FREE Parenting Courses/Workshops

November 25, 2017

Harpenden Plus Partnership are running some FREE parenting courses/workshops as detailed below: Wednesdays 17, 24, 31 January and 7 February, MY TEEN BRAIN COURSE Monday 29 January, ANGER IN THE FAMILY WORKSHOP Monday 26 March, LIVING WITH AN ANXIOUS CHILD WORKSHOP Further details are provided on the attached flyers.

To register your interest in any of the courses, or if you have any questions, please email or contact us on 01582 623676 or 07985 330941. You will be sent a booking form and your place will be confirmed on receipt of your booking form and deposit. Places will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis.


PTA AGM – Mon 18th Sept (7.30pm)

September 15, 2017

The Lea School Association will be holding its (very informal) Annual General Meeting at 7.30pm on Monday 18 September in the school hall.

The current Committee will be giving a short presentation of the events that took place in the past year and how funds raised are supporting the school and our children. The AGM is also when Committee Members are appointed for the forthcoming year.

The meeting is a great opportunity for new parents to come and meet existing families and find out how you can help the PTA support the school. Drinks and nibbles will be served. Please do come along!

Nursery Coffee Morning

September 12, 2017

Thank you to the PTA for hosting the Nursery parents coffee morning on Monday. I hope those of you who came along enjoyed the morning.

School Clubs – Winter 2017

September 8, 2017

The after school and lunchtime clubs for the Winter term are as follows.

Please visit to book.  (Available for bookings from 7pm on Friday, 8th September.  If you do not have access to the internet, please contact the school office as soon as possible regarding spaces available. Please note that spaces fill up very fast are allocated on a first come first served basis.)

Dance Like Crazy letter

Zumba letter

Mini Olympics form

Note: If you would like your child to attend any of our after school clubs on offer, and are finding the cost prohibitive, you can ask The Lea Primary School and Nursery to use the Pupil Premium funding if your child is entitled to it.

Please see link below:

Meet the Teacher

September 8, 2017

A reminder that the meet the teacher sessions take place next week. Please ensure you know the relevant date and time for your child’s class. We hope you will be able to come. Timetables and curriculum maps will be issued at these sessions.

Mon 11th Sept – Y5 (3pm)
Tues 12th Sep – Y1 (3pm)
Tues 12th Sep – Y4 (3pm)
Wed 13th Sep – Y2 (9am) 
Wed 13th Sep – Y3 (3pm)
Thurs 14th Sep – Y6 (3pm)

Speech and Drama Lessons

September 8, 2017

We have been asked to let you know about private speech and drama lessons being held at The Lea on Monday afternoons (after school), starting 9th October:

Secondary Transfer Process

September 8, 2017

Parents and carers of children in Year 6 will have received their ‘Moving On 2018’ leaflets. You can now apply for a secondary school place.  The closing date for applications is 31st October.

Applications must be made online at

Open evening dates for Harpenden secondary schools are as follows:

  • Roundwood – Thursday 28th September
  • Sir John Lawes – Wednesday 4th October
  • St George’s – Friday 6th October
  • Katherine Warington – Saturday 14th October