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12/02/19

Parents do not forgot you are all invited to the E-Safety workshop this morning at 9am in the gym hall. Hope to see you there!

12/02/19

A Fantastic Friday Finish was seen last week at HPAO we hope the parents who came enjoyed it! https://t.co/3GcNKJm7WL

06/02/19

Look at this fantastic writing - are these Year 6 pupils? No, they are in YEAR TWO!!! Amazing ⁦⁩! https://t.co/LS6nyLNATa

01/02/19

More live action from at - its tea time! https://t.co/iom61ZaejB

01/02/19

Young Voices at the O2 right now - Mrs Dando reports that it is fab!! Sing your hearts out and have a great time! https://t.co/pAUSbtA51f

31/01/19

Weather Watch: If HPAO needs to close tomorrow we will Parentmail and put a message on the website by 7am.

31/01/19

More Shining Stars at HPAO - Take a bow, Year One!!!! https://t.co/7vOwD5tTv6

23/01/19

Year 5 are on an Egyptian Exploration with and helping to break the curse! https://t.co/s5Ud4C3MW7

16/01/19

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! https://t.co/NcACW9AmuJ

11/01/19

Fantastic behaviour this week from these two Year 1 ladies has seen them zoom to the blue section of the Rocket Chart! Well done!!!! https://t.co/Xq2Kzkq994

21/12/18

Well done to these boys in Year 3, who have reached Silver Level on the behaviour chart! from all at HPAO https://t.co/h8rNbbovph

11/12/18

It’s time to feel Christmassy!!!!! HPAO’s first 2018 Christmas performance is courtesy of our EYFS. Bravo Elephant and Giraffe classes! https://t.co/Vx2XZZVH3D

15/11/18

The children and parents enjoyed the samples on offer last night during parents evening. Well done and thank you to a Chartwells from HPAO https://t.co/WXwW1YLqZz

15/11/18

Fantastic “Phonics in Action” this morning. Thank you to the parents who attended the sessions! https://t.co/yXVhJ4VhZn

12/11/18

HPAO pupils share their thoughtful Remembrance display https://t.co/YV7U5uTdY5

01/11/18

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! https://t.co/Kzw09bKTER

30/10/18

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! https://t.co/hWnMcXlisb

18/10/18

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 https://t.co/gkmZEm4nQ7

17/10/18

Great work from Year 2 today, who have been writing about the environment, using conjunctions and punctuation. https://t.co/IcBZz4yEA5

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Curriculum

Every Lesson is Creative

The aim of our teachers is always to deliver lessons that children enjoy and feel motivated by. We believe that all lessons should be creative, not just arts subjects.

We want all of our pupils to be confident readers, writers and mathematicians. Our teachers make sure these areas, as well as the rest of the National Curriculum, are taught in ways that engage the natural sense of curiosity that children have.

The result of this is that children become eager, confident pupils who understand the joy of learning and are prepared well for academic success.

Our Literacy Specialism

We chose literacy as our specialism because we believe that learning to read, write and communicate effectively underpins all learning. Reading is taught through the teaching of traditional phonics and children are encouraged to read for pleasure and take books home.

An Academic Head Start 

As children progress through the school, one of our aims is to make sure we give them a ‘head start’ for the rest of their education.

Once they reach KS2 they begin to be taught by specialist subject teachers, just like in secondary school. As well as engaging them in the excitement of the subject at hand, this helps prepare children for a successful transition to secondary school.

We use the Cornerstones curriculum which provides a range of memorable and inspiring learning opprtunities for pupils. Our curriculum overview is below.  A more detailed look at the curriculum taught at HPAO is available in the PDF document at the bottom of the page.

Cornerstones