letter with, our ‘Word of the Week’ and ‘Golden Expectation of the Week’ which were ‘Transition’ & ‘Listen respectfully and follow instructions’. I suspect that you’ve certainly discussed your child(ren)’s transition to a new.

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8th July 2022

Year 6 SATs Results and Staffing Update

Yesterday, the Y6 SATS results were released - the first time in two years - so much excitement up and down the land. You may know that the Government and the Department for Education has taken the decision not to publish key stage 2 performance tabl

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6th July 2022

Summer Holiday Voucher Scheme for Pupils Eligible for Free School Meals (FSM)

Following the government announcement of the Covid Local Support Scheme (previously known as Covid Winter Grant Scheme) in November 2020, Hackney Council has partnered with Edenred to provide support with food through meal vouchers during the...

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5th July 2022

Nurture Group - Cooking with Parents

Our parents came in to school to cook with us! We made fruit kebabs and chocolate Rice Krispies. "I really liked doing this activity with mummy" "I was happy that daddy came to nurture to make fruit kebabs with me" "Daddy and I really enjoyed the eating part"

Letter from the Head of School - 1st July 2022

Welcome to the month of July and the countdown to the summer break. As the year comes to a close no doubt you are super keen to find out which teacher your child(ren) will have next year, transition letters will be sent to you on Monday 4th July...

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1st July 2022

'It Takes a Village...' 2022 - Belonging & Playing for Change

We would like to formally invite you to attend our celebratory and networking ‘It Takes a Village…’ 2022 event at Daubeney Primary alongside our Blossom Federation sister schools, Sebright and Lauriston Primaries. Hopefully you will have seen...

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29th June 2022

School Council Charity Committee - Book Donations

Used Book Sale - Friday 8th July

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28th June 2022

Letter from the Head of School - 24th June 2022

We will start this week’s letter by informing you of our ‘Word of the Week’ and ‘Golden Expectation of the Week’ which were ‘Growth’ & ‘Always be in control of your own behaviour’.

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24th June 2022

Important Information - Federation Partnership With Colvestone Primary School

We have an unexpected, but exciting update for you about the development of the Blossom Federation. Hackney Education has asked us to support another Hackney School from September, and I am pleased to say we have accepted this offer.

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23rd June 2022

Letter from the Head of School - 17th June 2022

We will start this week’s letter by informing you of our ‘Word of the Week’ and ‘Golden Expectation of the Week’ which were ‘Maturity’ & ‘Stay safe and care for people and property’.

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17th June 2022

World Afro Day - 15th September 2022

Love your hair! Empower young people! Celebrate Differences! Be Proud of who you are!

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12th September 2022

Letter from the Head of School - 16th September 2022

This week, when the nation has been in mourning, has been a positive and busy one here at Daubeney. We hope that you found the ‘Meet the Teacher’ sessions useful and informative. Thank you to those who took time out of their busy schedules to...

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16th September 2022

Parents Consultation Survey 2022

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World Mental Health Day 2022

It was World Mental Health Day on Monday 10th October. To celebrate mental health at Daubeney parents were invited to a “Child Anxiety” parent workshop. Children in KS1 and KS1 attended assembly around Mental health day. The children learnt about how children are supported with their...

The Nest - Parent Workshop

We invited our parents in to make Christmas decorations with us

Letter from the Head of School - 18th November 2022

We’ll start this week’s letter with our Golden Expectation and Word of the Week which were ‘Be kind helpful and gentle’ and ‘One kind word’. Thank you to everyone who sent their child(ren) to school today with odd socks as part of our...

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18th November 2022

Letter from the Head of School - 11th November 2022

So let’s start off this week’s letter by celebrating our Y6 Girls’ Football team who on Wednesday won the Young Hackney Girls’ Football tournament. They played a series of ten games, won nine and drew one – well done girls, Mr Simeon, Mr Jackson...

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11th November 2022

Family Phonics Workshop

A big thank you to parents who attended our first family phonics workshop this half term. It was so lovely to see parents engaging in various phonics activities. We went through all of phase 2 sounds and had an excellent time playing table tennis phonics and snap! We look forward to seeing you...

Odd Sock Day - 18th November 2022

To celebrate we are all different and unique, we are having an Odd Socks Day and inviting children to come to school in odd socks on 18/11/2022.

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10th November 2022

The Family Coach Coffee Morning - 17th November 2022

Come find out about the support The Family Coach can offer you in our Coffee morning on Thursday 17th November 2022, 9-10am here at Daubeney Primary School.

