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

An Afternoon with Puzzling Paul

An Afternoon with Puzzling Paul

What a fun afternoon all the classes had with Puzzling Paul – and we were left amazed and ‘puzzled’ ourselves as we tried to work out how he did all his magic tricks! How did those ropes change size, the metal hoops join together or the coins drop from behind Betty’s...

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Christingle service

Christingle service

This week all children in school have celebrated Advent by creating their very own Christingle and have participated in a church service at Christ Church in Stannington. The children have learnt that a Christingle is made from: an orange that represents the world, a...

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Victorian Classroom – Class 5

Victorian Classroom – Class 5

Class 5 had a fantastic visit to the Victorian Classroom. The children all had a brilliant time learning about what school life was like over 100 years ago. On arrival the Victorian teacher Miss Sharp greeted us. The children soon realised that Victorian teachers were...

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