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Website designed and maintained by Tony Wheat, Rachel Dowden and Ollie Hellis
Church Lane, West Pennard, Glastonbury, Somerset,
Tel: 01458 832866
West Pennard Primary School
SIAMS - Church School Inspection Report - May 2014
between staff, pupils, governors and parents are outstanding, uniting all in
the care, guidance and support for all children.'
OFSTED REPORT - JULY 14
OUTSTANDING IN EVERY ASPECT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
If you are a current or prospective parent of children in the school, and would like to see why we are an outstanding School, contact the office for a tour.
Welcome to our website. We hope that you will
find it informative and that these pages capture something of the distinctive
ethos we strive to create.
We believe West Pennard is a special place and we have many strengths, not
least our high standards, quality of care, a curriculum invigorated through
enrichment activities and a tremendous team of dedicated staff. We were
delighted when Ofsted visited and judged our school as OUTSTANDING.
I am proud to say that we are a school which has much to celebrate, not least
our wonderful location. Our children are encouraged to take a pride in this
favoured setting and to play their part in maintaining its richness.
We believe that the Christian Foundation of the school supports the values
which we encourage and many families bring their children to West Pennard with
this factor in the forefront of their minds. We enjoy excellent links with St
Nicholas' Church whilst at the same time benefiting from regular visits from
the clergy of the local parishes.
We are proud to be a 'Rights Respecting' School. Our children are very aware of
the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child and understand that
they have rights and responsibilities too. Our aims shown below, are based
around the RESPECT mnemonic and reflect the values and attitudes we hold dear.
Enjoyment and Enrichment
Our motto "To Try is to Triumph" remains the ideal by which we all
live and it is my belief that the commitment and enthusiasm of the staff in
both enjoying and supporting your children to realise this aim, remains vital.
If we have high expectations the children will aspire to great things whatever
their talents may be. I hope you will find the website sufficiently detailed to
create a picture of a very happy, welcoming and successful school. If you would
like to find out more please ring the school and I would be delighted to show you
round. You will be made most welcome.
Mrs H Burchell
NAACE Gifted and Talented
Challenge Award Report 2014
Office contact: Mrs R. Dowden and Mrs S. Race
If you require paper copies of any document on this website, please contact the office. Details above.
West Pennard Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children.
We had all of our new Reception children in full time from Monday, starting their first year of school and seven years with us at West Pennard.
On Tuesday Year 1 and Year 2 had their Forest School day, focusing on The Twits by Roald Dahl. They had a really enjoyable day. Many thanks to Mrs Hawkins and the adult helpers for making it such a fun-filled day.
On Wednesday Year 6 visited Whitstone School for a taster day, in readiness for moving on to Secondary School in July. On Thursday 17 of our Year 5 children visited Glastonbury Town hall for Peer Mentor training with Mrs Robinson. Also on Thursday, we were visited by Revd. Chris Hopkins, who toured the school and worked alongside children on their enrichment day. He even had a go at making a shark from modroc. Many thanks to Revd. Chris for visiting us.
Next Week we have our Open Morning on Tuesday. Please feel free to drop by, even without appointment. Go to the school hall from 9:30 and you will be shown around.