West and East Putford Nursery and Primary School welcomes you to our website.
We are a small, rural school situated in the village of West Putford. As a village school we are proud of our family atmosphere and are delighted to offer a warm welcome to your family to join us. You will find we are a busy school which offers many activities and experiences to enrich the curriculum. You will see we have achieved Activemark 2006. This rewards exceptional delivery of the National School Sport Strategy. At the beginning of March 2007 we received accreditation of Healthy Schools Award
Every child is entitled to a broad and balanced curriculum diet, in an
enriching and inspiring environment. West and East Putford School aims
to provide a fun and interesting academic curriculum based on National
guidelines and schemes of work. As pupils progress through the school we
expect them to become positive ‘independent learners’, capable of making
decisions and expressing opinions.
Independence is important; as we wish to create thinking pupils who can
reflect and consider the things they have been taught. Pupils will be
actively encouraged to make their own decisions and reflect on their
learning and its relevance to objectives taught.
Academic success is important, but it is not our sole concern, and the
‘hidden’ social curriculum is also an important area of pupil development.
We wish our pupils to be positive individuals who consider not only their
own views, but also the opinion of others and the wider community and
To promote quality curriculum experiences we do, as much as possible,
teach to our strengths. Teachers will use their expertise in a given area
throughout the school and not solely in the year group in which they are
In all areas of the curriculum we aim to display ‘quality’ work to foster
the attainment of high standards.