Welcome

Thank you for your interest in Newlands Primary School.  It is difficult to capture what makes Newlands such a special place but if you are a prospective parent, or if you would like to find out more about the work that we do, please do come and visit by arranging an appointment with the school office.
Newlands is an over- subscribed primary that has all the benefits of a small, single-form entry school. We know our children as individuals and strive to help them find their own unique talents, skills and abilities. Our wonderful grounds help us to encourage positive outdoor experiences for all of our pupils. The highest quality of teaching ensures excellent achievement year after year.

We are accredited by the British Council with the full ‘International School Award’ for providing ‘outstanding development of the international dimension in the curriculum’ and have partner schools in Sweden, Kenya and South Africa. Newlands pupils see themselves as global citizens who are able to make connections between their own experiences and life beyond. In recognition of the effective work that takes place we were awarded the ‘Times Educational Supplement – School of the Year 2015’ in the ‘International’ category – a fantastic achievement.

Learning outdoors is a vital part of the curriculum at our school. All of our pupils take part in residential visits in Years 3, 4, 5 and 6. Our school offers a broad and balanced curriculum that emphasises rich, contextualised learning and provides a journey towards academic excellence year after year. We emphasise the natural world, the great outdoors and our collective responsibility in shaping the future.

Behaviour is ‘outstanding’. Our highly personalised framework for discipline is guided by a clear moral code – ‘the golden rules’ and our UNICEF ‘Rights Respecting’ ethos. As a UNICEF school we share a commitment to equal rights, shared responsibility and mutual respect. Children at Newlands grow to understand their wider responsibilities and strive to meet our high expectations.

At Newlands, all of us are passionate about success for every one of our pupils.