Blackfordby St Margaret's CofE Primary School
Blackfordby St Margaret’s C of E Primary School is a small church of England school situated in the village of Blackfordby, near Swadlincote, Derbyshire. The school serves children between the ages of 4 and 11 and currently has approximately 90 pupils on roll. The school has been rated Good by Ofsted and this is demonstrated throughout the school.
‘By their fruits shall you know them.’ (Matthew 7:20).
Our school aims emphasise our commitment to providing an education of the highest quality possible within the context of Christian belief and practice through partnership work with our church and community. We endeavour to provide children with a creative curriculum, which seeks to develop the whole child. We also encourage an understanding of the meaning and significance of faith, and promote Christian values through the experience we offer to all pupils. St Margaret’s is a place where we intend all children to develop a genuine love of learning, achieve to the best of their ability, and to be prepared for the next stage of their education. Working closely with the Diocese of Leicester and our local church, St Margaret of Antioch, our school ethos is confidently and distinctively Christian. All our stakeholders operate within a culture of equality, respect and consideration for others.
Patience Hope Perseverance Constancy
Our Christian values make a positive impact on our lives.
We persevere to be the best we can be.
Our teaching and learning is fun, imaginative, engaging and motivational.
We can be happy, safe and healthy and grow spiritually.
We all work well together.
Relationships are positive and our children have outstanding social skills, excellent cultural development and understand how to make the right choices.
The leaders and managers are excellent practitioners and contribute to the educational community.
‘When children leave us they are compassionate, self-confident with a love of life and learning.’