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Welcome to Hinstock Primary School and Hedgehogs Nursery

Where ‘Tomorrow’s success begins today’

And Learning is FUN.

As a school we welcome sharing this important and exciting period of your child’s life with you. We believe in providing inspirational starting points for learning and developing every child’s potential whatever talents and interests they may have.

At Hinstock we provide a stimulating, broad and balanced curriculum, to prepare for your child’s future by developing skills and promoting enthusiasm to pursue learning throughout their lives.  We acknowledge the importance of developing a caring and stimulating environment, where your child’s self-esteem grows enabling them to take risks and learn confidently through their achievements and mistakes.  We are an inclusive school that builds independence, responsibility, resilience, kindness and resourcefulness in preparation for life in today’s society.

Our aim is to enable every child to fulfil their potential and have opportunities to develop their own skills and interests. We encourage every child to be the best they can be and do the best they can do.

The best way to appreciate our aims and values is to come and visit us.  We want your association with the school to be a long and happy one.  Working closely with parents and carers is integral for the success of every child.  With your help we hope your child will contribute to the life of the school and take part in and enjoy the many opportunities we provide.

Rachael Williams


 At the end of the Summer term in 2016 Harry Chapman-Smith composed a lovely poem to sum up his time in Year 3 please share here: 

Here is a House Captain speech, written by Edward Matthews, which is an example of the citizenship we hope to inspire and nurture at Hinstock Primary School: House Captain Speech

Please also read this poem by a former pupil in year 6 - it sums up best what we want for our pupils at Hinstock School.  Use Your Potential....

Recently the school received a lovely email which shows how proud we should be of our children, they are a credit to the school and  to you as parents:    'May I take this opportunity to say that in thirty years of driving countless thousands of children for hundreds of schools over the UK, Hinstock Primary School stands above all others in terms of respect for others, personal behaviour and friendliness to all. For this I thank the children and the culture nurtured by the staff.'

Kind regards  

Damon Crute,  DC Coaches Ltd

Recently a much loved ex-teacher of the school, Val Griffiths passed away. Many of the staff, governors and parents knew Val well and Martin Kent our chair of governors has asked me to share this tribute: 

There is a memorial service for Val on the 20th March at 1:30pm in the Festival Drayton Centre, anyone who knew Val would be welcome.

Please find a link to Shires Catering Questionnaire for parents here: Shire Services Parents Questionnaire

Link to online payments. Please use this for our new online payment facility. A user guide is on the letters to parents page and information has been sent out via the pupils.

Recent quote from the Safer Schools’ Newsletter, following our recent Safer Schools' Meeting on the 23rd June:

The ‘Safer Schools’ initiative is a holistic and realistic approach to school security/safety. As part of my attendance at the Hinstock CE Primary ‘Safer School Group’ meetings, I would like to recognise the school for its excellent working as an accredited ‘Safer School’. Although the school was accredited in 2009, not only does the school continue to comprehensively fulfil the Safer School criteria but in addition, the school is continually striving to improve. A really positive approach and a good reflection of the headteacher’s hard work in maintaining the Safer School accreditation. Congratulations!
Ian Bartlett
Crime Prevention Officer
Shropshire Council

On March the 15th 2017 OFSTED inspected our school and we are very pleased with the comments made in the report. Our school continues to be good with features that we are extremely proud of, including the exceptional behaviour of our pupils and the undeniable fact that pupils are at the centre of everything we do and that learning in our school is fun. The staff were praised as passionate and ambitious and enrichment opportunities were celebrated. The full report shows the wonderful learning environment that exists at Hinstock and is a real celebration of all we do, please follow the link at the bottom of this page to find out more....

We had a great response from everyone who filled in our parent view survey, thank you. Please read a copy here:

Thank you to all the parents who came along to our Reading Workshop. If you couldn't make it please access the Powerpoint here and we will update our class and curriculum pages with some useful apps and links. Reading Workshop Powerpoint.

 Spellings Parent Launch. The accompanying letters and hints can be found on the parents letter page, please use them for supporting your child, there are internet links and support cards to use.

 Phonics Parent Launch. Letters with related information can be found on the parents letters page.


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