Our local community

Holmes Chapel Primary School in our local community

We access our local community in our curriculum wherever possible to enhance our curriculum.  This includes:

  • Geography field trips, exploring the locality, developing map skills
  • Developing art and design skills related to our local area
  • Exploring the history of our local area

We support our community in a variety of ways, including:

  • PCSO assembly visits and workshops about keeping safe
  • Assemblies led by representatives from local churches
  • Visits to churches in the village to enhance our RE curriculum and also for events such as the Knitted Bible display and the Remembrance service
  • Visits to the local library and participation in the annual reading challenge
  • Visits from local organisations to learn about people who help us eg. fire fighers, veterinary nurses
  • Our choir singing at the Village Christmas Market and at local care homes
  • High school students accessing work experience at our school on a regular basis
  • Bikeability for our Year 5 and Year 6 children
  • Active support for Walk to School week in conjunction with the Parish Council
  • An active PTFA organising events throughout the year – Christmas Fair, Summer Fair
  • Attending the annual Civic Service representing our school at St Luke’s Church
  • Children and staff represent our school at the annual Remembrance service
  • Collection of donations for local food banks
  • Close links with pre-school settings
  • Reading volunteers from within the community
  • Sports events with cluster schools hosted by the local High School
























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