The Meads have been awarded the Quality Mark as a Values-based School. As well as this, our work with the environment has been recognised with the Eco Schools Silver Award


We have also been awarded the Achievement for All Quality Standards Award for our work in raising the aspirations, access and achievement of vulnerable and disadvantaged pupils.  


Did you know that...

The largest human organ is the skin, with a surface area of about 25 square feet.

Head's welcome

RichardDear Parents:

On behalf of the staff, the School Governors and the Local Authority, may I take this opportunity to welcome you and your children to The Meads Primary School.

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Our Mision Statement

themeads-smallAt The Meads we are proud to celebrate each child as an individual with unique needs, aspirations and beliefs. We aim to give each child the opportunity to flourish and develop through a nurturing, creative and engaging learning journey, enabling them to take responsibility for their own learning.
Our values programme promotes diversity and unites children, parents, staff, governors and the wider community in our shared vision.

Family News


Bike Buddies

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Mar-Apr 520 943
Jan-Feb 226 356
Nov-Dec 272 300
Sep-Oct 543  578


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Our Values

May 2015

This month's value is Courtesy. Treat everyone with courtesy, even those who are rude to you; not because they are nice, but because you are.

English Phonics

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eSafety adviser

BAIT – a movie to combat child sexual exploitation

A new movie has been created to help raise the awareness of, and combat, child sexual exploitation, and going by the trailer it looks very dark and hugely powerful. The short movie (40 minutes) is about a young girl who skips school and is then...

Safer Internet Day – Creative Inspiration and Ideas

We sometimes assume what is best for the children when it comes to e-safety. Much of the research I read aims to inform us about all the bad things children can be exposed to or are exposing themselves to, but with a few exceptions all it really...

Sleep Deprivation and Technology

In my latest e-safety newsletter I look at whether technology could be a factor of sleep deprivation in children. Here’s the excerpt from the newsletter and you can subscribe and download for free HERE. Quite often (and quite correctly) we’ll...

Privacy and your Smart TV

Privacy when on the Internet is a hot topic, and quite rightly so. When I say ‘on the Internet’ that’s probably a misleading thing to say; many of us are ‘always on’ whether we’re actually doing something or not. No longer is this something to do...

Internet – Deep Web – Dark Web

Privacy and anonymity are a hugely important aspect of our online lives. Whilst very broad and deep subjects in their own right, it can be useful to understand some of the more hidden aspects of the internet such as the deep web and dark net. This...


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ValuesEducationQualityStandardsThe Meads have been awarded the Quality Mark as a Values-based School, supporting the personal, social and spiritual development of every pupil throughout the school.  We have also been awarded the Achievement for All Quality Standards Award for our work in raising the aspirations, access and achievement of vulnerable and disadvantaged pupils. 


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