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

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Read more about our latest news from our year groups.

Year 5

Year 4

Year 3


At Ambleside Academy, we adopt a clear and consistent approach to teaching to ensure that within each lesson pupils learn well. Across the school, we teach the foundation subjects using the CUSP curriculum, which pays close attention to the National Curriculum sequence and content. CUSP is guided by evidence-led curriculum structures, such as retrieval, spaced retrieval practice and interleaving. It is underpinned by explicit vocabulary instruction and research-focused pedagogy. Evidence leads to exceptional outcomes for pupils, as a result of coherent curriculum design and instructional teaching.

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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


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
  • Miss Wand
  • Miss Wishart
  • Miss Gardner
  • Miss Sufa
  • Miss Walters
  • Mrs Lovejoy
  • Miss Shing
  • Miss Farmer
  • Miss Ikram
  • Miss Harding
  • Mrs Bentley
Year One
  • Mrs Pellington
  • Mrs Cope
  • Ms Murrain
  • Miss Warriner
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