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Puzzle Days!

On Wednesday and Thursday this week we’re hosting HPS Maths Puzzle days. Out go whiteboards, pencils, pens and paper – In come wobbly icebergs and penguins, marble runs, jigsaws and mosaic puzzles! We want our children to develop new thinking skills and apply them in ways they’ve never done before, and on Thursday afternoon you’re invited to join in! Year 5 & 6 parents,

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Bikeability starts Monday for Year 5 and 6 – children that signed up will need to bring a fully checked bike (please make sure both brakes work etc) plus a helmet. Please remember your helmet, you won’t be able to ride without one.

STEM went well!

A great week of STEM activities last week, including making our own irrigation systems, designing waterproof clothing, soundproofing ourselves, green screen work and a whole load more! Check out the year group pages on our website for more.


Next week is STEM week here at HPS and we can’t wait. We’ll be delving deep into Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths every day. We hope to inspire everyone and make some fantastic creations of our own. Stay tuned for updates throughout the week!

Meet the teacher

We have Meet Your Teacher sessions starting today at 2.30 with Year 2 and continuing over the next handful of school days for the other year groups. We’d love to see you there!

Welcome back!

Welcome back to a new school year at HPS! We’ve been hard at work getting school ready with some exciting new spaces and more than a little bit of fresh paint. We can’t wait to get started on a great year of learning!

Thank you!

We wish everyone a very Happy Summer Break.   Thank you: to our wonderful children.  We know that we are very lucky to be working with them.  We will miss our leavers but wish them every success as they move to other schools. the many parents and cares who have supported their children and the school this year. our staff team who always work

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Seesaw Journals

We hope you enjoyed using Seesaw this year to see what your child has been doing in school. If you’d like to download a zip archive of your child’s journal to save to your computer, you can do that on the Seesaw website. Here’s how: Sign into your Parent account at Click on your Profile Icon on the top left Click on the Gear

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St Peter’s transitions

We have received notification from St Peter’s School that all children joining them in September will not be given the name of their Tutor group until the first day of the new school term.  They will be greeted at the front entrance and taken into the school hall where they will meet their form tutor and be taken to their tutor room.  This is

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Bumper crop!

Here at HPS we’ve started growing vegetables in our year group allotments. We just had our first proper harvest and we’ve grown some whoppers! This mammoth courgette will be roasted in tomorrow’s school dinner along with some of the other yummy veg. Food doesn’t get more locally sourced than that! Grown, harvested and cooked within about twenty metres! We’ve got lettuces, corn on the

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