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New exciting sports programme taking place this year at HWPS. Please look out for further information and updates throughout the year.

  • Year 2 'Tropical Butterfly House Trip'

    20th April 2013

    Dear Parents,

    Over the next term Year 2 will be learning about ‘Mini-beasts’ as part of our new curriculum. We have organised a trip to ‘Butterfly House’ at Sheffield. The trip will take place on Friday 26th April 2013. The total cost for this trip - £12.00 per child.

    Please make sure that your child brings his/her own packed lunch for the trip.

    PLEASE NOTE: For those children who receive a Free School Meal if you wish your child to be provided with a packed lunch from school for that day please notify the of

  • Crucial Crew - Year 6

    15th April 2013

    On Tuesday 16th April, Year 6 travelled to Rotherham, to take part in 'Crucial Crew' training.

    Crucial Crew is a regional activity offered to all schools (Year 6) in South Yorkshire. The day event involves the emergency services (Police, Fire Service, and Red Cross). The aim is to make the children aware, and also prepared for, different events that take part in everyday life.

    The Lifewise Centre has been designed to look like a real town, with shops, a park, a crossing and much more.

    The trainers show the chi

  • Easter egg competition

    28th March 2013

    Today we held the annual Easter egg design competition.

    The winners were:

    Nusery - Sophie Wilson 

    FS2 - Nancy Wilson

    Y1 - Frankie Mason

    Y2 - Ella Ryan

    Y3 - Mason Clark

    Y4 - Dayna Birkinshaw

    Y5 - Cole Bramley

    Y6 - Stephanie Parkinson

    Congratulations to everyone who took part!

  • Music from Around the World!

    27th March 2013

    Today, as part of their 'What a Wonderful World' topic, Year 6 were visited by local musician, Janet Wood. 

    Janet works with DART (Doncaster Community Arts), as a resident artist.  She has travelled all over the world and was able to share her knowledge and experiences of music and culture with the children.

    As part of the event, the children learnt how to say 'Hello' is several languages!  They also learnt traditional songs, had a chance to role play (with costumes!) and hear stories from around the world. 

  • Ash Hill Dance Festival

    21st March 2013

    We are all very proud of our Year 6 students, who took part in the Ash Hill Academy dance festival on Thursday 21st March.

    Amelia, Ash, Elli, Ellie, Georgia, Jessica, Mitch, Rosie and Thea worked really hard with Mrs Gray and Donna, to produce a great street-dance inspired routine.

    We can't wait for the next event in June, where we plan to enter groups from different year groups.

    Well done again to the pupils for representing our school in the community!

  • Year 6 Sculpture visit

    19th March 2013

    Year 6 recently travelled into Doncaster to take part in a workshop offered by Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery.

    The ‘hands on’ workshop allowed the children to develop their understanding of shape, form, texture and the sensory quality of materials.  They were also able to make their own three-dimensional sculpture in the form of a clay maquette [small scale model].  The visit also included a tour of the centre, as well as an opportunity to see the current Paola McClure exhibition “Sparkle and Spin”.  

    We al

  • Red Nose Day 2013

    15th March 2013

    A big thank you to everyone for your contributions on Red Nose Day.

    Everyone had a great day with crazy hair and various activities taking place all over the school.

    Importantly we were able to show the children where their money goes to and importantly, how they can help other people in the UK and around the world.

    We are all so proud of the fund raising - we raised £460.50!

    So thanks again for your generosity!

     

     

     

     

     

  • World Book Day 2013

    7th March 2013

    On Thursday the 7th March, all of the children and staff at Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School dressed up in their pyjamas to celebrate World Book Day!

    The children started the day by finding out about the event in a whole school assembly and then they were read a story by a teacher from a different class.

    As part of this event, we also took the opportunity to launch our new 'buddy' system, where each child was paired up with a child in another year group. The aim is to ensure that children have a mentor and

  • Spring Newsletter

    28th February 2013

    Spring Newletter for Parents/Carers

  • Multi-cultural Event

    26th February 2013

    At Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School, we welcome and celebrate cultural differences and through our teaching and learning, we aim to prepare our children to live in a multi-cultural society with tolerance and understanding.

    Our creative curriculum encourages children to learn about different cultures and we are trying to organise opportunities for multi-cultural experience. Hence we organised a multi-cultural day on the 27th February 2013 where we invited a professional organisation called the ‘Manasumatra’

  • Hatfield Woodhouse Has Talent 2013

    18th February 2013

    Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School has recently celebrated pupil talents within the school, through the annual ‘Hatfield Woodhouse Has Talent’ competition.

    We were really lucky to see a vast range of talents including; dancing, singing, gymnastics, musical and martial arts performances.

    We had entrants from each year group, even from Foundation Stage!

    The winners were ‘Rollin’ Hustlers’, a street dancing crew from Year 6. Mitch, Ash, Thea, Mackensie and Bailey impressed us with their performance, which they had

  • School Holidays

    15th January 2013

    2012/2013 Holiday Pattern

  • Literacy

    11th January 2013

    Literacy Workshops information for parents

  • Numeracy

    11th January 2013

    Numeracy workshop information for parents

  • New Term 2013

    19th December 2012

    Please note school closes at 3.30pm on Friday 21st December and reopens to pupils on Monday 7th January 2013 at 8.55am.

    Wishing You All A Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year 2013

    From

    All Staff and Governors at Hatfield Woodhouse Primary

  • Xmas Dinner

    5th December 2012

    Xmas lunch this year will be served on Tuesday 18th December.

  • Our local hero visits Hatfield Woodhouse

    23rd November 2012

    What an exciting day it has been at Hatfield Woodhouse Primary.  A big thankyou to our children for displaying exemplary behaviour. The staff and children have enjoyed meeting with Ben Parkinson. The children enjoyed watching Ben's recent 'Skydive' DVD. The children at Hatfieldwoodhouse also spoke about why they had chosen to raise funds for his charity and also about what an inspiration he is to us all. 


    Thankyou Ben for taking the time out of your busy schedule to visit us. We really appreciate it.

     

  • Real Life Superhero

    20th November 2012

    As part of our last terms topic Year 2 have managed to organise a visit by their real life Superhero 'Ben Parkinson' to Hatfield Woodhouse. The children on hearing about the fundraising events that Ben particpates in, they decided to support him by raising money for his chosen charity.  The whole school joined together in raising funds to support the 'Pilgrim Bandits charity'. A charity that Ben supports.

    Ben was delighted by the news and has taken time out of his busy schedule to visit 'Hatfield Woodhouse P

  • Autumn Newsletter

    7th November 2012

    6th November 2012

    Dear Parents

    Welcome back from the half term break. We are now in the countdown to Christmas – always a magical, exciting time in school, unless you are a cleaner – I believe glitter and tinsel do nothing for the school vacuum cleaners!!

    Children In Need

    Friday 16th November is ‘Children in Need’ Day.  The theme is Show your spots and help raise lots’. For a small donation to the charity, put in the collecting pots in each classroom, children can come to school in non-uniform that day, prefera

  • Year 6 Residential - Hollowford

    20th October 2012

    Year 6 have just returned from their residential in Castleton at the Hollowford Centre.

    The children spent three days at the outdoor activity centre, participating in a range of activities designed to build individual confidence and team working skills, such as high ropes, archery and caving.  

    Photos to follow soon!