Welcome to our school

Welcome to the website for our school Poringland Primary and Nursery School. We have a wonderful school that we are all very proud of. The whole of our community work ...

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  • A positive atmosphere at school.
  • Happy staff who love their work.
  • Children who enjoy learning as a result.
  • Friendly children from Nursery to Year 6.
  • Active lessons – children moving around.
  • Improved communication from school to home.
  • Parents and carers who support the school.
  • New CAPCO build and ambition for more.
  • Teachers not afraid to try new ideas.
  • Pictures and updates – displays and facebook.
  • Everybody working together as a team.
  • Encouragement to progress and succeed.
  • Results that we are all proud of as a school.



  • A new Play area for all to use. (CAPCO)
  • A new outdoor classroom to use.
  • Team Teach promoting Active learning.
  • E. opportunities such as Whitlingham Lakes.
  • E. coaches to come in and improve P.E.
  • All be aware that – Active body = Active mind.
  • Lunch time sport and after school clubs.
  • Competition with other schools.
  • Cycling training
  • Outdoor equipment to promote ‘play’
  • Ambition for Outdoor learning.
  • A belief that Active Learning results in success.  



  • A recent Egyptian day in KS2 – children dressing up.
  • A trip to Science festival and Playhouse – Gruffalo.
  • Macmillan morning to raise awareness and money.
  • Harvest celebration to think about world poverty.
  • A new exciting Science program for whole school.
  • Interesting assemblies to promote new ideas.
  • Exciting displays celebrating our work.
  • Improved outdoor area – CAPCO build.
  • Ambition to improve school inside and out.
  • New leaders in ICT, wellbeing and sport.
  • Clubs and competition in sport.
  • Specialist coaches and opportunities in sport.
  • A PTA who work tirelessly to raise money.
  • A whole community who work together.
  • Attainment and Progress we are proud of.



  • 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.