"From the moment we first stepped into the school to view it, we knew it was the place for us. You have exceeded all of our expectations. Our children have flourished under your care, and as a family we couldn't be more grateful. We can't sing your praises enough. Please never change, as schools like this are rare and should be treasured."
Parental Comment 2019
A very warm welcome to Exton & Greetham C of E Primary School’s website. Throughout the site you will find details of our school and what we offer for your child’s education.
Are you looking for a small, but perfectly formed Primary School?
Exton & Greetham CE Primary School serves the villages of Exton and Greetham and is situated in the heart of Exton village in a picturesque, tranquil and inviting rural setting, only 2 miles from Greetham and surrounding villages. With new modern facilities and spacious grounds, this excellent environment makes it quite special; but then we believe our school is a very special place for many reasons.
Choosing the right Primary School for your child is a tremendously important decision. At Exton & Greetham CE Primary School we pride ourselves on our focus on individual learning needs and ensuring every child reaches their full potential in a warm, welcoming family environment.
We aim to achieve this by:
Providing a curriculum that is vibrant and creative
Getting to know each child as an individual and catering to individual needs
Providing a positive ethos that ensure that pupils are caring and respectful individuals
Reinforcing Christian values, and caring for others
Having high expectations and delivering results by supporting children to achieve
The excellent relationships and teamwork between all stakeholders make for a positive and welcoming atmosphere. All children are encouraged to develop a positive attitude towards and thirst for learning, and we aim to create experiences that will become life long memories.
The school became an academy as part of The Rutland Learning Trust, a local multi-academy trust, on March 1st 2018, having worked in partnership with the Trust for the previous 18 months. This opens up many wider opportunities to the children, including activities such as the annual RLT Music Festival and Athletics Festival.
If this is what you want for your child, look no further than Exton & Greetham CE Primary School. Come and visit our fantastic school environment, chat to the staff and pupils, tour our attractive grounds, look at the work produced by our children and learn more about the results we achieve. We think you’ll share our view that this is indeed a very special school.
Please feel free to contact us, so that you can see the school in action.
Ofsted rated 'Good'
Diocesan rated 'Good'
"I couldn’t be more pleased that my daughter attends Exton & Greetham Primary School.” Parent of child in the school
“Exton & Greetham Primary School maintains not only a high standard of education but a safe, caring extended family feel to it.” Parent of child in the school
Inspectors praised the "deeply caring environment and thorough understanding that all adults have of individual children’s needs." Ofsted 2014
"Exton & Greetham CE Primary School has a warm and welcoming atmosphere that values all pupils. Attractive displays, an emphasis on the arts and good use of resources all add to the good teaching observed." Ofsted 2014
"The family feel of this small village school thrives on its Christian approach to learning, its focus on Jesus' teaching and the partnership with its parish and church community. This is led by a visionary and dedicated headteacher, thus ensuring everyone in the community feels nurtured and treasured." SIAMS Diocesan inspection Report 2016
"Pupils positively enjoy their learning and value their friendships and teachers within this accepting Christian community where every child matters to God and the school community. As a result, they become confident, honest and non-judgemental individuals." SIAMS Diocesan Inspection Report 2016
Pupils Views February 2021
Parents should choose Exton & Greetham Primary School because it is fun and you’re learning at the same time. Joining this school would mean your child: improving their skills, learning more, but most importantly making new friends - everyone is nice here. We have these things called the six Rs and they help us to be kind, ready, respectful, resourceful, resilient, reflective and all those nice things.
When applying for a school you want the best school for your child, right? Also, it is sometimes hard to find one that is perfect for your child. Well Exton and Greetham is perfect and will get your child prepared for secondary school.
Our kind, caring teachers make lessons fun, but also fact-packed.
We may be a small community, but we have a big heart!
Sending your child to Exton & Greetham CE Primary School gives them the best chance: this school has a lot of opportunities to experiences lots of different activities. It is also a very good place because they are free to be what they want and be who they want to be.
This school is a great school because the teachers help you think and help them to learn in the way that they learn. Did you know that to help your child’s learning, in every classroom, in every way, you will see all of the information that they should learn in their year group?
These is no doubt that although our school is small, you can still be friends and have an amazing time.
In this school, your child doesn’t only have a good learning environment, but they also have kind and caring teachers. Exton & Greetham CE Primary School is a very good environment to learn in. The more that you come, the more you will enjoy it. Would you send your child to Exton School? Would you like this for your child?
Some people think that the school is good, but others think it is amazing – all together it is a successful school. One of the reasons why Exton & Greetham is good is: it is small but it is big enough to make a lot of friends.
Are you looking for a school for your child? Exton & Greetham Primary School is an ideal place for your child to learn, because everybody follows the school rules: we are kind, we are honest, we forgive. In our school some people are more physical, others are academic, but clearly you can tell everybody learns their own way and that is appreciated. The longer your child learns here at Exton it gives them the best chance, the best chance to do their best.
Pupil Comments 2018
"Our school is good because all the kids are very nice, kind and helpful. All the teachers help encourage all the kids to enjoy and move on in their learning. We all get along and play well. I like the school because it encourages me in my learning and to get along with everyone."
"The teachers are organised and I love every lesson! Our headteacher is the best one I could ask for. If I had to pick any school in Rutland, it would for sure be this one! All of the kids are so nice and empathetic."
"You should come to our school because our school has all the best teachers and the best learning methods. If you tell them you don't understand then they will find a way for you to understand. They are the most kind people. They give the best education."