Statutory Information

Contact Details

The name, postal address and telephone number of the school, and the name of a person to whom enquiries should be addressed is:

Mrs Louise Brown, Executive Headteacher, Yardley Hastings Primary School, Castle Ashby Road, Yardley Hastings, Northampton. NN7 1EL. Telephone: 01604 696268

Admission Arrangements

In Northamptonshire, children are eligible to start school in the September following their 4th birthday i.e the school place is available from the beginning of the school year in which the child has their 5th birthday. The planned admission limit in Reception is 15 children. Places are allocated by Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) in accordance with the criteria set out in their booklet 'Applying for a Primary Place in Northamptonshire' .

All applications must be placed directly with Northamptonshire County Council. For further information on applying for a school place, please see the Northamptonshire County Council website. Since September 2011, we have admitted 3 year old children into our nursery, in the year before they start the reception, which is part of our Foundation Stage Class. Please contact us if you require further information.

Ofsted

The school was inspected in September 2011 and we were judged to be an Outstanding school.  A copy of the latest inspection report is available to view by using the link in our sidebar.

Key Stage 2 Results & School Performance Tables

Our KS2 results and School performance data are held online at the Department of Education website, which can also be found by using the link in our sidebar.

The information below relates to data to be included in the 2018 Performance Tables.

Percentage of pupils achieving the expected standard

Subject

Reading

Writing

( Teacher Assessed)

Grammar, punctuation and spelling

Maths

Combined

(RWM)

School Results

67%

75%

92%

86%

73%

National Average

75%

78%

76%

64%

64%


Percentage of pupils achieving a high standard of attainment

Subject

Reading

Writing

( Teacher Assessed)

Grammar, punctuation and spelling

Maths

Combined

(RWM)

School Results

33%

42%

50%

58%

23%

National Average

25%

18%

31%

23%

9%


Average Scaled Scores

Subject

Reading

Grammar, punctuation and spelling

Maths

School Average

Scaled score

106

111

106

Expected scaled score

100

100

100

Average Progress

Subject

Reading

Writing

Maths

School results

-1.31

Well above floor standard of -5

-0.21

Well above floor standard of -7

-0.7

Well above floor standard of -5

Summary: The school is well above the floor standard for progress

School Curriculum

Our Current Curriculum Overviews can be found on each class page.

 Our classes are structured as follows:

EYFS

Class 1 - Reception Year and Nursery 3 year olds.

Key Stage 1

Class 2 - Years 1 and 2

Key Stage 2

Class 3 - Years 3 and 4
Class 4 - Years 5 and 6

Units of Work/Themes Studied

Our Classes study themed topics each term with merged foundation subjects. Each term has a main curriculum driver.

In relation to Key Stage 1, the names of phonics or reading schemes in operation are Jolly Phonics and Letters and Sounds. We have books from a number of reading schemes including Oxford Reading Tree (Snapdragons, Fireflies, Project X), Rigby (Rockets, Star and Star Quest), All Aboard and Upstarts.

Pupil Behaviour

Our Behaviour and Anti Bullying Policy will advise you on how we manage discipline and behaviour at our school. This is provided in the sidebar of the page.

Pupil Premium Grant

To see the latest Pupil Premium Report, please see the link in the sidebar.

Sports Funding Development Plan

Details of how the PE and Sport Premium funding works can be read in our Sports Funding Development Plan. This is provided in the sidebar of the page.

Special Educational Needs

Our Special Educational Needs Policy and Report are provided in the sidebar of the page.

Charging and Remission Policy

The school's Charging and Remission Policy is provided in the sidebar of the page.

School Ethos and Values

Our Aim is "To develop every child to their maximum potential"

This means we will:

  • Educate each child according to their individual capabilities through a broadly based curriculum.
  • Promote self-esteem and develop positive relationships with others where everyone is valued and respected to prepare them for life in modern Britain.
  • Encourage care of the local and global environments and responsibility towards them.
  • Encourage awareness of diverse social and cultural beliefs and values.
  • Develop and express an appreciation of beauty, art and nature.

Paper copies of all of the information on our website are available from the school office.

Key Policies & Reports

Here are our important policies and reports.