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Horton Park Primary School
School Contact Details:
Telephone Number: 01274 574544
Fax Number: 01274 413651
Address: Dawnay Road, Canterbury, Bradford, BD5 9LQ
We are a popular, two-form entry community school, with excellent facilities, located at the heart of the Canterbury estate in Bradford, West Yorkshire.
We have twelve age group based classes, for learners aged between four and eleven. Our learners are motivated and enthusiastic, they concentrate and achieve well by taking responsibility for themselves, their learning and their environment. Our staff team work hard to ensure that all children make rapid progress.
Every individual child is important to us.
We are a school with big ambitions:
We have a newly opened 'state of the art' Learning Resource Centre where children and parents can share and borrow books and learning materials together. We are also currently working to develop our extensive outdoor facilities, which will also be shared with the community.
We meet the needs of our local children and their families through the school, our links with local nurseries, 'MyBD5' primary and local secondary schools, community facilities, Multi-Use Games Area and extensive grounds.
Our school community has the ambition and drive to improve and has been judged as very effective by OfSTED.
We work together to provide every child with a brilliant start to their school life.
Our dedicated and hard-working staff are very proud of Horton Park and the community we work with.
We welcome visitors – Please contact us by e-mail or telephone
Mrs Sarah Dawson
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