Granby's staff and governors are dedicated to providing a high standard of education for all of our pupils. We are also committed to providing a wide range of activities and opportunities, both in and out of school, to ensure that children and their families enjoy their time at Granby.

Granby is a Victorian school which opened in 1889 and has a fascinating history. Whilst our school building is clearly of its time, we offer contemporary facilities and equipment to ensure the best in current educational provision. With 460 children on roll, and a staff of 80, we are a thriving school in the heart of our local community. - Dale Cross, Headteacher

The aims of our school

We aim:-

- To encourage and support the development of the children intellectually, physically, aesthetically and spiritually.

- To provide a broad and balanced curriculum which encompasses children's learning and personal needs, both as individuals and as part of the whole school.

- To provide an environment which both stimulates and encourages the children to learn.

- To expect the use of good manners and positive behaviour through teaching and by example.

- To expect understanding and respect for all cultures and beliefs.

The Granby School Agreement

At Granby Primary School, the children will benefit from a full educational programme in accordance with the National Curriculum.

The children will benefit from a broad spiritual, moral and cultural education.

The children will be expected to display a high standard of behaviour at all times, in accordance with the School’s Care & Management of Children Policy.

The children will have the opportunity to participate as active members of the community, both locally and globally.

The children will have the opportunity to contribute to the management and development of the School through the School Council.

The children will be encouraged to participate in charitable concerns.

The children will benefit from a wide variety of Physical Education activities and have the opportunity to participate in sport. (Granby participates in extra-curricular competitive sport and currently has representative sides in netball, football, athletics and cricket).  Each year the Key Stage 2 children will receive eight swimming lessons.

At Key Stage 2 the children will have the opportunity to learn a musical instrument and receive peripatetic music tuition.

The children will have the opportunity to perform annually in school productions and to participate in assemblies.

Each year, the children will benefit from the opportunity to attend educational visits/excursions.  At Key Stage 2 the children will be offered the opportunity to take part in a residential trip.

Granby is a successful school, (and works hard to meet School, Local Authority and The Department for Education targets. We are very welcoming, committed to providing the best education and working environment for both children and staff – Come and see!

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