Month: November 2018

Wellbeing should be timetabled alongside English and Maths, study suggests

A recent article published in The Telegraph recommended schools have a Head of Wellbeing. HKS have benefitted from the appointment of a Head of Wellbeing since January 2017. Mrs Stooksbury, has a background of safeguarding and child protection and oversees the wellbeing area of all pupils, staff and indeed parents. Since appointment, Mrs Stooksbury has …

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Teacher’s are the third biggest influence on people’s lives

According to a recent report by the Times Education Supplement. Teachers are the third biggest influence on people’s lives –after their parents. 64% of people surveyed say that they are grateful to at least one teacher for inspiring the person they are today. At HKS our small class sizes and high teacher:pupil ratio all help to create …

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World Values Day Thursday 18th November 2018

World Values Day Thursday 18th November 2018 At HKS we are keen to support the children in becoming well rounded, understanding and supportive members of the community. We work with our families to instil fundamental values in our young people. This begins with developing children who are tolerant of other people and their beliefs, accepting of …

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Phonics and Mark Making Workshop – November 2018

We had a wonderful morning at the Phonics and Mark Making Workshop. It was fabulous to see so many family members in the Studio, learning about how we teach phonics and writing and the differences. Later, the children welcomed everyone into their classrooms where they were able to join in with an exciting and engaging plethora …

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