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Community News

Newlands Spring Primary School recognises the importance of a cohesive community and has developed links with a number of organisations within the local community. 

From time to time these organisations make us aware of events or information that might be of interest to our parents and children.  We will published any such events or information below.

Upcoming Events

Messy Easter

Broomfield Methodist Church has a Messy Easter event on Monday 26th March between 3.30 – 5.00 p.m. There will be lots of fun activities. More information can be found at www.broomfieldmethodistchurch.com 

Posted 22/3/2018

ARU - Science & Invention Day

There is a FREE family event at Anglia Ruskin University this Saturday, 24th March between 11.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.  A full list of activities can be found on http://anglia.ac.uk/communityevents

Posted 22/3/2018

Kids Inspire - Easter Holidays Lunch Club

Kids Inspire have a lunch club on Wednesday 4th & Thursday 5th and again on Wednesday 11th & Thursday 12th April, 10.30 a.m. – 1.00 p.m. Each session is FREE and children will have the opportunity to participate in crafts, fitness workshops and will enjoy lunch together. To book please call 01245 348707 or email reception@kidsinspire.org.uk.

Click here for further information

Posted 22/3/2018

Yoga Workshop

Family yoga workshop - Monday 9th April Time- 9.30- 10.45 am Location- Large School Hall Cost- £6 per adult, £4 per child Mostly aimed at children 2- 7 years old. (Older pupils may attend if they wish.) 1 adult may bring up to 4 children. ALL CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT. Time- 11am-12.15pm -(children to be dropped off, and collected after class. Sorry, no spectators!) Location- Large School Hall Cost- £4 per child - Key Stage 2 pupils only (KS2 pupils with KS1/ EYFS siblings may attend either/ both classes.)

Posted: 22/03/2018

Chelmsford Cathedral - Easter Holiday Club

Chelmsford Cathedral – Easter Holiday Club Chelmsford Cathedral are providing an Easter holiday club between Tuesday 3rd – Thursday 5th April. Please email easter.holidayclub@gmail.com to register or for more information.

Posted: 22/03/2018

Daisy First Aid Courses

Classes are available across Essex. Please contact Jennie for more information on chelmsford@daisyfirstaid.com or 07969 637601

Posted: 22/03/2018

Essex Music Services - Choir Workshops

EMS are running show choir workshops during the Easter holidays at Brentwood Theatre. The workshops are open to 5-18 year olds who live or, are educated in Essex. Students will enjoy the full show choir experience across a variety of musical genres. If your child is interested, please use the link below;


FUN GLEE CHOIR (5-9 Years)

Posted: 22/03/2018

Marsh Farm Giant Easter Hunt

Marsh farm has an Easter egg hunt during the Easter holidays 30th March – 13th April 2018. The school office has a £5 off admission voucher if you would like one for use over this period.

Posted: 22/03/2018

Project Dance - Easter Workshops

Project Dance are running two workshops during the holidays. Please visit www.rachel@projectdanceworkshops.co.uk for more information

CCFC Easter Courses

CCFC are holding courses over the Easter holidays for children aged between 7 – 14 years.  More information can be obtained by telephoning Chris Finch on 07990 673213 or by emailing him at stoppercoach@aol.com 

Eggtastic Crafts

North Melbourne Library are holding an Easter Craft session on Tuesday 3rd April between 10.30 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. Children will be able to do Easter holiday crafts and fun activities.  More information from libraries.essex.gov.uk/events

Essex Music Services - Guitar Workshops

EMS are offering guitar workshops  in Chelmsford on Thursday 12th April for children aged between 5 -18 years. Children will be split into three ability groups.  Please use the links for registration and further information.

Beginners / Pre Grade 1


Intermediate (Grades 1-3)


Advanced (Grade 4+)


Posted 15/3/18

Mega Camps - Easter Camps 2018

Mega Camps are offering places at their various camps over the Easter holidays. More information can be found at www.megacamps.net

Posted 15/3/18

Rainbow Rural Centre - Spring Open Day

The Rainbow Rural Centre are holding a Spring Open Day on Sunday 18th March. Between 11.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m. Admission is free and there will be tractor rides, ploughing demonstrations, cattle show, lambs, crafts stalls and much more. More information can be found at www.rainbowrural.co.uk

Posted 15/3/18

Writtle Minors Football Club

Writtle Minors are holding their annual football taster sessions for Foundation Stage Children. The sessions start on Saturday 21st April and run for 5 weeks and are FREE. If you would like to register or need more information, please email guycumpstey@gmail.com

Posted 8/3/18

Walk for Life - Farleigh Hospice

Registration is open for Walk for Life 2018 in aid of Farleigh Hospice.  The event is due to take place on Sunday 20th May 2018 and registration should be made at www.farleighhospice.org

Posted 15/3/18


Jigsaw are offering performing arts classes at Moulsham High School on Saturday mornings. More information from www.jigsaw-art.co.uk

Posted 15/3/18

Writtle Minors U8

Writtle Minors Football Club are looking for new players for their Under 8 team – if you are interested, please contact Martin Blair on mblair73@btinternet.com  or call 07989 234875.

North Melbourne Library - Block Builders

Our local library is holding a Block Builders Construction Club on Saturday mornings between 10.00 – 11.30 a.m. Seesions will run between now and the 7th April. Free refreshments will be available. Please visit www.libraries.essex.gov.uk/events for more information.

Chelmsford Ice Show

Chelmsford Riverside Ice Skating Club (CRISC) is staging their annual ice show shortly. This year's show will be between 11th – 15th April 2018. Tickets are on sale and selling out very quickly. Please visit www.chelmsford.gov.uk/iceshow or call the box office on 01245 615089 for more information

Samba/African Drumming Workshops

Essex Music Services are holding two workshops on Sunday 25th March. The workshops are FREE and are open to children aged between 5 – 18 years.  For more info please visit www.essexmusichub.org.uk/site/events/ free-fun-samba-drumming-workshop-for-5-9-year-old and www.essexmusichub.org.uk/site/events /samba-drumming-workshop-for-10-18-year-olds

Colchester United - Open Trials 2018

Colchester United is holding open trials on Tuesday 3rd April between 3.00 – 4.30 p.m. at the Plume School, Maldon (CM9 6AB). Trials are for U6s, U7s, U8s, U9s, U10s & U11s. Please visit www.officialsoccerschools.co.uk/ colchesterunited for more details.  

UK Air Ambulance - Charity Appeal

UK Air Ambulance rely entirely on charitable donations and are looking for people to recycle stamps and donate them to their latest appeal. Any stamps you save should be posted to Air Ambulance, Stamp Appeal, 59 Mitre Copse, Bishopstoke Near Eastleigh, Hants, SO50 8QE

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