Principal's Welcome

Welcome to our school!

Drapers’ Maylands Primary School opened in September 2015 to our first pupils and is growing to become a full two-form entry Primary school. This year we begin Key Stage 2 as our first pupils go into Year 3.  As the newest school in the area, we are very fortunate to enjoy a purposely-designed building with a stunning outdoor space. Inside we have specialist classrooms for design technology, nurture, themed group rooms, Technology Zone and a beautiful library in addition to spacious classrooms for every year group. Our learning environment is carefully designed and Reggio Emilia inspired to create calm and purposeful learning, with organised and uncluttered spaces to focus on development for every child.
The children in our school are happy, enthusiastic and have an excellent attitude to learning. Our recent OFSTED report says ‘Pupils behave impeccably well. They are engrossed in their learning and are self-motivated to care for one another.’ The results for the school demonstrate our commitment to providing an educational experience which is exceptional, placing us in the top 20% of schools nationally but, more importantly, offering a daily experience for children to enjoy learning in an environment which is warm and welcoming.
We have received many awards over the past three years and are able to offer a school experience where health and well-being comes first. Maylands is a Rights Respecting School, empowering children to be aware of their rights and responsibilities as Global Citizens. We are a Read Write Inc school because of our success teaching children to read; hold an Eco-Schools Silver Award because of our commitment to the environment and pupils’ collaboration with their community and have been awarded a Learning Outside the Classroom award for the commitment to learning beyond the classroom. In many ways, we are leading the way with research-based innovation and will continue to strive to be forward-thinking so that we prepare your children for success in the modern world.
As parents, it is important to choose a primary school where your child will be able to access a broad range of experiences and encouraged to develop and achieve. At Drapers’ Maylands Primary School, the focus of the school is your children. As Principal, I will ensure that the children receive the best opportunities for learning and development in an exceptional and stimulating environment, with a curriculum which inspires and motivates from the Early Years. In addition, I hope that we will be able to work in partnership so that you feel included in your children’s learning experiences. The next few years will be the most important for your children and ourselves, so together we will be able to be part of a happy and successful school. Growing Together.
Come and visit our school to see what makes us so unique and successful. I look forward to meeting you!