Our School An introduction from Mrs Jackie Currie, Chair of the Governing Body
Newlaithes Junior School is open for boys and girls aged 7 – 11 years. Whilst numbers continue to rise, we currently have 234 children attending our school, making us one of the largest junior schools in the county.
Over many years, our school has built up a strong reputation for high standards and excellence. We were last inspected in February 2011 where we were graded as a good school. We were delighted to receive a number of outstanding elements within this inspection, including in our teaching. We are now focused upon delivering outstanding levels of performance to provide your child with the very best education available.
The school itself opened in 1963 as a purpose built eight class school for 220 children. Since then developments have included a purpose built ICT suite (significantly upgraded in 2010/11), highly valued small group and individual teaching areas, interactive whiteboards in every class and some splendid outdoor learning facilities. Our headteacher Mr Andrew Cannon, staff and governors will continue to develop delightful and purposeful learning experiences for your child to enjoy. We will supply your child with the highest quality education, which will include hard work, excitement and fun.
Backed by our recent inspection, we believe Newlaithes Junior School to have many strengths including our: * teaching and leadership; * use of computers; * partnerships with parents and the community; * our care, guidance and support of all children, including children with special needs; * our effectiveness in developing children’s attitudes to work and towards others; and finally * the excellent standards of behaviour within school.
We offer the very best education for your child and you can be assured of outstanding progress and learning as your child progresses through our school. The Governing Body is very enthusiastic for the future and is working hard to ensure the school builds upon its strengths. We are working together with the headteacher, staff and parents to continue the development of our school. We are all working very hard and are dedicated to ensuring your child has the very best education.
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