I was really impressed by the professionalism of your staff and the enthusiasm of pupils. I am always pleased to see children enjoying their lessons and it’s great to see how much pupils give back when they see learning as a fun activity as well as an important activity . . . but it was also very clear that you have created a very inclusive learning environment where every pupil seems to be engaged.
Ian Cameron, Ian Cameron Media, July 2012
I would like to thank you personally for your schools bright idea of producing newsletters in every language for the parents to be of better understanding.
Parent of a Year 3 and 6 pupil and Turkish community co-ordinator, November 2012
The new homework is fantastic and I hope it stays; seeing the children in the playground with their finished projects is just great! Makes you have ‘family’ time working together to help with it; so much better than completing sheets which go in their heads and straight back out!
Parent of a Year 4 pupil, May 2014
I would just like to congratulate everyone who was involved with the school production which took place this week. It was such a pleasure to watch, mainly because the children were clearly enjoying themselves, made apparent not only by their fantastic loud singing voices but by the look of sheer happiness on their faces. I would also like to take this opportunity to say how pleased we are with SPS in general and over the past 5 years (since Miss Munton was appointed Headteacher). We have seen it go from strength to strength! It is reassuring to know that parents are listened to and in my experiences, the welfare of the children is always a priority. The attention and support shown to my son, who recently experienced a period of anxiety, was without fault and I would like to thank Carol Hone and Louisa Munton for their input with this situation. Working within health and social care myself, I know how quick people are to complain (especially when you are entrusted with their loved ones) so felt I should take the time to offer you some positive feedback which I hope you will be able to add to your compliments folder (which I imagine is overflowing).
Parent of a Year 1 and 5 pupil, July 2014
I don’t have the words to be able to explain exactly what the course has done for me…. the outcome has been extremely positive for me and has day to day implications on my own life as well as I hope it will on my daughter’s. I can’t thank you both enough and I hope that the system is in place that allows you both to run the course as long as possible.
Parent who attended the parenting course run at school, July 2014
I wanted to thank Louisa, you and all the staff for allowing the children to come to St Mary’s again for their end of term service. We all felt it was a wonderful celebratory time and the children were amazing – both in behaviour and the way they read, etc. I thought their singing was wonderful, the choir was really excellent and all the children sang really enthusiastically, it was lovely to see.
St Mary’s Church, December 2015
I am writing to you to say that my eight years in SPS have been amazing…. So what I want to say is thank you to everyone because this is a school I will never forget.
Ex-pupil, July 2016
I feel the need to thank Louisa Munton for listening and being there for me and my children.
Parent of two children attending Shirehampton Primary School, December 2016
Thank you all for your really hard work and support.
Parent of a Nursery child, July 2017
We are so impressed by the teaching which has enabled R to become a free reader so soon.
Parent of a Y1 child, July 2017
Thank you for the extra support that has been given to C in what has been a difficult year for him.
Parent of a Y2 child, July 2017
Thank you for such a detailed report on G. It's been lovely to read that she has shown more confidence and is happy to be starting secondary school. She has really enjoyed her time at SPS.
Parent of a Y6 child, July 2017
We would like to say a BIG thank you to all involved with arranging and attending London Club. J absolutely loved the trip, especially Matilda. It's a wonderful opportunity for all the children involved.
Parent of a Y5 child, May 2018
I just wanted to say what a wonderful tome L had in London. She has not stopped talking about it and said it was one of the best trips she has ever been on! I would like to thank everyone involved... they all made her feel very safe and in good hands. It's something she will never forget and had such a great adventure. Thanks again to all involved for giving L the opportunity to go on such a well organised, fun packed school trip.
Parent of a Y5 child, June 2018
I just wanted to take this opportunity to express how overjoyed I was at my daughter's school report. I've been amazed with the standard of education and pastoral care S has received in Y1. She has made such incredible progress across the curriculum and is full of enthusiasm about everything she's been learning...all down to how amazing all the adults have been. Everything is so accessible, fun and exciting for the children. I really appreciate how many opportunities your school provides for families to get involved in their children's learning.
Parent of a Y1 child, July 2018