Harold Hill library

Monday, 20 July 2020


Public libraries are also now open and offering a full browse and borrow service. Guidelines are being followed in terms of social distancing, wearing of face masks, hand sanitiser stations and limited numbers permitted in the building at any one time. There are revised opening times for all libraries, Harold Hill library is open on Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. Full information is available from the Havering Council website.



Minecraft Club - we are the winners!

Thursday, 9 July 2020

​The competition up to March was fierce with some wonderful builds. In the end our worthy winners are listed below with Hilldene Primary's Tuesday Club earning the much coveted cup for this year. 


Hilldene Tuesday
(232 Points)


Moordown St John's Primary
(220 Points)


Buttington Trewern County Primary School
(126 Points)


Friday, 26 June 2020

This year the summer reading challenge is a bit different, instead of visiting your local library, it is online. The theme is silly squad and it is celebrating books that make you laugh and feel happy. The silly squad are a group of unusual animals that love adventure and fun. They adore reading and playing games. There are badges to earn along your journey, games to play and a certificate to print if you manage to complete the challenge. If you would like to take part you will need to register and create an account with the summer reading challenge website, all of the information you need will be there as well as lots more fun and create ideas.


Everybody Worries

Wednesday, 13 May 2020

Even the bravest of the brave and the coolest of the cool worry. Worrying is normal when so much has changed.
Everybody Worries offers your child the reassuring message that this crisis will pass, we are there for them, and we will get through this together.

Reading Challenge Video

Monday, 11 May 2020

We hope you are all keeping safe and well. Remember to keep reading!

Competition Time

Would you like to win a £10 National Book Token for yourself and everyone in your class to spend in any bookshop? If you would you can use your time and skills to create a new design for the Nation Book Token gift card. Let your imagination run wild, there are endless possibilities and try to make your design as eye catching as you can. One design will be chosen and printed weekly for the next seven weeks. Anyone is able to buy a gift card from the National Book Token website, supermarkets, bookshops and WH Smith, therefore many people will be able to see your artwork. The competition is open now until 28th June, all entries need to be submitted online. For all the information you need please visit the National Book Token website


Good luck.

Supporting families online

Monday, 13 April 2020

Get expert support and practical tips to help children benefit from connected technology and the internet safely and smartly.


Reading websites

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Reading for pleasure is a fundamental part of our lives. Here are some useful websites where you can browse online books. Happy reading!

browse by age: 3-5 years 5-8 years and 8-10 years
no download or app needed

App needed to download stories

stories for younger infant children
no download or app needed

stories for young and older children and young adults
no download or app needed

stories for various age ranges
no download or app needed