General Information

At Hipsburn our classes are named after local castles. From 1st September 2017 our class structure is:

Warkworth Castle              Preschool                    Jillian, Karen and Louise
Alnwick Castle                    Reception                   Mrs Fender (Maternity Cover)
Bamburgh Castle                Year 1                         Miss Jones
Lindisfarne Castle              Year 2                        Miss Richardson
Dunstanburgh Castle          Year 3                        Miss Gleghorn
Ford Castle                         Year 4/ Year 5          Miss Haswell (Deputy Head)
Etal Castle                          Year 5/ Year 6          Miss Cowell        
Each half term the class teachers will post curriculum information under their individual classes. This will give parents details of what their child will be learning over the following weeks. 
If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact your child's teacher or email the school office.
KS1 Phonics
We use Read Write Inc. Phonics. This is a complete literacy programme for 4 to 7 year-olds learning to read and write.
The School Day
The school doors open at 8.45am for registration at 8.55am. Lunch is between 12 and 1pm and the school day ends at 3.15pm