The John Bamford Primary School

The John Bamford Primary School

Learning for Life
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  • “My child's confidence and excitement for school has bloomed under the school's care and guidance...” - Parent 2016
  • “Bringing different subjects together in 'adventures' fosters a love of learning and a sense of wonderment in pupils...” - OFSTED 2013
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Welcome to The John Bamford Primary SchoolPhoto of students

At John Bamford, we are driven by our commitment for all children to be happy, independent and motivated with a real love of learning and a sense of wonderment. We have a strong staff that is committed to our vision of ‘Learning for Life’.  For us, above all else, we value with equal importance academic success and personal, social and emotional development.  We work hard to ensure that we develop the whole child and put the needs of our children at the heart of our entire decision making. Put simply - children come first.

We provide all our children with an exciting, rich and varied curriculum which meets their needs whilst promoting high standards.   We value the arts and sport and all children are offered many enrichment activities to enhance their learning.    

Parents, Carers and the wider community are always welcome in school and we aim to be as open as possible in our communications. We will always respond to your concerns, and we welcome your ideas.

We would love you to visit our school; we believe you will be impressed by our high expectations, the quality of teaching, our bright and stimulating learning environment, and our motivated and well-behaved pupils.

We look forward to seeing you,

Louise Thomas 





“We are extremely pleased and proud of our child on his excellent school report. We’d like to thank the teachers and the teaching assistants for their support and encouragement in making learning such fun and helping our son to excel” - Parent

Latest Notices

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JB Mathematicians are in the nation's Top 5%! Excellent end of Key Stage results for July 2016 show that children at John Bamford are attaining higher, make more progress and have greater hopes of high levels of achievement compared to most children nationally. For a full set of all Key Stage 2 results for 2016, find the ‘Key Stage 2 Results’ tab in the ‘Curriculum’ menu.