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Dear Parents and Carers

Hello and welcome to the Shay Lane Primary School website. We very much hope that the information contained within the site will give you an insight and help you to understand our school and our aims and objectives.

We place a great deal of importance on our partnership with parents and carers and believe that our children learn best when we work together. We believe it is important to build relationships with you, involving you in your child's education and development, supporting each other to ensure each child achieves their full potential.


"Our Vision" is to provide a caring and challenging learning environment which will promote the highest achievement regardless of gender, ethnicity or ability.

We will achieve this through having the highest of expectations and encouraging all to attain excellence. We will learn together as a community through the provision of inspirational experiences. Our caring and dedicated staff will prepare our children with the skills to succeed as life-long learners and leaders of the future.

Shay Lane Primary School is characterised by its core values and high expectations for pupil achievement and personal development.

Dedication: We work hard

Aspiration: We aim high

Co-operation: We work as a team

Inspiration: We are excited about our learning


If you have any comments or questions please feel free to call us on 01924 862600 or email us at


Mrs M Melgram



Our November 2018 Inspection Letter is available on the parents tab under Ofsted Report


Some of our "Key" inspection findings from 2018:

  • Pupils are developing confident reading, writing and mathematics skills.
  • Pupils enjoy their stimulating lessons and the opportunity to apply their skills.
  • The quality of teaching is consistently strong.
  • Pupils enjoy the broad curriculum. They are excited by the interesting experiences they have at the start of each theme.
  • The curriculum is designed to make sure pupils have access to challenging texts so that they improve their reading quickly and build a rich and sophisticated vocabulary.
  • Pupils are confident on how to keep themselves safe...


Safeguarding... Designated Safeguarding Lead -  Mrs M Melgram, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead - Mr A Poppleton and Miss K Stones... Safeguarding Governor - Mrs V Sykes     SENCO   Mrs E Cooper

We are part of the Kettlethorpe Collaborative Partnership

Latest Dates for parents Events

Year 6 - Screening23Sep2019

Year 6 Screening

Year 5 Temple Newsam24Sep2019

Visit to Temple Newsam for Year 5.

Halloween Disco - KS1 & KS214Oct2019

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

More information to follow

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