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Welcome to Hurdsfield Primary School

Our Behaviour for Learning Code: RESPECT, CHALLENGE, REFLECTION, RESILIENCE, ENCOURAGEMENT and GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP because... At Hurdsfield: only our best will do!

What do our Parents/Carers think?

A typical day at Hurdsfield where "only our best will do!"

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Our Partnership with Parents/Carers is very important!

Hurdsfield Primary School has a simple aim to ensure that every learner receives nothing short of the best!  We are a truly inclusive school that provides a challenge for all to ensure that everyone can not only achieve their best but aspires and can achieve even more.  Below is a summary of what we feel makes Hurdsfield Primary School and Nursery the number one choice for parents/carers.  

 

Here is what our parents/carers said about our school in their recent survey (March 2020):

Question

Strongly agree

Agree

Disagree

Strongly disagree

Don’t know

My child is happy at school.

72%

28%

0

0

0

My child feels safe at this school.

78%

20%

0

0

2%

The school makes sure its pupils are well behaved.

58%

38%

0

0

3%

Question

My child has not been bullied

Strongly agree

Agree

Disagree

Don’t know

My child has been bullied and the school dealt with the bullying quickly and effectively.

81%

7%

10%

0

3%

Question

Strongly agree

Agree

Disagree

Strongly disagree

Don’t know

The school makes me aware of how well my child is doing throughout the year.

58%

42%

0

0

0

When I have raised concerns with the school they have been dealt with properly.

53%

42%

2%

0

3%

My child has SEND, and the school gives them the support they need to succeed.

29%

15%

0

0

56%

The school has high expectations for my child.

58%

40%

0

0

2%

My child does well at this school.

72%

28%

0

0

0

The school lets me know how my child is doing.

63%

37%

0

0

0

There is a good range of subjects for my child at this school.

64%

36%

0

0

0

My child can take part in clubs and activities at this school.

52%

37%

5%

0

7%

The school supports my child's wider personal development

52%

44%

0

0

5%

I would recommend this school to another parent.

Yes

No

100%

0%

 

Some of the comments made by parents/carers:

  • “I truly believe that all members of staff are passionate about each and every child in this school. There is so much positive energy which shines through the children. Teachers have high expectations and expect nothing less than their best. This is the happiest school in Macclesfield and would recommend Hurdsfield to any parent wanting to give their child the very best school experience possible.”
  • “My child was at another school previous to starting here a few months ago, he has excelled both here and at home even more so than his old school could not be more pleased with his progress”
  • “I really like that the school is working towards our children's mental well-being as well as their academic skills.”
  • “The kids all love the ignition days.”
  • “My eldest child has struggled in some areas. The teachers have made me aware so that we can work together to iron out the kinks.”
  • “Only the best will do is an excellent attitude from the school”
  • “[My child is] challenged in a positive way to achieve”
  • “The school has dealt with everything perfectly. I feel my child is fully supported by the school and they have his best interests at heart.”
  • “I can see from his books at Feedback Fridays what he is learning. It would be nice to maybe know topics ahead of time to tie home activities and days out into school learning and activities.”
  • “When an issue appeared the teachers were very approachable. They helped us to tackle the issue and are still working with us to make sure that matters don't appear again.”
  • “School are always ensuring excellent behaviour”
  • “I like that they have high expectations and teach manners.”
  • “My daughter looks forward to going to school in the morning and often talks about her subjects fondly.  I have found the school person-centred, and they meet my daughters learning needs by using appropriate interventions and an individualised approach”

 

At Hurdsfield...

  • We ensure that all of our children are part of an extremely safe, secure, nurturing and happy school community
  • We provide an enriched curriculum which provides our children with a range of unique learning experiences including:
    • A challenging, progressive, exciting and engaging new curriculum for all children which balances traditional curriculum drivers with moral values to provide a truly rounded curriculum.  We are proud to place develop and apply excellent skills in reading, writing and mathematics to all areas of our curriculum.
    • Dedication to outdoor learning signalled by our Fantastic Forest School Provision - led by in-house staff.
    • A strong focus on promoting the emotional mental health of our children via curriculum lessons, staffing and weekly yoga sessions for ALL pupils from Reception to Year 6.
    • Regular exciting visitors into the school from a range of professions and skill-sets.
    • IGNITION into learning days every three weeks - providing a purpose for learning and setting our high expectations!
    • Wider curriculum: An exciting and developing range of After School Clubs run by professionals in their field to ensure that your child receives the best coaching and expertise.
    • Wider curriculum: Residential Visits and a range of exciting educational visits to support learning in the classroom!  This provision is expanding in 2019-2020 with residential experiences for all of our children from Year 1 to Year 6!
    • Spanish Teaching for all pupils in Year 3-6 led by a specialist and experienced Spanish teacher.

 

At Hurdsfield...

  • Our children are taught to embrace a challenge and see failure as essential to learning! Our Behaviour for Learning values are a core part of our school and underpin our school motto "At Hurdsfield: only our best will do!"
  • Our teachers deliver exciting, stimulating and engaging lessons which inspire our learners to believe in themselves and achieve.  
  • Our children are confident, articulate and love their learning.  They want to achieve and they aspire to become the best they can be!

 

Please don't just take our word for it!

 

Book an appointment to see for yourselves just what our school has to offer your child.  We know you will be impressed!

At Hurdsfield: only our best will do!

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