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School Reopening Letter – January 2022

Dear parents/carers, I hope that you and your family had an enjoyable and safe Christmas. I wanted to update you on information relating to the school re-opening this week. As you know, pupils are expected to return tomorrow on…

Children in Need

At Penhale Infants School, we like to celebrate Children in Need Day in style!  We always enjoy raising money for charity anyway, so Children in Need Day gives us another great excuse to get giving! From colourful & spotty…

Rainbow Fish Inclusion Centre

This space will provide state-of-the-art facilities for children with complex cognition and learning difficulties aged between four and nine, who have an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP) across the city.

£3973.44 Raised for Cancer Research UK

Both children and staff at Newbridge Junior and Penhale Infants School ran laps of their playgrounds in a mini Race for Life Event to raise funds for Cancer Research UK. We would like to thank the families, friends…

Mental Health Awareness Week: Anxiety

Anxiety is not just feeling shy, it’s bigger and more complex than that, and it’s also a totally normal feeling of fear or panic. When humans face stressful situations it can trigger our ‘gut feeling’, the in-built body alarm bell we have, which tells us when we don’t…

Mental Health Awareness Week: Self-harm

Self-harming is difficult to talk about but very common, it’s when you hurt yourself on purpose. Usually it’s because something else feels wrong, it seems like the only way to let those feelings out. Self-harming is a symptom of another problem. Self-harm is when someone hurts themselves as a…

Mental Health Awareness Week: Depression

Depression isn’t just for adults, and it isn’t just being ‘a bit sad’. We all feel a bit down sometimes, but if these emotions and ‘feeling low’ last a long time or affect your child’s daily life, then they may have depression. READ MORE: Who is our Mental Health Lead…

Mental Health Awareness Week: Meet your Mental Health Lead

We support Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) and while prioritising mental health is more than just a week, it really is all year round and for the rest of your life, MHAW is a great way to kick-start…