Wishing all pupils, parents and staff a happy and safe summer holiday. See you all on 04/09/14.


Not only do we teach our children the benefits of understanding and applying important values in their lives and working together as a community but we teach them to become e-confident learners too. Our curriculum is a creative-cross curricular one that allows pupils to access learning that is fun and relevant to them. They learn the skills they need to have to access the knowledge and experiences to enjoy their topical work. In recent years our children have learnt about Pirates, the Tudors, famous artists, World War Two, Victorian Britain, Ancient Egypt, Where’s Wally, X Factor, plants, habitats, materials, – these are just a few!

So please do take a look around our website. We hope that our website will be of use in a whole variety of ways.

For pupils we hope that you will follow the links that your teachers have chosen to interesting websites. This is where you can enjoy practising the things you are learning and also just some fun ways of learning more.

For parents we hope that you will be able to access more information about what is going on in school and ways in which you can help your children with various topics they are studying.

For visitors to our website we hope you will be able to get a real flavour of our school.

Thank you for visiting,

School House Points

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Use your smile to change the world.  Don’t let the world change your smile.



Istead Rise Primary School Accrediations

At Istead Rise we practice the highest standards of excellence. Above are a selection of the achievements that we have been awarded.

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Quotes about Istead Primary School

“The school is benefitting greatly from the partnership with Meopham Community Academy HMI March 2014”

“Pupils are friendly and sparky - HMI March 2014”

“Standards are rising - HMI May 2014”

“Thinking for ourselves and our environment”

“I like coming to school because we have social time with our friends and teachers!”

Picture Tour

A few images from around our school.

Term Dates

View the term dates for this academic year including bank holidays dates

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Latest News

  • The latest edition of the Istead Rise Informer is now available to read on our Newsletter page.  If we have your correct email address it has also been emailed to you.

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  • The new delicious winter menu is now being served. Visit the school meals page to see what’s being served today.        

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Upcoming Events

  • Dates for your diary
    Term 6 & Term 1
    23-07-14 – End of the academic year. 03-09-14 – Staff development day – school closed

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