School Profile

At Alderwood School, we are proud of our creative curriculum. Children learn to question and discuss their learning with their teachers. A wide variety of visits and visitors stimulate learning and provide a first-hand experience and enjoyment. Teachers employ different styles of activities to accommodate the many learning styles children have.

We are also really proud of our healthy lifestyle and encourage the children to exercise regularly and to eat healthily. Our cook, Karen Henchy and her assistants, prepare well balanced lunches in our school kitchen as well as selling healthy snacks for the children to purchase at break time. Karen knows all the children well and understands their dietary requirements.

The atmosphere throughout the school is one of engagement and cooperation. The standard of behaviour is high and there are many ways the children learn strategies to develop their social skills.

Timetable of the day


Gates open for school day


School starts

10.30 – 10.50am


10.50 – 11.05am




Lunch for Years 4 and 5

Lunch for Years 3 and 6



Afternoon session begins for Years 4 and 5

Afternoon session begins for Years 3 and 6


School ends and clubs begin


Clubs finish


Allocation of Pupil Premium The school receives a Pupil Premium grant from Central Government each year. Newport’s allocation last year (2014/15) was £125,000. We used some of this money to provide increased staffing levels of Learning Support Assistants and One to One teachers to work with children across the school. We have also employed additional teachers to work in some year groups in order to reduce class sizes and enable more personalised learning. We track the progress of all children rigorously and ensure that those eligible for Pupil Premium funding are achieving well.

Our allocation this year (2015/16) is 140,460. We will use it to target pupils throughout the school using the strategies and interventions we have found to be most effective.

Please CLICK HERE to read about the Pupil and Service Children Premium.

Please CLICK HERE to read about the Sport Premium Funding and Expenditure.

Telephone: 01252 323151
Fax: 01252 327388



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