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Rex Self Awards

Each week we award the Rex Self Award to one pupil per class.


We will list here each week the pupil from each class.


Week ending 23rd March

There was no Rex Self this week due to Sports Relief 


Week ending 16th March 2018

There was no Rex Self this week do to having a Science Week


Week ending 9th March 2018


Maple Class - Andrej  Vlasnko - For Brilliant working attitude

Chestnut Class - Weronika Jaskulak - For having a smile all week

Elm Class - Alfie McKenna - Massive improvement in engaging with carpet times and answering questions. Well Done!

Ash Class - Jack Butland - For sharing his prediction ideas in reading this week

Oak Class - Kyraleigh Houghton - Amazing concentration and editing when writing her beach story

Cherry Class - Oliver Staff - Making a big effort to get his early morning maths correct and improve his grammar knowledge and handwriting

Walnut Class - Lennon Boyce - For a super written report on the history of Lego - over two ages long!

Magnolia Class - Eve Vink - For proof reading her writing much more carefully

Acer Class - Bayley Rudkin - Great descriptive figurative language and editing

Willow Class - Keira Almey - Constant enthusiasm and effort in all lessons

Sycamore Class - Matthew Simons - For always challenging himself in all subjects 


Week ending 2nd March  2018

There was no  Rex Self this week due to the snow closure


Week ending 23th February 2018

Maple Class - Lexi Kalisa - For using phonics to spell words - Big improvement - Well done

Chestnut Class - James Lee-Britton - For some fantastic sentence writing

Elm Class - Kaci Holstead - Big improvement and effort with writing

Ash Class - Jamie  Quantrill - For a great understanding and effort in our investigation

Oak Class - MacKenna Moore - Fantastic measuring to keep our investigation a fair test

Cherry Class -Evie Cullum - Showing development in writing and enthusiasm in learning about marble runs on our investigation day.

Walnut Class - Lewis Adaway For really working hard on his handwriting and general presentation of his work - Well done

Magnolia Class - Alice Marsh - For writing thoughtful descriptions of characters and settings

Acer Class - Marcus White - For working really well throughout our day of investigation 

Willow Class - Keira Almey - Constant enthusiasm and effort in all lessons

Sycamore Class - Logan Cullum - For a more mature attitude towards learning


Week ending 9th February 2018

Maple Class - Rowan Sadd - For some brilliant drawing of people

Chestnut Class -Oscar Clarkson - For trying really hard with learning

Elm Class - Jackson Staff - Always trying hard, always smiling and happy

Ash Class - Paige Burt - For fantastic effort in our music sessions this term

Oak Class - Warren Gregory - Excellent behaviour for learning to finish tasks and trying his best

Cherry Class - Lailah Hook - Much more attentive in class and responding really well to support

Walnut Class - Charlotte Smith - For always trying her best particularly in guided reading where she has some excellent ideas

Magnolia Class - Oli Sutton - For his positive and hard working approach to all of his work

Acer Class - Samia Rahman - For always being polite and having a mature attitude towards her learning

Willow Class - Charlie Haggerty - Positive attitude towards everything and always smiling

Sycamore Class - James Oliveira-Lunn - For stepping in as our reserve at the Poetry Party


Week ending 2nd February 2018

Chestnut  Class-Mylie Bailey - For a great try at using the 10's frame

Elm Class - Lacey Murfitt - Fantastic effort to apply phonics to writing

Ash Class - Bella French - For a fantastic effort in her reading test

Oak Class - Riley Barnes - Super effort in size of handwriting and lead in/out of letters

Cherry Class - Sasha Pretorius - Good attitude to learning and always trying her best

Walnut Class - Shelby Smith - For creative thinking for her fantastic story last week and generally trying hard

Magnolia Class - Iulian Sandu - Working hard to proof read and up-level his writing

Acer Class - Charlotte  - Great historical report using her English skills

Willow Class - Billy Adaway - Amazing newspaper report

Sycamore Class - Katie McKeown - Great enthusiasum during lessons

Week ending 26th January 2018

Chestnut Class-Oliver Pecolt - For trying really hard in all areas this week

Elm Class - Kody Sargeant - Fantastic writing of a myth

Ash Class - Nicola - For recognising fraction numbers

Oak Class - Lilli Carlisle - For increased pride and understanding in her own abilities

