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Important information for Reception Parents

Dear Parents,

Reception Parents Autumn Workshop - Monday 21st November 2016 at 08:50

You are invited to attend a Reception Workshop on the above date, in the reception classrooms. The theme for the workshop is ‘Autumn’. We would love all the parents to come along and join in making some special autumn decorations with the children. You will also have the opportunity to complete our exciting ‘Autumn Hunt’ in the garden! It is a fantastic opportunity to come and support your child’s learning.

We hope to see as many parents as possible! Thank you for your continued support.

Yours faithfully,

Miss R. Howell
EYFS Leader

Children in Need

Friday 18th November is Children in Need Day and for a donation of £1 your child can wear non-uniform to raise funds for such a worthy cause.

The theme for the day is to come to school dressed in

As the weather is likely to be cold please make sure your child brings a coat to wear at break/lunch times, and sensible shoes (no heelies or heels).

Yours faithfully,

Miss Magee
Trust Pastoral Leader

Year 4 Parent Workshop

Dear Parents,

Year 4 Parents Workshop - Friday 23.09.16 at 9:30 a.m.

You are invited to attend a Year 4 Writing Workshop on the above date. During the event, we will provide you with some information and strategies to support your child with their writing development. We will also discuss plans for a PA High School which is an exciting new project that will relate to your child.

The workshop will be held in the Junior Hall if your child is in 4W and 4M

The workshop will be held in the Infant Hall if your child is in 4C and 4A

Read more: Year 4 Parent Workshop

Important information for Year 6 Parents

Dear Parents,

Parents Meeting - Secondary School Application Forms - Thursday 22.09.16 at 2.45 p.m.

You are invited to attend a Secondary School Applications meeting on the above date. During the meeting we will provide you with information on how to fill in the application form and we will have staff available to help you complete the form online.

IMPORTANT: All parents who need support with completing the application form should attend this meeting.

TIME: 2:45 P.M.

Coffee Morning

On Friday 30th September we are hosting Coffee Mornings at all of our schools in the academy.

We are inviting all of our parents and families along for a slice of cake and a cuppa to help raise money for a worthy cause, the Macmillan Nurse Cancer fund. Coffee mornings will be held at Prince Albert, Heathfield and Highfield school from 9am to 10:15am.

Please speak to a member of the Pastoral team for more details.

Child Safety Team

Dear Parent / Guardians,

We would like to introduce our members of staff that make up the Child Safety Team for the academy. The teams aims are to ensure that our schools have the most rigorous safeguarding systems and procedures.

Highfield School
Miss Evans
Miss Bi

Heathfield School
Mrs Akhtar
Mrs Ahmed
Mrs Richards

Prince Albert School
Mrs Thewlis
Miss Wood
Miss Jones

For this half term the child safety team are working with parents and children on the topic PREVENT. Prevent is a national strategy to reduce the risk of radicalisation and exposure of extremist activity to our children.
We will be sending out information following on from this letter with details of a parent workshop on Prevent and what parents can do to help their children stay safe. The team will also be sharing advice and tips for parents and guardians on the school websites.

Yours sincerely

Miss K.Magee
Trust Pastoral Leader

Prince Albert High School – PAHS

This is an exciting new project that the Prince Albert Community Trust are working on supported by King Edwards VI Aston and the King Edwards Foundation. We are in the application stage for a brand new Secondary Free School that is being proposed for a September 2019 opening in Birmingham. For more information and to register your interest please click on the link here.

You can follow developments on Twitter: @PAHS_PACT and on Facebook by searching Prince Albert High School.

Thank you

Sajid Gulzar
Executive Headteacher and CEO
Prince Albert Community Trust (PACT)

School Dates

Dear Parent / Carer

Please note that the children finish school for the summer holidays on Thursday 21st July 2016. Can we remind everyone to check the lost property box before we break up, as all unclaimed articles will be disposed of at the end of term. The lost property box is now located in the parent shelter near to the Highfield Road Entrance.

        The school will be closed for teacher training on:   Friday 22nd July 2016,

                                                                                         Mon 5th September 2016 and Tue 6th September 2016


School re-opens for pupils on Wednesday 7th September 2016

        School sweatshirts can be purchased from the Main Office at a cost of £9.00. Can you please ensure that you have the correct money at the time of 

        purchase purchase,  as change is limited.


We wish you all a good holiday and look forward to seeing you back on the 7th September 2016.


Best Wishes


From all the Staff at Highfield School




21.07.16      Last day of school for pupils – Remember to check the lost property box

22.07.06      Teacher Training Day

05.09.16      Teacher Training Day

06.09.16      Teacher Training Day

07.09.16      Start of school for all pupils (Year 1 to Year 6)

12.09.16      Start of school for reception pupils (parents have been issued with start times for their child)

Autumn Term Starts:            Wednesday 7th September 2016

Half Term:                                Monday 24th October 2016 – Friday 28th October 2016

Autumn Term Ends:              Friday 16th December 2016