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Hankham Primary School
Hankham Road, Hankham, BN24 5AY, UK Pevensey
+44 (0)1323 763265





Hankham Primary School is for children aged 4+ to 11 years of age.  Opened in 1879, Hankham School has preserved the best traditions of the small village primary school whilst providing a carefully planned curriculum essential to the changing needs of today’s children. The guiding principles of Hankham School are encapsulated in the school ‘Vision’ (see Prospectus) and in the forward-thinking school policies,  which allow Hankham Primary School to build on its successes whilst looking forward to the future with optimism and energy.


To promote and maintain a secure, stimulating and challenging teaching and learning environment where children can communicate effectively and can develop lively, enquiring minds.



To provide the equality of opportunities for children and staff to achieve and maintain high academic, professional and personal standards through the development of understanding, knowledge, skills and interests.



To develop a whole-school ethos based on trust and endeavour where each individual feels secure, valued, respected and an integral part of the school community.



To enable the whole school community - children, staff, parents and governors to work together and for each other in accordance with the school ethos and sense of shared values.



To foster a keen sense of individual self discipline, confidence and achievement through the appropriate balance of independence and inter-dependence.



To promote the values and ethos of the school and to celebrate its achievements with the wider community



To maintain an effective management structure and style, demonstrating leadership, vision and clarity of purpose; giving due regard to the prudent stewardship of school resources and to the needs and aspirations of all individuals within the school community.



To establish and maintain a clear and effective communications structure throughout the school and the wider community.



To encourage each member of the school community to value and contribute care for the physical and aesthetic development of the school environment.



To develop and maintain clear and forward-thinking school policies and guidelines that reflect local and national initiatives, enabling the school community to build on its successes, acknowledge its unique history and look to the future with energy and optimism.



Key Stage 1 (Infants)


The morning session is between 8.55 am and 12.00 noon

Morning break is at 10.20 am until 10.35 am

The lunch break is from 12.00 noon until 1.15 pm – except for Fridays when lunch break ends at 1.00 pm (for whole school shared reading)

The afternoon session is between 1.15 pm and 3.20 pm (Friday 1.00 pm – 3.20 pm)

Afternoon break is at 2.30 pm until 2.45 pm

The time is allocated across the week in the following manner:-

Total registration time 50 minutes

Total breaktimes 2 hours and 30 minutes

Total statutory Collective Worship 50 minutes

Total lunchtime sessions 6 hours

Total Teaching Time 22 hours


Key Stage 2 (Juniors)


The morning session is between 8.55 am and 12.00 noon

Morning break is at 10.35 am until 10.50 am

The lunch break is from 12.00 noon until 1.00 pm

The afternoon session is between 1.00 pm and 3.20 pm

The time is allocated across the week in the following manner:-

Total registration time 50 minutes

Total breaktimes 1 hour and 15 minutes

Total statutory Collective Worship 50 minutes

Total lunchtime sessions 5 hours

Total Teaching Time 24 hours and 10 minutes

The above does not include any of the extra curricular activities which take place after school session times.




Hankham   Primary School consists of five classes.  Three classrooms, the school hall, children's cooking area and the library are sited in the Main Building , with two prefabricated classrooms situated on the edge of the playground. We  use the School House for general administration and for some Special Needs provision. Following recent developments, the school has a large playground area, good-sized  playing fields,  garden areas and an attractive pond.

 The children are  grouped into five classes –  two at Key Stage 1 (Infants) and three at Key Stage 2 (Juniors).   At present every class contains children of two age groups and therefore the work is very carefully organised in order  to cater for all levels of academic, emotional, spiritual and physical development.

 We admit all 4+ children in September.  Depending upon their date of birth, some will attend full-time and some part-time during the mornings.  All children become full-time at the start of the term in which they are five.  We arrange a pre-entry visit when the children spend a morning or an afternoon with the other new entrants and their teachers.  Parents are invited to stay, have some refreshments, talk to the Headteacher and meet members of our Parent/Teacher Association known as the ‘Friends of Hankham School’ as well as representatives of the School Governing Body.


The school curriculum is  organised mainly into cross-curricular themes in order to gain maximum benefit from the requirements of the National Curriculum. Particular attention is given to Literacy, Numeracy, Science, Religious Education and Information and Communications Technology (I.C.T). We are careful to ensure that the children are offered a broad and balanced curriculum and therefore the more creative subjects such as art and music have an important place within our chosen themes.

There are six themes phased across the year’s programme. For example: -


Autumn term


Fire and Light

Spring term



Summer term

The Earth



All children follow the National Curriculum subjects:


English    Mathematics   Science   I.C.T   Design Technology   History   Geography   Music   Art   &  Personal, Social, Health & Citizenship Educationas, well as R. E. and French.



Early Years provision at Hankham applies to children in Key Stage 1.  We believe that children are constantly encountering new experiences and seeking to understand them in order to extend their skills, develop their confidence and build on what they already know.  They learn in many different ways and deepen their understanding by playing, talking, observing, planning, questioning, experimenting, testing, repeating, reflecting and responding to adults and to each other.  Well-planned play is a key way in which children learn with enjoyment and challenge, particularly during the Foundation Stage of the Early Years when the children are in Reception.

Parents are children's first and most enduring educators.  Therefore, we aim to quickly establish an effective partnership  with parents.  Such a partnership requires a two-way flow of information and knowledge and is important for your child's education and the development of the school community.



There are a variety of clubs and other organised activities for the children, taken voluntarily by teachers, support staff and parent helpers, during lunchtime breaks or in after school sessions. Depending on the school term, we offer chess, recorders, netball, football, country dance, drama, art, athletics, sewing, craft, environmental studies, knitting and a weekly school book shop open to all the children.

We also run Lunchtime Clubs three times each week, enabling the children to play board games.

The Year 6 children are able to join in a Cycling Proficiency Training Scheme that is held at school in the Summer Term.

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