Nursery Open Morning

Posted by Priory School

Priory School will be holding a Nursery Open Morning on Wednesday 6th March 2019.

This will be an opportunity for prospective parents and children to come and see our Nursery and meet the team.

Further details will follow week commencing the 25th February, please keep this date free.

1st February 2019 – School Closed

Posted by Priory School

Good morning,

Unfortunately school is closed today due to poor conditions in Orchard Avenue and staff unable to travel to work in many cases.

Thank you.

Alfie’s Wish

Posted by Priory School

Are you able to help Priory get behind an amazing child, who despite his own challenges, is working hard to make Christmas special for Christmas special for other children spending the holidays in hospital? Please click on the link below to read the flyer for more information:

Alfie’s Wish Flyer

Vacancy: Learning Mentor

Posted by Priory School

Salary – £22,601 to £27,378 FTE (actual £19,375 to £23,470) for 37 hours per week, term time only, plus INSET days)

We are looking to appoint a Learning Mentor to support children with behavioural issues to help them engage fully with the learning process.

The post requires someone with excellent communication skills who can provide 1:1 support as well as working with children in small groups to break down barriers to learning and impact on a child’s progress.

The successful candidate must empathise with the social and academic difficulties of the children and be able to build trusting relationships with them while maintaining clear boundaries. It is essential that the candidate is flexible and can work effectively as part of the main school team.

Please email Nicky Whitaker, at for an application pack.

Closing date for applications is Friday 7th December 12 pm. The date and time of interviews will be communicated to those candidates who are shortlisted.

Previous applicants need not apply

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure by the Criminal Records Bureau. Priory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment

Please visit our vacancies page for details of the Job Description and Personal Spec.

New Website

Posted by Priory School

Dear Parents/Carers,

We are excited to announce that we will be working on and launching a brand new website soon. We are working with a professional photographer to capture a day in the life of Priory and working on a brand new design that will adapt to any device you use to view the school website.

The majority of the feedback that we get about the website has been positive however the recent parent survey showed there were areas for improvement. As a result of this we would welcome your ideas for the improvement of the website emailed directly to David Powell, IT and Data Manager –

Thank you for your continued support.