Issue 28 - 26 April 2019






The photographer will be in school next

Friday morning (3rd May) to take class photographs. 


The following awards were presented at the End of Term Assembly on 5 April 2019:

The winning House was:  BLUE HOUSE !


The Jane Wingrove Team Award  is presented termly for a group who have worked well together and shown great teamwork.  The winners last term were: 

Key Stage 5  Construction Team for working really well together and making a beautiful bench for the outside space in the Sixth Form. Well done !


The Andy Weaver Music Award is to encourage any pupil who has shown real talent in music.  Andy Weaver was a music teacher at Meadow for many years. Mr Weaver's favourite sayings were "Music adds something awesome to every single day" and "Be the best you can be".    The winner of the Andy Weaver Music Award last term was:  Sharon L (Class JE) for fantastic singing in Inclusive Choir rehearsals.

Also presented were Class Awards and Subject Awards. 

Congratulations to all the winners!


On Friday 5 April, during Assembly, we held a prize draw for all those who returned the Attendance Questionnaires  that were sent to parents in March. 

The two lucky winners are: 

Harry K (Class YA) -  whose parents won a two night stay at the Heathrow Marriott Hotel,  Bath Road (this prize was kindly donated by Marriott Hotels).

Erin K (Class 10MC) whose parents won a £60 INTU voucher.

Well done to the winners and thank you to everyone who responded to the Attendance Questionnaire.

Charity Run in aid of  DASH

Some of our Sixth Form students have signed up for a charity run in aid of  DASH (Disablement Association Hillingdon).   It will take place on 10th May at the Ruislip Lido with 26 students & 10 staff members running !

Letters have gone home this week to those taking part.   We will let you know how they get on.  For more information about the services DASH provide please visit their website


If you move house or change your phone number PLEASE ENSURE YOU INFORM THE SCHOOL OF YOUR NEW CONTACT DETAILS.

It is REALLY IMPORTANT we can contact you, particularly  if your child becomes unwell or if there is an emergency.   

Thank you.

Hillingdon Autistic Care and Support are running a workshop “Legal Advice Workshop—Getting the Most Out Of Your Annual Review.  This is taking place on Wednesday 1 May 2019 from 10am-1pm.  If you are a member of Hillingdon Parent Forum they are offering the course at a discounted price of £10.00.    A flyer giving full details and a booking form are attached to this News Bulletin.

They are also running a five week course called “Think Safe Stay Safe” for young people on the Autistic Spectrum aged 14-25. The aim of the course is to explore some of the pitfalls involved in friendships and relationships, both face to face and online.   A flyer with further details (2 pages) is attached to this bulletin.                                                   

For more information about HACS please visit

IPSEA Training Courses

Hillingdon Parent Carer Forum have forwarded us details of some training courses run by IPSEA, an independent charity offering free legal advice and support to parents of pupils with SEND.  Some of the training covers an introduction to SEND law and an EHCP masterclass and is specifically tailored to parents and carers.  For further details please follow the link


Community Club Hillingdon

Weekly multi-sports club for all disabled people ages 8 years and older (no maximum age limit). The club delivers a range of different inclusive traditional and adapted sports including Football, Basketball, Cricket, Badminton, Boccia, Polybat and more.

The sessions are ‘pay as you go’ therefore participants don’t need to commit every week. 

Saturdays 11am – 1pm (term time)

Botwell Sports & Leisure Centre, East Avenue, Hayes, Middlesex UB3 2HW

£3.00 Pay as you go sessions

Siblings are welcome to join in and parents/carers are encouraged to stay, watch and even take part! 

All disabilities and impairments welcome.

Participants can register using the link below:

Carers’ Fair

Pavilions Shopping Centre, Uxbridge

11 June 2019


Carers and members of the public can access over 40 different information stalls from local support services and receive personal advice and information.  There are interactive sessions. Demonstrations and entertainment.

The aim of the event is to help people who provide unpaid care to family or friends.

Letters Home


Letter to selected Sixth Form pupils

Charity Run in aid of DASH


Letter to selected pupils

Pantathlon Swimming  Finals


Letter to selected pupils

Regional Tennis


Letter to selected pupils

Trip to the Tate Modern


Letters to selected pupils

Food Tech—Year 8

Food Tech—Year 9

Food Tech—Term 3

Food Tech—Term 3.1

School Lunches


Week: 29 April—3 May 2019


(Spring/Summer Menu)


Upcoming Events


Thursday 2 May 2019

Sixth Form and KS4 Options Evening



Friday 3 May

School Photographer—Class Photos


Monday 6 May

Bank Holiday


16 May 2019

Dyspraxia Coffee Morning—10am


24 May 2019

Training Day



27 May—31 May 2019



6 June 2019

Parents Evening  - Years 7, 8 and 10


13 June 2019

Sports Day (more information to follow)


17th—21st June 2019

Work Experience Week—Year 11


20 June 2019

Reserve Day for Sports Day


24-27 June 2019

Arts Week

Production Rehearsal Week


28 June 2019

Training Day

School is CLOSED to pupils


1-5 July 2019

Production Week


2 July 2019



1-5 July 2019

Summer Production Week