Weekly Update

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    Snow is finally here for Christmas! School is opened as usual today but please do take care and leave plenty of time to get to school safely. ...

Welcome to John Stainer School



We are very proud to be a harmonious, richly multi-cultural, innercity primary school with more than 32 languages spoken and more than 34 cultures represented.

We were delighted to be graded as outstanding in all areas of our last OFSTED inspection – the result of brilliant teamwork by the staff, children, parents and governors.

Our beautiful new building with enormous glass geodesic dome on the roof has meant we can become two forms of entry throughout, and so more local children have the opportunity to learn in a really beautiful and exciting environment.

I look forward to meeting with you at one of our open days, if you are not already part of the John Stainer family. I hope we will forge a strong home and school partnership that will enable your child to make amazing progress, life-long friends and become resilient and highly skilled citizens for the future.

Sue Harte – Headteacher


Announcement - School Council

The School Council are trying to make our school safer by taking down the number plates of drivers parking illegally on the road in the morning. We also regularly invite traffic enforcement officers down and many parents have been ticketed. Please abide by the law and keep our children

Announcement - No scooters

No scooters are allowed on school premises because of the high number of accidents and dangerous driving by children not being controlled. All cyclists must dismount and wheel their bikes into the playground. Children must take their bikes around the back of the school.

This Week

Week of the 11th of December
Last week for football


15:15 After School Club & Football
15:15 Kids Yoga
17:00 Fairweather Ballet

08:45 Parent choir rehearsal
09:00 Coffee morning
11:15 Christmas Dinner
15:15 After School Club & Football

08:10 Orchestra rehearsal
15:15 After School Club & Football

09:30 KS1 Christmas concert to parents
14:30 Parent choir rehearsal
15:15 After School Club & Football

08:10 Orchestra rehearsal
09:00 Coffee morning
09:30 Orchestra playing in assembly
15:15 After School Club & Football

11:00 Dance Dynamite

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Click below to link to the OFSTED data dashboard for our results Data dashboard

If you would like to compare us to other local schools click here Compare schools

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Pupil Premium and Sports funding

We are given money to help close the gap for pupils who may be disadvantaged and also to promote sport and PE. Click below to see how we have spent this money.
PPG Action Plan
PPG 16/17 Spend

PE & Sports Grant Plan


Action for Happiness

We are a champion school for Action for Happiness and wellbeing. Click on the link below to find out more!

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Building Updates

Read here to find out the latest news on our major rebuild and refurbishment project.

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