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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.

  • 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


    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!

  • Harvest Festival

    12th October 2012

    Thank you to everyone who attended the Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School 2012 Harvest Festival.

    The children gave a wonderful performance, celebrating farming and the season.

    We managed to raise £100 for charity, so thanks to everyone who contributed to the stall or bought something.

    Thank you to Mr Ross and Mrs Nixon for their great work behind the scenes.


  • Thorne Fire Station visit - Year 5/6

    10th October 2012

    As part of their Heroes and Villains topic, Year 5 and 6 pupils have been visiting Thorne Fire Station this week.

    The aim of the visit was for the children to meeting some local heroes and seeing how their role impacts the local community.

    The children were treated to a tour of a fire engine, a hose demonstration, witnessing a road traffic accident response and having a go on the hoses themselves!

    The children were able to ask lots of questions and gained a great deal of knowledge.

    One pupil said that they had

  • Heroes and Villains - A local hero

    24th September 2012

    Year 5 and 6 were recently visited by Gordon Harper, who delivered a presentation on local hero Corporal John Harper, who won the Victoria Cross in World War 2.

    Corporal Harper was a former Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School student, who lost his life in 1944, whilst fighting in Belgium.  He was awarded the Victoria Cross posthumously for his bravery during combat.

    The visit gave the children the opportunity to understand the sacrifices made by people during the war, and ultimately the impact this has had.  Th


    Schools Cross-Country Event 2012

    10th July 2012

    Mrs Acton & Mrs McConachie would like to say a huge thank you to all the children & parents from Hatfield Woodhouse Primary School, for attending the Cross Country Event at Hill House School. All the children involved were a credit to the School and put 100% effort into their race and made us so proud.

    We also would like to thank the Parents & Friends Team for purchasing the new running tops for the school, enabling the children to look very smart on the day.

    I sincerely hope the day has given food for though

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    Key Stage 2 Winter Games

    10th July 2012

    When a spot of good weather finally came along, we held our 2nd annual Winter Olympic games. The focus of these games is target skills. The disciplines were; football shooting, hockey shooting, golf putting, Quoit target, Ball Target, Bocce and Curling. Every child took part in at least 2 events. Here are some pictures from each event.

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    Maths Olympiad 2012

    10th July 2012

    Well done to the children who took part in the competition. We finished 3rd in this year’s competition!