Welcome to Weston Church of England Primary School and Nursery.
We are a busy but friendly school, with lots going on. This website aims to give you a taster of the school, as well as providing regular updated information for both parents and pupils.
We hope that you enjoy your visit to our website, and that you find any information you are looking for. Please feel free to contact the school direct with any queries you may have.
Thank you for visiting!
Ofsted November 2012
‘Pupils make good progress and achieve well.’
We are an oversubscribed school set in the beautiful village of Weston, Hertfordshire. There has been a successful school on this site since the 1850’s and we are very proud of our place at the heart of the village. Currently we have seven classes, including a morning session Nursery, in three buildings. One of these buildings is the old schoolhouse itself!
The school aims, together with our motto of “Inspire, Challenge, Engage”, reflect Weston Primary’s ethos of learning through the learning of skills, creativity and fun, utilising a wide range of teaching practices. We work within a topic based framework because we find that children who are excited about ‘Commotion on the Ocean’, ‘Invaders, settlers, rulers and rebels’ or ‘Human me!’ are fully engaged with their learning.
Although we welcome children from all faiths and none, we are a church school and as such we attend Holy Trinity Church in the village for key dates such as Harvest, Christmas and Easter. We also have collective worship led by our vicar or church leader once a week in the school hall.
We believe that we will continue to be a successful school if we work in partnership with parents; please feel free to come into school to share any concerns or indeed successes with us.
Weston Primary School is a voluntary controlled, mixed sex primary school. We cater for all children from the ages of 3 to 11 years, covering the Foundation Stage and National Curriculum Years 1 to 6. There is a nursery class (mornings only) and five other mixed age classes. Classes stay together for the whole academic year and the class teachers are responsible for curriculum work within the class, supported by well-trained Teaching Assistants. Within the classes children work individually, in small groups or as a whole class according to ability and the subject being studied. Our doors open at 8:45am and children go home at 3:15pm. After school, there are a number of clubs which run until 4:15pm.
Children attend the nursery from 9am to 12 Midday. The session time is designed to coincide with the main school. Parents are contacted during the term prior to their child starting nursery, initially to attend an informal meeting to discuss the Nursery day and routine. Nursery staff also organise a home visit prior to a child’s first day with us.