Getting to School

Getting to School

Headley Park School is located in a busy residential area where parking on local streets is very limited.

We actively encourage pupils to walk, cycle or scoot to school and participate in the Living Street Walk to School initiative. Walking to school is a good way of encouraging you child to be active & fit and also has a positive impact on their alertness for learning at the start of the day.

Why are we encouraging walking to school?

Under half of UK children walk to school and this number is decreasing, whilst the number of children being driven to school has doubled in the last 20 years. Our school is taking part because of the many benefits we believe it will bring to our children and the community.

It may not be possible to walk to school every day but the initiative encourages families to walk to school at least once a week. At the end of each month, children who walked at least once every week will receive a special collectable pin badge.

Walking home from school

Children in Year 5 and 6 are allowed to walk home alone but only if we have your permission to let them leave the premises. If you would like your child to walk home alone or leave school to join you outside the gates, please complete and return a permission slip which is on the online forms section of this website or available from the office.

What if we can’t walk to school?

If you live too far away or don’t have time to walk the whole way to school, children can still participate in the initiative by walking at least 10 minutes to school. We call this Park and Stride

 

If driving we recommend that you Park and Stride to earn your badge – park safely away from the school e.g. at a friend’s house or Cater Road industrial estate – and walk the rest of the way.

 

If you do need to park near the school please ensure that you obey parking restrictions, consider how your parking might impact on the safety of children crossing the road and be considerate of local residents.

 

For safeguarding reasons, no child will not be able to leave on their own until we receive a completed consent form!

Our Primary School

Miriam Fredrickson is Headteacher, Nick Smith Chair of the Local Governing Body and Emma Cave (Business Manager) is responsible for coordinating queries from parents and other members of the public. It is also great to be part of the Cathedral Schools Trust and to share best practice with their South Bristol schools to the benefit of all our pupils.

 

All queries relating to the school, request for paper copies of this website content and curriculum content should be directed to Miriam Fredrickson (Headteacher) office@headleypark.bristol.sch.uk.

 

SENDCO, Mark Inskip minskip@headleypark.bristol.sch.uk. Please see local offer under policies.

 

Chair of Governors, Nick Smith nsmith1@headleypark.bristol.sch.uk.

 

Headley Park falls within the Bristol City Council Local Authority Area https://www.bristol.gov.uk/.

 

The school complaints policy is shown in the policies tab of this website.

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Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 at 2:17am
We loved having @PrimaryBristol, @stokepark16 and @VPPBristol over this afternoon for a football round-robin. ⚽

Well done to all of the children involved - the matches were played in a great spirit and were a terrific example of what we're about within @CST_Schools 🙌 https://t.co/GqPWIZkRn6
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Thursday, November 7th, 2019 at 2:50am
A big well done to our Boy's Football Team on their 5-5 draw this evening 👏

Thanks to @Greenfieldeact for being such great hosts 🙌

Amazing game to watch!
#TeamHP #SportForAll #Proud https://t.co/zGkDoXYN3D
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Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 at 6:09am
Friends of Headley Park put on an amazing fireworks display tonight. Thanks to all our volunteers and all the support from @StAldhelmsAFC1 and @allenstone25 and @distantthunder Brilliant community event https://t.co/wCykyc0lQw HeadleyParkPrim photo
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Friday, October 25th, 2019 at 1:03am
Hard fought 2-1 victory this evening vs @HarecliveEACT in the first game of the South Bristol Football League season.

Well done to all of the #TeamHP boys involved who played some great football ⚽
#SportForAll https://t.co/fxCkgGKgCy
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Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019 at 6:37pm
A brilliant experience meeting Team GB and @bristolwestac athlete, @EmilyDiamond11! 🏅

She shared her experiences, training routines and even her 2016 Olympic Bronze Medal! 🥉

A truly inspirational role-model. We'll be following your road Tokyo with interest!
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