Dale Avenue, Hassocks, West Sussex, BN6 8LS

01273 842421

office@windmills.w-sussex.sch.uk

CORONAVIRUS:  Stay alert. Control the virus. Save lives. 

 Schools have been asked to share the following information with parents:

What to do if your child becomes unwell or your family has come into contact with someone with Covid-19.

Symptoms of COVID-19

  • a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not
    need to measure your temperature)
  • a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more
    coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
  • a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you've noticed you cannot
    smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal

 This message along with extended information can  be found in the 'Latest Letters' section of the website.

Click here to visit our information page regarding COVID-19

Welcome

The Windmills Junior School is a three form entry Junior School in the village of Hassocks just outside the South Downs National Park. We are exceptionally proud of our school and our pupils. Our pupils are highly motivated and thrive in our stimulating learning environment. We value the importance of creative learning and working together as a community. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum and provide exciting learning and sporting activities to ensure that the children have a wealth of experiences as they learn and grow.

We have a highly skilled team of teachers, teaching assistants and support staff who are extremely caring and totally committed to children’s learning, happiness and well-being.

FORTHCOMING INSET DAYS

Autumn term:   

Thursday 3rd & Friday 4th September 2020

Phased return for pupils from Monday 7th September 

Spring term: 

Monday 4th January 2021

Monday 22nd February 2021

Summer term:  Friday 23rd July 2021

 

We believe that sound values and a positive attitude are crucial in becoming lifelong learners and our expectations of the children are very high. We want our children to love school, love learning and feel proud of their own achievements.

Hopefully you will find all the information that you need on the  website, but please feel free to contact the school office on the email, or phone number above with any queries. 

Headteacher: Mrs Leila Murray

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Coronavirus - information for families 

·  Nobody should come in to school for a period of 14 days if any member of their household has symptoms 

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
  • new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
  • loss or change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you've noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal 

For further information and useful links take a look at the COVID-19 information page

If you would like to receive paper copies of any letters or documents on the website please contact the school office who will be happy to provide a copy free of charge. 

Reporting Child Absence 

Please report your child's absence via Studybugs. Click on the links below to download the app.

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Click on Learning Zone below for guidance on ways to continue learning from home for children who are unable to attend school.

NEW page . . . click on image below to see Mrs Murray's online assemblies 

 

Spellings are now accessed via School Jotter, click on the image below to be taken to the login page.

Out of School Provision

 

The Windmills Junior School Choir

Parents' Evening Bookings

Latest Newsletters

  • 23 Oct 2020
    The Windmills News 2_22nd October 2020

    News from each year group: Y6 explore 'light' in science; Y5 enjoy time creating a new outdoor Wellbeing Area; ever tried to 'mummify' a teddy bear? Y4 did as part of their Egyptian topic whilst Year 3 compared their diet with that of a rabbit! Also the opening of our new 'Ninja' play equipment area and great fundraising efforts by some of the children!

  • 29 Sep 2020
    Newsletter 1_25th September 2020

    News from all year groups since their return to school in September.

  • 28 Feb 2020
    The Windmills News 7 - 28th February 2020

    Year 4 'Titanic' workshop - drama, dressing up and dancing - and homework projects; Music across the school with glockenspiels, African djembe drumming, tenor horns, WW2 songs and Mexican waves; Y6 make piccalilli as part of their war time cooking experiment; Year 3 design inventions to help Wallace and Gromit and share their superb homework tasks; continuing their Hidden Kingdom topic Y5 learn important survival techniques.

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Christmas Holiday21Dec2020

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