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Kingfisher Cultural Day

Save the date!The Kingfisher PTA will be hosting the amazing Cultural Day on Saturday 15th June 2019 from 11am-2pm.

Confidence for work course

Confidence for workThe Community Outreach team partnered with Barnet Southgate College are putting on a course to help those looking to return to work after a break.This event is open to all CHAT parents. The course starts on Thursday 6th June 2019 from 9am-2:30pm. Please meet at the Cuckoo Hall off...

CHAT Summer Fair 2019

CHAT Summer FairOur CHAT Summer Fair will be held on Saturday 6th July 2019.The fantastic occasion will be from 11am-3pm and involve all schools in the Trust (Cuckoo Hall, Woodpecker Hall, Kingfisher Hall, Enfield Heights and Heron Hall).The Summer Fair will be held at Cuckoo Hall Academy, Cuckoo Ha...

Police and fire brigade visit Kingfisher

Police and fire brigade visit KingfisherThe Nursery at Kingfisher have been learning about the people who help us, based on the story ‘Doctor Daisy’ which includes doctors, firefighters and police officers. The children have been visited by firefighters and police officers, along with their fire...

Return to school on Tuesday 23 April 2019

Back to schoolWe look forward to welcoming back all our pupils and staff. We hope you all had a lovely and restful Easter break and now ready for this new exciting summer term ahead.

Kingfisher nursery explore Room on the Broom

Room on the Broom at KingfisherPupils in the nursery have been using talking tables while reading Room on the Broom.The pupils will be transforming their classroom around this bookThe pupils were involved in activities such as painting, learning about animals and dressing up as characters.About the ...

How to clean a hamster cage by Kingfisher pupils

How to clean a hamster cageReception pupils have a new friend called Buster in their class.Buster is a hamster so his cage needs cleaning sometimes. Click here to see the brilliant instruction video on how to clean a hamster cage by Kingfisher pupils.

Kingfisher's candy floss Fridays sold out within 15 minutes

Candy floss FridaysThe school's brilliant PTA sold out of candy floss within 15 minutes on their first ever candy floss Fridays event, which they intend to do every last Friday of the term.Both new and existing PTA members spent 90 minutes making 150 bags of candy floss."Thank you to our new PTA mem...

Kingfisher PTA bake sale sells out within the hour

Successful bake saleKingfisher's amazing PTA put on an incredible bake sale that sold out within the hour.Parents/carers and pupils crowded around the community room in order to purchase cakes such as cinnamon palmiers, banana loaf, chocolate egg cake and many more.“Thank you all for coming to buy...

Kingfisher Hall solving puzzles

The Happy Puzzle CompanyThe Happy Puzzle Company ran an amazing problem solving and team building skills workshop with all pupils from year 1 right up to year 6.The pupils used lots of hands on interactive 2D and 3D puzzles and took part in challenges to develop a whole range of skills, like visual ...

Over 100 Kingfisher parents/carers join us for family learning day

Family learning dayOver 100 parents/carers joined us for family learning day.Parents/carers came into school and participated in a half hour session with their child's class. The pupils were excited to welcome their parents/carers to school and show them their learning styles they use on a day ...

Gender pay gap report for 2018

CHAT is made up of four primary academies and one secondary academy. In line with most education organisations, female staff make up the majority of the primary school workforce at CHAT.A significant number of female staff across CHAT work in school support roles, such as business admin, teaching as...

*Date change* Kingfisher Hall PTA bake sale

Bake saleOur incredible PTA will be holding a bake sale on the 3rd April from 2:45-4:00PM in the community room.They will have delicious baked goods on sale for all to buy,

Kingfisher Hall e-safety training for parents/carers

Please join us for e-safety training for parents/carers.The school regard this training as essential in order to keep your child safe online. We strongly advise all parents/carers to attend.Wednesday 3rd April 8:45-9:45am & 5:30-6:30pm

Enfield Council’s Schools and Early Years’ Improvement Service

Enfield Council’s Schools and Early Years’ Improvement Service provide information to families living in Enfield about seeking additional support with childcare costs and funded Early Education and Childcare entitlements. 

