Welcome to Hawley Primary School

Welcome to Hawley Primary School’s website. We are really pleased that you are taking the time to look at our website to find out about our school. We are at a very exciting time in our history as, after over 60 years as an infant school we have returned to being an all through primary school, albeit significantly smaller than we were in 1874.

Hawley Primary School is a happy and diverse community, where we retain our ethos of working in partnership with parents to provide a safe and nurturing environment where children and their families feel welcomed, valued and respected. We strive to ensure that our pupils benefit equally well from the breadth, depth and variety of opportunities that are offered to all learners, who are enthusiastic and excited about their learning.

Our principle aim is that by delivering a creative curriculum, which offers opportunities to develop curiosity, resilience, self- discipline, collaboration, and imagination we will enable all of our pupils to become self –motivated lifelong learners who are willing and confident enough to take on and rise to new challenges and opportunities for learning.

We are ambitious for all of our pupils and with the support of our Governing Body, we work hard to set and achieve high standards. We believe that a thematic approach to learning, practical experiences and enriching and creative opportunities enable children to learn and thrive.

Hawley Primary School is at an exciting phase in its history, and we are looking forward to continuing to welcome all new pupils, families and visitors to our happy, inclusive school as we grow.

Anne Fontaine

Latest News

Check in here for news and updates on what's going on around the school from year group activity to trips and performances...

Football Tournament

Year 3 and 4 took part in an inter schools football tournament where we fielded a girls and boys team. With many competing in their first ever football match, let alone tournament, all the adults in attendance were extremely proud! It was fantastic to see so many superb examples of teamwork, resilience and, I am […]

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STEAM hosted by the Royal Institute

To celebrate STEAM Week, The Cavendish School would like to invite you and your families to an evening show in St Mary’s Hall hosted by The Royal Institute. All ages welcome.  We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible on the evening.  Please note, this is a ticket only event (free of […]

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Coffee Morning!

Come to our Coffee Morning on Wednesday 8th May from 9.00 -10.00.  The theme is Managing Common Behaviour Challenges. After the meeting, there will be an opportunity for you to stay and discuss individual concerns. We really value this support for parents in our school community and hope that you will be able to come. […]

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Camden Spring Slam

Year 4 have been competing in the SPRING SLAM. This is a Times Table contest for Year 4 Camden Schools. We came 5th out of 25 schools. In the final week 15 out of 25 children in our class scored maximum points. Really well done Year 4!!

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On Friday 8th March, girls from Years 5 and 6 enjoyed an opportunity to play football at Haverstock Secondary School in support of #LetGirlsPlay. It was a tremendous occasion and the girls were proud to represent our school team after taking part in an inter-school league earlier in the year. After arriving at Haverstock, the […]

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Red Nose Day!

Red Nose Day is on Friday 15th March we are looking forward to celebrating the day by wearing a funny hat to celebrate.

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Next Friday (8th March) Hawley is proud to be running a #LetGirlsPlay football training session after school for all Hawley girls Year 1 and up. It will be a brilliant opportunity to help build a love of sport and an opportunity to discuss the importance of keeping a healthy lifestyle throughout life. Please keep an […]

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World Book Day!

At Hawley, we are celebrating by dressing up as a character from a book. Remember, there is no need to buy anything new, but instead think creatively about what you have at home. Ask your child about the book they are reading in class. Could they come as one of the characters? We will be […]

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Zebra Crossing

As you are all aware, we have been concerned about the safety of the zebra crossing outside of our school for some time. We have tried different measures to get traffic to slow down, however even our lovely bollards were  stolen within a week of being purchasedAbu Kibrya, parent of children in Year 3 and […]

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Place 2 Be

Just in case you missed this information in our previous newsletter, we are sending it out again. If you are going through a challenging time as a parent, Parenting Smart might be just what you need!  This website shares practical tips to support children’s wellbeing and behaviour using very quick reads and short videos. It […]

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Christmas at Hawley

The Nativity On the last day of term, Thursday 21st December, at 10am, the Reception class will be performing the story of The Nativity. This is always a lovely way to end the term and we hope that  many of you can join us on the day.

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Elves and the Shoemaker

Well done to our Year 1 and Year 2 classes, who performed splendidly in their end of year performance of ‘The Elves and the Shoemaker’. Despite some last minute changes to the music accompaniment, the children’s singing and dancing was superb!  

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About Us

In November 2016 Hawley Infants School, ‘The village school in Camden’, bid a farewell to its tiny Victorian building in the heart of Camden Town and moved into a brand new building in a new, nearby, location. The move enabled the school to expand from a tiny single from entry infants’ school, into an all through primary school. And so began a new chapter in the history of Hawley.

Hawley Primary School remains a single form entry school, with one class per year group. In 2016 we opened our first junior class and we will continue to grow, year on year until 2019 when those very same children will become our first Year 6 class.

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Aims and Ethos

At Hawley, we want every child and every family in our school community to feel welcomed, valued and involved. We have high expectations of pupils’ behaviour and of their attitudes to learning. We provide an environment in which children feel secure and are therefore able to thrive, develop self-confidence and take responsibility for their own actions.

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How can we help birds to live in the city?

As part of their STEAM topic, Year 1 have been planning and making bird feeders. We used a trail camera to record visiting birds, so far we have had many visits from this beautiful robin.


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