Our School

Headteacher’s Message

I have been the Headteacher of Holywell since September 2014 and have seen the school go from strength to strength during that time.  The attainment results of pupils over this period has significantly increased and all outcomes are now more favourably compared to pupils nationally. We offer a broad, rich, expansive curriculum and pride ourselves on …

About Us

Holywell is a school for children between the ages of 3 and 11 years. We are an ambitious and forward-looking school which aims to make a real difference to the children who come here. This is reflected in our school motto ‘The Spirit to Succeed’. We work in partnership with parents and the local community …

Admissions

In-Year Admissions In-Year Admissions into our school are managed by the Herts Admissions Team.  Please contact  Admissions Reception Admissions – 2022 Holywell Primary School is a Community School and admissions to our Reception classes are organised by Hertfordshire County Council. Further information with regards to the process can be found at: www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/admissions We would like to …

Ofsted

The school was inspected by OFSTED in November 2017. OFSTED judged: The school continues to be good. We were very pleased with the report, which reflected the many improvements that have taken place since my start as Headteacher in September 2014. Schools are judged on a much enhanced framework than in the past to maintain …

Ethos & Values

We aim to: provide a safe, caring, and attractive environment where everyone feels supported and valued. provide breadth and balance within the framework of the Early Learning Goals and the National Curriculum, by maintaining high standards in the quality of teaching and learning. encourage high standards of behaviour, and compliance with the school rules, for …

Staff

  Head Teacher – Mr C van Straaten Deputy Headteacher – Mrs T Keshio Nursery Blue Mrs J Hewett Miss T Akbar Reception Red Mr G Szakjo Mrs J Whawell Year 1 Sycamore Mrs A Lazar Mrs N Cokl Year 2 Hawthorn Mrs M McDonald / Miss J Johnson Mrs K Goodfellow Hazel Mrs A …

Recruitment

Our latest staff vacancies can be found on the Teach in Herts website.

Lettings

Hire Rates – 2020 / 2021 The following rates will be charged for hiring of the school premises in accordance with the lettings policy. Standard rate Block bookings or community providers Hall £20 / hour £18 / hour Classroom £15 / hour £13 / hour Conference Room £15 / hour £13 / hour Field £40 …

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