Our School

Headteacher’s Welcome

Welcome to St. Andrew’s Church of England (Voluntary Controlled) Primary School. We are a one-form entry primary school in the historic and fast-expanding village of Stanstead Abbotts in Hertfordshire. The school is popular and often over-subscribed. The standard admissions number is 30 per class. “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out …

Our School Ethos and Vision

  Our Ethos “Recognising its historic foundation, the school will preserve and develop its religious character in accordance with the principles of the church of England and in partnership with the Church at parish and diocesan level. The school aims to serve its community by providing an education of the highest quality within the context …

British Values

In 2014 the Government set out its definition of British Values. These values are modelled and consistently reinforced at St Andrew’s in the ways listed below. Also linked below is a presentation of our British Values in action: Democracy Every child has a voice that is listened to at St Andrew’s through: Offering their opinions …

Behaviour

  St Andrew’s Behaviour Principles Statement This is a statement of principles of behaviour. For our practice please refer to our Behaviour Policy. The Governors at St Andrew’s Church of England Primary School, believe that high standards of behaviour lie at the heart of a successful school and enable children to make the best possible …

Admissions

SEND

All Hertfordshire maintained schools have a similar approach to meeting the needs of pupils with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND). We are supported by the Local Authority to ensure that all pupils, regardless of their specific needs, make the best possible progress in school. Schools aim to be inclusive, with the needs of SEND …

Staff

Leadership Team Mrs Helen Gillingham Headteacher Mr Andrew Price Deputy Headteacher & Early Years Coordinator Mr Alastair Cooper Upper Key Stage 2 Coordinator Mrs Carolina Davey SENDCo Miss Hannah Muncey Key Stage 1 Coordinator Mr Josh Chesterman Lower Key Stage 2 Coordinator SENDCo & INCo Mrs Carolina Davey  SENDCo Mrs Elaine Sutcliffe  EYFS, Inclusion (INCo), …

Governors

Our Governors are interested, proactive and closely involved in the life of the school. The role of school governors is to set strategic direction, to hold school leaders to account for improving performance, and to make sure money is well spent. They provide the Headteacher with both challenge and support in all aspects of leading and …

SIAMS outstanding

Inspection Reports

Ofsted At our last inspection in April 2018 we were judged to be good. Ofsted Website “St Andrew’s is a happy and harmonious school. Its strong ethos and values permeate all aspects of school life.” “The school is inviting. Classroom environments and corridors promote and celebrate pupil’s learning across all curriculum areas.” “Pupils’ behaviour was …

Safeguarding

 Safeguarding Statement At St Andrew’s School safeguarding is everybody’s responsibility. We are fully committed to comprehensive safeguarding practices aimed at ensuring children are safe in both school and at home.  The following are some of our safeguarding practices at St Andrew’s Church of England Primary School and we follow all Government guidance in “Keeping Children Safe …

GDPR

Our Data Protection Officer (DPO) can be contacted at dpo@standrews323.herts.sch.uk  

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