OFSTED news

We are delighted to have received an extremely positive report from Ofsted following the school inspection in March 2018. The report celebrates the many strengths of the school and rates HPS as Good in every area. There is also a recognition of the high quality of teaching and significant improvements that have been made over the last four years.

Open Data at HPS

At Huntingdon Primary we use many different systems to engage children with learning and help with assessment of progress. We also practice open data – which means you can see live information on these digital systems as we’re using them. Check the progress of your year group in a particular area on our Digital Data page.

Welcome back!

On behalf of the year one team we would like to wish you all a very big welcome back! Year one have had an exciting start to our summer 1 term!   This term our topic is world kitchen and the children have already enjoyed exploring the artist Arcimboldo to create fruit...

Full Ofsted report

Dear Parents and Carers Please find attached a copy of the report following our recent Ofsted Inspection. This report celebrates the many strengths of the school.  There is a recognition of the Good provision which is available for your...

OFSTED News!

We are delighted to have recieved an extremely positive report from Ofsted following the school inspection on 14 and 15 March 2018. This report will be sent home on Friday 20 April. It is a true celebration of the high quality provision that children at H.P.S....

Free School Dinners!

Effective from 1 April 2018, the new income threshold for families on Universal Credit, for Free School Meals (FSM) will be £7,400 net (take home pay). If you qualify now, then you'll get Free School Meals until 2022, even if your income goes up above the threshold....

Summer Newsletter

Our Summer Newsletter is available to download below. It contains some news on training days, uniform prices and Free School Meals.

Clubs applications

Our after school clubs are now available to apply for - applications run until the 27th of April, so if you'd like a place please apply before then. Please note: spaces are limited, so applying for a club doesn't guarantee you'll get a place. Once applications have...

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Huntingdon Primary School

Call us on 01480 375113 and talk to Tina, our Office Manager.

Join us at team HPS

Join us on our learning adventure! We welcome mid-year admissions as well as new starters every September.

Our prospectus is updated annually

Huntingdon Primary School is an expanding primary school of nearly 500 friendly pupils. Rated as Good, with areas of Outstanding, by Ofsted we’re on a journey to provide our children with the best possible learning experiences.

Our school is a large, friendly school with a strong team spirit where we demonstrate our school values every day – Pride, Resilience, Courage, Respect and Teamwork. We are known as Team H.P.S.

A connected school

 

Learning Network

 

At HPS we use a learning network called Edmodo that allows children to communicate, share and collaborate with each other and teachers from wherever they are – home or school.

Download the Edmodo app on your device or login using a browser below.

Pupil Portfolios

 

Seesaw empowers students to independently document what they are learning at school and allows parents to see what’s happening in school, as it happens, and comment on what they see.

Download the Seesaw app on your device or login using a browser below.

Online Payments

 

Parents/carers can pay for school meals and selected school trips online using our Agora online payments system. View your balance and pay in advance without needing to handle cash.

Login with a free Microsoft account to make a payment or view your balance.

Celebrations

Our children lead the way

House Points

Our children are members of one of eight house teams. House tokens are collected throughout the term and at the end of each term we add up the totals for each house. The winning house gets a special treat and at the end of the year the house with the most tokens overall get to do something really special! View the details.

CYP Film Festival

Every year Huntingdon Primary takes part in the Cambridgeshire Young People’s Film Festival. Films are filmed, edited and produced by our children and the nominated film makers get to go to an Oscar style red carpet ceremony in Cambridge. HPS has won three awards since starting two years ago. See the films here.

Attendance

Attendance is incredibly important to the education of our children and makes a big difference to a child’s ability to do well at school. Each week our classes compete to have the highest attendance percentage, with the highest scoring class at the end of term getting an extra special treat. See the winners.

  • Sapphire 758 100%
  • Amethyst 720 95%
  • Emerald 658 86%
  • Garnet 657 86%
  • Sunstone 631 83%
  • Turquoise 544 71%
  • Citrine 530 70%
  • Jet 505 66%

HPStv

 

A new venture for 2017 sees our children producing content for HPStv, our school Youtube TV channel. Crewed, edited, starring and produced by our children.

Our children run HPSnews, conducting interviews and in the field reports on what’s going on in and around Huntingdon Primary.
Our trained pupil HPStv technicians help with longer format filming projects around the school, including submissions for the Cambridge Young People’s Film Festival.
HPStv helps the other pupil leadership groups produce video content, including things like the Maths Experts making instructional videos to help others improve their maths techniques.

What’s coming next

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Writing for a real world audience

At HPS our children write their own blogs! Blogging gives our children the chance to write for a real world audience. When their audience is the whole world, children are motivated to be the best writers they can be. Our pupil blogging network, hpsblogs.net, is populated with content written by our own children and is read by visitors all over the world.
Our year group pages feature news and information, usually written by the teachers, from each of our year groups about what they’ve been up to lately.

Year Group Pages

See what our children are up to on their Year Group page.

HPSBlogs.net

Read the class blogs written by our children for the world to read.

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01480 375113
Huntingdon Primary School
Ambury Road, Huntingdon, PE29 1AD

Develop at HPS

HPS Development Centre is a venture from Huntingdon Primary School as part of the HemHunts partnership to provide a high quality training venue for education professionals.

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