Welcome to

St Michael's C of E

“Aiming Higher, Achieving More.”

“It’s really all about Love!”


Welcome to St Michael’s Primary School!

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We are a Church of England School – we promote Friendship, Perseverance, Justice, Compassion and Courage as a common set of Christian values.

We put children at the centre of our school, where positive relationships based on care, mutual trust and respect are at the heart of everything we do.


“We love because He first loved us.”- 1 John 4:19


St Michael’s offers a complete and exciting education starting from our Nursery, Froglets. Here, the children learn through play to make relationships, manage their feelings and behaviour and cooperate with others. They learn to listen and communicate, forming the building blocks of their future learning.

We believe that our school should be a fun and exciting place to learn. St Michael’s promotes a communication friendly environment where children are given opportunities to talk and listen, through small group or paired play. With this, we believe the children will excel in their development, ensuring they are well prepared for their future. Expanding children’s vocabulary is something we do every day through direct teaching, based on key texts and through creating a language rich culture.

We are a Rights Respecting School; this means our children understand that they have rights under the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child. Learning about our rights is part of our daily routine and activities. Our Rights Respecting Ambassadors help integrate and develop this through regular meetings with staff and represent the voices of their peers. There are half termly Ethos Group meetings that work to make sure that all voices are heard and valued.

Children’s wellbeing and education are central to all that we do. All our staff and Governors are totally committed to ensuring that every child has a happy and successful time in our school, to help them develop as confident, mature and articulate individuals.

All the children have access to the computer suites, laptops and ipads. We provide enriching educational experiences that go beyond the classroom, to inspire and motivate children in all aspects of their life. Children have the opportunity to go caving, climbing and scuba diving and we offer residential visits for children in Years 2, 4 and 6.

Being physically and mentally healthy is part of our school ethos. We encourage children to live an active life, connect, learn and create, take notice and give to others, promoting the love of each other, life and God.

Our school follows the “Mind Up” approach, a curriculum based on emotional awareness that promotes resilience, mindfulness, optimism and gratitude.

Children are encouraged to eat a healthy balanced diet, with a great menu cooked on site at our school and St. Michael’s provides a breakfast and after school club, which helps parents to fit their working day around their children’s education.

St. Michael’s is part of The United Schools Federation, the USF. This is a partnership of schools that share resources, expertise and experiences and good practice, for the benefit of all our children.

We are a big school with a family feel and I hope to welcome you and your child here; we know they will have a fun and fulfilling time with us!

Kate Arnold

Head of School

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Latest news

Updates from St Michael's C of E

THIS HALF TERM, WE ARE FOCUSING ON ARTICLE 29. Article 29 of the UNCRC says that a child or young person’s education should help their mind, body and talents be the best they can. It should also build their respect for other people and the world around them.
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THIS HALF TERM, WE ARE FOCUSING ON ARTICLE 32 Governments must protect children from economic exploitation and work that is dangerous or might harm their health, development or education. Governments must set a minimum age for children to work and ensure that work conditions are safe and appropriate.
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Article 17 You have the right to get information that is important to your well-being, from radio, newspaper, books, computers and other sources. Adults should make sure that the information you are getting is not harmful, and help you find and understand the information you need.
Lunch Menu

9 June 2023

  • Fishfingers with chips, tomato sauce, baked beans or peas
    Cheese sandwich with yoghurt and raisins

    Mediterranean cous cous, tomato sauce, baked beans or peas

    Cocoa shortbread

    Article 24 You have the right to the best health care possible, safe water to drink, nutritious food, a clean and safe environment, and information to help you stay well.

Upcoming Events

  • Skern Lodge - Year 6 Residential
    July 3, 2023

  • Summer Holidays
    July 26, 2023

  • First day back
    September 5, 2023