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Horton Park Primary

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Neglected plot of land on Bradford estate to receive £100,000 makeover - T&A Report

A NEGLECTED plot of land in the middle of a Bradford estate will be transformed into a vibrant community area thanks to a £100,000 makeover.

The eight-acre patch of land on the Canterbury Estate, next to Horton Park Primary School, is currently unkempt and blighted by regular flytipping.

But plans are now underway to create sports pitches, a bike and running track and play equipment that will be used by the school and open to the wider community.

 The school has also committed over £30,000 towards the project, which will be known as the Canterbury Community Learning Space.


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Arabic is the language to learn

News Paper report by The Independent - Full Article here.

The 10-year-old was looking at the card in front of him which showed an image of a fish. “Samak,” he said decisively.


He and his classmates at Horton Park primary school, in Bradford, have been learning Arabic for three years now, courtesy of a drive by the British Council to boost the take-up of the language in state schools.

His teacher, Saleh Patel – one of the few Arabic teachers working full-time in a British primary school - had told the class to link the pictures on the cards with the correct word in Arabic to describe them.

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Our School

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.

Horton Park Primary SchoolWe meet the needs of our local children and their families through the school, our links with local nursuries, '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


Yours sincerely,


Mrs Salma Rahman

Head of School


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