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A word from our Head Teacher

On behalf of the children, staff, and Governors of Sudbourne Primary School, I wish you a very warm welcome to our school.

Sudbourne is an outstanding school with a reputation for developing and nurturing children both academically and pastorally.  It is a privilege, after twelve years as class teacher and Deputy Headteacher, now to be Acting Headteacher at such an inspiring and successful school.

We are rightly proud of our achievements.  We received a Pupil Premium Award from the DfE last year, and this year have been invited to join the London Mayor’s Schools for Success programme in recognition of the outstanding learning outcomes of our children over the years, in particular for children from more disadvantaged backgrounds. 

This is testament not only to the dedication and commitment of all our staff members, but also to the on-going support of our parents/carers and, of course, our most important asset - our amazing children!

It is also because inclusion is at the heart of everything we do.  We strongly believe that our role is to provide a warm, friendly, safe place for children, no matter what their starting points in life are.   At Sudbourne, our children develop a love of learning, create long lasting relationships, discover and celebrate their hidden talents, and express their individuality. 

Visitors to the school comment on how noticeably happy the children are, how well behaved and courteous they are – simply, how much they love being at our school.  This is because we believe that children learn best when they are having fun and are engaged in meaningful learning.  Our team of talented, creative, and incredibly hard-working teachers and support staff fill every day with challenge, purpose, exploration, and kindness.

It is our vision that Sudbourne children leave the school with a strong sense of self, independence, and an eagerness to learn and face new challenges, confident that they have a meaningful contribution to make to our world.

Sudbourne is a unique and special place.  We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to our school.

Sophia Henderson

Acting Headteacher