Headteacher’s Welcome

A warm welcome to St Wystan’s School.

Our school is a family in which all pupils are well known by our staff and valued as individuals. Our small classes allow a personalised approach to teaching which caters for the needs of each pupil and allows each one of them to flourish and shine.

In order to succeed, children need to feel safe and happy, and at St Wystan’s our pupils feel just that. Our nurturing and experienced staff instil confidence in our pupils with an education that not only focusses upon high academic standards in the classroom, but also extends far beyond through our Woodland School and our wide extra-curricular and sports programme. We want to give your children experiences both in and outside of their comfort zones with plenty of opportunities to succeed. However, at St Wystan’s, we know that it is only by having opportunities to try new things, and not always succeeding the first time round, that our pupils will develop the drive to keep trying and the essential life skill of resilience. St Wystan’s pupils do not say they cannot do it, they say they cannot do it ‘yet’, confident in the knowledge that they can always do better next time and bounce back ready to experience new challenges. All of this takes place with the support of their teachers, their teaching assistants and their peers. At St Wystan’s, we recognise the importance of a holistic education that will allow our pupils to develop excellent life skills and values whilst also providing an engaging curriculum that ignites curiosity.

St Wystan’s is committed to providing an outstanding and highly-stimulating education in a supportive environment where our creative curriculum is brought to life by our talented staff. Our pupils are partners in their own learning and, as a result, are highly-engaged and motivated by each lesson they meet. We recognise that each pupil learns at their own pace and in their own way – no two are alike and nor should they be. Our small class sizes allow us to support, nurture and challenge each individual, enabling them to achieve their own potential.

St Wystan’s is not affiliated to any one senior school, and a large part of our success is down to the positive relationships we maintain with a wide range of destination schools and a thorough understanding of each child’s individual requirements. We are proud of our pupils’ record in securing offers of places and scholarships from a number of different schools across the region. Each child is, of course, unique and should go to the school where they can continue to flourish and be appreciated for who they are. Our understanding of each pupil allows us to fully support this process, as we offer advice to pupils and their parents on the next steps of the journey.

I hope our website will give you a flavour of what a St Wystan’s education can offer, and I warmly invite you to come and see the School for yourself.  I can assure you of a genuinely warm welcome in our happy, warm and friendly school, and hope to meet you soon.

Warm wishes,

Kara Lebihan BA (Hons), PGCE Primary QTS








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