Yeoford Primary School was opened in 1878. It is still housed in the original, attractive building, which has been considerably modified in recent years, including interactive whiteboards in both
classrooms. We enjoy a good range of resources, including our own football pitch, children's
kitchen and Community Room. The children also have their own allotments and achieve great
success and enjoyment growing vegetables and then cooking them.
The organisation of the school varies with the number of pupils, and the distribution of ages
throughout the school. At present we have two classes. Both classes contain children from more
than one year group, and teachers are very aware of the special requirements of mixed-age
classes. Lessons are carefully planned to ensure that work is not repeated by pupils who stay in a
class for more than one year, and all children are given tasks of an appropriate level.
lessons, you will see children working in a variety of ways. They may be taught as a whole class, or in groups, or be working as individuals as appropriate.Our skilled Classroom Assistants support classroom teaching, and help children with special
Our Community Room is used for assemblies, as a meeting place for the 4+ Playgroup, and as a
base for Yeo Yos, our popular After School Club. Piano lessons are taken by a visiting teacher.
Our school grounds and environment are beautiful and the whole school community comes
together for our Grounds Day. We utilise our outside environment to provide hands-on learning
experiences, including an orienteering course.OUR SCHOOL AIMS: To provide opportunities for every child to achieve his or her full potential, building on his or her
individual strengths and talents.
To provide a secure and supportive environment which enables every child:
To become an enthusiastic, confident, independent learner.
To develop self-discipline, self-respect and self-esteem.To enable children to achieve the highest possible standards in all areas of school life, by having
clearly understood expectations which are used to set targets for improvement.
To encourage children to find personal satisfaction in their own achievements, whilst taking a
generous attitude towards others in theirs.
The curriculum offered should:
Be broad and balanced.
Meet the requirements of the National Curriculum.
Offer activity-centred approaches and first hand experiences.
Meet the spiritual, moral, cultural, academic and physical needs of every child.
Pass on enduring values, develop pupils’ integrity and autonomy and help them to be.
responsible and caring citizens, capable of contributing to the development of a just society.
Be supported by the best standard of resourcing possible.
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