Another successful Read Aloud book swap at Kingfisher Hall

Read Aloud book swapThank you to all parents/carers and pupils that attended our latest Read Aloud book swap at Kingfisher Hall.Books were swapped left, right and centre as pupils had the opportunity to bring in a book they've already read and swap it for another.

Heron Hall v The Rest of CHAT footbal match

Match of the dayOn Friday, 29 March the Trust will be holding a Heron Hall v The Rest of CHAT football match (kick-off 5pm) to inaugurate the fantastic new 3G pitches at Heron Hall.We invite all parents/carers and pupils/students across all our schools to come and support th...

Kingfisher Hall learning day

English Learning DayOn Monday 1st April the school are inviting parents/carers to an English Family Learning Day. Parents/carers will have the opportunity to come in and participate in a half hour session with their child’s class. There are both morning and afternoon ...

Reception class go on a bear hunt

Read Aloud WorkshopThank you to everyone who supported our latest Read Aloud event!Parents/carers and their children attended - with great feedback from everyone telling us it was really helpful.All the children gathered at the front of the hall for story time with their teacher. They read 'Going On...

Amazing courses available for CHAT families

Always wanted to work with children? Then now's your chance!Courses are now open to all CHAT families.Please come to our information event on 1st April 2019 at 1pm-3pm at Cuckoo Hall Academy.For more information please see our community outreach team or email Wendy at wbowstead@chat-edu.org.uk

New fantastic vacancy portal now LIVE!

All our vacancies are now displayed on our new professional, easy to use, vacancy portal.If there aren't any vacancies advertised at the moment that are right for you, why not set up an account and sign up for job alerts by clicking here.To narrow the list of vacancies that you are interested in, pl...

Kingfisher Hall book swap

After the success of our last book swap we invite you to Join us after school on Tuesday 26th March from 3pm-4pm for another amazing book swap,Bring a book you've read and swap it for another book.

CHAT News - Issue 1

CHAT NewsWelcome to the first edition of CHAT News.The brand new newsletter features, resources and tips to help parents at home, a celebration of achievements in the trust's schools and plans for the future.To read the first edition of CHAT News click here.

KIngfisher Hall raise over £330 for Comic Relief

Red Nose Day 2019We've raised an amazing £331.40 for Comic Relief!For Red Nose 2019 the pupils came into school in 'red' non-uniform for a £1 donation. During our Red Nose Day assembly, the teachers were set challenges and dares they had to complete. The dares involved a bowl of spaghetti hoops on...

Wood Green Crown Court open day

On Thursday 18 April 2019 Wood Green Crown Court will be letting people in to visit their cells, take part in a mock trial, meet a police dog, Easter egg hunt and lots more. It is from 10am-3pm and admission free.Address  Wood Green Crown CourtWoodall HouseLordship LaneWood GreenLondonN22 ...

Reception class' amazing Read Aloud event

Read Aloud WorkshopThank you to everyone who supported our latest Read Aloud event!Parents/carers and their children attended - with great feedback from everyone telling us it was really helpful.All the children gathered at the front of the hall for story time with their teacher. They story was read...

Kingfisher Nursery explore Handa's Suprise

Handa's Surprise at KingfisherPupils in the nursery have been using talking tables while reading Handa's Suprise. They turned their classroom into an African village as the story is set in Kenya. The pupils were involved in activities such as painting, learning about animals and what fruit animals e...

Enfield Heights & Kingfisher e-safety training for parents/carers

Please join us for e-safety training for parents/carers. The school regard this training as essential in order to keep your child safe online. We strongly advise all parents/carers to attend.Enfield HeightsFriday 15th March 8:45-9:45amKingfisher HallWednesday 3rd April 8:45-9:45am & 5:30-6:30pm&...

Informed Families on Facebook

Informed Families use Facebook as a platform to promote Funded Early Education and Childcare Entitlements among Enfield families.Through their Informed Families Facebook Page, they share a range of posts with information related to Early Education and Childcare, including;• encourag...

World Book Day 2019 at Kingfisher Hall

World Book Day This year for World Book Day the pupils spent the day participating in fun and creative activities based around a book.The pupils were also set the task to design a hat which represented a book character, or setting which they then wore to school.There were some fa...

Enfield Council event on tackling youth violence

The Lead member for Community Safety and Cohesion, Councillor Keazor would like to invite Enfield residents to attend a community event on 23rd March 2019 at 12:00 at Community House, 311 Fore Street, Edmonton N9 0PZ.This is an event organised by the Council for residents of Enfield to rec...

Reports have suggested 'Momo' was a hoax

Reports have now suggested 'Momo' was a hoax.The Samaritans and the NSPCC have dismissed the claims, saying that there is no evidence that the Momo challenge has initially caused any harm.The NSPCC said there is no confirmed evidence that the phenomenon is actually posing a threat to British childre...

What is the most read book in schools?

Pupils' favourite books revealed. Most-read book in primaries1. Bad Dad by David Walliams Most-read book in secondary schools1. Gangsta Granny by David WalliamsFavourite book in primary schools1.Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J K RowlingFavourite book in secondary schools1. Harry Pott...

IMPORTANT: What you need to know about The Momo Challenge

The Momo ChallengeWe have become increasingly aware of some horrific videos circulating the internet that our children may be watching. These videos are appearing on many social media sites and YouTube (including YouTube Kids).  'MoMo' which shows a warped white mask which is pro...

Kingfisher Hall - Children's Mental Health Week

From 4-10 February 2019 was Children's Mental Health Week.Ms Baggaley took a whole school assembly that focused on being healthy on the inside as well as the outside. The pupils took their time to think about how they could keep their mind and their bodies healthy. This could be throu...

Kingfisher Hall new Deputy Headteacher

New Deputy HeadteacherWe have a fantastic new addition to our school leadership team. Mrs. Bacon, a very experienced Deputy Headteacher, has joined Kingfisher Hall. Mrs. Bacon will further enable us to make continual improvements for our pupils. She will be available to parents before and after scho...

Over 90 Kingfisher children and parents/carers attend latest Read Aloud book swap

The latest Read Aloud Book Swap event took place at Kingfisher Hall on Wednesday 23rd January. Over 90 children and parents attend and said it was a great event and brilliant idea, that we should continue to run this termly.All the different year groups took part.Many parents praised the s...

Over 30 CHAT parents/carers attend Tentants Forum

Over 30 CHAT parents/carers attend our Tenants Forum event held at Cuckoo Hall Academy. The trust organised a special event for all parents that live in rented accommodation in Enfield. The event was in partnership with Citizens Advice Enfield, Trust for London and Enfield Council.The topics di...

Enfield Heights & Kingfisher Hall new maths programme - video

Inspire MathsLast term our fantastic new inspire maths resources were distributed to each class.  Each table was given a box in order to help every pupil with their work.Watch our video explaining our successful new maths programme.Click here.Read moreInspire Maths is a whole-school primar...

Important information KS1 SATs

At the end of year 2, the pupils will take assessments in, reading, maths and spelling, punctuation and English grammar.Click here for the full presentation on important information in preparing your child for SATs.

Important imformation for Year 4 residential Tolmers Camps

Year 4 now have the incredible opportunity to go on a one-night residential trip with 2 full days of exciting activities.Click here for important information about the trip.

Children's Mental Health Week

Children's Mental Health WeekFrom 4-10 February 2019 is Children's Mental Health Week.Place2Be who provide emotional and therapeutic services in primary and secondary schools are encouraging children, young people and adults to look after their bodies and their minds. Believe Perform, who bring...

Kingfisher Hall & Enfield Heights introduce Power of Reading for Reception

From January 2019, Reception have introduced a new literacy scheme called ‘Power of Reading’. This scheme enables schools to raise engagement and attainment in reading and writing for all pupils.Every 3-4 weeks, children will gradually be introduced to a new book and all areas of learning and ac...

8 Top tips where English is an additional language

8 Top tips – where English is an additional languageHere are some great tips from Linda Stone, Head of Curriculum Standards at Enfield Council.1. Speak to your children in your own language – it is important that you maintain a language that you can both communicate freely in and enabling your c...

Tenants Forum 2019

The trust has organised a special event for all parents that live in rented accommodation in Enfield.The event is in partnerships with Citizens Advice Enfield, Trust for London and Enfield Council.Come and join us at the Tenants Forum 2019 which will be held at Cuckoo Hall Academy on Tuesday 5th Feb...

