Welcome to The Valley Community Primary School.
We hope that you are enjoying our new and improved website.

Why The Valley?

Dear parents and friends of the school, may I, on behalf of all my staff, say a big ‘hello and welcome to the Valley Community School Website’. At the Valley Community School a warm welcome awaits you, the school places a great emphasis on achievement, transparency and openness.

As a ‘National Support School’ (NSS), we pride ourselves on the ability to use our expertise to support other schools both locally and nationally.

We believe that we share a partnership role with parents to nurture the very best in our pupils, as a recognised ‘Inclusion Quality Mark Centre of Excellence’, we believe every child matters and we support all pupils to maximise their potential because:

‘Together we’re better’.

Headteacher

Mr Kevan Naughton

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Newsletters

Please click below to view our latest newsletters for what’s going on in and out of school.

Term Dates

Please click ‘More info’ to view and download the School’s term dates for this academic year.

Prospectus

Our school Prospectus can be viewed and downloaded here with useful information for parents about our school.

Admissions

Please click ‘More info’ for more information on how to apply for your child at The Valley

School Information

Our Vision Statement

“A world class centre of outstanding learning”

Our Mission Statement

“Together we’re better”

 

Please click the button below to view our latest Ofsted report.

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School Policies

Please click below to view all our policies we have in place at The Valley. Hard copies of these documents are available from the school office.

School Day

School Meals

The menus are designed to be tempting and healthy and offer choice for vegetarians with some special diets available. The menus can be accessed from the ‘Downloads‘ tab available at the top of the page.

School Events

Our Learning

Main School Blog

Welcome to The Valley Primary School’s blog!

Our new blog will be updated regularly with information about school events, examples of children’s learning and also additional work and support for children at home.

Our class blogs provide our children with a real audience and purpose for writing.

EYFS Blogs

Hello and welcome to our EYFS Blog,

If you have any questions you would like to explore in class or if you have any experiences you would like to share then please post them here!

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Key Stage 1 Blogs

We are planning on regularly blogging about our learning, so we can share what exciting topics we are exploring in class.

We plan to use blogs for sharing all of the exciting things that we are learning, including photographs, videos and lots of writing about all of the wonderful things we have been up to in Year 1!

Please leave your comments.

Key Stage 2 Blogs

Welcome to our Key Stage 2 Blogs!

We are going to use blogging as a tool to improve our literacy skills, in particular our focus will be writing. We will be writing using lots of different genres which could include diary entries, debates, story starters, story settings and many more.

Safeguarding at The Valley

We have a number of policies and procedures in place that contribute to our safeguarding commitment, including our Child Protection Policy which can be viewed in the Policies section of our website. Sometimes we may need to share information and work in partnership with other agencies when there are concerns about a child’s welfare. We will ensure that our concerns about our pupils are discussed with his/her parents/carers first unless we have reason to believe that such a move would be contrary to the child’s welfare.

The following VCS Safeguarding Policies are available on request from the school

  • ANTI-BULLYING POLICY
  • BEHAVIOURAL POLICY
  • CENTRAL STAFFING RECORD
  • CHILD PROTECTION AND SAFEGUARDING POLICY
  • CHILD PROTECTION EARLY INTERVENTION CONNEXIONS

Click here to read more and get useful information about Safeguarding at The Valley and at home.

Online Safety

The internet has changed all of our lives, particularly our children’s. For parents and carers this opens up a whole new world of things to be aware of. The internet can be a fantastic place for children and young people where they can talk to friends, be creative and have fun. In our schools, Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone’s responsibility. Everyone who comes into contact with children and their families and carers has a role to play in safeguarding children.

Safeguarding is not just about protecting children, learners and vulnerable adults from deliberate harm, neglect and failure to act. It relates to broader aspects of care and education.

Online Safety@Home

Please click the link to below to access useful websites and resources to help with Online Safety for children and parents.

Online Safety@School

Online Safety resources can be found here for children to access whilst at school.

Your children’s education and welfare are our main priorities