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Working within the education sector I understand the importance and
appreciation of feedback, therefore I felt it is of great importance to
highlight how I feel my daughter has settled in at your school.
daughter recently joined the school at the start of term, I was
slightly apprehensive about this start due to the fact that she didn't
attend the school's nursery. However, myself and her father could not
be happier with the start that she has made and the progression that is
clearly very apparent. She loves coming to school, her reading and
phonics is something that has taken a rapid progression, so much that
all her family members have noticed.
Through her recent
report/parents evenings myself and her father are fully aware of the
next steps she needs to take and how she can achieve these. We are also
aware of how we can support her with reaching her next steps and the
actions we need to take at home to further facilitate her learning.
feel that communication from the school is fantastic, I feel I am kept
fully up to date through the information provided on parent pay, I also
appreciate the text messages that are sent.
My daughter has
regular attendance at the before and after school club provided by the
school, I would like to give a special thank you to Ms Barley and Ms
Ryan who I feel are both assets to the school, they have made the club
feel like home. My daughter was very nervous to leave me at first has
had a drastic mindset change and she now enjoys attending both before
and after school club, so much so that when I am able to drop her off
at 8:50 she gets upset as her day didn't start off with seeing Ms
They both go above and beyond to support her and all of the other students who attend the club.
would also like to give a special thanks to the receptionist, who has
always been so professional, polite and supported me with any queries
that I have had as a new parent to the school.
Thanks again to
all the staff at Harmondsworth, I understand that we are in difficult
times at the moment. Supporting each other as a community is key.
Thank you for helping me learn and grow for the past 8 years. From
Nursery to Year 6, I've had the best teachers and members of staff
guide, support and encourage me and I couldn't be more grateful. I
appreciate everyone at the school since without them, I wouldn't be the
person I am today. I have always felt at home at the school and I do
believe we are like a huge family; we care and look out for each other.
Thank you for helping me to settle in and feel welcome when I first
joined in 2012. I have come a long way since then and I've had the best
start to my school life because of you ALL!
Now it's the end of the year,
It's time to say goodbye,
To go on to something new,
'Cos I want to stay,
But I'm really excited and I want to say:
Thank you for all you've done,
I will never forget you.
Thank you for being there,
And showing me how much you care.
I am sad to be leaving you.
I am happy there's something new,
'Though I'd like to stay,
I am really excited and I want to say:
It's with happy memories,
That I will walk out the door,
With hopes for good things,
That the future holds in store.
Year 6 Leaver
I just wanted to thank you, your staff and your pupils for hosting our sculpture workshop last Thursday.
have worked in many schools over the years but I was impressed by the
way your children confidently rose to quite a difficult challenge. They
demonstrated an amazing 'have a go’ attitude and I don’t think I once
heard those dreaded words ‘I can’t do it”.
They were polite yet
forthcoming with great ideas and contributions. Congratulations on
having such credit worthy young people to work with.
Thanks again and Best wishes
The Red Van Man
Many thanks for having me into your school today. It was lovely to
meet your studentsand I hope everyone enjoyed the session and learnt
something new. I was very impressed with their behaviour, how well they
listened and were able to be controlled in using the voting pods –
often the excitement can be too much! They also asked some very
intelligent questions especially about the House of Lords.
UK Parliament Outreach Visit
Many thanks for your email and thank you so much for inviting me to
visit. All the children at Harmondsworth Primary were beautifully
behaved and listened attentively throughout my talk. The answered all
my questions politely and it was a pleasure to speak to them
today. It was lovely to see so many dog lovers in the room and an
eagerness to learn about dog safety.
Thanks again for inviting us to your school to do an assembly. The
students were a real credit to your school, and everyone was really
Iver Environment Centre
I just wanted to say what a pleasure it was to deliver at your school
again and how impressed I was with the way all year groups attentively
listened and participated.
