Information and Policies

Lady Hawkins’ School

Term Dates 2020/21


Wednesday 2nd September – Years 7 & 11 start

Thursday 3rd September – Year 10 start

Friday 4th September – Years 8 & 9 start

Wednesday 23rd September – Teacher Education Day (no students)

Half Term – Monday 26th – Friday 30th October

Friday 18th December (lunchtime finish)


Tuesday 5th January – Thursday 1st April

Half Term – Monday 15th – Friday 19th February


Monday 19th April – Friday 16th July

Half Term – Monday 31st May – Friday 4th June

School Day

08:20 Breakfast Club   

08:55 Registration

09:00 Lesson 1   

10:00 Lesson 2   

11:00 Break   

11:20 Lesson 3   

12:20 Lesson 4

13:20 Lunch   

14:10 Lesson 5 (& Registration)

15:10 Tutor Time or Assembly

15:30 End of the school day


Monday – Whole school

Friday – Whole school


Our Vision, Ethos & Values


Lady Hawkins’ School is a school with a long, proud history. We are very well equipped to prepare young people for life in the twenty-first century, working to combine modem developments with the best of tradition.

Our size makes it possible for the whole staff to get to know students as individuals and make their personal happiness, care and development a key priority. Our warm, friendly environment provides students of all backgrounds and abilities with the opportunity to work to their full potential.  

We are proud of our examination results, which show good added value, but we believe that education is about more than examination results so we prize development of the whole individual. Our curriculum is designed to be broad and balanced with full national curriculum coverage with a range of academic and vocational options at Key Stage 4.

In class achievement is supported by a substantial range of extra-curricular activities and events, including Major and Minor Games, Music, Drama, Dance, Theatre visits, School Productions, Skiing Holiday, National Mathematics Challenge, Chess Club,  Eco-Club, Enterprise Challenges and Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. OfSTED recognised the all round value of these activities and we all recognise the contribution that shared extracurricular activities makes to the exceptionally good relationships within the school and between school and the community.

The School is very lucky to be set in beautiful grounds with an Eco Classroom, all-weather outdoor Tennis Courts and Multi Use Games Area for the school and the community.

As part of our monitoring systems we have a ‘behaviour for learning’ (BfL) system where staff record student BfL scores for each lesson. Students are scored as either 1 – Outstanding, 2 – Good, 3 – Needs Improvement or 4 – Cause for Concern.

Any student gaining three or more grade 4’s or scoring an average of 2.5 or above over five school days is automatically reviewed by senior staff and may be given an after school detention or spend time in isolation.

As a school, we will continually monitor your child’s behaviour and if it becomes apparent that they are behaving in a way that is detrimental to their own or others’ learning, then we may invite you into school to discuss the situation further.

School Transport

Some traditional catchment areas have changed.  

If you would like your child to attend Lady Hawkins’ but don’t think Herefordshire Council will provide transport please contact the school on 01544 230 441 and we may be able to provide you with a free school bus pass.


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Lady Hawkins School
Park View, Kington
Herefordshire, HR5 3AR


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Park View, Kington
Herefordshire, HR5 3AR


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Lady Hawkins School
Park View, Kington
Herefordshire, HR5 3AR