Download our FREE smartphone app today!

Get the app



Wild Wood science session today. ‘Can you make a floaty boat to get an alien around their water planet’ Using a variety of natural materials and working fully outdoors year 1 took on the challenge wholeheartedly for their topic


The whole school took part in the today and collected 8 bags of litter. Well done all was an interesting and informative session. Our Eco Warriors will collate our results and update the school on the findings


Year 1 are super excited to be launching their rockets in science today


High excitement for our first football match against Good luck to both teams. We look forward to hearing all about it. Thank you to AllMech Pipework for sponsoring our lovely new kits.


Huge thanks to the wonderful parents who came in over the weekend to help develop our sensory garden. We can’t wait for the children to see the changes tomorrow!


An alien spaceship crash landed into Wild Wood today for our ‘moon zoom’ topic. The friendly alien had left a letter with recipes for the children to recreate using the mud-kitchen, lots of natural materials, imagination and a tonne of fun!


Having fun and fundraising for £220.00 raised from own clothes day. Well done and thank you to all our families on this great effort. #


What a brilliant visit from today. The children were in awe of them and had such fun trying handcuffs, listening to a safety talk and even trying out the siren. Thank you so much for making our ‘what’s your emergency’ topic come to life


Wow! Well done!


Looking forward to fundraising for tomorrow!


Our Eco Warriors held an assembly with video presentation to the whole school to launch our plans for the great big school clean up next week. We are excited to get out and get cleaning


Reception had a fantastic visit from Beckenham firefighters. They got to try out the equipment and hear all about the work of this amazing team. Huge thanks to


Y3 have visited to take part in a workshop from . A fantastic experience to get close to some amazing animals


An exciting science lesson for some of our children at as part of


Y3 have visited Harris Beckenham secondary to learn about different medical professions. We are very lucky to have such good links with our secondary academy. Huge thanks to and


Year 3 are having a really wild time today at for their topic The children are documenting their visit on iPads and we cannot wait to see what they have learnt when they return.


Thank you to all our wonderful children, families and fantastic staff for making today by far the best World Book day celebration possible.


Our wonderful World Book Day celebrations ended with Head Teacher’ Storytime with Mrs Rigby-Drake reading The Ugly Five. Such a lovely end to what has been such a fun day celebrating, stories, books and a love of reading.


Lunchtime saw the opening of our Book Swap Shop 📚. Children had been donating books all week in exchange for book bucks which were spent today at lunchtime at the swap shop. ❤️ lots of happy faces to be taking home a new book. Thank you for all the donations.

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Central Office














Forest School

We run Forest School sessions here at Hpabe,with the classes taking turns to visit our on-site nature area each year.

What are the benefits of Forest School?

Forest School is an inspirational process that involves:

· Child initiated learning                          

· Being outdoors                      

· Integration with the National Curriculum                                                      

· Time for children to explore, learn and investigate;                                          

· Fun, imagination and creativity; 


Using only the natural resources around us  Forest School helps to  develop: 

· Confidence and self esteem

· Communication and social skills

· Physical skills

· Greater understanding and  awareness of the natural  environment

· Natural motivation and a positive attitude to learning;

· Creativity and imagination

· Team skills

· The ability to recognise and manage risk

· Healthier lifestyles

Please see the Curriculum Area of this website for more information.