They were all so well behaved and I also wish to thank you and all the
staff for your help and support.
Firstly, I would take opportunity to commend the staff, teachers
and children at the school for a wonderful performance earlier this
I attended the performance last night of the Zany Zoo to see
grandson perform. There were actually four
generations of his family there last night.
thought the show was a wonderful testament to the talent of the
children, the dedication of the staff and the support of the parents.
lot of hard work must have gone into the production and the parents and
friends very much appreciated that. it was funny,
really brought home to the children how diverse and culturally gifted
their school is.
I have visited your school many times since my grandson joined and have
always felt that it has a very
welcoming feel about it and it is very much a community school.
Thank you for a wonderful evening and I wish you and your staff a
I would also like to thank you, Mrs Groenen and especially Ms Winton
& Mrs Booth for the exceptional care provided to Max in
has flourished during his time at Harmondsworth, from a hesitant and
wary child to one who is delighted to be going to school. The school is
a lovely, stimulating environment, the teachers are kind and
compassionate - I can honestly say that withdrawing Max from
Harmondsworth is probably one of the things we are saddest about in
relation to relocating abroad.
I always enjoy my visits to Harmondsworth Primary School the pupils and
staff are helpful and polite and offer to help me set up. The students
are always keen to learn about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering
and Maths) and gain new experiences.
We would like to take this opportunity and thank you for your time,
effort and making Alexander feel so welcome at Harmondsworth from his
first day. We will miss you and hope to stay in touch. I know Alex is
very excited to let you know how he is getting on in his new school and
would love to hear from you too.
Once again, many thanks.
I visit a lot of schools all over the country, talking about poetry and
my books, and my visit to Harmondsworth Primary at the end of October
was up there with some of my favourite visits. The wonderful, warm
welcome from the head and the other members of staff, and the brilliant
smiles and amazing ideas bubbling out of the heads of the kids I talked
to and with were so encouraging, funny and surprising… It’s always a
Good Thing to see such a diverse – in all meanings of that word –
collection of kids getting on and being kids, enjoying themselves and
unafraid to share their thoughts, that it shows there are reasons to be
optimistic about the future, despite the gloom of current events we
grown ups live with… From my fleeting visit it seems Harmondsworth
Primary is a happy little school, focussed on the kids, caring and
friendly. So well done all who sail in her!
A.F.Harrold - Poet
Dear Mrs Dowding,
It has been privilege for our son to attend
HPS for the last two years, however he will be leaving the school as
we're moving back to Poland this summer. His last day of school will be
on 14th July (Friday) 2017.
We will always be grateful for the school's nurturing environment,
excellent education standards and wonderful atmosphere.
I can appreciate all the hard work and added pressures you all go
through when you have an inspection.
read the letter you received regarding the recent Ofsted inspection and
fully agree that the school is a "good" school. However, we
it as exceptional.
Yourself and all members of
staff are wonderful and it always amazes me how you all know the
children by their first names. It's very warming to see how
the staff interact with the children.
My husband and I have seen our child flourish at Harmondsworth and we
really do appreciate
you and all the staff members for your hard work and efforts.
Whatever Ofsted status the school is given we could never praise you
all high enough.
I hope you all have a lovely weekend.
Dear Mrs Dowding,
It has been a privilege to send our son to
Harmondsworth, even for a short while. We really did feel the
close bond the school has with everyone.
really surprised to hear all the staff address him by name as if they
knew him for a long time, even though it was only his 2nd
massive thank you for all your efforts to make him feel at home and for
all the care and attention he received.
It was a real pleasure to spend time with the children. I am always
impressed by how well they work together. Please thank the teachers for
an enjoyable and interesting visit.
would like to take this opportunity to thank you all so much for your
help and guidance. You have all provided invaluable support and advice
and have remained a familiar,friendly and much needed place of safety
for our son. Harmondsworth Primary School has helped him move
forward and deal with challenges in a positive way.