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Open Days

Published: Wednesday, 13th November
The Baird Primary Academy opens its doors to new pupils, parents and carers

The Baird Primary Academy Principal, Carly Welch invites the families of children interested in starting at the school (rated as Good by Ofsted) in September 2020 to upcoming open days on:
  • Thursday 14 November 2019, 5pm
  • Thursday 21 November 2019, 2pm
Mrs Welch said: “I’m delighted to invite local children and their families to join us at our forthcoming open days. Our mission is to create a stimulating environment where every child succeeds. We celebrate our pupils’ achievements and encourage everyone to take pride in their successes, inspiring them and driving them to achieve excellence. I hope you’ll join us to discover what we offer.”

Open days include the opportunity to attend a short presentation and to take a tour with Principal Carly Welch and the Reception Team and find out more about what The Baird offers including:
  • a personalised and creative approach to learning so all pupils' needs are met
  • opportunities for pupils to become active members of the school by being part of the Academy and Eco councils
  • close working with parents and carers to support children to succeed through shared learning experiences 
  • the chance to participate in various sports teams and compete locally with other schools 
  • breakfast and tea-time clubs, offering wrap around care for children from 7.45am to 5.30pm every day during term time. 
One pupil commented ‘I’ve enjoyed my time at this school because without The Baird I would not have learnt so much. It’s the best school around!”

The Baird Primary Academy received a Good rating from Ofsted at its last inspection in 2019; securing a Good judgement in all five assessment categories. The report noted: ‘the quality of teaching is good’ and ‘pastoral care is a particular strength and the well-being of pupils is given the highest priority by all staff.’

Interested parents and carers are invited to book a place at an open day by emailing or calling 01424 425670.

The Baird Primary Academy is one of 15 schools in the University of Brighton Academies Trust supporting each other – and their pupils – to excel. All academies in the Trust are judged by Ofsted to be Good or Outstanding.