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Hawes Down Primary School
Headteacher: Mr Matt De Freitas
Address: Hawes Down Primary School, The Mead, West Wickham, Kent BR4 0BA Telephone: 020 8777 4174
School Website: www.hdps.org.uk
Any member of the school administration team will deal with queries from parents and other member of the public. The School Business Manager is Mrs Sarah Burgess. If you would like a paper copy of any of the information displayed on this website, please speak to a member of the administration team.
SENCO: Mrs Susan Rowedder
Contact: Please use the school contact details above to contact Mrs Rowedder, marking any post or email for her attention.
Governors' information and duties
Chair of Local Governing Body: Tom Ellis
Contact: Please use the school contact details above to contact Tom with any enquiries, marking any post or emails for his attention.
Information on the Hawes Down Primary School local governing body and their duties can be found on the Governor page of this website.
Langley Park Learning Trust
Hawes Down Primary School is part of Langley Park Learning Trust (LPLT), a multi academy trust (MAT).
A company registered by guarantee in England and Wales with number 07697400.
Langley Park Learning Trust was formed on 1st September 2018.
CEO of Langley Park Learning Trust: Sarah Lewis
Address: Registered Office, Langley Park School for Girls, Hawksbrook Lane, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 3BE
Telephone: 020 8639 5200
Chair of Directors of Langley Park Learning Trust: John Phillipson
The Langley Park Learning Trust is currently formed of the following schools: Langley Park School for Boys, Langley Park School for Girls, Clare House Primary School, Hawes Down Primary School, and Langley Park Primary School. The ethos and values, Annual Accounts along with other member schools' websites can be found on the Langley Park Learning Trust website here.
Please click here to access Governance Information for LPLT, including Scheme of Delegation, Memorandum of Association, Articles of Association and names of Trustees and Members.
Admission arrangements at HDPS
The school complies with the 'School admissions code' and the 'School admissions appeals code'.
Information on how to apply for a place at Hawes Down Primary School can be found in the 'Admissions' section on the 'Key Information' page of this website. Please note that our admissions number (PAN) for Lower School (EYFS - Year 2) is 60 per year, and for Upper School (Year 3 - Year 6) is 64.
The school's exclusion arrangements can be found in the Behaviour for Learning Policy found in the policy section of this website.
Hawes Down Primary School's most recent Ofsted report from February 2018 can be found here.
Exam and assessment results
The Results for EYFS, Year 1 Phonics, End of KS1 (Year 2) Results and End of KS2 (Year 6) results can be found here.
Performance table: Hawes Down Primary School's performance information can be found here via the DfE performance tables website.
a) The content of the school curriculum for this academic year can be found here.
b) For KS1 the name of our phonic scheme is Letters and Sounds and this is supplemented with Jolly Phonics. Our reading scheme is based on the Book Bands for Guided Reading scheme produced by The Institute of Education, University of London. We plan the curriculum from the CLPE Power of Reading project and link our plans to the National Curriculum.
c) Parents and other members of the public can find out more about the curriculum the school is following here on the page detailing the half termly curriculum overview for each year group.
Policies (CLICK HERE FOR ALL HDPS POLICIES)
Behaviour Policy: Details of the school's behaviour policy can be found in the Behaviour for Learning Policy. The school anti bullying strategy is outlined in the Anti Bullying Policy.
Information on how the school spends its pupil premium allocation and the impact of the expenditure on eligible and other pupils can be found in the school's Pupil Premium Strategy Statement, which includes:
For the previous year:
a) how the pupil premium allocation was spent
b) the impact of that expenditure on eligible and other pupils
For the current year:
a) the amount of the school's pupil premium allocation
b) a summary of the main barriers to educational achievement faced by eligible pupils of the school
c) how the pupil premium allocation is to be spent to address those barriers and the reasons for that approach
d) how the school will measure the impact and the effect of its pupil premium allocation expenditure
e) the date of the school's next review of its pupil premium strategy
PE and sport premium for primary schools
How the school spends this funding and the effect it has had on pupils' PE and sport participation and attainment can be found on the PE and Sport Premium page of this website in the PE and Sport Funding Statement which includes:
a) the amount of the school PE and sport premium allocation for the current academic year
b) details of how the school intends to spend the allocation
c) how the school spent the previous year's allocation
d) the effect of the premium on pupils' PE and sport participation and attainment
e) how the school will ensure that these improvements are sustainable
Special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) report
The report can be found in the SEND Information Report and complies with section 69 (2) of the Children and Families Act 2014, regulation 51 and schedule 1 of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations 2014. The report includes:
a) the school's admission arrangements for pupils with SEN or disabilities
b) the steps taken to prevent pupils with SEN from being treated less favourably than other pupils
c) access facilities for pupils with SEN
d) the school's accessibility plan written by the governing body in compliance with paragraph 3 of schedule 10 of the Equality Act 2010
Equality information and objectives
Equality information and objectives can be found here.
The school's complaints procedure can be found in the policies section here.
Charging and remissions
The school’s charging and remission procedures can be found in the Charging and Remission Policy here. This includes:
a) the activities for which the school will charge pupils' parents
b) the circumstances where the school will make an exception on a payment that would normally be expected under the charging policy