Buxton Road, New Mills , High Peak, Derbyshire, SK22 3JS

01663 744358


Welcome to Newtown Primary School


School Context

Newtown Primary School serves a mixed catchment area with currently 67 pupils on roll. There are currently three classes in the school: Class 1- Reception, Year 1 and 2, Class 2- Years 3 and 4, Class 3- Years 5 and 6. Newtown is an inclusive school and pupils with Special Educational Needs attending Newtown may include children who have statements of SEN, learning difficulties, emotional/behavioural difiiculties or disabilities

  School Ethos

Aiming High!


Staff and Governors at Newtown Primary provide an inclusive, supportive and stimulating school community, where children are nurtured in order to flourish academically, socially and emotionally. This is within a safe, caring, happy and healthy environment, so that they can prepare for life in an ever-changing world and make a positive contribution to their communities.


School Values


Newtown Primary School will support learning by


  • providing stimulating, effective teaching in an environment which inspires pupils, where work is matched to each individual and effort is valued
  • providing a balanced, broad and engaging curriculum, which complies with the legal requirements of the National Curriculum and Early Years Foundation Stage
  • enabling pupils to acquire knowledge, skills and understanding, to fulfil their potential and to make good progress as confident, independent learners.
  • enabling pupils to apply knowledge, skills, understanding and practical abilities in order to prepare them to be citizens who have respect for British valuesThe school will enhance personal development by
  • providing enriching learning experiences and encouraging children to take responsibility for their learning
  • encourage physical activities, promote healthy lifestyles and care for the environment
  • expect and promote good behaviour and foster respect and consideration for all people at all times


To build stronger communities, the school will


  • promote equality of opportunity to give everyone access to all the learning experiences and social activities of the school
  • foster an appreciation of the local and wider community and promote links to contribute to the social and cultural development of the pupils
  • encourage the involvement of all – parents, relatives, Governors and friends – in the life of the school