Hallbankgate Village School

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  • ‘The magic that is woven at Hallbankgate Village School, day by day, minute by minute, by leaders, by staff, and ultimately by pupils, is exceptional.’
    Steve Watson, TLO, 2019
  • ‘We are truly grateful: the staff have gone above and beyond. Thank you!’
    Parent, 2020
  • ‘The striking feature is that learners relish the opportunities they have to control their own learning, and that they have the confidence and skills to do so successfully.’
    Steve Watson, TLO, 2019
  • ‘We feel our child is thriving- we feel they are being pushed to their potential. Thank you.’
    Parent, 2020
  • ‘…the commitment to taking responsibility for their own learning, the awareness of the learning process and of self as learner, and the skills to do so independently are evident.’
    Steve Watson, TLO, 2019
  • ‘Parents are overwhelmingly supportive of the school’
    Ofsted, 2017
  • ‘Staff are always happy to discuss ways to support my child.’
    Parent, 2020
  • ‘Pupils understand their learning because teachers use clear explanations and make sure that pupils understand what they are learning.’
    Ofsted, 2017
  • ‘All staff are extremely friendly and welcoming to both adults and children in our family’
    Parent, 2020
  • ‘Pupils behave well at all times. They are polite and well mannered. Leaders value the feedback they get from pupils and place a high priority on listening to pupils.’
    Ofsted, 2017
  • ‘Our children love coming to school every day and are always encouraged to be the best they can be’
    Parent, 2020

Useful Links

**Launching May 2021** - ScholarPack Parents App

Next month we will be launching our new parent app linked to ScholarPack, the school's Management Information System (MIS).  This app will enable parents to see important information about their individual children and receive messages from school. Once launched, this will replace our previous text message service (Teachers2Parents).    

Video Guide for Parents


 Safeguarding and E-Safety Information for Parents

Cumbria Local Safeguarding Children's Board
This website gives parents, teachers and governors practical advice on protecting children from extremism and radicalisation.
Parent Info is a free resource for schools and other organisations, providing expert advice to parents and carers on a range of subjects.
Parenting and family support.
The NSPCC is the UK's leading children's charity, preventing abuse and helping those affected to recover.
Help and advice about a wide range of issues for children.
Provides support and guidance for parents about online safety, relationships, health and well-being, parenting issues.

Information and advice to help children and young people to stay safe online. Have a conversation. Top tips. Things to do. Free advice.

Working with online safety experts, we're here to guide you through the many issues children can experience when using the internet.
Experts in digital family life

Online safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe online.

A leading charity providing advice and support to anyone affected by bullying.
A coalition of organisations and individuals with a shared vision to stop all forms of bullying between children and young people.


Literacy Information for Parents





Supporting Spelling and Reading at Home


Maths Information for Parents