Simmondley School

  Simmondley Primary School

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Headline NewsOnline Safety Presentation

Letters have gone out this afternoon to our parents and carers to invite you to our presentation on the evening of 7 June on keeping our children safe online.

Headline NewsSimmondley School Blog

Welcome to Simmondley Primary School’s Blog.

Headline NewsWorld Book Day

As promised, World Book Day has been rearranged for tomorrow (Friday 9 March) when the children can come to school dressed as a character from their favourite book.

Headline NewsCanalathon Run to raise funds for school defibrillator

On Sunday 25 March, Mr Phillips, our caretaker, will be taking part in a 75km (46miles) Canalathon run along the Rochdale canal.

Headline NewsWorld Book Day Reading Challenge

As school remains closed today (Friday 2 March), please check under Headteacher’s Newsletters for an optional World Book Day home learning reading challenge for your child to explore.

Headline NewsSchool Closure Update

Following further discussions with other Head Teachers in and around Glossop, we have made the decision that school will remain closed tomorrow Friday 2nd March.

Headline NewsSchool Closure

After discussions with other Head Teachers in and around Glossop, we have taken the decision to close tomorrow Thursday 1st March.

Headline NewsFire Safety

A big thank you to Carol Wilson from Derbyshire Fire & Rescue who came to talk to our Year 6 and Year 2 children about fire safety.

Headline NewsChoir visit Glossop Central Methodist

Thank you to Central Methodist Church in Glossop for a lovely welcome for our choir on our visit on Friday 12th December.

Our Awards

OFSTED Eco-Schools Bronze Award Science & Engineering Week Award Forest School Food Hygiene Rating 5 The University of Manchester

Our Aims

The aims of the school are:
  • Celebrate all success.
  • Create an environment where quality teaching and learning can take place effectively.
  • Develop understanding of what it means to be part of a caring community where all people are respected.
  • Provide a broad curriculum to enable every child to achieve their full potential.
  • Develop confident children with enquiring minds.
  • Promote good citizenship.
  • To see staff as learners.
  • Encourage an open atmosphere in which parents and the community are involved in achieving the school aims.

Our Objectives

The objectives of the school are:
  • To establish high expectations and a success culture.
  • To develop a learning community.
  • To establish professional debate and discussion amongst all staff.
  • To build leadership and management skills in all staff.
  • To ensure that there is a learning climate in every classroom.
  • To create and maintain a physical environment that promotes and reinforces the value, safety and inclusion of all individuals.
  • To ensure the continual involvement of the whole school community.