Gillingham Primary School
Dorset, United Kingdom
About Gillingham Primary School
Gillingham Primary School is a two-form entry LA maintained school, located in the centre of Gillingham town in North Dorset close to Gillingham Secondary School to which most of our pupils transfer when they are 11.
We are a diverse and inclusive mainstream school, also hosting Specialist Resourced Provision (BASE); a 14 place unit for pupils with an EHC plan and Complex Communication Needs.
There are currently 12 classes in the school, in addition to the ‘Sky Base’ class mentioned above. We have two classes per year group except for Year 1 and Year 3, where there is one class. Every class has a fully qualified teacher and we have extensive Teaching Assistant support throughout the school.
The School's motto is "Enjoy, Engage, Excel" and we aim to live this out through our varied and interesting curriculum, our high-quality teaching and our commitment to every child making great progress and achieving all they are capable of. We are committed to excellence. We want the best for all our children and staff, and we hope and expect that everyone will give of their best.
We aim to be a true community school, working in partnership with parents and carers, and encouraging every child to participate actively in the life of the school and the local community. We hope that our parents will support their own children and take an interest in the success and development of the whole school.