‘Foundations for Life’
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“We strive for excellence by encouraging all our pupils to fulfil their true potential. Our mission is founded on Christian values, principles and beliefs.
As a Church school we believe in Friendship, Thankfulness and Service to the whole community, and welcome children whatever their faith or belief.”
Mrs Alison Small, Headteacher
Pupils benefit from a broad and interesting curriculum.
They enjoy coming to school.
and love learning
An established strength of the
school is the good pastoral care that ensures pupils feel safe and happy within a Christian environment.
What Are The Strengths Of This School?
Christingle Service at St. Mary’s Church
Our Values Garden
Open The Book team from St. Mary’s Church
Year 5 ‘Adventures’ at Braeside
World Book Day… fantastic!
The “World is my neighbour” Day
Child Of Hope presentation
Whole School Worship
Here you will be able to find all the information you need to know about our school.
Alderbury and West Grimstead Church of England Primary School is a ‘single-
If you want to apply for a Reception place in 2020, please check our Admissions procedure under Key Info on the tabs above.
Every year the governing body will review and publish information concerning the Alderbury & West Grimstead school admission policy. This will confirm the maximum number of children to be admitted to the school as a whole, the Pupil Admissions Number (PAN) which is currently 30 and explain how places will be allocated.
If there is anything you would like to know that you can’t find here, please contact us. We would love to talk to you!
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What’s Been Said
“Thank you so much for my warm welcome. I had a great time. AWGS is a lovely, lovely school. Smiling seems to be the default setting.“
‘There’s a lovely family feel to the school, it feels as if it has been here for ever.’
‘I recently spent time at School, in my professional capacity as a Library Systems Trainer and Cataloguer. I was e impressed by all that I encountered at Alderbury. A great and positive atmosphere, caring and helpful staff who were always willing to help, however busy they were, and pupils who were a real credit to the school.’
‘Pupils are very reflective and think deeply about issues such as ‘Peace’ ‘Values’; this confirms strengths in their spiritual, moral and social and cultural development’
Mr Wesley Thorpe
Alderbury & West Grimstead CofE Aided Primary School,
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Images and Design Copyright 2018 Alderbury & West Grimstead Primary School, Firs Road, Alderbury, Salisbury, Wilts, SP5 3BD T: 01722 710464
Purple Mash is an award-
•To deliver fun and engaging lessons for children from 3 to 11 – right across the curriculum
•To raise academic standards through creativity
•To increase parental engagement
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This school has adopted Purple Mash. To find out more click the logo opposite.
Communication via emails and phone calls will be dealt with during school hours. The most effective way of making contact with staff remains to speak with them at the school door or to contact the school office. There is no expectation that staff will check their emails when at home during the evening or at weekends. I hope this helps.
The thought of the week is:
“Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.”
This is our last newsletter of 2019! It has been a long term and the children are ready for their break, they have all worked very hard and we are looking forward to next week's festivities to bring the year to a close. Please remember:
Thursday 19th December
Friday 20th December
Salisbury Small Schools Carol Concert at City Hall
Our Choir performed at the City Hall on Monday singing carols and performing "It Feels Like Christmas" from the film "Muppets Christmas Carol".
Our KS1 performances were the highlight of the week and it was lovely to see so many family members in school. Your feedback was very much appreciated, with the general view being it was one of the best ever!
Once again, we would politely ask you to park responsibly on the wooded side of Firs Road and to try and avoid parking along Woodlea Grange. We have had complaints from our neighbours of parents parking across drive ways etc. Thank you.
Boundary Coffee Shop at The Village Hall
Open every Friday morning from 9.00 am till Noon for tea/coffee and homemade cake. Drop in for a chat – it’s far more comfortable than the school gate! All profits go to support activities in the village – including the school.