Teaching and Learning
High Quality Learning at Harold Court is what we are all about…
- All those involved in the development of the school should have the children’s interests foremost in their minds.
- Children are encouraged and guided to work to their highest potential.
- Children learn high standards of behaviour by clear teaching and outstanding example.
- Children learn to respect and understand each other’s beliefs and cultures.
- Children are supported to be calm, reasonable and considerate in their relationships.
- All staff expect the highest standards of behaviour.
- All staff, children, parents, governors and others linked to the school treat each other with kindness and respect.
- We value each other and look for the strengths in others.
- We work co-operatively to make necessary changes and developments.
- Learning is engaging, rich in opportunities, real and enjoyable.
- Learning is loved, not for the here and now but for life.
- All staff inspire our young learning community so that they can aspire to be whatever they wish, in roles and jobs of the future that have not even been created yet.
- The school is arranged in to 15 classes :
- 2 Reception classes – 30 children in each class.
- 2 Year 1 classes -30 children in each class
- 2 Year 2 classes -30 children in each class
- 2 Year 3 classes - 30 children in each class
- 2 Year 4 classes - 30 children in each class
- 3 Year 5 classes - 20 children in each class
- 2 Year 6 classes - 30 children in each class
Our reception children start school in a staggered way over the first week of a school year - with Autumn children first, followed by spring born finally summer born.
The children are then full time 8:50-3:15 from the second school week.
Harold Court Primary School – Vision statement
To ensure the effective impact on pupil outcomes through:-
- Personalising the learning experience to involve and engage all learners
- The embedding and promotion of technologies across the whole-school and wider community
- The provision of tools for teaching and learning, collaboration, management and administration
- Ensuring an inclusive approach through the use of new technologies to support the needs of all learners
- Continuing professional development of the ICT capabilities of all staff and stakeholders
- Promoting and ensuring effective e-safety by providing a safe environment within which to work and learn
- Enabling secure and reliable communications between the school and its stakeholders – including the requirements for Online Reporting
- The use of a Managed Learning Environment - DB Primary to engage learning at home with parents/carers assistance.