About Our School
Hunsbury Park is an urban town school at the heart of Northampton, it is a mainstream school with a Resourced Provision Unit supporting children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. At Hunsbury Park Primary School, we take pride in developing the best possible standards of learning, teaching and assessment by holding the highest expectations and knowing all our children well. We challenge all children to strive for academic, creative, sporting and personal accomplishment within a wide-ranging, engaging, relational and enriched curriculum.
We believe that a happy child is a successful one, therefore emotional wellbeing and mental health is at the heart of our aspirations. Our school is united by everyone’s dedication to maximising pupils’ personal development and wellbeing. All staff understand that emotional health is closely linked to mental health and that as a school we can encourage positive development of mental health in childhood. Consequently, mental health and wellbeing is embedded across the curriculum to allow us to develop mentally healthy and happy children who are ready to take on the challenges they may face in school and beyond.
Our School Vision
Our vision is for Hunsbury Park Primary School to inspire, challenge and nurture the individuality of the next generation. We aim to prepare pupils for all stages of their education as well as equip them with high aspirations for their future of lifelong learning.
Our vision overview aligns aim, values and strategic priorities that are both individual and meaningful to our school community. The overview brings together our ethos and culture, by focussing on what is important to us each and every day; as a school community we strive to achieve our priorities by ‘working together to be the best we can be’.
Please click here to view 'Our School Vision' document.
Our School Values
At Hunsbury Park Primary School, our school values are our Golden Threads – they run through everything we do. These values underpin the curriculum and the daily lives, behaviour and attitudes of our children. Our School Values are:
Please click here to view 'Our Core Values' document.
At Hunsbury Park Primary School, our children are given time to explore subjects and develop deep understanding. We encourage children to take ownership of and responsibility for their learning, so they have the confidence and courage to ask questions, solve problems and reflect and respond to high quality written and verbal developmental feedback. Children are praised for their ability to collaborate, their perseverance and self-belief and positive attitudes towards their learning.
We pride ourselves on being an inclusive school where everyone can achieve success and develop their skills of independence, whatever their background. We promote an ethos of integrity and compassion, where diversity is valued and celebrated – both within school and the wider world.
Safeguarding and welfare is crucial and intrinsic in all we do. Children are taught the virtues of respect, friendship, honesty and resilience. Special care is taken to educate everyone in Hunsbury Park Primary School about the needs of others and how best to meet them. We promote open and honest communication with parents, carers and specialists and actively seek to engage with all members of the Hunsbury Park community in a positive and supportive manner.
High quality teaching is a key priority at Hunsbury Park Primary School and the relationship between staff and children underpins inspirational, supportive and effective teaching, learning and assessment. Staff are actively involved in identifying their support and professional development needs; this leads to careers with clear progression. We ensure that there is a wide range of quality continued professional development available and that staff are able to learn from each other and share good practice.
It is our aim to:
- Ensure aspirational teaching, learning and assessment of the highest standard and quality
- Ensure an engaging and enriched curriculum, which is progressive and well-sequenced
- Foster a culture of friendship, respect, honesty, tolerance and determination, where children are eager, active and responsible citizens
- Instil in children and adults a lifelong love for learning and a strong grounding for future success throughout all stages of learning and life
- Ensure opportunities for positive and active partnerships with parents, carers, governors and the wider local community, which reflect and draw upon the richness and diversity of our community