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10th November 2022

Letter from the Executive Headteacher - 9th November 2022

This is a lovely time of the year in schools. Coats and jumpers and wellies and scarves etc. It is great to see our children making use of the outdoors, and I am curious to see how the OPAL content in our playgrounds changes with the seasons.

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9th November 2022

Therapy Dog

Research has shown many benefits to therapy and reading dogs in school settings. Daubeney School has introduced the access to a dog promoting emotional well-being, curiosity and engagement as an additional provision for pupils with high additional needs at school. Although there is a risk in...

Letter from the Head of School - 4th November 2022

Welcome to the Autumn 2 half-term. I hope you all had a great half-term break. Upon our return on Tuesday, the children were over the moon to be back at school in their Halloween costumes and playing with their friends.

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4th November 2022

It Takes a Village - Belonging and Well-being

9th November 2022. 5:00pm - 7:00pm. ‘It Takes a Village…’ is a project running at Daubeney Primary (E5). The name is from the ancient African saying, ‘It takes a village to raise a child’.

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3rd November 2022

Letter from the Head of School - 21st October 2022

What an eventful half-term it has been - the passing of Queen Elizabeth 11 and the resignation of two PMs - interesting times indeed!

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21st October 2022

Letter from the Executive Headteacher - 21st September 2022

We are almost through our first month of the academic year and the holidays now seem a distant memory. The events of the Queen’s Funeral was a once in a lifetime experience to see and we have all been reflecting on this in our settings.

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21st September 2022

Nursery - First Week of School

Welcome to Our Nursery! A warm welcome to all our new parents, children and carers at Daubeney Nursery. So far, the children have been exploring the nursery and gradually settling in. Take a look at the photographs below to see how the children have enjoyed their first week in Nursery

PCTA Festival of Lights - 3rd November 2022

Come celebrate Diwali with us in the Hop Garden. Bring a dish to share with the school community.

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20th October 2022

Letter from the Executive Headteacher - 19th October 2022

Autumn 1 is nearly behind us and half term approaches. How did that happen?! It has been a full on start to the academic year. There has been lots to celebrate and a few challenges along the way but all part of the fun.

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19th October 2022

Letter from the Head of School - 14th October 2022

We must be having lots of fun here at Daubeney as today brings our penultimate week of the half-term to a close. This week, our Golden Expectation and Word of the Week were, ‘Stay safe and care for people and property’ and ‘Belong’.

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14th October 2022

Half-term Holiday Voucher Scheme for Pupils Eligible for Free School Meals (FSM)

Following the government announcement of the Covid Local Support Scheme (previously known as Covid Winter Grant Scheme) in November 2020, Hackney Council has partnered with Edenred to provide support with food through meal vouchers during the...

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10th October 2022

Letter from the Head of School - 7th October 2022

Today concludes our week 5 of the autumn 1 half-term. For those that are keen to know, our Golden Expectation and Word of the Week were, ‘Learn Brilliantly’ and ‘Co-operate’.

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7th October 2022

Letter from the Executive Headteacher - 6th October 2022

We are roaring through the first half of the autumn term and it is busy busy busy as usual. Schools are always like this, but I feel there is a great pace for change and development and real cohesiveness across the Federation.

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6th October 2022

Supporting Children with Anxiety - A Workshop for Parents and Carers

1st November 2022. 2.00pm - 3.00pm. Orange Room.

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5th October 2022

Letter from the Head of School - 30th September 2022

Let’s start be commending our PCTA for holding their Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday. It was pleasing to see so many of our new Reception parents in attendance and showing such enthusiasm to support the school.

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30th September 2022

Coffee Morning with School Nurse - 10th October 2022

Come and meet our school nurse.

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26th September 2022

Letter from the Head of School - 23rd September 2022

It has been a short but eventful week! Monday was obviously dominated by the formalities of a state funeral. We hope your family enjoyed and partook in the event in a way that suited your family. As we returned to school on Tuesday, and ended the...

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23rd September 2022

Nursery - Messy Play Day

Nursery had their first Messy play day. The children had so much fun exploring many different messy activities. We had corn flour, cutting spaghetti, cars in paint, shaving foam, water beads and lots more. One child said "Miss I am so excited, this is so much fun" and another said "I...

Nurture Group - Christmas Decorations

Today our parents came in to help us make some Christmas decorations for our Nurture Room. "I felt happy that mummy came to help us"

Newsletter - 18th December 2015

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18th December 2015

Newsletter - 16th September 2016

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16th September 2016

Nursery - Messy Play Day

Nursery had their first Messy play day. The children had so much fun exploring many different messy activities. We had cornflour, cutting spaghetti, cars in paint, shaving foam and lots more. One child said 'Miss this is the best day ever!' and another said 'I am having so much fun...

Maths Family Workshop

This workshop had a focus of using stories to teach mathematics and helping children develop mastery. The parents had the opportunity to learn strategies to help with the mastery of concept: everything from basic counting to doing algebra. The book we focused on was "One is a snail, ten is a...

Carnival 2018

This year, our carnival was in the theme of musicals. The staff and children had lots of fun dancing to different songs. We had Year 1 dressed as bears dancing to Bear Necessities, Year 5 dancing to Thriller and even the Reception children gave a great performance to the song Fame. Thank you to all...

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30th September 2016

SEND Forum - Preparing for Adulthood & Post-16

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19th September 2016

Newsletter - 22nd July 2016

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22nd July 2016

Reception - Red Class trip to London Zoo

Red class had a brilliant day out at London Zoo last week (12th June 2019) The children were amazed to see a variety of animals. They particularly liked the black headed python, the penguins, the sleepy lion and and the beautiful butterflies. We also enjoyed eating our lunch at the aquarium with...

Newsletter - 8th July 2016

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8th July 2016

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17th June 2016

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27th May 2016

Newsletter - 16th May 2016

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16th May 2016

Newsletter - 29th April 2016

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24th March 2016

Newsletter - 4th March 2016

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Newsletter - 12th February 2016

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29th January 2016

Children's Disability Forum

Coffee and chat: An opportunity to meet other parents of children with disabilities living in Hackney. An informal drop in just to chat. Get to know others in a safe environment with no stigma. Where: The Huddleston Centre. 30 Powell Road, E5 8DJ When: 9th February 2016: 12:30-2.30pm Coffee/tea and...

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28th January 2016

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15th January 2016

Anti-Idling Campaign

Daubeney students were out early this morning handing out leaflets and informing parents and students about our anti-idling campaign. We are committed to our students living a healthy life and so we would like to ensure our air is as clean as possible. Read our leaflet to find out more information...

Hispanic Week 2019

Our pupils learnt a lot about the Spanish speaking countries by researching, making presentations, posters, flags, maracas and many more. All staff, parents and especially children had an amazing time. A first-hand experience of the culture of all Spanish speaking countries: we had a Mexican...

Year 4 - 4K Sharing Assembly: The Hunter

4K sharing assembly was held on 18/11/21 and was inspired by our focus book 'The Hunter.' The children worked so hard to present and act out the story with great confidence. A huge thank you goes to all the parents who came to watch us perform

Reception - Blue Class's Parent Phonic Lunch

...uary 2020) which was awesome. Parents were happy observing phonic sessions and enjoying a tasty meal with their children. Of course children were extremely happy to see their parent in the middle of the school day!...

Year 3 - 3HC's Class Assembly - 21st October 2021

3HC’s sharing assembly was held on 21/10/21 and it was ALL about Brazil and saving the RAINFOREST! Must watch! The children worked so hard and were super excited to perform. The children shared some facts, acted out the story ‘The great Kapok tree’ by Lynne Cherry and sang and danced to the song...

Year 3 - Rainforests

Year 3 have been very fortunate today, they listened to a talk from one of our parents all about sustainability in The Rainforest. They also had the opportunity to ask questions

Mental Health Parent Workshop - 12th October 2021

On the 12th October 2021, our CAMHS worker, Vana Lamprogianni lead our Parent Workshop. We discussed the WAMHS project and how she supports in our school. She also discussed the importance of looking after our mental health. Please see below Vana’s presentation. There will be another workshop on...

3G Sharing Assembly - Black History Month

3G's sharing assembly was held on 7/10/21 it was based on the children's learning around Black History Month. The children sang two songs, recited a poem and spoke about five influential black people that they had researched. It was lovely to see so many parents

Year 4 - 4B PHSE: Genes

In PHSE today, we learnt that we all have genes inside us and they give us our characteristics. We get half our genes from our birth mother and half of our genes from our birth father and this means, we may look like our parents but sometimes we don't. We tried to guess which kittens went with...

Mental Health - Staff Well-being Week 2021

In Summer 1, week 6, Daubeney staff participated in ‘Duvet Week’. The staff had a big focus on self care and taking care of their mental health. It is really important that staff and parents take time for self care. Our Junior Mental Health Team created certificates and a video to show their...

Mental Health - Playing and Socialising with Friends

8th March 2021 Children, staff and parents were all happy to return to school! During the lockdown, our Daubeney children took part in a Mental Health Questionnaire. Can you guess what the majority of the children said they missed the most? Playing and socialising with their friends. The teachers...

