Welcome to our school

Welcome to Poringland Primary and Nursery School! We are extremely proud of our school, and our community of staff, pupils and parents work together to provide a friendly, nurturing school.  Our ...

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  • A positive atmosphere at school;
  • Happy staff who love their work;
  • Friendly children who enjoy learning;
  • Active lessons;
  • Regular communication from school to home;
  • Parents and carers who support the school;
  • New Woodland play area;
  • Teachers who are always willing to seek and try new ideas;
  • Engaging displays – including the website and social media;
  • Everybody working together as a team;
  • Encouragement to progress and succeed;
  • Results that we are all proud of as a school.



  • Improved play areas for all to use; 
  • A new outdoor classroom;
  • Team Teach promoting Active learning;
  • Opportunities for outdoor and adventurous activities;
  • Use of specialist sports coaches;
  • Understanding that a healthy body leads to a healthy mind;
  • Extra-curricular sport;
  • Inter and intra-school competitions;
  • Cycling Proficiency training;
  • Outdoor play equipment.



  • Opportunities to engage in meaningful learning (e.g a recent Egyptian day in KS2, and a visit to The Elizabethan House Museum); 
  • Opportunities to contribute to the local and wider community (Macmillan Coffee Morning, Harvest collection for Food Bank, EACH fundraising);
  • Community events, e.g. decorating the church at Christmas and Easter and visiting the church for services;
  • Thought-provoking assemblies to promote new ideas;
  • Exciting displays to celebrate our work;
  • Improving our outdoor area; 
  • A plan to continue to develop the school environment;
  • New leaders in Computing, Wellbeing and Sport.
  • Extra-curricular sport;
  • Inter and intra-school competitions;
  • Specialist coaches to develop our PE curriculum;
  • A committed and hardworking PTA;
  • A whole community who work together;
  • Children who attain highly and make excellent progress.



  • Assemblies about healthy living.
  • Lessons about what makes a healthy diet.
  • No more Tuck Shop replaced by fruit snack time.
  • An awareness of world obesity – a modern problem.
  • Encouragement to be active.
  • Scientific understanding- exercise = mental wellbeing
  • Clubs during and after school.
  • Varied, fun opportunities in sport.
  • Continued improvement of our building.
  • Improved outdoor areas to promote play.
  • Healthy staff who lead by example.
  • Looking at British heroes of sport.
  • Adventurous teaching that is healthy and active.
  • A firm belief being healthy promotes success.



  • Happy and Active.
  • Encouraged to think about mental health.
  • Active and sporty.
  • Competitive and ambitious.
  • Understanding of healthy diets.
  • Knowledgeable about the benefits of active life.
  • Healthy attitude to lessons.
  • Positive attitude to problem solving.
  • Seeing the purpose – why they are learning.
  • Aware of the issues in our world today.
  • Self-motivated and independent thinking.
  • Always striving for better.
  • Polite and well mannered.
  • Supportive and helpful to others.
  • Sociable and confident.
  • Proud of their progress and success at Poringland.