Where children learn, achieve and enjoy success

On behalf of the children, parents, staff and governors, I would like to welcome you to Old Heath Community Primary School and to our website. Our school is located on the outskirts of Colchester town centre at the junction of Old Heath and Abbots Road (CO2 8DD)

Visits for prospective Early Years Parents for the ‘September 2020 start’ are timetabled over the next six weeks;  Wednesday 23rd October, Wednesday 6th November, Thursday 14th November, Wednesday 20th November, Wednesday 27th November, Thursday 5th December. The ‘show rounds’ will begin at 10am.

The Y7 Secondary School application processes closes on Thursday 31st October. The Early Years ~ admissions to start primary school opens on Monday 11th November 2019 and closes on Wednesday 15th January 2019.

We have the Flu Immunisation programme happening on Wednesday 23rd October.

Clubs running this term are;

Monday: 3.15-4.15pm Colouring Club, Gardening Club and Puzzle Club ~ all run by teaching staff and free of charge.

Tuesday: 1.00-1.25pm Choir, 3.15-4.15pm Circuit Training Club and Craft Club ~ all run by teaching staff and free of charge.

Wednesday: Staff meeting night so no Clubs

Thursday: 3.15-4.30pm Netball Club (Y5&6) ~ run by teaching staff and free of charge

Friday: 3.15-4.30pm Sports Club (Y1,2&3) ~ run by teaching staff and free of charge

OHSA have their two Halloween Film Nights: Thursday 17th October for KS2 and Thursday 24th October for KS1

We held our Parents’ Evenings on Wednesday 9th and 16th October, if you missed your appointment or didn’t make one please contact school as soon as possible to see if we can rearrange an appointment.

We break up for half-term on Friday 25th October. Monday 4th November is a Non Pupil Day. Children return to school on Tuesday 5th November.

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Amanda Mitchelson, Headteacher


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Key Information

We are a Local Authority maintained one form entry primary school. Our ‘number to admit’ in each year group is 30 for each of our seven classes totalling 210 children. All our admissions are managed by Essex County Council Planning & Admissions, email on admissions@essex.gov.uk or phone on 0345 603 2200. Please ring the school if you would like to check if we have any spaces.

Headteacher: Amanda Mitchelson
School Phone Number is 01206 794334
School Email Address is admin@oldheath.essex.sch.uk
Our full address is Old Heath Community Primary School, Old Heath Road, Colchester, Essex CO2 8DD

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