A number of events are held during the year so that teachers may liaise with our St Clere's Colleagues. Year 6 pupils are invited to spend a week at St. Clere's and their junior school teachers accompany them. There is a close liaison between St Clere's and this school.
Since 1st September 2008 the school has enjoyed Foundation Status. This status gives the school greater flexibility in addressing local needs and in developing local collaboration. You can learn more at the Foundation & Aided Schools National Association website here.
Our Statutory Collaboration partners are St Clere's Secondary School in Stanford-le-Hope, Thameside Primary School in Grays, Arthur Bugler Primary School and Stanford-Le-Hope Primary School. Although we have long worked together with these schools, since 19th November 2007 the collaboration has moved to a new dimension as the relationship has been formalised in line with recent government initiatives. These initiatives are designed to improve service delivery and standards giving children greater access to a wider range of opportunities than might have been achieved without such collaboration.
The school aims: