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Welcome to Our School

Welcome to the website of Stoke by Nayland Church of England Primary School, a successful, popular and thriving school in the heart of Constable Country.

Building on our Christian foundation and in partnership with governors, parents and pupils, we aim to provide a secure and creative environment where individuals are valued, nurtured and enabled to aspire to excellence in its broadest sense. Every child is supported in the challenge to be 'the best that they can be'.

Our ethos is based upon family values where children are known by us all and encouraged to be kind, considerate and look after each other-particularly older children caring for those who are younger.

On behalf of the staff and governors, I'd like to open our school doors to you & encourage you to come and visit our village school.

- Mrs Jane Le Grice, Headteacher

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 HURRY! Don't forget to return your sports club letter to take advantage of the discount offered this term. There are huge savings on football, dance and gymnastics. Another copy of the letter can be found under the tab 'Parents - Letters - Autumn 2017' or ask at the Office.


Please Click here for our recent GOOD SIAMS inspection report

Admissions Policy for 2019/20 - Schools are required to determine their admissions policies every seven years, or earlier if there are any changes. We are now starting this process for admissions for children who would reach school age and start school in the 2019-20 school year. We are now entering a consultation period of six weeks duration, during which parents and the community can comment upon the draft Policy. The Policy can be accessed by clicking the link below. Please address any comments you may have on the draft Policy to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Draft Admissions Policy 2019/20

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Serita Solomon, a British athlete visited our school. Children and teachers took part in a sponsored fitness circuit followed by a talk and question and answer session.  The aim of the event was to encourage children to take up sport and to follow their dreams.

Our Classes

Saplings - nursery reception year 1

Maple - year 2

Silver Birch - year 3/4

Oak -year 5/6 



We follow the National Curriculum which is divided into the following phases at primary level:


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Stoke by Nayland C of E Primary School

School Street


Colchester CO6 4QY


Headteacher – Mrs Jane Le Grice

Telephone: (01206) 262418

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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