Welcome

Welcome to Ambleside Academy. We are a school community with a great ethos and heart:  determined to be the very best we can be.

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Ambleside Primary School Students

Key dates

Read more about our upcoming events and activities within school by clicking on our calendar.

Read more about our latest news from our year groups.

Year 6

Year 5

Year 4

Curriculum

At Ambleside Academy, we adopt a clear and consistent approach to teaching to ensure that within each lesson pupils learn well. We have provided staff with a clear planning and assessment framework of age-related expectations, following the National Curriculum, which demonstrates high standards and a clear progression of skills from Foundation 2 to Year 6.

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Browse our areas of the curriculum to find out more.

Mathematics

Topic

Writing

Reading and phonics

Ambleside Primary School Kids

Outdoor and off-site learning

After school clubs

Our Vision and Values

With the child at the centre, the design of a curriculum underpinned by core values of empathy, ambition, confidence, curiosity, resilience, respect, kindness and gratitude enables our pupils to Dream, Believe and Shine; build character strength; and make the very best of their journey through life.

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Ambleside Primary School Kids

Admissions

Ambleside Academy is a three form entry school with up to 700 pupils on role including a nursery which can cater for 68 places in both morning and afternoon sessions.

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What Pupils & Parents are saying

Since starting reception Ava has come on leaps and bounds. She can count to 20 forwards and backwards and can read short words in books, so super proud of everything the school has to offer to help support the children.

I am very happy with my children’s progress. All staff are very kind and helpful. Thank you so much for your great effort towards our children, really appreciate.

Very welcoming and fun for the kids. Jenson’s learnt so much since starting school he can’t wait for reception.

I am good at writing – I wrote a story about a princess who liked pink and yellow. Exercising is my favourite thing to do, like skipping and climbing and jumping. There is a big climbing frame outside made of wood with ropes to hold on to. There is a water wall and I pour water in and Jaliyah catches it in her bucket.

I like reading and learning new things. I love doing maths because it makes me smarter.

We have Ambleside Author’s day where we can write about whatever we want. We have so many great curriculum days such as the Robot day – it’s brilliant! All of the staff are very kind. If there is something wrong, they always help us with our problems. Our topic themes each term are brilliant because it’s fun to learn about things that we have never known before.

Meet the Team
Senior Leadership Team
  • Ms Bromley
  • Miss Johnson
  • Mrs Fielder
  • Mrs Marsh
Nursery
  • Miss Wand
  • Miss Ellison
  • Miss Walters
  • Miss Sufa
  • Miss Cassidy
Reception
  • Mrs Lilienfeld
  • Mrs Pellington
  • Mrs Bentley
Year One
  • Mrs Shepard
  • Mrs Cope
  • Mrs Keeton
  • Miss Rickett
  • Miss Warriner