We are very proud of our school and I am extremely privileged to be the Head Teacher. Our school is a very special place. We pride ourselves on our distinctive Christian character and our children follow our core Christian Values of Hope, Trust, Respect and Forgiveness to become better in everything they do and to be the best version of themselves. We warmly welcome members of the school community to lead and celebrate in our Collective Worship.
We craft and teach an engaging, broad and balanced curriculum with exciting learning journeys and opportunities that build on the children’s interests and stimulate and deepen their understanding. We intend to prepare our children socially, spiritually and academically so that when they leave us they have a lifelong love of learning and take our School Values into the wider world. Our children are excited to learn, kind, polite and supportive of one another.
Our school was founded in 1894 as part of the Elveden Estate. It is part of the voluntary aided Diocese of St Edmundsbury so we are very much part of the village community and we offer an exceptional place for our children to learn both inside and outside.
Our school family includes children from local towns including Thetford and Brandon. Family is very important to us and as a small school we know our children and their families very well. We appreciate and value the support our families give us and the role they play in enriching our children’s experiences and supporting their education. This prospectus will give you a flavour of our school, and the very best way to find out all about us, is to come and visit us. I look forward to welcoming you to our school.
School Opening Times
School starts at 8.35am and finishes at 3.50pm for 174 days per year *.
*This equates to more hours than the previous 190 shorter days that were in place.
7hrs 15mins of education a day (including breaks/lunches)
36hrs 15mins of education per week
34 weeks and 4 days of education per year
1261hrs and 30mins of education per year
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