Executive Headteacher - Mrs Nichola Brannen

Whalton Church of England Aided First School is a happy, caring school where all children are nurtured and encouraged to reach their full potential through our core values. As a Church of England school the Christian ethos is central to the life of the school community. 

We are proud to offer a team of highly skilled and caring staff who provide a rich and exciting curriculum for our children.

Extract from National Society Statutory Inspection of Anglican Schools Report:

"The distinctiveness and effectiveness of Whalton Aided First School as a Church of England school are outstanding"

'This is a happy, high-achieving school. Its commitment to human flourishing is unremitting. Its innovative curriculum has a powerful impact on pupils’ lives; it enables them to be the best that they can be.'

OFSTED judges Whalton to be an outstanding school:

‘Whalton is an outstanding school. To echo the remarks of one parent ‘it is a school of the highest calibre’.

‘The caring Christian ethos of the school is central to its determination to provide the best education it can. The school has high aspirations for all its pupils. The quality of the teaching and the curriculum are outstanding.'

We have many achievements to be proud of including Artsmark gold, Active mark, HealthySchools and Investors in People. Our successful Federation with Longhorsley First School  enhances our school for children, staff and governors.

I would be delighted to show you around school and discuss what Whalton can offer your family.

Please contact us by phone or email if you would like to arrange a visit or receive our school brochure.

Best wishes

Mrs Nichola Brannen

Executive Headteacher