Our Year 4 Pupils had a fantastic time at the Horniman Museum on Wednesday! Thank you for having us


Year two enjoyed applying their knowledge of microhabitats to create minibeast hotels this afternoon. They thought carefully about how to ensure their hotels provided food, water and shelter.


Thank you to our PTA, PATHS, for our new goals! Here they are in action!


Our Year 1 pupils have been making clay pinch pots today- inspired by Kathy Jeffers!


Year two have been learning about microhabitats this afternoon. We enjoyed investigating the living things found in microhabitats within our school grounds.


Today year 1 were learning to identify equal groups and then add equal groups together in Maths. We used counters to help us with our learning.


Wishing our families and community a very happy Eid Al-Fitr! Our Year 1 pupils enjoyed some special treats on Friday in celebration of Eid- thank you Siwar!


This afternoon we said a fond farewell to Ms Schofield who has been with us since the school opened in 2014. We wish her the very best of luck in her exciting new role as a secondary school librarian!


A group of KS2 pupils visited Shortlands Library this morning to take part in a workshop with author and illustrator Their abstract portraits will be displayed in The Glades shopping centre in June and July as part of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations!


Year two have been working hard in the statistics unit of maths. Today, they were able to independently complete their own bar charts!


Sisters Marta and Daria have been so inspired by their Latin lessons that they have each made their own English-Latin Dictionary! What great home learning. A useful tool for their classrooms!


Our KS1 pupils are enjoying making their own games in coding club!


Well Done to Laila who has completed her entire reading record! Some super reading at home. We’re really proud! What a fantastic achievement.


Congratulations to our governors Phil, Sarah and Roger who received an award for their three years of service as a governor at the Governor conference this weekend. Thank you for everything you do for our school!


Thank you to PATHs for organising a fantastic magic show for our pupils. The children loved it!


Thank you to Councillor Aisha Cuthbert for speaking to year 4 pupils about her role in Shortlands. Our pupils left the digital surgery feeling inspired to go into politics. Thank you to the politics project for organising!


Our Reception Children have had a visit from a family of rabbits and a new born baby to launch their topic on growth!


Year 2 and 6 teachers from HPAS, HPABG and HPABe met today for writing moderation. Fantastic opportunity for professional dialogue.


Our Year 4 pupils enjoyed their first Latin lesson of the Summer Term. They were learning the Latin terms for people and things in a Roman Market


Our Year 6 pupils are hard at work recapping some key learning from KS2 during our Easter School

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Our Term Dates and School Day timings

Timings of the School day:

All pupils should arrive at school by 8:30am. The gates will close at 8:40am. Please ensure that your child(ren) arrive promptly to the start their school day. 

If your child arrives late, after 8:40am, then you must accompany them to the main office to sign them in.

The school day ends at 3:25pm for pupils in reception, year 1 and 2.

The school day ends at 3:30pm for pupils in year 3, 4, 5 and 6.





HPAS TERM DATES 2021 - 2022





INSET DAY (CLOSED)              


Wednesday 1st September 2021                                       


Autumn Term 1





Thursday 2nd September 2021 until Thursday 7th October 2021  


Friday 8th October 2021 INSET DAY (CLOSED)


End of Term 1 Friday 15th October 2021


Autumn Term 2


Monday 1st November 2021 until Friday 17th December 2021






Spring Term 1




Tuesday 4th January 2022 INSET DAY (CLOSED)


Wednesday 5th January 2022 until Thursday 10th February 2022




Friday 11th February 2022 INSET DAY (CLOSED)


Spring Term 2

Monday 21st February 2022 until Friday 1st April 2022




Summer Term 1

Monday 18th April 2022 BANK HOLIDAY (CLOSED)

Tuesday 19th April 2022 INSET DAY (CLOSED)

Wednesday 20th April 2022 until Friday 27th May 2022


Early May Bank Holiday 

Monday 2nd May 2022 (CLOSED)


Summer Term 2

Monday 6th June 2022 until  Thursday 21st July




Term Dates 2022-2023

Autumn Term

Staff Training

Thursday 1st September and Friday 2nd September 2022

Start of Autumn 1

for Years 1-6

Monday 5th September 2022

Reception children follow phased transition timetable as sent to parents.

End of Autumn 1

Thursday 13th October 2022

Staff Training Friday 14th October 2022

Half Term

Monday 17th October – Friday 28th October 2022

Start of Autumn 2

Monday 31st October 2022

End of Autumn 2

Friday 16th December 2022 at 1.30pm

Spring Term

Staff Training

Tuesday 3rd January 2023

Start of Spring 1

Wednesday 4th January 2023

End of Spring 1

Thursday 9th February 2023

Staff Training

Friday 10th February 2023

Half Term

Monday 13th February – Friday 17th February 2023

Start of Spring 2

Monday 20th February 2023

End of Spring 2

Friday 31st March 2023 at 1.30pm

Summer Term

Start of Summer 1

Monday 17th April 2023

Bank Holiday

Monday 1st May 2023

End of Summer 1

Friday 26th May 2023

Half Term

Monday 29th May – Friday 2nd June 2023

Start of Summer 2

Monday 5th June 2023

End of Summer 2

Thursday 21st July 2023 at 1.30pm