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High Achievers

Announced on 15-09-2014

100% of pupils at Key Stage 2 achieved Level 4 or above in their SATs in 2014.  A high percentage achieved Level 5.

Pride in Our School

Announced on 15-09-2014

‘Pupils are proud of their school. There is no litter. Displays and equipment are treated with respect.’

OFSTED January 2014

Safety is Key

Announced on 15-09-2014

'Pupils have a good understanding of personal safety and get on with each other well.’

OFSTED January 2014

Opportunities for enriched Education

Announced on 15-09-2014

All pupils have access to music tuition, educational visits and taking part in inter-school sporting competitions.

Encouraging Challenge, Aiming High

Announced on 15-09-2014

We want all members of the school community to leave our school ready to embark on life’s big adventure.

What an Orchestra

Announced on 15-09-2014

A large proportion of our children play a musical instrument.

First Class Feedback...

Announced on 15-09-2014

Pupils’ books are ‘excellent and show detailed, formative marking and high expectations.’

HMI March 2014

This is a caring school

Announced on 15-09-2014

Children help each other and look after younger children.

Great Behaviour

Announced on 15-09-2014

‘Pupils move calmly around the school and show respect for each other and for adults.’

OFSTED January 2014

New Curriculum

Announced on 15-09-2014

Our new curriculum has been written to be fun and engaging, ensuring children achieve high standards.

A small and vibrant school.

Announced on 15-09-2014

Our size means that each child is cared for and known exceptionally well, individually by staff. ‘Relationships between teachers and pupils are good.’

OFSTED January 2014

House Points to date...

Announced on 10-07-2014


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Headteacher’s Welcome

As Headteacher here at Blakesley CE Primary School, I would like to extend a warm welcome to our school website.

Lucy Burman

Our school is a small school in the beautiful village of Blakesley, South Northants.  Founded by William Foxley in 1669, we have the oldest classroom in Northamptonshire which is still in use as a classroom.  The school has been extended over the years and we are fortunate to have great inside and outside spaces.  In spite of being a small school, visitors always remark that our buildings are ‘like a tardis’ and the school is lucky to have a good sized site not visible from the road.

We are all extremely proud of our school and are committed to providing the best possible education for all of our children.  We know that Blakesley CE Primary is a happy, stimulating and attractive environment and each child is encouraged to develop a lively and enquiring mind.  We want children to leave our school prepared for ‘life’s big adventure’ as happy, confident and successful learners.

I hope that this website gives you a glimpse of life at Blakesley CE Primary as well as giving you any information that you need.  We know that our school is a wonderful place for pupils to start their education.  But don’t just take our word for it - please come and see for yourself.  I would be delighted to show you around.

Introducing our Blogs!

blog-iconWe are planning to use our new website to keep parents up to speed on all of the excellent work and fun we experience at Blakesley. You will find our latest updates right here on our home page and we will also add other blogs around the site to give the children their own voice! Look out for the blog icons as you travel around our site over the coming weeks!

Lucy Burman