The Glade Primary School is a small mixed community primary school with 204 pupils aged 4 - 11, serving the town of Brandon in Suffolk. The school opened in purpose-built premises in 1976, and became a full primary school in September 2012, retaining its Year 6 pupils for the first time in 2013.
Glade Primary School’s premises were extended in 2014 to provide additional classrooms and a drama studio. Every classroom is well equipped with ICT facilities as well as traditional resources and an art area.
Vision and Values
The Glade Primary School’s aim is to create a school community where every child feels happy, safe, confident and valued, and where every child excels and can be proud of their achievements.
The school promotes a personalised and responsive approach to teaching and learning to ensure all pupils progress well and achieve their maximum potential. It celebrates its culturally diverse student population, which it believes further enriches the school community and helps to promote tolerance and understanding. The school prides itself as being at the centre of a community of learners where children, staff, parents and governors can all learn together to secure brighter futures.
“Teaching and learning are good across the school. Some outstanding teaching leads to rapid learning and high quality work....Pupils thoroughly enjoy their lessons and the wide range of clubs on offer...Good leadership and management have ensured that teaching and achievement have improved by making better checks in lessons and by providing additional training. Governors work closely with the school’s leaders, supporting and challenging them well.”