Simmondley School

  Simmondley Primary School

News Page

Headline NewsNew website coming soon!

We are pleased to announce there will soon be a brand new Simmondley School website and, although we will continue to upload newsletters and calendar dates to our current website, please be aware that other items such as class pages may not be regularly updated.

Headline NewsSafer Internet Day 2019 - Together for a better internet

We are joining the global Safer Internet Day campaign to promote the safe and responsible use of technology.

Headline NewsOpen Day - Change of Date

The new date for our Open Day is Friday 19 October.

Headline NewsTerm Dates 2018/2019

2018/2019 Academic Year

3 September 2018 to 26 October 2018 (40 days)
5 November 2018 to 21 December 2018 (35 days)
7 January 2019 to 15 February 2019 (30 days)
25 February 2019 to 12 April 2019 (35 days)
29 April 2019 to 24 May 2019 (19 days)
3 June 2019 to 22 July 2019 (36 days)

Bank Holidays
25 and 26 December 2018
1 January 2019
19 April 2019 (Good Friday)
22 April 2019 (Easter Monday)
6 May 2019
27 May 2019 (spring bank holiday)
26 August 2019 (summer bank holiday)

26 October 2018
5 November 2018
22 July 2019

Please click on the link below if you wish to view the term dates on Derbyshire County Council’s website.

Headline NewsOak Class ~ 2018/19

Year:Year 6
Class Name:Oak
Teacher:Mrs Collyer

Spring Term 2019.

Headline NewsHawthorn Class ~ 2018/19

Year:Year 5 / 6
Class Name:Hawthorn
Teacher:Mrs Constantine and Mrs Bradbury

Spring Term 2019.

Headline NewsSilver Birch Class ~ 2018/19

Year:Year 4 / 5
Class Name:Silver Birch
Teacher:Mrs Ellison

Spring Term.

Headline NewsMaple Class ~ 2018/19

Year:Year 3 / 4
Class Name:Maple
Teacher:Mrs Hewitt

Spring Term 2018.

Headline NewsWillow Class ~ 2018/19

Year:Year 2 / 3
Class Name:Willow
Teacher:Mr Smith

Autumn Term 2018.

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.