Highway improvement works – Packenham Road, Upper Chestnut Drive and Lower Chestnut Drive

We have been asked by Hampshire County Council to let you know about works which will be taking place starting on 26 March for 7 weeks. (see info below). These have been agreed to improved pedestrian access to the schools. They will do as much as they can during the Easter holidays but will, regrettably, need to do some works during the term too. Please see arrangements for Packenham Road in particular which will be blocked where the pedestrian crossing point is. Pedestrians will be able to cross a little further down during the works but cars will not be able to pass through.
Please could you avoid driving on Portacre Rise and Packenham Road to school? Ideally walk, scoot and cycle to school but, if you have to drive some of the way, please follow the guidance on the Park & Stride map and park a 5-10 minute walk away from the school. Parents walking via the Upper Chestnut Drive entrance will have to use the footway on the north side of the road whilst the southerly one is widened. If you have any queries you can contact the Roads and Transport department of Hampshire County Council on 0300 555 1388.


SEND Information Day

The SEND Information Day is on Saturday 24 March 2018
from 10.00am to 3.00pm at Noadswood School,
Dibden Purlieu, Hampshire S045 4ZF. It is presented by
Support4SEND, Parent Voice and Hampshire Parent Carer
Network (HPCN), and is a free information and fun event for
parents and carers of children and young people with
additional needs, their families, and practitioners who support
This popular free annual event enables visitors to browse
stands and chat to over 40 exhibitors from the Local
Authority, NHS, charitable and commercial organisations who
are on hand to offer specialised information and advice.
Activities for children are also provided, plus a chill-out area
for young people who might prefer to bring their own phone
or iPad and relax. (Please note that parents and carers are
responsible for their children throughout the event). Free
parking and disabled access will be provided and refreshments
will be available to buy

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