Nether Kellet Primary School
Nether Kellet Primary School

Head’s Message

Welcome to our school’s website – we hope that you find the information that you are looking for. If not, please do just give us a call or send us an email.

Nether Kellet Primary School is a small and vibrant rural school where we place an equal emphasis both on our children being happy and achieving the best they possibly can in everything they do.

Our Mission Statement is:

“Be inspired, have belief and grow.”

We are a cohesive school with an emphasis on respect, manners and inclusion where all members of the school community know their rights and responsibilities:                

  • I have the right to be heard.
  • have the responsibility to listen to others.
  • I have the right to be safe and healthy.
  • I have the responsibility to keep myself and others safe and healthy.
  • I have the right to learn.
  • I have the responsibility to do my best at all times and look after equipment.
  • I have the right to have friends.
  • I have the responsibility to be kind to others.
  • I have the right to be myself.
  • I have the responsibility to respect others’ differences.

We place a high value on standards of teaching and learning in core skills such as English and maths and also developing the children’s skills across all areas of the curriculum.   We know all of our children very well as individuals and strive to ensure that they all reach their potential in every aspect of their development. We know that children learn best when they are happy, feel safe and are stimulated by exciting activities.

We teach many of our subjects through a whole school themed curriculum.  This approach has a very positive impact on children’s motivation, their independence and inquiry skills and their writing linked with our themes.  We work closely as a school so the children often have opportunities to work with children in different classes.  We showcase some of our learning through class assemblies and open afternoons. Our highly skilled teachers and teaching assistants provide creative and inspirational activities across the whole curriculum and continually develop the children’s learning and life skills such as cooperation, perseverance and resilience. We broaden the children’s outlook through Global Awareness, Philosophy 4 Children and the many visitors and visits that enhance our curriculum.

Our school is set in large grounds which give our children lots of space for play, for developing their understanding of gardening and the environment and engaging in Forest School activities as an accredited Forest School.  We have a beautiful garden, pond, large field, nature hub and trail, reading shack, adventure playground, copse with fire-pit and assault course.  At playtimes, children have a wide range of play equipment and adventure play equipment to use as well as organised games so they really enjoy their play and behaviour is very good.

We have excellent links with our local community and welcome many volunteers into school who provide invaluable help with reading, maths, spelling, gardening and cooking as well as sharing their knowledge and skills linked with our themes.

Please feel free to get in touch to come and have a look around our school at any time.

Best wishes,

Nicki Bradbury


Adventure Learning on a fabulous day out in the Lake District