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Accessibility Plan
Alcohol and Drugs at Work
Anti Bullying Parents' Information
Anti Bullying
Appraisal policy and procedure for support staff
Art Policy
Asthma
Attendance & Punctuality Policy

B
Before and After School Clubs
Behaviour and Discipline

C
Capability Procedure
Charging and Remissions
Child Protection
Children Looked After
Code of Conduct Employees
Complaints Procedure

D
Data Protection
DT Policy

E
Employee Well Being
EAL Policy
Education Children Unable to Attend School
Emergency Action Plan
Equality
The Exclusion of Pupils

F
Failure to Collect Child
Food Policy
Freedom of Information Policy

G
Geography
Governor Visit Form
Governors' Visit Policy
Grievance Procedure Download Forms Here

H
Handwriting
Harrassment and Bullying
Health and Safety Policy Statement
History
Homework

I
ICT & Computing policy
ICT & Computing vision
Intimate Care Policy

K
Keeping Children safe in Education

L
Learning and Teaching
Literacy

M
Marking
Maths
Medicines in School
MFL
Missing Child

O

Online Safety Policy

P
Pay
Personal Social and Health Education
Pet
Physical Education
Probationary Procedure for Support Staff
Promoting British Values

R
Racist Incidents
Religious Education Policy
Restrictive Physical Intervention

S
Safeguarding DOWAT Policies
School Trips Policy & Procedures
School Vision
Science
Severe Weather
Sex and Relationship
Sickness Absence Procedure
SEND
Slavery and human trafficking statement
Slavery and human trafficking policy
Staff Appointment
Staff Disciplinary Procedure
Statement of Inclusivity
Staff Relationships

T
Twitter Usage Policy

U
Uniform Policy
Unacceptable Behaviour on School Premises Policy
Use of Images

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W
Whistle Blowing Procedure
School Calendar School Calendar

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12am [date2] => 6 November ) [24] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Remembrance Assembly 10.45 (Parents welcome) [date2] => 9 November ) [25] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Anti Bullying Week (All week) [date2] => 12 November ) [26] => Array ( [date4] => 13/11/2018 [date] => 1542067200 [date3] => 13/11 [title] => Bags to School [date2] => 13 November ) [27] => Array ( [date4] => 15/11/2018 [date] => 1542240000 [date3] => 15/11 [title] => Bury Lane Chior event, 3-7pm [date2] => 15 November ) [28] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Children in Need - own clothes day [date2] => 16 November ) [29] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Reception to Year 5 - Nasal Flu vaccinations [date2] => 23 November ) [30] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Yr 6 Duxford trip [date2] => 23 November ) [31] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Friends Chrismas Fayre at 2:15pm [date2] => 24 November ) [32] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [33] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [34] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Pantomime (Feast Day)   2pm [date2] => 3 December ) [35] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [36] => Array ( [date4] => 04/12/2018 [date] => 1543881600 [date3] => 04/12 [title] =>  EYFS Nativity (Parents Welcome) [date2] => 4 December ) [37] => Array ( [date4] => 07/12/2018 [date] => 1544140800 [date3] => 07/12 [title] => School Mass 2pm (Parents welcome) [date2] => 7 December ) [38] => Array ( [date4] => 11/12/2018 [date] => 1544486400 [date3] => 11/12 [title] => EYFS Audley End Trip [date2] => 11 December ) [39] => Array ( [date4] => 12/12/2018 [date] => 1544572800 [date3] => 12/12 [title] => Christmas Dinner [date2] => 12 December ) [40] => Array ( [date4] => 12/12/2018 [date] => 1544572800 [date3] => 12/12 [title] => Mince-pie Afternoon 2:30pm (Parents welcome) [date2] => 12 December ) [41] => Array ( [date4] => 14/12/2018 [date] => 1544745600 [date3] => 14/12 [title] => KS1 Christmas Party [date2] => 14 December ) [42] => Array ( [date4] => 14/12/2018 [date] => 1544745600 [date3] => 14/12 [title] => Christmas Jumper Day [date2] => 14 December ) [43] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => KS2  Christmas Party [date2] => 17 December ) [44] => Array ( [date4] => 20/12/2018 [date] => 1545264000 [date3] => 20/12 [title] => EYFS Party am [date2] => 20 December ) [45] => Array ( [date4] => 20/12/2018 [date] => 1545264000 [date3] => 20/12 [title] => The Real Outside Nativity 7pm [date2] => 20 December ) [46] => Array ( [date4] => 21/12/2018 [date] => 1545350400 [date3] => 21/12 [title] => School ends at 1:30pm (NO after school club) [date2] => 21 December ) [47] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [48] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS [date2] => 24 Dec - 4 Jan ) [49] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [50] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [51] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Spring term starts 8:55am [date2] => 7 January ) [52] => Array ( [date4] => 21/01/2019 [date] => 1548028800 [date3] => 21/01 [title] => Yrs 5 & 6 Pantomime 1:30pm (Parents welcome) [date2] => 21 January ) [53] => Array ( [date4] => 25/01/2019 [date] => 1548374400 [date3] => 25/01 [title] => Holocaust Assembly 2:30pm (Parents welcome - not suitable for pre school children) [date2] => 25 January ) [54] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [55] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] => February 2019 ) [56] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [57] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Yr 3 Burwell House [date2] => 31 Jan - 1 Feb ) [58] => Array ( [date4] => 01/02/2019 [date] => 1548979200 [date3] => 01/02 [title] => Yr 5 Cake Sale [date2] => 1 Feb ) [59] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => E-Safety Week [date2] => 4 February ) [60] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Parents evening 6-8pm [date2] => 13 February ) [61] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Parents evening 3:30-5:30pm [date2] => 14 February ) [62] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Country Dancing Event (Children only) [date2] => 15 February ) [63] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => School closes at 3:15pm [date2] => 15 February ) [64] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [65] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => HALF TERM [date2] => 18 - 22 February ) [66] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [67] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => School term continues at 8:55am [date2] => 25 February ) [68] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [69] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] => March 2019 ) [70] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [71] => Array ( [date4] => 06/03/2019 [date] => 1551830400 [date3] => 06/03 [title] => Ash Wednesday (Mass TBC) [date2] => 6 March ) [72] => Array ( [date4] => 15/03/2019 [date] => 1552608000 [date3] => 15/03 [title] => Comic Relief - own clothes day [date2] => 15 March ) [73] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Mother's Day Sale [date2] => 29 March ) [74] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [75] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] => April 2019 ) [76] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [77] => Array ( [date4] => 01/04/2019 [date] => 1554076800 [date3] => 01/04 [title] => Yrs 3 & 4 - The Passion Play 2:00pm (Parents welcome) [date2] => 1 April ) [78] => Array ( [date4] => 05/04/2019 [date] => 1554422400 [date3] => 05/04 [title] => Year 6 Stations of the Cross (Parents welcome) [date2] => 5 April ) [79] => Array ( [date4] => 05/04/2019 [date] => 1554422400 [date3] => 05/04 [title] => School closes at 2:45pm [date2] => 5 April ) [80] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [81] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => EASTER HOLIDAYS [date2] => 8 - 22 April ) [82] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [83] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Summer term starts 8:50am [date2] => 23 April ) [84] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Update meeting for the Yr 5 Wye Valley Trip 2:45pm [date2] => 24  April ) [85] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [86] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] => May 2019 ) [87] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [88] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => May Day Bank Holiday [date2] => 6 May ) [89] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Yr 6 SATS week [date2] => 13 May ) [90] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => All Week Yr 5 Wye Valley Forest of Dean Trip [date2] => 13 May ) [91] => Array ( [date4] => 20/05/2019 [date] => 1558310400 [date3] => 20/05 [title] => SRE Week (All Week) [date2] => 20 May ) [92] => Array ( [date4] => 22/05/2019 [date] => 1558483200 [date3] => 22/05 [title] => Update Meeting Yr 4 Phasel's Wood Trip 2:45pm [date2] => 22 May ) [93] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Update Meeting Yr 6 Scarborough Trip 2:45pm [date2] => 23 May ) [94] => Array ( [date4] => 24/05/2019 [date] => 1558656000 [date3] => 24/05 [title] => School closes at 3:15pm [date2] => 24 May ) [95] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [96] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => HALF TERM [date2] => 27 May - 54June ) [97] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [98] => Array ( [date4] => 01/06/2019 [date] => 1559420340 [date3] => 01/06 [title] =>   [date2] => June 2019 ) [99] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [100] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Inset days [date2] => 3 & 4 June ) [101] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => School term continues at 8:55am [date2] => 5 June ) [102] => Array ( [date4] => 06/06/2019 [date] => 1559779200 [date3] => 06/06 [title] => Mad Science Continues [date2] => 6 June ) [103] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Yr 2 Sleepover meeting 2:45pm [date2] => 6 June ) [104] => Array ( [date4] => 07/06/2019 [date] => 1559865600 [date3] => 07/06 [title] => Yr 5 visit to JHN all day [date2] => 7 June ) [105] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Yr 6 Scarborough Trip (All week) [date2] => 9 June ) [106] => Array ( [date4] => 14/06/2019 [date] => 1560470400 [date3] => 14/06 [title] => Father's Day sale [date2] => 14 June ) [107] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Yr 4 Phasel's Wood Trip 2:45pm [date2] => 18 - 21 June ) [108] => Array ( [date4] => 22/06/2019 [date] => 1561161600 [date3] => 22/06 [title] => Going forth Mass 12 noon [date2] => 22 June ) [109] => Array ( [date4] => 23/06/2019 [date] => 1561248000 [date3] => 23/06 [title] => Royston in Blue run [date2] => 23 June ) [110] => Array ( [date4] => 28/06/2019 [date] => 1561680000 [date3] => 28/06 [title] => Yr 2 Sleepover [date2] => 28 June ) [111] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [112] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [113] => Array ( [date4] => 01/07/2019 [date] => 1562012340 [date3] => 01/07 [title] =>   [date2] => July 2019 ) [114] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [115] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => EYFS and KS1 Celebration Assembly 9:30am (Parents welcome) [date2] => 1 July ) [116] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Open Evening 5:30-7:30pm [date2] => 4 July ) [117] => Array ( [date4] => 11/07/2019 [date] => 1562803200 [date3] => 11/07 [title] => Moving up day / Transition Day [date2] => 11 July ) [118] => Array ( [date4] => 12/07/2019 [date] => 1562889600 [date3] => 12/07 [title] => Sports Day 9:30am [date2] => 12 July ) [119] => Array ( [date4] => 15/07/2019 [date] => 1563148800 [date3] => 15/07 [title] => Reserve Sports Day 9:30am [date2] => 15 July ) [120] => Array ( [date4] => 16/07/2019 [date] => 1563235200 [date3] => 16/07 [title] => Yr 6 Leavers Mass 11am [date2] => 16 July ) [121] => Array ( [date4] => 17/07/2019 [date] => 1563321600 [date3] => 17/07 [title] => Yrs 5 and 6 Production 7pm [date2] => 17 July ) [122] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => Nursery Celebration Morning (Parents welcome) [date2] => 18 July ) [123] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] => School closes at 1:30pm [date2] => 19 July ) [124] => Array ( [date4] => 22/07/2019 [date] => 1563753600 [date3] => 22/07 [title] => Inset Day [date2] => 22 July ) [125] => Array ( [date4] => 23/07/2019 [date] => 1563840000 [date3] => 23/07 [title] => Occasional Day [date2] => 23 July ) [126] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [127] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [128] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [129] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [130] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [131] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) [132] => Array ( [date4] => 01/01/1970 [date] => [date3] => 01/01 [title] =>   [date2] =>   ) )
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Mission Statement

Aiming high,  

dreaming bigger,

praying together,

growing in God's love.

Our Children Say...

"I like Science because we learn about cool things"
"I like Art because we can be creative"
"I love the school trips because they are great fun"
"I enjoy learning French because I like learning about other people in the world"
"I enjoy History because I like learning about what has happened in the past"  
"I like learning because it is fun to learn new things"
"I like spending time with my friends because they are special to me"
"The teachers are great, they are kind and look after us and they make our lessons exciting and fun"
"I like learning about Jesus and the lessons he taught us"
"I love singing hymns because it makes me feel happy"

Ofsted Statement

  "Pupils thrive in this school both in terms of academic achievement and personal wellbeing."
Ofsted December 2017




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