Kingfisher Hall and Enfield Heights part of largest school choir ever

Young Voices at The O2Over 100 KS2 pupils from Kingfisher Hall and Enfield Heights attended The O2 Arena for the Young Voices mass choir concert.They performed a variety of medleys and songs and accompanied singers and dancers as well! There were over 8000 students from hundreds of schools...

Kingfisher year 6 create clay ancient Egytian deities

Ancient Egyptian Clay Gods/GoddessesYear 6 got the chance to use clay and create Egyptian Gods/Goddesses.The pupils had to use various clay utensils to carve different features and mould limbs for their God/Goddess of  their choice. Read moreAncient Egyptian deities are the gods and goddesses w...

Kingfisher nursery explore The Gruffalo using talking tables

Nursery uses talking tablePupils in the nursery have been using talking tables while reading The Gruffalo. The talking table is a new concept used as a part of the literacy programme in the school.The nursery has just started to plan around this concept in order to make learning in nu...

Kingfisher Hall to perform at The O2 Arena

Kingfisher Hall Young VoicesFor the past 20 years, Young Voices has staged the largest children's choir concerts in the world. Over 2 million children have taken part in a Young Voices concert and are passionately inspiring the next generation to find their love for music.This year 2019 will&nb...

Kingfisher Hall Y5 act out the story of Exodus

Year 5 Rose Class Act Out ExodusThe children were acting out the story of Exodus which is the second book of the Torah and the Hebrew Bible (the Old Testament) immediately following Genesis.The book tells how the Israelites left slavery in Egypt through the strength of Yahweh, the God who had chosen...

Kingfisher Hall's Read Aloud book swap - take part!

After the huge success of our last book swap we have decided to aim for an even bigger one.All the action takes place on Wednesday 23rd January in the lower school playground 3-4pm.We expect over 300 books to be swapped!Don't miss out!

We declare the Kingfisher stage open!

Kingfisher Hall's new stageAfter a combined effort of generous parents, hardworking PTA members and school staff, our school is finally a proud owner of a new multi-level stage. Fundraising for this project was started three years ago when it was realised that we couldn’t see our childre...

Over 80 parents/carers/children at Kingfisher's latest Read Aloud event

The great big Read Aloud eventThank you to everyone who supported our latest Read Aloud event!Over 80 parents/carers and children attended - with great feedback.All the children gathered at the front of the hall for story time. They were read Monkey Puzzle with all the kids interacting with the stor...

Kingfisher Hall open day 17/12/18

Come and look around!Open days are very important opportunities for parents and carers of prospective pupils to come into the school.We love showing parents around our school!Open days will vary but could include:Tour of the school with a senior teacher/ leader Opportunity to see the school in actio...

Kingfisher summer challenge winners

Read Aloud summer challenge winnersCongratulations to all of our prize winners in the Summer Read Aloud Challenge. All the Trust's primary schools took part.Entrants were asked to successfully complete 5 Read Aloud challenges - involving reading, writing, composing a poem, and undertaking research.V...

Kingfisher Hall: Winter Fair 14/12/18

Kingfisher Hall invite you to their Winter FairVenue: Kingfisher Hall AcademyDate: Friday 14th December 2018Time: 3pm-5pmEntry: FREEThere will be lots of fun activities such as Food, Refreshments, Tombola, Face painting, Nail painting, Christmas bauble decorating, Santa’s grotto and more.

Kingfisher year 6s put on an amazing concert!

Enfield Sings Both Year 6 classes at Kingfisher Hall have been receiving special music lessons from Enfield Music Service. As they worked so hard, a concert was organised for the children to perform to their parents/ carers. This was a great way to show off everything they’ve learnt! They performe...

Kingfisher Hall Raise £413.10 for Children in Need

Children in Need at Kingfisher HallIn participation with BBC Children in Need we held a Spotty Day where both children and staff donated £1 and came into school with spotty clothes.We raised a grand total of £413.10What a fantastic effort by everyone at Kingfisher Hall. Read moreBBC Children in Ne...

