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Newlands Spring Primary School

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

Christmas Party Camp

Premier Education will be running a Christmas Party Camp at Blackwater Leisure Cente on Friday 20th December. For more information click here or visit premier-education.com. Bookings can be made via the webiste or by calling 01953 499040. There is a 15% discount for bookings made by 6th December

Festive Fun Day

To kick of the festive season a Festive Fun Day will be held on Saturday 14th December at Grangewaters Outdoor Education Centre. between 10am and 3 pm. Tickets are available in advance by calling 01708 855 228. For more information visit their website or click here

Free Legal Advice

Our law clinic can offer you a free half-hour appointments  with our specialist family lawyers and student advisors. Get face-to-face legal advice about your family matters every other Thursday from 10am to 1pm. Click here for further information or email lawclinic@anglia.ac.uk

Essex Fun Day - February half Terms

Lambourne End are holding a Fun Day  for young people with a disability or additional needs during the February Half Term.  Each Fun Day is from 11am - 4pm, and the young people will get to take part in three different activities each day.  Transport can be provided from Saffron Walden, Bishops Stortford, Harlow or Epping.  Young people must be aged eight or over. For more information click here for a leaflet or here for a booking form.

PERFORM: Drama and Dance School

A popular children's drama and dance school is offering a Free Trial Session and a special introductory discount of £40 for members of Newlands Spring Primary School when you they sign up by 7th October. Please click here for further information.

Look 4 a Book

Looking for something to do? A movement called 'Look 4 a Book UK' has been created on Facebook. You can join our local Facebook group to see where books may be hidden in the local community. Please join our group to find out more about this fun activity for the whole family to enjoy. For further information click here or visit our facebook page 

Posted: 8/9/2019

Kip McGrath

Posted: 3/7/2019

Muddy Boots Forest School

 Muddy Boots Forest School is a parent toddler group held in Writtle College. Its on Mondays 10:30 and 13:00  and is suitable for all children toddling upwards. It's a very relaxed informal group where parents can meet others, have a coffee and step back while their little ones get busy in nature. 

Have a look and see what we get up to here.

(Posted: 6/5/2019)


Posted: 5/4/2019

Free English and Maths Courses (ACL)

Free English & maths courses at Adult Community Learning Essex. Helping you to help your kids with their:

  • Homework
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Spelling
  • Maths

Courses take part in class or online and are delivered by experienced tutors. There is still time to register your interest for this academic year.

Visit http://www.aclessex.com/english-maths-contact-us-form/ or call 0345 603 7635.

Blue Falcons Gymnastics Display Team

Blue Falcons Gymnastic Display Team have been performing our display since 1974 and are looking to recruit new members. Training is on a Wednesday evening (6.15 - 7.45pm) at Chelmer Valley High School.  The Blue Falcons gives young people the opportunity to keep fit and healthy, gain confidence that permeates into other areas of their lives but most of all, have fun. All this for just £1.50 a session. Contact details can be found here or on our website:   www.bluefalcons.org.uk 

(Posted: 6/5/2019)

Chelmsford City Swimming Club: Water Polo

Posted: 20/3/2019

Writtle Minors Football

A friendly and welcoming local youth football club catering for boys and girls from ages 6-18. Further information is available on www.writtleminors.com or directly by email (martin.blair@writtleminors.com) or by phone (07989 234875).

Posted: 8/2/2019

4-19 Health Drop In Sessions

Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service ‘4-19 Health drop in sessions’ to support families and young people around areas such as:

  • ‘Day and night wetting
  • Hearing and vision tests    
  • Weight and dietary issues
  • General physical and emotional health problems    
  • Sleep/behavioural concerns
  • Parenting concerns…………………… and more’

​For more information on times and locations please click here

Posted: 3/1/2019

Wakarishni Jujitsu, Chelmsford

The Wakarishin Jujitsu club is held at CCHS every Wednesday evening from 6.45pm and at Chelmsford Sports and Athletic centre on a Sunday evening from 5pm onwards. The Junior classes are perfect for primary aged children - they will learn a new and important life skill and they will improve their self-confidence and discipline. Full details of clubs and times are available at www.wakarishin-jujitsu.com or from Sensei Dave James (5th Dan) on 07779 106791. The first class is free so parents have nothing to lose from trying it out.

Posted: 3/10/2018

Home & Fire Safety

If you would like a representative from the Home Fire Safety Team to review the fire safety arrangements in your home, please call 0300 303 0088 or visit www.essex-fire.gov.uk

Posted: 28/6/2018

Horse Riding Opportunities

Chelmsford Equestrian Centre is offering pony rides and ‘own a pony’ sessions. Please visit their website for more information https://www.chelmsfordequestriancentre .co.uk/

Posted: 21/6/18

Aqua Bumps

Aqua Bumps is now offering pre and post-natal exercise classes in Chelmsford and Dunmow. Please email aquabumps@hotmail.com for more information.

Posted: 21/6/18

Jigsaw Performing Arts

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

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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