Thank you for your interest in our happy, high achieving school. This is a very exciting time for your child to be joining us, as we begin our journey into primary status.
At Grovelands we deliver a high quality, personalised education, we encourage aspirations and children thrive within our care.
We are confident that all our children will achieve their full potential with us and will leave well prepared for the next stage of their education and beyond.
We look forward to working in partnership with you and welcoming you into the Grovelands community.
Grovelands Primary School recognises its responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children under Section 175 of the 2002 Education Act and under the Children Act 2004 and the DfE guidance Working Together to Safeguard Children 2013.
This includes checking the suitability of all staff and volunteers; ensuring that we have effective procedures for identifying and managing all issues likely to cause significant harm to children; ensuring a safe environment in which our pupils can learn and develop; enabling our pupils to acquire the relevant knowledge and information; and working with other agencies as appropriate.
Please see the attached letter regarding Industrial Action on Tuesday 5th July. Squirrels, Swans, Antelopes and Whales classes will remain... Read more
On Wednesday 15th June 2016, children from Years 3 and 4 represented Grovelands at our first ever District Sports. The... Read more
Thank you to Mrs Crowther –Smith for organising the healthy food tasting session in the hall on Monday 13th June... Read more
Reception Classes went on a river walk yesterday along the banks of the Thames, proving once again how lucky we... Read more
‘God Save Our Gracious Queen’ the words rang out from our celebration assembly in recognition of the Queen’s official birthday... Read more
Pupils' behaviour is good in lessons and around the school. Pupils look after each other in the playground and know how to work and play safely. Ofsted 2013
Pupils are working at above average levels for their age and are on track to reach well above expected standards by the end of Key Stage 1. Ofsted 2013
Teachers know the children and pupils really well resulting in excellent relationships in all classes. Ofsted 2013
Some amazing improvements have been made since the arrival of Mrs Nichols and Miss Ashby. Parent