Our School Policies

School policies cover every aspect of school life. Below are some of our most important policies for your reference.

Westcott Primary School has a program of regular review for all policies.
Our policies help us to provide consistent high standards across the school.

  • Free copies of the above policies are available upon request from the school office.

Academy Information

Westcott Primary school is part of the HCAT Academy Trust.

HCAT is a Teaching Academy and an Accredited Sponsor, we work with a number of partners to provide the highest quality education for all children within our schools and children in schools we support. The focus of HCAT is our children and we strive to ensure that every child within the Trust receives outstanding teaching and learning opportunities through collaboration and school improvement.

All our Academies are within the boundaries of Hull. They are a family of schools who collaborate and support each other and aim to be outstanding in the teaching, learning and aspiration of children in our schools.

Our children come from a wide variety of backgrounds and we strive to nurture all their talents and help them achieve a happy, rewarding and successful time in our schools.

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‘Expert leadership in English and mathematics has improved pupil learning.’

Ofsted

‘The school has improved outcomes, particularly in reading, writing, and mathematics.’

Ofsted

‘Current assessment shows that the majority of Key Stage 2 pupils are meeting expectations.’

Ofsted

‘Parents and carers are supportive of the school, and staff are positive about their work.’

Ofsted

‘Pupil support from teaching assistants is of high quality.’

Ofsted

‘It is a well kept school with a calm and positive environment for the children to learn in. Always looking for ways to improve.’

Parent testimonials

‘The wider curriculum provides exciting learning opportunities but needs better sequencing.’

Ofsted

‘All pupils, including disadvantaged and SEND students, are making improved progress.’

Ofsted

‘Approachability of teachers and support staff is great, I’ve never felt that I’ve been too much trouble when needing to speak to staff.’

Parent testimonials

‘I like the Westcott Award Assemblies not just for the children’s sake but I like to come in and see them showcase their achievements. Its great to see them looking proud and happy.’

Parent testimonials

‘Governors provide effective support and challenge to senior leaders.’

Ofsted

‘Pupils have positive attitudes towards learning, and teachers use effective questioning and support.’

Ofsted

‘Pupils demonstrate the school’s values and have a strong understanding of different faiths and cultures.’

Ofsted

‘Detailed plans for school improvement are in place and funding is used effectively.’

Ofsted

‘I like that both my children are supported and happy in school. Its great that I am able to speak with teachers and time is always made for parents.’

Parent testimonials

‘PE and sport funding has raised the profile of physical education.’

Ofsted

‘Middle leaders have identified strengths and areas for improvement and have made an immediate impact.’

Ofsted

‘Westcott is a lovely school. I feel like my children have really progressed whilst being here.’

Parent testimonials

‘Funding for pupils with SEND is used effectively, and the trust provides valuable support.’

Ofsted

‘The choice of after school and lunchtime activities is great. The reward assemblies are also a great idea.’

Parent testimonials

‘My child has progressed very well and is always happy when leaving school and ready to start the next day.’

Parent testimonials

‘Vocabulary development is a focus, and teaching is adapted for pupils with SEND.’

Ofsted

‘The school always provides up to date information about what the children have been doing on Twitter.’

Parent testimonials

‘Safeguarding arrangements are effective, and leaders work with agencies to support families.’

Ofsted

‘The school promotes pupils’ personal development and welfare effectively.’

Ofsted

‘Leaders in English and mathematics have raised the quality of teaching and achievement.’

Ofsted

‘Pupils enjoy coming to school and have a secure understanding of British values.’

Ofsted

‘The early years setting is good, and children make good progress.’

Ofsted

‘Teaching and learning are good, with some areas being exceptionally strong.’

Ofsted

‘ Pupils’ behavior is good, with positive attitudes to learning and effective management of behavior.’

Ofsted