Cherry Class - Destiny Miles - Continued high quality presentation for her learning

Walnut Class - Filip - For excellent mental recall of multiplication facts and all round fantastic maths work

Magnolia Class - Sophia Medko - For her polite and hardworking approach to all of her work

Acer Class - Julian Phillips - Excellent research for our topic and The Battle of Bosworth

Willow Class - Ella Trayford - For her positive attitude towards her assesment tests

Sycamor Class - Anastasia Kudla - For being more organised wit diary entries


Week ending 19th January 2018

Chestnut Class - Ella Jane Quantrill - For bringing her smile and trying really hard with her maths work

Elm Class - Reggie Betts - For a massive improvement in his reading and for all the practise you do at home .

Ash Class - Brooke Jackson - For super understanding of division by sharing

Oak Class - Ben Jones - Super attitude to maths and improved concentration on the carpet

Cherry Class - Lennon Greene - Always listening and putting hand up to give answers

Walnut Class - Coorey Taylor - Coorey is very quiet but gets on with her work with no fuss and always tries hard

Magnolia Class - Alex Maddison - Working hard to finish more of his writing

Acer Class - Marshall - Increasing his reading and recording in his diary

Willow Class - Troy Chappell - More mature attitude to work and great determination with reasoning questions

Sycamore Class - Grace Clarey - For completing an amazing book review at home


Week ending 12th January 2018

Maple Class - Shaidon Moore - For brilliant sound work

Elm Class - Casey Howett-Williams - Always being helpful and friendly in class

Ash Class - Charlie Lee- Britton - For his efforts in identifying synonyms

Oak Class - Rachel Portor - For extra effort to listen to questions and choose sensible answers

Cherry Class - Alisha Fletcher - Working more independently in all areas of the curriculum 

Walnut Class - Ruby Stevens - For continued positive attitude to learning

Magnolia Class - Phoebe Twell - For working hard on her multiplication skills

Acer Class - Freddie Pate - For making massive improvements in is mental maths starters

Willow Class - George Summerfield - Amazing Sci-Fi narrative and reading it aloud clearly with great expression

Sycamore Class - Sadie Benjamin - For becoming a more confident member of the class sine taking on the role of house captain 

Week ending 5th January 2018

Maple Class - Kian Johnson - For applying himself really well to his learning after the holidays

Chestnut Class - Kacee Hopewll - For brilliant reading skills

Elm Class - Aylessa Miles - Lovely idea writing a winter poem

Ash Class - Vivan Baskeran - For sharing is ideas in class

Oak Class - Jasmine Fiddler - Super Learning and behaviour all the time

Cherry Class - Chloe Brandon - Being more involved in classroom learning

Walnut Class - Emily Kirk - For working hard in maths an showing a good understanding of arrays for multiplication

Magnolia Class - Tayler Rudkin - For his well written report on the Tudors

Acer Class - Cody Elgie - For working really hard to work out some fantastic fractions

Willow Class - Rudby Clarke - Extra Home learning about our new topic Stargazers

Sycamore Class - Emma Ticker - Who admitted she struggled at the beginning of year 6 but is now loving every minute

Week ending 8th December 2017

Maple Class - Magda - for a brilliant performance as the angel in the Nativity and saying her words and singing beautifully

Chestnut Class - Kasia - for being a great Angel in our play

Elm Class - Lola Rose - for being able to plan her own next steps in writing

Ash Class - Alfie - for fantastic improvement in his reading comprehension skills and test

Oak Class - Jacob -  A super, super, super effort at concentrating and finishing tasks

Cherry Class - Ben - for his hard work and listing to advice given

Walnut Class - Shelby - For a renewed attitude to school, reading every day, practising spellings and working so hard in English.  Well done.

Magnolia Class - Josh S - for always being hard working and polite. A super star!