Year 5 - Christmas Song

Year 5 had lots of fun performing their Christmas song Rockin Around the Christmas Tree. Watching this video has brought a massive smile to Mr. Fahy's face. He knows it will do the same for parents and carers!

Reception - Black History Week 2020

Today children celebrated Black people making a difference in Daubeney. It was amazing to see so many children dress up - thank you parents for your effort and support

Prefect Applications for 2020-21

Job starts in September - applications accepted from Year 5 only A prefect is appointed by the Executive Headteacher on the recommendation of the Senior management team and other staff. It is expected that prefects will follow and demonstrate the Daubeney Standards in their everyday lives. Position...

British Science Week 2020

...some British Science Week. Parents spent the afternoon in school educating and motivating pupils on a wide range of stem related jobs, from building their own animation into a film, taking fantastic photos when working with the best light, learning about the power of wind, experimenting with diff...

Reception - Yellow Class: Bug Hotels

As part of Climate Learning Week, the children in Yellow class learnt about bug hotels. They learnt that bug hotels are a multi-storey homemade habitat where creepy-crawlies of all shapes and sizes can find a place to stay. They collected various natural materials from home such as straw, wood and...

Nursery - Sports Day 2019

Nursery's sports day revealed that we have talented athletes in Daubeney! The children jumped in their sacks, balanced in the egg and spoon race and with a bean bag on their heads and had a raced with each other! Well done to all involved and thank you to the parents for coming to watch

Anti-idling Awareness

As part of Climate Learning Week some members of the Junior Road Safety team handed out Anti-idling leaflets to inform parents and students about the impact idling has on our health. We at Daubeney are committed to our students living a healthy life and so we would like to ensure our air is as...

Year 2 - 2P Great Fire of London Assembly

2P wrote and preformed their assembly on The Great Fire of London. We were fantastic and thank you to all the parents and carers who came!

Family Matters Workshop - Dreams and Goals

"Have a vision, it is the ability to see the invisible. If you can see the invisible, you can achieve the impossible" (Walt Disney) Our dreams and Goals, a truly fun filled and creative workshop were the invisible became a visible by creating a vision. We had some lovely feedback from...

Nursery Messy Play

Daubeney nursery hosted two great messy play sessions. We all got very messy with sand, shaving foam, cornflour, jelly bath, paint and spaghetti. All of our children and parents came ready full curiosity and imagination. They were ready to explore as soon as the doors opened

World Mental Health Day - 10th October 2019

Throughout the week, Daubeney participated in assemblies, parent workshops and class activities to celebrate the fantastic World Mental Health Day. This year our focus was ‘I Love Me’. Children discussed the importance of being unique and participated in activities celebrating what they...

Reception - Stay and Read Sessions in Blue Class

Blue class have really enjoyed parents staying for Stay and Read. Children have listened to stories that adults have read and shown a great interest in books. Big thank you to all the parents who have attended our stay and read sessions

Year 3 - 3P Class Assembly - September 2019

3P confidently performed their class assembly today and enjoyed every minute of it. They have been learning about developing a growth mindset and wanted to share what they learnt with KS2 and the parents. Take a look at their performance. We hope you enjoy it as much as 3P did!

Year 2 - Graduation Class Of 2019

With much fanfare our Year2’s graduated from KS1 to KS2 on 17.7.19. The teachers were proud, but not as much as the parents! As for the children they were filled with pride as the received their certificates, sang their celebratory songs and had nominated class individuals read their...

Year 5 Residential 2019 - Day 5

[menu name="year5-residential-2019"] Good afternoon everyone. This is the last update so I’ll keep it short. It’s been an absolutely amazing week. In the words of Senior Aribas, our silver medalist Spanish champion, “Muy Bien, fenomenal!” The children have been...

KS1 Sports Day 2019

On this beautiful day, KS1 had their sports day at Daubeney Fields. It was a joyous day as pupils participated in different activities and parents rushed from one year group to another to cheer on siblings. 2K enjoyed tag of war, the sack race, egg on a spoon race, mini javelin, relay and many...

KS2 Sports Day 2019

Another wonderful Daubeney KS2 Sports Day was enjoyed by all that participated and watched last Thursday at Mabley Green. A big thank you to all the staff who supported and encouraged our children on the day, especially Mr Simon and Mr Simeon our PE teachers. As always, a big thank you to you our...

Parent communication - 14th June 2024

The second week of the summer 2 half-term comes to a close today. As mentioned last week, this will be our Beautiful or Useful? Art themed half-term which will bring the academic year to a close on Wednesday 24th July (13:30). As it will be an action

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14th June 2024