Children in Need - Friday 16 November

We love to encourage children and families to support charities - this month it’s Children in Need.The children will learn about others less fortunate than themselves in an age appropriate way through fun activities.In participation with Children In Need, we will be holding a Spotty Day on Friday ...

Invitation to prospective Nursery and Reception parents on 19 November

Are you looking for Nursery or Reception place in 2019 at a school judged outstanding by Ofsted? Come and see us at 9.30am on 19 November. Head teacher Matt Clifford would love to show you arround.Open days are very important opportunities for parents and carers of prospective pupils to come into th...

Trust schools are part of solar power revolution

The AGM of Solar for schools, which brings together schools, investors and installers, enabling schools to produce low-cost solar electricity and benefit from financial savings, was hosted this year by CHAT Academies at Heron Hall.All CHAT schools have installed solar panels - one of the biggest sch...

Year 6 learn new skills on adventure activity trip

Our Year 6s headed to Danbury in Essex for an adventure that was filled with fun and lots of outdoor activities.Here are some of the things the children got up to:• Aerial trekking• Making fires then roasting marshmallows• Obstacle courses• Wall climbing• Quiz night• Zip wire• Rock cli...

CHAT's trainee teachers shine at top awards ceremony

Congratulations to Amy McGuffog from Kingfisher Hall, pictured 4th left, for winning the prestigious Nesta Howells Awards for Outstanding Endeavour at the University of Warwick on Friday night. Congratulations also to Eleanor Babbs from Enfield Heights, pictured 3rd left, for being shortlisted in no...

Heron Hall students planning bright futures

The school’s first dedicated college and further education fair was a huge success this week. The school sports hall was the main venue for a packed and lively event with a host of education and apprenticeship providers offering courses from studying every A level you can think of, to digital mark...

It's the biggest BOOK Swap in our history tomorrow - take part!

Don't miss the biggest book swap in Kingfisher's history. All the action takes place tomorrow in the playground 3-4pm. We expect over 300 books to be swapped. The event follows the hugely successful book swap at Cuckoo Hall. Book swaps coming to all our primaries!

INSET date changes at Kingfisher & Enfield Heights

Please note that we have made chnages to some of our INSET days - days when pupils are nor required to attend school due to staff training.The remaining INSET dates for the rest of the academic year are:Thu 20th Dec 2018Fri 21st Dec 2018Mon 8th July 2019Please delete from your calendars 7 Jan 2019 a...

Year 6 parents: Heron Hall to host Open Morning tours 1-5 October.

Come and look around!Open mornings are very important opportunities for parents and carers of prospective students to come into the school.We love showing parents around our school!We had record numbers visiting the school at our recent Open Evening - reflecting the increasing popularity and growing...

Record numbers flock to Heron Open Evening

Record numbers visited the school on a wonderful evening on Monday.Around 500 family members and young people attended.The increasing popularity and growing reputation of Heron Hall Academy was clear to see as headteacher Arthur Barzey and his team opened the doors to the school at 5.30pm, with long...

Heron Hall: Our secondary academy holds its Open Evening on Monday 17 September

Our secondary academy Heron Hall is having an open evening on Monday 17 September 5.30-7.30pm. Come and see why we believe it is a great first choice for your child.An invitation to Heron HallWe understand that you are about to make one of the biggest decisions in your child’s education.At Her...

Film: Students tell us what it is like going to Heron Hall Academy

We are looking forward to welcoming Year 6 parents to the Open Evening of our secondary academy, Heron Hall, on Monday 5.30-7.30pm. Watch a short film about Heron students answering questions about the school. You can watch the film on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CcjI5lFnEn0

Free Open Evening cafe will serve up French and Spanish classics!

This year, for one night only, the Modern Languages department will be running a cafe serving delicious French and Spanish food to our Open Evening guests.There will be a selection of some of your French and Spanish mouthwatering favourites.Take a break while you are touring the school and sample so...

Schools' biggest ever prize giveaway to encourage reading over the holidays

It's our biggest prize giveaway everSpectacular prizes to be won. Its so easy to enter. And fun too!Three challenges from ‘Bronze’ to ‘Gold’.Everyone who completes the first three challenges is guaranteed to win a prize. Can you then make it to Silver award and even better prizes? Can you go...

