The Street, Elmsett, Ipswich, Suffolk IP7 6PA
Growth with Progress
Welcome to the Elmsett Church of England VC Primary School website where you will get a glimpse of our happy and exciting village school.
We are a small school with only 4 classes, but with big ambitions and achievements.
Being a rural school that serves both the local community and surrounding villages, we draw upon our beautiful environment and try to utilise all the resources available to extend and enrich learning. We have a school allotment frequented by the children to learn how to grow, nurture, harvest (and finally cook) vegetables. Buckle's Wood is on our doorstep for outdoor learning and creating wonderful things such as a Minibeast Hotel.
We also have international connections and are twinned with a school in New Jeshwang, Gambia. The children correspond frequently via letters and powerpoint presentations, sharing their experiences and learning about the differences between the cultures.
We are proud to be an Eco-School and the pupils are actively involved in recycling and other activities both independently and through their own Eco-Council to create a sustainable environment.
The school is a Church of England school with Christian values where the moral and spiritual development of each person is very important. The school has developed Christian values within its school community by enabling pupils to experience worship in church within the Anglican tradition, Methodist tradition and by fostering close and regular links with local clergy and diocese.
We aim to provide a caring, family atmosphere where pupils (age 4 to 11) can learn to grow and work independently with confidence, interest, enthusiasm and self-discipline, whilst maintaining an awareness of and respect for others. We welcome parents into school to help with reading and cooking, or to share experiences that may be valuable to the children. Please contact Sarah in the office, or speak to a class teacher if you would like to be involved.
Please have a look round the website where you see more of what Elmsett School has to offer.
Elaine Burdiss, Heateacher
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We process personal information relating to our pupils and may receive information about them from their previous school, local authority and the Department for Education (DfE).
We hold this personal data to:
* support our pupils' learning
* monitor and report on their progress
* provide appropriate pastoral care; and
* assess the quality of our services
Information about our pupils that we hold will include their contact details, national curriculum assessment results, attendance information, any exclusion information, where they go after they leave us and personal characteristics such as their ethnic group, any special educational needs they may have as well as relevant medical information.
We will not give information about you to anyone without your consent unless the law and our policies allow us to.
We are required, by law, to pass some information about you to the Department for Education (DfE). This information will, in turn, then be made available for the use by the LA.
If you need more information about how our local authority and/or DfE collect and use your information, please visit: * our local authority at https://www.suffolk.gov.uk/about/privacy-and-data-protection/ or * the DfE website at https://www.gov.uk/data-protection-how-we-collect-and-share-research-data
If you would like to receive a copy of the information about you that we hold, please contact: 01473 658303