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Tel: 01773 852216 | | Headteacher: Ms Karin Baker  

Fritchley CE (Aided) Primary & Nursery School

Here are some wonderful comments from Parents after our November 2018 parental survey...

'I frequently recommend this school to others as both my children have always loved it here, have lovely friends, love their teachers and are both exceeding where they should be.'

'Small classes, very friendly, great for including parents'


'I recommend this school to anyone.'


'There’s been loads of parents I have told about this school.'

'The school works tirelessly to meet the needs of my child, supporting her emotional development as well as her learning.'

'My children both enjoy school immensely. They take part in a variety of learning experiences which gives them motivation to learn.'

'All the staff are approachable. I feel able to discuss any issues which arise and most importantly the children are happy.'

'Good reasonable sized school, with good facilities and staff.'

'Fantastic school and teaching environment.'

'Terrific staff.'

'Really pleased with my child’s progress and the whole school.'

'Incredibly supportive staff who are incredible and have the children’s learning and welfare at the heart of everything.'

'It is a friendly school, which makes the whole family feel included.' 

'My child is taught well and makes good progress.'

'Very happy mum!'

'I am happy with this school and my child’s progress.'

Fritchley Church of England (Aided) Primary & Nursery School


As we are a small school, we currently have mixed age classes. Teachers plan and deliver an exciting and diverse curriculum to engage all learners helping them to achieve their full potential and based on their current learning needs.


Currently, the classes are as follows.

Class Name Year Groups Teacher Key stage
Hardwick Nursery and Reception Mrs Louise Shaw (Assistant Head) Early Years Infants
Haddon Year 1 and 2 Miss Vanessa O'Shea / Ms Karin Baker (Headteacher) Key stage 1 Infants
Wingfield Year 3 and 4 Miss Sophie Johnson Key Stage 2 Juniors
Chatsworth Year 5 and 6 Mrs Esther Devonport Key Stage 2 Juniors

We also have a Higher Level Teaching Assistant, Mrs Deaville, who is a qualified fitness instructor. She delivers P.E. sessions for the children in conjunction with covering teacher non-contact time. Mrs Holmes and Ms Morley, our teaching assistants, provide support for children with special educational needs and in nursery.

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