Well done to these Year 5 pupils who have reached the Silver level of our behaviour reward system. We are so proud of you and the efforts you make in your learning every day!


Fantastic behaviour this week from these two Year 1 ladies has seen them zoom to the blue section of the Rocket Chart! Well done!!!!


Well done to these boys in Year 3, who have reached Silver Level on the behaviour chart! from all at HPAO


It’s time to feel Christmassy!!!!! HPAO’s first 2018 Christmas performance is courtesy of our EYFS. Bravo Elephant and Giraffe classes!


The children and parents enjoyed the samples on offer last night during parents evening. Well done and thank you to a Chartwells from HPAO


Fantastic “Phonics in Action” this morning. Thank you to the parents who attended the sessions!


HPAO pupils share their thoughtful Remembrance display


Tea with the Queen for our Year One pupils today -their hook into learning around the book ‘The Queen’s Handbag’ by . All very refined and lots of fun!


Year 6 took a hands-on approach to Science today as part of their topic on the Heart. Any squeamishness soon went out of the window as they got into this fascinating activity!


Thank you to staff from who came in to visit our EYFS and SSP children today as part of their ‘People who help us’ topic. Lots of interesting questions and good advice


Great work from Year 2 today, who have been writing about the environment, using conjunctions and punctuation.


Thank you to all the parents who were able to come to the Family Reading this morning. The next Family Read is on 7/12/12 at 9 am


staff had a great day at conference, finished off with awesome keynote from and the splendid Harris in Harmony


The exciting afternoon continued at with a visit to Year One from racing driver !


Our Harry Potter library is officially open! Many thanks to Mrs Sackley for her creativity and to for doing the honours. Get reading !


Great questions from our School Council and House Captains today for at the official opening of our library.


Tomorrow to be included in the extra breaktime competition but we can accept tins up to morning registration Monday.


Fair point! We have removed them from the pile in the interests of fair competition but they will obviously still be sent over to :-)


Our Harvest Collection for is growing, with Year 6 on track for the extra break time prize! Please keep the tins of veg rolling in.


Our EYFS families have enjoyed a roast lunch together today - other year groups to follow, look for announcements in your weekly newsletter

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Term Dates

Every day counts

Please note:

  • that we cannot authorise ANY holidays during the school term.  Unauthorised absences may result in a fixed penalty notice or court action
  • dates are subject to change - we will let you know if any changes are necessary


A printable Term Dates Calendar is available to download at the bottom of this page.



Spring Term 2019

Monday 7th January:  Children's First Day of Spring Term 1

Friday 15th February: Children's Last Day of Spring Term 1

Monday 18th - Friday 22nd February:  School Closed - Half Term

Monday 25th February: Children's First Day of Spring Term 2

Friday 5th April: Children's Last Day of Spring Term 2


Summer Term 2019

Tuesday 23rd April:  Children's First Day of Summer Term 1

Monday 6th May:  School Closed - Bank Holiday Monday

Friday 24th May:  Children's Last Day of Summer Term 1

Monday 27th - Friday 31st May:  School Closed - Half Term

Monday 3rd June:  Children's First Day of Summer Term 2

Friday 19th July:  Children's Last Day of Summer Term 2

Monday 22nd July:  School Closed - Staff Training Day (Children do not attend)

Tuesday 23rd July:  School Closed - Staff Training Day (Children do not attend)


2019-20 Term dates available to download below.

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