Houghton Primary School

"Working hard to achieve our best"

Statutory Information

Please find details and links to statutory information about the school below.

All information is available in hard copy (paper copy) from the school office on request This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Admissions

Please click HERE for details of the LA Admissions criteria which apply to Houghton Primary School which is a LA maintained primary school.

Assessment

Please click HERE for a copy of the school Assessment Policy. Please click HERE for a summary of the school 's approach to Formative Assessment (including Marking, Feedback and Planning)

Attainment

Please click HERE for our latest Key Stage results.

Please click HERE to access the Department for Education Performance Data for Houghton Primary School including national comparisons (currently showing 2016 information).

Attendance

Please click HERE for more information relating to attendance.

British Values Statement

Please click HERE for our statement on British Values.

Central record of recruitment and vetting check

The school holds a record of all staff and volunteers who work in school. The 'single central record' is maintained by the school business manager and monitored by the governing body.

Contacts 

Sue Ogden, our Business Manager, and Glynis Armstrong, our school Administrator, will be happy to help with any every day questions you may have. Please see the contact details on our 'Contact Us' page.

Curriculum

Please click HERE to access information about our curriculum.

Reading: In Key Stage 1 we use Oxford Reading Tree (ORT) materials to support our teaching of reading. Children read within a band on ORT, but can choose from a range of books outside of ORT which have been 'book banded' within the same band. Phonics is taught using Letters and Sounds. IFrom Year 2 and across Key Stage 2 children choose books from our Accelerated Reader library within a band relating to assessment of their reading. 

Department for Education Performance Data

Please click HERE to access performance data for Houghton Primary School including national comparisons (currently showing 2016 data).

Equality Objectives

Please click HERE for our Equality Objectives.

E-safety

Please click HERE for the school E-safety Policy. For further information about e-safety at Houghton Primary School please click HERE

Governance

Please click HERE for information about our governing body, its structure, responsibilities and committees. This link also provides information about individual governors at our school.

Please click HERE for our Instrument of Governance which sets out the structure of governance at Houghton Primary School.

Minutes of the most recent meetings for the governing body and its committees can be found at the bottom of the same page. Hard copies of all minutes and papers considered at governing body meetings are available on request.

A register of business interests of each governor is also included on the same page.

SEND Local Offer and Name of Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator

Please click HERE for details of our school's SEND local offer and other information relating to our provision for children with Special Educational Needs and/or Disability. Mrs Alison Harrison is our Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO) and can be contacted via the school office . If you have a complaint relating to the SEND support provided by our school for your child, please speak with Mrs Harrison in the first instance. If this proves unsatisfactory, please contact the headteacher. Our complaints procedure will then be instigated.

OfSTED Report

Please click HERE for a copy of the school's most recent OfSTED report (February 2014). Please click HERE to access the report on the OfSTED website.

Policies

Please click HERE to access our school policies including:

  • Accessibility Plan
  • Behaviour Policy
  • Charging and Remissions Policy
  • Equality Policies
  • Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy
  • Special Educational Need Policy

Pupil Premium Information

 Please click HERE for information on the Pupil Premium.

Sports Premium Information

 Please click HERE for information on the Sports Premium.

Values and Ethos

Please click HERE to find information about the school Values and Ethos


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