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Welcome to Claregate Primary School

Welcome to our website. If you are a member of our existing school community there is a host of valuable information at your fingertips. There are a host of school policies that explain our practice and, in addition to this, details about our curriculum. If you have any queries, then please do not hesitate to contact us.


In October 2021, Ofsted stated that “Claregate Primary School continues to be a good school.” 


Ofsted praised how welcoming and caring, pleasant and orderly, Claregate Primary School and Nursery is; how safe it is and how much pupils enjoy attending School. They also praised behaviour in lessons and on the playground. The curriculum was seen to be broad, with a wide range of subjects. How the whole school staff support pupils was seen as a strength. 


We were particularly pleased with two aspects:  how much pupils enjoy learning and that pupils make good progress.


To read the full report please see the 'Quick Links' below.

Claregate Primary School


​The way that we communicate with Parent / Carers is via “SIMS Parent” app which you should download to your smart phone, tablet or computer and “Allow” notifications.


It is important that all parents and carers read the following documents:

If you have a worry big or small, you can put your message into the Claregate Worry Box.


Click on the box to find out more and send us your worry.

Worry Box

If you have an online safety concern, please put your message into the Online Safety Concerns Box.


Click on the box to find out more and send us your concern.

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Quick Links

School Calendar


DfE Performance Tables

Term Dates

School Uniform



School Financial Benchmarking Service

Key Information

  • The Government will not publish KS2 level data for the 2021 to 2022 academic year. They have archived data from the 2018 to 2019 academic year, because they recognise that they no longer reflect current performance.

  • No employee of Claregate Primary has a gross annual salary of £100,000 or more.

  • We follow the Read Write Inc system for the teaching of synthetic phonics.

  • Our Published Admission Number (the number of children admitted in each year group) is 60.

  • Our School Day - Our overall hours are currently 32.08 but will be 32.5 from September 2023.


  • For details of our Curriculum simply click the tab above.


  • At Claregate Primary School we aim to prepare our students to become good citizens of the future. Through our curriculum we teach pupils British values and how to celebrate diversity. We aim to raise their awareness of radicalisation and extremist views, whatever the source. We have adopted the principals and advice found in Keeping Children Safe in Education and the Prevent Strategy. These are incorporated into our school policy on tackling extremism.​


Mr M J Murphy - Headteacher and Deputy Safeguarding Lead
Mr D J Saunders - Deputy Headteacher and Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Miss L Evans - Designated Safeguarding Lead, Inclusion Lead English as an Additional Language Lead
Miss K Wigley - Special Education Needs Co-Ordinator (can be contacted via the general school email address:

Miss Stephanie Sherwood - Chair of Governors


Telephone or email enquiries from parent / carers and other members of the public are dealt with by Mrs W Maxwell (our Administrative Assistant) or in her absence, Mrs S Wynne (Administrative Assistant) or Mrs K Elliot (Office Manager)


School Nurses - The Pendeford School Nursing team can be contacted on 01902 444531.

For informing us of pupil absence please use the following email address:

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