It was a beautiful and emotional ceremony! Our first year 6 cohort, congratulations to them all #2021


Thank you parents for the lovely disco! The year 6s loved it


Year 6 leaving disco HPAD 2021. Thank you to our wonderful parents for organising this


Aren't they brilliant! Fantastic performance year 6


What an incredible performance from our year 6! Dream on, adaptation to Midsummer's Night Dream by Shakespeare! Watch the space West End shows, you have competition!


Year 3 and 4 Sports Day! We are loving the positive energy!


It certainly wasn't only the children who enjoyed Sports Day today! The adults had fun too. It was good to see Mrs Johnson in trainers on the racing track! .


A brilliant start to the week, Reception, year 1 and 2 Sports Day! All children showing our key of community spirit in their colour houses.


We can't tell you how proud we were of all the children yesterday during meet the teacher session. We had teacher tears not children. Well done children for reassuring your teachers it is all fine to have new classes. You were incredibly resilient


A massive congratulations to our year 5 children who represented us at the Count on Us Primary Challenge Final 2021 at Westminster. We are very proud of you achieving 6th position in the final 30 schools across the country! .


Teachers deserve this expecially this year. Please join in let's celebrate our teachers. At HPAD, our teachers are wonderful! Thank you for alwalys going above and beyond for our children.


The rain couldn't stop us raising CF awareness! Thank you parents for joining in and for all the donations. We have loved our 65 hopping


Ready for another day of bouncing and of collecting money and raising awareness for


Reception children celebrating CF awareness week on space hoppers


Fantastic work by Eco Champions, all our vegetables are planted for this season.


We are getting ready for CF week! Thank you Ms Farrer for all your help. Let's do it again, 69 roses


Thank you PCRs for your visit today and for the amazing job you do for us. .


A fabulous day for year 2 enjoying the orchestra concert at Cecil Sharp House.The lovely picnic in the park was so need in this gorgeous weather.#cecilsharphouse


Every second of our school day is a learning opportunity! Loving our sounds out on the playground


What a way to end the week! Thank you Dill Class for sharing this brilliant performance with Mrs Johnson!

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Parent Workshops and Open Mornings

Autumn 2020 Parent Events and Workshops

Please find below a list of all the parent events and parent workshops for the Autumn Term for your diaries.  These dates and others can also be found on the calendar section of our website at 

Parent Information Session - Zones of Regulation


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Virtual Open Mornings

Prospective reception parents should contact the school office via email to request for the link for their open morning choice. Please specify in the email the date you would like to attend.

Please visit this website for details on how to apply for a reception place and key dates. You can also find this in our calendar section of our website. The deadline for Online Applications is 15th January 2021. 

Date Time Event Target Audience
18/11/2020 09.30-10.30am Open Morning  2021 Reception prospective parents
02/12/2020 09.30-10.30am Open Morning   2021 Reception prospective parents

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Parent Workshops

Please note, an email with the link will be sent out to parents a week before the workshop.

Date Time Event Target Audience
13/11/2020 09.00-10.00am Year 2 Phonics screening briefing for parents Year 2 Parents
20/11/2020 09.00-10.00am Phonics workshop for reception parents Reception Parents/Carers
27/11/2020 09.00-09.45am Home Learning All Parents/Carers
04/12/2020 09.00-10.00am Year 1 Phonics workshop for parents Year 1 Parents
W/C 14/12/2020   No After school clubs this week (Except early bloomers) All Parents/Carers
18/12/2020 2pm Finish Early pick up for all children  All Parents/Carers


Page Downloads

Title Date  
5 steps to being a better speller.jpg 27th Mar 2019 Download
Code of Conduct and Rules - Rippledown 15th Mar 2019 Download
Curriculum Parent Workshop 28th Feb 2020 Download
Do you want to be a better speller.jpg 27th Mar 2019 Download
Dyslexia presentation HPAED.pdf 27th Mar 2019 Download
Dyslexia/Literacy difficulties Poster 1 01st Mar 2019 Download
Dyslexia/Literacy difficulties Poster 2 01st Mar 2019 Download
Dyslexia/Literacy Difficulties Presentation 01st Mar 2019 Download
ELG Expectation Briefing for Parents 01st Apr 2019 Download
ELG expectations briefing for parents.pdf 23rd May 2019 Download
Handwriting Parent Workshop 2018 17th Oct 2018 Download
Handwriting Workshop - Nursery Rhymes 17th Oct 2018 Download
HPAD Speech and Language Parent Workshop 081119 11th Nov 2019 Download
HPAD Speech and Language Parent Workshop handout 11th Nov 2019 Download
KS1 Parent Reading Workshop October 2019 17th Oct 2019 Download
Mandarin Parent Workshop 06/02/19 06th Feb 2019 Download
Maths in EYFS Parent Workshop 06th Jun 2019 Download
Parent Information Booklet - Rippledown 15th Mar 2019 Download
Phonics parent workshop 4.pdf 23rd May 2019 Download
Reception Parent Meeting Notes 27th Sep 2019 Download
Reception Parents Phonics Handout 28/09/18 27th Sep 2018 Download
Reception Parents Phonics Workshop 29/09/18 27th Sep 2018 Download
Rippledown Information 15th Mar 2019 Download
Words First Coffee Morning 2018 17th Oct 2018 Download
Words First Home Activity Pack 16th Oct 2018 Download
Words First Home Activity Pack 17th Oct 2018 Download
Year 1 Parent Meeting Notes 13th Sep 2019 Download
Year 1 Parents - Phonics Workshop Oct 2018 18th Oct 2018 Download
Year 2 -4 Grammar and Spelling workshop 02nd May 2019 Download
Year 2 Class Meeting Notes 13th Sep 2019 Download
Year 2 Reading Workshop for Parents 26th Nov 2018 Download
Year 3 & 4 Maths Parent Workshop 08/02/19 08th Feb 2019 Download
Year 3 & 4 Reading Workshop for Parents Autumn Term 2018 26th Nov 2018 Download
Year 3 and 4 Multiplication Check Parent Workshop 04th Nov 2019 Download
Year 3 Parent Meeting Notes 13th Sep 2019 Download
Year 4 Multiplication Tables Check Briefing for Parents 13th May 2019 Download
Year 4 Parent Meeting Notes 13th Sep 2019 Download
Year 5 Parent Meeting Notes 13th Sep 2019 Download
YR3 Code of Conduct and Rules.pdf 22nd Mar 2019 Download
YR3 Parent Information Booklet.pdf 22nd Mar 2019 Download
YR3 Residential Grosvenor Hall 2019.pdf 22nd Mar 2019 Download
YR4 Maths Workshop 15th Feb 2019 Download