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Lavendon School

Happy Children, Happy School; Achieving Excellence in Education.

About Lavendon School

There has been a school in Lavendon since 1839.  The old school building (which is now the Little Birches Nursery), was in use by 1875.  Log books from 1907 until the 1980s are amazing historical artefacts held within school.  


In March 1971 the first classes were relocated into the current building of Lavendon School which was about half its current size. 


In 1977 a further extension opened, taking it to its current size for children from 4 – 11 years.  Children are admitted into school in the September of the academic year in which they become five. We have also added a further extension in 2016, which is where Acorn Class is based.


The school building is situated in very attractive grounds which contain a wide variety of shrubs and trees.  The external area also consists of a playing field incorporating an environmental studies area, a tarmac playground and paved area and an imaginative play area for Early Years and Key Stage One children.


Internally, the school has seven carpeted classrooms and there is a separate well stocked library, a fully equipped hall and a technology area resourced for teaching Computing & Design and Food Technology and workspace for teachers.


The teaching facilities, and the immediate surroundings, offer exciting learning opportunities for children.  The school is accessible to all parents and visitors.


Currently, we have 157  pupils on roll, and the children are grouped into seven classes:


Acorn Class            Early Years

Chestnut Class        Year 1

Beech Class             Year 2

Elm Class                Year 3

Sycamore Class      Year 4

Maple Class             Year 5

Oak Class                Year 6


Our year groups are small and we therefore have an excellent pupil/teacher ratio.

Our values and ethos are based on our motto- Happy Children;happy school. Achieving Excellence in Education.