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  • 4th Oct

    Quarry Hill Academy shares best practice alongside Prime Minister Theresa May in The Parliamentary Review

    Quarry Hill Academy shares best practice alongside Prime Minister Theresa May in The Parliamentary Review  
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  • 25th Apr

    Year 3 Ancient Egypt Workshop

    25th April 2017   Dear Parents/Carers,   The Year 3 History topic this half term is ‘Ancient Egypt’. We are exploring life in Ancient Egypt and the important people linked to it.   Because of this, we are pleased to let you know that we have arranged for an exciting visitor to help us explore life in Ancient Egypt. This will take place on Tuesday 24th May 2017. It will be a very exciting day, with children learning about Ancient Egypt in a greater depth with the experience helping to capture the children’s imagination further.   During the visit, the Year 3 children will have the opportunity to discuss and learn all about life in Ancient Egypt. To enhance the children&...
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  • 21st Apr

    Summer 2017 Term Timetable

    QUARRY HILL ACADEMY :  SUMMER TERM 2017   DATE EVENT 25th April Cross Country – Essex Final 27th  April Cross Country event (Year 1 & Year 2) 28th April School Council Visit to Mayor’s Parlour 1st May Bank Holiday 4th May Key Steps Gymnastics – (Years 1-2 & Years 3-4) 8th – 12th May Year 6 SATS WEEK 11th May Tag Rugby Tournament  (Years 3 & 4) 12th May Quad Kids (Years...
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  • 18th Apr

    Year 6 Breakfast Club

    18th April 2017   Dear Parents and Carers,                                                                          We are pleased to offer your child a place in the breakfast club from Monday 8th May until Thursday 11th May (SATS week). Your child will be given a selection of cereals, toast, crumpets, juice, yoghurts and other items each day to choose from to ensure they are physically and mentally prepared for the assessments.   In addition, your child will then have the chance to socialise with their friends and join in with the fun and games each morning once they have eaten their breakfast.   The total cost for your child for the 4 days...
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  • 30th Mar

    Roots to Food Pepper Onion and Spinich Balti

      Pepper, Onion, Bean & Fresh Spinach Balti served with Pilau Rice and Indian Spiced Bombay Potato. 150g Easy cook long grain rice 2 tsp ground turmeric 1 tsp ground coriander 2 tsp ground cumin 1 tbsp olive oil 1 x 1cm diced small onion 2 cloves crushed garlic 1cm piece of fresh ginger, crushed 1 x 1cm diced Green and Red pepper 1 tin chopped tomatoes 1 x 400g tinned three bean mix, rinsed and drained 1 small bag fresh spinach leaves 500g cooked new potatoes 3 tbsp natural yoghurt chopped fresh coriander 1 vegetable stock cube Method Get yourself prepared (remember…’mise en place’). Do all your chopping, slicing & dicing before you start cooking! Only when you’ve done that, may you continue…  Start cooking the rice in a saucepan of boiling water adding 1 tsp Turmeric  Heat wok with oil and garlic, ginger and onions and stir fry for one minute  Add peppers  Stir then add a little water cover wok with lid for 10 seconds (what do you get?…team!)  Add 1 tsp turmeric, ground...
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