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Ofsted (2012) said:’ This is a Good school’ and we are proud that we are considered ‘a very harmonious society.'

Kestrel Mead Primary Academy, part of The Mead Educational Trust, is situated in the growing area of Hamilton on the outskirts of Leicester City. We are a vibrant, caring and aspirational primary school catering for children between the ages of three and eleven. We are proud to be a school across 2 sites, but are firmly one school. The infant site caters for children from Nursery to Year 2 and our Junior building serves our Year 3-6 children. 

About Us

We have a Foundation Stage (three and four year olds), Key Stage 1 (five to seven year olds). Key Stage 2 children remain at Kestrels’ Field until they are eleven years old.

At Kestrels’ Field we aim to offer a safe, stimulating environment which allows children to learn, achieve and be challenged. We promote healthy, active lifestyles and develop independence skills for life. We nurture positive relationships with parents and the wider community.

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If you're searching for your next teaching post, why not contact us now? You'll be working at a great school and be part of a friendly, helpful team. We're always interested to hear from enthusiastic, committed teachers.

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The Mead Educational Trust (TMET)


Formed in 2014, The Mead Educational Trust (TMET) is a well-established, respected multi academy trust in Leicestershire with a growing partnership of primary and secondary schools.

The Mead Educational Trust exists to improve the life chances of children and young people. At the heart of all we do is a commitment to provide our academies access to a world-class education, excellent school-to-school support and to provide our staff with an employer keen to provide high quality professional development.

Our passionate and dedicated approach to education provides pupils with an exciting, engaging and high quality learning environment, developing our pupils into aspirational, capable and confident young adults and members of the community. We are committed to helping each of our academies to ensure that helps every pupil reach their fullest potential.

At the heart of our Trust is a group of carefully chosen trustees, leaders of education and key leaders within both the wider and business community. The carefully selected guardians of our Trust teamed with the effective business management systems that we operate enables us to keep exceptional education provision at our core.

Our Trustees, Staff and Pupils all work together to make a positive difference.

To find out more about TMET, and view all vacancies, please click here.

Our Values

Kestrel Mead Vision

In partnership with our community; to develop happy, healthy, respectful and resilient children who are knowledgeable, aspirational and compassionate citizens with a thirst for learning and a curiosity to explore. 

Kestrel Mead Values

Our school motto is ‘Be the best you can be’ and our core values are #resilience #respect # compassion and #curiosity. Although these are our core values, we teach and develop many other character behaviours that will create pupils who are ready to face the opportunities and challenges that the next stage of education and beyond will hold. We promote healthy, active lifestyles and develop independence skills for life.

Leicester City Information

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