‘Outstanding’ primary school expands to second site (From East London and West Essex Guardian Series)
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‘Outstanding’ primary school expands to second site in Walthamstow
A primary school deemed ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted expanded to open a second site today.
Hillyfield Primary School will now operate from its original site, called Hillyfield on the Hill, and a new site in Cazenove Road, Walthamstow, called Hillyfield at the Park
The primary school, which that opened ten years ago, will be able to take on up to 1,500 children once all the building works are complete.
The school worked in partnership with the Waltham Forest Council to develop the old Aveling Park School site, which is due to be completed in 2015.
Mayor of Waltham Forest, Cllr Nadeem Ali cut the ribbon to officially open the second site today, though the school has been open to students since September.
Hillyfield at the Park head of school, Ann Mackenzie, said: “We feel really lucky to have this opportunity to start something really new but with the knowledge of Hillyfield behind us."
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