Who We Are

Our school is one of the oldest in the village and has been a prominent part of village life for 150 years. The original school was built in 1871 in Orrell Lane and was intended to accommodate around two hundred pupils. Built using traditional building materials, many of the schools original features are still visible today. The two original buildings (Hall and Infants) were for a period of time, two schools – an infants’ and a juniors’ with two Head teachers. Over the years additional buildings were added until eventually the schools reunited. Working as one, the school has continued to evolve and improve over the years. Continuing to nurture links with the village and surrounding areas resulting in the wonderful school we are so proud of today.

Mission Statement

‘Let Your Light shine to all’ (John Wesley)

Through exciting opportunities in lessons and the wider curriculum our children become well rounded, caring changemakers in our world. Each child is at the heart of all we do to ensure they become the best they can be and are meant to be.

Aims

To provide a safe, secure and happy environment for all members of the school community, having in mind the interest, safety and well-being of all.

To enable pupils to develop personal, moral and spiritual values within a Christian context.

To encourage people to value themselves and come to an understanding of their own gifts and abilities.

To foster a stimulating learning culture where pupils can become confident, creative, enthusiastic, independent pupils through a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum.

To provide opportunities for all to experience success.

To have high expectations of behaviour and in all areas of school life.

To work in close partnership with parents in order to enhance the pupils’ experiences and ensure high standards of learning and achievement.

To prepare pupils for their future as responsible citizens in a multicultural society developing positive relationships and fostering a healthy lifestyle.

To forge strong links with the church and the local community.

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