Posts from: September 2019
A consistent approach
Last week we welcomed our new School Improvement Advisor Duncan Grant on his first visit to Harehills Primary and he was very impressed by what he saw. He recognised the hard work that has been put in to achieving 'a high level of consistency with regard to classroom environments' and saw that school 'clearly has high standards and expectations'.
Duncan was able to see...
Calm and purposeful
There are so many things that make me feel proud of my school but this week when I have been out and about in all areas it is the positive relationships between staff, staff and children, and staff and parents that has really shone out. It is so important to learn how to make people feel welcome, safe, valued, included and happy. All our learners are entitled to learn...
Look what you can achieve if you collaborate
We always focus on the power of collaboration during the first half term of the school year. This year I shared an example of how different people in school have collaborated on a project and what a success this was.
The aim was to create a virtual tour of our school which shows what a happy, welcoming place it is and the result was fantastic. In...
Back to school and ready to learn
A very warm welcome back everyone. We had such a happy start to the new academic year. It is wonderful on the first day back to walk around and see children arriving with their families looking smart in our Harehills blue uniform, eager and ready to learn.
Every classroom and area looks bright, exciting and welcoming. Our staff team really does go that extra...