About Our School

"We couldn't imagine a better place than Garsington and if we could it would be very similar. You're doing a great job. THANK YOU!"

New parent with a child in our Foundation Stage, November 2020

Open Morning Saturday 12th December

We are offering individual family tours of our school on Saturday 12th December where you will have the opportunity to tour the school with our Headteacher, Ms Zara d'Archambaud, or our Foundation Stage Class Teacher, Miss Rebecca Honey. To book a 30 minute slot between 9.30am and 11.30am please email office@garsingtonprimary.org or call us on 01865 361263.

If you cannot make Saturday 12th December, our headteacher, Ms Zara d'Archambaud, would be happy to show you our school from the outside after the school day from 3.15pm. Please email zdarchambaud@garsingtonprimary.org or call us on 01865 361263 to arrange an appointment.

In the meantime take a virtual tour of our school by clicking here. Find out what our pupils, parents and staff have to say about our 'vibrant and happy' community by clicking here.

Limited Spaces in Other Years

We currently have limited spaces in some years so it's worth getting in contact with us to check admissions and have a tour of the school. Please call us on 01865 361263 or email office@garsingtonprimary.org.

Recent Ofsted Inspection

We are delighted that Ofsted have continued to judge our school as Good in our recent inspection in January 2020. You can read the inspection report here.

Welcome to Garsington CE Primary School

Garsington CE Primary School is a Church of England one form entry Primary School for 4 to 11 year olds. We are located in Garsington village close to both Wheatley and Oxford. We aim to provide an education of the highest quality within the context of Christian belief and practice. Developing a growth mind-set is at the heart of everything that we do. We aim to inspire every child to have a life-long love of learning and to aspire to be the best that they can be.

Our School Vision

A vibrant and happy community where everyone can believe and achieve.

The Parable of the Sower (grow and learn like the strong healthy plants) Matthew 13:1-23

Our School Poem

Please read our wonderful school poem 'The Kite That Couldn't Fly' written by Juli Frances Taylor.

We are a school of Red Kite learners. The letters in Red Kite reflect our seven school values. Red Kite learners are:

R = Responsibility

E = Enthusiasm

D = Determination

K = Kindness

I = Independence

T = Teamwork

E = Enrichment

We are very proud of our last SIAMS (Church of England) Inspection. ‘Everyone speaks of the school as a place where children are cared for and where individuals are loved, nurtured and respected whatever their ability or faith. Respectful relationships between everyone in the school are apparent and behaviour is impeccable.’ SIAMS November 2015.

We look forward to welcoming you to our happy school.

Zara d’Archambaud

Headteacher

Current pupils and parents

Please read the parent newsletter updated every Friday for news on events and achievements at school and review your child's Topic Web for up-to-date information on what your child is studying.

Prospective parents

Please start by taking a look at our last Ofsted Report and then take a look a the Information for Parents and Topic Web pages to get a feel for our school. We welcome visitors thoughout the year to look around the school and meet the Headteacher. Please call Karen Wadforth, School Administrator to arrange a suitable time. tel: 01865 361263 or email: office@garsingtonprimary.org

Other visitors

Please follow the information for inspection tab for quick links to all our statutory information.

Contact Details for General Enquiries

Karen Wadforth, School Administrator, Wheatley Road, Garsington, Oxford, OX44 9EW tel: 01865 361263 email: office@garsingtonprimary.org

Contact Details for SENCO

Our Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator, Kim Guiry, can be contacted on 01865 361263 or by email at kguiry@garsingtonprimary.org