We persevere

to gain the confidence and independence to have a go. We aim to be the best we can be.

We are resourceful

because we are creative and curious. We ask questions and discover.

We share our learning

and talents with our friends and our community. We value everyone.

We are thoughtful

and care about our learning, about others and the environment. We enjoy learning.

“A friendly, creative environment for learning together”

Welcome to Stannington Infant School

Our school is a happy, caring and secure place to learn. We believe that learning is exciting and irresistible so the time your child spends here will lay a firm foundation for his/her future.

Our vision is that our school is “A Friendly, Creative Environment for Learning Together”

Please read our Vision Statement to see how we ensure this is integral to our practice. Our Vision Statement

We work in close partnership with and feel well supported by our parents. The governors are active in the life of the school. We pride ourselves on our friendly, welcoming ethos.

We are part of Peak Edge Academy Trust and work closely with the other schools in our Trust.

The curriculum we provide at Stannington Infant School is designed so that all children develop the curiosity, confidence and independence to attain highly.

The school was built in 1910 and benefits from a pleasant and rich environment, including a very large playing field and a wonderful school garden.

We hope that you find our school website useful and informative. However, if you would like any further information or to visit the school please get in touch.

Click on ‘About Us’ and ‘Welcome Message’ for message from

Head Teacher, Sarah Binns



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Our School Aims

To provide a challenging, creative and rich curriculum which will develop curiosity, confidence and independence.

To provide an inclusive, safe, secure, healthy and happy environment.

To encourage a caring and positive attitude amongst the children towards all others and their environment.

Latest News

Y2 Art Skies Printing

In art, year 2 have been looking at the artist JMW Turner and his famous painting 'The Fighting Temeraire'. They made their own Great Fire of London sky background mixing and blending sky colours to create different tints and tones. They also looked at the Sheffield...

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Writing letters to local businesses

Writing letters to local businesses

Some new planters and benches have been made for the school yard. School Council children have decided to write to local supermarkets and garden centres to persuade them to donate some compost and plants for our planters. We will post our letters and hopefully we will...

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Year 2 World Book Day

Year 2 World Book Day

Classes 5 and 6 had a wonderful World Book Day on the 4th March 2021. They read and listened to books being read throughout the day. The book they focused on was 'What the Lady Bird Heard' written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Lydia Monks. Both classes watched...

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