It’s that time of year again!!! The kitchen staff served up an excellent Christmas lunch. Great job!!! It certainly kept Mr Hollis quiet!


Haling Park Values! We want your opinion once again! Take our survey and select three values for our school.


If your child took part in this year’s Christmas card design, look out for your child’s artwork in their book bags this evening. Order now at The unique code is on the back of each card design.


Good morning from Haling Park!


Final day of the book fair!! One last push to smash our target! Come and check out the amazing books and stationery on offer!


The book fair is...OPEN! We’ve already made £100! HPAHP get 60% of the total. That’s £60s worth of books already!


BOOK FAIR IS BACK!!! 3.10.17 will be our 1st day! Opening @ 8:15 to 8:45 and 3:20 to 4:00 We need to beat our target of £900. Help us do it!


Help! How do you feel about homework? What should it look like in our school? Click the link, complete the surgery


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Amazing Ofsted Report. Heartfelt thanks to all the staff and teachers who have made the school outstanding!


Just 'OUT-STANDING' by the school! Excellent result for all of the community! ❤️2 Learn


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Brilliant Ofsted result for - 'outstanding' in every category.


Wowsers! Year 1 have been learning about how different religions pray. Today Mrs Mangat spoke to us about how Hindus pray!


Blue Jays are mixing water colours and using short brush strokes to recreate Monet's Water-Lily Pond!


Year 1 have been having a fabulous week exploring our 'crime scene' at school!


We're building links with our community and learning where Christians pray!


Blue Jays have made the most of the ☀️☀️weather and are visiting Baptist Church to learn about how and where Christians pray!


Blue Jays are selecting synonyms to help describe a character!


A huge thank you to our parent helpers who helped us choose and decorate Mothers' Day gifts for our Mums and Loved Ones.


A priest visited Year 1 to share how Christians pray and what prayer means to them. We're going to learn about how other religions pray too!

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Year 1

Class Teachers: Miss Eve & Mrs Chandhoke

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Prodromou, Miss Lamont & Miss Bambury

PE day: Monday Morning

Day homework is set: English, spellings and Maths home learning goes home every Thursday. Occasionally the children will receive a project which they will complete over 1 or 2 weeks.

Day Homework is due in: Home learning is due the following Tuesday.

Amount of time which should be spent reading every day: Children should spend at least 10-20 minutes a day reading. This can be broken up, for example: 10 minutes before dinner time and 10 minutes before bedtime.

Key Spellings/spelling patterns for the term: Children would have received a set of high frequency words. These should be practiced every day at home for at least 10 minutes.

Key maths facts which your child needs to know this term: Children need to be able to compare and order number to 50 and beyond, double and half numbers to 20. Recognise and name a half and a quarters and measure and compare different capacities

Literacy overview:

Our topic for this half term is Wild Things! We will start the term looking at our core book ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ and writing diary entries from Max’s perspective. Other genres we will be looking at include poetry and non-fiction texts.

Maths overview:

During this half term the children will be focusing on partitioning numbers to 100 and looking at the place value of those number, using tens and ones. We will begin to focus on multiplication of numbers that will look at counting in groups of 2s, 5s and 10s and division, where children will share numbers into groups of 2, 5 and 10. We will also look at fractions (half and a quarter) of shapes and measuring capacity.

All other subjects

History: We will be learning about the life of a significant person in History- Neil Armstrong.

Art: To use a range of materials creatively to design and make a Wild Thing.

Science: Plants- investigating what plants need to grow.

French: Revising greetings, role play and talking about our family.

PE: Hand-eye coordination- striking and fielding (throwing and catching).

ICT: E-safety and creating games.

Music: Learning about beat and rhythm linking to machines and robots.