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.  


Today, 4th of July...
We wish a happy birthday to
Sanjida (4G).
Nathan (4K).

Did you know that...

Ten inches of snow equals one inch of rain in water content.

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

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


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The Meads
Learning Platform

Our Values

July 2015

Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

English Phonics

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eSafety adviser

Sad Times for Kuddle

The use of social media by children of a younger age can be quite emotive for many reasons, but now and again an idea comes out with a pure focus on the safety and welfare of children by empowering them. One such app is Kuddle, and I love it....

Is social media a negative influence?

Social media gets the blame for a lot of things that are wrong with the world, but personally I think it has the power for enormous good; those that have heard me speak in schools will be aware of the personal examples that I give to back this up....

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...


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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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