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13/09/19

Reception had their first Art lesson today! Designing colourful wallpaper for Mrs Japal...lucky her!! https://t.co/ThwShF0YMU

11/09/19

Waddell Class were blessed to have Eleyna's mummy come and read to us yesterday! We loved the Bumble Bear and Ingenious Jean! Parents, if you want to come and read to us, we'd love to have you! Speak to your class teacher. https://t.co/1nXQmjGIai

25/07/19

Welcome to Costa Del WRAPZ. It's hot here but we have our sunscreen on and are enjoying the sandy beach while the pool fills up. https://t.co/DHqePbgEiO

24/07/19

HPAPL WRAPZ Holiday Club has kicked off with a trip to the cinema, checking out local art and a picnic in the park! https://t.co/ymBDsxn0oy

23/07/19

It's the last day of the academic year and what a year it's been! Thank you to all of our brilliant parents/carers, friends, pupils and staff. Enjoy the well deserved break! We reopen on 2nd Sept for INSET and the children return to school 4th September.

21/07/19

Y6 performance of Matilda. Fantastic beginning of what will be an annual event to mark the continued commitment to the arts in our academy https://t.co/Jvm7kjkIGt

21/07/19

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Another impromptu performance after the rain. Is there no holding back the unadulterated joy seen here. Thank you Lord Harris for initiating and funding our steel pan band trip https://t.co/eJ7LLVzd1I

19/07/19

Smiling until the end. Our eta is now 6.45pm. https://t.co/f23l7rEYfW

19/07/19

MESSAGE TO YEAR 2 PARENTS: Because of adverse weather conditions Year 2 will now return to the academy for 6pm this evening.

19/07/19

Despite the rain, we are still dancing! https://t.co/NIdJNCYUHC

19/07/19

Where are we going? LEGOLAND! And we’re off! https://t.co/qeNDVCsE1K

18/07/19

Benidorm was inspired by Matisse and ‘The Snail’. We used his technique of collaging bright paper to create abstract animals. Look at our lovely work! https://t.co/umaCbU0YhK

18/07/19

It's SHOWTIME!

17/07/19

Our fantastic Academy Choir and Chamber Choir received certificates this morning for their wonderful effort and contribution throughout the year! https://t.co/fhgV92s31V

17/07/19

Nursery are making us all VERY jealous with having a lovely end of year picnic in the park. https://t.co/LJR14AcT64

17/07/19

3/3 A big thank you to thank all the parents and teachers who volunteered their time to help on the day! It was a successful and fun event enjoyed by all and we look forward to planning some nice treats for the children for the forthcoming academic year.

17/07/19

2/3 Downhills Park Cafe True Craft Sushi Heads Stronghold Climbing Centre Millfield Theatre Alexandra Palace Ice - Rink The Science Museum The Museum of London London Transport Museum Bind Yoga Cafe Lemon

17/07/19

1/3 The Friends of Philip Lane PTA would like to say thank you to everyone who donated prizes to the raffle at the school's Summer BBQ on the 5th July and also to the following businesses -

17/07/19

HPAPL are looking for an Office Manager. Details here: https://t.co/VKjeHbplKm

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Early Years Foundation Stage

At HPAPL be believe young children are entitled to high quality early years education and care. This is fundamental to their well being and development and lays the foundations on which later learning and success can be built. 

Our team of Early Years Educators consists of our EYFS Leader, Lead Nursery Teacher and our NNEB qualified support staff.  Our principals and practice are based on the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS),  a  statutory framework that sets the standards that all Early Years providers must meet to ensure that children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe.

Our  Early Years Foundation Stage Team aims to:

  •  provide  high quality care and education where  all our children can flourish and achieve
  • ensure our Foundation Stage provision puts the young child and  their family at the heart of the learning process
  • advocate  appropriate early years practice which recognises the importance of the child’s stage of development and has high expectations for all children to reach their potential
  • understand and apply our knowledge of how young children develop and learn

Life is full of changes and transitions: this can be exciting and positive or worrying and difficult, especially for young children starting school or nursery. We take pride in supporting our individual children and their families in a sensitive and thoughtful way through this process as they join us in the nursery, reception and as they  move into Year 1.

Our Early Years Free Entitlement (EYFE)  for two, three and four year olds allocation is listed below for your information.

                Number of Planned Early Education Places

No of Places

I plan to offer early years free entitlement  for two-year-olds (15 hours)

 

      0

I plan to offer early years free entitlement  for three-and four-year-olds (15 hours)

     24

I plan to offer extended free entitlement – 30 hours

     12

Parent Feedback

We love to hear from our parents/carers, it helps us to know what is working well and what we need to improve. Below are some of the comments we have recently recently in our EYFS survey relating to Tapestry:

 - "Tapestry is excellent. It's so lovely seeing what he gets up to during the day. The email reminders are good...to update the tool."

  - "I think it's great that the teachers invite parents to make uploads on Tapestry on a weekly basis including a theme/suggestion."

 - "Very good system, I enjoy reading the comments and looking at the photos."

 - "I love reading observations on Tapestry. I really appreciate the teachers hard work. It helps me a lot to see how my son thinks and communicates with other people."

 - "I like the way [Tapestry] is used in Reception to set practical homework activities. Which involves spending time with ch/practical activities/getting out and about."

 

Nursery Tours

We are pleased to be able to offer nursery tours for prospective parents who wish to apply to our nursery. These will take place on

 - Wednesday 6th March at 1.30pm

 - Wednesday 24th April at 1.30pm

 

Early Years Team

 

**DOCUMENTS BELOW DATED 30 APRIL 2018 RELATE TO 'EARLY WRITERS' PARENT WORKSHOP