The HPAO PTA is back! working with the school to deliver fun events and activities. Long Term, and when Covid restrictions allow, the PTA will organise regular events and themed days for the school as well as to ensure parents voices are heard🙂


Celebrating Eid - We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our Muslim families and friends an auspicious Eid and a fun day of celebrations! We had a lovely visit this morning from Adam Haleem. Thank you Adam for your kind gifts!


Hot off the Press!! Covid Update from the DfE. We can now plan our Sports Day for each year group. Also, following the June half term, some after school clubs will commence. More details will follow😊


This week's fresh meal menu from Barings includes Smoky Bean Chilli and Sausages and Winter Mash. Parents and carers are very welcomed to collect now, remember to bring a shopping bag with you!


Freshly made ready meals have been delivered for all our families at HPAO, last week’s menu consisted of Chicken Katsu and Vegetable Keralan🙂


A BIG thank you to Barings for providing fresh ready-made meals to our families today! We have Smokey Bean Chilli and Winter Mash on the menu.


Our pupils in the ARP have created this display to honour Remembrance Day. We will be paying our respects as a whole school at 11am with 2 minutes silence.


Reception 2021 -2022 Virtual open day meetings! Wednesday 11 November 9.30am Thursday 12 November 1.30pm Wednesday 18 November 9.30am Thursday 19 November 1.30pm Please contact the school as soon as possible to book


Year 6 have been working hard at school this week. Here pupils are having fun creating art through collaging🎨


If you are in receipt of free school meals, please collect your Hamper from our Reception: Tuesday 27 October 2020 10:00–12:00 Wednesday 28 October 2020 10:00–12:00 Thursday 29 October 2020 10:00–12:00 Friday 30 October 2020 between 10:00-12:00 Please maintain social distancing


🚨Year 6 Parent Reminder The deadline for secondary school applications is next Saturday 31st October. Please follow the link here and let us know if you need any assistance.


Reception have been looking at ‘people who help us’ this term. They had a Teams Meeting with a Police Officer for the children to understand the job they do.


Miss Kirby has created an amazing Gingerbread Man shadow puppet show!!


Mrs Lone and Ms Fish have made a video to show you what school is going to be like when we re-open. Things are going to look different, but if you are coming back to school, we don't want you to be scared or worried.


We ❤️ receiving pictures of you all hard at work on your home learning! Please do send in your pictures, whether you are working like this young man here, or doing fun activities in your garden, so we can share them in this week's Newsletter!


Making the most of the breezy weather with handmade kites!


Thanks to the awesome pupils who provide such amazing material for our feed, we now have 500 followers!!! 🎉🥳


Our key worker children (two sibling groups today!) have had a great day making VE Day bunting and learning to write messages in Morse Code!


A ferocious lion has been discovered in HPAO’s playground! 🦁


Retweetd From Overbes

Conrad the Year 4 Lewis archaeologist. He found an ancient lost plaque from the Benin Kingdom, it's of the Oba!!!!

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Meet Our Staff

Our Teachers and Support Staff are the backbone of our Academy. They work tirelessly to ensure that all of our pupils are happy and making progress.

Senior Leadership Team

Aisha Lone

Head of Academy

Zena Fish

Vice Principal

Joanna Bakewell

Assistant Principal. Years 5 and 6 Lead

Alex Stockbridge

Acting Assistant Principle Year 6 Lead

Rachel Cushing

Assistant Principal. Years 3 and 4 Lead

Madeline Carponen

EYFS Lead and Teacher Years 1 and 2

Melanie King


Rebecca Southern

Family Worker

Teaching Staff

Simone Ximines

EYFS Teacher

Elionai Nunes

Year 1 Teacher

Rebecca Kirby

Year 1 Teacher

Lee Griffiths

Year 2 Teacher

Jackie Simmons

Year 2 Teacher

Yvonne Fowler

Year 3 Teacher

Jonathan Jenkins

Year 3 Teacher

Steve Brown

Year 4 Teacher

John Sawh

Year 4 Teacher

Claire Larkin

Year 5 Teacher

Sinead Paearsall

Year 6 Teacher

Niamh Pecorella

Year 6 Teacher

Alix Andy

ARP Teacher

Katy Partridge

ARP Teacher

Louise Richards

Music Teacher

Nick Gearing

PE Teacher

Victoria McCartney

Intervention Teacher

Robyn Alford

Trainee Teacher/TA

Beverley Haffenden

Trainee Teacher


Bryony Langmaid

Speech and Language

Teaching Assistants

Karen Harding HLTA

Rahana Begum

Amy Brooks

Shannon Chapman

Helena Cooper

George Cummins

Claire Hunt

Tina Jenkins

Ann-Marie Lisney

Lou Lockett

Rianna Louis

Angela Millard

Paula Phillips

Denise Shields

Lucy Simmons

Joanna Stimpson

Maria Younger

Kiara Jackson Pupil Supervisor 

Administration Team

Sue Ebanks

Office Manager | PA

Karyna Suarez Vega

Finance Officer

Ashleigh Griffin

Receptionist | Administrator

Jessica Sawyer

Business Admin Apprentice


Danny Binder


Edmundo Pontes

Premises Officer

Midday Supervisors

Courtney Lock

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