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Welcome to Billinghay Church of England Primary School.


Our school is a single form entry primary school in the rural village of Billinghay. We take children from the ages of 4 years (Foundation 2 / Reception) until the age of 11 years (Year 6). If you are considering our school for your child you're warmly invited to come and look around school.

 

Our values statement is at the centre of all that we do:

 

 “Working together to nurture, raise aspirations and promote life in its fullness. Through our Christian ethos we seek to develop happy, enquiring minds, a spirit of curiosity, respect, and resilience. We value every member of our school community for who they are and through challenge, support and building positive relationships, we pursue excellence in all we do.

‘Ask and it shall be given, seek and you will find, knock and the door will be opened.’ Matthew 7.7

 

Our school motto ‘Believe to achieve’ reflects the firm foundations we believe we give to our children. Children know that with God’s help their aspirations can be reached alongside their hard work and determination.

 

We recognise that progress means knowing more and children remembering more as a result of their time with us. We aim to give our children the cultural capital they need to make aspirational choices and experience success beyond their time at our school. We care for each and every child to enable them to grow, flourish and realise their potential in future life.

 

Our curriculum is one that is broad and balanced and ambitious for all. It enables all to shine academically and flourish socially, emotionally, morally and culturally. Our curriculum enables our pupils to develop a strong moral conduct through fostering British Values.

 

Permeating through our curriculum are the Christian values of our school (Friendship, Courage, Respect, Perseverance, Service and Forgiveness). Each value links to a learning behaviour which will help our pupils to succeed in later life/the future which form the basis of our curriculum intent. These link to our vision statement which focuses on overcoming the barriers to learning faced by our pupils.

 

Our curriculum intends to enable all our children to become effective learners for life, through the fostering of our 6 key learning behaviours, ensuring children are ambitious for their futures, broadening their horizons and experiences beyond Billlinghay.

 

This website aims to give you a taster of the school, as well as providing up to date information for parents, pupils and the wider community.

 

We hope that you enjoy your visit to our website, and that you find the information you are looking for. To request paper copies of any of the information on the website then please see our office staff. Please feel free to contact the school direct with any queries you may have.

 

Kind regards

 

Mr R Allen

Headteacher

Please read the welcome messages below which are from some of our pupils:

Here at Billinghay Church of England Primary School lessons are always fun. Mr Allen will show you around our many classrooms and you will be sure to enjoy it. All the pupils here at our school get wonderful rewards for their incredibly hard work, during the week and at our Gold Book act of worship every Friday. We hope to see you in the future at Billinghay Church of England Primary School. Holly, Reuben and Cara Year 5 pupils in the Hawk class.

 

You should come to this school because you will learn lots, have fun, have kind teachers and go on school trips. You will get to read many different books from our library and move up levels. Chloe, Mia and Archie Year 4 pupils in the Penguin class.

 

This is what our parents say are the strengths of our school:

  • The school praises and encourages children. There is a good system of rewards and behaviour is good. Parents are informed if there are any issues.
  • Children are well looked after and additional assistance/help/support is provided for children where necessary.
  • High quality before and after school provision from the Breakfast Club, After School Kids Club and sporting clubs.
  • The school is very welcoming and all staff are approachable. The school deals with any concerns that are raised well. It is easy to raise concerns, staff listen to any issues and deal with any that arise promptly.
  • The school communicates well with parents/carers who are kept well informed.
  • The school has an interesting curriculum/ topics and learning is fun

 

Our facilities include:

Talented teachers with a warm and caring attitude.

Excellent IT facilities including 65″ LED screens in every classroom, a bank of ipads and laptops and wireless connectivity.

Access to a swimming pool on site (it is our proud boast that all children leaving us have learned to swim).

Annual residential Outdoor and Adventurous activity visits for children.

A breakfast club from 7.30am to the start of the school day at 9.00am.

An after school club (The Kids Club) operating in the school hall providing child care from 3.20pm to 5.00pm each day.

Purpose built adventure play equipment for all year groups.

Close links with the local church (St Michael and All Angels Church Billinghay).

 

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