Our Motto: Look Up and Aim High Our Vision: Learning Together in a Changing World
The school has achieved the Naace ICT Mark. This Award recognises the school's success in developing the strategic use of ICT and that Cumran Primary meets and exceeds national standards in ICT.
As a health promoting school we encourage a healthy lifestyle through our school meals, made on the premises. We have been awarded the Gold Action Cancer Award. We offer a wide and varied programme of after school activities that develop the children's personal interests and skills. These clubs include Youth Sport Activities, football, netball, cricket, hockey, choir, recorders, art and craft, drama, science, orienteering, first aid, French, Spanish, computers, book club, cycling proficiency and eco club. Piano and vocal tuition are available during school time. Woodwind tuition is provided by South Eastern Music Centre.
The extensive school grounds are used as an outdoor classroom to extend children’s learning. We have three playground areas, a large adventure playground, a wooden Timbertots area, outdoor staging and seating and digging areas. In addition, our outdoor multi purpose games area is used by the school and community to promote sport and the PE curriculum. After school clubs further enhance this provision. Specialist tuition is available for many activities – football, tennis, rugby and dance. Swimming lessons are provided for years 4 to 7 at the local swimming pool.
Parents are encouraged to take an active role in their child's/children's education through attendance at Open Events, parent workshops, book fairs, assemblies and information meetings throughout the year. Parent/teacher interviews are held in the first term and second terms. Weekly school newsletters keep parents informed and we encourage strong home/school links.
The Parent Teacher Association supports the school by organising fund raising and social events. Parents are encouraged to help in practical ways such as supporting staff on visits and assisting at school events and activities. A Reading Partnership programme assists pupils with their reading and we invite pre-school children to our storytime each week.
The school implements its Pastoral, Child Protection and Positive Discipline Policies in line with Department of Education recommendations. The school is currently working towards the Rights Respecting School award. There is a strong pupil voice expressed through an active School Council and ECO Council.
The Board of Governors supports the school and is involved in its managerial role. It is the responsibility of the Board of Governors and the Principal to apply the admissions criteria. Application forms and copies of our school prospectus may be obtained from the school.
|ECO Green Flag Award Received||ICT Mark Award Received||Action Cancer Health Gold Award Received|