Valley Primary School & Nursery 

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Valley Primary School is a community school for children from 3-11 years. It opened as a Primary School in September 2004. There is an established group of teachers and support staff led by a senior management team of Head, Two Assistant Heads, one of which is also the SENCO and an Office Manager.  All teachers take the lead in some area of the curriculum and/or other whole school responsibility. The school has a modern ICT suite, a library and a large hall. There are 11 classrooms, a large open-plan reception unit, and a nursery. The school also has a Nurture Room which we call the Rainbow Room.

The school is set in extensive grounds, which has 2 large playgrounds, and a football pitch. There are 281 girls and boys on roll, plus 35 nursery children attending five mornings or afternoons per week. We have supported co-operative arrangements with local schools and we have good links with many of these, including Whitehaven School, the local 11-18 comprehensive.

At the beginning of every school year we arrange a variety of extra-curricular clubs. We offer a wide selection which we tailor to fit in with the preferences or needs of our children and which could include activities such as football, dance, first aid, quiz and games.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Mr Nigel Shipton-Smith
Contact Position
01946 694152 (Telephone)
01946 599395 (Fax)
Valley Primary School & Nursery

Where to go

Valley Primary School & Nursery
Whinlatter Road
CA28 8DA

Local Offer

Local Offer Description

A child has special educational needs if he or she has a learning difficulty which calls for special educational provision. The aim of our policy for special educational needs is to secure for all children deemed to have such needs, appropriate educational provision which encourages them to achieve their full potential, both as learners and as members of our school and the wider community.

Please click on the links below which will take you to detailed information on the school website.

Contact Name
Mrs Lisa Bingol (SENCo)
Contact Telephone
01946 694152
Contact Email
Valley Primary School & Nursery - Policies
Valley Primary School & Nursery - Special Educational Needs Policy Doc.
Age Bands

Journey Planner

Address: Whinlatter Road  Mirehouse  Whitehaven   Cumbria

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