The school’s systems for behaviour and response to bullying are outstanding.



24th July 2013
School is out for summer! Holidays begin.

18th July 2013
Don't forget parents evening! Come and see the progress your child has made this academic year!

6th June 2013
Health and Safety message from the NHS on Measles outbreaks. Please click here to download the document.

24th May 2013
Click here to download our new Outstanding Ofsted Report

23rd May 2013
School will be closed for INSET on Friday 24th May 2013.

21st April 2013
Click here to download Reception's new leaflet.

20th April 2013
School will be closed for INSET on Friday 24th May 2013.

15th March 2013
School is open for the first day of Summer term.

11th February 2013
School will be closed for INSET on Friday 22nd March 2013.

7th February 2013
A member of the Best Start Federation Governing Body will be available at parents evening for anyone wishing to discuss the planned conversion to academy status.

18 January 2013
Governors decided last night to begin the process to convert all five schools in the Best Start Federation into academies

Apply for teacher training through the School Direct programme

22 November 2012
The Governing Body of the Best Start Federation are considering whether or not the schools should convert into academy schools.
We are keen to consult with all relevant parties and will be providing more information soon. If you would like to share your views with us, please email them to

You can find out more information on the Department for Education (DfE) website:

We are consulting on our draft SRE policy. All comments should be emailed to by 15 January 2012. You can read the draft policy here.

For more infromation please click on link below

The Best Start Federation is featured as an example of good practice in a new report published today. See Page 36 in ‘Unleashing Greatness’, the report of the Academies Commission, January 2013.

Click here to download the report.

letters to parents

Teachers devise interesting activities to capture pupils’ imagination and extend learning. In particular, they take every opportunity to encourage pupils to work independently. Classroom approaches are innovative and include role play, guided group work, talk partner work, group and class discussions.

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