Welcome to Niton Primary School

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duncan pic” I would like to welcome you and your family to Niton Primary School. As a school community we hope to make all new members feel welcome and we look forward to getting to know you over the forthcoming years.

We have 153 children at our school who are all different and therefore need to be treated differently. Every day we see success for all our children, not only in their academic achievement but also in their curious, confident and resilient approach to learning and all they undertake. We want to achieve success for all.

At Niton we aim to provide an exciting learning environment of the highest standard, to give your child the best possible start to school. This website gives essential information about our school and the way we work. There may be many more questions that you have in relation to your own child that are not addressed here. Please feel free to contact the school to arrange a time to come and look around during the working day and ask about any other information that you might need. “


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Happy Summer Holidays Everyone.


Year 6 Leavers Service. Please click the photo below to view pictures of the day. 

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Please click here to view the pictures of Picnic in the Park and Year 6 Leavers Service.


Year 6

It seems like only yesterday that our Year 6 pupils were just starting out in Reception or even pre-school! We are really proud of them – each one has been a fantastic ambassador for Niton School. We are all very sad to see them go, but we wish them all the very best as they continue their learning journeys……

Elliot, William, Louis, Warwick, Emily, Fin, Morgan, Ruby, Josie, Toby, Aroha, Charis, Ellie, Nathan, Rowan, Rory, Eelan, Noah, Reef, Ashlynne and Lily

…make sure that you come back and tell us about all the amazing things that you are doing!


Well done everyone!

I am delighted to share the following information with all parents and carers . Please note the tests (Year 2 and 6) were tougher, the expectations were higher, and the national results are much lower than previous assessments. However……

Reception  86% of our children met the Good Level of Development  (34% exceeding!) 2015 GLD National Average 66%

Year 1 100% of children met the national expectation for the phonic screen

Year 2 84% of the children who took the phonic screen passed this year.

Year 2 68% achieved the expected standard in reading, 64% achieved the expected standard in writing, 73% achieved the expected standard in maths

Year 6 81% achieved the expected standard in reading (National Average 66%),86% achieved the expected standard in writing (National Average 74%),62% achieved the expected standard in maths (National Average 70%), 57% achieved the expected standard in reading, writing and maths  combined (National Average 53%)

Well done to the children and staff for working so hard throughout the year.


New kitchen

I am delighted to announce that we have  secured the necessary funding from the Local Authority to replace our rather tired kitchen. Work will commence in the last week of term and last for 8 weeks. We will be writing to parents and carers next week to update everyone on the adjustments to the menu service at the end of term to allow the contractors to start work before we break for the summer holidays.

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We are delighted to announce that Niton Primary school has been awarded the Dyslexia Friendly Schools Award in 2016.

In Dyslexia Friendly Schools, staff recognise that dyslexic children learn in different ways and that this can be beneficial to all. Staff work quickly to address individual needs and tailor learning to children’s strengths. Staff continually monitor, review and improve methods of identification and support of children with specific learning needs. The whole school community is involved.

The school promotes good practice for teaching and learning.


Our School App

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We are ensuring our communication with you is easier, quicker and more efficient. I am pleased to inform you that we have introduced a new app service to the school. OurSchoolsApp is a personalised app for our school and will allow us to keep you all updated with school information, news, calendar events and contact information.

If you have a smartphone (Android or iPhone) you can download OurSchoolsApp from Google Play Android or the Apple Store for FREE. Access is also available on a tablet and iPad by following the same download process. When we update OurSchoolsApp with new information or news about the school, a push message notification will automatically be sent to your device to inform you of this update.

You can then view the notification which will then take you directly to our app. Instructions for download:

1. Using the relevant device (iPad, iPhone, smart pad, tablet or android phone), search for ‘OurSchoolsApp’ on your app store Google play for Android or iTunes for Apple devices.

2. Download the ‘APP’.

3. In the search bar in the ‘APP’ put the postcode of or the name or the school.

4. Hit the search button.

5. Once you see the school name displayed, just touch the screen on the school name.

6. Confirm your choice by pressing OK.

7. You will now be presented with the ‘APP’ for the school which contains news, information, calendar events, contacts and any other relevant details. 


 
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