On behalf of the children, staff and Governors, I’d like to welcome you to Henry Chichele Primary School.
Henry Chichele Primary School is situated in the market town of Higham Ferrers. We are set in extensive grounds, away from the main road.
It is currently a community one form entry primary co-educational school for children aged 4 – 11 but we are set to extend to two form entry from September 2016. The Local Authority has therefore increased our Planned Admission number for Reception Class from 30 to 60 for the academic year 2014/15 onwards.
This school was built in 2004 and comprises 7 classrooms, a large central hall, music room, offices and staff room. A double temporary classroom will house the additional classes over the next two years while the school is remodelled and extended.
The school grounds are secure, set with trees, hedges and fencework. There is a pond area where the children can observe wildlife and a trim-trail for the children to execise on.
We are a school which believes that every child and adult who is part of the school community has a right to feel happy, respected and valued. We believe that all children deserve the best and our aim is to help them succeed by reaching their full potential in every area of school life. We value the broad and balanced curriculum which our staff offers and all children are able to fully access not only academic, but creative and physical areas of the National Curriculum.
Each child is considered as a whole person; developing skills, concepts and attitudes necessary for the opportunities and experiences of the future. We endeavour to motivate, support and inspire the children within our care and all successes are shared and celebrated.
Below is a link to our Prospectus which we hope you will read to gain a sense of the value we place in each child and our desire to ensure standards, in all areas, remain as high as possible within a safe, secure, happy and caring community school.
It has been a very exciting start to the new term for Year 2 and our Reception children. Year 2 moved into their new classrooms on Monday and we had some very excited children exploring their new learning environments; hopefully they will have come home and told you all about it!
Today, Wednesday 22nd February has been even more exciting as the Reception children finally moved into their new purpose built rooms (affectionately nicknamed the 'yellow classroom' and the 'red classroom'). To say they were a little bit excited today is a complete understatement. The Reception class teachers were simply 'blown away' by their enthusiasm and their fabulous comments today. We even had a demonstration of 'the happy dance' from one of them this afternoon.
We will, of course, give parents the opportunity to come and have a look next week once we have completed moving rooms for all of Key Stage 1 but in the meantime we shall post some pictures of the rooms tomorrow so that you can share their experiences.
In the meantime we extend our sincere thanks to each and everyone of you for your patience; we sincerely hope that you will agree that the wait has been worth it..........
Slowly but surely the rooms are starting to take shape...........an exhausting process! The multi-use room is fully fitted out today. Tomorrow and Friday will be a frantic couple of days with the remainder of the furniture and new photocopiers arriving for the whole school. Here are a couple of photographs to whet your appetite!
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