Category Archives: Academy Letters

Horsmonden Primary Academy Ofsted Inspection

Dear Parents Following our recent Ofsted Inspection, I am delighted to be able to share the final report, in which the first line states, ‘Pupils thrive at Horsmonden Primary Academy.’ The ethos of the school really shone through and Ofsted noted ‘A culture of personal growth permeates and supports all aspects of school life.’ This […]

Parent Update – 10th November 2023

A female student using a chromebook in a lesson

Dear Parents  Thank you to everyone who attended parent consultations this week. I hope you found the meetings informative and enjoyed looking at your child’s work. The Year 6 children who volunteered for the evenings did their best to keep everyone to time and particularly enjoyed making tea and coffee! Some of them enjoyed helping […]

Parent Update – 20th October 2023

An external photo of the playground.

Dear Parents  Ofsted have now concluded their inspection and I am eagerly awaiting their report. While here they had meetings with staff, children and governors, viewed lessons, scrutinised books and paperwork, as well as listened to the views of parents, staff and children.  I am pleased with the verbal feedback and would like to thank […]

Parent Update | 6th October 2023

A beautiful little girl sitting on the floor with her legs crossed while listening to the teacher.

Dear Parents, What a week we’ve had! It started with ‘The Rocket Man’ from Steam Co, Nick Corston. He inspired the children to create their own innovations and rockets, while reinforcing the importance of reading and aiming high in life. All children made and launched rockets, some more successfully than others, and enjoyed watching the […]

Parent Update | 29th September 2023

Two boys looking at a computer screen in a classroom.

Dear Parents, Next week is Innovation Week! We are all excited to take part in a variety of workshops led by Steam Co. on Monday. To help facilitate the workshops please could all children bring: a large bag of cardboard junk modelling materials; cardboard tubes/toilet rolls, cardboard boxes and corrugated cardboard boxes. On Wednesday, the […]

Parent Update | 22nd September 2023

A girl smiling while looking into the distance on the playground

Dear Parents, Harvest Boxes It’s that time of year again when we start to think about our Harvest celebrations and how we can support our community. As in previous years and in keeping with tradition, we are asking children to create small harvest boxes (shoe box size) filled with a few food items that will […]