Our school

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La Houguette Primary School is a community school situated in the rural west of the island with a catchment area covering three parishes; St Pierre du Bois, St Saviour’s and Torteval.

The school was built in the mid-seventies and is two form entry. The school currently has over 300 children on the School Roll. The current Headteacher has been in post since 2018.

Map showing catchment area


Our last validation report stated our

Our key strengths

  • The dynamic leadership of the headteacher in driving forward improvements and in ensuring that the school is at the heart of the local community.

  • Respectful and confident children who are articulate and keen to contribute to their school.

  • The outstanding experiences for the youngest children.

  • Approaches to engaging parents and partners in the life of the school which lead to enriching experiences for children.

  • Approaches to seeking the views of the school community to help inform change.

How we’re improving

  • Continue with plans to share and improve practice in learning, teaching and assessment amongst the staff team. Focus on improving the depth of learning and timely interventions to ensure challenge within lessons for all children.

  • Continue to develop leadership at all levels in order to ensure that all children make the best possible progress.

  • Develop more focused improvement action points to ensure they have maximum impact on the work of the school.