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, and as a whole school, on a document link under the ‘Policies and Reports’ header on this 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 curriculum is based around non-core subject focuses. Value based ‘SMART’ days and weeks have been organised termly. These are driven by key, ‘real world’ events and promote the values of the school and allow all children to succeed and partake in memorable experiences.

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 

Sport Premium Funding, also known as Olympic Legacy Funding for Physical Education and School is provided by the government. The DfE are spending over £450 million on improving physical education (P.E) and sport in Primary Schools. This substantial sum is going directly to schools who will decide what is best for their children's needs with the aim of improving the quality of provision in every state primary school in England. To see the impact of the sports funding at Yardley Hastings Primary School please open the file 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 Aims and Intent

To provide a learning environment where children are happy, emotionally secure and enjoy coming to school.

To teach a broad and balanced, progressive curriculum through which each child has the opportunity to fully develop their individual talents.

To develop resilience, empathy, self-confidence and independence.

To promote aspirational values and have a wider understanding of the world beyond their local communities.

To teach the skills to prepare children for the next stage in their education and support lifelong learning.

 

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.