Simmondley School

  Simmondley Primary School

Important School Information

Simmondley Primary School

Address ~ Pennine Road, Simmondley, Glossop, Derbyshire SK13 6NN

Phone ~ 01457 852721

Fax ~ 01457 850974

Mrs Greaves (headteacher) is the member of staff who deals with queries from parents and other members of the public.

Parent's and guardians who would like thier child/children to attended Simmondley Primary School should contact their Local Authority, if you live in Derbyshire you should contact;

Derbyshire County Council

"The quality of teaching across the school, including in the early years, is good. Teachers and teaching assistants work together well to plan activities that pupils find stimulating and engaging."

Ofsted Report (Good) 16/12/15

Ofsted Website

Parent View

Key stage 2 results for pupils who, for the most part, finished year 6 in 2015. These are the most important measures used to monitor school performance;

KS2 Results

Primary school performance tables (sometimes known as league tables) can be found on the website;

Check school performance tables

The National Curriculum defines the programmes of study for key subjects in maintained state primary and secondary schools in England. Fundamentally, it sets out what your child is supposed to learn and when;

Primary Curriculum

At Simmondley Primary School, we believe that everyone has; the right to learn, the right to feel safe and the right to be treated with respect.

Behaviour Policy

All maintained schools and maintained nursery schools in England are required, under Section 29 of the Education Act 2002, to have in place a procedure to deal with complaints relating to the school and to any community facilities or services that the school provides;

School Complaints Procedure

The Pupil Premium forms part of the school’s delegated budget and is generated from the school pupils’ eligibility for Free School Meals, it is intended to support "closing the gap" between pupils of certain groups, including those in different socio economic categories;

Pupil Premium

Simmondley Primary School received £9,226 during 2016/2017 to be spent on PE provision and professional development for all staff so that good quality Physical Education can be delivered and can be sustained within school beyond the funding;

PE and Sport Premium

At Simmondley Primary School we embrace the fact that every child is different and, therefore, the educational needs of every child are different. We strive to support all children to enable them to achieve their full potential at school. In order to do this many steps are taken to support them through their learning journey;

SEN and Disability Information

As a school, we value and celebrate the diverse heritages of everybody at Simmondley. Alongside this, we value and celebrate being part of Britain. In general terms, this means that we celebrate traditions, such as customs in the course of the year; for example, Harvest Festival during the Autumn term. We also value and celebrate national events, such as Red Nose Day or Children in Need, World Book Day and Fair Trade Week;

British Values

Parents and guardians can request a paper copy of the information on our school’s website free of charge.

More School Information

Learning together, achieving our best, supported by a happy and caring environment.

Key Priorities 2016-2017

Background Development Priorities 2016-2017

Pupils need to attend school regularly to benefit from their education. Missing out on lessons leaves children vulnerable to falling behind. Children with poor attendance tend to achieve less in both primary and secondary school.

School Attendance

School Absences

Staff and outside providers run a selection of clubs for all children including, Gardening , Cross Stitch, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Choir, Orchestra, Quest Club , Code Club, and a range of sporting clubs including Cheerleading, Peak Active Sport, UK Sport Dance, Table Tennis, Netball and Football.

Extra Curricular Clubs

Sunrise & Sunset Clubs

My School Lunch provide approximately 34,000 primary, secondary and special school meals per day, sourcing ingredients locally. Food traceability is more reliable, food travels less distance, so can be fresher, tastier and more nutritious. Fewer food miles is good for the environment and is great news for the local economy and people of Derbyshire.

My School Lunch Menu

Other information about Simmondley Primary School.

School Fund

School Staff

School Uniform

Term Dates

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:

Our Objectives

The objectives of the school are: