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1st May 2020

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Whole School News

Registration

Please could we ask that where possible your child/ren attend Registration at 8.20am.  If your child is unwell and unable to attend their virtual school day, please could we remind you to email absence@radnor-sevenoaks.org and your child's form tutor before 8.20am.

Contact with the School during Closure due to COVID-19

Due to the school being closed and following guidelines from the Government and Department of Health, our support teams are all working from home.  The school phones will transfer to mobile phones, but if you need to contact anybody urgently and to ensure that we get back to you promptly, please use the numbers and email addresses below rather than the main school number.  We have also added this information to My School Portal and the school website:

Finance                                           01959 567165         finance@radnor-sevenoaks.org

IT                                                      01959 567161          it@radnor-sevenoaks.org

Reception Snr and Prep            01959 567160          enquiries@radnor-sevenoaks.org

Admissions and Marketing       01959 567166          admissions@radnor-sevenoaks.org

Head of Admin & PA to the Head                                 llay@radnor-sevenoaks.org

Mental Health Advice 

Adult Mental Health:
If you are worried about your mental health or that of a friend or family member,  the Samaritans and Mind websites have a lot of helpful advice, and both offer phone support:

  • Samaritans:  Click here
  • Mind:  Click here 
  • West Kent Mind:  Click here

Supporting Children and Young People:

The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Young People has produced a series of expert podcasts to help parents understand and manage child and family mental health problems please click here to find out more.  They have also put together a selection of resources to support during Coronavirus which you will find here.

Young people may find the links below helpful

  • Childline:  Click here 
  • Young Minds:  Click here
  • BBC - Own IT:  Click here
  • Kouth:  Click here
  • Newsround:  Click  here

Childline: Children can create their own 'locker' area on the website which will allow them to save resources.  A locker also enables children to access to the 1-1 counsellor chat and message boards service. 

Young Minds: Has a 24/7 crisis text service for young people. They also offer a parent helpline.

Kouth is a free online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop.

Own It app: The BBC app is aimed at young people who have recently got access to a digital device. Amongst other functionality, the app allows young people to  keep a diary of their emotions to allow them the chance to record how they’re feeling and why.

Newsround: Has age appropriate news information for children and young people. They have a good section of articles about Coronavirus.

Domestic Abuse

You may have read in the national news that calls to a national domestic abuse helpline rose by 49% and killings doubled weeks after lockdown.  If you are experiencing domestic abuse or are concerned for a family member or friend these links may be of help:

  • Kent Domestic Abuse Service:  Click here
  • Domestic Abuse Volunteer Support Services:  Click  here
  • National Domestic Abuse Helpline:  Click here
  • Women's Aid:  Click  here
  • Claire's Law:  Click  here - Under Claire's Law a member of the public can also make enquiries into the partner of a close friend or family member.

If you have any concerns regarding the safeguarding of a child or young person at Radnor House School please contact the Designated Safeguarding Lead: Miss Esther Wright, ewright@radnor-sevenoaks.org

Horncastles Uniform Shop

Please see the attached update from Horncastles.

Bank Holiday Weekend - Reminder

The Early May Bank Holiday has been moved to Friday 8 May to coincide with Victory in Europe Day, or VE Day, which marks the 75th Anniversary of the formal end of World War II.

Year 1 News

Letter from Mrs Spencer

Please see the attached.

FoRH7 News

There will be a remote Friends meeting on Tuesday 5 May at 7pm, where we will be mainly discussing a revised social events programme, and ways to continue to support our charities.  All ideas and participants are very welcome, please contact us on friends@radnor-sevenoaks.org if you would like to share any ideas or attend, and we can add these to the agenda or send you a link to the meeting.  

One of the ideas is for a remote Radnor House family quiz night, if you are a bit of a quiz master and would like to help with organising this, we would love to hear from you! 

Thank you to all who took part in the 2.6 Challenge on Sunday for Project Le Monde, and to those who signed up to Easyfundraising, a free scheme to donate as you shop online.  We now have 12 signed up, and still chasing the target of 30 by Half Term.  It's very easy to sign up and can be done here

The loose change collection continues and we are amazed to hear that one child in Prep has managed to raise £18.50 in their jam jar which is just brilliant.  If you have collected money in your house please let us know about it and well done!

If you have any other ideas on fundraising for your house charity, or for all of the school charities, please get in touch friends@radnor-sevenoaks.o

Year 2 News

Letter from Mrs Spencer

Please see the attached.

FoRH7 News

There will be a remote Friends meeting on Tuesday 5 May at 7pm, where we will be mainly discussing a revised social events programme, and ways to continue to support our charities.  All ideas and participants are very welcome, please contact us on friends@radnor-sevenoaks.org if you would like to share any ideas or attend, and we can add these to the agenda or send you a link to the meeting.  

One of the ideas is for a remote Radnor House family quiz night, if you are a bit of a quiz master and would like to help with organising this, we would love to hear from you! 

