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At Howitt Primary School we strive to be the best that we can be.

As a school we follow the golden rules.

We listen.
We look after property
We are kind
We work hard
We are honest

Golden Award

Each week one children from every class is awarded the golden award for following the golden rules. They receive a golden certificate and a letter is sent home to their parents. Please click on the link above (Golden Award) to view the Golden Children of the week.

Team Points

At Howitt Primary school we work as a team and we encourage children of all ages to work together.
The children are placed in family teams and rewarded with house points for showing good manners, qualities of honesty, respect and caring for others.
We have four house teams,spelling bee
Chatsworth, Hardwick, Kedleston and Haddon.

Key Stage 1 Spelling Bee was won by Haddon and Hardwick came a close second. Well done Key stage 1 and thank you to all the parents for helping the children with this task.

Sports awards

We take part in various competitions during the year both inter-school and intra-school including football, basketball, cricket, hockey, rugby and swimming etc. Please click on the link above (Sports awards) to see reports and pictures.

We run afterschool clubs for various sports throughout the year led by both teachers and qualified coaches.

Some of the children have the opportunity to be trained as Sports Mini leaders  to run activities on the playground for the other children. These children are trained and work towards a certificate recognised by Derbyshire County Council.

To see our sporting activities within Amber Valley please click on the website address