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Mr Andrew Buttery – Head teacher

Mr Andrew Buttery – Head teacher

I am delighted to welcome you to Sutton on the Forest Church of England Primary School. As you browse our website, I hope that you will gain a good insight into the life of our school and those who teach, work and learn here.

At Sutton we welcome children, their parents and carers into a friendly, nurturing, hardworking and exciting environment where respect for others and positive attitudes towards work and behaviour are firmly embedded. Relationships throughout the school are fundamental to a positive ethos. We have a very skilled and supportive Governing Body who work in close partnership with the school community to ensure there is mutual respect and trust, as well as challenge, ambition and drive.

At Sutton on the Forest Church of England Primary School, we are driven by our commitment to the children’s well-being and education. This is underpinned by our Christian values which provide a strong foundation for all that we do and achieve.

We offer a relevant and exciting, broad and balanced curriculum where children are encouraged to be independent thinkers and make informed choices about their learning. We ensure a wide range of experiences, especially through historical trips, music, sport and the performing arts. We consider the skills of communication, numeracy and literacy to be the foundation for our learning and we are proud of our standards and achievements.

We encourage all parents and carers to come in at every opportunity, whether it is to talk to teachers about their child’s progress, see their child achieve and perform, to be part of our social events or to discuss openly and honestly any concerns or difficulties their child may have during this first stage of their educational journey. We listen to the views of our pupils and parents and use them to shape the strategic direction of the school.

From September 2017, I will be the Executive Headteacher of Crayke and Sutton Church of England Primary Schools. My standard working pattern will be alternating days between both Schools. This pattern will be flexible, when necessary. However, I will ensure my time is distributed equally over the course of each week.

Come in and see our school in action and feel the positive atmosphere for yourself. Contact the school today to arrange a time to meet me and have a tour of the school.

Yours sincerely,

Andrew Buttery