Our school was built in 1936 on a green field site and is now a thriving school with 560 pupils aged between 3 and 11 years. The Foundation Stage, which includes the Nursery and Reception classes, was judged to be ‘outstanding’ in the last Ofsted report.
We are extremely lucky to have a large site which is dominated by a substantial green space to the rear of our Rainbow Building. This allows ample space for games and learning in the outdoors environment is a feature of all year groups’ learning.
At Monks Orchard, staff work together, sharing best practice in order to create a happy school, where the working atmosphere is relaxed and informal. We place great emphasis on teamwork and developing together and provide a wide range of opportunities for teachers to work together and with others. We recognise that this ultimately benefits everybody in the school community.
Our aim is to make children’s time at school as successful and enjoyable as possible. We encourage a close working relationship between home and school to support this aim and welcome parents’ active interest in both their child’s development and the general life of the school.