Our School

About Us

Panshanger Primary School is situated on the east side of Welwyn Garden City. The school opened in January 1969 and a Nursery class was added in September 1997. Our school is built on land that was originally part of the Panshanger House estate owned by Lord Desborough of the Cowper family.  It was the first school …

Aims & Vision

Our Aims At Panshanger, we work in partnership with parents and pupils in order to ensure that every child matters.  We aim to: create a happy, caring and stimulating learning environment in which children can enjoy, achieve and thrive; develop resilience and realise each child’s full potential by promoting healthy lifestyles and by providing a …

Admissions

Panshanger is a one-form entry Community Primary School offering a broad and balanced curriculum to children of mixed abilities, aged from three to eleven years. Admissions to the school are governed by the Admissions Policy of Hertfordshire Education Authority and are processed by the authority. The school’s admission limit is 30 children per year group. …

Our Team

Senior Management Team Mrs Sarah Holt Headteacher DSP / Teaching and learning lead / Assessment manager Mrs Michelle Boylan Deputy Head Reception class Teacher / English lead / KS1 lead Mrs Amanda Reed SENDCo / DSP / KS2 Teacher / Computing lead Mrs Carolyn Kay Senior Teacher / Yr. 5 Teacher / Maths & Art …

Early Years

The children in the Foundation Stage (Reception and Nursery) have a curriculum that is tailored to the children’s interests along with the opportunities to broaden their experiences. Staff ensure a curriculum that is inspiring and engaging. Each topic gives children the opportunity to share what they already know and what they would like to find …

British Values

Introduction The Department for Education states that there is a need “to create and enforce a clear and rigorous expectation on all schools to promote the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.” The definition of British values is …

Ofsted

Panshanger Primary School was inspected by an HMI inspector in November 2017. We are very pleased with the outcomes of the inspection which we feel is a true reflection of the school, the full report can be found on the OFSTED website but some of the main findings are set out below. Pupils’ behaviour is exemplary. They …

Performance

School Performance Tables on DfE website Assessment and Test Results This table shows the percentage of Year 6 pupils achieving the expected standard in 2018, compared to the national figure for end of Key Stage 2 Test Results. The number of eligible children is 30   Average Scaled Score Pupils who met the expected standard Average …

SEND

Contact :  Mrs Amanda Reed – SENDCo Email – amanda.reed@panshanger.herts.sch.uk Telephone – 01707328846 At Panshanger, there are children of differing needs and abilities in all our classes. We use a range of strategies to ensure that there are suitable learning opportunities for all our children. Please click on the links below to find out more about …