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Overview

We want all our children to enjoy their learning and have happy memories of their time at Caldecote. We are very proud of our school, and of the children, parents, teachers and support staff who work together to ensure that every child is able to reach their full potential at Caldecote Community Primary School.

Children get one chance with their education and at Caldecote we want this to be the best. Learning here is valued and celebrated. We work in partnership with you, and go that extra mile to make the lives of children and families happier and more successful.

We are very lucky here at Caldecote, as we have good resources, a spacious school building and beautiful surroundings. Our large school grounds have been developed to help make learning exciting, and to provide an attractive and safe environment for all children to enjoy. The school is a happy, stimulating and caring place and we expect high standards of behaviour and good manners throughout the school.

AboutUs

In 1930, over eighty years ago, Caldecote opened its doors to its first pupils. A grand looking school, Caldecote stands on an impressive site boasting a larger than average playing field, play grounds and a surrounding wooded area.

It was built to serve the growing new community of Braunstone, which was originally built to house people from the deteriorating living conditions of the city centre dwellings.

Braunstone was a farming community with land mostly owned by the wealthy Winstanley family. This was sold to the Local Authority and in its place a new, tree lined, leafy suburb with great local amenities emerged.

Over the decades there have been thousands of pupils, hundreds of teachers and many head teachers that have graced Caldecote’s long corridors but one of the school’s most famous pupils to date is the sports personality; Gary Lineker, who was a pupil during the 1960s and early 1970s.

Although the school has always been on the same site, it wasn’t until 2002 that the infant building was merged with the junior building by the construction of a new corridor linking the two original buildings together.

This newly formed primary school now accommodates over five hundred and fifty pupils from three to eleven years of age.

What People Say......

 

Children

"I like Art at Caldecote because it’s fun, and I can do it with my friends"
"Maths is fun because we do lots of different activities and games, and use computers too!"
"The teachers help me learn lots of new things every day"
"The teachers manage the behaviour of the children well so we can all learn"
"We have a school football team which helps us learn about teamwork and how to communicate better"
"The staff are all very helpful and look after us"
"The teachers and staff make Caldecote a nice place to learn"
"The teachers help to boost our levels and help with things we don’t understand"

Parents

"What is happening now in the school is having a real positive impact on my child’s learning"
"The support given to each individual child is invaluable to help them progress through their education. On a personal note, my son has received help from Speech and Language Therapists and a trained TA which has improved his social skills and confidence"
"The school is going in the right direction!"
"My son’s needs have been recognised and help is being put in place so that he can learn"

Staff

"I love teaching here at Caldecote because every day is a new challenge with the most rewarding moments"
"I love working here. It’s fantastic to see the impact all the hard work is having on the children as they go through school"
"We understand the importance of every child’s emotional and social growth and thrive in providing support through our dedicated staff"
"Working at Caldecote is a breath of fresh air. Our children and families are a pleasure to work with. My colleagues, each and every one of them, cares for every child and work hard to ensure the best possible outcomes

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