Welcome to Berkley School Website
Berkley School is a successful small rural school known for its caring ethos. It provides an idyllic environment for children’s physical, intellectual, spiritual, moral and social development. It is important to us all at Berkley to work as a team and we are all proud of our Berkley community. We hope our website gives you a flavour of who we are and what we do and provides you with a valuable source of information.
“In our school and within the love of god, we care, enjoy, celebrate, aspire and learn together”.
New School Telephone Number 01373 887390
New admissions - Apply before 15th January 2019. Also Vacancies in Year 3 and 4
Christian value this term - HOPE
Happy New Year to All from the Staff and Governors of Berkley School.
Check out the new Christian Value Challenge under curriculum for our spring term 2019
Please find links to key information about the school.
Upcoming Events and Dates for the Diary. Somerset School Term Dates can also be found in our virtual office.
- All Day, 29 January, 2019 – Swimming KS2 (Badgers & Owls)
- 9:00 am – 10:00 am, 28 January, 2019 – Bag 2 School
Click here igsportscoaching.co.uk and check out the event-calendar to see our exciting range of School holiday Activities held at Berkley School and organised by I G Sports Coaching
Our Virtual Tour
Created by our very own School Council
This is an outstanding school, where pupils achieve exceptionally well. Pupils greatly enjoy school and their behaviour and attitudes are exemplary. They feel extremely safe and adopt exceptionally healthy lifestyles. Pupils contribute very well to the local community, with the school being very much part of that community. Care, guidance and support are also outstanding, with the welfare of its pupils being a high priority of the school
The effectiveness of the leadership and management of the school as a church school is outstanding
The pursuit of excellence is both tangible and profound and evident at all levels of leadership. The Christian vision and values result in outstanding performance and academic achievement, impacting directly on personal development and well-being.
Find out about our classes and see what goes on inside the classroom by clicking on the animals below.
Squirrel class has children from Year One and Year Two. The class is taught by Mrs Hooper and Mrs Powrie (Mrs Hardwick is on maternity leave)
Badger class is at the top of the field next to the play trail. It has children from Year Three. The class is taught by Mr Banton.
We aim to give your child/children a secure, happy, successful and stimulating time while they are with us. We very much believe in the maxim
‘Each Child is my Child’
Steve Kirby, Headteacher
Safeguarding our Children
This school is committed to Safeguarding and Child Protection and aims to promote our pupils’ welfare, safety, health and guidance by fostering an honest, open caring and supportive climate. Our pupils’ welfare is of paramount importance.
E Safety at Berkley
We have a very active E-Safety Committee with governors, staff, parents and pupil representatives. The committee meet every term to evaluate and develop safe working practices in school for pupils, staff and parents in relation to E-Safety.
Our School Development Plan
Berkley C of E First School is dedicated to being a place where each child enjoys attending, each member of staff enjoys working and each parent feels justly proud of the school’s achievements.
School Mailing List
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