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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

Chatsworth Class

Chatsworth Class is our upper juniors class. The children are either in Year 5 or 6. The children in Chatsworth Class take part in a wide range of activities including swimming at Ripley Leisure Centre and spend time developing the school grounds and gardens.


During May of Year 6, the final year of Key Stage 2, children undertake three National Curriculum Tests: Reading; Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling; and Mathematics. Writing is assessed solely based on teacher judgement against the assessment framework.


The teacher in this class is Mrs Devonport. Mrs Devonport is the subject lead for computing, RE and Collective Worship.


Welcome back to school.

Here is our latest information about what is happening in Chatsworth class this half term:

Chatsworth Au1 curriculum update 2018


If you would like any further information please come in to see us or email one of your child’s teachers at:

Mrs Devonport’s email address:


Investigating the reinforcing properties of triangles

Chatsworth were set a challenge to produce a metre span bridge that would hold a toy car's weight out of just cardboard and paper using the reinforcing properties of triangles.  They have investigated many different types of bridges and drawn their designs using what they now know.  Let's see if they are successful when we test them out next week.


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