Acer Class - Ruby - for excellent comprehension answers in guided reading

Willow Class - Charlie H - For a great discussion text with fabulous openers!

Sycamore Class - Braydon - for having a more responsible attitude to his learning


Week ending 1st December 2017

Maple Class - Jasmine - for brilliant word building with new sounds

Chestnut Class - Julia - for being a brilliant friend to others

Elm Class - Megan - for bring able to edit and improve her own writing

Ash Class - Wojciech - for always working hard and fantastic writing in the afternoons

Oak Class - Eddie - for fantastic behaviour choices this week.  Amazing job!

Cherry Class - Tomasz - for improvements in his handwriting and better focus in maths and english

Walnut Class - Kayleigh - for super writing this week, using a range of sentence openers as well as newly learnt vocabulary - a fantastic piece of work.

Magnolia Class - Olivia - for settling in so well to her new school and class

Acer Class - Lena - for fantastic improvements in her English this year

Willow Class - Alexandra - for being brave and confident enough to take the Rex Self book around every week and start volunteering answers in class

Sycamore Class - Cian - for a continued improvement with handwriting


Week end 24th November 2017

Maple Class - Laila - for being a star all week

Chestnut Class - Victoria - for brilliant phonics work

Elm Class - Kiah - for coming into school every day with a smile and positive attitude

Ash Class - Chloe - for great understanding and recall of the Great Fire of London

Oak Class - Ryan - for a smiley start to his time at HPA - a learning superstar!

Cherry Class - Jasmine - for her story ending about a little robot and grid method multiplication

Walnut Class - Max - for working hard on his times tables - especially his 6x table.

Magnolia Class - Wilhelmina - for her enthusiastic and hard working approach to all of her work

Acer Class - Emil - for his interesting and amusing report on Tutankhamun

Willow Class - Lucas - for his amazing attitude and achieving - even with his spellings!

Sycamore Class - Justin - for working hard and trying his very best during assessment week.



Week ending 3rd November 2017


Maple Class - Wiktoria - for fantastic word building cvc words independently

Chestnut Class - Ollie - for fantastic recall skills when talking about Guy Fawkes

Elm Class - Harrison - for working hard to remember his finger spaces in his writing]

Ash Class - Robert - for enthusiastic sharing of ideas during our investigation day

Oak Class - Ryan - for measuring well and making links between centimetres and his non-standard units (diens rods and cubes)

Walnut Class - Sydney - for always trying her best at everything she does in school and for always being so polite and happy

Magnolia Class - McKenzie - for his accurate answers to comprehension questions

Acer Class - Cody - for always trying his best in all subjects

Willow Class - Jonny - For his amazing effort with spellings

Sycamore Class - Lewis - for a wonderful half term homework presentation



Week ending 22nd September 2017

Elm Class - Honey - for coming into school with a smile every day of the week.

Ash Class - Katy - for her understanding of dienes to make 2 digit numbers

Oak Class - Yaqub - for trying his best to achieve all his learning and show good learning choices

Cherry Class - Raissa - for always doing her best

Walnut Class - Eoghan - for really working hard with his handwriting and adding finger spaces

Magnolia Class - George - for his use of descriptive language in English this week.

Acer Class - Marcus - for improving his writing further by listening to feedback and editing.

Willow Class - Charles - for his great enthusiasm in all lessons and determination to achieve

Sycamore Class - Logan - for helping another group during our French lesson


Week ending 15th September 2017.

Elm Class - Amelia - for working hard in all lessons producing her best work.

Ash Class - Taylor for his great effort in his big writing this week.

Oak Class - Lily for choosing the right choices in learning behaviour every day

Cherry Class - Mia for her excellent reading diary and the quality of her learning

Walnut Class - MacKenzie for really trying hard in class and producing a super story using descriptive language

Magnolia Class - Vivien for her hard working approach and positive attitude

Acer Class - Bayley for his 'ace' story which he completed at home and shared with the class on a powerpoint

Willow Class - Alfred for consistently demonstrating perfect behaviour and effort in lessons

Sycamore Class - Braydon and Edward for working on organisational skills and remembering diaries and reading books.


Well done everyone.