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Thomas Hinderwell Primary Academy

We will ensure that all children are nurtured, challenged and inspired so that they achieve the best outcomes during their time at our school and contribute positively to society.


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  • Friday 28 June 2024 DRET Inspiration Awards Last night was the DRET Inspiration Awards. We had a total of 8 nominations in 6 categories.
  • Thursday 23 May 2024 Thomas Hinderwell Colour Run On Tuesday 21st May, Thomas Hinderwell completed our first colour run. What a great afternoon it was and an opportunity for pupils, parents and staff to engage in a fun activity. Thank you for all your continued support! We made a profit of over £250!
  • Friday 3 May 2024 Thomas Hinderwell Careers Fair This week we had our very first 'Thomas Hinderwell Careers Fair', it was a huge success with a wide range of professionals volunteering to come and speak to our children. Each class had the opportunity to walk around the Careers Fair asking a wide range of questions to each and every one. Children left enthusiastic and eager to continue their journey to their dream careers.
  • Wednesday 20 March 2024 Easter Fair On Tuesday 19th March we held our Easter Fair. Thank you to all your support and the local businesses that donated prizes for our raffle, we raised £608. Check your MCAS app for details of the raffle winners. Prizes are available to collect from the office.
  • Wednesday 20 March 2024 Bee Active Visit EYFS had a visit from Bee active. They had a talk about keeping safe on the beach and in the sea. Everyone got to colour in an activity sheet to enter a competition. Lots of lovely photos were taken with Bee active. Each child has got a lovely gift bag to take home which included a voucher for a free swim at Everyone's active.
  • Tuesday 27 February 2024 Scholastic Book Fair has arrived Our book fair has arrived! Members of staff couldn't wait to have a look at what books are on sale! This will run before and after school until the end of the day on Monday 4th March. We will be accepting cash and card payments. Can you spot the 2 members of staff peeking behind the cases? #lovereading #scholasticbookfairs #shareyourfair
  • Monday 26 February 2024 Nurture Room We are so proud of our new Nurture Room. Miss Dixon and Mrs Lount have created a warm and inviting space for our pupils to develop their social and emotional skills. NurtureUk have even commented on how lovely the displays look and how we represent the Six Principles of Nurture to pupils.
  • Friday 23 February 2024 Year 2 visit to the Rotunda Year 2 visited the Rotunda and Woodend for Stone Age workshops. They had a brilliant time and loved dressing up, making homes and using clay. Staff at the Rotunda said that Year 2 behaved brilliantly and are a credit to THPA. Well done, Year 2!
  • Friday 23 February 2024 Scholastic Book Fair 2024 The Scholastic book fair returns to Thomas Hinderwell on Wednesday 28th February and will run every day before and after school until Monday 4th March. Last years book fair was a huge success, thanks to your support. To get 20% of the money back in free books we had to sell £300 worth of books. I am pleased to say that we surpassed that and we sold £931.55 of books meaning we got back £465.78 to spend on books for the school. This was spent on replenishing our library.
  • Tuesday 20 February 2024 Netball Masterclass New skills learned and refreshed at the Netball masterclass today, our children represented Thomas Hinderwell Academy impeccably!
  • Monday 11 December 2023 Scarborough Live Advent Calendar All of our pupils painted a bauble which has now been displayed in the windows of The Salisbury Luxury Apartments on Huntriss Row. We are so pleased to be able to take part in Scarborough's first Live Advent calendar, and hope this is something we can continue to take part in. Thank you to Mrs Pots' Pots for supplying the baubles and paints for this.
  • Friday 21 July 2023 July Newsletter
  • Friday 26 May 2023 May Newsletter Please click the link to view our May Newsletter. This has lots of information included.
  • Tuesday 2 May 2023 Coronation Event Here is our Coronation Newsletter:
  • Monday 24 April 2023 Newsletter Here is the link to our new and improved newsletter. We hope you find the information valuable.
  • Friday 31 March 2023 Litter Pick Today our Year 3, 4 and 5's went out on a litter pick around our area. They collected an amazing 15 bags of rubbish! Massive thanks to Mick Couzens from Keep Scarborough Tidy for organising this and spending time talking to our children about litter and our area. #KeepScarboroughTidy
  • Wednesday 22 March 2023 Callum DeBoys Visit On Thursday 4th May we have Paralympic Athlete Callum Deboys visiting school. At Beijing 2022 Callum produced a string of top-20 performances as he competed across biathlon and cross country, and formed part of ParalympicsGB’s first ever cross country open relay team alongside teammates Steve Arnold, Scott Meenagh and Steve Thomas.
  • Monday 27 February 2023 Year 1 visit to Danby Lodge Year 1 had an amazing trip to Danby Lodge. We used our map skills to search the woods for the Gruffalo. We collected natural materials and used them to make creatures from the Gruffalo story.
  • Tuesday 7 February 2023 Scholastic Book Fair
  • Friday 21 October 2022 Lunch Themed Days On Monday 31 October we will be having a Halloween Themed lunch, and on Friday 4 November we will be having a Bonfire Themed Lunch. Please see the menus below. Bookings are to be made via ParentPay.
  • Thursday 13 October 2022 Jenny Wallwork Visit On Wednesday 12 October we welcomed badminton player and commonwealth silver medalist Jenny Wallwork to our school. The whole school took part in a sponsored fitness circuit, with the money raised going towards new sports equipment. All children thoroughly enjoyed their session and Q&A opportunity, with both Jenny and the children ending the day inspired and ready to work hard.
  • Thursday 29 September 2022 Athlete Visit We’re very excited to be welcoming top athlete Jenny Wallwork to the school on Wednesday, 12 October 2022
  • Monday 11 July 2022 Summer Fair 2022
  • Monday 4 July 2022 DRET Summer Cup On Thursday 30 June, 42 of our pupils travelled to Grantham to take part in the annual DRET Summer Cup.
  • Monday 4 July 2022 Teddy Bears Picnic On Thursday 30 June, we had a whole school teddy bears picnic on the field. The sun was shining and there were lots of happy faces. The picnic lunch was provided by Caterlink, who did a fab job.
  • Friday 17 June 2022 Saying Goodbye To Mrs Cottle On Wednesday we said an emotional goodbye to Mrs Cottle. Mrs Cottle has been with the school for an amazing 18 years and has been a fantastic ambassador for the academy. We would like to thank Mrs Cottle for all her hard work and wish her all the best for the future.
  • Friday 27 May 2022 Wear The Rainbow On Friday 27thMay 2022, we will be participating in 'Wear the Rainbow' for Cash 4 Kids. All children can come in their own colourful clothes for the day and make a small donation towards the cause. All funds will be donated to the charity who support children and families in the local community.
  • Wednesday 25 May 2022 Queens Jubilee Celebration
  • Friday 18 February 2022 Support for parents and carers with children of SATs age The Adult Learning team are running free online courses to provide parents with the knowledge to support their child in their English and Maths year 6 SATs.
  • Friday 18 February 2022 Free Adult Learning Courses Build on your existing strengths
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