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 Vision

Learn to love and love to learn; in God’s love each one will shine “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.”  (Matthew 4: 19) St Andrew was a fisherman in Galilee, the brother of Simon Peter. Jesus called them to follow Him and learn from Him and …

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 following ways. Democracy Every child has a voice that is listened to at St Andrew’s through: Offering their opinions within the forums of Class and School House Meeting discussions, via the mouthpieces …

Our School Rules

We follow our School Vision ‘To learn to love and love to learn; in God’s love each one will shine’ at all times through living the Values and following our School Rules: Is it respectful? Is it safe? Are you ready to learn? If we live like this, we are living as God and Jesus …

Admissions

Nursery Admissions The following information applies to  children born between 1st September 2016 and 31st August 2017. HCC is required by law to deliver 15 hours a week of free Early Years provision for all 3 and 4 year olds. St Andrew’s offers full time provision of 3 hours per session, 5 days a week …

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  SENCO Miss Hannah Muncey  Key Stage 1 Coordinator Mr Josh Chesterman Lower Key Stage 2 Coordinator Teaching Staff Miss Jessica Bowie  Nursery Mr Andrew Price  Reception Miss Raine Phillips …

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 …

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

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: We have fully trained DSP (Mrs H. Gillingham) and three trained Deputy DSPs (Mr A.Price, Mrs C.Davey and Mr …

GDPR

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

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