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  • Mrs Alison Ruff
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Vision & Values

At Congerstone Primary School we celebrate the
unique qualities everybody brings to learning
within our school.

Our Home

Congerstone is a peaceful village in the heart of the Leicestershire Countryside on the doorstep of the National Forest. The Primary School was first opened in 1825 and has been enlarged and improved over the years.

The building looks out on to a field and playground, surrounded by open countryside.

OUR VISION

At Congerstone we celebrate the unique qualities and ideas everybody brings to learning within our school.

Children become imaginative, independent and purposeful learners, motivated by a wide range of challenging opportunities within a stimulating school environment.

By inspiring a passion for learning, built on resilience and curiosity, children develop high aspirations. Undeterred by challenge and unfamiliar context, they confidently take their place within an ever-changing world.

OUR VALUES

We value ourselves as unique individuals who are responsible for using our abilities, rights and opportunities to achieve our best.

We value and respect everybody in school and recognise the need to work together in order to achieve a happy successful school.

We value our place within the wider community and take an active role within it.

We value our environment as a basis for life and a source of inspiration.

We understand we have a responsibility to promote a safe and sustainable environment.

Your School

The school is very proud of the partnership it has developed with parents. They are encouraged to take an active part in their children’s learning and are welcomed into school to help out in classes, assisting with educational visits and swimming.

There is an active Friends’ Association which raises funds and organises social and community events.

School Partnerships

Partnership within these groups provide professional support for staff and activities for the children.

We are proud to collaborate and play an active part in three partnerships which all offer us slightly different things which we feel enhance the educational experiences for our children.

Forest Way Teaching School Alliance works with a shared moral purpose towards improved attainment for all pupils across the Alliance by providing:

  • Quality CPD across the range of roles within school
  • Induction and CPD for newly qualified teachers
  • Peer to peer support
  • Annual health check
  • Opportunities to take part in or benefit from research and development
  • Links to other relevant bodies including TeachLeics and East Midlands Teaching School Alliance

BEP (Bosworth Education Partnership) consists of the seven primary schools and two secondary schools which surround Market Bosworth.  We work together as neighbours to support each other and provide extensive sporting and enrichment opportunities.

Unity Learning Partnership is a collaborative group of approximately 20 small schools in North West Leicestershire, Unity became a limited company in 2013 in order to:

  • Develop leadership of teaching and learning through joint practice development.
  • Make efficient use of financial resources through procurement and access to additional LA funding.
  • Act as a larger collective voice within Leicestershire.
  • Provide opportunities for aspiring leaders to share good practice and develop leadership skills within a larger group.
  • Provide a varied programme of enrichment opportunities.

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Enhanced healthy Schools

Beyond Bullying

Platinum School Games

Eco-School Status

Playmates

Playmates is our pre-school group which meets every Thursday afternoon, during term time, from 1.45pm to 3.00 pm, in the school hall.

 Playmates is open to any family, but in particular, to those who will go on to become pupils of the school.

Playmates provides a fun and interesting environment where children and their parents/carers can engage in activities which develop their child’s personal, social and emotional skills. It provides a variety of activities such as art/craft, paint, dough, role play, small world,  book /story and baby area. All activities are designed with fun in mind. Playmates also offers the opportunity for you and your child to meet other adults and their children.