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HeadLines - 30th April 2018

Something different

In last week's family assemblies Mrs Lee our Deputy Headteacher and Mr Ali our Attendance and Admissions Manager launched 'Classopoly'; an exciting game based on the classic Monopoly which allows all classes with 100% attendance to roll the dice and win a prize. We are all very excited to see who will roll that dice tomorrow and what their prize will be!

A new list of...

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HeadLines - 23rd April 2018

A sunny start to the Summer term

The sun shone last week and school was filled with happy faces as we all returned after the Easter break. Every single child was straight back into learning and highlights included:  a visit from Henry VIII on Monday afternoon who certainly wasn't phased by the searching questions the Year 4 children asked him; Year 3 visiting Yorkshire wildlife park on...

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HeadLines - 26th March 2018

The opportunity to compete

It is fabulous to note that we continue to stay committed to offering wider experiences through our Harehills Curriculum. Last week we had success in Netball with a strong team performance resulting in a win against Bardsey Primary school. Our team trains hard and it is wonderful to see boys and girls keen to take part.

Great news for our Debating teams as well...

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HeadLines - 19th March 2018

High quality learning everywhere you look

Last week was the first week of Spring term lesson observations for all teachers and support staff. When I reflected on the week with our Strategic Leadership team we all commented on what an absolute pleasure it is to spend time in classrooms watching the high quality teaching that takes place right across school. Our children are very privileged to...

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HeadLines - 12th March 2018

Perseverance and resilience; What do they look like?
If you have ever wondered what perseverance and resilience look like in real life then you needed to visit school last week. During our KS2 Mock SATs week we were challenged by yet another day of severe weather and school had to close but we didn't let it deter us from completing the week of tests. Our entire school community pulled...
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HeadLines - 5th March 2018

Freezing outside but plenty of warmth inside

As we begin to get back to normal after a period of school being closed due to such severe weather it is comforting to reflect back on events at the beginning of last week. 

Sandhurst 3 (Year 6) performed a wonderful class assembly all about the ethos of waiting for what you want by being patience, being resilient, persevering and making sure you...

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HeadLines - 26th Feb 2018

'The power of one'

PC Karen Kear our Safer Schools Officer joined us in assembly last Monday and gave us some important messages about how we can keep ourselves safe. It was fantastic to listen to children answering her questions and showing how well they understand their role in keeping themselves safe as well as helping to keep others safe.

We were also able to show the film version of our...

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HeadLines - 5th Feb 2018

Inspirational starter lessons

One of the aims of our Harehills Curriculum is to offer high quality learning that will inspire, motivate and challenge all learners. There was evidence of this in abundance last week. 

  • Year 2 staff staged a mock fire as part of their theme, 'Who left the oven on' and ended the week with a visit from the fire brigade. 
  • Year 6 team created an incident where a...
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HeadLines - 29th January 2018

Collaboration at its best

There have been so many opportunities to showcase what we do at Harehills Primary this week and our visitors have without exception been impressed by what they have seen.

"Wow, wow, wow" was the reaction from one of the visitors from Belgium and the consensus of the group was much the same. We hosted 15 EU visitors who are all part of an Erasmus project looking at...

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HeadLines - 22nd January 2018

The joy of singing

The highlight of last week has to be our group of Young Voices 2018 performing in Harehills Primary School Arena; just magical!

Earlier in the week many of the children, accompanied by staff had gone to Sheffield Arena and joined with thousands of other children to participate in this years Young Voices event.

It was wonderful for us to get a snapshot into what they had...

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