Thank you to all who took part in the 2.6 Challenge on Sunday for Project Le Monde, and to those who signed up to Easyfundraising, a free scheme to donate as you shop online.  We now have 12 signed up, and still chasing the target of 30 by Half Term.  It's very easy to sign up and can be done here

The loose change collection continues and we are amazed to hear that one child in Prep has managed to raise £18.50 in their jam jar which is just brilliant.  If you have collected money in your house please let us know about it and well done!

If you have any other ideas on fundraising for your house charity, or for all of the school charities, please get in touch friends@radnor-sevenoaks.o

Year 3 News

Letter from Mrs Spencer

Please see the attached.

FoRH7 News

There will be a remote Friends meeting on Tuesday 5 May at 7pm, where we will be mainly discussing a revised social events programme, and ways to continue to support our charities.  All ideas and participants are very welcome, please contact us on friends@radnor-sevenoaks.org if you would like to share any ideas or attend, and we can add these to the agenda or send you a link to the meeting.  

One of the ideas is for a remote Radnor House family quiz night, if you are a bit of a quiz master and would like to help with organising this, we would love to hear from you! 

Thank you to all who took part in the 2.6 Challenge on Sunday for Project Le Monde, and to those who signed up to Easyfundraising, a free scheme to donate as you shop online.  We now have 12 signed up, and still chasing the target of 30 by Half Term.  It's very easy to sign up and can be done here

The loose change collection continues and we are amazed to hear that one child in Prep has managed to raise £18.50 in their jam jar which is just brilliant.  If you have collected money in your house please let us know about it and well done!

If you have any other ideas on fundraising for your house charity, or for all of the school charities, please get in touch friends@radnor-sevenoaks.o

Year 4 News

Letter from Mrs Spencer

Please see the attached.

FoRH7 News

There will be a remote Friends meeting on Tuesday 5 May at 7pm, where we will be mainly discussing a revised social events programme, and ways to continue to support our charities.  All ideas and participants are very welcome, please contact us on friends@radnor-sevenoaks.org if you would like to share any ideas or attend, and we can add these to the agenda or send you a link to the meeting.  

One of the ideas is for a remote Radnor House family quiz night, if you are a bit of a quiz master and would like to help with organising this, we would love to hear from you! 

Thank you to all who took part in the 2.6 Challenge on Sunday for Project Le Monde, and to those who signed up to Easyfundraising, a free scheme to donate as you shop online.  We now have 12 signed up, and still chasing the target of 30 by Half Term.  It's very easy to sign up and can be done here

The loose change collection continues and we are amazed to hear that one child in Prep has managed to raise £18.50 in their jam jar which is just brilliant.  If you have collected money in your house please let us know about it and well done!

If you have any other ideas on fundraising for your house charity, or for all of the school charities, please get in touch friends@radnor-sevenoaks.o

Year 5 News

Letter from Mrs Spencer

Please see the attached.

FoRH7 News

There will be a remote Friends meeting on Tuesday 5 May at 7pm, where we will be mainly discussing a revised social events programme, and ways to continue to support our charities.  All ideas and participants are very welcome, please contact us on friends@radnor-sevenoaks.org if you would like to share any ideas or attend, and we can add these to the agenda or send you a link to the meeting.  

One of the ideas is for a remote Radnor House family quiz night, if you are a bit of a quiz master and would like to help with organising this, we would love to hear from you! 

Thank you to all who took part in the 2.6 Challenge on Sunday for Project Le Monde, and to those who signed up to Easyfundraising, a free scheme to donate as you shop online.  We now have 12 signed up, and still chasing the target of 30 by Half Term.  It's very easy to sign up and can be done here

The loose change collection continues and we are amazed to hear that one child in Prep has managed to raise £18.50 in their jam jar which is just brilliant.  If you have collected money in your house please let us know about it and well done!

If you have any other ideas on fundraising for your house charity, or for all of the school charities, please get in touch friends@radnor-sevenoaks.o

Year 6 News

Letter from Mrs Spencer

Please see the attached.

FoRH7 News

There will be a remote Friends meeting on Tuesday 5 May at 7pm, where we will be mainly discussing a revised social events programme, and ways to continue to support our charities.  All ideas and participants are very welcome, please contact us on friends@radnor-sevenoaks.org if you would like to share any ideas or attend, and we can add these to the agenda or send you a link to the meeting.  

One of the ideas is for a remote Radnor House family quiz night, if you are a bit of a quiz master and would like to help with organising this, we would love to hear from you! 

Thank you to all who took part in the 2.6 Challenge on Sunday for Project Le Monde, and to those who signed up to Easyfundraising, a free scheme to donate as you shop online.  We now have 12 signed up, and still chasing the target of 30 by Half Term.  It's very easy to sign up and can be done here

The loose change collection continues and we are amazed to hear that one child in Prep has managed to raise £18.50 in their jam jar which is just brilliant.  If you have collected money in your house please let us know about it and well done!

If you have any other ideas on fundraising for your house charity, or for all of the school charities, please get in touch friends@radnor-sevenoaks.o

Parents' Association - FoRH7

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