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At King Edward Primary School we work together to provide a safe, caring community and an exciting and creative learning environment where children are encouraged to think independently, where their views are valued and they are challenged to achieve their full potential. 

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Our children make outstanding progress
National performance data for all schools was published in Autumn 2016.  We are delighted to learn that data for our school shows that at King Edward Primary, our children make outstanding progress.

Frequently asked questions
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School Term & Holiday Dates
Please find school term/holiday dates and details below:

Term Dates 2017 - 2018 with Inset Days

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Current Year 5 - Year 6 in September High Borrans - Weekend Adventure - Friday 9th - Monday 12th November 2018

posted by Linn Hoggins   [ updated ]

Dear Parent

During their time at King Edward we hope that every child will take the opportunity to come with us on an exciting adventure at High Borrans in the Lake District. These have always been a great success, with children enjoying themselves and being thrilled at achieving new things. Most are eager to go again if given the chance. Aside from enjoying the beauties of the Lake District itself, activities can include canoeing, orienteering, the Ropes course, Ghyll scrambling, walks in the hills etc. Some of these take place on site and some in the countryside elsewhere. We will help develop the children’s sense of independence and confidence and social skills too. For the year 6 Trip we hope to build on previous experiences gained on their first trip, if they are coming again, with canoeing on one of the bigger Lakes, caving and more challenging walks. We especially hope that any children who didn’t get to come in Year 4 will take up the opportunity. Any children who applied in Year 4 but weren’t successful will be given priority.

If you are unsure and wish to know more, I will be holding a meeting for parents on Monday 30th April 2018  at 5.20pm this will be held in KS2 Downstairs Hall. I will share more about what High Borrans is like and the sort of activities we do, you can ask any questions you may have about the visit. If you are unable to attend this meeting, I am available before and after school most days.

The overall cost of the weekend will be approximately £200. This cost covers all transport for the weekend, food, accommodation, instructors, equipment etc. if your child gets a place, you would then be given the opportunity to pay in installments if you so choose.

If you would like your child to be given the opportunity to attend this course please complete the online permission form by Thursday 10th May 2018.  
In the event of over-subscription course members will be drawn in accordance with the High Borrans protocol for selection.

If your child is successful in their application for this course, you will be notified.

Yours faithfully,

Alan Henderson

Donations of Pre-loved Children's Football Boots

posted by Linn Hoggins

We are collecting pre-loved children's football boots which will be taken to Sri Lanka on 9th May 2018 by a local businessman.  The boots will be given to children in Sri Lanka who have to play in their bare feet.

If you would like donate a pair of football boots please hand into the school office before 9th May.

Thank you.

Forest School Club - Years 1, 2 & 3 - April - May 2018

posted 23 Apr 2018, 04:00 by Linn Hoggins

We are offering an exciting club for children in Years 1, 2 & 3  Forest school is run by Mr Mark Stutt.  The sessions will take place outside and will include:

Environmental art
Story telling
Shelter building
Model making
Fire making
Toasting marshmallows and making hot chocolate!!!
(Please ensure appropriate outdoor clothing is worn)

The sessions will take place on Thursday 26th April 2018 from 3.30pm to 4.30pm until Thursday 24th May 2018 and will last for 5 weeks.

The cost of this club is £3 per session, the total cost of £15 will be paid directly to club tutor on first session. Payment can be made by cash only.

If your child would like to attend the Forest School please complete the online permission form below.

Thank you

The Daily Mile - Thursday 19th April 2018

posted 19 Apr 2018, 05:38 by Linn Hoggins

The enthusiasm of all the children who took part in the 'Daily Mile' was amazing, they were so keen to do their run/walk/jog around the school field at lunchtime today.

Here are some of them having fun:

Well done everyone!!

Ofsted Inspection Thursday 19th April 2018

posted 18 Apr 2018, 10:49 by Linn Hoggins

Important information regarding King Edward Primary School Ofsted Inspection on Thursday 19th April 2018.

Please click on the three links below:

The Daily Mile

posted 18 Apr 2018, 04:04 by Linn Hoggins

Year 3 to 6 children are being encouraged to take part in a new initiative called ‘The Daily Mile’. The launch day is Thursday 19th April 2018.

We will be walking, jogging or running around the school field at lunchtime and will be continuing with this for the rest of the summer term.  Reception to Year 2 children will be joining in next half term.

The initiative develops fitness levels and is excellent for the children’s health and well being. We will post some photos on Facebook and hope the sun is going to shine.

Amanda Cunningham
PE Teacher

Top Class Television Programme - Selected children

posted 18 Apr 2018, 01:58 by Linn Hoggins

If your child has been selected to attend the Top Class Television Programme (parents informed by text/app message).

News Guardian Article - Science Week

posted 17 Apr 2018, 08:00 by Linn Hoggins

If you missed the news article which was published in the News Guardian, please click on the link below:

Parents Drop-in Session - Monday 30th April 2018, 3.30pm - 4.45pm

posted 17 Apr 2018, 04:13 by Linn Hoggins

Parents Drop-in Session

Monday 30th April 2018, 3.30pm – 4.45pm


There is a short ‘drop-in’ session for all parents/carers on Monday 30th April 2018, between 3.30pm and 4.45pm. No appointment is necessary.  It is a chance to come and see your child’s work, see their progress and have an informal chat if there is anything you would like to mention or ask.  Feel free to either bring your child or not. 


Any parent who would like a separate appointment at another time to speak to their child’s teacher please contact the school office.


Kate Byrne


High Borrans - End of Day Arrangements - Friday 20th April 2018

posted 16 Apr 2018, 06:38 by Linn Hoggins

Dear Parent/Carers

Our school visit to High Borrans this week 16th -20th April 2018 is the first time our children have attended the centre  for a full week visit. Due to the length of this visit we are offering parent/carers the opportunity to collect children at 2pm on Friday 20th April 2018. Please complete online permission form.

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