Thank you to parents for your gifts to our teaching staff

Staff in all our schools were literally overwhelmed with the generosity of parents today. They were inundated with gifts and cards. Every one was gratefully received. Chocolates, biscuits, candles and flowers were among the most popular presents.Thank you so much.We will miss your children over the ...

Kingfisher’s got talent

Well done Amelie from Year 4 who represented Kingfisher in the final of the annual Enfield Music Services Piano Competition. Amelie played brilliantly, achieving second place in the Grade 4 and above category. Everyone at the school is so proud of Amelie!Grade 4 pianoPiano Grade 4 exams consist of t...

INVITATION TO TENDER (ITT) for the childrens photography package across the entire trust Academy schools

The Trust is looking for a provider of photography services for all of its schools.A copy of your tender must be received by Wendy Bowstead, wbowstead@chat-edu.org.uk no later than 5pm Wednesday 18th July 2018.Tender document.You can view the tender document here.

PGCE students graduate with CHAT and the University of Warwick

Many congratulations to CHAT’s first Primary and Secondary PGCE graduates in partnership with the University of Warwick. All the students who started completed the course.

Headteacher leading the life scientific

The Trust is developing a new science teaching and learning strategy for next year.Our four headteachers met up this week for a session on developing our new science learning strategy across the Trust.Thank you to Richard Wellard at Heron for putting them through their paces with a range of scienti...

Only 18 days to go...

Remember our Summer Fair is on the 7th of July, 11am - 3pm. Keep this date free and in your diaries for a super fun day out...Tell everyone..!

New Headteacher for Kingfisher Hall and Enfield Heights

We delighted to welcome Matthew Clifford to the CHAT family as the new Headteacher of Kingfisher Hall and Enfield Heights Academies. Matthew is currently Headteacher at St Andrew’s Primary School in Southgate. He was appointed when the school was judged as ‘requiring improvement’ and within tw...

A birth at Kingfisher Hall

Karen Albert Year 4 teacher gave birth on Wednesday to a baby girl.The birth took place in Kingfisher’s staff room just before 10 am. Her healthy baby who weighs six pounds was delivered three weeks early by ambulance crew and a midwife who attended.Both mother and new born needed no further m...

We are hiring!

Looking for your next challenge?We have a range of teaching and non-teaching jobs.We hope you will consider applying to train or work with us. You will bring a passion for helping to build and secure the future aspirations of our children. The energy and enthusiasm needed to meet the challenge...

High praise for the Trust's teaching assistants

A huge thank you to our wonderful teaching assistants.CHAT Academies CEO, Marino Charalambous, has this week praised the Trust's teaching assistants. In a message to all CHAT staff he said:"I know it has been a challenging time for TAs across the schools, as they have had to deal with a huge amount ...

We are hiring! We have a range of teaching and non-teaching posts available.

We hope you will consider applying to train or work with us. You will bring a passion for helping to build and secure the future aspirations of our children. The energy and enthusiasm needed to meet the challenges of working in a busy London school. A genuine desire to develop and progress. ...

Parent's mighty Ben Nevis challenge

Inspired by the recent Save The Children parenting course put on in partnership with Cuckoo Hall Academy, father of 3 Ricky Copper, wants to say a very big thank you - by climbing all the way up Ben Nevis for the charity!What a wonderful story. Let's all support him. We hope parents in all our schoo...

Looking for your next job?

Teaching postsAssistant Headteacher - Maternity cover (Secondary)RE/PSHE/Sociology Teachers (Secondary) up to LB: £38,905.60Maths (Secondary, NQT position) M1: £26,661.49English Teacher (Secondary) up to M6: £37,643.65Drama teacher (Secondary) up to M6: £37,643.65Computer Science Teacher (Second...

Trust appoints new Head of HR

Welcome to Fiona Costly – our new Head of HR.    She will provide HR advice to: CHAT, Cuckoo Hall Academy, Woodpecker Hall Primary Academy, Kingfisher Hall Primary Academy, Enfield Heights Academy, and Heron Hall Academy.CHAT Academies CEO, Marino Charalambous, said:"I delighted...

Its cold and snowy - a great time to get reading!

Every study shows that children who read aloud for at least 15 mins every day do better in their exams, even in subject areas such as maths.CHAT Academies Chief Executive, Marino Charalambous, who started the successful 'Read Aloud' initiative across the Trust's primary schools last year, said:"This...

Parents view 20,000 web pages as freeze hits schools

Parents have looked at many thousands of pages on our new websites as the freezing weather hit and they were keen for the latest information.The sites were used to update parents on school closures/ openings, as well as a rolling 'Latest information' document.

Weather: Stay updated by following us on social media

You can follow us on different social media.Just go to the Contacts menu option. Chose your preferences. Stay in touch with the school.Tino Hernandez thernandez@chat-edu.org.uk

Weather: Latest on the decision to open or close

Update: Thurs 21.00Due to the weather deteriorating the primary schools and central nursery will be closed tomorrow Friday 2 March. Heron Hall has decided that it can open.Check our websites and social media for updates. Update: Thurs 15.25 We expect to be open on Friday 2 March. We will make a fi...

No after school care or clubs today

We regret we cannot provide after school care or clubs due to the worsening weather.

All our schools are closed today, Wednesday 28 February

Lets thank our brilliant teachers

CHAT Academies CEO, Marino Charalambous, is backing the 'Thank A Teacher'  initiative which encourages parents to send a post card message free of charge to a special teacher. All parents need to do is go to the link below:http://www.teachingawards.com/thankateachercard/Marino said: "We have ma...

Read Aloud Book clubs membership cards

A sneak preview of the cards we have produced for the children.We think they will love them.They start on bronze and could earn a Gold membership.

Nursery, Reception & Secondary places available

We still have some nursery, reception and secondary places still available across our schools. Are you looking for a place for your child?We would love the chance to show you around.Why choose us?Our goal is to provide outstanding education and life changing opportunities for all our children. We be...

School shirt sponsors meet in footie clash

Appropriate sponsorships help our schools not just financially but also by potentially increasing parental and community engagement.  So it was great to see the new football shirts for Enfield Heights and Kingfisher Hall unveiled for the first time when the teams played a friendly. The kits are...

Trust to trial book clubs in primaries

CHAT Academies Chief Executive Officer, Marino Charalambous, has announced plans to launch Read Aloud Book Clubs across the Trust's four primary schools: Cuckoo Hall, Woodpecker Hall, Kingfisher Hall and Enfield Heights. A trial will be started next month for a group of 15 Year 3 children at Cu...

Got any ideas for our Summer fair?

Each year we want to make our Summer Fair a really fantastic day for all our families. We would be very grateful if you had any suggestions on how we might improve on last year's event. So get your thinking caps on please. Send your ideas to isuggest@chat-edu.org.uk

CHAT Academies Board member honoured.

Professor Anthony O’ Hear, a member of the CHAT Academies Board of Trustees, has been recognised in the 2018 New Year Honours with the award of an OBE ‘for services to education’.Dr Donald Graham, Chair of the CHAT Academies Board of Trustees, said:“We were delighted by the news that Anthony...

Families celebrate with special awards

50 families from across our primary schools successfully completed their 6 week SHARE programes and were awarded framed certificates to mark the achievement.Our longest running family learning programme is called SHARE which has been extremely successful with both parents and carers in our schools. ...

Council Leader message of support to our schools

Enfield Council Leader Cllr Doug Taylor has issued a message of support to our schools, following a meeting with CHAT Academies Chair, Dr Donald Graham.Donald updated the Council on a range of issues. CHAT schools currently educate around 2,200 children in the borough. Donald and Cllr Taylor...

Open evening for our secondary academy - Monday, 18 September

We are looking forward to welcoming you to the Open Evening of our secondary academy, Heron Hall, on Monday, 18 September 5.30-7.30pm. There is no need to book.We know choosing a secondary school is a hugely important decision. In fact, for most families it is one of their biggest.We think we are...

Come to the Winter Fair on 9 December!

A fantastic affordable afternoon for all the family.Who is coming to the spectacular Winter Fair for all our schools on Saturday 9 December? Join over 1,000 others 11am-4pm at Heron Hall Academy, Ponders End EN3 4SA

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