Remembrance - lest we forget
This week we will mark the centenary of the beginning of the first world war. It is important our children understand the sacrifice that men and women have given by being injured or losing their lives in wars all over the world so that we can live in peace.
We will mark the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month with a two minute silence. All...
Darfield 3 children led our Assemblies and reminded us how important it is to have good manners. Using good manners is one of our 5 school rules and I am proud to say visitors to school frequently comment on how polite the children are at Harehills Primary. Members of the public have also praised children wherever we have been on trips out of school. Having good manners is a...
The hard work and enthusiasm Mr Waddington our PE leader and Mrs Mcmullen Assistant Head teacher have put in to improving involvement in Sport at Harehills Primary was recognised this week. We were successful in achieving the Bronze Sports Mark for school games. Going for Silver is now our aim and with exciting initiatives such as trained Sports Ambassadors I am sure we...
A film crew, working on behalf of the NSPCC came into school on Wednesday and filmed clips at Breakfast club, on the minibus and in classrooms around school. Sam Willshaw, our Office Manager and I were filmed talking about the importance of Safer Recruitment.
The film director informs me that the "footage looks absolutely stunning" and he and the camera man were very impressed with...
This year's October Pupil Census shows we have 33 languages spoken in our school and children belong to 22 different ethnic groups. Add into that the fact we had 718 pupils on Census day and we can truly celebrate the fact that we remain a large, diverse, dynamic school with so much to bring from our community and our life experiences which cannot fail to enhance our...
Every day really does count!
When we came back to school in September I said Attendance was to be an "Obsession" for Harehills Primary and I am pleased to see everyone has responded to this. Whole school levels of Attendance for the last two weeks have been 98%. That means most of our children have been at school every day learning. Lets keep on going!
Showing we care
The first charity we...
Eager and ready to learn
Mrs Lee our new Deputy Head teacher has been out and about this week getting to know our children and she has been so impressed with children's attitudes to learning both inside and outside the classroom. I too have noticed the calm and purposeful atmosphere everywhere I go. Well done Harehills Primary keep it up!
Proud to be here
Another Forty five children started...
"Food glorious food"
This September sees the beginning of Universal Free school meals for all children in Foundation 2, Year 1 and Year 2
Our school target is to get all 270 of our children having a healthy school meal. After only three days in school we had 85% of Year 2 children enjoying their lunch together and an incredible 98% of Year 1 too. What an achievement to see Year 2 children...
I am delighted and excited to welcome you and your children back to Harehills Primary School as your new Head teacher. Over the summer holidays we have been busy decorating inside school and extending the Office so that we can support you more effectively. This work will not be complete until Half term so please take extra care when walking around the building. Follow the signs!