Information for New Starters (September 2020)

If your child is about to start school in Reception, September 2020

please click: here

School Closure - Coronavirus

Following the Government's announcement, school will close at 3:30pm on Friday 20th March for the majority of children.

Please click on the link below to access work activities and other information:

Click here

Corona Virus Updates

Please click on the links below for the latest government updates: 

The DfE also have a helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:

Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

Derbyshire advice can be found here:

First Day of Autumn Term 1

Thursday 3rd September 2020 


Last Day of Autumn Term 1

Friday 23rd October 20202





Our latest Ofsted report can be found via the link below:

Ofsted Report (February 2019)

Ofsted Report - Letter from Mrs Giliker


We are committed to the safety and well-being of all our children and take safeguarding very seriously. Please see safeguarding in the Key Information section of this website for more information.

Click on the links below for contact details if you have safeguarding concerns about a child:

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Childcare costs support
from the Government

Are you a working parent? You maybe entitled to 30 hours free childcare. We are now providing 30 hour provision at our Nursery.

Visit the link below, go to the
Childcare Choices section of our Parents page, or call into school to find out more:

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Welcome to our school

A very warm welcome to Harpur Hill Primary School. 

The school motto,     embodies our vision for our whole school community and we aim to create a learning community where children:

  • are aspirational;
  • enquire about the world;
  • celebrate diversity

We have good relationships with our families and wider community.  We work in partnership to ensure our children enjoy coming to school and engage well with their learning.  If you would like to arrange a visit and wish to find out more about our school, please get in touch.   

We hope our school website is useful to you and that you enjoy finding out more about our wonderful school.

       Mrs V Giliker  (Headteacher)


More Information

You can discover much more about the daily life of our school by visiting our Facebook page:

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School App

Always keep up to date by having the latest news, calendar of events and information delivered straight to your phone:


   For download details and instructions, click to the left

Latest School Diary Events

Staff INSET day02Sep2020

School open03Sep2020

End of term, school finishes at 3:30pm23Oct2020

Staff INSET day02Nov2020

School open03Nov2020

Calendars page(s): School Diary >>