Calendar   |   Contact Us
Home » Parents & CHIPS » Latest News

Latest News


Poppy Appeal Thank you for your support, every poppy counts and your support has made a real difference to those in the Armed Forces community. The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal couldn’t do the work they do without your efforts. Our school community raised £242.89!
Children In Need On Friday 17th November children were invited into school wearing something bright or spotty in exchange for a donation to Children In Need. A furry, special guest came to visit the children and collect the money we had raised, which was almost £200. Thank you to everyone who donated.
Road Safety Week We ran our first Road Safety Shop, during Road Safety Week, where children had the opportunity to purchase items which can help them ‘be bright and be seen’ and we managed to raise a fantastic £187.75!  
Amazon Wish List
Thank you to those of you who have previously purchased items from our Amazon wish list, please note that this has been updated – it includes essential items which we use daily in school as well as some ‘extras’ for the children. We hope you will think of us as every little helps.
CHIPS Crofton Hammond Infants School
Eat Them to Defeat Them The Big Chomp‘ is returning on Monday 19th February, each child will receive a reward chart and stickers so they can get involved at home and at school.
Spring Into Action Running between Monday 26th February and Sunday 3rd March, the toolkit provides a collection of daily fun activities for families to enjoy throughout the week when walking, scooting or cycling, all based around the theme of senses.
Sports for Champions We were pleased to welcome into school another Team GB Athlete on Friday 8th March who took the children through a sponsored fitness circuit. Otis McAulifee also talked the children through his career as double mini trampolinist and how he’s also part of the Cirque du Soleil circus troupe. We are pleased to have raised just over £1,500 to put towards some new climbing apparatus.
World Down Syndrome Day On Thursday 21st March children were invited into school wearing their funkiest socks in exchange for a donation to the Portsmouth Down Syndrome Association. It was great to see children and staffing rocking their socks and we raised £75.35! Thank you Crofton Hammond Infant School for your participation.
Beep Beep! Road Safety Day On Wednesday 24th April, we are taking part in the Beep Beep! road safety day, which is run by the Brake Road Safety charity. On this day we will focus on letting our children know the importance of always finding safe spaces to cross roads.
Walk to School Week  This year, walk to school week took place between Monday 20th and Friday 24th May 2024. During this week, we asked our school community to walk, scoot or ride to school as much as possible to provide a safer and cleaner environment around the school grounds. It’s great to see that 49% of our children are predominately able to come to school without having to use a vehicle and we really appreciate the effort that 31% of parents make to park and stride as this keeps the roads immediately around the school clearer, safer to cross and less polluted.
Frozen Friday Fundraising This Children Bereavement Support Charity, with whom children within the school have directly benefited from, are under increasing funding pressures. We decided to raise some additional funds through the sale of ice lollies on one of our Frozen Fridays. Thank you to all who supported this, we have been able to donate £55.92 to the Rowan Meerkat Service. Rowans Meerkat Service
British Transplant Games Be part of something and support the British Transplant Games. On Monday 17th June we’re inviting all children to come into school wearing something green in exchange for a donation which will help send a child to the British Transplant Games.
Clean Air Scooter Challenge Taking place between Monday 17th and Friday 21st June 2024, children will be invited to scoot, or use more active modes of transport on their way to and from school. Thursday 20th June is Clean Air Day and we are hosting a Scooter Fun Day (children can bring in their helmet and scooter and have a go on our special course)! This is an opportunity for our school community to learn more about air pollution and consider how we can make the air cleaner. Our young governors helped designed these eye catching Posters to share this event.