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About Chestnut Park

Dream - Achieve - Inspire


We are a three-form entry primary school which opened in September 2015. In September 2016 we moved into our newly built premises on St James Road. By September 2021, we became an all through primary school. In June 2018 we were proud to be judged OUTSTANDING by Ofsted - a testament to the hard work and commitment of our staff.

With our growing team of staff, we are excited by the opportunity to provide a relevant, irresistible curriculum which promotes a love of learning and secures the highest standard for every child, even in these challenging times.

At Chestnut Park Primary School, we believe in working with the local community to ensure school is a place 'where children grow, learn and flourish together'. This ethos is embedded within our vision, values and aims. A whole school focus on language development ensures our children make good progress throughout their time this school.

Reasons to join our team at Chestnut Park

  • The support of GLF Schools and the opportunity to be part of an inspirational, growing and dynamic organisation
  • An exciting opportunity to develop a curriculum to meet the needs of local community
  • New top of the range facilities to aid Teaching and Learning
  • A supportive senior management team and wider staff body within GLF Schools
  • Recognition of previous school continuous service
  • Excellent CPD opportunities and career progression
  • To work in a diverse, inclusive, vibrant and fast growing community
  • Excellent transport links
  • Part of the GLF Chalklands cluster (also including Hillcroft Primary, Warlingham Primary, Marden Lodge Primary and Whyteleafe Primary) encouraging a collaborative approach to working.
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Collaborative Working


GLF Schools promotes a cross-cluster collaborative approach, allowing colleagues to share expertise and experience, ensuring all children in our schools receive an excellent education and reach their potential. Through this cluster model, GLF Schools is committed to providing opportunities for professional development and career progression.

Our School sits within an established cluster of Primary schools, overseen by a Regional Director. Along with Chestnut Park our cluster includes the following other schools; Hillcroft Primary School, Whyteleafe Primary School, Warlingham Village Primary School, and Marden Lodge Primary School. 

Proud to be part of GLF Schools

Where children grow, learn and flourish

GLF Schools is a Multi-Academy Trust established in 2012. We believe that every child in our schools can achieve the highest academic standards whilst enjoying a vibrant, challenging and rich curriculum. What we say in our motto is true: "Where Children Grow, Learn and Flourish." Whilst operating as a part of a family, each of our schools has its own distinct character and culture which is respectful of its community and context but their utmost common ground is that it is our staff that make each school. Our collective GLF culture is built upon caring for our children and students by enabling our staff to provide the best possible education with the resources at our disposal.

We have a simple mission. "To be a supportive family of schools where together we grow, learn and flourish”

Thrive in a career with GLF Schools

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Joining GLF schools brings a wealth of opportunity both personally and professionally. Each school in our trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from a dedicated and experienced support team. GLF Schools will recognise your skills, encourage creativity and provide opportunities for you to grow, learn and flourish. As a member of staff you can expect GLF to invest in your career progression, provide a bespoke career development plan and offer the potential to be fast tracked into leadership. GLF Schools has a generous employment offer which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish.

For more information about the benefits of working for GLF, please click here to visit our GLF Careers page.

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