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Welcome from the Headteacher

 It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to Velmead’s website.

Our school motto is ‘Excellence with Care.’ We work towards this motto through a TEAM approach – TEAM being an acronym for Together Everyone Achieves More. Throughout our website you will find a multitude of examples of this approach to our work with the children and their families.

Our vision for the school is captured in the document that you can access from this link: School Vision

As you continue your visit to our website you will find lots of useful factual information about the work of the school for example my Weekly Newsletter which includes a calendar of events, information about Extra-Curricular Opportunities, Velmead Values and Ethos and what OFSTED said about us in January 2018 and much more. In addition, our website includes a plethora of examples that celebrate our children’s academic, creative, sporting, horticultural and social success and achievement.

I am very proud to be the Headteacher of TEAM Velmead; working with such talented children, professional staff, supportive parents and dedicated governors truly means that there is no limit to the ways that we achieve ‘Excellence with Care.’

In keeping with the TEAM approach to continue providing the very best for our children, we welcome feedback and contributions from the many ‘stakeholders’ who will interact with the school through our website. If you have any feedback on the website or the work of the school, or you would like to contribute your skills, talents or time to us please contact us.
Mr Andy Howard

Inset Days 2021 - 2022

Friday 22nd October 2021
Friday 17th December 2021
Monday 28th February 2022
Monday 6th June 2022
Monday 7th June 2022

School Calendar

For more details about the events below and future events click on the News and Dates tab above and select Calendar, click here, or scroll through the weeks using the arrows on the calendar below.

Embedded Calendar

To integrate our school calendar with your phone calendar, please subscribe to the calendar by using this link: Calendar Integration Link

Little Canada Residential Trip 14 - 18 June 2021

Updates from the trip will be added to the website daily. Pictures and more information will be available on the Year 6 Page, please click here.

Year 6 French Day 9th June 2021

Year 6 PSHE Mock Election and Vote May 2021

PSHE Royal Mail's Heroes Stamp Design Competition May 2021

Lost Property

Please remember to name all items of uniform so that we can return them to your child.

Any un-named items that are taken to the Lost Property Box in Oaks. At the end of school on a FRIDAY, the contents of this box will be laid out on tables just outside the gates into the woods.

On the last Friday of each half term, any items remaining unclaimed will be taken to the clothing bank or otherwise disposed of.

Year 3 Intake 2021

For information about joining us in September 2021, please click on the the Year 3 2021 tab at the top of this page, or click here

SCL Childcare

SCL offer Childcare at Velmead from 7.45am until 6pm every school day.  For more information about Breakfast Club, Holiday Club, After School Clubs and INSET Day Activities please email enquiries@wearescl.co.uk or telephone 0345 644 5747.  
To book a place for your child go to SCL Bookings.

Amazon Fundraising Link

Shop at Amazon.co.uk  Please use this link when buying from Amazon and we will receive commission for our school, at no extra cost to you. Thank you. 

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