We are learning to take care of ourselves, each other, our school and our world.


    A big thank you to all of you that took part in the Art World Record attempt yesterday with Rob Biddulph.

      It looks like together we have smashed the record! Send in your picture if you haven't already to ks1@downhallprimary.com for our slideshow.

      Display your work in your window at home and if you would like to share with Rob you can use #DrawWithRob and #ArtWorldRecords

    Posted May 22, 2020, 5:08 AM by Caroline O'Donoghue

    Get ready for the big draw people.
    I hope you are all as excited as me!

    Rules reminder:
    Be on time, join no later than 4.00 pm
    Stay for the full 30 minutes to qualify
    Draw with Rob!

    Remember to sign your artwork clearly
    with your first name and your class.

    Take a snap and send it to ks1@downhallprimary.com
    so that it can be included in our slideshow.
    That includes you also  parents and carers
    so don't be shy now!
    Posted May 21, 2020, 2:38 AM by Caroline O'Donoghue

    Please see uploaded information
    for details.

    The shop will remain open until
    2.00 pm on Saturday 6th June.

    Posted May 21, 2020, 2:23 AM by Caroline O'Donoghue
    Dear Parents

    As you are aware, the Government has stated that children in EYFS, Year 1 and Year 6 are able to return to school on the 1st June.

    It is with much sadness that, following rigorous risk assessments, Down Hall will not be accepting children back to school at this time.

    We have a  third of our staff who are self isolating or shielding.  The maximum number of additional children we can accept back to school is 40.  This is because we can only have 6 desks in a classroom and we only have 8 teachers who are able to be at school.  I cannot guarantee that your child will be with their class teacher or their friends.  At this time we are only going to accept children of 'critical workers'.  Rather than write a long letter detailing how this will work, please telephone school if you feel you will meet the criteria for sending your child back.

    We, as a staff, are unanimous in protecting our community and we sincerely hope that you make the right decision for your family.

    Take care

    Mrs L A Nelson
    Posted May 20, 2020, 3:04 AM by Caroline O'Donoghue
  • 1 DAY TO GO!

    It's almost time!
    You can still register to take part with us
    in the Art World Record breaking attempt.

    How many drawings can we get into the
    world record attempt?

    Go to artworldrecords.com to register.
    Go Down Hall 💪😀

    It's 4.00 pm TOMORROW!
    Posted May 20, 2020, 2:41 AM by Caroline O'Donoghue
    Created specifically for Mental Health
    Awareness week.

    Please access the sessions via
    Posted May 19, 2020, 5:28 AM by Caroline O'Donoghue
  • 2 DAYS TO GO!

    Register and take part with us in this
    Art World record breaking attempt!

    How many Down Hall drawings can we
    get into the world record attempt?

    4.00 pm this Thursday, we've got this!

    Read more here or simply register at
    Posted May 19, 2020, 3:03 AM by Caroline O'Donoghue

     Issue 7:  PSHE activities

    Mental Health Awareness Week

    A24 & 27:  Every child has the right
    to the best possible health and a
     standard of living that is good enough
    to meet their physical, social and
    mental needs.
    Posted May 19, 2020, 1:54 AM by Caroline O'Donoghue
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