Tapton School Academy Trust

Focus on Hillsborough Primary School

The school recently celebrated being one of the top two per cent of schools in England in terms of the progress pupils make by the end of key stage two.

There is an atmosphere around Hillsborough Nursery and Primary School like no other. Once inside the gates visitors feel a million miles from its location – nestled between two busy main roads next to the Sheffield Wednesday football stadium.

The school recently celebrated being one of the top two per cent of schools in England in terms of the progress pupils make by the end of key stage two. It is also ranked seventh in Sheffield in terms of attainment – a big achievement for a school where pupils speak 34 languages and children are from a variety of backgrounds.

Acting headteacher Jane King said: “It’s something we have built on and we always want the best outcomes for all of our children regardless of their starting points. Pupils at Hillsborough Primary School “The thing that has surprised us is that we got a letter from Parliament praising our achievements – it has really been celebrated.”She added: “We work really hard so that the children are life-long learners, get that motivation and thirst for knowledge and they want to be successful.

Read more at: https://www.thestar.co.uk/news/school-focus-hillsborough-nursery-and-primary-1-9145159