Alastair Ogle – Executive headteacher

Welcome to Wells-next-the-Sea Primary and Nursery School, a Community Primary and Nursery School for 3 to 11 year olds situated on the North Norfolk coast of England. You will find us between Hunstanton and Sheringham, close to the beautiful pinewood-edged beaches of Holkham.

We occupy a spacious site. with our own woodland, pond, wildflower meadow and allotment. This enables us to create a rich and stimulating learning environment.

Our school has about 180 pupils based in 7 classes. The school is lead in partnership with Alderman Peel High School by our Executive Head Teacher Alastair Ogle. The school is managed on a day to day basis by our Associate Head Teacher Janet Lavender.  Mrs Lavender leads a highly experienced team of teachers and teaching assistants who work hard to raise standards and aspirations and are committed to increasing achievement in our school. We have strong support from school governors, parents and the wider community, and a thriving PFA who work hard to raise money for the school.

An important part of the school is our traditional Nursery School and award winning Reception Class. The Nursery School is open every morning to children aged three and above, and we have occasional  spare places. In Nursery School and Reception Class  we have very experienced teachers, Nursery Nurses and a Nursery Assistant.

Our Nursery School and Reception Class provides many exciting learning opportunities both indoors and out.  Our philosophy is that children learn best through high quality well planned play.

The whole school offers an innovative well planned curriculum based upon children’s interests and motivations.  We have a wide variety of extra curricular learning opportunities.

The school teaches and promotes a strong growth mind set in our students and our behaviour policy is based upon a values led whole school philosophy.

If you and your family would like to join our team please contact us and come for a visit.

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