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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 acted as a community hub for the shoebox charity, Samaritan's Purse. Over 70 boxes of Christmas treats were donated by the school children and village WI along with the congregations from St Nicholas' Church and St John the Baptist in Glastonbury. The boxes will be delivered to children throughout the world - to victims of war, poverty or natural disaster.
On Tuesday we were treated to a performance of SPAG Girl by the Quantum Theatre Company. The performers retold a superhero tale, with a focus on spelling, punctuation and grammar.
On Friday we dressed in mufti to raise money for BBC Children in Need. We will let you know what our grand total was next week. Also on Friday, Year 3 had their Squash and Biscuits afternoon and, following that, our footballers had their first competitive fixture of the season, playing Ashcott away. We will let you know how they got on next week.